Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Two new databases

The Library was recently given a little extra money from the Legislature to support electronic resources purchasing, and two new database subscriptions started with this money are now available via the Electronic Resources Gateway.

Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
CLC-Select is an extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors.

DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index
Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI) covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture.