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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.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2016 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.

 

Elgaronline

Elgaronline

Publisher`s description: Edward Elgar Publishing is an academic and professional publisher with a focus on the social sciences and legal fields. Elgaronline includes scholarly research monographs, Research Handbooks, companions, dictionaries, encyclopedia and journals.

Trial ends 24.10.2016

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

 

Very Short Introductions Online

Very Short Introductions

Oxford University Press's Very Short Introductions offer introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. All titles provide introductions to a range of subjects, combining facts, analysis, new ideas to make the topics readable.

Trial ends 26.10.2016

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 Sarah Sherman

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Faculty of Arts & Education

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

 

Frontier Life

Frontier Life  (from Adam Matthew Primary Sources)

Please note during the trial period the PDF download options will not be available.

Publisher`s description : Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters is a collection of documents that are illustrative of the frontiers that were created by the migration of Europeans to North America, Australasia and Africa from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries.

Trial ends 06.10.2016

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
  • seach functionality

For further information please contact Marion Churkovich

 

RISS International

RISS International

NOTE - you will need to create your own trial account

Publisher`s description: RISS International is a single gateway to access comprehensive resources about Korea and Korean studies. It provides an opportunity to access fulltext Korean journal articles, theses and dissertations also bibliographic data produced in Korea.

Please provide feedback by clicking on the comments link below. Whe 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..

 

Manupatra

Manupatra - Indian Legal database.

Please note when you access the trial  click on IP Users Click Here (below password box)

Publisher`s description: Manupatra is an online legal database providing Indian content includes Legal, Taxation, Corporate and Business Policy information. Archives and updates across all subjects of law covering primary documents

Trial ends 15.10.2016

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.

 

RCNi Learning

RCNi Learning

Publisher`s description: RCNi Learning is an interactive online resource to help qualified and student nurses to enhance their skills.

Trial ends 30.09.2016

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 Dorothy Rooney

 

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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