Spring 2017 Electronic Resources Trials

Take a look at the eresources available at discounted Minitex pricing!

Access to trials is available now through May 15, 2017.

Electronic resources are grouped by vendor: Credo Reference; EBSCO; Films on Demand.

Please email cpers@minitex.umn.edu for pricing or if you have questions or comments.

Credo Reference

Academic Core

Credo's Core General Reference Collections enable libraries to build deep, specific ebook collections from highly regarded publishers around the world. The Academic Core Collection covers the primary disciplines of Higher Education, providing students with the reference tools they need to perform research at any level of study.

With regular updates, this collection includes over 650 titles with particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are over 1,000 short reference videos, nearly 300,000 high-resolution art images, and thousands of additional images across all subject areas. Subject coverage is especially diverse and equipped to address all key disciplines. Combining authoritative content with innovative, customizable technology that links users of reference through to all their library resources, this collection is available for subscription.

Audience

High School, Two- and Four-Year Academic Libraries.

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EBSCO

Academic Search Ultimate

Academic Search Ultimate offers access to resources in key subject indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books, and videos (more than 60,000!) meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law, and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women's studies, zoology, and more. With thousands of English-language and native-language full-text journals from Asia, Oceania, Europe, and Latin America, Academic Search Ulitmate provides an enormous advantage to students seeking a broader, more global perspective in their research.

Audience

Two- and Four-Year Academic Libraries.

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Business Source Ultimate

Business Source Ultimate offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world. In addition to accessing essential full-text journals, business students can delve into case studies, country economic reports, and company profiles as well as interviews with executives and analysts. Includes a collection of more than 60,000 videas from the Associated Press.

Audience

Two- and Four-Year Academic Libraries.

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Films on Demand

Allied Health

This collection will help prepare future allied health professionals for practice across a diverse range of health care settings, whether they are learning how to draw blood, administer medications, or help deliver a baby. The videos include titles from trusted producers such as Elsevier, NEVCO, Center for Phlebotomy Education, InJoy Health Education, Classroom Productions, and others.

Collection Highlights
  • The Ten Commandments of Phlebotomy – proposes 10+ rules of specimen collection that must be followed without fail and why. Topics in this title include discussions on vein selection, customer service, patient and sample identification, technique, safety, and more.
  • Aseptic Nursing Technique at the Bedside – a four-part series that provides a comprehensive overview of aseptic technique in the patient care unit.
  • Assessment of the Newborn – a five-part series that provides a virtual experience of newborn assessment and care through the use of footage taken in an actual birthing room and newborn nursery.
  • Cultural Diversity and Healthcare Competency – teaches health care assistants how to care for a diverse clientele by understanding their cultural differences.
  • Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills – an 11-part series that depicts the skills needed to become a successful nursing assistant, with live-action demonstrations of standard procedures performed by actual nursing assistants.

All programs are segmented into multiple pedagogical clips, convenient for intermittent use during classroom lectures or as assigned classwork.

Audience

Two- and Four-Year Academic Libraries.

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