1. New Resources

June 2014

Trials: Mergent Archives, Mergent Horizon, Mergent Intellect
(02 June, 2014)

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Mergent Archives is an online database providing access to over 180,000 documents covering a wide variety countries and industries, dating back to 1909. These documents include annual reports, industry reports and corporate manuals.

Mergent Horizon allows its users to closely analyze a company's products and services to retrieved detailed information about their suppliers, partners, clients and competitors.  It is accessible on the Mergent Online platform, by clicking the Horizon tab.

Mergent Intellect provides information on both public and private U.S. companies, Canadian companies, and international companies. Type of information includes business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, identify parent and subsidiary relationships as well as business and residential directory search.

Available on trial until 31 July 2014.

New Subscription: JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)
(01 June, 2014)

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Established in 2006, JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) publishes scientific research in a visual format and provides over 2,000 peer-reviewed video articles demonstrating laboratory techniques in the life sciences and medicine. It is indexed in MEDLINE and PubMed.

This JoVE collection comprises 5 sections:

May 2014

New Subscription: Education Source
(26 May, 2014)

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Education Source is a full-text database that offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals. It encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and many unique sources that were never previously available, covering all levels of education--from early childhood to higher education--as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

Education Source includes the content from Education Full-Text (H.W. Wilson) and Education Research Complete (EBSCO) which represents access to over 1,700 full-text journals.

Trial: Databases from Adam Matthew Digital
(22 May, 2014)

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Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange explores the history of 15 key commodities that changed the world. Features a wide range of materials including: records of individual traders; business accounts and records of both small and large companies; dock accounts describing the development of a major port from 1755 to 1960; Bills of Entry for major ports which show changing patterns of trade between 1820 and 1939; 17th and 18th century Trade Returns and Prices Current for key markets; material on the discovery and exploitation of commodities in Asia, Africa and the Americas from 1492 to 2000; government records concerning taxation, economic development and colonial business schemes.

As well, two of our subscriptions have been augmented with new material for the duration of this trial:

Mass-Observation: Section IV
Mass Observation was a pioneering social research organisation whose papers and research provide insights into the cultural and social history of Britain from 1937 to 1972. Publications, reports, diaries and papers from investigators and volunteers document everyday life in Britain. The latest addition to Mass Observation Online marks the completion of this digital project. The content in Section IV further supplements coverage of the Second World War, as well as post-war diaries, topic collections and directives up to and including 1965.

Eighteenth Century Journals: Sections III, IV, V
• Section III: From British Library Newspapers and Cambridge University Library, focusing on journals published in Canada, the Caribbean and India.
• Section IV: Material from Chetham’s Library, a key source for historians of British politics or the Industrial Revolution
• Section V: A complete run of one of the greatest periodicals of the age, The Lady's Magazine (1770 to 1832), as well as other relevant titles from the period.

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Available on trial until 26 June 2014.

Trial: Engineering Case Studies Online
(12 May, 2014)

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Engineering Case Studies Online is a collection of videos analyzing 50 key engineering failures as well as supplementary materials from more than 1,000 additional failures.

Available on trial until 9 June 2014.

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