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Church Missionary Society (Module 1): Global Missions and Contemporary Encounters, 1804-2009 none none Sourced from the Crowther Mission Studies Library in Oxford, Church Missionary Society Periodicals digitises publications from the CMS and the South American Missionary Society from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. It includes the Church Missionary Gleaner, CMS Outlook, CMS Intelligencer, Ruanda Notes (MAM News) and the South American Missionary Magazine, encompassing issues from 1804-2009. All documents are full-text-searchable, and browsing can be refined by date, individual and location as well as separately indexed articles and visual material.
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Trial ends May 20, 2015

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60 Minutes: 1997-2014 none none The 60 MINUTES: 1997–2014 collection from Alexander Street Press grants unprecedented access to the CBS News archives from this period, including many episodes not widely seen since their original broadcast. Each news segment within the collection serves as a standalone short documentary on a specific news topic. Also included are several hours of bonus segments from the popular CBS News program Sunday Morning.

Trial ends June 3, 2015

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Human Rights Studies Online none none Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing in one place comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide. The collection includes pages of text and video that give voice to the countless victims of human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries. It provides primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and many other subjects.

Trial ends June 3, 2015

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North American Indian Drama none none North American Indian Drama brings together full-text plays representing the stories and creative energies of American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the twentieth century, many of which are previously unpublished or hard to find. The collection begins in the early 1930s with The Cherokee Night and other works by R. Lynn Riggs, the first American Indian playwright to have his works produced. It progresses through the 20th century with plays produced by the Native American Theatre Ensemble (NATE) and other companies of the 1970s and 1980s, including Spiderwoman Theater, the longest continually running Native American or women’s theatre group in North America. The collection also includes contemporary plays produced by Toronto’s Native Earth Performing Arts, Seattle’s Red Eagle Soaring, New York’s Coatlicue Theater Company, and other groups.

Trial ends June 3, 2015

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