TRIAL: Parker library on the web

Trial available October 24 through December 4, 2011

Access available on campus only

This significant collection of medieval manuscripts accumulated by Archbishop Matthew Parker and housed in the library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, has been digitized in a joint project between the College, Cambridge University, and Stanford University, completed in 2009.

Please send comments to: Faye Christenberry

TRIAL: On the boards TV

Trial available October 21 – December 6, 2011

Please note: During the trial, access is available only on campus is a website run through our venue that delivers high caliber, feature-length films of contemporary dance and theater performances. This innovative platform was created by On the Boards, a non-profit arts organization based in Seattle, WA. Launched in January 2010, this first-of-its-kind site brings contemporary performance to a wider public by filming top caliber performances with multiple high-definition cameras, editing the film collaboratively with the artists, and delivering them online as feature-length performance films. Films can be streamed or downloaded via individual or subscription purchase.

Please send feedback to Angela Weaver

ProQuest Maintenance Downtime, 10/22-10/23/2011

ProQuest will be performing maintenance on their systems on October 22-23rd and many of their databases will be unavailable during the maintenance window. The maintenance window is scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 7 p.m. to Sunday, October 23, 7 a.m. PDT.

The affected databases include:
  • ProQuest Newsstand and ProQuest Historical Newspapers including the historical New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal.
  • Most of our Chadwyck-Healey databases
  • Genealogy databases such as Ancestry
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
If you experience any difficulty getting into any of these databases outside of this maintenance window, please feel free to contact us through one of the methods on the Ask Us page.

New potential resources from CRL

CRL is currently offering a number of resources for review by its members. If you are interested, take a look at the documentation. If you want to run a site-wide trial, please contact Diane Grover
Password: fy2012

This page lists nine electronic resources in subject areas that complement CRL collections. We have firm offers foreight; we hope to post a final offer for Shen Bao within a week. Please note the separate deadlines for each offer.
If you wish to purchase or request a free trial of any particular offer, follow theinstructions on the individual pages(most items are arranged through the vendor directly)

The page also features links to CRL reviews that bring together details and assessment on the content, interface,and terms of the various electronic resource titles. We rely on your comments to make these reviews more useful to
CRL libraries. During the trial period, please contribute comments using the feedback form on the main page of each review, or contact Virginia Kerr directly.