Trials

Trial: RILM Music Encyclopedias

RILM-MusicEncyclopedias

Consortium Luxembourg is now offering a trial access until 31st January 2016 to RILM Music Encyclopedias – The Definitive Global Repository of Music Encyclopedias and Dictionaries.

RILM Music Encyclopedias is a full-text compilation of 41 seminal titles published from 1775 to 2015 and is comprised of more than 80,000 pages, the majority of which are not available anywhere else online. It is an extensive global resource designed to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the international music community.

Full-Text Encyclopedic Content

RILM Music Encyclopedias is the first comprehensive collection of encyclopedic content spanning the most important disciplines including popular music, opera, instruments, blues, gospel, recorded sound and women composers. The collection will expand continuously with additional titles that fit the needs of the international musicological research community.

It is a valuable research resource for the international music community with content spanning multiple countries and languages including English, German, French, Italian, Dutch and Greek.

Access RILM Music Encyclopedias

Music, Music, Music : more Naxos Databases (+ Christmas playlists)

Update: Enjoy Christmas time with the playlists we created for you: “Jazz Christmas” and “Christmas around the world”!

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Consortium Luxembourg is happy to announce that we extended our offer for music streaming.
From now on you have access to the Naxos Music Library Jazz!

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Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers over 100,000 tracks of jazz from more than 9,000 albums. Over 12,000 jazz artists are represented. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises the catalogues of Blue Notes Records, 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz and over 200 other labels. US-based Fantasy has the world’s deepest jazz catalogue and offers the very best in blues and R&B. Blue Note offers albums featuring the legendary artist John Coltrane and iconic artists such as Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter and many others. All these can be accessible from computers in your library, home or office.

Access Naxos Music Library Jazz directly

Trials

Beneath the Jazz Library we’re offering trials to two further databases.

Naxos Music Library World: Naxos Music Library World offers a wide range of World music, from legendary historical musical performances to contemporary World music. Included are recordings of over 32,000 artists, representations from over 1500 cultural groups and music from over 150 countries. Over 5,060 albums (45,700 tracks) are available and new albums are added weekly. The complete Smithsonian Folkways catalog is also included.

Access Naxos Music Library World directly

Naxos Musical Works Database: This new Naxos service meets the needs of many artists and performing arts organisations – a place where they can find all the most important information about classical musical works — instrumentation, playing time, year of composition, composer biographies, music notes and much more. The data are derived from the vast amount of information included in the Naxos Music Library, augmented by information from many other sources and music publishers.

Access Naxos Music Works Database directly

The trial lasts until 31 December 2015.

All databases can also be accessed via a-z.lu and findit.lu.

Trial: IMD World Competitiveness Online

WcOLogoConsortium Luxembourg is happy to announce that we’re conducting a trial of IMD World Competitiveness Online through 26th September 2015.

IMD World Competitiveness Online is a unique and comprehensive database on the competitiveness of nations. It includes time series from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, the leading annual report published by IMD since 1989.

The main functionalities include:

  • Extensive country profiles, presented in a very visual and user-friendly way
  • Any combination of data for 61 countries, a 20-year time series and more than 300 criteria
  • Downloads (Excel and PDF)
  • Excellent search and data filters
  • Data can easily be re-used in other software for analysis

You may access the database via a-z.lu, www.findit.lu (Databases – Letter I) or by clicking here.

Testzugang Staudinger

staudinger keyvisual1-600x600Seit Jahrzehnten ist der Staudinger BGB das Standardwerk im Zivilrecht: wissenschaftlich zuverlässig und praxisnah!

Neben der umfassenden Kommentierung des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuches finden Sie im Gesamtwerk ebenso Kommentierungen zu wichtigen Nebengesetzen sowie ausführliche Erläuterungen zum europäischen und internationalen Privatrecht.

Das Consortium Luxembourg hat einen 4-wöchigen Testzugriff auf den renommierten Großkommentar Juris Staudinger:

  • 96 Bände
  • über 60.000 Seiten online abrufbar
  • permanent aktualisiert durch ein eigenes Redaktionsteam
  • verlinkt mit dem ganzen juris Wissen

Der Zugriff ist innerhalb der Gebäude (Netzwerk) der Nationalbibliothek und der Universität (alle Campusse) möglich:

Testen Sie jetzt Staudinger Online

Klicken Sie auf “zur Recherche” und dann auf der linken Seite in der Navigationsleiste auf “Kommentare”, danach auf “Staudinger BGB”. Jetzt können Sie gezielt im Staudinger recherchieren. Durch Klick auf “Alle Dokumente” gelangen Sie zurück zur Suche über die gesamte Juris-Datenbank.

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Testzugang Staudinger

staudinger keyvisual1-600x600Seit Jahrzehnten ist der Staudinger BGB das Standardwerk im Zivilrecht: wissenschaftlich zuverlässig und praxisnah!

Neben der umfassenden Kommentierung des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuches finden Sie im Gesamtwerk ebenso Kommentierungen zu wichtigen Nebengesetzen sowie ausführliche Erläuterungen zum europäischen und internationalen Privatrecht.

Das Consortium Luxembourg hat einen 4-wöchigen Testzugriff auf den renommierten Großkommentar Juris Staudinger:

 

  • 96 Bände
  • über 60.000 Seiten online abrufbar
  • permanent aktualisiert durch ein eigenes Redaktionsteam
  • verlinkt mit dem ganzen juris Wissen

Der Zugriff ist innerhalb der Gebäude (Netzwerk) der Nationalbibliothek und der Universität (alle Campusse) möglich:

Testen Sie jetzt Staudinger Online

Klicken Sie auf “zur Recherche” und dann auf der linken Seite in der Navigationsleiste auf “Kommentare”, danach auf “Staudinger BGB”. Jetzt können Sie gezielt im Staudinger recherchieren. Durch Klick auf “Alle Dokumente” gelangen Sie zurück zur Suche über die gesamte Juris-Datenbank.

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Trial: Thieme ebook library

ThiemeLibraryConsortium Luxembourg is happy to announce that we’re conducting a trial of Thieme E-Book Library through 30th June 2015.

The Thieme E-Book Library currently contains 81 illustrated full-color textbooks of which almost half have been ranked by Doody’s review service and provides students, researchers, and clinicians with access to an exciting online collection of lavishly illustrated full-color textbooks from Thieme’s renowned Color Atlases and Flexibook series.

You may download the medical textbooks to your tablets or PCs for use offline!

Top titles include books such as:

Fundamentals of Medical Physiology
Color Atlas of Human Anatomy Vol. 1
Ophthalmology
Medical Microbiology
Pocket Atlas of Pharmacology

Access and Functionality

  • User-friendly interface featuring high-quality full-color illustrations
  • Download books quickly, save and read full-text downloads offline
  • Easy navigation through interactive tables of content and detailed Indexes
  • Advanced searching tools for conducting field and full-text searches within individual books or throughout the entire E-Book Library
  • Personalized accounts allow users to create bookshelves, set bookmarks, add notes, copy and print content directly, or download and print full chapters

Access Thieme E-Book Library directly

To help familiarize yourself with the Thieme E-Book Library, please view the getting started guide.

Période d’essai: ToutApprendre.com

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Dans le cadre d’un accès d’essai ayant cours les deux prochains mois, vous pourrez consulter ToutApprendre.com, un site de formation en ligne.

Vous y trouverez plusieurs centaines de cours en ligne dans le domaine des langues, de la bureautique, multimédia, musique, développement personnel et de la vie professionnelle.

Vous souhaitez apprendre l’anglais, apprendre l’italien, apprendre l’espagnol ou encore apprendre le chinois, découvrez notre collection de cours de langues qui vous permettra de parler une nouvelle langue en moins de 6 mois.

Vous préférez maîtriser le bilan et le compte de résultat, ou encore devenir un pro de l’analyse financière, découvrez nos différents modules de formation sur ces thèmes.

Trouvez plus de 70 cours sur tous les sujets du bien-être, du développement personnel, du développement professionnel, de la psychologie et de l’éducation. Ces cours vidéos sont ludiques, didactiques, complets et présentés par des auteurs de renommée mondiale (Jacques Salomé, Michèle Declerck, Boris Cyrulnik…).

Des cours en ligne sont désormais disponibles via findit.lu.

Vous pouvez y accéder soit en cliquant sur “ToutApprendre.com” ici ou dans la liste de bases de données sous la lettre “T”.

Trial MLA via Ebsco

Consortium Luxembourg is happy to offer a trial of MLA International Bibliography on Ebsco for the evaluation of a possible platform change in 2015. Currently, MLA has always been available via Cengage/Gale. The Ebsco trial available until end of October.

To access MLA via Ebscohost, please use the link below or go to the databases tab on findit.lu (letter “M”).
http://search.ebscohost.com.proxy.bnl.lu/login.aspx?authtype=ip,url,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=mzh

Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals & series, as well as book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international, and includes titles and full-text links from JSTOR and Project Muse, Wiley-Blackwell and Taylor & Francis. This resource also contains hundreds of thousands of subject names and terms.

Broad Subject Coverage for Comprehensive Research
Subjects within the MLA International Bibliography consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

MLA Thesaurus
In addition to the bibliography, the database includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals, the association’s proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography, and a proprietary, searchable directory of noted authors’ names, with links to brief descriptive notes.

You may find video tutorials for using MLA on the Ebscohost platform here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ModernLanguageAssoc/search?query=ebsco

If you have any comments, please let us know: help@findit.lu

Trial: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global – Full text

PQ_logo2013Consortium Luxembourg has temporarily expanded its subscription to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses – Abstracts & Index to full-text access.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.

The temporary access is to all constituent files, including Health & Medicine, History, Language & Literature, Science & Technology, Social Sciences, Arts and Business.
Find more information here: http://media2.proquest.com/documents/pqdtglobal.pdf

Availability & access
The trial will run until 18 June 2014 only.

Dissertations and Theses Global can be accessed by selecting the letter “D” via the “Find databases” on findit.lu. There is also a direct link: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.