Category Archives: General

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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Black Drama

Over 1,000 plays with information on related productions, theaters, and production companies.  The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.  The over 200 playwrights are from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and … Continue reading

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Early American Imprints expanded with Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 Supplements

Full text of thousands of American books, pamphlets and broadsides covering every aspect of early 19th century American life.  The collection also features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial … Continue reading

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Sabin Americana 1500-1926

Based on the landmark bibliography by Sabin, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 20th century. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, … Continue reading

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New Online, Old Book Review, Art, and Education Indexes

Extend your research further back in time with three recent additions to the University Libraries’ Electronic Resources that complement current databases: Art Retrospective 1929 -1984, Book Review Digest Retro 1905 – 1982, and Education Index Retrospective 1929 – 1983. Each … Continue reading

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