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Database Trials

New Database Trials

Oxford Handbooks Online UWW access only New Trial Databases

    • The Oxford Handbooks are one of the most successful and cited series within scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field and for the first time (description from the Oxford Handbooks web site).
    • Vendor's product description.
    • Trial begins Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
    • Trial ends Thursday, June 26, 2014.
    • Please send us your feedback on Oxford Handbooks Online

PsycArticles and PsycInfo via ProQuest UWW access only New Trial Databases

Communication Source UWW access only New Trial Databases

    • Communication Source includes coverage of more than 1,000 core titles and features full text for more than 600 active periodicals, including 150 full-text titles not found in other EBSCO academic databases.
    • Vendor's product description
    • Trial begins Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
    • Trial ends Friday, May 2, 2014.
    • Please send us your feedback on Communication Source

IBISWorld UWW access only New Trial Databases

    • IBISWorld Industry Reseach Reports offers strategic insight and analysis on more than 700 U.S. industries, 600 U.S. niche industries as well as reports on global industries and on the U.S. business environment. These detailed reports can be searched by keywords, NAICS codes or SIC codes.
    • Vendor's product description
    • Trial begins Friday, February 28, 2014.
    • Trial ends Friday, March 28, 2014.
    • Please send us your feedback on IBISWorld

Academic Video Online: Premium (Alexander Street Press)UWW access only New Trial Databases

    • Academic Video Online: Premium offers all 32 of the Alexander Street Press film collections for a total of 26,000 films spanning 11,000 hours.
    • Vendor's product description
    • Trial begins Monday, January 27, 2014.
    • Trial ends Friday, February 28, 2014.
    • Please send us your feedback on Academic Video Online: Premium

Research@UWW (Ex Libris)UWW access only New Trial Databases

    • Research@UW-W is a tool is designed for quick and efficient search and discover of library resources. This is a beta test version of the Primo Central software that is being implemented across the UW System. Not all resources have been activated and/or tested. So please bear with us as we continue to develop this tool.
    • Vendor's product description
    • You may also want to use the test instance of Primo Central which features sample catalog records from all UW libraries.
    • Outcome: Primo (now called Research@UWW) went live on August 19, 2013

Past Database Trials

AdForum UWW access only

  • Vendor's product description.
  • Trial begins Monday, October 3, 2011.
  • Trial ends Friday, December 16, 2011.
  • We plan to subscribe to this database as of January 1, 2012.

Alexander St. Press Counseling and Therapy (Alexander Street Press) UWW access only

  • Subsets of this collection include:
    Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume I
    Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume II
    The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy
  • Vendor's product description
  • Outcome: The Library now subscribes to Volume 1 of this collection

American Periodicals (ProQuest) UWW access only

  • Vendor's product description.
  • Trial ended February 26, 2011.
  • Outcome: We did not receive sufficient feedback to make a decision on this database.

America's Newspapers (NewsBank)UWW access only

Artemis (Gale)UWW access only 

ArtStor UWW access only

  • Vendor's product description.
  • Outcome: Due to the high cost (nearly $30,000 in one-time and annual access fees), we will not be able to subscribe.
  • Trial ended: Tuesday, May 1, 2012.
  • Please send your feedback to the Library about this trial.

bX Recommender (Ex Libris) UWW access only

  • bX Recommender is different from our other product trials because it's a service that works within our other databases and is not a "standalone" product. bX is a new scholarly article recommender service which will aid researchers in finding additional relevant articles. bX is similar to the "More Like This" or "If You Liked This, You’ll Also Like..." services on web sites such as Amazon, but it is based on article usage by nearly 2,000 users at research institutions around the world. bX Recommender is available from the Find It Find It button menu in the Library's article databases (e.g., EBSCOhost, WilsonWEB, and ProQuest databases)
  • Vendor's product description
  • Short screencast demo of bX Recommender
  • Screenshot of bX Recommender
  • Trial ended: March 26, 2010
  • The UW System began a subscription to this product in Spring, 2010.

DRAM (streaming music) UWW access only

DSM-IV TR Online (American Psychological Association) UWW access only

EBL EBook Library UWW access only

  • For access, please call the Reference Desk at 262.472.1032 and we will email the username and password to your campus email.
  • EBL is a purchase-on-demand service, so the universe of books available in this trial is not what would actually appear in our version of EBL if we were to go with this product.
  • Vendor's product description
  • Please send us feedback on this database.
  • Trial ended: April 15, 2013

ebrary Academic Complete UWW access only 

EBSCO Ebook Academic Collection UWW access only 

  • EBSCO Academic Ebook Collection has 112,000 academic books covering the arts, humanities, social sciences, medicine, and technology.
  • Vendor's product description
  • Please send us feedback on this database.
  • Trial ended: April 30, 2013
  • Outcome: We choose this product due to the breadth of content and the additonal ease of searching and discovery in the EBSCO interface. The subscription began July 1, 2013.

Films On DemandUWW access only

  • Outome: Subscription began January 1, 2010. Thanks for your feedback!

GEOBASE (Elsevier) UWW access only

Global Road Warrior: The Ultimate Guide to the World (World Trade Press) UWW access only

Grove Art Online (Oxford) UWW access only

Historical Abstracts (EBSCOhost) UWW access only

Music Online: Listening (Alexander Street Press)

National Technical Reports Library V3.0 (U.S. Dept. of Commerce) UWW access only 

  • The NTRL V3.0 contains the meta-data of over 3 million scientific and technical reports, with access to approximately 740,000 of these reports in full-text. The collection is arranged by 39 Subject Categories and 375 Sub-categories.
  • Vendor's product description
  • Trial ended: March 31, 2013

Naxos Music UWW access only

Primo Central (Ex Libris)UWW access only

    • The Primo Central discovery tool is designed for quick and efficient search and discover of library resources. This is a beta test version of Primo Central. Not all resources have been activated and/or tested. So please bear with us as we continue to develop this tool.
    • Vendor's product description
    • You may also want to use the test instance of Primo Central which features sample catalog records from all UW libraries.
    • Outcome: Primo (now called Research@UWW) went live on August 19, 2013

Reaxys (Elsevier) UWW access only

Theatre In Video (Alexander St. Press)

      • Outcome: The response to this database was lukewarm, due to the recent acquisitions of Films on Demand, so we did not subscribe.
      • Trial ended: February 28, 2010

Women and Social Movements International (Alexander Street Press) UWW access only

      • Vendor's product description.
      • Outcome: The feedback was mixed on this database and it was decided not to subscribe at this time.
      • Trial ended: Monday, October 31, 2011.

WestlawNext Campus Research (Thomson Reuters) UWW access only

      • Outcome: This interface will eventually become the only interface offered for this product. Therefore we plan to make the switch for January, 2013.
      • Vendor's product description
      • Trial ended: October 20, 2012

Wilson Core Collections (EBSCO) UWW access only

VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) UWW access only 

  • The VAST video database offers 17,500 videos in many subject areas. The free trial is by individual subscription for the month of August, 2013.
  • Vendor's product description
  • Trial period: August, 2013 - must register for an individual trial

World Shakespeare Bibliography Online UWW access only

      • Vendor's product description.
      • Trial begins Monday, November 1, 2011.
      • Trial ends Thursday, December 31, 2011.
      • We are planning to subscribe to this database as of January 1, 2012.

Andersen Library Database List

Last Revised: cje - 4/15/2014

Location

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Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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