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Trial access to BioOne for the Spring Semester


New Trial Database! Counseling and Therapy in Video


The library has just obtained trial access to the following Alexander Street Press collections, available until June 30th. If you have any comments, please let us know what you think!

Counseling and Therapy in Video: The largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric [...]


New Trial Database–The Gerritsen Collection

We’ve recently added a new trial to our collections. The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs! This collection is a great source of Women’s History primary source material. According to the publisher:

“This database is the definitive cross-cultural resource for information on women’s history. It spans more than four centuries and 15 languages and includes [...]


Gale Digital Collections Trial (historical and primary sources)

We have a new trial database – Gale Digital Collections. We will have access to these collections until February 28, 2013. The collections contain a wide variety of historical items and primary source material.

“Gale Digital Collections makes rare, previously impossible-to-access printed matter viewable in a digital format. From the 1100s to the 2000s; from [...]


BrowZine iPad App

The Burritt Library is a beta partner for BrowZine, an app for iPad that lets you easily find, read, organize and share scholarly journals from Open Access publishers, including BioMed Central.

To download BrowZine to your iPad and to help ThirdIron develop what will become the final product – please go to http://itunes.com/apps/browzine. Or, [...]


Trial Databases for February

February is the month of romance, and to show our affection for the CCSU community, we are pleased to offer trial access to some fabulous online collections through the beginning of March! Check out the Vogue Archive, which contains the full contents of Vogue magazine (US edition) with full color page images from the first [...]


Take a Digital Collection for a Test Drive!

Electronic resource vendors and publishers typically offer libraries an opportunity to try before we buy. We have four products available on a trial basis through early November: CREDO Reference, Early English Books Online, PsycTESTS, and Library Music Source. User feedback is an important criterion for selection, so please send any comments (good/bad/indifferent) to me at [...]


Morningstar Investment Research Center

The Morningstar Investment Research Center is available to CCSU faculty, students, and staff for the entire spring 2011 semester! It features data and analysis on over 11,000 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 1,000 exchange traded funds. Plus, the database boasts a comprehensive Help and Education Center, Portfolio X-Ray and [...]


Celebrate National Library Week!

Gale and Proquest have both announced complimentary access to selected databases during National Library week, April 11-17, 2010. Information and links to access are included below.

Gale: http://www.gale.cengage.com/NLW2010/?grid=10ALL053

Some good stuff here:

Archives Unbound — a vast new resource of topically-focused, cross-searchable digital collections of historical documents Career Transitions — a new electronic resource offering [...]


Proquest Research Databases – Trial access!

Greetings! Those of you in and around Library Land already know that we regularly arrange for trial access to new research databases. Doing this offers you, our library patrons, a chance to check out the content and “kick the tires” as it were… I’m excited to announce that we’re kicking off the academic year in [...]