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Database Trials

The Northeastern University Library is currently offering trial access to these resources:

 
MADCAD.com
 

Snell Library is pleased to offer trial access to Madcad.com. Madcad offers a searchable online library of codes and standards. This trial allows us to search the entire database, and includes full text access for a selection of ACI, ASCE, ASHRAE, AISC, IBC, and USGBC codes. If we subscribe, we will customize which codes and standards are available to the Northeastern community based on faculty and researchers’ feedback and our available budget.

The trial begins on May 3rd, 2021 and will end on May 14th, 2021. 
Please take the time to let us know your thoughts on this resource by taking this short survey

 

IBISWorld
 

Snell Library is pleased to offer trial access to IBISWorld.  This resource offers Industry and company reports, industry outlook and risk rating reports, market share, and business environment profiles, and more, searchable by keyword or NAICS code. 
Major market segments are identified and also those forces affecting demand and supply within the industry. Performance analysis includes emerging industry trends as well as recent production performance.
IBISWorld Industry Reports also provides 5 year forecasts, as well as forward-looking Risk Rating Reports to help determine overall short-term financial risk for each U.S. industry.
All reports in this collection are updated between one and four times a year.

In order to have access to this trial, you will need to contact k.hannan [at] northeastern.edu (subject: Access%20to%20Trial%20of%20IBISWorld) (Khyle Hannan, the Library's Entrepreneurship Librarian), who will be able to provide you with the information needed. 

Collections available during the trial:

  • US Industry NAICS (700 reports): Core industry collection that covers every industry categorized by NAICS on the 5 digit level
  • US Specialized collection (600 reports): Niche industry reports that cover industries not yet categorized on the NAICS 5 digit level

The trial will end on May 18th, 2021.  Please take the time to let us know your thoughts on this resource by taking this short survey

 

Bloomsbury Food Library

Snell Library is pleased to offer trial access to the Bloomsbury Food Library.  Bloomsbury Food Library offers cross-searchable access to a range of encyclopedias, references works, e-books, and images. Search across numerous ebooks, and key reference works such as Ken Albala’s Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia, the Cambridge World History of Food, Bloomsbury’s Cultural History of Food, and chapters from Food History: Critical and Primary Sources. Explore image collections from institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA.

The trial will end on May 25th, 2021.  Please take the time to let us know your thoughts on this resource by taking this short survey

 

Biography INdex Past and PResent (Ebsco)

Snell Library is pleased to offer trial access to Biography Index Past and Present from Ebsco which features retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946. It indexes articles and books, autobiographies, bibliographies, biographies, critical studies, fiction, drama, pictorial works, poetry, juvenile literature, obituaries, journals, collections of letters, book reviews, and interviews.

The trial will end on June 1st, 2021.  Please take the time to let us know your thoughts on this resource by taking this short survey

 

Current Biography Illustrated (Ebsco)

Snell Library is pleased to offer trial access to Current Biographyy Illustrated from Ebsco which includes the entire contents of the printed monthly Current Biography, published since 1940. There are entries for people making headlines and historical figures dating back to World War II. Entries number more than 15,000 full text biographies, over 9,400 obituaries and more than 19,500 lively images. Profiles provide information on celebrities, politicians, business people, writers, actors, sports figures, artists, scientists, and others.

The trial will end on June 1st, 2021.  Please take the time to let us know your thoughts on this resource by taking this short survey

 

BIography Reference Bank(EBSCO)

Snell Library is pleased to offer trial access to Biography Reference Bank from Ebsco which includes coverage of more than 700,000 individuals; over 3.5 million records; links to over 600,000 related full-text articles, as well as abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals; over 35,000 images; substantive narrative profiles averaging 3,000 words in length.

The trial will end on June 1st, 2021.  Please take the time to let us know your thoughts on this resource by taking this short survey

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