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Electronic Database Trials

UNLV Libraries patrons have temporary access from the UNLV campus to the databases listed below.

**You may not be able to access these from off-campus.**

The Libraries arrange trial access to electronic resources that are under consideration for a subscription. Librarians review databases for addition to the collection twice per year and your comments are very valuable in this selection process. Please let us know what you think of the resources by filling out the comments form.

If you have any questions about these products or would like to recommend a product for a future trial please contact a Subject Librarian.

Video Project Digital MediaHub

MediaHub is a platform offering access to digital image, video and audio collections. It provides access to three major multimedia archives of TV news, documentary films, still images and classical music. The platform includes:

  • Digital images for education - over 56,000 images and 600 hours of film which covers world, UK and local events during the last 25 years. Sources include the AP Archive, Getty Images, ITN, Design Council, just to name a few.
  • News Film online - 3,000 hours of digitized news stories from the ITN/Reuters archives. Sources include the complete Gaumont and Paramount newsreels, from 1910 and 1934.
  • Film and Sound online - Over 2,000 items, comprising 17 separate collections of digitized film and sound, including Imperial War Museum film footage, and scientific content from the Wellcome Library and the Biochemical Society. The archive also includes over 50 hours of classical music recording from the Culverhouse collection.

Try out this database!

Trial ends December 22, 2014

SAGE Stats

SAGE Stats provides extensive social science data covering geographies within the United States and spans topics such as healthcare, crime, education, employment, religion, and government finances. Find the hard-to-locate data points you need to support your research. Visualize and compare thousands of normalized data sets to create new and interesting research avenues. Export data for greater analysis or combine with your own data to create new insights.

Try out this database!

Trial ends November 30, 2014

Pathway Studio

Pathway Studio from Elsevier Life Science Solutions is a biological decision support tool that helps you understand disease mechanisms and predict putative functionality and target-drug interactions by analyzing and visualizing your experimental data in the context of published results.

From an on-campus computer, access the database and create your user account using the Register link below the login boxes.

Try out this database!

Trial ends November 29, 2014


Knovel contains up to date, authoritative Engineering and Material Science reference materials from over 100 content providers. Search using keywords and numerical material properties to locate reference materials including text, data, and interactive formulas, available for download in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet format.

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Trial ends November 29, 2014

Reaxys and Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry

Reaxys is a chemical substance database that indexes CrossFire Beilstein, CrossFire Gmelin, and Patent Chemistry Database as well as the chemical literature. Substances may be searched for using keywords, structures, substructures, chemical formula, physical properties, and reactions. Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry adds searches for connections between compounds, targets, and bioactivity.

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Trial ends November 29, 2014


AccessEngineering provides online access to renowned engineering handbooks, faculty-made instructional videos, downloadable calculators, time-saving curriculum maps, powerful search tools, interactive tables and graphs, student study guides, and global engineering news.

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Trial ends November 29, 2014


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