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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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DMU Library has trial access to this content until August 2021.

Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.
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The Archive of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) and connected collections from UK universities covers astronomy, biology, technology, industrial design, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, agriculture, meteorology, physics, history of science and STEM, and government grants for scientific research. It contains administrative records, correspondence, illustrations, manuscripts, photographs, prototypes, clippings, personal papers, gray literature—all presented as fully searchable digital images that can be analyzed, downloaded, manipulated, and compared with content from other societies and universities in the Wiley Digital Archives program.
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Artfilms-Digital streams thousands of videos from top artists and producers. These films include masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, and other content that can entertain, educate and inform.

A small number of films (including some new releases) may require activation from the content provider. Please request activation of these titles if you see this message and the provider will prioritise your request.
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DMU Library has free access to core collections hosted on Artstor through to 31 Dec 2020. Arstor public collections are free to access without signing in.

The Arstor Digital Library provides access to more than 2.4 million high-quality images for teaching and research in a wide variety of disciplines, all rights-cleared for educational use. Artstor also offers online coverage of the collections of well over 100 international museums and galleries.

To access Arstor core collections, please click the LOG IN link on the Artstor site. From the log in page, go to the Log in through your Institution section and enter De Montfort University in the search field. Once you have selected De Montfort University as your institution, click LOG IN. You will now be directed to connect to the Artstor platform using your DMU Single Sign On username and password.

Artstor also require you to register for a personal Artstor account when you first log in. After connecting via Single Sign On, you will be asked to create a new Artstor account (or link to an existing account). Registering for an Artstor account allows you to download images, save images to groups, and share images with other Artstor users.
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A collection of books, journal articles and magazine content that amplifies Black voices and the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Business Source Ultimate offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
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Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.
Our constantly growing collection meets the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools. From the epic to the monologue; ensemble to one-person plays; comedy to tragedy; the historical to the contemporary; and from the highly political to the profoundly personal, there is plenty to discover.
Our unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books offer a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance.
Enjoy access to the finest drama texts:
From Aeschylus to the present day.
Student editions, scholarly works and first night programme texts.
The internationally renowned Arden Shakespeare Series.
Realist works from Ibsen and Chekhov.
Major foreign works in translation: Bertolt Brecht, Luigi Pirandello, Eduardo De Filippo, Frank Wedekind and more.
Comic masterpieces from Oscar Wilde and Noël Coward.
Modern classics from Tom Stoppard, David Mamet, Alan Bennett, Caryl Churchill, Simon Stephens, Mark Ravenhill, Edward Bond, Alan Ayckbourn, Harold Pinter, Christopher Hampton, Brian Friel, Willy Russell, John Osborne, David Greig, David Harrower, April De Angelis, David Hare, Anthony Neilson, Shelagh Stephenson, David Eldridge and many more.
A continually growing collection of the very latest contemporary writers including Polly Stenham, Katori Hall, D.C. Moore, James Graham, Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Lucy Prebble.
Now includes streaming media: filmed live performances from Shakespeare's Globe and professional audio recordings from L.A Theatre Works.
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This site is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world. The collection now includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations.
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Oxford Scholarship Online offers access to thousands of academic works from the scholarly list of Oxford University Press, covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
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