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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Thousands of royalty-free, downloadable maps are available in various regions (world, regional, country, state, provincial, & territory), time periods (modern, historical, & antique), and topics (climate, NASA, Library of Congress, geology, ecology, religion, & maps of discovery/exploration/expansion). It also includes glossaries, geography language videos, flags of the world, lesson plans, games, and puzzles.
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The Online Music Anthology is an extensive collection of music and articles designed expressly for music history and theory courses. It contains hundreds more pieces of music than traditional print anthologies, all beautifully edited and newly engraved.
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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.
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This guide contains best practices in scientific communication for scientists across the STM disciplines. **Please note: the guide is currently in progress and some content will not be available until later in 2020.**
  • Freely available on web
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The Library of Congress and WGBH in Boston have embarked on a project to preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years. The site offers over 7,000 historic public radio and television programs - over 40,000 hours.
  • Case Western Reserve University provided resource
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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.
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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.
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is a general encyclopedia of music. It offers in-depth articles on every aspect of music as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy, and visual arts. MGG Online contains the second print edition of MGG, published from 1994 to 2008, as well as current, continuous updates and additions.
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This platform hosts tens of thousands of Open Access books and other scholarly content from a variety of sources.
  • 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.
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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.
RILM Music Encyclopedias is a continually expanding curated full-text collection that currently comprises dozens of titles published from 1775 to the present. Its content spans various fields and subject areas of historical musicology, ethnomusicology and theory, with focus on topics ranging from popular music, opera, instruments, blues and gospel, to recorded music and women composers.
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The Lily: A Temperance and Abolitionist Newspaper for women, spans 1849 to 1856.
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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.
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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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