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David Dressing
1201E Hesburgh Library
631-2472
ddressin@nd.edu


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American Studies
History (U.S. and Canada)
Anthropology
Sociology
Psychology
Political Science

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  • Accessible archives View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides selected text from newspaper collections: Pennsylvania gazette (1728-1800); The Civil War: a newspaper perspective (Nov. 1860-Apr. 1865); African ... []
  • Africa development indicators View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1960- (where data are available)
    ADI contains over 1,000 indicators covering 53 African countries on topics including private sector development, infrastructure, human development, agriculture, ... []
  • Africa interactive maps View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    CD-ROM uses simple menu buttons to direct the user to both information and test-questions on the climate, countries, ethnic groups, history, languages, ... []
  • African American newspapers, 1827-1998 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience... from more than 35 states ... ... []
  • African American Newspapers: the 19th Century (see Accessible archives) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    African American newspapers: the 19th century is a separately searchable part of Accessible archives.
  • African newspapers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1800-1922
    Searchable collection of historical African newspapers. Includes dozens of newspapers published between 1800 and 1922 in Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, ... []
  • African studies companion online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    An annotated guide which lists print and electronic information resources in African studies. Provides many links to online resources. ... []
  • African writers series View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Key texts of modern African literature, published under the Heinemann African Writers Series imprint, including fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional ... []
  • African-American poetry View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Contains nearly 3,000 poems by African-American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Usage info: Licensed for four simultaneous users. ... []
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  • America's historical newspapers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    A growing collection allows users to search more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1998 [and beyond], including titles from ... []
  • America, history and life (EBSCO) View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1910-
    Provides abstracts of scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. Search can ... []
  • American black journal View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Recognizing the unique historical value of the 40 year run of the series now known as American Black Journal, Detroit Public Television (DPTV) has worked ... []
  • American broadsides and ephemera. Series I View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection ... offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed ... []
  • American Civil War research database View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "Contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 15,000 photographs. ... In addition to 222 ... []
  • American state papers, 1789-1838 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1789-1838
    Search or browse U.S. congressional materials originating from 1789 and covering through 1838, including 1st Congress, 1st Session through 25th Congress, ... []
  • Ancestry library edition View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Searchable genealogical information on billions of names across thousands of census and related collections.
  • Anthropological literature View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: Began in 199-?
    A bibliographic index to articles in journals and edited works received by Harvard's Tozzer Library. Coverage includes core anthropology and archaeology ... []
  • ArchiveGrid View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have ... []
  • Atlanta daily world (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1931-2003
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for the Atlanta world (1931-1932) and the Atlanta daily world (1932-2003). Includes digital ... []
  • Black abolitionist archive View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Searchable database of digitized original source materials containing editorials, speeches, and news reports by and relating to African American abolitionists ... []
  • Black drama View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1850-present
    Contains the full text of more than 1,400 plays, written from the 1850s to the present, by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking ... []
  • Black short fiction and folklore View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Contains thousands of stories, folktales, and works of short fiction by African, African American, and Caribbean authors.
  • Black thought and culture View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "source for the published works of numerous historically important black leaders. Along with well-known works, the collection features approximately 5,000 ... []
  • Black women in America View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Black women writers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Literature and essays written by black women from Africa and the African Diaspora. A tool for understanding the feminine perspective on the diversity and ... []
  • BlackPast.org View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides reference materials on six centuries of African American history. Includes an online encyclopedia of hundreds of famous and lesser known figures ... []
  • Boston globe (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1872-1981
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Boston daily globe (1872-1960) and Boston globe (1960-1981). Includes digital reproductions ... []
  • Caribbean literature View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. ... numerous rare and hard-to-find works written ... []
  • Chicago defender (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1910-1975
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Chicago defender, Big weekend ed. (1910-1966); Chicago defender, National ed. (1921-1967); ... []
  • Chicago tribune (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1849-1988
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Chicago daily tribune (1849-1858), Chicago press and tribune (1858-1860), Chicago tribune ... []
  • Civil War: a Newspaper perspective (see Accessible archives) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Civil War: a Newspaper perspective is a separately searchable part of Accessible archives.
  • Concise Oxford companion to African American literature View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Dissertation abstracts online (see Dissertations and theses) View Full Record
  • Dissertations and theses, full text View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1861- (Indexing); 1980- (Abstracting dissertations), 1988- (Abstracting theses), 1997- (Full-text dissertations, where available)
    Provides information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses, with subject, title, and author access to almost all American dissertations accepted ... []
  • Early American imprints. Series I, Evans, 1639-1800 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Covering American history and literature from the colonial period through the 18th century, this database of some 37,000 titles is a full-text digitization ... []
  • Early American imprints. Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, this database provides full-text access to 36,000 American books, ... []
  • Early American newspapers (see America's historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    "... allows users to search more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states. Created by ... []
  • Encyclopedia of Africa View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Entries focus on African history and culture and are based on the 5-volume print publication: Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American ... []
  • Ethnic newsWatch View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1959-
    Full text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic, minority and native press in the U.S.
  • Frederick Douglass papers at the Library of Congress View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    The first release of the Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress contains approximately 2,000 items relating to Douglass's life as an escaped ... []
  • In motion View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    A new interpretation of African American history over the last 400 years which includes essays, books, articles, manuscripts, illustrations, lesson plans, ... []
  • In the first person View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides in-depth indexing of more than 2,500 collections of oral history in English from around the world. With future releases, the index will broaden ... []
  • Index Islamicus View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1906-
    Index to literature on Islam, the Middle East and Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, and Muslim minorities elsewhere. Includes citations to over 2,000 journals, ... []
  • JSTOR ebook collection View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 2013-
    A collection of scholarly books in the areas of humanities and social sciences.
  • Latin American women writers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "an extensive searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Also included ... []
  • Left index (EBSCO) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1982-
    Provides citations and abstracts, with some full text, to publications from leftist and radical media worldwide since 1982, covering topics such as the ... []
  • Liberator (see Accessible archives) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Liberator is a separately searchable part of Accessible archives.
  • Los Angeles sentinel (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1934-2005
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Los Angeles sentinel (1934-2005). Includes digital reproductions providing access to ... []
  • New York Amsterdam news (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1922-1993
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for New York Amsterdam news (1922-1938), New York Amsterdam news (1938-1941 : City ed.), ... []
  • Oral history online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides indexing to English language oral histories held in repositories and collections; includes interview-level records (some with full text; some ... []
  • Oxford companion to Black British history View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Oxford encyclopedia of African American history, 1619-1895 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    In nearly 700 entries, this set documents the full range of the African American experience during the period from the arrival of the first slave ship ... []
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 "separate but equal" ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to the contemporary period, this ... []
  • Oxford encyclopedia of African thought View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • PCI full text (see Periodicals archive online) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Full text searchable journal collection of 350+ periodicals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences (a subset of Periodicals index online). See Periodicals ... []
  • PCI index (see Periodicals index online) View Full RecordND-onlyFindText Enabled
    Index to millions of articles in over 4,500 periodicals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences published beginning 1770 or subsequently; scope is ... []
  • Pennsylvania Gazette (see Accessible archives) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Pennsylvania Gazette is a separately searchable part of Accessible archives.
  • Periodicals archive online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Full text searchable journal collection of 350+ periodicals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences (a subset of Periodicals index online). See Periodicals ... []
  • Periodicals Archive Online e-journal collection page View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Coverage: Beginning thru 1995.
    Full text searchable journal collection of 350+ periodicals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences (a subset of Periodicals index online). See Periodicals ... []
  • Periodicals index online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: Beginning thru 1995
    Index to millions of articles in over 4,500 periodicals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences published beginning 1770 or subsequently; scope is ... []
  • Pittsburgh courier (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1911-2002
    Provides full page and article images with searchable full text for Pittsburgh courier (1910-1950 : City ed.), Courier (1950-1954 : City ed.), Pittsburgh ... []
  • PsycINFO View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1806-
    Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and psychological aspects ... []
  • Recent Acquisitions in Africana Studies View Full RecordFree Resource
    This is a dynamic link listing books on Africana studies acquired in the last 30 days.
  • Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography [Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from Its Discovery to the Present Time], ... []
  • School Desegregation in Norfolk, Virginia View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Search or browse materials on the activities of the Norfolk School Board, the Norfolk Committee on Public Schools, an attorney representing the plaintiffs ... []
  • Slavery and manumission manuscripts of Timbuktu View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "From the Bibliothèque Commémorative Mama Haidara in Timbuktu, Mali, a collection of [209] 19th century manuscripts relating to slavery and manumission ... []
  • Social theory View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Full-text searchable books and articles by major and minor social thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
  • Sociological abstracts (ProQuest) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1952-
    Abstracts and indexes international literature in sociology and related disciplines in social and behavioral sciences. Citations to journal articles, book ... []
  • Trans-atlantic slave trade View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "Information on almost 35,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth ... []
  • Trans-Atlantic slave trade View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Mode of access: CD-ROM in Reserve Book Room.
    Call Number: HESB RES Electronic HT 1322 .T74 1999
    Contains records of 27,233 trans-Atlantic slave ship voyages made between 1595 and 1866. Allows tracking by time period and geographic region. Includes ... []
  • Twentieth century African-American poetry View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    A collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African-American poets of the 20th century; complete text of each poem with any integral ... []
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    Link to LION home page
  • Twentieth century American newspapers (see America’s Historical Newspapers) View Full RecordND-only
  • United States congressional serial set View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: years 1817-1994
  • Virginia Company archives View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Documentation for the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London, 1606-1624. Includes the ... []
  • WorldCat View Full RecordND-onlyINSPIRE ResourceND Catalog Record
    A worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 OCLC member institutions. With millions of online records built from the ... []
  • 20th century African-American poetry (see Twentieth century African-American poetry) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    A collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African-American poets of the 20th century; complete text of each poem with any integral ... []
  • 20th century American newspapers (see America’s historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource

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