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December 29, 2014

E-RESOURCE: Immigration Records of the INS, 1880-1930

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This primary source collection includes documents from investigations by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) during the massive immigration wave of 1880-1930. Part of the ProQuest History Vault, Immigration Records of the INS, 1880-1930 covers Asian immigration to California, Hawaii and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906 to 1930; and European immigration. The regulation of prostitution and white slavery, and the suppression of radical aliens is extensively documented as well.

December 2, 2014

E-RESOURCE: Silent Film Online

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Love cinema? Then don’t miss the Silent Film Online database, which takes viewers to the foundations of modern cinematic technique and film theory. The more than 500 films in the database cover silent features, serials and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. This e-resource is brought to you by University Libraries.

October 23, 2014

E-RESOURCE: Environmental Studies in Video

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Studying environmental issues? Then take a look at Environmental Studies in Video, an interdisciplinary collection of over 500 environmental studies–related films. Among the topics included are alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, farming and agriculture, sustainability and climate change. Beyond the sciences, the collection includes films about business, policy and politics, anthropology and more. This e-resource is brought to you by University Libraries.

October 7, 2014

E-RESOURCE: CB Insights, a Database of Companies and Investors

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Track global venture capital, investment trends, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and initial public offerings activity with CB Insights, a private company database of companies and investors. Search by industry sector, investment stage, company status, funding, location, industry and many more criteria. Brought to you by University Libraries. Note: Individual account required.

September 4, 2014

E-RESOURCE: Mintel Academic

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For detailed market-research reports on consumer products, demographics and lifestyles, as well as e-commerce, social media, technology and more, go to Mintel Academic. Each user (student, faculty or staff) must create a personal login and password to use this e-resource, provided by UW Libraries.

August 8, 2014

E-RESOURCE: Medici.tv

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If you are a fan of classical music, opera or ballet, you will not want to miss Medici.tv. This e-resource offers over 1300 streaming videos of classical music concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, master-classes, educational films and artist profiles in a searchable database. It is brought to you by the UW Libraries.

May 29, 2014

E-RESOURCE: Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II

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The second volume of the award-winning Ethnographic Video Online collection expands on Alexander Street’s anthropology offerings by adding 500 hours of classic and contemporary documentaries, field recordings and previously unpublished footage from anthropological archives. Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II is brought to you by UW Libraries and the Kenneth S. and Faye G. Allen Library Endowment.

May 28, 2014

Summer Tips From UW Libraries

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Going on vacation for a few weeks or months? Get summer tips from UW Libraries to find out what you need to know before you go, including how to renew your books and pay your fines online. Want to continue to borrow materials once you’ve graduated, or want to take your RefWorks citations with you? You’ll find helpful information to answer your questions, or just to find a good book or DVD.