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Digital Theatre+: Theatre Arts Database Trial

Digital Theatre+ is a Theatre Arts database featuring streaming video of full length British theatre productions, interviews with cast and crew, and documentaries about practice, production and workshops.  It includes productions from Shakespeare to contemporary plays, with teaching guides, essays,

Posted in Database Trials, Theatre

Database Trial: Routledge Historical Resources: History of Feminism

The Stony Brook University Libraries has arranged for a trial of a new database, History of Feminism. This resources covers the subject of feminism from 1776 through 1928.  It includes primary source material and secondary book content as well as

Posted in Database Trials, Women's Studies

Trial Access Added to Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Stony Brook University Libraries will trial Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson) until October 22, 2016.  Please let us know what you think!  This trial is being run simultaneously with our trial of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature: 1983- present

Posted in Database Trials, History

SBU Libraries Trial: Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature (H.W. Wilson)

Stony Brook University Libraries will trial Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature (H.W. Wilson) until October 22, 2016.  Please let us know what you think! Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature is a comprehensive tool which provides trusted, broad information on a

Posted in Database Trials, Reference

Explore Historic Map Works at SBU Libraries

The SBU Libraries are conducting a trial of Historic Map Works (ProQuest) until April 8, 2016.  Give it a try, and let us know what you think!  Please send comments to kathleen.kasten@stonybrook.edu. Historic Map Works offers over 1,593,454 searchable, full-color,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Geosciences, History

SBU Libraries Trial Historic Map Works (ProQuest)

Historic Map Works provides access to over 1 million maps and to more than 1 thousand city directories from the United States and abroad.  This searchable collection contains materials from the 15th through 19th centuries.  The SBU Libraries will trial this

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, Geosciences, History, Maps

Database Trial: RILM Music Encyclopedias

The SBU Libraries will trial RILM Music Encyclopedias (EBSCO) until March 1, 2016. This database is a full-text compilation of 41 seminal titles published from 1775 to 2015 and is comprised of more than 80,000 pages, the majority of which are not available

Posted in Database Trials, Music, Music Library

Database Trial of 60 Minutes: 1997-2014

The SBU Libraries are trialling 60 Minutes: 1997-2014 from 11/20/15 – 2/20/16:  The 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014 online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from television’s most preeminent news program, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. This

Posted in Database Trials, Electronic Resources, Journalism, News Literacy

One more week! Try ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete and University Press Collection

The Library is conducting a trial of ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete, including the University Press Collection, until September 28th.  These collections provide access to e-books from scholarly and academic presses that support research and learning in a variety of disciplines.  Readers

Posted in Database Trials, eBooks, Uncategorized

Only 6 more days — Don’t miss the Libary’s trial of EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection!

The Library is conducting a trial of EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection until September 22nd.  This collection provides access to e-books from scholarly and academic presses that support research and learning in a variety of disciplines.  Readers have access to searchable, full-text

Posted in Database Trials, eBooks