Test and trial Orbis online


You have until 24th April 2017 to help build the Library collection by testing a current trial of two finance and business resources Orbis and Orbis Europe.

These online resources offer authoritative company and financial information across the globe. Search for individual Executive contact details and company turnover data or drill down to patent ownership details.

Please note that you’ll need to be on campus to test these trials.

We look forward to reading your feedback, either via the comments or your departments subject librarian.

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New Ebooks keep things short

Access 500+ Very Short Introduction Ebooks via LJMU Library.

Published by Oxford University Press the collection covers a diverse range of subject areas including Art, Humanities, Law, Medicine and Health, Science, Mathematics and Social Sciences.

They are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Written by experts they combine facts and analysis in an easy read format.

Browse the whole collection or search Discover and find your copy to read online. For those reading on the move you’ll be directed to their mobile optimized site.

Dada and Surrealism   

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Want to improve your research on geopolitics, terrorism or global media?

You are invited to a short demonstration of a new resource.
BBC Monitoring Portal and Terrorism Digest

BBC Monitoring translates and analyses news and information from freely available media sources around the world. Material is available in 100 different languages and covers 150 countries.

Nick Reynolds from BBC Monitoring will demonstrate this resource in the
Aldham Robarts Library, Seminar Room 2 (on the Lower ground floor)
at 2pm, Wednesday 29th March.
The session will last no more than 45 minutes.

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New Law Ebooks

New Law ebooks are available from LJMU Library.

See an example title, simply click on the cover image to access the ebook via the authenticated links.

To see more new Law titles available in print and electronic format, see the subject support pages.

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New resource: Very Short Introductions

We now have access to more than 500 e-books from Oxford University Press. The Very Short Introductions collection contains a diverse range of subject areas and are designed to be the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Each text is written by experts in the field to combine facts, analysis and new ideas to make the topics accessible.

The collection is indexed in Discover, and available via Databases A-Z. Access is available both on and off-campus.

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Resource Trial: Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda

We are currently trialling Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda which is available on-campus until 12th April 2017

This is a collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.

Please note that for the duration of the trial it is not possible to download any content.

Your feedback is very welcome

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More Ebooks from Cambridge University Press

LJMU Library now has permanent access to more titles from Cambridge University Press following the ebook evidence-based acquisition (EBA) trial.

Altogether, we have access to over 500 CUP titles, covering subjects including Drama, Life Sciences, Engineering, English Literature and many more.

Click on the cover images to access the illustrated titles via authenticated links, or go to Cambridge Core and login with your Athens username and password. Remember to check the box to search just the content LJMU Library has access to.

Constructing The Self in a Digital World

The People Of The Abyss

Play, Playfulness, Creativity and Innovation


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Paediatric Care Online

We currently have trial access (until 3rd April) to Paediatric Care Online UK, an online resource for health care practitioners who might come into contact with children and young people and potentially be involved in clinical decision making. It provides a powerful research tool which integrates

  • A directory of up to date evidence based clinical guidelines aligned to NICE and SINE
  • Key Practice Points (clinical decision support tools)
  • Child Protection Companion
  • Direct Links to BNF for Children and Medicines for Children
  • Green Book Immunisation Schedules

Please let us know what you think of this resource as a potential purchase


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African American Newspapers

We are currently trialling African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2

A one-of-a-kind record of African American history, culture, and daily life in the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • Explore African American Newspapers  Series 1, 1827-1998 and Series 2, 1835-1956
  • Covers life in the Antebellum South through the Civil Rights movement and more
  • Based upon James P. Danky’s African-American Newspapers and Periodicals

Access is available until Sunday 26th March 2017, and is available on-campus only for the duration of the trial.

Let us know what you think of this resource as a potential purchase

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Is Lexis Nexis a favourite?

Please note Lexis Nexis have changed their URL to www.lexisnexis.com/uk/legal

If you use this resource often and have it saved as a favourite you’ll need to click through to this new address.

You’ll notice we have also updated the Databases A-Z details.

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