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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.
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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.

 

OpenEdition

OpenEdition

Publisher`s description: OpenEdition is a comprehensive electronic infrastructure for academic communication in the humanities and social sciences. It combines four platforms OpenEdition Books (books series), Revues.org (scientific journals), Calenda, (academic announcements), and Hypotheses (research blogs) dedicated to books, journals, research blogs, and academic announcements respectively.

Trial ends 15.04.2015

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 informaiton please contact Lizzy Tiltman

 

World Education Database

World Education Database

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Publisher's description: World education database reflects the basic status of development of the world education, its statistical data starts in 1999, and data is updated in units of the year. The statistical data include the scope of education system, schooling years of different stages of education, population and economy, the number of students, faculty numbers, the enrolment rate, expenditure on education, etc. Main indicators involves the number of school-age population, the number of students in school, the percentage of repeaters, the rate of children drop out of school, etc.

Trial ends 31.03.2015

Please provide feedback by clicking on 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.

 

American Academy of Opthalmology - eBooks

American Academy of Ophthalmology - eBooks

Publisher`s description: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) ebooks for a source of educational materials for doctors, medical students, ophthalmology residents and trainees, practicing ophthalmologists, technicians, assistants and nurses.

Trial ends 27.03.2015

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

 

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences


International encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences - 2nd Edition

**Sciencedirect

Publisher`s description: The International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition, will have a revised taxonomy to describe current research trends. Readers will use it to discover connections among fields and to supplement subject-specific encyclopedias. Through its detailed indexes. The 2nd edition will include articles on rapidly evolving subjects (pysch, neuro, evolution, artificial intelligence, human/computer interaction).

Trial ends 17.04.2015

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 Mike Currie

 

Medical Imaging in Video

Medical Imaging in Video

Publisher's description:Medical Imaging in Video provides a direct way to observe highly technical imaging procedures before practicing them in a clinical setting on an online interface, this resource includes 125 hours of training videos covering key topics in patient diagnosis and treatment.

Trial ends 12.04.2015

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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