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 3/8/18. 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 3/8/18. Send feedback.
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.
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.
Streaming oral history archive, documenting African American contributions to American life, culture, social movements & organizations. Subject coverage includes the arts, business, civics, education, entertainment, law, media, medicine, the military, politics, religion, science, sports & style.
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.
Documents the early book trade; the printing & publishing community; the legal underpinnings of copyright provisions; the history of bookbinding. NOTE: PDF downloads not available during trial. Trial ends 2/26/18. Send feedback.
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 3/8/2018. Send feedback.
Searchable database of streaming broadcasts, with transcripts, from Russia’s only independent TV channel. TV Rain provides a forum for opposition leaders denied access to pro-government media and manages to circumvent censorship. Trial ends 2/20/18. On campus access only during trial.
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.
Primary sources from the 19th & 20th c., including diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records & journals; documents the issues that have affected women's societal contributions & social status and the women's movement. Trial ends 2/13/18.