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Temporary, New, and Trial Databases

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The following databases are recently acquired or currently being evaluated for a future subscription. Please send any feedback regarding trial databases to lbis.electronicresources@kenyon.edu
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The A&AePortal is an authoritative eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. Discover important art and architectural history scholarship from some of the world's finest publishers and museums
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An online collection of classic and contemporary documentaries in the fields of anthropology, ethnography and social psychology. The collection provides access to over 2,000 hours of film, from raw field footage to crafted ethnographies and documentaries
New
Produced in collaboration with the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, the material in this collection includes thousands of audio field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence and ephemera from over 60 fields of study.
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This database makes available the complete and unabridged diaries of Victor Klemperer, which are among the most important sources of 20th century German history. In addition to an edited transcript, the database provides a facsimile of each handwritten diary entry. It includes Klemperer’s reflections on Germany and Judaism, humanism and barbarism, and antisemitism
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The Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers collection includes publications from across this dynamic region, providing unique insights into the history of individual countries, as well as broad viewpoints on key historic events from the late nineteenth century through the present. Key topics include the decline of colonialism, the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Suez Crisis, the Cold War, the rise of the petroleum industry, twentieth-century pan-Arab movements, both World Wars, the establishment of the state of Israel, the Iran-Iraq War, and the recent Arab Spring
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Sex & Sexuality explores changing attitudes towards human sexuality, gender and sexual behaviors, in America and beyond, throughout the Twentieth Century. It provides access to a wealth of essential primary sources collated by prominent sex researchers and sexologists and consists of unpublished professional papers, correspondence between professional and private individuals, autobiographical accounts and official records encompassing all aspects of sex, sexuality and gender identity.
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The USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive is a fully streaming video collection of more than 55,000 primary source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other crimes against humanity. The Visual History Archive offers multiple pathways to learn from the eyewitnesses of history across time, locations, cultures and sociopolitical circumstances and the vast majority of the testimonies contain a complete personal history of life before, during, and after the interviewee’s firsthand experience with genocide.
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Socialism on Film documents the communist world, from the Russian Revolution to the end of the Cold War. This unique collection of documentary films, features, and newsreels reveals all aspects of life behind the Iron Curtain, as seen by filmmakers from the USSR, Vietnam, Cuba, China, East Germany, Eastern Europe and more. Providing a counterpoint to Western perceptions of communist states and their actions, the films illuminate how socialist countries saw themselves and the world around them during the major political & social events of the time.
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