The University of Alabama
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Trials are available for review purposes only. Please share your comments and suggestions about these databases by filling out our database evaluation form or contacting the Electronic Resources Unit directly. 
 
NOTE: Trials are only available on the University of Alabama campus.
Flipster none none

Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.  With flexible magazine subscription options and seamless user authentication, Flipster is the best choice for libraries looking for top magazines covering business, leisure, fashion, product reviews, current events, and more.

Trial ends January 29, 2015

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ProQuest Historical Statistical Abstracts of the US 1970-2012 none none Historical Statistical Abstracts of the US 1970-2012 is part of Proquest Statistical Insight, which is built to find and retrieve statistical content and spans more than 600,000 published tables a year on thousands of different topics. It provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.

Trial ends February 6, 2015

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Films on Demand none none Films on Demand is a comprehensive collection of high-quality educational videos licensed from established educational media distributors. Videos cover a wide range of academic subjects, and users can create their own unique custom segments.  The interface also allows searching by title, by keywords in segments, browsing titles alphabetically, and browsing or searching within the subject areas, capturing citations, and many titles offer closed-captioning and searchable transcripts.  

Trial ends February 7, 2015

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ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States none none Statistical Abstract of the U.S. provides a comprehensive and authoritative summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Divided into broad sections such as Population; Health and Nutrition; Labor Force, Employment, and Earnings; Foreign Commerce and Aid; and many others. The database can be searched or browsed to retrieve results that can then be narrowed by source, geography, time period, subject, and other breakdowns. This was a  U.S. Government publication from 1878-2012.

Trial ends February 15, 2015

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ProQuest Statistical Abstracts of the World none none Statistical Abstracts of the World aggregates the statistical abstracts of approximately 40 countries and makes the content available through a single-search interface. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations and research firms are also included.

Trial ends February 15, 2015

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Ship Index none none Ship Index database indexes the names of specific vessels in books, magazines, and online resources, permitting researchers to track a ship through the course of maritime history.

Trial ends February 20, 2015

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Krokodil Digital Archive, 1922 - 2008 none none
Krokodil was a satirical magazine published in the Soviet Union. This digital edition of the complete archive includes full images and is text searchable.

Trial ends February 22, 2015

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online, parts 9 - 12 none none Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a digital archive of primary sources produced in the 19th Century.  The trial for parts 9 - 12 is fully integrated into The University of Alabama's existing collections parts 1 - 8, and includes:  Religion, Spirituality, Reform & Society;  Mapping the World:  Maps & Travel Literature;  Children's Literature & Childhood;  Science, Technology and Medicine, part II.  The University of Alabama's existing collections include: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange;  British Politics and Society;  British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture;  Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest;  European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection;  Photography: The World through the Lens;  Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925;  Women: Transnational Networks.

Trial ends February 22, 2015

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