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  • 1. Slavery & Anti-Slavery : A Transnational Archive. Part I, Debates over Slavery and Abolition

    Debates over Slavery and Abolition (Part I of Slavery and Anti-Slavery), contains 7,277 books and pamphlets, more than eighty newspaper and periodical titles, and eighteen major manuscript collections. The sources in this collection, originating in the United States and Europe, document the worldwide movement for the abolition of slavery in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The content has been reviewed and selected by an editoral board of scholars, and is thematically arranged. It covers a wide spectrum of interests related to the history of slavery: legal issues; the Caribbean; children and women under slavery; modes of resistance; and much more, from 1490 to 1896.
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  • 2. Caribbean Newspapers (1718-1876)

    The largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers published in this region. It will provide a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands. It is a unique and essential resource for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, New World slavery and U.S. relations with the region as far back as the early 18th century. Created in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society—one of the world's largest and most important newspaper repositories—this collection will provide students and scholars with easy access to more than 150 years of Caribbean and Atlantic history, cultures and daily life. Featuring more than 140 newspapers from 22 islands, this resource will chronicle the region’s evolution across two centuries through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other news items. Most of these newspapers were published in the English language, but a number of Spanish-, French-, and Danish-language titles are also provided.
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  • 3. Project Runeberg

    Project Runeberg is a Swedish-centered, volunteer-based project that offers in HTML format more than 200 original-language classic works of Nordic literature, music, and the history of science, plus selected texts in Swedish law and in other disciplines. Works represent Sweden (the bulk of the offerings thus far), Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland. The site also provides biographical information and links to additional reading, to other text sites, and to other electronic text projects. This is a large and complex site under continuous development. The home page lists additions year by year, but better access is provided through the subject (tema) index and through the alphabetical list of offerings. There is also an author/title search page with links at the bottom to the online catalogs of the Swedish, Danish, and Finnish national libraries and to the Norwegian universities union catalog (BIBSYS). (Updates vary)
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  • 4. Gerritsen Collection: Women's History Online

    The Gerritsen Collection contains the full text of over 4,700 publications from around the world documenting the condition of women, the evolution of feminist consciousness, and women's rights. The collection consists of books, monographs, pamphlets, and periodicals primarily in English with German, French, and Dutch-language materials strongly represented. Other languages included are Italian, Spanish, Latin, Greek, Slavic, and Scandinavian. The full text of documents can be searched by keyword and Boolean operators. Records are linked to corresponding page images. (Not updated)
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  • 5. International Newsstream

    International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.
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  • 6. Danish National Archive of Literature (DNA)= Dansk Nationallitteraert Arkiv (DNA)

    Machine-readable texts of classics of Danish literature ("literature" broadly defined; the collection includes the Gesta Danorum of the medieval Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus and the Astronomiae instauratae mechanica of the astronomer Tycho Brahe). Most texts are in Danish, with some in Latin. At present, the majority of the texts are from Det Danske Sprog-og Litteraturselskab (DSL) (Danish Society of Language and Literature), though with a selection from other publishers. In November 2000 some 45 text files were available on this site, a project of the Det Kongelige Bibliotek (Danish Royal Library). The project had ended by early 2012 but the individual links have been archived and still work. (Not updated)
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  • 7. Indigenous Peoples: North America

    Enabling exploration of the political, social, and cultural history of native peoples from the sixteenth century well into the twentieth century, Indigenous Peoples: North America illustrates the fabric of the North American story with unprecedented depth and breadth. Comprehensive yet personal, the collection covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations, meeting a need for historical researchers. This database facilitates inquiry into the culture and heritage of indigenous people through access to sources from both American and Canadian institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations. The collection also features indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and primers.
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  • 8. Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective (1905-1983)

    Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective is a bibliographic database that indexes information science articles, books, book chapters, book reviews and library school theses for the years 1905-1983. Indexing is from more than 1,200 periodicals with citations to more than 500,000 articles and numerous monograph and book review records. Coverage includes American, European, Asian, Latin American and Australian periodicals and monographs in diverse languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, German, Hungarian, Danish, Norwegian and Italian. Multilingual publications are indexed with translated titles and English language summaries.
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