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.


Description: F1000Research is an Open Science publishing platform offering immediate publication of articles, posters and slides with no editorial bias. All articles benefit from transparent peer review and the inclusion of all source data.

Trial ends 31 December 2016
Feedback to Helen Chan


Description: Trial of PatentPak from SciFinder will be available from the 28th November 2016.

Access for clients who have already registered previously with SciFinder Scholar.

New user registration before 28 November 2016.

New user registration after 28 November 2016 for manual activation, please email: AMcKay@acsi.info and in the subject line enter: PatentPak - manual activation.

PatentPak is a robust patent workflow solution available in SciFinder®. Designed to radically reduce time spent acquiring and searching through multiple patents to find vital chemistry, PatentPak saves users up to half the time they spend researching patents by providing instant access to hard-to-find chemistry in patents and patent families in languages users know.

Trial ends 9 January 2017
Feedback to Jing Li

Oxford Public International Law

Description: Oxford Public International Law (OPIL) is a comprehensive, single location providing integrated access across our international law services, bringing you one step closer to the perfect research solution. Oxford Reports on International Law, the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law, and Oxford Historical Treaties are ground-breaking online resources working to speed up research and provide easy access to authoritative content, essential for anyone working in international law.

Trial ends 31 January 2017
Feedback to Patrick Tooth