Trial Database: Bloomsbury Architecture Library

NYU Libraries has arranged trial access to the Bloomsbury Architecture Library from now through December 1st, 2018.  

Bloomsbury Architecture Library is a resource for the study of architecture, urbanism, and interior design.  The platform offers access to a curated collection of fully-searchable text and image content, incorporating the new edition of Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture, exclusive to the platform, alongside peer-reviewed academic research and a wealth of images.

We hope you enjoy exploring it and would love to hear your feedback!

Please share your opinions by sending an email to Daniel Biddle at dcb3@nyu.edu.

Trial Database: Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts

NYU Libraries has arranged trial access to the Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts from now through December 1st, 2018.  

Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts is a comprehensive visual arts education guide and resource that offers searchable access to books which combine visual inspiration with practical advice on idea generation, research techniques, portfolio development and more, across the main visual arts disciplines.

We hope you enjoy exploring it and would love to hear your feedback!

Please share your opinions by sending an email to Jill Conte at  jill.conte@nyu.edu.

New Databases: October 2018

The NYU Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new database we added to our collection in October 2018

  • American Indian Newspapers includes historic pressings to contemporary periodicals, covering nearly 200 years of Indigenous print journalism from the US and Canada. With newspapers representing a variety in publisher, audience and era, users can research how events were reported by and for Indigenous communities.
  • Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is a general encyclopedia of music offering in-depth articles on music as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy, and visual arts. MGG Online contains the second print edition of MGG, published from 1994 to 2008, as well as current, continuous online updates and additions.
  • The Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection is an archive of books published 1820-1914 from Egypt, Syria, and other regions of the Islamic World. The collection is comprised of over 2,500 titles in the humanities and the sciences, including writings from Mahmoud Abdo, Gamal El Din El Afgahany and Rashid Reda. Consisting mostly of historic texts, the books in this collection are full-image, with searchable metadata only.
  • Revolution and Protest Online examine how revolutions, protests, resistance, and social movements have shaped and transformed the human experience globally from the 18th to 21st century.