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 October 24, 2014



  • WindowsWear PRO

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


    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


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.


  • Ethnographic Video Online, Vol. III

Trial Period: 10/15/2014-12/6/2014


Ethnographic Video Online: Volume III contains contemporary documentaries, ethnographic films, narrative feature films and shorts with a strong emphasis on indigenous issues and perspectives for the geographic coverage area of Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand.

                Feedback should be directed to Moira Marsh (molsmith@indiana.edu) by December 6, 2014.


  • Digital Theatre Plus

        Trial Period: 10/28/2014-11/28/2014


Off Campus Login:

User ID:  trial@indiana.edu

Password: indianab121

This resource contains productions, interviews, documentaries and written learning resources to provide access to the theatre world. By revealing the world of the rehearsal room, dressing room, backstage and beyond, our documentaries and interviews introduce theatre as a vibrant, exciting art form through a familiar and accessible medium.  

Feedback should be directed to Angela Courtney (ancourtn@indiana.edu) by November 28, 2014.


  • Criterion Collection/Janus Films Complete Collection

Trial Period: 10/23/2014-11/23/2014


The Criterion Collection and Janus Films has been dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and remain committed to publishing the defining moments of cinema by building a continuing series of important classic and contemporary films including the work of such masters of cinema as Renoir, Godard, Kurosawa, Cocteau, Fellini, Bergman, Tarkovsky, Hitchcock, Fuller, Lean, Lang, Dreyer, Eisenstein, Ozu, Buñuel and Powell.

               Feedback should be directed to Monique Threatt (mthreatt@indiana.edu) by November 23, 2014.


  • Incidence and Prevalence Database (IPD)

Trial Period: 10/16/2014-11/16/2014


The IPD is a source for worldwide incidence, prevalence and other epidemiological information including 4,500 diseases and procedures.  It offers a look at the world’s published hard data (fully vetted) for incidence, prevalence, cost, risk factors, symptoms, morbidity, mortality, comorbidities, and health issues.

Feedback should be directed to Jian Liu (jiliu@indiana.edu) by November 16, 2014.


  • Education Week

Trial Period: 10/14/2014-11/14/2014


EdWeek.org has content from 37 print editions published yearly is posted on our Web site as the newspaper is being mailed. In between issues, the Web site is updated daily with the latest news, research, and commentary from the K-12 world. It also has a searchable archive going back to 1981 of previously published content. The older content as well as the Web-only updates are exclusive to EdWeek.org and can't be found in any other databases.

Feedback should be directed to Gwen Pershing (pershing@indiana.edu) by November 14, 2014.


  • Communication Source

Trial Period: 10/9/2014-11/10/2014


This resource offers worldwide full-text content pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields and includes many unique sources previously not available. 

Feedback should be directed to Nicholae Cline (nacline@indiana.edu) by November 10, 2014.


  • GeoScienceWorld eBooks Collections

Trial Period: 10/10/2014-11/9/2014


GeoScienceWorld eBook Collections is the first nonprofit, multi-publisher eBooks platform dedicated to the study of the earth sciences. It includes more than 1,000 earth science titles from 9 leading society publishers and a cross-search feature with facets that allows users to search across eBooks, all 45 journals in GSW journal platform, and all GeoRef records.

Feedback should be directed to Jian Liu (jiliu@indiana.edu) by November 9th, 2014.


  • Luthers Werke

Trial Period: 10/6/2014-11/5/2014


Luthers Werke (Weimarer Ausgabe) contains the complete collection of Martin Luther's writings.  In addition to his Bible translations and his treatises, the database will include his sermons, letters, Tischreden, poems, and hymns, enabling scholars to navigate with ease through his works, finding every occurrence of a word or phrase. Searches may be limited to a particular work or genre, or expanded to include the entire database.

Feedback should be directed to Celestina Savonius-Wroth (cewroth@indiana.edu) by November 5, 2014.


  • Anthropology Online

Trial Period: 9/2/2014-11/1/2014


Anthropology Online brings together a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over. It covers the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography. The database will contain more than over 100,000 pages of full-text material at completion, including tens of thousands of pages of previously unpublished material from major archives.

Feedback should be directed to Moira Marsh (molsmith@indiana.edu) by November 1, 2014.