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Design & Fashion Database Trials through 12/31/2018

Bloomsbury Fashion Photography Archive

Showcases rare images, international coverage, detailed metadata, exclusive academic articles, a timeline, lesson plans, and videos all designed to excite, engage, and inspire. Experience the evolution of today’s most iconic designers with this unique educational resource. Curated by Editor-in-Chief Valerie Steele, Director of the Museum at FIT in New York.

Bloomsbury Design Library

Comprehensive global coverage of the history, theory and practice of crafts and design, from prehistoric times to the present day. Offers an expanding range of authoritative reference and book content, alongside a rich selection of museum object images, which are fully searchable and underpinned by an intuitive taxonomy for seamless navigation.

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Database Trials: AtoZ Maps Online and Rock’s Backpages

A to Z Maps Online contains 145,000 royalty-free maps that can be downloaded and printed. Collection includes both antique and contemporary maps. Geographic coverage is from the world down to the US city level. Special maps include climate, geology, ecology, war, and history. Add-ons include country flags, quizzes and puzzles, and teaching tools.

Rock’s Backpages is the World’s only comprehensive online archive of music journalism and writing, providing access to an ever-expanding collection of primary-source, full-text music writing (currently over 32,000 articles), sourced from the pages of the music and mainstream press. Not just a resource for music courses, but also journalism, literature, national and international cultural studies, gender studies, sociology, politics and economics. RBP contains articles (reviews, interviews, features and more) from the ’50s up to present day and includes a growing collection of exclusive audio interviews. The content represents the work of over 670 of the best music writers on the planet from over 4,500 publications (Rolling Stone, NME etc etc), representing over 2,500 artists from all genres of music.

Please evaluate these resources and let us know your thoughts.

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Database Trial: HeinOnline

This trial ends September 1. HeinOnline is the world’s largest fully searchable PDF image-based, government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world’s constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.Please evaluate it and let us know your thoughts.

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Database Trial: Safari Books Online

This trial ends April 21. Safari Books Online’s on-demand digital library provides access to over 40,000 technology books and videos from leading publishers. Please evaluate it and let us know your thoughts.

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Database Trial: RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals

This trial ends on April 13th.  The RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals consists of original volumes, reprints, microforms and photocopies of music periodicals. Please evaluate it and let us know your thoughts.

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