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Alexander Street Press’ Theater in Video database

Date Posted: October 23, 2012

Theatre in Video contains more than 250 of the world’s most important plays, together with more than 100 video documentaries, online in streaming video—more than 500 hours in all. These definitive performances, by leading actors and directors, have been licensed from a wide range of copyright holders, and are now delivered to you in a revolutionary new format. The database allows 3 concurrent users to access and watch content via the internet. Integrated tools enable students, instructors, and researchers to bookmark specific scenes, monologues, and staging examples and then include those online links in their papers and course reserves.

Theatre in Video covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history, from live television broadcasts of New York productions in the 50s, to contemporary revivals of classic works, to experimental performances from the 60s and 70s. These are the actual original productions, captured and recorded while performed for a live theatre audience. Highlights of the collection include many BBC productions of Shakespeare’s works, and rare, in-depth footage focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett. Notable productions include Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller (1973), The Iceman Cometh, by Eugene O’Neill (1960); Awake and Sing!, by Clifford Odets (1972); Master Builder, by Henrik Ibsen (1960); Six Characters in Search of an Author, by Luigi Pirandello (1976); and many others.

For more information, click here.

Cambridge Companions Online Now Available

Date Posted: October 23, 2012

Taken from the renowned Cambridge Companions series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts in the field and used by students, scholars and non-specialists for twenty years.
Covers literature, philosophy, religion, classics and cultural studies, ensuring a complete reference for all those working in the humanities.
Currently includes more than 220 titles, from Shakespeare to Hegel, Coleridge to Reformation Theology, Greek & Roman Philosophy to Virgil.

Offering 2,000 essays, fully searchable by author, title, topic or theme.
Save searches, bookmark your favourite essays and create student-friendly reading lists.

PDF format for easy downloading, printing and saving (including PDF hit highlighting).

Search by Boolean, proximity, stemming or using the full text.
Updated continuously with new essays and bibliographies, taken from the book series as soon as they become available.

Supported by reference features including:
Chronologies, helping students to place events in their historical and cultural context.
Extensive bibliographies, assisting complete essay referencing.
Guides to further reading, enabling students to explore key ideas in greater depth.

Please note that all the separate titles in this collection will also be in the library’s catalog.

For more information, click here.

Psychiatry Online Now Available

Date Posted: October 23, 2012

The Connelly Library is happy to announce that we are now subscribers to PsychiatryOnline – here is a description of this database. (Please note that all the books and journals in this database are linked in our library’s catalog and articles from the journals are linked via Article Locator with indexes such as PsycInfo.)

PsychiatryOnline is a powerful web-based portal that features DSM-IV-TR®—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of an unsurpassed collection of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., the most trusted and respected name in psychiatric publishing.

You get instant access to classic, must-have resources such as
References including DSM-IV-TR®, DSM-IV-TR® Casebook and its Treatment Companion, and the American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders Journals including The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services Textbooks including The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry Self-assessment tools for study, board certification and recertification review, and lifelong learning Clinical & research news from Psychiatric News Delivering the information you are looking for, whenever and wherever you need it.

PsychiatryOnline is more than just printed material converted to an electronic medium. The website employs the latest technology and provides you with a powerful, custom-designed tool that enables you to make the most of the wealth of psychiatric information available.

Easy to use and convenient. All you need is a web browser. The platform moves far beyond simply reproducing the traditional print format, providing an enhanced multimedia experience and intuitive navigation.

For here or to go. Access from any computer with a web connection—anytime, anywhere.

Unlimited PDA downloads. Download any book section to your PDA. A custom index of your downloads is automatically generated on your PDA, enabling you to quickly jump to the topic you want.

Regular updating. Stay on top of the latest developments. Journal articles are available online before the print issue reaches you. And new APA Practice Guidelines and Guideline Watches plus revisions to DSM codes are posted when they are issued.

State-of-the-art, cross-format searching. Search across the most important titles in psychiatry instantly: DSM-IV-TR®, books, and journals. Unlike other general search engines that yield too many irrelevant hits, our search engine employs sophisticated semantic indexing to yield the hits that answer your question.

For more information, click here.

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