Announcing New Database Trials

DePaul University Library are hosting trials of three resources: Academic Video Online, AM Explorer, and Digital National Security Archive (DNSA). Members of the DePaul community are welcome to trial the resources to evaluate whether these resources will or will not be good additions to the library’s collection. Please fill out the trials forms because librarians will consider all feedback (both positive and negative) when making purchasing decisions.

 

Academic Video Online

A collection of over 67,000 educational videos spanning a wide range of academic subjects areas and includes documentaries, instructional videos, clinical videos, news, and artistic performances.

Access note: This trial ends on November 15, 2019.
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AM Explorer

Access to all primary source collections from Adam Matthew Digital, spanning the 15th-21st centuries. Over 60 digital collections supporting research in history, literature, gender studies, race relations, popular culture, and many other areas of the humanities and social sciences, developed in collaboration with leading libraries and archives. The collections can be searched individually or combined into a single federated search.

Access note: PDFs are not downloadable during this trial. This trial ends on December 11, 2019.
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Digital National Security Archive

Access to a wealth of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Divided into various core collections; each contains a diverse range of policy documents including presidential directives, memos, diplomatic dispatches, meeting notes, independent reports, briefing papers, White House communications, email, confidential letters, and other secret material.

Access note: This trial ends on November 15, 2019.
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Food and Drink in History

The story of food and drink is a unique lens through which to view the history of society, empires, migration, business and trade. The materials in this collection illustrate this deep link between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socioeconomic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production.

Access note: This trial ends on November 8, 2019.
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