Trial Databases

Trial Databases

The UO Library has trial access to the databases listed below. As part of the evaluation process, we would like to receive comments from library patrons about the usefulness of these databases. Comments can be submitted in the box at the bottom of the page. When you select the link for the database, the database will open in a new window, allowing you to easily return to this window to submit comments.

To access these trial databases from off-campus, you must log into the UO VPN Client software

Below are the trial databases currently available, listed in alphabetical order:


Oxford Reference Library

Bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas.

Expires February 16, 2015

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ProQuest Peace and Democracy Collection

Includes access to the following collections:

  • Ebooks History and Political Science Perpetual Collection
  • Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War
  • ProQuest History Vault: The NAACP Papers Collection
  • ProQuest History Vault: U.S. Military Intelligence Reports, 1911-1944
  • ProQuest History Vault: U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, 1914-1945
  • ProQuest History Vault Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960–1975

Expires February 3, 2015

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RIPM Online Archive

Founded in 1980, the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals/Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM) is one of four international cooperative bibliographic undertakings in music, alongside Le Répertoire international des sources musicales (RISM), Le Répertoire international de littérature musicale (RILM), and Le Répertoire international d’iconographie musicale (RIdIM).

Expires June 30, 2015

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Created by pjt on Jul 16, 2012 Last updated Jan 13, 2015