The American Slavery Collection, 1820-1922

  December 2014 Database of the Month The American Slavery Collection, 1820-1922: From the American Antiquarian Society  is a fully searchable database that offers access to approximately 3,500 works on nearly every aspect of slavery and abolition. Printed over the course of more than 100 years, these diverse materials include books, pamphlets, graphic materials, and […]

Kanopy streaming video collections

November 2014 Database of the Month Kanopy  is a streaming video platform that allows the library to choose from thousands of videos from leading producers around the world. FAU’s current collections are listed below. Kanopy offers videos in a variety of subject areas, including arts, business, education, health, humanities, media/communications, and sciences. Users can make video clips […]

Psychological Experiments Online

October 2014 Database of the Month Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia online resource that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection pairs  audio and video recordings of the original experiments (when existent) with primary-source documents such as Stanley Milgram’s films and personal papers and Philip Zimbardo’s detailed notes from the […]

Oxford Bibliographies

 August – September 2014 Database of the Month  Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship in a variety of subject areas. FAU subscribed Bibliographies include: Education Islamic Studies Latin American Studies Latino Studies Social […]

Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876

April 2014 Database of the Month Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876 . Created in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society—one of the world’s largest and most important newspaper repositories—this collection provides students and scholars with easy access to more than 150 years of Caribbean and Atlantic history, cultures and daily life. Featuring more than 140 newspapers from […]

Statistical Abstract of the United States

March 2014 Database of the Month   Published annually by the Federal Government since 1878, Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organizations of the United States. The 2014 edition is now available. In the spring of 2011, the Census Bureau announced that the […]

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2008

February 2014 Database of the Month The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive contains every page of every copy of the Times Literary Supplement (TLS) published from 1902-2008.  This easy-to-navigate, fully-searchable resource is a witness to the cultural revolutions of the last 100 years and offers opportunities for tracking the views of influential opinion-makers, the response […]

Mango Languages

January 2014 Database of the Month Mango Languages is an online self-paced language learning system covering over 40 languages and including 16 ESL classes taught in the native language, and four Religious and Scholarly language courses. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions.  Each Mango lesson is […]

Global Road Warrior

December 2013 Database of the Month Global Road Warrior covers 175 countries and 22 categories of interest to travelers, including business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials.

LGBT Studies in Video

November 2013 Database of the Month LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and […]