Trial electronic resources

Publishers and suppliers often provide trial access to electronic resources. This helps prospective customers evaluate a resource before considering a subscription. The Library can arrange trials on an institution-wide basis through established contacts with publishers and suppliers.

You can request a trial or comment on a trial via the Quick links. Trials currently available to University of Sheffield staff and students are listed below.

Bloomsbury Architecture Library Fully-searchable text and image content for the study of architecture, urbanism, and interior design. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Bloomsbury Design Library Scholarly coverage of design and crafts worldwide. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.

Bloomsbury Medieval Studies
Primary texts, research monographs, reference works and visual primary sources. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Bloomsbury Popular Music Reference works, scholarly ebooks, and artists pages. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Bloomsbury Screen Studies Content from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and the British Film Institute. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Bloomsbury Theology & Religion Online Thematic collections comprising audio-visual content, monographs and scholarly reference works. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Borders and Migration Studies Online Primary and secondary sources related to significant border areas and events from the 19th to the 21st centuries. This trials ends on 30 June 2020.
British Online Archives Primary source archival documents for students and researchers in the humanities and social sciences. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
British Periodicals Facsimile page images of historical periodicals. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Complete Anatomy 3D anatomy app with human anatomy models. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Drama Online Access to collections not part of our standard subscription - e.g. BBC Drama Films. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Gale Reference Complete Multi-disciplinary primary and secondary sources. This trial ends on 31 July 2020.
Geospatial Data Digital mapping products from a partnership between Jisc and Airbus. This trial ends on 31 July 2020.
Human Rights Studies Online Primary and secondary materials on human rights issues and atrocities of the 20th Century. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
LGBT Magazine Archive (1954-2015) Archival runs of serial publications covering LGBT interests. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Oxford Law Trove Law textbooks. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Oxford Politics Trove Politics and International Relations textbooks. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Oxford Scholarly Editions Annotated primary texts, includes Greek and Roman authors. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Periodicals Archive Online Backfiles of scholarly periodicals. This trial ends on 30 June 2020.
Revolution and Protest Online Revolutions, protests, resistance, and social movements from the 18th to the 21st centuries. This trials ends on 30 June 2020.
Socialism on Film Films from the communist world during the 20th Century. This trial ends on 29 July 2020.