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New and Updated Databases

The following databases and e-resources have been recently changed or added to KU Libraries' collections. (A list of database trials is also available.)

February/March 2014

New to Databases A-Z

Electronic Enlightenment

Collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century.

Browzine

BrowZine is an app for your iPad or Android tablet that lets you download and browse scholarly journals. To access BrowZine, go to the App Store on your iPad or Android App on Google Play or the Amazon Appstore for Android. Search for BrowZine in the search box. Once you have downloaded the BrowZine app, choose University of Kansas from the institution drop down menu and log in using your KU Online ID and password. Now you are ready to search or browse the journals in your discipline and read them on your tablet.


Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities (added Psychology & Psychiatry and Business Set)

Cabell Publishing has compiled directories to help professors, graduate students and researchers publish their manuscripts. To achieve this goal, the company strives to maintain current information on the addresses, phone, e-mail and websites for a large number of journals in education, business, and psychology. Also, the company seeks to provide information on publication guidelines and review information

 

Election Ephemera Collections

Artifacts from the 2010 Presidential campaign in Belarus, 2011 Parliamentary campaign in Russia, 2011-2012 Presidential campaign in South Ossetia, 2012 Presidential campaign Russia, 2012 Parliamentary campaign in Ukraine. Document types include: candidate bios and financial disclosures, campaign statements, stickers, and ads, complaints of fraud, election programs and political party charters, photographs, posters and brochures, address lists and protocols, voter bulletins, handouts, and leaflets, etc.

 

Oxford Bibliographies: Art History

Provides students and scholars with an authoritative bibliography to the most important information sources on a given topic in art history.

 

Oxford Bibliographies: Classics

Provides students and scholars with an authoritative bibliography to the most important information sources on a given topic in classical studies.


Passport

A global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys, and breaking news on industries, countries, and consumers worldwide. Access to this this resource requires you to login with your KU online ID and password and to then click Agree to the terms of use presented by Euromonitor.

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Updates to Databases A-Z:

Title Changes / URL Changes / Platform Changes:

Removed from A-Z:

MLA bibliography (Chadwyck - Healey) - this option was part of the old Literature Online (LION) on Chadwyck Healey platform.

Serials directory (EBSCO database) - cancelled

Other E-resource Updates (not in A-Z):

 


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