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Database Decision Time is Upon Us Again

by Elaine M. Patton on 2021-04-21T12:39:00-05:00 | Comments

It's budget decision time already. Time to decide what stays, what goes, and what new things are purchased. We need your help to decide! All UP students, faculty, and staff are welcome to give feedback.

Expiring Databases:

This resource covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Hundreds of full-text journals and books.

UP's subscription will be up for renewal in 2021. Please help us decide whether or not to renew! We have a short survey at: https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbrenew
Find both news and reviews as well as access to historical NY Times issues dating back to 1851.

First time user: To get access, you need to first register for an NYT account.
1. Click the link. You will have to enter your LSC library barcode.
2. Select Create Account and complete registration fields. Use your LSC email address!
3. Once you have an account, you may access NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps like any subscriber, or go through this link but select "log in."

UP's subscription will be up for renewal in August 2021. Please help us decide whether or not to renew! We have a short survey at: https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbrenew
Faculty resource available as part of our larger subscription access.
 

Database Trials

Trial
Repository of psychological tests and measures. | Per Yale Library: "Psychological tests are standardized measures of a particular psychological variable."

Trial ends 5/5/21.
Let us know what you think about this database at: https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbtrial
 
Trial
Education Source is the world's largest full-text research database designed for education students, professionals and policymakers. It provides full text, indexing and abstracts for thousands of education journals, books and education-related conference papers. Coverage spans all levels of education and includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Trial ends 5/17/21
Let us know what you think about this database at: https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbtrial
 
Trial
Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text database includes the most important English-language social science journals. Trial ends 5/17/21
Let us know what you think about this database at: https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbtrial
This database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Sociological Collection offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Trial ends 5/17/21.
Let us know what you think about this database at https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbtrial
 
Trial
SocINDEX with Full Text is a robust sociology research database. It provides full-text, peer-reviewed sociology journals covering many studies including gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion and social work.
Trial ends 5/21/21.
Let us know what you think about this database at https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbtrial
Trial
Teaching Channel doesn't offer official trials: rather, you can create a free account to watch 1 free video.

Let us know what you think about this database at: https://universitypark-lonestar.libwizard.com/f/dbtrial
 
 

Also Under Consideration:

  • OverDrive
  • Hoopla

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