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 11/15/13:
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (EBSCO). RILM Abstracts of Music Literature’s coverage spans 1967 to the present, and the database is updated monthly. However, the documentation of conference proceedings goes back to 1835, and further retrospective coverage is planned. Since its first publication in 1967, RILM has covered articles in over 11,000 journals, many of which are not specifically devoted to music. RILM includes over 700,000 records, and over 40,000 new records are added every year.
Trial ends 11/10/13: on-campus access only:
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (ProQuest) "Built to find and retrieve statistical content, ProQuest Statistical Insight spans more than 600,000 published tables a year on thousands of different topics. It provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations."
Trial ends 10/25/13: on-campus access only:
Wall Street Journal - Digital Microfilm Edition - (Choose Wall St Journal from Title Select). Researchers can access full-page, cover-to-cover newspaper content from anywhere an internet connection is present. Digital Microfilm allows multiple, simultaneous users from subscribing libraries to scroll through the scanned microfilm as they would with standard microfilm equipment, or they can access the content using metadata: newspaper title, date, and page numbers. Digital Microfilm also allows users to print, crop, email, or save images for later reference.
Wall Street Journal - HTML Version - This publication's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc
Trial ends 10/15/2013: on-campus access only:
Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics (click on link in box on right that says "Your Access."): The Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics collection offers thousands of comprehensive and accessible essays on major authors, periods and genres, written by experts and designed for student readers. For the author Companions, each writer is placed in literary and historical context; their major works are analysed, either in separate chapters or grouped according to theme, and their influence on later writers assessed.