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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: Apr 23, 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.

 

BrowZine

BrowZine - To access BrowZine you will need an ipad/tablet

Please Note: there is no direct link to this trial,  to access BrowZine please do the following:

  • Download BrowZine. Go to the App Store, Google Play, or Kindle/Amazon store and search for BrowZine.
    • NOTE: BrowZine support the following Android tablets: Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy and Kindle Fire HD.
  • Install BrowZine. Make sure you have the most up-to-date version.
  • Open BrowZine and Go to "Choose Library". Search for Deakin University and tap to choose.
  • Enter your Deakin  username and Password. (when you open a PDF, if your access is denied, use your deakin email address) Your credentials will only be stored on your personal device.
  • Go to "Subjects" and select subject area. Start browsing!

Publisher`s description: BrowZine brings issues of scholarly journals to your iPad or Android tablet for browsing.  It brings journal content together from multiple publishers and platforms into a single place, where you can save your journals, view the tables of contents, and read or save articles, as new issues are released

Trial ends 16.05.2014

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 Julie Higgins

 

Faculty of Arts & Education

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

 

Who Next....? a guide to children`s authors

Who Next...? a guide to children`s authors

Publisher's description: Who next..? a guide to children's authors is an interactive tool for those who have already enjoyed stories by one writer to find other authors they will enjoy reading. The links that have been made between authors are of genre and theme, and also of styles of writing, or similar aspects of characterisation and settings. No author writes exactly like another and readers will not agree with all the choices. This guide will be of interest to both Education and Children’s literature students, as well as researchers in interested in the use of children’s literature in the development of literacy

Trial ends 24.04.2014

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 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.

 

MD Conference Express

MD Conference Express

Publisher`s description: MD Conference Express is a publication to subject conference news. The practice-changing articles in these reports are written from primary sources, and the content planning is done with the scientific planning committees of the conferences themselves.

Trial ends 24.04.2014

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

 

Inspec

Inspec

Publisher`s description:  Inspec is an abstracting and indexing database for physics, electrical engineering, electronics and computer science information.  Inspec can be used to alert you to new developments in your field, track new technology and products, monitor competitors, search for patent novelty and analyse data by a wide variety of parameters.

Trial ends 29.04.2014

Please provide feedback by clicking on the comments link below. When posting commetns 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 Caroline Ondracek

 

Sage Research Methods Cases

Sage Research Methods Cases

Publisher`s description: SAGE Research Methods Cases is a collection of case studies of real social research. Cases are original, specially commissioned, and designed to help students understand often abstract methodological concepts by introducing them to case studies of real research projects. SRMC includes original case studies of real research projects and research scenarios written by the researchers themselves.

Trial ends 24.04.2014

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 Chris Rawson

 

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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