Thirteen New E-resources Available

August 13, 2009 at 9:35 am Leave a comment

Cook Library announces thirteen new e-resources now available in our database list.

A to Z Maps Online – site license; unlimited users

More than 4,000 cotinent, country and state maps, including political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

Academic Master Collection Streaming Videos (Films Media Group) – site license

Contains more than 5,500 DVDs for Film’s Media Group’s Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Business & Economics, and Health streaming video collections.

American History in Video (Alexander Street Press) – site license; unlimited users

Contains commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. This release includes over 1260 titles, equaling approximately 420 hours. On completion, this database will include more than 5,000 videos.

Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities (purchased by College of Business & Economics) – site license; unlimited users

Helps identify appropriate venues for research with this directory of journals in Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, and Marketing.

CCH Tax Research Network – site license; unlimited users

Provides tax news as well as federal and state tax information. Included are tax codes, regulations, court cases, rulings, legislative documents, treaties, IRS publications, as well as CCH explanation and analysis; coverage includes Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter and Tax Court Decisions.

Dance in Video (Alexander Street Press) – 3 simultaneous users

Contains 250 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.

Early Encounters in North America (Alexander Street Press) – site license; unlimited users

A full text collection of primary documents about early encounters of North American Indian, European, American, and African peoples and cultures in North America, as well as descriptions of the natural features of North America, from 1534-1860. The database includes letters, diaries, memoirs, accounts of early encounters, as well as images

Europa World Plus (Taylor & Francis) – subscription; unlimited users

Online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. First published in 1926, the year book covers political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

Films on Demand Academic Collection

Contains more than 5,500 DVDs for Film’s Media Group’s Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Business & Economics, and Health streaming video collections.

Opera in Video (Alexander Street Press) – 3 simultaneous users

Contains 250 of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world_s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work_s importance to the operatic canon

Social and Cultural History Online Letters and Diaries (Alexander Street Press) – site license; unlimited users

More than 8,000 individual writers are represented in the collection, dating from 1675 to the present, and includes nearly 4,000 collections of letters, diaries, oral histories, memoirs, and autobiographies published commercially by Alexander Street Press. In addition, the database currently includes 99,789 documents in 2,236 books and 432 websites that vividly document the social history of the English-speaking world.

Theatre in Video with BBC Content (Alexander Street Press) – 3 simultaneous users

Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world’s leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video, such as The Iceman Cometh, Dom Juan, Bérénice, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, and the complete works of Shakespeare as produced by the BBC and other theatrical companies.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 (Alexander Street Press)- site license; unlimited users

Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection currently includes 89 document projects with more than 2,800 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, and more than 2,060 primary authors. It includes as well book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.

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