Database Trials

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Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 is an archive of historical content pertaining to Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture in the United States. Conveying the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics, it sheds light on the intellectual vigor and traditional values that have characterized them from the earliest moments of this country’s history through contemporary times.

Mar 30, 2023
Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2 focuses on Hispanic American civil rights, religion and women’s rights from the 18th through the 20th century. Content is written, indexed and searchable in Spanish and English.

Mar 30, 2023
Life at Sea

Bringing together unique primary sources drawn from world-class maritime archives and heritage collections Life at Sea takes a sociocultural approach, focusing on the individual experiences and personal narratives of seafarers. Through a broad range of sources, from journals and memoirs to ships’ logs and court records, the lives of ordinary seamen, merchants, whalers and pirates can be explored.

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Mar 2, 2023
South African News changed to All South African Media (News Clippings)

Wide range of South African news sources, including news clippings from 1977 to present and South African Press Association archive (1998 to March 2015) and African News Agency daily news feeds (November 2015 to September 2022)

Feb 17, 2023
Writers and Their Work

Writers and Their Work, launched in 1955, won immediate acclaim for its publication of brief but rigorous critical examinations of the works of distinguished writers and schools of writing. The collection embraces the best of modern literary theory and criticism with contributions from world-renowned authors covering the breadth of the canon. Writers and Their Work: The Digital Collection is a unique digital resource comprising of over 400 monograph volumes.

Feb 26, 2023