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Trial databases

Global-Regulation

Curtin Library is currently trialling the Global-Regulation database. You can access the trial from here until 21 October 2017.

Please send any feedback to Jaya Ralph, Faculty Librarian – Law, J.Ralph@curtin.edu.au, 9266 3585.

SciFindern

SciFindern is a research discovery application that provides integrated access to a comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.

To access Scifindern please click here. The trial period finishes on 31 October 2017.

Please send feedback to Linden Hall.

an@tomedia

an@tomedia is a unique way to learn about the anatomy of the human body. It is a comprehensive, self-paced learning program that explores anatomy from four different perspectives.

These perspectives teach you how the body is constructed (from regions and systems) and how you can deconstruct the body (with dissection and imaging techniques).

an@tomedia is currently available in flash and optimised for your desktop or laptop. Later this year a redesigned version will be launched that will work seamlessly on tablets & iPads.

To access an@tomediaplease click here.

The trial period ends on 6 November 2017. Please send feedback to Diana Blackwood D.Blackwood@curtin.edu.au.

Lexis Advance

Curtin Library will be migrating from LexisNexis to the new and enhanced Lexis Advance research platform on 27 November 2017. You now have the opportunity to preview this new platform and try it out.

You can access Lexis Advance from this link.

New features and functionality include:

  • Research map: add your research path to your assignment and print this out as a stand-alone document.
  • Folders: create folders and share these with your lecturers and/or other students you are doing group work with. Save what’s important to you within these folders including documents, text, search results and effective searches. You can also annotate documents and highlight text before saving.
  • Bookmarks: bookmark chapters from commentary which is then added to your Favourites on the homepage.
  • Home page: Easy access to History, Recent Searches and Documents, Folders, Favourites, and Alerts, enabling you to customise where you want to start.
  • Hyperlinks: copy and paste text with hyperlinks into an e-mail or document, to enable you to access the source again.
  • Results: now include reputable web pages.
  • History: searches, search terms, documents, sent emails and other activities are automatically saved in your History for up to 90 days. Review your history as a list or get a graphical map view where you can re-trace your searching and refining, compare search results and find more, similar documents.

Curtin Library will be offering training on using this new platform in December 2017 and January 2018. Dates will be advertised nearer the time. In the meantime, feel free to browse the Knowledge Network, featuring videos and user guides for Lexis Advance.

If you have any questions about Lexis Advance, please contact Jaya Ralph, Faculty Librarian – Law, J.Ralph@curtin.edu.au, 9266 3585.

Future Science journals collection

Founded in 2001, Future Science Group is a progressive publisher focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research. Future Science Group’s portfolio consists of two imprints, Future Science and Future Medicine. Both publish eBooks and journals.

The aim of Future Science Group is to serve the advancement of clinical practice and drug research by enhancing the efficiency of communication among clinicians, researchers and decision-makers, and by providing innovative solutions to their information needs.

To access Future Science journals collection please click here. The trial period finishes on 31 December 2017.

Please send feedback to Diana Blackwood D.Blackwood@curtin.edu.au.