Category Archives: Social Sciences

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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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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Blackwell Companion to Phonology

Documents major insights into human language gathered by phonologists in past decades; highlights interdisciplinary connections, such as the social and computational sciences; and examines statistical and experimental techniques.  The online version includes sound files and links to external web content.

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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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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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Oxford Bibliographies Online — Social Work

Bibliography of topics in social work and related disciplines. Entries have an introduction to the topic before identifying introductory works, journals, theoretical works and citations to key literature of sub-topics.

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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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Presidential recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson: Digital Edition

Nearly 5,000 hours of recorded conversations. Essays on the War on Poverty, civil rights, and Vietnam present additional context.

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Masterplots

Contains short summaries of fiction (short stories and novels), non-fiction, drama, and poetry. Works come from a wide range of time periods and places. Entries include a discussion of themes and meaning and give a list of sources for further … Continue reading

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