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African Diaspora, 1860-Present provides an understanding of Black history and culture, and allows scholars to study 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 digitized primary source documents, including personal papers, organizational papers, journals, newsletters, court documents, letters, and ephemera.
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Rotunda's Founding Era Collection is an integrated research environment that covers the correspondence of a number of key figures from America's founding era.
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American Indian Newspapers includes historic pressings to contemporary periodicals, covering nearly 200 years of Indigenous print journalism from the US and Canada. With newspapers representing a variety in publisher, audience and era, users can research how events were reported by and for Indigenous communities.
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Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia contains records of traders, travelers, missionaries and diplomats, from the mid-seventeenth century to the late twentieth century, offering Western perspectives on all aspects of Chinese culture and society. The database includes British government records covering economic development in China and its neighbours, 1950-1980; correspondence from the Macartney Embassy, the first British diplomatic mission to China, 1892-94; and the diaries, notebooks and published writings of Rewi Alley (1897-1987), New Zealand educator and industrial organiser in communist China.
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The Church Missionary Society Archive is a repository of source materials about the work of this global organisation, founded in 1799 as an Anglican evangelical movement and still active today. It includes records of both the CMS and many other missionary societies which have become associated or amalgamated with it. The database also includes central records of the CMS and papers of key individuals associated with it; records of the the Loochoo Naval Mission (1843-1864), the first recorded Anglican and Protestant mission in Japan; the archives of the Society for Promoting Female Education in China, India and the East; and records of the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society.
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Area Studies: India is a resource for the study of the British Indian Empire and the history, culture and literature of the Indian subcontinent from 1712 to 1942. The database includes official and personal papers of Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India, 1898-1905, from the India Office Records at the British Library; rare printed works of colonial literature from India and volumes of travel writing from Indians travelling to the West, 1712-1933; and printed weekly abstracts compiled by the India Office, summarizing both English- and Indian-language newspapers from British India.
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Area Studies: Japan offers a wide range of sources, by writers, diplomats, tourists, businessmen, missionaries and others, documenting the political, cultural and social history of Japan from 1400 to the 20th century. the database includes Medieval manuscripts relating to Japan, including an account by Marco Polo; the logbook of William Adams (1564-1620), alias Miura Anjin, the first Englishman known to have visited Japan; and the journals, printed articles and other papers of William Elliot Griffis (1843-1928), American author, teacher and educational reformer in Japan.
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Engineering Village is a specialized discovery platform where researchers can effectively search multiple engineering databases all in one place.
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Environmental Issues Online brings together multimedia materials (text, archival primary sources, video and audio) around key environmental challenges, including climate change, water/air pollution, biodiversity, conservation, agriculture, deforestation and more.
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In an increasingly flat world, an understanding of the histories, politics, cultures, and economies of different countries and regions of the globe is becoming essential to more professions than ever before. This large collection contains critically acclaimed documentaries and feature programming on some of the world’s fastest-growing countries, such as China, India, Russia, and Brazil, as well as major regions including Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and more.
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Geriatrics Care Online includes:
Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Advanced Practice
(GNRS)
Geriatric Nursing (5th Edition)
Geriatrics At Your Fingertips 2018
Geriatrics Evaluation & Management Tools
Doorway Thoughts: Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults
Geriatric Care by Design
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The Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection is an archive of books published 1820-1914 from Egypt, Syria, and other regions of the Islamic World. The collection is comprised of over 2,500 titles in the humanities and the sciences, including writings from Mahmoud Abdo, Gamal El Din El Afgahany and Rashid Reda. Consisting mostly of historic texts, the books in this collection are full-image, with searchable metadata only.
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Starting with an initial collection of nearly 270 screenplays and eBooks and updated annually, Screen Studies includes content by leading screenwriters and award-winning directors; cult and classic films and critical and contextual writing on film history, theory and practice, from the beginnings of cinema to the present day. It also includes practical instruction on screenwriting, TV, animation and filmmaking technique.
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SPORTDiscus covers many related sports medicine subjects, including nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health and therapy, exercise physiology, kinesiology and more. In addition to journals and monographs, the database includes references to tens of thousands of dissertations and theses. International references are included from journal and magazine articles, books, book chapters,
conference proceedings and more. Please send feedback to susan.jacobs@nyu.edu
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The Collection of Chinese Literature and History (Wenshi Ziliao) includes 650,000 catalogs, nearly 20,000 series, and more than 500,000 articles. All are literature and history materials published by the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and its subordinate regional committee.
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