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Annual Reviews: Access to all 52 titles. [End date: April 30, 2020]
Content: Each title is published annually and contains articles in the areas of biomedical/life sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences.
Pathway: Login at https://myci.csuci.edu/ >> Library Resources & Services >> Databases A-Z >> Annual Reviews
Academic Video Online (AVON) [End date: June 17, 2020]
Content: More than 68,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, psychology, and other disciplines.
Bloomsbury Collections [End date: May 31, 2020]
Content: Broad subject access, including:
Cambridge University Press [End date: May 31, 2020]
Content: A wide selection of research monographs, academic reference, textbooks, books for professionals, and large numbers of books aimed at graduate and undergraduate students.
Cengage Unlimited: Login and use help: http://embed.widencdn.net/pdf/plus/cengage/tkbyycgpir/cu-covid-start-strong-free-trial-flyer-1348236.pdf [End date: Refresh account every 14 days until campus is no longer affected by COVID-19. Use your CI Dolphin email, but NOT your CI Dolphin password; make up another password.]
Content: Includes online textbooks across disciplines, Study Tools and more.
Cochrane Library [End date: To be determined.]
Content: The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including:
EBSCOhost Ebooks: Access to EBSCO includes books for a limited time. [End date: May 30, 2020]
Two options for reading:
Pathway: Login at https://myci.csuci.edu/ >> Library Resources & Services >> Library Catalog
*If you create an EBSCOhost account, consider using your CI Dolphin email address, and making up a password. Do not use your CI Dolphin password. Also, the following information for all EBSCOhost accounts is collected:
Follett's RedShelf [End Date: May 25, 2020]
Access to 7 (seven) free electronic books. Sign up for an account. Wait for authentication email. Detailed registration instructions:
You're all set! Just log in to your account whenever you need access to your textbook.
Need help? Watch the RedShelf Tutorial Videos [https://solve.redshelf.com/hc/en-us/articles/360006089374-RedShelf-Tutorial-Videos-collected-] or check the RedShelf Solve [https://solve.redshelf.com/hc/en-us] page for more information.
Global Plants: Over two million high-resolution type specimens in the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration. [End date: June 30, 2020]
IEEE Xplore Digital Library Courses: Access to courses has been added. [End date: To be determined.]
Pathway: Login at https://myci.csuci.edu/ >> Library Resources & Services >> Databases A-Z >> IEEE Xplore Digital Library >> Browse dropdown menu >> Courses
Help documentation on learning courses and programs: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplorehelp/downloads/user-guides/IEEE_Xplore_eLearning_Library_User_Guide.pdf
Internet Archive National Emergency Library [https://archive.org/details/nationalemergencylibrary] [End date: June 30, 2020]
Content: A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.
JoVE Science Education: Peer-reviewed scientific video protocols for: Biology, Chemistry, Clinical skills, Engineering, Environmental sciences, Physics, Psychology. [End Date: June 15, 2020]
Note: Most JoVE content from issues 1-140 (2006-2018) are available through PubMed Central. As of 2019, JoVE no longer participates in PubMed Central.
JSTOR: Expanded access to journal articles in Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion. The usual 5-7 year embargo (depending on journal title) apply. [End date: June 30, 2020]
JSTOR: Access to the JSTOR book collection. Same 'channel'!
Pathway: Login at https://myci.csuci.edu/ >> Library Resources & Services >> Databases A-Z >> JSTOR.
MIT Press Books: Collections include titles on art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences. [End date: May 31, 2020]