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 September 3, 2014
Trial Period: 7/15/2014-4/15/2015
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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".
Feedback should be directed to Kristina Keogh (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 31, 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more than over 100,000 pages of full-text material at completion, including tens of thousands of pages of previously unpublished material from major archives.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 (email@example.com) by November 1st, 2014.
- Dictionary of American Regional English
Trial Period: 9/3/2014-10/2/2014
The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)—representing the full array of American regional vocabulary has long been consulted by a wide range of scholars and lovers of language and regional nuance. This digital version transforms the dictionary into an interactive, multimedia tool.
Feedback should be directed to Nels Gunderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 2, 2014.
- South Asia Archive
Trial Period: 9/2/2014-10/1/2014
The South Asia Archive is a digital platform delivering global electronic access to culturally and historically significant literary material produced from within - and about - the Indian subcontinent. The archive comprises out-of-copyright material dating back to the start of the eighteenth century and up to the mid-twentieth century. The content originates mainly from the Bengal area of India, consisting of unique and rare documents from primary and secondary sources.
Feedback should be directed to Karen Farrell (email@example.com) by October 1, 2014.
- Routledge Performance Archive
Trial Period: 8/29/2014-9/29/2014
This online collection delivers resources direct to the classroom, lecture theatre and library and consists of a regularly updated collection of streamed video and audio footage with relevant critical commentary. It includes interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; unique footage direct from the practitioners themselves; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries.
Feedback should be directed to Kristina Keogh (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 29th, 2014.
- Psychotherapy.net Streaming Video Collections
Trial Period: 8/25/2014-9/24/2014
The Psychotherapy.net Video Collections feature a compilation of streaming training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, and addiction. The majority of the videos show practitioners conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre and post discussions.
Feedback should be directed to Sherri Michaels (email@example.com) by September 24, 2014.
- John Johnson Collection: An Archive of Printed Ephemera
Trial Period: 8/20/2014-9/19/2014
This database consists of a portion of the John Johnson collection that resides in the Bodleian Library of Oxford, England. The database provides direct access to rare primary source materials and evidence of Britain’s cultural, social, industrial, and technological heritage.
Feedback should be directed to Kristina Keogh (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 19, 2014.