E-Resource Trial – Oxford Scholarship Online – Biology

Oxford Scholarship Online – Biology
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Trial ends: June 7, 2013
Provides access to over 238 electronic books in the biological sciences published by Oxford University Press, University of California Press and the University of Chicago Press.

New in Reference: March/April 2013

New E-Resources> Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts & Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation

Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts (Alexander Street Press)
The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts gives researchers immediate, Web-based access to an extensive range of seminal works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras.The database uses PhiloLogic software, developed at the University of Chicago, to enable in-depth browsing and searching of theological writings, biblical commentaries, confessional documents, sermons, letters, polemical treatises, and other works by hundreds of Protestant authors.

Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation (Alexander Street Press)
The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation gives researchers immediate, Web-based access to an extensive range of seminal works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras. With 845 titles by 277 authors, the collection covers theological writings, biblical commentaries, confessional documents, social and political works, sermons, letters, polemical treatises, and other key documents from this critical epoch in European history.

New E-Resources>Business Analyst Online (ESRI) and Community Analyst (ESRI)

Business Analyst Online (ESRI)
Business Analyst Online is intended for commercial audiences focused primarily on site selection that applies GIS technology to extensive demographic, consumer spending, and business data to deliver on-demand analysis, presentation-ready reports, and maps. Select from a wide variety of existing reports or create custom reports to meet your marketing needs.
Note: You must register for an ESRI username/password through a special URL available from our authenticated passwords page.

Community Analyst (ESRI)
Community Analyst is focused on policy issues and enabling understanding of communities from a “social issues” perspective. It allows you to view and analyze demographic, public, and third-party sources of data to better understand the overall community in question and make better policy decisions. Analyze specific locations, geographic areas, or custom regions you create on the map, then relay critical information and analyses to others via maps and reports. Esri’s business, consumer spending, and demographic data encompasses a variety of datasets that are updated quarterly, semiannually, annually, and decennially in the case of U.S. Census data. Esri provides current-year and five-year projections of demographic data.
Note: You must register for an ESRI username/password through a special URL available from our authenticated passwords page.

New E-Resource> Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association. It provides access to the daily and weekly newspapers in Wisconsin, starting in 2005 to the present, with an embargo delay of 60 days. Through a new partnership between the Wisconsin Newspaper Association (WNA) and BadgerLink, Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site provides access to its 235 daily and weekly member-newspapers. Each addition is covered cover to cover in a PDF, searchable format.

New E-Resources > Alexander Street Press Databases

American History in Video (Alexander Street Press)
American History in Video provides a collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection provides access to commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries.

Black Studies in Video (Alexander Street Press)
This collection features documentaries, newsreels, interviews, and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. Includes California Newsreel’s African American Classics collection that includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. This current release includes 145 videos totaling 141 hours.

Ethnographic Video Online
This resource brings together a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over. The database contains more than 1,800 documentary films and over 100,000 pages of full-text material, including tens of thousands of pages of previously unpublished material from major archives.

Filmakers Library Online
This resource presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 1,019 titles, equaling approximately 806 hours.

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New in Reference: Jan/Feb 2013

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