Category Archives: database

Simmons OneView outage 4/29-5/3

Due to the sale of Consumer Insights by Experian, Simmons OneView will be offline and inaccessible from 5pm CDT April 29th until approximately 11 am CDT May 3rd while the servers are physically moved.  UWRF will not have access to the system during this outage.




Alexander Street Press video collections

Due to lack of usage the following Alexander Street Press video collection are no longer accessible to UWRF faculty, staff or students.

American History in Video
Black Studies in Video
Filmmakers Library
Ethnographic Video

Films on Demand continues to be accessible.

If you have questions about this change please contact Michele McKnelly.




Films On Demand platform changes January 2016


Films On Demand will be relaunching this January with a new and improved platform. Until December 18, 2015   users can beta preview to get familiar with the  new interface and features.

Click here to view the Beta Site

Username: fod-beta
Password: beta

Please note that the content on the beta site does not necessarily reflect the exact content in the UWRF collection.

Search@UW links will remain the same

Films on Demand Links

For a lot of boring reasons the library had to remove and reload all of the records for Films on Demand from Search@UW.  Links created before 9/12/2015 will no longer work; new durable links need to be created.

We sincerely regret any inconvenience .  If you need assistance re-creating durable links please send an email to  One of the librarians will work with you.  If you need express frustration about the timing of the reload email michele.mcknelly@uwrf.

Content comes and goes from Films on Demand,it is highly recommended that instructors check links at the beginning of each semester to ensure content availability.

Database Change: In the First Person no longer available

As of December 19th, 2014, Alexander Street Press decommissioned In the First Person and it is no longer available.  Alexander Street Press offers a number of resources focused on personal letters, diaries, oral histories, and other first-person narratives that can be accessed via the Databases A-Z list:
North American Women’s Letters and Diaries
• British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries
• North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories

New Database – ClinicalKey

ClinicalKey is a point-of-care resource for health care professionals designed to provide clinicians with answers quickly.  Includes 1000+ books, 500+ journals, practice guidelines, images and patient education handouts.

This resource will replace MDConsult in August 2014.

Database changes

The following database changes will be taking effect over the summer.

Agricola moving to NAL version in August 2014.
Contemporary Literary Criticism, no new content will be added starting 7/1/2014.
MLA Bibliography access discontinued as of 7/30/2014.
SciFinder access discontinued as of 7/1/2014

New Ebooks

The DSM-V, DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis and DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis are being funding DoITs Office Teaching and Learning Technologies to support online courses, access begins 7/1/2014.