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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
JSTORJSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. Recent articles are generally not available.
ProQuest All Subscribed ContentAll ProQuest databases, ranging from dissertations to newspaper articles to scholarly journals to trade journals to wire services.
Art21 is an online platform for content about contemporary art and artists, and a place to learn first-hand from the artists of our time. Excellent video interviews with artists. A good tool for students and educators in contemporary art.
In response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), ProQuest is launching a new Coronavirus Research Database, giving all ProQuest users no-cost access to full-text content covering all facets of COVID-19 and related infectious diseases.
The Current Protocols collection includes over 24,000 step-by-step techniques, procedures, and practical overviews that provide researchers with reliable, efficient methods to ensure reproducible results and pave the way for critical scientific discovery.
Founded in 1971, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a nonprofit arts organization that is a leading international resource for video and media art. The EAI collection spans the mid-1960s to the present, and is recognized as one of the most comprehensive video art collections in the world.
Harper’s Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays, and such celebrated features as the iconic Harper’s Index. Harper’s provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture.
MigrationMapping.org is an online database designed to explore the intersections of media and migration. Its aim is to track, and enable, conversations between media technologies, forms, and practices and evolving scenarios of migration. It curates news items, films, photos, museum exhibitions, mappings, and much more. This database is part of an ongoing research project, and is prepared and maintained by New School professor Dr. Sumita Chakravarty.
More than 3,000 eBooks and approx. 150 added each year, or subject-specific collections. Key subject areas 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.
This information literacy product was built to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.
To help researchers understand these rare but always fascinating historical events, HeinOnline now offers a new collection, U.S. Presidential Impeachment. Organized by the four affected presidents, this collection brings together a variety of documents both contemporaneous and asynchronous to each president's impeachment, presenting both a snapshot of the political climate as each impeachment played out and the long view history has taken of each proceeding.
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Alternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Born of the New Left, the API was launched in 1969 to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change. API coverage is both international and interdisciplinary. Coverage begins in 1991. With over 344,000 records, the API is considered the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to alternative sources of information available. *Subscription expires 12/31/20. See Collection Feedback for more information.
The AP Images Collection database captures the greatest events in history and brings them to life with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text. AP Images Collection is a primary source database from the Associated Press, one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world. *Subscription expires 12/31/20. See Collection Feedback for more information.
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives. It includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, and South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. It compiles into a single collection, often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research reports to which most libraries do not subscribe, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or cataloged. *Subscription expires 12/31/20. See Collection Feedback for more information.
A policy news reporting service, with a staff of its own reporters, providing real time and archived news of US Government. Includes a library of primary sources, tracking tools for legislation and regulations, and a graphic visualization library called DataPoint. *Subscription expires 12/31/20. See Collection Feedback for more information.
The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. The core collection includes evening news from ABC, CBS, and NBC (since 1968), an hour per day of CNN (since 1995) and Fox News (since 2004). *Subscription expires 12/31/20. See Collection Feedback for more information.
An archival research resource comprising the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines. Titles are scanned from cover to cover in high-resolution color and feature detailed article-level indexing. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005 and these key primary sources permit the examination of the events, trends, and attitudes of this period. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture. *Subscription expires 3/30/21. See Collection Feedback for more information.