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E-ressources trials

From 1 June to 31 July, the HES-SO is offering its students, teachers and researchers a trial access to Open Edition Freemium e-books and e-journals available for download. The Freemium offer gives access to 197 journals on the platform dedicated to newspapers, as well as more than 14'000 e-books from OpenEdition Books.

From June 15 to August 31, the HES-SO is offering its students, teachers and researchers a trial access to Tënk streaming video platform, which offers a vast collection of quality documentary films, mainly in the fields of Design and Visual Arts and Social Work.

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Design and Visual Arts Music and Performing Arts Databases

EAI Electronic Art Intermix

Founded in 1971, EAI is a nonprofit resource that fosters the creation, exhibition, distribution and preservation of media art. This collection of video and media art contains works of art from the beginnings in the 1960s until today. 

Accès only for HEAD-GE and ECAL

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Business, Management and Services Databases


EconLit, published by the American Economic Association, provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books, and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application.


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Health Ebooks

Elsevier Masson Ebooks (Science Direct)

More than 500 titles from the publisher Elsevier Masson in medicine, psychiatry, nursing, obstetrics, imaging, rehabilitation, etc.

Link and list of titles: only for "Health Sciences" domain and HETSL

Interdisciplinary Journals

Elsevier Science Direct journals Read & Publish

The collection includes about 2'500 journals in the social and natural sciences, technology and medicine. Back issues generally available from 1995.

Warning 2024: access and OA publication may be interrupted due to a situation without a contract.


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Health Journals

EM Premium

Access to journals : "Cahiers de la puéricultrice", "Inter bloc", "La revue de l'infirmière", "Métiers de la petite enfance", "Soins", "Soins Cadres", "Soins Gérontologie", "Soins Pédiatrie/Puériculture", "Soins Psychiatrie".

Link: only for "Health Sciences" domain and HETSL

Health Databases


Bibliographic database in biomedical sciences with a specificity in the pharmaceutical field and in the European literature.

Link : only for "Health Sciences" domain and HETSL

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Business, Management and Services Journals

Emerald journals

More than 250 current journals in 9 subject collectionsas well as several years of archives of numerous other journals. The fields of economics, management, business cases, information and documentation are particularly well covered. Back issues available from 1994 to the present. 

The 9 subject collections are the following : Accounting, Finance and Economics ; Business, Management and Strategy ; HR, Learning & Organization Studies ; Information & Knowledge Management ; Library & Information Sciences ; Marketing ; Operations, Logistics & Quality ; Public Policy & Environmental Management ; Tourism & Hospitality Management.


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Business, Management and Services Engineering and Architecture Ebooks

ENI Belearn

The largest database of IT training content in French

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Interdisciplinary Databases


Bibliographic database in education sciences, indexing articles, books, theses, conference proceedings, etc. ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.

Link : Ovid

Link : Proquest

Libguide : Ovid

Libguide : Proquest

Interdisciplinary Press


DOW JONES FACTIVA is a current international news database produced by Dow Jones, one of the leading global provider of economic and financial information.
This database combines over 30,000 sources to give students, faculty, and librarians access to premium content from 200 countries, in 28 languages. Users have access to a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more. The broad range of content provides both local insight and global perspective on business issues and current events – especially with regard to research requiring current information on companies, industries, and financial markets.


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Design and Visual Arts Music and Performing Arts Databases

FIAF International Index of Film Periodicals

The FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database by ProQuest is brought together by institutions dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical documents : abstracts from 300 film journals since 1972, brief information on 22'000 silent movies, a bibliography of the publications of the members of FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives) and an international directory of film and TV documentation collections.


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Interdisciplinary Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Grand Robert

Largest dictionary of french language