Previously inaccessible in streaming format, this collection features more than 1,100 hours of edited Caribbean television programs along with unedited footage.
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|Database||Vendor Description||Trial Ends|
|Caribbean Studies in Video: The Banyan Archive||Nov 22, 2016|
|Disability in the Modern World||
This database will include 150,000 pages of primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with 125 hours of video. The content is essential for teaching and research—not only in the growing disciplines of disability history and disability studies, but also in history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are typically overlooked.
|Nov 22, 2016|
|Enhanced Electronic Grammars Online||
Comprehensive descriptions of languages from around the world. Through this unique online resource, full grammars are made available together in an interlinked and semantically-annotated format, allowing granular access to the grammatical data and enabling cross-language research of several grammars at the same time. Focus on small and endangered languages stimulates new insights on human language.
|Nov 29, 2016|
|Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement, and Colonial Encounters||
Through a large array of unique documents, this multi-archive collection captures the lives, experiences and colonial encounters of people living at the edges of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. It ranges across the various colonial frontiers of North America before touching on the settlers of Southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
|Oct 24, 2016|
Access to selected Gallup data from the U.S. and worldwide; topics include economic, well-being, and political data since 2005. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
|Dec 31, 2016|
A database of standards extracted from the journal Pure and Applied Chemistry.
|Nov 15, 2016|
|Latin American News Digest||
A Washington, D.C. based publication dedicated to expanding the reach of news coverage and analysis produced by Latin American media. The Digest provides English summaries of selected Latin American news articles and links to the full content in Spanish. Approximately 100 newspapers are included.
|Feb 15, 2017|
|Newspapers.com World Collection||
Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s. 3,000+ news titles from the U.S. and around the world.
|Oct 8, 2016|
|Treasury of Linguistic Maps Online||
Presents linguistic maps selected from various atlases and other publications that have been published over the years by De Gruyter Mouton and other De Gruyter imprints. All maps have been scanned in high-resolution for maximum quality and enriched with detailed metadata. Has specific search functionalities (e.g. category/subdiscipline, language described in the map, geographical location, period described). The initial release version contains 2,000 enriched maps.
|Nov 29, 2016|
|Underground & Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels, Volumes I & II||
First ever scholarly, primary-source database focused on adult comic books and graphic novels. Here are the works of artists both celebrated and overlooked, alongside interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this art form.
|Nov 22, 2016|