Big news! We now have the "Century of Science" at Washington University. The science section of Web of Science Core Collection now includes 1900-present source documents.
Trial databases from Adam Matthew through the end of June. This list is also available in the top right corner of the A-Z database list. Please submit any feedback to me, email@example.com, or to your primary subject librarian. Thank you.
- American Consumer Culture Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965 provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst, market research pioneer and widely-recognised ‘father’ of Motivational Research.
- American History, 1493-1945 This unique collection documents American History from the earliest settlers to the mid-twentieth century. It is sourced from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the finest archives available for the study of American History. Module I Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859 Module II (coming soon) Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
- First World War: Visual Perspectives and Narratives Visual Perspectives and Narratives features a diverse range of unique material from the unparalleled holdings of Imperial War Museums. Through various visual and documentary resources, such as official and personal photographs, manuscripts, rare printed material, artwork, objects and film, this profound collection presents international perspectives on the conflict, the Home Front, the role of women during the war, and much more. The wide array of document types and topics covered provides a firm foundation for study and research, offering students and scholars an unsurpassed resource on multiple aspects of the Great War (NOTE: we already subscribe to the other 2 First World War modules).
- Global Commodities This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices.
Posts this month on Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries:
WU Libraries signs Statement against Elsevier’s sharing policy
Modern Language Assoc. launches digital repository for MLA members