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A searchable online library of authentic video cases showing National Board Certified Teachers at work in the classroom. Access is limited to 50 simultaneous users.
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English translation of Brockelmann's famous Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (GAL). Brockelmann's work offers bio-bibliographic information about works written in Arabic and their authors, with an emphasis on the classical period. It is divided in chronologically organized sections, which are subdivided by literary genre. Individual entries typically consist of a biographical section and a list of the author’s works in manuscript and print, with references to secondary literature.
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Covers civil rights in the United States, including publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, legislative histories on landmark legislation, briefs from relevant U.S. Supreme Court cases, and more.
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Extensive collection of English and international plays in translation; also includes images from both the Victoria and Albert Museum and the American Shakespeare Center. Trial ends: March 10, 2021
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Books from Methuen Drama and The Arden Shakespeare offer critical, contextual and pedagogic content on theater, performance and Shakespeare studies; collection also includes training videos for actors. Trial ends: March 10, 2021
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Collection of playtexts by leading playwrights of Britain and Ireland, including Jez Butterworth, Caryl Churchill, and Terence Rattigan; also includes English translations of noted international plays. Trial ends: March 10, 2021
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Collection of play texts, ranging from works by contemporary British and international playwrights to classics by J.B. Priestley and Caryl Phillips. Trial ends: March 10, 2021
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Streaming video of four classic plays filmed in front of a live London audience: Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe), The Duchess of Malfi (John Webster), The School for Scandal (Richard Sheridan), and Volpone (Ben Jonson). Includes interviews with directors, designers, and members of the cast and crew, along with set and costume design images. Trial ends: March 10, 2021
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Streaming video of four Wilde plays: Lady Windermere's Fan, An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnest, and A Woman of No Importance, performed live in London's West End. Trial ends: March 10, 2021
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Locate material that explains how the Electoral College works, discusses the history of its formation, analyzes the debate around College's efficiency, and provides an overview of efforts to reform and even abolish the Electoral College altogether. Includes relevant hearings, committee prints, Congressional Research Service (CRS) and Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, books, and treatises.
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Historical news content providing unique insights into the history of individual countries, as well as broad viewpoints on key historical events from the late 19th Century to the present. Content is predominantly in Arabic, but also includes key titles in English and French.
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Qwest TV (co-founded by Quincy Jones) is bringing some of the most powerful performances in jazz, soul, funk, classical, and global music to students and educators. All videos are available in HD or 4K. Trial ends: September 30, 2021
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Includes the Academy of Hebrew Language's edition of the Talmud Yerushalmi (searchable by column/row, Mishnah, word, subject, and comment) and citations to references to the Talmud Yerushalmi in early commentaries, including medieval rabbinical literature and Geniza fragments.
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Provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups. Includes a unique chronology of significant Christian and religious events from the birth of Jesus Christ to the year 2000, which can be searched by keyword or year, or browsed by century.
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