Last chance to try out the following e-resources and make purchase recommendations. All can be accessed from the E-Resources Trial webpage:
Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI) – on trial until 27th May
JoMI is surgical video journal providing cutting edge techniques and education for medical professionals via high quality video and animations. JoMI films orthopedic surgery, trauma surgery, general surgery, and other surgeries at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, Boston Medical Center, among other top hospitals.
Building Types Online – on trial until 31st May
Large international collection of contemporary buildings, from housing and offices to museums, schools and other building types. Focus on floor plans and sectional drawings in unrivalled quality. A large part of the drawings are vector-based. The case studies combine an in-depth analytical description with high-quality drawings. In addition to that, there are thematic articles that provide coherent background information on the key design issues for each building type. Elaborate Search and Browse functions allow for all kinds of user-specific research, based on a systematically structured approach to building typology that was developed by the editor of this database, Professor Oliver Heckmann of Singapore University of Technology and Design, an expert on housing. The database will be updated yearly with new examples and additional building types.
ClinicalKey – on trial until 31st May
ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that helps health professionals make better decisions anywhere, anytime, in any patient scenario. ClinicalKey’s Smart Search saves time by preventing unnecessary extra searches. ClinicalKey allows you to access the latest (indexed daily), most evidence-based answers in every medical and surgical speciality and contains the fulltext of Elsevier e-journals, e-books as well as videos, images and guidelines. More info at the following blog post.
The Literary Encyclopedia – on trial until 31st May
The Literary Encyclopedia publishes biographies of major and minor writers; scholarly descriptions of all interesting texts written by these authors, including those often neglected; and a variety of descriptive and critical essays on literary, cultural and historical matters, which provide a finer understanding of the social contexts in which this writing was produced. Includes coverage of English, American, German, Russian, Italian, French and Classical literatures, as well as substantial and increasing coverage of Hispanic, Japanese, Canadian, East European and various postcolonial literatures. (Other major literatures to be added as resources permit.) Currently has about 7557 completed articles, with a total of about 15.77 million words with around 20-40 articles added to the Encyclopedia every month. More info at the following blog post.
If you would like to recommend a resource for trial/purchase, please fill out a trial request form – http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/e-resources-trials/e-resource-trial-request