April 5, 2011

Trial Databases for Spring 2011

Filed under: Databases — Laurie Sauer @ 1:21 pm

The Library has the following databases available on a trial basis.

  • Music Online: Listening — A comprehensive database from Alexander Street Press of streaming audio featuring recordings from the genres of classical music, contemporary world music, American song, jazz, opera, and recordings from the Smithsonian Global Sound collection. This trial expires on May 28.
  • The American West: Sources from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago — A full text collection from Adam Matthew Digital of original manuscripts, ephemeral material (trade cards, wanted posters, photos, claim certificates, news-sheets etc), maps, and rare printed works documenting the history of the U.S. West. NOTE: The full text pdf files are NOT available during this trial. This trial expires on April 30th.
  • African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 — Provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles. This trial is available until May 14.