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Meet the Press + 12 new collections from Alexander Street

See below for a quick list of new and upcoming music and video collections from Alexander Street Press, all of which will be launched on ASP's new interface. The new titles cover more than 10 new disciplines, so there's something for everyone. For free trial setup, quotes, or subscriptions, contact us at

* Starred collections are available for pre-order now and will be live in December.

Library Resources


Harper's Weekly 1857–1912  
Harper’s Weekly was the definitive newspaper of record for the latter part of the 19th century and early 20th. It had broad national distribution and some international, a circulation that exceeded 100,000 and peaked at 300,000, and effective readership of at least half a million people. Harper's Weekly 1857–1912 from Alexander Street Press is the definitive version of the newspaper in electronic form.

Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines: Important and Rare Periodicals from Confederate, Union, Abolitionist, and British Presses
Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines is the definitive online Civil War media resource. The database contains 65,000 pages drawn from 49 periodicals, including 15 campaign newspapers, most of them illustrated—3,720 issues published from 1860 to 1865.

Subscriptions for the HarpWeek databases will be set up directly through Alexander Street Press.

Reference Databases

Academic Video Online: Premium African American Music Reference
Alexander Street Drama - Package
Alexander Street Literature - Package
The American Civil War Online - Package
The American Civil War Research Database
The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
American Film Scripts
American History in Video
American Song
Anthropology Online
Art and Architecture in Video
Asian American Drama
Asian Film Online
Asian Studies in Video - New!
Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection

Black Drama: Second Edition
Black Short Fiction and Folklore
Black Studies in Video
Black Thought and Culture
Black Women Writers
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

Caribbean Literature
Classical Music in Video
Classical Music Library
Classical Music Reference Library
Classical Scores Library
Classical Scores Library: Volume II
Classical Scores Library: Volume III - Coming December 2013
Contemporary World Music
Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume I
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume II
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III
Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video
Current Affairs in Video - Coming soon

Dance in Video
Dance in Video: Volume II - Coming December 2013
Dental Education in Video - New!
The Digital Karl Barth Library
The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts
The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation

Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment
Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788–1901 - New!
Education in Video
Engineering Case Studies Online - Coming December 2013
Environmental Studies in Video
Ethnographic Video Online
Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II - New!

Filmakers Library Online
Filmakers Library Online: Volume II - Coming soon

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
The Gilded Age
Global Business and Economics in Video

Harper's Weekly: 1857–1912
Health and Society in Video

Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines
Images of America: A History of American Life in Images and Texts
Images of the American Civil War
Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

Jazz Music Library

Latin American Women Writers
Latino Literature: Poetry, Drama, and Fiction
LGBT Studies in Video
LGBT Thought and Culture - Coming soon

Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries from the American Antiquarian Society
The March of Time®
Meet The Press Online - Coming December 2013
Music Online: Listening - Package
Music Online: Premium - New!
Music Online: Reference - Package
Music Online: Video Package

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-Present
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories
North American Indian Drama
North American Indian Thought and Culture
North American Theatre Online
North American Women's Drama
North American Women's Letters and Diaries
Nursing Assessments in Video - Coming December 2013
Nursing Assistant Education in Video - Coming December 2013
Nursing Education in Video

Opera in Video
Oral History Online

Psychological Experiments Online - Coming December 2013

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video
Romanticism Redefined: Pickering & Chatto and The Wordsworth Circle

Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Silent Film Online
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960 to 1974
Smithsonian Global Sound® for Libraries
Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online - Package
Social Theory
South and Southeast Asian Literature in English
Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video
The Stanley Milgram Films on Social Psychology

Theatre in Video
Twentieth Century Advice Literature
Twentieth Century North American Drama
Twentieth Century Religious Thought Volume I: Christianity

Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels

VAST: Academic Video Online
Veterinary Education in Video
The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 to 2000
Women and Social Movements, International
World History in Video
World War II Newsreels, 1929–1946

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