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Find the best library databases for your research.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Academic Video Online delivers more than 71,000 titles spanning a range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.

Highlighted publishers include:
Sony Pictures Classics
Royal Shakespeare Company
National Geographic
Africa Knowledge Project, known as AKP, promotes Critical African Studies. It disseminates Africa-centered, evidence-based knowledge on Africa and African Diaspora. Includes subscriptions to the following journals, archives and databases:
-JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies
-Journal on African Philosophy
-ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness
-West Africa Review
-Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World
-African Music Database
-Enriching Resource Document & Language Archive
-Biafran War Database
-Kiswahili Story Database
Select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Includes historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.
A freely available Black Lives Matter learning resource, featuring a rich collection of handpicked articles from the digital archives of over 50 different publications.
Exact Editions has partnered with a number of publishers to assemble an extensive list of articles from archived digital issues in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, spanning a wide range of topics from literature and music to politics and activism.
Brown Judaic Studies is a peer-reviewed series that publishes high quality, specialized books aimed primarily at a scholarly audience. They publish monographs, collections of essays, and translations of original sources in all fields of Judaic studies. 53 Open access titles are now available.
BrowZine is a service that allows you to browse, read and follow scholarly journals in a beautiful visual display.
With BrowZine, you can:
• Browse and read journals: Browse thousands of top journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles.
• Stay Current with My Bookshelf: Create a personal bookshelf of titles to follow and receive new article notifications.
Here is a video tutorial:
DOAB increases the discoverability of Open Access books. Academic publishers provide metadata of their Open Access books to DOAB.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, 2013
Access to the DSM Library from the American Psychiatric Association, Includes the DSM - 5, plus :
-- DSM-5 Handbook on the Cultural Formulation Interview
-- DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
-- DSM-5 Clinical Cases
-- Spanish Edition of the Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5
A wide selection of e-books from top publishers and presses. Books may be viewed online or checked out for up to 7 days. See our LibGuide for more information:
Flipster is an app that provides digital access to magazines. Drew has access to the following titles:

American Poetry Review
Artforum International
The Atlantic
Bloomberg Businessweek
New Statesman

Flipster users can download magazines to read offline. see FAQ here
JAMA and related AMA journals COVID-19 related information is now open access at:
Anyone anywhere can now access a growing online collection of contemporary open access eBooks from the Library of Congress website.
Search 1.56 million historic newspaper photos using Newspaper Navigator! The Library Of Congress mined 1.5 million historical newspaper records, extracted images and image markup
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has made available online the full sound recordings of the War Crimes Proceedings of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) established in Nuremberg, Germany, commonly referred to as the Nuremberg Trials. This link leads to film recordings. Additionally, the film evidence presented by the World War II Allied prosecutors at the trial is now available for online viewing. The collection consists of 1,942 gramophone discs holding 775 hours of hearings and 37 reels of film used as evidence in the trials.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has made available online the full sound recordings of the War Crimes Proceedings of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) established in Nuremberg, Germany, commonly referred to as the Nuremberg Trials. This link is to sound recordings only.
Read or borrow books! Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. To date, we have gathered over 20 million records from a variety of large catalogs as well as single contributions, with more on the way.
Open Research Library is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books.
University Press Scholarship Online offers 35,000+ titles across 33 subject areas. We have access to Oxford -published titles as well as titles from 19 University Presses. See information about the presses here:
Also known as the CSE Manual, it includes comprehensive and authoritative coverage of scientific writing rules. Eighth edition
you can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images—right now, without asking. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to more than 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from our collections—with many more to come. This includes images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo
The Standard Ebooks project is a volunteer driven, not-for-profit effort to produce a collection of high quality, carefully formatted, accessible, open source, and free public domain ebooks that meet or exceed the quality of commercially produced ebooks. The text and cover art in our ebooks is already believed to be in the public domain, and Standard Ebooks dedicates its own work to the public domain, thus releasing the entirety of each ebook file into the public domain. All the ebooks we produce are distributed free of cost and free of U.S. copyright restrictions.

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