New e-Resources

New online resources added to George Mason University Libraries’ collections are posted monthly; you can also search for all recently added items in the catalog. Information on linking to library online content, such as use in class presentations, syllabus or blackboard.  Mason students, faculty and staff are welcome to suggest library purchases.

 e-Resources Added March  2016                                                                                                                                        

Theatre in Video: Volume 2

This collection brings together classic and contemporary plays and documentaries, with a greater focus on contemporary and international productions than Theatre in Video: Volume 1. It includes videos of performances from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the BBC, Theatre Arts Films and TMW Media Group.
[Alexander Street Press]

Routledge Performance Archive  

This resource provides access to a range of audio-visual material from past and present performance artist. Consists of streaming video and audio footage with relevant critical commentary, including: interviews with key figures in theater history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; footage of legendary practitioners; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries. Spans more than fifty years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges the entire spectrum of theater topics. 

SpringerLink ebook Collections: 2016

A collection of Springer’s 2016 e-books in the areas of Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Management, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics and Finance, Education, Energy, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics/Statistics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy, and Professional and Applied Computing. The collections are searchable down to the chapter level, and are integrated with available Springer online journals.

CQ Press Congress Collection

 Part of the CQ Press Library, this resource includes data on legislation, members of Congress, including voting behavior and the history and powers of Congress. Cross-searchable with other CQ Press Library resources.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences XIV

The Arts & Sciences Collection extends JSTOR's coverage in economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies. These often- interdisciplinary titles broadens the scope of coverage for the social sciences and expand the range of international scholarship. 

Mergent Archives: CRB Commodity Yearbook, DB Country Risk, Reports and Historical Mergent Bond Record Collection

These three archives expand the content of Mergent Archives platform. Mergent is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents covering over 100 countries and industries.

Art Source

This database covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. It provides full text access to journals and books; an image collection, art reproduction records, and includes periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch. Art Source includes the content of EBSCO’s Art & Architecture Online and Art Full Text, and will be replacing both databases.


e-Resources Added in January-February 2016                                                                                                              

General Laboratory Techniques

This collection of videos from JoVE Science Education shows viewers how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment essential in many experiments, as well as how to perform basic laboratory functions. Each video is paired with additional video resources to provide viewers with practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.

SAGE Stats: U.S. Political Stats    

Collection providing downloadable data visualizations and research tools related to the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Presidency; includes information on election returns, congressional floor votes, Supreme Court decisions, as well as presidential and economic indicators.

SAGE Stats: State, Local, & Business Stats

Combining three collections of statistics: State, Local, and Business, this data platform allows users to view and download social science data covering geographies within the United States. Topics include healthcare, crime, education, employment, religion, and government finances.