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Trial access to Cities from Euromonitor

By Michael Jones, on 25 January 2016

UCL has trial access to Cities from Euromonitor until Sunday 7th February 2016. Access is available through our Passport subscription and requires a UCL username and password for authentication via the ‘UK Institution Log In’. Once in the resource select “Economies” from the top navigation bar and “Cities” will appear in the resulting drop down menu.

Cities includes historic data from 2006 to 2015 and forecasts to 2030, the data profiles and analyses economic indicators such as GDP and employment breakdowns, number and types of businesses, full demographic breakdowns, CPI inflation, household incomes, consumer expenditure, possession of household durables, registered vehicles, air pollution, tourist arrivals and more.

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Trial access to bne IntelliNews

By Michael Jones, on 25 January 2016

UCL has trial access to bne IntelliNews until Sunday 7th February 2016 – from the link, click on the “Login Intellinews Pro” to be taken to the user interface. For off-site access please use Web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

bne IntelliNews delivers market news and reports, in English, for over 15 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and regionally for the Middle East/North Africa, Nigeria/Ivory Coast, Sub Saharan Africa, and Asia.

The service includes:

Daily reports: two page summaries combining news, analysis, comments and forecasts, focusing on macroeconomics and country specific politics, as well as major financial and corporate news for any given county.

Weekly reports: Ideal for staying informed about a country’s politics and economy without following events on a day-to-day basis.

Monthly country reports: present an overall picture of the economy with an emphasis on macroeconomic analysis. Highly analytical, the reports also have large statistical sections covering major macroeconomic indicators.

Sector reports: cover sectors of special interest to foreign investors and of great importance to the local economy such as telecoms, energy, construction, tourism, transportation.

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Trial access to Mass Observation Online and Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1975

By Mark Kluzek, on 21 January 2016

UCL has trial access to Mass Observation Online and Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1975 until 17th February 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCLAnywhere .

Please note that PDF download options are not available during trials.

Mass Observation Online offers access to archives for the study of Social History in the modern era. Explore original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organisation, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features.

Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1975 explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975. The resource offers thousands of colour images of manuscript and rare printed material as well as photographs, ephemera and memorabilia from this exciting period in our recent history. Explore our interactive chronology to learn a wealth of fascinating facts, take a tour of our visual resources, and watch video footage to experience the spectacular sights and sounds of the period for yourself.

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Trial access to the Index of Christian Art database

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 18 January 2016

UCL has trial access to the Index of Christian Art until 22nd January 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCLAnywhere

The Index of Christian Art is a thematic and iconographic index of early Christian and medieval art objects. The database is based on the Index of Christian Art begun at Princeton University in 1917, and contains approximately thirty percent of the paper files developed up to 1991 as well as all works electronically indexed since then. Further details on the database can be found here.

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Trial access to voxgov

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 11 January 2016

UCL has trial access to voxgov until 10th February 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCLAnywhere

voxgov™ is a discovery portal that delivers to users a growing collection of 20 million documents, comprised of official documents of U.S. government bodies, as well as social media output of federal entities and individual actors such as legislators, department chiefs, and others in all branches and at all levels of the federal government. The database archives information authored or adopted by the U.S. Federal Government and published through official government channels. In addition, voxgov includes multimedia content such as Twitter feeds, YouTube videos and more output by government entities.

Congressional & Regulatory Documents (1.9 Million Documents)

Congressional Documents
Extension of Remarks (Congressional Record), House Record (Congressional Record}, Senate Record (Congressional Record}, CRS Reports, Committee Reports, Conference Reports, Joint Reports

Legislation
Laws, Amendments, Bills, Joint Resolution, Concurrent Resolution, Simple Resolution

Regulatory Documents
Proposed Rules, Simple Rules, Notices, Presidential Executive Orders, Presidential Determinations, Presidential Memos, Presidential Proclamations, Presidential Notices, Public Inspection

Official Releases & Social Media (18.6 million documents)

Official Government Releases
Press Releases, News, Notices, Columns, Articles, Op-Eds, Blogs, Decisions, Opinions, Orders, Events, Media Advisories, Fact Sheets, Newsletters, Bulletins, Recalls, Alerts, Reports, Publications, Speeches, Statements, Remarks, Testimony, Transcripts, Legislation and legislative drafts

Official Government Social Media
Twitter, YouTube, Facebook

 

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Trial access to British Periodicals III & IV, and to Women’s Magazine Archive

By Michael Jones, on 5 January 2016

UCL has trial access to British Periodicals III & IV collections and Women’s Magazine Archive until 4th February 2016.

To access both collections click here. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

British Periodicals
This database provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.

Women’s Magazine Archive
An archival research resource comprising the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines. Titles are scanned from cover to cover in high-resolution colour and feature detailed article-level indexing. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005 and these key primary sources permit the examination of the events, trends, and attitudes of this period. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture.

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Trial access to the Lieberman Institute’s Index of Bibliographic References to Talmudic Literature

By Sarah Gilmore, on 18 December 2015

UCL has trial access to the Lieberman Institute’s Index of Bibliographic References to Talmudic Literature until 15th April 2016. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere

Index of Bibliographic References to Talmudic Literature enables access to scholarly writings relating to the texts of Talmudic literature. The Index offers quick access to discussions and interpretations of Talmudic passages found in both modern academic research and medieval Talmudic scholarship; the selection of any Talmudic passage directs the user to the specific references in scholarly books, articles, and various treatises that discuss that passage.

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Trial access to Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in Antiquity (LGGA)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 16 December 2015

UCL has trial access to Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in Antiquity until 12th January 2016.

Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in Antiquity serves as a useful point of reference for information on the ancient grammarians for scholars of Greek and Latin antiquity, in particular for research into the history of philology, grammar and ancient scholarship.

Sorted alphabetically by Latin name, each entry consists of

  1. an introduction with biographical information on the respective grammarian, as well as a discussion of his work and preserved fragments;
  2. the Greek text of these fragments; and finally
  3. the relevant bibliography, including lists of editions (if any) and studies.

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Trial access to The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries

By Sarah Gilmore, on 11 December 2015

UCL has trial access to The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries by Alexander Street Press until 31st January 2016. . To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere

The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries knits together more than 400 sources of diaries, letters, and memoirs to provide access to thousands of perspectives on almost every aspect of the Civil War. This collection includes 100,000 pages of rekeyed and indexed text, including 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscript material.

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Trial access to BMI Research

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 9 December 2015

UCL has trial access to BMI Research until 9th January 2016. For access, go to https://bmo.bmiresearch.com/enter and enter your UCL email address in the top left field then select ‘Continue’. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

  • BMI Research covers 24 industries providing access to material including Economics, Business Management, International Relations, Politics and Public Policy.
  • Their analysis is investor focused, enabling users to understand why trends and developments are taking place in a particular country or industry and what the greater implications are.
  • BMI Research’s methodology focuses on total analysis and provides a holistic assessment of global and regional economies.
  • Students and Faculty can have direct access to the experts behind the research. They can contact their analysts via email, telephone or arrange face to face meetings.

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