Libraries

Database Trials

The WIU Libraries are currently considering the purchase of new electronic databases. WIU users are encouraged to join librarians in evaluating these databases. Please send any comments or suggestions to Jeff Matlak.


HeinOnline Government Politics Law Collection
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
The Government, Politics & Law collection from HeinOnline contains more than 80 million pages of content across 80,000 titles and 195,000 volumes. HeinOnline bridges the gap in history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,300 periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of journals, the database also contains the Congressional Record bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, constitutions for every country in the world, classic books from the 18th & 19th centuries, all United States Treaties, the Federal Register and CFR from inception. The following databases compose this collection. Descriptions can be found at the search interface. Brennan Center for Justice Publications at NYU School of Law Code of Federal Regulations Federal Register Library Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) History of International Law Law Journal Library Legal Classics Religion and the Law U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection U.S. Code U.S. Congressional Documents U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals U.S. Federal Legislative History Library U.S. Presidential Library U.S. Statutes at Large U.S. Supreme Court Library U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library Women and the Law (Peggy) World Constitutions Illustrated
Duration:
through December 31, 2017
Science Magazine
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and one of the world's top academic journals. The major focus of the journal is publishing important original scientific research and research reviews, but Science also publishes science-related news, opinions on science policy and other matters of interest to scientists and others who are concerned with the wide implications of science and technology. Unlike most scientific journals, which focus on a specific field, Science covers the full range of scientific disciplines.
Duration:
Through December 15, 2017
Try-It Illinois
Access Note:
Contact the Reference Desk for Password
Description:
Welcome to Try-It! Illinois 2017, the seventeenth annual statewide database trial, sponsored by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White and the Illinois State Library. Try-It! Illinois offers the staffs and library users of the more than 5,000 ILLINET member libraries the opportunity to survey and evaluate a wide variety of electronic resources. Thanks to the partnerships between the Illinois State Library and the participating electronic resource vendors, there is no charge for accessing these databases during Try-It! Illinois. For login information, please contact the WIU Libraries Reference Desk at 309-298-2700 or use the reference chat service found at http://wiu.edu/libraries/help/.
Duration:
Through November 30