New eResource Subscription: Arab Digest

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The Bodleian Libraries now have a one year subscription to the Arab Digest, a newsletter and podcast resource relevant to anyone interested in Modern Middle Eastern Studies

Arab Digest is a source of information and political analysis on current events in the Middle East and North Africa. Arab Digest members have access to articles and podcasts containing a mix of material drawn from a wide range of published sources together with original input from the editor and Arab Digest’s high-level network. Members have the option to sign up to receive the daily newsletter and podcasts direct to their emails or can access them at any time via the website.

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eResource Subscription Renewals: We need your views

Our subscriptions to the following e-resources are due for renewal. We are receiving an unprecedented number of requests for e-books at this time and need to release funds for these. The usage figures for the e-resources listed below are either low or unavailable, so they are candidates for review and possible cancellation. Please send any feedback to Jo Gardner (Bodleian Social Science Librarian) by Friday 15 May 2020.

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Americas Barometer is a survey of democratic public opinion and behaviour that covers the Americas (North, Central, South and the Caribbean). It measures democratic values and behaviours using national probability samples of voting-age adults.

Europa World Plus comprises the Europa World Year Book and nine Europa Regional Surveys of the World. The Europa World Year Book delivers impartial economic, political and geographical background information and statistical data for more than 250 countries. The nine Europa Regional Surveys of the World offer expert analysis at regional, sub-regional and country level.

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [ICPSR] holds the world’s largest collection of computer-readable social science data. It hosts 21 specialised collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research provides data from surveys of public opinion. The data held by the Roper Center range from the 1930s to the present. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented.

World Press Trends Database is a primary source of data on the newspaper industry worldwide, comprising datasets from World Press Trends Annual Reports. It includes datasets from c.70 countries. The data is available as individual country reports and aggregated to reveal trends on circulation and readership.