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Free Trial of WizFolio, Web-Based Citation Management Tool

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Scholars Portal and WizFolio are pleased to offer the OCUL community a new web-based citation management application on a no-risk trial basis. We invite you to try out the software and give us your feedback. If you enjoy using WizFolio, you are welcome to continue using it even after the completion of our trial; your data will not be lost. We hope that WizFolio will become an integral tool for you and your users.

Canadian Case Law Access: Update & Trial

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Several Canadian case law sources are no longer available via our LexisNexis subscription. They include:

  • All Canada Weekly Summary & Judgments
  • All Canadian Digests (multiple source file)
  • Canadian Criminal Cases
  • Canadian Labour Arbitration Summaries & Judgments
  • Canadian Patent Reporter
  • Caselaw Canada (multiple source file)
  • Dominion Law Reports
  • Labour Arbitration Cases
  • Weekly Criminal Bulletin & Judgments

During the next two weeks, the Library will have temporary online access to these and other titles via BestCase, a Canada Law Book database. Trial access will expire on April 22, 2008. During this time, the Library will be assessing how to best provide long-term access to such sources. If you'd like to provide feedback, please contact Janice Adlington, e-Resources Librarian.

For a complete list of Canadian case law sources currently available at McMaster, please consult our How to Find Canadian Case Law guide. Print, online and trial coverage are noted.

Trial Extended: Henry Stewart Talks: The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection, until April 30th

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The Health Sciences Library is running a trial of a new resource: Henry Stewart Talks: The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection.

This resource is a collection of over 700 seminar style talks geared towards research scientists, graduate students and advanced undergraduates. All of the seminars have been specially commissioned by leading scientists and are presented in a format of animated slides with synchronized narration.

Please take a look at this new resource and give us feedback through the Recommend to your Librarian form accessible from within the trial website (3rd option in blue-only; takes 60 seconds) or simply send an e-mail to thomall@mcmaster.ca with your feedback and contact details.

The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection is constantly being expanded and updated and the current trial provides access from March 1st to April 30th, 2008.

Try it now! : http://libaccess.mcmaster.ca/login?url=http://www.hstalks.com/trial

Questions or Comments? Send to thomall@mcmaster.ca

Conference Board of Canada e-Library & e-Data Service on Trial

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The Conference Board of Canada's e-Library contains 1572 research documents publishd from 1998 to the present.

The Conference Board of Canada's new e-Data Service allows you to incorporate all of the Conference Board of Canada

HRAF Anthropology and Ethnography Collections on trial

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The eHRAF Collection of Archaeology is a Web-based, full-text database with information on prehistory of the world. This database is unique in that the paragraphs are indexed with subject index codes for quick and precise retrieval of information. The eHRAF Collection of Archaeology provides researchers and students access to archaeological materials for comparative studies.

The eHRAF Collection of Ethnography is a unique cross-cultural database with full-text ethnographies that are subject-indexed at the paragraph-level for precise retrieval of information on all aspects of cultural and social life. These materials are relevant to the various social science disciplines as well as the humanities and health sciences.

These collections are on trial until the end of May 2007.

SPIE Digital Library on trial

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The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented

Trial of the American National Biography Online runs until October 25th

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Published in 24 volumes in 1999, the American National Biography won instant acclaim as the new authority in American biographies.

African American Studies Center on trial until October 25th

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The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated techno

Britannica Online - Academic Edition on trial to September 30th

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Britannica Online - Academic Edition is on trial campus wide until the end of September. More information can be found at http://corporate.britannica.com/training/materials/BOL_AcademicFlyer.pdf

Business Source Premiere and Business Source Complete now on trial

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Business Source Premiere is the industry's most used business research database, providing the full text for more than 8,800 serials. BSP provides full text back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

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