New Databases

New Databases within the last 90 days

  • Bloomberg Law Labor Relations News Provides access to labor news reports.
  • Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online Focuses on the history of early Christian texts, authors, ideas. Its content is intended to bridge the gap between the fields of New Testament studies and patristics, covering the whole period of early Christianity up to 600 CE. The BEEC aims to provide a critical review of the methods used in Early Christian Studies and to update the historiography.
  • Brill's Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages Online Offers coverage of medieval European history and culture, c. 500-c. 1500, in a series of themed articles, taking an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. Presenting a broad range of topics current in research, the encyclopedia is dedicated to all aspects of medieval life, organized in eight sections: Society; Faith and Knowledge; Literature; Fine Arts and Music; Economy; Technology; Living Environment and Conditions; and Historical Events and Regions.
  • Christian-Muslim Relations I - 600 - 1500 A general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur'an, Qur'an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost.
  • Encyclopaedia of Islam First Edition 1913-1936 The Encyclopaedia of Islam First Edition Online (EI1) was originally published in print between 1913 and 1936. The scope of the Encyclopedia of Islam First Edition Online is philology, history, theology and law until early 20th century. Such famous scholars as Houtsma, Wensinck, Gibb, Snouck Hurgronje, and Levi-Provencal were involved in this scholarly endeavor.
  • Enzyklopadie der Neuzeit / Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Die Enzyklopadie der Neuzeit Online, die auf der gedruckten Ausgabe Enzyklopadie der Neuzeit (J.B. Metzler Verlag Stuttgart, 2005-2012, in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Kulturwissenschaftlichen Institut Essen) basiert, bietet in uber 4.000 Schlagwortern einen facettenreichen Blick auf das bedeutsame Zeitalter von der Mitte des 15. bis zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts.
  • Houston Post Digital Historic Archive Digitized version of the Houston Post covering 1886-1995.
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online Focused on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. Collections for this program are sourced through partnerships with major world libraries as well as specialist libraries, and content includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more.
  • Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries A reference work devoted to the history of philosophy in the realms of Islam in its formative period: from its beginnings in the eighth century up to the tenth century AD. Both major and minor figures are covered, giving details of biography and doctrine, as well as detailed lists and summaries of each author's works.
  • ProQuest Congressional: U.S. Bills and Resolutions Provides the full text of ALL versions of ALL U.S. public and private bills and resolutions.
  • ProQuest Legislative Insight ProQuest legislative histories are comprised of fully searchable PDFs of full-text publications generated in the course of congressional lawmaking. Each history includes the full text of the public law itself, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law.
  • Qur'anic Studies Online Provides full test access to:
    - Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an Online is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur'anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur'anic studies.
    - Qur'an Concordance is a unique finding aid which allows users to identify and localize text fragments, or even snippets, of the Qur'an.
    - Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage is a fully-researched and contextualised Arabic-English dictionary of Qur'anic usage, compiled in accordance with modern lexicographical methods by scholars who have a lifelong immersion in Qur'anic Studies.
  • The Atlantic Magazine Archive Full text, digitized issues from 1857-2014, covering events and political issues through literary and cultural commentary.
  • Vanity Fair Magazine Archive Provides access to the magazine in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format, dating from its very first issue in 1913.
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