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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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The African American Biographical Database is a resource of first resort when you are looking for biographical information, including photographs and illustrations, for African Americans.

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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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The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 737,175 records (as of July 9, 2009) on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

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From the Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), this is an electronic publication that contains the citations from the cumulative eight volumes of the Ethnographic Bibliography of North America as well as additional new citations.

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Biography In Context

This database provides biographical information for over 500,000 people.

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Contains approximately 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights, with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Close to 600 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors.

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Black Studies Center

The Black Studies Center provides access to several resources at once: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), 10 historical African American newspapers, Black Literature Index, 100 oral history videos in History Makers, and Black Abolitionist Papers (1830-1865).

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Draws on indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index and Periodicals Index Online to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over 1.4 million books and official publications, 64,891 archival collections and 15.6 million articles published in over 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. C19 Index now provides integrated access to 10 bibliographic indexes, including over 300,000 records from the ongoing digitization of British Periodicals Collection.

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Earliest issue: August 20, 1958. Latest issue: December 31, 2000. Note: Issues published within the date range may be missing. Efforts to locate and add any such missing issues are ongoing.

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A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present.

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Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 150,000 digitized items, including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts, reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history.

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Canadian Newsstream

This database offers access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers. This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each. Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s.

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Caribbean Search

It is a multidisciplinary database that provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region. The collection contains over 730 Caribbean-focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books making this the largest collection of full-text content available for the region.

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Chicano Database

A major bibliographic database for topics in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences on Mexican-Americans and Chicano and Latino Studies.

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The Inter-American Dialogue'€™s new online China-Latin America Finance Database is the most up-to-date source of information on Chinese lending activity in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1836-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

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CiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) is a database service that enables searching of information on academic articles published in academic society journals or university research bulletins, or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.

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Clase and Periodica

An index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities from 1975 to the present which combines two databases.

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Classic Mexican Cinema

Mexican Cinema, from its beginnings in the late 1890s to its €œGolden Age€ (1930s to 1960).

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Colonial State Papers

Colonial State Papers provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries as found in the British National Archives.

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The Confidential Print: Latin America series offers in full text the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Office, from one-page letters or telegrams to large volumes or texts of treaties.

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Confidential prints issued by the United Kingdom Foreign and Colonial Office since approximately 1820 concerning Canada, the Caribbean and the United States.

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Country Studies

The Country Studies/Area Handbook Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

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