This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Gale In Context: Biography is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
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This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Films on Demand is a database of over 23,000 films and 240,000 film segments from producers such as BBC, TED, A&E, PBS, History Channel, NBC News, and hundreds more! Search this database for films to use in your class presentations, research projects, or to embed in online Moodle courses.
Brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Containing hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislations, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time, as well as how these legal protections can go further still. A curated list of scholarly articles, a varied collection of books on many civil rights topics, and a list of prominent civil rights organizations help take the research beyond HeinOnline.
This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
Brings together essential periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the difficult and controversial topic of regulating firearms in the United States
This publication's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.
Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art, or liberal arts courses.
Gale OneFile: U.S. History is useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher, this collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.
BBC News Country ProfilesFull profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
CIA World FactbookThe World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
ePodunkePodunk provides in-depth information about more than 46,000 communities around the country, from Manhattan to Los Angeles, Pottstown to Podunk. The listings also include geocoded information about thousands of parks, museums, historic sites, colleges, schools and other places across America.
FactCheck.orgA nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.
American Masters Digital ArchiveExplore unreleased interviews filmed for past American Masters documentaries: 1000+ records and counting from more than 40 episodes in the series' history. Browse now for rare interviews with musicians, filmmakers, artists, historians, writers, comedians, journalists and more. Some figures in the collection include David Bowie, Patti Smith, Herbie Hancock, Gloria Steinem, Mike Nichols, Mel Brooks, Carol Burnett, Walter Cronkite, Don Rickles and Maya Angelou.
Digital Public Library of AmericaThe Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
HaitiTrust Digital LibraryHathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.
Historical Text ArchivePublishes high quality articles, books, essays, documents, historical photos, and links, screened for content, for a broad range of historical subjects. The HTA is a collection of primary and secondary materials and links to other resources relating to history and culture.
Internet ArchiveInternet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 294 billion archived web pages.
ManyBooksThousands of free ebooks, pre-formatted for reading on your computer, smartphone, iPod, or e-reading device - ePUB, Kindle, eReader, PDF, Plucker, iSilo, Doc, RTF, Mobipocket, Newton Paperback, and zTXT ebooks ready to go!
The Museum of American War LettersShowcasing extraordinary correspondences from the American Revolution to the present day.
Dedicated to U.S. service members, veterans, and their families
Newspaper Navigator (Library of Congress)The public can now explore more than 1.5 million historical newspaper images online and free of charge. The latest machine learning experience from LC Labs, Newspaper Navigator allows users to search visual content in American newspapers dating from 1789-1963.
Open LibraryThe world's largest online repository of ebooks (over 1 million) including many classic works of literature and poetry.
Our DocumentsFeaturing 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.
Project GutenbergA high quality online repository of over 40,000 ebooks, searchable by subject and title.
Race and PowerFrom Cambridge University Press: a quarterly updated assortment of book chapters and journal articles that explores the intertwining concepts of race and power, on a global scale, from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Trans-Mississippi Theater Photograph ArchiveThe Trans-Mississippi Theater Photo Archive consists of hundreds of images from the war. Individual portraits were the staple of the photographer’s art, and indeed, most surviving photographs from the war are portraits; however, this project also includes images of ships, towns, buildings, and other subject matter from the Trans-Mississippi.
Wolfram Library ArchivesThousands of downloadable resources and references for Mathematica and other Wolfram products, collected over the full history of Wolfram Research.
AP's Not Real NewsTo help in the increasingly difficult fight against misinformation, each week the Associated Press rounds up and sheds light on popular yet false stories that circulate. Librarians and patrons alike will find this a vital tool for fact-checking and an excellent resource to sharpen news literacy skills.
Chronicling AmericaSearch America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Google ScholarGoogle has amassed patents, scholarly articles, conference proceedings, and article abstracts in an easy-to-use platform. If the article is not available online freely, check the Journal Finder on the library website. If our library does not have a subscription to the journal, please fill out an inter-library loan form to request it from another library. Google Scholar has articles from many different disciplines.
Hyper History OnlineNavigates through 3 000 years of world history,
world timelines of civilizations (plus maps), people and world events.
Social Networks and Archival ContextFlippantly described as “Facebook for dead people” (though individuals who are alive are covered here, too), this site collects disparate data such as biography, occupation, and relationships. Researchers curious about which special collection or archive might have information on a given subject will find this site a valuable starting point.
World Book TimelinesAllows students to discover and map important events in society and culture. Users can browse more than 400 ready-made, interactive timelines covering various periods in history or create their own timeline on any subject.