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EBSCO Audiobooks – Trial ends 11 January 2018

EBSCO Audiobooks comprises over 80,000 audiobooks from hundreds of publishers. NB: This trial provides only 22 titles.

If this link takes you to the database list rather than directly to the audiobooks site, scroll to the bottom of the page to find the audiobooks trial.

You can find the user guide at Fine more information on available subject sets at

Please send additional comments to Janalyn Moss.

Migration to New Worlds: The Modern Era – Trial ended 19 December 2017

Migration to New Worlds: The Modern Era charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history. Explore the rise and fall of the New Zealand Company, discover British, European and Asian migration and investigate unique primary source personal accounts, shipping logs, printed literature and organisational papers supplemented by carefully compiled teaching and research aids.

Please send additional comments to Janalyn Moss.

Mergent Intellect – Trial ended 1 December 2017

Mergent Intellect is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent’s expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®’s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

Please send additional comments to Kimberly Bloedel.

Left of Liberalism: Marxist-Socialist Newspapers, 1900-2015 – Trial ended 7 December 2017

Left of Liberalism: Marxist-Socialist Newspapers, 1900-2015 facilitates research into Marxism and Socialism as alternative visions of organizing society. These newspapers represent the voice of Communism, Socialism, and Marxism in the English-speaking world. This collection contains 836 issues comprising 29,941 pages and 17,586 articles.

Please send additional comments to Janalyn Moss.

Bloom’s Literature – Trial ended 26 November 2017

Bloom’s Literature provides more than 800 classic works of literature selected from Professor Harold Bloom’s literary canon, including the essential works of the most important authors
in world history and literature. Also includes the Shakespeare Center: the plays, plus content about all things Shakespeare.

Please send additional comments to Amy Chen.

POLITICO Pro – Trial ended 26 July 2017

POLITICO Pro is a premium policy news and information resource designed specifically to keep students, faculty and researchers on college campuses in lock-step with the unprecedented pace of developments in our current political climate.

A large and expert policy newsroom of 114 reporters provides universities real-time, interdisciplinary policy news and the ability to interact/consult with students and faculty via email on critical political developments as they are happening. POLITICO’s resource offers broad and granular coverage along 16 unique industry areas: Healthcare, Technology, Energy, Environment, Immigration, Education, Financial Services, etc.

Please send additional comments to Brett Cloyd.