Trial Databases

PBS Video Collection

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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.

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Thu, 2014-03-20 (All day)

Dance in Video: Volume 2 [Alexander Street]

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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.

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Tue, 2014-03-18 (All day)

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

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Dates of Coverage: 
1880-2000

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.

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Mon, 2014-03-17 (All day)

African Newspapers, 1800-1922

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 60+ searchable African newspapers, both English- and foreign-language, from Angola, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Trial ends 3/31/14.

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Mon, 2014-02-17 (All day)

Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963 [AM Digital]

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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.

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Mon, 2014-02-17 (All day)

Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 [AM Digital]

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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.

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Mon, 2014-02-17 (All day)

Engineering Case Studies

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

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Thu, 2014-02-06 (All day)

Reference Universe

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Dates of Coverage: 
1980+

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.

Date added: 
Mon, 2013-11-11 (All day)

Global Commodities [AM Digital]

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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.

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Mon, 2014-02-17 (All day)

Empire Online [AM Digital]

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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.

Date added: 
Mon, 2014-02-17 (All day)
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