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Databases appearing below are currently under trial by the library. Please evaluate them and let us know your thoughts. Thank you.

Anthropological Fieldwork OnlineTrial ends: 10/31/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. A fully indexed, primary-source database that unfolds the historical development of anthropology from a global perspective—with archival collections from North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific — including key field notebooks, images, and recordings of the early- to mid-20th century.

Coverage dates: Early- to mid-20th century.

Ethnographic Sound Archives OnlineTrial ends: 10/31/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. Brings together previously unpublished historic audio recordings and their supporting field materials, opening new paths for the study of music in its cultural context. The collection brings together 2,000 hours of audio recordings from field expeditions around the world, particularly from the 1960s through the 1980s—the dawn of ethnomusicology as a codified discipline.

Coverage dates: 1960s through the 1980s.
Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. First ever scholarly, primary source database focusing on adult comic books and graphic novels. Beginning with the first underground comix from the 1960s to the works of modern sequential artists, this collection will contain more than 75,000 pages of comics and graphic novels, along with 25,000 pages of interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this art form.

Coverage dates: 1960s to present.

GeoScienceWorld eBook CollectionsTrial ends: 11/15/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. GeoScienceWorld eBook Collections contain more than 1,000 titles from leading earth science publishers.

Coverage dates: 1926 to present.

Women's Magazine ArchiveTrial ends: 11/16/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. An archival research resource comprising the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines.

Coverage dates: Late-19th century through to 2005.

Mark Allen Healthcare CollectionsTrial ends: 11/20/2017

Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff only. Journals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, animal health, and education; the MAG Online Library is the home for online content published by the healthcare and education divisions of the Mark Allen Group, MA Healthcare and MA Education.

Coverage dates: 1992 - present.