January 12, 2012

Trial Databases

Filed under: Databases — Laurie Sauer @ 11:36 am

RIPM  Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals is a database with detailed content analysis of writings on musical history and culture between 1800 and 1950. RIPM currently indexes the contents of 140 music periodicals including articles, reviews, illustrations, music examples, advertisements, press reviews, and more. This trial lasts through April 30, 2012.

Anthropology Online is a new full text database comprised of 140 sources spanning from the 19th century to the present day covering a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies. The majority of the content is in English, accompanied by some French and German material. Geographical coverage is global, with special focus given outside the developed world. This trial lasts through March 12, 2012.

Oxford Bibliographies Online  is a collection of authoritative research guides. “Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.” This trial lasts until March 23, 2012.

Plunkett Research Online is a business database focusing on market research and trends. The database also provides in-depth analysis of top companies and statistics for industries in 33 major areas. This trial lasts through February 23, 2012.