March is Spring trials month for Library databases!

The AUM Library has a number of databases on trial this month, as part of the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries twice a year database trials.

ARTBibliographies Modern is the only specialist bibliography available for the study of modern and contemporary art. Covers all art forms, including fine art, digital art, crafts, design and photography. Features full abstracts and indexing from art journals published from the late 1960s onwards. Also incorporates book records, including those drawn from the collections of the Tate Library and the Bibliothèque Dominique Bozo, Musée LAM.

We also have a trial of several resources from the Salem Press:

Salem Health 

Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works. The first reference set included is Salem Press’ best-selling Magill’s Medical Guide.

Salem Science 

Salem Science is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets.  Titles currently available on Salem Science:

   Applied Science
Biomes & Ecosystems
   Careers in Chemistry
Careers in Communications & Media
Careers in Physics
Contemporary Biographies in Chemistry
Contemporary Biographies in Communications & Media
Contemporary Biographies in Physics
   Earth Science: Earth’s Surface & History
   Earth Science: Physics & Chemistry of the Earth
   Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Revised Edition
   Encyclopedia of Global Resources
Encyclopedia of Global Warming
Forensic Science
The Solar System, Revised Edition

Salem History 

Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets.  Salem currently offers this service with five series of historical reference works and several important standalone reference sets and encyclopedias.

Salem Literature

Salem Literature offers a range of resources, including:

Critical Insights
Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes
Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: History, Theme & Technique
Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Independents & Underground Classics
Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Manga
Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition
Critical Survey of Mythology & Folklore: Heroes & Heroines
Critical Survey of Mythology & Folklore: Love, Sexuality & Desire
Critical Survey of Mythology & Folklore: World Mythology
Critical Survey of Poetry, Fourth Edition
Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Fifth Edition
Introduction to Literary Context: American Post-Modernist Novels
Introduction to Literary Context: American Short Fiction
Magill’s Literary Annual 2013
Masterplots, Fourth Edition

These databases are only a few of the ones on trial this month; the trials end March 31, 2014, so be sure you stop by and take a look at them! The trials are at http://libguides.aum.edu/databasetrials