Expanded Academic ASAP covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences.
History & Social Science
African American Heritage provides access to various records and documents intended for genealogical research of African American families. The user-friendly but powerful interface helps novice and advanced genealogical researchers find:
- Census records
- Vital records
- Church records
- Legal records
- Emancipation and slavery related records, and more.
An archive of periodicals that document the history of African American religious life and culture between 1829 and 1922. It includes newspapers, magazines, plus reports and annuals from African American religious organizations, including churches and social service agencies.
American Government provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States.
From the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution.
American Indian History offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American groups, through tablet/mobile-friendly videos and slideshows, images, biographies of key people, event and topic entries, primary sources, maps and graphs, and timelines.
The American Revolution digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--official correspondence, personal letters, collected writings of key figures, political speeches, memoirs and narratives of soldiers and civilians, histories, biographies, contemporary reference works, and other kinds of documents--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.
Explore LGBTQ history like never before. This resource provides access to over 1.5 million pages of primary source content on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. This resource offers an expansive, detailed, global view on LGBTQ history - much of which was previously unavailable to the public.
An archive of publications focused exclusively on U.S. Hispanic history, literature, and culture from colonial times until 1960. Series 1 focuses on the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hsipanics. Series 2 includes focuses on Hispanic American civil rights, religion, and women's rights from the 18th through the 20th century. Content is written and searchable in Spanish and English.
Content features painters, sculptors, and illustrators ranging from early artists to modern urban expressionists. Find digital images, biographical documentation, book references, auction data, and more on over 270,000 artists including the museums that own artwork, artwork prices and valuations.
Hosted by the Library of Congress, Chronicling America is a nationwide historic newspaper digitization project that hosts digitized and full-text searchable newspapers from 1789 - 1963. Also available is a directory of American newspapers published between 1690 - present.
The Civil War digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, monographs, regimental histories, collected essays, sermons, songs, legal tracts, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.
CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.
Ebony covers civil rights, education, entrepreneurship, and other social topics with an African-American focus. It includes more than 800 issues providing a broad view of African-American culture from its first issue in 1945 through 2014.
Contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.
Fold3 is the premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available in Fold3 Library Edition.
More than a hundred reference titles in a variety of areas: business and careers, education, fashion, food, film and television, geography, history, law and government, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, psychology, religion, science and technology, and sociology.
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines.
Start your journey of lifelong learning taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, Great Courses has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened. No matter what you are interested in, you'll find your favorite subject.
This compendium of statistics provides quantitative, historical data about American social, economic, and political conditions and development. The data is provided in both PDF and Excel formats.
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center features historical reference books, magazines, journals, and thousands of primary source documents. Get the most out of history with over 80 hours of historical video and nearly 45,000 images, including maps and historical photos.
Access the historical issues of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in this searchable digital collection spanning from 1929 to 2018. Each page is a complete digital facsimile that contains every original image - every photograph, illustration, cartoon, and display advertisement.
- Uncover previously unknown aspects of family lineage from obituaries and other news items, including society columns, casualty reports, sports stories, and more.
- Discover timely answers to an array of local questions.
- Spend hours uncovering lost details about local people, places, and events.
LGBT Life provides completing indexing and abstracting of content related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender studies in over 230 journals, magazines, and newspapers. LGBT Life also provides full text from a number of important sources including monographs and publications such as The Advocate, New York Blade, and Out.
With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers are able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help you assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays and better understand controversial issues.
A comprehensive periodical resource that includes 5,156 full-text titles with more than 39 million databases records. It includes both popular magazines, specialized journals, newspapers, and wire services.
Digital historical documents from over 500 years of world history, curated by Gale and partnering libraries from around the world.
The Slavery in America digital collection contains more than 600 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, monographs, sermons, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study the institution of slavery from the 17th century through the end of the 19th century.
U.S. History is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
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This interactive database helps students better understand the geographic, historic, social, political, cultural, and economic landscape of the United States, as well as the complexities underlying the challenges facing the nation and individual states.
Recently revised, improved and expanded, this user-friendly database is an invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world's identity from its beginning to today.
World Geography provides authoritative content and online tools that develop students’ global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.
World History is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.
World History: The Modern Era (covering history from the Renaissance to today) is the latest update of the reference standard of electronic history reference materials for high school and high-level middle school coursework.