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Academic OneFile - Full name: Gale Academic OneFile. Multidisciplinary resource contains access to scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, news, reference sources, and multimedia for many subjects. Coverage: 1990s-present.

Academic OneFile Select - Previously: Expanded Academic ASAP. Full name: Gale Academic OneFile Select. general index to articles across many disciplines from arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!

Academic Search Complete -  Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the one of world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Offered through EBSCOhost.

Access NewspaperARCHIVE.com - see "NewspaperARCHIVE.com"

ACS Digital Archives - Access to the full text of the American Chemical Society journal archives dating back to 1879. This database requires a NetID for access.

African American Experience - The African American Experience is a full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of African Americans, as well as the greater Black Diaspora. It has two primary goals: to provide information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 400 volumes, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians of color, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day. From Greenwood/ABC-CLIO.

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 - Provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers from more than 35 states, chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. Covers life in the Antebellum South, growth of the Black church, the Jim Crow Era, the Great Migration, Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights movement, political and economic empowerment and more. Part of the Readex America's Historical Newspapers collection.

African American Poetry - 1760-1900 - Contains nearly 3,000 poems by African-American poets from the earliest published poems to the start of the 20th century. Offered through Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey.

African American Poetry - 20th Century - Includes works by the most important and influential African-American poets of the 20th century. In includes over 12,000 poems and biographical profiles of the poets. Offered through Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey.

African Writers Series - A collection of works of prose, drama and poetry which includes classic, post-colonial and contemporary works by African authors, with an emphasis on the mid- and late-20th century. Biographies of the authors are included.

Agriculture - Full name: Gale OneFile Agriculture. Includes broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields. Comprised of nearly 200 titles, this resource provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

Alexander Street Press eVideo Collections - Provides access to multi-disciplinary streaming videos.

America: History and Life - Index is complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries, providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history on such diverse subjects as the Sioux Indian Ghost Dance or labor movements in Canada. 1964 to present. Offered through ABC-CliO.

America's Historical Newspapers (Early American Newspapers Series 1-9) - Digitized collection of newspapers. Includes newspapers published in North America between 1690 and 1922, African American newspapers published from 1827 to 1998, and Hispanic American newspapers published from 1808 to 1980. Readex product.

American Drama 1714-1915 - Includes the full text of over 1,500 plays that shaped the early American theater. It includes the first American play performed on an American stage as well as extensive collections of women and African-American dramatists. Offered through Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey.

American FactFinder (U.S. Census Bureau) - American FactFinder provides access to the U.S. Census Bureau's population, housing, economic, and geographic data.

American Indian Histories and Culture - American Indian Histories and Cultures depict early contacts between European settlers and American Indians and the subsequent political, social and cultural effects upon American Indian life. Manuscripts, artwork, rare printed books, photographs, and newspapers, tell both the historical and the personal stories of the colonization of the Americas. Continuing through to the modern era, and told against the backdrop of the 19th century expansion into the "Western Frontier" right through to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century, highlights both the myths and realities of the "Wild West" and American Indian cultural identity. An Adam Matthew Digital product.

American Indian History Online - Offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history through event and topic entries, biographies, images, maps and charts, legends, primary sources, and timeline entries. Features Tribe Index; Culture Area Index; Biographies; Events and Topics; Primary Sources, Image Gallery; Legends and more.

American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism Digital Archive - Collection of FBI files providing detailed information on the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism. Formed in 1968, the American Indian Movement (AIM) expanded from its roots in Minnesota and broadened its political agenda to include a searching analysis of the nature of social injustice in America.

American Indian Newspapers - Indigenous publications from a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and British Columbia, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Nevada and Oklahoma. It provides an Indigenous perspective on the civil rights era and American Indian Movement (AIM), education, environmentalism, land rights and cultural representation. Coverage: 1828 - 2016.

American Memory, Library of Congress - Excellent site for access to digitized primary sources and hard-to-find published works. Includes extensive collection of New Mexico and western materials. Using the "browse" screen, users can browse by subject, time period, format, or place.

American Periodicals - Digitized images of articles, advertisements, illustrations, editorial cartoons, obituaries, letters to the editor, and more from American magazines and journals. Includes popular, special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and other historically significant periodicals. Coverage: 1740-1940.

American Philosophical Society, Native American Images - Collection of digitized Native American images, drawings made on Lewis and Clark's expedition, paintings by C.B.J.F. St. Memin, sketches by Titian Ramsay Peale, watercolors by James Otto Lewis, and more. The collection also includes photographs by anthropologists such as Franz Boas, Frank G. Speck, Elsie Clews Parson, and A. Irving Hallowell.

American West - Material digitized from the Graff Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Includes unique manuscripts, broadsides, and other ephemera, maps, and rare printed works ranging from 1722 to 1939, with the heaviest concentration from 1830 to 1939.

Anthropology Plus - Combines two major indexes: Harvard University's Anthropological Literature and the United Kingdom's Anthropological Index. Citations to journal articles, reports, commentaries, obituaries, and more. Includes the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and related interdisciplinary studies. Coverage: 19th century-present.

Applied Science and Technology Source - Provides extensive coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines such as engineering, technology and business, and aeronautics.

ArchiveGrid - ArchiveGrid includes over four million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more. With over 1,000 different archival institutions represented, ArchiveGrid helps researchers looking for primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical societies. Provided by OCLC.

Archives of Sexuality and Gender (Gale Primary Sources) - Primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world, such as the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis.

Art Full Text (4 concurrent users only) - Subjects include art and art history in a range of areas including advertising, architecture, decorative arts, landscape Architecture, media, museology, and photography. There is expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Offered through HW Wilson.

Art Index Retrospective (4 concurrent users only) - A bibliographic database that cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929-1984. The database cites articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. In addition to articles, Art Index Retrospective indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Offered through HW Wilson.

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 - This digitized collection ofUS Hispanic history, literature, and culture and provides access toSpanish content with some English content gathered by the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project. It is a great example of community archiving.Coverage: colonial times to 1960

ArticleFirst - index of articles from the contents pages of journals (some full text). Click on "List All Databases," then select from the resulting list. Offered through OCLC FirstSearch.

ATLA Religion - Covers biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. Contains 1.3 million bibliographic records from international titles and multi-author works in the field of religion including such subjects as anthropology, philosophy, psychology, history, law and more. 1949 to present. Offered through EBSCOhost.

Avalon Project at Yale Law School - The Avalon Project is dedicated to providing access to primary source materials in the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. Has documents from the Code of Hammurabi through the 9/11 Commission Report.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals - Index to more than 1,000 periodicals published worldwide on archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation, as well as architecture. 1934 to present. Updated daily. Offered through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.