Comprehensive database of academic
journals for scholarly research that includes articles
from 8,000+ peer-reviewed journals and reference sources, the majority of
which is in full-text. Covers the disciplines of science, technology,
medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, etc. and includes
Podcasts and transcripts from National Public Radio (NPR), Cable News
Network (CNN), and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including full text
for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every
area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.
African American Music
Contain 50,000 pages that offers the first comprehensive coverage of
blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm
and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
African American Newspapers
Online full-text of Parts I - IV of the
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century collection form Accessible
Archives, originally on CD-ROM. Includes the
1837-1841; The Christian Recorder, 1861-1864; Frederick Douglass
Papers (continuation of The North Star), 1851-1854;
Freedom's Journal, 1827-1829; National Era, 1847-1855; The
North Star, 1847-1851; and Provincial Freeman,1854-1857.
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American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and
feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and
about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and
cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political
campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war
protests, and more. Content from African American
Music is now a part of American Song, including 17,000 tracks from the
original interface, plus 18,000 newly released tracks.
Contains approximately 1310 plays by 210
playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related
productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also
includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera
related to the plays.
Black Short Fiction
Black Studies Center
A fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly
essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, and much more. It
combines several resources for research and teaching in Black Studies:
Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience,
International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP),
The Chicago Defender, and the
Black Literature Index.
Black Thought and Culture
Contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors,
covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.
Black Women Writers
Dissertations and Theses Full-text (ProQuest)
Dissertations and Theses Full-text from ProQuest
is the full-text version of Dissertation Abstracts database,
the authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and
master's theses. The database contains more than 2 million total entries in
which more than 600,000 are available in PDF formats for immediate free
download. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word
abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward
include 150-word abstracts.
Comprehensive periodical database that merges nearly all the InfoTrac
collections into a single database. The database contains over 25 million
full-text articles on numerous subjects from over 5000 general,
professional, and scholarly periodical titles.
Use this database to find information in African American studies, African
studies, the arts, business, education, history, language and literature,
mathematics, political science, and various other subjects.
Oxford African American Studies
A collection reference works with sophisticated technology to create the
most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on
the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history