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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 

KANOPY Video Streaming  -  TRIAL  through VIVA available through June 30, 2017 - Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a "Netflix-like" user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers. Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more.

STATISTA - TRIAL available until March 3, 2016 - Statista is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of over 250 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information. Statista.com is one of the first statistic portals in the world to integrate data on over 80.000 topics from over 18.000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista.com provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. While access to some of the data available on Statista.com is free; given the exclusivity and specificity of many statistics, a Premium Account is required to access much of the platform. Data sources include market research reports, such as the Ipsos Affluent Survey published annually by Ipsos Media, Simmons National Consumer Studies and Consumer Insights from Scarborough Research, as well as trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.

FLIPSTER - TRIAL begins Feb 20, 2017 - Currently, Ebsco offers a mobile app for Apple devices, Android devices, and Kindle Fire tablets. Apps can be downloaded from the iTunes App store, Google Play Store.Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine distribution service that lets users access magazines from a variety of publishers through their local libraries. Accessible via a web browser or custom apps made specifically for Apple devices, Android devices, and the Kindle Fire tablet, with Flipster users can download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere.

 

 

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