New Electronic Resources

Available via our Databases A-Z webpage:

  • Black Drama, 2nd edition, contains approximately 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
  • Kanopy Streaming Video showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
  • LGBTQ History & Culture since 1940 is the largest collection available in support of the study of gender and sexuality, enables scholars to make new connections in LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, health, political science, policy studies, and other related areas of research.
  • Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 reaches into all aspects of American history and culture. Through published pamphlets, tracts, memoirs, congressional legislation, correspondence, broadsides, biographies, histories, fiction and poetry, eulogies, sermons and innumerable other genres, Sabin opens a window onto the Americas through which few get to glimpse.
  • SAGE Premier and the Deep and Shallow SAGE journal backfiles contain leading international peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of subject areas, including business, humanities, social science, and science, technology and medicine.
  • State Papers Online, Parts I-IV gathers together 16th- and 17th- century British State Papers and links these rare historical manuscripts to their fully text-searchable Calendars.
  • Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information. The product is aimed at business clients and academics of any size.

For more information or help in accessing these database, please contact the Burling Library Research Desk at 641-269-3353, or a Consulting Librarian.

 

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