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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.


GeoScienceWorld eBook Collection

The GeoScienceWorld eBook collection covers every major discipline in the field of geoscience. The collection includes more than 1,050 books, which are full-text searchable as well as integrated and cross-searchable with over 112,000 articles from journals indexed in GeoScienceWorld. The collection is also mobile device optimized.

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Trial ends March 15, 2015


American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals

The premier library documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction including digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877.

The fifty thematic collections from AAS Historical Periodicals include digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals not available from any other source and provide rich content detailing American history and culture from the mid-18th century through the late-19th century. These specialized collections cover advertising, health, women's issues, science, the history of slavery, industry & professions, religious issues, culture and the arts, and more.

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Trial ends March 6, 2015


EBSCO Subject Archives

The UNLV Libraries has put together a trial for the African American Archives, World War II Archives and the American Revolution Archives. The archival collections contain digitized original documents related to African American History, World War II and the Revolutionary War.

This link will take the user to the Archive interface and will display the African American Archives first. Just click the drop-down menu at the top of the screen to select one of the other databases.

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Trial ends March 4, 2015


Ideas Roadshow

Ideas Roadshow is a multimedia venture that produces and publishes long-format conversations in video format and accompanying eBooks (and audio files) on a wide range of intriguing topics. The interviews are conducted with celebrated scientists, researchers, authors and other experts across a variety of disciplines.

Each 'issue'' consists of a video, accompanying eBook and audio file. Each video is 60 minutes long (some of the first ones are longer) and is broken into chapters to best highlight the ideas under discussion. The eBooks contain an introductory essay (written by Howard), an unabridged, reworked full transcript of the conversation (separated into chapters), brief bio of the guest and a comprehensive set of links and references to further explore the topic, indexed to chapters.

Subjects include Astronomy, Cognitive Science, Education, Environmental Studies, History, Language and Linguistics, Mathematics, Music and Philosophy just to name a few.

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Trial ends February 27, 2015


 

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