New and Updated Databases June 2019

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

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Updates to Databases A-Z

Title changes / URL changes / Platform changes:

Arab-Israeli relations, 1917-1970 - URL change effective June 28, 2019.

Gale resources - URL change from HTTP to HTTPS for the 17 Gale resources listed below effective June 28, 2019.  Not all Gale databases are transitioning to HTTPS at this time.
• Academic OneFile
• Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940
• Artemis Literary Sources
• Artemis Primary Sources
• Biography and Genealogy Master Index
• Business Insights: Essentials
• Educator's Reference Complete
• Expanded Academic ASAP
• Genealogy connect
• General OneFile
• Health & Wellness Resource Center
• Informe Academico
• InfoTrac Newsstand
• LegalTrac
• Times Digital Archive (London, England)
• Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive
• World Scholar. Latin America and the Caribbean

Gale Virtual Reference Library - URL change effective June 28, 2019.

Encyclopaedia of Islam - URL changed to link to the 3rd edition effective June 7, 2019.  Last sentence of the description modified as follows: To access the 2nd edition of the Encyclopaedia, please click here.

Iraq, 1914-1974 - URL change effective June 28, 2019.

Kokushi daijiten (国史大辞典) = Encyclopedia of Japanese History - URL change effective June 14, 2019.  This database is now merged into JapanKnowledge Lib.

Literature Resource Center  - URL change effective June 28, 2019.

Nihon rekishi chimei taikei (日本歴史地名大系) = Japanese Historical Place Names - URL change effective June 14, 2019.  This database is now merged into JapanKnowledge Lib.

Post War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement, 1945-1950 - URL change effective June 28, 2019.

Sur, 1931-1992 - URL change effective June 28, 2019.

Tax Analysts announced publication title changes effective June 18, 2019. The daily publications Tax Notes Today, State Tax Today, and Worldwide Tax Daily have been renamed Tax Notes Today Federal, Tax Notes Today State and Tax Notes Today International, respectively.  Weekly publications have also been renamed to make their titles consistent.  The provider reports you’ll still be able to retrieve articles by citation with the former titles in their Advanced Search.

Cancelled Databases

China Data Online will no longer be available after September 30, 2019.

Hytung Chinese Classical Book Database will no longer be available after Novemebr 30, 2019.

Hytung Chinese Periodicals Database will no longer be available after Novemebr 30, 2019.


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


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