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Database Trial: Eighteenth Century Journals Portal

Eighteenth Century Journals Portal brings together rare journals and newspapers printed between c.1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years.

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Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

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New Database Trials

Stony Brook University Libraries is offering a trial of the database British History Online until March 3, 2014. British History Online contains primary and secondary sources for the history of the British Isles. You can find a diverse range of

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, Electronic Resources, History

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

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“Greetings from Fire Island” Airs on WLIW October 31

Greetings from Fire Island, a documentary researched and written by Frank Turano, a research assistant professor in Stony Brook University’s Department of Ecology and Evolution, will air October 31 at 10 pm on WLIW21.  Segments of the documentary were filmed in the

Posted in History, Special Collections & University Archives

SUNY-wide 18th and 19th Century Essay Contest

SUNY and Gale Cengage are sponsoring an Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Essay Contest.  Throughout the Fall 2013 Semester, students, faculty and staff will have trial access to the Gale Database Nineteenth Century Collections Online.  See details and guidelines on the

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NARA Launches Founders Online

The National Archives, through its National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), has entered into a cooperative agreement with The University of Virginia Press to create Founders Online and make freely available the historical documents of the Founders of the United States

Posted in Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Manuscripts, New and Notable, Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Special Collections & University Archives

DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

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DATABASE TRIAL: New-York Historical Society Digital Archives

EBSCO has released two new Digital Archive Databases from Collections at the New-York Historical Society. Trials of the two databases are available through June 9, 2013. Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York Collection of

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DATABASE TRIAL: Early American Imprints

Early American Imprints contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in the United States from 1639-1819. The collection includes two parts: Series I: Evans, 1639-1800, based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement. Including more than

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