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Academic Video Online offers over 70,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. This collection includes a variety of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, and demonstrations. Patrons 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.
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Black Studies Center supports research, teaching, and learning in Black Studies and other disciplines that benefit from a more detailed coverage of the black experience such as history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion. Included in this database are the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience™, a series of topical studies help define the development of Black Studies as an academic field. The Black Studies Center gateway makes it cross-searchable with the historical backfiles of the Chicago Defender, as well as current scholarly works from International Index to Black Periodicals—Full Text™, the Marshall Index, and the Black Literature Index.
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Black Thought and Culture includes approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. This collection includes previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. The ideas of over 1,000 authors present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be black in America.
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This archive presents a vast, expertly curated, comprehensive collection of significant primary source documents, arranged in collections, that are central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.

From the award-winning, nongovernmental National Security Archive, this resource consists of expertly curated, and meticulously indexed, declassified government documents covering U.S. policy toward critical world events – including their military, intelligence, diplomatic and human rights dimensions – from 1945 to the present. Each collection is assembled by foreign policy experts and features chronologies, glossaries, bibliographies, and scholarly overviews to provide unparalleled access to the defining international issues of our time.
Funding for this source made possible by the Mideast meets Midwest Grant.
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One person in seven experiences disability,* yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement online collection fills the gap, with a comprehensive and international set of resources to enrich study in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy.
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This groundbreaking collection includes thousands of high-quality e-books assessed by EBSCO Collection Development Librarians on the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Subscribe today and get top titles from more than 230 publishers including Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) and DRM-free selections.
Funding for this source made possible by the Mideast meets Midwest Grant.
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This full-text database is a dedicated resource covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, e-books, biographies and primary source documents.
Funding for this source made possible by the Mideast meets Midwest Grant.
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Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide. The collection includes 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of video that give voice to the countless victims of human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries. Primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types are provided for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than 30 additional subjects.
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Key Business Ratios is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. Containing hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries, Key Business Ratios uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.
NOTE: During trial period, you must use the following credentials to use Key Business Ratios:
Username: uniocm
Password: GoMu1e$
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Mass Incarceration and Prison Studies is organized around a selection of key historical and contemporary events and themes, bringing together archival and reference materials, court cases, first-hand accounts, videos, Supreme Court audio files, research on rehabilitation, training materials and artistic works. The database provides an entry point for investigation of both crucial global trends in mass incarceration, and the detailed prison infrastructure of specific countries. The collection examines prison populations and their relationship to major prison labor systems; and how correctional facilities may serve as central service providers for those with mental health issues. Other events include: the use of the death penalty; the history of correctional institutions for juvenile offenders; internment camps; prison gangs and riots; the loss of rights for prisoners.
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The Music Reference Collection contains a variety of essential reference materials allowing users to chronicle the history of music of diverse origins and walks of life. The comprehensive collection of reference materials covers virtually every time period, genre, cultural group, and geographic region and contains the highest quality content. This collection includes the African American Music Reference, the Classical Music Reference Library, and the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music.
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The New Play Exchange (NPX) is the world's largest digital library of scripts by living writers. The NPX, a National New Play Network program, is flipping the script on the ways in which new work is shared and discovered. National New Play Network (NNPN) is an alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays.
Search, read and download scripts, view writer profiles, contact writers, read script recommendations from professionals throughout the field. Search scripts by cast size, play length, age level, genre, subject matter, gender or sexual identity and ethnicity; search people by writer type and demographics. Other features include an organization search, periodic featured content and an index of large-cast shows, solo shows, shorts and 2-person scripts.
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PressReader offers the unique opportunity for you to browse the largest selection (over 7,000 titles) of online newspapers as though you were reading a print newspaper. This unique database offers national and international newspapers including The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, El Pais, and Le Figaro, to Newsweek, Bloomberg Businessweek, and many others. The PressReader mobile app is also available for your personal tablet or phone.
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ProQuest One Business delivers a mix of practical and theoretical content in an interface that helps you build the research skills you need for success in your courses and career. Includes over 2,500 ebooks, SWOT analysis, marketing plans, over 2,600 journals, and over 15,000 case studies.
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Rock's backpages is the world's largest archive of full-text, primary-source music journalism, featuring over 50,000 articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, with a new edition every Friday. This database also includes over 800 audio interviews with legends from Jimi Hendrix to Kate Bush. With content spanning from 1948 to present content holdings are useful to those studying music history, social history, politics, fashion, film, photography, technology, the music industry, and other disciplines.
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