UK academics only: IBSS ONLINE data from 1951 on WWW

Chris Evans (
Thu, 27 Nov 1997 11:29:24 +0100

This is only pertinent to UK academics, sorry for the wasted space if
you're not.

This was sent to me. It's a wonderful resource and I thought, on
balance, those on the lists I administer who _CAN_ have access to
this, should get the info.

Best wishes all,


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Date: Fri, 21 Nov 97 15:57:48 GMT
Subject: IBSS ONLINE: data from 1951 onwards now available to UK HE

Dear Dr. Evans

You may wish to forward this message to the pcp Mailbase list.

Many thanks

Caroline Shaw

BIDS-IBSS Online is pleased to announce that the full back
set of 600,000 records collected by the International
Bibliography of the Social Sciences between 1951 and 1980
has now been converted into electronic format and loaded
into the BIDS-IBSS Online service.

The IBSS Online service now contains over 1,500,000
references to social science publications from all over the
world, with a further 90,000 records added annually in the
form of weekly updates. Over 13,500 records refer to works
in the field of psychology.

With the addition of the early data, IBSS Online can offer a
fascinating historical dimension to the service which it
provides, including the perspective which it gives on the
development of the social sciences themselves.

IBSS Online is free at the point of use for all members of
UK higher education institutions which are funded by the
HEFCs and for ESRC recognised independent research
institutes. To obtain a username and password please
contact your institution's library or information service.
We regret that this service is not yet available outside the

IBSS Online can be accessed at

Contact: Caroline Shaw, Editorial Manager tel: +44 171 955
7455 e-mail:

IBSS Online is jointly funded by the British Library of
Political and Economic Science, the Economic and Social
Research Council and the HEFC's Joint Information Systems

IBSS Online gratefully acknowledges the role of the
International Committee for Social Science Information and

Please note that editorial standards may vary in earlier

Apologies for cross-posting.

Chris Evans, Senior Lecturer in Psychotherapy.
St. George's Hospital Medical School, London University