As databases move to better security, URLs change. That is all done behind-the-scenes, thanks to the Library Electronics Resources Acquisitions team at IU Bloomington Libraries, and Beth South, our campus coordinator of technical services. It’s seamless for the user, but we wanted to take this opportunity to share highlights of the variety and scope of newly-secured databases. Something for everyone! And if you need assistance, just Ask Us! firstname.lastname@example.org
With material drawn from hundreds of institutions and organizations, including both major international activist organizations and local, grassroots groups, the documents in the Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 present important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond.
Asian American Drama contains 186 plays by 35 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Contemporary Women’s Issues (CWI) is a multidisciplinary, full-text database of articles from mainstream periodicals, the alternative press, and other hard-to-find sources, with a focus on the issues that influence women’s lives around the world. Issues covered include domestic violence, employment and the workplace, gender equity, family, reproductive health, and human rights.
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries.
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
A custom collection of over 400 journals, covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects include socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online unites multiple, distinct archives into a single resource of over one hundred types of primary source documents.
It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.
Content for researchers seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of current social issues.