Filmakers Library Online – trial

 “Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning 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. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 708 titles, equalling approximately 585 hours”.

 To begin using the trial please go to http://flon.alexanderstreet.com and login with the username and password available from the Electronic journal and information services passwords web page (use your University username and password to access this page).:

Access is available until April 30th 2011.

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn s.c.corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text – trial

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text™ is the full-text counterpart of Criminal Justice Abstracts™, formerly a SAGE database. This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text’s coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.

To begin using the trial please go to http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,shib&group=main&profile=ehost&defaultdb=phl and follow the Criminal Justice Abstracts link.  Access is available until June 30th 2011.

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn s.c.corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments

RSC Gold – trial

Access to all RSC journal, database and magazine content that is available online.

Further details and search tips are available at www.rsc.org/platformvideo

To begin using the trial please go to http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Journals?key=Title&value=Current access is available until June 11th 2011.

 Most material is available at the URL above but the following have yet to migrate to the platform so you may also wish to browse:

http://www.rsc.org/Education/EiC/index.asp
http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/
http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/CurrentAwareness/index.asp

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn s.c.corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments

Mintel GMN (Global Market Navigator) – trial

Mintel Global Market Navigator is your fast–track to global market data. Global Market Navigator is a trusted database containing market size, market share and forecast data for thousands of consumer goods categories worldwide.

To begin using the trial please go to http://gmn.mintel.com/ 

Access is available until April 5th 2011.

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn s.c.corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments

Database trials of interest to Social sciences, English & Drama and History

The Library has trial access to the following databases until April 1st 2011.

Archives Unbound
British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance
Picture Post Historical Archive
State Papers Online, 1509-1714 (Part 3)

To begin searching please go to 

http://www.galeuk.com/trialsite/

and login with the username and password which is available from the Library’s Electronic journal and information services passwords at https://internal.lboro.ac.uk/diss/lb/uniwide/webpages/epassword.html

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn s.c.corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments

IBISWorld trial

“Welcome to IBISWorld, the UK’s richest source of business and industry information. IBISWorld Industry Reports are used by students as a tool to write business plans, marketing plans, understand business strategy and to understand supply chain. We provide independent, accurate, comprehensive, and current research on 100s of Industries in the UK, USA, Australia, China and Global Industry, including statistics, analysis and forecasts.”

To access the trial please go to: http://www.ibisworld.co.uk/launch.aspx(for off-campus access please login to the Library pages via the Remote Working Portal at https://vpn.lboro.ac.uk/+CSCOE+/logon.html )

Access is available until 21st June 2011.

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn mailto:S.C.Corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments

North American Theatre Online trial

“North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. Each year we’ll add more than 20,000 new records. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources.

Alexander Street Drama is a package that includes North American Theatre Online along with all the content in the following full-text play collections. Everything is cross-searchable through the unified North American Theatre Online interface, with the results seamlessly integrated into one search result.

  Black Drama

  Twentieth Century North American Drama

  Asian American Drama

  North American Women’s Drama

  Latino Drama

  North American Indian Drama”

To access the trial please go to: http://atho.alexanderstreet.com

The trial will run until 10th March 2011 (for off-campus access please login to the Library pages via the Remote Working Portal at https://vpn.lboro.ac.uk/+CSCOE+/logon.html )

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn mailto:S.C.Corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments

Twentieth Century North American Drama trial

“This edition of Twentieth Century North American Drama contains 1,530 plays by 223 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. 

More than 150 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors.

The plays themselves have been selected using leading bibliographies and with the editorial advice of scholars and the playwrights themselves.

Twentieth Century North American Drama uses PhiloLogic software, developed at the University of Chicago, to enable in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database”.

To access the trial please go to: http://nadr.alexanderstreet.com

The trial will run until 10th March 2011 (for off-campus access please login to the Library pages via the Remote Working Portal at https://vpn.lboro.ac.uk/+CSCOE+/logon.html )

Several trials are taking place via this platform – if you wish to access them all (with the exception of North American Indian Drama) and use cross-searching functionality please go to this URL: http://atho.alexanderstreet.com

We welcome feedback – good or bad – on this trial, please contact Steve Corn mailto:S.C.Corn@lboro.ac.uk with your comments