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New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources, as well as transcripts and full text from a wider variety of general sources, including The New York Times, the Times (London), and the Financial Times.
Al-Monitor offers expert news and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Pro package includes access to Memos (focused expert analysis on a topic), Newsletters (2x/daily on an industry sector), and Trend Reports (data-driven in-depth reports).
Arab Barometer is a nonpartisan research network that conducts high-quality and reliable public opinion surveys in the Middle East and North Africa since 2006. It provides insight into ordinary citizens' social, political, and economic attitudes and values across the Arab world. It is the largest repository of publicly available data on men's and women's views in the MENA region.
Dutch Pamphlets Online comprises both the complete Knuttel collection from the National Library of the Netherlands and the Van Alphen collection from Groningen University Library. The famous Knuttel collection contains some 34,000 pamphlets, to which the Van Alphen collection adds another 2,800. There is no overlap between the two. Combined, these collections form an exhaustive treasure trove of primary texts on the history of the Low Countries between 1486 and 1853.
French version of Le Monde, one of the leading newspapers of France. The English version is also available (click "English" at top of screen). Not all articles are translated into English. Search of previous issues available in French. Limited to 10 simultaneous users, please sign out when finished.
How do I do research with primary sources? Learn with over 150 case studies of scholars using primary sources in their research, 60 how-to guides, and video interviews about using specific types of sources, ethical considerations, and more -- plus a curated "practice collection" of 350 primary sources from a wide variety of libraries and archives.