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  • Academic OneFile This link opens in a new window

    Provides citations to items in journals, magazines, newspapers, and many other formats. Most entries provide links to the full text or other file, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, and literature. There are also video files, podcasts and transcripts from AP,NPR, CNN, CBC and full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

  • Sociological Abstracts This link opens in a new window

    The Sociological Abstracts database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

  • Historical Abstracts This link opens in a new window

    Premier index of journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the study of World History (Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America), from 1450 to the present. Coverage is 1955-present.

  • SPORTDiscus This link opens in a new window

    Produced by SIRC (Sport Information Resource Centre) in Ontario Canada, this international database consists of bibliographic records pertaining to sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment. It is updated semiannually and has a thesaurus, which contains more than 8,000 index terms and 2,000 cross-references. Includes citations to over 47,000 books, conference proceedings, dissertations, reports and other monographs, and indexes articles from more than 2,000 current journals, magazines, newsletters and microfilm.

  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts This link opens in a new window

    Includes citations and abstracts of the international serials literature in political science and its complimentary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration and policy.

  • New American Story Project

    The New American Story Project is a collaboration of artists presenting oral histories and stories of immigrants and refugees in order to bear witness, raise awareness, and provoke transformative conversation.

  • Ethnic NewsWatch This link opens in a new window

    Covers U.S. ethnic and minority newspapers and other periodicals, many not in library print collections, from the late 1950s to the present. The full text of the article is available from the citation list produced by keyword searches. English and Spanish searching available.

  • Nexis Uni This link opens in a new window

    Nexis Uni includes thousands of U.S. and non-U.S. news sources; legal materials: case law, statutes and law reviews; and company/business information. Strength from 1990 to the present. Nexis Uni replaces Lexis-Nexis Academic.

  • America: History & Life This link opens in a new window

    Premier index of journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the study of United States and Canadian History, from prehistory to the present. Coverage is 1910-present.

  • PAIS International This link opens in a new window

    An index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general from all over the world

  • CQ Researcher This link opens in a new windowThis database is hidden to public view.

    In-depth chronological overview of important economic, political or social issues.

  • Chinese Newspapers Collection (Historical Newspapers) This link opens in a new window

    Full-text access to 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers produced between 1832 and 1953. Topics reflected include the end of more than 2,000 years of imperial rule in China, the Taiping Rebellion, the Opium Wars with Great Britain, the Boxer Rebellion and the events leading up to the 1911 Xinhai Revolution, and the subsequent founding of the Republic of China. The full-image newspapers provide searchable access to articles, advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads.

  • ProQuest Historical U.S. Newspapers This link opens in a new window

    Combined searching of the historical New York TimesBoston GlobeWashington PostChicago TribuneAtlanta ConstitutionChristian Science MonitorWall Street Journal, NY Amsterdam News, and Chicago Defender.

  • East India Company This link opens in a new window

    East India Company offers access to a unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1599 to 1947.