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Extensive index to books, articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, essays and dissertations; 61 journals.
Bibliographic index covering prehistory, archaeology, art, crafts, architecture, inscriptions & palaeography, and coins & seals from the region.
See American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies.
Peer-reviewed, full text articles, with extensive coverage of the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, with New York Times full text, 1995+.
Full text for 4,500+ scholarly publications in the social sciences, humanities, arts, and sciences.
Over 8500 articles, 115,000 dictionary terms, and hundreds of Research Updates in all areas of science and technology; from McGraw-Hill.
Current and archived news content including local, state, national and international newspapers, broadcast transcripts, news wires, news blogs, video, etc.
Full text e-books in the humanities, from the the American Council of Learned Societies and other learned societies and academic publishers.
Thousands of citations, full text journal articles and other publications from the ACM.
Lists books & articles on Africa, in the social & environmental sciences, development studies, humanities and arts. Some items from the medical, biological & natural sciences are included government publications and literary works are not.
Index to Africana periodical literature, african women and women travelers, explorers and missionaries to Africa 1763-2003.
Biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner note & discographies. Covers blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm & blues, gospel, etc.
Full text articles from The Christian Recorder, The Colored American/Weekly Advocate, Frederick Douglass Paper, Freedom's Journal, The National Era, The North Star, Provincial Freeman, and Douglass Monthly.
Now part of "American Song." Streaming audio for jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, narratives, sacred music, etc. Up to the 1970s.
Full text versions of titles in the Heinemann's African Writers Series, with works by Nelson Mandela, Chinua Achebe, Tayeb Salih, Steve Biko, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nadine Gordimer, etc. Includes novels, drama, poetry and author biographies.
Indexes 2,000+ journals and books, conference proceedings, research reports, government documents, theses, patents, and more on all aspects of agriculture.
See Counseling and Therapy in Video [Alexander Street]
More than one million news articles about all countries on the African continent. Approx. 75% English; 25% French.
Indexes hundreds of alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines covering cultural, economic, political & social change.
Full text database for 130+ newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses.
Combines Early American Imprints, Series I and II (1639 - 1819) and American Broadsides and Ephemera (1760 - 1900)
Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, based on the Brigham's History and Bibliography of American Newspapers series.
Extensive index to 1,700 journals, books, and dissertations on American and Canadian history, popular culture, anthropology, sociology, economics, education, and politics.
Digitized American magazines & journals, detailing American history & culture. Topics include women's issues, health, science, the history of slavery, industry & professions, religion, the arts, etc.
Indexes North American scholarship on East-Central Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union in articles, books, book reviews, dissertations, and more.
Facsimile broadsides & ephemera, from 1760-1900, with Civil War accounts, town meeting reports, trade cards, theater & music programs, menus, and more.
Indexes all ACS journals, with links to full text for most.
Population, housing, economic and geographic data from the 1990 and 2000 U.S. Decennial Censuses, the latest Economic Census, and reference maps.
Searchable database of American films, comprehensive for 1893-1974, with added records for selected major films from later years (from AFI's 100 Years and Top Ten lists). Access by title, director, character, cast, crew, songs, genre, etc.
Authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays. Scripts from Warner Bros., Sony, RKO, MGM, etc.; from rights holders; and from writers themselves, including Paul Schrader, Lawrence Kasdan, Gus Van Sant, Neil LaBute, Oliver Stone, etc.
Primary source documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Divided into two modules: 1: Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859 (available now) and 2: Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945 (due out mid- 2015). NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.
See Humanities International Index
Digitized books, manuscripts, art work & photographs from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection; covers the earliest contact with European settlers up to the mid-20th century. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.
Reliable scholarly biographies of major figures in American history.
Combines American Periodical Series (APS) and American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries, offering full text access to 18th - early 20th century American magazines and journals.
Indexes all APS journals, with links to full text for most.
Streaming audio; songs by and about miners, native Americans, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers & cowboys. Genres include country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, blues, gospel & shape note singing. With liner notes.
Digitized books, manuscripts & ephemera from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection; materials on early pioneers & explorers; the Gold Rush; evolution of Western towns; agricultural transformation; the growth of railway and road networks; and other materials on Westward expansion. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.
Census, vital, church, court & immigration records for the US & UK, plus material on other areas. Major components: US federal census 1790-1930 (incl. manuscript returns); historical maps; Social Security Death Index; etc.
See L'Année Philologique
Authoritative, analytic reviews in 40+ focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.
Worldwide Index to journal articles, reports, and edited works in anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, etc. Draws together: Anthropological Literature (Harvard University) and Anthropological Index (Royal Anthropological Institute).
Comprehensive index and full text to scholarly journals from the American Anthropological Association.
750,000+ images from the 1840s to the present. Also includes graphics, maps, illustrations, and logos dating back to the 1920s.
Directory of primary source materials in U.S., U.K., and Irish repositories.
Detailed archival collection descriptions & finding aids from libraries, museums, historical societies & archives in the US.
Digital primary source collections on a variety of topics, from women's history to witchcraft to Appalachian culture, feminism, civil rights, labor unions, the Federal Writers' Project, etc.
Full-text archive of 19th-21st century magazines on fine & decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design & photography.
Covers all aspects of the visual arts, indexing articles, reviews, and images in 300+ periodicals published worldwide.
Includes articles, reviews, reproductions from more than 420 periodicals. Provides international coverage for all aspects of the visual arts.
Covers late 19th- through 21st-century fine arts, decorative arts, design, and photography in periodicals, dissertations, exhibition catalogs, and books published throughout the world.
From the University of Chicago, offers 2,000 texts in literature, philosophy, arts, and sciences from the 13th to the 20th centuries; with dictionaries.
Tables of contents of 12,000+ journals in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences.
Fine arts auction prices & indices, with detailed auction sales results.
Bibliographic and citation information for journal articles from over 1,700 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals.
Indexes major 20th century design and applied arts periodicals. Includes biographical dictionary of designers; and full text access to selected 19th and early 20th century decorative and fine arts journals. Trial database.
One million digital images on art, architecture, and archaeology from many cultures and time periods, with strengths in European, American and Asian cultures.
252 plays, with biographical, production, and theatrical information, from the late 19th century to pressent.
Asian culture via the lens of independent Asian filmmakers; covers the impact of globalization & urbanization in the greater Asian region.
Abstracts journals in social services, health, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education, with links to websites.
See ACM Digital Library.
Indexes Catholic periodicals, books by Catholic authors and books from Catholic publishers on all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle; with Papal documents and church promulgations.
Covers religious and theological scholarship in 1,400 international journals and 14,000 books. Includes citations and some full text.
International coverage of architecture, architectural sculpture, city planning, and landscape architecture in 1,000 periodicals. Selective coverage back to the 1860s.