The Library will be sponsoring a number of events during Open Access Week and all are invited to attend! There are two events of particular interest for faculty and researchers in the sciences:
More information about these events and other scholarly communication issues can be found on The Library's Scholarly Communication News at Berkeley blog.
We are happy to announce that UC Berkeley campus users now have access to Embase, a biomedical and pharmacological database with over 25 million citations.
Comprised of the MEDLINE database (which is also in PubMed) and citations from over 2,000 unique-to-Embase journal titles, Embase has especially strong coverage in drug, pharmaceutical, and toxicological research, including economic evaluations.
Please see the original post on the Sheldon Margen Public Health Library News blog for more information.
|Moving toward its goal, SCOAP3, the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics, announced article processing charges for twelve journals. CERN and the publishers also announced that all articles in high-energy physics would be open access from 2014, in return for a yearly fee paid by the publishers & library partners.
Visit SCOAP3 at CERN for more information.
The Water Resources Collections and Archives (WRCA) is a unique library that collects contemporary and historic materials on all aspects of water resources. This collection was formerly named Water Resources Center Archives, located at UC Berkeley. It is now located at UC Riverside and CSU San Bernardino; its collections remain available to researchers around the world.
Knovel online library is currently unavailable and users are unable to access ebook PDFs online. Knovel expects the problem to be fixed by the end of the week (9/14/2012).
**UPDATE** 9/13 Knovel access has been restored. Please contact us if you are still having access problems.