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Welcome to the May Edition of CoInfo News.

CoInfo News keeps you up to date with the latest academic products, product updates, publisher promotions, conference activity, website tips and new features.

CoInfo New Title Alert Service

CoInfo New Title Alert Service

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Introducing MedicinesComplete from Pharmaceutical Press

Introducing MedicinesComplete from Pharmaceutical Press

MedicinesComplete is the globally trusted online resource for authoritative medical information. Objective and unbiased, it offers immediate access to up-to-date drug information from an extensive range of the world's most trusted resources, including the British National Formulary (BNF) and Martindale.

  • User-friendly with a clear, simple interface and intuitive navigation
  • Easy and flexible access across multiple devices including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones
  • Over 650,000 pages of clinically-proven and quickly searchable drug information
  • Over 30,000 drug, poison, excipient, interaction and herbal monographs
  • Instant access to information on drugs used around the world, enhancing patient safety internationally
  • The combined knowledge of hundreds of leading experts, scientists and researchers

Some of the world renowned titles that are included in MedicinesComplete are:

  • British National Formulary (BNF)
    Up-to-date, practical guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines
  • BNF for Children
    Practical information for the prescribing, dispensing, monitoring and administration of medicines to children
  • Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons
    The definitive source of analytical data for drugs and poisons
  • Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes
    Guide on formulation for administration to a patient with limited GI access
  • Injectable Drugs Guide
    Single point of reference for safe and effective administration of injectable medicines
  • Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference
    Reliable, unbiased and evaluated information on drugs and medicines used throughout the world
  • Medicines Use Reviews
    A comprehensive and practical guide on how to conduct successful MURs
  • The Orange Guide
    European and UK guidance on legislation relating to the manufacture and distribution of medicines for human use
  • Pharmaceutical Excipients
    Comprehensive guide to the uses, properties and safety of pharmaceutical excipients
  • Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy
    The definitive reference on all aspects of pharmaceutical science and practice
  • Stockley's Drug Interactions
    The world's most comprehensive and authoritative reference source on drug interactions
  • Stockley's Herbal Medicines Interactions
    Evidence-based information on conventional medicine interactions with herbal medicines, dietary supplements and nutraceuticals

For more information or to sign up for a free 30 day trial, please contact

Biohistory: Decline and Fall of the West

Biohistory: Decline and Fall of the West
Available Now!

Biohistory: Decline and Fall of the West by Dr Jim Penman PhD, is the fascinating new book whose revolutionary theory challenges current thinking in areas ranging from history and economics to zoology and cross-cultural anthropology. Supported by ground-breaking scientific research, these eagerly-awaited titles - for both the general public and academic community - disclose the extraordinary forces at play across human and animal history, and reveals why biological forces are contributing to the decline of the West.

Jim Penman's studies have been the result of over 20 years of research. Jim began the successful Jimís Mowing franchise whilst studying for his PhD in History and has since grown the business to become Australiaís largest franchise network with 3,400 franchisees in four countries. In 2007, Jim created The Biohistory Foundation, a scientific research program that aims to advance the fields of biohistory and epigenetics through ongoing scientific study and has conducted valuable work in these fields, with a vision by 2016 to establish an Australian headquarters for a permanent team of administrators. For more information on The Biohistory Foundation visit

To order your copy of Biohistory: Decline and Fall of the West, please contact or visit our website.

Rowman & Littlefield Webinar

Rowman & Littlefield Webinar

Emerging Technologies and Libraries Webinar

Join the authors of Emerging Technologies: A Primer for Librarians, Jennifer Koerber and Michael Sauers, as they look at a variety of technologies currently having an impact on libraries and library service - from pervasive mobile connectivity to crowdfunding to smart homes - and some of the privacy and security issues surrounding them. At the end, they'll present a checklist of ways to keep on top of current trends and to anticipate what's coming next.

For international viewers, the webinar is now available to view online.

Edward Elgar Online

Now Available from CoInfo - Edward Elgar Online

Elgaronline is the new content platform for Edward Elgar books, references and journals, including scholarly monographs, Research Handbooks, Companions and much more. Edward Elgar is an independent publisher specialising in 4 subject collections: Law, Business, Economics, Social and Political Science.

Designed as a unified content platform, Elgaronline allows users to access the breadth of Elgar content in one place. With over 2,800 titles, no Digital Rights Management (DRM), multi-user access as standard and online publication simultaneously with or before print versions, Elgaronline is an easy choice.

For more information or to sign up for a free 30 day trial please contact

Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5®

Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5®

Based on the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Understanding Mental Disorders provides valuable insight on what to expect from an illness and its treatment - and will help readers recognise symptoms, know when to seek help, and get the right care.

Featured disorders include depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and bipolar disorder, among others.

In addition to specific symptoms for each disorder, readers will find:

  • Risk factors and warning signs.
  • Related disorders.
  • Ways to cope.
  • Tips to promote mental health.
  • Key points about the disorders and treatment options.
  • A special chapter dedicated to treatment essentials and ways to get help.
  • Helpful resources that include a glossary, list of medications, and support groups.
  • Includes a list of Australian and New Zealand support groups and organisations.

To purchase this vital resource, please contact

Connecting Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation

Connecting Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation

Due for publication in June, Connecting Peace, Justice and Reconciliation adopts a provocative framework to explore the core challenges that war-torn states confront once the violence has ended.

Can postconflict states achieve both peace and justice as they deal with a traumatic past? What role does reconciliation play in healing wounds, building trust, and rectifying injustices?

Author Elisabeth Porter is professor of politics and international relations at the University of South Australia.

To order this title or for more information on titles available from Lynne Rienner Publications, please contact

Australiana Plans

Australiana Plans

Being Australia's only locally-based supplier, CoInfo prides itself on providing the largest variety of Australian academic titles available to our customers.

Components can include:

  • Australian authors, content and contributors, even if located overseas, from an extensive range of publishers.
  • Specialised plans, such as literary award winners, are a special feature of this service.
  • Plans may be provided on an approval or blanket basis.
  • Suzanne Wood, our in-house Australiana specialist, has over 10 years' experience working with academic libraries in selecting Australian titles.
  • Processing takes place locally, where shelf-ready is required, ensuring quicker delivery to your library.

For more information on Australiana plans, please contact Cora Zeilinger

Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

If you're attending one of the following conferences, make sure you drop by the CoInfo stand:

UQ Cyberschool Seminar 2015

Friday 24th July 2015
UQ University, St Lucia Campus

WA Local Government Convention (WALGA)

Wednesday 5th to Friday 7th August 2015
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Booth #56


Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th November 2015
Shed 6, Wellington, New Zealand
Booth #7

The Prenatal Bombshell

New from Rowman & Littlefield
The Prenatal Bombshell

Written by Sherokee Ilse and Australian Clinical Social Worker Stephanie Azri, The Prenatal Bombshell is a warm and understanding companion guide through the journey from diagnosis and beyond once youíve decided to either continue or end your precious pregnancy.

Issues such as managing the pregnancy, delivery, termination, creating memories, future babies, and the long term impact of such a traumatic experience are all covered in detail.

Filled with stories and testimonies, this is a helpful book to have during, and well beyond, a poor prenatal diagnosis.

To order please contact

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