Trial Databases

Intended for use by ACU Students, Faculty and Staff Only

  • Access World News Research Collection 2012 (Newsbank)
    This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface. (Expires: June 12, 2012)

  • Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker (ProQuest)
    The Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker is an exciting new project providing unparalleled access to carefully edited editions of German literature. (Expires: May 2, 2012)

  • Early English Books Online and Early European Books (Proquest)
    Early English Books Online
    (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources. (Expires: May 18, 2012)

  • Polling the Nations
    Polling the Nations
    has more surveys (18,000+) from more sources (1,700+) in more countries (100+) than any other resource anywhere. For students, the information gained from polls is especially useful in pro/con discussions, debates, presentations and reports. Polling results make it possible to add real life, up-to-date information on subjects covering a wide range of topics. (Expires: April 29, 2012)

Thanks to a donation from an alumnus, the Special Collections at ACU's Center for Restoration Studies now houses two Ethiopian religious texts dating back to the turn of the 19th century.

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