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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription. Please send your feedback.
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Contains newsreels, award-winning documentaries, field recordings, interviews, lectures, training videos, and primary footage. The database covers a wide range of subjects including history, art and architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance, opera, theatre, musical performance, anthropology, health and rehabilitation, opera, nursing, science, women's studies, black studies, and LGBT studies.
New
Encompasses the myriad contributions of individuals from the African American community who achieved prominence in the arts, entertainment, the sciences, business, the military, and politics as well as countless others who endured the travails of slavery and institutionalized discrimination. Through primary sources and the lens of prominent scholars, this database gives voice to the African American experience from its African origins to the present day.
Trial
Digital edition of one of the major Japanese-language newspapers. Access is for 5 simultaneous users. Trial ends: September 30, 2019
New
Provides access to articles from Chinese journals. Brandeis' subscription includes coverage for 2017 to present in the following areas: Medicine/Public Health; Literature/History/Philosophy; Politics/Military Affairs/Law;
Education/Social Sciences; and Economics/Management. CNKI is also available on a Chinese language platform.
Trial
Provides access to over 900 full-length productions and educational resources in teaching and study of the performance arts. Collaborating with world-class theatre companies, industry associations, and scholars, Digital Theatre+ captures and curates live performances, and provides behind the scenes insights and educational resources to support study at every level. Constantly growing with more filmed productions and interviews as well as written content. Trial ends: September 27, 2019
New
Provides streaming access to documentaries from renowned leading producers and distributors, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, the BBC, the National Film Board of Canada, CBC, Television Trust for the Environment, MediaStorm, Terra Nova Films, KimStim, and Scorpion TV.
New
Provides public opinion polling data from Gallup US Daily Poll questions and Gallup World Poll questions. Coverage of US Daily Poll questions starts with 2008 and coverage of Gallup World Poll questions starts with 2006.
Trial
This comprehensive Israeli law database includes up-to-date primary and secondary legislation, published court decisions from all Israeli courts, as well as full texts of books and legal journals. Trial ends: September 28, 2019
New
Start your research by gaining an overview of important movements, influential figures, and key sources across a wide variety of subject areas. From Afrofuturism (Literary and Critical Theory) to the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas (Latin American Studies), get connected to key scholarship and useful primary sources to support your research.
New
Includes running texts and text samples of British English prose across its history - from the earliest Middle English documents up to the First World War. The texts come in three forms: simple text, part-of-speech tagged text and syntactically annotated text. The syntactic annotation (parsing) permits searching not only for words and word sequences, but also for syntactic structure. All of the annotation has been carefully reviewed by expert human annotators for accuracy and consistency. The corpora are designed for the use of students and scholars of the history of English, especially the historical syntax of the language.
New
A resource for identifying research funding. Users have the option of creating a Pivot account, which allows you to manage active or tracked funding opportunities, saved searches, shared opportunities, as well as save funding records and funding searches.
New
Presents business cases from a variety of industries. Topics include marketing, operations management, small business and entrepreneurship, international business, and human resource management.
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