Journalism


Oxford Bibliographies. Cinema and Media Studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on cinema and media studies, including film history, television studies, media studies, critical theory, visual arts, cultural studies, digital culture, game studies, popular culture, and the study of the moving image. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a “My OBO” function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.

American Indian Histories and Cultures

Covering Native American cultures from prior to the colonization of the North American continent (Canada, Mexico, and the United States) to the Rights Movement of the 20th century, the materials in this collection cover 11 broad themes in culture, history, education, religion, government relations, treaties and wars, trade, and 20th century political activism, among others. Includes coverage of indigenous peoples from Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Primary source documents, maps and atlases, visual images, art, photographs, linguistic and ethnographic accounts, 20th century American Indian newspapers, etc. Drawn from the Ayers Collection at the Newberry Library, a premier collection of Native and Indigenous documents, art, and history. May exclude some culturally sensitive materials regarding ceremonies and religious practices. Images may be selected to create slideshows. Searchable by keyword; browse by Tribes & Nations, documents, maps, visual resources, and chronology. Most materials are in English, but there are documents and maps in Spanish and French. Cross-searchable with The American West. Adam Matthews.

Periodicals Index Online

This resource has moved from the Chadwyck Healey search interface to the ProQuest search interface.

International Historical Statistics

A unique collection of statistics covering a wide range of socio-economic topics using collections of data sets taken from hundreds of disparate primary sources, including both official national and international abstracts – back to 1750 and up to 2010.

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Trial expires: Thursday, May 16, 2013

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.

A to Z Maps Online

“AtoZMapsOnline.com is the worlds largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the maps are: 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.”–Database home page.

NBC Learn Higher Ed

This resource was on trial and has been acquired by the Baylor University Libraries.

NBC Learn

NBC Learn, the education arm of NBC News, makes the global resources of NBC News and the historic film and video archive available to teachers, students, schools and universities. This website consists of NBC News Archives on demand for both K-12 and higher education. The Implementation Toolkit can provide tips on incorporating NBC Learn into the classroom. This trial has also been integrated into Baylor’s Blackboard system. Refer to this guide for information on using the NBC Learn Building Block.

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Trial expires: Friday, April 13, 2012

Last year, EBSCO Publishing bought HW Wilson.  EBSCO is in the process of migrating all Wilson databases to the EBSCOhost platform.  The following Wilson databases acquired by the Baylor University Libraries have been moved to the EBSCOhost platform:

The remaining Wilson databases should be migrated to the EBSCOhost platform before the end of February 2012, and include the following resources acquired by the Baylor University Libraries:

  • Children’s Core Collection
  • Fiction Core Collection
  • Middle and Junior High Core Collection
  • Public Library Core Collection Nonfiction
  • Senior High Core Collection

Web of Knowledge — Book Citation Index

The Book Citation Index has been added to our Web of Knowledge subscription for a trial period. To use this feature, click on the “Cited Reference Search” link and complete the search form. Just below the search form you will see “Citation Databases” with a “+” to the left. click on that plus to view the options that allow you to narrow your cited search to books or chapters in books.

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Trial expires: Thursday, December 15, 2011

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