New E-resources

Announcements about new databases, platform changes, and database cancellations.

A comprehensive list of reference and research databases is available in the Database Library.

Information on the Responsible Use of Licensed Electronic Resources.

November 2022

ProQuest History Vault: Americans for Democratic Action Records, 1932-1999 (ProQuest)
Collection of archival records document the administration, legislative lobbying, and political activities of an organization devoted to promoting progressive issues.

Women, War and Society, 1914-1918 (Gale)
Materials in the Imperial War Museum document social, political, military and gender history during World War I, and the situation of women and men, soldiers and civilians in wartime society.

LGBT Studies in Video (Alexander Street)
Now includes content in Volume II. Documentaries, interviews, and feature films explore the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, LGBT history and culture, civil rights, marriage equality, families, AIDS, and more.

Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century (ProQuest)
Now includes Supplement to Federal Government Records module. Primary sources from the African-American struggle for freedom and equality from 1790 to the contemporary period.

October 2022

Oxford Encyclopedia of EU Law (Oxford University Press)
Articles on topics in European Union (EU) law, from foundational concepts to high-level analysis.

Science of Synthesis (Thieme)
Online reference work of evaluated methods in organic synthesis developed for the field of organic and organometallic chemistry

Water Rights and Resources (HeinOnline)
Focuses on state and federal legal issues surrounding access to and the delivery of water. Includes government documents, reports, legislative histories, books, and scholarly articles.

September 2022

CSMAR: China Stock Market and Accounting Research Database
Research-oriented database focusing on China Finance and Economy and contains macroeconomic and industry statistics.

Pitchbook
Real time data to research and analyze private and public companies, startup trends, private equity and venture capital financing deals, VC and PE investment funds, investors, and service providers. Registration required. All users must create an account using a valid @wisc.edu email account.

August 2022

Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963 (Adam Matthew)
Official government files and correspondence related to the Cabinet of Harold Macmillan, the Prime Minister of the British Government from 1957 to 1963.

Artforum Archive (ProQuest)
Digitized archive of leading magazine for international contemporary art in all media, with coverage from 1962 to 2020.

North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850-1951) (Shanghai Tuqing)
Collection of historical Chinese newspapers published in English and Chinese, from 1850 to 1951.

July 2022

LGBTQ+ Rights (HeinOnline)
Legal materials and supporting documents charting the LGBTQ+ rights movement in the United States and legal aspects of gender identity and sexual orientation.

NK Pro (NK Consulting)
Information service on North Korea presents current news, opinion, analysis, research tools, and data in English, for research and business.

Dar Almandumah
Databases of Arabic scientific conferences, dissertations, and academic journals, 1921-present, covering arts, humanities, Islamic and legal studies, Arabic language and literature, economics.

New York Times
Complete run of the New York Times newspaper on nytimes.com, 1851 to present; includes International, Spanish, and Chinese editions; requires registration with @wisc.edu email account.

June 2022

ProQuest Indian Claims Insight (ProQuest)
Documentation of specific claims made by tribal nations against the United States; includes docket histories, court documents, treaties, congressional publications, and maps.

Cuban Periodicals: Cultural Magazines Published by Casa de las Américas, 1960–2009 (Brill)
Digitized archive of four highly influential Cuban cultural magazines, including the journal Casa de las Américas.

Visual History Archive (USC Shoah Foundation)
Primary source collection of streaming video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Anthropological Fieldwork Online (Alexander Street)
Primary source collection of the fieldwork behind the great ethnographies of the early 20th century, including key field notebooks, images, and recordings of the early- to mid-20th century.

Gender: Identity and Social Change (Adam Matthew)
Collection of primary sources for the study of gender history, women’s suffrage, the feminist movement, and the men’s movement.

Research Methods Primary Sources (Adam Matthew)
A platform of online learning tools designed to introduce humanities and social science students to key approaches and methodologies of working with primary source material.

Oxford Bibliographies: International Relations (Oxford University Press)
Reference tool of authoritative research guides designed to support the study of international relations, combining aspects of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

Security Issues Online (Alexander Street)
Multimedia collection of video, government documents, and speeches exploring events and themes related to global security issues such as terrorism, cybersecurity, drugs, epidemics, the environment.

Mass Incarceration and Prison Studies (Alexander Street)
Multimedia collection of text, government documents, ephemera, interviews, and documentaries covering historical and contemporary themes of mass incarceration and prison infrastructure.

May 2022

ICE Virtual Library – Complete eBook Collection (Institution of Civil Engineers)
Online content platform from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) of their journals, papers, e-books, and conference proceedings.

GeoScienceWorld Books (GeoScienceWorld)
Collection of e-books in the geosciences from multiple scientific societies.

Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online (Brill)
A detailed description of the practice and implementation of international law in various Asian states.

ProQuest History Vault. Revolutionary War and early America: collections from the Massachusetts Historical Society: 1721-1860 (ProQuest)
Digitized primary source materials from Colonial America and the Early Republic: personal papers, diaries, and governmental records pertaining to the Revolutionary War and the French and Indian War.

Foreign Law Guide (Brill)
Current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions around the world.

George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs: Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Reunification of Germany (Gale)
FOIA files, memcons and telcons from the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library documenting the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall and its implications for U.S.-German relations.

April 2022

Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, 1947-1964 (Adam Matthew)
Collection of diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events from the British Foreign Office files dealing with India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan between 1947 and 1964.

Pakistan from Crown Rule to Republic, 1945-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of Pakistan, from 1945 to 1949.

India-Pakistan Conflict: Records of the U.S. Department of State, February 1963-1966 (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of India and Pakistan, from 1963 to 1966.

India from Crown Rule to Republic, 1945-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of India, from 1945 to 1949.

Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 (Gale)
Archive of primary source materials related to criminal history, law, literature, and justice in nineteenth century Europe, North America, India and the Antipodes (Australia and New Zealand).

Mirror Historical Archive, 1903-2000 (Gale)
Searchable digital archive of left-wing UK daily tabloid newspaper, from 1903 to 2000.

European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: Colonialism and Nationalism in the Dutch East Indies, 1910-1930 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Netherland’s colonial possessions, from 1910-1930.

Evangelism in Thailand: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1840-1910 (Gale)
Archive of correspondence of the American Presbyterian Church’s Board of Foreign Missions relating to their Thailand Mission during the period of 1840 to 1910.

Evangelism in Philippines: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1898-1910 (Gale)
Archive of correspondence of the American Presbyterian Church’s Board of Foreign Missions relating to their Philippines Mission during the period of 1898 to 1910.

U.S. Army Center of Military History Historical Manuscripts Collection: The Korean War (Gale)
U.S. military documents from the Korean War era include after-action interviews and reports, orders, narratives, analyses, charts, maps, and photographs.

Korea: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1930-1963 (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of Korea, from 1930 to 1963.

eMarketer (Insider Intelligence)
Daily research articles, analyst reports, and a database of e-business and online marketing statistics, aggregated and analyzed from over 2,800 sources.

Country Intelligence Reports/State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research Reports: Korea (1941-1961) (Gale)
Collection of government intelligence research and reports prepared between 1941 and 1961 on various topics related to the Korea by the U.S. Department of State.

Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online (Brill)
Authoritative online encyclopedia of all important aspects of the Slavic language family from its Indo-European origins to the present day.

Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online (Brill)
Interdisciplinary encyclopedia on the study of Arabic and all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic).

Database of Printed Modern Drama in India (UWDCC)
Bibliographic database of plays in sixteen Indian languages, published in India from the 1840s to the present.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Le Monde (ProQuest)
French newspaper archive covers issues and events since 1944: World War II and the establishment of the Fifth Republic; politics in France, Europe and beyond; society and business.

February 2022

Russian Civil War and American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia, 1918-20 (Gale)
Collection of primary source materials, including war diaries, letters, memoranda, cablegrams, maps, and charts, related to the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia, 1918-20.

World War I and Revolution in Russia, 1914-1918 (Gale)
Collection of correspondence between the British Foreign Office, British missions and consulates in the Russian Empire and the Tsarist government, and the Provisional Government.

Ta Kung Pao Full-text Database / 中國近代報刊. 大公報 : 1902-1949
Digital archive of one of the oldest newspapers in China, Da gong bao (Ta kung pao = L’impartial), with content from 1902 to 1949.

Kyobo Scholar (Megacontents)
Multi-disciplinary full-text article database from journals published by academic societies and research centers in Korea.

University Press Scholarship Online (Oxford University Press)
Collection of ebooks selected from participating university presses.

Novoe Russkoe Slovo Digital Archive (East View)
Digital newspaper archive of Russkoe slovo (1910-1920) and Novoe Russkoe Slovo (1925-2010).

Cumhuriyet Digital Archive (East View)
Digital newspaper archive of Cumhuriyet (1924 to 2020), the oldest secular Turkish daily newspaper.

Alexander III and the Policy of “Russification,” 1883-1886 (Gale)
Collection of documents and correspondence from the British diplomatic corps in Russia relating to their observations and analysis of the “retro-reform” policy in Russia between 1883 and 1886.

Commercial and Trade Relations Between Tsarist Russia, the Soviet Union and the U.S., 1910-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department Central Classified Files relates to commercial and trade relations beginning in the Tsarist Russia period and extending through Khrushchev period in Soviet history.

Country Intelligence Reports/State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research Reports: USSR (1941-1961) (Gale)
Collection of government intelligence research and reports prepared between 1941 and 1961 on various topics related to the Soviet Union (USSR) by the U.S. Department of State.

George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs: The Moscow Summit and the Dissolution of the USSR (Gale)
Collection of FOIA files from the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library documenting the events leading up to the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. and its implications for U.S.-Soviet relations.

Yeonhaengrok (Nurimedia)
Travelogues of Korean envoys recorded while traveling to and from Yeongyeong (Beijing, China) during the Joseon Dynasty (13th to 19th century).

SciFinder-n (Chemical Abstracts Service ; American Chemical Society)
New interface for core research tool for chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, nanotechnology, physics, environmental science and other disciplines. Registration required.

January 2022

Oxford Bibliographies: Political Science (Oxford University Press)
Reference tool of authoritative research guides designed to support the study of political science, combining aspects of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

Oxford Bibliographies: Social Work (Oxford University Press)
Reference tool of authoritative research guides designed to support the study of social work, combining aspects of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

OverDrive
A collection of popular fiction and nonfiction e-books and audiobooks, accessible via the web or the Libby app. To access most content, users must sign in. Select “University of Wisconsin-Madison” from the menu, then you will be directed to authenticate with your NetID.

ProQuest One Business (ProQuest)
Online business library database of millions of full-text items across scholarly and popular periodicals, newspapers, market research reports, dissertations, books, videos and more.

Chinese Pamphlets: Political Communication and Mass Education in the Early Period of the People’s Republic of China (CRL)
Digitized collection of cartoon books, pamphlets, postcards, and magazines document the mass education materials published in Hong Kong and Mainland China, from 1947 to 1954.