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Personal papers, organizational papers, journals, newsletters, court documents, letters, and ephemera from people of African descent, with a focus on communities in the Caribbean, Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and France, from 1860-Present. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Anthropological Fieldwork Online is a fully indexed, primary source database that brings the fieldwork underpinning the great ethnographies of the early 20th century into the digital world. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Informative and entertaining art films including documentaries and masterclasses on a variety of topics. Trial ends April 1, 2022.
Documentaries, educational films, and news clips in many subject areas.
Articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists from 1830-1865 showing the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Primary source documents and media that explores and provides historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Works by established and up-and-coming contemporary playwrights from around the world. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Harvard Business Publishing readings cover entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, marketing, operations management, organizational behavior and strategy.
Collection of journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses.
Transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and treatment. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Detailed property and land-use records that depict the grid of everyday life in more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities from 1867-1970. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Streaming video collection of unique films of current, leading British theatre productions. Husky OnNet is required for off-campus access. Trial ends April 15, 2022.
Streaming video collection of the award-winning, all-female versions of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Henry IV and The Tempest. Trial access ends September 1, 2022.
Streaming video by selected artists from Electronic Arts Intermix's full collection of film, performance, digital, and media art. Trial access May 1, 2022.
Early Modern Books provides an integrated search experience across both Early English Books Online and Early European Books for the period 1450 to 1700 Access ends June 30, 2022.
Country-level economic analysis, reports, and statistics from 1952-1995. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Text, archival, primary sources, video and audio resources about key environmental challenges, including climate change, water/air pollution, biodiversity, conservation, agriculture, deforestation and more from the 20th and 21st centuries. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Archival content, visual ephemera, books, and videos that explore how food shapes the world around us. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Harvard Business School case studies provide real-world scenarios and commentary to help students examine business issues and dynamics.
CIA Cold War research reports (1917-1976), confidential U.S. State Department central files (1960-1969), Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and State Department intelligence and research reports (1941-1961), U.S. Diplomatic Post records (1914-1945), and Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy records from 1960-1975 (ProQuest History Vault). Access ends June 30, 2022.
Documents of the day-today running of the 10 relocation camps from 1942-1946 (ProQuest History Vault). Access ends June 30, 2022.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary access to this resource is being made available through June 30, 2022 Explore a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of security studies. This content looks at security studies through a broad lens, encompassing research on international security and peace and conflict studies from all corners of the globe.
26 of the most influential, longest-running serial publications covering the history and culture of the LGBT community from 1954 - 2015. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Archival and reference materials, court cases, first-hand accounts, videos, Supreme Court audio files, research on rehabilitation, training materials and artistic works on historical and contemporary events and themes around mass incarceration. Access ends June 30, 2022.
The backfiles of selected leading men’s consumer magazines, with coverage from 1854-2015. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives of immigrants to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Peer-reviewed articles in 12 of the encyclopedias: African History, American History, Communication, Education, Environmental Science, International Studies, Latin American History, Literature, Oxford Classical Dictionary, Politics, Psychology & Religion.
Concise introductions to a diverse range of subjects written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable. Trial ends June 30, 2022.
A comprehensive and unprecedented reference work devoted to the history of philosophy in the realms of Islam in its formative period: from its beginnings in the eighth century up to the tenth century AD.
Newspaper articles from: Atlanta Daily World; Cleveland Call and Post; Michigan Chronicle; New York Amsterdam News; Norfolk Journal and Guide; Philadelphia Tribune; Pittsburgh Courier; The Baltimore Afro-American. The Chicago Defender is available through the Black Studies Center. Access ends June 30, 2022
Provides approximately 1,000 legislative histories ranging from the 1st Congress to the present date.
An archive of magazines devoted to religious topics from a wide variety of religions, spanning 19th-21st centuries. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Documents and videos from the 20th and 21st centuries on key events and themes related to security. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Documents about the international and domestic trafficking of slaves in Britain’s New World colonies and the United States. (ProQuest History Vault). Access ends June 30, 2022.
Documents from 12 anti-Vietnam War organizations. (ProQuest History Vault). Access ends June 30, 2022.
Primary source periodicals written by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Federal and state court cases, statutes, & regulations; law reviews & journals; legal research encyclopedias; and some international legal resources, company information, and news. Campus Research is not available to the law school or the office of the general counsel.
Records documenting the American workers and labor unions from 1862 to the 20th century (ProQuest History Vault). Access ends June 30, 2022.


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