Trial: Caribbean Studies in Video

Featuring a mixture of history, entertainment, and social commentary, Banyan Productions has produced a film library of the highest international standards, covering documentary, drama, music, dance, and much more, spanning the past 40 years. With more than 1,100 hours of exclusive programming, Caribbean Studies in Video brings the oral and visual history of the people, culture, society, and identity of the Caribbean people, by the Caribbean people to the forefront.

Trial URL: https://search.alexanderstreet.com/carv

Trial Ends: May 11, 2017

New Resource: East India Company, Module I: Trade, Governance and Empire, 1600-1947

East India Company offers access to a unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1600 to 1947.

URL: http://offcampus.lib.washington.edu/login?url=http://www.eastindiacompany.amdigital.co.uk/

Trial: Black Thought and Culture

Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders covering nearly three centuries of history. It showcases the writings of teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures. In addition to the most familiar works, the collection shares previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts.

Trial URL: http://bltc.alexanderstreet.com

Trial ends: 4/27/2017

New Resource: Docuseek2 Complete Collection

The Docuseek2 Complete Collection provides exclusive educational streaming access to important films from renowned leaders in documentary distribution, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films (including The Fanlight Collection and dGenerate Films), Kartemquin Films, KimStim, the National Film Board of Canada, and Terra Nova Films.

URL: http://offcampus.lib.washington.edu/login?url=http://search.alexanderstreet.com/dsco

Trial: PolicyMap

An online (no software installation needed) U.S. national data and mapping tool and analytics platform with multidisciplinary applications for college students and faculty.  It is used in undergraduate and graduate curriculums and research related to social sciences, urban studies, real estate and housing analysis, community and economic development, public administration, public health, policy and political science, education, business, economics, statistics, and geography, among others.    Users can leverage thousands of U.S. data indicators in PolicyMap to perform demographic and socioeconomic analysis, from a neighborhood census block group in many cases, up to a national level, as well as create custom regions, for their research and studies.

Trial URL: https://washington.policymap.com/maps

Trial ends: 4/24/2017

New Resource: Naxos Music Library – World

Naxos Music Library World is one of the most comprehensive collections of world music available online. It offers over 102,700* tracks from more than 9,370* albums. Over 21,630* artists are represented. Naxos Music Library World comprises the catalogues of Smithsonian Folkways and many other labels. All this can be accessible from computers in academic libraries, homes, or offices. Naxos Music Library World is owned by Naxos Digital Services US, Incorporated.
(*As of March 2, 2017)

URL: http://offcampus.lib.washington.edu/login?url=http://uwashington.naxosmusiclibrary.com/World

Trial: Sage Video

SAGE Video is a series of online collections developed in partnership with leading academics, societies and practitioners, including many of SAGE’s own authors and academic partners, to deliver cutting-edge pedagogical collections mapped to disciplinary curricular needs within the social sciences.

Each discipline collection is now presented alongside our book and reference collections on SAGE Knowledge. SAGE Video supports use across higher education, from pedagogical needs for undergraduate teaching and learning, through to higher level academic research.

Trial URL: http://sk.sagepub.com/video & http://methods.sagepub.com/video

Trial ends: March 21, 2017

Trial: Disability in the Modern World

One person in seven experiences disability, yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record.  Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement is a landmark online collection that fills the gap, with a comprehensive and international set of resources to enrich study in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy.

Trial URL: http://search.alexanderstreet.com/disa

Trial ends: March 17, 2017