University of Oregon

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:

American Antiquarian Society (AAS)

EBSCO partners with American Antiquarian Society (AAS), the premier library documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction, to provide digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.

Access expires: 12/21/2017

Submit comment about this database here.

JSTOR Security Studies

JSTOR Security Studies is a digital repository of scholarly resources focusing on violence and conflict in international relations. This is a collection of aggregated content incorporating journals, defense newsletters and magazines in addition to think tank “grey literature” and ebooks. Additional content types going forward could also include government documents, a real time news feed, datasets, aggregated blogging content and videos. We are striving to make this a truly global product with perspectives on security related issues represented from all regions of the world. Although English is the predominant language of publication within the collection, other languages will be featured as well including French, German, Italian, Spanish and Turkish.

The collection will feature content that is both robust and unique. A wide assortment of disparate resources will be organized in a way that makes sense and bundled onto a single platform providing for many if not most of the user’s research needs under one roof. Content will be curated, tagged and updated on a regular basis.

The product will also feature a superior search tool based on faceted browsing and working in tandem with a discipline-specific thesaurus to facilitate content discoverability. Users will be able to search by either content type or topic.

Submit comment about this database here.



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