The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. More than 400,000 pages are included, constituting a treasure trove of the work from the greatest designers, photographers, stylists and illustrators of the 20th and 21st centuries. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion. The Vogue Archive is a great primary source for the study of fashion, gender and modern social history past, present and future.
Connect now for a free trial to AnatomyTV’s 3D Real Time Body. Available until Nov. 16, 2011
The ASM Medical Materials Database is the only comprehensive, peer-reviewed database providing a single source for materials data to support medical device design. The database features both materials properties and biological response data for medical device designers.
The Kellogg Library has arranged for a free trial of this resource until October 15. Access is by username & password. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Login: Medmaterials (Cap the M)
Password: Database (Cap the D)
Also, below is a link to a 2-3 minute recorded demonstration.
The Libraries are offering a 30-day trial of TELL ME MORE, an interactive language learning program.
TELL ME MORE provides 37 different types of learning activities/interactions to help you learn English, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, or German easily and effectively. The program includes reading, writing, speaking, and listening workshops for both beginners and advanced learners, and is accessible online anytime, anywhere, from any PC or Mac computer. The software includes speech recognition, videos, 3-D animations, and real-world graphics.
- Access TELL ME MORE via this link: http://v10librarytrial.tellmemore.com
- Login: trial
- Password: trial
After logging in, select Demo Access, then create a log-in by clicking “New User”.
You will have 30 days of unlimited free access to the activities, resources and languages. Find out how much fun it is to learn a new language, on us!
The Libraries are making Mango, a web-based “language learning centre,” available to you free on a trial basis until mid-July. It offers Basic and Complete 2.0 courses in easy, interactive modules for 34 languages from Arabic to Vietnamese, as well as ESL courses for speakers in 15 different languages. Mango also includes Google’s quick translation tool. Please note this is available on the Dal campus only.
Try it out and fateci sapere cosa ne pensate (let us know what you think!)
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format. Beginning June 16 until June 30 you will have the opportunity to explore the content of this publication through the free trial set up by the Kellogg Library.
Please send comments to Patrick.Ellis@dal.ca
Procedures Consult is an online multimedia training and reference solution that helps physicians, medical residents, and students prepare for, perform, and test their knowledge of top medical procedures. The Kellogg Library has arranged for a free trial of this resource until July 18, 2011. Access is from on and off campus.
For additional information about this resource, visit
The Dal Libraries are offering our users trial access to a large suite of ejournals published by Palgrave Macmillan. These will be available on and off campus until March 31. Subjects covered include:
- Bioscience Business
- Business & Management
- Information Systems & Technology
- Political Science & International Studies
- Social & Cultural Studies
- Urban Design, Real Estate & Construction
Take a cruise through the ejournals in your subject area, and please send your comments to Patrick Ellis (email@example.com)
The Libraries have been provided with a 30-day free ebook trial from CAB (Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux). Subjects include organic agriculture, veterinary science and plant science, soil biology, climate change and sustainable forestry. To quickly view a book’s content, you can download one chapter at a time.
Access is available on campus until March 31, 2011.
Let us know what you think!
We’re offering you access to two archival collections from EBSCO, on a trial basis until mid-April. Check them out and let us know what you think!
- American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection
EBSCO has partnered with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) to provide digital access to a comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877. In total, more than 6,500 periodicals are available.
- American Theological Library Association Historical Monographs Collection
The ATLA Historical Monographs Collection consists of two Series that contain more than 29,000 titles focused on religion and theology. In its entirety, the collection contains over 10 million pages, representing a core collection for colleges and universities with programs in history, theology, religion, sociology, political science and other disciplines.