Bibliography of British and Irish History

Indexes scholarly writing by historians on the British Isles, the British Empire, and the British Commonwealth. Covers the historical period from 55 B.C.E. to the present, including books, journal articles, and essays. Search by subject, geographical region, personal name, and limit to historical period or year of publication.

Proquest Historical Newspapers — Communist Historical Newspaper Collection

Contains full text coverage of eight communist newspapers from the United States and Britain.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U. S., 1878-2012

Added historic content (1878-2012) to the Statistical Abstract of the U. S., bring coverage to 1878 to present.

Historic Waco Newspapers

Features issues of newspapers released in Waco, Texas between the years 1875-1923, made available from the archival holdings of Baylor University’s Texas Collection.

Web of Science. Core Collection (Archives, 1900-1969)

Added the archives (1900-1969) for the Social Science Citation Index and the Science Citation Index.

SPIE Digital Library

Provides access to journal, conference, and e-book publications by SPIE–The International Society of Optical Engineering. Advance search by keyword, author, article or proceeding title, citation, volume number. Figure search also available. Can limit by journal, proceeding, ebook, and date range. Personal accounts allow for alerts, saving figures and tables, and remote access. Related content also given.

Shakespeare in Performance

Access prompt books for Shakespeare’s plays from the collection of prompt books in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC. Prompt books are the script of the play marked up to show notes on a specific production, including any changes made to the play (cutting scenes, rearranging dialogue, etc.), and may include instructions on technical production elements such as lighting, music, and stage directions. The collection covers 42 plays from a production of Twelfth Night in the 1600’s to a 1975 production of The Tempest, and includes British, American, and international productions. Search features include a browse by play, simple, and advanced search. Interactive features include viewing two prompt books of the same play side-by-side, an introduction to prompt books and common annotations seen in them, and a chronology. A section on case studies delves more deeply into seventeen productions of various plays. There is a glossary and biographies of well-known Shakesearian actors and directors.

ProQuest History Vault

Contains the full-text of various U.S. diplomatic and intelligence files, and Department of State files. Collections may be searched collectively or individually and represent diplomatic and intelligence reporting on a range of 20th century history.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Black Newspapers Collection

Search the full-text of nine major African American newspapers – Chicago Defender, The Baltimore Afro-American, New York Amsterdam News, Pittsburgh Courier, Los Angeles Sentinel, Atlanta Daily World, The Norfolk Journal and Guide, The Philadelphia Tribune, and Cleveland Call and Post. Dates available vary for each newspaper based on their individual histories but collectively cover from 1893 – 2005. Track local, regional, national, and international events; arts, history, military issues, civil rights, social news, popular culture and more. Search by keyword (including personal names and titles of works or groups and movements), words in title or full- text. Limit search by dates of publication, article type (including ads), and specific newspaper within the collection.

Oxford Bibliographies. African American Studies

Provides introductory essays and critical, annotated bibliographies to the most important works on the topic covered. Very useful for introductions to the scholarship of a field and key critical works.

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