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:

eLibro

eLibro is the first and only electronic Spanish-language platform devoted to research, with a focus on academic institutions. This site enables you to search, browse, and preview all of the e-books and other authoritative material that e-Libro offers from leading publishers.

Access expires: 03/31/2020

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JSTOR Plants & Society Collection

Plants & Society is a diverse collection focusing on the historical, cultural, aesthetic, and environmental implications and uses of plants by people. This interdisciplinary resource will include academic journals, research reports, and primary sources. Key thematic topics will include:

  • Ecology & Conservation
  • Horticulture, Gardens & Landscape
  • Plant History & Exploration
  • Useful Plants & Agriculture

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Race Relations in America

Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict.

Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by the Department’s staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall.

Access expires: 03/02/2020

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Shakespeare in Performance

Shakespeare in Performance showcases rare and unique prompt books from the world-famous 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.

Access expires: 03/02/2020

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Sustainable Development Goals Online (SDGO)

A curated library to support the United Nations' call to action to end poverty, fight inequality & injustice and protect the planet

Access expires: 03/20/2020

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