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Collection of African newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Features English and foreign-language titles. This collection includes African newspapers from both the World Newspaper Archive and the British Library Collection.
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This collection contains records pertaining to the Tudway family’s ownership of an Antiguan sugar plantation during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The papers cover the period from the early slave trade to the post-slavery economy. The combination of statistical ledgers and narrative correspondence provides a unique insight into the operation and eventual abolition of the slave trade in the West Indies.  
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Hungary's largest, ever-expanding digital periodica database includes nearly all issues of hundreds of titles, including scientific and professional journals, weekly and daily newspapers, encyclopedias, and thematic book collections.
Trial ends: September 3, 2022
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A powerful research database that brings together deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology (Birds of North America, The Handbook of the Birds of the World, Neotropical Birds, and Bird Families of the World) with millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds.
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This weekly serial publication launched early in 2012 (after a pilot issue in August 2011) provides English translations of timely articles selected from domestic Chinese news publications. The digital archive contains 373 issues dating from 2011 to the present.
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This collection will offer 200 plays from TCG (Theatre Communications Group) Books, the largest independent trade publisher of dramatic literature in North America. TCG Books’ backlist consists of diverse voices in contemporary American theatre, including 18 winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The collection has launched with 110 titles. It will complete with a further 90 in Fall 2022.
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Ebony is one of the key African American magazines of the 20th century, covering 20th and 21st-Century current events, art, design, politics and culture, literature, advertising, and more. The Ebony Magazine Archive contains the complete archive of the magazine (including Covers and Advertisements) beginning in November 1945 to June 2014.
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The online version of the MLA Handbook (9th edition). Use this resource to help format your papers and citations, and avoid plagiarism. This handbook features advice on punctuation, grammar, inclusive language, formatting research papers, and in-text citations. Includes an appendix of sample works-cited-list entries, illustrations, and an index. Chapters 5 and 6 as well as Appendix 2 focus on citation: how-to and examples.
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Collection of primary source material covering the history of politics, culture, books and the arts - in America and around the world. Fully searchable electronic version of the magazine's complete backfile from 1865.
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Provides first-hand reports on national, international, and cultural affairs with a focus on Washington and other political hot spots. Includes full text of The National Review (1955-present) and The National Review Bulletin (1959-1979).
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Articles and opinion pieces from a variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, foreign policy, culture, current events, the arts, and much more, 1914-current.
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Collection of sources including diverse primary texts, criticism, full-text journals, book reviews, dissertations, eBooks, reference material, audio, and video to support the study of literature and linguistics. (Includes all content from Literature Online, plus additional content.)
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Qwest TV (co-founded by Quincy Jones) brings some of the most powerful performances in jazz, soul, funk, classical, and global music to students and educators. All videos are available in HD or 4K.
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A collection of several hundred thousand citations of Old Latin (pre-Vulgate) versions of the Bible taken from patristic writings of the Vetus Latina Institute in Beuron. The database contains images of the file cards kept by Abbot Joseph Denk in the late nineteenth century on which he noted Old Latin biblical citations; the notations on these cards have sometimes been updated by later editors. Citations may be searched by selecting the biblical book, chapter, and verse desired. 
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