14 Online Resources We Added in 2022
Posted on: January 20, 2023
In 2022, JMU Libraries acquired 14 major online resources in support of your learning, teaching, and research. These include ebook collections, magazine archives, streaming videos, and more—all available on our Databases page. Of course, we also added many new books, ebooks, videos, journal subscriptions, news sources, and other resources this year—and every year.
Explore the newest online resources available to the JMU community:
- African Books Collective – Over 2,000 digital books from a collective of independent publishers in Africa. The publishers include scholarly and literary presses, children’s book publishers, research institutes, university presses, commercial presses, non-governmental organizations, and activist organizations. Access provided through VIVA, Virginia’s academic library consortium.
- American Energy Society – Non-partisan energy news from a professional association advocating for abundant, affordable and safe energy.
- Art and Architecture Archive – Magazines about fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography.
- Black Newspaper Collection (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) – A collection of 28 prominent Black newspapers from around the United States.
- British and Irish Literature (Oxford Bibliographies) – Authoritative research guides combining the features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.
- Central Asia, Persia and Afghanistan 1834-1922 – A collection of British Foreign Office files exploring the history of Persia (Iran), Central Asia, and Afghanistan.
- Marquee TV – Videos on arts and culture, including dance, opera, theater, music, and documentaries
- MIT Direct to Open – Online access to thousands of ebooks published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Papers – New research from scholars affiliated with the NBER.
- Open Book Publishers – Peer-reviewed monographs, edited collections, textbooks, and critical translations in the humanities and social sciences. JMU’s subscription allows you to download ebooks from this publisher in the UK; when off-campus, you’ll need to log in via SSL VPN.
- Open Library of Humanities – A collection of 28 journals in the humanities from an academic-led, open-access publisher.
- Policy Commons – Research and reports from policy experts, think tanks, intergovernmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
- Punctum Books – An open-access publisher devoted to authors working in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts, and architecture & design. Access provided through VIVA, Virginia’s academic library consortium.
- The Works of George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne (Past Masters) – Texts written by Berkeley, an Anglo-Irish philosopher.
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