Thursday, December 06, 2007

TRIAL: British Library 17th & 18th Century "Burney" Newspapers Collection

The Library has a trial of the British Library 17th & 18th Century "Burney" Newspapers Collection until 4th January 2008. Note that we are in the process of licensing the 19th Century Newspapers, following their purchase by JISC.

To access this trial go to
http://www.galeuk.com/trialsite/ and login with the trial username and password.

After trying the British Library 17th & 18th Century "Burney" Newspapers Collection please leave a comment.

Monday, December 03, 2007

TRIAL: Henry Stewart Talks - Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

We have a trial of Henry Stewart Talks Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection of seminar style talks by leading world experts until 10th December 2007.

To access this trial go to
http://www.hstalks.com.ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/trial/. It is a good idea to begin by watching the brief introductory talk. A button on the left hand side of the main menu leads to this talk.

This rapidly expanding collection already contains over 600 seminar style talks designed to meet the needs of research scientists, graduate students and the most advanced undergraduates. All of the seminars have been specially commissioned from leading scientists and are presented in a user-friendly format of animated slides with synchronized narration.

Under the guidance of distinguished editors, the talks are organized into comprehensive series and give you access to seminars by many of the world’s leading thinkers and authorities via one online resource. Each of the talks preserves the speaker’s individual personality and approach, and can be experienced at your own pace, wherever you want and as often as you want.

After trying the Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection please leave a comment, mentioning specific series if possible.