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15 January 2020.

 

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription. Please share with us your evaluation of those you try.
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Until May 31, 2020, Cambridge University Press is providing trial access to over 700 textbooks covering many different subject areas, plus hundreds of ebooks in three collections:


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A new cross-disciplinary resource in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 so that researchers can search and discover very relevant full-text articles, dissertations and other content from key publishers in one place.
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From March 25 until May 31, we have trial access to this collection of scripts, videos, audio, and books of context & criticism and about theatre craft. The plays are all browseable by playwright, genre, and period, as well as by title.

Also included are the video series PATAZ: Physical Actor Training – an online A-Z and many hepful videos about how best to use the platform.

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Trial access until June 30 to this convenient, user-friendly interface for over 1,800 magazines available while connecting through our link or downloaded to the free Flipster app (then viewable offline). Download the app for Apple iOS or for Android.


Included are many magazines about sports, family, business, entertainment, news & politics, and much more, with such titles as The Atlantic, The Baffler, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bitch, Bust, Christianity Today, Commonweal, Entertainment Weekly, Essence, GQ, Mother Jones, The Nation, National Geographic, National Review, The New Republic, The New Yorker, New York Review of Books, People, Popular Science, Reason, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Texas Observer, Time, Vogue, Washington Monthly, The Week, and Wired, among many others.

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Until June 4, 2020, we have trial access to this collection of over 650 ebooks from Harvard Business Review Press, one of the world’s leading publishers of business content.
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From April 8 to June 8, we have trial access to this searchable collection of 224 journals and 5,240 reference works from this publisher of scholarly research in computer science, information technology, education, business, and much more.

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Junior Library Guild and Lightbox
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Until May 31, 2020, , we have free access to hundreds of ebooks for elementary, middle school, and high school students from Junior Library Guild and over a thousand interactive nonfiction ebooks from Lightbox that come with activities and quizzes.
Until May 31 July 17, 2020, we have trial access through the ProQuest platform to the New York Times, covering from 1980 to the current day.

This access is currently part of a trial of the ProQuest newspaper package U.S. Major Dailies, which also includes the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune, encompassing the 1980s through same-day coverage.

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Until June 30, 2020, , we have trial access to the Patrologia Latina Database, "an electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina, published between 1844 and 1855, and the four volumes of indexes published between 1862 and 1865. The Patrologia Latina comprises the works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. The database contains the complete Patrologia Latina, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indexes. Migne's column numbers, essential references for scholars, are included."
Until May 31 July 17, 2020, we have trial access to ProQuest's Major U.S. Dailies, which offers from the 1980s up through same-day coverage of the
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From January 13, 2020 until the end of May, we have trial access to this data visualization and mapping program providing easy-to-use location analysis tools for users to create in-depth data maps, reports, and presentations drawing on robust data on demography, economy, health, politics, environment, crime and more from a variety of sources.

Among data sources included are the Decennial Census, American Community Survey (ACS), County Business Patterns, Population Estimates, LEHD and more, many available at detailed geographic levels. Users can also add their own data for visualization.

** OFF-CAMPUS USERS SHOULD FIND THE WTAMU-SPECIFIC POP-UP IN THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER OF THE SCREEN AND CLICK ON EITHER BUTTON IN THAT. **

Training webinars are available three times each week. Anyone can easily register online. (If none of the listed times work, please let us know.)

To judge the value of this as a possible addition to our library subscriptions, it's essential that we hear your judgment. Please let us know what you think.
Until May 31 July 17, 2020, we have trial access through the ProQuest platform to the Wall Street Journal, covering from 1984 to the current day.

This access is currently part of a trial of the ProQuest newspaper package U.S. Major Dailies, which also includes the Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune, encompassing the 1980s through same-day coverage.

Please let us know if you find it valuable.
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