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Trial access to Brill’s Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online

By Michael Jones, on 14 February 2017

UCL has trial access to Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online until 15th March 2017.

The Encyclopedia of Early Modern History is the English edition of the German-language Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. This 15-volume reference work, published in print between 2005 and 2012 and here available online, offers a multi-faceted view on the decisive era in European history stretching from ca. 1450 to ca. 1850 ce. in over 4,000 entries.

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Trial access to Orbis Europe

By Sarah Gilmore, on 3 February 2017

UCL has trial access to Orbis Europe from Bureau van Dijk until 19th March 2017. Please note that access is with UCL username and password only.

Orbis Europe contains information on approx 90 million private companies

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Trial access to Scientific American Medical Databases – extended until 28th February 2017

By Sarah Gilmore, on 27 January 2017

UCL’s trial access to Scientific American Medical Databases has been extended until 28th February 2017.

The Scientific American Medical Databases trial comprises of the following databases:

  • Scientific American Medicine
  • Scientific American Surgery
  • Scientific American Neurology
  • Scientific American Emergency Medicine
  • Scientific American Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Scientific American Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

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Trial access to ProQuest’s Black Studies Center and HistoryMakers collection

By Sarah Gilmore, on 13 January 2017

UCL has trial access to ProQuest’s Black Studies Center and HistoryMakers collection until 12th March 2017.

Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, reference books, and much more. It combines essential resources for research and teaching in Black Studies, including The Schomburg Studies on the Black ExperienceIndex to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper from 1912-1975.

HistoryMakers is a video collection of 100 oral history interviews of significant, contemporary African Americans from many disciplines and industries, discussing their life experiences.

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Trial access to Black Thought and Culture & Black Studies in Video from Alexander Street

By Sarah Gilmore, on 13 January 2017

UCL has trial access to Black Thought and Culture and Black Studies in Video until 12th March 2017.

To access Black Thought and Culture off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Black Thought and Culture contains approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. In addition to the most familiar works, Black Thought and Culture presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. The ideas of over 1,000 authors present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be black in America

Black Studies in Video is an award-winning black studies portfolio that brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. The collection contains 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.

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Trial access to Ovid Emcare – extended until 31st December 2016.

By Sarah Gilmore, on 9 December 2016

UCL’s  trial access to Ovid Emcare has been extended until 31st December 2016. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere

Ovid Emcare is a nursing database that provides:

  • 3,700+ international journals indexed – more than any other nursing database – More scholarly, peer-reviewed and indexed journals than any other nursing database
  • 1,800+ titles not available on other leading nursing databases
  • Nearly 5 million records dating back to 1995
  • Up to 250,000 records/citations added each year
  • Broadest scope of international content—more than any other nursing database: 50% of journals are from North America, 40% are from Europe; 10% are from Rest of World. 9% of all records are for articles not in English, most have English-language abstracts.
  • 70% of records have online abstracts
  • More than 70,000 preferred terms in EMTREE, expanded with nursing and allied health terms. All mapped to MEDLINE’s MeSH.

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Trial access to the Transplant Library

By Sarah Gilmore, on 2 December 2016

UCL has trial access to the Transplant Library until 31st December 2016. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

The Transplant Library is an online information resource developed by the Sir Peter Morris Centre for Evidence in Transplantation (Royal College of Surgeons & University of Oxford) that provides access to all evidence-based publications on all aspects of organ transplantation. Included are Expert Reviews on current clinical trials which focus on the potential impact on current clinical practice and all Practice Changing Studies are highlighted. In addition, all Guidelines are being appraised (using AGREE II) and are included in the Transplant Library.

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Trial access to ABIA – Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology

By Sarah Gilmore, on 25 November 2016

UCL has trial access to ABIA – Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology until 24th December 2016.

ABIA – Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology is a specialist academic in-depth bibliography dedicated to South and Southeast Asian prehistory, archaeology of the historical period, art, crafts and architecture (from early down to contemporary), inscriptions and palaeography, coins and seals of these regions. Going back to 1928, this unique and up-to-date bibliographic reference source has become the standard of reference in the fields it covers for both specialists as well as students.

Contents include:

  • 40,000 records
  • Quarterly updates (9,000 new records per year)
  • 425 journals
  • 200 book series
  • 19 languages
  • 22 countries
  • 12 major subject categories per country

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Trial access to A+ Education (Informit)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 16 November 2016

UCL has trial access to Informit A+ Education until 14th January 2017 . To access the trial you will need to login using the A+ Education password from the library passwords page (UCL users only).

Informit A+ Education provides over 30 years of globally relevant education research. Created in partnership with the peak education, assessment and teacher research body – the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) – it contains in-depth coverage of the learning, teaching and management issues facing all teaching professionals. Contributions come from leading researchers in teacher training and include articles on policy, curriculum and pedagogical developments. The database includes over 200,000 records including full text articles and index records from 165 resources dating back to 1978 and covers research for all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education.

Subjects includes:

  • Classroom dynamics
  • Education policy
  • Student learning
  • Teaching methods
  • Teacher training

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Trial access to BBC Monitoring

By Sarah Gilmore, on 7 November 2016

UCL has trial access to BBC Monitoring until 16th December 2016. To access select Login, Login via Academic Institution and use your UCL username and password.

BBC Monitoring‘s news and research services are based on round-the-clock monitoring of TV, radio, press, internet, news agency and social media sources by analysts in the UK and worldwide. In total, Monitoring covers 180 countries, translates from over 100 languages and uses 2,800 local sources. As well as ‘real time’ reporting on unfolding stories, Monitoring utilises its deep cultural and linguistic understanding to provide detailed geo-political analysis.

Trial content includes:

  • BBC Monitoring Portal – a database comprising ‘real time’ news updates from around the world, analytical reports and an extensive archive of geopolitical information dating back to 1996. The BBC Monitoring portal contains c.4 million stories and 5,000 reports, as well as up-to-date government lists for all countries.
  • Terrorism Digest – A daily summary of reports regarding Jihadist and other terrorist activity, and counter-terrorism operations.
  • Media Environment Guides – Detailed and insightful reports on the media landscape (sources, levels of openness, key media players etc) within key countries.

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