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

Scheduled Downtime: ProQuest, January 28-29, 2017

“Over the weekend of Saturday-Sunday, 28-29 Jan. 2017, a ProQuest product maintenance window will launch worldwide to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability of your products.

During this 8-hour window, some ProQuest products will be unavailable. While the date and time were chosen to minimize the impact on our customers, we realize that some users may be affected, and we apologize for the inconvenience.  Additionally, web-based customer access will be redirected to a webpage stating the planned maintenance times.”

United States (PST): Saturday, 28 Jan., 7:00 p.m. through Sunday, 29 Jan., 3:00 a.m.

See announcement for more details.

New Resource: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990

American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 This important collection of papers spans the majority of the twentieth century, from 1912 to 1990. Law and humanities libraries serving scholars and students in twentieth-century American social history and politics will find this archive of special interest because of its focus on civil rights, civil liberties, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court.

URL: http://offcampus.lib.washington.edu/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/wash_main?db=ACLU

New Resource: Alexander Street Video Collections

We added three new video collections from Alexander Street.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume IV
Counseling and Therapy in Video provides faculty and students with a first-hand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. These collection provide a thorough grounding in dozens of therapeutic methods and diagnoses, insight into the human condition, and training in skills such as reflection and empathy while working with specific populations such as veterans and teens.

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

Women and Social Movements, International
Women and Social Movements, International is a landmark collection of primary materials. Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made, this collection lets you see how women’s social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life.

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

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820-
Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820 explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices.

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