Library today: Feedback needed on research database trials

UST Libraries asks for your feedback on the following research databases, available on a trial basis via the UST Libraries Web page.

20th-Century American Poetry

Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Second Edition, is an essential collection of poetry that allows readers an unparalleled survey of the movements, schools and voices of modern and contemporary American poetry. It combines two existing Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections, 20th-Century American Poetry and 20th-Century African-American Poetry, with more than 500 volumes of newly licensed material from established and emergent poets. Send comments to Talia Nadir. The trial ends Friday, Oct. 23. Call (651) 962-5001 for the password.

Literature Online (LION)

Literature Online (LION) is a cross-searchable database of literature and criticism containing full-text works of poetry, prose and drama in English and a definitive online criticism and reference. Send comments to Nadir. The trial ends Friday, Oct. 23. Call (651) 962-5001 for the password.

The Roper Center is the largest archive of public opinion information. iPOLL is a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the United States since 1935. All of the major polling organizations in the United States are included in this system. If the libraries purchase this product the full datasets required to conduct bivariate and multivariate analyses on archived surveys using RoperExpress will be available. You will see this link to the data in the catalog while using iPOLL to locate U.S. data. The trial ends Wednesday, Sept. 30. Send comments to Linda Hulbert.