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Research Databases: Trials for Review

Database Trials

  • GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
    An electronic resource offering authoritative reference content in the area of the environment, energy and natural resources.
    Trial expires: 12 Dec. 2018
  • Hein Online
    Database of federal law and codes.
    Trial expires: 1 Apr. 2019

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Discovery Services

Library Discovery Services are designed to bring all of our materials together in one place. Be it a book on the self or an online video, finding a resource should not be a hunt across different library systems or vendor websites.

These limited trials are meant to demonstrate how a discovery services would present out digital content (eBooks, journal articles, videos, etc.) to our users. The main goals in implementing a discovery service would be to make it easier to find our materials and to better utilize our paid subscriptions.

Things to keep in mind about these trials:

  • They are meant to showcase searching features and presentation of search results.
  • Full-text articles or other content may not be available on the vendor’s site.
  • Physical items from our library catalog are not included.
  • These are not full implementations.

ProQuest The Summon Service – "More than a single-search box, the service makes your collection more discoverable and provides unique ways for users to connect with librarians." 
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Leave us your feedback on Summon

EBSCO Discovery Service – "EDS provides a fast, streamlined search through a single search box, but within the context of a greater experience that pulls together intuitive features and functionality, high-end indexing..." 
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Leave us your feedback on EDS

 

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