A collection of digitized full text replicas of magazines, newspapers, and books covering many aspects of American life during colonial times, Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and World War I; covers science, literature, medicine, agriculture, family life, slavery, military, and religion.
Citation database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from U. S. and international alternative, radical, and left publications covering topics related to socialism, revolution, ecology, democracy, anarchism, feminism, organized labor, indigenous peoples, and gays/lesbians. Limited to one user at a time.
Full text database focused on Asia and Europe business and finance and includes scholarly journals, trade publications?, magazines, conference papers & proceedings, working papers, reports, newspapers, wire feeds, and books.
Full text database focused on world-wide critical issues and events that influence women's lives and includes information from journals, newsletters, and research reports produced by non-profit groups and government and international agencies.
Streaming audio of American music from independent record labels and sound archives. Also includes liner notes and essays. A wide variety of genres including folk, opera, Native American, jazz, 19th century classical, early rock, musical theater, contemporary, and electronic.
Online reference book featuring information of over 250 countries and territories including each country's map, flag, profile, and statistics and directories on government & politics, society & media, and business & commerce. Limited to four simultaneous users.
Additional topics: economic, political data, geographic data, international organizations
Full text interdisciplinary database including articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.
Archival material dates back to 1970 and includes authoritative historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. The combination of academic, gray, and popular titles encompasses:
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) studies
Multi-disciplinary streaming video platform including educational videos and feature films with a focus on race and gender studies, communication, education, sociology, psychology, health sciences, and the arts.
Includes films from Criterion, Kino Lorber EDU, First Run Features, California Newsreel, and PBS.
Written by leaders within the black community, this database includes books, essays, articles, speeches, and interviews from authors such as Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson, Alain Locke, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Booker T. Washington.
Full text poetry, fiction, and plays, including never published before works, written in English and Spanish by Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States.
A wide range of full text materials including books, articles, letters, speeches, interviews, memoirs, biographies, poetry, and fiction illuminating the lives of lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community.
Essential content for cultural studies, history, womens and gender studies, political science, American studies, social theory, sociology, and literature.
A collection of full text plays from American Indian and First Nation playwrights as well as detailed information of productions, theaters, and production companies. Also included is the Native Playwrights' Newsletter with original essays, articles, photographs, interviews, reviews, and production information.
An archival collection, focusing on the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, includes full-text documents, reviews of books and websites, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.
Illinois State University has a rich history of using objects as a dynamic hands-on approach to teaching. For example, as early as 1862, plant and animal specimens were used in classrooms to encourage students to explore the natural world around them. By the late 1980s ISU’s University Museums contained more than 30,000 objects of all kinds, natural and artifacts.
This free resource, on transgender history, is an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world. This resource focuses on collecting materials created before the year 2000.
Includes comics containing substantive queer representation across the LGBTQIA spectrum, as well as intersectional representation.
Comics included are publications either in print and on the web, from major publishers, independent publishers, and self-published comics, and for children, teens, adults, and all-ages. Each record includes information such as creators, audience, genre, series type. tone, art style, and queer representation.