The DeWitt Wallace library staff are happy to share that we have several new resources for our community to explore this year. Efforts by library staff to identify and implement collection cost savings measures, in addition to new business models offered by vendors, allowed us the opportunity to move forward with access to these resources. Let us know what you think!
Provides access to primary source content covering the 15th - 21st centuries. Content themes include: Borders and Migrations, Gender and Sexuality, Global History, and War and Conflict. We are utilizing an Evidence Based Acquisition (EBA) model for this resource. With EBA, we deposit funds with the vendor at the beginning of the year so that a portion of their catalog is made available to us. At the end of the year, we select titles to add permanently to our collection using the deposited funds for payment.
Provides coverage of more than 2600 law-related periodicals. Contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, and complete coverage of the U.S. Reports.
We now have access to over 50,000 ebooks on the JSTOR platform, including content from university presses, public policy organizations, and independent presses. We are using an EBA (Evidence Based Acquisition) model for this collection, which means deposited funds are used at the end of the year to purchase a select number of ebooks for our permanent collection.
Newspaper Source Plus
Full-text coverage of the world's major news content. Includes television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
PressReader Unlimited Newspapers
Provides text and audio access to over 2,500 newspapers, including ninety days of back issues. The content includes newspapers from 100 countries in sixty different languages. English translation is provided for sixteen languages.
USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive
Provides access to approximately 55,000 streaming video testimonials of survivors and witnesses of genocide. The interviews and oral histories initially focused on the Holocaust, but the archive has broadened to include testimonies from other genocides and crimes against humanity, including the Nanjing Massacre (1937), Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda (1994), the Armenian Genocide (1915-1923), the Guatemalan Genocide (1978-1996), and the Cambodian Genocide (1975-1979).