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Trial Access: The Value Line Research Center

Value Line is the largest independent provider of investment-related information in the world, with a reputation for high quality, cost effective data used by individual investors, portfolio managers, corporate finance professionals and academic institutions. The Value Line Research Center includes on-line access to Value Line’s leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Access includes The Value Line Investment Survey (1,700 companies), The Value Line Investment Survey – Small& Mid Cap Edition (1,800 companies), The Value Line Mutual Fund Survey, The Value Line Daily Options Survey, The Value Line Special Situations Service, and The Value Line Convertibles Survey.

 

Remote Users: This trial is only available from non-Corvallis-Campus locations via OSU’s VPN service.

 

This OSU trial will be available until August 30, 2017. Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

Now Available: Alexander Street Press Streaming Videos

Oregon State University Library patrons now have access to the Academic Video Online (AVON) collection from Alexander Street Press. AVON provides access to over 63,000 streaming videos on a wide array of subjects ranging from arts, education, travel, How-to, travel, STEM topics. Users can also find and view documentaries, news programs, short clips, feature films, from popular producers such as BBC, A&E, PBS, American Academy of Pediatrics, 60 Minutes, and much more.

 

All AVON videos are closed captioned and have transcripts that come in multiple languages. You can learn more about AVON and its platform by visiting http://proquest.libguides.com/avon

 

Now Available: Independent Voices

Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.

Now Available: Index Islamicus Online

Index Islamicus Online is THE international classified bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. It contains over 500,000 records, covering all the main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, as well as Muslims living elsewhere, and their history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literatures. Index Islamicus includes material published by Western scholars in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, specialist area- and subject-based areas, and by Muslims writing in European languages.

Trial Access: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, is a 90 volume, and growing, collection of Jewish heritage and history published by the Littman Association since 1965. The collection includes international perspectives on Jewish civilization from the USA, Israel, Germany, Poland and the UK with work from leading scholars such as Anthony Polonsky, Rachel Elior, Menachem Kellner, and Ada Rapoport-Albert.

 

This OSU trial will be available until June 3, 2017. Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

Now Available – Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Oregon State University Libraries now has online access to Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law. 

The HeinOnline collection contains legal materials on slavery in the United States and western countries. Scholars will find judicial cases, statutes, essays, scholarly articles that date back to the 19th century through the modern history of slavery. Also included are ebooks and pamphlets. This is a collection critical to any scholar looking to find historical material on legal, economic and social aspects on the subject.

For more information about the Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law collection or its search features, please visit https://home.heinonline.org/content/Slavery-in-America-and-the-World-History-Culture–Law/

Trial Access: Factiva.com

Dow Jones’s Factiva.com is a premier business and general reference resource with a broad collection of sources that reach across disciplines from business and current events to communications and technology, politics, foreign policy, and more. A broad range of content provides both local insight and global perspective on every business issue. Factiva.com gives users the power to monitor current news, track industry developments and global market activity, and research a global company. ProQuest has provided a Guide on how to use Factiva.com, at http://proquest.libguides.com/factiva/about.

 

This OSU trial will be available until April 28, 2017. Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

 

Trial Access: American West

American West is a digital resource containing the history of the development of the West as well as its enduring legacies. From the earliest, pioneering expeditions that discovered and mapped the West to the growth of industry and settlements, through a range of rare and important documents it is possible to explore the commercial, cultural and social factors that made the West what it was and is. Through Items such as maps, manuscripts, journals, rare printed books, periodicals, photographs and more, the appeal of the ‘wild’ West to explorers, emigrants and workers is brought to life. The development of the popular image of the West can be charted with material depicting the ‘Wild West’ shows, famous outlaws and pioneer personalities, while the clash of cultures that was often a feature of life in the burgeoning United States is represented through a wealth of documents relating to the Mormon exodus and Native American contact. Within this resource you can use the chronology and data maps to discover fascinating facts and events in the history of the American West and view visual resources in searchable galleries.

This OSU trial will be available until March 31, 2017. Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

Trial Access: American Indian Histories and Cultures

American Indian Histories and Cultures presents a unique view into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century. Explore the consequent political, social and cultural impact on American Indian life against the backdrop of an ever-expanding western frontier through many rare original documents, including: manuscripts, artwork, photographs, maps, printed materials and newspapers. Use the fully searchable interactive chronology to discover fascinating facts and events in American Indian history; explore key events and movements across North America with interactive maps; and view visual resources through galleries and exhibitions.

This OSU trial will be available until March 31, 2017. Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

New STEM Content in Gale Virtual Reference Library

Because of OSU’s participation in the Statewide Database Licensing Program, new access is now available for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) reference books through Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL). Examples of these 36 new K-12-focused titles include UXL Encyclopedia of Science, Achieving Sustainability, and Worldmark Global Health And Medicine Issues. A complete list of titles is available on the Statewide Database Licensing Program (SDLP) web site.

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