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African American Studies

African American Biographical Database
Profiles and full-text sketches providing both biographical detail and illuminating narratives chronicling the lives of Black Americans.

Black Studies Center
Brings together essential historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans. Includes the Black Abolitionist Papers (1830-1865) a collection of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States. Also included is History Makers, video recordings of interviews with influential, contemporary African Americans, the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, and material from newspapers, dissertations and journals.

Slavery & Anti Slavery
Devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective.

 

Arts

American Film Institute Catalog
Detailed plot summaries and notes for every American film from 1893 to 1973

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Full Text
Indexing and abstracting from the world's foremost academic and popular film journals, dating from 1972 onward.

Film Index International
In-depth indexing of over 121,000 films from the first silent movies to the latest blockbusters and biographical information for over 730,000 personalities.

 

General / Multidisiplinary

Digital National Security Archive (DNSA)
The most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945 including more than 63,000 declassified documents

KnowUK
search the most authoritative sources of U.K.reference information.

 

History

Acta Sanctorum & Patrologia Latina Database
The works of the Latin Fathers from Tertullian around 200 A.D. to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. Hagiography and culture.

Annual Register
Historical contexts, perspectives, and biographical information spanning the centuries from 1758 to 2008.

Archive Finder
A directory of 5,750 repositories and 206,000 collections of primary source material housed across the United States and United Kingdom.

Archives Unbound
Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history.

C19: The 19th Century Index
A comprehensive and dynamic source for discovering nineteenth-century books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives.

Cecil Papers
State papers, legal documents and more digitized primary source documents from 1540-1640 from The Hatfield House archive of materials gathered by William Cecil (1521-1598), Lord Burghley and his son Robert Cecil (1563-1612), First Earl of Salisbury.

Colonial State Papers
Acess to thousands of official papers relating to the Colonial governance of early America.

Documents on British Policy Overseas
From the run-up to the first World War to post-World War II reconstruction, this database allows searching across a vast collection of key documents relating to Britain's global foreign policy in the 20th century.

History Vault
Primary sources documenting 18th through 20th Century America

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers are foremost among the richest and most detailed primary sources for the past three centuries, for Britain, its colonies and the wider world.

John Johnson Collection
A digital archive of 1.5 million items ranging in date from the 18th century to the early 20th century. Subject coverage in areas of advertising, booktrade, popular prints, and nineteenth century entertainment in Britain.

NewsVault
Browse over 400 years of newspaper content

Palmer's Full Text Online
Palmer's Full Text Online contains the Index to The Times from October 1790 to December 1905. The Full Text component spans the years from 1800 to 1870.

 

Literature

Bibliografia de la Literatura Espanola
A resource for scholars of Spanish literature.

Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Digital access to more than 125,000 literary and historical classics

Early European Books
Traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.

Teatro Espanol del Siglo de Oro
Contains hundreds of important works from The Golden Age (1500-1700), the crowning glory of Spain's intellectual and artistic achievements.

 

Literature - German

Die Deutsche Lyrik
500 years of German poetry online.

German Literature Collection
Includes Brecht, Kafka, Goethe, Schiller, and the complete Weimar edition of Luther's Work.

 

Social Sciences

Gerritsen Collection
A standard source for the study of women's history in the world, including the rise of feminism and the movement for women's rights.

PolicyFile
Current research on virtually every public policy issue (U.S. and international). Access full text reports from over 280 think tanks, research organizations, and advocacy groups.