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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.

 

Anthropological Fieldwork Online

Anthropological Fieldwork Online - Alexander Street Press

Publisher`s description: Anthropolgical Fieldwork Online provides historical development of anthropology from a global perspective with archival collections from North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, including key field notebooks, images, and recordings of the early- to mid-20th century.

Trial ends 30.06.2016

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 Elizabeth Delacretaz

 

LGBT Thought & Culture

LGBT Thought and Culture - Alexander Street Press

Publisher`s description: LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. It brings together material previously buried or available only in disparate places to create a holistic picture of the gay rights movement as it travelled from the fringes of society to the mainstream. Content includes archival material from local and national organizations alongside personal papers of key leaders in the movement.

Trial ends 31.07.2016

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

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

For further information please contact Lizzy Delacretaz

 

Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War

Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War

Taylor & Francis

Publisher`s description: Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War provides access to British government secret intelligence and foreign policy files from 1873 to 1953. Spanning four key twentieth century conflicts, with a spotlight on the Second World War into the early Cold War.

Trial ends 05.07.2016

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

 

Story Box Library

Story Box Library

Publisher`s description: Story Box Library is an Australian initiative that pairs children's literature with performers, to produce videos that can be used for educational – or just storytelling – purposes. The service features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. Story Box Library are being used as facilitators for discussion in classrooms and libraries, whilst simultaneously providing a resource that teachers and librarians can come to for ideas and inspiration

Trial ends 30.06.2016

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 Amy Sellers

 

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 Programme

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 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

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

 

Emerging Markets Information Service

Emerging Markets Information Service - EMIS

Publisher`s description: EMIS University is a database with dozens of applications for research in economics, finance and international business for the emerging markets. EMIS provides hard-to-get, relevant news, research and analytical data, peer comparisons and more from emerging markets.

Trial ends 31.07.2016

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 informaton please contact Sharon Chua

 

ICLR Online - TimeBase

ICLR Online

Publisher`s description:  ICLR Online on the TimeBase platform provides all legal practitioners with a comprehensive source of dedicated case law back to 1865. Official series of The Law Reports for the Superior and Appellate Courts of England and Wales.

Trial ends 21.07.2016

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 Michelle Bendall

 

Faculty of Health

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

 

Clinical Skills Video Collections

Clinical Skills Video Collections

Publisher`s description - Clinical Skills Collections provide medical and nursing students a visual platform to more successfully learn how to perform everything from general physical examinations to specialized assessments. The database provides simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations of science methods and practices to support faculty and students.

Trial ends 29.07.2016

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 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

 

IET.tv

IET.tv

Publisher`s description: IET.tv is a web based service of multimedia content in the field of engineering and technology. It provides video presentations from a range of events, lectures, interviews, product demos, seminars and conferences and covers core engineering and technology subjects.

Trial ends 30.06.2016

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 Deirdrie Gregory

 

MethodsNow

MethodsNow
(Chemical Abstracts Services)

NOTE - to access first you need to register and create an account on SciFinder, the username & password created is the one you would use to access MethodsNow

Publisher`s description: MethodsNow is a CAS solution and a single source to search and compare the latest published scientific methods. It contains the largest single collection of methods information, with a collection of over a million synthetic and analytic methods.  MethodsNow provides easy-to-read, step by step procedures for processes that make repeating scientific work published much easier for someone to reproduce.

Trial ends 05.07.2016

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 Rickie Morey

 

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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