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Africa Commons This link opens in a new window
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Database for searching African historical and cultural materials, covering over 2,100 collections from around the world. Contains books, magazines, newspapers, government documents, manuscripts, photographs, videos, and oral histories. This collection is divided into three modules History and Culture, Black South African Magazines, and Southern African Films and Documentaries.

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Explore the rise of the global human rights movement during the second half of the twentieth century through the International Secretariat records of Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Amnesty International. The material within this collection is vital for studying the history of key political events, global social change, human rights violations and campaigns with themes including abolition of torture, state violence, political prisoners, minority rights, and more. Outside of the organisational records, external releases, and posters of Amnesty International, the resource includes more than 50 hours of oral history content. Within these recordings individuals discuss their own experiences working for the organisation in its early years and onwards.
Annual Plant Reviews online This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Annual Plant Reviews, Wiley Annual Plant Reviews online, Wiley Annual Plant Reviews
Annual Plant Reviews online is a unique, authoritative and growing collection of peer-reviewed plant science articles published in an electronic format.
Baghdad Observer Digital Archive This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Baghdad Observer
The Baghdad Observer Digital Archive is a valuable resource for scholars of history, politics, sociology, and military science. When paired with The Iraq Times and Baghdad News from our Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers collection, this archive completes the definitive English-language newspaper record of the history of Ba’athism in Iraq.
CQ Voting and Elections Collection This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Voting and Elections Collection; Voting & Elections Collection
A database of elections data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical materials to help researchers investigate and understand voting and elections in America from 1789-present.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Viewpoint This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) EIU Viewpoint
Reports and data covering country political and economic analysis, forecasts, and business regulations.
Edward Elgar Online This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Edward Elgar
Full-text monographs, journals, handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries and commentaries from Edward Elgar Publishing, which focuses on law, international relations, economics, business/finance and public policy. Please select "all accessible content" for Emory licensed materials.
Egypt and the Rise of Nationalism This link opens in a new window
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With more than 4,000 primary source documents, Egypt and the Rise of Nationalism richly presents the development of nationalist sensibilities, movements, and publications from the 1870s until the third decade of the twentieth century and culminating with the formal dissolution of the British protectorate in 1924.
Encyclopedia of Ancient History This link opens in a new window
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The Encyclopedia of Ancient History is the only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world, with over 5,700 original entries published since November 2012.
Full Text Discovery This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Full Text Discovery - Document Delivery System, Quan wen fa xian - wen xian chuan shu xi tong, 全文发现- 文献传输系统
It includes more than 300,000 full-text Chinese classics, such as Qing shi Lu, Ming shi lu, archives, documents, pictures, MinGuo era is covered too. It also carries quite a lot of Chinese government documents. Another feature is that it includes a comprehensive search engine for journals articles, dissertations, etc.
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Alternate Name(s) Ghana and Togo Under Colonial Rule
Ghana and Togo Under Colonial Rule, in Government Reports, 1843–1957 contains papers from the colonial governments in Ghana and Togo. They shed much light on British rule in these territories. The government reports contained in this collection cover the First and Second World Wars and the rise of African sleeping sickness from the Tsetse fly. They also document the administration of social services prior to independence.
Huizache This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Huizache : The Magazine of a New America
Huizache has been at the forefront of Latinx literature and art. It has featured works by poet laureates, MacArthur and Guggenheim fellows, and winners of many prestigious awards. In its first decade, Huizache published some of the most important and influential Latinx writers.
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An encyclopedic reference relating to biological anthropology. Topics range from ongoing human evolution, paleoanthropology, and non-human primates to paleopathology, forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, anthropological genetics.
International Encyclopedia of Ethics This link opens in a new window
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Authoritative and comprehensive reference work on all aspects of ethics and applications to various disciplines.
Irish Newspaper Archives This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Irish Newspapers, Irish Newspapers Archive
The archive consists of over 6 million pages of newspaper content from titles North and South of the Irish border and through the newspaper obituaries Irish genealogists can search, retrieve and view births, deaths and marriage records from over 279 year's worth of Irish publications.
Judaica Digital Collections This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Promoting Jewish Education, Jewish Societies in Ukraine
Online database of important Judaica materials collected from various Russian and Ukrainian archives. Includes two resources: Promoting Jewish Education (documents of the Obshchestvo prosveshcheniia evreev (Society for the Proliferation of Education among Jews), the leading organization in Russia and Ukraine in the early 1900s for the promotion of education and enlightenment among the Jewish population, and an important source of financial support for Jewish schools and educational programs); Jewish Societies in Ukraine (rare archival documents from Jewish Societies in Ukraine during 1857-1929 and documents on the newspaper Kommunistishe Fon, an organ of the Kyivan Jews of the Gubernial Committee of the Bolshevik Party of the Ukraine)
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Alternate Name(s) Kenya Under Rule in Government Reports
Reports from 10 different government departments dealing with Kenya under British colonial rule. Part of the British Online Archives.
Kyobo Scholar This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) 교보스콜라
Kyobo Book & Hakjisa's full-text database of academic journals, covering all subjects.
MasterFILE Complete This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) EBSCO
Designed for public libraries, MasterFILE Complete offers the highest quality collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books, videos and other sources covering virtually every subject area. Helping patrons find relevant content has never been easier.
Native American Tribal Histories This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) American Indian, Indigenous Studies
Records of Bureau of Indian Affairs Superintendents, 1813-1880.
New Play Exchange This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) NPX
The New Play Exchange (NPX) is a digital library of scripts (playtexts) submitted by living writers. It is produced by the National New Play Network (NNPN), an alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays. Individual plays are downloadable as PDFs. An individual subscription is required to share your own scripts, read and write script recommendations, and get notified of new works by writers.
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Alternate Name(s) Nigeria and Cameroon Under Colonial Rule
Reports from 10 different government departments dealing with Nigeria & Cameroon under British colonial rule. Part of the British Online Archives.
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Nineteenth Century U.K. Periodicals, 19th Century UK Periodicals, 19th Century U.K. Periodicals, Part 1 Women's, Children's, Humour, Leisure, Part 2 Empire/Colonial, Travel, Culture, Missions, Part I, Part II
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals, Part 1: Women's, Children's, Humour, and Leisure covers British life in the Victorian age and the events, lifestyles, values, and ideas that shaped the world during this milestone period. This collection marks the advent of commercial lifestyle publishing in Britain and charts the rapid rise of modern magazine culture.

Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals, Part II: Empire turns its attention to the role Britain played beyond its own borders as an imperial power throughout the nineteenth century. Complete runs of 91 periodicals chart a century in which Britain extended its influence, reaching new heights of empire building. Sourced from the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, and the National Library of Australia, the collection contains periodicals from Australia, Canada, Ceylon, India, New Zealand, and South Africa. With over one million fully searchable pages o text, users can search for articles on the abolition of the slave trade within the British Empire in 1807, read about reports of the first Opium Wars (1839-42), measure the response to Queen Victoria's assumption of the title of Empress of India in 1876, and follow the European powers in their "scramble for Africa" in the 1880s and 1890s.
Nowy Dziennik Digital Archive This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Nowy Dziennik, The New Daily, New Daily
Nowy Dziennik (The New Daily) is the largest independent Polish-language newspaper in the United States, serving as a key source of information for the Polish émigré community. Nowy Dziennik Digital Archive includes issues from 1971 (when the newspaper was established) through 2022.
Oxford Bibliographies Online. Linguistics This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) OUP, Oxford Bibliographies
Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics is an entirely new and unique type of reference tool that has been specially created to meet a great need among today’s students and scholars. It offers more than other bibliography initiatives on- and offline by providing expert commentary to help students and scholars find, negotiate, and assess the large amount of information readily available to them. It facilitates research in a way that other guides cannot by providing direct links to online library catalogs and other online resources. Organizing the resource around discrete subject entries will allow for quick and easy navigation that users expect when working on screen.
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Alternate Name(s) OUP, Oxford Bibliographies
Oxford Bibliographies: Architecture, Planning, and Preservation uncovers a wealth of sources for the study of the built environment while also providing essential guidance in navigating the wide range of material, both print and online. Not a mere list of sources, this guide distinguishes between the publications that address buildings and landscapes, which run the gamut from archaeological reports aimed specifically at professionals in the field, to more accessible studies aimed at a general readership. Built on the comprehensive knowledge and professional expertise of its authors, Oxford Bibliographies: Architecture, Planning, and Preservation directs readers to the sources of greatest relevance on diverse topics in the field.
Oxford Bibliographies Online. Communication This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) OUP, Oxford Bibliographies
The study of communication is a multidisciplinary effort to understand the constant, varied, and complex transmission and exchange of information, knowledge, and ideas. The extensive nature of communication means that efforts to study it span multiple epistemologies and methodologies. Also, given the changing media landscape, scholars and professionals must constantly consider new content, technologies, processes and effects, and theories of communication. The overlapping domains of communication make it challenging to stay informed about every applicable area. A great deal of this work has moved online with the most recent scholarship, research, and statistics appearing in online databases. Oxford Bibliographies in Communication provides much-needed guidance for students and scholars at every level.
Oxford Bibliographies Online. Education This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) OUP, Oxford Bibliographies
With Oxford Bibliographies in Education, students and scholars now have a reliable, selective, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field.
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Alternate Name(s) OUP, Oxford Bibliographies
Oxford Bibliographies in Environmental Science provides the base for initiating, continuing, or expanding your research on all issues related to the environment and our interaction with it.
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Alternate Name(s) OUP, Oxford Bibliographies
Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology guides scholarly research through the growing mass of unqualified academic output, offering selective annotated research paths that are insightful, increase productivity, and raise the level of quality in new scholarship.
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Literary theory has become the hegemonic methodology for the study of text and is often regarded both as a sub-discipline in itself and as a critical tool through which to liberate deeper and more complex meanings from texts. It encompasses a massive range of topics, including periods, movements, themes and works that make it a dynamic field of study. It is constantly evolving as writers from different areas make connections with what might be termed mainstream literary theory and these writers, in turn, become part of the theoretical enterprise.
Oxford Bibliographies Online. Medieval Studies This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) OUP, Oxford Bibliographies
The field of Medieval Studies explores European and Mediterranean civilization from the 4th to the 15th centuries. This period, which has a critical importance for the understanding of Western culture, can best be approached through a combination of several disciplines, from history to literature, from art to archaeology, from religion to gender studies. As such, it is constantly responding to the emergence of new interpretations and ideas for scholars to consider. In addition to the extensive scholarship which already exists, much of the most recent work has moved online so that today’s students and researchers have ready access to primary source texts and a range of other electronic resources. Managing the ever-expanding universe of scholarly information in this field of study has proved to be a monumental if not near impossible task. Oxford Bibliographies in Medieval Studies provides students and scholars with a reliable and authoritative solution to the problem of information overload.
PressReader This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Press Reader
PressReader is a digital library of newspapers and magazines from 157 countries in sixty-four languages. Their subject range spans from current news and their expert analysis, through fashion, cooking, and pets, to tips on sailing. PressReader enables users to create their own libraries, download articles for later reading, and use built-in translation capacity to access news written in a language the reader is unfamiliar with.
Projectr This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Projectr TV, Projector
Projectr presents a curated collection of acclaimed movies, archival restorations, and award-winning documentaries from around the world. Hosted by the educational film distributor Grasshopper Film, it includes a large selection of their titles as well as films from other independent and educational distributors.
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The Hindustan Times offers coverage of 1924–2010, including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more.
Sage Policy Profiles This link opens in a new window
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Free tool that let’s researchers discover where they have been cited in policy documents across the globe, visualize, and share what they find.

Slavery in Antebellum Southern Industries This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) ProQuest History Vault
Documents related to slavery in Southern antebellum industries. The collection covers enterprises such as gold, silver, copper, and lead mining; iron manufacturing, machine shop work, lumbering, quarrying, brickmaking, tobacco manufacturing, shipbuilding, and heavy construction; and building of railroads and canals.
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Alternate Name(s) ProQuest History Vault, Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Law and Order in nineteenth Century America
Documents the international and domestic traffic in slaves in British America and the United States. Also includes letters received by the US Attorney General related to slavery.
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Alternate Name(s) Socialism on Film, Digital Socialism on film
This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.
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Alternate Name(s) Southern Life and African American History 1775–1915 Plantation Records: Part 3, ProQuest History Vault, Southern Life and African American History, Plantation Records
Complete collection. Manuscript plantation records, including business records, account books, slave lists, overseers' reports, diaries, and private letters. Documents are primarily from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas.
Soviet-Era Ukrainian Newspapers This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) SEUN
This collection traces the history of Ukraine between 1919-1939 covering the establishment of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic; rapid Soviet collectivization of agriculture in the Ukrainian SSR that triggered the Holodomor: a famine that started in 1932 and killed millions of Ukrainians and other events leading to the WWII. Comprising over 50,000 pages and five titles, this collection includes newspapers from three cities: Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Lviv in both Russian and Ukrainian.
SPIE Digital Library This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) SPIE Optics Photonics
The SPIE Digital Library is one of the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing access to technical publications from SPIE Journals, Conference Proceedings and Presentations, and eBooks from SPIE Press from 1962 to the present.
TDM Studio This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) ProQuest TDM Studio
ProQuest TDM (Text and Data Mining) Studio allows you to create and analyze datasets from ProQuest content.
The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology This link opens in a new window
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Provides an overview of the concepts, research, and techniques that together define the anthropology. It includes concise summaries and in-depth discussions of hundreds of key topics, including: ecology, human evolution, gender, health, language and education, kinship, politics, and power, as well as biographical entries of many influential anthropologists.
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Alternate Name(s) International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication, Wiley International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication, Wiley-Blackwell International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication
A comprehensive overview of the theories, concepts and processes that interpersonal communication researchers use to explain a wide variety of social interaction phenomena.
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Alternate Name(s) Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society, Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society
This encyclopedia offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and international reference work on all aspects of the social scientific study of health and illness.
The World Bank Open Data This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Open Data
Wide variety of downloadable data and statistical indicators maintained by the World Bank.
The World Bank: Documents & Reports This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) World Bank Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Political Science, Sociology, Statistics and Demography
Repository of World Bank reports, documents, and other miscellaneous publications.
V Novom Svete Digital Archive This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) V Novom Svete, В Новом Свете, In the New World
Founded in 1995 in New York City, V Novom Svete (В Новом Свете, In the New World) was the most popular weekly newspaper among the fourth wave of immigrants from the former USSR, which began in the late 1980s. V Novom Svete published interviews with contemporary political and cultural leaders of modern Russia, as well as pieces on the life of the Russian community in the United States. V Novom Svete ceased publication in May 2022. This archive includes issues from 1995 to 2022.
Wavteq IncentivesFlow This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) IncentivesFlow
WaveTeq's IncentivesFlow is a database that tracks incentives provided by governments to encourage domestic and international investment projects. The incentives include taxes, rebates, grants, loans, credits, subsidies, and non-financial supports. The database also includes information about individual investment projects, such as jobs recorded and capital expenditures.
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Alternate Name(s) Wiley Digital Archives: Environmental Science & Society, Environmental Science and Society, Environmental Science & Society
The archive contains a variety of materials such as documents, records, images, data sets, range and distribution maps, photographs, and slides (including insect, fungus, and botanical specimen slides) spanning from the 1790s-2000s. This content has been drawn from a variety of global sources, including the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI), The National Archives, Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew), the Commonwealth Forestry Archive at Bangor University, and the Ecological Society of America and the Royal Entomological Society.
Wiley Major Reference Works This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Ref Works, Wiley Ref Works, Wiley eMRWs, eMRWs, MRWs
Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Statistics Reference Online, Wiley StatsRef
Comprehensive online reference resource which covers the fundamentals and applications of statistics in all fields where it is widely used.
Yomidas (Yomiuri Database Service) This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Yomiuri Database Service, Yomidas, Yomidas Rekishikan
Access articles from the newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun, including its English counterpart, the Daily Yomiuri. Also includes a biographical database and abstract index.
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