Database Trials & Announcements
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From time to time the Harvey Library will offer trials to resources of interest and value to the University community. These trials are usually active for a limited amount of time, which allows the University community to evaluate the product for purchase. For questions or if there are any electronic resources you would like the Library to trial please email Peggy Brown
Women and Social Movements in the U.S. - Trial available until July 8 - Women and Social Movements in the United States is designed to facilitate the study all aspects of women's history in America from colonial times to the present. It brings together primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, and teaching tools to offer a rich view of US history as seen through women's eyes.
Policy Map - Trial available until June30 - Policy Map is a US-National web-based Geographic Information System used to understand communities. With easy-to-use menus, PolicyMap is a “GIS tool for non-GIS experts” for those who need to visualize large amounts of data quickly and easily, often down to the census tract or block group level. It is used in the social sciences, urban studies and regional planning, real estate and housing analysis, community and economic development, public administration and policy, public health, political science, education, environmental studies, business and finance, economics, statistics and geography, among other areas. Included in the tool is access to PolicyMap’s extensive data collection, with 15,000+ indicators used to understand communities, organized into general categories including demographics, income and spending, housing, lending activity, quality of life, economy, education, health, federal guidelines, and other analysis. In addition, students and faculty can easily upload and incorporate their data into and leverage it against the thousands of indicators already available in PolicyMap.
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