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available as Excel spreadsheets, with blocks
of years in separate collections. This third
and final collection covers 1878–1928.
• NEW: History Vault. To date, there are 27
modules in History Vault. Six additional
modules will launch in 2016: Confidential
U.S. State Department Central Files, 1960–
1969, Europe and Latin America; American
Indians and the American West, 1818–1971;
Southern Life and African American History,
1775–1915, Plantations Records, Part 2;
Confidential U.S. State Department Central
Files, 1960–1969, Africa and the Middle
East; Women at Work during WW II: Rosie
the Riveter and the Women’s Army Corp; and
FBI Confidential Files and Radical Politics in
the U.S., 1945–1972.
• NEW: ProQuest Ebook Central. This full-service platform delivers an intuitive and
easy-to-use research experience, along with
a sophisticated acquisition and administrative engine for librarians. Offering a
combination of the widest selection of
scholarly content paired with multiple e-book acquisition models, Ebook Central
enables librarians to customize according
to their budget requirements.
• NEW: ProQuest Reference Ebook Subscription. Release date: March 2016. An
authoritative and user-friendly starting
point for research, ProQuest’s Reference
Ebook Subscription makes high-demand
reference content available and accessible to
more college and public libraries and their
patrons than ever before. This focused subscription includes carefully curated titles
from acclaimed reference publishers such
as University of Chicago Press, SAGE, Perseus, and McFarland. Many of these titles
are available in e-book subscription for the
first time ever.
• UPDATE: Fold3 Library Edition. Fold3
Library Edition is the premier collection of
original, primary source military records
dating from the U.S. Revolutionary War
to today. This continually growing online
database contains more than 475 million
U.S. and international historical military
records, including unique content such
as bios, photos, personal documents,
and more. It’s an ideal resource for genealogists, veterans and their families,
educators, historical researchers, and military enthusiasts.
• UPDATE: ProQuest Academic Complete.
Now organized into 10 major academic
subject areas, Academic Complete provides
students and faculty with unlimited access
to more than 130,000 titles—with more
titles in key subjects including Business &
Economics; Social Science; Political Science; and History, Science, and Medical.
Rosen (877-381-6649; rosenonline_
• NEW: Spotlight on Immigration and
Migration—Interactive eBook Set. Release
date: January 2016. From Native Ameri-
can migration and the transatlantic slave
trade to the Industrial Revolution and
growth of American cities, this set shines
a light on immigrants and migrant groups
in America from colonial times through
the twentieth century. These easy-to-
navigate interactive e-books add valuable
supplemental information, maps, charts,
time lines, video and audio of famous fig-
ures, and more.
• NEW: Spotlight on Native Americans Set
2—Interactive eBook Set. Release date:
January 2016. This set provides a narrative
history of Native American peoples from
across North America, beginning before
European explorers set foot on American
soil to modern life on reservations today.
These easy-to-navigate interactive e-books
add valuable supplemental information,
maps, charts, time lines, crafts and recipes,
and more to engage with Native American
SAGE Publishing (805-499-0721;
• NEW: SAGE Business Cases. Release date:
April 2016. This highly curated collection of 1,000 cases, proprietary to SAGE
or licensed from the most important universities and associations across the globe,
allows for instant and lasting access rather
than the usual per-case purchase model.
Offered on SAGE’s digital library platform,
SAGE Knowledge, these cases are integrated
with SAGE’s journal, book, video, and reference content, allowing for a rich scholarly
environment and enhanced discovery.
• UPDATE: Business and Management. Release date: June 2016. This collection will
feature more than 150 hours of video, including in-depth interviews with experts
from across the globe on topics as varied
as innovation management, corporate
social responsibility, and social-media marketing. View the very latest insights from
marketing practitioners at brands including Kellogg’s and McDonald’s and watch
management professionals, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and marketers at work.
• UPDATE: Politics and International Relations. Release date: June 2016. With
content types designed to fit a variety of
learning needs, this collection will contain
approximately 140 hours of video that reinforces course fundamentals, introduces
new perspectives, and brings theory to life
with in-practice examples. Case-study videos focus in on real-world issues, such as
the NATO Intervention in Kosovo or the
Islamic State, to encourage students to apply theory to practice.
• UPDATE: Psychology. Release date:
June 2016. This collection includes ap-
proximately 130 hours of video that will
invigorate course teaching at all levels;
provide assistance to the student and aca-
demic researcher; and bring the field to life
via documentaries, historical footage, and
the accounts of real practitioners and real
clients. Academic dimensions of the disci-
pline are made accessible through a variety
of different content types to support re-
search and learning.
• UPDATE: SAGE Research Methods. Release date: September 2016. This collection
contains more than 120 hours of video
covering the entire research methods and
statistics curriculum. The videos can help
to bring methods to life: instead of reading about how to conduct a focus group,
students can watch one in action. Through
these videos, students can find extra help
and support to guide them through every
step of their research projects and succeed
in their research-methods course.
Salem Press (201-968-0500; csr@
• NEW: New Salem Press e-book releases
include The Classical World: Ancient Lives
& Extraordinary Places; Critical Insights:
Lolita; Critical Insights: Short Fiction of
Flannery O’Connor; Critical Insights: Southwestern Literature; Critical Survey of Young
Adult Literature; Defining Documents in
American History: Environment & Conservation (1872–2015); Defining Documents
in World History: International Perspectives; Fashion Innovators; Great Lives from
History: American Women; Human Rights
Innovators; Music Innovators; Salem Health:
Nutrition; and World Political Innovators.
• UPDATE: Salem Press Online Database.
Salem Press has recently updated its online
platform with new features, search capabilities, and a great new design. It is now
easier than ever before to access all of Salem Press’ award-winning content in one
database. Users now have improved search
functions to easily find the information
they are looking for.
World Book (800-975-3250; service@
• UPDATE: Early World of Learning. Release
date: January 2016. Early World of Learning
now features a new, highly visual interface
with simplified navigation to make the
user experience more intuitive, rich, and
• UPDATE: World Book Advanced. Release
date: March 2016. The new World Book
Advanced home page is coming mid-March
and will feature a responsive, image-based
design with a scrollable background for
simplified navigation. The new layout will
be optimized for tablets and mobile screens.
• UPDATE: World Book Kids, World Book
Student, World Book Advanced: Webquests.
Release date: January 2016. Webquests
are print-and-go activities for all ages, designed to help build students’ foundational
knowledge of high-interest topics. The activities are grade-appropriate and will take
the students on multimedia expeditions
through World Book Online. By following
these structured explorations, students gain
valuable database research skills that can be
applied to future projects.