22 October, 2009
Previously a trial, the Library has now subscribed to this database.
The Gilded Age brings primary documents and scholarly commentary together into a searchable collection that is an important electronic resource for students and scholars researching this period in American history.
Includes an extensive selection of key treatises that reflect the social and cultural ferment of the late nineteenth century, as well as a wealth of rare materials, including songs, letters, photographs, cartoons, government documents, and ephemera.
Covering such themes as race, labor, immigration, commerce, western expansion, and women’s suffrage, these essays illuminate the rapidly changing cultural landscape of America during the decades between the end of the Civil War and the election of Theodore Roosevelt.
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22 October, 2009
Newly added to the Library’s list of online resources, the Digital Karl Barth Library combines comprehensiveness with a set of text-analysis tools to support innovative research into the works of one of the twentieth century’s most influential theologians.
The collection features the entire corpus of Barth’s Gesamtausgabe. Published under the TVZ imprint, this definitive edition of Barth’s works in German currently comprises more than 40 volumes of sermons, letters, lectures, conversations, and academic writings. Also slated for inclusion in The Digital Karl Barth Library is Barth’s magnum opus, the 14-volume Kirchliche Dogmatik.
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31 August, 2009
The Library has recently purchased a collection of 268 ebooks from Kogan Page, a large UK and European independent publisher of business and management books.
Mostly published since 2006, the books cover a broad range of business-related topics: business, management, finance, education, logistics, careers, human resources, transport, marketing and sales.
9 July, 2009
Previously a trial, we have now subscribed to this database.
To access please go to the MedicinesComplete page.
19 January, 2009
The library now has access to LEGENDcom, an online database of migration and citizenship legislation and policy documents.
To find out more about this database and how to access please go to the LEGENDcom database page.
24 June, 2008
Natural Standard is an international research collaboration that aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. The information that is created is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed, tapping into the collective expertise of a multidisciplinary Editorial Board.
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24 June, 2008
Theatre in Video is a new database now available from the Library. It contains more than 100 definitive performances of the world’s leading plays, together with more than 60 film documentaries, online in streaming video, and when complete will contain more than 350 full length productions.
Go to: Theatre in Video
5 March, 2008
Contemporary World Music will contain 50,000 tracks that delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music – Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more. This release includes 637 albums, equaling 8,609 tracks.
Go to: Contemporary World Music
14 December, 2007
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works is a searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.
New material is added on a biweekly basis and, when complete, the database will contain more than 2,000 session transcripts, 40,000 pages of client narratives, and 25,000 pages of secondary reference material.
The database currently includes approximately 23,100 pages of material, including more than 7,000 pages of session transcripts, more than 8,000 pages of client narratives, and more than 6,000 pages of secondary reference material.
26 November, 2007
TVNews is a fantastic new database that indexes and provides streaming videos of all Australian television news, current affairs and selected documentaries screened on free-to-air television: ABC, ABC2, SBS, and the 7, 9 and 10 networks. All individual stories from a particular broadcast are indexed with a detailed synopsis. It is updated twice daily, and evening news stories are usually available the next morning.
TVNews has content from late August 2007, and over time will provide an invaluable archive of Australian news stories.