The Library has a number of new e-resources trials currently underway, with some lasting into the new year. For more information visit the links below, and provide feedback on whether you enjoyed the trial access!
- Caribbean newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society, 1718 – 1876
- Comprehensive physiology
- Encyclopedia of ancient Greek language and linguistics
- NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay
- Social Explorer
Provides complete facsimiles of every available issue of over 140 newspapers. Included are eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other news items. Most of these newspapers were published in the English language, but a number of Spanish-, French-, and Danish-language titles are also provided.
Trial end date: Dec 31, 2013
Comprehensive Physiology is one of the most authoritative and comprehensive collection of physiology information ever assembled. Its starting point is more than 30,000 pages of content from the American Physiological Society’s renowned Handbook of Physiology (HoP) series, which is presented here for the first time in an online format. Since the launch of Comprehensive Physiology in January 2011, quarterly issues of brand new content that expands on the classic content from HoP are also being released.
Trial end date: Nov 30, 2013
A systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of Ancient Greek comprising detailed descriptions of the language from Proto-Greek to koine.
Trial end date: Dec 14, 2013
Contains 16 databases on Chinese studies by the Eudition’s central server in the U.S. Currently the following 9 database are accessible:
- 中國基本古籍庫 Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books
- 中國方志庫 Database of Chinese Local Records
- 中國譜牒庫 Database of Chinese Genealogy
- 中國叢書庫 Database of Chinese Collectanea
- 中國類書庫 Database of Chinese Class book
- 中國經典庫 Database of Chinese Classics
- 中國俗文庫 Database of Chinese Popular Literature
- 敦煌文獻庫 Database of Chinese Dunhuang Manuscripts
- 申報數據庫A型 Database of ShenBao (A)
Trial end date: Dec 31, 2013
Library PressDisplay provides access to today’s newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The collection currently includes more than 2,000 titles from 100 countries in 56 languages. Just like reading the familiar print edition, viewers can browse articles and other key content, such as pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices. The service also provides up to a 60-day backfile and the ability to perform keyword searches across all titles and the entire backfile. Users get access to a wide-range of current newspapers from Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and the U.S.
Trial end date: Nov 29, 2013
PsycTESTS is a database that provides information about psychological tests and measures. It includes citations to articles that discuss the test and how it can be used. Some information about the test is taken from the articles and presented right in the database. In many cases, the full test (or a document with a selection of test items) is available to download as well.
Trial end date: May 16, 2014
Demographic information about the United States including:
- The entire US Census from 1790 to 2010.
- The entire American Community Survey (ACS) from 2005 to 2011.
- All annual updates from the American Community Survey.
Data visualization tools, including interactive maps and charts, permit “unparalleled exploration of demographic and social change, revealing the patterns buried in raw numbers.” Users can create and save reports and/or download data to a variety of statistical packages.
Trial end date: Jan 13, 2014