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 6/14/17)
Vendor Offered
A premium policy news and information resource designed specifically to keep students, faculty and researchers at universities up to date on current developments in the political world.

(expires 7/3/17)
Vendor Offered
HeinOnline is the world's largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.


Music Industry Data
(expired 5/10/17)
Liaison Requested
A repository of historical and current data from Billboard, GfK Entertainment and many more reporting agencies from over 30 countries around the world. Through analysis of sales data, Music ID provides rankings for both albums and single tracks, which tell the story of the impact of music on society and cultures.

India, Raj, and Empire
(expired 4/26/17)
Vendor Offered
Explore the history of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947, through the wonderfully rich and diverse manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland.

Women's Studies Archive
(expired 4/26/17)
Liaison Requested
Global in scope, the archive presents materials covering the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and offers a look at the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society. A wide range of primary sources provide a close look at some of the pioneers of women's history, a deep dive into the issues that have affected women, and the many contributions they have made to society.

Women's Suffrage Collection
(expired 4/12/17)
Liaison Requested
This collection covers the eighty years between the 1840 World's Anti-Slavery Convention and the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. And includes newspapers that had some overlap between the temperance and women's rights movements, as well as an anti-suffrage paper.

Digital Theatre +
(expired 4/4/17)
Liaison Requested
Working in partnership with renowned theatre companies and leading actors and creatives, Digital Theatre+ captures live performances in high quality. It also contains content from leading global producers, including RSC, Shakespeare’s Globe, LA Theatre Works, BBC and Gran Teatre del Liceu, as well as a distinctive range of curriculum-linked educational resources: exclusive interviews, full transcripts, in-depth study guides and workshops.

See expired database trials, 2016 - 2017
See expired database trials
, 2015 - 2016

See expired database trials, 2014 - 2015
See expired database trials, 2013 - 2014
See expired database trials, 2012 - 2013
See expired database trials, 2011 - 2012
See expired database trials, 2010 - 2011
See expired database trials
, 2009 - 2010
See expired database trials, 2008 - 2009
See expired database trials, 2007 - 2008
See expired database trials, 2006 - 2007
See expired database trials, Summer 2006
See expired database trials, Fall 2005 and Spring 2005