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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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The objective of the Afghanistan Digital Library is to retrieve and restore the first sixty years of Afghanistan’s published cultural heritage. The project catalogues and digitizes as many Afghan publications from the period 1871–1930 as possible to identify and locate.
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The Ancient World Digital Library (AWDL) is an initiative of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University. AWDL will identify, collect, curate, and provide access to the broadest possible range of scholarly materials relevant to the study of the ancient world. Particular strengths of the AWDL collection include Assyriology, Egyptology, and Papyrology.
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APA Style CENTRAL is an online suite of integrated services and tools for teaching, writing, and publishing in APA Style.
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Archives of Sexuality and Gender contains rare and unique digitized documentation of LGBTQ history through fully-searchable newsletters, newspapers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, reports, policy statements, and other types of primary sources representing important social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. The archive's content covers topics including, but not limited to, the gay rights movement, LGBTQ activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, feminism, women’s rights, and women’s concerns.
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Associated Press Collections Online is a database of primary source historical newswires from the Associated Press. Content includes images and original PDFs from the Middle East Bureaus (1967-2005, in English and Arabic), U.S. City Bureaus (post WWII), and Washington D.C. Bureaus (1938-2009), as well as the AP Internal Communications module (personal papers of AP staff members, consisting of wire copy, correspondence, journals, reporters' notebooks, and other materials).
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Cheetah is a discovery portal for legal information and includes matrix tools, reports, contract guides and charts. Users can access a range of information on government contracts, litigation law, intellectual property, tax law, and other facets of the legal field.
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The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) represents American regional vocabulary, from Adam’s housecat to Zydeco. It is consulted by scholars and lovers of language and regional nuance. This digital version transforms the dictionary into an interactive, multimedia tool for both scholarly inquiry and general intellectual curiosity.
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This East India Company digital resource allows students and researchers to access a large collection of primary source documents from the India Office Records held by the British Library. **This database is currently in a trial period. Please send feedback about this database to aruna.magier@nyu.edu**
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Footage Access contains downloadable, streaming audio and video footage from a number of large media archives, including historical newsreels, HBO's March of Time series, the CONUS stock footage archive, National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, and the Associated Press. Access and licensing rights allow users to download and reuse clips for any educational purpose such as student films, research papers, and projects.
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The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842–2003 from Gale allows researchers to access the entire run of this groundbreaking publication in a fully searchable digital format. High-quality color facsimile images bring to life more than 150 years of social, political and cultural history for scholarly and enthusiast researchers. Areas covered include politics, social history, fashion, theatre, media, literature, advertising and graphic design, as well as genealogy. **This database is currently in a trial period. Please send feedback about this database to katherine.boss@nyu.edu**
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ITIL is a widely accepted approach to IT Service Management (ITSM), which has been adopted by individuals and organizations across the world. ITIL provides a cohesive set of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally. ITIL is based upon a lifecycle approach and the core guidance consists of five publications: ITIL Service Strategy, ITIL Service Design, ITIL Service Transition, ITIL Service Operation, ITIL Continual Service Improvement. Each of the five publications represents a stage in the ITIL service lifecycle.
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LLMC is a non-profit cooperative of libraries dedicated to the twin goals of preserving legal titles and government documents while making copies available digitally through its on-line service LLMC-Digital.
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Medici.tv is an online platform for the largest on demand library of classical music, streaming classical music videos, and broadcasting live events.
  • Open access
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NYU Press Open Access Books is a portal for a selection of open access ebooks published by NYU Press. Users can read books online, and each of these works is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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The Datasets page is led by NYUSH Center for Data Science and Analytics, and created in collaboration with NYUSH Library. It aims to serve as a starting point for students and scholars to search for data related with China. The data have a focus almost exclusively on China collected mainly by Chinese administrations and scholars. The datasets presented here should either have open access to the public, or require mininal registration (a single step of logging in), or at the most ask users to fill in an application form for permission. The data can be accessed as either downloadable sets, online analysis tools, or aggregate statistics usually in tables.
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Oxford Clinical Psychology provides full-text access to titles in Oxford's global clinical psychology publishing program, including professional reference books, important scholarly and research works, and therapist guides and workbooks in the "Treatments That Work" series.
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Oxford Medicine Online is a collection online medical textbooks and handbooks including access to titles from the Mayo Clinic Toolkit.
Supreme Court Insight is a complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Content associated with each case is compiled on a dynamic page organized to facilitate understanding of the judicial process, and is also retrievable on a document by document basis.
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Yewno is a discovery tool that provides a graphical display of the interrelationships between concepts. Yewno uses computational semantics, graph theory, and machine learning to extract concepts from scholarly publications including journals, books, and theses, and displays search results in a graphical interface that displays the interrelationships between those concepts. Users can follow links in that display to find the underlying publications from which concepts and relationships are extracted, and the system integrates with library resource licenses allowing users to have direct access to the full text of underlying publications.
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