Current database trials

27 Jun 2014

From time to time your library provides access to new databases  and online resources on a trial basis. This means you have access to these resources for a limited time only. If these resources are useful to you, please let us know as your feedback helps us decide whether licenses for these resources should be purchased for ongoing use.

Current trials include:

Britannica Academic – A combination of the insightful Encyclopaedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and other research tools. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, Encyclopaedia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights.
Access the trial here

Britannica Image Quest - a repository of nearly 3 million rights cleared images from more than 50 of the world's best collections. Each photo or illustration comes with citations and complete metadata, including the source, the copyright holder, caption and keywords.
Access the trial here

Staff and students can contribute comments at or by clicking here.

Any feedback received is extremely useful in evaluating potential new resources and greatly appreciated.

For links to all current La Trobe University Library database trials go to

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