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Archive: 19/09/2013

Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology Now Available Online

The Libraries have purchased on online contents of the Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology series (2008-), including the previous title, Advances in Protein Chemistry (1944-2007). Questions? Contact a librarian.

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Import Genius: What's Shipped In

The new database Import Genius collects logs of shipping containers moving around the world. You can search by product, importer, shipper, vessel, container number, port, date, etc. and see all the parties involved in trade. You can create maps of the movements of products by consignee and shipper and export  or email results of your searches.

To use Import Genius you must create an account with a UMass email account. For assistance using this resource, contact Mike Davis, Business Reference Librarian at 413-545-6822.

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Global Plants is Here and Growing

Global Plants is a growing database of images, naming structures, locality and country, collector and collection of plants from over 300 herbaria around the world. Related materials, such as correspondence, diaries and paintings from plant collectors, reference sources, articles, maps and more are presented with each entry. You can browse by taxonomy, resource type, geography, herbarium or collection, and you can search by keyword, title, biological classification and more.

Global Plants is produced by the Global Plants Initiative and hosted by JSTOR. If you have questions about this resource or would like assistance using it, contact Madeleine Charney, Sustainability Studies Liaison Librarian, at 413-545-0784.

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