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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 selection of quality documentary films, mainly in the fields of Design and Visual Arts and Social Work.

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Engineering and Architecture Ebooks

Multimedia Fluid Mechanics

With dozens of interactive demonstrations and animations, 20 virtual labs and simulations, and nearly 1,000 videos, Multimedia Fluid Mechanics helps students understand the mathematics behind fluid flows through experimental and computational demonstrations across 8 key modules from Dynamics to Turbulence.


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Music and Performing Arts Databases

Music Online: Classical Scores Library

Rich selection of scores covering all periods of music history, including lesser-known works from the contemporary repertoire.


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Interdisciplinary Press

Nexis Uni

The Nexis Uni research tool is particularly suitable for students, university staff and library users in search of national and international business (ex. Creditreform, Schweizer Firmen,...) , press and company information (ex. La Tribune de Genève, Bilan, Tages Anzeiger, Handelszeitung,...)


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Business, Management and Services Engineering and Architecture Ebooks

O'Reilly / Safari Online

O’Reilly learning provides individuals, teams, and businesses with expert-created and curated information covering all the areas that will shape our future—including artificial intelligence, operations, data, UX design, finance, leadership, and more.


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OECD iLibrary

Full text of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) journals, books and statistics.


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Engineering and Architecture Journals

Optica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)

Optica Publishing Group's portfolio offers the largest collection of peer-reviewed optics and photonics content. This cutting-edge repository includes content from 7 prestigious publications licensed :
Advances in Optics and Photonics (2009-)
Applied Optics (1962-)
Journal of Optical Communications & Networking (2002-)
Journal of the Optical Society of America A (1984-)
Journal of the Optical Society of America B (1984-)
Optics and Photonics News (1990-)
Optics Letters (1977-)


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Business, Management and Services Databases


Orbis is the resource for entity data. It has information on close to 400 million companies and entities across the globe – 41 million of these have detailed financial information. It’s the most powerful comparable data resource on private companies – and it covers listed companies too, more than 170 separage providers, and hundreds of internal sources provided by Bureau Van Dijk.

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Please use the master login* to register your personal account: Username: HES-SO-register Password: bvdregister

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Health Journals

Ovid Nursing Full-Text Plus

47 full-text journals in nursing

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

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Design and Visual Arts Music and Performing Arts Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Oxford Art Online

The gateway to Oxford’s art reference works, including the peer-reviewed, regularly updated Grove® Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists
Includes over 200,000 articles that span ancient to contemporary art and architecture, as well as over 19,000 images of works of art, structures, plans, and artist signatures

Link : 3 simultaneous users

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Music and Performing Arts Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Oxford Music Online

World's first online music encyclopedia, containing the full text of Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music


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Interdisciplinary Journals

Oxford University Press Journals - Archive

349 journals published by Oxford University Press available since 1827,

Embargo : 3 years

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Informations and registration for non affiliated people (swiss universities and high schools)

Interdisciplinary Ebooks

Proquest Ebooks Central

Ebook Central gives access to the titles purchased by the HES-SO libraries (about 1'000 titles available)