In addition to the Web of Knowledge, the Library has added many new databases in all subject areas to its extensive collection of electronic resources. These became available on July 1 and are accessible via SUMMIT, the online catalog, and the Databases Main Menu.
The new databases include:
A collection of 300,000 images for use in the teaching and study of art, architecture and archaelogy. Specialized image collections include Asian art, Native American art and culture from the Smithsonian, the MoMA collection for architecuture and design and the Schlesinger photograph collection on the history of women in America.
Classical Music Library from Alexander Street Press
Classical music from the earliest Gregorian chants to works by modern composers-including symphonic music, vocal and instrumental music, choral works, and other forms.
Foundation Directory Online from the Foundation Center
Extensive program details for 1,500+ leading foundations; detailed application guidelines for 7,200+ foundations; and sponsoring company information for corporate givers. This service also includes a searchable file of more than half a million grants. The Trustees, Officers, and Donors search field and its corresponding index allow users to search among over 350,000 trustee, officer and donor names.
NewspaperARCHIVE Elite from EBSCO
Search hundreds of newspapers (.pdf) by title and date or by keyword. Database includes the Syracuse Post Standard. Coverage for some papers goes back to the 1700’s.
For more information about these databases, including training opportunities, please contact your departmental liaison.