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New Trial Databases

The Library currently has trials to three terrific databases:

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Digital Loeb Classical Library
“Founded by James Loeb in 1911, the mission of the Loeb Classical Library® has always been to make Classical Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers…Harvard University Press is honored to renew James Loeb’s vision of accessibility, and presents an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature…represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations.”

Trial expires November 19, 2014

FMG: World Cinema Collection
“With more than 380 feature films from the most renowned directors across the globe, this unique collection includes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, American and European masterpieces from the mid-20th century, and award-winning contemporary films featured by Global Lens. The collection shines a light on the history of cinema while also providing a glimpse into the cultures and issues of countries around the world, making it useful beyond film studies departments by bringing value to programs in area studies, political science, history, world languages, and more.”

Trial expires November 7, 2014

Value Line
“The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line.”

Trial expires November 13, 2014

The Library strives to spend its electronic resources budget on databases that best support the research of Regent students, staff, and faculty. Your input during trials helps us decide whether or not to subscribe to a new database. Please share your opinions on these resources by completing our short evaluation form.

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Database trials

The Library currently has four database trials underway:

Academic Video Online: Premium
Alexander Street’s most comprehensive video subscription, designed to bring the highest-quality video content to the broadest range of subject areas. The collection now comprises more than 23,000 full video titles (not just clips) with well over 11,000 hours of content. (Trial expires November 16, 2013)

IEEE core collection of engineering, electronics, and computer science periodicals
152 science, technology, and computer science journals in full-text. Many of the journals are among the most highly cited in their fields. There are more than 241,000 documents, many of them available in HTML as well as the original PDF format. (Trial expires on November 08, 2013)

Sage Knowledge E-books
More than 2,700 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. (Trial expires on October 25, 2013)

CQ State Stats
Comprehensive data coverage of each state including health care, crime, education and more. You’ll find reliable, easy-to-use data from more than 80 different sources covering more than 15 years. When you find data you’re interested in explore it using the mapping and graphing tools, compare it with other data sets, or export it to Excel. (Trial expires on October 25, 2013)

As always, the Library welcomes comments and concerns about all of our electronic resources. Please use our evaluation form to send feedback about these trial databases.

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Database trials in April

The Library currently has trials to 11 databases and online collections:


Trial database: AtoZ World Business

Through the end of November, the Library has a trial subscription to a database for anyone interested in global business, as well as the political, economic, legal, and cultural landscapes of 100 countries.

AtoZ World Business consists of country-by-country briefings with authoritative guides to 108 topics, such as business culture, investment climate, import & export laws, language, taxation, and security. In addition to the country business guides, the database includes 76 world trade resources in topics such as currencies, cargo insurance, NAFTA, sourcing, transportation, and weights and measures. According to the publisher, “no other product covers so many business topics, so well, for so many countries.”

AtoZ World Business features a completely intuitive interface and requires no training to use successfully. Navigation is so user-friendly that it is even fun to “click around,” so no matter what your interest in foreign countries, you will find something to interest you! To begin using AtoZ World Business, click here.

As always, we are eager to hear from our users about trial databases. Please share your opinion on AtoZ World Business by completing our short evaluation form.

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Trial databases

The Library currently has trial subscriptions to six databases: