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American Periodicals
Trial thru 11/8/14. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) Purchase price=$34,425.
Magazines and literary and professional journals published between 1740-1940, with full color scans of articles.
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CINAHL Complete
Trial thru 12/15/14. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) Annual subscription=$17,950.
Indexing back to 1937 and full-text nursing journals, books, research instruments records, evidence-based care sheets, etc.
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DELRdi
Trial November 25th, 2014. Subscription price is $850. Please give us your feedback.(UMass NetID login required for UMass App)
An index of dance education literature and research from 1926 to the present including abstracts of theses, dissertations, journal articles, conference proceedings, etc. from 200+ different publications, more than 150 university dance programs and organizations and individuals.
Also known as: Dance Education Literature and Research descriptive index
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Digital Sanborn Maps - U.S. States
Trial thru 12/15/14. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) Purchase price=$49,990.
Very detailed maps of towns and cities in each state as they were in the 19th and early 20th centuries. There are several versions over time of most maps, 1867-1970.
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GeoScienceWorld EBook Collection
Trial goes through November 30th, 2014. Purchase price is $78,541. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.)
Over 1,000 books published by geoscience societies since 1926.
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Library PressDisplay
Trial ends November 30th, 2014. Tell us what you think! (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.)
Current access to 2,000 newspapers from 100 countries with 60 day backfile.
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Medici.tv
Trial thru 11/10/14. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) Annual subscription price is $6,000.
Requires Adobe Flash.
Videos of classical dance, opera, concert performances; artist portraits; documentaries; and educational programming.
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Periodicals Archive Online Foundation Collection
Trial thru 11/8/14. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) Purchase price=$75,745.
Complete backfile of arts, humanities and social science journals covering 200 hundred years.
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Times of India (1838-2005)
Trial ends 11/30/2014. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) Purchase price is $44,866.
Also known as: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India
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U.S. Political Stats
Trial ends 11/15/14. Annual subscription cost=$5,500. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.)
Data visualization and research tool designed to provide data on Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Presidency.
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