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Literature Online (LION)
LION contains over 349,000 works of poetry, drama, and prose with complementary reference resources. Literature Online's primary texts include English poetry from 600 to the present, American and African-American poetry from 1603 to the present, The Faber Poetry Library, English drama from 1280 to 1915, and English prose from 1500 to 1900. Secondary sources include LIFT, a literary journal index with full text of selected articles, the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature from 1920 onwards, the King James Bible, Webster's Dictionary, links to other Web resources, and biographical information for over 1000 of the most-studied authors. A special feature, Poetry On Screen, offers 630 video clips of contemporary authors reading their own poetry and selected classics.

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August 12, 2020.
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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Includes 757 titles from the following studios:
Universal Studios Canada (DreamWorks, Focus Features and Illumination),
Walt Disney Studios (Marvel Studios, Pixar Animated Studios, Lucas Film),
MGM Studios (United Artists),
Sony Pictures Entertainment (Sony Animation),
VVS Films, and
Lionsgate Film (Summit Entertainment).
Access Note: Use preferred browser: Google Chrome.

Trial extended to August 24, 2020. Please send your feedback to Collection Assessment Team

Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.
JoVE Science Education is a video database dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand demonstrations.
University of Regina subscription includes six collections: Advanced Biology,
Basic Biology, Environmental Sciences, Lab Manual Biology, Lab Manual Chemistry, Physics.
OverDrive allows University of Regina faculty, students and staff to borrow ebooks. Users will need username and password to checkout titles.
The collection is also accessible through Libby app
Provides archival runs of leading women’s consumer magazines dating from the late 19th through to the 21st century, documenting evolving assumptions about gender roles and cultural mores. All content, including advertisements, is fully searchable.
Collection 1 titles:
Better Homes & Gardens (1922 to 2005)
Chatelaine (1928 to 2005)
Good Housekeeping (1885 to 2005)
Ladies’ Home Journal (1883 to 2005)
Parents (1926 to 2005)
Redbook (1903 to 2005)