new resources: shakespeare, newsreels, and data!


Understanding Shakespeare: via JSTOR & Folger Shakespeare Library
A uniquely collaborative project between JSTOR Labs and the Folger Shakespeare Library; It’s a research tool that allows students, educators and scholars to use the text of Shakespeare’s plays to quickly navigate into the scholarship written about them—line by line; Users simply click next to any line of text in a play and relevant articles from the JSTOR archive immediately load.  This amazing and free research tool has been added to our A-Z and subject lists, access it here...

 

 


AP Archive
Access to more than 550,000 video clips via YouTube — covering news events dating back to 1895 providing high-profile, searchable repositories for documentary filmmakers, historians and others; The archival footage includes major world events such as the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, exclusive footage of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Celeb footage includes Marilyn Monroe captured on film in London in the 1950s and Twiggy modeling fashions of the 1960s, as well as segments on Muhammad Ali, Charlie Chaplin, Salvador Dali, Brigitte Bardot and Elvis Presley.  This free streaming resource has been added to our A-Z and subject lists, access it here...

The British Movietone Archive (1895-1986)
Newsreel archive, spanning the period 1895 – 1986; Shot on 35mm film, this global archive contains many of the world’s enduring images and is rich in coverage of news events, celebrities, sports, music, social history, science, lifestyle and quirky happenings; It was the first newsreel to include sound, and the first to use colour film. This free streaming resource has been added to our A-Z and subject lists, access it here...

British Pathé Newsreel Archive
Newsreel archive 85,000 films of historical and cultural significance; Before television, people came to movie theaters to watch the news, British Pathé was at the forefront of cinematic journalism, blending information with entertainment to popular effect; Archive content everything from major armed conflicts and seismic political crises to the curious hobbies and eccentric lives of ordinary people.  Access this resource via our A-Z and Subject listings, here...

 


OECD Data
Find, compare and share the latest OECD data via charts, maps, tables and related publications; Browse statistics by topics/themes or countries. Access this resource via our A-Z and Subject listings, here...

 

 

 

 

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