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. 

3D Atlas (Primal Pictures,
(expires 5/29/15)
Liaison Requested
4 month trial of the 3D Atlas modules in from Primal Pictures.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
(expires 3/3/15)
Liaison Requested
Contains streaming video of the skeletal structure, muscles, tendons, and joints of real human anatomic specimins. The body is divided into 5 sections: upper extremity, lower extremity, trunk, head & neck, and internal organs. Review exercises and exams are included in each sextion.

Anatomy & Physiology Online (Primal Pictures)
(expires 4/30/15)
Liaison Requsted
username: jmu
password: anatomy
20 modules with clear 3D images and interactive models, narrated animations and illustrations, dissection slides you can label, clinical case studies, the impact of aging on each body system, pronunciation guides, quizzes, and more.

JoVE Essentials of Behavioral Science
(expires 3/6/15)
Vendor Offered
Contains videos on the fundamentals of behavior neuroscience that explain the neurobiology of behavior, discuss concepts behind prominent techniques, introduce important questions being asked by scientists, and provide protocols to run behavioral experiments.

Loeb Classical Library
(expires 3/23/15)
Liaison Requested
The Digital Loeb Classical Library presents over 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts in digital form allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content. An interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of Greek and Latin literature, digital library includes accurate English translations of epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory and other documents of Greek and Latin Classical importance.

Met Opera On Demand
(expires 3/7/15)
Liaison Requested
Met Opera On Demand contains over 500 performances in streaming HD audio and video. Includes radio bradcasts, telecasts, and feature presentations.



(expired 2/13/15)
Vendor Offered
Statista provides access to statistical data from over 18,000 sources worldwide. Includes data from popular industries, sports & recreation, consumer goods, media & advertising, technology, telecommunications, and more.

GlobeSmart (Aperian Global)
(expired 1/31/15)
Liaison Requested
Password: jmulibraries1
GlobeSmart is an online reference tool providing detailed, business-related cultural information on over 80 countries.

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart Talks)
(expired 12/31/14)
Vendor Offered
The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection contains over 1,500 streaming seminar-style talks on the latest research and developments in biomedicine and life sciences. Also includes talks on research fundamentals in these areas.


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