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New Database Trials

The Lawrence and Edwards campuses of the University of Kansas now have trial online access to the following databases. These trials are available on a temporary basis only. KU Libraries will make a decision about subscribing to this electronic resource based on interest, cost, and usability.

To view permanent additions and changes to databases available at KU, see New and Updated Databases.

Please send your feedback, evaluation, comments, and questions to the email listed with each resource below. For access problems, please email eaid@ku.edu

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

  • Trial expires: February 10, 2016
  • Feedback: Andi Back, aback@ku.edu

Han Tang jin dai bao kan shu ju ku (Han Tang Modern Publications)

  •  Trial expires: March 22, 2016
  •  Feedback: Vickie Doll, vdoll@ku.edu

Han tang dian cang gu ji shu ju ku (Hytung Books)

  •  Trial expires: February 29, 2016
  •  Feedback: Vickie Doll, vdoll@ku.edu

RISS International

  • Trial expires: June 1, 2016
  • Feedback: Vickie Doll, vdoll@ku.edu


  •  Trial expires: February 29, 2016
  •  Feedback: Vickie Doll, vdoll@ku.edu

Zhongguo shu zi fang zhi ku (China Digital Gazetteers database)

  •  Trial expires: March 15, 2016
  •  Feedback: Vickie Doll, vdoll@ku.edu


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