Tests & Trials

HeinOnline database

The world's largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.


Dates: August 15, 2016 – February 15, 2017

Contact Tim Dodge (dodgeti@auburn.edu) with any comments.

19th. Century Masterfile:  1106-1930

Spans data from the 12th Century through 1930, offering unrivaled scope and detail for scholars, archivists, historians and advanced students.   For more information, please consult brief video available here: http://customer.paratext.com/ncm-help.php


Dates:  October 19, 2016 – November 18, 2016

Contact Tim Dodge ( dodgeti@auburn.edu ) with any comments.

Mass Observation Online

The Archive of Mass-Observation, a pioneering social research organization, has been described as a_"treasure trove", "an invaluable resource for sociologists and cultural historians" and "a fascinating source of precious data for researchers across the widest range of disciplines"._

It has been used by anthropologists, cultural and social historians, literary scholars, performance artists, sociologists, and those working in education, war studies and gender studies - all of whom testify to the richness of this resource, which opens up a seemingly limitless opportunity for essays, project work and fresh research.

NOTE:   PDF downloads from Mass Observation Online are NOT available during this trial.


Dates:  September 28 – October 26, 2016

Contact Tim Dodge ( dodgeti@auburn.edu ) with any comments.

EBSCOHealth Nutrition Reference Center

Dietitians and nutritionists have struggled in the past to find evidence-based, accurate and actionable information on best practices. Now, with _Nutrition Reference Center_, the premier point-of-care tool designed specifically for dietitians and nutritionists, users can access trusted resources for education, practice and research to provide their patients with the highest level of care possible.


Dates: October 1, 2016 – October 31, 2016

EBSCOhost Food Science Source

This extensive full-text database is designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels. It offers cover-to-cover content for hundreds of publications all directly dealing with food industry-related issues


Dates: October 1, 2016 – October 31, 2016

Contact Nancy Noe (noenanc@auburn.edu) or Claudine Jenda (jendaca@auburn.edu) with any comments.

SPIE Digital Library and eBooks

*SPIE Digital Library* contains the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research with over 450,000 papers from conference proceedings, peer-reviewed journals, and eBooks. Content covers the broadest range of applied optics and photonics science and engineering papers anywhere.


Dates: October 17, 2016 – December 9, 2016

Contact Andy Wohrley (wohrlaj@auburn.edu) with any comments.

Last Updated: Oct 21, 2016