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.


Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies, FAITS & SMP Data
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies, FAITS, is a unique, very affordable, comprehensive, online computer and communications reference library for the academic community. This dynamic, feature-rich tool, will be a benefit to educators, administrators, researchers, students, IT staff, and others. SMP Database - Security Management Practices (SMP) is an expert resource on the Web for learning about how to confront and manage organizational risk, plan for disruptions, deploy network security appliances, employ biometric technologies, safeguard intellectual property, establish security best practices, protect and train students, staff and much more.
Duration:
until 9/26/2016
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text
Access Note:
Accessible to WIU affiliated users
Description:
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text includes approximately one million pages of full-text content from more than 200 periodicals (many of which are not available anywhere else online) from 50 countries in 40 languages, published from the early 20th century to the present. Most coverage commences with the first issue of the journal and includes cover-to-cover full text for every included title. Therefore, in addition to scholarly articles and reviews, the database includes obituaries, editorials, correspondence, advertisements, news items, and more.
Duration:
12/08/16