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.

JoVE’s Clinical skills

Description: Single-source visual library for medical and nursing students for their clinical skills needs that is easy to navigate, search, and discover relevant content for all users. All videos support closed captioning (subtitles). This resource will demonstrate techniques and methods outside of a classroom environment, with a step-by-step visual demonstration on how to properly perform a physical exam and in-depth, detailed animations for each clinical skills video demonstration. An useful tool to better educate and prepare medical and nursing professionals for real life practice

Trial ends 31 July 2016
Feedback to Helen Chan

APA Style Central (ASC)

Description: It help users develop their writing and professional research skills, APA Style CENTRAL combines sophisticated learning and teaching tools, advanced writing and content management technology, and full integration of APA's best-selling Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association® to create an unparalleled web-based suite of integrated services and tools.

Trial ends 30 August 2016
Feedback to Alycia Bailey

Archives of Sexuality & Gender Part 1: LGBT Periodicals, 1940s - 2000s

Description: This collection of gay and lesbian publications includes periodicals and newsletters from countries including France (Antinorm), Israel (Liberator), India (Bombay Dost and Gay Scene), Nigeria (Umani News Defender), the Soviet Union (Novaya Zhizn and Tema), Bulgaria (Flamingo), Latvia (Gayzma), Indonesia (Hidup Ceria), Poland (Kabaret) and several others.  It also includes many of the most prominent pioneering publications of Australia and New Zealand.

Trial ends 31 August 2016
Feedback to Alycia Bailey

TCM Knowledge Service Platform

Description: TCM Knowledge Service Platform is a dictionary-style database that integrates TCM theoretical knowledge and clinical practice in diagnosis and treatment. 5.62 million articles are collected from 1927 covering journals, theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, reference books, newspapers, patents. It supports accurate searching and detailed explanation of Chinese herbal medicine, diseases and prescriptions, covering over 10,000 frequently-used medicinal herbs, 931 common diseases as well as 2,715 diseases in western medicine and 40,000 other diseases, and over 20,000 descriptions sourcing from nearly 400 classics and reference books. 

Trial ends 31 August 2016
Feedback to Wei Cai

Journal Translation Project (JTP)

Description: JTP selects and translates such top Chinese journals as Economic Research Journal, Acta Psychologica Sinica, Foreign Affairs Review, Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Journal of China Coal Society and Chinese Traditional and Herbal Drugs, in the fields of economics, social science, philosophy & humanities, basic science, engineering, agricultural science, medical science, etc.

Trial ends 30 September 2016
Feedback to Wei Cai