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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.

  • Academic Video Online: Premium

    Academic Video Online: Premium is a multidisciplinary collection of videos from Alexander Street that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Launched in 2013, it comprises the full content of dozens of video collections and bonus discipline clusters, and grows by 7,000 titles each year.


    • For more information about the content included in this collection, click HERE.
    • Quick reference guides found HERE.
    • Check out the Resource Center to find helpful information, complimentary services and marketing tools. 

    On trial basis from November 8, 2016 till November 30, 2016

  • Access Cardiology

    AccessCardiology from McGraw-Hill Medical addresses the most current standards of care, research, and clinical trials through references from leading experts in the field of cardiology in areas such as interventional cardiology and electrophysiology.

    Optimized for viewing on any mobile device and guided by an Advisory Board that includes five of the top academic experts in the field of cardiology, AccessCardiology is the field’s most trusted cardiology resource, frequently updated and always innovative.

    On trial basis from October 30, 2016 till November 30, 2016

  • Board Vitals

    Board vitals is the most comprehensive online board review exam resources for numerous specialties. Thousands of the highest quality Questions, Answers, and Explanations with customization options.

    How to Send Exams:

    How to Use Computer Adaptive Exams:

    How to Use BoardVitals:

    How to Use BoardVitals for Nursing:

    How to View Categorical Performance:

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    On trial basis from October 05 2016 till November 30 2016

  • Drama Online

    Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, 
    providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.

    On trial basis from November 28, 2016 till December 21, 2016

  • Fashion Photography Archive

    Fashion Photography Archive provides access to over 300,000 images capturing iconic fashion moments from the 1970s until 2000. 

    On trial basis from November 28, 2016 till December 21, 2016

  • Gallup Analytics Portal

    Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides subscribers with access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll.

    Gallup Analytics includes new data and historical trends at the country, state and U.S. city levels. All trends are easily searchable and exportable. Subscribers can view data by demographic categories, compare results across geographies to develop and report findings, including direct citations of Gallup’s work.

    Topic areas include: economic confidence, employment, entrepreneurial energy, confidence in leadership, confidence in military and police, religion, food access, corruption, freedom of media, life evaluations, and many more.

    Explore Gallup Analytics Today

    On trial basis from November 1, 2016 till May 11, 2017

  • OECD iLibrary

    OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books,  papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It  replaced SourceOECD in July 2010.

    OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).

    OECD iLibrary presents all content so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters in any available format: PDF, WEB, XLS, ActiveChart, DATA, ePUB, READ. 

    On trial basis from October 30, 2016 till November 30, 2016


    PASSPORT from Euromonitor International is a global market research database providing insight on industries, economies and consumers worldwide, helping users analyse market context and identify future trends impacting businesses globally.

     Please click on this link for Passport presentation, and on this link for Passport User guide. 

    On trial basis from September 27, 2016 till October 26, 2016

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