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Check user license limits by going to the A-Z database list. Databases that have access restrictions, or limitations will have the information in bold beneath the database description. For example,
Australian Medicines Handbook
Ebook version of the annual AMH, includes drug monographs, class statements and therapeutic information.
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AMH has decided to remove support for IE version 8 as of 17th July 2017 which means there will be some loss of functionality in our websites. Please note that in January 2018, the content of AMH Online and Companion websites will no longer be viewable in IE versions 7 and 8.
Current databases issues
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InCites Benchmarking & Analytics
Benchmarks research output and impact; identify collaborators and subject matter experts; promotes areas of strength and specialisations; demonstrate results and impact.
Access to Benchmarking & Analytics requires Users to create an account with a University Email Address and Password.
Springer/Verlag and Birkhauser publications in a variety of subject areas including: biology/biomedicine, chemistry, geosciences, computer sciences, mathematics, medicine, physics, engineering, ecology, and the social sciences.
Users need to untick 'Include Preview-Only content' for full text content - content with closed padlocks is not available to UON.
Special usage instructions
ASTM International standards online
This resource provides access to the current collection of ASTM Standards using IHS Standards Expert. These standards begin with the acronym 'ASTM'. IHS Standards Expert also provides access to an index of over 1.6 million standards, specifications, codes, regulations and related documents from government, military and commercial sources.
Users need to create an individual log-in to access the search screen, then limit the search to 'My Subscriptions', otherwise results will include standards and codes which are not part of our available access
Journal issues availability - check the date range for access. For example,
Please check this list to see if the database you are trying to access has specific requirements, or on the A-Z Database list.
|Australian Medicines Handbook||AMH has decided to remove support for IE version 8 as of 17th July 2017 which means there will be some loss of functionality in our websites. Please note that in January 2018, the content of AMH Online and Companion websites will no longer be viewable in IE versions 7 and 8.|
|Books24x7 – Business Pro and IT Pro Collections||Instructions for new users Individual registration is required to access Books 24x7. On the login page click Register and type your University of Newcastle email address|
CCH eTextbook Pilot
Download the free ePlatform app to access the ePlatform on your iPad, iPhone, Galaxy and most other devices.
|ChemSources Online||Your search session will timeout after 10 minutes of screen inactivity. Moving your mouse on the screen within the 10-minute limit will keep your session active.|
|InCites Benchmarking & Analytics||Access to Benchmarking & Analytics requires Users to create an account with a University Email Address and Password.|
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|RP Data||RP Data provides commercial and residential real estate property valuation and house prices around Australia.
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Due to publisher licence restrictions, subscriptions to online resources are not freely available to Alumni. The Library continues to negotiate with publishers and suppliers to provide Alumni with access to as many resources as possible.
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