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Full-text news reports from African news agencies, from 1998 to present. Includes SAPA (South African Press Agency) Archive.
Content pertaining to US Hispanic history, literature, and culture from colonial times to 1960. Includes historical articles, books, broadsides, and pamphlets in both Spanish and English.
Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture: the Oliveira Lima Library
Historical books and pamphlets focusing on Brazil and the early period of Portugal's overseas expansion, mostly covering 1500 to 1930.
Covers 1475-1900, with searchable full-text books in subjects including religion, law, science, literature, history, and travel. Includes European translations of Arabic works and Arabic translations of European books.
Guidebooks, brochures, periodicals, travel agency correspondence, photographs, and personal travel journals provide insight into the expansion of tourism for the masses between 1850 and 1980.
Periodicals documenting the anarchist and anarcho-syndicalist period (1890-1920) of Latin American labor movements.
Searchable key journals, Special Publications and Geological Society book series on a single electronic platform for the Earth Sciences.
1931 to 2003. Home to the first black correspondent assigned to cover the White House, Atlanta Daily World continues to inform the Atlanta metropolitan community and beyond. It was the first black daily newspaper in the nation in the 20th century.
Black Newspapers
1912 to 2001. The oldest continuously published black newspaper in the US. During the 1930s the paper supported the growth of the United Way, rallied against the riots in Chester, PA, and continuously fought against segregation.
Black Newspapers
1911 to 2002. One of the most nationally circulated black newspapers, the Pittsburgh Courier reached its peak in the 1930s. A conservative voice in the African-American community, the paper challenged the misrepresentation of African-Americans in the national media and advocated social reforms to advance the cause of civil rights.
Black Newspapers
Articles from mainstream South African newspapers, 1977 to present.
Books, reference works, and instructional videos about qualitative and quantitative methodologies in the social sciences. Includes Research Tools (online tools for planning research and choosing methods), Cases (examples of real research), and Datasets (sample data chosen specifically to support practice with various statistical analysis methods). UCLA does not subscribe to the Videos module, and has access to only a fraction of the video collection.
Annotated prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library, chronicling Shakespeare’s plays as performed in British, US, and international theaters between the 17th and 20th centuries.
Contains historical backfiles of six leading consumer magazines: Cosmopolitan, Essence, Seventeen, Town and Country, Woman's Day, and Women's International Network News. Content is still being loaded, with completion scheduled for end of year 2017.