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Human Rights Studies Online – Trial ends 25 January 2015

Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database sharing documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide. The collection is growing to include 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of video that give voice to the countless victims of human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries.

Please send additional comments to Brett Cloyd.

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Aluka Collections – Trial ends 15 December 2014

 World Heritage Sites: Africa is made up of 20 sub-collections and more than 57,000 objects, linking visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage sites. The collection includes photographs, 3D models, GIS data, site plans, aerial and satellite photography, images of rock art, excavation reports, manuscripts, traveler’s accounts, historical and antiquarian maps, books, articles, and other scholarly research.

Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. The collection consists of more than 190,000 pages of documents and images, including periodicals, nationalist publications, records of colonial government commissions, local newspaper reports, personal papers, correspondence, UN documents, out-of-print and other particularly relevant books, oral histories, and speeches.

Please send additional comments to Edward Miner.

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Chosun Ilbo Archive and Donga Ilbo Archive – Trial ends 17 January 2015

Chosun Ilbo ArchiveFull-image reproductions of Chosŏn Ilbo (1920-current) in pdf format. This database is searchable by keywords, journalist/writer names, and issue date and so on. Issues after 1990 are full text searchable.

Donga Ilbo Archive: Full-image reproductions of Tonga Ilbo = Donga daily (1920-current) in pdf format. This database is searchable by keywords, journalist/writer names, and issue date and so on. Issues after 1990 are full text searchable.

Please send additional comments to Chiaki Sakai.

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North American Indian Drama - Trial ends 14 December 2014

This edition of North American Indian Drama contains 244 plays by 48 playwrights. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others.

Please send additional comments to Stephen Sturgeon.

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Japan Chronicle Online – Trial ends 2 December 2014

The English-language Japan Chronicle Weekly (1902 – 1940) is the newspaper of record for Japan’s engagement with modernity and its emergence, through war, political and social upheaval and seismic social change in East Asia, onto the world stage in the first half of the twentieth century. Historians of East Asia have long seen the Japan Chronicle as a uniquely valuable resource.

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Enhanced Electronic Grammars (EEG) – Trial ends 1 December 2014

Enhanced Electronic Grammars (EEG) features comprehensive descriptions of languages from around the world. This unique online resource makes full grammars available together in an interlinked and semantically-annotated format, allowing granular access to the grammatical data and enabling cross-language research of several grammars at the same time. In addition to cross-linguistic queries, each grammar can also be read and researched individually.

Please send additional comments to Edward Miner.

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Orchestral Music Online – Trial ends 21 November 2014

Orchestral Music Online is the most recent iteration of David Daniels’s classic repertoire reference work used by conductors, orchestras, musicians, and musicologists throughout the world.

NB: From the homepage, click LOGIN to access the database.

Please send additional comments to Katie Buehner.

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Loeb Classical Library – Trial ends 15 December 2014

Loeb Classical Library is an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.

Please send additional comments to Chris Africa.