New Database Trials

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The following databases are currently available for a limited time. Please let us know if you have any comments or feedback about any of these databases, or if you have suggestions for more trials.

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    Incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. [Trial ends June 25, 2013.]
  • LGBT Thought and Culture
    A one-of-a-kind online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection includes materials ranging from seminal texts, letters, speeches, interviews, and ephemera covering the political evolution of gay rights as well as memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction that illuminate the lives of lesbians, gays, transgendered, and bisexual individuals and the community. [Trial ends June 29, 2013.]
  • Naxos Spoken Word Library (NSWL)
    Comprised of over 750 titles of timeless American classics, German classics, plays, philosophical works, and musical biographies. Including works by such notable authors as Plato, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Dickens, Nietzsche, Goethe, and many more, the Naxos Spoken Word Library is a one-stop resource for the classics. The Naxos Spoken Word Library is continuously updated to provide the best selection of classic literature to its subscribers with viewable and printable text from contained works. As with the other streaming library resources, it offers static URL’s for all chapters and titles, which makes sharing content easy. [Trial ends June 30, 2013.]
  • Routledge Performance Archive
    A developing resource produced in partnership with Digital Theatre, providing unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance. Includes interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; unique footage direct from the legendary practitioners themselves; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences. The video material spans more than fifty years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics. [Trial ends June 26, 2013.]
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