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Engineering Case Studies Online and Environmental Studies in Video

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Announcing two new subscriptions at the library: Engineering Case Studies Online, which
 offers hundreds of hours of video and thousands of pages of text resources on engineering failures and successes and Environmental Studies in Video, which covers topics in alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, and climate change. 

Momentum Press eBooks Trial

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Data Citation Index Trial

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Princeton University has trial access to the Data Citation Index on the Web of Knowledge platform! Go to Select a Database tab and choose Data Citation Index to start exploring.

If you have questions about the trial, please contact: Patty Gaspari-Bridges, pattygb@Princeton.EDU or Tim Otto, timothy.otto@thomsonreuters.com.

The index coverage is continously expanding, adding 500,000 new records each year.

REPOSITORIES BY DISCIPLINE

COVERAGE

Life Sciences

48%

Social Sciences

20%

Physical Sciences

23%

Arts & Humanities

7%

Multidisciplinary

2%

Book Citation Index trial in Web of Science

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BookCitationIndex.JPGPrinceton University Library has a trial to the Book Citation Index in Web of Science until June 7, 2012.  The Book Citation Index includes book content in science, social sciences, and the humanities from 2005 on. The Book Citation Index can be searched alone or with the full Web of Science by selecting the databases in the check boxes at the bottom of the screen. To try out the Book Index, simply visit Web of Science and start searching http://apps.webofknowledge.com/

For more information visit http://wokinfo.com/products_tools/multidisciplinary/bookcitationindex/

Please email wdressel@princeton.edu with questions or comments about the trial or leave a comment below.

Material Connexion trial until March 31st

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Princeton University Libraries have a trial for the Material Connexion library until March 31st, 2011. Use the library to search or browse for materials by type, property, usage, process, and sustainability. Material information includes description of the material, manufacturing information, and basic properties. There are currently over 4,500 samples in the database, including: polymers, naturals, metals, glass, ceramics, process, cement-based, and carbon-based.

To use the database during the trial visit http://library.materialconnexion.com/home.aspx

Please leave comments regarding the trial here or email them to wdressel@princeton.edu

Reaxys Trial

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Princeton University Libraries have a one month trial subscription to Reaxys, "a web-based search and retrieval system for chemical compounds, bibliographic data and chemical reactions." (About Reaxys)

Reaxys provides information from the essential chemistry databases Beilstein (organic) and Gmelin (inorganic) as well as chemical patent information. Gmelin and Beilstein are currently available through the CrossFire software offered on computers in the Engineering and Lewis Library.

The trial ends on February 20th, 2010. Access is through IP authentication to those in the Princeton University network. To begin searching visit http:www.reaxys.com/

Training documents, videos, powerpoint slides, and a links to webinar registration is available at http://www.info.reaxys.com/training-center

If you have any questions or comments about this trial, please let us know.

Springer Materials trial

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Princeton University has a trial subscription to Springer Matrials, the new Landolt-Bornstein database. This database is a huge resource for physical and chemical data and inlcudes 165,000 substances and material systems, 3,000 properties, and 1,000,000 literature citations. The new interface inlcudes keyword and advanced searching, and the ability to browse by subject area, Landolt-Bornstein volume, or periodic table. The trial is available until January 29, 2010 at http://www.springermaterials.com.

Please have a look and let us know what you think.

IHS database trials

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Princeton University has a trial subcription to two new databases from Jane's:

 

Jane's Sentinel Country Risk Assessments
A compilation of data on all UN sanctioned countries and territories which includes defense and security matters, but also extensive write ups on politics, leadership, international and domestic relations, demographics, economic information, infrastructure and other factual areas.
Trial ends: 8/29/2009

 

Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Centre
News, analysis and records of over 200 terrorist groups. Daily updates from over 200 news services around the world (wire services, the Times [London], International Herald Tribune, magazines and journals); in depth analysis on major events of terrorist and counter-terrorism related issues and a robust collection of detailed information and a chronology of the groups themselves. Includes the major transnational groups, regional and local based groups, and also transnational criminal gangs or organized criminal groups.

 

All trials can also be viewed on the trial subscriptions database page:

http://libweb5.princeton.edu/eresources/resources.aspx?trials=1

 

ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Center

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Princeton University Libraries has a five day trial to ASM International’s Alloy Phase Diagram Center. This online tool “allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 28,000 binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6,200 systems from their Web browsers.”

The trial is available until May 19th at http://www.asminternational.org/AsmEnterprise/APD/

If you have any questions or comments about the Phase Diagrams Center or the trial, please contact myself at wdressel@princeton.edu or Adriana Popescu at popescua@princeton.edu.

BuildingGreen.com trial subscription

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Princeton University Libraries have a one month trial to BuildingGreen.com

Building Green integrates a suite of online tools with wide-ranging information on sustainable building including the GreenSpec directory of products and Environmental Building News. Please have a look and let us know what you think.

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