International Newsstream

Provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world’s top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications. International Newsstand and Latin American Newsstand were merged into this resource.

19th Century UK Periodicals

Provides access to full-text of British and Commonwealth magazines from the 19th century. Two series: Part I: New Readerships, explores the growing and varied magazines devoted to audiences of women, children, sports enthusiasts, and other popular audiences. Part II: Empire, charts the growing expansion of British publishing and interests across its growing empire with magazines from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, and South Africa. Also includes the publication Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, which details periodical prices, publishers, editors, printers, circulation, size, allowing for research into the extent of readership and publishing history of British journals. Primary source.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender. LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

The Baylor Libraries have acquired additional content for this resource. The updated description is provided below.

Brings together disparate collections of documents, grassroots newsletters, journals, periodicals, literature, diaries, personal papers, government documents, and ephemeral material related to the LGBTQ movement in North America and beyond. Part I covers the gay rights movement, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and gay activism. Part II extends coverage to regional communities in the US, underrepresented communities, lesbian feminist groups, and non-profit organizations working for gay rights. Issues include social, legal, medical, and historical topics. Search by keyword with limits to content type, date, language, and source library (among others). Primary sources.

Border and Migration Studies Online

Provides contemporary and historical resources in the areas of border(land) studies and migration studies, as well as history, law, politics, diplomacy, area and global studies, anthropology, the arts, and more.

British Library Newspapers

The Baylor Libraries have obtained additional content for this resource. The updated description is below.

Contains PDF images of newspapers from Britain, Scotland, Ireland and Wales from 1721 – 1950 (formerly 19th Century British Library Newspapers). Coverage of urban, provincial, and small town newspapers in these areas. Search all 5 collections of over 170 newspaper titles simultaneously, in any combination, or a single collection. Collections I & II cover the 19th century and include representative titles from all regions of England, Scotland, and Wales. Parts III-V extend the time period (1721 – 1950), and increase representation of titles from the central and northern counties of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. Topics covered include news, politics, religion, literature, crime, and business. Coverage excludes the Times (London) which is available in the “Times Digital Archive” database. Keyword and advanced search features with limits to specific collection(s), date/date range, place of publication, publication section, and language (English/Welsh).

British Literary Manuscripts Online

The Baylor Libraries have added additional content to this resource. Below is the new description.

Provides a digital archive featuring literary manuscripts dating from roughly 1120 to 1900. Literary works from Aesop’s Fables through Charles Dickens are included. Coverage is mostly British (and early American/British) works and authors, but there are French, Roman, Italian, and other nationalities represented. View images of literary and religious works, poems, plays, essays, novels, diaries, and journals. Search may include both collections (medieval and Renaissance works, or 1660 – 1900) or either collection alone. Browse by author or search by author, title, or person as subject; limits to century, years, or to any of the eight source libraries from which images were scanned.

Chatham House Online Archive

Full text of the reports, analysis, and debates prepared by England’s Royal Institute for International Affairs, housed at Chatham House, from 1920 – 2008. Chatham House’s mission is to “help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.” Topics include diplomacy, security, economics and trade, politics, energy, environment, development, and global health on all continents/ countries. Keyword, author, or title search with further limits once initial search is run. Limits by date/date range, region/country, speaker nationality, language, subject, publication or illustration type.

China from Empire to Republic

Access the full-text of primary source material from the early 19th through the mid-20th century on Chinese education, politics, economy, Christianity, and science/ technology. Consists of two collections: 1) English- language magazines and journals on missions, Chinese history and culture, literature, and the development of Christian education in China; 2) Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China documenting trade, international affairs, and includes reports on the historical events of the time – wars, insurrections, opium trade, and government. Includes essays by scholars providing background to the documents, photos, and other archival materials in the collection. Keyword and advanced search with limits to collection, publication date, content type, and language (Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese). Primary source.

China: Trade, Politics & Culture

Access primary source, English-language materials on China’s relations with the world from the late 18th century through the mid 20th century. Papers, reports, and correspondence of diplomatic missions to China from the earliest contacts through the Nixon-era; records of the governing body of foreign trade with China (Chinese Maritime Customs Service); missionary periodicals detailing religious and cultural contacts; personal papers, diaries, and correspondence; maps, illustrations, and photographs. Search by keyword or advanced search; limit by document type, region, or date. Contextual essays and a video introduction provide additional information. Primary Source.

Confidential Print. Africa, 1834-1966

Provides full-text access to British archival documents on the colonization of Africa by the European powers through the independence movement of the mid-twentieth century. Includes a section on tropical diseases and health issues unique to the continent. Keyword search with limits by date and region. Documents consist of reports, dispatches, correspondence, descriptions of leading personalities, political summaries, and economic analyses. Supplemented by essays, maps, and a chronology to provide context for the collection. Primary source.

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