New eResources

The following resources have been added in the last six months.

Digital library of scholarly resources from & about Africa. I): African Cultural Heritage Sites; II) Landscapes and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa. Trial ends 2/25/14.

Asian culture via the lens of independent Asian filmmakers; covers the impact of globalization & urbanization in the greater Asian region.


Full-text social science &  humanities journals published in France and Belgium.


Contains clothing patterns used by home-sewers. Please request the username/password at the Neilson reference desk or in Hillyer.

Letters, telegrams, reports, treaties, etc. generated by the British Foreign and Colonial offices. Topics range from coastal trading in the early 19th c., the European scramble for Africa, World War II, colonial independence movements to apartheid in South Africa.  Trial ends 4/11/14.

Pairs recorded performances from world-renowned dance companies with instructional videos from acclaimed teachers; expands on Dance in Video: Volume 1, showcasing new dancers. Trial ends 5/17/14.


A very large collection of ebooks, mostly scholarly, spanning the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Help.

Exploration journals & logs, letters, diaries, government documents, missionary papers, etc. relating to cultural contacts, the literature of empire, religion, race, class, colonialism, imperialism. Trial ends 4/11/14.

Video & text resources documenting seminal engineering case studies & failures, from the Titanic to the Fukishima nuclear disaster. Trial ends 5/16/1/4.


Complete runs, though 2000, of major trade & consumer magazines in the US and UK entertainment industry, e.g. Bill Board, Box Office, Variety, etc. Trial ends 4/30/14.

Classic & contemporary documentaries, including previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists & ethnographers in the field; videos include accompanying field notes, liner notes, filmmaker biographies, related articles, study guides, etc., when possible.

 Award-winning documentaries on race & gender studies, human rights, globalization, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, politics, history, psychology, education, arts, literature, etc.

Focuses on 15 significant commodities, from chocolate to wine & spirits, each documented through a variety of primary source materials that address the origins of the commodity, first uses, trade, marketing and consumption.  Trial ends 4/11/14.


Indexes and contains the full-text of over 145 journals across the fields of electrical and biomedical engineering, communications, computer science, aerospace, energy, robotics, and other related areas.

Primary source materials (manuscripts, books, newspapers, photos & images) documenting the historical experience, cultural traditions, and political status of indigenous peoples of North America.

Contents drawn from the National Archives (UK); documents Britain's relationship with the EEC, Anglo-American ties, the Cold War, decolonization, and issues of public and political morality. Trial ends 3/11/14.

450+ Metropolitan opera performances, including most of the Met Live in HD productions.


Indexing and abstracting for journal articles, reviews, and books in New Testament Studies.


Indexing and abstracting for journal articles, books, and essays in Old Testament studies. 

Hundreds of documentary films and series from PBS, including American Experience, Frontline, Great Performances, History Detectives, NOVA, the films of Ken Burn, Michael Wood, etc. Trial ends 5/18/14.


Search across reference books such as encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries.  English language sources, both online and in print, are included, with keyword and index term searching.

Includes handbooks, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and substantive texts from Sage.

Provides simple and refined searching of the extensive Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data.

Concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from climate, consciousness and game theory to ancient warfare and Islamic history.