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Trial databases arranged in order of end date (earliest to latest):


Ancestry Library Edition

Trial Expires: April 12, 2015

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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.

Heritage Quest Online

Trial Expires: April 12, 2015

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Digitized from the popular UMI; Genealogy and Local History collection on microfiche, this online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals.

Philosophers Index with Full Text

Trial Expires: May 17, 2015

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Over 200 full-text titles (more than half of which are available without an embargo), the renowned philosophy index offers even more for undergraduates, graduate students and researchers. International in scope, The Philosopher’s Index with Full Text offers content from 139 countries. It provides full-text journals published in the United States and Britain as well as in 27 other countries, including Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, China, Colombia, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Tunisia, and Uruguay.

Contemporary World Music

Trial Expires: May 15, 2015

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Delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Filmakers Library Online

Trial Expires: May 27, 2015

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Description: Filmakers Library Online contains more than 1,400 full-length, issue-based documentaries curated by Alexander Street Press's imprint company Filmakers Library. Films come from diverse filmmakers and address a wide range of topics including art, criminal justice, economics, environment, health, and social issues such as aging, racism and sexism, disabilities, and education.