Database Trials

  • Bloomsbury Architecture Library Core Collection
    Trial access ends October 18, 2020.
    Provide feedback to Pauline Melgoza, Librarian, or fill out a short survey.

    The Bloomsbury Architecture Library Core Collection offers an indispensable collection of resources to support the study of architecture, urbanism, and interior design. Explore 5,500 years of the world's architecture through Sir Banister Fletcher's Global History of Architecture 21st edition; browse through an interactive visual timeline of global architectural history; study in-depth buildings pages; or undertake research through Bloomsbury's extensive library of architecture ebooks. All these resources - and more - can be accessed through the Core Collection.
  • Children's Literature and Culture
    Trial access ends October 7, 2020.
    Provide feedback to Laura D'Aveta, Humanities Librarian, or fill out a short survey.

    Explore a stunning collection of rare books, games, ephemera, and artwork from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that reveals the socio-cultural history of these times. Showcasing innovative new publishing methods characteristic of the golden age of children's literature, from mass-produced chapbooks to richly illustrated 'book-beautifuls', this resource examines the way in which new concepts were introduced to young readers, encouraging an engagement with the imagination which went on to fundamentally shape established notions of childhood.
  • Izvestiia Digital Archive
    Trial access ends December 15, 2020.
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    Izvestiia Digital Archive covers the "complete archive" of Izvestiia, from its founding in 1917 through present. The database presents "the Kremlin's newspaper of record" as full-image text searchable files. As of October 2019, the archive holds 30,101 full text, full image issues.
  • Kansas City Star Historical and Current
    Provides digital access to the Kansas City Star from 1880 to the present.
  • Leisure, Travel & Mass Culture
    Trial access ends November 13, 2020.
    Provide feedback to Joel Kitchens, Humanities Librarian, or fill out a short survey.
    Presents a multi-national journey through well-known, little-known and far-flung destinations unlocked for the average traveller between 1850 and the 1980s. Guidebooks and brochures, periodicals, travel agency correspondence, photographs and personal travel journals provide unique insight into the expansion, accessibility and affordability of tourism for the masses and the evolution of some of the most successful travel agencies in the world.
  • Moscow News Digital Archive
    Trial access ends December 15, 2020.
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    An invaluable resource, the Moscow News Digital Archive allows researchers to trace the shifting ideological and cultural expressions in play in the Soviet Union and in post-Soviet Russia. It contains all obtainable published issues (1930-2014, approx. 60,000 pages), including issues of the newspaper's short-lived sister publication Moscow Daily News (1932-1938). The Moscow News Digital Archive offers scholars the most comprehensive collection available for this title, and features full page-level digitization, complete original graphics, and searchable text, and is cross-searchable with numerous other East View digital resources.
  • Nineteenth Century Literary Society
    Trial access ends October 7, 2020.
    Provide feedback to Laura D'Aveta, Humanities Librarian, or fill out a short survey.

    Discover the work of one of the world's most important publishing dynasties through this collection from the historic John Murray Archive. From book history to travel writing, politics to poetry, this newly digitised resource introduces an unparalleled repository for nineteenth century culture and the literary luminaries who shaped it.
  • Ogonek (1923-2017)
    Trial access ends December 15, 2020.
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    The digital archive of Ogonek contains 4,481 full-text issues of the Russian illustrated magazine. The collection covers issues dating from 1923 to 2017. The archive is full-image with fully searchable text.
  • The Current Digest of the Chinese Press
    Trial access ends December 15, 2020.
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    Each week, The Current Digest of the Chinese Press presents the reader with a digestible collection of Chinese press materials, all in English. Selected articles cover a wide variety of topics, such as politics, international relations, security, economics, business, public health, environment, education, culture and more. The Current Digest's mission is to provide the reader with a comprehensive, broad picture of the news published in China, be it domestic, international or related to other states of the Asia Pacific region.
  • The Japan News Digital Archive
    Trial access ends December 15, 2020.
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    Established a decade after the end of World War II, The Japan News has witnessed and recorded dramatic changes in Japanese society during the Showa, Heisei and Reiwa eras. Over the years, Japan has undergone several major transformations, including rapid economic growth, the bubble economy and its collapse, and lingering recessions-all of which have been captured in the pages of The Japan News.