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Streaming video of the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes for the years 1997–2014. Also includes bonus segments from the CBS News program Sunday Morning.
Digitized primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world, including content from newsletters, papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and more. Repositories for this collection include: Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation, Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, Women's Energy Bank, GLBT Historical Society, National Library of Medicine, and more.
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.
Full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent 19th-century Britain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Primary sources from multiple archives that capture the lives, experiences and colonial encounters of people living at the edges of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. Includes the various colonial frontiers of North America, as well as the settlers of Southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
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.
Over 140.000 entries published in the International African Bibliography from 1971 to 2015. The IABO can be browsed by categories and offers detailed search options.
Searchable key journals, Special Publications and Geological Society book series on a single electronic platform for the Earth Sciences.
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)
Combined search of all Readex (NewsBank) databases to which UCLA subscribes, including America's Historical Imprints, America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, FBIS Daily Reports, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, and World Newspaper Archive.
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