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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: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=ald American Literary Periodicals, 1835-1858: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=alt The trial runs until 28th May. For a list of the titles included in the 1782-1834 collection, please [...]

Drama Online – Bloomsbury Publishing: database trial

March 18th, 2014 at 11:03

We are running a trial of Drama Online.   The trial can be accessed from on campus, either at  dramaonlinelibrary.com or through the eLibrary Gateway, under resources available on temporary trial. From the publisher:  “The award-winning Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly [...]

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 [...]

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: https://www.proquest.com/trials/trialSummary.action?view=subject&trialBean.token=ZA2OQKIKX2PQGIRXJ979 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 [...]

New resource: Brill’s Medieval Reference Library Online

July 16th, 2012 at 09:07

We have now added  Brill’s Medieval Reference Library to the eLibrary Gateway.  This resource consists of 3 databases:   Encyclopedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles   Edited by: Gale Owen-Crocker, Elizabeth Coatsworth & Maria Hayward   The single volume Encyclopaedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles of the British Isles c. 450-1450 is a unique work [...]

World Shakespeare Bibliography: database trial

2 July 2nd, 2012 at 09:07

 The Libraries are running a trial of the World Shakespeare Bibliography Online.   The publisher describes the bibliography as  “a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and 2012. Containing over 131,000 annotated entries, this collected information is an essential tool for anyone engaged [...]

Parker Library on the Web: new database

June 6th, 2012 at 03:06

Following our trial, we have now purchased Parker Library on the Web.   Parker Library on the Web is a collection of high-resolution digital copies of most manuscripts in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.   It includes Old English, Anglo-Norman and Middle English texts, and spans theology, music, medieval travelogues and maps, apocalypses, bestiaries, royal ceremonies, historical [...]

Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period: subscription renewed

May 23rd, 2012 at 03:05

The subscription for Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period has been renewed. Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period includes more than 80 volumes of poetry by approximately 50 Irish women writing between 1768 and 1842. Compiled and edited by Stephen Behrendt of the University of Nebraska, the database also offers numerous biographical and critical [...]

Scottish women poets: subscription renewed

May 19th, 2012 at 03:05

The subscription for Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period has been renewed.    Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period is a definitive collection organized by Nancy Kushigian of the University of California, Davis and Stephen Behrendt of the University of Nebraska. In addition to 60 volumes of Romantic poetry composed by Scottish women, [...]

Parker Library on the Web: database trial

May 4th, 2012 at 09:05

We are currently running a trial of The Parker Library on the Web.     This database is a collection of high-resolution digital copies of most manuscripts in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.  The Old English, Anglo-Norman and Middle English texts include theology, music, medieval travelogues and maps, apocalypses, bestiaries, royal ceremonies, historical chronicles and Bibles. [...]