The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Trial through March 1. AnthroSource is a service of the American Anthropological Association that offers members and subscribing libraries full-text anthropological resources from the breadth and depth of the discipline. AnthroSource is:
*a digital searchable database containing the past, present and future AAA publications,
*more than 250,000 articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs in a single place, and
*24/7 access to scientific research information across the field of anthropology.
Trial through May 1. You must be connected to the Berry network (wired or wireless) to register, A pop-up window will appear which prompts you to register. After registering you will be able to access all concerts, films and interviews in the Digital Concert Hall on or off campus. Digital Concert Hall video streams classical music concerts to your tablet, smartphone, smartTV or PC. The sound quality is similar to that of a CD and the picture quality similar to HD television.
Trial through April 3. ProQuest Historical Newspapers-Black Newspapers offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts. Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explore everyday life as written in the Chicago Defender, The Baltimore Afro-American, New York Amsterdam News, Pittsburgh Courier, Los Angeles Sentinel, Atlanta Daily World, The Norfolk Journal and Guide, The Philadelphia Tribune, and Cleveland Call and Post. The Black Newspapers collection is cross-searchable with all other ProQuest Historical Newspapers-including The New York Times & Atlanta Constitution.
Trial through March 31, 2016. On campus use only. Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a "Netflix-like" user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers. Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more. Films can be watched from anywhere, anytime by all staff and students.
Mango is an online, self-guided language learning resource. With more than 70 languages on offer, Mango can be both a valuable support mechanism for formal language study and an introductory gateway to an array of languages not covered in the standard curriculum. An effective tool for language learners at all stages of development, Mango modules include specialty courses, like Medical Spanish, and foreign-language films designed to create a more immersive, culturally relevant experience for the user.
(Note: installation of RealPlayer required to view video.) On campus access only. The world's most extensive and complete archive of television news, recording, preserving and providing access to television news broadcasts of the national networks since August 5, 1968. The collection spans the presidential administrations of Lyndon Baines Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. The core collection includes evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC (since 1968), an hour per day of CNN (since 1995) and Fox News (since 2004).
Trial through March 31. On campus access only. This unique database provides uncompromising analysis of critical global trends to give academics, policymakers, and businesspeople the context they need to have the confidence they want. Written by a network of leading experts and on-the-ground influencers, World Politics Review's substantive content provides access to comprehensive and detailed perspectives that are as valuable as they are rare. The content is much more current than that found in leading international affairs academic journals, without compromising quality.