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 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.
Series 1: (1691-1820) Covers early colonial imports to titles published on American soil during the Revolution and early republic. Series 2: (1821-1837) The subject matter represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and is broad in scope and includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, & politics. Series 3: (1838-1852) The themes in this series reveal a rapidly growing young nation, where industrialization, the railroads, regional political differences,and life on the western frontier were daily realities. Subjects include science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women's fashion, family life, & religion. Series 4: (1853-1865) While the Civil War is a focal point of the collection, a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans-both leading up to and during the war- is captured. This series includes news from the battlefront. Subjects include science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women's fashion, family life, & religion. Series 5: (1866-1877) The themes reflect a nation that persevered through the Civil War, the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans into American life; and a population that rapidly expanded into the Western territories. Subjects include science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women's fashion, family life, & religion.
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Two new collections have been added to our JSTOR holdings: Arts & Sciences XI (humanities journals in Art, History, Language, and Literature) and Arts & Sciences XII (social science journals in Area Studies, Criminal Justice, Education, Law, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology.)
Includes: Arts & Sciences 1-15, Business 2-4, & Life Sciences
With more full-text journals, this is an upgrade to the Cinahl database held by WSU Libraries. contains records dating back to 1937. It covers the areas of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters. 30 simultaneous users(EBSCO)
With more full-text, this database is an upgrade from the previously held Criminal Justice Absctracts. Includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected with coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world. (EBSCO)
A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focused on primary source collections of the "long" nineteenth century. Collections for this program are sourced through partnerships with major world libraries as well as specialist libraries, and content includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more. We added Parts 5-8 of NCCO including
Current collections include: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange; British Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture; Children's Literature and Childhood; Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest; European Literature, 1790-1840: the Corvey Collection; Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature; Photography: the World Through the Lens; Religion, Spirituality, Reform and Society; Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925, Parts I & II; and Women: Transnational Networks.
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Offers a narrative account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. This landmark study has received universal acclaim and major awards in the field. 2 simultaneous users
Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana – A Dictionary of Books Relating to America From its Discovery to the Present Time, This database is a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Covering a span of 400 years in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean, it provides primary source material critical to the understanding of the society, politics, religious beliefs, literature, customs and momentous events of the times.