Trial: History Vault – Plantation Records

Drawn from major repositories throughout the South, this module consists of two major series: Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War and Records of Southern Plantations from Emancipation to the Great Migration. Immensely valuable for studies of Black slavery, the primary documents in the ante-bellum collections illuminate nearly every aspect of plantation life.

URL: https://trials.proquest.com/trials/trialSummary.action?view=subject&trialBean.token=PGPZCZA120JCTEHREC19

Trial ends: October 30, 2014

Trial Available: Kanopy Criterion Collection/Janus Films

The Criterion Collection and Janus Films has been dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and remain committed to publishing the defining moments of cinema by building a continuing series of important classic and contemporary films including the work of such masters of cinema as Renoir, Godard, Kurosawa, Cocteau, Fellini, Bergman, Tarkovsky, Hitchcock, Fuller, Lean, Lang, Dreyer, Eisenstein, Ozu, Buñuel and Powell.

URL: http://washington.kanopystreaming.com/channel/criterion-collectionjanus-films

Trial ends: October 12, 2014

Trial Available: History Vault – Papers of the NAACP

The Papers of the NAACP collection is nearly two million pages of internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the country. It charts  the NAACP’s work and delivers a first-hand view into crucial issues.

URL: https://trials.proquest.com/trials/trialSummary.action?view=subject&trialBean.token=KLB2QOYTSSDPF3DWQTXV

Trial ends: 10/11/2014

Trial Available: Slavery and Antislavery

Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.

URL: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/wash_main?db=SAS

Trial ends: 11/15/2014

Trial Available: Eighteenth Century Collections Online Part 2

Eighteenth Century Collections Online provides access the digital images of every page of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of millions of pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.

URL: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/wash_main?db=ECCO

Trial ends: 11/15/2014

Trial Available: ABIA – Index of South and Southeast Asian Art and Archeology

ABIA is the only specialist academic in-depth bibliography dedicated to South and Southeast Asian prehistory, archaeology of the historical period, art, crafts and architecture (from early down to contemporary), inscriptions and palaeography, coins and seals of these regions.

URL: http://bibliographies.brillonline.com/browse/abia

Trial ends: October 15, 2014