The Library trials databases to get feedback on them from the University community and assess whether they should be added to the Library’s collection.
The database trials on the Library website are in line with the Collection Development and Management Policy.
Manchester University Religious Studies Collection (Trial until 31 January)Description:
A collection of 101 books written by leading names in the field as well as the journal, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library. It covers a range of disciplines including theology, philosophy, history of religion and sociology, with a focus on Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
South China Morning Post - Compass (On trial until 8 March)Description:
SCMP Compass is a powerful news content and search engine platform that accesses over 175 years of archive news in English from The South China Morning Post (1903-2019) and China Mail (1845-1974).