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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:

OpenEdition

We have full access to journals and the ‘America bundle’ of ebooks.

OpenEdition brings together four platforms dedicated to electronic resources and academic information in the humanities and social sciences.

OpenEdition Books is a web platform for books in the humanities and social sciences. More than half of them are available in Open Access.

Access expires: 02/08/2019

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Political Extremism & Radicalism in the Twentieth Century: Far-right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe and Australia

Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century offers researchers a diverse range of content including campaign materials, periodicals, propaganda, government records, oral histories, and various ephemera that allow researchers to explore a wide variety of fringe political movements in new and innovative ways.

Access expires: 02/01/2019

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The Making of the Modern World: Part 1

The collection documents the dynamics of Western trade and wealth that shaped the world from the last half of the fifteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century. The Making of the Modern World provides digital facsimile images of unique primary sources that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Full-text searching across millions of pages of works from the period 1450-1850 (Part I), 1851-1914 (Part II) and 1890-1945 (Part III) provides researchers unparalleled access to this vast collection of material for research in the areas of history, political science, social conditions, technology and industry, economics, area studies and more.

Access expires: 02/01/2019

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Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

The complete online fully-searchable edition of the TLS from the first edition in 1902 onwards. This is the essential companion for studying and researching literary activity and critical opinion makers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Access expires: 02/01/2019

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