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New E-Resource Trials

The Library's subject teams regularly trial the latest databases & e-resources to support your studies. The following e-resource trials are now available:

GenderWatch With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch provides authoritative historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. GenderWatch supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) studies; family studies; gender studies, and women's studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Combining hundreds of academic, gray, and popular literature titles, GenderWatch provides researchers with hundreds of thousands of articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.
Trial ends: 31/03/19
LGBT Magazine Archive Archival runs of 26 of the most influential, longest-running serial publications covering LGBT interests. Includes the pre-eminent US and UK titles – The Advocate and Gay Times, respectively. Chronicles more than six decades of the history and culture of the LGBT community. In addition to LGBT/gender/sexuality studies, this material also serves related disciplines such as sociology, political science, psychology, health, and the arts.
Trial ends: 31/03/19
Drama Online

Drama Online is an award-winning digital library of over 1,700 playtexts, 350 audio plays and 150 hours of video from leading theatre publishers and companies offering a complete multimedia experience of theatre. Designed to meet the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools.

Features the pre-eminent theatre lists of Bloomsbury’s Methuen Drama and Arden Shakespeare imprints, Faber & Faber and Nick Hern Books; production photos from the Victoria and Albert Museum and The American Shakespeare Center; audio plays from L.A. Theatre Works; filmed live performances from leading theatres such as Shakespeare’s Globe; BBC film adaptations and The Hollow Crown. New collections include Playwrights Canada Press, Aurora Metro Books, and Bloomsbury Scholarly Collection: Critical Studies and Performance Practice.
Trial ends: 07/04/19

Women’s Studies International Women’s Studies International, produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 871,000 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.
Trial ends: 30/04/19 
LGBT Life with Full-text LGBT Life with Full Text contains all of the content available in LGBT Life as well as full text for more than 120 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 150 full-text monographs and books. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT Thesaurus containing over 6,400 terms.
Trial ends: 30/04/19
Gender Studies Database Gender Studies Database combines Women’s Studies International and Men’s Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. This database includes more than 921,000 records with coverage spanning from 1972 and earlier to the present.
Trial ends: 30/04/19

Full details of all our databases can be found on the Library Databases page.