Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Friday November 27, 2015

Library Hours: 12:00am to 12:00am

Eastern Michigan University Library

Databases Available for Limited Time Trial

If you find any of the databases particularly useful for your work, please contact librarian Keith Stanger (keith@stanger.com) or any other EMU librarian.

Black Drama, Second Edition

Available Until: November 29, 2015

Black Drama, Second Edition contains approximately 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Some 600 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors. ... Black Drama, Second Edition uses PhiloLogic software, developed at the University of Chicago, to enable in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.

Black Thought and Culture

Available Until: November 29, 2015

Black Thought and Culture contains 1,303 sources with 1,210 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material. Black Thought and Culture uses PhiloLogic software, developed at the University of Chicago, to enable in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database.

Encyclopedia of Social Work

Available Until: December 4, 2015

"Encyclopedia of Social Work, the first continuously updated online collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press) and Oxford University Press (OUP). ... Over 400 overview articles, on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards,... with new articles and revisions to existing articles added regularly."

GeoScienceWorld (Journals)

GeoScienceWorld (eBooks)

Available Until: December 31, 2015

"The only nonprofit collaborative of its kind in the earth sciences, a one-stop shop for peer-reviewed eJournals, eBooks, and data from across the field."


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Medici.tv is a comprehensive catalog of classical music featuring the greatest artists and composers. With 1000 movies and growing, and 1000 hours of video, it is a powerful auxiliary to students and teachers alike. As well as the extensive catalog, medici.tv also partners with concert halls from around the world to broadcast live concerts on the website.

Newsbank Access World News: Research Collection

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Research current and archived news content for information on topics, events, issues, people, businesses, and more through this in-depth resource of 6,800 + sources. This primary resource solution supports a wide range of academic disciplines, including political science, journalism, English, history, environmental studies, sociology, economics, education, business, social sciences and more. Easy online access to local, in-state, national and international news sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, newswires, news blogs, news web-only content and video. Alerts and "my personal" functionality helps students and faculty track and manage their research projects

SAGE Business Researcher

Available Until: November 6, 2015

"SAGE Business Researcher reports on the most important topics in the business and management curriculum with balanced, in-depth coverage and analysis in a highly accessible format written with the undergraduate in mind. Modeled after CQ Researcher, content is specially commissioned rather than aggregated from outside resources, and each report includes short feature articles on related topics, expert views often formatted as pro/con debates, and graphs and charts with downloadable data. Each issue provides context to help students understand the topic and lists scholarly resources to guide further research."

SAGE Research Methods w/ Cases and Datasets

Available Until: November 6, 2015

"SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more."

"SAGE Research Methods Cases is a collection of hundreds of case studies of real social research, specially commissioned and designed to support teaching and learning in research methods. Each case is written to help students understand the often abstract-feeling methodological concepts by seeing how methods have been used in actual projects."

"SAGE Research Methods Datasets is a collection of teaching datasets that can be used to support the teaching and independent learning of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods used in the social sciences. These are datasets taken from real research projects, but edited and cleaned for teaching purposes. Each dataset will be accompanied by a short clear narrative description of the data and easy-to-follow instructions on how to apply the research method."

SAGE Video

Available Until: November 6, 2015

""Welcome to SAGE Video, online video collections in the social sciences, created for use in teaching and research across higher education. SAGE's video collections combine originally commissioned material with licensed videos in the areas of Education, Media, Communication and Cultural Studies, and Counseling & Psychotherapy."


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