Monday, 17 January 2011

Persistent Links to Items in the Library Catalogue

Are you interested in regularly returning to a particcular item listed in the library catalogue, or may be you wish to refer someone else to the resource?

There is an easy way to do this, using a persistent link to the item.

Each ECU Library catalogue record has an image listed on the right side titled: Further information

The last option provides a live link to the Persistent link to this item .
Clicking on the link takes you to a URL that can be copied and used for ongoing access to the item.

For example is the persistent link for the ISI Web of Science database

The mental measurements yearbook now online

The Library now subscribes to the Mental Measurements Yearbook online:

Segments and Years of Coverage
Name Years of Coverage
MMYB 9th-Present Yearbooks
MMYBT 9th-Present Yearbooks

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks.
The limit of databases that you can select for a multi-file search session is based upon database segments rather than actual databases. The Ovid multi-file segment limit is set at 120 to avoid impacting your search sessions. This database includes 2 segment.
This database is updated online semi-annually.