database trials

TRIAL: Gale Literature Criticism Online

We have a trial for the new Literature Criticism Online product from Gale.

There are a few steps you have to go through in order to gain access to the product:
1. visit http://trials.gale.com/academic/
2. select the product title Literature Criticism Online from the scroll box
3. you must log in using the following info
email: ballm@fiu.edu
login: small
pwd: business

The trial runs through Friday, November 30th .

TRIAL: Congressional Research Service Reports

We now have trials to Congressional Research Service Reports...

Lexis Nexis: CRDC, Congressional Research Digital Collection
"By combining CRS reports (from 1916 to present) and Committee Prints (from 1830 to present) into one product, LexisNexis gives users a comprehensive view of congressional action and the behind-the-scenes activity involved in crafting U.S. legislation."
You can get more info on their website: http://www.lexisnexis.com/academic/1univ/crdc/

TRIALS: Latin American & Caribbean Resources

We have two new trials through Proquest.

1) Prisma-- Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas
"a comprehensive reference resource providing full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. Offering key titles indexed in the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)"

2) ProQuest Latin American Newsstand

TRIAL: "The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850"

We have a trial for "The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850" from Gale.
" ... provides digital facsimile images on every page of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850. Full-text searching on more than 12 million pages
provides researchers unparalleled access to this vast collection of material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport."

The trial runs for 60 days (12/08)

DATABASE TRIALS: CCO & Historical Statistics of the United States

Cambridge Companions Online (CCO) from Cambridge University Press.
CCO is a major new online resource for the humanities. There are nearly 250 titles available in 3 packages: The Complete Companions Collection, The Literature and Classics Companion Collection, and The Philosophy, Religion and Culture Companions Collection.

The trial can be accessed at: http://cco.cambridge.org/
and will be active through October 9.

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DATABASE TRIAL

World Book Advanced. Username/ID: wbabeta, password: beta.
This is a two month trial, ending 10/07/2007.
In addition to more than 270,000 primary source documents, 5,500 e-books, over 25,000 encyclopedia articles, 10,000+ sounds and pronunciations, periodical articles, timeline builders, and citation builders, students may deposit their sources and notes for future use in their own individually-created accounts.

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