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Bloomington Library: New Databases and Publications

New Databases and Publications

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New: JoVE Science Education

JoVE Science Education is a video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations. Coverage includes behavior, biology, chemistry, engineering, environment, and more.  Please note that we have access to the Educational Videos only.  Some content may not be accessible with our subscription.  Contact us if you have any questions.

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New: Percipio

A collection of eBooks, audio books, and streaming videos on Business, Management, IT Operations and more. First time visitors will be asked to select some preferred topics, but you can change these at any time.

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New: O'Reilly for Higher Education

This database provides access to thousands of ebooks, audio books, videos, and case studies covering computer networking, software development, programming, project management, leadership, business, and more.

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New: Films on Demand

The Complete Academic Collection features thousands of educational videos on a variety of subjects including science, health, business, life skills, and more.  Search by keyword or browse broad topic categories.  The Archival and Newsreel Collection features films covering public events, wars, cultural phenomena, speeches, and more. 

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New: Medcom Video Library

This database features almost 200 streaming videos for nursing and allied health students and faculty covering everything from clinical skills and infection control, to specific areas like cardiac monitoring, pediatric nursing, and pain management.  Anatomy and physiology films are also included.

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New: Science

Published weekly from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this periodical is a leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research.

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New: The Reference Shelf Online

From Salem Press/Grey House Publishing, this resource provides comprehensive, balanced coverage of issues of importance in modern society. Each issue contains dozens of carefully selected articles and documents from respected periodicals and media outlets.

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New: Health Reference Series Online

From Omnigraphics, this resource is an invaluable medical resource that will give users the confidence they need to confront medical concerns.  These topical books are designed for consumers and their health care providers.

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New: Coping With Coronavirus: How Faculty Members Can Support Students in Traumatic Times

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, this downloadable pdf file is a collection of articles that offer expert advice on supporting students during these stressful times as "they are disconnected from campus resources and communities, as well as the structure and rhythm of classes and the academic year."