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Trial Access: African American Communities

African American Communities

African American Communities focuses on race relations across social, political, cultural and religious issues. Specific topics covered include racism, discrimination, desegregation, urban renewal and housing, civil rights movements and protests, community integration and artistic expression. Relevant pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth Oral Histories, thematic Image and 360 Object Galleries reveal the African American experience in such places as Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina.

This OSU Trial runs through 3/31/2017

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Trial Access: Passport (Euromonitor International)

Passport is a global market research database providing insight on industries, economies and consumers worldwide, helping you to analyze market context and identify future trends impacting businesses globally. Videos and guides help you navigate the database.

This OSU Trial runs through 3/24/2017

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Kanopy Streaming Video is here!

Kanopy is a streaming video resource with a collection of over 26,000 films on every subject imaginable and from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources. Kanopy’s website makes it easy to watch, share and discuss films across campus.

The platform is fully compatible with screen reader technology, and all of Kanopy’s films are closed-captioned and have transcripts available. In addition, Public performance rights are included!!

Check out Kanopy’s platform and list of streaming videos. Also, please refer to our Kanopy LibGuide for additional information.

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Trial Access: APA Style CENTRAL

APA Style CENTRAL is the ultimate resource on APA Style. Utilize tools such as quick guides, tutorials, self-quizzes and much more to refine writing technique. Improve research skills with tutorials, reference ebooks. APA’s My References provides reference management in APA Style for original as well as PsycINFO-generated citations. Paper templates facilitate comprehensive, easy to use APA-formatting during the writing process. The Publishing Center presents manuscript submission resources and detailed publication analytics information on a variety of psychology-related journal titles from many different publishers, including APA.

This OSU Trial runs through 10/17/2016

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Trial Database: China Academic Journals Full-text Database

This OSU Trial has been extended through 3/31/2016.

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The China Academic Journals Full-text Database is an extensive Chinese journal database that comprises Science and Technology publications in subject areas such as Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Biology Environmental Science Architecture, and Engineering. Also included are publications focused on Agriculture, Medicine, Literature, History, Philosophy, and Economics. Content dates for some titles span as early as 1951, and much current content is available for many included titles.

Trial Access: BibliBoard Ebook Platform

Need a break from studying? Looking for some leisurely reading over the Winter Break?

Try BiblioBoard (free registration may be required to utilize all features)


Until January 6, 2016, OSU Libraries & Press will be trialing access to the BiblioBoard ebook platform. You will find a variety of ebooks works from world-renowned publishers in areas such as Comics & Graphic Novels, LGBTQ, Travel, Self-Help, Cooking, DIY, Spanish Language (Fiction & Non-Fiction), Indie Authors, Innovative Fiction, Contemporary NonFiction, World History, Childrens Books, and and much, much more. You can read online or download BiblioBoard’s App for your Android, Apple, or Kindle Fire device.

If you have any questions or difficulties accessing BiblioBoard, please contact us for help.

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Trial Database: PrivCo.com

This OSU Trial runs through 12/1/2015.

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PrivCo.com is a useful source for business and financial research on non-publicly traded corporations, including family-owned, private equity-owned, venture-backed and international unlisted companies. There are currently profiles for over 850,000 firms, 20,000 investors and 100,000 private market deals, with information and in-house analysis added daily. Use for doing company, investor, M&A, venture capital funding, or private equity research. Searchable by advanced criteria in all categories. Entrepreneurship programs will like the ability to search for investors, or private companies in specific, emerging industries. Job seekers may use the venture capital funding search to search for companies that are raising funding and most likely hiring.

Trial Database: Passport

This OSU Trial runs through 11/16/2015.

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Passport (from Euromonitor International) is an online market research database you can use to understand the global business environment. It includes industry research and market reports (including Consumer Health, Consumer Electronics, Retailing, and Travel & Tourism), global company profiles, country reports, statistics, and more. (Note that some functionality is not available in the trial database.)

 

Trial Database – Music Online: Listening

This OSU Trial runs through 10/30/2015.

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Music Online: Listening is a comprehensive, high-quality streaming audio collection of music. This ever-expanding collection includes the complete content of Alexander Street’s collections in popular music, classical music, jazz, American song, world music, and the Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries. For even more detailed information about the content included in this collection, click HERE.

Trial Databases: LGBT Studies in Video & LGBT Thought and Culture

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. LGBT Studies in Video provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. It also provides key resources of interest to students and researchers in sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, gender studies, cultural studies, and religious studies.

 

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection illuminates the lives of lesbians, gays, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community with content including selections from The National Archives in Kew, materials collected by activist and publisher Tracy Baim from the mid-1980s through the mid-2000s, the Magnus Hirschfeld and Harry Benjamin collections from the Kinsey Institute, periodicals such as En la Vida and BLACKlines, select rare works from notable LGBT publishers including Alyson Books and Cleis Press, as well as mainstream trade and university publishers.

 

These OSU Trials runs through 8/31/2015.

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