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March 4, 2015

E-RESOURCE: Chinese Newspapers Collection, 1832-1953

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Gain insight into Chinese political and social life in the Chinese Newspapers Collection, 1832-1953, a turbulent 120-year period. With 12 English-language historical newspapers, get critical perspectives on the ending of 2,000 years of imperial rule, the Taiping Rebellion, the Opium Wars with Great Britain, the Boxer Rebellion, the 1911 Revolution and the founding of the Republic of China. The full-image newspapers offer searchable access to editorials, cartoons, ads and classifieds that illuminate history. This UW-restricted resource is brought to you by University Libraries.

February 4, 2015

E-RESOURCE: LGBT Studies in Video

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Interested in learning more about LGBT history, gay culture or civil rights? Or LGBT families, transgender issues, or global sexuality issues? Explore LGBT Studies in Video, a diverse online collection of streaming video documentaries, interviews and archival footage. Researchers in a wide range of disciplines will find a rich store of materials on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political, cultural and social movements. This UW-restricted resource is brought to you by University Libraries.

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.