Archive for the ‘Central KnowledgeBase Updates’ Category

CKB Update – April 3, 2009

Changes:
Business Source Complete
Activated Business Source Complete; Deactivated Business Source Premier
[Noticed that BSP was returning an error; did not know that we had upgraded]
Updated metalib and metalib2programs tables:

update `metalib2programs`
set BRN_id = “BRN04029″
WHERE BRN_id = “BRN02492″

Nineteen LRGs had been using BSC in a metasearch; those are now switched to BSC
Two ML category assignments were switched to BSC
This query identifies them:

SELECT * FROM `metalib_dbs2cats`
left join metalib_categories using (meta_cat_id)
WHERE BRN_id = “BRN02492″

Updated “in a Hurry?” and “Social Science” quicksets


ebrary
New XML gateway config; send IP to vendor; CKB# unchanged


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text
Changed title from Digital Dissertations; Search was returning 0 hits; Needed database code (G647) which was not included in config notes.

CKB Update, January 2007

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CKB Update, December 2006

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CKB Update, November 2006

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CKB Update, October 2006

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New Resources:
– Florida State University Digital Library – BRN04058
– Gender Studies Database (EBSCO) – freebie?, reported to SET that db is not in A-Z or Josiah; BRN04066
– Intute – BRN03979
– Intute: Arts & Humanities – BRN03982
– Intute: Chemistry – BRN04082
– Intute: Computing – BRN04083
– Intute: Earth Sciences – BRN04084
– Intute: Engineering – BRN04086
– Intute: General Science – BRN04087
– Intute: Geography – BRN04088
– Intute: Health & Life Sciences – BRN03981
– Intute: Materials Science – BRN04089
– Intute: Mathematics – BRN04090
– Intute: Physics – BRN04091
– Intute: Science, Engineering, & Technology – BRN03983
– Intute: Social Sciences – BRN03980
xreferplus subject breakdowns now work (link to resources):
– Art – BRN04030
– Bilinguals – BRN04031
– Biography – BRN04032
– Business – BRN04033
– Dictionaries – BRN04034
– Encyclopedias – BRN04035
– Food – BRN04036
– Geography – BRN04037
– History – BRN04038
– Language – BRN04039
– Law – BRN04027
– Literature – BRN04040
– Medicine – BRN04041
– Music – BRN04042
– Philosophy & Psychology – BRN 04043
– Quotations – BRN 04044
– Religion – BRN04045
– Science – BRN04046
– Social Science – BRN04047
– Technology – BRN04048
New Configurations:
– International Political Science Abstracts (EBSCO) BRN03117 (local) –> BRN04068 (CKB)
Problems:
– ERIC (USDE) – search suspends (reported on CRM)
– ScienceDirect – error or no results
– Scopus – error or no results

CKB Update, September 2006

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New Resources:
– Early American Imprints, Series I (1639-1800) – BRN03309 (old) –> BRN04055
– xreferplus subject breakdowns available with this update but didn’t work – reported on CRM
New Configurations:
– SocINDEX with Full Text – BRN03741(old) –> BRN03988
– Times Digital Archive – BRN03467 –> BRN04007
– Hollis Catalog – BRN03537 –> BRN04008
– GLBT Life – BRN03113 –> BRN04003

CKB Update, August 21, 2006

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Activated:
Internet Movie Database
Updated:
Wikipedia (moved from local config – BRN03231 to CKB – BRN03990)

CKB Update, July 18,2006

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Activated:
CERN Document Server
BIREME
Not Activated:
PEP – Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing

CKB Update, July 10, 2006

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CKB Update, May 25, 2006

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    New Resources Activated:

  • Reference Universe – BRN03797 (new – no link); BRN03898 (new)
  • Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature
  • PLoS Journals (Public Library of Science)
  • PLoS Biology (Public Library of Science)
  • PLoS Clinical Trials (Public Library of Science)
  • PLoS Computational Biology (Public Library of Science)
  • PLoS Genetics (Public Library of Science)
  • PLoS Medicine (Public Library of Science)
  • PLoS Pathogens (Public Library of Science)
  • Brookings Institution
  • Scitation (AIP)
  • PROLA – American Physical Society
  • Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA)
    New Configurations:

  • Index Translationum – BRN03146 (old – link only); BRN03890 (new)
  • Current Index to Statistics – Through 2003 – BRN03219 (old – not working); BRN03907 (new)
    Vendor Follow-up Needed:

  • 19th Century Masterfile – BRN03306 (old – link only); BRN03896 (new) – vendor registration needed
  • ArtStor – contact vendor to get thumbnails to display in full record (made changes to server tables, jmr)
    Problem Configurations:

  • ISTAT – Instituto Nazionale di Statistica Italia
  • Encyclopedia Britannica

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