Category Archives: General

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The new interface improves navigation and organization as well as the display. Gale Virtual Reference Library [GVRL] now offers a multi-page viewer and a page flipper feature. The interface is available in 34 languages and is embedded with ReadSpeaker text-to-speech … Continue reading

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Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)

Provides business intelligence on industries, market data & forecasts, countries, and consumer lifestyles. Use Euromonitor International’s Passport GMID, to retrieve international market research data, including reports on specific products and industries.

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New York Amsterdam News, 1922-1993

Digitized version of one of the U.S.’s leading Black newspapers.  Find articles, advertisements, obituaries, cartoons, etc. documenting first hand the major news and cultural topics of the 20th century from the African-American perspective. This resource was acquired by University Libraries … Continue reading

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American Periodical Series

USC researchers interested in late 18th century and 19th century topics now have access to the American Periodical Series from their homes and offices. Contains over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and … Continue reading

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Establish a permanent link to a Lexis Nexis Academic document

Permalinking is now available for documents in LexisNexis Academic! This means that you can now obtain a Permanent URL to retrieved documents. In document view, you will now see a permalink icon in the top right corner. Click on that … Continue reading

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World History in Video

Video content is pulled from commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.  Historical eras range from prehistory through the late 20th century.  There is more content for Europe, Asia, and Africa than other regions. You … Continue reading

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Short Story Index Retrospective

Cites short stories published from the 1830s to the 1980s; sources indexed include some 350 periodicals and collections of short stories.  Complements the University Libraries’ previous subscription to Short Story Index.  

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Essay and General Literature Index, 1900-1984

Index to essays published in books focusing primarily on the humanities and social sciences.  More current indexing is available in print.  Cooper Reference AI3 .E752.

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Biography Index back to 1946

Coverage for Biography Index extends back to 1946 with the addition of Biography Index Retrospective, 1946-1983.  Access to this “retro” title is limited to one searcher at a time.  

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Illustrated Civil War Newspapers & Magazines

See the full pages as readers from the time would have.  You can limit a search to sources supporting particular 1860 or 1864 presidential candidates or publications sympathetic to the Confederacy or the Union.  You can also limit a search … Continue reading

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