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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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From November 7 through December 15, 2017, we have trial access to American National Biography Online, which features nearly 18,000 biographies, thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities. Updates are published quarterly; in April, July, October, and January.

This is an outstanding resource for biographical information on notable people who are now deceased and who lived in what is now the geographical extent of the United States and left an imprint on American history, broadly conceived.
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A data set comprised of more than 200 years of annual political, legislative, and economic data from 1815 onward for over 200 countries. Over two million data points, from 196 variables, in easy to use Excel format.
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With trial access from November 16 until December 13, this offers "a collection of over 1,000 standardized, category specific reports containing comprehensive, forward-looking data supported by credible analysis on hard to find market characteristics."
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Trial access from Nov 27 to Dec 27, 2017 to hundreds of streaming movies, in a password protected trial. Use this link to get the username and password.

Such titles are included as Hidden Figures, 12 Years a Slave, The Martian, The Birth of a Nation (2016), Fight Club, Once, Black Swan, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Highlander, Assassin's Creed, Ice Age, Ice Age 2: The Meltdown, and Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas.
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Subscription database for discovering the right songs for auditions, juries, voice lessons, coachings, competitions, and cabaret appearances. With a convenient interface to search by voice type, character age, tempo, voice range, time signature, ease for accompanist, keywords and tags for things such as mood and theme, date, and other descriptive characteristics, it lets users custom-tailor searches with up to 20 different parameters and over 100 descriptive tags to find any of 11,000 titles spanning 150 years of shows.

This database is rich in tools and features for discovering and selecting songs. For copyright reasons, it does not include the sheet music or lyrics of those songs. For the music and lyrics of selected songs, we have approximately 100 musical theatre scores in our catalog in the West Texas A&M University Musical Theatre Collection. Other scores are available through interlibrary loan or may be added to our collection at faculty request.
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15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
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In order to have unlimited access to New York Times content at nytimes.com, use this link to create a personal account at no cost to you.
Search for and click the listing for "West Texas A & M University" and then click Create Account and complete the registration fields.
Once registered, patrons will have 364 days of full account access, after which they must re-register their email address
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Includes searchable full text of the following newspapers:

The New York Times—1851-2013
Wall Street Journal—1889-2000
Washington Post—1877-2000
Los Angeles Times—1881-1993
The Chicago Tribune—1849-1993
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RILM offers "nearly a million bibliographic records" covering musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, instruments, pedagogy, performance, and more, with "in-depth vocabulary-controlled indexing and detailed abstract texts." This enhanced version includes more than 200 journals, 90 of which are not available online anywhere else.
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