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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Academic Complete offers a critical mass of over 180,000 multidisciplinary e-books with unlimited, multi-user access. This is a free trial through mid-June, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Multidisciplinary collection of over 200,000 e-books from leading publishers and university presses.
Developed to meet the increasing demands of scholarly research, Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. Includes over 9,000 active full-text journals and magazines. This is a free trial through June 15, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers almost 70,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 14,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street.
Hundreds of fashion business cases covering a vast range of topics designed to suit the entire breadth of the fashion curriculum, from design to retailing. Global in focus, tackling issues such as sustainability, technology, ethics, and leadership. URI Faculty may register for access to Extended Teaching Notes.
Peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business. Includes over 3,200 active full-text journals and magazines.
Data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people. Provides sophisticated retrieval and personalization tools to create numerous reports. Users are required to register and log in using their email address. This database is provided to the URI Community by the College of Business.
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing in collaboration with the Churchill Archives Centre, the Churchill Archive includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders.
Digitized issues of The Economist (ISSN: 0013-0613). Coverage is from the first issue published in 1843 to 5 calendar years ago.
Digitized issues of The Financial Times of London (ISSN: 0307-1766). Coverage is from the first issue published in 1888 to 2016.
Access to over 1800 magazines. Can be viewed on EBSCOhost or via download through the free Flipster app.
Subscription access to the complete catalog of e-books from Harvard Business Review Press, close to 700 titles.
Human Kinetics Library features more than 150 ebooks and ancillary materials dedicated to the research, teaching, and understanding of kinesiology, physical activity, sport, health, and exercise science.
The digital Loeb Classical Library is an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture — in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.
Series of four volumes with a mission to provide a reliable and authoritative source for scores of the classical canon, as well as a resource for the discovery of lesser-known contemporary works. The collections encompass all major classical musical genres and time periods from the Middle Ages to the 21st century and contain full, study, piano, and vocal scores.
ProQuest Central brings together many of our most used databases to create the most comprehensive, diverse, and relevant multidisciplinary research database available. It provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, trade and professional titles, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, case studies, and market reports all together on a powerful, user-friendly platform.
ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive curated collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering 5 million citations and 2.5 million full-text works from thousands of universities all over the world.
Tells the story of the early-to-late twentieth century public health system in the United States through correspondence, reports, pamphlets, ephemera, and much more. It documents the evolution of public health legislation, policies, and campaigns at local, national, and federal levels.
Hundreds of video titles showing research in action to help users build their skills as they prepare to conduct original research. Rather than reading about the best way to conduct a focus group, users can watch one in progress to see just how the facilitator interacts with participants. Those struggling to learn statistics can use the intro stats lessons to learn at their own pace, pausing and repeating the instruction until it clicks.
Renowned worldwide for the iconic reconstruction of the original Globe Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe celebrates William Shakespeare through the power of performance to make his work accessible to all. From architectural plans to costume designs, prompt books and programmes, the digitised archive of Shakespeare's Globe Archive: Theatres, Players & Performance offers researchers a comprehensive insight into performance practice in this unique theatre space. Documents over 200 productions from 1997-2016.
Bibliographic database containing 15 million citations with links to foundational full text U.S. Government publications. Covers federal public documents from 1774 to the present, linking to full-text printed material, maps, photographs, illustrations, and statistical datasets. Permits SuDoc-searchable access to current and historic GPO shelf lists.

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