Kanopy

Kanopy Kanopy, a new multidisciplinary educational video database, is now branching into popular, Hollywood and foreign film as well. Performance rights are included with videos in this database. Clips, playlists and embedding are possible. Links are available from “Share/embed” within each video record. Coverage dates: 1890s to present.

Kanopy has developed a channel on Roku.  You can use your affiliation with TCU to access it for free.

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George T. Abell Map Collection

Special Collections staff recently completed a project to digitize the George T. Abell Map Collection and make them available in its online repository. This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. The collection includes maps of the world, the British Isles, Pacific Ocean, North and South America, The Western Hemisphere, and the United States. The collection includes works by cartographers Abraham Ortelius, Willem Blaeu, Vincenzo Coronelli, Frederik de Wit, Gerhard Mercator, Herman Moll, Guillaume Delisle, and many others.

Originally posted 2017-02-20 05:47:51.

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CINAHL Complete

CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for thousands of journals. CINAHL provides research materials including health care books, select conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheet and quick lesson disease overviews. Coverage dates: 1937 – Current.

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William Luther Lewis Collection

Over three hundred of the principal authors of English and American literature are represented in the Lewis Collection. Composed of approximately fifteen hundred titles, it contains nearly nine hundred first editions as well as important manuscripts and autograph letters.

A selection of letters and manuscripts from the William Luther Lewis Collection has been digitized.

Originally posted 2017-07-17 05:54:58.

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The Jim Wright Papers

The Jim Wright Papers consists of correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, audiovisual material, books, and memorabilia that document his 34 year career in the U.S. Congress and his tenure as Speaker of the House. The collection also documents his long post-Congressional career as an instructor in Political Science at TCU.

Originally posted 2017-03-06 05:52:15.

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