The BSC Library has trial access to these databases through November 13, 2009. Try them out and let us know what you think. Should we become subscribers? Your feedback will help us decide.
• American History in Video – Currently includes 1,000+ titles and is continuously growing, with complete videos and synchronized, scrolling, searchable transcripts. This rich, online collection is the only source for the complete online newsreel streams of United News and Universal Newsreel; important documentaries and series from The History Channel®, PBS, and others; and archival footage. Teaching tools include custom clip-making, shareable playlists, course folders, and more.
• History Reference Center (find link on Library’s Databases (Articles & More) page; click on EBSCOhost Research Databases, then choose History Reference Center) — Includes nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 1,620 full-text reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books; more than 113,000 historical photos & maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.
• MLA International Bibliography + MLA Directory of Periodicals (find links on Library’s Databases (Articles & More) page; click on EBSCOhost Research Databases, then choose MLA International Bibliography and MLA Directory of Periodicals) – Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text, over 2.2 million citations, over 4,400 journals and series, 1,000 book publishers, and nearly 11,000 subject names and terms. Subject coverage includes: Dramatic Arts, Folklore, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Literary Theory & Criticism.