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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
More than 50 thematic collections of primary sources spanning the 15th to the 21st centuries. The collections support research in history, literature, gender studies, race relations, popular culture, and many other areas of the humanities and social sciences.
New collections for 2020:
  • America in World War Two
  • Colonial America
  • East India Company
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Food & Drink in History
  • Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952
  • Service Newspapers of World War Two
  • Sex & Sexuality
  • Shakespeare's Globe Archive
  • Socialism on Film
Full-length British theatre productions (from Shakespeare to contemporary), in-depth interviews with cast and crew, documentaries, masterclasses, study guides and teaching materials.
A single source of access to 46 preeminent scholarly journals, 2,120+ eBooks, and over 4 million GeoRef records with specialized and map-based search capabilities and links to curated earth science research around the Web.
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Streaming video and article content from the TV Rain network, a Russian independent television channel. Also includes content produced in partnership with the BBC and TED.
Coverage: 2004 to present.
Note: The Washington Post apps are not included in Hamilton's subscription. Use the browser on your phone or other mobile device to access the site.
The full text database of The Yomiuri Shinbun, Japan's largest newspaper. Coverage: 1874 to present.

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