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EBSCO Information Services Trial Information for Senior High School

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Advanced Placement Source

Designed to meet the extensive needs of high school students enrolled in various Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, this database offers a world of knowledge for students who seek to achieve academic excellence

eBook Subscription High School Collection Trial

Designed specifically for high school students and educators, this collection offers an easy, cost-effective way for libraries to provide full-text e-book coverage that aligns with their school's curricula, as well as complement other e-book and database resources from EBSCO.

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Academic Search Ultimate

Offers access to resources cited in key subject indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. Coverage is from the 1930s (with selective coverage dating back to the 1740s) to the present. The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is updated weekly

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Communication Source

The most comprehensive communications database available, this resource offers information for scholars studying mass media, communications theory, linguistics, organizational communication, phonetics and speech pathology. It includes many unique full-text titles not available in other EBSCO academic databases and features backfile coverage of top communication sources.

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eBook Business Collection Trial

eBook Business Collection includes full text more than 14.200 academic e-books in the fields of communications, finance, marketing and personel development.

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eBook ITCore Trial

Collection contains more than 2,900 e-books covering key subject areas in IT, including content management, desktop and office applications, enterprise computing, graphic design and multimedia, internet and web development, programming languages, telecommunications and more.

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eBook University Press Collection Trial

This collection contains more than 32,000 multidisciplinary e-books from more than 90 of the best university presses in the world. Covering a variety of subjects such as technology, science, literature and humanities, the collection serves a full range of audiences, offering basic introductory texts to high-level research materials

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Entrepreneurial Studies Source

A rich collection of full-text resources for entrepreneurship and small business research. Many journals are peer-reviewed and are available with no embargo. The database also includes videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world’s largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs

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Environment Complete

This leading full-text database offers extensive coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study. Offering full text and indexing for journals, books and monographs, it is an invaluable resource for students and scholars across all environmental disciplines

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Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the pinnacle resource for researchers of film and television, providing the most comprehensive, balanced collection of full-text and bibliographic coverage from scholarly and popular sources, and spanning the entire spectrum of film and television studies

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This database is packed with titles from the publishers you have already grown to trust. Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press, IBM Press, wrox, O’Reilly Media, Peachpit Press, Financial Times Press, Microsoft Press, New Riders, Que, IBM Redbooks, Sams and many more.

Trial will end on November 11 , 2016

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IGI Global Databases

A world-class collection of over 3,000 information science and technology reference works, encyclopedias, handbooks of research, teaching cases and proceedings. InfoSci-Books is a continuously growing database that provides e-books in both PDF and XML through a peer-review publishing process.

The IGI Global journal collection includes more than 158 cutting-edge, interdisciplinary technology-focused journals managed since 1988. Covering emerging information science and technology trends and offering complimentary perpetual access for subscribed years, InfoSci-Journals is a strong investment for research-focused libraries.

The new streaming video collection was developed in partnership with leading academics and practitioners to deliver information science and technology lectures. Featuring closed captioning and the ability to utilize the lessons on any device, InfoSci-Videos provides scholarly video in 11 subject areas

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Cambridge Books Online

Cambridge Books Online offers predefined or bespoke collections of content within a richly functional, fully searchable online environment. It includes a vast number of subjects on Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, Medicine, English Language Teaching.

Trial Duration: July 18 - August 18, 2016

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Gale Business Insights:™ Global

The first online resource that empowers students to not just research topics, but to interpret their research. Deep business intelligence powered by statistical data lets students spend less time searching for data – and more time connecting their discoveries to practical applications.

Trial will end on July 15, 2016

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Emerald Business, Management & Strategy eJournal Collection

The collection provides a premier resource for students, researchers and business practitioners studying and working in the field of management research. All research papers are subject to a rigorous peer-reviewed process that assures content is both relevant and of the highest quality. Themes include strategy, entrepreneurship, international business, legal issues, service research as well as content that focuses on emerging markets. An article from this collection is downloaded every seven seconds, and the collection has over 80% of coverage in Scopus and includes seven notable titles indexed by Thomson Reuters (ISI).

Trial will end on June 30, 2016

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World Scientific Book Online

Gives you access to vast number of subjects from Architecture / Building Management , Asian Studies , Business & Management , Chemistry , Computer Science , Economics & Finance Engineering / Acoustics , Environmental Science, General , Life Sciences / Biology, Materials Science, Mathematics , Medicine , Nanotechnology & Nanoscience , Nonlinear Science, Chaos & Dynamical Systems Physics and Social Sciences.

Trial will end on March 31, 2016

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Sports, Leisure and Tourism journals

Includes over 60 titles of journals.

Sport: Features journals in a variety of subjects, ranging from Sport & Recreation, Medical Research, Health Studies, Sport History to Sociology of Sport

Leisure: A distinguished list, covers topics such as Leisure Recreation Management, Leisure Studies and Heritage Management & Conservation

Tourism: Offers an international perspective to key topics, covering the range of tourism theory and practice.

Trial will end on March 31, 2016

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Emerald Insight

Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of over 290 journals and over 2,650 books and book series volumes.

Access is via IP address and token for your remote access.

Token Access:
NOTE: Each user has to activate the access token URL below in order to access your institution’s trial/subscription holdings remotely. The user has to do the activation for one time only.

Activation Instruction

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  • Click on the access token URL or copy and paste the token URL into your browser.
  • You will be taken to the Emerald Insight login page and prompted to log-in to the site.
    • If you have an individual registered Emerald profile, please log-in with your e-mail address/username and password.
    • If you don’t have an individual Emerald profile, please register.
  • The redeem voucher page will be displayed and your token is activated.
  • You will now be able to access your institutions subscriptions.

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Trial Period: August 26, 2015 - September 26, 2015

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Inspec Direct

Inspec Direct will give you comprehensive coverage of global scientific and engineering literature, essential for all research and academic projects. Part of this trial, the institute can access the Inspec Archive which dates from 1898 to 1968.

Trial Ends: August 31, 2015

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SciFinder® is a research discovery application that provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.

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  1. Users can only register within IP range
  2. Users need to register using their school domain email and/or, they cannot use generic email account like google or yahoo, CAS will not recognize it
  3. After users have registered, they need to go to their email to click on the verification link to complete the registration process, after that they can access SciFinder at URL:

TRIAL PERIOD: July 27 - August 25, 2015

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Springer eBooks

Springer’s eBook collection delivers complete access to the largest collection of scientific, technical and medical publications available today.

Over 200,000 eBook titles, with thousands of new books added yearly.

TRIAL DURATION: June 17 - July 16, 2015

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Royal Society of Chemistry offers database and magazine content in one package, as well as a cutting-edge eBook series and a lease to RSC journals archive (1841-2007).

TRIAL ENDS: June 28, 2015

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