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Electronic Resources Trials

Electronic Resources Trials

Help! We need your feedback!The University Libraries occasionally obtains trials to electronic resources and publications. We are seeking feedback on possible resources to purchase.  Please send comments about these resources to the feedback form.Questions concerning a specific resources should be directed to the listed library contact. 

By using any of the following electronic resources, you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of Use

Trial period

Resource Name 

Description

Library Contact

 1/28/2015-2/28/2015

Proquest Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers 

ProQuest Historical Newspapers-Black Newspapers offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts.  Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explore everyday life as written in the Chicago Defender, The Baltimore Afro-American, New York Amsterdam News, Pittsburgh Courier, Los Angeles Sentinel, Atlanta Daily World, The Norfolk Journal and Guide, The Philadelphia Tribune, and Cleveland Call and Post.

Patricia Smith-Hunt 

 1/29/15-2/28/15

Cambridge Histories Online

This unique historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. With access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content, Cambridge Histories Online is an invaluable resource, for undergraduates, graduates, lecturers and researchers alike.

Topics include: philosophy, music, religious studies, literary studies, social sciences, and more.

Carla Arbagey

2/3/15-3/3/15 

IBIS World 

IBISWorld offers a comprehensive collection of industry market research and industry risk ratings. 

Since 1971 IBISWorld has provided thoroughly researched, accurate and current business information. Today, IBISWorld employs a team of dedicated expert analysts that researches economic, demographic and government data so you don’t have to. We provide your organization with valuable insight into America’s 700+ industries, so you can make better business decisions, faster.
IBISWorld’s unrivalled range of industry analysis is available online whenever you need it. Whether your company requires a better understanding of market conditions and forecasts; whether you need a clearer picture of a supply chain, or whether you need to keep abreast of competitor activity in your industry, IBISWorld’s comprehensive reports will keep you informed.

Ken Furuta 

2/4/15-3/4/15 

Routledge Performance Archive 

The Routledge Performance Archive is a developing resource produced in partnership with Digital Theatre, providing unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance. This ground-breaking and constantly growing online collection delivers essential resources direct to the classroom, lecture theatre and library. It features technical functionalities and graphics tailor-made by digital pioneers Digital Theatre (www.digitaltheatre.com), and consists of a regularly updated collection of streamed video and audio footage with relevant critical commentary.

Included here are interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; unique footage direct from the legendary practitioners themselves; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences. The video material spans more than fifty years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics.

Anthony Sanchez 

2/5/15-3/5/15

London Sunday Times 

Since 1822, The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week’s news and society at large. Murder, theatre, sport and politics – all collide in its pages in an abundance of glorious narrative detail.

World-famous for its cutting-edge investigative journalism, the U.K. newspaper broke many of the key stories of the twentieth century, including the thalidomide scandal in the 1960s, the exposure of Kim Philby as a Soviet double-agent, and the revelations about the Israeli nuclear program in 1986. In more than 800,000 pages, The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006 is a gateway to the greatest crimes, careers and culture of the last 180 years.

Carla Arbagey 

2/10/15-3/10/15 

Digitalia Film Collection 

Digitalia's film streaming service features the best cinema and documentary collections. There are over 700 films available to stream, including classic American and European films, modern films from Latin American countries, and more.  Collections include silent films, documentary, action/adventure, science fiction, westerns, and more!

Rhonda Neugebauer 

 *Core coverage refers to sources which will be indexed and abstracted in their entirety (i.e. cover to cover), while "priority" coverage refers to sources from which we will include only those articles which are relevant to the field.

**Priority sources often contain a substantial amount of quality content relevant to the subjects, but also contain a number of articles covering topics not related to the field of study. 

Last modified: 2/12/2015 9:57 AM by C. Arbagey

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