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Electronic Database Trials

UNLV Libraries patrons have temporary access from the UNLV campus to the databases listed below.

**You may not be able to access these from off-campus.**

The Libraries arrange trial access to electronic resources that are under consideration for a subscription. Librarians review databases for addition to the collection twice per year and your comments are very valuable in this selection process. Please let us know what you think of the resources by filling out the comments form.

If you have any questions about these products or would like to recommend a product for a future trial please contact a Subject Librarian.

Migration to New Worlds

An in-depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Trial ends November 3, 2016

Shakespeare in Performance

Shakespeare in Performance showcases rare and unique prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.

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Trial ends November 3, 2016

Frontier Life

This multi-archive collection captures the lives, experiences and colonial encounters of people living at the edges of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920.

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Trial ends November 3, 2016

American Consumer Culture, 1935-1965

Market Research Reports of Ernest Dichter on Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965

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Trial ends November 3, 2016

Victorian Popular Culture

Popular entertainment in America, Britain and Europe, c1779 to 1930
Section I - Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic
Section II - Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks
Section III - Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment
Section IV - Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments and the Advent of Cinema

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Trial ends November 3, 2016

Underground and Independent Comics

A scholarly online collection for researchers and students of adult comic books and graphic novels. This multi-part resource covers the full spectrum of this visual art form, from pre-comics code era works to modern sequential releases from artists the world over.

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Trial ends November 3, 2016


BrowZine includes thousands of journals, both from Open Access journals and supported publishers such as Elsevier and Sage that UNLV Libraries subscibes to. BrowZine works by uniting articles from databases into complete journals, then arranging them by subject on a library-branded newsstand. The result is a revolutionary new way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals. BrowZine allows users to browse new journal issues in ONE app, read new articles online on your computer, tablet or phone, download and save articles to your tablet for offline reading, etc.

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Trial ends November 3, 2016

Health & Psychosocial Instruments

This comprehensive bibliographic database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences. It also provides information about behavioral measurement instruments, including those from Industrial Organizational Behavior and Education.

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Trial ends October 30, 2016

Engineering database trial

Access engineering journal articles, conference proceedings, manuals, standards, data sets, and more from ASTM International (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials).

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Trial ends December 31, 2016


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