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.
The China Art Digital Library database is a collection of precious art pictures from the past five thousand years to the present, which comprehensively shows the development and achievements of various arts in various periods and categories in China.
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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 Electronic Arts Intermix Educational Streaming online catalog provides access to full-length streaming videos for selected artists from EAI's full collection. EAI is a nonprofit arts organization whose core program is the distribution and preservation of a major collection of over 3,500 new and historical video works by artists. The collection spans from the mid-1960's to the present.
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A collaboration of the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text
Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library to make texts of
classical Japanese literature available online. This website contains
full-text versions of several important works of classical Japanese
literature, including the Manyoshu, Genji Monogatari, and many more.
KSI ebook provides access to Korean studies ebooks covering a broad range of academic disciplines, including philosophy, religion, social science, natural science, engineering, arts, linguistics, literature, and history. [search in Korean and Japanese]
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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.
RetroNews, the press site of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, gives free and free access to press titles published between 1631 and 1950. In addition to the resources available on Gallica, RetroNews is both a digital consultation space for 'archives, a research tool and a magazine for all to discover history through press archives.
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Saving archive pages.
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.
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 30 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.