The University of Kansas Libraries
New and Updated Databases
The following databases and e-resources have been recently changed or added to KU Libraries' collections. (A list of database trials is also available.)
New to Databases A-Z
Provides easy access to the latest news from and about Africa, with over 700 news stories posted daily for all areas of the African continent. Also available is a 400,000-item searchable archive dating from 1997 to the present. Coverage includes the contents of 127 currently published African newspapers, as well as news feeds from 330 additional African and international news organizations. Articles are sorted by region, topic, and language (English or French). AllAfrica.com is generally considered to be the best source for current news on Africa.
Corpus de littérature médiévale des origines à la fin du Moyen Âge
This database includes more than 900 full texts from the Middle Ages, including chansons de geste, poetry, theater and religious texts.
Corpus de littérature narrative du Moyen Âge à la fin du XXe siècle
This database includes more than 1000 narrative texts - novels, tales, and stories - from Chretien de Troyes to Marcel Proust and Alain-Fournier.
Encyclopedia of social work
This consistently-updated resource from the NASW Press and Oxford University Press, Encyclopedia of Social Work provides students, scholars, and practitioners with a digital guide for a lifetime of social service. With revised and new articles added each month, users can be assured that they are accessing the most up-to-date content on a wide array of topics, from international issues to ethical dilemmas.
Oxford Bibliographies: African Studies
Oxford Bibliographies: American Literature
*added to Oxford Bibliographies
FRAANK (Financial Reporting and Auditing Agent with Net Knowledge) gets financial information from 20K and 10Q, parses them, and populates an Excel spreadsheet. Seek-Inf (Search Engine for Extracting Knowledge from Industrial Filings) searches for non-financial and financial information from the following SEC filings: 8K, 10K, 10Q, 13F, DEF, 14A, S-1, Comment Letters, Response Letters, 20F, 40F, and AAERs.
URL / Platform Changes:
Removed from A-Z:
Academic Video Online: Refer instead to Alexander Street Video
As part of an ongoing review of A-Z content for the CMS migration, several entries and cross-references have been adjusted or removed. For a full list see this spreadsheet.