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Database Trials at JMU Libraries

JMU Libraries regularly trials new electronic resources.  If you'd like to recommend a database for us to purchase, please contact your library liaison or fill out this form.

Database Request Trials

 

EXPIRED TRIALS 2010 - 2011:

VideoBlocks.com  [Acquired]

(expired 6/25/11)

Liaison Requested

Username:  JamesMadisonUniversity

Password:  JamesMadisonUniversity

VideoBlocks.com is video resource for stock footage, looping motion backwards, special effects, and more.  Users can download an unlimited number of multimedia clips to be used for all types of video productions and projects, including:

Clips are compatible with both PCs and MACs!

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

(expired 6/9/11)

Liaison Requested

*To access this content please scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the "Points of View" link located next to a round black and white icon.

Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database that is designed to provide a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.  The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.  Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.  Click here for more information.

Naxos Spoken Word Library

(expired 5/31/11)

Vendor Offered

The Naxos Spoken Word Library comprises one of the most comprehensive collections of classic audiobook material available online.  Included in this database are close to 340 authors, playwrights and poets and more than 410 titles comprising over 1,170 works and stories. The literature in this database includes classic novels, plays and poetry from medieval times to the twentieth century, unabridged titles from Shakespeare to James Joyce, and newly commissioned texts such as The History of English Literature.  The Naxos Spoken Word Library brochure can be downloaded here.

Morningstar Investment Research Center  [Acquired]

(expired 5/31/11)

Liaison Requested

Morningstar contains comprehensive financial information on mutual funds, ETFs, and the leading US stock exchanges.  It also provides return information on several investment indexes, types, sectors, and styles.  Use the interactive tools to x-ray your portfolio for risk assessment or calculate how much money you need to pay for college or fund your retirement. Click here for flash demo of the resource.

Filmakers Library Online (Alexander Street Press)  [Acquired]

(expired 5/30/11)

Liaison Requested

Filmakers Library Online provides documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. Points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide are presented.  Included in this resource are 913 titles, equaling approximately 757 hours.

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean (Gale)

(expired 5/28/11)

Liaison Requested

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean brings together a collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean.  Resources include academic journals and news feeds covering the region, reference articles and commentary, maps and statistics, audio and video, and more.  Topics covered include politics, economics, religion, culture, international affairs, the environment, science, and technology.

Alternative Press Index (EBSCO)

(expired 5/22/11)

Liaison Requested

Alternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Launched in 1969 to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change, API covers theories and practices of socialism and revolution alongside ecology, democracy and anarchism, feminism and organized labor, and indigenous peoples and gays/lesbians.  Coverage begins in 1991.  Pre-1991 coverage can be found in the Alternative Press Index Archive (see below).

Alternative Press Index and Archive (EBSCO)  [Acquired]

(expired 5/22/11)

Liaison Requested

Alternative Press Index Archive is a database archive of pre-1991 Alternative Press Index (see above) journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals.  Theories and practices of socialism and revolution are covered alongside ecology, democracy and anarchism, feminism and organized labor, and indigenous peoples and gays/lesbians. 

First Street (CQ Press)

(expired 5/4/11)

Liaison Requested

First Street was developed for lobbyists, law firms, associations, and anyone working to affect legislative policy.  This resource consolidates vital Congressional, government and lobbying information from authoritative data sources giving users an understanding and visualization of the relationships shaping policy.  First Street enables users to: Research a contact's work history in Congress, Federal agencies, and as a registered lobbyist, Visualize how lobbying firms and clients are related, Uncover what government agencies and legislation lobbying firms are lobbying, Identify lobbyists active in issue areas or lobbying a piece of legislation, Find all staff or lobbyists with experience on a certain issue, Quickly build contact lists enabling proactive coalition building, and Save searches and bookmark specific interests. Also, the First Street Coalition Builder tool allows users to visualize the in-depth connections between staffers, lobbyists, and members of Congress.  The tool allows users to quickly research and build coalitions to help them shape policy decisions.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)

(expired 5/4/11)

Liaison Requested

This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text contains more than 300,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline and includes full text for more than 200 magazines and journals as well as full text books & monographs. Click here for more information.

World Politics Review (EBSCO)

(expired 5/1/11)

Liaison Requested

Along with access to WPR's original content through EBSCO Publishing, users also get access to all of worldpoliticsreview.com. World Politics Review (WPR) is an online information service for foreign policy professionals and readers with a serious interest in international politics and foreign affairs. WPR's mission is to help its users: 1) closely follow the events, issues and trends that constitute international affairs; and 2) better understand those events, issues and trends. The following features may be found with this exclusive bonus access:  WPR Features, WPR Report, PDF versions of all WPR features and reports, PDF versions of third-party reports and studies, the complete archives of thousands of WPR articles, including all briefings and columns, enhanced search capability, and the ability to comment on any article on the site, and see what other WPR subscribers are saying. Click here for even more information.

 

Image Quest (Britannica)  [Acquired]

(expired 4/30/11)

Vendor Offered

Access more than two million rights-cleared images from over 40 of the best collections in the world with Image Quest.  Images are provided from such notable resources as Dorling Kindersley Images, Getty Images, the National Portrait Gallery of London, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific, and other leading names. Teachers can use the images in their lesson plans and classroom activities while students can turn to the site as they work on homework assignments and school or course projects. This site is free of advertising and provides safe and fast access to high quality images on all topics and for all ages.

National Library Week 2011

(expired 4/24/11)

Vendor Offered

  • Gale NewsVault Cross-searching resource used for exploring Gale's historical newspaper and periodical collections
  • Global Issues in ContextToday’s world issues from a global perspective
  • GREENR Reference portal for sustainability and environmental studies
  • Powerspeak LanguagesTeaches users how to immerse into cultural authenticity. New languages include ESL Mandarin, Italian, Japanese, and Russian.
  • Science in ContextFrom global warming to space exploration, information is integrated with today's headlines and videos in order to relate real-world issues
  • Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive A collection devoted to slavery studies. Part I: Debates over Slavery & Abolition is available now.

World History in Video (Alexander Street Press)

(expired 4/12/11)

Liaison Requested

World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The video content offered in this database covers Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. This collection is continuously growing and, upon completion, will contain 1,000 hours of streaming video that offers access to more than 1,750 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide.

Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street Press)  [Acquired]

(expired 4/12/11)

Liaison Requested

Counseling and Therapy in Video provides a large and full collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in many valuable ways.

Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan (A.M. Digital)

Section I: Independence, Partition and the Nehru Era, 1947-1964

(expired 4/5/11)

Liaison Requested

This database covers the period of the birth and development of the Indian and Pakistani states from the run-up to partition in August 1947 until the death of Jawarhalal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, in 1964. These files cover these events from the standpoint of British officialdom. In addition to high politics, the papers in the files cover such issues as economic and industrial development, trade, migration, visits to South Asia by British politicians and by South Asian politicians to Britain and elsewhere, education, administrative reorganization, conflict over language, aid, political parties, agriculture and irrigation, and television and the press. Many maps can also be viewed together in the Maps Visual Gallery.

*Note: The ‘download entire document in PDF’ option is not available during this trial. However, you are still able to view and print images from the collections.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)

(expired 3/27/11)

Liaison Requested

With this database you can access every significant item from a journal, including full-text, original research articles, reviews, editorials, chronologies, abstracts, scripts, and more. Access is provided to current and retrospective bibliographic information and cited references found in nearly 1,130 of the world's leading arts & humanities journals, plus individually selected, relevant items from approximately 7,000 of the world's leading science and social sciences journals. Information can be found in areas such as archeology, architecture, dance, music, film and theater, history, humanities, literature, and religion.

*Note: To search all ISI Web of Knowledge databases, please select the "All Databases" tab located at the top left of the page.

SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)

(expired 3/25/11)

Vendor Offered

SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive sociology research database and offers information encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.  The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus, informative abstracts for more than 4,500 coverage journals dating as far back as 1895, and contains full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908.  It also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs and for over 16,800 conference papers. Click here for more information.

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (EBR) Online

(expired 3/25/11)

Liaison Requested

The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) pursues the twofold task of 1) comprehensively recording – and, indeed, advancingthe current knowledge of the origins and development of the Bible in its Jewish and Christian canonical forms and 2) documenting the history of the Bible’s reception in Judaism and Christianity as evident in literature, theological and philosophical writings of various genres, literature, liturgy, music, the visual arts, dance, and film, as well as in Islam and other religious traditions and contemporary movements.

Eighteenth Century Journals Index Portal (A.M. Digital)

(expired 3/24/11)

Liaison Requested

Eighteenth Century Journal Portal brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1815, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life.  Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years. Topics covered include: colonial life; provincial and rural affairs; the French and American revolutions; reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe; political debates; and London coffee house gossip and discussion.

*Note: The ‘download entire document in PDF’ option is not available, however you are still able to view and print images from the collections.

Digital Sanborn Maps (ProQuest)

(expired 3/17/11)

Liaison Requested

Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. These maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections. Click here for more product information.

Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (ProQuest)

(expired 3/17/11)

Liaison Requested

Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (1867-1970) provides digital access to thousands of large-scale maps of American towns and cities, searchable by address and GPS coordinates. The maps chart the growth and development of thousands of America towns and cities across a century. Examining temporal (time) changes is made even easier with tools that layer maps from different years on top of each other and over modern street, satellite, and hybrid layers via a Google™ map interface.

*Note: First, please complete authentication on the pop up screen. Then, to begin your search, please click on one of the four search options located under the heading "To Get Started". 

Early Modern London Theatres

Liaison Requested

This database lets you see what direct use has been made, over the last four centuries, of pre-1642 documents related to professional performance in purpose-built theatres and other permanent structures in the London area. It is not a comprehensive collection of those pre-1642 documents; rather, it charts the copies (or ‘transcriptions’) which were subsequently made of them. It tells you who used them, and when, and where you can find evidence of that use. It also gives you some access to what was used, together with a reference to the location of the original document. This database does not include play texts.

(**found to be a free resource)

Curriculum Resource Center (Facts on File)

(expired 3/3/11)

Username: jmu

Password: facts

Vendor Offered

Curriculum Resource Center is "an electronic library of printable teacher handouts."  This resource contains fact sheets, timelines, images, maps, diagrams, and math sheets to print and handout for classroom or homework exercises. Click here for a product sheet (pdf format).

Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)

(expired 3/1/11)

Vendor Offered

Provides over 64,000 images as well as full text coverage of over 350 periodicals and 220 books on topics ranging from antiques and costume design to printmaking and sculpture.  Click here for more information.

Black History Month Collection (Gale)

(expired 2/28/11)

Vendor Offered

Free access to a collection of Gale resources covering topics of interest for Black History Month (February).  Includes ebooks, encyclopedias, biographies, and dictionaries.

AP Interactives (The Associated Press)

(expired 2/28/11)

Vendor Offered

AP Interactives database explores current news and educational topics through interactive compilations of multimedia content.  This database integrates video, images, graphics, audio and text.   Instant access is provided to a wealth of information on an ever-growing range of topics.  Major subject headings include: Breaking News, U.S. Domestic News & Features, International News & Features, National Politics, Finance, Sports, Travel, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Special Events, and many more.

Datamonitor360

(expired 2/21/11)

Liaison Requested

Full and free access to Datamonitor360 Premium which includes Datamonitor industry, company, and country profiles. Access is also provided to Country Statistics, Market Data Analytics, and Product Launch Analytics databases, as well as, Business Insights Publisher Reports. The direct links to these sites can be located on the homepage under the "Databases" and "Publishers" entry points. The Life Science Analytics, Inc. Report Center (Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical reports) is also fully accessible here by clicking on the "Subscriber Login" tab at the top of the page and entering username- Jason and password- lsa89jmu.

State Papers Online (Gale)

(expired 2/20/11)

Vendor Offered

This unique primary source collection includes the papers of the kings and queens of the 16th and 17th centuries.  Free access to this trial allows users to take advantage of the following resources: 3 million pages of 16th- & 17th-century British government documents, over 200,000 searchable pages of calendars and catalogues, ability to compare two manuscript documents, and more.  You can even submit new connections or corrections to the calendars!  Useful research tools such as image galleries, key documents, and essays and calendar introductions aid you as you peruse this resource. Click here for more information.

British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval & Renaissance (Gale)

(expired 2/20/11)

Vendor Offered

British Literary Manuscripts Online presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials throughout the duration of Medieval times and the Renaissance (roughly 1120 to 1660).  Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript.  Images of the complete manuscript can be viewed, manipulated and navigated on screen.  Please note that the text of the manuscripts themselves is not searchable. Click here for more information.

British Literary Manuscripts Online, c.1660-1900 (Gale)

(expired 2/20/11)

Vendor Offered

This extensive digital archive includes hundreds of thousands of pages of material from the Restoration through the Victorian era.  This free access trial allows us to view facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript.  Images of the complete manuscript can be viewed, manipulated and navigated on screen.  Please note that the text of the manuscripts themselves is not searchable.   Click here for more information.

19th Century British Library Newspapers (Gale)

(expired 2/20/11)

Vendor Offered

This full-text‚ fully searchable digital archive includes 46 papers originating in England‚ Scotland and Ireland. 19th Century British Library Newspapers Part I and Part II provide a range of publications to reflect the social, political and cultural events of the time.  Taken directly from the extensive holdings of the British Library, the selected publications provide coverage of well-known historic events, cultural icons, sporting events, the arts, culture and other national pastimes.  Click here for more information.

Guide to the Supreme Court (CQ Press)

(expired 2/10/11)

Liaison Requested

Learn all about the history and functions of the US Supreme Court in this guide from CQ Press.  Part of the Supreme Court Collection, the guide provides information on current court personnel, past court decisions, recent appointments and the politics behind them, and details on how cases reach the highest court in the land. Click here for more information.

Passport GMID (Euromonitor)  [Acquired] 

(expired 2/1/11)

Liaison Requested 

Passport GMID contains market reports, statistics, and commentary of emerging industries and consumer trends.  Is also a multi-disciplinary resource that relates to political science, economics, social science, and health.  GMID contains details on population, household profiles, education rates, health instances, government expenditures, and much more; check out the Countries and Consumers tabs to find this information. Click here for additional information.

BusinessDecision Academic

(expired 1/31/11)

Username: jmu@civictechnologies.com

Password: jmutrial

Liaison Requested 

*Note: After you click on the link above, you'll need to click on the gray "please click here to login.php." link.  In the new login window, fill in the "Returning User Login" email and password with the information provided above.  Check the license agreement box and click Login to enter the resource.

Research consumer market data, demographic information, and market segmentation using GIS software.  Users can search for data using addresses, zip codes, cities, and map locations.  Also useful for geography, sociology, and public policy research.

Digital Campus

(expired 1/24/11)

username: jmu123

password: duncan

Vendor Offered

Digital Campus is a resource that provides students access to course-related films outside of the classroom.  View videos, create lesson plans and learning objectives in this resource.  Best viewed in Internet Explorer.  Click here for more information about the resource.

Grzimek's Animal Life (Gale)

(expired 1/14/10)

Vendor Offered

An interactive resource that contains information on thousands of animal species.  Content covers taxonomic structures, interatcive biomes, animal diversity, evolution, ecology, habitat and current conditions.  For more information, click here.

American History (ABC-CLIO)

(expired 12/31/10)

Vendor Offered

American History explores topics ranging from exploration of the America's to today's news stories.  Information is broken down by eras and topics.  Be sure to check out The Idea Exchange, a collection of scholarly essays in response to the tough, lasting questions in American History.

American Mosaic: The African American Experience (ABC-CLIO)

(expired 12/31/10)

Vendor Offered

Browse through a wealth of information on African American history and culture compiled by African American librarians and subject specialists.  Topics range from ancient African civilizations to hip hop to the election of President Obama.  Check out the The Idea Exchange for a discussion of high African American incarceration rates, the Civil Rights movement, and more.

Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street Press)

(expired 12/31/10)

Username: reviewer

Password: 5cadmium866

Vendor Offered

Online video collection that allows viewers to study social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling in a unique way.  This release includes 331 videos of about 371 viewing hours.  A second collection in scheduled for release in 2011.

Daily Life through History (ABC-CLIO)

(expired 12/31/10)

Vendor Offered

Find information about the daily lives of common people from all over the world from 10,000BCE to present.  The Idea Exchange debates the role of family in society, the quality of women's lives past and present, and the affects of the Industrial Revolution.

SAGE Research Methods Online Beta

(expired 12/31/10)

Liaison Requested

SRMO beta is a tool designed to help researchers answer difficult methods questions.  SMRO contains over 500 book titles, inlcuding all the Little Green Books, 6 dictionaries, 4 encyclopedias, and numerous SAGE journal articles.  Be sure to check out the visual Methods Map tool!  Click here for a few short online video tutorials.

*Note: this resource is still in beta.  Some features may not function perfectly and content will continue to be added through the end of 2010.  Feel free to use the feedback button that appears throughout the site if you would like to offer suggestions or report problems.

Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice 1490-2007 (Adam Matthew)

(expired 12/31/10)

Liaison Requested

This resource combines primary source documents, interactive maps, scholarly essays, tutorials, chronology, and bibliography to provide information on the varieties of slavery, its legacy and continued existence, as well as relevant social justice issues.  For more information on the nature and scope of the content in this resource, please click here*Note: the "download entire document in PDF" option is not available during trial periods.

World At War: Conflict and Society (ABC-CLIO)

(expired 12/31/10)

Vendor Offered

World at War provides information on wars from all parts of the world from the 1500s to present.  Be sure to see The Idea Exchange for scholarly debates on the Cold War, counterterrorism, and more.

eLearning Modules (Facts on File)

(expired 12/29/10)

Username: jmu

Password: facts

Vendor Offered

Check out Facts on File eLearning Modules in Careers, Health, US & World History, and Earth, Life, and Physical Sciences.  eLearning Modules contain educational videos, images, and support materials that help teaching faculty with class preparation.  For more information, click here.

World Geography and Culture Online (Facts on File)

(expired 12/29/10)

Username: jmu

Password: facts

Vendor Offered

This resource offers over 200 country descriptions that include information on geography, culture, weather & climate, history, government, and society.  Also contains descriptions, maps, statistics, timelines, and images for the 50 states of the US (including info on DC).  For information on other features, click here (pdf file).

Writer's Reference Center

(expired 12/29/10)

Username: jmu

Password: facts

Vendor Offered

Writer's Reference Center is a resource designed to quickly help students with paper writing.  This resource includes numerous thematic dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference books that provide around 100,000 definitions and 150 essays on grammar and style.  Click here for more information (pdf file).

Films on Demand  [Acquired]

(expired 12/17/10)

Liaison Requested

Films on Demand is a streaming video resource that provides educational videos in four collections: Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Business & Economics, and Health.

Palgrave Connect

(expired 12/16/10)

Magic Word: freetrial

Liaison Requested

Access this one-time full collection trial of 2010 ebooks by Palgrave.  Subjects include Business & Management, Enconomics & Finance, Education, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Media & Cultural Studies, Politics, Religion & Philosophy, Social Science, and Theatre & Performing Arts.  Click here for an online video demonstration of the ebook platform.

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 (EBSCO)

(expired 11/30/10)

Vendor Offered

Resource includes information about the history, literature, and culture of Hispanics in the US.  Content includes advertisements, books, letters, magazines, poems, short stories, and more!  Click here for more information.

Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (ProQuest)

(expired 11/30/10)

password: welcome

Liaison Requested

Geocoded Sanborn fire insurance maps (1867-1970) provides digital access to over 12,000 maps of US cities and towns.  Searchable by address and GPS coordinates.  Information includes building outlines, size, use, construction details, and function of structures.  Also includes street names, sidewalk widths, property boundaries, house and block numbers.

SpringerImages

(expired 11/30/10)

Vendor Offered

A comprehensive colelction of scientific and medical photos, graphs, histograms, tables, and more.

CQ Press Encyclopedias  [Acquired]

(expired 11/18/10)

Liaison Requested

Access the Encyclopedia of Religion in America and the Encyclopedia of US Political History in the CQ Press Electronic Library to learn more about the social, cultural, and religious effects on America's political history.

CQ Press Voting and Elections Collection  [Acquired]

(expired 11/18/10)

Liaison Requested

This resource contains data, analyses, explanations, and historical material to facilitate research on presidential, congressional, gubernatorial elections.  Also includes information on campaigns and elections, political parties, voters, and demographics.

Springer eBook Collection

(expired 11/15/10)

Vendor Offered

Access around 20,000 ebook titles in the Springer Collection (restricted to English language ebooks only).  Titles are divided into 12 subjects ranging from Behavioral Science to Professional and Applied Computing.

African Newspapers

(expired 11/12/10)

Liaison Requested

Currently includes 43 19th and 20th Century newspaper titles with over 350,000 pages.  Database will contain more material when complete.  Available titles are from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, and South Africa.  Brought to us by World Newspaper Archive from Readex.

House of Commons Parlimentary Papers, 1688-2004 (ProQuest)

(expired 11/3/10)

password: welcome

Liaison Requested

These Parlimentary papers are the working documents of the British government for all areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policies.  Includes over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material from 1688.

Breast Cancer Searchable Information Center (ebrary)

(expired 10/31/10)

Vendor Offered

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ebrary created an open access database of breast cancer publications.  The database includes materials from the National Cancer Institute, National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Office of Women's Health, and more.  For other open access collections by ebrary, visit http://www.ebrary.com/corp/accessCollections.jsp

Social Theory (Alexander Street Press)

(expired 10/31/10)

username: reviewer

password: 28trillium377

Vendor Offered

A social theory resource including 401 works from 145 authors covering important trends of sociological thought from the 18th Century to present.  Also helpful for research in economics, political science, race and gender studies, intellectual history, media studies, psychology, and philosophy.

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2005  [Acquired]

(expired 10/27/10)

Liaison Requested

Click on the link above, then click the "Show Me" button to enter the trial.  Search or browse through full text pages of every copy of the TLS published between 1902 and 2005 to find articles on literature, theatre, cinema, music, and museum exhibitions.

Hispanic Heritage Month free access from ProQuest

(expired 10/15/10)

password: welcome

Vendor Offered

Access Ethnic NewsWatch, PRISMA (Publicaciones Y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas with HAPI), Latin American Newsstand, and US Hispanic Newsstand. These resources provide US and Latin American newspapers and newswires as well as full text scholarly journals containing articles on the social sciences and humanities in Latin American Studies.  Free access granted in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Berg Fashion Library (Oxford)  [Acquired]

(expired 10/14/10)

Liaison Requested

Provides access to ebooks, images, and journals covering world dress and fashion. Useful for anyone working in or studying fashion, anthropology, art history, history, museum studies, and cultural studies.

Sageworks

(expired 10/1/10)

username: jmutrial

password: password

Liaison Requested

Sageworks provides in-depth, private company industry data and comprehensive analytics. Financial information is arranged by NAICS codes, sales ranges, and regions of the country. Sageworks also tracks major private company trends in North America.

GVRL Award Winners 2009-2010

(expired 9/30/10)

Vendor Offered

Check out award-winning reference ebooks in Gale Virtual Reference Library. Subjects include education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, science, and social science.

Tip: Click Show All to view the complete list of titles available in this trial.

e-Libro

(expired 9/29/10)

Vendor Offered

Offers Spanish language ebooks in over 12 subject areas.  The Spanish version of ebrary!

International Bibliography of Art

(expired 9/12/10)

Liaison Requested

International Bibliography of Art is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA).  Ideal for academic and specialist art libraries, museums, and design firms, International Bibliography of Art provides authoritative coverage of international scholarship:

At least 500 core journals will be covered, plus detailed coverage of monographs, essay collections, conference proceedings and exhibition catalogues.

BrainPOP  [Acquired]

(expired 9/2/10)

username: jmu10

password: jmu10

Liaison Requested

Educational website with short Flash-based movies for students in grades K-12.

Users can access subsets of BrainPOP with the same login information.  These include: BrainPOP Jr., BrainPOP ESL, and BrainPOP Free Stuff.

ExploreLearning

(expired 9/2/10)

username: jmu2010

password: jmu2010

Liaison Requested

Math and Science "Gizmos" - teaching tools using interactive media for classroom lessons. Single trial account set up under name of Amanda Hedrick.

The Papers of James Madison  [Acquired]

(expired 9/2/10)

Liaison Requested

Documents the life and works of President James Madison.  Inclues works from his time as a Congressman, Secretary of State, President, and retiree.

MarketLine (Datamonitor)

(expired 8/16/10)

Liaison Requested

MarketLine offers a comprehensive and unique collection of company, industry, financial, product and country information, research and data extending across every major marketplace and industry.

Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels

(expired 8/10/10)

Vendor Offered

Underground and Independent Comics provides a comprehensive view of alternative comics from the 1960s to today, particularly those from North America.  There are also some pre-1960s materials included due to their influence on later works and their overall historical significance.  An Alexander Street Press resource.

Essay and General Literature Index & Retrospective (HW Wilson)  [Acquired]

(expired 8/1/10)

username: AZV46

password: UNVA090022

Liaison Requested

This reference resource offers precise access to nearly 86,000 essays that span the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film.

Note: When you login, you must select the databases before running a search.

JoVE

(expired 7/31/10)

Liaison Requested

Note:  You will need to sign up for a free user account to access our trial materials. The New Account link is found at the extreme top of the home page. 

Please use your JMU email account to register.

The Journal of Visualized Experiments is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological research in a video format.

Oxford Bibliographies Online  [Acquired]

(expired 7/29/10)

Vendor Offered

Oxford Bibliographies Online is designed to help busy researchers find reliable sources of information in half the time by directing them to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, receives multiple peer-reviews as well as Editorial Board approval, and is designed to facilitate a research experience with no dead ends.

LexisNexis Congressional Hearings Digital Collection

(expired 7/16/10)

username: amandahedrick

password: 5WLYF5

Liaison Requested

Provides comprehensive, full-text access to all published and unpublished Congressional hearings held from 1824-2003.

Public Documents Masterfile (Paratext)

(expired 7/15/10)

Liaison Requested

A comprehensive electronic guide to federal, state, local and international public documents, spanning over 200 years of publication.

 


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