E-Resource Cancellations: AnthroSource, AdForum, Cambridge Journals Online & Others

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

In addition to the previously announced e-resource cancellations (June – September), the Library will be cancelling six more subscriptions through the remainder of the fiscal year in conformance with the institutional budgetary Remedial Action Plan.  Descriptions of these resources, alternative resources and subscription end dates are described below.

Adforum

Description:  AdForum provides access to global advertising industry news, agency profiles and advertising campaigns. Partnered with leading trade presses, professional associations, and industry award shows, AdForum gathers information on more than 20,000 agencies and 150,000 campaigns in a variety of media including television, print, and radio advertisements.

Alternative Resources:  The central value of the Adforum subscription is the ad campaigns and industry directories (e.g. of production companies and advertising agencies) are collected and organized in one easily searched site.   Much of the content, including web-based and video ad campaigns can be freely viewed online and discovered through standard web search engines.

Subscription End Date:  January 2018

AnthroSource

Description: AnthroSource is a searchable electronic archive of all journals, bulletins, and newsletters published by the American Anthropological Association with backfile coverage to volume 1 issue 1 of each title.  More than 250,000 full-text articles are available within this resource from sixty current and ceased AAA publications.

Alternative Resources:  The Library’s Wiley journal licence provides access to all Wiley journals from 1997 onward, including AAA publications.  With the cancellation of AnthroSource most backfile coverage, and access to some AAA publications, will no longer be available.  Backfile coverage for nine AAA journals remains available through the Library’s JSTOR subscription.

Subscription End Date:  January 2018

Cambridge Journals Online

Description:  Cambridge University Press’ slate of 376 peer-reviewed journals covering all subject areas with article coverage from 1997 - present.

Alternative Resources:    Some of the Cambridge journals content will continue to be available through library subscribed aggregator databases such as Academic OneFile and ProQuest Art, Design and Architecture Collection.  Content from the years the library participated in the Cambridge licence agreement (2008 – 2017) will remain available on Scholars Portal Journals.  Approximately 100 titles are also available in JSTOR with 3 – 5 year embargo periods.

Subscription End Date:  January 2018

Film & Television Literature Full-Text (FTL)

Description:  Film & Television Literature Full-Text provides access to more than 170 journal and popular magazine titles primarily relevant to film studies.

Alternative Resources:   46% of the titles in FTL are also available in other subscribed databases. Currently subscribed resources that contain the highest proportion of the same journal and magazine content include Art & Architecture Source and Taylor & Francis with 30 FTL titles in each.   Using Summon is recommended to search titles that remain within the Library’s collection.   

Subscription End Date:  March 2018

IEEE All Society Periodicals

Description:  Provides access to the core IEEE collection of 160+ technology journals and magazines including access to the highest impact journals in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture, Information Systems and Artificial Intelligence.   Journal coverage is from 2005 to present.

Alternative Resources:   97% of the titles in IEEE are unique to this collection; however, individual articles may be requested by faculty, students and staff after the cancellation date using the Library’s Interlibrary Loan Service.   ACM Digital Library also provides access to numerous journals, magazines and conference proceedings in some of the same subject areas as IEEE, including computing and information technology.

Subscription End Date:  April 2018

Think Tank and Metrolinx
On April 29, Think Tank: Awareness students, Noor Al-Assali, Beth Jessup, Nour Abdulhussain, Farah Ahmad and Jinan Rachini presented their project, “Presto X-Change Initiative,” at Metrolinx head office.
by Christian Piasentin
REVISED -- 30 OCADU student illustrations have been selected for publication in 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 16 and/or its website! 
David Griffin participating in a visual-literacy research project (as OCAD U researcher), alongside the Alright-Knox Gallery and Univ. Buffalo, and Vanderbilt University in TN. The project is a scientific study testing whether visual art training can enhance visual perception and visual cognition skills.
It is with tremendous sadness that we let you know that Christine Crosbie passed away on the weekend, following a short battle with cancer. Christine has been a valued colleague, friend and key member of the OCAD University community since she joined the Marketing & Communications team in 2013. This is a devastating loss. Our hearts go out to her family, friends and all who were fortunate enough to know her.
Message from the President Regarding Harassment Complaint
Higher Education Category winning group; Alastair MacLeod (fifth from left), photo courtesy: ORION
ORION, a not-for-profit organization committed to supporting Ontario’s researchers, educators and innovators, has awarded Alastair MacLeod, Chief Information Officer, OCAD University, with a 2019 ORION Leadership Award. The award was presented to MacLeod today at a ceremony during the Advance Ontario Conference, a three-day conference looking at the future of innovation and technology in research, education and industry.
GradEx MEda Winners
Graduating students from each of the 7 Graduate programs were recognized for their high academic standards, creativity and mastery of technique with an OCAD University Medal
Stephen Foster
OCAD University is very excited to announce that it has appointed Stephen Foster as Dean of the Faculty of Art, effective January 1, 2020. Reporting to the Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Foster will be responsible for the educational and research leadership, development and supervision of the Faculty of Art and its integration into the University’s Academic and Strategic Plans. 
Friday, October 6, 2017

In addition to the previously announced e-resource cancellations (June – September), the Library will be cancelling six more subscriptions through the remainder of the fiscal year in conformance with the institutional budgetary Remedial Action Plan.  Descriptions of these resources, alternative resources and subscription end dates are described below.

Adforum

Description:  AdForum provides access to global advertising industry news, agency profiles and advertising campaigns. Partnered with leading trade presses, professional associations, and industry award shows, AdForum gathers information on more than 20,000 agencies and 150,000 campaigns in a variety of media including television, print, and radio advertisements.

Alternative Resources:  The central value of the Adforum subscription is the ad campaigns and industry directories (e.g. of production companies and advertising agencies) are collected and organized in one easily searched site.   Much of the content, including web-based and video ad campaigns can be freely viewed online and discovered through standard web search engines.

Subscription End Date:  January 2018

AnthroSource

Description: AnthroSource is a searchable electronic archive of all journals, bulletins, and newsletters published by the American Anthropological Association with backfile coverage to volume 1 issue 1 of each title.  More than 250,000 full-text articles are available within this resource from sixty current and ceased AAA publications.

Alternative Resources:  The Library’s Wiley journal licence provides access to all Wiley journals from 1997 onward, including AAA publications.  With the cancellation of AnthroSource most backfile coverage, and access to some AAA publications, will no longer be available.  Backfile coverage for nine AAA journals remains available through the Library’s JSTOR subscription.

Subscription End Date:  January 2018

Cambridge Journals Online

Description:  Cambridge University Press’ slate of 376 peer-reviewed journals covering all subject areas with article coverage from 1997 - present.

Alternative Resources:    Some of the Cambridge journals content will continue to be available through library subscribed aggregator databases such as Academic OneFile and ProQuest Art, Design and Architecture Collection.  Content from the years the library participated in the Cambridge licence agreement (2008 – 2017) will remain available on Scholars Portal Journals.  Approximately 100 titles are also available in JSTOR with 3 – 5 year embargo periods.

Subscription End Date:  January 2018

Film & Television Literature Full-Text (FTL)

Description:  Film & Television Literature Full-Text provides access to more than 170 journal and popular magazine titles primarily relevant to film studies.

Alternative Resources:   46% of the titles in FTL are also available in other subscribed databases. Currently subscribed resources that contain the highest proportion of the same journal and magazine content include Art & Architecture Source and Taylor & Francis with 30 FTL titles in each.   Using Summon is recommended to search titles that remain within the Library’s collection.   

Subscription End Date:  March 2018

IEEE All Society Periodicals

Description:  Provides access to the core IEEE collection of 160+ technology journals and magazines including access to the highest impact journals in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture, Information Systems and Artificial Intelligence.   Journal coverage is from 2005 to present.

Alternative Resources:   97% of the titles in IEEE are unique to this collection; however, individual articles may be requested by faculty, students and staff after the cancellation date using the Library’s Interlibrary Loan Service.   ACM Digital Library also provides access to numerous journals, magazines and conference proceedings in some of the same subject areas as IEEE, including computing and information technology.

Subscription End Date:  April 2018