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Cambridge Archive Editions Online – Trial ended 15 October 2014

Cambridge Archive Editions Online presents a wealth of historical reference materials which otherwise would remain unknown, difficult to access, or fragmentary.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.
Please send additional comments to Chris Africa.
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Sovetskaia Kul’tura Digital Archive – Trial ended 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.

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Kotobarabia: Arab Leaders, Historians and Philosophers Collection – Trial ended 16 December 2013

Kotorabia is a compendium of early works of an astounding variety of disciplines from important Arab writers, spanning fields from feminism and social theory, to classics of literature, history, and the sciences. Includes works by the Four Imams of the Sunni Sect, the Al Azhar Modern Sheikhs; various authors of the Modern Arab Enlightenment, and rare works by the former Egyptian royal family.

Please send additional comments to Edward Miner.

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Iskusstvo Kino – Trial ended 28 May 2013

Iskusstvo Kino, established in 1931, is the leading journal of Russian, and formerly Soviet, cinema. Iskusstvo kino includes critical reviews of both domestic and foreign film, as well as scholarly articles on cinematic theory and history as well as the Russian culture and arts scene. It was first published under title Proletarskoe kino(1931-1932), then Sovetskoe kino(1933-1935), and finally under the present name (since 1936).

Production of the Iskusstvo Kino Digital Archive is currently underway, and content will be continuously added to this resource for several weeks during the pre-publication period. Thank you for your understanding.
Publication of Iskusstvo kino was suspended in 1942-1943, and no issues were produced. The lack of database content for this period is not a gap, but reflects the publication schedule during these challenging years.

Please send additional comments to Ericka Raber.

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World News Connection – Trial ended 3 May 2013

World News Connection is an electronic library resource that translates and delivers information from Beijing, Beirut, Bogota, Cairo, Jakarta, Iraq, Mogadishu, Qatar, Ramallah, Sarajevo, Vienna, and hundreds of other datelines every day.
News sources include newspapers, TV, radio, magazines, conferences and other reports covering the entire world or for regions you choose:
  • Africa—North, Sub-Saharan, Western
  • Asia—East, South, Near/Middle
  • Central Asia/Caucasus
  • Europe—Western, Central/Eastern
  • Latin America/Caribbean
  • Southeast Asia/Oceania
Please send additional comments to Michael Wright.
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Shen Bao (a.k.a. Shanghai News) – Trial ended 23 March 2012

From 1872 until 1949, readers across China relied on the Shanghai news daily Shen Bao, China’s first modern newspaper. Today East Asian scholars rely on this archive for insights on China from the late Qing Dynasy through the Minguo (Republican) era that culminated in Communist revolution.

Scholars can access Shen Bao on two platforms, each with their own unique search functionality:

- Shen Bao (on the Green Apple platform)

- Shen Bao (on the Huawenku platform)

Please send additional comments to Min Tian.

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LandScan Global Population Database – Trial ended December 3, 2011

East View’s LandScan Global Population Database is a geographically based population distribution model, first developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

LandScan refines the best available census data using geographic information systems and remote sensing technologies and shows geographical distribution of population at one-kilometer resolution over an average 24 hour period.

For more information on LandScan, go to http://www.eastview.com/Online/FAQ/FAQ_LandScan.aspx

Please send additional comments to Mary McInroy.

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Pravda Digital Archive – Trial ended April 30, 2010

Libraries purchased.

Pravda Digital Archive provides online access to the official organ of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, 1912-.

Please send additional comments to Chris Africa.