ABSEES covers North American scholarship on East-Central Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union, and includes records for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and more.
Abstracts in Social Gerontology includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.
Dates vary. More than 1500 sources worldwide, including 650 in the U.S. Largely newspapers,local news video for the U.S.; newspapers for Canada, UK and other English-speaking countries. For the rest of the world mostly wire services, BBC news digests
Full-text and full-page-image access more than 3300 books in the humanities and area studies, recommended by scholars as significant contributions to their respective fields. From the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
1947-present. The ACM Digital Library includes bibliographic information, abstracts, and full text of works published by the Association for Computing Machinery. The Guide to the Computing Literature indexes journal articles and conference proceedings from additional societies and commercial publishers (IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, SIAM, Usenix, & more), making this database the first choice for computer research. Provides bibliometrics on Authors and Institutions.
An image database of over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Covers five categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II.
19th century-present. Incorporates African Studies and South African Studies databases. Sources include books, periodicals and magazines articles,newspapers, pamphlets, maps, reports, theses, much more. Nearly 2 million records
Has 277 newspapers mostly from the 19th and early-mid 20th centuries. Many titles include only a few years; others much longer. Can be searched with America's Historical Newspapers, Hispanic American Newspapers.
Full text of 6 newspapers: Freedom's Journal (1827-30); Colored American (1837-1841); North Star (1847-51); National Era (1847-50); Provincial Freeman (1854-55); Frederick Douglass Paper (1851-52). Some years incomplete.
Full text of all or parts of 177 magazines and journals published by or for the African American community between 1825 and 1995. Topics include race relations and civil rights, religion, business, literature and the arts, and general interest magazines. Searches may be limited to place (state) or date of publication, topic, keywords, broad categories, etc.
This includes more than 12,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides spanning over 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Critically important subjects covered include the West's discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought, including political protest and resistance to racism; descriptions of African American life throughout the Americans; and slavery and race in fiction and drama.
American History in Video
Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection
Dance in Video: Volume I
Dance in Video: Volume II
Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I
Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II
LGBT Studies in Video
LGBT Thought and Culture
Meet the Press
Music Online: American Song
Music Online: Classical Music Library
Music Online: Classical Music in Video
Music Online: Classical Scores Library
Music Online: Contemporary World Music
Music Online: Jazz Music Library
Music Online: Opera in Video
Music Online: Popular Music Library
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Silent Film Online
The March of Time
Theatre in Video
World History in Video
World Newsreels Online: 1929–1966
1995-present. Full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Provides a valuable new source of coverage, viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge the coverage of the mainstream media.
Over 2000 papers from cities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, based on Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 2, 10, 11 (1690-1890). Also includes Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980, African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998, and California's Historical Newspapers, 1752-1922. Title coverage ranges from a few issues to many years.
1964-present. International database for research on all periods of U.S. and Canadian history, including very recent years. Includes abstracts of journal articles and listings of books and dissertations.
The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between the Library of Congress, WGBH Boston and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting provides the public with access to a collection of American public radio and television audio and visual materials dating back to the 1950s. The records will provide information about which public media video and audio materials have been digitized and preserved in the AAPB, indicate which video and audio files are available for research on location at WGBH and the Library of Congress, and highlight the participating stations. Contributing stations’ histories, information about significant productions and resources for participating organizations will be available online.
Use the Free Information link. Database includes typical directory information such as location and contact information, but also some statistical information such as visits, financials, bed count, etc. from public data sources.
A wide-ranging digital resource presenting a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century. This resource contains material from the Newberry Library's extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection. Includes manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books, photographs and newspapers.
The American Indian Movement (AIM) was founded in 1968, at a time of social change and protest and the civil rights movement. AIM used the press and media to present its own unvarnished message to the American public. This collection includes the extensive FBI documentation on the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest, documentation on the 1973 Wounded Knee Stand-off, materials collected by the Extremist Intelligence Section. These primary sources provide insight into the motives, actions, and leadership of AIM and the development of Native American radicalism, as well as the attitudes of the US government towards this organization.
Detailed articles on more than 18,000 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, whose lives have shaped the United States. Includes bibliographies and links to web resources. Several hundred new entries added each year.
1740-1900. Full text of North American periodicals (magazines and newspapers) from 1740 through the 19th century; a few early 20th century periodicals also included. Search APS Online by keyword or browse by journal.
"A multimedia anthology selected from various Library of Congress holdings ... This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920."
Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources from the Graff Collection about the American West, including tales of frontier life, Native Americans, vigilantes, and outlaws, and the growth of urban centres and environmental impact of westward expansion and of life in the borderlands.
Indexing database for anthropology, archaeology & related topics. Indexes articles in 2500+ scholarly journals, 1870 to present. Combines databases: Anthropological Literature (Harvard/Tozzer) and Anthropological Index (Royal Anthropological Institute)
With millions of images dating back more than 150 years, this is one of the world's largest archives of historical & current imagery. Updated every minute. Includes news, entertainment, arts, business, and sports coverage from AP and selected partners.
1913-1983. Provides a single resource for seven decades of articles on the most important events, issues & trends in the history of business & industry, plus the most important historical sources in the applied science & technology for the 20th Century.
ASFA is a premier reference for aquatic resources, covering over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Coverage is from the early 1900s to present, mainly in the areas of aquaculture, aquatic organisms, aquatic pollution, conservation, fisheries, freshwater environments, marine biotechnology, policy and legislation, and wildlife management.
Current directory of 5,596 repositories and 154,678 archival collections across the US. Includes Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US (DAMRUS) and National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC).
Search through thousands of archive and manuscript collections worldwide. View descriptions of both individual collections and repositories, and in many cases detailed finding aids -- down to the level of individual folders and files.
1898-2000. Search author, keywords. Click on image link to page scans of Astronomy & Astrophysics Abstracts/AAA(1969-82) & Astronomischer Jahresbericht/AJB(1898-1968). See abstracts in print version--S&E Ref QB1.A86593 [1969-96] & QB1.A8655 [1899-1968].
1929-1984. Cites articles and reproductions of art works from periodicals throughout the world,in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Also yearbooks and museum bulletins. Can search together with Art Abstracts.
1975-present. Provides author, keyword, and cited reference searching from more than 1100 leading arts and humanities journals. In many cases includes searchable abstracts plus links to e-journal images. Part of the Web of Science.
ARTstor Digital Library is an online resource of more than one million images in the arts, humanities, and sciences. The ARTstor Digital Library also includes a set of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes.
Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights onto themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity
Replaced May 2009 by the Gale Directory Library. Find associations by name, acronym, keyword or geographic location. Especially good for non-profit organizations and finding professional/trade associations. Includes national, regional, international
*NEW Online access* to all standards, journals, manuals, and conference papers/special technical publications published by ASTM, the American Society for Testing and Materials. Also includes a handful of ISO and UOP standards.
1949-present. Indexes journal articles, books and collected essays on all aspects of religious studies, from ancient history to the present, including social aspects of religious phenomena. Also useful for archaeology of the Levant.
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Powered by Google Maps, this atlas depicts humanity's impact on the environment. The primary focus is on environmental status and trends over the last 30 years, in terms of both physical and human geography.
Online collection of nearly 100 major religion and theology journals selected by leading scholars in the field. Dates of coverage vary; some as far back as 1924. Search by key words or browse journals by issue.
Political, physical, outline, population, climate, historical, and many other types of maps available for downloading and printing for educational purposes only. Maps available in a variety of file formats. New maps are added monthly.