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The Library offers trials of new databases or eresources to allow students and staff the opportuntity to evaluate their suitability and use. Feedback from trials is used to inform possible purchase decisions.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2014 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.

 

Faculty of Arts & Education

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

 

Armed Conflict Database

Armed Conflict Database

Publisher`s description: Armed Conflict Database (ACD) monitors armed conflicts worldwide, focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts, whether they are local rebellions, long-term insurgencies, civil wars or inter-state conflicts.

Trial ends 31.07.2014

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

 

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher

Publisher`s description: CQ Researcher is a database providing original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Subjects covered is health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.

Trial ends 28.08.2014

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

 

Faculty of Business & Law

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

 

Prowess

Prowess

Please note:  Clicking on the link users may need to create their own individual username by registering, upon registration the user will receive an email containing their password.

Upon activating access there is an access agreement displayed, this has been reviewed and accepted during the trial period.

Publisher`s description: Prowess is a database of the financial performance of Indian companies. Annual Reports of individual companies is the principal source of this database. The database covers listed and unlisted companies. Several formatted analytical tabulations that include ratio analysis, funds-flow analysis, benchmark and peer comparisons.

Trial ends 30.07.2014

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 Sharon Chua

 

Faculty of Health

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

 

Thieme Medlantis (eRadiology)

   

Thieme Medlantis (eRadiology)

Publisher`s description: Thieme Medlantis provides access to the entire radiology collection, users will be able to access all 3 segments of the platform: Medlantis (recorded video lectures), RadCases (Thousands of Case Studies), and eRadiology (Thieme ebooks, ejournals, images).

Trial ends 31.07.2014

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 Fiona Russell

 

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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