The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) database was created by the Library of Congress and WGBH to preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years. The American Archive will ensure that this rich source for American political, social, and cultural history and creativity will be saved and made available once again to future generations.
The Antigua, Slavery, and Emancipation in the Records of a Sugar Plantation, 1689-1907 collection contains records pertaining to the Tudway family’s ownership of an Antiguan sugar plantation during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The papers cover the period from the early slave trade to the post-slavery economy. The combination of statistical ledgers and narrative correspondence provides insight into the operation and eventual abolition of the slave trade in the West Indies.
The Art & Architecture ePortal database is an eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. Publishers include the Art Institute of Chicago, Harvard Art Museums, the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, the MIT Press, Paul Mellon Centre, Princeton, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Art Gallery, and Yale University Press. The database also allows users to search for images within all titles by keyword.
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Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788–1901 provides views of events in the region from the arrival of the first settlers through to Australian Federation at the close of the nineteenth century. Through first-person accounts, including letters and diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials, we are able to hear the voices of the time and understand the experiences of those in new lands.
The Early Modern England: Society, Culture and Everyday Life, 1500-1700 database provides access to sources for examining the lived experience of people who witnessed this pivotal era of English history. From 'ordinary' people through to more prominent individuals and families, these documents show how everyday working, family, religious and administrative life was experienced across England.
The eBook Academic Collection is a multidisciplinary collection that includes e-books covering a large selection of academic subjects and features e-books from leading publishes and university presses.
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From feast to famine, explore five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink throughout history. The materials in this collection illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production.
JSTOR provides access to scholarly journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. In addition to journal articles, users can access book chapters, ebooks, and primary source documents.**
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Mass Incarceration and Prison Studies is part of the Global Issues Library, this curated database provides a study for students to investigate both crucial global trends in mass incarceration, and the detailed prison infrastructure of specific countries. The database is organized around a selection of key historical and contemporary events and themes, bringing together archival and reference materials, court cases, first-hand accounts, videos, Supreme Court audio files, research on rehabilitation, training materials and artistic works.
MIT Press Direct offers access to the complete collection of MIT Press ebooks. Key subject areas covered in the collection include: art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences.
The Nineteenth Century Literary Society database provides access to the historic John Murray Archive. From book history to travel writing, politics to poetry, this newly digitized resource introduces a repository for nineteenth century culture and the literary luminaries who shaped it.
The North Korean Serials collection contains digitized serials published in North Korea that are held at the Library of Congress. The collection includes serials from 1948-1964 and covers a variety of topics and offer insights into multiple facets of the country, including economics, law, politics, military affairs, society, history, agriculture, and education. In addition to their value for social science research, these materials provide historical context for the study of contemporary North Korea.
Nursing and Mental Health in Video features over 240 videos of the most common mental health disorders nurses may encounter – whether in a primary care setting, emergency room, medical, psychiatric or other.
Poverty, Philanthropy and Social Conditions in Victorian Britain is a multi-archive collection, comprising collections from The National Archives at Kew, the British Library and Senate House Library. The collection navigates the complex social climate of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain between the introduction of the New Poor Law in 1834 and the eventual abolition of the workhouse system in 1930.
Research Source provides digital access to primary source materials covering subject matter from Renaissance literature to 20th-century global politics. Modules include: Area Studies: India; Area Studies: Japan; Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia; Church Missionary Society Archive; Empire Studies; Literary Studies; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Missionary Studies; Women's Studies; World War Two Studies; and Business, Economic and Labour History.
The Roulette archive is a repository audio, video, concert listings, posters, photos, press, and ephemera, documenting Roulette’s history as a center of avant-garde music and intermedia performance on New York’s “downtown” scene since 1978.
The Slavery in Jamaica collection contains records detailing the Goulburn family’s ownership of Amity Hall plantation and associated properties in Jamaica during the 17th and 18th centuries. Most of the papers concern the properties when they were administered by Conservative MP Henry Goulburn between 1805 and 1856.
South Asia Open Archives is a free open-access resource for research and teaching - a rich and growing curated collection of key historical and contemporary sources in arts, humanities and social sciences, from and about South Asia, in English and other languages of the region. SAOA's collection currently contains hundreds of thousands of pages of books, journals, newspapers, census data, magazines, and documents, with particular focus on social & economic history, literature, women & gender, and caste & social structure. SAOA is the product of a collaborative initiative of a broad consortium of 26 current member research libraries in South Asia and around the world. Administratively hosted by the Center for Research Libraries, and working in collaboration with the South Asia Materials Project, SAOA is presented online for open access with the advanced database functionalities of JSTOR."
The West Indies: Slavery, Plantations, and Trade, 1759-1832 collection contains business records, legal documents, and correspondence relating to plantation owner Nathaniel Phillips' activities in the West Indies.
The Understanding Hate in America database collection includes papers promoting as well as those opposing white nationalism. It brings together local, regional, and national newspapers published by Klan organizations and by sympathetic publishers from across the U.S. It also includes key anti-Klan voices from newspapers published by ethnic, Catholic, and Jewish organizations.
CINAHL indexes over 3,800 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing for selected journals back to 1937. Topics covered are related to nursing, physical therapy, health education, social service/healthcare, occupational therapy, and related disciplines. CINAHL also provides access to healthcare books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of professional practice, educational software and audiovisual materials in nursing. Dates of coverage: 1937 to present.
The MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE encompasses information from Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing, as well as other sources of coverage in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.
PubMed comprises over 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
The MLA International Bibliography provides bibliographic records for books, book chapters, journal articles, and dissertations published in the fields of modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Full text is available for some articles. The MLAIB covers items published from around 1920 to the present.
Nineteenth-Century American Drama: Popular Culture and Entertainment, 1820-1900 includes a wide variety of works such as historical plays, melodramas, political satires, minstrel shows, comic operas, musical extravaganzas, parlor entertainments, adaptations of novels, and many others.
ProQuest Central is a large, multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.
RefWorks is a web-based program for organizing research. Users can save citations, import references retrieved from online bibliographic databases, and create bibliographies in a variety of formats. RefWorks bibliographies are stored on the RefWorks server and are available from any computer with Internet access. For more information see the NYU Libraries Guide
Skillsoft Books (formerly Books24x7) is an online collection of computer technology-related ebooks. It contains hundreds of books and videos from respected IT publishers such as MIT Press, Microsoft Press, Osborne/McGraw-Hill, Que, Sams, Sybex and Wiley. Use it to search for a wide variety of books and videos, ranging from beginners level to advanced (Microsoft Word for beginners or an advanced programming language).
Web of Science Core Collection is a multidisciplinary citation index that includes scholarly articles, conference proceedings, and books in the biomedical, psychosocial, and arts and humanities. The collections contain Science Citation, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index , Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Book Citation Index, Emerging Sources Citation Index and Current Chemical Reactions index.