We have a bunch of new databases available through the HELIN catalog on a trial basis running (mostly) from February 1st through March 31st, 2014, and they cover a wide variety of subject areas and materials. Here are a few highlights:
- Oxford University Press – Includes trials of several OUP publications and databases like American National Biography (biographical info on figures from American history and culture), Oxford Bibliographies (annotated bibliographies and research guides), African American Studies Center (reference works and scholarship on African American culture), Oxford Constitutions of the World (English-language translations of the constitutions of every nation on Earth), and Very Short Introductions (approximately 100 page guides to almost any subject you can imagine).
- PolicyMap.com – A data and mapping tool platform useful for sociology, urban studies, community/economic development, public administration, policy & political science, marketing, real estate, and more.
- Emerald eJournals – Access to over 180,000 academic and professional journal articles related to marketing research.
- MarketResearch.com Academic – Marketing intelligence reports used by professionals around the world on topics including Service Industries, Consumer Goods, Demographics, Public Sector, Technology, and more.
- The Times Digital Archive – Access to the digital archives of The Times (of London) from 1785 to 2008.
- Gale Artemis – “A groundbreaking research platform that integrates formerly disparate digital collections to enable innovative research. Artemis provides an unprecedented, seamless research experience that helps students find a starting point, search across a wide array of materials and points in time, and discover new ways to analyze information… unlock[s] information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, biographies and more.”
Nineteen trials are currently available through the HELIN catalog and can be found on the Articles & Databases page of the Krupp Library site (right near the top of the page) or via this direct link. And as always, if you have any questions about these or any other databases, feel free to ask us!