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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Full text archive, 1925-2011.
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Lists articles, essays & books on French and Francophone literature. Trial ends 11/24/17.
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Encyclopedias & other reference works, plus eBooks, images, etc., in the field design & craft studies. Also includes 100+ designer pages, an interactive timeline & other tools. Trial ends 11/5/17.
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Full text companions to classical authors, historical figures, and topics.
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Resource for the study & practice of architectural design, based on Birkhäuser architecture books. The 850 case studies include text, architectural drawings & photographs; thematic articles provide background on individual building types or explain specific aspects (lighting, acoustics, urban considerations, access types or planning processes, etc.) Trial ends 11/17/17.
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Consists of five databases:ABI/INFORM; Entrepreneurship Database; Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection; Asian & European Business Collection; and Business Market Research Collection.
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Letters, telegrams, reports, treaties, etc. generated by the British Foreign and Colonial offices. Topics include colonization, border disputes & wars, education, finance & commerce, political movements, economy & resources, relations with indigenous peoples & the slave trade.
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Letters, telegrams, reports, treaties, etc. generated by the British Foreign and Colonial offices. US materials: Prohibition, World War II, Lend Lease, Communism, the Ku Klux Klan, desegration, etc. Canadian materials: Railroads, fisheries, border disputes, the Hudson’s Bay Company, Native Americans, etc. Caribbean materials: Slavery, trade, agiculture, boundary disputes, health & disease, etc.
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Contains royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings, expedition reports, etc., documenting British trade & rule in the Indian subcontinent & beyond.
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Hosted on the same platform as Berg Fashion Library, this component is a unique collection of fashion photographs, taken over a forty-year period at major fashion shows & beyond; also offers related articles, designer biographies & videos. Trial ends 10/31/17.
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Contains a wealth of primary source material, plus contextual secondary features. Three modules: Personal Experiences; Propaganda & Recruitment; Visual Perspectives and Narratives.
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Digital magazines newsstand, for use on computers, tablets & phones. Includes Bon Appetit, Consumer Reports, Discover, Ebony, Mother Jones, New Yorker, Rolling Stone, etc. Current issues with growing backfile. Mobile access is available through the download of a free mobile application.
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Information on 140,000+ private & community foundations, plus 6+ million previously awarded grants. Search for possible funding sources; use FDO’s cloud-based workspace to decide which grant-makers to pursue; manage the prospecting process with additional tools.
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Offers almost 100 years of US data, plus a decade of global tracking data. US coverage Includes new data & historical trends at the country, state & city levels, all searchable & exportable. View data by demographic categories and compare results across geographies to develop & report findings.
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Offers 50+ reference titles, mostly in Japanese, but some in English. These include language dictionaries, historical encyclopedias, etc. Trial ends 10/25/17.
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Full-text collection of local, regional & national newspapers published by Ku Klux Klan organizations and sympathetic publishers across the U.S. during the 1920's; also includes several anti-Klan newspapers.
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Primary source collection on social, political, health & legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities internationally: covers the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, etc.
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Documents the early book trade; the printing & publishing community; the legal underpinnings of copyright provisions; the history of bookbinding. NOTE: PDF downloads not available during trial. Trial ends 11/11/17.
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Classical music video broadcasts of live concerts, programs (including operas and ballets), documentaries, and master classes in collaboration with the greatest orchestras and concert halls in the world​.
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Collection of eBooks related to museum and gallery studies.
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Scholarly, continuously-updated encyclopedias, designed to provide contextual guidance at the start of research projects on unfamiliar topics. Trial includes four subjects: American history; Latin American history; Politics; Religion; with some free content in all the other subjects. Trial ends 11/27/17.
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Full text eBooks in the field of palliative care, from a variety of academic publishers.
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Digitized manuscripts of women's writings from early modern Britain. Includes works of poetry, religious writing, autobiographical material, cookery & medical recipes, and accounts. Includes supporting contextual essays.
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"Behind the scenes” look at dramatic performances; covers all aspects of theater production design, 17th century - present, including, scenic, set, lighting, sound, costume & makeup design. Includes primary & secondary sources: sketches, photos, technical drawings, plus eBooks, articles, etc. Trial ends 10/31/17.
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Online learning tool for 30 languages, from basic to advanced; self-paced tutorials for reading, writing, listening & speaking.
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600+ handbooks offering peer-reviewed research articles in the social sciences and humanities. Chapters can be searched, viewed & downloaded.
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Searchable full-text access to the John Nichols collection of newspapers; Nichols (1745-1826) was a prominent printer, author & editor. His collection was purchased by Oxford's Bodleian Library in 1865.
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Digitized prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Documents key performances, 17th-20th centuries. The books include personal notes, sketches, and cues for lighting & music. Includes curated case studies built around notable performances, with photographs, costume designs & music scores.
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Full archive of this major film journal published by the British Film Institute since 1932. Includes the long-running sister publication Monthly Film Bulletin (1934-1991). Trial ends 9/24/17.
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Online tool for helping teachers & vocalists refine pronunciation and enhance comprehension of musical texts in a number of languages.
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Full-text articles relating to social behavior & interaction, covering gender identity, marriage & family, demographics, political sociology, religion, socio-cultural anthropology, etc.
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The 1,000 most popular films on the Swank streaming platform; includes both feature & documentary films, from major Hollywood studios, plus independent, foreign and art producers.
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Trade catalogs, cards & marketing ephemera documenting product design; architecture & interior design; business, economics & retail history; fashion & beauty; gender & domesticity; women as consumers; domestic technology & labor-saving devices; transportation; leisure; health & sanitation; etc.
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Full-text adult comic books & graphic novels, plus interviews, criticism & articles that document this genre.
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Contains records of the Women’s Bureau (U.S. Department of Labor) and correspondence of the Director of the Women’s Army Corps. Documents women’s work in war industries, equal pay, childcare & race, and service in the Women’s Army Corps.
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Covers voting rights, national politics, and reproductive rights.
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