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Trial access to databases

Database name
ASTM Compass Abstract

The database presents the bibliography and annotations of more than 60 thousand standards in the field of aerospace, chemical, building, nuclear, oil-refining and other industries, as well as 1 700 books and 8 peer-reviewed magazines.
The resource is designed for technological universities, libraries and research institutions and will be useful to teachers, students, graduates and postgraduates.
All data is in English, the interface language can be switched to Russian.

Access is open until December 31, 2019.

Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library is a collection of databases on evidence-based medicine, including the Cochrane Systematic Review Database (CDSR), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), the Cochrane Clinical Answers and others.

The core of the collection is the Cochrane Systematic Review Database (CDSR), a full-text database that contains proven scientific facts. The resource is regularly updated as new test results are received.

Access is open until December 31, 2019.


Edward Elgar Publishing is the leading international publisher of academic and professional literature and online resources on social sciences, management and law.

The Elgaronline platform offers:

  • research papers and monographs on law, economics and social sciences;
  • advanced textbooks in social sciences;
  • reference publications: dictionaries and encyclopedias.

All materials are in English.

Access is open until December 31, 2019.

De Gruyter

De Gruyter is one of the largest independent academic publishers. During 270 years since its founding, the publisher has accumulated rich experience in the dissemination of knowledge and has involved Harvard University Press, Princeton University Press and Yale University Press.

346 peer-reviewed journals in the humanities, social and natural sciences from 1826 to the present are available for testing. Most journals have an impact factor, which confirms their academic value. The publisher’s platform also features over 100 open access journals.

Publications are in the English and German languages.

Access is open until December 28, 2019.

Physics World Discovery

Users have an opportunity to get reliable information on urgent questions in the field of physics, covering both traditional and the newest scientific schools. Authors of publications are leading specialists of the physicist community.
The publications available during the trial period will permanently remain on open access.

All materials are in English.

The e-Library provides access to digital collections of books, magazines, articles, dissertations and monographs on different subjects.

All materials are in Russian.

Access is open until December 22, 2019.