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Alternate Name(s):Gale Virtual Reference Library, GVRL, Gale eBooks
Provides a database of encyclopedias and reference sources for research. Coverage include the Arts, Business, Education, the Environment, History, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Religion, Science and Social Science. 2000 – present.
Provides access to thousands of full-text scholarly journals, trade and professional titles, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, case studies, and market reports. Content covers all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion.
Provides abstracts and citations of research literature and quality web sources updated daily, 1900-present. Coverage is very strong for sciences, strong for social sciences, and growing for arts & humanities.
The collection covers the historical works of Western theatre from its earliest days right up to the key figures of the early 21st century. It provides the most studied and performed plays of canonical playwrights as well as their less well-known contemporaries, allowing for a comprehensive survey. It combines the drama texts of ten collections, including Asian American Drama, Black Drama 3rd Edition, Latin American Drama, North American Indian Drama 2nd Edition, North American Women’s Drama 2nd Edition, and more.
Provides access to an expansive archive of materials related to indigenous American life and law, including hundreds of treaties, tribal codes, constitutions, treaty-related publications, and more. Trial runs now through Feb. 24, 2023.
Provides access to ebooks offering engagement with global author voices exploring the intersection of social identity and place or context. The database's name, Lived Places, refers to more than geographical or physical locations, it also refers to social and institutional ones. The ebook subject coverage is interdisciplinary, focused mostly in the humanities and social sciences, and is designed for curriculum alignment. NOTE: This is a just-launched collection; content and search function are limited. Trial runs now through April 28, 2023.
Policy Commons, covering more than 16,000 policy organizations worldwide, provides access to 2.5 million full text think-tank publications, including policy reports, administrative documents, books, project and campaign documents, working papers and discussion papers, journal articles, press releases, briefs, and brochures. The platform archives lost or orphan content, with more than 30,000 publications from 350 defunct and inactive policy organizations, along with unique content licensed from a dozen publishers. The interface offers full text searching in addition to 3,400 topics tags and filters for document type, organization name and type, publication language, country of publication, and publication date.
Access the collection of ten Shakespeare plays from the Globe to Globe Festival event when companies from across the world performed in over 30 different languages. The content supports courses exploring: global performance; intercultural production, interpretation and reception; and themes such as gender across global cultures. All films have audio in their original language alongside fully translated English subtitles.