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)

 

Bloomsbury Medieval Studies

Access information:

Access on and off campus

Description:

Bloomsbury Medieval Studies offers a global perspective on this rich field of study, bringing together high quality secondary content with visual primary sources, a brand new reference work and object images in a one-stop digital resource that will open up the medieval world.

Trial ends:

06/11/2019.

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

Chatham House Online Archive 

Access information:

Access on and off-campus

Description:

This database contains the publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the world-leading independent international affairs policy institute founded in 1920 following the Paris Peace Conference. The Institute's analysis and research, as well as debates and speeches it has hosted, can be found in this online archive, subject-indexed and fully searchable.  *Image viewer requires Adobe Flash Player plugin

Trial ends:

11/11/2019

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

CNKI English Resources

Access information:

Access on and off campus.

Description:

CNKI English Resources consists of three databases: China Data Insights, Academic Focus, and Journal Translation Project. China Data Insights provides access to more than 1,083 statistical yearbooks with 8,446 volumes and 1.49 million tables. Academic Focus contains 262 English journals published in China, English content translated from top Chinese academic journals and over 2400 conference proceedings. The Journal Translation Project features the bilingual full-text content of 140 top academic journals in China with the English and Chinese versions displayed side-by-side. Comprehensive subject coverage.

Trial ends:

30/11/2019.

  Click here to provide trial feedback

 

Statista Global Consumer Survey

Access information:

Access on and off campus

Description:

The Statista Global Consumer Survey offers a global perspective on consumption and media usage, covering the offline and online world of the consumer. It is designed to help marketers, planners and product managers understand consumer behavior and consumer interactions with brands. This trial covers over 50 industries and topics.

Trial ends:

30/11/2019.

  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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