Streaming films in the arts, business, health, media/communications, sciences, and humanities.
Cambridge Companions Online
Cambridge Companions are introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics and periods. All are collections of specially commissioned essays. Subjects covered include literature, philosophy, religion, classics, cultural studies, and music.
Loeb Classical Library
A fully searchable, perpetually growing, library of Greek and Latin literature. Up-to-date texts and English translations. Bookmark, annotate, and share content.
PhilPapers: Philosophical Research Online
PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.
American Slavery Collection, 1820-1922
A digital edition of the American Antiquarian Society's holdings of slavery and abolition materials that delivers more than 3,500 works published over the course of more than 100 years. The American Slavery Collection addresses every facet of American slavery. A diverse collection, all filmed in full-resolution color, includes books, pamphlets, graphic materials, and ephemera; among them are a large number of invaluable Southern imprints.
American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922
From the comprehensive holdings of the American Antiquarian Society, this resource features more than 13,500 works published between 1860 and 1922. It offers printed items addressing all facets of the Civil War and its aftermath. Includes diverse materials, all filmed in full-resolution color, such as broadsides, lithographs, maps, books, pamphlets, photographs, political cartoons, stereographs, and more. Coverage extends throughout the Civil War and well beyond into the postwar period.
Opera in Video
Contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon.
Dance in Video, v. 1
Contains five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.
Classical Scores, v. 2
Classical Scores Library contains 400,000 pages of classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions...representing the major composer output, spanning all genres and time periods from the Western classical canon, with multiple editions of major works for comparison and analysis.
Classical Music in Video
Contains classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.
The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003)
Full text coverage of these newspapers.
American National Biography
ANB Offers portraits of more than 18,700 men and women - from all eras and walks of life - whose lives have shaped the nation.
American Pamphlets, Series I, 1820-1922
More than 25,000 short works from every region of the United States span 100 years of American life, from the Jacksonian Era through the dawn of the Jazz Age.
Afro-American Imprints, 1535-1922
Explore African American history, culture and experience from the 16th through the 20th centuries.
Academic Charts Online
A single search of international charting albums and singles under exclusive academic license from Billboard, the Official Charts Company.
International Historical Statistics
Worldwide coverage of statistics, including population & vital statistics, labor, agriculture, industry, trade, transport & communications, agriculture, education, and national accounts.
Filmakers Library Online
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns ...
This module of History Vault documents, with primary sources, the NAACP's systematic assault on segregated education, the fight for voting rights, and confronting racial discrimination in the workplace, armed forces, and housing.
Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900
The Wellesley Index identifies the authors of articles within major Victorian periodicals and provides a bibliography for each contributor. 45 important monthly and quarterly titles are included, covering the period from the beginning of the Westminster Review in 1824 to the end of the century. The exception to this is the Edinburgh Review, which is indexed from first issue, in 1802. Wellesley does not index poetry.
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
An archival research resource containing primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.
Provides access to various reference sources, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, other Japanese reference works (biographies, maps, chronologies, etc.), full text, and other visual and sound databases.
Unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published 44 times a year by CQ Press and each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist.
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.
Airiti Library is a Chinese language database combining journal articles, dissertations, conference proceedings and e-books. It has a broad subject area which includes humanities, science, social sciences, technology, medicine and life sciences.
Women and Social Movements, International
This digital archive currently includes 145,326 pages of a collection that will eventually offer 150,000 pages of conference proceedings, reports of international women's organizations, publications and web pages of women's non-governmental organizations, and letters, diaries, and memoirs of women active internationally since the mid-nineteenth century.
Instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. Viewers can browse articles and other key content, such as pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices. The service also provides up to a 60-day backfile and the ability to perform keyword searches across all titles and the entire backfile.
Rock's Back Pages
An archive of articles on rock music and culture from the major rock music magazines published in the USA and the UK since the early 1970s.
Nineteenth-Century Collections Online
Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century, with archives releasing incrementally beginning in spring 2012.
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HRAF Archaeology is a cross-cultural database containing information on the world's prehistory. This annually-growing eHRAF database is organized by archaeological traditions. The full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. eHRAF Archaeology is a unique resource designed to facilitate comparative archaeological studies.
HRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.
Dissertations and Theses A&I: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
Search for dissertations written since 1861 by school, adviser, or subject. An index only, you can order copies of dissertations from our excellent Interlibrary Loan department.
Films on Demand
A cross-curricular streaming video service with more than 6,000 titles.
African American Periodicals
African American history, culture and daily life in the 19th-century and 20th-century.
Latin American Newspapers
More than 35 19th-century and 20-century Latin American newspapers. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere.
South Asian Newspapers
Searchable 19th-century and 20th-century newspapers from South Asia. Featuring titles from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Gale 19th-century British Newspapers
Contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. Includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule.
Black Freedom Struggle (ProQuest History Vault)
Primary source material consisting of records of federal government agencies
New York Amsterdam News
Offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Oxford Biblical Studies
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. It includes authoritative scholarly texts and reference works.
Entire US census data from 1790 - ; the American Community Survey (ACS) through the most current release; and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS). The RCMS is the most complete census available on religion in the U.S. Social Explorer creates thematic and interactive maps down to the street level where and when possible, and reports at all geographic levels where data exist including the state, county, census tract, block group, zip code, census places and other.
Bridgeman Education is a dedicated service that supports the use of high-quality images in education, be it teaching, research or reference. The website allows you to search across all media including; photography, fine art, engravings, sculpture, architecture, archaeology & ethnography, history, science & medicine, the decorative arts, artifacts and applied arts.
Eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements and genealogical records
Times Literary Supplement Archive
Contains every page of every copy of the TLS published from 1902 to 2005.
African Newspapers, 1800-1922
More than 40 nineteenth- and twentieth-century African newspapers. Featuring titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
An online language-learning system.
Census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more of individuals from North America, Europe, Australia, and other countries.
New Yorker Digital Edition
The digital edition is a page-by-page facsimile of The New Yorker. The current issue is posted first thing Monday morning, before many subscribers and newsstands receive the printed magazine. It also allows you to access the complete archive, going back to 1925, and to read and print articles.
Los Angeles Times Archive
PDFs of the newspaper from 1881-1986. You can search for advertisements, editorial cartoons, comics, real estate transactions, and just about anything else in the newspaper.
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
International coverage and access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews, and more.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) II
ECCO II provides even more books, pamphlets, and essays from the 18th Century, based on the English Short Title Catalog.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
More than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes the full text of Los Angeles Tribune, Savannah Tribune, Chicago Metro News, New Orleans Daily Creole, and Frederick Douglass' Paper.