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  • 17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
    The nearly one million pages of the more than 1,270 17th and 18th century newspapers, pamphlets, and proclamations gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817).
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    • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
    • Burney Collection
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  • 17th & 18th Century Nichols Collection of UK Newspapers
    The contents of more than 300 17th and 18th century English newspapers gathered by printer/collector John Nichols (1745-1826).
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    • Nichols Collection of 17th and 18th Century Newspapers
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  • Academic Search Premier A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • Accessible Archives
    Available collections of fully searchable colonial and nineteenth-century U.S. newspapers: African American Newspapers, The Lily, National Citizen and Ballot Box 1876-1881, and Pennsylvania Gazette Folio IV.
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  • Alternative Press Index (current)
    Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. 1991-current.
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  • Alternative Press Index Archive (1969-1990)
    Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. 1969-1990.
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  • Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Parts I-II
    Over 3 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world since 1940. Features content from 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented.
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    • LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Parts I-II
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  • CQ Researcher
    In-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. From the Congressional Quarterly. 1991 to present.
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  • Defining Gender
    Fully digitized rare primary source literature. Material has been selected from a European perspective with an emphasis on British and European sources. 1450-1910.
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  • Films on Demand
    55 documentary films on various topics in the humanities and social sciences.
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  • Independent Voices
    Alternative press publications produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals and the New Left, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative magazines.
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    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Includes 19th-Century British Pamphlets. Some back to late 1800s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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  • LGBT Life with Full Text (EBSCO) A Best Bet database
    Covers gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. Topics include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, psychology, religion, sociology and more. varies; some back to 1950s-current.
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    • GBLT Life with Full Text (EBSCO)
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  • Nexis Uni News
    Full text of national and international newspapers, newswires, popular magazines, trade journals, news transcripts from television and radio, student newspapers, and more. 1980s-current.
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  • Project MUSE
    Full-text of over 200 journals in classics, education, history, literature, math, philosophy, politics, religion, and visual and performing arts. 1829 ebooks in the social sciences and humanities.
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  • Scopus A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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  • SocINDEX with Full Text A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles on sociology and related social and behavioral sciences. Hundred of scholarly journals available in full text; hundreds of other journals indexed. 25,000 author profiles. Replaced ProQuest Sociological Abstracts. Coverage dates vary; 1895-present.
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  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Collection of primary materials. Includes a Dictionary of Social Movements Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary (1971–2004). Documents cover movements such as the Women"s Suffrage Movement and the Guerrilla Girls. 1600-2000.
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  • Women's Studies International (EBSCO) A Best Bet database
    Core topics in women's studies as well as current topics in feminist research. Includes sociology, history, political science, public policy, business, and education. Indexes journals, newspapers, newsletters, books, proceedings, and dissertations. 1972-current.
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  • World Development Indicators (WDI)
    Provides statistics on the economies of over 200 developing countries, including time series data on agriculture, manufacturing, health indicators, education, natural resources, and foreign investment. From the World Bank World Development Indicators. 1960s-current.
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