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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 700 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals that cover the period of 1969 through 1990. Born of the New Left, the Alternative Press Index, was launched in 1969 to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change. API coverage is both international and interdisciplinary. With over 474,000 records, the APIA is an invaluable companion to the Alternative Press Index, which is considered the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to alternative sources of information available.
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Encompasses prose fiction written by Americans from colonial times to the early twentieth century.
  • Freely available on web
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Includes over four million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more. Over 1,000 different archival institutions are represented. Helps researchers looking for primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical societies.
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Provides access to all editions of Latin texts published in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana, ranging from antiquity and late antiquity to medieval and neo-Latin texts.
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Collecting nearly eight decades of H.W. Wilson's Book Review Digest, this database provides excerpts from and citations to reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction from 1903 to 1982.
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BrowZine allows researchers to browse, read, and follow scholarly journals licensed and paid for by the Case Libraries as well as Open Access journals.
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BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines.
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Cleveland Leader--Place of Publication: Cleveland, Ohio. Historical newspaper covering the years 1854-1913
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Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.
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Dyabola is a suite of databases. Some databases provide citations to books, articles, and essays on classical, early Christian, Byzantine, early Medieval, and ancient Middle Eastern antiquities, art, and archaeology. Other databases provide access to 21,200 images of objects and monuments from antiquity as well as documents related to them.
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InCites is a citation-based evaluation tool for academic and government administrators to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark output against peers and aspirational peers in a national or international context.
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This collection includes the complete runs of newspapers, magazines, and journals drawn from the special collections of source libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, the New Left, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBTs, anarchists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines. When completed, the Collection will represent the largest digital collection of alternative press titles, with complete runs of over 1,000 titles and 1,000,000 pages. Registered users may save links to images and save searches. The link to sign up for an account may be found at the top of the Independent Voices starting page.
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Streaming video service, featuring many of the educational and documentary films faculty use frequently in classes. It has a wealth of content and many subjects of interest to CWRU programs. Faculty can embed films into their Canvas courses, show them in class, watch them at home, and create playlists of clips. Kanopy's catalog is the most unique of its kind, with many exclusively available collections. Student groups and others on campus can show these movies for events as long as no admission fee is charged.
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Collection will go live in late 2017.

The goal of this project is to assemble a comprehensive and hopefully complete collection of KKK newspapers into a fully-searchable open access database. The collection features national Klan publications (for example: the Imperial Night-Hawk and the Kourier) as well as regional and local Klan produced papers (i.e., Sgt. Dalton’s Weekly, Jayhawker American, and the Minnesota Fiery Cross). The collection will also include a smaller set of papers sympathetic to the Klan (i.e., The Good Citizen and The Fellowship Forum) and a few important anti-Klan publications (Tolerance and The Record).
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Washington, D.C. based publication dedicated to expanding the reach of news coverage and analysis produced by Latin American media.
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The online version of the Manchester University Press Medieval Sources series which aims to provide translations of key social and political sources.
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The Open Library of Humanities publishes journals across the humanities from classics, theology and philosophy, to modern languages and literatures, film and media studies, anthropology, political theory and sociology.
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PrivCo allows users to search for privately-held companies across a global, cross-sector platform. Users can identify key metrics like revenues, employees, funding, and deals through a single interface.
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A leading voice of the African American community, the newspaper provides over six decades of historic coverage.
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Indexes articles from popular magazines and includes full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature. This resource offers researchers access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.
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RefWorks is an online citation management tool that you can use to store citations in your own personal database and import citations from other online databases. Use it to automatically generate bibliographies in various formats, e.g., MLA, APA, Chicago. See support guide at: http://researchguides.case.edu/refworks
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The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research provides access to archives of social science data, specializing in data from public opinion surveys.
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An online collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more. Covering a span of 400 years in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean, this fully searchable digital archive is an essential tool for the study of the western hemisphere. It provides primary source material critical to the understanding of the society, politics, religious beliefs, literature, customs and momentous events of the times.
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SAGE Stats is a data download and visualization tool hosting social science data about U.S. states, counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas from more than 150 different government and non-government sources. It spans topics like employment, crime, religion, and education. The data series are standardized allowing you to easily find, compare, visualize, and export.
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Online library drawn from books, reports, case collections and journals, published by Greenleaf and others, focused on sustainability and social responsibility.
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Covers all the Latin texts from the classical period up to about 600 A.D. 31 academies, and scholarly societies from 23 countries support the work of the Bayerische Akademie (Thesaurusbüro München).The database contains all content that is also available in print.
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U.S. Political Stats contains over 225,000 data series—or data measures over time about people, places, and policies—across 10 distinct political science data categories, aligned with a typical political science curriculum. The data series span as far back as 1982, and are updated on a timely basis in accordance with the collection and publication schedules of original sources. Detailed source information, with links where applicable, is provided for every data series.
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This archive gives researchers access to primary source documents covering landmark exhibits from 1840 to 1940, while exploring the technological progress – in everything from entertainment to politics – that shaped contemporary outlooks and reflected national identities.
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