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New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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).
Black Drama, now in its expanded third edition, contains the full text of more than 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. More than 40 percent of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
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.
Current Georgetown faculty and students must sign up for a Replica account using their Georgetown.edu email address. Click on the "Sign Up" tab to create an account.
Replica is a cutting-edge platform that helps users access and visualize data about mobility, land use, and economic activity related to specific geographies. As such, this database is a tool of choice for professionals conducting research on the built-in environment, especially as issues of privacy and geo-located data enter into the professional practice of urban site analysis.
Offers over 1500 titles of the French press published from 1631 to 1950 plus editorial contents highlighting press archives and advanced research tools. Titles digitized from the Bibliothèque nationale de France include Le Petit Parisien, Le Journal, Le Figaro, and Le Matin, as well as smaller specialized titles.