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In addition to commenting below and directing comments directly to the selector librarian listed with each resource, you can also send comments on any of these resources to michael-wright@uiowa.edu.

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Sovetskaia Kul’tura Digital Archive – Trial ends 6 September 2014

Kul’tura, as it is known today, is the most important Soviet and Russian publication on culture from 1929 to the present, with reviews of major events in literature, theater, cinematography, and arts. For over 80 years Kul’tura has provided a unique perspective on ever-changing attitudes toward arts and culture in Soviet and Russian societies.

Please send additional comments to Min Tian.

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IMF eLibrary – Trial ends 13 August 2014

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more.

IMF eLibrary data interface

Please send additional comment to Kim Bloedel.

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PsycBOOKS – Trial ends 31 August 2014

PsycBOOKS® is a full-text database that provides electronic access to thousands of scholarly and professional titles published by APA, including recent titles in psychological and behavioral science, plus a substantial backfile of classic and historic works.

Please send additional comments to Dottie Persson.

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The Cecil Papers – Trial ended 13 June 2014

The Cecil Papers are a privately held archive, consisting principally of the correspondence of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) and his son, Robert, the 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612). The database offers full-colour images digitised directly from the original Cecil Papers manuscripts at Hatfield House Archives.

Please send additional comments to Stephen Sturgeon.

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U.S. Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 – Trial ended 5 June 2014

U.S. Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Arab world, including the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II to the present day, up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program.

Please send additional comments to Edward Miner.

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Der literarische Expressionismus Online – Trial ended 30 May 2014

Der literarische Expressionismus Online is a full-text database of 151 German expressionist periodicals and anthologies.

Please send additional comments to Tim Shipe.

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Jean Calvin Database – Trial ended 11 April 2014

The Jean Calvin Database presents all the texts by or about John Calvin which have been published by the Librairie Droz from 1960 to 2012, with an initial focus on Geneva, Calvin, and the beginnings of the French evangelical movement with Lefèvre d’Etaples and Marguerite de Navarre. 162 texts will ve available in 2014. New Droz releases will be added to the portal as they are published.

Please send additional comments to Rachel Carreon.

  • Username:   Martincik
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Indigenous Peoples: North America – Trial ended 6 May 2014

Indigenous Peoples: North America provides users with a diverse, informative source that will enhance research and increase understanding of the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada through the use of manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, motion pictures, images of artwork, and more.

Please send additional comments to Rachel Carreon.

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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.

Please send additional comments to Lisa Martincik.

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Gale product trials: five products — Trial ended 8 April 2014

The Gale Trials Page includes:

  • Artemis Literary Sources
  • Business Insights: Global
  • Gale World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean
  • National Geographic virtual library
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Please send additional comments to Rob Van Rennes.