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.
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
Full text of books from the Univerity of California's Press eScholarship Editions. Some marked "public" may be used by anyone from off campus. Most titles are also available in print at the UCSD Libraries.
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.
Online distributor of African news and information, posting over 1,000 stories daily in English and French, and a searchable archive of 900,000 articles (including the Africa News Service back to 1997).
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)
BBIH provides bibliographic data on books, articles in books, and articles in almost 700 periodicals dealing with the British Isles, Empire, and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available--from 55 B.C. to the present.
The 2nd release of this database contains almost 1500 plays by 233 playwrights, together with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Also includes selected playbills, production photos and other ephemera.
Black Short Fiction and Folklore brings together 82,000 pages and more than 11,000 works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present. The materials have been compiled from early literary magazines, archives, and the personal collections of the authors. Some 30 percent of the collection is fugitive or ephemeral, or has never been published before. The North American coverage extends from William Wells Brown (1814-1884) up to some current authors such as Wanda Coleman and Walter Moseley.
1983-present. Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. As of Spring 2008 included 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books
1905-1982. Excerpts from and citations to book reviews from 1905 to 1982 to fiction and nonfiction, reference works, textbooks, and children's books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and general interest
1861-present. Database of citations to doctoral dissertations & master's theses from 1,000+ universities. Abstracts for dissertations 1980-present; master's theses 1988-present. Full-text of most UC dissertations published 1996 and later.
1300 articles on contemporary nations of sub-Saharan Africa, ethnic groups from various regions, and European colonial powers. Also individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, and organizations
Database of anthropological documentary films, covering every region of the world, featuring the work of many influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century. Includes transcripts, interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, etc. As of August 2015, has 1,844 videos (1,319 hours). Individual films are also cataloged in roger.ucsd.edu - search on title "Alexander Street Press. Ethnographic online videos"
Publications indexed are drawn from a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history, and social work. Covers 1970-present.
Citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean (as far back as 1902)--and full-text coverage of over 40 core Black Studies periodicals (1998 forward).
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 2000 titles, predominantly scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years often not included.
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.
The primary database of citations to journal articles, monographs, book chapters, and dissertations in the fields of non-Classical literatures and folklore. Important source for linguistics and non-technical aspects of theater & film. Ca. 1890-present.
A major collection of documents--photographs, printed ephemera, manuscripts, newspapers, etc.--digitized from major libraries worldwiede. Particularly strong in East-West diplomacy, the colonization of Africa, the status of women, European literature, theater and popular entertainment, photography, and many other subjects.
Covers prehistoric, predynastic, and dynastic phases of ancient Egypt and neighbors through the Islamic conquest of 642 CE. All branches of Egyptology: archaeology, anthropology, architecture, linguistics, history, art history, religion, economics, etc
A collection of the statistical abstracts of various countries, both individually searchable and cross searchable. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations and research firms are also included
Includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm." Includes 10,761 books, 131 serials, 32 manuscript collections and 377 supreme court records and briefs.
1963-present. Abstracts journal articles, monographs, dissertations, conference proceedings, other research covering sociology, social work, and related social sciences. Also includes selected web resources.
Includes the full-text of 28 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back twenty years. Database consists of bibliographic records as well as the complete text of each journal article in pdf format.
Twentieth-Century Drama contains searchable texts of the English-language dramatic works of over 300 playwrights from the U.S. and Canada, Britain and Ireland, India, Africa, Australia and the Caribbean.
Provides 442 economic, social, cultural, health, and demographic data series for countries of the world. Data providers include UN, UNESCO, FAO, WHO, IMF, UNICEF, ITU, and World Bank. Some indicators reach back as far as the 1940s.