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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Docuseek This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s): Docuseek2
Docuseek2 is the exclusive streaming video platform for films from renowned leaders in documentary film distribution, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, KimStim Films, Kartemquin Films, National Film Board of Canada Films, Fanlight Films, ScorpionTV, MediaStorm, dGenerate Films and Terra Nova Films.
A growing archive of streaming experimental video, media art and performance documentation from the 1960s to present, featuring work from 60+ artists. EAI is a has been a leading international resource for video and media art since 1971.
Environment Complete This link opens in a new window
A leading full-text database for environmental studies that provides hundreds of top environment journals covering ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental policy, sustainability and other related subjects. Subject List
Harper's Bazaar Archive This link opens in a new window
A searchable archive of the US (1867 to present) and UK (1930-2015) editions of Harper's Bazaar. The issues are reproduced as high-resolution color page images and supported by fully searchable text and article-level indexing. This resource chronicles over 150 years of American, British, and international fashion, culture, and society, supporting researchers by offering unique insights into the events, attitudes, and interests of the modern era.
LGBTQ+ Source This link opens in a new window
LGBTQ+ Source is the definitive database for LGBTQ+ studies. It provides scholarly and popular LGBTQ+ publications in full text, plus historically important primary sources, including monographs, magazines and newspapers. It also includes a specialized LGBTQ+ thesaurus containing thousands of terms.
Materiom This link opens in a new window
  • Open Access. No login required.
  • Contains images.
Alternate Name(s): Biomaterials
The Materiom platform gathers the world of regenerative material solutions (biomaterials) to optimize and match them to real-world needs. The Materiom community includes material scientists, designers, engineers, data scientists, and sustainability experts. Over the past five years we've built a 5,000 member- strong community and we are growing faster than ever.
SciELO This link opens in a new window
  • Open Access. No login required.
  • Contains some full text.
SciELO is a bibliographic database, digital library, and cooperative electronic publishing model of open access journals. SciELO was created to meet the scientific communication needs of developing countries and provides an efficient way to increase visibility and access to scientific literature.
SocINDEX with Full Text This link opens in a new window
SocINDEX with Full Text includes 3,069 active indexed and abstracted journals. 2,944 of them are peer-reviewed. 1895-present.
Ulrich’s Global Serials Directory This link opens in a new window
A international source of publisher information on all types of periodicals including journals, newspapers, and open source publications. Use for literature reviews and to determine if a journal is peer reviewed. See the Ulrich's User Guide for more info or ask a Research & Instruction Librarian for a demo of this database's features.