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American history in video

Provides access to video of events in American history. Videos are from educational, public affairs, archival, newsreel, and commercial sources. Provides both the video and a complete transcript of the video; the transcript is fully searchable; searching within a video and viewing only the relevant section is also possible. Browse by subjects, eras, people, places, events, or historical eras from 1492 - 2000. Simple and advanced search features available. Create a free account to save playlists or clips and to receive RSS updates on new material added to the resource. No separate viewer required; able to send link of video to your mobile device. Playlists may be created in support of courses and may be private, shared within the institution only, or public; numerous playlists already exist (including playlists of analysis tools). Permalinks are available for playlists to embed in websites, Blackboard, etc. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1492-2000
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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American Indian histories and cultures

Covering Native American cultures from prior to the colonization of the North American continent (Canada, Mexico, and the United States) to the Rights Movement of the 20th century, the materials in this collection cover 11 broad themes in culture, history, education, religion, government relations, treaties and wars, trade, and 20th century political activism, among others. Includes coverage of indigenous peoples from Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Primary source documents, maps and atlases, visual images, art, photographs, linguistic and ethnographic accounts, 20th century American Indian newspapers, etc. Drawn from the Ayers Collection at the Newberry Library, a premier collection of Native and Indigenous documents, art, and history. May exclude some culturally sensitive materials regarding ceremonies and religious practices. Images may be selected to create slideshows. Searchable by keyword; browse by Tribes & Nations, documents, maps, visual resources, and chronology. Most materials are in English, but there are documents and maps in Spanish and French. Cross-searchable with The American West. Adam Matthews

Date Coverage:
1600 - 1999
Content Availability:
Full Text

American memory

Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning." Primary Source. Library of Congress

Date Coverage:
~1400 - present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

American memory

Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning." Primary Source. Library of Congress

Date Coverage:
~1400 - present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

American national biography

Covers more than 18,000 individuals who fit all the following criteria: American (lived within what is now the United States), deceased (with enough time having passed since the individual's death to allow for critical evaluation), influenced American history or culture broadly (not just a locally influential individual), sufficient research materials exist on this individual to create a solid biographical essay. Essays are written by scholars and include a bibliography (including an indication of where a person's archives are located), links to reliable online resources, and links to cross- referenced individuals. Additionally, there are links to thematically related essays from the "Oxford Companion to United States History" to help place the individual in the larger trends and issues of his time. Drawing again on the "Oxford Companion to United States History," there are links to articles in 12 broad research topics to help focus a paper or research on an individual or an era. ANB may be searched by name, by keyword (any occurrence of it), or click on the "Search" tab to conduct an advanced search by gender, profession, birthplace, and other features. Oxford UP

Date Coverage:
c. 1400 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

American periodicals

Indexes and provides digital copies of articles in popular, scholarly, and literary magazines published in America between 1740 and the 1930's. Includes important primary source material for the study of American history, literature, culture, and society from the American Revolution through the Depression and the Dust Bowl. Includes advertisements, birth and death notices, editorials, and illustrations and photographs. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1740 - ~1935
Content Availability:
Full Text

American religion : Denominational newspapers

Contains more than 320 historical religious and denominational newspapers from 33 U.S. states, including many major denominations. Articles reflect American religion as a dominant cultural and social force, shaping views on slavery, politics, women’s suffrage, Prohibition, westward expansion and other great issues of the day

Date Coverage:
1799-1900
Content Availability:
Full Text

American rhetoric

Accesses a searchable online speech bank which indexes a growing database of 5000+ full-text, audio, and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, and other recorded media events. According to leading scholars of American public address, the top 100 speeches in this website are an index to and partial database of full-text transcriptions of the 100 most significant American political speeches of the 20th century. The site also features speeches from movies, the rhetoric of 9/11, Christian rhetoric, and definitions of 40 different figures of speech, with transcripts and clips of examples

Date Coverage:
Continually updated
Content Availability:
Full Text

American song

Provides access to over 6,000 albums (over 116,000 tracks) of songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests. Contains all of the content of the former African American Music database

Date Coverage:
Late 19th century to present
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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American Theological Library Association (ATLA) historical monographs collection. Series 1

Provides a full-text searchable index of (primarily) books published between the 13th century and the late 19th century (1893 World Parliament of Religions). Technically less than 1 percent of the content was published earlier than the 19th century. However, the index does include a number of 19th century reprints of works from earlier centuries. Worth consulting, especially for fugitive titles. Broad 19th century coverage, Anglo-American and European in scope. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
13th century - 1893
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Full Text
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American Theological Library Association (ATLA) historical monographs collection. Series 2

Provides a full-text searchable index of (primarily) books published between 1894 and 1923. This resource provides good coverage of titles addressing various facets of turn of the century American religious interests and subject matter. Worth consulting, especially for fugitive titles of the period. At just 15,000 titles, its coverage is limited and researchers may need to consult other sources in addition to locate some material. But every title indexed is available in PDF full-text format, so what is found is fully accessible. Good value for primary source material of the period. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1894-1923
Content Availability:
Full Text
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American West

Digitized special collection on the American west in fact and imagination drawn from the Graff Collection of the Newberry Library. Contains full-text and image resources including papers of pioneers and explorers, emigrant guides, travel journals, maps, printed books, newspapers, posters, city directories, railroad company records, and store catalogs. Covers all areas west of the Mississippi, including Canada and the Pacific Northwest, Mexico, and Texas. Divided into 11 major thematic areas, including: Native Americans, the Gold Rush, the Mormon Exodus, and Outlaws, (among others). Documents/books are dated between 1817 – 1962. Supported with scholarly essays on various aspects of the West and the Graff Collection, a chronology, an image gallery (from which slideshows may be created). Fully searchable; documents section may be browsed by list, theme, region, or document type (diary, broadside, photograph, etc.). May be searched alone or together with the American Indian Histories and Cultures collection. Adam Matthew

Date Coverage:
1718 - 1960
Content Availability:
Full Text

Anatomy flashcard learning system

Web-based interactive system for learning or reviewing college-level human anatomy. Permits either regional (body area) or systemic (body system) approach. Includes digital flashcards, interactive images, exercises, tables, flow charts. Claims to be compatible with computer, tablet, or smartphone

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Anatomy.tv

Provides 3D computer-generated models of human anatomy. Users may manipulate the images by rotating, zooming, and peeling away layers, while viewing accompanying text. Also contains interactive quizzes. To access click on the large pictorial link from the main page

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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Année philologique

Provides an index to materials in the field of Classical Studies covering especially topics in Greco-Roman history and civilization, archaeology, language and literature. Since June 2009 this database, the electronic version of the print index L'Annee Philologique, has extended its coverage of scholarly publications back to 1924, when the print index was first offered. All years are searchable by the following: modern authors, full text (not full text of the articles but full text of the index!), and ancient authors and texts. For subjects and disciplines there are two options: one for those articles appearing prior to volume 67 and one for those articles appearing after volume 67. Coverage typically lags two years behind publication. Entries for journal articles usually have an abstract and the abstract is usually in the language of the article. By moving the cursor on a journal title abbreviation, the full title of the journal will be displayed. Tip: do not click on the abbreviation; the display of the full title may take a second or two. For books, book reviews are indicated using standard abbreviations for the journal that contains the review. Société internationale de bibliographie classique

Date Coverage:
1924 to present with a two year delay
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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Annual register

Provides access to a year-by-year record of British and world events. Published every year since 1758, the Annual Register was originally conceived as a miscellany of state papers, reviews, historical sketches, poetry, and other essays. Since the 1920s its content has been a chronicle of events, brief retrospectives on the year's cultural and economic developments, and a short selection of documents and obituaries of eminent persons who died in the year. The online version includes every volume published and will be updated with the latest volume each year

Date Coverage:
1758-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Annual reviews

Offers critical reviews of primary research in the biomedical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. Biomedical/life science collection includes analytical chemistry; biochemistry; biomedical engineering; biophysics; cell and developmental biology; chemical and biomolecular engineering; clinical psychology; ecology, evolution, and systematics; entomology; food science and technology; genetics; genomics and human genetics; immunology; marine science; medicine; microbiology; neuroscience; nutrition; pathology : mechanism of disease; pharmacology and toxicology; physiology; phytopathology; plant biology; psychology; and public health. Physical sciences collection includes analytical chemistry; astronomy and astrophysics; biomedical engineering; biophysics; chemical and biomolecular engineering; computer science; condensed matter physics; earth and planetary sciences; environment and resources; fluid mechanics; marine science; materials research; nuclear and particle science; and physical chemistry. Social Sciences collection includes anthropology; clinical psychology; economics; environment and resources; financial economics; law and social science; political science; psychology; public health; resource economics; and sociology. Search by keyword, author or journal. Browse by journal

Date Coverage:
1932 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Anthropology Plus (EBSCO)

Indexes and provides abstracts for all journal articles, reports, commentaries, obituaries, etc., at least two pages long in over 2,500 journals and monographic series in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and related interdisciplinary studies. Combines Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and the Anthropological Index from the Royal Anthropological Institute in the UK. Coverage is from the late 19th century to the present. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Late 19th Century to the present day
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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AnthroSource

Provides full text of the current and past issues of American Anthropological Association's journals and bulletins. Searchable by keyword in the title or in the full text. A link to Wiley Online Library allows searches of abstracts, publication title, author affiliation, references, funding agency, etc., as well as title and full text. Some titles and full text extend from 1888 to current day. American Anthropological Association

Date Coverage:
1888 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Applied science & technology abstracts (EBSCO)

Provides bibliographic references from 1983 to present covering acoustics, aeronautics, artificial intelligence, chemistry, computers, engineering, geology, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, textiles, transportation, waste management, and other topics. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Applied science & technology abstracts (EBSCO)

Provides bibliographic references from 1983 to present covering acoustics, aeronautics, artificial intelligence, chemistry, computers, engineering, geology, metallurgy, physics, plastics, telecommunications, textiles, transportation, waste management, and other topics. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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ARBAonline

Provides reviews of reference books (print and electronic publications). Online counterpart to the print American Reference Books Annual; online coverage starts with 1997; updated monthly. Users can search by author, ISBN/ISSN, content area, and subject, or find new features by browsing the monthly updates

Date Coverage:
1997 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Archive of Celtic-Latin literature

Provides a means of searching for the occurrence of specific Celtic-Latin words that appear in the Celtic- Latin literature between 400 - 1200 A.D. The full text of these documents (in Latin) is also included. Covers all types of writings - scripture studies, sermons, histories, saints' lives, poetry, legal, and penitential writings. Brepols

Date Coverage:
400- 1200 CE
Content Availability:
Full Text
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ArchiveGrid

Discover personal and family papers, oral histories, photos, and similar materials held in libraries in the United States. Information provided by participating archives and libraries, and collected from data on archive materials included in the OCLC/WorldCat database. Search by archive name, archive location, author, keyword, title, and subject. Limits by language and year. Results include link to finding aids (where available) and contact information for the archive. OCLC

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Archives of human sexuality and identity. LGBTQ history and culture since 1940

Brings together disparate collections of documents, grassroots newsletters, journals, periodicals, literature, diaries, personal papers, government documents, and ephemeral material related to the LGBTQ movement in North America and beyond. Gale

Date Coverage:
1946-2000s
Content Availability:
Full Text

Aristoteles Latinus database

Contains all of the medieval translations of Aristotle's works. Based on the print edition but includes only the text of the translations and none of the scholarly introductions, prefaces on the manuscript traditions, or the variations among the different texts. Brepols

Date Coverage:
400-1500
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Art & architecture source (EBSCO)

Provides full-text coverage to over 600 full-text journals, over 200 full-text books, and over 60,000 images in art and architecture from 1929-present. Combines content from Art Index/Art Index Retrospective and Art & Architecture Complete. Includes indexing and abstracts for several hundred journals and books. Includes collection of thousands of images. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1929 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Art and architecture in video

Collection of documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory, and practice of art, design, and architecture. Includes biographies, profiles of contemporary artists and architects, surveys of art history, aesthetics, theory, criticism, and more, spanning from Greek and Roman forms to modern. Options to create, edit, and share playlists or clips. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1801-1819
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Art index retrospective

Provides access to mid 20th-century art history literature and contemporary criticism of art through periodicals, yearbooks, and select museum bulletins. Cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 (published between 1929 and 1984). Covers advertising art, antiques, archaeology, architecture and architectural history, art history, crafts, decorative arts, folk art, graphic arts, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, motion pictures, museology, non-western art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, television, and textiles

Date Coverage:
1929-1984
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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ARTFL-FRANTEXT

Provides access to ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) which is comprised of more than 2,900 French language texts from the twelfth through the twentieth centuries ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing.The eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Genres include novels, poetry, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

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