by Amy McColl
The Library has added some exciting new resources in the last few months, ranging from streaming video to digital dissertations to online newspapers:
Filmmaker’s Library – Provides access to streaming documentaries of over 900 titles in the humanities and social sciences produced from 1978-present.
Dissertations and Theses Full Text – A collection of scholarly research in the humanities and social sciences containing 2.7 million searchable citations to dissertations and theses from around the world, and 1.2 million full-text dissertations that are available in PDF format.
Scientific American, 1910-1947 – Brings together 38 years of historic advancements in science, technology, and medicine with over 38,300 articles. We now have online coverage from 1846-1869, and 1910 to the present.
Royal Society of Chemistry Journal Archive – Contains all articles published by the RSC from 1841 to 2004, including top titles such as ChemComm, The Analyst, PCCP, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, and Dalton Transactions.
Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience – Covers the behavior of animals and humans and the neurobiological and physiological processes that control it.
Confidential Print: Middle East – Covers Middle Eastern history from 1812-1958; countries included are: Afghanistan, Egypt, Sudan, Persia, Suez Canal, Turkey, Jordan, Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Syria.
Cambridge Companions Online – Lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods. All are collections of specially commissioned essays, shaped and introduced to appeal to student readers.
Chicago Tribune Historical – Provides full-page images and article images from the Chicago Tribune from 1849 to 1987.
19th Century U.K. Periodicals, New Readerships and Empire Collections – Contains full-text articles and images from periodicals published in Great Britain from 1800-1900, with subject areas such as women’s issues, humor, leisure and sport, travel and anthropology, economics, and politics.
Times of London Digital Archive – Provides full-text and full-image articles from the Times of London for the years 1785-1985.
CQ Press Reference titles, including Cities in American Political History (available Oct. 2011), Encyclopedia of U.S. Indian Policy & Law, and Voter Turnout in the United States, 1798-2009.
Historic Documents Online (also CQ Press) – Online equivalent of the entire run of the print serial Historic Documents, issued since 1972. Each annual volume contains approximately 100 documents covering the most significant events of the year.
AP Stylebook – Provides a fully searchable version of the Associated Press Stylebook, including an A-Z guide to usage, spelling, and a pronunciation guide with audio files.
Thirteen new Oxford Digital Reference titles, including such titles as Dictionary of African Biography (available Jan. 2012), International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2nd ed.), International Encyclopedia of Dance, Encyclopedia of Rhetoric, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Music of India, and Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre.