New Trial: Academic Video Online

The University now has trial access to Academic Video Online until 30th April 2016.

Academic Video Online: Premium is Alexander Street’s most comprehensive video subscription. Launched in 2013, this expansive resource comprises the full content of dozens of video collections and bonus discipline clusters, and grows by 7,000 titles each year.

As part of your trial, you also have access to the individual collections that make up this great package:

60 Minutes: 1997-2014
American History in Video
Art and Architecture in Video
Asian Film Online: Volumes I and II
Black Studies in Video
Business Education in Video
Classical Music in Video
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volumes I, II and III
Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video
Current Affairs in Video
Dance in Video: Volumes I and II
Education in Video: Volumes I and II
Environmental Studies in Video
Ethnographic Video Online: Volumes I, II and III
Fashion Studies Online
Filmakers Library Online: Volumes I, II and III
Health and Society in Video
Latin America in Video
LGBT Studies in Video
The March of Time
Meet the Press
Opera in Video
Theatre in Video
The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy
World History in Video
World Newsreels Online

 

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 March 8, 2016

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New Trial: Women’s Magazine Archive

The University now has trial access to Women’s Magazine Archive until 29th February 2016.

An archival research resource comprising the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines. Titles are scanned from cover to cover in high-resolution color and feature detailed article-level indexing. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005 and these key primary sources permit the examination of the events, trends, and attitudes of this period. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture.

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 January 19, 2016

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New Trial: Knovel, Electrical and Power Engineering, Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture, Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Energy and Development.

The University now has trial access to Knovel until 18th February 2016.

Use Knovel to quickly find accurate answers as you consider: ”What if? What is? or How do I?” Engineers use Knovel for fast access to trusted technical information on materials selection, best practices and a range of other topics useful in product design and development.

Trial access to 4 collections: Electrical and Power Engineering, Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture, Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Energy and Development.

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 January 18, 2016

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New Trial: Country Life Archive

The University now has trial access to Country Life Archive until 8th February 2016.

A comprehensive archive (1897 to 2005) of the weekly British culture and lifestyle magazine, Country Life, focusing on fine art and architecture, the great country houses, and rural living. Every page is fully searchable, and reproduced in full color and high resolution. Country Life Archive presents a chronicle of more than 100 years of British heritage, including its art, architecture, and landscapes, with an emphasis on leisure pursuits such as antique collecting, hunting, shooting, equestrian news, and gardening.

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 January 11, 2016

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New Trial: Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War

The University now has trial access to Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War until 4th February 2016.

An archival research resource containing a vast collection of rare magazines by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. Over 1,500 periodicals written and illustrated by serving members of the armed forces and associated welfare organisations published between 1914 and the end of 1919 are included. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover, in full colour or greyscale, and with granular indexing of all articles and specialist indexing of Publications.

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 January 5, 2016

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New Trial: Samuel Beckett Digital Manuscript Project

The University now has trial access to Samuel Beckett Digital Manuscript Project until 14th December 2015.

The Beckett Digital Manuscript Project is a collaboration between the Centre for Manuscript Genetics (University of Antwerp), the Beckett International Foundation (University of Reading) and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (University of Texas at Austin), with the kind permission of the Estate of Samuel Beckett.

The purpose of the Beckett Digital Manuscript Project is to reunite the manuscripts of Samuel Beckett’s works in a digital way, and to facilitate genetic research: the project brings together digital facsimiles of documents that are now preserved in different holding libraries, and adds transcriptions of Beckett’s manuscripts, tools for bilingual and genetic version comparison, a search engine, and an analysis of the textual genesis of his works.

 

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 December 7, 2015

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New Trial: Case Files Collection

The University now has trial access to Case Files Collection until 23rd December 2015.

AccessMedicine’s Case Files® Collection from McGraw-Hill Education offers the best-selling Case Files® content in an interactive format. Updated regularly, this comprehensive case collection helps students learn and apply basic science and clinical medicine concepts in the context of realistic patient cases.

Exceeded license message during trial:
If while trying to access the site, you receive an error message regarding exceeded licenses, this means your allotted seats have been used up at that time.

Mobile view:
If you or your patrons are trying to access the site during the trial period via a mobile device, you will need to register for a MyAccess account via the website.

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 November 24, 2015

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New Trial: Voluntary Sector Review

The University now has trial access to Voluntary Sector Review until 24th February 2016.

Voluntary Sector Review publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed, accessible papers on third sector research, policy and practice. It is an invaluable cutting-edge resource for all those researching or working in the fast-growing voluntary, community and wider third sectors.

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 November 24, 2015

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New Trial: EMIS

The University now has trial access to EMIS until 30th November 2015.

EMIS is a comprehensive Emerging Market Information platform. It has leading coverage in CEE, Middle East, Asia, Africa and LATAM and provides access to three main data sets in one place: companies, industry analysis and macroeconomic.

You can expect to find:

• Companies – 1.3 million private and public emerging market company profiles with full financials 5-12years

• Industries – Over 225 industry profiles covering news, research statistics, market segmentation, overview and forecast from EMIS and renowned sources. Benchmarking value of industry with top companies and their market share (industry analysis, aggregation, concentration anaylsis)

• Countries – Over 149 emerging countries + some developed countries covering news, country research & forecast, and macroeconomic statistics with country risk reports from OECD, Oxford Economics, Dun & Bradstreet and EIU

• Premium reports from Euromonitor, Mintel, BMI, Economist Intelligence Unit, Market line, S&P, Oxford Economics, D&B

• M&A – over 100,000 M&A deals along with proprietary research, valuations and forecast

• Sources – over 22,000 local and globally renowned sources. Customised alerts, searches, reports and proprietary analytical tools to monitor, screen and analyse trends, risks, and forecast

• News – Our own exclusive news service which combines over 22,000 local sources (local data can be translated to local language through translate function)

• Benchmarking, peer analysis, company ranking – industry level

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 November 9, 2015

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New Trial: Osiris

The University now has trial access to Osiris until 22nd November 2015.

Osiris has information on listed, and major unlisted/delisted, companies around the world. The information is very detailed and includes a lot more than financial reports. Different templates are used to show accounts in the correct formats for their company type and location.

  • Company financials in a standardised and “as reported” formats
  • Restated reports
  • Ratings
  • SEC filings via Edgar Online and other regulatory filings
  • Searchable corporate actions and dividends
  • Detailed earnings estimates and buy/sell recommendations
  • Country profiles and outlook from the EIU
  • Directors and contacts
  • Images of annual and interim reports plus corporate and social responsibility documents
  • Detailed stock data
  • Detailed corporate structures
  • Market research
  • Business and company-related news
  • M&A deals and rumours
  • Directors section including biographies
  • Very detailed information on companies’ activities

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 November 9, 2015

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