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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.


PolicyMap is an online US national data and mapping tool and analytics platform. Users can leverage thousands of US data indicators in PolicyMap to perform demographic and socioeconomic analysis, from a neighborhood census block group in many cases, up to a national level, as well as create custom regions, for their research and studies. PolicyMap’s data indicators accessible via easy to use menus organized in categories including demographics, income and spending, housing, lending, quality of life, economy, education, health, federal guidelines, and analytics. Data can be viewed on a census block or census tract level in many cases, city, county, zip, state, US, as well as by congressional district, school district, state house and state senate districts.

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Trial ends May 29, 2016


This database is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of interest to a variety of fields. Produced by the American Psychological Association, it provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download and use in teaching and research.

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Trial ends May 21, 2016

Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War

This unparalleled archival research resource contains a vast collection of rare magazines by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. It contains more than 1,500 periodicals, written and illustrated by serving members of the armed forces and associated welfare organizations, published between 1914 and the end of 1919, including Stars & Stripes. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover, in full color or gray scale, with granular indexing of all articles and specialist indexing of publication.

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Trial ends June 10, 2016

Queen Victoria's Journals

The 141 volumes of Queen Victoria’s personal diaries are now available to view, search, and explore in their entirety online. Every page of every journal is presented as a high resolution, full-color digital image and illustration, with detailed transcriptions of each handwritten entry for easy reading and powerful searching. Queen Victoria’s Journals is the product of a unique partnership between ProQuest, the Bodleian Libraries, and the Royal Archives. The resource allows scholars everywhere to access this large collection of important documents to discover valuable and surprising insights into the experiences and thoughts of a monarch we all thought we knew.

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Trial ends June 10, 2016

Engineering database trial

Access engineering journal articles, conference proceedings, manuals, standards, data sets, and more from ASTM International (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials).

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Trial ends December 31, 2016


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