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 February 23, 2015



  • Henry Stewart Talks: The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

Trial Period:  2/2/2015-6/30/2015


You may be asked for a username and password which are:

Username: INDIANA

Password: MEMBER

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection provides immediate access to over 1,800 online seminar style talks containing the latest research, developments as well as the fundamentals presented by leading experts.

Feedback should be directed to Sherri Michaels (shmichae@indiana.edu) by June 30, 2015


  • 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


  • Music Industry Data

Trial Period:  2/23/2015-3/23/2015


Music Industry Data is a growing repository of historical and current data from Billboard, Official Chart Company, GfK Entertainment and many more reporting agencies from over 30 countries around the world.

Feedback should be directed to Keith Cochran (cochran6@indiana.edu) by March 23, 2015


  • PrivCo

Trial Period:  2/12/2015-3/14/2015


PrivCo is the premier source for business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.

Feedback should be directed to Christina Sheley (cmwilkin@indiana.edu) by March 14, 2015


  • Routledge Handbooks Online

Trial Period:  1/12/2015-3/12/2015


Username: IndianaUni
Password: bloomington

Routledge Handbooks Online offers more than 320 volumes in the Social Sciences and Humanities. 

Feedback should be directed to Collection Development (libcodev@indiana.edu) by March 12, 2015


  • Oxford Bibliographies Online- All modules

Trial Period:  2/4/2015-3/6/2015


A scholar-curated library of discipline-based subject modules, OBO is designed to help researchers find reliable sources of information by directing them to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, receives multiple peer-reviews as well as Editorial Board approval, and is designed to facilitate a research experience.

Feedback should be directed to Electronic Resources Acquisitions (libera@indiana.edu) by March 6, 2015


  • PolicyMap

Trial Period:  1/27/2015-2/28/2015


PolicyMap is an online US national data and mapping tool and analytics platform with varied applications for college students and faculty.  Users can leverage thousands of US data indicators to perform demographic and socioeconomic analysis, from a neighborhood census block group in many cases, up to a national level, as well as create custom regions, for their research and studies.

Feedback should be directed to Theresa Quill (theward@indiana.edu) by February 28, 2015