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.

 

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)

 

China Modern Primary and Secondary Education Resource Database (中国近代中小学教育资源)

Access information: Access on campus or off campus via VPN
Description: Digital archive of Chinese school textbooks from the late Qing dynasty to 1949.
Trial ends:

30/11/20

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

Documents of Late Qing Dynasty & the Republic of China (晚清民国文献)

Access information:

Access on campus, or off campus via the VPN. Username and password required, see here.

Description: Digital archive of books, journals and newspapers published during the late Qing dynasty and the Republick of China periods.
Trial ends:

30/11/20

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

PidgeonDigital

Access information:

Access on and off campus. 

Description: PidgeonDigital  gives access to 276 digitised illustrated talks and associated transcripts from the archives of Monica Pidgeon, editor of the journal Architectural Design, from the 1940s to the 1970s. During her tenure this radical  journal brought the work of seminal architects to the attention of the wider architectural world. PidgeonDigital is an ongoing educational resource and is added to on a regular basis
Trial ends:

21/12/2020.

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

AAAS / Science

Science Immunology

Science Robotics

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description: Science Immunology publishes original, peer-reviewed, science-based research articles that report critical advances in all areas of immunological research, including important new tools and techniques. The editors encourage submission of original research findings from all areas within the broad field of immunology from all model organisms, including humans.
  Science Robotics publishes original, peer-reviewed, science- or engineering-based research articles that advance the field of robotics. The journal also features editor-commissioned Reviews. An international team of academic editors holds Science Robotics articles to the same high-quality standard that is the hallmark of the Science family of journals.
Coverage: 2016-present
Trial ends:

25/12/2020

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

Archaeopress Journals

Access information:

Access on and off campus. 

Description:

Archaeopress is offering an extended free trial to its suite of journals hosted on the Archaeopress platform .

Journals covered by the trial are as follows:

Trial ends:

31/03/2021.

  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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