Online version of Bloomsbury’s Cultural Histories series, offering surveys of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each topic is examined over these time periods: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire & the Modern Age. Trial ends 2/6/18. Send feedback.
Encyclopedias & other reference works, plus eBooks, images, etc., in the field design & craft studies. Also includes 100+ designer pages, an interactive timeline & other tools. Trial ends 11/5/17. Send feedback.
Critical biographies on individuals who have contributed to the history of thought & philosophy. Currently covers North America, Britain, Ireland & the Middle East; entries for figures from Europe, Asia, Latin American & Africa are forthcoming. Trial ends 2/8/18.
Scholarly works covering popular music worldwide, from the early 20th century to present. Includes Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, all titles in the 33 1/3 book series, and titles from the Bloomsbury’s Popular Music Studies list. Trial ends 12/28/17. Send feedback.
A collection of digital graded readers for Chinese language learners. Books are available in both simplified and traditional Chinese character versions, accompanied by English and pinyin. There is a built-in dictionary function, listing of competency levels for Chinese characters, and audio tracks.
Growing collection of in-depth analyses of key engineering failures; includes documentaries on major failures, books, simulations, news segments, audio footage & transcripts, images, testimony from participants & witnesses, etc.
Digital magazines newsstand, for use on computers, tablets & phones. Includes Bon Appetit, Consumer Reports, Discover, Ebony, Mother Jones, New Yorker, Rolling Stone, etc. Current issues with growing backfile. Mobile access is available through the download of a free mobile application.
Offers almost 100 years of US data, plus a decade of global tracking data. US coverage Includes new data & historical trends at the country, state & city levels, all searchable & exportable. View data by demographic categories and compare results across geographies to develop & report findings.
Full-text collection of local, regional & national newspapers published by Ku Klux Klan organizations and sympathetic publishers across the U.S. during the 1920's; also includes several anti-Klan newspapers.
Scholarly, continuously-updated encyclopedias, designed to provide contextual guidance at the start of research projects on unfamiliar topics. Trial includes four subjects: American history; Latin American history; Politics; Religion; with some free content in all the other subjects. Trial ends 2/1/2018. Send feedback.
Contains records of the Women’s Bureau (U.S. Department of Labor) and correspondence of the Director of the Women’s Army Corps. Documents women’s work in war industries, equal pay, childcare & race, and service in the Women’s Army Corps.