Category Archives: Humanities

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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Black Women Writers

With over 100,000 pages of fiction, poetry, and essays, Black Women Writers brings together the many voices of African, African American, and African Diaspora women.

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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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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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