SOAS University of London

Trials to electronic resources

3 October 2017

The Library is currently trialling the following databases.

Please test them out and send us any feedback, bearing in mind the following questions:

1) Is the information relevant and useful? How will you use it in your work?
2) Is it easy to find what you need? What did you think of the way the information is set up, and how the search works?
3) Did you have any technical problems? If so, what were they?

Palgrave Book Archive (via Springer link) - Trial available until 1st December 2017
Note: Packages for History and Religions collections only

Full-text access to over 2100 titles dating from early 20th century to early 21st century on a huge range of topic ranging accross all time periods and regions of the world. This resource is useful for thematic and comparative studies as well as specifically regional materials

On-campus and Off-campus access

Please send feedback to Mary Fisk (m.fisk@soas.ac.uk) bearing in mind the queries at the top of the page.

Springer eBooks collection (2017 package) - Trial available until 1st December 2017
Note: Packages for History and Religions & Philosophy collections only

This e-book package comprises electronic titles relesead so far this year by Palgrave / Springer publishers. The website promises "unlimetd use, dowloads and sharing" of e-books on this platform and the option to download eBooks or chapters to any mobile device to read anywhere

On-campus and Off-campus access

Please send feedback to Mary Fisk (m.fisk@soas.ac.uk) bearing in mind the queries at the top of the page.

Springer eBooks collection (2017 package) - Trial available until 1st December 2017
Note: Packages for Politics collections only

This e-book package comprises electronic titles relesead so far this year by Palgrave / Springer publishers. The website promises "unlimetd use, dowloads and sharing" of e-books on this platform and the option to download eBooks or chapters to any mobile device to read anywhere

On-campus and Off-campus access

Please send feedback to Vicky Bird (vb18@soas.ac.uk) bearing in mind the queries at the top of the page.