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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Academic Video Online delivers more than 66,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
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Access World News Research Collection is a full-text news resource consisting over 11,000+ local, regional, national and international sources (6,800+ US and almost 4,200 international sources). Updated daily, it offers researchers and students valuable primary source information on today’s issues and events from newspapers, newswires, transcripts, video clips, web only, and blogs.
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This collection features stunning film adaptations of classic and contemporary plays from Sophocles and Shakespeare, to Oscar Wilde, Henrik Ibsen, August Strindberg, Bernard Shaw and contemporary writers, Michael Frayn and Joe Penhall.
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The BOA website hosts over 3 million records drawn from both private and public archives. These records are organised thematically, covering 1,000 years of world history, from politics and warfare to slavery and medicine. Collections range from the newspapers of the British Union of Fascists, colonial documents from India, Africa, and North America, among others. Some collections are in process, available collections are marked with the green 'unlocked' icon.
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This collection of 4,606 titles is a trove of archival and historical films from multiple sources that supplements the Films on Demand: Master Academic Package.
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Films On Demand‘s platform provides every academic department on campus with the most essential video titles for their field of study. It supplies 37,000 titles in 985 categories.
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LGBTQ+ Source provides scholarly and popular LGBT publications in full text, plus historically important primary sources, including monographs, magazines and newspapers and a specialized LGBT thesaurus containing thousands of terms. It contains all the content of LGBT Life with the addition of approx. 160 full text books and reference material.
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Drawing on 10 years of NT Live broadcasts, alongside high-quality recordings never previously seen outside of the NT’s Archive, the National Theatre Collection makes this rich body of work available to students in schools, universities and libraries around the world.
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The Royal Shakespeare Company creates theatre at its best, made in Stratford-upon-Avon and shared around the world. In 2013 the company began live screenings of its Shakespeare productions, captured here in The RSC Live Collection.
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Shakespeare's Globe on Screen 2 (2016-2018) includes landmark productions from the theatre’s 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons, including the first production from the indoor Jacobean theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
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Shakespeare's Globe On Screen provides access to plays which experiment in hugely different ways with the original playing conditions of Shakespeare’s theatre.
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