Africana/Black Studies - Articles & Databases

Contains over 4,700 full text journals (including over 3,600 peer-reviewed journals) in nearly all academic areas of study - social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.
The library subscribes to CQ Researcher Plus Archive and CQ Researcher Global. Combined these create a searchable database of reports that offer coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports include an overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. CQ Researcher is an excellent place to start your research about contemporary issues or to get a topic idea. Service is limited to 5 simultaneous users.
Access to over 600 reference books in a broad range of topic areas, from general reference to art to technology. Credo Reference includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, as well as subject-specific titles in a diverse range of subjects.
Online access to the content of reference volumes in the following subject areas: Biography, Business, Education, History, Law, Library Science, Literature, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Science, Social Science, and Technology. Content includes multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Browse titles by subject area or search using keyword.
HEINONLINE: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law    
Primary sources & legal materials related to slavery in the United States. It includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery.It includes every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere.
A full-text, scholarly database that features the back issues of journals in the Arts & Sciences and Business
LEXISNEXIS Academic    
News from major U.S. and World publications, law reviews, federal, state, and international cases and codes, as well as business information
Articles from major national and regional U.S. newspapers Indexes, abstracts and full-text articles from major national and regional United States newspapers such as: Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Hartford Courant, Newsday, The New York Times, Providence Journal , The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post , and more.
PROQUEST DATABASES     Search all of Proquest's databases simultaneously, including newspapers, business databases and the research library, or select which databases, modules, or publications that you would like to include in a search. Available databases include: ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, Accounting & Tax with Standards, Banking Information Source, Asian Business and Reference, Computing, Newspapers, Research Library, and Historical Newspaper Databases .
Access to more than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine, with some content available in full text. Select the "SAGE Content Available to Me" radio button to find full text articles available in the SAGE database.
Search for print and electronic books, music CDs, DVDs and more! Worldcat is the world's foremost bibliographic database, with over 46 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. WorldCat covers bibliographic information from before 1,000 BC to the present, and includes holdings information from libraries in 45 countries.


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