Library today: October research database trials listed
From UST Libraries
Link to the UST Libraries database trials page to explore these exciting new resources – your feedback is appreciated:
Aluka is an international, collaborative, not-for-profit effort that is building a networked digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. The trial ends Dec. 31, 2007.
- CQ Almanac (Congressional Quarterly)
Since it was first published in 1946, CQ Almanac has been the definitive annual reference for studying the U.S. Congress. The trial ends Oct. 15, 2007. Send comments to Linda Hulbert.
- Demographics Now
Population and business mapping made easy! For username and password, call the Reference Desk at (651) 962-5001 or (651) 962-4664. The trial ends Oct. 31, 2007. Send comments to Eric Kallas.
- Google Scholar
Using Google Scholar through this link you can access all full-text content made available through UST subscription resources. Just click the "Full-text @ My Library."
- Oxford Language Dictionaries
English, French, Italian, German and Spanish dictionaries online. The trial ends Oct. 24, 2007. Send comments to Cindy Badilla-Melendez.
- Readers' Guide Retrospective
Indexes articles from the popular press from 1890-1982. Be sure to check the box for Readers' Guide on the search page. The trial ends Oct. 31, 2007. Send comments to Ann Kenne.
More customizable maps for business and social services. You need to set up a personal login in order to use this. UST e-mail filters the e-mail from SimplyMap.com that you need to activate. After you set up a personal login, go to UST MailMarshal Spam Management to find the e-mail from SimplyMap to activate your personal login. The trial ends Oct. 31, 2007. Send comments to Eric Kallas.
- The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985
The entire Times of London newspaper from 1785-1985 is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations and photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. The trial ends Oct. 31, 2007. Send comments to Ann Kenne.