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Collection updates

The objective of this resource is to inform the UNSW community of changes to the library collection and transformative agreements the University is piloting from 2022.

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Collection news lists newly subscribed or purchased content for 2023, as well as changes to the Library Collection. It will be updated as changes are made throughout the year. All content is listed by faculty.

Collection news

New to the collection

Beamafilm

The Library now has access to the full collection of Beamafilm video resources.

Beamafilm is an Australian-owned streaming service featuring international cinema and a curated catalogue of almost 30% Australasian material.

Brill Book Archives

The following Brill archives have been added to the collection:

  • Asian Studies Book Archive 2000-2006
  • Language and Linguistics Book Archive 2000-2006
  • Social Sciences Book Archive 2000-2006

These archives contain digitised monographs originally released only as physical books.

Ecotextile News

UNSW Library has subscribed to Ecotextile News beginning September 2022.

This trade publication explores environmental and social issues in the global textile and clothing supply chain.

Edward Elgar Essentials eBooks

The following Edward Elgar Essentials eBook collections have been added to the collection:

  • Essentials in Public Administration & Public Policy
  • Essentials in Human Rights
  • Essentials in Climate Change

Collections feature reference works, edited volumes and monographs written by geographically and ideologically diverse authors.

Gale Primary Sources archives

The following archival collections have been added to the Gale Primary Sources database for 2023:

  • Decolonization: The Politics of Independence in Former Colonial Territories
  • State Papers Online Colonial: Asia, Part 1: Far East, Hong Kong, and Wei-Hai-Wei
  • Political Extremism and Radicalism, Part III: Communist and Socialist Movements around the World
  • The British Mandate in Palestine, Arab-Jewish Relations, and the U.S. Consulate at Jerusalem, 1920-1941
  • Records of the U.S. State Department: East Germany and Berlin, Political and Governmental Affairs, February 1963-1966
  • U.S. Declassified Documents: 2022 Content Update

Gale archives contain monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, photographs and maps from a wide range of locations and times. Much of the content is hard to find and has been digitised specifically for the archives.

Science Fiction Studies

The Library will have access to the journal Science Fiction Studies from 1 January 2023.

Science Fiction Studies is a scholarly journal that publishes articles and book reviews on science fiction criticism.

Change in access

Heat

The journal Heat recommenced publication in 2022 after an extended hiatus. The Library will have renewed access from January 2023.

The publication contains unique Australian literary content.

University of California Press journals

From January 2023 UNSW Library will have access to the full complement of journals from the University of California Press through the Complete Plus Package. This package includes all current UC Press titles as well as journal archives from the start of publication.

No longer available

L'Année Philologique

The Library has not renewed L'Année Philologique for 2023.

New to the collection

Annals of Actuarial Science

The Library will have access to the journal Annals of Actuarial Science in 2023.

This journal publishes research in all areas of actuarial science and related fields including machine learning/artificial intelligence, mathematical and computational finance, and climate science.

Connect 4 Boardroom

Access is now available to Connect 4 Boardroom.

Boardroom is a module of the Connect 4 resource and consists of a database of directors and senior executives of ASX listed companies.

Change in access

IBISWorld

The Library’s content on the IBISWorld platform has been expanded in 2023 to include the Business Environment Profiles Module, the Enterprise Module, and the Industry Wizard Tool which performs Text Data Mining on the IBISWorld Archives Module.

No longer available

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies

The Library has not renewed Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies for 2023.

Alternative resources are available. Please contact your Outreach Librarian if you require assistance locating them.

New to the collection

Knovel Corrosion

UNSW will have access to the Knovel Corrosion module in 2023 as part of the Knovel platform.

This is a set of resources including real-life case studies and modelling capabilities for metals, plastics and coatings.

New to the collection

Brill Book Archives

The following Brill archives have been added to the collection:

  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Book Archive 2000-2005
  • International Law Book Archive 2000-2005

These archives contain digitised monographs originally released only as physical books.

Edward Elgar Essentials eBooks

The following Edward Elgar Essentials eBook collections have been added to the collection:

  • Essentials in Intellectual Property
  • Essentials in Environmental Law
  • Essentials in Public Administration & Public Policy
  • Essentials in International Law
  • Essentials in Human Rights
  • Essentials in Climate Change

Collections feature reference works, edited volumes and monographs written by geographically and ideologically diverse authors.

Change in access

LexisNexis

UNSW will have access to the following Lexis Advance products in 2023:

  • Commentaries: Australian Corporation Law Principles & Practice, Australian Family Law, Australian Tenancy Law & Practice, Carter on Contract, Communications Law & Policy in Australia, Conveyancing Service NSW, Copyright & Designs, Criminal Practice & Procedure NSW, Cross on Evidence, Ford, Austin & Ramsay's Principles of Corporations Law, Local Government Planning and Environment NSW Vols A, B, C, D, Mason and Handler Succession Law and Practice NSW, Native Title (Service + Newsletter), Patents, Trade Marks & Related Rights, Kelly & Ball Principles of Insurance Law, Statutory Interpretation in Australia 9ed 2019, Civil Procedures Vic, Practice & Procedure High Court & Federal Court of Australia, Ritchie's Uniform Civil Procedure NSW
  • Journals: Australian Bar Review; Australian Journal of Corporate Law; Australian Journal of Family Law; Australian Journal of Labour Law; Australian Property Law Journal; Competition & Consumer Law Journal; Insurance Law Journal; Journal of Contract Law; Journal of Equity; Media & Arts Law Review; Torts Law Journal
  • Practical Guidance (various)

Westlaw Australia

UNSW will have access to the following on New Westlaw in 2023:

  • Authorised Law Reports: Commonwealth; Federal; Australian Capital Territory; New South Wales; Northern Territory; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria
  • The following 19 Practice Areas: Administrative Law; Banking & Financial Services; Bankruptcy & Insolvency; Building & Construction; Commercial & Contract; Competition & Consumer Law; Corporations; Court Practice & Procedure ; Criminal Law; Employment & HR ; Evidence; Family Law; Intellectual Property & Technology; Local Government & Planning; Media & Privacy; Personal Injury & Accident Compensation; Property; Wills, Succession, Trusts & Equity
New to the collection

BMJ Best Practice content enhancements

BMJ Best Practice now includes two major content enhancements:

  • Access to drug and dosage information from the Renal Drug Handbook. This is presented in the form of PDFs within the treatment algorithm for users who select Chronic Kidney Disease as a comorbidity and;
  • Over 5,000 integrated case reports from BMJ Case Reports providing quick access to information and guidance on rare diseases and uncommon presentations.

British Pharmacopoeia

The Library now has access to the British Pharmacopoeia (BP).

BP is a six-volume leading reference tool for medicines and healthcare research & development and contains an extensive collection of authoritative official standards for UK pharmaceutical substances and medicinal products.

MedicinesComplete

The Library now has access to MedicinesComplete.

This resource is produced by the UK Royal Pharmaceutical Society and is widely considered the definitive online resource for drug information. The Library’s access is to the complete package including the British National Formulary, Martindale, and Stockley’s Drug Interactions as well as 15 specialist resources for pharmacists.

Nature journals

Six new Nature journals are available via UNSW Library. The journals, which cover topics in science and medicine, are:

Change in access

JCO Digital Library

UNSW will once again have access to the JCO Digital Library in 2023.

The JCO Digital Library includes the following journals:

  • Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • JCO Oncology Practice
  • JCO Global Oncology
  • JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics
  • JCO Precision Oncology
New to the collection

International Journal of Astrobiology

The Library will have access to the International Journal of Astrobiology from January 2023.

This is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal publishing scholarship on topics including cosmic chemistry, planetary evolution, extremophile biology, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, and climate modelling.

Knovel Corrosion

UNSW will have access to the Knovel Corrosion module in 2023 as part of the Knovel platform.

This is a set of resources including real-life case studies and modelling capabilities for metals, plastics and coatings.

Nature journals

Six new Nature journals are available via UNSW Library. The journals, which cover topics in science and medicine, are:

Royal Society of Chemistry journals

The Royal Society of Chemistry will publish four new Open Access journals from 2023: EES Catalysis, Industrial Chemistry & Materials, RSC Sustainability, and Sustainable Food Technology.

Thieme Science of Synthesis

The Library has recently acquired the Thieme 2022 updated reference and knowledge volumes (16 in total) that provide the source content for Science of Synthesis.

The full Science of Synthesis database (including pre-2022 content) will become available from January 2023.

Thieme is a major European publisher of medical and chemistry journals and eBooks in German and English.

Change in access

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press journals

UNSW Library has expanded its collection of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press journals. Available titles now include: