Tag: American and Canadian Studies

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American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834 and 1835-1858: database trials

May 8th, 2014 at 10:05

We are running trials of two EBSCO databases, American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834 and American Literary Periodicals 1835-1858.  The trials can be accessed from on campus at these links: American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834:,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=ald American Literary Periodicals, 1835-1858:,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=alt The trial runs until 28th May. For a list of the titles included in the 1782-1834 collection, please [...]

New resource: African American National Biography

May 8th, 2014 at 08:05

Hallward Library level 4 reference now includes the 12 volume African American National Biography plus two more volumes of supplements. This invaluable reference resource contains over “4,000 entries written and signed by distinguished scholars under the direction of Editors in Chief Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, the African American National Biography.  [It] is the most [...]

The NAACP Papers Collection: database trial

1 May 7th, 2014 at 10:05

We are running a trial of the Proquest History Vault  NAACP collections. The trial is available on campus, and will run through 5 June 2014. Access the trial here: From Proquest: With a timeline that runs from 1909 to 1972, users can examine the realities of segregation in the early 20th century to the triumphs of the [...]

Underground and Independent Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels: database trial

March 7th, 2014 at 03:03

We are currently running a trial of the Alexander Street Press collection Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels.  From the publisher: Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels is the first ever scholarly, primary-source database focused on adult comic books and graphic novels. Here are the works of artists both celebrated and [...]

New Republic digital archives: database trial

October 30th, 2013 at 08:10

The Libraries are running a trial of the New Republic digital archive from EBSCO.   The New Republic is an American opinion magazine, founded in 1914, which addresses politics, foreign policy, the Arts, and culture. The trial is available from both on and off campus from this link,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=fjh, or via the eLibrary Gateway. The trial [...]

National Review digital archive: database trial

October 28th, 2013 at 02:10

  The libraries are running a trial of the Ebsco Host digital archive of the conservative American news, opinion and commentary magazine National Review. From Ebsco:  National Review has been an important American journal of opinion since its inception in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr. … This database offers complete indexing, abstracting, and full text [...]

Black Studies in Video — database trial

February 13th, 2013 at 10:02

A collection of documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. Trial ends 11 March.

Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006 and Times Digital Archive 1785-2006 — database trials

February 6th, 2013 at 04:02

The University of Nottingham libraries are running trials of two newspaper archives:  the new Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006; and the Times Digital Archive 1785-2006 (which extends our normal access to this archive by 21 years).    Both are published by Gale. The trials can be accessed either through the eLibrary Gateway or through this [...]

Vogue Archive–database trial

January 30th, 2013 at 11:01

The libraries are running a trial of the Vogue Archive, published by Proquest in partnership with Condé Nast. The trial is available through this link: or through the eLibrary Gateway. From the publisher:  The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color [...]

Ethnic American Newspapers – database trial

January 14th, 2013 at 09:01

The University of Nottingham Libraries is pleased to announce that we now have temporary trial access to the Readex/Newsbank database  Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971. Description: Featuring more than 130 fully searchable newspapers in 10 languages from 25 states—including many rare 19th-century titles—this online collection provides extensive coverage of many of the most influential [...]