Film Industry Data

Provides online access to film industry data sources, particularly Nielsen data, including rankings, box office sales, and unit sales in all formats (VHS, DVD, Blu Ray). Searching is by keyword (contributor list including director, stars, producer, composer, camera, and lighting is available for each film) or date.

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Trial expires on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

American History, 1493-1859 (Module I)

Provides full-text searching for primary source documents (manuscripts, books, images) from the Colonial era through the abolition of slavery. Designed to coordinate and support college-level survey courses in American history this first module includes books, diaries and broadsides; military, legal, and government documents; and artwork, photography, correspondence, and newspapers, among other types. You may search for persons, recipients, event, or date; browse by date or any of more than two dozen thematic groupings. Materials are sourced from three outstanding collections of Americana: The Gilder Lehrman Collection, and the papers of Henry Knox and the papers of the Livingstone Family. Includes thematic essays by noted scholars as well as videos of lectures by prominent scholars in the field of American history. Primary sources. Adam Matthews.

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Trial expires on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

British Periodicals III

Provides full-text , full-text searching, and full color coverage of eight of the most popular and influential magazines in Great Britain from 1869 – 1970 (Brittania and Eve (1929-1931, 1952), monthly; Bystander (1903-1949), weekly; The Graphic (1869-1932), weekly; The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News (1874-1970), later called Sport & Country in the 1950s and Farm & Country (1960-1971), weekly; The Illustrated War News (1939), weekly; The Sketch (1893-1929, 1953-56), weekly; The Sphere (1900-1919, 1964), weekly; The Tatler 1901-1967), weekly). Topics covered include women’s issues, news, society, sports and theater, and World War II. Titles are important for their coverage of new and popular authors (Agatha Christie, Daphne du Maurier), editorial cartoons and illustrations, World War II, sporting events, theater criticism, politics, and satire. Part of the larger British Periodicals collection and will be searched along with the other magazines in that collection. Use advanced search and enter specific periodical name(s) to limit to individual titles. ProQuest.

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Trial expires on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

The First World War

Makes available primary and secondary material, case studies, and visual resources for the study of the First World War. Materials are divided into three thematic areas: “Personal Experiences,” “Propaganda and Recruitment,” and “Visual Perspectives and Narratives.” Each of these thematic areas is supported by several different essays (topics from women in the war to patriotic rallys, to life on the homefront, etc.) written by scholars in the field. Case studies of particular aspects of these themes (from topics such as the air war and propaganda, to individuals and related events such as T.E. Lawrence or the Easter Rising, to potrayals of war in photography and art. There are also oral histories, interactive maps arranged as links on a timeline; a chronology, and a useful glossary of the “Great War.” Primary Source. Adam Matthews.

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Trial expires on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

JoVE. Science Education Database

Provides videos which demonstrate laboratory fundamentals. Access to General Laboratory Techniques, Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and Essentials of Neuroscience

Web of Science. BIOSIS Citation Index

Provides bibliographic references covering life sciences and biomedical research from 1926. Includes agriculture, biochemistry, biomedicine, biotechnology, genetics, botany, ecology, microbiology, molecular and cellular biology, pharmacology, and zoology. Includes Basic Search (by topic, title, author, Taxonomic Data, etc.) Cited Reference Search, and Advanced Search. Formerly known as Biological Abstracts. Limitable by facets. Web of Science Subject(s) : Biology, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Medicine, Neuroscience, Nursing Nutrition, Physical Therapy

Web of Science. Current Contents Connect

Contains table of contents and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and books since 1998 to present in the areas of Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Medicine; Life Sciences; Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Arts & Humanities; Business Collection; Electronics & Telecommunications Collection. Includes Basic Search (by topic topic, title, author, publication), Advanced Search, Browse Journals. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Web of Science. Data Citation Index

Provides bibliographic references to research data in the areas of Science (1900-present) and Social Science & Humanities (1900-present). Includes Basic Search (by topic, title, author, DOI, document type, etc.), Cited Reference Search, and Advanced Search. Document type includes Repository, Data study, and Data set. Entries include DOI or source URL for access to data. Includes links to related records and journal citations. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Web of Science. Derwent Innovations Index

Derwent Innovations Index merges patent information from Derwent World Patents Index with the patent citation information from Derwent Patent Citation Index. Users can conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering

Web of Science. Inspec

Indexes journal articles, conferences, monographs, reports, dissertations, and some patents in physics; electrical and electronic engineering; computing; control engineering; information technology; mechanical engineering; and production and manufacturing from 1969. Search by keyword, author, title, numerical data fields, chemical data fields, CODEN, patent number, etc. Web of Science.  This version of Inspec replaces the version we had via Elsevier.

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