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An "online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 65 medical titles, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device."


American West
The American West is fully cross-searchable with the American Indian Histories and Cultures collection sourced from the Newberry Library’s prestigious Edward E. Ayer Collection. These collections complement each other brilliantly through related documents, valuable secondary resources and similar thematic content.


Art and Architecture in Video
Art and Architecture in Video delivers over 500 hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis. Ideal for both undergraduate and graduate courses, the works within this collection offer a dynamic tool to enhance understanding of visual media.


Brockelmann Online

Brockelmann Online consists of both original volumes Geschichte der arabischen Litteratur (GAL) by Carl Brockelmann (1868-1956), as well as three supplement volumes including the indexes. Brockelmann's Geschichte der arabischen Litteratur offers bio-bibliographic information about works written in Arabic and their authors, with an emphasis on the classical period. This originally multivolume reference work is divided in chronologically organized sections, which are subdivided by literary genre. Individual entries typically consist of a biographical section and a list of the author's works in manuscript and print, with references to secondary literature.

China, America, and the Pacific
Explore an extensive range of archival material connected to the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, objects and maps document this fascinating history.


Chinese Electronic Periodicals Service
The Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database, created by Shanghai Library, contains around 10 million pieces of writing in over 20,000 different kinds of periodicals published from 1911 to 1949. It includes journals of all disciplines and subjects published at the time.

Chinese Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Chinese Electronic Theses and Dissertations database have copies of dissertations with Chinese as the main focus. The universities that are included: National Taiwan University, National Chiao Tung University, National Chung Hsing University, National Taipei University of Technology, National Tsing Hua University, National Taipei outstanding dissertations colleges of the University, Tamkang University, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taipei Medical University, Zhongshan Medical University, China Medical University, and the University of Hong Kong as well as others.

Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969

This collection covers a broad sweep of history from c. 1839 to 1969, taking in the countries of the Arabian peninsula, the Levant, Iraq, Turkey and many of the former Ottoman lands in Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt and Sudan. Covering such important events as the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the nineteenth century, the Middle East Conference of 1921, the Mandates for Palestine and Mesopotamia and the Suez Crisis in 1956, to the partition of Palestine, post-Suez Western foreign policy and the Arab-Israeli conflict, "Confidential Print: Middle East" is a fundamental resource for academics, students and researchers studying the modern Middle East. These historical documents inform the volatile situation in the region today.

Cross-National Time Series Data Archive

In establishing the archive, it was decided to assemble materials dating, insofar as possible, from 1815 (immediately after the Congress of Vienna and formation of the modern international system). It was also established that all commonly recognized members of the international community would be represented, excluding a handful of quasi-states such as Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, and Vatican City. The archive has almost 200 variables and contains data for over 200 country units, with provision for entries from 1815 (excluding the two modern wartime periods, 1914-1918 and 1940-1945).

Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online

The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online (EALL Online) covers all relevant aspects of the study of Arabic and deals with all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic). It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches. EALL Online contains all content of the print edition (2006-2009) and new content is added on a regular basis.


Films on Demand

Films on Demand Health Care collection provides access to over 2,400 online streaming titles, equaling approximately 2700 hours of content from numerous award-winning distributors, such as: ABC News, BBC, California Newsreel, Davidson Films, PBS and more. New releases will be added as made available.


First World War: Personal Experiences

The First World War: Personal Experiences is a wonderful collection of primary source documents drawn from archives across the globe. The documents are varied in scope and offer a remarkable window on the lives and experiences of men and women during the First World War. The resource is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond.

First World War: Propaganda Recruitment
Propaganda, in its written and visual form, is an effective tool that employs multiple basic techniques: to exploit existing beliefs; establish authority; create fear; use humor; appeal to patriotism; to be selective and create a ‘version’ of the truth; to name but a few. The study of propaganda during the First World War becomes at once a study of the relationship between the government, the press and the public. The government’s control over the mass media and the entire propaganda machine were deemed vital in demanding the national support needed for ultimate victory.

India, Raj and Empire
Drawing upon the wonderfully rich and diverse manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland this resource will be of great value to all those teaching or researching into the History of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947.To enable wider access to this important and unique material we have created a resource which will allow users to explore the material in a variety of ways.The documents can be browsed in several ways; by manuscript reference, theme and date order.


Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954
Jewish Life in America will enable you to explore the history of Jewish communities in America from the arrival of the first Jews in the 17th century right through to the mid-20th century. This rich collection brings to life the communal and social aspects of Jewish identity and culture, whilst tracing Jewish involvement in the political life of American society as a whole.


Kenkyusa Online Dictionary
Online version of Kenkyusa Dictionary, a highly respected Japanese-English dictionary, is accessible for all users to gain knowledge and help translate the Japanese language. This resource includes a quick guide, an FAQ section for support services, and an easy-to-use dictionary interface.


Literary Manuscripts
The Berg Collection is recognized as one of the finest literary research collections in the world, and the Victorian holdings are the undisputed jewel in its crown. A broad range of authors from across the nineteenth century make this an essential research tool for all scholars and students researching Victorian literature. Most of these unique manuscripts are unavailable in any medium elsewhere. They are supplemented by some rare printed materials, including early editions annotated by the authors.


Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative, and International Law (1600-1926)

The Making Of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative And International Law, 1600-1926 brings together foreign, comparative, and international titles in a single resource. Its international law component features works of some of the great legal theorists including Gentili, Grotius, Selden, Zouche, Pufendorf, Bijnkershoek, Wolff, Vattel, Martens, Mackintosh, and Wheaton among others. The Foreign Law component features foreign legal treatises of a variety of countries. The Comparative Law component features books that compare more than one legal system and includes Ancient, Roman, Jewish, and Islamic Law. These documents showcase that the roots of English common law can be found in the deep recesses of European history.

Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources (1600-1970)

This collection consists of historical legal codes, statutes, regulations, and commentaries on codes from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and other countries in northern Europe. Included are crucial sources of historical statutes and regulations for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources are sourced from the law libraries of Yale, Harvard, and George Washington University.

Media Studies & Communication Collection
Over 70 documentary films are available for immediate access.  Includes some of the most requested titles for classroom use to include:  "Killing Us Softly," "Dreamworlds" "Joystick Warriors: Video Games, Violence & the Culture of Militarism," "Game Over: Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games,"  and "Tough Guise: Violence. Media and the Crisis in Masculinity."

Medici.TV has built a unique service producing and broadcasting on our platform over 100 live concerts each year and 1,300 programs, in collaboration with the greatest orchestras and concert halls in the world. Our commitment to classical music helped us gather 150,000 members from 182 countries who connect regularly to our website, smartphones, tablets and connected TV applications and 60,000 fans who follow us on our social networks. That makes us the leading classical music video broadcaster in the world.


Medieval Family Life
This resource contains full color images of the original medieval manuscripts that comprise these family letter collections along with full text searchable transcripts from the printed editions, where they are available. The original images and the transcriptions can be viewed side by side.


Meet the Press Online
Meet the Press from Alexander Street Press opens up a wealth of information to libraries by making over 1,500 hours of footage—the full surviving broadcast run to date—available online in one cross-searchable interface. Since its television premiere in 1947, Meet the Press has cemented its position as an institution in broadcast journalism. For the first time ever, network television’s longest running program—with its thousands of interviews, panels, and debates—is available via streaming online video. Now, students and scholars have unprecedented access to this treasure trove of material, including many episodes not seen since their original broadcast.

Met Opera on Demand
This database allows for access of operas from the Met including classic telecasts, Live in HD performances, and radio broadcasts. Met Opera on Demand also allows for linking to the Met website.


Nursing Collection
Nursing Collection contains streaming videos covering the following topics: Academic Success Skills, Career Development and Exploration, Diseases, Disorders, and Disabilities, Nursing Foundations, Patient Care and Interventions, Skills, and Special Topics in Nursing.


Palgrave's International Historical Statistics

Palgrave's International Historical Statistics is a collection of statistical data on the Americas, Europe, and Africa, Asia and Oceania that covers the years 1750-2010. The statistics include data on: population, migration, trade, imports and exports, labor force, unemployment, wholesale and consumer prices, education, schools, universities, higher education, agriculture, industry, energy, telecommunications, post, civil aviation, railways, motor vehicles, shipping, TV and radio, finance, currency, government expenditure and national accounts.


Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975
Popular Culture explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975. The resource offers thousands of color images of manuscript and rare printed material as well as photographs, ephemera and memorabilia from this exciting period in our recent history. Explore our interactive chronology to learn a wealth of fascinating facts, take a tour of our visual resources, and watch video footage to experience the spectacular sights and sounds of the period for yourself.


ProQuest The Arts

This database is provided through ProQuest and allows for you to search nineteen art focused databases including: Alt-Press Watch, American Periodicals, ARTbibliographies Modern, British Humanities Index, British Periodicals, COS Conference Papers Index, Design and Applied Arts Index, ebrary e-books, Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, International Bibliography of Art, International Index to Music Periodicals, International Index to Performing Arts Full Text, Periodicals Archive Online, Periodicals Index Online, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, and The Vogue Archives.


ProQuest Government Periodicals Index Online
ProQuest Government Periodicals Index provides indexing and links to full text articles from over 300 of the most important periodicals published by agencies and departments of the United States Federal government. Subject coverage includes: diplomacy and foreign relations, health and public safety, army, navy, marines, air force, special forces, coast guard, drugs, pharmaceutical, labor, law, justice, agriculture, education, census, demographics, public lands, game reserves, and national parks.



Psychiatry Online provides access to a DSM Library, the full text of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV-TR), DSM-IV-TR Handbook of Differential Diagnosis, and Cases from DSM-IV-TR Casebook and Its Treatment Companion. It also features a collection of textbooks (among them, Textbook of Psychotherapeutic Treatments) and six journals. Under topics you will find a selection of book chapters and journal articles dealing with different subject such as autism, mood disorders, and psychotherapies. Another section deals with APA practice guidelines. A news section reports on various topics: clinical research, government and legal issues, and general news of interest to the psychiatric community.


Rehabilitation Therapy in Video
Rehabilitation Therapy in Video is the largest and richest streaming video resource ever assembled for the study of occupational therapy, physical/physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology. The collection allows students and faculty to easily find, cite, and share footage of top clinicians and academics explaining the underlying anatomical and neurological issues in specific patient populations, while demonstrating effective techniques and methods for their treatment. All of the video has been thoroughly indexed to allow users to search and filter content by patient details, therapist specialization, treatment method, presenting problem, and more.


RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature

RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature is a bibliography of journal articles, collections, and books published before 1967. Its coverage includes music-related articles published in conference proceedings from 1835 through 1966; articles in Festschriften honoring music scholars from 1840 to 1966; and articles in anniversary volumes published in honor of musicians, composers and institutions dating back to the 18th century.


The SCOAP3, (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics) launched in Beta on January 1, 2014.  The particle physics community has always been at the forefront of the open access movement. Today, the overwhelming majority of scientific results in high energy physics are freely available as eprints on institutional or subject repositories like, but often not in their final published form. The SCOAP3 initiative proposes a new business model for scientific publishing, with the goal of extending open-access to the bulk of peer-reviewed particle physics literature. An international consortium of funding agencies, libraries and research institutions aims to convert prestigious peer-reviewed journals to open access in a way transparent to authors, at the same time being open for any new high-quality particle physics journal.


Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities. As research becomes increasingly global, interdisciplinary and collaborative, you can make sure that critical research from around the world is not missed.


World Higher Education Database

This database is part of the International Association of Universities/UNESCO's commitment to provide access to information on higher education. It allows for the patron to search information on thousands of higher education institutions worldwide and data on the higher education systems of every country.

World Newsreels Online
World Newsreels Online: 1929–1966 captures full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the early twentieth century. Key collections include: Universal Newsreels, Universal Studios, Les Actualites Francaises, Nippon News and The March of Time. Produced from 1929 through the early post-war period, these films provide a unique—and until now largely neglected—resource that will give scholars real insight into how people learned about and lived through the events that occurred during this period of history.


Yonhaengnok Collection
—Knowledge content resource focused on Korean traditional studies containing 269 digital products categorized under 11 subjects (including: history, literature, art, culture, religion, philosophy, sociology, classics of Korean studies, work of individual author, traditional medicine, and animal and plants).


Revised 3/3/2014

last updated: 3/3/2014