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  • 1. Ibero-American Electronic Text Series

    The Ibero-American Electronic Text Series is a project developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison devoted to Iberian and Latin American works in the humanities. The texts comply with the Guidelines for Electronic Text Encoding and Interchange (TEI) and with the Guidelines for Markup of Electronic Texts, reading level, which can be accessed at http://www.library.wisc.edu/help/tech/TEI/. Each text is accompanied by its corresponding source text, a full header of the electronic edition, and an encoding description in order to facilitate the identification of provenance as well as any editorial emendations to the printed source. The initial texts of this series include Menéndez Pidal's edition of Elena y María, Cejador y Frauca's editon of El Criticón, Sor Juana's Loa para el auto sacramental de El Divino Narciso, Esteban Echeverrías' El matadero, Ermilo Abreu Gómez's essay Semblanza de Sor Juana, and the Folché-Delbose edition of Vida de Santa María Egipciaqua. (Updated irregularly)
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  • 2. First World War

    The First World War Portal consists of three modules each representing different presentations of the First World War, using a vast array of primary source materials drawn from several archives and collections around the world. "Personal Experiences" provides documents on subjects such as daily life and routines in the army and auxiliary services; trench warfare and conditions in the trenches; battles and warfare; and more. The material in this module includes diaries and journals; letters; trench literature and soldiers' journals; photographs, and 360° views of personal items and objects, to name a few. Such key features as interactive maps, a digitized artifacts collection, and a virtual trench experience enable a deeper exploration in numerous facets of this historic event in the early twentieth century. A second module, "Propaganda and Recruitment" offers a wide variety of primary sources on recruitment, training, morale, public opinion, censorship and the development of different forms of propaganda during the First World War. The material has been collated from the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University, the Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte and the Hauptstaatsarchiv in Stuttgart, Cambridge University Library, among several others. Documents include minute books of recruiting committees; German and Russian propaganda postcards; "Le Bonnet rouge," 1916, newspaper articles suppressed by the French government; various other newspapers, cartoons, and photographs; papers on the activities of the German Peace Society; cabaret, concert, and theater programs kept by the German Army; and additional materials. Case studies examine subjects such as aerial propaganda, anti-war protests, the training of recruits, the campaign for American entry, conscription and military service tribunals, Wellington House and the formation of the Ministry of Information. "Visual Perspectives and Narratives" comprises the third module, and features a rich variety of primary source material from the holdings of Imperial War Museums. Through both visual and documentary resources, this collection showcases the international dimensions of the conflict, the British home front and the role of women in the war. The collection includes photographs (documenting the war from multiple international perspectives, including foreign official photographs and private collections); artwork (oil paintings, watercolors, pastels and pencil sketches from a large array of artists, including artists’ commissioning documents); film clips; museum objects; posters; etc. The diverse material allows for an exploration of the following themes: industry and economy, workers and strikes, role of women, education, children, food and rationing, transport, disease, religion and spiritualism, celebration, and more.
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  • 3. Health Source: Consumer Edition

    Health Source: Consumer Edition is a consumer-health database providing access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines covering nutrition, exercise, medical self-care, drugs and alcohol, and more. Also included is the full text for nearly 130 health reference books, current, health-related pamphlets, and more than 13,000 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish). This resource is licensed by BadgerLink/Department of Public Instruction for use by all Wisconsin residents. (Updated daily)
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  • 4. Holocaust Encyclopedia

    The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. During the era of the Holocaust, the Nazis also targeted other groups: Roma (Gypsies), the handicapped, some of the Slavic peoples (Poles, Russians, and others), Communists, Socialists, Jehovah's Witnesses, and homosexuals. This encyclopedia includes articles and other resources on the Holocaust and related subjects.
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  • 5. Bibliography of Asian Studies Online

    The Bibliography of Asian Studies lists journal articles about Asia in Western language journals and books. Citations to books were discontinued in 1992. Covers all subjects, particularly in the humanities and social sciences, pertaining to East, South and Southeast Asia published worldwide 1971 - present. (Updated irregularly)
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  • 6. Dialnet (Spain)

    This is a virtual library of Spanish academic journals, hosted by the Universidad de la Rioja in Spain. Primarily a bibliographic index with tables of contents, it covers more than 5,000 journals and 2.1 million documents. There are a growing number of full-text articles available as content is continuously updated. Subjects covered include the sciences, social sciences and the humanities and arts. It is particularly useful for subjects related to Spain, such as history and Islamic studies, not well covered by other popular databases. English language search is available. Coverage is 1980 to present.
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  • 7. Eusko Bibliographia

    Eusko Bibliographia is a reference bibliographic database of Basque authors and themes. The core of this database is made up of the bibliographic compilation work undertaken by the emeritus bibliographer Jon Bilbao throughout his lifetime, and which was lent to the Regional Library of Bizkaia for its treatment and international dissemination. The documentary collection to date in this database refers to more than 100,000 bibliographic references from a variety of sources on the Basque culture. All the bibliographic references for the 1981-1994 period have already been entered, most of these remained unpublished and transferred. Bibliographic consultation can be conducted in Basque, French, English and Spanish and under many search criteria (author, title, keyword, legal deposit, standardized numbers, place of publication, name of publisher, place of printing, name of printer). The entries can be selected for saving and exporting in multiple formats. NOTE: To perform a search in this database click on the link "Bibliographic Query" located above the description.
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  • 8. Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics Digital Video Library

    The Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library (HIDVL) is a collaboration between New York University Libraries and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics that provides a digital library of performance practices in the Americas. HIDVL documents the expression of social and political life through performance in the many cultures and political landscapes of the Americas. It includes online access to more than 600 hours of video. A trilingual Profile (English, Spanish and Portuguese) is created for each collection, contextualizing the videos with detailed production information, synopses, image galleries, texts, interviews, bibliographies and additional materials. The Hemispheric Institute Special Collections is a growing digital archive of performance and politics in the Americas. Curated by leading scholars, it includes teaching modules, artist profiles, image galleries, articles, scripts, bibliographies and other research materials. Its contents are only available to faculty and students of current Hemispheric Institute Member Institutions. Because UW-Madison is a member, these materials are available to you. To access them, you must create a Hemispheric Institute user account USING YOUR UNIVERSITY ( @wisc.edu) EMAIL ADDRESS, so you can be recognized as a Member by Hemispheric Institute staff, and then login to the website to gain member access to the Special Collections. If you experience any difficulties or have any questions, please contact the Hemispheric Institute through the "Email Us" section of their website.
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  • 9. Kanopy (Films)

    Kanopy is a video streaming platform which offers a broad collection that includes over 26,000 films and videos from 800 top producers such as BBC Active, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection/Janus films, Documentary Educational Resources, First Run Features, The Great Courses, Green Planet Films, Kino Lorber Edu, Media Education Foundation, National Film Board of Canada, New Day Films, PBS, Psychotheraphy.net, the DEFA Film Library’s (East) German Film Collection, and many more. Kanopy launches over 300 new releases per month. Films range from documentaries, independent and foreign films, must-see classics, and blockbuster movies. With regard to topic coverage, humanities and the arts represent the largest category, followed by education and media/communication. Other strong categories are the sciences, social sciences, and history. Search for films by title, subject, keywords, or browse by subject. Register with Kanopy to utilize features such as playlists, clips, sharing, embedding, and creating a watch list for future viewing. Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact Kanopy and they will try to obtain the film for the database within several weeks. See also Docuseek2 and Films on Demand databases for more streaming video options.
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  • 10. Chicano Database

    This is the most comprehensive bibliographic resource for information about Mexican-American topics and the only specialized database for Chicano reference. It identifies, in one place, all types of material about Chicanos and provides uniform subject access to this constantly growing body of literature. Incorporates the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, a comprehensive resource covering psychological, sociological, and educational literature. Also includes (1992 to the present) the broader Latino experience of Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. (Updated quarterly)
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