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Trial databases

The libraries would appreciate any feedback you may have on these resources. Depending on the feedback obtained and the cost involved, some of these databases may be added to the LAU Libraries Electronic Resources collection. Send your input to the InfoCommons Librarian via e-mail at

Any username/password provided to users to access resources are strictly confidential and are not for distribution or sharing or public posting. It is the sole responsibility of each user to ensure that they use these products for individual, noncommercial purposes. Acceptable use forbids downloading contents of entire issues of a given journal title.

  • Bloomsbury Design Library

    Bloomsbury Design Library offers cross-searchable access to a broad and expanding range of encyclopedias, reference works, e-books and more about design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day.

    On trial basis from

    Dec. 1, 2017 till February 28, 2018

  • JOMI Surgical Video Journal (

    From now until 3/27/18, Lebanese American University has a free access JOMI Surgical Video Journal ( 

    In order to access the videos in full:

    1. Go to
    2. Create an account with your institutional email and list Lebanese American University as your institution

    About JOMI: JOMI is a Boston-based, peer-reviewed surgical video journal that films and publishes surgical procedures at the top teaching hospitals around the world across all specialties. Short of scrubbing in, JOMI is the best way to view surgery. The videos are accompanied by an article text and are

    • High quality: We bring 5-10 cameras into the OR to capture every angle in high-definition
    • Incision-to-closure: Our medical editors ensure that every important step of the procedure is included
    • Surgeon-narrated and captioned: Both the attending surgeon and the resident are mic’d while operating to walk you through the procedure, step by step

    If you find JOMI useful (or if not), please email your feedback to


    On trial basis from

    28 February 2018 till 27 March 2018

Databases previously available on this page