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Biography Resource Center Trial through August 31, 2007

Through August 31, 2007, the Library offers a trial subscription to Gale’s Biography Resource Center, a comprehensive biographical reference database in the areas of literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, current events and the arts. After

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Xrefer Reference E-Books Trial thru April 30.

Melville Library currently subscribes to sets of multidisciplinary reference books in electronic format via the Gale Virtual Reference Library and Oxford Reference Online. Through April 30th we have trial access to XreferPlus – a competing set of online reference ebooks

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18th Century Collection: TRIAL until Oct 13th.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) is now available as a TRIAL until October 13, 2006. Derived from the Eighteenth Century microfilm collection from Thomson Gale, ECCO features digitized versions of 150,000 printed volumes — comprising more than 26 million pages

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Black Thought and Culture TRIAL through Sept 30th.

Black Thought and Culture from Alexander Street Press is available as a TRIAL until Sept 30th. Once you have tried the Black Thought and Culture database, please return to this blog and complete our online survey. Your opinions will help

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Our trial access to IBISWorld Industry Intelligence has been extended until Aug 11th. Please take a test drive of IBISWorld and then respond to our evaluation survey. For more information about this trial please see the previous Screenings post.

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BioAbs & ZooRec TRIAL: ENDED

The library has arranged for a trial of Biological Abstracts (pdf description) and Zoological Record (pdf description). Access to these databases is currently available via our Web Of Knowledge link. The trial runs from July 12 to Aug 10. Feedback,

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