Material ConneXion is the world’s largest resource of innovative, advanced and sustainable materials. A global team of material scientists, specialists and designers research materials for all design disciplines. Their online Library houses over 7,000 materials in eight categories. It features truly cutting-edge materials and applications, including the world’s only collection of Cradle to Cradle sustainable materials. 40-50 new materials are added each month by a jury of material experts.
Searches on the database can be conducted by entering a keyword, or by a wide range of Advanced Search options including: category, processing, sustainability, usage, physical properties, manufacturer, and country of origin.
Online users get unlimited access to images, detailed material descriptions, usage characteristics, and manufacturer and distributor contact information, all written and compiled by our knowledgeable staff of material specialists. The content provided is complete enough to satisfy an engineer or scientist who is expert in materials, yet user-friendly enough to benefit the architect and designer who is not.
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Trial ends 25th May 2013
Access World News: Research Collection is an unparalleled collection for academic libraries, featuring thousands of U.S. and global news sources, most available online exclusively through NewsBank. Designed in collaboration with academic librarians, this primary resource solution supports a wide range of academic disciplines, including political science, journalism, English, history, environmental studies, sociology, economics, education, business, social sciences and more ...
Trial ends 31st May 2013
British Literary Manuscripts Online is a digitized collection of manuscripts of British authors. It contains poems, plays, novels, diaries, journals, correspondence, and other papers from major library collections, reproduced in facsimile and searchable via detailed descriptive information.
Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of millions of pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
A ground-breaking resource for 19th century studies, Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focused on primary source collections of the “long” nineteenth century. Collections for this program are sourced through partnerships with major world libraries as well as specialist libraries, and content includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more.
State Papers Online, 1509-1714 is a searchable archive of 16th- and 17th-century State Papers Domestic, Foreign, Scotland, Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council for research and teaching projects in politics, government, and social, economic, and religious history.
The Economist Historical Archive ('EHA') is the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, the weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide. Containing every issue since its launch in 1843 and more than 600,000 pages, EHA offers full-colour images, multiple search indexes, topic and area supplements and surveys. Altogether this is an unrivalled multidisciplinary primary source for researching and teaching the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Financial Times Historical Archive is the complete searchable facsimile run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every article and advertisement ever printed in the paper, since it was first published in 1888, can be searched and browsed individually and page by page. This is an essential, comprehensive and unbiased research tool for everyone studying public affairs, and economic and financial history of the last 120 years.
Since 1822,The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week's news and society at large. Murder, theatre, sport and politics - all collide in its pages in an abundance of glorious narrative detail. In more than 800,000 pages,The Sunday Times Digital Archive is a gateway to the greatest crimes, careers and culture of the last 180 years.
Trial ends 31st May 2013
Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers ...
Trial ends 10th June 2013
ClinicalKey supplies answers from the largest collection of medical resource in every medical and surgical specialty. It includes local Australian content and all MEDLINE abstracts.
ClinicalKey is powered by authoritative peer-reviewed, evidence-based medical and surgical content from Elsevier, giving physicians the most current, accurate and trustworthy answers with just one search. No more wasting time searching multiple resources!
ClinicalKey’s Smart Content enables fast discovery of the most relevant answers, plus intuitive searching that understands terminologies and synonyms used within Australian practice.
Trial ends 16th June 2013
Licensing restrictions limit database access to University of Tasmania students and staff.
Authorised by the University Librarian
23 May, 2013