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Digital Theatre+

From October 7 until October 31, 2021we have trial access to Digital Theatre+ and its streaming video or audio of 535 full-length productions of plays and of 625+ interviews, lectures, and workshops from industry professionals, along with 330+ essays, introductions, director's notebooks, study guides, student workbooks, and other written resources, covering theatre history, theory, and practical techniques, plus almost 170 other teaching resources. Digital Theatre+ is now the provider to universities of BroadwayHD content, as well as productions from many other theatres, some available to us otherwise, some not.

Please let us know what you think.


From September 21 until October 31, 2021, we have trial access to ComDisDome, an indexing and abstracting tool covering the communications disorders literature, with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology. Indexes nearly 270,000 articles from 150 different specialized journals, plus thousands of books, dissertations, reports, conference papers, magazines, and other sources.

Use the Thesaurus tab to discover and focus your search with assigned controlled subject headings.

Please let us know if you find this resource valuable.

Oxford Scholarship Online

From August 23 until September 30, 2021, we have trial access to Oxford Scholarship Online, which provides access to thousands of scholarly books from of Oxford University Press, covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. 

Coverage is especially strong, with thousands of titles each, in

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Law

with hundreds of titles each in

  • Literature
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Public Health,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology
  • Classical Studies
  • Linguistics

and dozens of titles each in 

  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Medicine and Allied Health
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Science
  • Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Palliative Care
  • Neuroscience
  • Archaeology

Please let us know if you find books from this valuable.
Whether there are specific individual books you find important or the use of many from a given subject area, that's all valuable information as we consider additions.

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.


Until June 30, 2022, 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. 

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