New Databases: August 2017

The NYU Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new databases we added to our collection in August 2017:

  • AccessPhysiotherapy from McGraw-Hill Medical is devoted exclusively to the study, instruction, and practice of physical therapy. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online physiotherapy resource integrates leading physical therapy textbooks, procedure and exercise videos, image galleries, self-assessment tools, and a unique cadaver dissection tool.
  • LIS Scholarship Archive Preprints is a free, open source archive of articles and scholarship associated with library science and related disciplines.
  • MedOne Neurosurgery is the comprehensive source for neurosurgical content. It provides a fully searchable database of hundreds of e-books; step-by-step instructions for core procedures; cases with management and follow-up tips; and thousands of images and surgical videos.

New Databases: July 2017

The NYU Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new databases we added to our collection in July 2017:

  • Board Vitals is exam review tool for the NBDE I and II, NBDHE, Shelf Exams for seven medical specialties and USMLE.
    • Sign up to register for an individual account using your NYU email address.
  • EBSCO Magazine Archive provides archival access to the following magazines: U. S. News & World Report, Time, Sports Illustrated, People, Life, Fortune, Forbes, Esquire, Business week, and Architectural Digest. Users can search across all ten magazines, or select individual titles.
  • Foreign Office Files for Japan 1931-1945 is published in three parts, this collection makes available extensive coverage of British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952:
    • Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945
    • Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952
    • Japan and Great Power Status, 1919-1930

New Databases: June 2017

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.

New Databases: May 2017

The NYU Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new databases we added to our collection in May 2017:

  • The Littman E-Library of Jewish Civilization: From the Liverpool University Press this database contains about 90 volumes covering Jewish Studies subject areas, including: history, cultural studies, literature, the Holocaust, biography, religious studies, philosophy and women’s studies

New Databases: April 2017

The NYU Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new databases we added to our collection in April 2017:

  • BYU Corpora is a set of text corpora for linguistics and machine learning applications. The corpora at this site were created by Mark Davies, Professor of Linguistics at Brigham Young University. The corpora have many different uses, including: finding out how native speakers actually speak and write; finding the frequency of words, phrases, and collocates; looking at language variation and change; e.g. historical, dialects, and genres; gaining insight into culture; for example what is said about different concepts over time and in different countries; designing authentic language teaching materials and resources. This database contains access to the popular corpora Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) and Corpus of Historical American English (COHA), as well as News on the Web (NOW), Global Web-Based English (GloWbE), Wikipedia Corpus, and many others.
  • East India Company allows students and researchers to access a large collection of primary source documents from the India Office Records held by the British Library.
  • Gallup Respondent-Level Data: Gallup World Poll and U.S. Daily Tracking data at the respondent level provides a much-enhanced ability to trace connections between concepts and countries. Users can request extracts of the data behind Gallup’s products and get extracts that are generated by Data Services.

New Databases: March 2017

The Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new databases we added to our collection in March 2017:

  • Chinese Statistical Yearbooks Database is the largest and continuously updated statistical yearbooks database in China, including all aspects and fields, such as national accounting, fixed assets investment, population and human resources, people’s living conditions and price indices, enterprises and institutions, finance, natural resources, energy and environment, political and public administration, peasants & agriculture & rural area, industry, construction, transportation and telecommunication, domestic trade and foreign trade, touring catering, education and technology, culture and sports, public health, etc.
  • Irish Newspaper Archive contains electronic versions of Irish newspapers from the 1700’s to current day.
  • PsyArXiv is an open-access, preprint digital archive dedicated to psychological science that gives the public free, first-hand access to new science.
  • SAGE Business Cases brings together cases selected from a variety of sources, including key university and association partnerships. The cases are designed to suit a range of academic uses: from short vignettes to narrative long form.

New Databases: February 2017

The Libraries regularly acquires new databases. Take a look at the new databases we added to our collection in February 2017:

  • Associated Press Collections Online gives insight into major events from the mid-1800s through the 20th century from the Associated Press Corporate Archive. Includes access to: European Bureaus Collection, Middle Eastern Bureaus Collection, News Features & Internal Communications, US City Bureaus Collection, Washington DC Bureau II Collection, and Washington/D.C. Bureau Collection.
  • Covidence works with reference managers like EndNote, Zotero, Refworks, and Mendeley to screen results for the purposes of systematic reviews and other research projects. Sign up to register for an individual account using your NYU email address.
  • ITIL a widely accepted approach to IT Service Management (ITSM), which has been adopted by individuals and organizations across the world. ITIL provides a cohesive set of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally. ITIL is based upon a lifecycle approach and the core guidance consists of five publications: ITIL Service Strategy, ITIL Service Design, ITIL Service Transition, ITIL Service Operation, ITIL Continual Service Improvement. Each of the five publications represents a stage in the ITIL service lifecycle.
  • medici.tv is an online platform for the largest on demand library of classical music, streaming classical music videos, and broadcasting live events.
  • SocArXiv is an open-access archive of preprint papers in the social and behavioral sciences. Papers on SocArXiv are permanently available and free to the public.