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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.

Routledge Handbooks Online Remote Sensing, GIS, and Radar Collection – Trial ended 30 April 2021

Routledge Handbooks Online Remote Sensing, GIS, and Radar Collection addresses environmental, societal, and industry changes surrounding the field. Content topics include unmanned aerial systems, satellite navigation systems, sensor systems and technology, compressive sensing, image simulation and image processing, spatial metadata, GIS data and mapping, GIS technology, the online applications of GIS, and more.

Please send comments to Brett Cloyd.

Terrorism, Populism, & Extremism ebook collection – Trial ended 9 April 2021

The Terrorism, Populism & Extremism ebook collection provides both historical and contemporary context for the rise of populism and extremism. It is multi-disciplinary and features works drawing on history, political science, sociology, cultural studies and security studies among others. (Please ignore the “Request Trial” button)

Please send comments to Brett Cloyd.

Three (3) Adam Matthew databases – Trial ended 21 December 2020

Literary Studies comprises literary manuscripts, rare printed works, and personal papers of a range of leading British and American literary figures, as well as unique access to a goldmine of rare and obscure literary texts and genres.

Nineteenth Century Literary Society introduces an unparalleled repository for nineteenth century culture and the literary luminaries who shaped it through this collection from the historic John Murray Archive. 

Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprising four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and traveling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures. 

Please send comments to Rita Soenksen.