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A multi-disciplinary database that provides full-text for more than 9,000 journals, including nearly 8,000 peer-reviewed titles. Magazine and newspaper articles are also included. Coverage includes biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & philosophy, science & technology, veterinary science, and more.
With more than 40,000 titles, Films on Demand features content that will both educate and entertain, covering a wide range of curricular subjects, including history, biology, business and economics, engineering, computer science, technical and trade skills, art and architecture, music and dance, philosophy and religion, geography, environmental science, anthropology, language and literature, mathematics, psychology, sociology, political science, and more. Producers include A&E, PBS, BBC Learning, National Geographic, ABC News, NBC News, CNBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, HBO Documentary Films, PBS NewsHour, Open University, Bill Moyers, California Newsreel, Annenberg Learner, TED, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and more.
Topic overviews and opinions on hundreds of today's most controversial social issues. Includes pro/con viewpoint essays; full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; more than 300 primary source documents; court-case overviews; biographies; statistical tables, charts, and graphs; images, videos; audio files, and links to vetted websites.
Full-text access to nearly 1,000 news outlets, including exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times (1985 to current), New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Supports research and scholarship in the field of African American Studies with a full library of works analyzing the contributions and challenges of African Americans throughout history, including the complete WPA Slave Narratives collection. This database of more than 8,000 articles, biographies, primary documents, and media is overseen by leading scholars in the field, including Spencer Crew, PhD, interim director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. In addition to historical accounts ranging from the travails of slavery to contemporary evidence of institutionalized racism, The African American Experience offers scholarly commentary addressing African American contributions in the fields of politics, business, social and applied sciences, the military, the arts, and entertainment, keeping pace with the ongoing evolution of the African American narrative and its vital place in U.S. history.
Multimedia resources for the study of anthropology, including ethnographic videos and archival field materials. Content is presented on a multimedia platform that links text, audiovisual, and archival primary sources.Original fieldwork is juxtaposed with subsequent published ethnographies, as well as follow up studies and visual ethnographies that span a century.
A cross-disciplinary collection of more than 2.5 million curated images that have been rights-cleared for use in education and research. Scholars can examine wide-ranging material such as Native American art from the Smithsonian, treasures from the Louvre, and panoramic, 360-degree views of the Hagia Sophia. Unlike results from Google or other search engines, images come with metadata from the collection catalogers, curators, institutions, and artists themselves.
Primary source material about crime, its solutions, and the popular response. Comprising more than 2 million pages, this collection contains manuscripts, books, broadsheets, and periodicals. This archive's focus is on the most rapid period of evolution for crime and its associated legal/penal systems: the long nineteenth century, a period of major social upheaval and technological development, from wars to the Industrial Revolution.
Primary source collection documenting the cultural, political, and social history of Native Peoples from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. This collection documents the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada. Researchers will explore the impact of invasion and colonization on Indigenous Peoples in North America, and the intersection of Indigenous and European histories and systems of knowledge through the use of manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, motion pictures, images of artwork, and more.
Documents the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic groups in the United States. Their stories are detailed through a collection of primary and secondary sources, beginning with pre-16th century Mayan, Incan, and Aztec empires and continuing through to the present day, with treatment also given to cultural themes including coming-of-age rituals, music, literature, and cuisine. On the controversial issues shaping the modern Latino American experience—such as immigration reform, media portrayals, and voting access and influence—credentialed academics offer varied perspectives to serve as both sources and exemplars of scholarly argumentation. Includes more than 2,500 primary documents and media, including speeches, maps, songs, audio clips, interviews, and vivid historical photographs.
The Los Angeles Sentinel is a weekly African-American owned newspaper published in Los Angeles, California. It is one of the oldest and most influential African-American newspapers in the Western United States. Coverage is from 1934-2005.
Through litigation, the primary aims of the ACLU has been the defense of the freedoms of speech and press, the separation of church and state, the free exercise of religion, due process of law, equal protection of the law, and the privacy rights of all citizens. This primary source collection spans the majority of the twentieth century, from 1912 to 1990. Coverage includes civil rights, civil liberties, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court.
This streaming video collection is designed to help nursing students in their studies, licensure exams, and on-the-job. Coverage includes skills; patient care and interventions; foundations; diseases, disorders, and disabilities; and special topics. It features titles from producers such as Medcom-Trainex, Elsevier, Cengage Learning/Concept Media, Classroom Productions, Inc., NEVCO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Institute for Professional Care Education/Medifecta, PESI, Inc., and others.
Primary source collection focused on political extremism and radical thought featuring a broad assortment of both far-right and radical left political groups. Materials include periodicals, campaign propaganda, government records, oral histories, and various ephemera, which allow researchers to explore unorthodox social and political movements in new and innovative ways and to understand the impact they have had on today’s society.
This primary source collection consists of more than five million cross-searchable pages sourced from books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, legal documents, court records, monographs, manuscripts, and maps from many different countries covering the history of the slave trade. Coverage includes legal issues; the Caribbean; the American South, race and the Civil War; children and women under slavery; modes of resistance; emancipation and life thereafter. The collection is divided into four parts: Debates over Slavery and Abolition; the Slave Trade in the Atlantic World; The Institution of Slavery; and the Age of Emancipation.
Research database covering sociology and related disciplines, including social work, gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, and religion. This database provides access to over 900 full-text, peer reviewed journals as well as 440 full text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus. SocINDEX with Full Text also includes abstracts for core coverage journals dating as far back as 1895.
Focusing on the evolution of feminism throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this collection provides primary source materials on women’s political activism, such as suffrage, birth control, pacifism, civil rights, and socialism; and on women’s voices, from female-authored literature to women’s periodicals. Coverage spans multiple geographic regions, including historical records from Europe, North and South America, Africa, India, East Asia, and the Pacific Rim with content in English, French, German, and Dutch.