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New Audiobook and Video Database Hoopla

Hoopla provides streaming video (movies and TV shows) and audiobooks. Popular titles and classics, fiction and nonfiction are available.

NOTE: You need to create an account to have access. You will have to use your UST username and password to create the account (if your password is longer than 20 characters the account won’t work, you will need to change your UST password to less than 20 characters). You can check out up to 7 titles per month. This Collection is limited to classroom use and personal use. This Collection cannot be used for Campus Screening (Not for Public Events)
For information about devices and more visit Hoopla help.

Database Highlights & Trials, Latin America, Libraries, Media/Music Collections, News & Events, Political Science

Database Trial: TUGG Films


During the month of March, the University of St. Thomas Libraries is conducting a trial for TUGG. This is a platform that offers content of academic videos in different subjects including:

  • Human Rights
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Arts and Culture
  • Jewish Studies
  • Politics
  • Asian & Asian American Studies
  • Israel/Palestine Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Race Studies
  • Technology
  • Psychology

Please send your comments about this resource to Cindy Badilla-Melendez, Head of Music & Media  Collections.

Thank you!

Database Highlights & Trials

Database Trial: CINAHL Plus with Full-Text

 

The UST Libraries will be trialing the CINAHL Plus with Full-Text database through mid-March. CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) Plus with Full-Text is a comprehensive research database covering a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, complementary medicine, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines. Content includes:

  • More than 750 full-text journals
  • Full-text coverage dating back to 1937
  • Indexing for nearly 5,500 journals
  • Evidence-based care sheets

For those of you that are avid PubMed users, CINAHL makes an awesome complement to your research. Click on CINAHL Plus with Full-Text to access the trial. Please send your comments to Karen Brunner at brun4952@stthomas.edu.

Archbishop Ireland Library, Database Highlights & Trials, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Theology

February Database Trial: World Christian Database

During the month of February, the University of St. Thomas Libraries will be conducting a trial of Brill’s World Christian Database. Click on the blue hyperlink to try the database: World Christian Database.

World Christian Database is an electronic reference source that contains statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and groups of people. It also includes extensive details on 238 countries and 13,000 ethno-linguistic peoples, as well as on 5,000 cities and 3,000 provinces. This trial runs through February 28, 2019.

Please try the database and send your comments to Curt LeMay at nclemay@stthomas.edu.

 

Database Highlights & Trials

Access interruption for Jan. 19-20 for some resources

Starting on 9am on Saturday, January 19th through Sunday, January 20th we will have service interruptions to all

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

resources.  There will be times when these resources, or even parts of them, will be available and then POOF!  They’ll be unavailable.  This is a planned outage in order to maintain the resources.

Thanks for your patience.

Archbishop Ireland Library, Charles J. Keffer Library, Database Highlights & Trials, Libraries, News & Events, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Theology

Ireland Library offers new database free to alumni.

The Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library offers the University of St. Thomas and The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity alumni free access to the ATLASerials for ALUM Database.

ATLASerials for ALUM is an ecumenical database that provides access to key articles, book reviews, and essays found in more than 450 theological journals representing the varied fields within the discipline of religious studies and includes a significant amount of scholarship related to Roman Catholicism. It comprises content from over 30 countries and in 16 languages.

ATLASerials for ALUM contains merged and new content previously contained in the Catholic Periodical and Literature Index for Alums and the ATLA Religion Database for Alums. Alumni who used the former databases must request the most recent web address in order to access the new combined database. New users also need to request access to this service.

Please contact Library Director, Curt LeMay, for more information: nclemay@stthomas.edu.

 

Database Highlights & Trials

Bibliography of Asian Studies Trial

The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is the major multi-disciplinary index for the study of East, Southeast, and South Asia. It contains citations to Western language works published worldwide on all subjects pertaining to this vast region, especially in the humanities and the social sciences (including but not limited to art, history, language, literature, religion, anthropology, sociology, political science, and economics).

The online BAS focuses on periodical articles and chapters in edited volumes; articles in over 100 “fast track journals” are given priority in indexing. Currently, the number of citations is approaching 800 thousand.

The online BAS offers users various methods to search, browse (by country-subject or journal title), download, and email citations. The “Find it @ your library” button under each record can be used to retrieve the full-text article, identify the availability of the print copy, or make an ILL request.  If you have any questions, please email me at kmburke@stthomas.edu.

Database Highlights & Trials, Libraries, Media/Music Collections, News & Events

Database Trial – Feature Films for Education

During the month of October, the University of St. Thomas Libraries is conducting a trial for Feature Films for Education.
The Feature Films for Education Collection offers hundreds of full-length feature films for educational instructional purposes. Brought to you in partnership with Global Eagle, this outstanding collection focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more. 637 Films.

Please try it out and provide comments. Click here to access the database and use this username and password when prompted:
Password: willow
Username: 000001

If you are using this database off campus, follow these instructions:

Use these credentials to Login:

Username: stthomas
Password: digital

Then enter these other credentials:
Password: arrow
Username: 000001

Please send your comments about this resource to Cindy Badilla-Melendez, Head of Music & Media  Collections.

Thank you!

Database Highlights & Trials, Libraries, Media/Music Collections, News & Events

Database Trial: Film Platform

During the month of October, the University of St. Thomas Libraries is conducting a trial for FILM PLATFORM. This is an innovative collaboration between some of the leading filmmakers and sales agents around the world to bring the finest documentary films to an academic audience. Our international selection of films introduce new concepts, expose students to fresh perspectives, and enhance classroom discussions. Subjects include:

Please send your comments about this resource to Cindy Badilla-Melendez, Head of Music & Media  Collections.

Thank you!