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ProQuest Historical Annual Reports

From June 29 until July 29, we have trial access of ProQuest Historical Annual Reports, which offers 150 years of coverage for over 800 companies. 

Please give it a try and let us know what you think.

Social Explorer

Until May 31 July 31, 2020, we have trial access to Social Explorer, a data visualization and mapping tool providing easy-to-use location analysis tools that allow 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, FBI Uniform Crime Report, American election results, Religious Congregations and Membership Study, UK Census, Eurostat, World Development Indicators, 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.

 

Cambridge Core eBooks

Until May 31 June 29, 2020, Cambridge University Press is providing online access to over 700 textbooks covering many different subject areas, plus hundreds of ebooks in three collections:

  • Cambridge Companions, with strong coverage of language, literature, philosophy, and culture.
  • Cambridge Histories, with dozens of titles each in categories about not only American, Asian, European, and global history but also histories of aspects of literature, music, theatre, philosophy, and political thought.
  • Cambridge Elements, which "provide a dynamic reference resource for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners" on a wide array of topics.

Please let us know if you find these valuable.

Wall Street Journal (via ProQuest)

Until May 31 July 17, 2020, we have trial access through the ProQuest platform to the Wall Street Journal, 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, 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.

New York Times (via ProQuest)

Until May 31 July 17, 2020, we have trial access through the ProQuest platform to the New York Times, 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, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune, encompassing the 1980s through same-day coverage.

Please let us know if you find it valuable.

Coronavirus Research

The Coronavirus Research Database from ProQuest is 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.

The Coronavirus Research Archive from Taylor & Francis makes relevant research articles free to access in order to support the global effort to diagnose, treat, prevent COVID-19. This content will be updated regularly as more content is published. Taylor & Francis is also offering free access to several of its books relevant to the topic.

The Covid-19: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak content from Wiley Online Library is also free to access "in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research in this disease and similar viral respiratory infections." This content is also updated regularly as more content is published. In addition to articles related to the current outbreak, Wiley is also making a collection of journal articles and book chapters on other coronavirus research freely available

Access to these will be ongoing, though we feature them here for your further attention while they are so relevant.

ProQuest U.S. Major Dailies

Until May 31 July 17, 2020, we have trial access to the ProQuest newspaper package Major U.S. Dailies, which offers from the 1980s up through same-day coverage of

Please let us know if you find it valuable.

JSTOR

Until June 30, 2020, due to the COVID-19 crisis, JSTOR is providing us access to approximately 39,000 of their eBooks. Many of these we also have through EBSCO; many others we don't. Various users may prefer the interface and functionality in one platform or the other.

Until December 31, 2020, due to the COVID-19 crisis, JSTOR is also providing us access to a much greater number of their journals. JSTOR offers complete full-text coverage from the very first issue of each of its journals but excluding the most current 2-5 years. We own permanent JSTOR access to approximately 880 journals. This temporarily adds approximately 1,731 others, many of which we have substantial, if incomplete, coverage through other platforms. 

Please let us know any thoughts you have about this.

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