New Trial: Digital National Security Archive

The University now has trial access to Digital National Security Archive until 31st July 2015.

From the award-winning, nongovernmental National Security Archive, this resource consists of expertly curated, and meticulously indexed, declassified government documents covering U.S. policy toward critical world events – including their military, intelligence, diplomatic and human rights dimensions – from 1945 to the present. Each collection is assembled by foreign policy experts and features chronologies, glossaries, bibliographies, and scholarly overviews to provide unparalleled access to the defining international issues of our time

For full information and links, please visit the trials section on the Electronic Library.

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on June 29, 2015

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New Trial: CSMAR Databases

The University now has trial access to CSMAR Databases until 9th July 2015.

CSMAR Databases provides access to 10 databases covering the Chinese financial sector.

For full information and links, please visit the trials section on the Electronic Library.

 

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on June 25, 2015

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New Trial: The Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health

The University now has trial access to The Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health until 17th July 2015.

The Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health is the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. It has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering a global and comprehensive perspective on wide-ranging public health needs and priorities in modern health care. It is divided into three areas: ‘The Scope of Public Health’ discusses the development of the discipline, determinants of health and disease, public health policies, and law and ethics; ‘The Methods of Public Health’ covers the main science behind the discipline – epidemiology; ‘The Practice of Public Health’ examines specific public health problems and the options for prevention and control.

 

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on June 19, 2015

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New Trial: OpenEdition Freemium

The University now has trial access to OpenEdition Freemium until 22nd August 2015.

OpenEdition is a publicly funded portal dedicated to electronic publishing and academic communication in the humanities and social sciences. It brings together four platforms: OpenEdition Books (book series), Revues.org (journals), Calenda (academic announcements) and Hypotheses (scientific blogging).
OpenEdition contains 2,091 books and 402 journals. Our Freemium trial adds the option to download parts of the content, but all the content is accessible in some form.

 

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on June 18, 2015

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New Trial: Hart Publishing Law eBooks

The University now has trial access to Hart Publishing Law eBooks until 8th June 2015.

Hart Publishing, established in 1996, is the largest independent academic law publisher in the UK. Intellectually
stimulating and innovative, the books contribute to the academic study of law as well as to its development
and practical implementation. The list spans the entirety of legal scholarship.

Hart has developed a world class academic list with leading authors including Michael Fordham QC, Andrew
Burrows, Grainne de Burca, JW Carter, Peter Cane, Simon Deakin, Vernon Bogdanor, Robert O’Donoghue,
Philip Coppel QC and Michael Beloff QC amongst others.
Subject collections:

Commercial and Financial
Competition and Intellectual Property
Constitutional law and human rights
Criminal law and criminology
International and European Law
Legal Studies
Social Law

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on May 11, 2015

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New Resource: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chinese Newspapers collection, Times of India and Irish Times and Irish Weekly.

The University now has access to the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chinese Newspapers collection, Times of India and Irish Times and Irish Weekly.

These historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

For full information and links, please visit the trials section on the Electronic Library, or search on the catalogue.

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on May 7, 2015

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New Trial: SAGE Video

The University now has trial access to SAGE Video until 4th of June 2015.

SAGE Video comprising 3 sections:

Media, Communication & Cultural Studies
This internationally diverse collection of more than 120 hours and over 500 videos offers academic viewpoints and real-life insights into practices directly applicable to Communication and Media Studies courses. Top Hollywood producer Martin Cohen discusses film production; further contributors also include Sonia Livingstone on New Media, Joe Turow on Advertising, Barbara Zelizer on Journalism, and Stuart Hall on Representation.

Education
Comprised of more than more than 120 hours and 450 videos, this collection offers a practical view into a full range of teaching settings and situations, from early years to educational leadership, to support students needing to understand theory or how to apply it in practice. Contributors include leading authors Peter Smith on Bullying, Wendy W. Murawski on Co-Teaching, Julia Link Roberts on Gifted and Talented Education, and many more.

Counseling & Psychotherapy
This collection of more than 120 hours and 420 videos draws upon a vast network of SAGE’s authors and editors. It includes many tutorials, such as Mick Cooper on Empathy and Listening, multiple interviews with leading experts such as Jerrold Lee Shapiro on Existential Psychotherapy and John McLeod on Evidence-Based Practice, along with many more films addressing teaching, learning and practitioner issues.

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on May 7, 2015

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New Trial: History Vault: Immigration, Thomas A. Edison Papers and Civil Rights & the Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century

The University now has trial access to IGD Analytics until 1st of June 2015.

ProQuest History Vault gives researchers what they need—with access to millions of pages of cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents including articles, correspondence, government records, and more documenting the most widely studied topics in 18th-century through 20th-century American history. ProQuest History Vault is comprised of a wide array of modules to mix and match to suit your needs.

Access to: Black Freedom 1 – Black Freedom 2 – Black Freedom 3 – Immigration – NAACP 1 – NAACP 2 – NAACP 3 – NAACP 4 – NAACP 5 – NAACP 6 – Thomas Edison.

 

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on May 6, 2015

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New Trial: IGD Analytics

The University now has trial access to IGD Analytics until 19th of May 2015.

IGD Analytics is a leading source of information and best practice on the consumer goods industry worldwide. The database has three sections:

•Retail Analysis – an online guide to food and grocery retailing

•Supply Chain Analysis – an online guide to supply chain benchmarking and best practice

•ShopperVista – a UK survey based service for food and groceries shopping

 

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on May 6, 2015

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New Trial: National Index to Chinese Newspapers and Periodicals

The University now has trial access to National Index to Chinese Newspapers and Periodicals until 9th May2015.

Trial access to two databases within CNBKSY, The Late Qing Dynasty Periodical Full-text Database (1833-1911) and The Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911-1949).

For full information and links, please visit the trials section on the Electronic Library.

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This post was written by Library Resource Development Team on April 10, 2015

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