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Free trials are available to three databases!

The RAU library has organised three free trials:

 

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Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics and market data platforms with access to more than 1,5 million statistics, forecasts, dossiers, reports and infographics on 80.000 topics from more than 18,000 sources. From the rabbit pet food market value in the UK, to the number of registered buses in Alaska, a survey of most needed changes for the Cuban population to the a breakdown of mobile gamers in China. The platform combines economic data, consumer insights, opinion polls and demographic trends.

To access Statista visit www.statista.com

Trial period 13/1/16 – 10/2/16

 

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The Crop Protection Compendium (CPC) is an encyclopaedic resource that brings together a wide range of different types of science-based information on all aspects of crop protection. It comprises detailed datasheets on pests, diseases, weeds, host crops and natural enemies that have been sourced from experts, edited by an independent scientific organization, and enhanced with data from specialist organizations, images, maps, a bibliographic database and full text articles. New datasheets and datasets continue to be added, datasheets are reviewed and updated, and search and analysis tools are being built.

To access Crop Protection Compendium visit www.cabi.org./cpc

 

Animal Health and Production Compendium

The Animal Health and Production Compendium (AHPC) is an encyclopaedic, multimedia tool that brings together a wide range of different types of science-based information to support sound decision-making in animal husbandry and food production worldwide. It is comprised of information sourced from experts, edited and compiled by an independent scientific organization, and resourced by a diverse international Development Consortium. It is kept up to date routinely. Existing information on animal health and production has been collated

To access Animal Health and Production Compendium visit

www.cabi.org./ahpc

Trial period 13/1/16 – 12/2/16

For help guides and videos for searching each resource please visit the CPC help page and AHPC help page for further resources.

Please note:

  • because this is a trial, access is limited to on-campus use only.  No username or password is required.
  • access is limited to 4 simultaneous users so if you have difficulty accessing the resource please just try again later.

 

Enjoy, and if you have any feedback on the trials and these resources do please let us know!

 

 

 

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