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Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. This scholarly collection offers unmatched full text coverage of information in many areas of academic study.
American Indian Histories and Cultures
‘American Indian Histories and Cultures’ is a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.
The American West
From early topographical sketches and pioneers’ accounts, to photographs of Buffalo Bill and his ‘Wild West’ stars, explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.
Ambrose Digital Video
Ambrose Digital Video provides access to ancient historical topics and BBC Shakespeare plays. Easy to use streaming video segments can be viewed on or off campus.
Digital Sanborn Maps
These digitized maps provide detailed property and land-use records that depicts the architecture of more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities throughout the past one hundred years. The maps enable researchers to trace the architectural history of individual buildings or entire communities. Search for the maps by typing in the state or community. One a map is obtained, they pinpoint the streets, landmarks, and other places noted in the map's index. Once displayed, the maps can be manipulated, expanded, printed, and downloaded.
ebrary
The ebrary collection consists of 18,000 electronic books on many subjects. Easy to install software is required to take advantage of the ability to insert notes, highlight passages and bookmark, among other personalizing features.
EBSCO eBook Collection
The EBSCO eBook Collection offers users instant access to ebooks on many subjects including Computer Science, Nursing, Literature, and History.
Films on Demand
From anthropology to world languages and many subjects in between, Films on Demand makes video content available in an easy to use database. Films from ABC News, NBC News, NOVA, Ken Burns, BBC, Scientific American Frontiers, Modern Marvels, and many other sources are part of the thousands available in this database.
HeritageQuest Online
ProQuest Information and Learning's HeritageQuest Online provides libraries a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

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