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    360 KB: SpringerLINK-CRKN from Springer Nature: Databases Name Change -- December, 2020

    What is happening to the name of SpringerLINK-CRKN databases?

    SpringerLINK-CRKN databases from the provider Springer Nature will be renamed to better match the provider database names.

    Therefore, we will be changing the database names in the Knowledgebase. The content of the databases, and the database IDs, will remain the same.

    This change will take effect on December 1, 2020:


    DB Code Database Name After December 1, 2020 Database Name
    KOW SpringerLINK-CRKN-Archives (through 1996) SpringerLINK-CRKN-Archive
    NF0 SpringerLINK-CRKN-Archive Update SpringerLINK-CRKN-Archive Update 2009
    KOV SpringerLINK-CRKN-Contemporary SpringerLINK-CRKN-Current


    Actions you may need to take:

    • If you are a 360 MARC Updates client and have requested the custom specification that adds the database name as it appears in the Client Center/Intota to MARC records, you can expect to see some change records when you get your MARC records after December 1, 2020.
    • If your library uses a third-party service (such as EBSCO A-Z, etc.), custom scripts to manage data, or other non-ProQuest tools that require the database name to function, you should note the change in ProQuest's database name in order to retain the proper relationship/mapping between those tools.


    • Article last edited: 16-NOV-2020