Database free trials in March for the University of Melbourne!

For the month of March the following databases are offered as a free TRIAL to the University of Melbourne. Please provide feedback to aid us in assessing their value. Access the databases via their individual links below and send your feedback to or leave comments on the E-Resources@the University of Melbourne Library blog for us to assess their usefulness!


London Review of Books

Provides a space for some of the world’s best writers to explore a wide variety of subjects in detail – from art and politics to science and technology via history and philosophy,  fiction and poetry.  This trial will cover 5 issues, commencing with issue 41.03, ending with issue 41.07. More information.
Ends: 10th April 2019.

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires Since 1820

Explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices. More information.
Ends: 31st March 2019.

Study on Dream of the Red Mansions (Dream of the Red Chamber)

The study of the book “Dream of the Red Chamber” is looked at in the context of 24 subject areas, including Chinese legislation, judicial, political, ethnic, social and other aspects of social science research. More information.

Ends: 31st March 2019.

A unique service producing and broadcasting over 100 live concerts each year and 1,300 programs. More information.

Ends: 31st March 2019.

The Digital Concert Hall – Berliner Philharmoniker

This resource offers 1,700 works performed by the who’s who of classical music, 45 live broadcasts per season, historic recordings, 270 artist interviews, program introductions, documentaries and films, selected concerts available in 4K/HDR. More information

Ends: 31st March 2019.

Met Opera on Demand: Student Access

Offers users instant access to more than 600 full-length Met performances, including stunning HD videos from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1935. More information.

Ends: 31st March 2019.