Migration Studies

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New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Migration Studies

From the Oxford University Press website for the journal:

Migration Studies is an international refereed, online only journal dedicated to advancing scholarly understanding of the determinants, processes and outcomes of human migration in all its manifestations. It furthers this aim by publishing original scholarship from around the world.

“Migration shapes human society and inspires ground-breaking research efforts across many different academic disciplines and policy areas. Migration Studies contributes to the consolidation of this field of scholarship, developing the core concepts that link different disciplinary perspectives on migration.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2013) to present.

Access Migration Studies via the Journal Search or from the iDiscover record.

Image credit: “Migrant worker training” by ILO in Asia and the Pacific on Flickr – https://flic.kr/p/Pf8oet

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Trial access: Wiley Digital Archives

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The University of Cambridge has trial access to the new Wiley Digital Archives platform on campus only via this link until 4 July 2018.

Please let us know what you think of this resource by writing to ejournals@lib.cam.ac.uk.  Thank you.

Wiley’s new Digital Archives offers access to the extensive archives of many of the societies Wiley currently works with to publish their content.  This is not journal backfile content but all of the records, letters, articles, photographs, data etc. that you would expect to find in such archives.

The initial digitizations are of the Royal  Anthropological Institute’s and the New York Academy of Science’s archives.

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Library user? Win a £20 Heffers voucher!

If you are a user of the African Studies Library, please consider taking less than 3 minutes of your time to complete our summer survey.

We are always happy to hear comments and suggestions (good or bad!) from our users that can help us improve our services and collections.

The survey will close on Wednesday 20th June.

Complete the survey by clicking on the link, or the image below: 

It’s feedback time!

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If you leave your Cambridge University email address at the end of the survey you will be in with a chance of winning a £20 Heffers voucher!

A winner will be picked at random on Wednesday 20th June

We look forward to receiving your feedback!

New ebooks – May 2018

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Here is a taster of the 83 titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during May. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Arts & Humanities

AMES1  Phil1  AMES2  Div1  MML1  MML2  AMES3  MML3  Film1  Perf1  Engl1  Engl2

Humanities & Social Sciences

Anth1  Educ1  Geog1  Hist1  POLIS1  SAS1  Sust1  Educ3  Geog2  POLIS2  Educ4  Geog3  POLIS3  Sust2  Educ5  Geog4  POLIS4  Educ6  POLIS5 POLIS6  Crim1  HPS1

Science, Engineering and Medicine

Eng2  Med1  Sust2  Eng3

Business & Management

Bus2  Bus1  Bus3  Bus4   

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Duke University Press: new ebooks for 2018

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Raymond Knapp traces the musical legacy of German Idealism as it led to the declining prestige of composers such as Haydn while influencing the development of American popular music in the nineteenth century, in Making Light: Haydn, Musical Camp, and the Long Shadow of German Idealism, published recently by Duke University Press.        making light

Knapp identifies in Haydn and in early popular American musical cultures such as minstrelsy and operetta a strain of high camp—a mode of engagement that relishes both the superficial and serious aspects of an aesthetic experience—that runs antithetical to German Idealism’s musical paradigms. Making Light is just one of 35 new titles published so far in 2018, now available on the Duke University Press Books platform for University of Cambridge registered users, thanks to continued funding by the University Library. Click on the covers below to view the full text of some of these titles in subjects…

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Intersentia and Wits University Press books available on Cambridge Core

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Cambridge Universty Press have partnered with the following two publishing houses in 2018:

Intersentia iconIntersentia Ltd is an independent and rapidly developing international publishing house based in Cambridge, UK. The Intersentia list covers private and public law, as well as the criminal law of different jurisdictions, European Union law, comparative law, international law and human rights. They publish academic, professional, and educational monographs and edited collections.

Wits University Press iconWits University Press was established in 1922. As the oldest university press in South Africa, it is strategically placed at the crossroads of African and global knowledge production and dissemination. It is highly regarded for the high quality and progressive content of its publications, as well as it’s increasingly broadening author base, including researchers from across Africa.

Intersentia and Wits University Press ebooks are hosted alongside tens of thousands of other partner press and Cambridge University Press titles on Cambridge Core and the titles are…

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New ebooks – March and April 2018 double issue

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Here is a taster of the 177 titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during March and April. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Arts & Humanities

Arch1  AMES1  Div1  Engl1  MML1  AMES2  Engl2  Arch2  MML2  AMES3  Eng3  MML3  MML4  MML5

Humanities & Social Sciences

Econ1  Educ1  Hist1  HPS1  POLIS1  Soc1  Soc2  Soc3  Soc4  Educ2  Educ3  Hist2  Hist3  Soc6  Educ4  Educ5  Hist4  LatAm1  POLIS2 Soc7  Soc8  SAS1

Sciences & Medicine

Physics1  MatSoc1  Med1  Psych1

Business & Engineering

Engineering  Business  Business2  Business3  Business4  Business5

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FT.com for the Cambridge reader

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Cambridge University Library and the Marshall Library of Economics are delighted to announce that all University of Cambridge members now have access, both within the University and from anywhere in the world, to the Financial Times online direct via the FT‘s website, FT.com.

The Financial Times is the world’s premier newspaper for business and economics.

The FT.com can be accessed on campus direct to https://www.ft.com or off campus via Raven (Shibboleth Single Sign-On) using this link.

Links to the FT.com can be found on the Cambridge LibGuides Databases A-Z, the LibGuide for Newspapers, and via iDiscover.

To get the most out of your access, create an account on FT.com by clicking the “Sign in” link on the FT.com site.  Cambridge users can enter their cam.ac.uk email address and create an account.  After creating your account you can access your FT.com

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Screen studies

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Trial access is now available to the new resource Screen studies.  The trial is available until 14 May 2018 and can be accessed on campus only from this link

https://www.screenstudies.com/

Please send your feedback to ejournals@lib.cam.ac.uk.  Thank you.

Screen Studies is a digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support moving image studies.

It comprises a collection of award-winning screenplays, critical and contextual books on film from the late nineteenth century to the present, and an interactive timeline of cinema history. Starting with an initial 300 screenplays and books, and updated annually, Screen Studies is a resource for academics and students engaged in research and learning around film history, theory and practice.

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“Bodies of the Earth” – photography exhibition @AfrStudiesLib & @CASCambridge

The “Bodies of the Earth” photography exhibition will run until the end of this month.  The exhibition can be viewed Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 in the Centre of African Studies and its Library

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We are pleased to be collaborating with Afroshoot and the photographers Ussi’n Yala and Rachid Tagoulla on our first foray into using our walls to promote contemporary African photography!

For more information and examples of the work included, search for the #bodiesoftheearth on Twitter and Instagram, and see the Bodies of Earth Exhibition Catalogue