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Trial access to World Politics Review

By Michael Jones, on 27 June 2016

UCL has trial access to World Politics Review until 21st August 2016.

World Politics Review provides analysis of critical global trends for academic institutions, corporations and government. Written by leading experts and on-the-ground influencers, World Politics Review’s content offers perspectives on topics of key relevance to foreign policy, international politics and foreign affairs. It includes multiple areas of study, with thousands of articles in its archives and more than 75,000 words of original content produced each month.

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Trial to Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA) extended

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 24 June 2016

UCL’s trial access to the Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA) has been extended until 31st July 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCL

The Middle East and Africa Database is a bibliographic and full text database that provides area coverage (especially for political development, social development, foreign policy, economic development, investment, oil and petrochemicals, trade and technological industries) for the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Arabs, Iranians, Turks and Africans worldwide, including in Europe and North and South America. In  addition  to  selective  citation  and  abstract  coverage  of  the  traditional  scholarly  literature,  MIDA  delivers access  to  key  primary source  documents  that  offer  insight  into  the  complex  interplay  of  issues,  people,  and  events  impacting  political,  economic,  and  social  development  in  the Middle  East  and  Africa  regions,  in  both  historical  and  current  perspective.

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Trial access to Eurasia Atlantic Database (EURA)

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 22 June 2016

UCL has trial access to the Eurasia Atlantic Database (EURA) until 31st Jul 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCL

The Eurasia Atlantic Database (EURA) is a bibliographic and full text database that provides area coverage (especially for economic development, investment, trade and technological industries) for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union, and lesser coverage to Western Europe. The database provides unusual historical depth for Soviet and WWII history, including diplomatic/historical documentation such as diplomatic papers and the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials in full text.

Core coverage includes:

Northern Eurasia: Russia, the USSR, Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Chechnya, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, and the worldwide European diaspora.

Central Asia-Inner Asia-South Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Chechnya, Daghestan, Georgia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tibet, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang.

The database is designed to provide easy bibliographic and full text access to journals, newspapers, conference proceedings, press releases, books, manuals, magazines and ephemera.

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Trial access to Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA)

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 17 June 2016

UCL has trial access to the Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA) until 14th Jul 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCL

The Middle East and Africa Database is a bibliographic and full text database that provides area coverage (especially for political development, social development, foreign policy, economic development, investment, oil and petrochemicals, trade and technological industries) for the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Arabs, Iranians, Turks and Africans worldwide, including in Europe and North and South America.

The database is designed to provide easy bibliographic and full text access to journals, newspapers, conference proceedings, press releases, books, manuals, magazines, and ephemera.

More information about this resource is available in the Search Guide.

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Trial access Filmaker’s Library Online (Alexander Street Press)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 16 June 2016

UCL has trial access to Filmaker’s Library Online until 22nd July 2016.

Filmaker’s Library Online contains more than 1,400 full-length, issue-based documentaries curated by Alexander Street Press’s imprint company Filmakers Library. Films come from diverse filmmakers and address a wide range of topics including art, criminal justice, economics, environment, health, and social issues such as aging, racism and sexism, disabilities, and education.

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Trial access to Geofacets

By Sarah Gilmore, on 16 June 2016

UCL has trial access to Geofacets until 14th July 2016. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

A personal account can be created by clicking “Register” at the top right side of the Geofacets homepage. This allows for saved searches and sets search alerts that will email you when new content is added.

Geofacets is a geoscience solution that helps geoscientists accelerate exploration activities. It delivers hundreds of thousands of geologic maps sourced from trusted publications which are easily discoverable on a map-based interface and ready to be integrated into essential workflow tools. Geofacets offers 600,000 geologic maps extracted from esteemed geologic publications, covering a wide spectrum of geologic disciplines from general geology to specialized subject areas like organic geochemistry and volcanology. Maps are insight-rich and are aggregated and curated with exploration geoscientists in mind

To get the most out of Geofacets, please visit our training and support page to find how-to videos, user guides, and frequently asked questions about the product.

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Mass Observation Online and Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice

By Sarah Gilmore, on 9 June 2016

UCL has purchased access to Mass Observation Online and Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice from Adam Matthew Digital

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. The archive was developed to create an ‘anthropology of ourselves’ and study the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain.

Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice: bringing together primary source documents from archives and libraries across the Atlantic world, this resource includes unique material relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition and social justice.

 

Trial access to Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War: Intelligence, Strategy and Diplomacy

By Sarah Gilmore, on 19 May 2016

UCL has trial access to Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War: Intelligence, Strategy and Diplomacy until 20th June 2016. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

With over 144,000 pages of content, Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War brings to light original U.K. intelligence reports and meeting minutes, signals intelligence, and newly released intelligence and policy files of the Foreign Office’s Permanent Under-Secretary’s Department. Spanning four key twentieth century conflicts, with a spotlight on the Second World War, the material, sourced from The National Archives, U.K., enables rich research into intelligence, foreign policy, international relations, and military history in the period of Appeasement, through the Second World War, and into the early Cold War.

Online tutorials are available here .

Please note that document download is not possible on the free trial product, instead use the Image Viewer to view the documents.

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Trial to WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) extended until 1st June

By Sarah Gilmore, on 18 May 2016

UCL’s trial access to WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) has been extended until 1st June 2016. A trial username and password is required for access, please see the UCL e-resources password page. Please note that this is case sensitive.

WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) gives access to the following datasets (in trial mode): BoardEx, Bureau van Dijk, Compustat, CRSP, Factset, GovPX, Hedge Fund Research, ISS, LSPD, Markit Mergent Fisd, Morningstar CISDM, Option Metrics, RavenPack, TAQ, Thomson Reuters, WRDS SEC, Zacks.

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Trial access to HSTalks Business and Management Collection

By Sarah Gilmore, on 18 May 2016

UCL has trial access to HSTalks Business and Management Collection until 31st December 2016.

HSTalks Business and Management Collection from Henry Stewart is an extensive resource of over 900 video lectures and case studies by leading experts from commerce, industry and academia. Extracts of lectures and case studies, as well as complete talks, are easy to integrate and embed in courses to enrich the teaching and learning experience. All the talks are compatible with Moodle.

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