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Humanities E-Book Database Trial

Humanities E-Book Database Trial

As the University grows and changes, so does the library. You know that we subscribe to lots of great databases to bring you the books and articles you need for your classes. But even so, there are many other resources available, and the people that make those databases sometimes offer free trials.  One of them is a new e-book database, The American Council of Learned Societies Humanities E-Book collection. And we would like to get your feedback on whether it would be useful for your research. The ACLS Humanities E-Book collection offers 4,300 books in topics ranging from African American studies to Archaeology to Film and Media Studies to Folklore. Most are normal e-books with scanned images of every page, … Continued
New Video Database Trial

New Video Database Trial

When you are doing research, you know there are lots of resources the Campus Library provides.  But there are many other resources available, and vendors sometimes offer free trials.  Such is the case for a new video database, Meet the Press. And we want your feedback on if it would be useful for your research. Alexander Street Press – supplier of many of our best video databases – has produced Meet the Press, a video archive of over 1500 hours of the television show of the same name, which has been a seminal news source since 1947.  It’s great for historical research – and numerous central figures in American history have appeared on the program, from Martin Luther King to … Continued
Pride in the Library

Pride in the Library

Library collections are vibrant — continually changing and growing.  We enhance the Library collection at IU East with the primary purpose to provide you with reliable and current resources relevant to curricular and research needs.  Electronic resources and databases continue to increase in relevance and usefulness, offering millions of journal articles, encyclopedias, videos, e-books, and more at the touch of a button.   A new resource that has become available is LGBT Thought and Culture.  IU East has a trial period through the end of August to evaluate it.  It includes the key works of the LGBT movement, both political and social, through the last two centuries.  It includes both primary sources such as letters, speeches, and interviews; and secondary … Continued