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News; British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
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1 online resource.
Features the newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets that form the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian library in Oxford, United Kingdom. All 296 volumes of bound material, covering the period 1672-1737 have been digitized. This collection charts the history of the development of the press in England and provides invaluable insight into 17th and 18th century England.
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British and Commonwealth History; News
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Searchable full text of full runs of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth-century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as newspapers from: established country or university towns; the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands; and Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. Penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also included.
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British and Commonwealth History; Feminist Studies
This database contains 2.1 million pages of periodicals published in Great Britain from 1800-1900. It includes publications on women, children, leisure and sport, and humor, and the British Empire.
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American History; News
Searchable database containing digital facsimile images of newspapers; presented as full page layout as well as single articles; advertisements and illustrations included. This collection includes numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.; and it encompasses the entire 19th century.
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General and Reference Works; Social Sciences (General); Political Science; Science (General); Film and Media Studies
Video
streaming video files : digital, Adobe Flash files, sd., color
Academic Video Online: Premium includes documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage. Users will find thousands of award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners. Academic institutions will find the most frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material. Academic Video Online: Premium contains the full contents of more than 27 Alexander Street collections.--Collection product page.
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News
Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Date coverage varies with individual newspaper. Also includes thousands of broadcast transcripts, newswires, video clips, and news blogs
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Government Information: International and Foreign; Political Science; Law; General and Reference Works; Economics and Business
Indexes a finite collection of United Nations Development Programme Project Reports issued and held by UN headquarters between the years 1972-1998. Provides access to evaluative, technical and terminal reports (available in full-text on microfiche from NewsBank/Readex) submitted to the UN by numerous participating and executing agencies.
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Computer Science
This site provides access to ACM journals and magazines, as well as conference proceedings.
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Ancient Greek and Roman Culture; Religious Studies; Medieval Studies
Book
4 CD-ROMS ; 4 3/4 in. + bibliography + quick reference guide + user guide
Database contains the complete Acta sanctorum, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indexes ... comprises the works published over a period of three hundred years by the Société des Bollandistes ... materials on the lives of the saints from the beginning of the Christian era to the end of the sixteenth century.
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Communication and Journalism; Economics and Business; Feminist Studies
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Presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Concentrates on five main subject areas: radio, television, transportation, beauty and hygiene, and World War II, providing a view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in the J. Walter Thompson Company Competitive Advertisements Collection of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History in Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library.
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Economics and Business
An online database that tracks millions of brands across 18 media and ranks top spenders by industry, parent, brand, etc.
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Uncategorized
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Communication and Journalism
The AdViews digital collection provides access to thousands of historic commercials created for clients or acquired by the D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B) advertising agency or its predecessor during the 1950s - 1980s. This collection may be searched by keyword or browsed under the headings of company, title, or subject. The site includes a ten-question quiz about television advertising from the 50s, 60s, and 70s along with expert video interviews discussing the AdViews project, television commercials, and the DMB&B agency. From this Duke University libraries site, there is access to their additional extensive digital collections. AdViews is a collaborative project between the Digital Collections Program and the Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History, as well as a number of other groups, at Duke University.
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Engineering
AERADE is an initiative developed by Cranfield University to enable aerospace and defence experts to find quality, relevant information on the Internet. The service is a joint venture between subject specialists within the information and library services at Cranfield campus (Aerospace) and Shrivenham campus (Defence). This website archives hundreds of technical reports written in Great Britain and the United States about subjects related to aerospace development, particularly those affecting the air forces of the two countries. A section entitled Aerospace and Defence Resources provides links to websites in the two countries on defence subjects and military intelligence.

15. Africa intelligence [1996 - ]

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African Studies
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1 online resource
Created in 1996, Africa Intelligence is the leading publication about Africa aimed at professionals. It's published in Paris in French and in English. Africa Intelligence's portal gathers five publications: Three political and business newsletters focusing on the power brokers and their connections in Africa: West Africa Newsletter, Indian Ocean Newsletter, Maghreb Confidential; Two industry newsletters focusing on the energy and mining sectors in Africa: Africa Energy Intelligence, Africa Mining Intelligence.
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News; Race and Ethnicity; American History; Language
  • Freedom's journal, March 16, 1827 - March 28 1829; The Colored American (Weekly Advocate), January 7, 1837 - December 25, 1841; The North Star, December 3, 1847 - April 17, 1851; The National Era, January 7, 1847 - March 12, 1860 (complete through Dec. 1853); Provincial Freeman, 1854-1857; Frederick Douglass Paper, 1851-1859 (completed through December 1852); The Christian Recorder, 1861-1902 (completed through April, 1862).
This enormous collection of African-American newspaper contains a wealth of information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s, and is rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. They also contain large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements all of which embody the African-American experience.
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News; American History; Race and Ethnicity
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Medicine; Biology; Psychology; African Studies
International index to African health literature and information sources.

19. African News Agency [2015 - ]

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African Studies; News
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1 online resource
reference.sabinet.co.za 1-5 simultaneous users.
Database topics
News; African Studies
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
African Newspapers, 1800-1922 provides more than 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, African Newspapers offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922. This collection includes such key publications as the East African Standard, Mombasa Times & Uganda Argus (Kenya), Leselinyana la Lesutho (Lesotho), Central African Times (Malawi), Beira Post (Mozambique), Lagos Standard (Nigeria), Mafeking Mail and Protectorate Guardian (South Africa), Sierra Leone Weekly News (Sierra Leone), Uganda Herald (Uganda), Buluwayo Chronicle (Zimbabwe) and nearly two dozen others.