Saturday May 25, 2013
Library Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or any other EMU librarian.
Available Until: May 22, 2013
Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.
Our constantly growing collection meets the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools. From the epic to the monologue; ensemble to one-person plays; comedy to tragedy; the historical to the contemporary; and from the highly political to the profoundly personal, there is plenty to discover.
Our unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books offer a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance.
Enjoy access to the finest drama texts:
From Aeschylus to the present day.
Student editions, scholarly works and first night programme texts.
The internationally renowned Arden Shakespeare Series.
Realist works from Ibsen and Chekhov.
Major foreign works in translation: Bertolt Brecht, Luigi Pirandello, Eduardo De Filippo, Frank Wedekind and more.
Comic masterpieces from Oscar Wilde and Noël Coward.
Modern classics from Tom Stoppard, Alan Bennett, Caryl Churchill, Simon Stephens, Mark Ravenhill, Edward Bond, Alan Ayckbourn, Harold Pinter, Christopher Hampton, Brian Friel, Willy Russell, John Osborne, David Greig, David Harrower, April De Angelis, David Hare, Anthony Neilson, Shelagh Stephenson, David Eldridge and many more.
A continually growing collection of the very latest contemporary writers including Polly Stenham, Katori Hall, D.C. Moore, James Graham, Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Lucy Prebble.
The collection features the pre-eminent theatre lists of Methuen Drama, the Arden Shakespeare and Faber and Faber as well as production photos from the Victoria and Albert Museum and will be continually updated.
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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
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The R2 Digital Library is a market-leading eBook platform for health science collections featuring a comprehensive collection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks presented through a clean and intuitive interface.
Available Until: May 30, 2013
We have access to part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition, part II:Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, and part III: The Institution of Slavery. These components of Slavery and Anti-Slavery include collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, and the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries.
This database contains:
- 4.2 million cross-searchable pages: 11969 books, 157 serials, 52 manuscript collections, 377 supreme court records and briefs and 194 reference articles from Macmillan, Charles Scribner's Sons and Gale encyclopedias.
- Links to websites, biographies, chronology, bibliographies, and information on key collections, to give users background and context for further research.
- Collections published through partnerships with the Amistad Research Center, the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the British Library, the National Archives in Kew, Oberlin College, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and many other institutions.
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