New Library Databases & Resources

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library’s Collection Development & Management Committee would like to announce the following new database and resource subscriptions:

Academic Video Online (AVON-Alexander Street Press) Includes a variety of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, demonstrations, and raw footage. Includes thousands of award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners.  All films include limited public performance rights (PPR), which includes permission for classroom showings, as well as public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale) is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.

Oxford Encyclopedia Online-Social Work (OUP) First continuously updated online collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press) and Oxford University Press (OUP). Over 400 overview articles, on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards, offer students, scholars, and practitioners a trusted foundation for a lifetime of work and research, with new articles and revisions to existing articles added regularly.

Psychiatry Online (APA) creates a one-stop resource for information on diagnosis, treatment, guidelines, the latest research, and breaking news from the field. From a single location, you can access all APA journals (after a 12 month embargo), Psychiatric News, the DSM Library, and bestselling textbooks, as well as APA Practice Guidelines, and continuing medical education.

Social Work Abstracts (EBSCO) Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), this database provides indexing and abstracts for journals dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.

Social Work Reference Center (EBSCO) Created by a multi-specialty editorial team, Social Work Reference Center is a turnkey information resource for social workers and mental health professionals. It covers a wide array of topics such as adolescent health, aging, end-of-life care, clinical social work and diversity.

Taylor and Francis Social Work journal collection – This package contains 40 Social Work related journal titles and have been activated under the e-collection name:  Taylor & Francis Mental Health & Social Care: Social Work Collection.

The following databases are no longer available:

-Counseling & Therapy in Video Vol.2 – These videos are now included in Academic Video Online (see above)

-Naxos Jazz