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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Critical reviews written by leading scientists on 46 subject areas in biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences. Offers a synthesis of the primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions in the field. Current issues and the prior 4 years.
Digital collection of historical content pertaining to Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, religious thought, women's studies, and culture in the United States, from colonial times to the 20th century. The collection includes hundreds of thousands of manuscripts, newspaper articles and books, in Spanish and in English.
Offers around 1500 plays by over 200 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada.
Access 60 different popular magazines and read them just like reading a print magazine. Includes the latest issue and one or two years of back issues. Download the Flipster App for iOS or Android, especially if you want to read an issue offline.
Full text articles from over 1200 international newspapers and news wires, including The Times (London), El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series.
Comprehensive index to materials pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Includes: books/book chapters, articles from over 1900 journals, and dissertations abstracts. Coverage of the journals goes back to 1784. There are no full text articles -- use the Check for Full Text link to find the article elsewhere.
Access over 900 full text scholarly eBooks in Spanish, from over 15 different Latin American and Spanish publishers. NOTE: If you want to search for both journal articles and books, change the Item Type.
On-demand streaming video service that provides access to more than 26,000 films, including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more.
Full text articles from over 60 Latin American newspapers and news wires, in Spanish and Portuguese. A few of the newspapers included are: El Universal (Mexico City); O Globo (Brazil); La Nación (Argentina); and El Mercurio (Chile).
Offers poetry, fiction, and over 450 plays in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States, including 800 works (poems, novels, and plays) that have never been published before. You will also find numerous Chicano folk tales and audio files of selected poems and plays.
Access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, competitors, etc. From Hoover's and Dun & Bradstreet.
Offers 244 plays by 48 playwrights. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others.
Offers background/overview information to around 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies, along with around 10,000 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources. Includes: Asian American Drama, Black Drama, Latino Drama, North American Women's Drama & Twentieth Century North American Drama.
Offers over 1,500 plays by over 300 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. More than 30% of the plays in the collection have never been published before. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Over 600 streaming videos, featuring performances of works by American, European, Asian, and other worldwide dramatists from the past several centuries. Also features dozens of documentaries and interviews about theatre, discussing the history of theatre, acting methods, pioneering dramatists and actors, etc.
Full text articles from over 50 Latino newspapers, news wires, blogs, etc. in Spanish and English. Includes El Diario/La Prensa (New York City), La Opinión (Los Angeles), La Prensa (San Antonio) and Extra (Chicago).