15 March 2018
The Library is currently trialling the following databases.
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?
ACLS Humanities E-book (HEB) – trial available until 5th April 2018
ACLS Humanities E-Book HEB is an online, fully searchable collection of 5,150 books of high quality in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. These titles are recommended by scholars and constituent learned societies of the American Council of Learned Societies. Users may also access online book reviews from the major journals.
BBC Monitoring - trial available until 31st March 2018
BBC Monitoring tracks broadcast, press and social media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries.
Here is how to access the website:
Firstly, go to this link: https://monitoring.bbc.co.uk/login then click on Login. A new window will appear. Click on “Login via academic institution” which is located on the bottom left hand corner.
You will see a list of companies/universities currently trialling the service, click on “SOAS University of London”, it will direct you to your university portal. At this point, login with your SOAS university credentials.
We have Global access to the website which also includes Global Reference Material and Premium Products.
WSPC on Social Science and Asian Studies - Trial available until 31 March 2018
The World Scientific Publishing Company (WSPC), with its Headquarters in Singapore and branches in some big cities around the world, has offered a trial access to its Social Science and Asian Studies Collections from today 19 February until the end of March 2018. We have a good number of WSPC's printed books in the SOAS Library and this offer would help us to consider an alternative option for our future library collections.
On-campus and off-campus access.
(For off-campus access, choose Login and click on the arrow to choose SOAS).