Resource for the study & practice of architectural design, based on Birkhäuser architecture books. The 850 case studies include text, architectural drawings & photographs; thematic articles provide background on individual building types or explain specific aspects (lighting, acoustics, urban considerations, access types or planning processes, etc.) Trial ends 11/17/17.
Letters, telegrams, reports, treaties, etc. generated by the British Foreign and Colonial offices. Topics include colonization, border disputes & wars, education, finance & commerce, political movements, economy & resources, relations with indigenous peoples & the slave trade.
Letters, telegrams, reports, treaties, etc. generated by the British Foreign and Colonial offices. US materials: Prohibition, World War II, Lend Lease, Communism, the Ku Klux Klan, desegration, etc. Canadian materials: Railroads, fisheries, border disputes, the Hudson’s Bay Company, Native Americans, etc. Caribbean materials: Slavery, trade, agiculture, boundary disputes, health & disease, etc.
Hosted on the same platform as Berg Fashion Library, this component is a unique collection of fashion photographs, taken over a forty-year period at major fashion shows & beyond; also offers related articles, designer biographies & videos. Trial ends 10/31/17.
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.
Information on 140,000+ private & community foundations, plus 6+ million previously awarded grants. Search for possible funding sources; use FDO’s cloud-based workspace to decide which grant-makers to pursue; manage the prospecting process with additional tools.
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.
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 11/11/17.
Classical music video broadcasts of live concerts, programs (including operas and ballets), documentaries, and master classes in collaboration with the greatest orchestras and concert halls in the world.
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 11/27/17.
Digitized manuscripts of women's writings from early modern Britain. Includes works of poetry, religious writing, autobiographical material, cookery & medical recipes, and accounts. Includes supporting contextual essays.
"Behind the scenes” look at dramatic performances; covers all aspects of theater production design, 17th century - present, including, scenic, set, lighting, sound, costume & makeup design. Includes primary & secondary sources: sketches, photos, technical drawings, plus eBooks, articles, etc. Trial ends 10/31/17.
Searchable full-text access to the John Nichols collection of newspapers; Nichols (1745-1826) was a prominent printer, author & editor. His collection was purchased by Oxford's Bodleian Library in 1865.
Digitized prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Documents key performances, 17th-20th centuries. The books include personal notes, sketches, and cues for lighting & music. Includes curated case studies built around notable performances, with photographs, costume designs & music scores.
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.