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BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts — Trial ended 15 April 2023

BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts is now available as a digital primary source collection from Readex. Featuring nearly 70,000 individual multi-page reports – brought together in partnership with the BBC —  BBC Monitoring explores new and vital background on 20th-century events.

NB: The collection is still being loaded and will not be complete until Fall 2023.

Please send comments to Brett Cloyd.

Maisaku: Mainichi Newspaper database — Trial ended 31 August 2022

Maisaku (每索) is the Online Database for Mainichi Shimbun (每日新聞社), one of the three major Japanese newspapers and the oldest daily newspaper in Japan. Maisaku provides: Mainichi Shimbun (1872-present); Weekly Economist (1989-present); The Mainichi (English) (2008-present); and results from Public Opinion Polls conducted by Mainichi Shimbun (1945-2021). Users can also browse today’s news and breaking news.

Please send comments to Tsuyoshi Harada.

Theology & Religion Online – Trial ended 11 March 2022

Theology & Religion Online is the digital home to a growing range of resources designed for students and scholars of Theology, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies and related fields. Comprising audio-visual content, monographs and scholarly reference, Theology & Religion Online is home to T&T Clark Theology Library, T&T Clark Jesus Library, Library of Catholic Thought, Bloomsbury Religion in North America, and the Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary and Commentaries, as well as additional forthcoming resources.

Please send comments to Rachel Carreon.

Argumenty i fakty Digital Archive – Trial ended 12 September 2021

The Argumenty i fakty digital archive contains all obtainable published issues (1983 on, approx. 99,000 articles), with an additional year’s worth of content added on an annual basis. The archive offers scholars the most comprehensive collection available for this title, and features full-text articles, with full page-level digitization and complete original graphics for later years. The archive has searchable text, and is cross-searchable with numerous other East View digital resources.

Please send comments to Brett Cloyd.

Rolling Stone Archive – Trial ended 24 July 2021

The Rolling Stone Archive contains the backfile of Rolling Stone magazine from its launch in 1967 to the present. An influential consumer magazines of the 20th-21st centuries, it initially sought to reflect the cultural, social, and political outlook of a generation of students and young adults, covering rock and popular music as well as wider entertainment topics such as film and popular culture.

Please send comments to Rita Soenksen.