PBS Video Collection – Trial ended 17 April 2014

The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one convenient online interface.The diverse subject matter of the included films makes this an important collection for the study of history, science, business, technology, performing arts, anthropology, psychology, politics, health, and literature.

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Psychological Experiments Online – Trial ended 3 April 2014

Psychological Experiments Online pairs audio and video recordings of quintessential experiments in psychology with thousands of pages of primary-source documents. It’s packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials, including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, and final reports in topics from obedience to authority and conformity to operant conditioning.

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Kikuzo Premium Value Pack – Trial ended 31 March 2014

Kikuzo is a newspaper database for Asahi shinbun containing 12 million articles (as of Aug. 2010) published from 1879 to present. It also includes articles from the weekly magazines Aera as well as Shūkan Asahi, from the annual new-word dictionary Chiezō, Asahi shinbun jinbutsu dētabēsu, and Aashi shinbun rekishi shashin ākaibu.

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*Premium Value Pack includes:

  • Asahi Shimbun from 1985 to present, Shukan Asahi, AERA
  • Asahi Shimbun Reduced-size Facsimile Edition (post-war Showa period 1945 to 1989.)
  • Contemporary Dictionary Chiezo
  • Who’s Who Database
  • Historical Photo Archive
  • Pre-war 1926 to 1945 Database
  • Meiji + Taisho Era Database
  • Asahi Graph

 

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Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876 – Trial ended 28 February 2014

Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876—the largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers published in this region—will provide a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands. This unique resource will prove essential for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, New World slavery and U.S. relations with the region as far back as the early 18th century.

Please send additional comments to Lisa Gardinier.

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Latin American Women Writers – Trial ended 21 March 2014

Latin American Women Writers is an extensive searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Also included are essays by Latin American feminists and about the feminist movement that address both the universal concerns of women in every age and the distinctive issues of their struggles in the region. The database features 103,624 pages of prose, poetry and drama.

Please send additional comments to Lisa Gardinier.

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