UP System Enjoys Access to Science Direct Freedom Collection via Philippine eLib

The University of the Philippines System has now access to the Science Direct Freedom Collection via the Philippine eLib. Science Direct Freedom Collection is the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. It contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.

In addition to the Physical Sciences and Engineering collections, UP students, faculty members, REPS and administrative staff can now search and download full-text articles from 2,500 journal titles in the Arts and Humanities; Business, Management and Accounting; Decision Sciences; Economics, Econometrics and Finance; Psychology; Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Agricultural and Biological Sciences; Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; Environmental Science; Immunology and Microbiology; and Neuroscience.

Freedom Collection coverage is from 1995 to current. The University also has access to the back issues (published before 1995) of the following collections: Chemical Engineering; Energy and Power; Environmental Science; Inorganic Chemistry; Mathematics; Social Science; Forensic Medicine, Pathology & Medical Technology; Orthopedics, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation; and Public Health & Health Policy.

Access to the Science Direct Freedom Collection is IP-based only and is therefore limited to users accessing from within any of the University's Constituent units using computers connected to its network. Subscription is valid until 31 December 2010. To begin a search, click http://www.sciencedirect.com.

For more information, please contact your librarian.