Wesleyan Library’s Ongoing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Initiatives — Summer 2022 update

We are pleased to share highlights of Wesleyan Library’s most recent efforts to create more equitable and welcoming services and spaces for the Wesleyan community: Incorporating the FGLI Textbook Collection into the Science Library, including the creation of an online discovery interface, to increase access to textbooks. Installing the WSA BIPOC Browsing Collection in Olin … Read more

Library’s New Cambridge University Press Deal Supports Open-Access Publishing

We’re happy to announce that the Library has recently signed an agreement with Cambridge University Press that makes it possible for Wesleyan authors to publish their articles in Cambridge journals without having to pay article processing charges. Commonly referred to as “read and publish” agreements, this new deal enables Wesleyan authors to publish their articles … Read more

New Trial: Films On Demand: Master Academic Package

Link:  Films On Demand: Master Academic Package Trial through April 29, 2022 Films on Demand is a digital video streaming service which offers access to over 25,000 educational videos from a variety of producers including A&E, PBS, the BBC, National Geographic, HBO Documentary Films, Bill Moyers, Films for the Humanities & Sciences in many areas … Read more

New Trial: Oxford Bibliographies

Link:  Oxford Bibliographies Trial through April 30. 2022. Offers exclusive, authoritative research guides across a variety of subject areas. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.    

New Trial: British Online Archive

Link:  British Online Archive Trial through April 8, 2022 Over 4 million records drawn from both private and public archives. These records are organised thematically, covering 1,000 years of world history, from politics and warfare to slavery and medicine.    

New Trial: African Historical Newspapers

Link:  African Historical Newspapers Trial runs through April 30, 2022. Features more than 90 nineteenth and twentieth-century African newspapers from around the world. Includes 60 African historical newspapers (1821 – 1900 ) sourced from the British Library, London.  

New Trial: Digitalia Film Library

Link:  Digitalia Film Library Trial from Mar 7 – April 7, 2022 A multilingual collection of films from Spain, France and other European countries, North American Classic films, and Latin American films from South America, Central America and Caribbean including Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and others.      

New Trial: Digitalia Hispanica

Link:  Digitalia Hispanica Trial from Mar 7 – April 7, 2022 Database includes access to fully searchable full-text pages and images from a variety of journals and books in Spanish.