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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.
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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.

 

East View - Pravda Digital Archive

Pravda Digital Archive from East View

Publisher`s description: Pravda Digital Archive provides access to valuable primary-source material that chronicle Russian and Soviet history, from the beginnings of the Russian Revolution through World War II, the Cold War, the fall of the Soviet Union, and everything in between. The newspaper of record of the Soviet era, from 1912-2009.

Trial ends 14.02.2016

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 Delacretaz

 

East View - Universal Database

Universal Database of Russian Military and Security Publications from East View

Publisher`s description: Universal Database of Russian National Bibliography (UDB-BIB) allows you to digitally search the most comprehensive bibliographic product of Russian printed works. In cooperation with the Russian Book Chamber, East View has digitized the Russian national bibliographies going back to 1998 and made them searchable in an online database.

Trial ends 13.02.2016

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 Delacretaz

 

East View - Voprosy Istorii Digital Archive

Voprosy Istorii Digital Archive from East View

Publisher`s description: Voprosy istorii  (Issues of History) Digital Archive offers scholarly perspectives on events in Russia and the world since 1926 it is the oldest Soviet and Russian academic history journal.  Publication of the Institute of General History of the Russian Academy of Sciences and offers essays on Russian and world history.

Trial ends 14.02.2016

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 Delacretaz

 

Gallup Analytics

Gallup Analytics

Publisher`s description: Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides subscribers with access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll.

Trial ends 08.02.2016

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 Delacretaz

 

Stalin Digital Archive

Stalin Digital Archive

Stalin Digital Archive - by Yale University Press

Publisher`s description: Stalin Digital Archive is a result of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) and Yale University Press (YUP) to create an electronic database of finding aids, to digitize documents and images, and to publish in different forms and media materials from the recently declassified Stalin archive.

Trial ends 13.02.2016

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 Delacretaz

 

Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Islam

 

 Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Islam

Publisher`s description: Twentieth Century Religious Thought - Islam is a research database focusing on modern Islamic theology and tradition. The online text resource details Islam’s evolution from the late 19th century by examining printed works, rare documents, and important articles by Muslim writers, both non-Western and Western voices. Content represents a wide range of Islamic thought, bringing together such key thinkers as Muhammad Abduh, Fethullah Gülen, Sayyid Ahmad Khan, Bediüzzaman Said Nursî, Abdolkarim Soroush, and Rifā‘ah Rāf‘i al-Ṭahṭāwī.

Trial ends 14.02.2016

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 Delacretaz

 

Faculty of Business & Law

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

 

CCH eBook eLending Platform

CCH eBook eLending Platform

To access the trial : click on the above link

Username: electronic.access
Password: deakin15

Publisher`s description: CCH uses Wheelers ePlatform which has been specifically designed for libraries. The ebooks are available on publication before the print and the new ePlatform app allows readers to browse for, borrow and read ebooks anywhere, any time, on multiple devices.

To introduce this new platform CCH are offering a lengthy trial to provide access to five CCH Australia eBooks these titles are:

  • Australian Master Tax Guide 2016 - 58th Edition
  • Australian Corporations & Securities Legislation 2016 - Volumes 1 & 2
  • Australian Income Tax Legislation 2016 - Volumes 1, 2 & 3
  • Australian Master Financial Planning Guide 2015/16 - 18th Edition
  • Australian Master Superannuation Guide 2015/16 - 19th Edition

Trial ends 11.12.2016

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 Helen Wood

 

Faculty of Health

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

 

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 the Library's Conditions of Use for statements 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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