Tests & Trials

The following products are all in a test stage by the AU Libraries. This does not mean that the library currently owns the product or that the library intends to buy the product; however, we do appreciate your comments and questions regarding our test products and each listing includes a comment contact so that you can tell us your opinion.
Please note that most test products are not available off-campus.

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)

The ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) database is the only specialist bibliography available for the study of modern and contemporary art. Covers all art forms, including fine art, digital art, crafts, design and photography. Features full abstracts and indexing from art journals published from the late 1960s onwards. Also incorporates book records, including those drawn from the collections of the Tate Library and the Bibliothèque Dominique Bozo, Musée LAM

The ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) trial runs through April 30th, 2014.

Drama Online

Drama Online includes the full scripts of hundreds of plays with unique Play Tools to engage with plays for close study or performance.

The Drama Online trial runs through June 3rd, 2014.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages includes a variety of resources to help students gain practical conversation skills and cultural insight for the world’s most popular languages, and makes a great supplement to traditional course material.

Additional Resources:
Mango Methodology video
Mango Languages for Colleges
List of available language courses

The Mango Languages trial runs through May 2nd, 2014.


Stratfor is a geopolitical intelligence website that provides strategic analysis and forecasting to individuals and organizations around the world. Subscribers to this website gain a thorough understanding of world events through full access to Stratfor’s geopolitical insight and analysis, published around the clock.

Please send comments to Tim Dodge, History and Political Science Subject Specialist.

The Stratfor trial runs through April 18th, 2014.


SpringerProtocols is the largest subscription-based online database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences. Compiling protocols from the book series Methods in Molecular Biology and other sources, SpringerProtocols offers researchers access to nearly thirty years of tested, trusted, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in the lab. With an emphasis on comprehensiveness and clarity, each protocol is organized in an easily reproducible recipe style. Protocols are written by experts in the field and are reviewed by editors distinguished in their specific subject areas, as well as by our prestigious editorial board. SpringerProtocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory.

The SpringerProtocols trial runs through March 13th, 2014.

EBSCO Host Delivery Service

Discovery Service

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2014