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The Library offers trials of new databases or e-resources to allow students and staff the opportunity to evaluate their suitability and use. Feedback from trials is used to inform possible purchase decisions.
Last Updated: Sep 2, 2015 URL: http://deakin.libguides.com/trials_new Print Guide RSS Updates

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The Library offers trials of new databases or e-resources to allow students and staff the opportunity to evaluate their suitability and use. Feedback from trials is used to inform possible purchase decisions.

Please share your feedback by providing comments in the relevant resource boxes below.

Go direct to the database trials for:

Multidisciplinary

Faculty of Arts & Education

Faculty of Business & Law

Faculty of Health

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environment

 

Multidisciplinary database trials

The following databases are now available to trial, and are relevant for all Faculties.

 

Clickview

ClickView

Publisher`s description: Clickview is a new streaming video platform. Provides TV content and also is supplemented by a library of videos from publishers, including Sandblom’s Video Education Australia, National Geographic, Discovery Channel and specialist producers of video content.

For further information please contact serial orders

 

Faculty of Arts & Education

The following databases are now available to trial, and are most relevant for the Faculty of Arts & Education.

 

The North China Herald Online

The North China Herald Online

Publisher's description: The North China Herald is the prime printed source for the history of the foreign presence in China from around 1850 to 1940s. No other newspaper existed over such an extended period, and covers it in such incredible depth and variety. The fully text-searchable North China Herald Online will be one of the primary resources on a period which continues to shape much of China’s world and worldview.

Trial ends 09.09.2015

Please provide feedback by clicking on the comments link below. When posting comments you may like to consider the following:

  • relevance to your area of interest
  • ease of use of the database
  • search functionality

For further information please contact Lizzy Tiltman

 

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online  (OSEO)

Publisher`s description: Oxford Scholarly Editions Online OSEO provides access to scholarly editions of material written between 1485 and 1837, plus Classical Latin poetry, including all of Shakespeare’s plays, the complete works of Jane Austen, Ovid, and Virgil, the poetry of John Donne, and works by Adam Smith and Jeremy Bentham. These editions contain different works including plays, poems, and other works.

Trial ends 04.09.2015

Please provide feedback by clicking on the comments link below. When posting comments you may like to consider the following:

  • relevance to your area of interest
  • ease of use of the database
  • search functionality

For further information please contact Marion Churkovich

 

SAGE Video - Education Collection

SAGE Video - Education Collection

Publisher's description: SAGE Video – Education: Comprises of more than more than 450 videos, this collection offers a practical view into a full range of teaching settings and situations, from early years to educational leadership, to support students needing to understand theory or how to apply it in practice.

Please provide feedback by clicking on the comments link below. When posting comments you may like to consider the following:

  • relevance to your area of interest
  • ease of use of the database
  • search functionality

For further information please contact Amy Sellers

 

Faculty of Business & Law

The following databases are now available to trial, and are most relevant for the Faculty of Business & Law..

 

Faculty of Health

The following databases are now available to trial, and are most relevant for the Faculty of Health.

 

Health Library

Health Library

To access - click on the discipline of choice to trial!

Publisher`s description: Health Library is an online platform for the delivery of educational content. From the anatomical sciences to pharmacology and pathology, with included authoritative texts, multimedia resources, and teaching and learning tools.

Trial ends 12.09.2015

Please provide feedback by clicking on the comments link below. When posting comments you may like to consider the following:

  • relevance to your area of interest
  • ease of use of the database
  • search functionality

For further information please contact Chrissy Freestone

 

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environment

The following databases are now available to trial, and are most relevant for the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environment

 

User Obligations

Deakin University Library provides access to electronic resources for education, research or personal use.  Use of the resources is usually governed by licence agreements. 

Use by individual users is subject to acceptance of the terms and conditions of these licence agreements, and/or copyright law.  When a licence applies, the terms of use that you need to comply with are shown on the Library web pages and/or catalogue from links called "Licensing & Resource Info" or "more info".

Information must not be used for commercial purposes or re-sold in any way. Any copyright resides with the original author or publisher.

Refer to Acceptable use of e-resources for a general statement on acceptable or unacceptable terms of use. For specific details on use of an individual e-resource always refer to individual licence information.

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