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July 6, 2010

Ebrary Academic Complete - Database Trial

From July 6 through August 15, 2010, UMBC has trial access to ebrary Academic Complete

Ebrary Academic Complete is a multidisciplinary digital library with more than 47,000 titles. Subjects covered include Anthropology, Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, and Technology. Content includes handbooks, e-books, manuals, reports and other authoritative documents.

For off-campus access, please login via VPN first (http://vpn.umbc.edu). Then follow the link under "News & Events" on the library homepage. For more info on remote access, see http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/services/remoteaccess.php

Please let us know what you think. Leave a comment or send your comments to Joanna Gadsby at gadsby@umbc.edu.


July 7, 2010

ABC-CLIO eBooks - Database Trial

Through July 11, 2010, UMBC has trial access to the ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

The ABC-CLIO eBook Collection provides online access to over 6,000 encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, and Praeger. Topics covered include: Business; Crime and Punishment; Entrepreneurship; Geography; Music; Physical and Mental Health; Politics, Law, and Government; Pop Culture, Folklore, and Mythology; Religion; Science, Technology, and the Environment; Society and Education; United States History; World History; World Issues.

For off-campus access, please login via VPN first (http://vpn.umbc.edu). Then follow the link under "News & Events" on the library homepage. For more info on remote access, see http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/services/remoteaccess.php

Please let us know what you think. Leave a comment or send your comments to Joanna Gadsby at gadsby@umbc.edu.


July 14, 2010

Alexander Street Press - Database Trial

Free trial of all Alexander Street's online collections through July 31, 2010: http://alexanderstreet.com/ALA.htm

Contact the Reference desk at 410-455-2346 or email ref@lists.umbc.edu for log-in information.

Subjects include: Literature, Drama, Music, Social & Cultural History, Religion, Sociology, and Psychology.

Please leave a comment with your opinion.


July 23, 2010

MyiLibrary - Trial

From July 23 through August 21, UMBC has trial access to MyiLibrary.

MyiLibrary provides desktop access to over 235,000 eBooks. Subjects covered include: Philosophy, Psychology, & Religion; History; Geography; Anthropology; Social Sciences; Political Science; Law; Education; Music; Fine Arts; Language & Literature; Science; Medicine; Agriculture; Technology; Military Science; Naval Science.

For off-campus access, please login via VPN first (http://vpn.umbc.edu). Then follow the link under "News & Events" on the library homepage. For more info on remote access, see http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/services/remoteaccess.php

Please let us know what you think. Leave a comment or send your comments to Joanna Gadsby at gadsby@umbc.edu.