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New and Updated Databases March/April 2015

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

New to Databases A-Z

ProQuest history vault. Black freedom struggle in the 20th century. Organizational records and personal papers - added Part 2


Updates to Databases A-Z

Title changes / URL changes / Platform changes:

Cochrane Library - URL change effective February 23, 2015.

Project Muse - URL change (secure protocol) effective February 25, 2015.

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online - URL changed effective April 1, 2015.


Removed from Databases A-Z


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

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