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Jan 252013
 

SUNCAT has been updated. Updates from the following libraries were loaded into the catalogue in the last week. The dates displayed indicate when the files were received by SUNCAT.

  • Birmingham University (22 Jan 13)
  • Cranfield University (20 Jan 13)
  • Edinburgh University (21 Jan 13)
  • Hull University (10 Dec 12)
  • Liverpool University (18 Jan 13)
  • Queen Mary, University of London (15 Jan 13)
  • Royal College of Music (17 Jan 13)
  • Sheffield University (14 Jan 13)
  • Southampton University (20 Jan 13)
  • Strathclyde University (21 Dec 12)
  • Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University (19 Dec 12)

To check on the currency of other libraries on SUNCAT please check the updates page for further details.

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 January 25, 2013  Posted by at 4:24 pm Updates No Responses »
Jan 252013
 

Tomorrow (26th January) is Australia Day. Australia has been in the news recently due to the extremely hot weather there and, of course, the Australian Open tennis tournament. Congratulations Andy Murray for getting through to the final. Here’s hoping he’ll win another Grand Slam title! Here are some weird and wonderful serial titles with an Australian theme.

  • The Australian bird bander : journal of the Bird Banders’ Association of Australia.
  • Mapping Pro Bono in Australia
  • Maverick guide to Australia
  • Stanley Gibbons stamp catalogue. Australia. 
  • Kylie Minogue : the official … annual
  • Wanneroo Times (Perth, Australia)
  • Worrall’s textile directory of the manufacturing districts of Ireland, Scotland, & Wales, with the dominions of Australia, Canada and New Zealand, and the counties of Chester, Derby, Gloucester, Leicester, Nottingham, Worcester, and other manufacturing districts not included in Worrall’s textile directory of Lancashire and Yorkshire
  • Bush telegraph (Warwick, Australia)
  • The kosher koala : newsletter of the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society.
  • E-VarietyProfiler for Western Australia profiles the status of a variety in terms of physical characteristics, disease risks, abiotic stresses, herbicide tolerance, yield and potential net return / Government of Western Australia, Department of Agriculture, Grains Research & Development Corporation.
  • Joondalup Times (Wanneroo/Perth, Australia)
  • Australian beer label annual.
  • ’Look-in’ Rod Hull & Emu annual
  • Bath & shower products in Australia
  • Chewings : Glossy Black-Cockatoo newsletter.
  • The Welsh Australian = Yr Awstralwr Cymreig.
  • Triple bottom line summary report / Department of the Environment and Heritage.

For more Australian serials and weird and wonderful titles in general take a look in a SUNCAT.

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 January 25, 2013  Posted by at 3:01 pm Weird titles Tagged with:  No Responses »
Jan 182013
 

SUNCAT has been updated. Updates from the following libraries were loaded into the catalogue in the last week. The dates displayed indicate when the files were received by SUNCAT.

  • Bath University (14 Jan 13)
  • Bristol University (10 Jan 13)
  • British Library (21 Dec 12)
  • Cardiff University (20 Dec 12)
  • CONSER (09 Jan 13)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (10 Jan 13)
  • Exeter University (02 Jan 13)
  • King’s College London (01 Jan 13)
  • Liverpool University (11 Jan 13)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (10 Dec 12)
  • Loughborough University (07 Jan 13)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University (08 Jan 13)
  • National Library of Scotland (08 Jan 13)
  • Nottingham University (03 Jan 13)
  • Royal Society of Medicine (11 Jan 13)
  • Southampton University (13 Jan 13)
  • Swansea University (15 Jan 13)
  • University College London (15 Jan 13)
  • University of East Anglia (03 Jan 13)
  • Warwick University (15 Jan 13)

To check on the currency of other libraries on SUNCAT please check the updates page for further details.

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 January 18, 2013  Posted by at 4:38 pm Updates No Responses »
Jan 182013
 

There is no snow at the moment in Edinburgh, where SUNCAT is based, but we know that a lot of the country has been affected. To cheer you up (if needed!) here are some weird and wonderful ice and snow-themed titles found in SUNCAT.

  • Disney snow globes : a magical collection of Disney miniatures.
  • Global Trade Perspective – Vehicles Specially Designed for Travel on Snow, Golf Carts & Similar
  • Seeding the snow.
  • Snow east!.  
  • Snow frolic and spring breaks.
  • Snow goer’s water goer.
  • Snow-Hill messenger.
  • Snow Shoe times.
  • Studies in fallen snow.  
  • Ice fresh thinking.
  • Man in the ice.
  • Rock & ice.
  • Icy passages.
  • Snowmobile Canada’s hot sled.
  • Snowmobile sentinel / International Sno-Mobile Ass’n.
  • 2006-2011 World Outlook for Snow Thrower Attachments for Consumer Riding Snow.
  • Equipment Snow time and glow time: being the ‘Little folks’ annual for 1882.

For more weather titles and other weird and wonderful serials take a look in SUNCAT.

 

 January 18, 2013  Posted by at 11:53 am Weird titles Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Jan 112013
 

SUNCAT has been updated. Updates from the following libraries were loaded into the catalogue in the last week. The dates displayed indicate when the files were received by SUNCAT.

  • Bath University  (19 Jan 12)
  • Birmingham University (22 Dec 12)
  • Cranfield University (20 Dec 12)
  • Dundee University (03 Jan 13)
  • Durham University (21 Dec 12)
  • Edinburgh Napier University (19 Dec 12)
  • Edinburgh University (21 Dec 12)
  • Glasgow University (07 Dec 12)
  • Imperial College, London (03 Dec 12)
  • Liverpool University (04 Jan 13)
  • London Business School (04 Jan 13)
  • Manchester University (03 Jan 13)
  • Natural History Museum (25 Dec 12)
  • Newcastle University (20 Dec 12)
  • Robert Gordon University  (03 Jan 13)
  • St Andrews University (07 Dec 12)
  • School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London (04 Jan 13)
  • Sheffield University (14 Dec 12)
  • Society of Antiquaries of London (19 Dec 12)
  • Southampton University  (06 Jan 13)
  • Sussex University (21 Dec 12)
  • University of the West of England (UWE) (23 Dec 12)
  • York University (03 Jan 13)

To check on the currency of other libraries on SUNCAT please check the updates page for further details.

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 January 11, 2013  Posted by at 4:39 pm Updates No Responses »
Dec 212012
 

SUNCAT has been updated. Updates from the following libraries were loaded into the catalogue in the last week. The dates displayed indicate when the files were received by SUNCAT.

  • Bristol University (13th Dec 2012)
  • CONSER (12 Dec 12)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (14 Dec 12)
  • Edinburgh University (21 Nov 12)
  • ISSN (15 Dec 12)
  • Liverpool University (15 Dec 12)
  • Southampton University (16 Dec 12)
  • Strathclyde University (22 Nov 12)
  • Swansea University (15 Dec 12)
  • University College London (13 Dec 12)

To check on the currency of other libraries on SUNCAT please check the updates page for further details. Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 December 21, 2012  Posted by at 12:38 pm Updates No Responses »
Dec 182012
 
A Christmas tree made from the National Union Catalog, built at the Gleeson Library, the University of San Francisco, CA USA

The SUNCAT team wishes you all a very merry festive season. Here are some weird and wonderful Christmas titles to round off the year with!

  • Ackermann’s juvenile forget me not: a Christmas, New Year’s and birth-day present, for youth of both sexes …
  • Ant-man’s big Christmas.
  • Aunt Judy’s Christmas volume for young people.
  • Beeton’s Every lady’s Christmas annual and almanack for 1876. (The extra no. of Beeton’s Young Englishwoman).
  • Chatterbox Christmas Box.
  • Christmas : hotels and house-parties.
  • Christmas bird count.
  • The Christmas book of Gloops.
  • A Christmas garland from the front.
  • Christmas Leaves, 1877. “Our Villas.” Furnished by the authors of “Ready-Money Mortiboy”
  • Christmas Pie.
  • Cork Christmas packet : a magazine for Cork people everywhere.
  • Heroes of the Hearth. A Christmas Annual … Edited by H. W. Smith and W. T. Beeson.
  • A very zombie Christmas.
  • Christmas tree taxation / by Matt Triggs.
  • Christmas with the super-heroes.
  • The Simpsons winter wing ding.
  • Santa Claus funnies.
  • 2006-2011 World Outlook for Christmas Tree Ornaments & Decorations Excluding Glass & Electric Christmas Tree Ornaments & Decorations
  • The country gentlemen’s Christmas gift list.
  • Father Christmas, our little ones’ budget, ed. by N. D’Anvers.
  • Jingle Belle.
  • McCall’s Quilting. America quilts for Christmas.
  • Merry and wise.

Have a look in SUNCAT during 2013 for more interesting titles!

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 December 18, 2012  Posted by at 2:53 pm Weird titles Tagged with:  No Responses »
Dec 172012
 

Issue 10 of the SUNCAT Newsletter(December 2012) is now available. It includes information about:

  • New libraries on SUNCAT
  • Redevelopment of SUNCAT
  • SUNCAT’s involvement in Open/Linked data project work
  • SUNCAT and RDA
  • SUNCAT’s service for the UK Research Reserve (UKRR)
  • Details of the latest user satisfaction survey
  • How to integrate SUNCAT into your library website and services
  • The Keepers Registry
For further information about SUNCAT please see our website, follow our news on Twitter  or contact the EDINA helpdesk at edina@ed.ac.uk.
SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 December 17, 2012  Posted by at 10:08 am News Tagged with:  No Responses »
Dec 142012
 

SUNCAT has been updated. Updates from the following libraries were loaded into the catalogue in the last week. The dates displayed indicate when the files were received by SUNCAT.

  • Aberystwyth University (23 Nov 12)
  • Cambridge University (03 Dec 12)
  • CONSER (05 Dec 12)
  • Dundee University (04 Dec 12)
  • Exeter University (05 Dec 12)
  • King’s College London (01 Dec 12)
  • Liverpool University (07 Dec 12)
  • National Library of Scotland (04 Dec 12)
  • NERC: Natural Environment Research Council (03 Dec 12)
  • Nottingham University (03 Dec 12)
  • Royal College of Music (10 Dec 12)
  • Royal College of Nursing (04 Dec 12)
  • Royal Society of Medicine (06 Dec 12)
  • Southampton University (09 Dec 12)
  • Stirling University (14 Nov 12)
  • Warwick University (03 Dec 12)
  • York University (12 Dec 12)
  • Zoological Society of London (07 Dec 12)

To check on the currency of other libraries on SUNCAT please check the updates page for further details.

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 December 14, 2012  Posted by at 4:41 pm Updates No Responses »
Dec 072012
 

SUNCAT has been updated. Updates from the following libraries were loaded into the catalogue in the last week. The dates displayed indicate when the files were received by SUNCAT.

  • British Library (30 Nov 12)
  • Cardiff University (26 Nov 12)
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (30 Nov 12)
  • Robert Gordon University (03 Dec 12)
  • Royal Society (29 Nov 12)
  • School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London (07 Nov 12)
  • Southampton University (02 Dec 12)
  • Warwick University (23 Nov 12)

To check on the currency of other libraries on SUNCAT please check the updates page for further details.

SUNCAT is the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK. Visit the service at http://www.suncat.ac.uk or the SUNCAT blog at http://suncatblog.blogspot.com
 December 7, 2012  Posted by at 4:17 pm Updates No Responses »