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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.

 

Bloomsbury Collections

Bloomsbury Collections

Publisher`s description: Bloomsbury Collections delivers access to quality research and eBook collections across the humanities and social sciences

Trial ends 22.12.2014

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

 

NBC Learn - Higher Education

NBC Learn - Higher Ed

Publisher`s description: NBC News has been documenting the people, places, and events that have shaped our world.  NBC Learn is making these historic and current events resources available to faculty, instructional technologists, course designers, librarians, and students.  NBC Learn is a resource that provides thousands of historic news reports, current events stories, original content, primary source documents, and other digital media specifically designed to help teach and engage students of all levels and abilities.

Trial ends 15.01.2015

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 Lizzy Tiltman

 

Faculty of Business & Law

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

 

Business Collection

Business Collection

Publisher`s description: Business Collection covers marketing, management, accounting, e-commerce, economics, ICT, HRM and corporate responsibility. All videos are Australian-made and accompanied by additional resources.

Trial ends 19.12.2014

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 Todd Orme

 

Cambridge Law Reports

Cambridge Law Reports

Publisher`s description: Cambridge Law Reports offers access to key reports, including the content of the leading International Law Reports series.  The database provides users with extensive search options and a unique browse feature to quickly find required content using variables such as keyword, the parties involved, judge's name, court or year of case.  The database also includes a personal folder for saving key cases and searches, enabling users to go straight to the relevant information.

Trial ends 22.12.2014

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 Helen Wood

 

Economist Intelligence Unit country Reports Archive

Economist Intelligence Unit country Reports Archive

Publisher`s description: The Economist Intelligence Unit has published Country Reports since 1952, covering almost 200 countries. Each report presents detailed statistics alongside expert commentary and forecasting from the EIU’s analysts. This database presents the historical reports up to 1995, with all data from the statistical tables fully captured and downloadable in spreadsheet form.

Trial ends 22.12.2014

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 Simone Tyrell

 

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 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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