New Databases: July 2018

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

  • Screen Studies: Starting with an initial collection of nearly 270 screenplays and eBooks and updated annually, Screen Studies includes content by leading screenwriters and award-winning directors; cult and classic films and critical and contextual writing on film history, theory and practice, from the beginnings of cinema to the present day. It also includes practical instruction on screenwriting, TV, animation and filmmaking technique.

 

New Databases: June 2018

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

  • BioCyc is a collection of 13075 Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs), plus software tools for exploring them.
  • BroadwayHD  Alexander Street is proud to have an exclusive partnership with BroadwayHD, whose mission is to promote and preserve live theatre, extending the reach of Broadway and Broadway-caliber shows to anyone, anywhere. Founded by Broadway producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, BroadwayHD captures and transports the magic of performance from the stage to your screen. Performances include Romeo and Juliet, featuring Orlando Bloom and two-time Tony-nominated Condola Rashad, Cyrano de Bergerac, featuring Kevin Kline, and more.
  • Contemporary World Drama examines contemporary theatre and drama from a global context. The collection brings together new work from our existing playwright partners alongside work from up-and-coming playwrights from around the world, including recently produced world premieres, previously unpublished works, etc. from every continent.
  • Gender: Identity and Social Change includes primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present. This collection offers sources for the study of women’s suffrage, the feminist movement, the men’s movement, employment, education, the body, the family, and government and politics. Material has been sourced from across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. The earliest documents are from the nineteenth century and the latest from the early twenty-first century.
  • Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament Online contains the complete vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible, extended with variants from the Oriental and Samaritan textual traditions, the Ben Sira fragments, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
  • Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online (IEDO) reconstructs the lexicon for languages and language branches of Indo-European. It is an online reference source for historical and general linguists.
  • Twentieth Century Drama (2nd Edition): contains a collection of published plays from throughout the English-speaking world, covering the history of modern drama from the 1890s to the present day, alongside unpublished works by major writers and Pulitzer Prize winners.
  • Westlaw Middle East: Westlaw Gulf and Lexgulf have been integrated and upgraded into Westlaw Middle East and provides online legal information, including legislation and cases from the Middle East through to insights into the latest industry news.

New Databases: May 2018

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

  • Bloomsbury Food Library offers cross-searchable access to a range of encyclopedias, references works, e-books, and images. Search across numerous ebooks, and key reference works such as Ken Albala’s Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia, the Cambridge World History of Food, Bloomsbury’s Cultural History of Food, and chapters from Food History: Critical and Primary Sources. Explore image collections from institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA.
  • Guangming Ribao Digital Archive (光明日报) contains a central newspaper of the People’s Republic of China, and has been reporting national news for over 60 years. The full-image and full-text Guangming Daily gives comprehensive insights into developments in China in the 19th century and into the 20th century. The database covers the Guangming Daily published from 1949 to 2017.
  • HistoryMakers Digital Archive contains full-texts and video interviews with African-Americans distinguished in the fields of science, culture, politics, the arts, and public life.

New Databases: April 2018

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

  • AtoZ World Food database contains information on national cuisine, food culture, recipes and ingredients from most countries.
  • CSMAR consists of historical financial statements, and stock returns for China’s listed companies (on Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange). Our Library has subscribed to the following dataset(s): China Fund Market Series – Public Fund.  The China Funds Market Research Database collects closed-end funds listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges after the release of Interim Measures on the Management of Securities Investment Funds, and all open-ended funds issued subsequently. 1998 – Current.
  • Fire Insurance Maps Online (FIMO) is a discovery portal for color map sheets produced by insurance companies. Users can discover maps by spatial search, annotate, and print map sheets.
  • J. Walter Thompson: Advertising America: The J. Walter Thompson Company Archive documents the history, operation, policies and accomplishments of one of the world’s largest and oldest advertising firms. The papers here reveal many aspects of twentieth-century cultural, social, business, marketing, consumer and economic history while investigating the human psyche.
  • Neustar Localeze: The Localeze Business Registry contains data for millions of business locations (“listings”) in the U.S. including the attributes for that business such as address, phone number, business categories, hours of operation, brands sold, payment types accepted, chain information, and more.

New Databases: March 2018

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

  • Manupatra is India’s premier legal information resource. It is the largest content aggregator of Indian and International material, linking primary information, secondary material and proprietary analytical content. (For access to materials click “IP Users Click here” under the sign in fields).
  • Nineteenth-Century American Drama: Popular Culture and Entertainment, 1820-1900 includes a wide variety of works such as historical plays, melodramas, political satires, minstrel shows, comic operas, musical extravaganzas, parlor entertainments, adaptations of novels, and many others.
  • Service Newspapers of World War Two is a digital resource that reveals the story of war as told by the newspapers that brought information, entertainment and camaraderie to the forces at home and overseas. Explore over 200 titles from key nations across the globe that took part in the world-changing conflict.
  • Vault Career Intelligence provides insights into potential employers, including organizational culture, pros and cons of working at a firm, etc. Vault also has a series of “Best of” employer lists across different industries and functions. Vault’s ebook “Guides” provide information about careers, including work environment, education requirements, a day in the life, and career outlook.
 
 

New Databases: February 2018

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

  • Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

           NYU Libraries are subscribing to following ORE modules:

             American history
             Communication
             Latin American history
             Politics
             Religion
             Social Work

  • Nineteenth-Century American Drama: Popular Culture and Entertainment, 1820-1900 (Readex) includes a wide variety of works such as historical plays, melodramas, political satires, minstrel shows, comic operas, musical extravaganzas, parlor entertainments, adaptations of novels, and many others.
  • Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa (JSTOR) brings together materials from various archives and libraries throughout the world documenting colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region.
  • Swank Digital Campus provides legal movie streaming to students outside of the classroom.
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism brings together interdisciplinary content about the Modernist period. Users can discover articles that are organized by theme, artistic movement, or place.
 
 

New Databases: January 2018

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

  • ARTIFEX Press is a publisher of digital catalogues raisonnés. Artifex has developed a proprietary, patented software platform and a dedicated research and publishing program in order to produce, edit, and distribute these seminal publications.  Please Click on “Institutional Login” to access.
  • BMJ Best Practice is a new concept for information delivered at the point of care. In a single source there is a combination of the latest research evidence, guidelines and expert opinion – presented in a step-by-step approach, covering prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Best Practice provides a second opinion without the need for checking multiple resources. Its patient-focused approach represents an advancement in information delivery at the point of care.
  • CMIE Prowessdx is the data extraction interface for the Prowess databases from CMIE (Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy,) including data for Indian companies extending back to 1990. It contains daily stock price data and fundamental data for both private and public companies in India, data on ownership and governance (board composition, meetings, major stakeholders, subsidiaries etc.) and data on mergers & acquisitions.  Users must create an individual account for access. 
  • Codices Vossiani Latini Online provides access to digital facsimiles and detailed descriptive records for all 363 codices in the Latin part of Isaak Vossius’ manuscript collection held at Leiden University Library. It includes 76 pre-10th century Carolingian manuscripts and major sources of classic texts; it comprises 40,278 openings, resulting in 84,266 images, including covers and flyleaves.
  • The Eastern Miscellany (東方雜誌 [Dōngfāng zázhì]) is a serial that reflects a period of great transition in Chinese society, from the Qing Dynasty, Japanese invasion, the Second World War, communist revolution, until the formation of today’s People’s Republic of China. Issues date from 1904 to 1948 and are presented in full-text with full-image formats and rich indexing. The Eastern Miscellany database is the complete online archive with all issues reproduced cover-to-cover, including illustrations and advertisements.