The NYU Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new databases we added to our collection in June 2017:
Hit Songs Deconstructed provides up-to-date data and analysis on the current state of the mainstream music scene at the compositional level. Our in-depth reports and searchable IMMERSION database give you the tools you need to make informed decisions in a fast-changing musical landscape.
Race Relations in America: Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict. Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by the Department’s staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall.
- Socialism on Film (The Cold War and International Propaganda): This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.
Trade Catalogues and the American Home: Explore domestic consumerism, life and leisure in America between 1850-1950 with Trade Catalogues and the American Home. This resource presents a wealth of highly illustrated primary source documents that highlight commercial tastes and consumer trends, and provide a valuable visual record for a breadth of interdisciplinary study.