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Trial Access for Electronic Resources & Databases: 2013: October 2013

Social Explorer: U.S. Census Data

Description:

The current shutdown in Washington is limiting the access that scholars and researchers have to vital materials, including the US Census website.

To that end, Oxford University Press and the Social Explorer team will open up access to Social Explorer<http://www.socialexplorer.com/> - the premier US Census demographics website - for the next two weeks. Social Explorer offers users Census data from 1790 to 2010 and American Community Survey data from 2005 to 2012.

Dates Available:

10-7-2013 to 10-18-2013

Access:

URL:  www.socialexplorer.com 

1.  Click on "Log IN"  

2.  Choose "Log in with Institutional Username/Password" option  

3.  Enter the following for authentication:

Username: trysocialexplorer
Password: govshutdown

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD): Description and Access

Description:

CLCD is an ever growing online database with over 400,000 reviews, MARC records and related information about children's literature. CLCD contains reviews supplied by over 38 quality review media.

With a subscription to the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) you have access to:

  • A variety of search options to help you find books by subject, age level, genre, and much more.
  • Reading Measurement Programs (Lexile, AR, Scholastic Reading Counts).
  • A Children's Catalog (H. W. Wilson) recommended electronic resource.
  • Curriculum Tools--which includes lesson plans, teaching guides, discussion guides, book trailers, and the like.
  • Links to over 240,000 web pages featuring children's authors and illustrators.
  • Links to additional information at WorldCat.

Price Info:

The subscription provides unlimited access both on/off campus based in your IP address range. A new feature that is included is the direct link from CLCD to your OPAC.

The price less the current 10% discount is $805.50 for your initial subscription year.

Dates Available:

10-4-2013 to 10-31-2013

Access:

URL:   www.clcd.com

username: clcd1013

password: halloween

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