An index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes citations and links to journal articles, dissertations, primary documents, books and reviews. Links to fulltext are included.
US Cultural and Ethnic Studies
Nearly 4,000 narratives told by ex-slaves collected under the auspices of the Works Projects Administration between 1936 and 1938
From the American Anthropological Association, this database indexes and provides online access to current issues for 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Anthropology and Humanism, Archaeological Publications of the American Anthropological Association, Cultural Anthropology, Ethos, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, NAPA Bulletin, and PoLAR: The Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
Contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement. Including more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages, Series I also offers new imprints not available in microform editions.
Hundreds of colonial-era and United States newspapers; articles editorial content advertisements & classifieds. From the American Antiquarian Society and other institutions
Books published in Britain and America in the eighteenth century. Includes directories, sheet music, pamphlets etc.
Full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. Includes popular, news and community publications as well as scholarly journals. Ethnic categories covered include African American/Caribbean/African, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, Hispanic, Jewish, and Native People. Nearly a quarter of the material in the collection is in Spanish. Updated daily.
Gender and women's studies literature. Includes over 300 titles, with more than 250 in full-text, from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses. Topics include sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace.
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook. Continuously published since 1936, the Handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources.
Full text of the complete back files of important scholarly journals, generally from the first volume through issues published prior to the most recent three years.