New resources & current trials

Off-campus access to the trials and databases

Licensing restrictions limit database access to University of Tasmania students and staff.


Current trials

Computer Science - Find out more

Offers unlimited access to eTextbooks in the Computer Science field. To access: register using your @utas.edu.au email address.

Trial ends: 30th June 2019

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a business intelligence tool. It provides the user with one location to access over 250 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, ESG, and Statistics. WRDS provides access to S&P Capital IQ, CRSP, NYSE, Thomson Reuters, Bureau van Dijk, Global Insight, OptionMetrics and other important business research databases.

Access username & password here

Trial ends: 22nd December 2018

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Benchmark is free daily Bulletin listing of 60 second executive summaries from a choice of today's Decisions of Superior Courts of Australia,  published by AR Conolly & Co. Lawyers, Sydney.

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BenchTV produce high quality, video content for legal educational purposes. BenchTV has original current content, published daily and weekly. The presentations showcase quality speakers, eminent lawyers, often talking about their cases. You can access us 24/7 and BenchTV is available anywhere.

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A username and password are needed to login.

New resources

All University of Tasmania staff and students now have online access to The Australian and The Mercury.

Visit the newspaper subject guide to set up your account.

Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions prior to subscribing.


Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online delivers more than 64,000 titles spanning a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counselling, film, health, history, music, and more. Curated for the educational experience, the depth of content and breadth of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.) in Academic Video Online makes it a useful resource for all types of patrons.

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Over 16,700 films now available to view via Kanopy. Stream the films anytime, anywhere on your preferred devices.