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)

 

SAGE Business Cases

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

More than 3,000 proprietary, licensed, and commissioned cases cases from over 100 countries. These cases are accompanied by instructor-only teaching notes with suggested teaching strategies and possible responses to discussion questions that can help facilitate classroom discussion. This collection brings together cases selected from a variety of sources, including key university and association partnerships. Topics include accounting, business ethics & corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, human resource management, marketing, operations management, organizational studies and more.

Trial ends:

10/08/2019.

  Click here to provide trial feedback

SAGE Business Video

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

SAGE Video showcases leading academics and practitioners in many brand new videos, mapped to course curricula. The breadth of video types available support diverse research and learning needs, such as tutorials, in-practice examples, and theory definitions, all fully citable with searchable transcripts. Topics include accounting, business ethics & corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, human resource management, marketing, operations management and organizational studies.

Trial ends:

10/08/2019.

  Click here to provide trial feedback

JoVE Core: Biology

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

Organised into Units and Chapters, JoVE Core: Bio delivers hundreds of animated videos of foundational concepts, supporting scientific learning at all levels. Access to JoVE Core: Bio is provided free to all until the end of 2019.

Trial ends:

31/12/2019.

  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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