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Database Trials

Geisel Library frequently signs up for trials of new products being considered for purchase. Please try out these resources and e-mail your comments and suggestions to Laura Gricius-West, Electronic Resources Librarian.

Ambrose Digital Streaming Video Collection - Nov. 17, 2015 - Jan. 19, 2016

Ambrose Digital is a streaming video collection of 637 closed captioned videos currently online at The collection includes videos related to Literature, History, Political Science, Fine Arts, Philosophy and Religion, Economics, Nursing, and disciplines in Science and Social Science.  The database allows for unlimited streams and simultaneous users, includes public performance rights, and provides easy integration into course management systems. To browse video titles, visit the Ambrose Digital website.  Geisel Library is trialing this resource from November 17, 2015 to January 19, 2016. Let us know what you think about this resource by emailing Laura Gricius-West.

Education Week - ENDS November 27, 2015

Education Week contains content featuring daily news, commentary and analysis on policy, legislative and overall shifts and trends in the U.S. K-12 space. All content becomes part of a searchable archive going back to 1981 of previously published content. The older content as well as the Web-only updates are exclusive to and can’t be found in any other databases. Subscribers can access the full text of Education Week; everyone who registers can access the monthly, Teacher Magazine, and two Education Week articles from each issue. This site also offers background pages on education issues including school vouchers, charter schools, privatization, desegregation, the Internet, and phonics. There is a glossary, a news blog and links to education news from other sources.

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