Archive for the 'periodicals/newspapers' Category

Elsevier and Open Access

March 15, 2007

Elsevier has made a deal with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute regarding Open Access.
The agreement will make author manuscripts of articles published in Elsevier and Cell Press journals available to the public (in PubMed Central) six months after publication. The conditions will be applied to articles published after September 1, 2007 on HHMI funded research.

(Source: Creative Commons)


e-journals in catalogue

February 13, 2007

From now on, one can search for electronic journals/periodicals directly in the catalogue. The best way to do this is to use the first searchbox (“Search for a book/periodical (print or electronic) in K.U.Leuven”) on our homepage.

No to Blackwell

January 10, 2007

Norwegian University libraries reject an e-journal offer from Blackwell Publishing due to unacceptable conditions. Negotiations with Blackwell about better terms and conditions have not led to an agreement. The result of this is limited access to Blackwell journals.
(Source: Informatie Professional and Mailing List)

VNU cancels digital journals

January 3, 2007

Emerce, PCM, Computer Idee and Computable are not longer digital available. Editor VNU decided to cancel the digital versions of the popular printed reviews. A not user-friendly software system for consulting the digital pages is the main reason. (Source Informatieprofessional)


September 21, 2006

The use of our printed collection of newspapers is declining. We have decided to put a large part of this collection in our stocks. Some new study places have been opened up instead. You will only find the last five years of FT, WSJE, L’Echo and De Tijd. We suggest you to consult Datastream and the websites of the different newspapers.


April 19, 2006

Mediargus contains articles of all Flemish newspapers and some news magazines. You can consult Mediargus here.

Link to manual


January 12, 2006

You can find current year periodicals on the main floor. The older issues are still available on level 92.