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Articles

America: History & Life - Index. Indexes over 2000 journals, starting in 1964.

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Research Library OPAC - Full Text. AMNH scientific publications disseminate the results of laboratory investigations and fieldwork conducted by museum scientists and their colleagues.

Ebscohost: History - Indexing. Search 3 Ebsco databases at one time: America: history & life, Historical Abstracts, and Left Index.

Historical Abstracts - Index. An annotated bibliographical database covering 2,000 journals. Covers history from 1450 to present, excluding the United States and Canada.

Humanities Full Text - Mostly Full text. A full-text database of nearly 200 journals, dating back to 1995. It also indexes over 500 journals as far back as 1984. Coverage includes some of the most important journals in their fields.

JSTOR - Full text. A comprehensive archive of important and core journals, dating back to the beginning of their publication. TESC has access to Arts & Sciences I-IV, VII, Life Sciences and Ireland.

Left Index - Index. Provides access to a diversity of literature on the left, with an emphasis on scholarship inside and outside of the academy and on significant but little know sources.

Reference

American Indian Experience - Full-text. This is a full-text digital resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.

Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History - Full-text. Covers strikes and lockouts from 1636-2008.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Full-text. A selection of encyclopedias covering such subjects as business, history, literature and more.

International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest - Full-text. Covers the history of protest and revolution over the past 500 years. Provides scholars and teachers and students with the information needed to understand the role and significance and origin of protest and revolution from 1500 to the present.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences 2nd edition - Full text. This encyclopedia contains 2990 articles to meet the needs of college students and researchers.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences 1st edition - Full-text. Includes numerous entries on topics in social science research and practice.

Library of Congress - Full-text. Includes digital collections covering American history, civil rights, film, maps, historic newspapers, sound recordings, manuscripts, prints and photographs.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Culture: the Civilizations of Mexico and Central America - Full Text. This is a comprehensive reference source, with more than 600 articles, that chronicles Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History - Full Text. This has over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.

Oxford Reference Premium Online - Full Text. This combines the scholarly resources offered by the Oxford Companions series with authoritative, quick-reference coverage of the full subject spectrum. This also includes the Literature Collection, which spans a wealth of international literary history; and the Western Civilization Collection, which traces the development of western thought and culture from the time of Socrates.

Pop Culture Universe - Multimedia & Full-text. An authoritative digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present.

Sixties in America - Full-text. This database surveys the events and people of the 1960's, a turbulent decade that had a profound and lasting effect on the life and culture of the United States. The set not only provides in-depth coverage of all aspects of the three major events of the 1960's that give the decade its distinctive character-the Civil Rights movement, the social revolution, and the Vietnam War-but also surveys important developments in the arts, science and technology, business and the economy, government and politics, and gender issues.

E-books

Black Abolitionist Archive - Full-text. The Black Abolitionist Digital Archive is a collection of over 800 speeches by antebellum blacks and approximately 1,000 editorials from the period. These important documents provide a portrait of black involvement in the anti-slavery movement; scans of these documents are provided as images and PDF files.

DPLA: Digital Public Library of America - Full text. Images. Streaming Media. The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.

Streaming Media

DPLA: Digital Public Library of America - Full text. Images. Streaming Media. The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.

Folkstreams.net - Streaming media. A national preserve of hard-to-find documentary films about American folk or roots cultures.

Images

ARTstor - Images. ARTstor is a digital library that offers coherent collections of art images and descriptive information as well as the software tools to enable active use of the collections. The ARTstor Library's initial content includes approximately 500,000 images covering art, architecture and archeology. PLEASE NOTE: From off-campus, you will need to log into an account created from campus to remove the "examination copy" watermark.

DPLA: Digital Public Library of America - Full text. Images. Streaming Media. The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.

Smithsonian American Art Museum - Images. Search the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection of 40,000 art objects. More than 19,000 works are illustrated online.

Washington State Digital Archives - Images. The Washington State Digital Archives is the nation's first archives dedicated specifically to the preservation of electronic records from both State and Local agencies that have permanent legal, fiscal or historical value.