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Kizuko II Visual for Libraries – Trial ends 30 Oct 2015

Kikuzo II Visual, an online commercial database of the Asahi Shimbun, was widely refurbished in April 2010. By adding image data of the pages printed during the Meiji, the Taisho and the early Showa periods, it became one of the largest newspaper databases of Japan, and presently contains more than 13 million items of the articles and the advertisements of the paper since its first issue in 1879. Full-text searching is available for post-1985 articles.

This trial can accommodate two (2) simultaneous users.

Please send additional comments to Chiaki Sakai.

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Four Russian resources from Brill — Trial ends 16 September 2015

Imperial Russia’s Illustrated Press Online

Mass Media in Russia Online, 1908-1918 (Parts 1 and 2)

Russian Theater in the Early 20th Century Online

Yearbook of the Imperial Theaters Online

Please send additional comments to Ericka Raber.

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Kanopy streaming Latin American Studies Collection – Trial ended 31 July 2015

The Latin American Studies Collection on the Kanopy platform comprises 199 videos including documentaries.

Please send additional comments to Lisa Gardinier.

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Cabell’s – Trial ended 12 August 2015

Cabell’s is an interactive, searchable database which covers 18 distinct academic disciplines and contains information about more than 11,000 journals. Through continued partnerships with major academic publishers, journal editors, scholarly societies and accreditation agencies, they provide accurate, up-to-date details about academic journals to more than 750 universities world-wide.

Please send additional comments to Ericka Raber.

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South Asia Archive – Trial ended 26 June 2015

The South Asia Archive contains both serial and non-serial materials, including reports, rare books, and journal runs from noteworthy, rare publications.

Please send additional comments to Min Tian.

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China Data Online – Trial ended 17 June 2015

China Data Online includes China Statistical Databases, China Census Databases, and China Spatial Data Service (China Geo-Explorer). It provides easy access to the various statistical yearbooks published by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, comprehensive statistics, and Census data of economy and population at national, provincial, city, county, and even township levels.

Please send additional comments to Brett Cloyd.

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Open Book Publishers – Trial ended 22 May 2015

Open Book Publishers books are published in hardback, paperback, pdf and ebook editions, but they also include a free online edition that can be read via their website, downloaded, reused or embedded anywhere. Founded in 2008 by a small group of academics at the University of Cambridge, they have grown into an international network of scholars who believe that it is time for academic publishing to become fairer, faster and more accessible.

Please send additional comments to Carmelita Pickett.

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CNKI China Statistical Yearbooks Database – Trial ended 12 June 2015

The CNKI China Statistical Yearbooks Database (CSYD) is a unique digital repository of statistical and census data published officially by the mainland Chinese government. The database includes:

  • All-China Economic and Social Sectors Yearbooks (191 total titles)
  • Provincial and Regional Yearbooks (102 total titles)
  • City, Prefecture and County Yearbooks (162 total titles)

Chinese interface

English interface

Please send additional comments to Brett Cloyd.

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Cambridge Archive Editions – Trial ended 15 May 2015

Cambridge Archive Editions Online presents a wealth of historical reference materials which otherwise would remain unknown, difficult to access, or fragmentary. Considered collectively, this body of documents represents many thousands of original documents of the National Archives (UK) represented in facsimile, including numerous maps, on the national heritage and political development of many countries. The value and discoverability of this content is enhanced immeasurably through CAE’s document-level citations and rich indexing. For many years CAE has specialized in the history of the Middle East, Russia and the Balkans, the Caucasus, Southeast Asia, and China and the Far East. Now, through collaboration between Cambridge University Press and East View, these materials are made searchable and accessible as never before in e-book form.

Please send additional comments to Brett Cloyd.

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Routledge Handbooks Online – Trial ended 8 June 2015

Routledge Handbooks Online brings together the world’s leading scholars to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the primary debates of today.

Please send additional comments to Ericka Raber.