Magazine archives (The Atlantic, Maclean’s, and Vanity Fair) – Trial ends 31 October 2019

The Atlantic Magazine Archive, 1857-2014, covers events and political issues through literary and cultural commentary. It includes more than 1,800 issues providing a broad view of 19th, 20th and early 21st-Century American thought.

Maclean’s Magazine Archive, 1905-2015, is a digital collection of the leading Canadian news and general interest magazine. Providing a unique perspective on national and international news and culture, the magazine covers investigative reporting, opinion and analysis on politics, economics, technology and more.

Vanity Fair Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the popular magazine in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format, dating from its very first issue in 1913. 

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EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection – Trial ended 28 May 2019

eBook Academic Collection from EBSCOhost contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects. Offering more than 180,000 e-books, this subscription collection includes titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier, Ashgate Publishing, Taylor & Francis, Sage Publications and John Wiley & Sons.

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APA Psyc* resources on EBSCOhost – Trial ended 30 June 2019

PsycARTICLES is database of full-text peer-reviewed articles published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and affiliated journals.

PsycBOOKS offers the most current and only comprehensive collection of full-text scholarly and professional books published by the American Psychological Association (APA).

PsycINFO is the world’s largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Produced by the American Psychological Association (APA).

PsycTESTS is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of interest to a variety of fields. Produced by the American Psychological Association (APA), it provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download and use in teaching and research.

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EBSCO Audiobooks – Trial ended 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 https://help.ebsco.com/interfaces/eBooks_Audiobooks/Audiobooks/Audiobooks_User_Guide. Fine more information on available subject sets at https://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks/academic/subject-sets/.

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EBSCO Digital Archives, various – Trial ended 15 April 2016

African American Historical Serials Collection features more than 170 unique titles related to African American life and culture, including approximately 60,000 pages of searchable primary source content such as reports and annuals from African American religious organizations and social service agencies, and African American periodicals, as well as extensive coverage of African American religious organizations, churches and institutions

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture in the United States.

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2 presents thematic content focusing on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Rare and relevant books and newspapers – including rare anarchist newspapers – are presented in their original form.

Islam in the Modern World, 1804-1918 addresses the beliefs, practices, theology, spirituality, and history of Islam. Content includes biographies of the Prophet Muhammad, works comparing Christianity and Islam, key theological and philosophical texts (including the Quran), relevant mystical and spiritual works, and texts surveying the history of Islam.

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MyHeritage Library Edition – Trial ended 1 April 2016

The MyHeritage Library Edition features over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century. Often accompanied by true document images, these records illuminate historical realities across a wide variety of regions.

NB: Please click on the “MyHeritage Library Edition Trial” link to proceed to the database.

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EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection – Trial ended 9 Dec 2013

eBook Academic Collection contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. There are nearly 120,000 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, MIT Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier Ltd.; Brill Academic Publishers; Taylor & Francis Ltd; Sage Publications, Ltd. and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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Social Work Reference Center – Trial ended 30 June 2013

Social Work Reference Center includes care sheets, patient information, and images usable in all clinical settings – including hospitals, elder-care centers, and mental healthcare facilities. All evidence is rigorously evaluated and topics are updated as evidence changes.

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