Electronic Resource Trials

This page serves as a way for the Library to receive feedback from you about proposed new products. Budgetary restrictions make it impossible for us to acquire all of the electronic resources that we try out so your input is helpful in determining our priorities.

Trials are listed chronologically by expiration date.

Last updated December 17, 2014

 

 

  • WindowsWear PRO

    Trial Period:  7/15/2014-4/15/2015

    http://pro.windowswear.com

    Preferred browsers:  Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. 

    Browser not recommended:  Internet Explorer

    Top designers, retailers, brands, vendors, and universities use WindowsWear PRO http://pro.windowswear.com for competitive research, inspiration, and trends on the world's fashion visual displays and marketing strategies. WindowsWear PRO covers the windows of the world's fashion capitals including New York City, Paris, Milan, London, Barcelona, L.A., Hong Kong, and more, and has subscribers from around the world.  Glamour says it's "the Google Earth of store windows" and WWD says it "allows merchandisers to keep tabs on global fashion trends in real time". 

    Watch a demo @ http://www.windowswear.com/trends/windowswearpro-english-demo

    Feedback should be directed to Kristina Keogh (kmkeogh@indiana.edu) by April 15, 2015

 

  • IBISWorld: US Risk Rating Collection, US Business Environment Profiles, Global Collection

Trial Period: 8/28/2014-12/31/2014

http://libraries.iub.edu/resources/ibisworld

US Risk Rating Collection: Risk Rating Reports score the difficulty of operating conditions in 700 industries over the coming 12 to 18 months. 

US Business Environment Profiles:  These reports contain 2-3 pages of data and analysis on over 300 key economic, demographic and consumer indicators which impact industries.

Global Collection:  Global Reports offer industry reports focused on performance in key regions like Europe, Asia, the Middle East and more.

Feedback should be directed to Christina Sheley (cmwilkin@indiana.edu) by December 31, 2014.

 

  • SimplyMap: Nielsen Claritas PRIZM, Retail Market Power, Consumer Buying Power and Financial CLOUT

Trial Period: 11/24/2014-12/31/2014

http://simplymap.com

Faculty, staff and students are not required to log-in with a user name and password, however, their work will not be saved using this method which is located at the bottom of the Sign In section  - "Sign in as a guest"

 

SimplyMap enables non-technical and advanced users to quickly create professional thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

PRIZM: defines every U.S. household in terms of 66 demographic and behavior types or segments to help marketers discern those consumers' likes, dislikes, lifestyles and purchase behaviors.

Retail Market Power: provides a portrait of sales opportunity for market analysis, so marketers can maximize growth strategies by identifying and closing the sales gaps that exist in the marketplace.

Consumer Buying Power: incorporates geography-based estimates of potential annual consumer expenditures for more than 350 household expenditure items.

Financial CLOUT: contains current year (CY) and five year (FY) projections of market penetration and dollar balances for more than 100 financial products.

Feedback should be directed to Christina Sheley (cmwilkin@indiana.edu) by December 31, 2014.

 

  • Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index

Trial Period:  11/12/2014-12/19/2014

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=fai

Frick Art Reference Library Index to Periodicals provides access to journals published from the mid-1850’s through the late 1960’s. Periodicals indexed in Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index are international in scope and represent Western European and American fine arts and some decorative arts from the 4th-19th centuries.  It provides retrospective coverage of numerous European and Russian journals that do not appear in other indexes.

Feedback should be directed to Kristina Keogh (kmkeogh@indiana.edu) by December 19, 2014.