Key Databases

African American Historical Serials Collection

This digital primary source collection was developed in conjunction with the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) as part of an effort to preserve endangered serials related to African American religious life and culture utilizing over 170 unique titles. Collection coverage includes archival content from the African Methodist Episcopal Church, The African Methodist Zion Church, numerous Baptist churches and other materials published between 1829 and 1922. Content includes some periodicals, reports and annuals from African American religious organizations. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1829-1922
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
America: History and Life

Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1954 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
International Index to Black Periodicals (See Black Studies Center)

Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean and full-text coverage of 31 core Black Studies periodicals. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social and political issues of importance to Black Studies.

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Coverage:
1998 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Academic Search Complete

Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: EBSCO Academic Search Complete

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database. Includes more than 7,000 full-text periodicals(6,000+ are peer reviewed) in the social sciences, humanities, and science and technology. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Many from 1990, some indexed as early as 1887
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Historical Abstracts with Full Text

Covers the history of the world except for the United States and Canada from 1450 to the present. Includes all branches of history: political, diplomatic, military, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history and the history of science, technology and medicine. Also includes materials relating to the profession of history. Approximately 50% of the articles are from English-language journals. A good source for finding scholarly sources on international issues. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1955 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Lexis Nexis - Nexis Uni (temporarily unavailable)

Databases for news, law, business, biography, medicine, and reference. A Source List is available for viewing.

Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies, some daily updates
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection

Provides access to the full text of 17 journals on criminology published by Sage and its publishing partners.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
LGBTQ+ Source

Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: LGBT Life with Full Text

This database covers Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Disciplines covered by LGBT Life include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, sociology and more. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes, selected.
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users.
Black Abolitionist Papers

This full-text collection details the extensive work of African Americans to abolish slavery in the United States prior to the Civil War. Covering the period 1830-1865, the collection presents the international impact of African American activism against slavery, in the writings and publications of the activists themselves. The approximately 15.000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1830-1865
Updated:
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Women and Social Movements: Modern Empire since 1820

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires offers clusters of documents in nine categories: Asian Empires, 1842-2001, European Empires, 1820-2005, Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Empires in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1860-2015. Collection explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices. With a clear focus on bringing the voices of the colonized to the forefront.

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Coverage:
1820-present
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Oxford Research Encyclopedia: African History

The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each encyclopedia covers both foundational and cutting-edge topics.

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Coverage:
NA
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Liberia and the U.S.: Nation-Building in Africa, 1864–1918

This series consists of correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the United States diplomatic post in Liberia. The topics covered by these records include all aspects of relations with Liberia, and interactions of American citizens with the Liberian government and people. Source Institution: U.S. National Archives. Extent:17,723 images.

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Coverage:
1864-1918
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Fannie Lou Hamer: Papers of a Civil Rights Activist, Political Activist, and Woman

This collection of digitized historical documents offers a focus from the life and work of Fanny Lou Hamer. Fannie Lou Hamer was a voting rights activist and civil rights leader. She was instrumental in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and later became the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, attending the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in that capacity. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, programs, photographs, newspaper articles, invitations, and other printed items. Source Institution:Amistad Research Center. Extent: 28,577 images

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Coverage:
1966-1978
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
FBI File: Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The assassination on April 4, 1968, of Martin Luther King, Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, triggered a massive manhunt culminating in the arrest of James Earl Ray. The 44,000-page case file of the Federal Bureau of Investigation documents the bureau's role in finding Ray and obtaining his conviction. The file also includes background information amassed by the FBI on Dr. King's social activism. This archive is of particular interest to students of the civil rights movement and of the continuing controversy surrounding Dr. King's murder. Source Institution: Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. Extent: 22,500 images

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Coverage:
1959-1977
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920–1984

Contains reproductions of hundreds of FBI files documenting the federal scrutiny, harassment, and prosecution to which black Americans of all political persuasions were subjected. Many of the documents originated with black "confidential special informants" enlisted by the FBI to infiltrate a variety of organizations. The collection provides detailed coverage of: "Negro radicals" and their organizations; the FBI's infringement of First Amendment freedoms; and its preoccupation with black radicalism between 1920 and 1984. Source Institution: Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. Extent: 88,021 images

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Coverage:
1920-1984
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Ralph J. Bunche Oral Histories Collection on the Civil Rights Movement

The Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection (formerly the Civil Rights Documentation Project) from the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center is a unique resource for the study of the era of the American civil rights movement. Included here are transcriptions of close to 700 interviews with those who made history in the struggles for voting rights, against discrimination in housing, for the desegregation of the schools, to expose racism in hiring, in defiance of police brutality, and to address poverty in the African American communities. Extent: 27,002 images

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Coverage:
1967-1973 (covers the 1950s through early 1970s)
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
African America, Communists, and the National Negro Congress, 1933–1947

The National Negro Congress was established in 1936 to "secure the right of the Negro people to be free from Jim Crowism, segregation, discrimination, lynching, and mob violence" and "to promote the spirit of unity and cooperation between Negro and white people." It was conceived as a national coalition of church, labor, and civil rights organizations that would coordinate protest action in the face of deteriorating economic conditions for blacks. This collection comprises the files of John P. Davis, Edward Strong, and Revels Cayton, as well as financial records. Included with the National Negro Congress records are Davis’ files from the Negro Industrial League, 1933, of which he had been executive secretary; Davis’ files from the Joint Committee on National Recovery, 1933-1935, an ad-hoc lobby to protect black interests in the federal government; and his subject/reference files on different aspects of the "Negro question." Also, records of the Negro Labor Victory Committee, 1942-1945, including files of Charles A. Collins, executive secretary, and M. Moran Weston, field secretary, consisting of correspondence, subject/organization files, and printed matter. Source: Schomburg Center, New York Public Library. Extent: 98,600 images

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Coverage:
1933-1947
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death: Freedom Riders in the South, 1961

Freedom Riders were civil rights activists that rode interstate buses into the segregated South to test the United States Supreme Court decision in Boynton v. Virginia. Boynton had outlawed racial segregation in the restaurants and waiting rooms in terminals serving buses that crossed state lines. This collections includes documents by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about the freedom riders in the south in 1961.

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Coverage:
1961
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Enforcement of Federal Law in the South, 1871–1884

This collection on law and order documents the efforts of district attorneys from southern states to uphold federal laws in the states that fought in the Confederacy or were Border States. This publication includes their correspondence with the attorney general as well all other letters received by the attorney general from the states in question during that period, including the correspondence of marshals, judges, convicts, and concerned or aggrieved citizens. Source Institution: U.S. National Archives. Extent: 59,185 images

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Coverage:
1871-1884
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Gale Primary Sources

Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: Artemis Primary Sources

Platform that searches across all Gale Primary Sources databases UAlbany subscribes to. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
18 and 19th centuries
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Web of Science Core Collection

Alternative/Former Name(s) & Keywords: Web of Science ; WOS

The Libraries' Web of Science subscription includes coverage from 1983 on for Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. It also includes citation coverage for books, conference proceedings, data sets, patents and other materials (coverage dates vary). User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1983+
Updated:
regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Black Thought and Culture

Collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. In addition to the most familiar works, Black Thought and Culture presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. The ideas of over 1,000 authors present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be black in America.

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Coverage:
19th Century; 20th Century
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Social Sciences Full Text

Provide access to an assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Social Science Full Text includes full-text articles from hundreds of journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Varies.
Updated:
Varies.
Fulltext:
Yes, selected.
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users.
Project MUSE

400 Scholarly journals in literature humanities, social sciences, mathematics, cultural and gender studies from Johns Hopkins University Press. The journal list is available for browsing.

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Coverage:
1993 +
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JSTOR

Image backfiles of journals in humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences I through X, Arts & Sciences XII; Life Sciences, Iberoamerica and JSTOR Asia collection. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
WorldCat Discovery

Holdings of any type of material held by member libraries of Online Computing Library Center (OCLC) from the 12th century to the present

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Coverage:
12th century +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
African American Newspapers, The 19th Century

Searchable full text content of six major African-American newspapers published during the 1800s with specific emphasis on New York, and East Coast African American history, as well as Canadian history. Three of the newspapers were published in New York. Covers many aspects of 19th century cultural life and history and contains original source materials written by African-Americans for African-Americans. The more complete microfilm versions of some of these newspapers are held by the UA Libraries. An important source for research and fresh interpretation by undergraduate and graduate students, historians, sociologists, and educators. Descriptions of newspapers included here can be found at http://www.accessible.com/accessible/aboutus.jsp.. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Freedom's Journal, New York, 1827-Mar. 1829.
Colored American, New York, 1837- 1841.
The North Star, Rochester, NY, 1847- July 1851.
National Era, , Washington, DC, 1847- Mar. 1860.
Frederick Douglass Papers (continuation of The North Star,) 1852 - Dec. 1856.
Douglass' Monthly, Jan.1859 - Aug. 1863.
Provincial Freeman, Toronto, ON, 1854 - Dec. 1857.
Updated:
The Christian Recorder, AME Church - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Toronto, ON, 1861 - Dec. 1887.
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Ethnic Newswatch

Full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic and native press, searchable in English and Spanish. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Mid-1980's +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Sociological Abstracts

Primary database for sociology, covering journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and conference papers. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1952 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism

This collection includes the extensive FBI documentation on the evolution of American Indian Movement (AIM) as an organization of social protest. In addition, there is documentation on the 1973 Wounded Knee Stand-off. Informant reports and materials collected by the Extremist Intelligence Section of the FBI provide unparalleled insight into the motives, actions, and leadership of AIM and the development of Native American radicalism. Extent 14,195 images

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Coverage:
1968-1979
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Anthropology Plus

Anthropology Plus is one of the most comprehensive indexes covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics, and related interdisciplinary research. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
Late 19th century to the present
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to five concurrent users
AnthroSource

AnthroSource provides current content from American Anthropology Associations's diverse portfolio of 32 anthropological publications which includes journals, books, monographs, bulletins and newsletters. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
varies with title going back over 100 years
Updated:
as publication issues are released
Fulltext:
yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Contemporary Black Biography

Provides biographical profiles of important persons of African heritage.

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Coverage:
2015 -
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
County and Regional Histories & Atlases: New York

State and especially local history gives students a chance to understand the people, places and things around them with which they’re already familiar. Originally compiled and produced by publishers and subscriptions agents for area residents and patrons, the histories are difficult-to-find materials. Included in this collection on New York are 28 cities, regions, and counties in 465 titles. The histories comprise tables and lists of vital statistics, military service records, municipal and county officers, chronologies, portraits of individuals and views of urban and rural life not found anywhere else. The atlases provide additional information on land use and settlement patterns and scarce early town and city plans. Source Institution: Various New York libraries. Extent: 229,685 images.

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Coverage:
1804-1966
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Ebony Magazine Archive

Originally published by John H. Johnson beginning in November 1945, Ebony has served as an influential African-American magazine promoting stories important to the black community and focusing on the achievements of African-American leaders. This fully searchable full-text archive provides analysis on African-American business, history, politics, entertainment, fashion and culture.

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Coverage:
1945-2014
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Global War on Terrorism

The Global War on Terrorism assembles research studies that analyze the goals and strategies of global terrorism. Theses studies, reports, and analyses were conducted by governmental agencies, and private organizations under contract with the Federal government. The documents in this collection are diverse in scope and emphasis. They dissect specific terrorist events, explore the goals beyond the violence, illuminate the psychology of terrorism, trace the origins and development of terrorist movements, particularly al-Queda, compare state-sponsored and independent terrorist activities, and address the formidable problem of developing feasible counterterrorist measures and polices. Source Institution: National Archives (United States)

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Coverage:
2001-2009
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The International War on Drugs

Spanning the presidential administrations of Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, The International War on Drugs documents the United States Government's response to the global illicit drug trade. Studies, reports, and analyses compiled by governmental and military agencies demonstrate how the U.S. organized and waged a decades-long campaign against drugs. Documents in the collection include U.S. military analyses and recommendations for halting the illegal drug trade; strategy reports from the Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; and reports from the Congressional Research Service. Topics covered include terrorism and drug trafficking; money laundering and financial crimes; individual country reports and actions against drugs; U.S. policy initiatives and programs; U.S. bilateral and regional counterdrug initiatives. Source Institution: National Archives (United States)

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Coverage:
80s; 90s; 2000s; 2010s
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life

Although histories exist about this chapter in American history, this digital collection of Japanese relocation camp newspapers record the concerns and the day-to-day life of the interned Japanese-Americans. Although articles in these files frequently appear in Japanese, most of the papers are in English or in dual text. Source Institution:Library of Congress. Extent: 24,838 images

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Coverage:
1942-1945
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

The Listener was a weekly magazine established by the BBC in 1929. Over its sixty-two-year history, the Listener attracted the contributions of literary icons such as E. M. Forster, George Orwell, Bertrand Russell, George Bernard Shaw, and Virginia Woolf. It also provided an important platform for new writers and poets, with W. H. Auden, Sylvia Plath, and Philip Larkin being notable examples. Articles were diverse and combined reflections on politics and what was in the news with the arts, but not from any partisan clique. The online archive is a rich seam for researchers, politics, writing, theatre, and social observation, but it offers many delights for browsers as well.

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Coverage:
1929-1991
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600–1926

Comprehensive full-text collection of documents from Anglo-American trials. In addition to works pertaining to English-speaking jurisdictions such as the United States, Britain, Ireland, and Canada, this digital archive also contains English-language titles about trials in other jurisdictions, such as France. Users will find published trial transcripts; popular printed accounts of sensational trials for murder, adultery, and other scandalous crimes; unofficially published accounts of trials, briefs, arguments, and other trial documents that were printed as separate publications; official records of legislative proceedings

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Coverage:
1600–1926
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Pittsburgh Courier

One of the most nationally circulated Black newspapers, the Pittsburgh Courier reached its peak in the 1930s. A conservative voice in the African-American community, the Pittsburgh Courier challenged the misrepresentation of African-Americans in the national media and advocated social reforms to advance the cause of civil rights.

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Coverage:
1911-2002
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PolicyMap

PolicyMap is a fully web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping product. Data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates. A complete list of GIS data available can be found in their data directory.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune

Full-text of the Chicago Tribune from 1872-1989. Additional content added annually.

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Coverage:
1851-2012
Updated:
Yearly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times

Full-text of the LA Times from 1881-2011. Additional content added annually.

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Coverage:
1881-2013
Updated:
Yearly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post

Full-text of the Washington Post from 1877-2003. Additional content added annually.

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Coverage:
1887-2005
Updated:
Yearly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PsycINFO [includes PsycARTICLES]

PsycINFO covers the international literature in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences including psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology and linguistics. Citations are linked to the full text of 50+ journals published by the APA and included in PsycARTICLES. User guide/tutorial

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Coverage:
1887 +
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Public Housing, Racial Policies, and Civil Rights: The Intergroup Relations Branch of the Federal Public Housing Administration, 1936-1963

Public housing at the federal level was introduced in 1937 and was intended to provide public financing of low-cost housing in the form of publicly- managed and owned multifamily developments. This collection includes directives and memoranda related to the Public Housing Administration's policies and procedures. Among the documents are civil rights correspondence, statements and policy about race, labor-based state activity records, local housing authorities' policies on hiring minorities, court cases involving housing decisions, racially-restrictive covenants, and news clippings. The intra-agency correspondence consists of reports on sub-Cabinet groups on civil rights, racial policy, employment, and Commissioner's staff meetings. Source Institution: U.S. National Archives.

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Coverage:
1936-1963
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Quest for Labor Equality in Household Work: National Domestic Workers Union, 1965-1979

This digital archive of records from the National Domestic Workers Union (U.S.) contains legal documents, minutes, printed material and voluminous correspondence with such notables as Julian Bond, Sam Nunn, Herman Talmadge, Andrew Young, and other Georgia and national political figures. The National Domestic Workers Union was founded in Atlanta in 1968 by Dorothy Bolden to help women engaged in household work. The subject files (1967-1979) cover a myriad of topics illustrating the Union's involvement in the Black community, the Manpower Program, the Career Learning Center, the Homemaking Skills Training Program, Maids Honor Day, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), and various federal agencies. The collection contains minutes of the Union (1968-1971, 1978), the Citizen's Advisory Committee on Transportation (1970-1972), the Citizens Neighborhood Advisory Council (1972-1978), and MARTA (1973-1975). The collection also contains financial documents (1968-1979) and files relating to Equal Opportunity Atlanta, which funded many of the Union's projects; and legal documents including agreements and contracts with Economic Opportunity Atlanta. Source Institution: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library. Extent: 8,853 image

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Coverage:
1965-1979
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
State Papers online : the government of Britain, 1509-1714. Part IV, The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I-Anne I, 1603-1714 : State papers foreign, Ireland and registers of the Privy Council

Collection of English government documents originating from the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The Stuart era was witness to great changes, civil war, and transformation, particularly affecting matters of religion and politics that are still influential today. State Papers Online, Part IV charts international affairs throughout periods of revolution and upheaval in Britain and Europe's history. Pages: Approximately 1.2 million

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Coverage:
1603-1714
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Women's Studies Archive

The Women's Studies Archive documents the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives, offering resources pertaining to the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society. The Women's Issues and Identities sub-collection focuses on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century, drawing on primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. The Voice and Vision sub-collection contains a vast range of primary sources from 1780 to 2000, spanning multiple geographic regions, providing an abundance of perspectives on women's experiences and impact on society around the world. Of particular importance are the materials that focus solely on female authors or magazines and journals produced by women, not simply for women. The contents of this collection are available for text analysis and data mining through Gale's Digital Scholar Lab.

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Coverage:
19th Century; 20th Century
Updated:
Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Workers, Labor Unions and the American Left in the 20th Century: Federal Records

Consists of a wide range of collections documenting the American workers and labor unions in the 20th century, with a special emphasis on the interaction between workers and the U.S. federal government.

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Coverage:
20th century
Updated:
NA
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users