Currently on Trial: APA Style CENTRAL

APA Style CENTRAL is a complete online environment for teaching, writing, and publishing in APA Style. It combines learning and teaching tools, writing and content processing technology, and full integration of APA's Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Individual user accounts are not needed to access the Learning Center (tutorials, self-quizzes, and samples), the Publishing Center, or certain parts of the Research Center (dictionaries and reference books), but they are required to create and save references and papers.

APA Style CENTRAL has been optimized for FireFox, Chrome, and Safari for MAC OS. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

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Trial ends on September 30, 2016.

Currently on Trial: United Nations iLibrary

The United Nations iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and dissemination platform for digital content created by the United Nations. This initial scope covers most of the publications, journals and series published under the United Nations Publications banner between 2013 and 2015. Currently 750 titles are available in English, and 250 are availalbe in other official languages of the United Nations: French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic.

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The trial ends on June 30, 2016.

Currently on Trial: Marquis Biographies Online

Marquis Biographies Online is a searchable online database featuring comprehensive profiles on over 1.5 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports. It provides access to all biographies that have appeared in 24 Marquis Who's Who print titles since 1985, plus historical biographies from Who Was Who in America volumes from 1607 to1985. Updated daily.

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The trial ends on October 8, 2015.

Currently on Trial: Canadian Health Research Collection

This is a curated collection of current monograph publications from Canadian research institutes, government agencies and university centres working in the area of health and medical research. The organizations included in this collection are very active publishers of primary research in the field. The publications included are both general policy documents as well as those of a specialized technical nature.

To access the trial, you will need to login. Login information is provided in the access section of the Canadian Health Research Collection record.

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The trial ends on December 31, 2014.

Currently on Trial: Enhanced Electronic Grammars

Enhanced Electronic Grammars (EEG) features comprehensive descriptions of languages from around the world. This pre-launch version features a representative spread of 5 full language grammars (Hup, Jamsay, Lao, Madurese, Mapuche), both with respect to language family and geographic location. This resource makes full grammars available together in an interlinked and semantically-annotated format, allowing granular access to the grammatical data and enabling cross-language research of several grammars at the same time.

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The trial ends on November 14, 2014.

Currently on Trial: BrowZine

Carleton University is sponsoring a trial to BrowZine - the new app for Libraries that lets you browse, read and monitor scholarly journals right on your tablet device.

To get started, just search for “BrowZine” in your tablet app store to download the app for free. When you open BrowZine for the first time, select Carleton University and enter your MyCarletonOne login information.

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The trial ends on June 30, 2014.

Currently on Trial: Indigenous Peoples North America

Indigenous Peoples North America provides users with access to digital collections that will enhance research into the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada. The archive includes extensive monograph, manuscript, newspaper, periodical and photograph collections.

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The trial ends on March 26, 2014.

Currently on Trial: Africa Knowledge Project

Africa Knowledge Project, known as AKP, disseminates Africa-centered, evidence-based knowledge on Africa and African Diaspora. It includes six journals – JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, West Africa Review, Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World, African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies, ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness, and Journal of African Philosophy. It also includes three databases – the Biafran War Database, the Kiswahili Story Database, and the African Music Database.

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The trial ends on December 31, 2013.

Currently on Trial: Medieval Family Life

Medieval Family Life contains full colour images of the original medieval manuscripts that comprise the Paston, Cely, Plumpton, Stonor and Armburgh family papers along with full text searchable transcripts from the printed editions, where they are available. The original images and the transcriptions can be viewed side by side. These letter collections and associated manuscripts take the user into the world of medieval family, business, relationships, trade, politics and community.

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The trial ends on November 18, 2013.

Currently on Trial: Web of Knowledge – Complete Platform

Web of Knowledge provides a single destination to access multidisciplinary research. You can search across data, books, journals, patents, and more. Find, analyze, and share the most relevant information in science, social science, arts and humanities.

Carleton's current subscription includes: Web of Science (Citation indexes in Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities), Zoological Record, Journal Citation Reports, and Derwent Innovations Index (patents).

We have TRIAL access to these additional resources from October 9, 2013 to November 8, 2013: Biosis Citation Index, Current Contents Connect, Data Citation Index, and MEDLINE.

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Currently on Trial: Drama Online

Drama Online offers a new way to experience plays, from curriculum classics to contemporary writing. It provides contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. Drama Online will launch with initial content and be continually added to throughout 2013.

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The trial ends on March 17, 2013.

Currently on Trial: Academic Charts Online

Academic Charts Online is a new and unparalleled database of popular music chart data from around the world. From the US, UK, Europe, South America and Asia, ACO delivers access to an authoritative database under exclusive academic license from Billboard, the Official Charts Company and many more.

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Trial ends on February 28, 2013.

Currently on Trial: Media Technology Monitor

Media Technology Monitor (MTM©) is Canada's premier research product in the area of technology ownership and use. MTM provides valuable insight into consumer trends on existing and emerging technologies, and its large sample sizes and high response rates allow clients to uncover more about the niche markets and demographic groups that are relevant to them.

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Trial ends on February 14, 2013.

Currently on Trial: Data Citation Index

Data Citation Index on the Web of Knowledge platform provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. The data can be viewed within the context of the scholarly research it supports and connects digital research to powerful new discovery tools.

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Trial ends on November 30, 2012.

Currently on Trial: Black Women Writers

Black Women Writers presents 100,000 pages of literature and essays on feminist issues, written by authors from Africa and the African Diaspora. Facing both sexism and racism, black women needed to create their own identities and movements. The collection documents that effort, presenting the woman’s perspective on the diversity and development of black people generally, and in particular the works document the evolution of black feminism.

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The trial ends on November 21, 2012.

Current on Trial: Contemporary Women's Issues

Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI), a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press. There is a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives. CWI includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, and South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.

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The trial ends on November 13, 2012.

Current on Trial: Oral Histories Online (Trial)

Oral History Online is a landmark database of English language oral histories. The full-text material includes Ellis Island oral history narratives and rare Black Panther Party interviews. It is also an index to free oral history information on the Web. Working with archives, repositories and individuals, we've indexed oral histories held by organizations around the world.

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The trial ends on November 11, 2012.

 

Currently on Trial: Medici.tv

Medici.tv is the world’s unique virtual concert hall. It is a high definition audiovisual platform, specialized in classical music, opera and dance. It provides a reference catalogue to numerous films, live broadcasts, and unlimited access to a streaming catalogue....

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The trial ends on November 12, 2012.

Currently on Trial: Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966

The documents in Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 cover the whole of the modern period of European colonization of the continent. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, and to heads of British missions abroad. They are essential sources for the study of African history and the understanding of Africa today.

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The trial ends on Nov. 10, 2012.

Currently on Trial: Family & Society Studies Worldwide

Family & Society Studies Worldwide provides comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. It indexes publications from a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history and social work. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, theses & dissertations and other sources. Dates covered: 1970 to the present

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The trial ends on Nov. 8, 2012.

Currently on Trial: Canadian Who's Who

Canadian Who’s Who is the standard reference source of contemporary Canadian biography. Canadian Who's Who online includes more than 9,000 archived Biographies of Record, in addition to the 13,000 current biographies found in the 2011 print edition.

Please log out when you are finished. Canadian Who’s Who is accessed through Canada's Information Resource Centre which has a limited number of simlutaneous users (4).

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The trial ends on October 31, 2012.

Two databases currently on trial: Illustrated London News Historical Archive and 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive gives students and researchers full color digitized images of the entire run of the ILN from 1842 to 2003.

17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers are a rich compendium of British history from the early 1600s to the first years of the 19th century.  This collection provides access to the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney.  It is one of the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media.

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These trials end on November 16, 2012.

Two databases currently on trial: Short Story Index and Short Story Index Retrospective: 1915-1983

Short Story Index aims to index all the important collections and anthologies of short stories that are published each year. All literay genres are covered. Content includes detailed indexing of more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies and full text for nearly 5,000 stories. Coverage is from (1984)-

Short Story Index Retrospective provides access to the full content of the Short Story Index from 1915 through to 1983. Content includes bibliographic entries on more than 150,000 short stories, and citations to short stories published from the 1830s to the 1980s, from some 350 periodicals and collections of short stories.

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These trials end on August 10, 2012.

 

 

Currently on Trial: Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive contains the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover in color, with granular indexing of all articles, covers, ads and reviews.

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The trial ends on August 3, 2012.

Currently on Trial: Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest (Trial)

Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975. The resource offers thousands of colour images of manuscript and rare printed material as well as photographs, ephemera and memorabilia from this exciting period in our recent history.

The trial ends on July 20, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text

The International Index of Music Periodicals Full Text is an unrivaled resource for music research. This database provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries, plus full text for more than 140 of the indexed journals. It covers the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition.

The trial ends on July 15, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: The March of Time

The March of Time is a newsreel series which was produced by Time Inc. from 1935 to 1967. The newsreels have been restored and are now available in online streaming video in a single, cross-searchable collection.

The trial has been extended until July 20, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is the largest and most comprehensive streaming audio collection of world music. It currently provides streaming access to tracks from the Smithsonian archives and world music archives in Asia and Africa.

We also have a trial to Music Online, a resource that allows users to cross-search all of the Alexander Street Press music databases that Carleton subscribes to - Classical Music Library, Classical Scores Library, and Garland Encyclopedia of World Music as well as the trial to Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.

The trials end on July 4, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: The John Johnson Collection: an Archive of Printed Ephemera

The John Johnson Collection, an Archive of Printed Ephemera is the product of a partnership between the Bodleian Library and ProQuest which conserved, catalogued and digitised 67,754 documents (a total of 174,196 high-resolution colour images) drawn from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera. It provides access to a wide array of rare or unique archival materials documenting various aspects of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

This trial ends on June 22, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: Food Science and Technology Abstracts

Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA) provides coverage of pure and applied research in food science, food technology, and food-related human nutrition. It covers the complete food manufacturing cycle, from initial market research to final packaging. FSTA includes food-related literature from journals, books, conference proceedings, reports, theses, patents, standards, and legislation.

The trial has been extended until June 29, 2012.

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Currently On Trial: SAGE Research Methods Online

Currently On Trial: SAGE Research Methods Online

SAGE Research Methods Online is designed to help create research projects and understand the methods behind them.  The taxonomy of over 1,400 methods terms links to authoritative content, including over 604 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, two major works collating a selection of journal articles and newly commissioned videos."

This trial ends May 19, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1-5

We have a trial to the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection. The collection features about 7600 American periodicals published from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century. It is available in five series: Series 1 (1691-1820), Series 2 (1821-1837), Series 3 (1838-1852), Series 4 (1853-1865), Series 5 (1866-1877).

The trial expries on Apr. 2, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: Benezit Dictionary of Artists

The Benezit Dictionary of Artists has over 190,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day and is one of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language. It contains thousands of auction records, museum holdings and bibliographies, has superb coverage of obscure artists and also includes images of artists’ signatures, monograms and stamps. The database is updated 3 times per year to reflect new scholarship, artists and updates to existing entries.

The Benezit Dictionary of Artists is available on Oxford Art Online and is cross-searchable with Grove Art Online and other Oxford art reference resources.

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The trial has been extended until Feb. 15, 2012.

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Currently on Trial: PsycTESTS and PsycTHERAPY

There is a new trial to 2 databases from the American Psychological Association: PsycTESTS and PsycTHERAPY. PsycTESTS is a repository for the full text of psychological tests and measures as well as a rich source of structured information about the tests. PsycTHERAPY is a database of streaming psychotherapy demonstration videos; users may create playlists, clips, search transcripts of videos, and more.

The trial expires on December 9, 2011.

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Currently on Trial: Sustainability Watch

Sustainability Watch topics focus on the concept of “People – Planet – Profits” and provide... summaries with key developments across the sustainability spectrum. By monitoring thousands of leading journals and periodicals, Sustainability Watch presents best practices in a variety of sustainability areas including environmental impacts and pollution prevention initiatives, corporate citizenship, and long-term sustainable business practices.

The trial has been extended until December 31, 2011.

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Currently on Trial: Book Citation Index

The new trial to the Book Citation Index is provided through the Web of Science database. The Book Citation Index connects a library’s book collection to powerful new discovery tools, giving researchers the ability to quickly and easily identify and access the most relevant books. As a part of Web of Science, the Book Citation Index allows users to search seamlessly across books, journals and conference proceedings to find the information most relevant to their work within one platform.

Dates covered: Book Citation Index - Science - (2005) to present and Book Citation Index – Social Sciences & Humanities - (2005) to present.

This trial expires on November 30, 2011.

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Currently on Trial: The Vogue Archive

Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion. The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, with no embargo period.

The trial has been extended until Nov. 25, 2011.

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Currently on Trial: Filmakers Library Online

Filmakers Library Online provides documentaries on race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.

The trial ends October 12, 2011.

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Currently on Trial: International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration

The International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration (IJAV) is the refereed journal of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV). The IIAV is a non-profit international scientific society founded in 1995. The primary objective of the Institute is to advance the science of acoustics and vibration by creating an international organization that is responsive to the needs of scientists and engineers concerned with acoustics and vibration problems all around the world.

Our free trial ends May 1, 2012.

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