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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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The Encyclopaedia of Islam Online sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers and the countries in which they live.
Included in this trial are the Second Edition, Encylopaedia of Islam THREE, and the Historical Atlas of Islam.
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Available until 3/26/2020. HeinOnline is the world's largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,700 scholarly journals. HeinOnline provides topic specific databases including all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, Criminal Justice, Religion and the Law, and Women and the Law among others. Full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase is included.
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MIT Press Direct, a platform that features more than 3,000 titles from the MIT Press’s distinguished front- and backlist. Key subject areas covered in the complete collection include art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences.
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The MLA International Bibliography covers scholarship in a broad range of Humanities disciplines related to global literatures and languages. Coverage includes materials published in more than 100 countries and in more than 50 languages, in the areas of literatures and languages from around the world
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Brill's New Pauly Supplements is a series of additional reference works complementing the information of Brill's New Pauly. Taking a variety of approaches, each volume provides scholars quick access to a wealth of in depth knowledge on subjects from chronological lists of rulers of the ancient world, a biographical dictionary of classists who have made their mark on scholarship, to an historical atlas and encyclopedia-type works on the reception of myth and classical literature.
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Plunkett Research, Ltd., established in 1985, is the leading provider of industry sector analysis and research. This is an innovative database providing access to detailed research and data on 26,000 firms across 34 industries. Patrons will gain access to cutting-edge market research, industry statistics, technologies analysis, “hard-to-find” business intelligence, industry associations, corporate executive contacts, glossaries and much more. Additionally, patrons will have the capability to generate customized reports that contain information specific to your purpose. They cover vital industry sectors such as health care, financial services, retailing, entertainment, energy and information technology.
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Gain insight into Chinese political and social life during the turbulent 120 year period from 1832 to 1953 with 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers. Included are critical perspectives on the ending of more than 2,000 years of imperial rule in China, the Taiping Rebellion, the Opium Wars with Great Britain, the Boxer Rebellion and the events leading up to the1911 Xinhai Revolution, and the subsequent founding of the Republic of China. In addition to the article content, the full-image newspapers offer searchable access to advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads that illuminate history.

This unique collection is cross-searchable with all ProQuest historical and current newspapers, as well as with other resources your library subscribes to on ProQuest.
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The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA), a subset of the South Asia Materials Project (SAMP), creates and maintains a collection of open access materials for the study of South Asia. There are 13 languages represented in this collection.
Included are colonial-era administrative and trade reports and newspapers dealing with themes of caste and social structure, social and economic history, women and gender, and more.
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