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Faculty Services: Database Trials

This page lists a variety of library services for faculty, such as instruction requests, purchase requests, and individual consultations.

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Cedar Rapids Campus Library
       Phone: 319-398-5697
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Iowa City Campus Library
       Phone: 319-887-3613

Current Trials

Current database trials are listed here. If you take the time to try out any of the databases, please take a moment to also share your feedback with the librarians by filling out the short Google Form. 

Trials running October 1st-31st

1. Film and Television Literature Index

Provides a "comprehensive, balanced collection of full-text and bibliographic records from scholarly and popular sources, spanning the entire spectrum of film and television studies".

2. Film Index International (from ProQuest)

Produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute, contains the BFI's most up to date film and person index, with records from 1900 to the present. In-depth indexing of over 125,000 films, and biographical information for over 800,000 personalities. Read more about it here

3. Symptom Media: Films for Mental Health Education & Training

Online mental health education and training film library of over 500 mental health simulations. Includes assessment tools, DSM 5, and ICD Guided Films. 

Feedback Survey: Click here!

Please take a moment to share your feedback with this brief survey. We appreciate your feedback and depend on it to assess whether a database will get used by our faculty and students.


Upcoming Trials

No trials currently scheduled. To request a database trial, please contact the library.

Recent trials

1. Health Reference Series
EBook collection designed for easy-to-use and authoritative consumer medical knowledge. 
The Library has decided to subscribe to this database for the 2019-20 academic year.



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