Tag: Images

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Getty Publications launches Virtual Library: free access to 250 backlist titles (Read Online or Download)

January 24th, 2014 at 12:01

“Getty Publications [has] launched a Virtual Library, providing free online access to more than 250 of its backlist titles. The books are available to read online or download as PDFs. The publications, the earliest of which dates from 1966, span the Getty’s rich publishing history, and include collection catalogues that highlight masterpieces from Getty collections, [...]

Getty images free to use

August 15th, 2013 at 10:08

The Getty Museum has launched the Open Content Program to share, freely and without restriction, as many of the Getty’s digital resources as possible.

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.

Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB): beta version now online

December 3rd, 2012 at 11:12

The online beta version of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB) was launched last week.  It aims to provide free, unrestricted access to to Germany’s cultural and scientific heritage, that is, access to millions of books, archived items, images, sculptures, pieces of music and other sound documents, as well as films and scores. NB: DDB is [...]

Art History: some new online sources freely available via the Internet

November 2nd, 2012 at 08:11

There has been a spate of announcements regarding freely available databases in Art History over the past few weeks.  Most of these contain high-resolution images.  I have summarised 3 of these below: 1) Art.Sy: “’s goal is to expose as many people as possible to art. Currently, our growing collection comprises 25,000+ artworks by 3,700+ [...]

Harper’s Weekly: database trial

October 25th, 2012 at 03:10

Database Trial: Harper's Weekly. American Newspaper

History Online and History Study Centre: database trial

June 15th, 2012 at 02:06

We are currently running a trial of the database History Online and History Study Centre.    Produced by ProQuest, “History Study Center brings together in one place a variety of resources for students, including reference materials, images (photographs and illustrations, video and interactive maps), and Study Units, which gather primary and secondary sources into over 500 [...]

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 [...]