E-Resources Updates

Announcements about platform changes and other database updates.

January 2019

PILOTS database was renamed PTSDpubs. This bibliographic database provides access to worldwide literature on PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and other psychological effects of trauma.

September 2018

govinfo provides access to free, public access to official publications from all three branches of the U.S. federal government, the same content formerly available through FDsys. The FDsys interface will be retired in December 2018.

August 2018

L’Année Philologique is now available through the Brepols platform.

July 2018

Searching Alternative Press Index has expanded to incorporate content from Alternative Press Index Archive.

March 2018

Articles formerly in BMJ Clinical Evidence have been preserved in open access from PubMed Central. Some content has also moved to BMJ Best Practice.

January 2018

LexisNexis Academic is being replaced with a new platform called Nexis Uni. Simultaneous access to both platforms has been extended in 2018, with a precise end date for LexisNexis Academic access still pending.

PsycCRITIQUES – The American Psychological Association ceased publication of PsycCRITIQUES in Fall 2017, ending access via Ebsco. As of January 2018, all contents is now available in open access from the University of Akron.

December 2017

BMJ Clinical Evidence – The vendor indicates that this database is being phased out in “early 2018” (no precise date given), and much of the content is moving to BMJ Best Practice.

International Newsstand (ProQuest) – As of 12/15/17, the International Newsstand collection from will be replaced with two new collections from ProQuest:

November 2017

Technology Collection (ProQuest) – As of 11/1/2017, content from Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts (BBA) and Technology Research Database Collection was merged into the new Technology Collection (ProQuest)