Databases on Trial

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Database Trial Period
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care

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Drama Online
A drama resource, with full-text access to a large number of key plays, plus background and contextual works on playwrights, genres, acting, stage craft, and more.
Arden Shakespeare and New Mermaid series plays display scholarly notes on mouseover. Includes unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books to offer a new way to engage with plays.
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ends 15 June 2016

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Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance
Access medieval and Renaissance resources featuring the Iter Bibliography, Iter Italicum, bibliographies of Milton and English women writers, and full text journals Books are not included in this trial..
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ends 2 Apr 2016
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. This subscription, paid for by the Library, provides for on-campus access until 18/9/2015.
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RILM Music Encyclopedias via Ebsco
41 seminal encyclopedias, published between 1775 and 2015. The collection provides access to content written in the key languages of musicological research, including English, German, French, Italian, Dutch and Greek, and spans the most important areas of historical musicology and ethnomusicology. Topics range from popular music, opera, instruments, blues and gospel, to recorded music and women composers.

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ends 3 Mar 2016
Sage Research Methods
A tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. It focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, so can be used across the social, behavioural, & health sciences, and more. It helps you design and conduct your own research projects, understand and teach research methods, and write up findings. Includes journal, book, & reference content, quantitative & qualitative tools.
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South China Morning Post: SCMP ePaper, & access to
Hong Kong's internationally recognized English language newspaper
Access to today's news and 10-year archive on off-campus
Use on-campus to search.

Students only: Register before 31 December 2015 for 1-year free access to SCMP ePaper, plus unlimited access to
SCMP ePaper is a digital replica of the full printed SCMP. It is accessible via desktop, laptop, mobile and tablet. Papers for the past 3 days are also available on site. (No ePaper access for University staff).

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Registration ends 31/12/15

Access ends 14 Oct 2016