Online international information resource databases are currently available on trial to students and staff of Rīga Stradiņš University. These include the EBSCO eBooks Academic Subscription Collection and Ebrary. The trial period for these online resources ends in May: see what works for you best and give feedback!
EBSCO eBooks Academic Subscription Collection contains 51,000 books on a variety of subjects ranging from business to social sciences and humanities. The complete EBSCO eBooks collection has 65,300 titles, however, books by a few publishers will not be available during the trial period. Direct link: http://search.ebscohost.com/. The trial period for EBSCO eBooks Academic Subscription Collection ends on 17 May 2012.
The Ebrary database offers a wide variety of books issued by the world's leading publishers. The books in the Ebrary database cover subjects such as medicine, business and economy, computing and IT, education, engineering and technology, history and political sciences, humanities, linguistics, law etc. Direct link: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/rsulv. The trial period for Ebrary expires on 10 May 2012.
Students and staff of Rīga Stradiņš University can access the above databases from a computer connected to the RSU network since the respective systems will recognise the user by the outgoing RSU IP address.