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