Take a look at the new databases we acquired in November 2015:
- African American Communities – Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina this collection presents multiple aspects of the African American community through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and a unique African American culture and identity. Also includes a selection of visual material, including photographs, maps and ephemera.
- Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World – With its striking range and penetrating depth, Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and wide-ranging cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era. Featuring original contributions by a host of distinguished international scholars, this comprehensive reference work explores every aspect of the civilized world from literature and law to philosophy and the sciences.
- ICSD (Inorganic Crystal Structure Database) – A comprehensive database of inorganic crystal structures, including pure elements, minerals, metals, and intermetallic compounds (with atomic coordinates), ICSD offers detailed searching options and bibliographic information going back to 1913.
- Linguistic Bibliography Online Provides over 360,000 bibliographical references to scholarly publications in linguistics, covering all disciplines of theoretical linguistics, both general and language specific, from all geographical areas, including endangered and extinct languages, with particular attention to lesser-known Indo-European and non-Indo-European languages. Linguistic Bibliography Online contains all entries of the print Linguistic Bibliography from 1993 onwards, with new entries added monthly.
- Migration to New Worlds showcases unique primary source material recounting the many and varied personal experiences of 350 years of migration. Explore Colonial Office files on emigration, diaries and travel journals, ship logs and plans, printed literature, objects, watercolours, and oral histories supplemented by carefully selected secondary research aids.
- Toledot Yeshu (“The Life Story of Jesus”) is a satirical counter-history presenting a “biography” of Jesus from an anti-Christian perspective. It provides the first critical edition of all the available Hebrew and Aramaic Toledot Yeshu manuscripts, including an introduction and English translation. **only available to users with an NYU NetId and password.
- U.S. Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 – This comprehensive document set sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Middle East and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II to the present day, up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program.
- WARC (“World Advertising Research Center”) is a database providing access to advertising and marketing information from various sources. The searchable sources include organizations of various countries, monographs, conference papers, case studies, abstracts (including ‘Market research abstracts’) and the full-text of various journals, including the International journal of market research, the Journal of advertising research, the International journal of advertising, Admap, the Journal of advertising history and Market leader.