New and Updated Databases July 2016

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

DongA Ilbo Newspaper Archive

Global newsstream

History Vault: FBI Confidential Files and Radical Politics in the US

International Historical Statistics

Musical Theater Songs

UDNdata

Zhongguo fang zhi ku (Database of Chinese Local Records)


Updates to Databases A-Z

Title changes / URL changes / Platform changes:

ProQuest made the following title changes to their product portfolio effective 07-08-16.  URLs did not change.

ABI/INFORM collection - title change from ABI/INFORM (Complete).

Australia & New Zealand Newsstream - title changed from (ProQuest) ANZ Newsstand

Music database - title change from International index to music periodicals full text.

Nursing & allied health database - title change from ProQuest nursing & allied health source.

PAIS index -  title change from PAIS International.

Performing arts database -  title change from International index to performing arts full text.

ProQuest dissertations & theses global - title change from ProQuest dissertations & theses.

Clinical Pharmacology - URL change effective 07-22-16.


Canceled Databases

Please refer to the Libraries' Budget Update page to review resources identified for non-renewal.


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