Information Services

E-Resources trials

The Library regularly arranges trials to new resources. Publishers are usually willing to provide trial access to allow us to use and evaluate a resource before making a decision about purchase.

If you would like the Library to set up a service trial please complete the following form:

Current trials

The services listed below are currently available for a trial period. They are listed by trial closing date.  Your feedback is important and helps to inform decisions about future subscriptions.

Please tell us what you think of the current trials using the feedback form (secured)

 

Drama Online

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

Drama Online is a digital library of the world’s most studied and critically-acclaimed plays, accompanied by a wealth of innovative teaching and performance tools, critical analysis, contextual information, references and practical texts. Its original core collection features 1200 titles from the pre-eminent theatre lists from Bloomsbury's Methuen Drama and Arden Shakespeare imprints, as well as Faber and Faber Ltd. It now also includes 350 Audio plays from L.A. Theatre Works and 350 modern plays from Nick Hern Books, as well as video with 21 filmed theatrical performances from Shakespeare's Globe on Screen, 4 early modern drama performances from Stage on Screen, and Maxine Peake's Hamlet.

Trial ends:

09/11/2018.

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

IAReporter (Investment Arbitration Reporter )

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

Investment Arbitration Reporter is a news & analysis service tracking international arbitrations between foreign investors and sovereign governments.  IAReporter is used by the world's largest law firms, dozens of government agencies around the world, and numerous academic institutions. We offer proprietary insight into the breaking legal developments and policy trends in investment treaty arbitration

Trial ends:

27/11/2018.

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

Emerald Management Premier Collection

Access information:

Access on and off campus. 

Description:

The 2018 Emerald eJournal collections feature 170,000 articles from more than 300 journals, providing comprehensive coverage of management and complementary specialist subjects. Providing access to the latest research for the maximum value, this premium collection provides access to all current content and selected archive material for all Emerald eJournals.

Trial ends:

31/12/2018

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

Expired trials

Expired trials are listed on a separate webpage. 

 

 

Privacy statement

Information about you: how we use it and with whom we share it

The information you provide will be used by the Library to support purchase decisions on trialled e-resources.

We will use the supplied information to contact you should there be any queries or problems with eg access issues, platform feedback.

We will use your e-mail address to alert you if the trial has resulted in a purchase/subscription.

We are using information about you because your feedback supports business cases for new e-resources and is part of our contractual obligation.

Further queries
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact Elize Rowan, Content Acquisition & Access Manager [Elize.Rowan@ed.ac.uk]
 
 
 

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