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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Data Planet This link opens in a new window
Data Planet is a data download and visualization tool hosting social science data about U.S. states, counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas from more than 200 different government and non-government sources. It spans topics like employment, crime, religion, and education.
Digital Theatre Plus This link opens in a new window
Video of live theatre and opera productions. Includes instruction and discussion of acting, stage production and "behind the stage" work.
MLA Handbook Plus This link opens in a new window
Welcome to MLA Handbook Plus, the Modern Language Association’s subscription-based digital resource. Now students and instructors can get online access to the brand-new ninth edition of the MLA Handbook through their school’s library.
Very Short Introductions This link opens in a new window
Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. It offers new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.
What Everyone Needs to Know This link opens in a new window
Written by leading authorities in their given fields, each volume in the acclaimed What Everyone Needs to Know® series offers a balanced and authoritative primer on complex current event issues and countries.

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