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Trial databases arranged in order of end date (earliest to latest):


History Vault NAACP Papers

Trial Expires: May 22, 2015

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With a timeline that runs from 1909 to 1972, users can examine the realities of segregation in the early 20th century to the triumphs of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and beyond. This collection is nearly two million pages of internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the country. It charts the NAACP’s work and delivers a first-hand view into crucial issues. It is fully searchable and accessible electronically as part of ProQuest® History Vault, an initiative to digitize historically rich primary sources, opening their discovery to broader audiences.

Philosophers Index with Full Text

Trial Expires: May 17, 2015

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Over 200 full-text titles (more than half of which are available without an embargo), the renowned philosophy index offers even more for undergraduates, graduate students and researchers. International in scope, The Philosopher’s Index with Full Text offers content from 139 countries. It provides full-text journals published in the United States and Britain as well as in 27 other countries, including Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, China, Colombia, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Tunisia, and Uruguay.

Contemporary World Music

Trial Expires: May 15, 2015

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Delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Filmakers Library Online

Trial Expires: May 27, 2015

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Description: Filmakers Library Online contains more than 1,400 full-length, issue-based documentaries curated by Alexander Street Press's imprint company Filmakers Library. Films come from diverse filmmakers and address a wide range of topics including art, criminal justice, economics, environment, health, and social issues such as aging, racism and sexism, disabilities, and education.