New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

New resources offered by the Libraries include:

Birkhauser Building Types Database provides access to works on architecture design, including articles, building plans, and photos.

Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement provides a visual and textual history of disability in culture. Features video and pages of primary sources, including letters, documents, news stories, government and institutional documents, oral histories, interviews, documentaries and related archival materials.

Early European Books, from ProQuest, provides the most comprehensive digitized collection of rare books and incunabula available. It includes a wide survey of the print output of Europe from 1450-1700, providing access to more than 45,000 titles. ProQuest is building Early European Books in partnership with major European libraries, including the National Library of France, the National Library of Florence, the National Library of the Netherlands, the Wellcome Library, London, and the Royal Library, Denmark.

NK News Pro is a research platform focusing on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea). Includes proprietary and open source information on DPRK companies and trade, a DPRK experts list, economic indicators, import/export data and ship movements, leadership biographies, long form research analysis, and archives of KCNR (“Korean Central News Agency”) television news. Aggregates hundreds of news, think-tank, blog, and academic sources known for reliable DPRK coverage.

PrivCo provides access to business and financial information about private companies. Search for private companies, private market investors, venture capital funding deals, private mergers and acquisitions, and private equity deals. Includes a knowledge bank of terms and concepts related to the private market.

Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database for the United States (SHELDUS) is a data set providing county-level information about natural hazard events from 1960 to present, compiled by the Hazards & Vulnerability and Research Institute at the University of South Carolina.

For additional information on accessing these resources, please use the Ask Us! page or contact your subject librarian. To suggest a new resource to the Libraries, use the Suggest a Title form.

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