American Univesity of Beirut

New Library databases and e-books subscriptions during 2022

​​The AUB University Libraries (UL) has recently added a few necessary subscriptions during 2022, strengthening its collections with important resources for research.

We invite community members to explore these databases and enjoy the exclusive access they have to them.

1- Visual DX

VisualDx aims to improve medical decisions through augmented thinking and timely visualization. It is a tool that can help physicians and patients diagnose cases through state-of-the-art technology and based on professional medical opinions and expertise

2- L'Orient le Jour (1997-Present)

L'Orient-Le Jour is the only Lebanese French-language daily, and was born on June 15, 1971 from the merger of two newspapers, L'Orient (founded in Beirut in 1924) and Le Jour (founded in Beirut in 1934). Being a Francophonie advocate, its main mission is to relay independent and quality information for all Francophones with links to Lebanon and the Middle East. Its articles and reports cover social, political and economic topics and focus on Lebanese and Middle East news. 

3- L'Orient Today (2021-Present)

L'Orient Today is the English-language news service from Groupe L'Orient-Le Jour. It defines itself as an independent platform that aims to examine the failure of the Lebanese system and to hold political and economic powerbrokers accountable through comprehensive, in-depth reporting. Its articles and reports cover social, political, and economic topics and focus on Lebanese and Middle East news. 

4- Dimensions

Dimensions Analytics provides access to Dimensions' complete, comprehensive, and connected data set and supports complex data analysis to meet the needs of academic institutions, government organizations, research funders, publishers, and R&D departments.

5- Springer Protocols

The world's largest collection of protocols of biomedical and life sciences protocols. Springer Protocols is an invaluable resource for the modern research laboratory. It is the largest database of reproducible laboratory protocols (over 66,000) in biomedicine and life sciences, so users can find the right protocol for their lab set-up, eliminating the need to compromise or find "work-arounds." Springer Protocols offers researchers access up to 30 years' worth of time-tested, step-by-step protocols for immediate use in their labs. Building on the heritage of the Methods in Molecular Biology series and content from other quality resources, researchers can be sure that whichever protocol they choose, it will be the most reliable and accurate technique.

6- Several new e-books Packages from prominent vendors such as Edward Elgar, Brill, Cambridge, Sage, and more covering a wide array of subject areas and research topics.

For information about all our available resources, check the library website.

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