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 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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The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55 BC to the present. It is the successor to the Royal Historical Society Bibliography of British and Irish History, available online from 2002 to 2009. The complete database now contains just over 600,000 records, and is updated three times a year, usually in February, June and October.
Diaolong consists of multiple sub-databases, covering Chinese and Japanese
historical, political, economic, religious, philosophic, literary, ethnic
and geographic documents. All the contents in the database are full text
searchable. Our subscription contains these databases:
Zhentong Daozang / Legitimate Taoist Canon / 正统道藏
Daozang Jiyao / Summary of Taoist Canons / 道藏輯要
Yongle Dadian / Yongle Encyclopedia / 永乐大典
Sibu Congkan / 四部丛刊
XuSibu Congkan / Continuation of Sibu Congkan / 续四部丛刊(四部备要)
Qingdai Shiliao / Historical Data of the Qing Dynasty / 清代史料-五朝会典, 清代史料-清实录,
Gujin Tushu Jicheng / Complete Chinese Classics of Ancient China / 古今图书集成
Riben Gudian Shuji / Ancient Books of Japan / 日本古典书籍, 日本古典书籍-汉诗类, 日本古典书籍-
Dunhuang Shiliao / Historical Materials of Dunhuang Great Britain, France,
Russia, Peking University, etc. / 敦煌史料-英国馆藏, 敦煌史料-法国馆藏, 敦煌史料-俄罗斯, 北大等其他馆藏
Si Ku Quan Shu / 四库全书
Xu Si Ku Quan Shu / A New Edition of Si Ku Quan Shu / 续修四库全书
Quan Si Ku Xilie / Complete Collection of Si Ku Quan Shu / 全四库系列
The Documents on British Policy Overseas(1898 - 1990) database is composed of documents selected by official FCO historians. DBPO allows researchers to gain a more complete understanding of the tensions, motivations, and relationships that shaped Europe and the world in the 20th Century.
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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The Education Magazine Archive (1910 - 2015) Archive of magazines in the field of education, ranging from the early 20th to 21st centuries. The publications are aimed at teachers and other educational professionals and chart the evolution of educational policy, practice and theory.
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.
The KLG (Kritisches Lexikon zur deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur) includes work of contemporary German-language literature of the 20th and 21st centuries by German-speaking authors. Detailed essays are supplemented by extensive catalogs of works and bibliographies of secondary literature.
Archival runs of influential, long-running serial publications covering LGBT interests. Chronicles more than six decades of the history and culture of the LGBT community. Some publications may contain explicit content.
MutualArt provides access to auction sales data from 1998 to the present. The database also includes a search function for exhibitions dating from 2008 to the present in major cities worldwide. MutualArt also provides artist information such as biographies, related scholarly and non-scholarly articles dating from 1980 to the present, and images of artworks.
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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.
The Roulette archive is a comprehensive collection of concert listings with historic audio, video, posters, photos, press, and ephemera, Roulette’s archive is a repository of avant-garde music and interdisciplinary performance from New York’s “downtown” scene dating to 1978.
The Sex and Sexuality collection explores changing attitudes towards human sexuality, gender identities and sexual behaviors throughout the twentieth century. Investigate the breadth and complexity of human sexual understanding through the work of leading American sexologists, sex researchers, organizations and the public consciousness.
The Treasury of Lives database is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. The Treasury provides accessible and well-researched biographies of a wide range of figures, from Buddhist masters to artists and political officials; most essays are peer reviewed. Content is enhanced by a dynamic map of Asia.
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.