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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.

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

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 9 September 2016
Feedback to Alycia Bailey

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


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 starts 14 August and ends 22 October 2016
Feedback to Helen Chan