Archive for the ‘electronic journals’ category

Library Systems Down for Seasonal Maintenance

January 8, 2009

The following library systems will be down for seasonal maintenance:

Friday Jan. 9, 8am to 6pm

BobCat and BobCat Standard WILL be available Friday.

Monday Jan. 12, 8am to 6pm

  • BobCat (including BobCat Standard)
  • Circulation systems, including online renewals and holds

To find electronic journals in Bobst:
use Find E-journals and e-texts


Additions to British Periodicals Collection

September 21, 2007

British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.

NYU Libraries has now added access to British Periodicals Collection II:
More than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.

More information about British Periodicals..

British Periodicals is also accessible via ProQuest’s Periodicals Archive Online interface, where it is fully cross-searchable with other Periodicals Archive Online content.

Off-campus Users: Connect to Electronic Resources Via BobCat

August 22, 2007

Starting Thursday, August 23, 2007, all NYU off-campus users will be able to connect directly to all electronic journals, e-books and other Internet resources listed in BobCat, the catalog of Bobst Library. If you are off-campus, you will be asked to login to the Library’s Proxy Server with your NYU NetID and password. For more information on off-campus access see

JSTOR/ARTSTOR Combined Search

April 6, 2007

Searching JSTOR, the fulltext archive of important scholarly journals, also retrieves images from ARTSTOR,
the digital library of art images and descriptive information.

ARTSTOR JSTOR combined search

“Users have the opportunity to keyword search JSTOR article content, JSTOR image captions, and ARTstor image metadata. The combined search result page is separated into three tabs – Articles, Images from Articles, and ARTstor Images so that users can easily view and choose among their results. [Since NYU Libraries] participates in ARTstor and JSTOR, you will see ARTstor image thumbnails as well as the title, creator and date information in your search results. You can click to view the full-sized image and complete metadata through the ARTstor website.”–JSTOR