Provides articles from 1,300 scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Coverage dates are from the very first issue of each journal (the nineteenth or early twentieth centuries for many) and continues to 2 – 5 years prior to the current year (moving wall).
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
With over 550 hours of historical and primary-source video, this database includes the Prelinger Archives, and a large collection of material from the WPA Film Library. Also included is the United Newsreel collection of War World II-era films, and the Universal Newsreel Collection of newsreels that were produced from 1929 to 1967.
This searchable edition of The Chicago Manual of Style Online provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age. Available are the full contents of the 16th and 15th editions of the Manual.
Choice Reviews offers access to a comprehensive and searchable archive of almost 200,000 reviews representing a quarter-century of scholarship. Reviews are added daily, with over 600 added every month. The database includes tools for collection development collaboration such as the ability to create and share lists, and to create Cardstacks to solicit opinions from colleagues.
With nearly 500 industry profiles and over 1,000 industry segments, First Research is an excellent resource to stay abreast of changes in companies and industries. Also available are State Profiles to monitor monthly employment, as well as business and real estate trends in each of the 50 US states.
From the archives of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency come government reports covering all aspects of global migration during much of the 20th-century, including such pivotal events as post-World War II Jewish resettlement, South African apartheid, Latin American migrations to the United States and much more. This digital archive captures translated and English-language radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, periodicals and government documents, along with analysis by the CIA predecessor agency.
Containing more than 1,000 titles and nearly 850,000 pages of documents, Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, as well as materials on free African-Americans in the colonies and the U.S. before 1870. Included are every statute passed by every state and colony, federal statutes, reported state and federal cases on slavery, and hundreds of books and pamphlets on the subject.