The Art & Architecture ePortal database is an eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. Publishers include the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard Art Museums, the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, the MIT Press, Paul Mellon Centre, Princeton, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Art Gallery, and Yale University Press. The database also allows users to search for images within all titles by keyword.
The Black Life in America is a primary source collection that offers a window into centuries of African American history, culture and daily life—as well as the ways the dominant culture has portrayed and perceived people of African descent. The content in this database is sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.
The Central Asia, Persia and Afghanistan, 1834-1922: From Silk Road to Soviet Rule is a collection of Foreign Office files that explores the history of Persia (Iran), Central Asia and Afghanistan from the decline of the Silk Road in the first half of the nineteenth century to the establishment of Soviet rule over parts of the region in the early 1920s. It encompasses the era of “The Great Game” - a political and diplomatic confrontation between the Russian and British Empires for influence, territory and trade across a vast region, from the Black Sea in the west to the Pamir Mountains in the east.
Current NYU students, faculty, and staff can activate complimentary access to The New York Times using their NYU email address. After using this link to create an account, NYU users should access NYTimes content by directly logging into the NYTimes site. This complimentary access excludes NYTimes cooking and puzzles.
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The database Declassified Documents Online: Twentieth-Century British Intelligence, An Intelligence Empire brings together files from five UK government departments to provide researchers with access to detailed, previously classified information on the intelligence services of Britain and her Empire throughout the twentieth century.
Featuring more than 500 videos and 850 audio clips alongside ebooks and images, Human Kinetics Dance Technique is a dynamic collection that presents instruction-focused material and fills in the gaps of dance in digital learning.
Magnes Press publishes some 60 nonfiction titles yearly, including translations of classic literature and periodicals. So far it has published over 3,000 titles, mostly in Hebrew and English, in various fields of study such as archaeology, the Ancient East, Classical studies, Jewish studies, Christianity, Islam, literature, linguistics, philosophy, history, geography, Middle East, art, musicology, education, psychology, sociology, medicine, and natural sciences.
Policy Commons is a large database for public policy, with millions of reports, working papers, policy briefs, data sources, and media drawn from a directory of more than 20,000 IGOs, NGOs, think tanks, and research centers. Community tools allow users to upload, share, and discuss their discoveries.
The ProQuest Congressional Record text-as-data collection consists of machine-readable files capturing the full text and a small number of metadata fields for a full run of the Congressional Record between 1789 and 2005. Metadata fields include the date of publication, subjects (for issues for which such information exists in the ProQuest system), and URLs linking the full text to the canonical online record for that issue on the ProQuest Congressional platform. The resource consists of a total of 31,952 issues.
RetroNews, the press site of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, gives free and free access to press titles published between 1631 and 1950. In addition to the resources available on Gallica, RetroNews is both a digital consultation space for 'archives, a research tool and a magazine for all to discover history through press archives.
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Saving archive pages.
RISS International is an integrated database search of full-text journal databases (including KISS and DBPia), theses & dissertations held in more than 150 universities in South Korea, and over 7 million bibliographic records. It is a collection of journal articles, theses, and dissertations published by Korean scholarly associations and universities. This collection also includes books, media items, union catalogs of Korean university libraries, and additional ILL services. RISS is the scholarly arm of the Korean Education and Research Information Service (KERIS), a national service organization for education and research programs.
The Rolling Stone Archive offers a nearly complete set of the magazine's historical back-file, beginning with its debut in 1967 and into the current decade. Fully searchable by keyword, with browsable full-page PDF images of each issue also available.
The Sezgin Online database is a bio-bibliography for the Arabic literary tradition offers volumes 1-9 of Fuat Sezgin's Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums (GAS), the largest bio-bibliography for the Arabic literary tradition, particularly for the history of science and technology in the Islamic world.
The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation (IPLC) Web Collecting Program is a collaborative collection development effort to build curated, thematic collections of freely available, but at-risk, web content. The following collections are available: #MeToo and the Women's Rights Movement in China; Belarusian Politics and Society; Brazilian Presidential Transition (2018); Collaborative Architecture, Urbanism, and Sustainability; Contemporary Composers; Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union; Extreme Right Movements in Europe; Geologic Field Trip Guidebooks; Global Webcomics; India's Citizenship Amendment Act Protest Movements;Latin American and Caribbean Contemporary Art; Literary Authors from Europe and Eurasia; National Statistical Offices and Central Banks; Popline and K4Health; South Asian Gender and Sexuality; State Elections; Student and Youth Environmental Activism; U.S. Women's and Girls' Magazines; Vaccination in Modern America: Misinformation vs. Public Health Advocacy; Web Archive of Independent News Sites on Turkish Affairs.
The Thieme MedOne ComSci database provides access to comprehensive communication science resources in the fields of audiology and speech language pathology. Content includes e-books, cases, e-journals, and media.
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The Database of Chinese Classic Ancient Books is a large database of pre-twentieth-century texts covering all fields of knowledge. It is a standard reference for anyone working on subjects relating to pre-twentieth-century China.
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CINAHL indexes over 3,800 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing for selected journals back to 1937. Topics covered are related to nursing, physical therapy, health education, social service/healthcare, occupational therapy, and related disciplines. CINAHL also provides access to healthcare books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of professional practice, educational software and audiovisual materials in nursing. Dates of coverage: 1937 to present.
The MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing, as well as other sources of coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.
PubMed comprises over 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
The MLA International Bibliography provides bibliographic records for books, book chapters, journal articles, and dissertations published in the fields of modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Full text is available for some articles. The MLAIB covers items published from around 1920 to the present.
Nineteenth-Century American Drama: Popular Culture and Entertainment, 1820-1900 includes a wide variety of works such as historical plays, melodramas, political satires, minstrel shows, comic operas, musical extravaganzas, parlor entertainments, adaptations of novels, and many others.
ProQuest Central is a large, multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.
RefWorks is a web-based program for organizing research. Users can save citations, import references retrieved from online bibliographic databases, and create bibliographies in a variety of formats. RefWorks bibliographies are stored on the RefWorks server and are available from any computer with Internet access. For more information see the NYU Libraries Guide
Skillsoft Books (formerly Books24x7) is an online collection of computer technology-related ebooks. It contains hundreds of books and videos from respected IT publishers such as MIT Press, Microsoft Press, Osborne/McGraw-Hill, Que, Sams, Sybex and Wiley. Use it to search for a wide variety of books and videos, ranging from beginners level to advanced (Microsoft Word for beginners or an advanced programming language).
Web of Science Core Collection is a multidisciplinary citation index that includes scholarly articles, conference proceedings, and books in the biomedical, psychosocial, and arts and humanities. The collections contain Science Citation, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index , Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Book Citation Index, Emerging Sources Citation Index and Current Chemical Reactions index.