Library News: Beginning August 1, we will no longer have access to the Black Newspapers Database

(Library News: 4/19/17):

Beginning August 1, we will no longer have access to the Black Newspapers Database.

Only the bolded titles will be included in the new ProQuest Central Essentials PLUS Package (via our library’s subscription consortium):

  1. Atlanta Daily World (1989-current)
  2. The Baltimore Afro-American (1989-current)
  3. Chicago Defender (1989-current)
  4. Cleveland Call and Post (1989-current)
  5. Los Angeles Sentinel (1989-current)
  6. New York Amsterdam News (1989-current)
  7. The Norfolk Journal and Guide (1989-current)
  8. The Philadelphia Tribune (1989-current)
  9. Pittsburgh Courier (1989-current)

To be sure:  Baltimore, Cleveland, NY Amsterdam, and Pittsburgh titles are all full-text in Ethnic Newswatch, an alternative subscription database to which we subscribe.

If you need the above titles, we can try accessing them via Interlibrary Loan.

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Library News: Database cancellations and new subscriptions

Access to the following databases will be terminated on Friday, July 29:

  • Art Full Text (EBSCO)
  • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (EBSCO)
  • Music Index Online (EBSCO)

Subscriptions to the following databases will begin on Monday, August 1:

    • Naxos Music Library World (Naxos) with 5 simultaneous users
    • ProQuest Arts Premium Package (ProQuest)

ARTBibliographies Modern
Design and Applied Arts Index
International Bibliography of Art
Arts and Humanities Full Text
American Film Institute Catalog
FIAF Plus
Film Index International
International Index to Music Periodical Full Text
International Index to Performing Arts Full Text

We moved some databases from EBSCO to ProQuest as the content can be discovered through the library’s new search engine ARGOS (center of our homepage)