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Bibliographies

  • American poetry View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Contains over 40,000 poems by more than 200 poets, covering the Colonial period to the early 20th century and drawn from over 1,200 printed sources. Usage ... []
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  • Chicano database View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1960s-
    Comprehensive bibliographic index for information on Mexican-American topics. Records added since 1992 cover the broader Latino experience, including Puerto ... []
  • LION, literature online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    A virtual library containing more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 200+ full-text literature journals, and other key ... []

Biographies

  • American national biography View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    A standard biographical resource for more than 17,000 notable people in American history.
    Online Teaching Guide
  • 19th century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
  • 20th century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
  • American President View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides a comprehensive collection of material about the U.S. Presidents and the history of the presidency. Features essays about each President and their ... []
  • Biography and genealogy master index View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Indexes hundreds of biographical sources covering individuals, living and dead, from every field of activity worldwide.
  • Contemporary authors (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Dictionary of literary biography (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Jack Kerouac romnibus View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Mode of access: CD-ROM in Reserve Book Room. Software has been installed on the "Windows XP -- CD Station" computer.
    Call Number: HESB RES Electronic PS 3521 .E735 Z633 1995
    Multimedia presentation of the life and work of Jack Kerouac, Beat Generation author and poet, via text, photographs, graphics, sound, animation, and video; ... []
  • Julian Samora Library and Archives Institute for Latino Studies View Full RecordFree Resource
    The Julian Samora Library at the Institute for Latino Studies at Notre Dame collects, preserves, and provides access to rare books, manuscripts, personal ... []
  • Literature resource center View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Nineteenth century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Twentieth century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []

Dictionaries

Directories

  • 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 ... []
  • Native American collection View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Mode of access: CD-ROM in Reserve Book Room. Software has been installed on the "Windows XP -- CD Station" computer.
    Call Number: HESB RES Electronic E 12 .N38 1998
    Includes Dawes Final Rolls with names of citizens and freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indian Territory, Chilocco Indian School Records, 1896 Dawes ... []

Encyclopedias

  • Concise Oxford companion to African American literature View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Encyclopedia of American foreign policy View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Online version of the 3-volume Encyclopedia of American foreign policy, published by Scribner in 2002.
  • Encyclopedia of American studies View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Brings together a large range of disciplines related to the history and cultures of the United States, from pre-colonial days to the present. Features ... []
  • Encyclopedia of Chicago View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Detailed articles and maps on Chicago's industries, people, culture, sports, surrounding cities, towns, politics and more.
  • Encyclopedia of immigrant health View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Adopts a biopsychosocial-historical approach to immigrant health, with a focus on immigrant populations in, and immigration to, magnet countries. Extensive ... []
  • Encyclopedia of Television View Full RecordFree Resource
    The Encyclopedia of Television includes more than 1,000 original essays. It examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends. It also ... []
  • 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 ... []
  • U.S. immigration and migration reference library View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Chronicles immigration to the United States from 1820 to present day.

Government information

  • Afghanistan and the U.S., 1945-1963 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    This collection comprises, in their entirety, the Scholarly Resources microfilm collections entitled Records of the Department of State relating to internal ... []
  • 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, ... []
  • Catalog of U.S. government publications View Full RecordFree ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1976-
    Finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. Provides direct links ... []
  • JFK's foreign affairs and international crises, 1961-1963 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    This digital collection, originally microfilmed as JFK and Foreign Affairs, 1961-1963, consists of all three sections of the microfilm product: Subject ... []
  • National Security archive View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act by the National Security Archive, an independent non-governmental research ... []
  • Records of the Persian Gulf War View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "...contains materials related to the diplomatic and military response by the United States (as part of a multi-national force) to the Iraqi invasion of ... []
  • Serial set maps, 1817-1980 View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    Coverage: years 1855-1994, as of Sept. 2011.
    Specialized search module for maps from U.S. Congressional Serial Set, allowing focused searches on geographic areas, subjects the maps represent, their ... []
  • Tiananmen Square and U.S.-China relations, 1989-1993 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "This digital collection reviews U.S.-China relations in the post-Cold War Era, and analyzes the significance of the 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, ... []
  • U.S. Middle East peace policy and America's role in the Middle East peace process, 1989-1993 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "This collection contains Bush Presidential Records from a variety of White House offices. These files consist of letters of correspondence, memoranda, ... []
  • United States congressional serial set View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: years 1817-1994
  • US Geologic Survey Photographic Library View Full RecordFree Resource
    View and download images from the entire USGS image collection

News sources

  • 19th century U.S. newspapers (see Nineteenth century U.S. newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Searchable database containing digital facsimile images of newspapers; presented as full page layout as well as single articles; advertisements and illustrations ... []
  • 20th century American newspapers (see America’s historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
  • 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 ... []
  • 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.
  • 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 ... []
  • American history in video View Full RecordND-onlyND Catalog Record
    "... provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles ... []
  • Atlanta constitution (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1868-1945
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for The Constitution (1868-1869), The Atlanta constitution (1869-1875), The Atlanta daily ... []
  • 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 ... []
  • 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 ... []
  • 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 ... []
  • Christian Science monitor (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1908-1998
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text from the Christian Science monitor (1908-1925); Christian Science monitor, Atlantic ed. ... []
  • Cincinnati enquirer (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1841-1922
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Daily Cincinnati enquirer (1841-1843), Enquirer and message (1843-1844), Daily enquirer ... []
  • 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.
  • CQ researcher View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: Reports dating back to 1923
    Covers the most current and controversial issues of the day with summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and more, with a United States focus. Includes ... []
  • Detroit free press (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1831-1922
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Democratic Free Press & Michigan Intelligencer (1831-1832), Democratic Free Press (1832-1842), ... []
  • 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 ... []
  • 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.
  • 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 ... []
  • Los Angeles times (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1881-1988
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Los Angeles daily times (1881-1886) and The Los Angeles times (1886-1988). Includes ... []
  • McClatchy-Tribune collection (EBSCO) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceINSPIRE ResourceND Catalog Record
    Searchable, full-text resource "includes a 90-day archive of approximately 290 newspapers from the McClatchy-Tribune Information Services."--Choose Databases ... []
  • 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.), ... []
  • New York times (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1851-three years before present
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for the New-York daily times (1851-1857) and the New York times (1857-2008). Includes digital ... []
  • New York tribune (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1841-1962
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for New-York tribune (1841-1842), New-York daily tribune (1842-1866), New-York tribune ... []
  • Nineteenth century U.S. newspapers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Searchable database containing digital facsimile images of newspapers; presented as full page layout as well as single articles; advertisements and illustrationsretained. ... []
  • Paper of record View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Searchable historical archive from PaperofRecord.com of full-page newspaper images created from newspaper collections on microfilm, preserving the original ... []
  • Pennsylvania Gazette (see Accessible archives) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    Pennsylvania Gazette is a separately searchable part of Accessible archives.
  • 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 ... []
  • ProQuest digital microfilm View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 2008:Jan.1-
    Digitized newspapers based on microfilm. Full-text articles from the Chicago tribune, New York Times (East Coast, Late ed.), Wall Street journal (Eastern ... []
  • San Francisco chronicle (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1865-1922
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Daily dramatic chronicle (1865-1868), Daily morning chronicle (1868-1869), and San ... []
  • Twentieth century American newspapers (see America’s Historical Newspapers) View Full RecordND-only
  • Wall Street journal (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1889-1996
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Wall Street journal (1889-1959) and Wall Street journal, Eastern ed. (1959-). Includes ... []
  • Washington post (ProQuest historical newspapers) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1877-1996
    Provides full-page and article images with searchable full text for Washington post (1877-1954), Washington post and Times herald (1954-1959), Washington ... []

Reviews (book, film, etc.)

  • 19th century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
  • 20th century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
  • 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 ... []
  • Contemporary authors (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Dictionary of literary biography (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Literature resource center View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Nineteenth century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []
  • Twentieth century literary criticism (see Literature resource center) View Full RecordND-only
    Provides biographical, bibliographical, and critical content on literary figures from all time periods; draws on Gale Group's Contemporary Authors, Contemporary ... []