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Academic Search Premier

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  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

A multidisciplinary database for peer-reviewed journals, newspapers and magazines, and some trade publications.

America: History and Life

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  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Scholarship (articles, books, dissertations and book reviews) about US and Canadian history

Ethnic Newswatch

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  • Newspapers & News Sources | Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival) | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full text articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. Covers 1960-present

GenderWatch

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  • Vendor: ProQuest

Citations and full-text popular and scholarly articles on gender, LGBTQ, and women's studies.,1978 - present.

Victorian Popular Culture

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  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

Primary sources of Victorian popular culture across Britain, America and Europe in the 19th-early 20th century.

African American Newspapers

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Accessible Archives

Full-text of articles from major African American newspapers published in the United States in the 19th century. Includes: Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper, The Christian Recorder, Freedmen's Record, and The Negro Business League Herald. Coverage 1827-1909.

Black Studies Center

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival) | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: ProQuest

A fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, images, and much more. Includes the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, citations and abstracts from the International Index to Black Periodicals, and index to the Black Literature Index microfiche collection.

Chicano Database

  • Popular Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Main database for identifying research literature in the social sciences and humanities about Chicanx/Latinx communities.

Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings

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  • Audio | Primary Sources (Archival) | Videos
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

Produced in collaboration with the UCLA and University of Washington ethnomusicology archives, this collection includes thousands of audio field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence and ephemera.

Food and Drink in History

(AM Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

Primary source materials of printed and manuscript cookbooks, advertising ephemera, government reports, films, and illustrated content revealing the evolution of food and drink from 16th century- present.

Food Studies Online

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press

Videos, books, articles, and primary sources covering the implications of food in social, historical, economic, cultural and religious contexts.

HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: UCLA

Citations for scholarly articles about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics/Latinos in the US. Coverage 1970-present.

Internet Archive's Open Library

  • E-books | Images | Videos
  • Vendor: Internet Archive

The Internet Archive, a non-profit, digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, it provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. The mission is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.The archive contains 330 billion web pages, 20 million books and texts, 4.5 million audio recordings (including 180,000 live concerts), 4 million videos, (including 1.6 million Television News Programs, 3 million image, and 200,000 software programs.

Latin American News Digest

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: LA News Digest

Summaries and analysis of aggregated news coverage across the Latin American region, by topic.

Latino American Experience

(American Mosaic)
  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: ABC-CLIO

Reference and primary sources covering the history and culture of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries.

Primary sources include: editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items. Includes historical newspapers published in Latin America and South Asia.

Latino Literature

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press

Includes novels, short stories, poetry and plays inspired by the intersection of cultures between the United States and six different countries and regions that constitute the Latino world. The majority of the works are in English with selected works of particular importance presented in Spanish. 19th century to present.

Mass Observation Online

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  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

Original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features on everyday life in Britain from 1937-1950s

NAACP Papers

(ProQuest History Vault)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Digitized papers related to the NAACP in 6 modules: 1) : Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files; 2) Branch Department, Branch Files, and Youth Department Files; 3) Special Subjects; 4) Major Campaigns: Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces; 5) Major Campaigns: Anti-Lynching, Criminal Justice, Peonage, Labor, Segregation and Discrimination Complaints and Responses; 6) Major Campaigns: Legal Department Files

Women's Studies International

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Citations and links to full text of scholarly books and articles on gender and women's studies.

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