Upgrade to Business Source Complete

The Libraries have replaced Business Source Premier with Business Source Complete from Ebsco. Business Source Complete provides abstracting and indexing for 5,121 and full text for an additional 3,820 journals and magazines, with coverage goes back to 1886. The database also includes books, case studies, faculty seminar videos, industry reports and SWOT analyses. You can search by keyword or indexed field, and you can limit your search by company, NAICs code, publication type, language, date, full-text, peer review and much more.

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U.S. Political Stats Database Added

U.S. Political Stats from CQ Press is a data visualization and research tool for data on Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Presidency. You can browse through data categories such as campaign finances, floor votes, interest group scores and Supreme Court cases; policy categories such as budget & taxation, immigration, veterans affairs, science, technology & communication; and by states and districts. You can also search by keyword and narrow your terms to apply to data, policy or branch categories. The results are displayed in charts or tables, and you can compare data sets.

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Trial for Human Rights Studies Online

Human Rights Studies Online collects videos and texts on over 35 human rights violation and atrocity crime events between 1900 and 2010, from the Holocaust to Chile-Pinochet Regime, Ottoman Empire and Armenia, the Troubles of Northern Ireland, Cambodia and more. Documentation includes contemporary personal accounts; contemporaneous media coverage, government, NGO and court reports; selected works of art and literature; and documentaries, interviews, essays, monographs and articles.

You can browse the collections by event, theme, discipline perspective, or subject, place, organization and more. Simple and advanced search options provide many filters and limits using the extensive metadata and indexing.

The trial goes through January 17th, 2015. Purchase price for Human Rights Studies Online is $29,000, or we can pay an annual subscription fee of $3,703. Please tell us what you think about this collection.

GeoScienceWorld E-Journals on Trial

The Libraries have access to the collection of 46 e-journals included in the GeoScienceWorld E-Journal Collection through November 30th. The journals are published by multiple geological societies, such as Seismological Society of America, Geological Society of London, Geological Society of America, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, and others.

Annual subscription cost to the collection is is $16,900. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.)

Trial for Caribbean Literature

Caribbean Literature from Alexander Street Press brings together poetry and fiction from the 19th and 20th centuries written by hundreds of authors from the Caribbean or writing about it. Texts are presented in the original English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages. You can browse the collection by author, place or genre, or search language, publisher, date, keyword, race, gender and more.

The trial continues through December 30th, 2014. Purchase price is $29,000 or an annual subscription is $4,106. Please give us your feedback on this resource.

GeoScienceWorld E-Book Collection Trial

The Libraries have a trial for over 1,000 e-books on the GeoScienceWorld platform published since since 1926 by groups such as the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Geological Society of America, Society for Sedimentary Geology and others. On the GeoScienceWorld e-book platform you can browse by subject or title, or search by author, title, keyword and limit by date.

The purchase price for the entire collection is $78,541, or we can buy sub-collections by publication date for between $11,000 and $19,000. The trial continues through November 30th. 2014. Please send us your feedback about the GeoScienceWorld e-books.