Trial: South American Missionaries’ Records 1844-1919

This collection reproduces the minute books, reports from the mission field, articles and photographs on the geography, anthropology, natural history and economic development for the South American Missionary Society’s magazine, launched in 1867, as well as the journals of its Anglican founder, Captain Allen Gardiner, and two others of its missionaries, Edward Bernau and Adolfo Henriksen.

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Trial ends: August 16, 2020

Trial: Confidential Print: Middle East & Foreign Office Files for the Middle East – Adam Matthew

Confidential Print: Middle East

The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, is a fundamental building block for political, social and economic research.

The series originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad.

This collection consists of the Confidential Print for the countries of the Levant and the Arabian peninsula, Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Sudan. Beginning with the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the 1830s, the documents trace the events of the following 150 years, including the Middle East Conference of 1921, the mandates for Palestine and Mesopotamia, the partition of Palestine, the 1956 Suez Crisis and post-Suez Western foreign policy, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981

This collection is an essential resource for understanding the events in the Middle East during the 1970s.

It addresses the policies, economies, political relationships and significant events of every major Middle East power. Conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli War, the Lebanese Civil War and the Iranian Revolution are examined in detail, as are the military interventions and peace negotiations carried out by regional and foreign powers like the United States and Russia.

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Trial ends: August 31, 2020

Trial: Mass Observation Online – Adam Matthew

Mass Observation Online

Mass Observation Online makes available original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organisation, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features. A pioneering social research organisation, Mass Observation was founded in 1937 by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, film-maker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge. Their aim was to create an ‘anthropology of ourselves’, and by recruiting a team of observers and a panel of volunteer writers they studied the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain. This resource covers the original Mass Observation project, the bulk of which was carried out from 1937 until the mid-1950s, offering an unparalleled insight into everyday life in Britain during these transformative years.

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Mass Observation Project

The Mass Observation Project, launched in 1981 by the University of Sussex as a rebirth of the original 1937 Mass Observation, its founders’ aim was to document the social history of Britain by recruiting volunteers to write about their lives and opinions.

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Trial ends: August 31, 2020

Temporary Access: JSTOR Collections

To help support teaching and research online, JSTOR is providing access to the following collections through December 31, 2020.

  • 19th Century British Pamphlets
    This collection contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in research libraries in the United Kingdom. More than 26,000 pamphlets provide a corpus of primary sources for the study of sociopolitical and economic factors impacting 19th-century Britain.
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  • Security Studies
    Explore a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of security studies. This content looks at security studies through a broad lens, encompassing research on international security and peace and conflict studies from all corners of the globe.
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Temporary Access: Religious Magazine Archive

To help support teaching and research online in Spring Quarter 2020, ProQuest is providing access to the Religious Magazine Archive to UW students, faculty, and staff through June 2020.

Religious Magazine Archive

A searchable archive of magazines devoted to religious topics, spanning 19th-21st centuries. The publications were originally written by/for a wider populace rather than academic/cultural elites and offer insights into, for example, the influence of belief systems on public life, the history of popular religious movements and the means used by religions to gain adherents and communicate their ideologies. A wide variety of religions and denominations are represented, allowing for comparative studies of religions during this period.

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Temporary Access: Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

To help support teaching and research online in Spring Quarter 2020, EBSCO is providing access to the Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text through July 1, 2020.

Film & Television Literature Index™ with Full Text is the definitive online tool for film and television research. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 380 publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for more than 120 journals, and 100 books. In addition, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to the present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.

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Trial: Oxford Clinical Psychology

Oxford Clinical Psychology provides full-text access to over 300 titles in Oxford’s global clinical psychology publishing program in an integrated online service. Covering a broad range of specialty areas, disorders, and treatment modalities, Oxford Clinical Psychology enables users to search and browse high-quality research and practice information.

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Trial ends: May 31, 2020

Temporary Access: RIPM Indexes

To help support teaching and research online in Spring Quarter 2020, the Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals is providing access to three of their indexes through June 14, 2020.

RIPM Retrospective Index with Full Text & North American and European Music Periodicals (Preservation Series)
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RIPM Jazz Periodicals
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Off-campus access to this trial requires Husky OnNet.