The Leatherby Libraries are happy to have recently acquired or expanded access to several new resources this month:

New! Progress in Brain Research

This book series from Elsevier provides extensive documentation of advances in neuroscience. It includes many authoritative reviews and original articles by specialists on topics related to neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neuroendocrinology, neuropathology, basic neurology, biological psychiatry and the behavioral sciences. Our subscription covers the current year of content, as well as the previous four years, and is available by searching in our existing ScienceDirect subscription or by going directly to

Expanded! Counseling and Therapy in Video Volumes I-V

We have recently secured access to volumes IV and V onto this streaming video resource, bringing our access up-to-date. The full database has over 1,500 videos of actual therapy sessions, training videos, reenactments, workshops, and more that relate to psychology, social work, psychotherapy, counseling, and more. The newest volumes include expanded coverage of topics such as cyberbullying and mindfulness, as well as Symptom Media content relating to the DSM-5 and ICD-10. It is all available through our existing link at

Expanded! Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) video content

We have added access to the JoVE Science Education: Core: Biology video series. This series provides over 300 animated videos that explain fundamental concepts in biology, such as scientific inquiry, cellular processes, genetics, human biology, ecology, and evolution. It also contains over 150 live action videos that showcase scientists performing research experiments in laboratories. JoVE Science Education: Core: Biology can be accessed by searching for “JoVE” in the Journal A-Z list, or by accessing this URL directly:

Expanded! Drama Texts Collection

The Alexander Street Drama package of theater databases has been upgraded to a new interface and rebranded as the Drama Texts Collection. However, it is still available through the same URL at It also includes a few new databases, which are browsable through the previous URL or directly at the links below:

    • American Drama 1714-1915 (
      Contains more than 1,500 dramatic works from the colonial period to the beginning of the twentieth century and provides a survey of American dramaturgy from its origins up to the era of sensational melodrama and manners comedy. Also provides exhaustive coverage of the printed record of African American drama to 1915.
    • Contemporary World Drama (
      Over 1,000 works of contemporary theatre and drama from a global context, bringing together new work from established and up-and-coming contemporary playwrights from around the world, including recently produced world premieres and previously unpublished works from every continent.
    • English Drama (
      Over 3,900 plays in verse and prose tracing the development of drama in English from the medieval mystery cycles to the comedies of Oscar Wilde.
    • Latin American Drama (
      Contains plays written by Latin American playwrights in the 19th-21st centuries, with the majority of works from the period spanning the Chicano Renaissance to the present day.
    • Twentieth Century Drama (
      Featuring plays from noted playwrights as well as lesser known dramatists, the collection includes works by over 300 writers from throughout the English-speaking world, with focuses on American ethnic theatre, off-Broadway and regional American theatre, female playwrights, and global and postcolonial theatre in English.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Coordinator of Scholarly Communications & Electronic Resources, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, at, or reach out to your subject librarian directly.