Library Today: March is Database Trials Month

March is Database Trials Month: UST Libraries has trial subscriptions to the following research databases available via the UST Libraries blog. Your feedback is appreciated.

Trial databases:

  • Collegeville Digital Library contents include: Worship in the Early Church: An Anthology of Historical Sources, The Targums: The Aramaic Bible, and Sacra Pagina. Send comments to Curt LeMay. The trial ends on March 22.
  • Index Islamicus is an international bibliography of publications in European languages covering all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world, including: history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literature. Send comments to Curt LeMay. The trial ends on April 9.
  • Congress and the Nation – CQ Press has created a single place to look at political issues and elections from 1945 to 2008. Send comments to Linda Hulbert. The trial ends on April 9.
  • The BBC College of Journalism website includes hundreds of videos, audio clips, discussion pages, interactive modules and text pages covering every aspect of TV, radio and online journalism. Send comments to Talia Nadir. The trial ends on March 30.
  • BioOne is a collection of full-text journals in the biological sciences. Send comments to Jan Orf. The trial ends on March 31.
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text – This trial expands the coverage of the UST Libraries’ current Criminal Justice Abstracts database. It provides comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. This version provides full text for approximately 200 criminal justice journals. Send comments to Jan Orf. The trial ends on May 29.
  • Passport GMID is global in scope and provides business-related statistics, market research reports and more. Coverage includes information on 205 countries, their consumers and markets, with extended data and analysis for 80 countries. Send comments to Marianne Hageman. The trial ends on March 25.

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Online research “Libguides” make life easier

Here is a midsemester reminder that subject research guides with links to useful resources and research assistance are available via the UST Libraries website.