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American Historical Periodicals offers a documentary history of the American people from the Colonial Era into the twentieth century, presenting North American thought, culture, and society through a variety of perspectives.
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Presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. The archive illuminates the experiences not just of the LGBTQ community as a whole, but of individuals of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations, and geographical locations that constitute this community.
Collection of over 1,100 online multi-media video lectures and case studies by leading experts. Topics include marketing, management, finance, accounting, strategy and more.
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An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The publisher merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
The analysis of engineering failures is an essential part of many engineering curricula today. This focus enables engineers and scholars to learn what not to do and how to create designs with a greater chance of success. Over 80 cases are currently covered in the system, including the Chernobyl disaster, the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse, and many more.
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Provides a free and publicly accessible platform for engineers and engineering researchers to upload working papers, pre-prints, published papers, data, and code.
This database uses text, archival primary sources, and video to address major past and ongoing environmental issues—water challenges, air pollution, biodiversity, climate change, energy issues, consumption and waste issues, and land issues—in comparative, historical, global, and interdisciplinary ways.
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This brings together two of Gale’s major literary databases, the Literature Resource Center (LRC) and LitFinder. LRC provides biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world. LitFinder includes full-text poems, poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.

Coverage: 1926-current
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Provides scans and images of unique primary sources and documents that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth.
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Mintel Reports contains a comprehensive overview of the market size, including a five year forecast, brand share, category trends, consumer attitudes and behaviors, and analysis on what’s working, what’s not working, and what’s coming next. Mintel publishes over 220 reports in the US every year, across a wide range of consumer markets. People can dive into specific consumer survey questions to identify key demographics or target markets and build custom presentations and reports.
Provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries. The emphasis on people-based records, plus the strength of the index, enables users to access information both about specialized topics (regions, time periods) as well as social, cultural, and political trends.
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This archive covers every aspect of nineteenth-century science: electricity and electromagnetism, mathematics, engineering, astronomy and astrophysics, color theory, the theory of natural selection, geology and mineralogy, chemistry, and medicine.
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This is a database of reading recommendations. It helps fiction and nonfiction readers of all ages find new authors and titles. Find read-alikes, reviews, articles, lists, book discussion guides, book talks, and more.
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This resource spans multiple geographic regions providing a variety of perspectives on women's experiences and cultural impact. This presents materials covering the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and offers a look at the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society. A wide range of primary sources provide a close look at some of the pioneers of women's history.
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