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)

 

Arm Education Media

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

Arm Education Media Online Courses provide an understanding of fundamental engineering concepts using Arm-based hardware and software technologies as tools and demonstrators. Each course contains around ten modules each, and each module may include lecture slides and notes, interactive quizzes (to test learning outcomes) and lab videos (to reinforce competency through practical application of concepts on Arm-based hardware platforms and associated software). The courses on offer are as follows:

  • Efficient Embedded Systems Design and Programming
  • Rapid Embedded Systems Design and Programing
  • Internet of Things
  • Graphics and Mobile Gaming
  • Real-Time Operating Systems Design and Programming
  • Introduction to System-on-Chip Design
  • Advanced System-on-Chip Design
  • Embedded Linux
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
Trial ends:

28/07/2021

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

Books of Modern China (1840-1949)

Access information:

Access on and off campus

Description:

Digital archive from Shanghai Library collections of over 120,000 books published in China between 1840-1949, covering the following categories: politics, economics, law, literature, lifestyle, contemporary biographies, children’s books, school textbooks, as well as communist publications.

Trial ends:

31/07/2021

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

MedOne Ophthalmology

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

MedOne Ophthalmology is an educational resource aimed at practitioners from early to senior career stages. Its basis is a collection of more than 40 full text ebooks as well as multimedia resources. There are more than 600 videos covering aspects from examination tips and tricks to full operations. Images from MedOne may be used in teaching materials such as course packs or presentations.

Trial ends:

31/07/2021

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

MedOne Plastic Surgery

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

MedOne Plastic Surgery from Thieme Publishers contains, 170 e-books, 212 procedures, over 80.000 images, over 2.500 videos, 7 Thieme journals in full-text and a Q&A bank with over 1000 questions.

Trial ends:

31/07/2021

  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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