Voxgov – Trial ends 16 April 2016

Voxgov, first launched for subscription access in January 2014, is a unique “discovery platform” which aggregates a broad range of official and ephemeral information resources issued by individual representatives and organizations from all branches of the U.S. Federal Government, and links that content to publicly accessible government documentation.

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Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 – Trial ends 22 March 2016

Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 uses material drawn from hundreds of institutions and organizations, including both major international activist organizations and local, grassroots groups, to present important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond.

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EBSCO Digital Archives, various – Trial ends 15 April 2016

African American Historical Serials Collection features more than 170 unique titles related to African American life and culture, including approximately 60,000 pages of searchable primary source content such as reports and annuals from African American religious organizations and social service agencies, and African American periodicals, as well as extensive coverage of African American religious organizations, churches and institutions

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture in the United States.

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2 presents thematic content focusing on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Rare and relevant books and newspapers – including rare anarchist newspapers – are presented in their original form.

Islam in the Modern World, 1804-1918 addresses the beliefs, practices, theology, spirituality, and history of Islam. Content includes biographies of the Prophet Muhammad, works comparing Christianity and Islam, key theological and philosophical texts (including the Quran), relevant mystical and spiritual works, and texts surveying the history of Islam.

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A-R Online Music Anthology – Trial ends 29 February 2016

A-R Editions’ Online Music Anthology contains music from antiquity through the romantic era, with extensive contents for the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque. In contrast to the 120 to 150 or so pieces found in print anthologies that cover these eras, A-R Editions’ Online Music Anthology offers over 600 essential piece—over twice as many as print anthologies, with over 5000 total pages. Many of the works are presented in their entirety rather than in excerpt, and all are newly edited and typeset specifically for this edition.

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ScienceDirect ends support of IE8 as of 1 Jan 2016

ScienceDirect is following Microsoft’s directive to focus support on newer, officially-supported IE browser versions.

If you have any questions or concerns, please visit the ScienceDirect Blog for more details.

Note from ScienceDirect: “Compatibility mode in IE9 or higher reverts the browser back to IE7 or IE8 behavior. If you experience issues accessing ScienceDirect using IE9 or higher, please disable the compatibility view mode in your IE browser.”

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Indian Claims Insight – Trial ends 1 Jan 2016

Indian Claims Insight allows users to research the history of U.S. Indian claims from 1789-present. Unique compiled docket histories provide legal researchers with the ability to quickly search the full text of all content related to each claim, which can be narrowed on-the-fly to pinpoint a topic. The compilation includes not only court documents, but also cited treaties, related congressional publications, and maps to facilitate the ability of researchers to fully understand the specifics of each case without leaving the docket history page.

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