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Current Electronic Resources Trials

Furman University Library is hosting the trials listed below. If you have any questions please get in touch with Outreach Services. You may recommend a trial or provide us with feedback using the boxes on the left.

  • Birds of North America Online
    BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA. BNA Online contains image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs, and feature recordings of the songs and calls of their species, recordings selected from the extensive collection of Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds.
    This trial will be available through April 15, 2015.
  • Digitalia Film Library Collection
    Digitalia Film Library Collection offers access to approximately 500 films and will grow to over 900 films this year. This collection of streaming video includes Spanish, French, other European films, Eastern European films, North American and Latin American films and will add Asian language films in 2015.
    This trial will be available through February 21, 2015.
  • Digitalia Hispanica Collection
    Digitalia Hispanica is a Spanish language collection of approximately 12,000+ Spanish language titles including books and journals that range from Arts and Literature to Science and Technology. This collection grows each year.
    This trial will be available through February 21, 2015.
  • Political Science Complete
    This database provides coverage of global political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. Designed specifically for students, researchers and government institutions, Political Science Complete (PSC) contains full text for hundreds of journals along with indexing and abstracting for thousands of publications.
    This trial will be available through February 10, 2015.
  • World Politics Review
    World Politics Review provides analysis of global trends. Written by experts in the field, content provides access to comprehensive and detailed perspectives on foreign policy, international politics and foreign affairs. This resource includes multiple areas of study, with thousands of articles in its archives and more than 75,000 words of original content produced each month.
    This trial will be available through February 10, 2015.

Recently Ended Trials


  • Adam Matthew: Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1966
    Addressing the period 1948-1966, this archival database provides comprehensive coverage of issues related to apartheid in South Africa including :

    - The National Party's policy of racial segregation
    - Analysis and reactions to Apartheid & events in S. Africa
    - Nelson Mandela - Arrests and Trials
    - Sharpeville Massacre
    - Political prisoners and refugees
    - Treason and Rivonia trials
    - Detailed coverage of ANC leaders & imprisonment
    - South Africa's withdrawal from the Commonwealth

    These formerly restricted documents sourced from The National Archives UK provide detail with in-depth analysis of events, international reaction and policy dilemmas, accompanied by numerous first-hand accounts and reports.
    Please note that the PDF download options are not available during trials.
    This trial was available through November 12, 2014.
  • ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection
    The ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection is a comprehensive compilation of relevant full-text and abstract and indexing of over 14,000 social sciences titles, totaling around 15 million records. This is combined with more than 1,800 full-text scholarly journals and other sources including full-text dissertations, SSRN Political Science Research Network working papers and sociology videos from INTELECOM.
    This trial was available until November 13, 2014
  • Loeb Classical Library
    This growing virtual library of Greek and Latin literature includes English translations of epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy, oratory, medical writers and mathematicians. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in an interface allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content.
    This trial was available through December 11, 2014.

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