Contains over 3,500 essays and images on blues, jazz, spirituals, gospel, ragtime, civil rights songs, rhythm and blues, hip hop and rap and other forms of African American musical expression.[Details]
Essential for understanding Black history and culture, African Diaspora, 1860-Present allows scholars to discover the migrations, communities, and ideologies of the African Diaspora through the voices of people of African descent. With a focus on communities in the Caribbean, Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and France, the collection includes never-before digitized primary source documents, including personal papers, organizational papers, journals, newsletters, court documents, letters, and ephemera.[Details]
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. The issues are presented as full-color page images; detailed article-level indexing permits quick, efficient searching and navigation of this material.[Details]
Art and Architecture in Video, an online streaming film collection, offers documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis. Ideal for both undergraduate and graduate courses, the works within this collection offer a dynamic tool to enhance understanding of visual media.[Details]
Artfilms offers more than 2000 films from top artists and independent filmmakers. The unique collection, which showcases the global diversity and breadth of the arts, is truly international, with content that originates from Australia, the UK, the USA, Germany, Denmark, France, Hungary, Canada, Switzerland, Pakistan, Indonesia, Africa, and Japan and covers such subject areas as Visual & Applied Arts, Film Studies, Media Studies, Music & Dance, History, Philosophy, and more.[Details]
The backfile of Artforum (later Artforum International), the leading magazine for coverage of international contemporary art, from its launch in 1962 to 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.[Details]
This collection of 166 titles comprises a treasure trove of BBC productions of famous literary works, many that were buried in the BBC archive for the past few decades. From Dickens to Shakespeare, from Chekhov to Arthur Miller, from Jane Austen to Mary Shelley, a great breadth of works is included. Talent like Mark Rylance, John Gielgud, Ian McKellen, Colin Firth, and more make this product a must-have for theatre, drama, performing arts, and literature courses. In addition to actual performances, the product includes titles like Face to Face where actors and directors discuss their craft.[Details]
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. More than 40 percent of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.[Details]
The Black Studies platform allows users to simultaneously search the databases African Diaspora, 1860-Present, Black Studies in Video, and Black Thought and Culture. These databases include full-text, audio and video, across a range of History, Literature, and Performing Arts content.[Details]
Black Studies in Video is an award-winning black studies portfolio that brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. The collection contains 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.[Details]
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. In addition to the most familiar works, Black Thought and Culture presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. The ideas of over 1,000 authors present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be black in America.[Details]
Access to CNN’s specials and feature programming on business, economics, technology, environmental studies, health, women’s studies, and human rights. Highlights include: “We Will Rise: Michelle Obama's Mission to Educate Girls Around the World;” an interview series with female leaders including Beyonce, Sheryl Sandberg, Oprah, Tina Brown, Michelle Wie, Nancy Pelosi; series like “Future Finance”, “Passion to Portfolio”, “Eco Solutions;" specials on human trafficking, global poverty, and other human rights issues around the world; features on global cities, travel, world cultures, religion, food, and lifestyles outside the western hemisphere.[Details]
Featuring more than 130 fully searchable newspapers in 10 languages from 25 states—including many rare 19th-century titles—this online collection provides extensive coverage of many of the most influential ethnic groups in U.S. history. With an emphasis on Americans of Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovak and Welsh descent, this unique resource will enable students and scholars to explore often-overlooked aspects of this nation’s history, politics and culture.[Details]
Film Platform is an innovative collaboration between leading filmmakers and film distributors from around the world bringing the finest documentary films to an academic audience. This global selection of films includes many Oscar nominated documentaries and film festival winners. These titles, chosen for their mastery of filmmaking, introduce new concepts, expose students to fresh perspectives, and enhance classroom discussions.[Details]
As the United States' principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century, the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent world history. The original mission of the FBIS was to monitor, record, transcribe and translate intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories. It provides a wealth of information from all countries outside of the U.S.—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.[Details]
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980, represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. The collection includes many newspapers published bilingually in Spanish and English and offers a diversity of unabridged voices, ranging from intellectuals and literary notables to politicians, union organizers and grassroots figures.[Details]
The Socialist Party of America Papers provide an exceptional historical overview of the Socialist Party of America as it struggled to gain support and realize its goals. Documents in the collection include correspondence, position papers, memoranda, financial records, pamphlets and broadsides, and leaflets.[Details]
Seen through women’s eyes, nineteenth century southern social history takes on new dimensions. Subjects that were of only passing interest when historians depended on documents created by men now move to center stage. Women’s letters dwell heavily on illness, pregnancy, and childbirth. From them we can learn what it is like to live in a society in which very few diseases are well understood, in which death is common in all age groups, and where infant mortality is an accepted fact of life. The years of the Civil War are particularly well documented since many women were convinced that they were living through momentous historical events of which they should make a record.[Details]
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ImportGenius provides complete real-time shipment records for all imports and exports of the United States, Russia, India and 15 other countries. ImportGenius users can view the importer, overseas factory, product, date of arrival, port of entry, and other essential details for every shipment.[Details]
JoVE Neuroscience presents scientific research on the brain and nervous system, as well as potential treatments for neurological diseases.[Details]
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Mango Languages uses conversational, bite-sized lessons, listening and reading activities, and critical-thinking and memory-building exercises to help users learn new languages through an easy, interactive, and self-paced online system. Available on any mobile device, Mango Languages features over 70 foreign language, 20 ESL/ELL/ESOL, as well as important cultural context taught by native speakers.[Details]
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.[Details]
Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music. Scholars and students will be able to browse and search hundreds of articles about the music of every continent. Besides appealing to ethnomusicologists, the accessible writing style will appeal to a much broader audience—with rich content that brings a new dimension to the study of history, sociology, diversity, cultural anthropology, and other disciplines.[Details]
This collection of more than 1,200 streaming videos provides an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS. From science to history, art to Shakespeare, diversity to business & economics, and more, the PBS Video Collection: Fourth Edition gives users access to one of television’s most trusted networks.[Details]
Pediatric Care Online combines essential clinical information, such as the AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care and Bright Futures, with practical point-of-care resources, such as Multimedia (Visual Library, Videos, Webinars), Pediatric Drug Lookup, and Interactive Periodicity Schedule. In addition, Pediatric Care Online now provides complete access to Pediatric Patient Education, Red Book Online, and the complete Bright Futures, ADHD, and Autism Toolkits.[Details]
Popular Medicine in America documents the history of ‘popular’ remedies and treatments in nineteenth century America, through primary source materials drawn from the extensive collections at the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The material covers popular trends such as phrenology, herbal medicine and hydrotherapy, and documents the rise of widespread advertising by commercial manufacturers of medical aids. All printed documents are fully text-searchable.
A variety of secondary features provide further tools for teaching and research:
- A fully searchable visual gallery of illustrations, advertisements and posters
- Online exhibitions, showcasing some of the collection’s highlights
- Carefully selected external links to aid research
- An interactive chronology charting key dates in the history of popular medicine
- A glossary of medical terms
- Topical academic essays from leading scholars
eStatement Studies combines data from the Annual Statement Studies: Financial Ratio Benchmarks book with data on Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures, in addition to enabling users to break out regional data.[Details]
The backfile of Rolling Stone, from its launch in 1967 to the present. One of the most influential consumer magazines of the 20th-21st centuries, it initially sought to reflect the cultural, social, and political outlook of a generation of students and young adults. It has been a leading vehicle for rock and popular music journalism, as well as covering wider entertainment topics such as film and popular culture. Major journalists and authors to have contributed include Hunter S. Thompson, Patti Smith, and Tom Wolfe.[Details]
SAE Mobilus offers access to standards, journal articles, and technical papers from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) from 1908-present, with full text from 1998-present.[Details]
Sage's Business & Management video collection features more than 150 hours of video, including in-depth interviews with experts from across the globe on topics as varied as innovation management, corporate social responsibility and social media marketing. Lecturers from a multitude of different universities give short, clear tutorial videos on topics like product pricing strategies or team leadership essentials. Case study videos focus in on real world examples, such as the Rana Plaza factory collapse or the strategic alliance between Disney and Pixar, to encourage students to apply theory to practice and reflect on the issues raised.
The Social Work collection features original and licensed video showcasing social work skills, practices, populations, challenges, and research. It aims to showcase the skills necessary to become a social worker; give insights into different client groups at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels; and elevate understanding of how theory and policy relate to practice. The collection includes global content and features tutorials, video case studies, interviews with practitioners, documentaries, and videos that show social work in action
Shakespeare's Globe 1 features 21 plays recorded live on the Globe stage from leading actors including Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry, and Roger Allam. Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, Shakespeare’s Globe’s diverse program of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity, and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.
Shakespeare's Globe 2 features 9 landmark productions from the theatre’s most recent seasons, including two productions from Emma Rice’s tenure as Artistic Director and the first production from the indoor Jacobean theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. These films showcase the Globe’s two unique playing spaces on Bankside and how different artists respond to them. Each performance transports viewers directly into the standing yard of the world famous Globe or the magical candlelit interior of the captivating new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.[Details]
Dataverse is a publicly accessible data repository platform, open to affiliated researchers to deposit and share research data openly with anyone in the world. Dataverse is free to use, and is built with open-source software.[Details]
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An unprecedented digital collection offering access to the runs of more than 100 publications from Archie Comics. It’s one of the longest-running, best-known comic staples, spanning the early 1940s to 2020. Alongside the flagship title, Archie, other prominent titles, which have pervaded wider popular culture, include Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, Betty & Veronica, and Jughead.[Details]