Welcome to Database Trials
This page highlights on-going trials of databases that the library is reviewing. The trials are offered free of charge by vendors for the viewing of the Kutztown University community.
Ambrose Video (Ambrose): A continually growing collection of 575 videos, all closed captioned, and spanning many subject areas from the BBC Shakespeare Plays to Nature's Microworlds.
NoodleTools is a web-based student research service that helps you correctly cite sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Use NoodleTools throughout a research project to track your sources, take notes, create outlines, collaborate with classmates, and format and print your bibliography.
Trial Account Access:
Each user must create a personal folder by clicking the "Create a Personal ID" button on the trial login page:
Enter the following login information after clicking "Create a Personal ID":
Note: The above login information is unique to this trial. Feel free to share it with teachers and students in your organization during the trial period.
To make the best use of your time in NoodleTools, please see the Trial Guide at http://noodle.to/trialguide for help in creating a new account and navigating all key features.
Trial ends 12/25/14: on-campus access only:
Demographics Now "is an online subscription resource that provides users with access to robust and highly detailed U.S. demographic data. It is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight when opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and so much more. Additionally, the power of DemographicsNow stands out with its reporting capability, which allows users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports -- standard and custom -- that will help them make informed and accurate decisions."
Trial ends 12/15/14: on-campus access only:
Statista: Statista includes data on more than 85,000 topics from 18,000 sources. About 20 percent of the total data in Statista comes from sources available free online, such as the World Bank and the U.S. Census, but the data also includes numerous exclusive sources which include industry, marketing, and trade groups. Much of the data is related to marketing, demographic, government and industry information, and is international in scope. Data can be downloaded in JPG, PowerPoint and Excel.
Questions about library databases or trials? Contact your library liasion.