Trial Databases

Note:  Trial databases generally are not available through SLU Proxy Access.  To use these trials you must be on campus.

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Please check out the database trials available from MCL.


Databases & Other Resources


Business Expert Press Books (2010-2014) from ebrary currently consist of 260+ full-text ebooks on business topics.  Search for a particular topic or browse by title.   All are unrestricted (no limits on downloading PDFs, or uploading them to learning management systems; on printing; or on concurrent usage).  Instructions for downloading the pdf version more information about the content are here.
until October 10, 2014
No Username or Password Required.


Loeb Classical Library, from Harvard University Press, provides almost 2,000 Greek and Latin classic works translated into English by recognized scholars.  The English translation appears with the original Greek or Latin on the opposite page.  New titles are added several times a year.  Search by author, title, editor, translator, period, or keyword or browse by author, Greek titles, or Latin titles.
until December 28, 2014
No Username or Password Required.


Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982, from HW Wilson and EBSCOhost, indexes over three million articles from approximately 375 leading magazines that were indexed by Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature during this period.
until December 12, 2014
No username or password required.


Scientific Style and Format Online, 8th edition, CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, from University of Chicago Press is available for your use and evaluation.  Check out the Citation Style and Formate Quick Guide for examples of how to cite the most commen materials such as journals, books, patents, dissertations, newspapers, and online materials of many types.
until February 28, 2015
No Username or Password Required.  On Campus Only (off-campus access is coming soon)


Last updated November 4, 2014.