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The Libraries are trialing these electronic resources. To help us make decisions about purchasing, please let us know what you think of these products.
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The Libraries have trial access to these electronic resources. To help us make decisions about purchasing, please let us know what you think of these products.

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Current Trials

  • ABI Inform Complete  Icon
    Trial through May 31, 2014
    ABI/INFORM contains a broad array of business information, from scholarly journals and dissertations, to company, industry and market focused trade news. It includes top sources like the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and The Economist. Also provides historical perspective, with journals and other material dating back to the early 1900s.
    Please send feedback to Sonia Ensins, Business Librarian
  • American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820-1922: From the New York Historical Society
    Trial through April 30, 2014
    This database from the New York Historical Society’s collection of pamphlets provides access to more than 25,000 short works printed in every region of the United States. Valuable for the study of race, ethnicity and gender in the 19th and early 20th centuries, these pamphlets span 100 years of American life, from the Jacksonian Era through the dawn of the Jazz Age. Topics are extremely broad-ranging and cover politics and government, religion and religious movements, art and entertainment, business and economics, health and medicine, education, immigrants and ethnic groups, American Indians, slavery and the Civil War, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women, and science and technology.
    Please send feedback to Brendan Rapple, English Librarian
  • ASM eBooks Collection  Icon
    Trial through July 9, 2014
    Access to these titles only:
    Microbes and Evolution
    Genome Plasticity and Infectious Diseases
    Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections
    Yeast Research
    Population Genetics of Bacteria
    Stable Isotope Probing and Related Technologies
    Immune Response to Infection
    Bacterial Stress Responses
    Lure of Bacterial Genetics
    Please send feedback to Enid Karr, Biology Librarian
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III  Icon
    Trial through May 7, 2014
    The third volume of Alexander Street Press’ Counseling and Therapy in Video contains training videos, reenactments, and actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and clinicians. Volume III presents a firm grounding in the theoretical modalities of counseling and psychotherapy while expanding into new and emerging areas such as social media, veterans, cyber-bullying, mindfulness, and neuroscience. This collection features the “giants” of counseling and psychotherapy such as Viktor Frankl, Albert Bandura, Albert Ellis, Aaron Beck, Virginia Satir, Jay Haley, and Carl Rogers, whose theoretical models shape much of counseling today.
    Please send feedback to Brendan Rapple, Education Librarian
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)  Icon
    Trial through April 4, 2014
    Transcribed and translated foreign broadcasts and news, 1941-1996. The original mission of FBIS was to monitor, record, transcribe, and translate intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories. This databases now offers the opportunity for students to expand their research into primary sources that originated in languages they do not understand.
    Please send feedback to Elliot Brandow, History Librarian
  • Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry  Icon
    Trial through April 14, 2014
    Published by Wiley, this is a well-established, authoritative reference resource on the vast array of industrial chemistry topics. Articles are lengthy and well-referenced. First published 100 years ago, and now in its 7th edition (2011), but with many online updates since then.
    Please send feedback to Sally Wyman, Chemistry/Physics Librarian
  • Voxgov  Icon
    Trial through April 3, 2014
    Searching News & Media from Government sources, this database includes extensive access to government generated text harvested both from Official government releases and social media. Data can be filtered by branch of government, democrat or republican, individual and more. Ability to create reports on topics. Set up an account myvoxgov, with your BC email address to get the full value the reports and the ability to track topics etc.
    Additional license availalbe for text mining access.
    Please send feedback to Barbara Mento, Government Documents Librarian

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