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New / Trial Databases
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To assist the many students, faculty, and researchers who are working and studying remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, Annual Reviews has made its journals available to all through Thursday April 30, 2020.
Bess Press is providing free access to its textbooks to students and teachers in Hawaii during the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow the instructions on the site to enable your free access. Access is available through June 30, 2020.
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends May 15, 2020.
The database integrates and provides access to various types of reference works published in China, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlas, biographies, instructions, etc. on various subject areas. Currently it has 10873 titles. All books are fragmented into entries to enable precise searches and easy browsing.
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends April 10, 2020.
Digital Theatre+ collaborates with more than 50 world-class theatre companies, industry associations, practitioners, teachers, examination boards and scholars to capture and curate live performance in stunning quality, bring an unprecedented range of insights from behind the scenes, and commission bespoke educational resources to support study at every level.
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends April 19, 2020.
Published in two parts, this extensive collection of Foreign Office Files explores South East Asia between 1963 and 1980 in a time of conflict, growth and change.
- Cold War in the Pacific, Trade Relations and the Post-Independence Period, 1963-1966
- Foundations of Economic Growth and Industrialisation, 1967-1980
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends May 30, 2020.
This collection contains the complete catalog of Harvard Business Review e-books, with over 600 e-books that include 400+ monographs, newly published e-books, seminal works, and 150+ article compilations of the HBR Classics series.
JSTOR has opened up access to all of its journal archive collections for University of Hawaii at Manoa students, faculty and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also working with publishers to make some 20,000 books freely available to UHM users. Free access is available through June 30, 2020.
Kanopy is working with its content partners to make streaming access to many films available for free to college campuses through April 12, 2020. Click the link above to download an updating PDF listing free films available on Kanopy. To watch a film on the list, click Watch Now then Find Your University, search for University of Hawaii at Manoa and Log In to Hawaii using your UHM Library account.
The National Emergency Library is a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed. Access is available through June 30, 2020.
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends May 8, 2020.
OntheBoards.tv delivers full-length, high quality contemporary performance films to your desktop or laptop computer. On the Boards theater is located in Seattle, WA. Founded by artists in 1978, they work to introduce audiences to artistic innovators who are defining the future of dance, theater and music whether on our stage in Seattle or on the global screen.
Many Project MUSE publishers are making their book and journal content freely available on MUSE during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click on the link above for a regularly updated list of participating publishers and through when their content will be freely available.
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends May 31, 2020
An essential, unique collection of American Jazz Periodicals, of great importance to any lover of jazz and its history, and a primary source reference and research tool for all libraries.
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends May 31, 2020.
RIPM provides access to 518 rare music periodicals. Search either the Retrospective Index or the Preservation Series separately by clicking on their respective buttons, or click Search Both to search both databases.
NOTE: This is a free TRIAL. Trial ends June 30, 2020.
USDM includes 15 million citations with 10 million links to foundational full text U.S. government publications. Many files are updated daily or weekly, alongside hard-to-find historical materials.