New Databases

Statista (Added Spring 2018)
Statista is a statistics portal that provides statistics and data on over 1 million statistics and facts from more than 10,000 different sources including agriculture, advertising, health, hospitality, consumer goods, and much more. The content is geared towards business and marketing statistical needs, with a focus on current statistics.

SocIndex with Full-Text (Added Spring 2018)
SocINDEX with Full Text covers a broad range of studies, including gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, religion, racial studies and social work. In addition to full-text journals, SocINDEX with Full Text contains informative abstracts for core coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. Complete with extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers and other non-periodical content sources, the database also includes searchable cited references.

Blacklist (Cabells) (Added Spring 2018)
The Journal Blacklist is a searchable database that identifies deceptive and fraudulent journals. Specialists identify and analyze over 65 behavioral indicators to flag potentially exploitative or dishonest operations. Each entry contains identifying information such as its title, claimed ISSNs, country of origin, claimed discipline and website. Using this data, researchers can know if an invitation to publish is legitimate, if research has been peer-reviewed or if a potential research outlet is reliable.

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection (Added Spring 2018)
The collection documents the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. It provides access to American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.

The Benezit Dictionary of Artists (Added Spring 2018)
The Benezit Dictionary of Artists provides access to nearly 170,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day. Featuring regular updates and a specific focus on lesser-known artists, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists is a comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language.

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers (Added Spring 2018)
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers includes digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration. Click the link for a list of Newspapers included in the collection.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery (SAS): A Transnational Archive (Added Spring 2018)
Slavery and Anti-Slavery (SAS): A Transnational Archive, Parts 1, II, III and IV is a collection devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. The collection offers available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities. For a detailed archives included in the collection, please check the material list.

Women's Studies Archive: Women's Issue and Identities (Added Spring 2018)
This database focuses on the 19th and 20th centuries, Women's Issue and Identities provides a history of the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and offers a look at the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society. Through a variety of documents such as diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, and journals, it presents a record of the issues that have affected women, societal contributions, social status, and women's movements. The Archive material list provides details about materals included.

Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 (Added Spring 2018)
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 covers topics including LGBTQ activism and the HIV/AIDS crisis. It provides researchers with the documents about the Gay Rights Movement with resources. Repositories for this collection include: Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation; Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives; Women's Energy Bank; GLBT Historical Society; National Library of Medicine; among other archives. For a detailed title list, please check the Archives title list.

HeinOnline Government Politics and Law (Added Spring 2018)
HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,400 scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase. HeinOnline's Government, Politics and Law also includes special topical collections on topics like Religion and the Law, Women and the Law, History of International Law, and Criminal Justice.

Gale Access Program (Added Spring 2018)
The Gale Access Program contains 50 commonly used databases by Gale. It covers major subject areas from business, environment, health, nursing, humanities, social sciences, to sciences and more. To access individual databases included in the Gale Access Program, use the information page.

JSTOR Sustainability Collection (Added Spring 2018)
The Sustainability collection on JSTOR is a growing and interdisciplinary set of content that covers more than 20 disciplines. The collection includes over 140 journals in environmental studies, business and economics, law, environmental science, aquatic and biological sciences, ecology, and urban studies and the built environment; 5000 research reports from a minimum of 40 think tanks around the world; more than 350 scholarly ebooks, and more.

UptoDate (Added Summer 2017)
UpToDate presents a comprehensive synthesis of the evidence, followed by recommendations that can be acted on at the point of care. It contains all of the internal medicine subspecialties (at a level that meets the needs of the subspecialist), all of primary care, internal medicine, ob/gyn, pediatrics, general surgery, and more – all in one resource.

Education - Oxford Bibliographies (Added Summer 2017)
Combining the features of an annotated bibliography and an encyclopedia, this resource guides researchers to the available scholarship in Education. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on the topic, and is designed to facilitate a research experience.

20th Century African American Poetry (Added Summer 2017)
A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century, including Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

African American Poetry (Added Summer 2017)
This database contains the early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry's 'Bars Fights', c.1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

African American Biographical Database (Added Summer 2017)
The African-American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans--many not found in any other reference source.

The Vogue Archive (Added Spring 2017)
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. More than 400,000 pages are included, constituting a treasure trove of the work from the greatest designers, photographers, stylists, and illustrators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Vogue is a unique record of American and international popular culture that extends beyond fashion. The Vogue Archive is an essential primary source for the study of fashion, gender, and modern social history – past, present, and future.

PhilPapers (Added Spring 2017)
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

APA Style CENTRAL (Added Spring 2017)
APA Style CENTRAL provides instruction on and tools for how to think and write like scholars. It provides the resources necessary to learn, research, write, and publish in APA Style.

Investext (Added Sprimg 2017)
Investext on Mergent platform provides access to Thomson Reuters embargoed research collection. It offers analysis of companies, indusries, products and countries. Active and historical research reports are available from more than 1,700 brokerages, investments banks and independent research firms around the globe, including Barclays, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, UBS and Deutsche Bank. The Collection provides in-depth primary research and statistics, analysis and forecasts, interviews, survey results, market size/share data and market segment analysis.

Incites (Added Spring 2017)
InCites is a customized research evaluation tool that allows users to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark institution output against peers worldwide, providing comprehensive insight into the institution's performance.  It includes access to Journal Citation Reports, and the Local Journal Utilization Report (LJUR), a statistical database listing the frequency with which an institution's researchers publish in journals indexed in Web of Science, and the frequency with which they cite journals and other works (theses, government reports, etc.) in their publications.

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Added Spring 2017)
The Chronicle of Higher Education online version is published every weekday and is the destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. It features the complete contents of the latest issue, daily news and advice columns, thousands of current job listings, an archive of previously published content, vibrant discussion forums, and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. For off-campus access, mobile access, and reading on iPad, please follow the Access Guide.

 

Trial Databases

Database Bloomsbury Drama Online
End Date July 15,2018 
Description An online resource for plays, critical analysis and performance.Drama Online provides easy access to over 1,700 play texts, 350 audio plays from LA. Theatre Works, and over 150 hours of video from leading institutions including Shakespeare's Globe and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books offer a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance. Key Tools and Features include:
  • Easy reading with in-text notes and page and line numbers that match the print editions
  • Full text search with advanced filtering options
  • Character grids showing roles and scenes
  • Play and monologue search via cast size and gender
  • Streaming audio and video
  • Accessible introductions, author biographies, and play descriptions
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Database Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers
End Date July 15,2018  
Description The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers is a digital resource featuring thousands of critical biographical entries on individuals who have contributed to the history of thought and philosophy. Discover a global history that covers a broad range of traditions and disciplines. You will find over 6,500 thinkers from North America, Britain, Ireland and the Middle East. Figures from Europe, Asia, Latin American and Africa will be added each year. Alongside the giants of philosophy you will encounter people from other intellectual domains: civil rights activities, classicists, clergymen economists, mathematicians, novelists, poets, politicians and scientists who had something to say on topics that count as philosophical. Key Features and benefits include:
  • Access authoritative peer-reviewed articles offer biographical and critical information together with detailed bibliographies
  • Browse content by subject, school of thought, region, and period
  • Develop contextual understanding through an interactive timeline
  • Research thinkers and trace thought using sophisticated search tools and text links within articles
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Database Bloomsbury Screen Studies
End Date July 15,2018  
Description Screen Studies is a digital platform that takes users from script to screen and beyond - offering integrated and diverse content to support moving image studies. It comprises a collection of screenplays, critical and contextual eBooks on film, and an interactive timeline of cinema history. Screen Studies is an essential resource for academics and students engaged in research and learning around film history, theory, and practice. Highlights include:
  • An expanding range of over 30 iconic and contemporary screenplays, fully-searchable and presented in industry-standard studio format, including Dunkirk, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Big Lebowski
  • Authoritative coverage of works by leading filmmakers such as Wes Anderson, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, and Christopher Nolan, providing insight into professional and creative practice
  • Instant access to more than 230 critical and contextual eBooks, on a diverse range of genres, regions, themes, and filmmakers - including practical instruction on screenwriting, and filmmaking techniques
  • An illustrated timeline of cinema history, to enhance contextual understanding and provide links to related content elsewhere throughout the resource
  • Powerful advanced search, tailored taxonomy, and personalization features, allowing users to discover and browse seamlessly between content types, and make notes, print, and save relevant content
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