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From time to time the Harvey Library will offer trials to resources of interest and value to the University community. These trials are usually active for a limited amount of time, which allows the University community to evaluate the product for purchase. For questions or if there are any electronic resources you would like the Library to trial please email Peggy Brown

 

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PsycTESTS - valid until Feb 28, 2015 - Updated monthly, this repository for ready-to-use tests and measures from the APA features instruments that are relevant to psychology and related fields, such as psychiatry, education, medicine, business, social work and more. International in scope, this resource provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download and use in teaching and research. PsycTESTS is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of interest to a variety of fields, and while focused on contemporary instances of test use, has coverage that spans more than a century.

Slavery and Abolition, 1789-1887 - This historic collection chronicles the African-American experience during the 19th century. While the journals cover a broad range of subjects  and include several titles on religion and literature, the bulk of these 120 titles are related to slavery and abolition. The collection also takes into account periodicals representing pro-slavery perspectives, including agricultural titles for plantation owners and pro-slavery political titles. Together, the periodicals in this collection depict the ongoing struggles of abolitionists to end slavery in the United States and the response from people who supported slavery for economic and cultural reasons. The Slavery and Abolition, 1789-1887 collection illustrates how, over time, the growing tensions between those on both sides of the issue ultimately culminated in the American Civil War. Representative titles include Pathfinder, Slave's Friend, Anglo-African Magazine, Youth's Emancipator, The Freedmen's Record, Genius of Universal Emancipation, The Liberator, The Massachusetts Abolitionist, The Mirror of Liberty, and National Crisis: An Antidote to Abolition Fanaticism, Treason and Sham Philanthropy

 

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