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ebrary Academic Complete

Date Posted: January 11, 2013

ebrary  Academic Complete gives our patrons access to over 80,000 authoritative e-books in a wide range of subject areas, along with powerful tools to help them find, use, and manage the information they need. Conduct your research on the computer, or try our mobile apps for Nook, Android,  and for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch! You can download chapters, but not the whole book to Kindle (because Kindle does not use Adobe Digital Editions.)

You can find ebrary books by searching directly on the ebrary platform (it is available from the Database List).  You will also find ebrary books when you are searching Summon as they are all searchable there as well.  Eventually they will also be loaded into the Connelly Library catalog.

Need help?  Check out this LibGuide:

The LibGuide will give you instructions on searching, navigating and downloading. It includes a short training video. There are also instructions on the ebrary homepage  itself.

ARTstor is Now Available

Date Posted: October 23, 2012

ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. The ARTstor Digital Library is used by educators, scholars, and students at a variety of institutions including universities, colleges, museums, public libraries, and K-12 schools. The Digital Library serves users both within the arts and in disciplines outside of the arts. This includes historians of art and architecture and others engaged in the visual arts, as well as individuals in fields as diverse as American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Literary Studies, Medieval Studies, Music, Religious Studies, and Renaissance Studies, all of whom find the images in ARTstor to be relevant to their teaching and research.

In ARTstor you can:

Any La Salle University faculty member or Art Museum employee who wants Instructor privileges should email Eithne Bearden ( for the code and password.

Check out ARTstor’s video instructions  –

Please Note: ignore the Legacy videos, they are for the earlier version of ARTstor

For more information, click here.

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.

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