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Archive for the 'Trials – past' Category

Trial access to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

By Anna Sansome, on 1 December 2017

UCL has trial access to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics until 16th December. Please use this link for off-site access (scroll down and click on UCL (University College London)).

The Oxford Research Encyclopedias contain peer-reviewed, long-form overview articles written and edited by leading scholars. The Encyclopedias are intended to be regularly updated, with new articles and topics being added and authors updating their existing articles.

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Trial access to AdisInsight (Springer)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 December 2017

UCL has trial access to AdisInsight (Springer) until 31st December 2017.

AdisInsight is a database for drug research and development, disease treatment and decision making which is based on trusted, scientifically sound data. All content has been reviewed, assessed and summarized by a team of scientists. A single search delivers results on drugs, trials, deals and safety.

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Trial access to the International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Centre (Ebsco)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 15 November 2017

UCL has trial access to the International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Centre (Ebsco) until 13th December 2017.

The International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Centre is an open-source intelligence database on security and threat analysis covering regional conflict, terrorism, domestic security and government policy. The resource includes:

  • Nearly 3,000 full-text periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, books, monographs and reference works
  • Primary source documents from government agencies, legislatures and international institutions
  • In-depth Background Information Summaries on prominent people, organisations, places and events relating to homeland security and international terrorism
  • Reports and analysis from leading experts and consultancies
  • Government research from agencies such as the Congressional Research Service, GAO, FBI, Department of State and Homeland Security

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Trial access to the Weekly of Vilnius (Eastview)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 3 November 2017

UCL has trial access to the Weekly of Vilnius daily and weekly editions until 30th Nov 2017.

Weekly of Vilnius daily and weekly editions provide a digest and interpretation in English of news concerning Lithuania, especially for the diplomatic, governmental, business, academic, arts, cultural and international affairs communities.

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Trial access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India

By Sarah Gilmore, on 2 November 2017

UCL has trial access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India until 30th Nov 2017.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India includes full text coverage from 1861 until the current edition.

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Trial access to TRAC : Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium

By Sarah Gilmore, on 2 November 2017

UCL has trial access to TRAC : Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium until 15th Nov 2017. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

TRAC is a digital intelligence repository of research and analysis covering terrorism and political violence. TRAC cross-references incoming, real-time contributions against its entire database of regional and group profiles, spanning every ideology, target, and tactic. With tens of thousands web pages of information, over 4,650 group profiles, and 2,800 consortium members, TRAC provides many ways to efficiently access information.

Please view the How-To-Use page.

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Trial access to The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament Online (Brill)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 29 September 2017

UCL has trial access to The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament Online from Brill until 28th Oct 2017.

The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament Online is an up-to-date dictionary for the Old Testament and related literature in classical Hebrew and Aramaic which combines scholarly thoroughness with easy accessibility. The enormous advances that have taken place in the field of Semitic linguistics since the days of the older dictionaries of Classical Hebrew are well documented and assessed, as well as the often detailed discussions in modern Bible commentaries of words where the meaning is particularly difficult. Full text search and possibility to find conjugated verb forms in the context of their roots is particularly helpful to the new student. Specialist users will also find a wealth of bibliographical information on Old Testament exegesis.

The dictionary contains the complete vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible, extended with variants from the Oriental and Samaritan textual traditions, the Ben Sira fragments, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Features

  • Full text search in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, English, transliterations and Scripture references
  • Conjugated verb forms immediately found in the context of their consonantal roots
  • Easily compare Hebrew and Aramaic lexemes
  • Cross references hypertexted
  • Powerful search features

 

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Trial access to University of California Press journals

By Michael Jones, on 25 September 2017

UCL has trial access to University of California Press journals until 24th Oct 2017.

University of California Press publish 31 scholarly journal titles covering humanities and social sciences, with subject areas including: History, Criminology, Music, Sociology, Literature, Psychology, Religion, Communication Studies and Area studies.

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Trial access to Faculti

By Sarah Gilmore, on 20 September 2017

UCL has trial access to Faculti until 15th October 2017. To access Faculti scroll down to Shibboleth option and select University College London. You can then sign in with your UCL username and password.

Faculti is an online video library that hosts cutting-edge academic and professional video insights, delivered by the world’s leading figures and institutions with 1000 new accessible videos produced annually. Videos are aranged in categories or users can search for an individual video or subject. Institutions featured include The United Nations, the British Parliament, Harvard University, Oxford University and leading figures including Ambassadors, Poet Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners and global thinkers.

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Trial access to UKPressOnline

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 23 August 2017

UCL has trial access to UKPressOnline until 21st Sep 2017.

UKPressOnline is the gateway to three million pages of the 19th-21st Centuries’ newspapers, all as published on the day they were published and all searchable by name, word, phrase and date. Titles included are:

Daily Mirror 1903 – 1980
Daily Mirror Academic 1903 – current
Daily Express 1900 – current
Sunday Express 2000 – current
Daily Star 2000 – current
Daily Star Sunday 2002 – current
Church Times 1863 – current
The Watchman 1835 – 1884
Daily Worker 1930 – 1945
Morning Star 2000 – current
World War One 1914 – 1918
The Great War in Kent 1914 – 1918
World War Two 1933 – 1945
South Eastern Gazette 1852 – 1912

 

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