January 28, 2022

Project MUSE Beta Site Live, New Features and 300+ Free Sample eBooks From 20 Publishers Available During Beta Period

Direct to Project MUSE Beta Web Site

Free samples of both complete books and book chapters are available. You do not need a Muse login/password to access and read.

Access to journals using the beta interface does require a login/password to read the fulltext.

eBooks come via the new MUSE/UPCC e-Book Collections partnership that was announced in March.

See: UPCC Books on MUSE (Includes a Timeline, FAQ, List of Publishers, etc.)

Project MUSE Beta Features:

  • New search box at the top of each page. Suggested search terms appear as you type in your search.
  • Redesigned MUSE home page with multiple options for discovering content. Easy linking to content by subject area, most recently downloaded, most recently issued.
  • Tiered structure for exploring subject areas.
  • Enhanced search results page showing both books and journals.
  • Faceted searching. Refine search results with options to broaden or narrow results.
  • Enhanced Browse displays books and journals by subject area, title, or publisher.
  • Search the contents of a book and view results without leaving the book home page.
About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.