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Database Trials Page

The UTK Libraries has obtained a short trial period for each of the databases or services listed below.  Your evaluation will be important in our decision to acquire these databases for the Libraries.  Please email your comments to the librarian associated with each database.

ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection.
Trial runs November 6, 2018 – June 30, 2019.

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is a digital collection of over 5,400 seminal books in the humanities and related social sciences. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of enduring, high-quality books in the humanities, reviewed and recommended by scholars, including prizewinners in their fields.

Send feedback to Chris Caldwell

Bloomsbury Cultural History.

Trial runs November 13, 2018 – February 16, 2019.

Comprising curated and illustrated reference works alongside extensive eBook and image collections, Bloomsbury Cultural History presents essential content within a single, fully cross-searchable platform. As a digital reference tool, it provides students, researchers, and scholars with exclusive digital access to Bloomsbury’s Cultural Histories eBook series. The Cultural Histories series presents an authoritative survey of history on a wide range of subjects from ancient times to the present. Each topic covers Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age. Thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can gain a broad overview of a period or can follow a theme throughout history.

Send feedback to Chris Caldwell

British History Online (BHO).

Trial runs October 15, 2018 – January 15, 2019.

British History Online (BHO) is a digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and includes Ireland from the time of the Norman invasion in 1169 up to the creation of the Free State in 1922.

British History Online is particularly concerned with texts relating to the British history and includes the countries that are currently part of the United Kingdom. Additionally, it contains materials from Britain’s colonial history and materials relating to British diplomacy abroad. The collection focuses primarily on the period between 1300 and 1800, but has texts relating to everything from Roman and Anglo-Saxon Britain to the twentieth century.

Send feedback to Shaina Destine


Territorial Papers of the United States.

Trial runs January 14, 2019 – April 15, 2019

Sourced from the National Archives of the United States, the Territorial Papers of the United States contain the official history of every American territory before it became an American state.

From the 1760s to the 1950s, the United States of America expanded southward and westward, acquiring territories that spanned from Florida to California to Alaska.  The Territorial Papers of the United States chronicles the official history of the states’ formative territorial years recorded in primary source documents, many of which are hand-written, that include official correspondence with Washington, Native American negotiations and treaties, military records, judicial proceedings, population data, financial statistics, land records, and more.

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Trial runs January 14, 2019 – April 14, 2019

From the company’s Web site:  A comprehensive suite of digital solutions for busy veterinarians, Vetstream specializes in the provision of digital reference services to the veterinary sector through its Vetlexicon suite of services, forming the world’s largest online, peer-reviewed, point-of-need clinical veterinary reference tool.

Send feedback to Ann Viera  (


Visible Body.

Trial runs January 15, 2019- April 15, 2019

A comprehensive 3D atlas of the human body. Includes: 3D models of anatomical structures and systems, physiology animations, pathology visualizations, illustrations, cadaver images paired with CTI or MRI scans, definitions, pronunciations, learning presentations that use this visual content, and more.

Composed of four separate products:

Human Anatomy Atlas  (  – The best-selling 3D anatomy reference app for healthcare professionals, students, and professors.

Muscle Premium  (  – Ideal for orthopedic specialists, kinesiologists, practitioners of sports medicine, physical therapists, and other professionals and students of muscle and skeletal function.

Anatomy & Physiology ( – Engages students in the core concepts of an undergraduate A&P course. Presents 12 body systems in 50 chapters.

Physiology Animations (  A video reference atlas with 3D animations that communicate core physiology and common conditions.

Send feedback to Melanie Allen (


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