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Academic Search Complete via EbscoHost Description: Academic Search™ Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, covering subject areas such as animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology and many other fields. With more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals, this database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Coverage: 1887-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
African American Music Reference via Alexander Street Press Description: African American Music Reference brings together text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies which chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. The database is constantly expanding to include comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression. As the database grows, it will be supplemented with other noted reference titles covering the histories of jazz, blues, bebop, hip hop, ragtime, gospel, and rhythm and blues, as well as a detailed chronology of African American events in music, links to web resources, searchable sheet music, and new reference titles. You can also access African American Music Reference through the Music Online interface.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 via NewsBank/Readex Description: Provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.
Coverage: 1827-1998
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 via NewsBank/Readex Description: Features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations' bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
Coverage: 1825-1995
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Brill E-Books via Brill Online
New Database Listing
Description: Full-text humanities and social science academic e-books in the subject areas of Asian studies; Biblical studies (ancient Near East and early Christianity); classical studies; European history and culture; Middle East and Islamic studies; religious studies, theology and philosophy; and social sciences. We do not currently have access to the biology, language & linguistics and materials & surface science collections listed on the main page.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Current Anthropology (JSTOR E-Journal) via Description:
Coverage: 1959-Present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial:
Remote access: Yes
Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment via Alexander Street Press Description: Contains approximately 100,000 pages by 1,482 authors of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Encyclopedia of Religion in America via CQ Press Description: Encyclopedia of Religion in America examines how religious history and practices are woven into the political, social, cultural, and historical landscape of North America. This authoritative reference work explains the origins, development, adaptation, influence, and interrelations of the many faiths practiced, including major world religions, new religious sects, cults, and religious movements that originated or had an influence in the United States. Edited by well-known experts in the field, the Encyclopedia covers all the significant religious denominations and movements that have originated or flourished in North America, from the beginning of European settlement to the present day. The broad multidisciplinary coverage includes the religious life of indigenous peoples, specific aspects of religious life, and the relationship of political, social, economic, and cultural spheres.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Ethnic NewsWatch via ProQuest Description: Ethnic NewsWatch (ENW) features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. With titles dating from 1990, ENW presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 1.8 million articles from more than 315 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique.
Coverage: Varies by title, but generally 1990-present.
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available along with Search Tips at http://training.proquest.com/trc/splash/enw/en/tips.htm.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 via EbscoHost Description: This bibliographic database is a valuable index to European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.
Coverage: 1493-1750
Full-text: No
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music via Alexander Street Press Description: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music. This release includes 1,209 essays and images from 10 sources and hundreds of audio examples. You can also access The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online through the Music Online interface.
Coverage: 1920s to the present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
History Reference Center via EbscoHost Description: History Reference Center offers full text from more than 2,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for nearly 170 leading history periodicals, more than 112,000 historical documents, 113,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 112,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Coverage: Back to 1917 for some titles.
Full-text: Yes.
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
Humanities International Complete via EbscoHost Description: Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,100 journals and 2.47 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 890 journals.
Coverage: 1942-present for some titles.
Full-text: Yes.
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server or through BadgerLink.
NewsBank/Readex Databases via NewsBank/Readex
New Database Listing
Description: Access to America's Historical Newspapers 1690-1998, African American Newspapers 1827-1998 and African American Periodicals 1825-1995.
Coverage: Varies
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: Online help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories via Alexander Street Press Description: The North American Immigrant database provides detailed information on more than 2,100 people (totaling approximately 100,000 pages of information) and attempts to provide a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. The database is comprised of personal narratives including letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories, much of the material being previously unpublished. Several thousand pages of Ellis Island Oral History interviews, indexed and searchable for the first time, are included. The materials begin around 1840 and extend to the present, focusing heavily on the period from 1920 to 1980. People from many countries are represented, including more recent waves of immigrants from Latin America and Asia. In selected cases, users can to hear the actual audio voices of the immigrants or view images of their scrapbooks.
Coverage: 1840-present
Full-text: Yes
Online guide or tutorial: A Guided Tour and online help are available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Salem History via Salem Press Description: Online access to the Salem reference books Decades, Encyclopedia of American Immigration, Great Lives from History, Milestone Documents and Weapons & Warfare.
Coverage: N/A
Full-text: Yes.
Online guide or tutorial: Search and browse help is available.
Remote access: Yes, via proxy server.
Alphabetical List Subject List Quick Links Trials Journal List Off-Campus Access

Quick Links

Britannica Online - CQ Researcher Plus Archive - EbscoHost - Films for the Humanities & Sciences on Demand - JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections I, II and VI - LexisNexis Academic - Points of View Reference Center - Project Muse - Proquest


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