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Documents the life of America's people through digital access to a vast collection of American periodicals. This collection contains more than 500 titles dating from 1684 through 1820.
Documents the life of America's people through digital access to a vast collection of American periodicals. This collection represents the Jacksonian Democracy era in history and its scope includes agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, and politics.
Documents the life of America's people through digital access to a vast collection of American periodicals. This collection contains numerous titles dating from 1838-1852.
Documents the life of America's people through digital access to a vast collection of American periodicals. This collection focuses on the Civil War and a diverse record of the continuance of daily life for many Americans—both leading up to and during the war.
Documents the life of America's people through digital access to a vast collection of American periodicals. This collection reflects a nation that persevered through a difficult set of circumstances and provides coverage of broad subject areas that reach into every facet of American life.
Cover-to-cover access to issues of the design magazine from the 1920s through 2011 that includes all colour photographs and cover art. Use this archive to research the history of design, culture, art and antiques, advertising, and residential architecture.
A commercial directory of contemporary Canadian artists, art galleries and art-related businesses. Intended to provide marketing and communication opportunities, members create profiles of their work with links to their websites/galleries. Searchable by artist name, location, and artist technique/genre.
The Brill Reformation Year E-Book Collection offers access to selected e-books, covering all aspects of the Reformation, its genesis, its context, its impact, and its aftermath. The books were published between 2006 and 2017. The Collection is aimed at students and scholars in the fields of:

Reformation Studies
Church History
Early Modern History
European History
Social & Cultural History
Book History
History of Art
Interfaith Relations
Christian Theology
The third online collection in Brill’s series of Companions in Classical Studies continues to present current scholarship in the field. The topics of the volumes in this collection range from military history to the reception of Aristotle, Seneca and Aristophanes and more. This collection will be useful to scholars and students alike as starting points for teaching as well as research.
Brill´s New Pauly is the English edition of the authoritative Der Neue Pauly, published by Verlag J.B. Metzler since 1996. It's a modern reference work for the ancient world. It presents the current state of traditional and new areas of research. Many entries are elucidated with maps and illustrations and the English edition will include updated bibliographic references.
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Library & Information Science Source includes English and foreign-language periodicals, journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, library school theses and books. Library & Information Science Source covers the history of library studies and features information on more than 5,200 of the most-frequently indexed authors — such as which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles, and in which publications the author has been published. edu is an educational video resource in classical music, opera, and dance. Access provides on-demand concerts, ballets, operas, documentaries, master classes, behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews on a platform that is available in English and French.
Produced by the Buros Center for Testing at the University of Nebraska, this resource helps users to evaluate contemporary testing instruments. It contains numerous full-text reviews for test products in psychology, education, business and leadership. In addition, it provides a bibliography to all known commercially available English-language tests currently in print.
Simultaneous user limit: 10

Content includes complete catalogues or selected recordings of over 800 labels, covering a wide range of standard and specialist repertoire, with new music added monthly. Users can access music notes, cover artwork, tracklist, instrumentation and publisher information, libretti and synopses of operas, and biographies of composers and artists, and much more.
Please Note: You do not need to register for access. Begin your browsing by selecting a subject.

Collection of books and articles across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities including the subjects Constitutional History, Dissent, Truth & Ethics, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Immigration & Urbanism, & Islamic Studies.
Cover to cover access to issues of the weekly news magazine from the first issue in March of 1923 through December 2000 that includes all articles and advertisements contained in the original publication. Use this archive to research both domestic and international news on a spectrum of subjects such as 20th-century current events, politics and culture, in addition to the history of business, advertising, and pop culture.
Database of working documents of the British government for all areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policy. It covers Bills, Reports of Royal Commissions, Reports of Select Committees, Accounts and Papers and other materials from the House of Commons and House of Lords.
United Nations Digital Library provides one point of access to current and historical UN-produced materials in digital format.
It offers access to UN documents, maps, speeches, voting data, as well as non-sales publications in multiple languages.
Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture chronicles traditional Métis history and culture. Content is presented in visual, audio and video formats, and includes oral history interviews, photographs and archival documents.