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British Documents from the past in China – trial through May 14

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Until May 14, we have access to three Chinese history collections:

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Spanning three centuries (1750-1929), this resource makes available rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library’s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. In addition, China: Culture and Society features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors’ choices from the collection.

China: Trade, Politics and Culture 1793-1980
This digital collection offers English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980, including: papers of key individuals involved in the Chinese Maritime Customs service; papers of missionaries active in all regions of China; fully searchable run of the Chinese Recorder, 1867-1941, and more.

Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980
The complete British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan during these decades of 1919-1980. The documents cover politics, industry, trade and cultural affairs and include eyewitness accounts, weekly and monthly summaries, and economic assessments and synopses on leading Chinese personalities.

 

Email eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu or your liaison with comments please.

 

 

Deutsche Sammlung German ebooks (trial through May 3)

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For one month starting today, we have access to over 4,500 German ebooks covering the humanities, arts, sciences, technology, engineering, and medicine from publishers such as De Gruyter, Aarhus University Press, International Monetary Fund, Ohne Verlag, and Frank & Timme GmbH.

Visit Deutsche Sammlung or our New & Trials website for other new library collections and current trials.

Email us at eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu or contact your liaison if this would be a useful addition to our collection.

Trial: Oxford History of Western Music

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The Middlebury College community has 30 days to evaluate the usefulness of the Oxford History of Western Music . Fascinating text and images including scores,

OxfordHistWestMusScorearchival illustrations,

OxfordHistWestMusIllusand more! Browse through the Oxford History of Western Music and let us know what you think. Email us at eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu or contact your liaison.

 

Digital Theatre Plus – trial access through April 13

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“Experience the thrill of live theatre brought directly to your teaching space” through Digital Theatre Plus. We have trial access to this through April 13th. At this time, only username-password access is provided. (Campus-wide access should be available by the time we decide whether to purchase.) If you would like login credentials, please send an email from a middlebury.edu email account to eaccess-admin@middlebury.edu.

After you use Digital Theatre Plus, let us know what you think! Please send feedback to Rebekah Irwin or your liaison.

Gallup Brain – trial through April 8, 2013

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Dive into public polling with The Gallup Brain – a searchable, living record of more than 70 years of public opinion. Inside, you’ll find answers to hundreds of thousands of questions, and responses from millions of people interviewed by The Gallup Poll since 1935.

Middlebury College users have full access to the Gallup Brain through early April. Please let us know what you think: Send an email to Rebekah Irwin or your liaison.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers {trial access}

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Until February 15 the Middlebury College Libraries has trial access to Proquest’s House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP), a full-text searchable database with the working documents of government for all areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policy from the 18th century to the 21st.

House of Commons at Westminster 1808 (Wikimedia Commons)

Visit our New & Trial Resources page or search the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP) here.

Please share your comments with Rebekah Irwin or your subject liaison.

Trial Access: Factiva.com, Vogue Archive, ProQuest History Vault: Struggle for Women’s Rights, 1880–1990

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Until February 6 we have access to the following:

Factiva.com 

Factiva.com from Dow Jones is a business and general reference resource that includes information in the areas of business, current events, communications, technology, foreign policy, and more.  For the trial, when you are on the FACTIVA site, go up to the first tab “Search” and choose “Search Builder”.

Vogue Archive 

The Vogue Archive is a comprehensive collection of American Vogue issues from its inception in 1892 to the present.  Every issue has been reproduced in high-resolution color and is searchable by designer, brand name and garment type.

ProQuest History Vault: Struggle for Women’s Rights, 1880–1990: Organizational Records

This collection follows the growth of the women’s rights movement in America from the campaign for women’s suffrage to the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and beyond.  The archive includes  the National Woman’s Party Papers (1913-1971), League of Women Voters collection (1918-1974), and documents about the Women’s Action Alliance (1971-1996).