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:


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z





AIP COVID-19 Content

AIP Publishing has identified a collection of research articles relevant to infectious diseases, epidemics, computational epidemiology, and pandemics, and made them free to read.

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American Association of Pediatrics COVID-19 Pediatric Collection

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our everyday lives, we recognize the sacrifices you are making on behalf of us all. We understand that your time is valuable. To assist you in your important work, a new OPEN ACCESS COVID-19 Pediatric Collection has launched.

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American Society for Microbiology COVID-19 Research Registry

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is committed to connecting your institution’s pat rons to the science they need and want, with the launc h of the COVID-19 Research Registry. The last few weeks h as seen COVID-19 scientifically connect the world in ways no one could have ever imagined. Access to relevant and time ly information is the key to the breakthrough that will end this global pandemic.

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Brill COVID-19 Resources

More than 30 leading STM publishers have committed to making all of their COVID-19 and coronavirus-related publications immediately accessible.

At Brill we have opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research.

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British Online Archives: Establishing the Post-War International Order, 1944-1961

This collection, curated in association with the National Archives (UK), provides an unparalleled insight into the political, economic, and military foundations of the post-war international order.

Access expires: 6/4/2021

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CEPIEC Chinese Databases

Access expires: 6/30/2021

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This platform aims to fight against the epidemic as soon as possible, and to facilitate the wide spread of research achievements across China and the world. It divides the research results of COVID-19 into 6 stages: Pathogeny, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis and Nursing.

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COVID-19 Official Directives, Guidance & Resources

This site is designed to help you easily find and access Directives, Guidance, and Resources from Official Government sources in the United States. Coverage includes:

  • Federal
  • States
  • Select Municipalities
  • US Territories

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The Japan Times Digital Archive

As the only English-language Japanese newspaper archive of this depth, The Japan Times digital archive delivers over a century of news and history on world affairs from a Japanese perspective.

Access expires: 6/17/2021

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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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JSTOR Public Health

To help support the JSTOR community during this challenging time, we and our participating publishers have made 26 newly released Public Health journals available for free access through June 30, 2020. Topics addressed include Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion.

Access expires: 06/30/2021

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Karger COVID-19 articles

Karger is making all published Coronavirus / COVID-19 articles freely available until the end of 2020, in order to support current research initiatives and community health.

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Mary Ann Liebert COVID-19 articles

Liebert has made, and will continue to make, all of their COVID-19 research content available for free.

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McGraw Hill Medical COVID-19 content

The AccessMedicine channel for the latest information on the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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National Emergency Library

Announcing the National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

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National Theater Collection

The National Theatre Collection is a multimedia database made possible by an exclusive collaboration with the U.K.'s National Theatre to offer a range of digital performance resources never previously seen outside of the National Theatre's archive. Exclusive digitized archival materials are presented alongside videos to present a holistic view of the stagecraft involved in supporting world-class productions.

Access expires: 6/6/2021

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New England Journal of Medicine COVID-19 Resources

To help you provide trustworthy resources to your patrons, we have created this reference web page containing links to all freely available Covid-19 content from the New England Journal of Medicine, NEJM Journal Watch, NEJM Resident 360, and NEJM Catalyst. In addition to access to original research and other relevant articles, you will also find links to education resources, NEJM multimedia, and teaching resources as well as online journal club discussions hosted every two weeks by NEJM Resident 360, a benefit of your institution subscription.

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Ohio State University Knowledge Bank

For the duration of this crisis, all Ohio State University Press University Libraries’ Institutional Repository, The Knowledge Bank monographs, and the linguistics textbook language files, will be open and free to use.

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Open Edition (Expanded Access)

Participating publishers on the list has opened up their content to users.

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People's Daily

Peoples Daily (1946-Present) is directly authorized by the People's Daily Press with access to today's issues and back to the first issue in 1946. People's Daily is the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China. It is the official voice of the central government of the People's Republic of China. For the last 75 years, People's Daily has published daily issues that provide the single location where the central government and the Communist Party of China announce their respective policies and disseminate governmental, political, and economic messages to the public and the world. Most importantly, since its inception the newspaper has been the true barometer of the political climate of Chinese society on a daily basis.

Access expires: 05/14/2021

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ProQuest Coronavirus Resources

ProQuest has announced the launch of a Coronavirus Rese arch Database in response to the rapi dly growing need for authoritative co ntent related to the novel coronaviru s (COVID-19). The new cross-discipl inary resource enables researchers to search and discover full-text ar ticles, dissertations and other content from key publishers in one place.

Submit comment about this database here. Coronavirus Method Development Community is a centralized platform for creating and sharing research methods.

Note: Account will need to be created

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Quincy Jones’ Qwest TV EDU initiative

A streaming video channel founded by Quincy Jones, dedicated to jazz, soul, funk, and world music. Over 1000 videos, including live concert footage, documentaries, interviews, and archival footage. Descriptions for each video are written by journalists and music experts. Additional features include playlists curated by musical luminaries such as Chick Corea and Quincy Jones.

Access expires: 09/30/2021

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RCNI (Royal College of Nurses) COVID-19 Resources

To support the nursing commu nity RCNi have developed a dedicated COVID-19 resourc e centre that is completely free to access for all nurses and frontline NHS staff working with coronavirus patients.

Our COVID-19 resource centre is a great way for nurses to k eep up to date with the latest news and developments on COVID- 19 and what it means for nursing practice. It includes peer-rev iewed evidence-based articles and e-learning modules which addre ss some of the areas of care that COVID-19 patients may require, as well as resources designed to help staff stay well during this demanding and stressful period.

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Royal Society COVID-19 Collection

This special collection comprises some papers likely to be relevant to the outbreak.

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SAGE Coronavirus Research

This collection includes the latest medical research from SAGE related to the vi rus as well as top social and behavioral research t o help individuals, communities, and leaders make the best decisions on dealing with the outbreak and its consequences.

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SCMP Compass

SCMP Compass is a comprehensive digital content and research platform to discover the entire content news offerings from South China Morning Post - over 118 years of news content in English about Hong Kong and China, and other content news offerings from China Mail.

Access expires: 5/20/2021

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer 1901 - 1986

As the city’s oldest newspaper, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer is an unmatched resource for studying the people, issues and events that shaped the Emerald City and beyond.

Access expires: 5/7/2021

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Sustainable Development Goals Online (SDGO)

Taylor & Francis’ Sustainable Development Goals Online collection is a carefully curate d interdisciplinary collection of digital cont ent mapped to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG Online colle ction includes more than 12,000 of the most im portant and relevant book chapters and journal articles, published under the Routledge and C RC Press imprints, in an online library coveri ng all 17 SDGs. The collection also features n ew multi-format teaching and learning resources, including core essays, presentations, videos, case studies, teaching guides, and lesson plans.

Access expires: 11/29/2021

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Taiyō 太陽

Taiyō (太陽; meaning The Sun in English) was a Japanese literary and general interest magazine that existed between 1895 and 1928 which covered the Meiji and Taishō eras. The magazine was published in Tokyo, Japan. It is a significant publication which contained mostly literary criticism, samples of Japanese literature and translations of international authors. The magazine was one of the publications of Hakubunkan that made it well-known in the country.

Note: Users will need to login at JapanKnowledge to access Taiyō.  Limit two (2) simultaneous users

Access expires: 6/30/2021

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Wiley COVID-19 Research Resources

It’s in these times of crisis where communities come together even more. As a publisher of trusted health science, we’ve made the relevant research articles, book chapters and entries in our major references freely available below, in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research in this disease and similar viral respiratory infections. Our approach is to use the world-class information we have available to directly improve health and to support the virtual efforts of healthcare practitioners globally. We are continually monitoring the developments and we will update the content of this page periodically.

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