Healey Library is pleased to share some new resources with you, including a trial resource on which we are seeking feedback!
Enjoy the print magazine experience on your computer or phone screen. Flipster digitally recreates print magazines, page for page, complete with high-quality, full-color images (and cartoons!). Healey Library’s subscription provides access to issues from the last 3 years for these 10 popular magazines:
Access e-books and audiobooks covering business analysis, business skills, engineering, information technology, productivity tools, and personal well-being via Healey Library’s subscription toSkillsoft. You can also search for these books in UMBrella. Skillsoft’s new and improved platform is mobile-compatible, offers enhanced accessibility, and gives users the ability to take notes, save items to their personal bookshelf, and download PDF chapters of books. Here are a few of the latest releases available via Skillsoft:
ATTENTION FACULTY! If you have previously used Books 24×7 books in your classes as assigned or suggested readings, please update the links to direct to the new Skillsoft platform. Contact Library.Reserves@umb.edu for any help with updating your links to course materials.
AccessMedicine (trial resource ending April 25)
Healey Library is currently offering trial access to AccessMedicine, a McGraw Hill collection of professional resources for nursing and health science students and faculty. These resources are a mixture of medical textbooks, such asHarrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, and online teaching tools, such asanimated anatomy modules andprocedural videos. This collection was designed to help residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care.
The library welcomes andencourages feedback on this trial resource from all of our users. In particular, we’re interested in the response from faculty in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Would faculty consider using the textbooks in this collection as the primary text for their courses? Let us know!
Healey Library invites your feedback on a new trial database, billed as “the world’s largest image-based government document and legal research database,” HeinOnline’s Government, Politics and Lawpackage. This resource is on trial through March 31, 2018.
This database provides extensive coverage of legal history and government documents, including U.S. statutes and case law available as PDF downloads, and more than 300 years of information covering political development. It might be of particular interest to users looking for a replacement for WestLaw.
This database’s more than 50 million pages of content cover subjects applicable to:
Civil & Human Rights
And more than 80 other subject areas
HeinOnline offers several training resources to help new users search and navigate within the interface, quickly retrieve documents, and use helpful tools and resources integrated throughout the database:
A live chat service is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Call (800) 277-6995 between 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time – with HeinOnline, a human answers the phone!
Periodically the library makes information resources available for a trial period in order to assess the resource with students and faculty.
The Loeb Classical Library was founded in 1911 by James Loeb making the work of classical authors accessible in high-quality editions to as many readers as possible. Read Greek and Latin texts alongside English translations. The digital Loeb Classical Library now extends its founding mission with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.
Key features include:
Inclusion of every Loeb volume in print
Regular uploading of new and revised volumes
Single- and dual-language reading modes
Bookmarking and Annotation features
Tools for sharing Bookmarks and Annotations
User account and My Loeb content saved in perpetuity