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The 60 MINUTES 1997-2014 collection from Alexander Street grants unprecedented access to the CBS News archives from this period, including many episodes not widely seen since their original broadcast.
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The ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication covers all instructions from previous editions of The ACS Style Guide - completely updated and modernized - as well as a wealth of brand new chapters covering everything from preprints, Open Access, machine-readable data, and much more.
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This collection contains 2,009 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of diaries, letters and memoirs.The product includes 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts such as the letters of Amos Wood and his wife and the diary of Maryland Planter William Claytor.
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American Drama contains more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth, reflects Ameican dramatic writing in all its richness and diversity: plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues and a range of other genres are represented.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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The Annual Register is a year-by-year record of British and world events, published annually since 1758. This classic reference work provides historians and students with information on the major and minor events of the past 250+ years, with historical context and perspective and a mass of biographical information.
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Anthropological Fieldwork Online brings the fieldwork underpinning the great ethnographies of the early 20th century into the digital world. This primary source database unfolds the historical development of anthropology from a global perspective, bringing together the work of early scholars who shaped the theories and methods taught today.
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Anthropology Online brings together a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
Art & Architecture Archive‎ 1895-2015 (Proquest)
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A full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography.
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Asian American Drama contains 252 plays by 42 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. Some 50% of these plays have never been published before.
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Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection delivers more than three hundred important dramatic works in streaming audio from the curated archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company. The plays - which include some of the most significant dramatic literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries - are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This collection features stunning film adaptations of classic and contemporary plays from Sophocles and Shakespeare, to Oscar Wilde, Henrik Ibsen, August Strindberg, Bernard Shaw and contemporary writers, Michael Frayn and Joe Penhall.
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This collection provides access to BBC productions of famous literary works, many that were buried in the BBC archive for the past few decades. In addition to actual performances, the product includes titles like Face to Face where actors and directors discuss their craft.
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Black Drama, now in its expanded third edition, contains the full text of more than 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.
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Proquest's new Black Freedom Struggle website, features selected open access primary source documents including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.
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Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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The Latin American Materials Project (LAMP) at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has digitized executive branch serial documents issued by Brazil’s national government between 1821 and 1993, and by its provincial governments from the earliest available for each province to the end of the first Republic in 1930.
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This collection includes the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters. The collection now includes primary materials spanning more than 300 years.
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This database provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
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 BroadwayHD offers access to a growing collection of major Broadway productions with information on cast, directors, and production.
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Reviews academic and professional publications and databases
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The Cecil Papers is a major collection of early-modern historical documents from the reigns of Elizabethan I and James I/VI. More than 150,000 pages have been digitised in full colour to create a definitive online archive of almost 30,000 manuscript documents written by some of the most significant figures of Elizabethan and Jacobean history.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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The Hunter Collection consists of mass education materials published in Hong Kong and in Mainland China, particularly Shanghai, in the years 1947-1954. These include approximately 200 cartoon books, pamphlets, postcards, and magazines, heavily pictorial in content, on such topics as foreign threats to Chinese security, Chinese relations with the Soviet Union, industrial and agricultural production, and marriage reform. T
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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The Colonial State Papers offers access to over 7,000 hand-written documents and more than 40,000 bibliographic records with this incredible resource on Colonial History. In addition to Britain's colonial relations with the Americas and other European rivals for power, this collection also covers the Caribbean and Atlantic world
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Contemporary World Drama brings together new work from our existing playwright partners alongside work from up-and-coming playwrights from around the world, including recently produced world premieres, previously unpublished works, etc. from every continent.
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A free health and medical research database for openly available content Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic. More information
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This archive presents a comprehensive collection of significant primary source documents, arranged in collections that are central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. This resource consists of expertly curated and indexed declassified government documents covering U.S. policy toward critical world events – including their military, intelligence, diplomatic and human rights dimensions – from 1945 to the present.
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The Digital South Asia Library provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia to scholars, public officials, business leaders, and other users.
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Documents on British Policy Overseas is a fully searchable collection of primary source documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, shedding light on diplomatic history throughout the twentieth century. It is based on three distinct print series which form a record of British peacetime diplomacy since the end of the nineteenth century: British Documents on the Origins of the War 1898-1914, Documents on British Foreign Policy 1918-1939 and Documents on British Policy Overseas.
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Established in 1908 by the Polish National Alliance, Dziennik Zwiazkowy continues to be published today as the Polish Daily News. This database includes the first ten years (1908-1917) of publication, which represent local, national and international issues of utmost concern to the Polish community of Chicago at that time.
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Early English Books Online (EEBO) features page images of almost every work printed in the British Isles and North America, as well as works in English printed elsewhere from 1470-1700.
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Early Modern Books covers material from the British Isles and Europe for the period 1450-1700. An integrated search across both Early English Books Online and Early European Books allows scholars to view materials from over 225 source libraries worldwide.
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The Economist Intelligence Unit has published Country Reports since 1952, covering almost 200 countries. Each report presents detailed statistics alongside expert commentary and forecasting from the EIU’s analysts. This database presents the historical reports up to 1995, with all data from the statistical tables fully captured and downloadable in spreadsheet form.
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Encyclopaedia Iranica is an open access reference work in the field of Iran studies. Founded by the late Professor Ehsan Yarshater and edited at the Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies at Columbia University, this monumental international project brings together the scholarship about Iran of thousands of authors around the world.
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English Drama contains more than 3,900 plays in verse and prose from the late thirteenth century to the early twentieth. It offers exhaustive coverage of the prodigious dramatic literature of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, as well as Restoration plays, medieval morality plays and mystery cycles, and nineteenth-century closet dramas.
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Ethnographic Sound Archives Online brings together over 2,000 hours of previously unpublished historic field recordings from around the world, alongside their supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata, opening new paths for the study of music in its cultural context.
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Ethnographic Video Online, Royal Anthropological Institute Teaching Edition is a collection of videos and segments curated to support the teaching of introductory anthropology courses. Each video and segment within this collection are accompanied by a teaching guide providing background information, lesson plans, and class room exercises and activities
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Film Scripts Online Series contains over 1,100 scripts and makes available accurate and authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays. Now film scholars can compare the writer’s vision with the producer’s and director’s interpretations from page to screen. The collection was developed through arrangements with major film studios, independent rights holders, publishers, and authors.
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Food Studies Online brings together rare and hard-to-find archival content with visual ephemera, text, and video. Food studies is a relatively new field of study, and its importance is felt in many major disciplines. It has social, historical, economic, cultural, religious, and political implications that reach far beyond what is consumed at the dinner table.
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The Gilded Age brings primary documents and scholarly commentary together into a searchable collection. In addition to an extensive selection of key treatises that reflect the social and cultural ferment of the late nineteenth century, The Gilded Age offers songs, letters, photographs, cartoons, government documents, and ephemera. This primary content is enhanced by video interviews with scholars and numerous topical critical documentary essays.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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A searchable archive of the US (1867 to present) and UK (1930-2015) editions of Harper's Bazaar, a fashion, arts, and culture authority from 1867 to the present. Scanned in full color, it features detailed indexing and searchable text.
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he Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) identifies, acquires, catalogs, digitizes and provides unrestricted access to U.S. government agency technical reports.
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Human Rights Studies Online provides comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event.
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The collection includes 839 publications documenting events in Mexico's pre-independence, independence and revolutionary periods (1807-1929).
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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Jesuit Historiography Online (JHO) is an Open Access resource offering over seventy historiographical essays aimed at scholars of Jesuit history that provide summaries of key texts from the earlier literature, surveys of more recent work, and digests of archival and online resources. The essays cover both Anglophone and non-Anglophone sources and scholarship from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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The collection includes 292 publications from across China documenting the turbulent period between the end of the Qing dynasty and the creation of the People's Republic of China.
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Latin American Drama is a database of plays written by Latin American playwrights in the 19th-21st centuries. Besides serving as a rich resource for literature scholars, the collection also supports the study of American history, ethnic diversity, immigrations issues, and political history.
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LGBT Thought and Culture is a resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection illuminates the lives of lesbians, gays, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community
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LLMC Digital preserves global legal and government content at risk due to time and other elements by migrating print and microform into contemporary media.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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Provides combined searching across the International Medieval Bibliography (IMB), Bibliography of Medieval Civilisation (BCM) and International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance (IBHR). Citations only.
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MIDAS, the Mexican Intelligence Digital Archives (los Archivos del Autoritarismo Mexicano), is a crowd-sourced, public access digital archive of historical documents from Mexican intelligence agencies. The collection is drawn from Mexico’s two principal security services, the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (DFS) and the Dirección General de Investigaciones Políticas y Sociales (DGIPS) and covers the period c.1940 to c.1985.
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The collection includes 84 publications documenting events from the fall of the Ottoman Empire to the demonstrations of the Arab Spring.
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Drawing on 10 years of NT Live broadcasts, alongside high-quality recordings never previously seen outside of the NT’s Archive, the National Theatre Collection makes this rich body of work available to students in schools, universities and libraries around the world.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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An archival collection of 15 major magazines (including the Newsweek archive) spanning areas including current events, international relations, and public policy. Offers multiple perspectives on the 20th century’s key issues and events
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This collection includes 2,162 authors providing a personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, the series provides a rich source for scholars in a wide range of disciplines.
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North American Indian Drama contains 244 plays by 48 playwrights representing the stories and creative energies of American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the twentieth century. Groups represented include Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Lenape, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, Hawaiian/Samoan, and others. Together, the plays demonstrate Native theater’s diversity of tribal traditions and approaches to drama
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North American Indian Thought and Culture integrates autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, and audio files for a comprehensive representation of historical events as told by the individuals who lived through them. The database is an essential resource for all those interested in serious scholarly research into the history of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Peoples
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North American Women's Drama contains 1,517 plays by 330 playwrights and brings these writings the attention they deserve, by publishing the full text of plays written from Colonial times to the present by more than 100 women from the United States and Canada.
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Supplementary database of articles drawing from almost 4000 primarily scholarly journals, magazines, and conference proceedings.
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JSTOR’s continuously expanding Open Community Collections feature freely accessible primary source materials in a wide variety of subjects contributed by libraries, museums, and archives.
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An explosion of periodicals and other printed materials erupted out of the 1848 revolution in France. The major papers such as Le Nation and La Réforme were surrounded on all sides by newspapers, pamphlets, and other periodicals presenting opinions and hourly news on the developments of the provisional government. The spontaneity, variety, and abundance of these papers makes them an outstanding source for uncovering the cultural, political, social, and other aspects of the French revolution of 1848.
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Performance Design Archive Online is the first comprehensive, international collection that covers all aspects of theater production design, from the 17th century through to the present day, including scenic and set design, lighting design, sound design, costume design, and makeup.
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Periodicals Archive Online is a major archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. The database spans more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages.
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Periodicals Index Online is a database of citations for articles published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years. Journals indexed span 37 key subject areas and multiple languages. Not full text
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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his historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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PolicyMap is an interactive online mapping tool with which you may create maps, tables and graphs covering Demographics, Incomes & Spending, and more.
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ProQuest Civil War Era combines continuous runs of regional newspapers, as well as pamphlets covering a wide range of topics with documents that encompass the buildup to and evolution of the war and focuses on the entire era, from Manifest Destiny through the end of the Civil War.
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Archive of magazines devoted to religious topics, spanning 19th-21st centuries and a range of religions/denominations. Aimed originally at a wide audience, they disclose many aspects of the history of popular religious movements.
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These high-definition, surround-sound recordings of William Shakespeare’s plays featuring the world’s best Shakespearean actors, like David Tennant, Sir Antony Sher, Paapa Essiedu, and Simon Russell Beale, and directors like Robin Lough and Dewi Humphrey.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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SIRS Issues Researcher is an editorially curated pro/con database of literature on social issues Leading Issues pages provide a framework for understanding and analyzing over 360 complex social issues with overviews, essential questions, viewpoints, and editorially selected primary and secondary sources.
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This is a collection of 19th century manuscripts relating to slavery and manumission in Timbuktu. The collection of 206 manuscripts from the Bibliothèque Commémorative Mama Haidara in Timbuktu, Mali, in Arabic, provide documentation on Africans in slavery in Muslim societies.
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Social Work Online pairs recently published social work textbooks, along with compelling documentaries, clinical demonstration videos, and engaging lectures that illustrate the complex and challenging realities social work students will face as practitioners.
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Sociological Abstracts covers the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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The Sixties brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary.
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Theatre and Drama Premium provides access to all the subscribed Alexander St. databases in a cross-searchable format. Individual collections may be listed separately for better focus in searching. Collections include Black Drama, Asian American Drama, Drama Texts, and many others. Resources include playscripts, filmed stage performances, images, interviews, training materials.
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The collaborative elements of theatre in performance—the work of the actors, directors, and designers—have tremendous scholarly and educational value long after a production closes. With Alexander Street’s Theatre in Video, faculty, scholars, and patrons of the performing arts will be able to revisit great performances again and again, and these landmark events can become a permanent part of the curriculum.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time.
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Twentieth-Century Drama features plays from noted playwrights as well as lesser known dramatists. The collection includes works by over 300 writers including Amiri Baraka, Noël Coward, Susan Glaspell, Langston Hughes, Brian Friel, David Mamet, Eugene O’Neill, John Osborne, Sean O’Casey, Harold Pinter, Bernard Shaw, Neil Simon, Gertrude Stein, Tom Stoppard, Derek Walcott, August Wilson and Elizabeth Wong.
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Twentieth Century North American Drama offers a unique window into the economic, historical, social, and political psyche of two countries. Scholars and students who use the database will have a new way to study the signal events of the twentieth century—including the Depression, the role of women, the Cold War, and more
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Twentieth Century North American Drama (2nd ed) contains 1,905 plays by 419 playwrights, and more than 150 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors. This collection offers a unique window into the economic, historical, social, and political psyche of two countries.
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A digital archive of Vogue Italia from its launch in 1964 to the present. Recognized as the least commercial and most artistic edition, it has a tradition of innovation and bold treatment of current issues and events.
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An archival research resource comprising the backfiles of leading women's interest consumer magazines. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005 and these key primary sources permit the examination of the events, trends, and attitudes of this period.
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From the first issue in 1910 to the present year, Women's Wear Daily Archive preserves one of the industry's most influential reads, tracing day-to-day news, opinion, and socio-economic trends, from runway reports to beauty product reviews.
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