Monday, March 2, 2015

Trial Databases for Spring 2015

The Adrian G. Marcuse Library is always looking for new resources to provide to students, but to determine which to get we’d like your help.  Check out these new databases, and let us know what you think!  Remember, these will only be available for a limited time, so if there’s one you really like, let us know—your feedback might get it placed in our permanent collection.

The Videofashion Library brings together 1,200 hours of vivid video capturing the many faces of fashion. It compiles nearly 40 years of worldwide fashion shows, designer profiles, documentary segments, and more into one convenient online learning interface.
Trial ends: March 15, 2015 

A collection of streaming educational films and videos containing over 26,000 films from over 800 producers including the Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber, MEF, PBS and more. The Media Education Foundation (MEF) Collection includes 141 videos to encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. With a special focus on representations of gender and race, and the effect these representations have on identity and culture.
Trial ends: March 21, 2015 

Entrepreneurial Studies Source offers users a trusted source of full text for business periodicals and reference books, as well as case studies, company profiles and more. 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. (More information on titles and coverage)
Trial ends: April 17, 2015

This extensive resource provides coverage of the scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. (More information on titles and coverage)
Trial ends: April 17, 2015

This collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals. (More information on titles and coverage)
Trial ends: April 17, 2015

You can also access these and many other valuable resources on the Library’s Website.

Email us ( and let us know your feedback on our trial databases!

Posted on March 2, 2015 I Blog post by Rebecca Clark, M.L.I.S. (Evening Librarian)