Libraries adds seven new online databases to collections

Databases now accessible through University Libraries website reach 497

As students and faculty return to the classroom for the spring 2018 semester, they will have the additional benefit of seven new digital databases, accessible through the Miami University Libraries website.

These new online resources, accessible 24/7 from anywhere in the world with a Miami unique ID and password, add enhanced access to statistical data, psychology classroom tools and archived editions of the Moscow News to the nearly 500 existing Libraries’ online databases. More details on the new additions follows:

  • Moscow News Digital Archive (purchased in partnership with the Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies): The Moscow News Digital Archive contains all obtainable published issues (1930-2014, approx. 60,000 pages) for the oldest English-language newspaper in Russia, including issues of the newspaper’s short-lived sister publication Moscow Daily News (1932-1938). This database offers the most comprehensive collection available for this title, and features full page-level digitization, complete original graphics, and searchable text.
  • Statista: With a team of over 450 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information. Categorized into 21 market sectors, it provides direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.
  • AAS Historical Periodicals (through OhioLINK): From the American Antiquarian Society's collection of American Periodicals 1684 and 1912. The collection compliments the American Periodicals Series and includes magazines and journals such topics as business, agriculture, religion, music, social life. etc. Our access is through an OhioLINK deal.
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video: Demonstrations of real life therapeutic methods used in practice for hundreds of conditions and populations. Includes videos to recognize mental health disorders and provides accurate diagnoses using DSM-5® and ICD-10 criteria. Features world-renowned therapists, documentaries and more.
  • Food Studies Online: This Alexander Street Press database covers topics such as organic farming/small farms, school lunch programs, marketing and advertising, packaging, food industry, environmental impact of GMOs, U.S. food programs during WWI/WWII, vegetarianism, labor practices, food safety and more. Formats include video documentaries, commercials, cookbooks, marketing campaigns, menus, and more, with a U.S. and U.K. focus
  • Disability in the Modern World: Features videos, books, and documents including such publications as The Disability Rag, selected documents from such organizations as the American Red Cross and seminal texts from the disability rights movement, covering such topics as sports, gender, and politics. Coverage is world-wide and from 1650 to the present. From Alexander Street Press.
  • Human Rights Studies Online: Includes video, documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010, including incidents and geographic areas such as: Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more. From Alexander Street Press.