Database Trials

The resources listed below are currently open for testing by Duke University affiliates. Click on title links for access, full descriptions, and user comments.

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Database Vendor Description Trial Ends
Ainosco Search (是科搜索)

Comprehensive full-text search capability across a database of over 50,000 book titles of Chinese academic books (mostly from publishers in Taiwan and Hong Kong but also Mainland) published within the last decade. Each month about 2000 titles are added to the database.
Note: Book discovery powered by Ainosco Search is now available in Airity Library.

Access note: Trial access is limited to 1 concurrent user.

Jun 30, 2024
Classic Brazilian Cinema Online

Provides online access to more than sixty Brazilian movie magazines, from the earliest ones published in the 1910s to later magazines covering the 1960s and early ‘70s.

Jun 11, 2024
Cuban Pre-Revolutionary Cinema

This online primary-source collection documents the history and development of Cuban cinema from the Silent Era to the Revolution.

Jun 11, 2024