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Streaming video of the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes for the years1997–2014. Also includes bonus segments from the CBS News program Sunday Morning.
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Freely available database that provides access to the only comprehensive index of dissertations accepted by American universities between 1933 and 1955.
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Simultaneously searches hundreds of UCLA's subscribed databases, presenting a unified results list with powerful filtering tools.
Articles Plus
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Streaming video access to documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. Includes access to the African American Classics collection from California Newsreel.
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Features the John Larpent Collection from the Huntington Library, an archive of almost every play submitted for license in Britain between 1737 and 1824, as well as hundreds of documents that provide social context for the plays.
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Film Scripts Online (volumes I and II) contains full text of copyrighted screenplays, with additional information on scenes, characters and individuals. Also includes full text of selected BFI Film Classics critical assessments volumes.
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Provides interdisciplinary archival content, visual ephemera, monographs, and videos that explore how food shapes the world around us. Includes cookbooks, menus,documentaries, vintage commercials, and more.
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Provides comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. Includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types. Topics include Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more.
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Primary sources from 1800 to 1924 concerning migration from Europe and Asia to the Americas and Australasia. Includes both first-person accounts such as letters, travel journals, diaries, and oral histories; and supplementary materials such as scrapbooks, government papers, maps, emigration pamphlets, and ship plans.
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Online summary of information in the MLA Handbook (8th edition). Does not include the full content of the print Handbook, but does include supplemental material, such as guidelines for formatting papers (which were dropped from the new edition)
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Streaming video of classic and contemporary plays and documentaries, including performances from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre collection (Opus Arte), Theatre Arts Films, the BBC, and TMW Media Group. See also Theatre in Video: Volume I.
American theater; theater; British theatre; live performances; plays; productions; film documentaries; streaming video; Alexander street press; ASP; Theater in Video; volume two
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