ACU Library often subscribes to databases on a trial basis to determine if the database fills a need in a specific discipline or interdisciplinary core curriculum need.
- Alexander Street Music Online
Streaming music across multiple genres. Includes American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound world music. Also includes scores and online versions of core music reference works
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Provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation. (Expires May 15, 2013)
- CLCD (Children's Literature Comprehensive Database)
This database contains over 365,000 critical reviews of thousands of children's books. Reviews are taken from Booklist, KIRKUS Reviews, VOYA, The ALAN Review, The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, The Lorgnette (based at Howard Payne University in Brownwood) and many others.
- Films on Demand (Infobase Learning)
State-of-the-art streaming video platform that makes it easier than ever to incorporate outstanding educational programs from Films Media Group into your content management systems, online lesson plans, distance learning courseware, or electronic card catalog system. (Expires April 5, 2013)
- Naxos Music Library
- VAST Academic Video Online
The most comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video resource on the Web. It’s Alexander Street’s flagship video subscription, bringing together thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines. With thousands and thousands of complete titles (not clips) and growing by more than 400 titles per month, VAST includes award-winning films from dozens of notable producers and distributors. (Expires March 31, 2013)