This page lists all significant additions to the UM Libraries' collection. We may have also added resources (e.g., individual journals, monographs). You can view all recent monograph purchases in the library catalog and consult with your liaison about any recently subscribed journals.
There are three ways resources are added to the general library collection:
All three acquisition methods are included, and indicated, on this page.
If you would like to suggest a purchase, please contact your subject librarian or Brian Young (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Access World News is a subscription resource, which requires UM Libraries to pay annually to retain access.
Description from Newsbank:
Access World News is a comprehensive resource that includes a variety of news publications worldwide These sources include major national and international newspapers, as well as local and regional titles. It also includes newswire, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, transcripts, and more.
JoVE Unlimited is a subscription resource, which requires UM Libraries to pay annually to retain access.
Description from JoVE:
A single license that encompasses all current and future JoVE video resources. JoVE publishes more than 1,200 videos annually across the 13 sections of the JoVE Video Journal and launches new subject series and collections to the JoVE Science Education Library several times a year. JoVE Unlimited subscribers gain access to all new content as it is released.
MarinLit was acquired via a one-time purchase, which means UM Libraries will have access perpetually with only a small annual fee.
Description from MarinLit:
MarinLit is a database dedicated to marine natural products research. The database was established in the 1970s by Professors John Blunt and Murray Munro at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. It was designed as an in-house system to fulfil the needs of the University of Canterbury Marine Group and has evolved to contain unique searchable features and powerful dereplication tools. The extremely comprehensive range of data contained along with these powerful features makes MarinLit the database of choice for marine natural products researchers.
American Periodical Series was acquired via a one-time purchase, which means UM Libraries will have access perpetually with only a small annual fee.
American Periodicals Series includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's. Amerian Periodical Series chronicles the development of America across over 150 years (1740 - 1900).
Sage Research Methods was acquired via a one-time purchase, which means UM Libraries will have access perpetually with only a small annual fee.
SAGE Research Methods is the ultimate methods library with more than 1000 books and reference works by world-leading academics from across the social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books available online from any scholarly publisher. The site is designed to guide users to the content they need to learn a little or a lot about their method. The Methods Map can help those less familiar with research methods to find the best technique to use in their research.
Note: We will also have 1-year access to all other parts (i.e., videos, datasets, cases, etc.) of the Sage Research Methods Collection.
The Annual Reviews backfile was acquired via a one-time purchase, which means UM Libraries will have access perpetually with no additional costs.
Annual Reviews offers a comprehensive online collection of back volume content spanning the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences dating back to the very first volume of the Annual Review of Biochemistry in 1932.
Our Journals Archive gives researchers access to more than 166 years of chemistry research and contains all articles published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (and its forerunner societies) from 1841 to 2007.
The Chicago Manual of Style is a subscription resource, which requires UM Libraries to pay annually to retain access.
The Chicago Manual of Style Online is the venerable, time-tested guide to style, usage, and grammar in an accessible online format.