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  • z3950 Databases

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FirstSearch Databases Available from OCLC's Z39.50 Server

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Configuring Z39.50 access to FirstSearch (database details)

Date Section Description of changes
31 Oct 2012 10 databases now hosted by EBSCO Removed databases
23 Aug 2011 Electronic Books, OAIster, WorldCat, WorldCat Dissertations and Theses Miscellaneous updates
29 June 2011 Several databases Removed databases
31 Mar 2011 Anthropological Literature and Anthropology Plus Updated Why select and Coverage
31 Mar 2011 ATLA Religion, ATLA Serials Database, EconLit, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature Removed databases
2 Mar 2011 Alternative Press Index, GeoRefS, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS Removed databases
2 Feb 2011 AGRICOLA, Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management, MLA International Bibliography, Philosopher's Index, RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals Removed databases
5 Jan 2011 AHSearch, AltPressIndexArchive, BusIndustry, BusManagement Removed databases
8 Nov 2010 FRANCIS Updated Coverage/update frequency, Record display information, Indexes
20 Oct 2010 ATLAReligion, ATLAS Updated Record display information
1 Oct 2010 PsycCRITIQUES Removed database
2 Sept 2010 Disclosure, DisclosureS, Worldscope, WorldscopeS Removed databases
14 July 2010 PsycFIRST Removed database
9 April 2010 Applied Science & Technology Abstracts, Applied Science & Technology Index, Art Abstracts, Art Index, Education Abstracts, Education Index, General Science Abstracts, General Science Index, Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Index, Social Sciences Abstracts, Social Sciences Index Updated Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, and Searching tips
1 April 2010 Bibliography of the History of Art and British Nursing Index Removed databases
4 Dec 2009 Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Updated Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, Sorting, and Searching tips
12 Nov 2009 Social Sciences Abstracts, Social Sciences Index Updated Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, and Searching tips
23 Oct 2009 Contemporary Women's Issues Updated Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, and Searching tips
14 Sept 2009 Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Index Updated Record display information, Indexes, and Searching tips
9 Sept 2009 Electronic Books, SCIPIO, WorldCat, WorldCat Dissertations and Theses Updated Indexes
20 July 2009 Art Abstracts, Art Index, Applied Science & Technology Abstracts, Applied Science & Technology Index. Updated Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, Searching tips
6 July 2009 Database table Removed extra link to Applied Science Index
25 June 2009 Database table Added missing link for Art Abstracts
3 June 2009 Proceedings First Updated Why select..., Record display information, Indexes; added Limiters, Sorting; removed Restrictors
19 April 2009 Heritage of the Printed Book Changed database name from Hand Press Book to Heritage of the Printed Book; updated "Why select..."
15 March 2009 WorldCat Updated Material type
2 March 2009 RILM
PapersFirst
Updated Indexes and Restrictors
Updated Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, Sorting, Searching tips; added Limiters; deleted Stopwords for OCLC PapersFirst
19 January 2009 OAIster
Education Abstracts/Education Index
Added specifications for new database
Updated Why select..., Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors and Searching tips
9 December 2008 Book Review Digest Updated Why select..., Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, and Searching tips
6 October 2008 ATLA Religion/ATLAS
Bibliography of the History of Art
Updated Why select..., Coverage, Record display information and Indexes
Updated Record display information and Indexes
8 Sept 2008 FRANCIS Updated Why select...
25 August 2008 RILM Music Abstracts Updated Why select..., Record display information, Indexes, Restrictors, Sorting, and Searching tips
11 August 2008 Details Updated Record display fields and Indexes for Worldscope and WorldscopeS
2 July 2008 Database table
Details
Removed discontinued databases: Business Organizations, Agencies, and Publications Directory; Inspec
Updated Why select... and/or indexes and examples for Chicano Database; Essay and General Literature Index; GEOBASE; History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
9 June 2008 Wilson Select Plus
WorldCat
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
Electronic Books
Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, Restrictors, Searching Tips
Updated index information
13 May 2008 MLA Updated MARC Fields, Indexes, and Searching Tips
25 April 2008 Anthropology Plus Added new Series Title index
17 Mar 2008 Anthropological Literature, Avery Index, Clase Periodica, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, Searching Tips
22 Jan 2008 Philosopher's Index Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, Searching Tips
21 Jan 2008 Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals Added Illustration index
28 Sept 2007 Anthropological Index, Anthropological Literature, Anthropology Plus, Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, Index to 19th-Century Art Periodicals Added specifications for new databases
21 Sept 2007 Electronic Books Removed statement of availability for the Test Server; this database is available on the FS Production Server only.
17 Sept 2007 Bibliography of the History of Art; Chicano Database; FRANCIS; Hand Press Book; History of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies; SCIPIO Added specifications for new databases
10 Sept 2007 Book Review Digest Updated "Why select..." information.
5 Aug 2007 PsycCRITIQUES Removed Methodology index
9 July 2007 Database list, Details Removed Consumers Index, FactSearch, Media Review Digest.
14 May 2007 PsycINFO Changed database name PsycINFO_1887 to PsycINFO.
15 Nov 2006 Essay and General Literature Index
General Science Abstracts
General Science Index
Humanities Abstracts
Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, and Searching Tips
Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, Restrictors, and Searching Tips
Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, Restrictors, and Searching Tips
Updated Why Select, Record Display Information, Indexes, Restrictors, and Searching Tips
8 Nov 2006 WorldCat
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
Electronic Books
GPO Monthly Catalog
RIPM
Updated description for MARC Field 948 (country codes)
8 Nov 2006 ERIC Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, Restrictors, Searching Tips
6 Nov 2006 SIRS Researcher Updated Record Display Information, Indexes, Searching Tips
2 Oct 2006 ATLA, ATLAS
CINAHL
MLA
PsycINFO
Removed 13-digit ISBN from Record display
Deleted; database is discontinued
Updated coverage dates
Removed Access method index
28 Sept 2006 EconLit
GEOBASE
Updated Record display, Indexes, Restrictors
11 Sept 2006 Record display, Indexes, Restrictors, Searching Tips Biography Index, Book Review Digest, Education Abstracts and Education Index
25 Aug 2006 Record display, Indexes, Restrictors, Searching Tips Updated Applied Science and Technology Abstracts, Applied Science and Technology Index, Biological & Agricultural Index
16 Aug 2006 Record display, Indexes, Searching Tips Updated PsycBOOKS, PsycFIRST, and PsycINFO
7 Aug 2006 WorldCat Removed Serial Decade Index
12 July 2006 US-MARC Fields and Subfields in WorldCat Revised index tables
9 July 2006 PsycCRITIQUES Added new database.
21 June 2006 Inspec Per publisher's request, changed name from INSPEC to Inspec.
19 June 2006 MLA Added new language entry to Restrictors.
5 June 2006 ERIC, MLA Revised description
19 Apr 2006 WorldCat
WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
Electronic Books
Revised descriptions per new MARC 21 updates.
20 Feb 2006 GEOBASE Updated Record Display Information and Indexes tables
6 Feb 2006 Listing Added specifications for new WorldCat Dissertations and Theses database
30 Jan 2006 GEOBASE Revised Record display information and Indexes tables
13 Dec 2005

ABI_INFORM
EconLit
ERIC
MLA
Periodical Abstracts
SIRS Research

Changes to producer or coverage
29 Nov 2005 PsycINFO_1887
PsycFIRST
Revised Record display information and Indexes tables
23 Nov 2005 Periodical Abstracts Removed MARC field from Record Display
14 Nov 2005 PAIS Archive Added MARC field to Record Display
27 Oct 2005 PsycBOOKS Revised Record display information and Indexes tables
12 Sept 2005 ATLAS
ATLA Religion
Updated Record display information
13 June 2005 OCLC Union Lists Removed database
31 May 2005 PsycBOOKS Revised coverage dates
15 May 2005 PsycBOOKS Added specifications for new database
10 March 2005 Wilson databases Changed frequency to weekly 
22 February 2005 Medline Revised various tables
21 February 2005 WorldCat Added table for Local Holdings (Union List)
14 December 2004 MDX Removed MDX specifications
30 June 2004 Listing Removed HealthInfo and InternetPCAbs specifications
7 June 2004 PAISArchive Added specifications for new database
7 May 2004 BNI Added specifications for new database
31 March 2004 Listing Removed Facts On File specifications
9 February 2004 MEDLINE Updated for Second ISSN, removed Medline Number, updated Record Status phrase specs.
23 December 2003 Listing Removed Wilson Index specifications
2 December 2003 BasicBIOSIS Added ISSN Qualifier and Second ISSN Qualifier
21 November 2003 WorldCat Specifications updated for database reload
29 October 2003 ClasePeriodica Added specifications for new database
28 October 2003 RIPM Added specifications for new database
20 October 2003 BasicBIOSIS Specifications updated for database reload