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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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Collection of music and articles designed for music history and theory courses. Available to instructors and students as a supplement or replacement for traditional print anthologies.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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Diverse primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture have been assembled into comprehensive databases. These databases allow access to a rich store of materials from leading historical books, newspapers and periodicals.
  • Freely available on web
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Archive of a selection of American public radio and television broadcasts from the 1950s to today, from more than 120 public media stations.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
  • Freely available on web
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ArchivesSpace is a web-based archives information management system and discovery tool for the historical records and primary sources held in the Kelvin Smith Library Special Collections.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
  • OhioLINK provided resource
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Access a collection of e-books published since 2015 by Cambridge University Press.
  • Freely available on web
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Contains more than 100 million publications, ranging from articles published in scholarly journals, books and book chapters, to preprints and conference proceedings. All publications are contextualized with linked data sets, funding, publications, patents, clinical trials, and policy documents. You can also view associated categories, funders, institutions, and researcher profiles.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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This collection provides the complete run of Godey’s Lady’s Book, and contains the color plates as they originally appeared. Our search and retrieval system allows searchers to limit by “Image Type,” which includes chromolithograph, color plate and color plate fashion, as well as advertisement, cartoon, drawing, engraving, fashion plate, illustration, map, mezzotint, portrait, sheet music, table and woodcut.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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Oxford Bibliographies in Music combines features of an encyclopedia and a traditional bibliography in a style tailored to meet the needs of today’s online researchers. Each article, written and reviewed by top scholars in the field, contains citations and annotations, expert recommendations, and narrative pathways to the most important works for virtually all areas of music.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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The collection consists of materials from the years 1913 through 1998 that document African American author and activist Amiri Baraka and were gathered by Dr. Komozi Woodard in the course of his research. The extensive documentation includes poetry, organizational records, print publications, articles, plays, speeches, personal correspondence, oral histories, as well as some personal records.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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The Lily: A Temperance and Abolitionist Newspaper for women, spans 1849 to 1856.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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The Revolution, a weekly women’s rights newspaper, was the official publication of the National Woman Suffrage Association formed by feminists Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony to secure women’s enfranchisement through a federal constitutional amendment. This collection covers content from 1868 to 1871.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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The Moving Picture World began publication on March 9, 1907, and appeared weekly until January 7, 1928, when it became Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World. Interestingly, the cover of the first issue of the new magazine featured an advertisement for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, headed "Mergers Make Greatness!"
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