New databases available for a brief trial period.
- Flipster (Ebsco)
- Allows you to browse through page images of the complete content of popular,
non-scholarly, magazines from any computer, tablet, or other mobile device. Areas of
interest include: sports, leisure, fashion, hobbies, business, current events, product
reviews, children's interests, and more.
- Trial ends on April 9, 2015
- Statista: The Statistics Portal (Statista Inc.)
- Aggregates data from over 18,000 studies, organizations, trade publications, scientific journals, government
databases, specialist publications, market research reports, and other sources around the world - with extra
focus placed on the US, UK, and Chinese markets - to provide over one million statistics and rankings on over
80,000 topics covering market data, consumer data, sociological data, and much more. Sixty annually updated
industry reports provide key trends, figures, revenue, turnover, forecasts, strengths, weaknesses, and
developments. One thousand regularly updated PowerPoint dossiers facilitate research with a rapid but
comprehensive insight into a topic. Infographics transform complex topics into clear, visually striking designs.
- Library & Information Science Source (Ebsco)
- Combining the contents of Ebsco's Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with
the three versions of Wilson's Library Literature & Information Science and additional new
content, this provides the full text of over 460 journals and 30 monographs, along with indexing of over 1,700
additional journals, books, research reports, proceedings, pamphlets, and theses dating back to 1911. Subjects
covered include: websites, indexing, copyright, cataloging, rare books, censorship, publishing, automation,
latest trends, classification, bibliometrics, public relations, government aid, internet software, reference
services, information brokers, information retrieval, equipment & supplies, circulation procedures,
preservation of materials, history of library studies, personnel administration, information management,
education for librarianship, associations & conferences, care & restoration of books, children's
& young adult literature, electronic resources & ERM systems, and more. Author profiles include
information on over 5,200 of the most-frequently indexed authors.
- Trial ends May 9, 2015
- IBISWorld (IBISWorld)
- A collection, thoroughly researched from economic, demographic, and government data, to provide a better
understanding of market conditions, forecasts, and risks. Industry Reports consist of 30 to 40 pages
of key statistics and analysis on operating conditions, market characteristics, major industry participants,
current and forecast performance, and more for 700+ American industries. Risk Rating Reports
present numerical ratings to determine how much risk an industry will face over the next 18 months by
assessing the threats, opportunities, industry conditions, and operating conditions for companies in that
industry. Global Industry Reports consist of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis covering
five-year forecasts, operating conditions, market characteristics, major industry participants, current and
historical performance, and more for 75 industries in key regions like Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and
more, with in-depth reports on China, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Business Environment
Profiles are 2-3 page reports that provide insights into all the business, demographic, and environmental
variables that are outside an industry's control yet have a material effect on industry performance, such as
exchange rates, commodity prices, consumer attitudes, weather conditions, government policies, and more.
- Trial ends April 15, 2015
- RKMA Market Research Reports (Richard K. Miller & Associates)
- Provides the full text of the following biennial reference handbooks that provide
useful information for marketing, sports management, business administration, hospitality
management, and more: Sports Marketing - Consumer Behavior - Consumer Marketing -
Business-to-Business Marketing - International Consumer Markets - Retail Business Market Research Handbook -
Leisure Business Market Research Handbook - Travel & Tourism Market Research Handbook -
Healthcare Business Market Research Handbook - Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook -
and Entertainment, Media & Advertising Market Research Handbook.
- Trial ends March 2015
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
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