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Trial – Cairn e-books

Cairn e-books trial (trial to 21 June 2017)

Cairn.info’s ebook collection consists of over 6000 titles generally published in the last 15 years covering subject areas such as; Economics, Politics, Education, Law, Geography, Literature, Sociology, and many others within the area of Social Sciences and Humanities.

There are over 40 French-language publishing houses featured in the collection, from major publishers like Presses Universitaires de France, La Découverte, Presses de Sciences Po, Armand Colin or Dunod to smaller imprints like La Fabrique, Autrement, Karthala, Tallandier and many others.

The ebook collection is completely integrated with the journals collection on Cairn.info, which means that users can search and browse seamlessly between the two types of publications.

Any feedback to Nick Hearn (nick.hearn@bodleian.ox.ac.uk).

Trial – Public Information Online (Dandy Booksellers)

Public Information Online (Dandy Booksellers) (trial to 10 July 2017)

A web-based up to date archive of searchable Parliamentary and Official documents.

Collections include: House of Commons papers from 1997 and most notably unique access to House of Lords papers from 1901 to present day. The database also has a growing collection of government publications to include the Civil Service Yearbook from 1974- . It also combines and formats information from a wide variety of sources to produce simple, coherent documents, to produce for example, the ‘Annual Abstract of Statistics’ consolidating information found across government websites. PIO also contains parliamentary and non-parliamentary publications from the UK’s devolved assemblies and parliaments: the Scottish Parliament, Northern Ireland Assembly and the National Assembly of Wales. The database has excellent search facilities, to include browsing by parliamentary session and publishing body. Publications are loaded daily so the collection is up to date.

Please send any feedback to Hannah Chandler at hannah.chandler@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

Trial — Australian Education Index (AEI) (trial to 26 May)

Trial — Australian Education Index (AEI) (trial to 26 May)

Australian Education Index (AEI) is produced by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) covering educational research, policy and practice including assessment and teacher research. AEI indexes journal articles, monographs, research reports, theses, conference papers, legislation, parliamentary debates and newspaper articles. Please send any feedback to catherine.scutt@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

Trial — Leisure, Travel and Mass Culture -the History of Tourism (trial to 24 April)

Trial — Leisure, Travel and Mass Culture -the History of Tourism

Provides access to a highly diverse collection of material on well-known, little-known and far-flung travel destinations. Collections come from multiple archives, including Thomas Cook, provides a multi-national perspective on the evolution of affordable tourism between 1850 and the 1980s, offering thereby an interesting insight into social and cultural history, such as the growth and expansion of travel agents and transport companies and the integral role they played in the accessibility of destinations across Britain, Europe, North America and around the World. Key subject themes include:  Beachfront, Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism, Road, Rail and Automobile Travel, Children and Families, Women and Tourism, The Great Outdoors, Planning and Business, International Relations, Package Tours, Cruises and Organised Travel, Accommodation, Hospitality and Entertainment, Health and Medical Travel, Urban Tours and City Breaks. Please note that PDF downloads are not available during this trial. Please send any feedback to isabel.holowaty@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.