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18.9.2017
The Ringed Planet

THE RINGED PLANET: Cassini's Voyage of Discovery at Saturn, written by Joshua Colwell, is a richly illustrated publication devoted to Cassini's 13-year mission to Saturn.

IOPscience provides it free to download in PDF, ePub and Kindle formats, see http://iopscience.iop.org/book/978-1-6817-4497-1.
This offer is valid until October 15, 2017!

14.8.2017
The Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition

Entries for the 2017 Photography Competition are now open and will close on 31 August 2017.

Detailed proposals and registration form are available on the Royal Society Publishing website: https://royalsociety.org/journals/publishing-activities/photo-competition/how-to-enter/

11.5.2017
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4.4.2017
eBook Clinical Collection

Palacký university has a free trial till 15th of May 2017 to The eBook Clinical Collection was designed by EBSCO’s collection development team of librarians for use in clinical settings, biomedical libraries and academic-medical institutions. It features over 2 900 quality e-books that focus on a wide range of medical topics, including surgery, pediatrics, pharmacology, general practice and more. Access is possible from here: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cookie,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=e600tww

3.4.2017
Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate

Palacky University has free trial till 15th of May 2017 to the database Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate. This resource has nearly 1,700 journals published in North America, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and Latin America in both English and local languages will allow students to science, engineering, math and technology disciplines look at the study and research of a more global perspective. Subject coverage is as follows:

Farming
Pharmacology
Genetics
Hydroponics
Chemical Engineering
• Aerospace
Mechanical Engineering
Robotics
• Artificial Intelligence
• Computing
Software Development
Sources of Energy

Access into the database is possible here: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cookie,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=aps

31.3.2017
Emerald Insight

Palacký Univeristy has a free trial till 31st of May 2017 to journals from Emerald publishing house, which are focused on economics, management, strategic control, marketing etc. There are also available journals conected with psychology, engineering, social care and health. There are more than 300 journals in the collection and more than 260 of them are indexed in Scopus and 61 are indexed in Web of Science. You can access here: http://emeraldinsight.com.

Brochure with the list of journals is here

Brochure with the topics in the collection is here

31.3.2017
Zedhia: historical online portal

Palacky University has a free trial till 31st of May 2017 to the portal Zedhia. This portal contains 1.1 million pages of digitized texts of more than 3 000 books. Thematically Zedhia focus on issues of history, economics, genealogy and related fields from 1868-2003, in Central Europe, especially in Austria. This source can be searched in English or German. Each book is always digitized with the envelope and all the necessities. Access is possible from this page https://portal.zedhia.at.

List of documents that Zedhia covers, is available here.

31.3.2017
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27.3.2017
BMJ Publishing Group

Palacký University in Olomouc has an opportunity to try till 31st of May 2017 products of publishing house BMJ:

1/ BMJ Journals Online Collection+

Have a look at journals from BMJ Publishing Group that are not the part of our subscription.

Try here: http://journals.bmj.com/

2/ BMJ Best Practice, včetně databáze Martindale

BMJ Best Practice is a knowledge base that supports the decision making thanks to the newest results of research and expert opinion based on EBM. There are more than 10 000 diagnosis.

Try here: http://bestpractice.bmj.com

3/ BMJ Learning

BMJ Learning is an interactive online tool that helps to educate physicians, hospital staff and other employee in this field. It´s also very helpful for students of medicne.

Try here: http://learning.bmj.com/learning/home.html

 

21.3.2017
National Geographic Magazine

Palacky University has a trial access to the world-renowned National Geographic magazine, from the year 1888 to 2017. Trial will be open until 30th of April 2017 and it is set for the entire University. University has a current content of National Geographic Magazine in 1995-today, as well as archives of National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994. Access includes completely all the numbers, pages, photos and maps published from 1888 to the present. The entire contents can be full text searchable.

Access to journal: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/palacky?db=NGMA

1.3.2017
Complete Counseling and Therapy Package

Palacky University has a free trial till 31st of March 2017 to the database Complete Counseling and Therapy Package. This database can be used by psychologists, doctors, therapists and students of these disciplines who can find in a collection of training videos, psychiatric practice video from psychologists and social workers, as well as videos that reflect the latest research and best practices in the field of counseling, mental health and psychology. You can search by therapeutic approach, type of disease, there are also interviews, presentations of experts, instructional materials, transcripts of consultations with patients. At present the database contains more than 1,500 videos and almost 1,900 books and other types of documents. Information brochure here.

To access click here: http://search.alexanderstreet.com/conc

Or you can try to access each collection bellow:

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume I - http://psyc.alexanderstreet.com
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume II - http://search.alexanderstreet.com/ctrn
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volumes I, II, and III - http://search.alexanderstreet.com/ctiv
Counseling and Therapy Online: Current Practices - http://search.alexanderstreet.com/ctv4

20.2.2017
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9.2.2017
Sage HSS Collection

Palacky University has free trial till 10th of February 2017 to the collection of Social Sciences & Humanities from database Sage. The collection has 665 journals and can be accessed from this page http://journals.sagepub.com.

When you search, you can choose Browse by Discipline and only search the collection that we have access to, or are already in the advanced search, select Access Type: Only content I have full access to.

8.2.2017
Taylor & Francis Social Science & Humanities Library

Palacky University has free trial till 3rd of March 2017 to titles published by Taylor & Francis publishing house, namely to the collection of Social Science & Humanities Library with over  1,500 magazines. A leaflet with instructions on how to search is available here. Thematically, these disciplines are covered:

  • Arts
  • Communication Studies
  • Economics, Finance, Business & Industry
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Geography
  • Humanities
  • Information Science
  • Politics & International Relations
  • Social Sciences
  • Tourism, Hospitality & Events

Access is possible from this address: http://www.tandfonline.com

Access is only for those articles where is the green icon, or you can enter a search query select: Only show content I have full access to.

6.2.2017
Free trial to PQDT A&I

Palacký University has a free trial till 10th of March 2017 to database ProQuest Dissertation & Theses A&I. Although our university has partial access to the content of the final works in your subscription from ProQuest STM as a comparison to our existing number of works (nearly 220,000), the testing approach increased to 4,000,000 records of theses (3.5 million dissertations and theses 500,000). In this free trial, it is possible to see only Abstract and Index (so named A&I), not the full text of works, but in a half of the records you can view the first 24 pages of scanned text. Thematically the trial covered economics, medicine, history, literature, linguistics, art, natural sciences and the humanities.

You can access the free trial here: http://search.proquest.com/pqdt

1.2.2017
Web of Science and Journal and Highly Cited Data

Palacký university had an opportunity to attend webinars organized by a company Clarivate Analytics (formerly division IP&Science Thomson Reuters) to these products:

  • Web of Science Core Collection
  • Journal Higly Cited Data
  1. Journal Citation Reports (analytical tool for evaluation of journals)
  2. Essential Science Indicators (analytical tool for evaluation of authors, institutions and countries due to a citation analysis)

You can enter the webinars at this adress: www.clarivateanalytics/training

More information here.

19.1.2017
Dynamed Plus

Palacký University in Olomouc has a free trial until 14th of February 2017 to a tool Dynamed Plus at EBSCOhost platform. Dynamed Plus was created from previous tool Dynamed but it offers new functions, search algoritm, content and user friendly and more flexible interface. The adress to access this tool is: http://www.dynamed.com.

Advantages of Dynamed Plus are summarized here:

  • Reports and recommendations based on EBM
  • Images from American College of Physicians (more than 4 700)
  • Cooperation with American College of Physicians about the clinical topics
  • More topics (total number is 4 500)
  • Micromedex - integration of information about drug contraindications
  • Reflection of GRADE standard
4.1.2017
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3.1.2017
Altmetrics PlumX at EBSCO platform

Palacký University in Olomouc has an unique opportunity to use altmetrics PlumX at EBSCOhost platforms. This tool evaluates the impact of research and provides evidence about usage of scientific output at all levels. It helps to save time and makes searching easier. Alternative metrics PlumX are available at million of records in databases at EBSCOhost platform and also in EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS).

Plum Metrics provide unique information about usage (display, download, WorldCat), bookmarking (e.g. Mendeley), mention (Wikipedia etc.), social media (Facebook, Twitter) and citation (Scopus, PubMed, SSRN etc.). Users and authors can follow in real time impact and reflection of all types of publications (articles, books, collection, video, posters etc.). PlumX Metrics help users to have a deeper and superior research with modern evaluation of results.

Additional information can be find here. Search for a specific keyword and look for an icon similar to this one. Simiralry metrics can be find also in databases SpringerLink, Wiley Online, Library, Cambridge Journals Online or Scopus 

(but they are named differently e.g. Altmetric or CiteScore Metrics).

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