Author Archives: stefano giani

Print and download Ebsco e-books (update 2017)

The following demo aims to help readers print and download (save/mail) the e-books that the UvA-Library purchases at supplier Ebsco (see for example Dreams and nightmares: Immigration policy, youth, and families, or The Corporate criminal: Why corporations must be abolished). … Continue reading

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Digitization Dutch Sociological journals

Thanks to an initiative of the Nederlandse Sociologische Vereniging (Dutch Sociological Association), the archives of all major Dutch sociological journals have been digitized by the University of Groningen Library: the digitization has been completed in september. The online archives of … Continue reading

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Keywords: migrants, fear, wages. A quote from John Steinbeck

A couple of weeks ago I read John Steinbeck‘s The grapes of wrath. In the very same days I was engrossed in the American writer’s masterpiece while at home, I gave several library instructions at work: one of the issues … Continue reading

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World Press Trends database accessible via the UvA Library

At the request of several members of the Department of Communication, the Library has purchased a subscription to the World Press Trends database: published by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, the database is a major source … Continue reading

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American Journal of Cultural Sociology

As from January 1st – upon request from several staff members of the Cultural sociology programme group at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR), the UvA Library has arranged a subscription to the American Journal of Cultural Sociology. … Continue reading

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New IHLIA exhibition at the UvA: Living by numbers

A new selection of materials from IHLIA LGBT Heritage, the LGBT-heritage organization of The Netherlands, is now on show at the UvA Roeterseiland Campus Library. The display cases in the reading room on the second floor – meant, as previously … Continue reading

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Subscription to “Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences” extended

The subscription to Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences, started in 2015 upon a request by the Department of Sociology, has been extended for the current academic year. The Wiley resource, which has been intensively used by both … Continue reading

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