We’ve acquired some new databases-take a look:

  • 60 Minutes: 1997-2014 provides streaming video access from 17 years of the 60 MINUTES broadcasts.  This resource also includes bonus segments from the CBS News program Sunday Morning, whose timely news pieces, cultural features, and newsmaker profiles form an ideal complement to 60 MINUTES content.
  • African American Historical Serials Collection documents the history of African American life and religious organizations from materials published between 1829 and 1922.
  • CB Insights is a venture capital analytics platform that provides daily real-time information about venture capital and angel investor-backed startup companies, venture capital companies, angel investors and transactions in the United States.  **Requires Individual Login (please register with your valid NYU email address)**
  • Chinese Classic Ancient Books currently includes 10,000 titles in 12,500 editions from the pre-Qin period through to the Republican period.  All texts are provided in full text and image format, allowing for a direct comparison both between digitized text and original text image, and in some cases between different editions of the text.
  • Chinese Local Records, when finished, will include more than 10,000 local gazetteers, comprising not only gazetteers of jurisdictions, but also gazetteers of temples, mountains etc. The presently completed portion (two parts of a planned five) reproduces 4000 titles dating as far back as the Song Dynasty. The database includes searchable full text, along with page-image reproductions, including original maps and tables.
  • Chinese Modern Newspapers and Periodicals includes the full-text of Chinese periodicals from the late Qing Dynasty and Republican period. After logging in using IP authentication (no username or password necessary), select “合集(第一辑、第二辑)” to access the database.
  • Church Missionary Society Periodicals encompasses publications from the CMS and the latterly integrated South American Missionary Society. Documenting missionary work from the 19th to the 21st century, the periodicals include news, journals and reports offering a unique perspective on global history and cultural encounter.
  • Environmental Studies in Video contain 500 hours of film covering all realms of environmental studies, particularly ethics, policy, economics, law, sociology, planning, and environmental science. The collection addresses specific topics including alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, farming and agriculture, the food industry, LEED certification, waste issues, and climate change.
  • Girolamo Savonarola Online : Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498) was among the first authors of the late 15th century to acknowledge the importance of printing as a means of propagating his ideas.  Many regard him as one of Luther’s predecessors.  The rise of Florentine book illustrations is also closely linked with the dissemination of Savonarola’s writings, since most contemporary editions feature at least one woodcut.  This edition contains the complete incunabular section of the Stuttgart collection, offering over 200 incunables of interest to theologians, historians, art historians, and book historians.
  • Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects.
  • Latin America in Video provides quality original language documentaries from some of the most important producers and independent filmmakers in Latin America. The films were produced in Latin America, by Latin Americans, about Latin American issues, such as cultural identity, political history, human rights, popular culture, agribusiness, education, religion, and much more.
  • Meet the Press :  Meet the Press is broadcast-television’s longest-running program, with interviews, panels, and debates from across the political spectrum.  This resource provides streaming video of the NBC’s Meet the Press with running transcripts, including every surviving program from the show’s inception in 1947 through the present day.
  • Music Online: Listening is a multidisciplinary collection of audiovisual content that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department.  With almost 70,000 albums amounting to more than 7 million tracks available now and new titles added every month.  It allows students and researchers alike to analyze unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors around the world.
  • Music Online: Reference brings together a variety of essential music reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker’s Dictionary of Music, Baker’s Bibliographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker’s Student Encyclopedia of Music.
  • National Population Census Database (NPCC) is a full-text database and census analysis system, which is based on all previous census data launched by statistical department of Chinese government.
  • Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900 documents the history of ‘popular’ medicine in America during the nineteenth century, through an extensive range of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. Explore an array of printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, trade cards, and visually-rich advertising ephemera.
  • Popular Music Library contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.
  • Theatre in Video: Volume II provides streaming video access of 400 hours of additional classic and contemporary plays and documentaries.  Users can view the works of widely studied playwrights and theatre artists from around the globe, including many new performances from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre collection (Opus Arte), Theatre Arts Films, the BBC, and TMW Media Group.
  • Who’s Who in American Politics (via Marquis Biographies Online): This is the definitive biographical directory of the men and women who most greatly influence the American political landscape.  Coverage of the directory reflects the results of recent elections and includes: the President, the Vice President, the Cabinet, members of Congress, prominent federal official appointees, congressional staff members, U.S. ambassadors, governors, lieutenant governors, state officials, state supreme court justices, state legislators, federal judges, national and state political party chairs, mayors of cities with populations over 150,000, lobbyists, heads of specials interest groups, and numerous political commentators and strategists.

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