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Trial Access: Passport (Euromonitor International)

Passport is a global market research database providing insight on industries, economies and consumers worldwide, helping you to analyze market context and identify future trends impacting businesses globally. Videos and guides help you navigate the database.

This OSU Trial runs through 3/24/2017

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Kanopy Streaming Video is here!

Kanopy is a streaming video resource with a collection of over 26,000 films on every subject imaginable and from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources. Kanopy’s website makes it easy to watch, share and discuss films across campus.

The platform is fully compatible with screen reader technology, and all of Kanopy’s films are closed-captioned and have transcripts available. In addition, Public performance rights are included!!

Check out Kanopy’s platform and list of streaming videos. Also, please refer to our Kanopy LibGuide for additional information.

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Trial Access: APA Style CENTRAL

APA Style CENTRAL is the ultimate resource on APA Style. Utilize tools such as quick guides, tutorials, self-quizzes and much more to refine writing technique. Improve research skills with tutorials, reference ebooks. APA’s My References provides reference management in APA Style for original as well as PsycINFO-generated citations. Paper templates facilitate comprehensive, easy to use APA-formatting during the writing process. The Publishing Center presents manuscript submission resources and detailed publication analytics information on a variety of psychology-related journal titles from many different publishers, including APA.

This OSU Trial runs through 10/17/2016

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Now Available: ASME Digital Collection – eBooks

OSU Libraries’ subscription to the ASME Digital Collections now includes eBooks from 1993 to the present.  Over 150 titles are available covering subjects such as Design & Manufacturing, Engineering Management, Energy and Power, and Pressure Vessels and Piping. For a list of the eBook titles available, see the ASME eBooks page.

ProQuest Resources Down for Maintenance: August 20-21, 2016

Beginning on Saturday August 20-21, 2016, ProQuest will be performing critical maintenance. The window is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM Pacific Standard Time and will last for 8 hours. During this time, access to all ProQuest products (listed on this page: http://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/az.php?v=27204) will not be available.

Engineering Village/Compendex: Service Disruption

Access to Engineering Village/Compendex is currently not available. The provider is working to restore access as soon as possible.

Trial Database: China Academic Journals Full-text Database

This OSU Trial has been extended through 3/31/2016.

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The China Academic Journals Full-text Database is an extensive Chinese journal database that comprises Science and Technology publications in subject areas such as Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Biology Environmental Science Architecture, and Engineering. Also included are publications focused on Agriculture, Medicine, Literature, History, Philosophy, and Economics. Content dates for some titles span as early as 1951, and much current content is available for many included titles.

ProQuest Resources Down for Maintenance: January 16, 2016

On January 16, 2016, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability. The window is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM Pacific Standard Time and will last for 8 hours. During this time, access to all ProQuest products (listed on this page: http://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/az.php?v=27204) will not be available.

Trial Access: BibliBoard Ebook Platform

Need a break from studying? Looking for some leisurely reading over the Winter Break?

Try BiblioBoard (free registration may be required to utilize all features)


Until January 6, 2016, OSU Libraries & Press will be trialing access to the BiblioBoard ebook platform. You will find a variety of ebooks works from world-renowned publishers in areas such as Comics & Graphic Novels, LGBTQ, Travel, Self-Help, Cooking, DIY, Spanish Language (Fiction & Non-Fiction), Indie Authors, Innovative Fiction, Contemporary NonFiction, World History, Childrens Books, and and much, much more. You can read online or download BiblioBoard’s App for your Android, Apple, or Kindle Fire device.

If you have any questions or difficulties accessing BiblioBoard, please contact us for help.

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World Cinema Streaming Video Collection: Closed Captions Added

Closed Captions are now available on many of the 399 classic and contemporary feature films in the World Cinema Streaming Video Collection that are not already subtitled. In addition, most of the films with closed captions also now have searchable, interactive transcripts.

Films Media Closed Captions and Transcripts illustration

Here are just a few of the many titles that now contain closed captions and transcripts:

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