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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Access and search the complete suite of Gale Reference eresources including Academic One File, InfoTrac Newsstand, LitFinder, and Archives Unbound.
Trial dates: 20 November - 16 February 2018
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Annotated full-text of all Shakespeare's works complemented by the latest textual and theatrical scholarship, essays on authorship and chronology and resources of relevance for students to academics.
Trial dates: 25 October - 31 December 2017
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Contains the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. Over 40 titles are included - US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theatre, film fan magazines and music press titles.
Trial dates: 25 October - 24 December2017
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Full text access to all current Australian Standards, Joint ISO/Australian Standards, NZ/Australian Standards, current draft Australian Standards and amendments to Australian Standards. The platform identifies standards and/or codes of practice referenced in Australian Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation and provides links to the relevant legislation through SAIConnect. Search for international equivalents of Australian Standards, for example from ISO, IEC, EN, ANSI and BSI. Abstracts only are available for international standards.

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The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and findmypast offering a free index to hundreds of British newspapers dating from 1800 to the present day. You will need to purchase an individual subscription or select the Pay as you go option to access full text.
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