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Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson


The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online presents Jonson’s complete writings for readers of the twenty-first century, in the light of current editorial thinking and recent scholarly interpretation and discovery. It offers a clear sense, afforded by no other previous edition, of the shape, scale, and variety of the entire Jonsonian canon. At the same time, it is the first edition to use digital technology to give a dynamic insight into Jonson’s processes of composition and to reveal the editorial choices which underpin the modernized text.   Order before July 1 and save 10%! Contact services@mcls.org.

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Cambridge Histories Online  
The Cambridge Histories have become an established and essential component of the academic research library. Over 320 of these well-known, used and trusted volumes published since the 1960s are available online, adding immense value to the texts and enhancing any aspect of historical research. Cambridge Histories Online (CHO) is an indispensable research tool for undergraduates and academics alike. It offers impressive functionality, enabling quick and easy access to content and the tools to make the content usable in a time effective way, including extensive bibliographic reference linking, personal archives, citation export, remote access and user control display features. CHO covers 14 subject areas, including General History, Regional History, Literary Studies, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. 15 to 25 new titles will be added each year.

Dictionary of Irish Biography
The Dictionary of Irish Biography is a collaborative project between Cambridge University Press and the Royal Irish Academy, involving 700 contributors and spanning 9,000 lives. The Dictionary is the indispensable reference work for Ireland, and was the 2009 winner of the prestigious PROSE award for Best Multivolume Reference work in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It includes the lives of Irish men and women who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland from James Ussher to James Joyce, St Patrick to Patrick Pearse, St Brigit to Maud Gonne MacBride, Shane O'Neil to Eamon de Valera, Edward Carson to Bobby Sands. The Dictionary will put their lives into every major library in the world and on the shelves of scholars, journalists, teachers, broadcasters, diplomats and general readers. It will be especially important in helping to sustain Irish studies courses in universities throughout the world.

Historical Statistics of the United States - Millennial Edition  
A team of renowned social scientists came together with Cambridge University Press to create the new online Millennial Edition of Historical Statistics. More than 200 of the nation's leading economists, historians, political scientists, sociologists, and other scholars contributed to this new online edition, which adds thirty years of data and contains coverage of topics that received little or no coverage in the 1975 print edition: American Indians, slavery, poverty, race, and ethnicity. The most recent scholarship has been brought to bear in every table, which are customizable.

Shakespeare Survey Online  
Since 1948, Shakespeare Survey has published some of the most distinguished scholarship on the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Today, Shakespeare Survey Online makes the print edition of this acclaimed series available online for the first time as a fully-searchable database. Users can easily navigate the entire contents of every volume in the print series, each featuring reviews of that year's major British performances and of the most noteworthy critical pieces on the Bard. The dynamic interface allows users to browse by author, essay and volume; search by play, theme and topic; and bookmark their results. Shakespeare Survey Online covers the archive of volumes from 1948 on.

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Cambridge Companions Online  
Cambridge Companions Online is the electronic version of the renowned Cambridge Companions series, covering literature, philosophy, classics, religion and cultural studies and music. Specially commissioned essays bring the student a systematic and critical account of the subject at hand. Featuring full access to over 500 titles in the renowned print series, Cambridge Companions Online offers unbeatable functionality as both a teaching and research tool. The database is updated continuously with new essays and bibliographies taken from the book series as soon as they become available. From Homer to Harold Pinter, Dickens to Descartes, searchable essays in the humanities are now available online.

Lectrix: Ancient Classics in a New Light  
Lectrix is a powerful online tool designed to help students read Greek and Latin texts in the original language by providing them with all the information required actively to understand a text at the click of a mouse, including commentaries, dictionary, parser and translation. Four Greek and four Latin texts are on offer. The main focus of the interface is on the text, which is complemented by a range of study tools including a dictionary, a grammatical parser, an English translation, basic and advanced commentaries, and a library of web pages with background material on grammar and context.

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Orlando is a comprehensive electronic database relating to women's writing in the British Isles. It offers a wealth of biographical and critical information on more than 1,200 writers, together with entries on literary and historical events. The database offers entries on authors' lives and writing careers, contextual material, timelines, internal links, and bibliographies. Entries are tagged, enabling searches to focus not only on author, date and place but also on such issues as genre, intertextuality, and relations with publishers.

Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology Online
Stahl’s essential Psychopharmacology Online is a web-based information service built around the Gold Standard content from Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications and Essential Psychopharmacology: The Prescribers Guide. All of the familiar features are there—the icons and illustrations, the writing style, the range of information, and wide appeal—but with the greatly enhanced utility that comes with electronic publication.

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