A collection of video available online for the study of American history. This collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
A historical daily newspaper paper from Baltimore, Maryland (1837-1995) which is part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.
An archive of unique manuscripts chronicling the American Civil War as it was experienced. Providing both Northern and Southern perspectives, it covers all aspects of the war, including reactions and impressions from the home front.
The collection covers a wide range of educational topics, from general titles, to subject-specific publications, titles aimed at educational leaders, and material devoted to women and ethnic minorities in education. Many education sectors are represented, from early learning to higher education, vocational education, independent schools and distance learning.
A comprehensive source for a wide range of video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes that includes documentaries, accident reports, experiments, visualizations, case studies, lectures and interviews from leading engineering institutions around the world.
The comprehensive database is curated around specific environmental issues and events from the 20th and 21st centuries, and brings together multimedia materials (text, archival, primary sources, video and audio) around key environmental challenges, including climate change, water/air pollution, biodiversity, conservation, agriculture, deforestation and more, enabling students to build a critical understanding of the relationship between people and the environment.
A searchable bibliographic index to books, manuscripts, broadsides and other materials printed in Europe relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. It includes primary source records covering the history of the slave trade, piracy, commerce, exploration, and navigation among others.
A digital collection of primary source materials related to the liberation of Southern African and the dismantling of the Apartheid regime. The materials include periodicals, pamphlets, personal papers, correspondence books, photographs, speeches and interviews with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
A versatile collection of more than 86,000 objects of visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage and rock art sites. The materials in the collection serve researchers in African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, Diaspora studies, folklore and literature, geography, and history, as well as those focused on geomatics, advanced visual and spatial technologies, historic preservation, and urban planning.
This resource abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
Consists of hundreds of thousands of pages of personal writings of women from the collection of the American Antiquarian Society. The writings date from approximately 1750-1950, and the collection is particularly strong in 19th century material. The highlights include the letters written by Ellen Tucker Emerson, eldest daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson; the letters of Annie Sullivan, teacher of Helen Keller; and the papers of Abby Kelley Foster, noted women's rights advocate and abolitionist, which depict the activities of the antislavery movement in New England, New York, and Ohio.
Offers digital access to the backfiles of 15 major magazines of the 20th century (including the Newsweek archive), relating to political history, current events, international relations, and public policy. This collection provides unique primary source insights into 20th-century political history, delivering valuable material for researchers in fields ranging from modern history and politics, through to economics, law and many more
Provides streaming videos to selected documentaries and programs produced by the Public Broadcasting Service with coverage spanning over a wide range of topics including history, art, literature, science and technology, diversity studies, business, current events, and biographies.
The first comprehensive, international collection that covers all aspects of theater production design, from the 17th century through to the present day, including scenic and set design, lighting design, sound design, costume design, and makeup. Bringing together essential books and periodicals, archival material, and specially commissioned instructional videos, the collection covers design concepts for a broad range of performance types, including dance, theatre, opera, and music.
Offers high-definition recordings of William Shakespeare’s plays featuring the world’s best Shakespearean actors, like David Tennant, Sir Antony Sher and Simon Russell Beale, and directors like Robin Lough and Dewi Humphrey, including famous performances such as The Tempest, King Lear, Hamlet, along with supplemental teaching materials to help students engage more deeply with the material and enhance the overall learning experience.
Provides access to licensed movies from major motion picture studios to non-theatrical markets such as schools, college and universities. Chrome and Firefox are recommended browsers for viewing films from the Swank database.
The USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) is a streaming collection of primary source video testimonies from survivors of and witnesses to genocide, including the: 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; Anti-Rohingya Mass Violence (August-October 2017); Armenian Genocide (1915-23); Cambodian Genocide (1975-1979); European Holocaust (1939-1945); Guatemalan Genocide (1978-1996); Nanjing Massacre (1937); Central African Republic (2012-Present); South Sudan Civil War, (2013-present); contemporary antisemitism against Jews; and war and genocide in Bosnia & Herzegovina (1992-1995). The largest digital archive of its kind in the world, the VHA offers insight into life before, during, and after the interviewee’s experience with genocide.
This digital archive includes 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