UTS Library

Current Database Trials

The Library regularly arranges trials of new databases. Have a look at any of the current trials that are of interest to you and let us know what you think. Your feedback is appreciated.

SciFinder - New platform

To access this trial users need to be registered on SciFinder:
New user registration     

If you are already registered for SciFinder use your existing login details to access the New Platform:
Access to clients who have already registered

Description: SciFinder – New platform will provide new and unique authoritative content, superior functionality and enhanced workflow features to help researchers be exponentially more productive. Compared to other information products, researchers who are testing SciFinder - New platform are confirming this new solution is significantly faster, easier to use and returns the best answers to their queries. It will change the way scientists conduct research by providing access to expanded content along with the most relevant search results. Enhanced tools will help users optimally leverage information, dramatically reducing the time spent combing through answers. The entire research experience will be best in class, so users can quickly turn ideas into actions:  advancing promising new discoveries, validating research and dismissing less productive ideas.

Trial ends 6 October 2017
Feedback to Jackie Edwards

Book Citation Index

Description: The Book Citation Index in Web of Science™ Core Collection connects a library’s book collection to powerful new discovery tools, giving researchers the ability to quickly and easily identify and access the most relevant books. As a part of Web of Science Core Collection, Book Citation Index allows users to search seamlessly across books, journals and conference proceedings to find the information most relevant to their work within one platform.

Trial ends 31 October 2017
Feedback to Helen Chan

SPIE Digital Library and eBooks

Description: SPIE Digital Library contains the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research with over 465,000 papers from conference proceedings, peer-reviewed journals, and eBooks. Content covers the broadest range of applied optics and photonics science and engineering papers anywhere.

Trial ends 31 December 2017
Feedback to Jackie Edwards