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.


Psychotherapy.net Video Collections
Access Note:
Contact the Reference Desk for Password
Description:
The Psychotherapy.net Video Collections feature streaming training videos in the fields of counseling, psychotherapy, and addiction. The majority of the videos show leading practitioners conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre and post discussions. For more information on this collection please visit http://www.psychotherapy.net/eef. This trial database requires a username and password. PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING TO LOGIN: USERNAME: WIU PASSWORD: ZQL9TbYU
Duration:
Through 10/08/2014
Flipster
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device. Flipster has digital editions of top magazines covering business, leisure, fashion, product reviews, current events, and more.
Duration:
Until 10/23/2014
IPA Source
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
IPA Source was developed to benefit singers, teachers, and all those interested in the correct and knowledgeable performance of vocal literature. What started in 2003 as a support site for students in a university diction class has grown into the largest collection of literal translations and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions on the web. The goal of IPA Source is to promote the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera in order that the singer may imbue each syllable with the appropriate emotional content.
Duration:
Through 10/28/2014
Met Opera on Demand Student Access
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Unlimited access to more than 500 Metropolitan Opera performances, with nearly 100 in high definition video. Please note that when using the Mozilla Firefox browser, you may need to turn off the pop up blocker.
Duration:
through 11/14/2014
Try-It Illinois
Access Note:
Contact the Reference Desk for Password
Description:
Welcome to Try-It! Illinois 2014, the fifteenth 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.
Duration:
Through November 30