Thanks to a one-time gift to the University Library, we have been able to purchase the Nature archive. This package, the backfile of the journal Nature, covers the years 1869-1986, giving us stable, perpetual, online access to all years of this title. You can browse the archive or access it through our related journal databases.
Three major online resources, purchased through one-time funding, are now available to the McMaster community:
Beginning on Monday, May 9, you’ll see a change in the Library catalogue.
The Library is in the process of moving to a new software platform for its collection management and circulation functions. This will bring with it changes to the catalogue that you see when looking for library resources. Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect:
The ARTstor Digital Library is now accessible to registered ARTstor users through the iPad, iPhone, and the iPod Touch, providing read-only features such as searching and browsing, zooming, and viewing saved image groups.
Journals @ Scholars Portal is now available on your mobile device, by clicking the "Mobile" link in the upper right corner of the screen. This functionality was the number one request received via the Feedback form and Scholars Portal is pleased to be able to offer this important service to the McMaster community.
Online access to articles on ScienceDirect is now greatly expanded! The library has purchased the complete backfile collection, giving seamless access to over 1500 journals from their first volume through the current issues.