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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

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Accessible Archives

This database provides full text access to a diverse range of primary source materials from 18th & 19th century America.

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Provides online access to 316 U.S. newspapers from 38 states and the District of Columbia chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.

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This collection includes articles from 7 important 19th century African American publications: The Christian Recorder, The Colored American/Weekly Advocate, Frederick Douglass' Paper, Freedom's Journal, The National Era,The North Star, and Provincial Freeman.

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Alt-PressWatch

Alt-PressWatch is a full text database comprised of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. A&I coverage starts in 1970; Full text coverage begins in 1986.

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Alternative Press Index

The API is a bibliographic database (with links to full-text) of more than 368,000 journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals.

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Searchable monographs, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and ephemera enable researchers to explore America's distant and not so distant past.

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Part of Readex's Archive of Americana. Provides access to over 3,200 newspapers.
Collections include: Early American Newspapers Series 1-13 (1690-1922),; African American Newspapers, Series 1 & 2 1827-1998; and Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980.

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The definitive index to articles and other literature (books, dissertations, book reviews, etc.) covering the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada, from the 15th century to the present. Indexes nearly 1,800 journals from 1860s to present, including all key journals in the discipline, state and local history publications, and selected articles from scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities.

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The American Civil War Research Databases is the definitive online resource for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War.

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This Rotunda collection provides access to the papers of some of the major figures of the early republic: John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, Dolley and James Madison, John Marshall, Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, and George Washington.

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Contains over 50,000 digitized primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, including correspondence, diaries, government documents, business records, books, pamphlets, newspapers, broadsides, photographs, artwork and maps.

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Provides access to a wide variety of primary source material from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

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The American Memory project from the Library of Congress provides at least 261 discrete digital collections in 18 broad topical areas: Advertising; African American History; Architecture, Landscape; Cities, Towns; Culture, Folklife; Environment, Conservation; Government, Law; Immigration, American Expansion; Literature; Maps; Native American History; Performing Arts, Music; Presidents; Religion; Sports, Recreation; Technology, Industry; War, Military; and Women's History.

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The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.

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Includes digitized images of over 1,800 American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the 20th century.

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Established in 1999, this site is valuable for its extensive coverage of both historical and current information on United States presidencies and is easy to navigate.

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Part of the Archive of Americana, this collection contains legislative and executive documents, many originating from the important period between 1789 and the beginning of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817.

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Index of current periodicals in the Museum of Mankind Library. Covers physical and cultural anthropology, archeology and linguistics from 1970-present.

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AP Images

A primary source database from the Associated Press, one of the oldest news organizations in the world; includes 4.6 million photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning over 185 years. Images can be searched by color, concept, and category.

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Archive of Americana

This family of historical collections from Readex contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, early American imprints and newspapers, African American and Hispanic newspapers, and ephemera printed in America over three centuries. The collection also consists of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set; Senate Executive Journals; and American State Papers.

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Archives Explorer

Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. University of Southern California, Los Angeles has access to the following Adam Matthew collections. Search across all of them via the AMexplorer search box above, or browse the list of links.

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Archives Unbound

This Gale database includes the following digitized primary source collections:
County and Regional Histories & Atlases: California; Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and Prisons; German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941; Holocaust and the Concentration Camp Trials: Prosecution of Nazi War Crimes; Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West’s Response to Jewish Emigration; Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life; Jewish Underground Resistance: The David Diamant Collection; Nazi Bank and Financial Institutions: U.S. Military Government Investigation Reports and Interrogations of Nazi Financiers, 1945-1949; Nazism in Poland: The Diary of Governor-General Hans Frank; Nuremburg Laws and Nazi Annulment of German Jewish Nationality; Latin American Studies--Emiliano Zapata, 1901-1919 (Mexico); Latin American Studies--Cuartel General del Sur, 1910-1925 (Mexico); Latin American Studies--Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 constitution and its aftermath;

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Information database, full text reviews, bibliography and images, with links to reference sources and electronic journals on the Internet related to Mexican history and arts.

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The Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It indexes 1,100 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.

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Meta site, Latin American Network Information Center, at the University of Texas, provides links to a wide range of country and subject information available on the internet and related to Latin America and US Hispanics.

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Starting in December 2007, a team of researchers at the Harvard BusinessSchool began interviewing 21 leading business practitioners from Argentina and Chile for their Latin American business history initiative.

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The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents database, or LAPTOC, provides open electronic access to the tables of contents of journals published in Latin America and the Caribbean between the years 1994 and 2009.

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The Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), hosted at Vanderbilt University, disseminates data produced by AmericasBarometer, a regularly conducted survey of democratic values, political perspectives and behaviors of voting-age adults in countries throughout the Americas.

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LGBT Life is the premier resource to the world's literature regarding Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Transsexual issues.

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LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. The collection contains 150,000 pages of rare archival content, including seminal texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and ephemera.

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A major database for Latin texts, the LLT-A (formerly the CLCLT) contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BCE) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965).

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Provides bibliographic, textual, chronological and illustrated matter from the Jorge Luis Borges Collection and Documentation Center of the Fundacion San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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LCO is comprised of 10 collections of English-language scholarly and popular commentary on literary works in most languages ranging from the classical to Shakespeare to contemporary publications.

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Collection of 600 hundred photographs and print images in books and albums, from the 19th to the early 20th centuries, associated with the former New World colonies of Spain and Portugal.

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Lyell Collection

The Lyell Collection, created to mark the Geological Society of London's 200th anniversary in 2007, represents one of the largest integrated collections of online Earth science literature available. Bringing together key journals, Special Publications and Society book series on a single electronic platform, the Lyell Collection is a unique resource for researcher and student alike.

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