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Jessie Ball duPont Library

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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The African American Historical Serials Collection features 173 periodicals spanning from 1816 through 1922. The periodicals in this collection include newspapers and magazines, in addition to reports and annuals from various African American organizations, including churches and educational and service institutions.
  • Sewanee users only
  • Full text
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Database to help building-industry professionals design and build construction projects that minimize ecological impact and maximize economic performance. Includes access to Environmental Building News articles, lists for GreenSpec products and specification guidelines, and detailed project case studies of high-performance buildings. This information is searchable and cross-referenced by CSI MasterFormat division, LEED™ credit, or green topic. Each article, product listing, and case study also lists related content and information sources.
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Civil War Primary Source Documents from The New-York Historical Society presents unique manuscript material chronicling all aspects of the American Civil War from warfare on land, at sea, in hospitals and prison camps, and reactions and impressions of the War from the home front. The collection, comprised of over 110,000 pages, focuses on the War as it was fought from 1861 to 1865 and represents both Northern and Southern perspectives. It also contains important contextual documents leading up to War and after its conclusion.
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Provides access to the online version of Consumer reports magazine, as well as additional features. Includes ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, etc. Includes product test videos, interactive guides, advice forums, consumer news, and more.
  • Sewanee users only
  • Streaming video
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The Digitalia Film Library is a multilingual, multinational streaming video collection of almost 900 feature films and documentaries, the majority in Spanish and Portuguese with English subtitles, from Spain, France, U.S, Russia, other European countries, and Latin America (especially Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil). Includes selected North American classic films in dubbed Spanish as well as the original English. Public Performance Rights apply to all films in their collection.
  • Sewanee users only
  • Statistical data
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Provides company, industry, country and financial data for every major marketplace in the world. Includes company SWOTs, company overviews, industry profiles, case studies, financial deals, country analysis, news, and a statistics database covering over half a million data points for 215 countries and 46 political and geographic groupings. The database allows keyword and Boolean searching of the full-text of the reports, which are in PDF format, as well as the thousands of news and commentary items, which are in text format. The market data and the economic indicators may be downloaded for spreadsheet analysis.
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A streaming platform for classical music, opera, and dance videos, offering 3,500 musical works filmed from the 1940s to the present day; 2,000 films including artist portraits, documentaries, and master classes; and over 100 live events streamed every year from the world’s most prestigious venues. Features a powerful search engine and a user-friendly browsing system, and can be viewed on all digital devices (computer, tablet, smartphone, TV via Chromecast and Airplay).
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PsycBOOKS from the American Psychological Association (APA), includes chapters in PDF from books published by the APA and other distinguished publishers, and includes digitized content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection. It also contains classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s, and the exclusive electronic release of authored entries from APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
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