The American Jewess (1895-1899) described itself as "the only magazine in the world devoted to the interests of Jewish women." It was the first English-language periodical targeted to American Jewish women, covering an evocative range of topics that ranged from women's place in the synagogue to whether women should ride bicycles.
Founded and edited by Rosa Sonneschein (1847-1932), it offered the first sustained critique, by Jewish women, of genera inequities in Jewish worship and communcal life. Assembled and digitized by the Jewish Women's Archive, this digital reproduction of the 8 volumes of The American Jewess was assembled from the collections of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Klau Library, Brandeis University Libraries, the Library of Congress, and the Jewish Women's Archive.
FBI files on the antiwar movement, 1967-1975.
A Washington, D.C.-based weekly newsletter on natural resource policy issues.
More than 200 rare newsletters and periodicals (totaling nearly 8,000 issues l) published between 1947 and 2004, documenting political and social activities as well as more private aspects of gay and lesbian life, especially during the formative years of the gay and lesbian movement
Provides access to the online catalog of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. The searchable database includes 650,000+ bibliographic records and digital images cataloged since 1984. Rights and reproduction information is also included.
Represents a portion of the holdings of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
Reports by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and other U.S. intelligence and security agencies on developments in the Middle East and North Africa from World War II to the near present. Some 2733 documents are included, arranged chronologically. The resource is also searchable.
The Meriam Report [The Problem of Indian Administration] was a survey of conditions on Native American reservations in twenty-six states sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and published in 1928. Following the report, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs conducted extensive hearings that were published in 41 parts totaling nearly 20,000 pages and collectively titled Survey of the Conditions of the Indians in the United States.
Fully-searchable database of full-text primary resources dating from 1492 to 1969. Includes Exploration journals and logs, correspondence, diaries; official government papers; missionary papers; travel writing; slave papers; maps; marketing posters; photographs; and Illustrations, with many in color.
Online full-text primary source collection is the first to comprehensively detail the extensive work of African Americans to abolish slavery in the United States prior to the Civil War.
OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums.
Archive-It offers permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format. Archive-It provides full text search capability for all public collections. More than 95 contributing organizations include: state archives, university libraries, federal institutions, state libraries, non government non profits, museums, historians, and independent researchers.
Tracks environmental and energy action in Congress.
Include access to E&E News PM and E&E TV News
Full-text access to a wide variety of Presidential documents, including: /Messages and Papers of the Presidents/ (Washington to McKinley); /Compilation of Messages and Papers of the Presidents/ (Washington to Hoover); /Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States/ (Hoover to George W. Bush); /Inaugural Addresses of Presidents of the United States /(various U.S. Presidents); /Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents/ (1965-2006); /Economic Reports of the President/ (1947-2006); /List and Index of Presidential Executive Orders, 1789 to 1941/; and /Presidential Executive Orders/ (1862-1938).
Contains Biographical sketches and critical studies of 106 of the most important and best-known dramatists from antiquity to the present day.
A website devoted to the study of Emily Dickinson, her writing practices, writings directly influencing her work, and critical and creative writings generated by her work.
From the International Monetary Fund, provides detailed annual statistical data on revenue, expenses, transactions in assets and liabilities, and stocks and assets and liabilities of general governments and subsectors as reported by member countries. To download, set up a free personal account.
This encyclopedia covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed. It allows a reader to analyze an author's work as a reflection of the heritage, traditions and experiences of the author's personal life and the beliefs, events, and lifestyles of the United States at the time.
Free access database of economics working papers, journal articles and other research.
Full text of the United Nations Treaty Series (UNTS), the current status of the multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, and texts of recently deposited multilateral treaties. From 1998 - .
International treaties, conventions, charters, protocols, declarations, memoranda of understanding, modus vivendi, and exchange of notes.
Covers the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them, like Nigeria, newly emergent in the world commerce and others deep in conflict (Sudan, Liberia, Congo). Includes photographs, including five color inserts, plus maps, thematic outline, chronology, and appendix of ethnic and identity groups.
Full text of /Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice /volumes 1-20 (1977-1996), /Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States /volumes 1-43 (1791-1982), and /Digest of the Published Opinions of the Attorneys-General. & of the Leading Decisions of the Federal Courts, with Reference to International Law, Treaties, and Kindred Subjects /(1877).
Continuing online Art & Archaeology Technical Abstracts, indexes the technical literature on archaeological preservation, subjects include methodology, practical technique, documentation & experimentation in the study and the practice of archaeological preservation.
Covers all subjects related to the field of international conservation.
Over 200,000 pages of primary source documents from the British Foreign Office, Prime Minister’s Office, and the War Office.
The Boston Globe (1872-1979) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
These records, covering the period 1893-1994, include three kinds of documents: 1) time and motion studies for the garment industry (used to determine piecework rates); 2) minutes of the General Executive Board of the United Garment Workers of America, documenting, in its early years, immigration, sick benefits, and the nine-hour workday, and, in later years, financial struggles and decline of membership; and 3) card files recording information about union locals.
English-language reference source for philosophy," has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.
The AAD System provides online access to material from more than 30 series of electronic records at the National Archives, including biographical, geographical, and organizational records.
Full text of all published treaties & agreements to which the US has been a party. Includes: US Treaties & Other International Agreements (UST); Treaties & Other International Acts Series (TIAS); Treaties in Force (TIF) and Guide to Treaties in Force; International Legal Materials (ILM); KAV Agreements; Bevans; Malloy; and Miller.
In addition to including the actual page-images of all published and in-force treaties and agreements to which the United States has been a party, HeinOnline includes thousands of unpublished treaties and agreements, and treaties and agreements that are no longer in-force.
A multidisciplinary historical work that examines the numerous ways wars affect societies. The encyclopedia covers a wide range of general thematic categories, issues, and topics that address not only the geopolitical effects of war, but also show how the U.S engagement in national and international conflicts has affected the social and cultural arena.
Something About the Author Online is a complete archive that preserves the full integrity of the print reference series, which includes more than 200 volumes, totaling more than 12,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images. You'll find a backfile of searchable page images digitized directly from the print volumes. You'll find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface that is ideal for teachers, librarians, professors, students, and other researchers of children's and young adult literature. Handy features include the ability to print, e-mail, download and access content by "Inside this Entry" and "Inside this Volume."
Provides comprehensive coverage of every open committee and subcommittee markup, as well as some that are closed. Provides the debates and discussions that take place during markup sessions, as well as summaries of all amendments offered roll-call vote breakdowns, links to committee amendment text and voice-vote outcomes. 1989 - present.
1989 - present
This resource provides information about chemical research and researchers at universities located in the United States and Canada. It is a searchable database containing all of the information in the print Directory of Graduate Research.
It includes information on graduate programs in eight disciplines: biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science, medicinal/pharmaceutical chemistry, polymers and materials science, toxicology, and marine science. Listings for faculty members include contact and biographical information and bibliographic citations for articles published in the last two years.
Records of the dealings of Myron Taylor, the president’s representative to the Vatican, with Pope Pius XII and the Vatican, including cables, reports, and correspondence between Taylor and his staff, the State Department, other U.S. government agencies, the Vatican, and the Italian government. They document, among other subjects, Italian fascism, the Holocaust and the treatment of other minorities in Eastern Europe, and displaced persons in Eastern Europe after World War II.
This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia describes and analyzes how the governments profiled affect citizens in the daily exercise of their rights and responsibilities. Arranged alphabetically and richly illustrated, Governments of the World features biographies and historical surveys on different types of political systems, such as constitutional monarchies, presidential systems, democracies and dictatorships, and much more.
World Bank database provides direct access to more than 550 development indicators, with time series for 200 countries and 18 country groups from 1960, where data are available. Data export options in Excel or ASCII.
Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.
The “Homophile Movement” is the name given to organizations and political strategies employed by the LGBT community prior to the era of confrontational activism of the 1970s. Donald Stewart Lucas was a gay rights pioneer and antipoverty activist. His papers document a variety of homophile organizations, particularly the Mattachine Foundation, the Mattachine Society, Pan-Graphic Press, the Council on Religion and the Homosexual, the Society for Individual Rights, and the Economic Opportunity Council of San Francisco.
The Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) was part of the New Deal Work Projects Administration. This collection reproduces some 450 plays, works of poetry, and reports published by FWP writers 1933-1943. The collection is strong in local history and description, though the well-known state guides are not included. Some of the works were reproduced for limited circulation by mimeograph. Overall, the works offer a wide-ranging view of Depression America.
Gateway to statistics from over 100 federal agencies.
Some 170 German-language books and pamphlets, dating mostly from the 1930s. The collection also includes tracts against other groups, including Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jesuits, and Freemasons.
This site eventually will include the entire Yerushalmi in the format of audio classes. Much of the Yerushalmi has already been uploaded. The website also contains much additional helpful material and links concerning Talmud Yerushalmi.
A comprehensive collection of chemistry journals available through the American Chemical Society.
Documents (full text)related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.
More than 50 women’s periodicals mostly published in American and Britain with a few German and French titles. Subjects include housekeeping and family, fashion, religion, sex and birth control, eugenics, suffrage, and business
The 25 titles in this collection document the experiences of interned Japanese-Americans from 1942-1945. Many articles are in Japanese but most are in English or appear in both languages.
The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project (PJN) is a unique, free, searchable fulltext archive that documents the history and life of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania. To date, it is a digital archive of The Jewish Criterion (1895-1962) and The Jewish Chronicle (1962-present).
Comprehensive reference work covering the fields of international studies and international relations
FBI reports of activities of the American Indian Movement and other activist Native American groups in the late 1960s and 1970s, including the occupation of Wounded Knee (1973).
Electronic version of 12 titles in Gale’s popular Literature Criticism reference series, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Drama Criticism.
From the International Monetary Fund, includes full-text statistical data from 1996-present on exchange rates, international liquidity, international interest rates, prices, national accounts, and international transactions (including balance of payments and international investment positions. To download data, authorized users are required to create a free personal account
A core reference for chemistry and chemical engineering fields. We currently have the 4th edition in both EPSL and Chemistry libraries. The encyclopedia has a wide range of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. Its focus is on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.
This new fifth edition includes such hot topics as fuel cells, chemoinformatics, green chemistry, nanotechnology and process systems engineering.