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BioOne.2 Now Available

September 20th, 2009 by Ruth Gustafson

UCD Biological/Agricultural Sciences & Map Services Department is pleased to announce that the BioOne.2 suite of an additional 61 electronic journal titles has been licensed. All of the library processing has been completed and access is now available via SFX UC-eLinks, via the UCD Harvest Library Catalog, and will shortly be available via the E-journals A-Z list.

Titles of special interest to Davis in this BioOne.2 package include:

American Malacological Bulletin
Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences
Current Herpetology
Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology
Journal of Shellfish Research
Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association
Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Pacific Science
Transactions of the American Entomological Society

Most titles go back to 2005 in their electronic coverage with a few slightly earlier and a few later.

Please see the complete list of these 61 titles with coverage dates noted:

— Ruth Gustafson

Librarian Subject Specialist for: General Biology; Animal and Avian Science; Entomology (including Bee Biology and Pollination); Environmental Toxicology; Evolution and Ecology; Nematology; and Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Springer Protocols Now Available Online

July 14th, 2009 by Keir Reavie

The UC Davis Library now licenses online access to the Springer Protocols. Springer Protocols, the classic protocols series formerly published by Humana Press, contains over 18,000 molecular biology and biomedical peer-reviewed protocols, mostly from the Methods in Molecular Biology series. Other series included in this package are: Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods.

Springer protocols can be access at

Any comments from UC Davis faculty and students regarding this resource are welcome. Please use Blog Comments or the BioAg Email Reference form to communicate with us about Springer Protocols.

Journal of Visualized Experiments

July 13th, 2009 by Keir Reavie

The UC Davis Library has licensed the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). Unlike traditional print journals, JoVE uses video technology to communicate experimental data and research results and demonstrate the details of life science research. Through the visualization of experiments and laboratory protocols JoVE facilitates the understanding and reproduction of experimental techniques.

JoVE can be accessed at

Any comments on this resource and how UC Davis faculty and students are using it for education and research would be appreciated. Use Blog Comments or the  BioAg Email Reference form to communicate with us about JoVE.