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 to the Collection in January 2015
Classic Mexican Cinema
Popular movie periodicals from the 1890s to 1960s: Cinema Reporter (1943-1965), Cine Mundial (1951-1955), El Mundo Ilustrado (1902-1910), as well as two rare issues of El Cine Grafico from 1935. Includes film flyers, personal scrapbook of director Fernando de Fuentes (1894-1958), reviews, movie stills, programs, and advertisements. Applicable for film and media studies, Latin American studies, as well as historical, social and political impact of cinema. [Brill]
Classical Scores Library: Volume III
Completes the 3-volume series from Alexander Street Press for Classical Scores Library, expanding classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, for study and analysis of more than 45,000 musical scores, encompassing all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary. Contains full, study, piano, and vocal scores for the study of music history, performance, appreciation and theory.
Classic and contemporary films of significance from around the world, hosted by Alexander Street Press. Whenever possible, the films included have been restored—in collaboration with directors and cinematographers—to preserve the quality of this digital archive. Supplemental resources include audio commentaries by filmmakers and scholars, restored director’s cuts, deleted scenes, documentaries, shooting scripts, early shorts, and storyboards.
Streaming video platform for documentaries and films on timely 21st century issues, including environment, social/ cultural change, aging, sociopolitical, and community engagement, as well as fiction. Topics include anthropology, cultural and ethnic studies, business and economics, environmental studies, gender studies, history, media studies, political science, and science and technology. Collection contains series as well as highly focused areas of study.
North American Theatre Online
Detailed reference information on many theatrical figures, plays, theatres, major productions, and production companies, from Colonial times to the present, in both Canada and the United States. Includes over 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. NATO is also Cross-Searchable with these databases: Black Drama and Asian American Drama.
PBS Video Collection
Collection hosted by Alexander Street Press. Assembles documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. Covers multiple educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. Includes access to the films and series such as Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.
RKMA Market Research Handboooks
Richard K. Miller & Associates (RKMA) market research handbooks focus on various consumer-related markets. Comprehensive assessments include market forecasts, sector trends, and statistics. In addition to in-depth analyses, handbooks include links to hundreds of websites for additional information.
SAGE Research Methods Cases
Provides overview and detailed support for students on conducting research, for faculty on teaching design and analysis, and for managers supervising research (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods), across the social, behavioral and health sciences. Methods Map visualization tool diagrams the relationships between methods; illustrating hierarchies to conceptualize research results. Supporting content includes dictionaries, Little Green Books, Little Blue Books, encyclopedias, major works, and case studies. Data format includes journal articles, books and video, as well as citing data sets and personalized account option.
e-Resources Added to the Collection in December 2014
Marketing, media and advertising industry news; includes financial and performance data in both statistics and ranking lists formats as well as employment data, Industry Annuals, Fact Packs and Timelines. The journals Advertising Age and Creativity Online can also be accessed from this site.
Indiastat.com : Revealing India--statistically
Provides India-specific socio-economic statistical facts and figures culled from various secondary level authentic sources. Includes industry, labor, tourism, population, health, education, and general data. Note: user id and password are required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details or ask at any library reference desk for help.