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.
Trial ends 3/23/15
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO): contains more than 370 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.
America: History and Life with Full Text (EBSCO): upgrade offers full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books.
Applied Science & Technology Source(EBSCO):Upgrade offers full text for almost 1,200 journals
Business Source Complete(EBSCO): is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. Also search the enhanced Business Searching Interface
- Summary of comparison between Business Source Premier (which we currently subscribe to) and Compete
Education Source(EBSCO): Upgrade includes full text for more than 1,800 journals, 550 books
Historical Abstracts with Full Text(EBSCO): Upgrade offers full text of more than 349 journals and more than 120 books
Trial ends 3/31/15, on-campus access only:
Data-Planet - two databases:
Statistical Datasets provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The Data-Planet repository contains more than 18.9 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations. The over 3.9 billion time series in Data-Planet provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. Learn more
Statistical Ready Reference: provides simple and refined searching of the extensive Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference is designed to allow users to quickly navigate the billions of points of data contained in the Data-Planet repository. Learn more
Questions about library databases or trials? Contact your library liasion.