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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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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

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Business, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Government Information, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Maps, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) currently indexes over 1.6 million freely accessible electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. The OATD project is led by

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, New and Notable, Open Access, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sustainability

ECCO–The Eighteenth Century Online

  Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) is   a major digital collection consisting of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. Includes over 180,000

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, eBooks, Social Sciences

NEW! American Periodicals Series Online

Over 1,100 American magazines spanning 200 years and covering nearly every aspect of American culture.

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Aung San Suu Kyi finally delivered her Nobel Lecture

In 1991, Burmese Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest and unable to collect Nobel Peace Prize. On 16 June, 2012, she finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo, Norway. Watch the video presented by Nobelprize.org and read Suu

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies

New Electronic Collections Available: EEBO

Over the past two years, the University Libraries has been able to purchase some key research collections of primary resources. One such resource is Early English Books Online (EEBO). It includes digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, Digital Collections, eBooks, Electronic Resources, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences