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Diverse primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture have been assembled into comprehensive databases. Developed by dedicated instructors and students of Americana, these databases allow access to the rich store of materials from leading books and periodicals of the time.
1962-2020, spanning six decades of reporting on art in all media, Artforum offers features, reviews, and interviews relating to artists, exhibitions, publications, and other art world events / trends.
Black Thought and Culture is an electronic collection of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders covering nearly three centuries of history. It showcases the writings of teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures. In addition to the most familiar works, the collection shares previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts.
Current; Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers features thousands of critical biographical entries on individuals who have contributed to the history of modern thought and philosophy. Each entry includes a comprehensive overview of a subject’s life, work, and reception together with a bibliography and list of further reading. The resource covers thinkers from across the globe, including Britain, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Ireland, North America, the Middle East and India. The time period focuses on the seventeenth to the twentieth century.
Current; home to a wide-ranging collection of food studies content it reflects the interdisciplinary nature of this growing subject, making it an essential resource for those studying food, on courses as wide-ranging as history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, human geography, sustainability, agriculture, culinary arts, literary studies, political science, and development studies.
1984-present; research by CEPR Research Fellows and Affiliates appears initially in the CEPR Discussion Paper series. These Discussion Papers are circulated widely to other specialists in the research and policy community so that the results of the research receive prompt and thorough professional scrutiny. The Centre produces more than 800 Discussion Papers each year and has an archive of over 14,000 of them.
1229-1949; produced in conjunction with the National Library of China, East Views's China Comprehensive Gazetteers database presents a vast collection of Chinese local gazetteers spanning eight centuries. With approximately 7,000 titles (100,000 volumes) presented to date, CCG is perhaps the richest single resource available for researching China in multiple aspects, including its political history, literature, and religion, as well as the biographies of famous personages, its culture, economic development and, of course, its geography and natural history.
Daniels' Orchestral Music Online is a resource providing information about orchestral music. For off-campus access to this eresource, please see Laura Stokes in Orwig Music LIbrary.
Current; access to DeGruyter's university press collection.
Current; JSTOR Lives of Literature supports advanced literary studies and interdisciplinary research on writers and texts critical to curricula in literature and broadens the range of authors and texts covered on JSTOR.
Current; explore a wide range of journals, ebooks, and approximately 20,000 Open Access research reports in the field of security studies. This content looks at security studies through a broad lens, encompassing research on international security and peace and conflict studies from all corners of the globe.
Current; a wide range of journals, ebooks, and more than 5,400 Open Access research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.
North American Indian Thought and Culture integrates autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, and audio files for the first time. The result is a comprehensive representation of historical events as told by the individuals who lived through them.
The original collection was created by Monica Pidgeon in 1979. This took the form of a series of tape/slide talks, each consisting of an audio-cassette, and corresponding time-coded colour slides. The focus of this collection is to widen the horizons of students of architecture and design by giving them the opportunity to share the thinking of world leading members of the profession to whom they might not otherwise have access.
Current, Repbase is a database of prototypic sequences representing repetitive DNA from different eukaryotic species.
Current; Statista is a provider of market and consumer data. consolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources. To provide feedback on this trial, please contact the Social Sciences Librarians.
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