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Users experiencing difficulties accessing any of these databases on or off campus should contact the Electronic Resources Librarian or their Subject Librarian.

Troubleshooting: off campus, if you get a message indicating a subscription for an important journal has been cancelled or you are recommended to suggest purchase, please check first that you have followed the correct steps for off campus access.

If you are asked to register/login to the My Athens website, please read ATHENS.

For information on using the Library-supported bibliographic management software, EndNote, with these databases, please consult the support pages on the Library website, or contact your Subject Librarian or the EndNote team directly.

Blackboard and Online Resources information for TCD staff: to use Library online, purchased, resources in Blackboard, please read: Linking to Electronic Resources from Blackboard as a first step. Please note that it is recommended that PdFs of articles are not inserted directly into Blackboard as this may be a breach of copyright/licence agreements.

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Trial Databases

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Databases "On Trial" are normally only available on campus. Check out the New Resources tab for recently purchased databases.

Please note, TCD Library may not be able to commit to a subscription at the end of a resource trial period, even if usage statistics are high, due to current financial restrictions.

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  • Ancestry Library Edition Trial 18/2/2015 - 17/4/2015

    Ancestry Library Edition is a new genealogy research tool created for the library market and provides patrons instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day.

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  • Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database Trial: 9/4/15-8/7/15.

    The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI): leader in evidence-based healthcare. The Institute and its collaborating entities promote and support the synthesis, transfer and utilization of evidence through identifying feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective healthcare practices to assist in the improvement of healthcare outcomes globally.

    The database will be updated weekly.

    The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP database is a comprehensive range of resources including over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Summaries; Evidence-Based Recommended Practices; Best Practice Information Sheets; Systematic Reviews; Consumer Information Sheets; Systematic Review Protocols; Technical Reports.

    JBI EBP tools (10) assist healthcare professionals on implementing evidence-based practice in various points of the system from research, appraisal, and quality improvement to point of care. Tools available under a new tab "EBP Tools" in OvidSP.

    This resource is available off campus during the trial period

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  • Open Book Publishers. Trial: 29/1/15-28/2/15. *Open access, free, scholarly Ebooks, annual subscription fee. Resource has been subscribed to by TCD Library.

    Open Book Publishers is a non-profit organisation established, by academics in Cambridge, to publish rigorously peer reviewed Open Access monographs. To date, 51 titles in the humanities and social sciences by some of the world's best known scholars (including Amartya Sen and Noam Chomsky) have been published.

    For an annual membership fee, member libraries can:

  • allow the full range of formatted digital editions (pdf, epub, mobi) to be freely downloaded by any registered library users. Thus any student, faculty member or alumnus registered with the library/university could freely download any digital edition of any title from the Open Book Publishers' website.
  • allow any digital edition of titles to be uploaded to the library's own digital repository or ebook collection, to keep permanently. Thus if membership of Open Book Publishers is terminated by the Library, permanent and uninterrupted access to all titles accessible during the membership period will be maintained.
  • A 15% discount is granted to any registered member of the university library (staff/student/alumnus) on the sales of any printed edition of our titles, purchased from our website.

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  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers [North American newspapers, several titles]. Trial period: 26 February - 29th March 2015.

    Dept. of History / Séan Hughes request

    The following titles are included: Atlanta Daily World - Chicago Defender - Chicago Tribune - Cleveland Call and Post - Dayton Daily News - Detroit Free Press - Hartford Courant - Indianapolis Star - Los Angeles Sentinel - Los Angeles Times - Louisville Courier Journal - New York Amsterdam News - New York Tribune / Herald Tribune - Newsday - Norfolk Journal and Guide - Philadelphia Tribune - Pittsburgh Courier - San Francisco Chronicle - South China Morning Post - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger - The American Israelite - The Arizona Republican - The Atlanta Constitution (1868-1984) - The Austin American Statesman - The Baltimore Afro-American - The Baltimore Sun - The Baltimore Sun (1837-1922) - The Boston Globe - The Christian Science Monitor - The Cincinnati Enquirer - The Globe and Mail - The Irish Times and The Weekly Irish Times - The Jerusalem Post - The Jewish Advocate - The Jewish Exponent - The Nashville Tennessean - The New York Times with Index - The Scotsman - The Wall Street Journal - The Washington Post - Toronto Star

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  • Vision.net Trial access: 31 March 2015-30 August 2015.

    Irish company information online. Vision-net.ie provides you with immediate access to the original documents filed by both Irish and UK companies. Documents like Audited Company Accounts, Changes in Directors, Allotments of Shares, and Mortgages or Charges, to name a few.

New Resources

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Latest additions:

(See Trial Databases page for databases on trial)

EMIS

Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae

PLAYOGRAPHYIreland

OpenBook Publishers (Cambridge)

Oxford Classical Dictionary

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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  • EMIS

    EMIS delivers electronic information products, by subscription, to institutional customers through its global network of offices. EMIS provides information covering more than 100 emerging markets.

    Subject: Business

    Content: Full text

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  • Open Book Publishers. [March 2015]

    Open Book Publishers is a non-profit organisation established, by academics in Cambridge, to publish rigorously peer reviewed Open Access monographs. To date, 51 titles in the humanities and social sciences by some of the world's best known scholars (including Amartya Sen and Noam Chomsky) have been published.

    For an annual membership fee, member libraries can:

    - allow the full range of formatted digital editions (pdf, epub, mobi) to be freely downloaded by any registered library users. Thus any student, faculty member or alumnus registered with the library/university could freely download any digital edition of any title from the Open Book Publishers' website.

    - allow any digital edition of titles to be uploaded to the library's own digital repository or ebook collection, to keep permanently. Thus if membership of Open Book Publishers is terminated by the Library, permanent and uninterrupted access to all titles accessible during the membership period will be maintained.

    A 15% discount is granted to any registered member of the university library (staff/student/alumnus) on the sales of any printed edition of our titles, purchased from our website.

    Subject: Humanities

    Content: Full text

  • Oxford Classical Dictionary [February 2015]

    This established reference work has been thoroughly updated for this edition to reflect modern scholarship. Written by distinguished scholars from around the world, it covers all aspects of the classical world from literature and history to religion, science, and archaeology.

    The Dictionary is on the Oxford Reference Online database.

    Subject: History

    Content: Full text

  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome [February 2015]

    The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome offers a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world - Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman - from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians together in an easy-to-use format.

    The Encyclopedia is on the Oxford Reference Online database.

    Subject: History

    Content: Full text

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  • PLAYOGRAPHYIreland (Irish Theatre Institute) [April 2015]

    PLAYOGRAPHYIreland comprises two comprehensive online searchable databases: Irish Playography (all new professionally produced Irish plays written in English since the formation of the Abbey, Ireland's National Theatre, in 1904) and Playography na Gaeilge (all new plays written and produced in the Irish language since 1901).

    Subject: Drama, Film and Music

    Content: Indexing database

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  • Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae

    Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae is a project of the School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore & Linguistics at University College Dublin. It aims to provide web access to digital editions of texts in Early and Medieval Irish as a research tool for scholars and resource for teachers.

    TLH aims to provide digital editions of the following materials:

    • Texts in the Franciscan A manuscripts, now in the custody of UCD
    • New diplomatic transcriptions of published and unpublished texts.
    • Scholarly editions no longer easily available.

Subject: History

Subject: Irish Language

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