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This is a comprehensive video collection that delivers more than 48,000 video titles spanning essential subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, history, music, film, and more. It includes documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs & newsreels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage. It has award-winning films, including Academy, Emmy, and Peabody winners.
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A comprehensive news collection of issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.
A wealth of diverse primary source material has been sourced from six contributing archives, libraries and museums, depicting various aspects of African American community and culture. Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St Louis, Brooklyn, and towns and cities in North Carolina this collection presents multiple aspects of the African American community through personal diaries and scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and a unique African American culture and identity. Also featured is a rich selection of visual material, including photographs, postcards, maps and ephemera.
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Provides online access to newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. It features approximately 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Full-text coverage of early American newspapers from all 50 states. Includes: Early American Newspapers, Series I (1690-1876); Early American Newspapers, Series II (1758-1900); Early American Newspapers, Series III (1829-1922) and Early American Newspapers, Series XIII. Part of the Archive of Americana collection.
A comprehensive collection of American periodicals documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction (1691-1877). These specialized collections cover advertising, health, women's issues, science, the history of slavery, industry & professions, religious issues, culture, the arts, and more.

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Manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid- to late-twentieth century provide a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans This resource contains material from the Newberry Library’s extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps, newspapers, photographs and travel journals.
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The DER Collection lays the foundation for the study of anthropology, with a balanced representation of classic and contemporary ethnographic films. A hand-picked selection of classic titles chosen for their teach-ability at the introductory level mark the moment that anthropologists such as Timothy Asch and John Marshall began using film as a primary mode of ethnographic observation in the field.
This collection includes: Series I: Evans, 1639-1800; Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819; Series I & II Supplements from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1819; and Series I & II Supplements from the American Antiquarian Society, 1652-1819.

Provides access to books, pamphlets, and broadsides published in America between 1640 and the first two decades of the 19th century. It is based on the bibliographies by Charles Evans and Roger Bristol and by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker and has been expanded with holdings from the Library Company of Philadelphia and the American Antiquarian Society.
Essential Science Indicators is part of journal evaluation and highly cited research, bibliometrics and evaluation. Conduct on-going, quantitative analyses of research performance and trends in science. Rank top scientists, institutions, countries, and journals in 22 specific fields of research based on journal article publication counts and citation data.
This database contains over 150,000 full-text documents on topics such as gangs, immigration, climate change, earthquakes, terrorism, pandemic influenza, school violence, etc. The public collection includes items such as U.S. policy and strategy documents related to homeland security, congressional hearings and legislation, Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports, Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reports, and other resources from federal government agencies. WSU students also have access to the full collection including reports, studies, videos, webcasts, and analyses.
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Key Business Ratios (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. This powerful tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business. Users can choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios. To supplement, historical access to content from the print editions of Dun & Bradstreet’s Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios, dating back to 1979, is available through a different library database-- Mergent Archives. Terms of Use
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Mergent Archives is an online database providing you with access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. Containing more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries, Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs. Includes D&B Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios, Hoover's Archive and CBR Commodity Yearbook. Terms of Use
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Mergent Intellect is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more. Terms of Use
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Full-text financial and other information on U.S. and international companies. Also provides access to EDGAR SEC filings, . Coverage: latest 15 years.
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This collection provides a wide-ranging and in depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Personal diaries, letters, travel journals and scrapbooks are supplemented by original maps, watercolours, engravings, objects, emigration pamphlets, shipping papers and rare printed material which provide significant context to these eye-witness accounts. Included within the collection are also documents from the late-eighteenth century discussing the early stages of emigration and mid-twentieth century photographs showing the immigration process.
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A primary-source collection of original historical documents pertaining to Native American history, culture, and life from the 18th through the 20th centuries.

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SAGE Stats provides annual measures dating back more than two decades. It features statistical data series created from more than 200,000 government and non-government datasets, covering popular topics of research interest for U.S. states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas, and ZIP codes.
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Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, as well as materials on free African-Americans in the colonies and the U.S. before 1870. Included are every statute passed by every state and colony, all federal statutes, all reported state and federal cases on slavery, and hundreds of books and pamphlets on the subject. In total, the collection contains more than 1,000 titles and nearly 850,000 pages.
The theories, feats, and record-breaking efforts of the pioneers of aviation. Images, diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, government documents, and other primary source materials are from the National Air and Space Museum Archives, the National Air and Space Museum Library, the Smithsonian Archives, and Smithsonian Libraries.
A streaming movie service providing box-office hits, independent features, documentaries, international movies, and classics.
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