Maricopa Community Colleges

Trial Databases Spring 2008

Access to the following trail databases have been turned off.

These databases are being considered for subscription in the future.  The review process for database additions occurs twice a year, once in the fall, and again in early spring.  Please let us know what you think of these resources in the comments form below.

For access to databases that require a username and/or a password, please contact the reference desk at your college library. You may submit multiple comments.

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ArtStor

is a digital image repository which allows users to search and use various art works and photographs “... the ARTstor Charter Collection currently contains nearly 500,000 images. The Charter Collection documents artistic traditions across all times and cultures and embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual and material culture. ...   The ARTstor Charter Collection is derived from the dozens of source collections... [that are] themselves the product of collaborations with libraries, museums, photographic archives, publishers, slide libraries, and individual artists, photographers, scholars, and teachers."

Trial expires on 02/29/08.

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Chronicle Of Higher Education

News and information of interest to colleges and universities is published each weekday. In addition to daily news, advice columns, job listings, discussion forums and career resources, a searchable, full-text archive dates back to 1989.

Trial expires on 02/29/08.

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Lexis-Nexis

Legal information from primary and secondary source materials dealing with case law, statutes, regulations, and Supreme Court decisions. In addition, full-text articles are available from a variety of news and reference sources covering current events, business and medical topics.

Trial expires on 02/29/08 .

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Science Direct

Made up of 6 distinct collections:  Social & Behavioral Sciences (350 FT journals, 8 reference works); Health & Life Sciences (900 FT journals, 23 reference works); and Physical Sciences (610 FT journals, 11 reference works).  Content is 1995 to the present.

Trial expires on 02/29/08 .

Please submit any comments regarding your experience with using any of the trial databases.




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