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.

Current Trials

The following databases are being considered for JMU Libraries' online collections.

(expires 12/13/16)
Liaison Requested
Warc offers advertising best practices, evidence, and insights from the world's leading brands. Also publishes leading journals, including Admap, Market Leader, the Journal of Advertising Research, and the International Journal of Market Research.

WRDS - BoardEx Dataset
(Expires 2/3/17)
Liaison Requested
*You must have a WRDS account to access this dataset. Click here for WRDS login information
Relationship Capital is the sum of an organization's connectivity to the marketplace, both directly and indirectly. The process by which you identify, evaluate and employ your relationship capital is referred to as Relationship Capital Management (RCM). Advanced RCM tools provided by BoardEx go well beyond a contact management view of relationship capital and provide transparency into how seemingly unrelated individuals in the market are connected – both to your targets and to your coverage executives. With this unique knowledge, you can use your total relationship capital to impact business initiatives and build long term relationship franchise value.

Birds of North America
(expires 1/15/17)
Liaison Requested
Birds of North America (BNA) is a reference tool for the life histories of over 760 bird species that breed in the United States and Canada. Species accounts are written by ornithologists and other experts and are an essential reference for anyone with an advanced interest in birds. BNA offers an in-depth, authoritative summary of scientific literature and media, in addition to newly added sounds, images, and video, and distributional maps and model output.


GeoScienceWorld eBook Collection
(expired 11/30/16)
Vendor Offered
The GSW eBook Collections feature full-text essential titles, with unlimited printing, downloading, and multi-user simultaneous access. A faceted, cross-search tool allows users to search across eBooks, 46 journals on the GSW platform, and the bibliographic database GeoRef. Recommendation, social sharing, and citation management tools help scholars discover, share, and manage the platform’s content. The Collections’ mobile-optimized eBook reader lets users access content on the go.

Shakespeare in Performance
(expired 11/29/16)
Liaison Requested
Shakespeare in Performance showcases rare and unique prompt books from the world-famous Folger Shakespeare Library. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare's plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries

African American Communities
(expired 11/29/16)
Liaison Requested
Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina this resource presents multiple aspects of the African American community through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and a unique African American culture and identity.

Disability in the Modern World
(expired 11/26/16)
Liaison Requested
According to the World Bank, one person in seven experiences disability, yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement is an online collection that fills the gap, with a set of resources in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy. At completion, Disability in the Modern World will include 150,000 pages of primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with 125 hours of video.

Global Road Warrior
(expired 11/22/16)
Vendor Offered
Global Road Warrior is the most comprehensive country cultural database on the market today. Featuring in-depth information on 175 countries, Global Road Warrior will give your students a level of insight into each country that cannot be found anywhere else. Categories include: Culture & Society, the Business Experience, Negotiating, Women in Culture, Women in Business, Greetings & Courtesies, Language Video Dictionary, Music, and Education.

Lippincott Advisor
(expired 11/18/16)
Liaison Requested
Lippincott Advisor is a collection of evidence-based content that provides practicing nurses with instant access to online references at the point of care. The program allows users to identify the information they need quickly and easily. Nurses can browse by topic or category, scroll through alphabetical lists of monographs, or perform a search to identify a particular monograph. Each entry includes extensive cross-reference hypertext links between and within content sets.

Lippincott Health Library - Occupational Therapy
(expired 11/18/16)
Liaison Requested
Lippincott Occupational Therapy Health Library includes 11 core textbooks from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, as well as clinical videos covering orthosis, physical dysfunction, and foundational knowledge.

Lippincott Health Library - Physician's Assistant Core
(expired 11/18/16)
Liaison Requested
Lippincott Physician's Assistant Core Health Library includes textbooks, covering the anatomical and basic sciences, videos to enhance understanding and study, Q&A questions, and a list of the most popular journal articles from leading society publishing partners in the Physician Assistant market (JAAPA and JPAE).

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