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Trial Subscriptions

Trial subscriptions are granted to the University by publishers to allow us to explore these resources. Please visit this page frequently to see what new databases we are trialling at any time. 

Also, if you have need for one of these resources, then please let us know, and if circumstances allow, we will consider purchasing a full subscription. If you have any problems or questions regarding access to these databases, please contact reference@nu.edu.kz



These links give you temporary access to subscriptions, usually until the date listed; let us know if you find it useful or not.


Academic Search Ultimate

Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedemted collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women's studies, zoology and more.

Business Source Ultimate

Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan - it offers an unprecented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.


AccessPediatrics is a pediatrics education and training resource featuring leading pediatrics textbooks, multimedia, Q&A, algorithms, case studies, and more.


Bentham Science Online (Feb 8 - May 8 2017)

Bentham Science is a major STM journal publisher of 100 plus peer-reviewed print and online scientific, technical and medical journals. 


BMJ OnExamination (Apr 3 - May 2 2017)

The leading provider of online exam preparation, helping over 167 000 healthcare professionals to pass their exams. Part of the British Medical Journal Group, onExamination provides online revision resources to support you and your career, whatever stage you are at. Please read the access instructions carefully.

CountryWatch Premium

Offers comprehensive information, data, and news for each of the recognized 195 countries of the world offering these specific features:

• Country Reviews™ - political, cultural, economic, social, demographic, business-oriented, and

• environmental information and data.

• Country Wire™ - daily news wire stories covering the country's current events as well as an archive of stories for historical research.

• CountryWatch Data - quantifiable data points on subjects like economics, health, disease, religion, etc., whereby you may make cross-country comparisons, download the data in .csv tables, and map/graph the data for visual use.

• CountryWatch Map Gallery - thematic, political, and geographic graphs and maps to offer a visual research option for students and faculty.

• Political Intelligence Briefing, Zone & Wire - weekly update of the world's hot spots and political changes.

• Economics Intelligence Briefing - monthly reports covering global economic market trends and their likely impact.

• Global Guide - interesting facts about the world such as the world's smallest and largest countries both in territory and in population, the capitals of countries, and explanation of nation states vs. countries.

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De Gruyter Journals (Apr 1 - 30 Jun 2017)

Discover diverse and high-quality journal program, offering more than 900 journals covering all areas of scientific research.
More than 900 journals, 406 subscription based, 507 open access
More than 730 journals in English, with 234 of them subscription-based
About 30 new eJournals in 2016
High-impact: 158 journals received an Impact Factor for 2015


DynaMed Plus (Jan 23 - Feb 22 2017)

DynaMed Plus is an evidence-based information resource used by physicians around the world to answer clinical questions quickly and easily. DynaMed Plus includes thousands of topics covering emergency medicine, cardiology, oncology, infectious diseases, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology and much more. The DynaMed Plus also can be accessed through your mobile devices.



Filmakers Library Online: Second Edition

Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.


LWW Health Library (Apr 5 - May 5 2017)

LWW Health Library for Medical Education is an online platform for the delivery of educational content of medical subjects. From anatomical sciences to physiology, pharmacology and pathology, it covers with authoritative texts, multimedia resources, and teaching and learning tools. For fuller experience please read the User Guide here.


MEDLINE complete (Jan 23 - Feb 22 2017)

The largest companion to the MEDLINE index, this full-text database provides access to top-tier biomedical and health journals. Covering a wide range of subjects, it is an essential resource for doctors, nurses, health professionals and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.


Passport Euromonitor International (Apr 3 - Apr 30 2017)

Euromonitor International’s Passport is an integrated online database, providing business intelligence on industries, economies and consumers. Its simple-to-use interface makes it easy to find relevant research. Please read the access instructions here.


Polpred.com Обзор СМИ

Polpred.com – это уникальный русскоязычный проект иформационного обеспечения, соединяющий в себе удобства справочной системы, серьезной экономической газеты и аналитического журнала. Мониторинг промышленности и услуг в России и за рубежом, через СМИ и интернет-сервисы. Каталог ведущих официальных сайтов по странам и отраслям. Полмиллиона важных сообщений сотен газет и информагентств за 15 лет в базе данных он-лайн, с тщательным редакционным отбором сюжетов ежедневно.


SMART Imagebase  (Jan 23 - Feb 22 2017)

Download thousands of medical illustrations, videos, interactive tools, and monographs of anatomy, physiology, embryology, surgery, trauma, pathology, diseases, conditions and other topics.


Taylor and Francis FRESH Journals Collection 

Taylor & Francis Group is committed to supporting developing research areas by launching new journals in emerging fields and presenting a platform for the latest international research in Arts, Humanities, Education, Behavioral, Social, Physical, Environmental Sciences, and Medical. More information on the FRESH Journal list is available via the  LINK.

Thieme Teaching Assistant Pharmacology

Features full-color ollustrations demonstrating biochemiocal pathways and mode of acton. Lectures can incorporate dynamic visuals into their presentations and course packs to present complex concepts with unprecedented clarity and to enhabce their students' knowledge. Students can use clear, full-color images for review, study, amd self-assessment. The theime Teaching Assistant allows users to:

- Export images as individual files or embedded into PowerPoint slides or PDFs

- Locate specific images using the search function

- Use the Teaching Assistant live in the classroom to magnify images and demonstrate concepts. 

Wangfang Data

Established in 1993, provides a wide range of database resources, covering journals, dissertations and theses, conference proceedings, local gazetteers, laws, statistics, videos, patents, standards, institutions and experts, companies and products, research achievements, government reports, etc.

Our subscription covers:

  1. China Local Gazetteers
  2. China Online Journals
  3. Dissertations of China
  4. Academic Conferences in China