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Electronic Database Trials, February 2004

FIU Libraries has access to several databases on a short trial basis: Archives USA, Global Market Information Database , and SourceOECD. Feel free to utilize these databases to conduct research or to try them out during the trial periods.

The trials require logins and passwords for access. Please contact the Latin American and Caribbean Information Services Librarians, Catherine Marsicek, for login and password information. Most of these trials will only be available while on the FIU campuses, not from off-campus.

Please provide feedback to Catherine Marsicek, including ease of use of the electronic products and the importance of these resources for your research. Although the FIU Libraries cannot quarantee purchase of these products, your feedback will allow us to evaluate potential use.

Databases Available On Trial

Archives USA ArchivesUSA is a directory of 5,500 repositories and 141,178 collections of primary source material across the United States. Using ArchivesUSA, researchers are able to read descriptions of a repository's holdings to determine whether a collection contains material useful to their work as well as find the information they need to contact the repository directly. For more information, please see: Trial available until March 9, 2004.
Global Market Information Database, Euromonitor Euromonitor is an independent company which conducts market analysis and provides global strategic research. Euromonitor's research covers 350 markets in 207 countries. The Global Market Information Database contains company profiles, analysis of markets at regional, country and global levels, statistics, and access to related journals. For more information, please see:
SourceOECD The SourceOECD provides access to all of OECD's reports and publications plus their statistical database. For more information, please see: This trial is available through February 29, 2004.

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