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Full text and/or citations for magazine, newspaper, and journal articles in business, science, popular culture, as well as the performing and visual arts.
Subscription includes access to ABI/Inform Complete [scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, market reports, industry reports, business cases and global and trade news]; Design and Applied Arts Index [Journal articles on practice, theory and history of design, craft, advertising]; Hoover's Company Profiles, and other scholarly and news article resources
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Offers hundreds of full-length feature films focusing on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award winners, and more.
Library Stack offers a broad range of materials from art, design, theory and architecture and includes PDF zines made by curators; downloadable exhibitions curated by artists; experimental sound compositions; magazines about experimental sound art; fonts channeling cultural histories; and political artworks in the form of custom browser extensions. Library Stack itself emerges from this same sphere of hybrid practice.
Extensive, comprehensive collection of innovative materials and processes, organized into polymers, cement-based materials, glass, metals, ceramics, natural materials, and carbon-based materials. Resource for artists and designers of all disciplines.
Polling the Nations features the full text of more than 750,000 questions from more than 18,000 surveys conducted in the United States and more than 100 other countries—more nations than any other resource—from 1986 to the present. Plus, an extensive index contains more than 3,000 topics on politics, social issues, economics, and more.
Swank Digital Campus provides legal movie streaming to students outside of the classroom. Browse Ringling College's titles for available viewings.
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This streaming film collection includes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, masterpieces from the mid-20th century, and contemporary films from around the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America.