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Some databases are restricted to the Washington University community. Information about access from outside WU campuses.
- Academic Guide to Jewish History
Annotates over 700 major scholarly electronic and print reference resources useful for learning, teaching and research in higher education.
- Academic Search Complete
A scholarly, multidisciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and others. Also includes full-text access to over 5,000 journals. Offers coverage of many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields. More info
Full-text. Provides access to over 60 key medical texts, including Harrison’s Online, plus a drug database, case files, and practice guidelines. Subscribed by the Becker Medical Library, available to all of WU.
- AccessUN is no longer available. Please use United Nations, Official Documents instead. More info
- Accounting & Tax
Comprehensive coverage of accounting and tax topics appearing in key industry publications and newspapers. The quintessential accountant's database. Coverage: varies
- ACLS Humanities E-Book
Full-text. Includes over 3,300 full-text, cross-searchable books in the humanities selected by scholars for their continuing importance for research and teaching. Individual titles can be found through the online catalog as well as through this website. More info
- ACM Digital Library
Full text of every article ever published by the Association for Computing Machinery.
- Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary (2008 - )
Full-text. 'Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings.' (from ebook homepage) Access starts with volume 40, 2008, and will include subsequent editions as they are published.
- Acta Sanctorum
"The Acta Sanctorum Database is an electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum, from the edition published in sixty-eight volumes by the Société des Bollandistes in Antwerp and Brussels. It is a collection of documents examining the lives of saints, organised according to each saint's feast day, and runs from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940.
The Acta Sanctorum Database contains the entire Acta Sanctorum, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indices. Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina reference numbers, essential references for scholars, are also included.")
- The Adams Papers Digital Edition (part of Rotunda)
Full text. 'The definitive record of the nation's first great political family, The Adams Papers Digital Edition comprises John Adams's complete diaries, selected legal papers, and the ongoing series of family correspondence and state papers.' (from database homepage) More info
- Ad$pender (3 concurrent users allowed)
Data. Ad$pender is a flexible online service that draws on a five-year historical database of ad expenditure data, providing a summary of U.S. advertising in 18 different media types. Use it to understand the demographic and lifestyle traits of target markets; find out targets' online behavior; analyze how brands are spending on advertising in different media; customize reports by media, market, company brand, or product category. Note: not available from off-campus via libproxy server.
- Afghanistan and the U. S., 1945-1963
Afghanistan's history, internal political development, foreign relations, and very existence as an independent state have largely been determined by its geographic location at the crossroads of Central, West, and South Asia. The U.S. State Department Central Classified Files are the definitive source of American diplomatic reporting on political, military, social, and economic developments throughout the world in the twentieth century. The collection contains 9,674 images from the U.S. National Archives.
- African American Newspapers (ProQuest)
Search all ProQuest African-American Newspapers including: Atlanta Daily World, Baltimore Afro-American, Chicago Defender, Cleveland Call and Post, Los Angeles Sentinel, New York Amsterdam News, Norfolk Journal and Guide, Philadelphia Tribune, Pittsburgh Courier.
- African American Newspapers: The 19th Century (Parts 1-8)
Full-text. Contains the complete text of the major African-American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th century. More info
- African American Studies Center (1 concurrent user allowed)
Full-text. Provides more than 7,500 articles by top scholars in the field, and includes the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895, Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present, and additional reference works. More info
- Ageline is no longer free from AARP.org. Please use one or more of the Psychology/Gerontology databases, or the Social Work/Gerontology databases.
- AGRICOLA (NAL) (some
earlier cites, primarily 1970 -)
Journal index; also includes other materials such as books and book chapters. Covers every major agricultural subject. More info
AGRIS (1975 - )
Journal index. An index to all aspects of agriculture which is international in scope. More info
- Alcohol Studies Database
Index. Deals with alcoholism, alcohol abuse and alcohol use. It is a joint production of "the Scholarly Communication Center, the Center of Alcohol Studies, and the Rutgers University Libraries." This database includes books, chapters, reports, audio-visual materials, and articles.
'AllAfrica Global Media is a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide... This website, allAfrica.com, is among the Internet's largest content sites, posting over 1000 stories daily in English and French and offering a diversity of multi-lingual streaming programming as well as over 900,000 articles in our searchable archive (which includes the archive of Africa News Service dating from 1997).' (from Who We Are on the site)
- Access to Alternative Press Index and Alternative Press Index Archive has ceased, as they are no longer available on FirstSearch.
- Aluka: Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa
Full text. 'The struggles for freedom in Southern Africa were both a regional and global phenomenon. As such, documentation of the struggles is scattered around the world, reflecting the history itself: colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region. The Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa Collection brings together materials from various sites throughout the world and makes them available online...' (from database intro page) More info
- America: History and Life (EBSCO) (1964 - )
Journal index. Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. More info
- America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations, The Vietnam Veterans Against the War (Archives Unbound)
For description see 'Archives Unbound' entry further down this page.
- America's Historical Imprints
Full-text. Allows searching of both Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 and Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 at the same time.
- American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) (1939 - )
Journal index. Provides information on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. More info
- American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
"Civil War Letters and Diaries contains 2,009 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of diaries, letters and memoirs. Particular care has been taken to index this material so it can be searched more thoroughly than ever. Each source has been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies. The product includes 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts such as the letters of Amos Wood and his wife and the diary of Maryland Planter William Claytor.
The collection also includes biographies, an extensive bibliography of the sources in the database, and material licensed from The Civil War Day-by-Day by E.B. Long."
- American Film Institute Catalog (1975 - )
Documents every American film from 1893 to 1970 (except 1959-1960). More info
- American Film Scripts Online
Full-text. Contains 1,009 scripts by 1,062 writers together with detailed information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts. More info
American Israelite (1854-2000)
The American Israelite is the longest-running English-language Jewish newspaper still published in the United States. The newspaper's two goals were to spread the principles of Reform Judaism, and to keep American Jews in touch with Jewish affairs and their religious identity.
American Hebrew and Hebrew Messenger (1857-1922)
The American Hebrew was a weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York City. In 1903 it merged with the Jewish Messenger. The paper covered many topics of Jewish interest internationally. Many prominent Jewish writers and communal workers in the United States have been contributors to its pages.
- American Founding Era (beta, part of Rotunda)
Full text. 'Rotunda's American Founding Era Collection is your gateway into one of the great conversations in history. These newly prepared digital editions of the papers of many of the major figures of the early republic are presented in a fully searchable and interoperable online environment.' (from database homepage) More info
- American Men and Women of Science
Ebook, full-text. A biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological, and related sciences. More info
- American National Biography (1 concurrent user
Ebook, full-text. 'The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.' (from About the ANB) More info
- American Periodicals (1740 - 1940)
Full-text. 'This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.' More info
- American West
Sources are drawn from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago, which contains a mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources. Users can understand the phenomenon of Westward expansion, and learn more about Native American history and culture by examining documents such as records of key railroad companies, papers of early pioneers, explorers and hunters, manuscript travel journals, store catalogues, maps, illustrations, literary and historical works as well as contemporary newspapers and posters.
- AmericasBarometer Surveys (LAPOP - Latin American Public Opinion Project) (2004 - )
Full text reports and data sets. Surveys democratic public opinion and behavior in the Americas. Individual registration required for data set access. More info
AMICA Library via LUNA Commons
The AMICA Library contains over 108,000 works of art from the collections of prominent museums worldwide. Cultures and time periods range from contemporary art, Native American and Inuit art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works, along with Japanese and Chinese works. More info
L'Année Philologique Online (1924 - 1 calendar year ago) (10 concurrent users allowed)
Online version of L'Année Philologique, the annual index of scholarly publications relating to the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome (500 BCE to 800 CE). More info
- Annual Reviews - Social Sciences (1950 - )
Full text. Provides review articles in social sciences journals. To search only social sciences journals, enter search terms, highlight 'Social Sciences' under 'Publication,' and click 'AR Search.'
Index Online (1984 - )
Journal index. NOTE: While you may still search this database directly, it is now searchable as part of
Anthropology Plus, below. Citations to journal articles in the Museum of Mankind Library (Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland). More info
- Anthropology Plus
Journal index. Contains both Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute, UK. Citations to articles and essays in anthropology and archaeology, from works published in English and other European languages, 19th century to present. More info
Full text. Brings 100 years of anthropological material online, including current issues for 15 of the American Anthropological Association's most critical peer-reviewed publications; an electronic archive of all AAA journals; holdings information; seamless access to archival content housed at JSTOR for key AAA publications. Searchable.
- AP Images
Full-text. Images. Provides access to more than 4.6 million photographs with a full descriptive caption giving the details of the event. Photographs are accessible by searching on a who, what, where, when basis using natural language queries. Please read and abide by the license terms linked from the website. More info
- Applied Science & Technology Full Text (1983 - ) (12 concurrent users allowed)
Journal Index, some full text articles. Includes the full text of more than 98 periodicals beginning in January 1997. More than 350 periodicals covering engineering, mathematics, physics, and computer technology. Updated monthly. More info
- Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts: see ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, below.
- Arabidopsis Information Resource – see TAIR : the Arabidopsis Information Resource
- Archaeology Data Service (ADS)
The Archaeology Data Service is an archaeological data repository that supports research, learning and teaching with freely available, high quality and dependable digital resources. It does this by preserving digital data in the long term, and by promoting and disseminating a broad range of data in archaeology. The ADS promotes good practice in the use of digital data in archaeology, it provides technical advice to the research community, and supports the deployment of digital technologies. You must accept the terms to search the ADS. (Description from the resource)
Archäologische Bibliographie (via Projekt Dyabola)
Based on the catalog of the German Archaeological Institute, the Archäologische Bibliographie is the major bibliographical database for classical archaeology. More info
- Architecture Week
ArchitectureWeek™ is a leading magazine of design and building online, providing news and features weekly on architecture and construction, digital media, architectural products, and building culture to hundreds of thousands of monthly visitors and 70,000 newsletter subscribers. We aim to set the standard for accessible, frank, accurate, probing, integrated, and inclusive coverage of the built environment.
ArchitectureWeek provides timely information and images with an independent perspective, for architects, builders, designers, planners, and other AEC industry professionals, for home makers, students, and teachers of design, and for everyone who appreciates good buildings and places, great design, quality craftsmanship, and the thoughts that make them real.
We cover new buildings as they open worldwide, and a broad spectrum of design, technical, and cultural issues. ArchitectureWeek showcases articles from well known journalists and experts as well as new voices in every aspect of architectural design, practice, building technology, and digital media.
- Archive Finder
Archive Finder is a current directory which describes over 220,000 collections of primary source material housed in thousands of repositories across the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
- ArchiveGrid or via WorldCat.org
ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. ArchiveGrid is an online service that provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions. It includes nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. (from http://www.oclc.org/archivegrid/)
Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature (3 users)
The Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature Online is a full-text database of the corpus of Latin literature produced in Celtic-speaking Europe from the period 400-1200 A.D. It contains more than 450 Latin works spanning the fields of theology, liturgy, computistics, grammar, hagiography, poetry and historiography, and including legal texts, charters, inscriptions, etc.
- Archives Unbound
Searches both collections below, plus indexing but not the full-text of other Archives Unbound collections not owned by Washington University Libraries.
- Archives Unbound: Afghanistan and the US
Afghanistan's history, internal political development, foreign relations, and very existence as an independent state have largely been determined by its geographic location at the crossroads of Central, West, and South Asia. The U.S. State Department Central Classified Files are the definitive source of American diplomatic reporting on political, military, social, and economic developments throughout the world in the twentieth century. The collection contains 9,674 images from the U.S. National Archives.
- Archives Unbound: Amerasia Affair, China and Postwar Anti‐Communist
Full-text. The Amerasia Affair was the first of the great spy cases of the postwar era. This collection of over 14,000 images drawn from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Library, sheds light not only on debate as to who "lost" China, Soviet espionage, McCarthyism, and the loyalty program, but also on the bureaucratic intricacies of anti-communism in Washington.
- Archives Unbound: America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations, The Vietnam Veterans Against the War
Full-text. 'The Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) started in 1967 with six Vietnam veterans marching for peace in New York City. The purpose of the organization was to give voice to the returning servicemen who opposed the on-going war in Southeast Asia. From six soldiers in 1967, the ranks of the membership eventually grew to over 30,000. This publication consists of FBI reports dealing with every aspect of antiwar work carried out by the VVAW. The collection also includes surveillance on a variety of other antiwar groups and individuals, with an emphasis on student groups and Communist organizations.' (from database homepage)
- Archives Unbound: Black Liberation Army
The Black Liberation Army (BLA) was an underground, black nationalist-Marxist militant organization that operated from 1970 to 1981. Composed largely of former Black Panthers (BPP), the organization's program was one of "armed struggle" and its stated goal was to "take up arms for the liberation and self-determination of black people in the United States." The BLA carried out a series of bombings, robberies (what participants termed "expropriations"), and prison breaks. This collection contains over 8000 images from 1970-1983, drawn from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Library.
- Archives Unbound: Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments were a landmark effort to reduce air pollution through a variety of instruments including the use of a market-based system of trade-able pollution "permits" under its Title IV and Title V. This Archives Unbound collection consists of essential documents on the promulgation and implementation of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990 and other environmental issues including endangered species and protection of American wetlands. This collection comprises the FOIA Requests 2001-1865-F and 2001-1978-F, filed by the George H.W. Bush Library and includes incoming letters, memoranda, reports, and printed material.
- Archives Unbound: Conditions and Politics in Occupied West Europe
The collection, which contains over 150,000 images, presents the complete record of political life in Occupied Western Europe from the original intelligence reports received by the British Foreign Office following the breakdown of normal diplomatic relations during wartime from class "FO 371" at The National Archives. It includes detailed information indexed by year and section, from the occupied states of Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and the Vatican, and the neutral countries—Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Some of the topics covered include the German attempts to win over important groups in occupied countries, the reaction to, and effect of, the German occupation, the propaganda struggle, the creation of the first resistance units, the repercussions of events such as the German invasion of Russia and essays on life under occupation in France, the Low Countries and Norway.
- Archives Unbound: Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and Prisons, 1936-1945
Collection consists of items originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps, during and just prior to World War II. Most of the collection consists of letters written or received by prisoners, but also includes receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia, including Star of David badges that Jews were forced to wear.
- Archives Unbound: Development of Environmental Health Policy
The collection documents the varied research and policymaking career of Pope A. Lawrence, an environmental health specialist with the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare and the Public Health Service. His papers contain a wealth of primary source research materials and scientific data related to: environmental and industrial hygiene; radon activity; use of beryllium as a rocket propellant; uranium mining; and toxicological, biological and chemical weapon systems. This collection, drawn from the History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, includes documents from 1924-1983.
- Archives Unbound: Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s.
This collection, drawn from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Library, includes FBI files on such organizations as the Black Panther Party, the United Farm Workers, and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Organized alphabetically by organization, this collection covers a wide range of viewpoints on political, social, cultural, and economic issues. It sheds light on internal organization, personnel, and activities of some of the most prominent American radical groups and their movements to change American government and society and illuminates the enduring conflict in American history between the need of society to protect basic freedoms and the equally legitimate need to protect itself from genuine threats to its security and existence.
- Archives Unbound: Feminism in Cuba: Nineteenth through Twentieth Century Archival Documents
The documents in this collection, most of which are in Spanish, are compiled from Cuban sources and span the period from Cuban independence to the end of the Batista regime. The collection sheds light on Cuban feminism, women in politics, literature by Cuban women and the legal status of Cuban women. In the decades following its independence from Spain in 1898, Cuba adopted the most progressive legislation for women in the western hemisphere. This collection draws on rich primary sources including texts, personal letters, journal essays, radio broadcasts, and memoirs from women's congresses and allows these women to speak in their own voices.
- Archives Unbound: German Folklore and Popular Culture: Das Kloster
Das Kloster is a collection of magical and occult texts, chapbooks, folklore, popular superstition and fairy tales of the German Renaissance compiled by Stuttgart antiquarian Johann Scheible, between 1845 and 1849. In addition to the Das Kloster volumes, this collection provides additional volumes of unique perspectives on Central European culture and tradition. Included are texts essential for the study of German folk traditions, the Reformation, wit and humor and 19th-century literature.
- Archives Unbound: Hindu Conspiracy Cases
During World War I, Indian nationalists took advantage of Great Britain's preoccupation with the European war by attempting to foment revolution in India to overthrow British rule. Their activities were aided politically and financially by the German government. Indian nationalists in the United States were active in the independence movement effort through fundraising, arms buying, and propagandizing through the Hindustan Ghadar newspaper published in San Francisco. The British government claimed that the United States was violating its neutrality with Britain by allowing Germany to conspire with the Indians on American soil. The first of several arrests of the Indian Nationalists were made in the spring of 1917 with one hundred and five people of various nationalities being arrested. Eventually, thirty-five were tried for conspiracy, including nine Germans, nine Americans, and seventeen Indians. This collection includes Immigration and Naturalization Service records relating to efforts to revoke the citizenship of certain Indians naturalized as U.S. citizens, as well as to general efforts to exclude Indians from admission to the United States and Canada. It also includes records of the Department of Justice that relate to violations of U.S. neutrality by Indian nationalists and regulation of the Indian Nationalist Party.
- Archives Unbound: Hollywood, Censorship, and the Motion Picture Production Code, 1927-1968
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Production Code Administration Files collection documents forty years of self-regulation and censorship in the motion picture industry. The Production Code was written in 1929 by Martin J. Quigley, an influential editor and publisher of motion picture trade periodicals, and Reverend Daniel A. Lord, a Jesuit advisor to Hollywood filmmakers. Officially accepted in 1930 by the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), the precursor organization to the MPAA, the Production Code presented guidelines governing American movie production. The five hundred titles selected were chosen by the staff of the Special Collections Department, Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
- Archives Unbound: Holocaust and the Concentration Camp Trials
This collection provides unique documents on the investigation and prosecution of war crimes committed by Nazi concentration camp commandants and camp personnel. Drawn from the National Archives, the documents include: correspondence; trial records and transcripts; investigatory material, such as interrogation reports and trial exhibits; clemency petitions and reviews; photographs of atrocities; newspaper clippings; and pamphlets. Many concentration (and later extermination) camps and sub-camps are represented in this collection, including Mauthausen, Dachau, Belsen-Bergen, Buchenwald, Treblinka, Sobibor, sub-camp Gros-Raming, sub-camp Gusen I, sub-camp Ebensee, and others.
- Archives Unbound: In Response to the AIDS Crisis
The National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome was an independent body created in 1989 by federal statute (Public Law 100-607). The mission of the National Commission was to advise Congress and the President on the development of "a consistent national policy" concerning the HIV epidemic. The statute created the Commission for a period of up to four years, which expired on September 3, 1993. Drawn from the History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, this collection includes briefing books, hearing and meeting transcripts, reports, and press clippings that document the activities of the Commission from 1983-1994.
- Archives Unbound: Mafia in Florida and Cuba: FBI Surveillance of Meyer Lansky and Santo Trafficante, Jr.
This collection, drawn from the James Forman Library, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Queens College, City University of New York, comprises materials on Santo Trafficante, Jr., Meyer Lansky, and Lucky Luciano. It includes FBI surveillance and informant reports and correspondence from a variety of offices (including Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, New York City, New Orleans, Atlanta, New Haven, New York City, Philadelphia, and Chicago). It also contains Justice Department memoranda, correspondence, and analyses; news articles; Domestic Intelligence Section reports; transcriptions of wiretaps, typewriter tapes, and coded messages; and memoranda of conversations.
- Archives Unbound: Middle East Online
The collection contains nearly 138,000 images selected from the National Archives of the UK. Here major policy statements are set out in their fullest context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of colonial administration and, following the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, British diplomacy towards Israel and the Arab states. Some of the topics covered include the British capture of Jerusalem, the milestones in the Palestine-Zionist tension and their impact on British policy leading to the Partition of 1948, Jewish terror groups, the background to the establishment of the State of Israel as a Jewish national home, the Border wars of the 1950s, formation of the United Arab Republic, the Cold War in the Middle East and Black September.
- Archives Unbound: Narcotic Addiction and Mental Health: The Clinical Papers of Lawrence Kolb Sr
Dr. Lawrence Kolb was a pioneer in the medical approach to narcotics addiction treatment and in public health research and treatment of mental illness. He was one of the first to advocate treating drug addicts as patients, not criminals. This collection, drawn from the History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine consists of correspondence, reports, documents clippings, reprints and photos, and deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile delinquency, and mental health.
- Archives Unbound: National Security and the FBI
This collection from the records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, Custodial Detention, Headquarters Library, Washington, D.C., provides insights into the recent history of the surveillance of aliens and national security during World War II and the early postwar period. In June 1939, J. Edgar Hoover reactivated the dreaded General Intelligence Division and compiled a secret Custodial Detention list of persons to be jailed summarily during wartime. The Custodial Detention Index was a list of suspects and potential subversives, classified as "A", "B" and "C"; the ones classified as "A" were destined to be immediately arrested and interned at the outbreak of war, while category B were members deemed "less dangerous" and category C were sympathizers. The Custodial Detention Index (CDI), or Custodial Detention List was formed in 1939-1941, in the frame of a program called variously the "Custodial Detention Program" or "Alien Enemy Control."
- Archives Unbound: Nuremburg Laws and Nazi Annulment of German Jewish Nationality
This collection, from the National Archives, consists of index cards listing the name, date and place of birth, occupation and last address of Jews whose German citizenship was revoked in accordance with the "Nuremberg Laws" of 1935, including Jews from Germany, Austria and Czech Bohemia. The cards are generally in alphabetical order. Suffix names "Israel" for men and "Sara" for women were added by law in 1936 to readily identify persons of Jewish descent.
- Archives Unbound: Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis
Full-text. 'As outspoken lesbian organizers for civil rights, civil liberties, and human dignity whose personal relationship fueled decades of political activism, Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin created and helped shape the modern gay and feminist movements. They are stellar examples of engaged citizens: women of extraordinary courage, persistence, intelligence, humor, and decency, who refused to be silenced by fear. Not only were they founders in 1955 of the first lesbian rights organization in U.S. history, the Daughters of Bilitis (DOB), but they also were instrumental in the formation and growth of other related social movements, including the contemporary women's rights movement.' (from database homepage)
- Archives Unbound: Post-War Europe
This online archive delivers essential primary sources for the study and understanding of the challenges facing the European peoples in the aftermath of World War II. It covers the politics and administration of the post war refugee crisis in Europe as well as the day-to-day survival of the refugees themselves. Although the War in Europe ended officially in May 1945, the struggle continued for the millions of homeless people who had been displaced as a result of military action, deportation into labour or concentration camps, local racism and discrimination or the relocation of national borders. The burden of the refugee problem taxed the Allied governments and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) relief groups in their attempts to administer, feed and house a moving people searching for their lost families and a permanent home. The collection contains nearly 120,000 images from the National Archives of the UK.
- Archives Unbound: Price Control in the Courts: The U.S. Emergency Court of Appeals, 1941‐1961
In the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942, Congress established a comprehensive system of administrative controls over prices, as a means of checking the inflation that accompanied America's entry into World War II. This collection, drawn from the Library of Congress, provides a unique look into the creation and activities of the temporary Emergency Court of Appeals, staffed by federal judges from the district courts and courts of appeals, with exclusive jurisdiction to determine the validity of price control regulations.
- Archives Unbound: Records of the National Council for United States‐China Trade 1973-1983
This collection documents the formation of the National Council for United States-China Trade and its role in the development of U.S.-China trade, and the Council's library holdings relating to China's trade and economy. The Council is an association of U.S. business firms interested in trade with the People's Republic of China. It was formed in 1973 to promote and facilitate trade between the United States and the People's Republic of China, with the encouragement of the U.S. Government. The collection consists of NCUSCT records from the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and is arranged into two sub-groups: administrative files and Business Advisory Services Department files.
- Archives Unbound: Reporting on the Coal Industry: The Coal Trade Bulletin, 1901-1918
Spanning the years 1901-1918, this publication "devoted to the coal industry" provides a unique research opportunity. The coal industry was a major foundation for American industrialization. As a fuel source, coal provided a cheap and efficient source of power for steam engines, furnaces, and forges across America. As an economic pursuit, coal spurred innovations in technology, energy consumption, consumerism, and transportation. When mining companies brought increased sophistication to the organization of work in the mines, coal miners responded by organizing into trade unions. The influence of coal was so pervasive in America that by the advent of the twentieth century, it became a necessity of everyday life. This publication traces the expansion of the coal industry in the early twentieth century and brings to life the trials and tribulations of a burgeoning industry.
- Archives Unbound: Republic of New Afrika
The FBI believed the Republic of New Afrika to be a seditious group and conducted raids on its meetings, which led to violent confrontations, and the arrest and repeated imprisonment of RNA leaders. The group was a target of the COINTELPRO operation by the federal authorities, but was also subject to diverse Red Squad activities of the Michigan State Police and Detroit Police Department-among other cities. This collection from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters Library provides documentation collected by the FBI through intelligence activities, informants, surveillance, and cooperation with local police departments. These documents chronicle the activities of Republic of New Afrika national and local leaders, power struggles within the organization, its growing militancy, and its affiliations with other Black militant organizations.
- Archives Unbound: Testaments to the Holocaust. Documents and Rare Printed Materials from the Wiener Library, London
Testaments to the Holocaust is the online publication of the archives of the Wiener Library, London, the first archive to collect evidence of the Holocaust and the anti-Semitic activities of the German Nazi Party. It contains documentary evidence collected in several different programs: the eyewitness accounts which were collected before, during and after the Second World War, from people fleeing the Nazi oppression, a large collection of photographs of pre-war Jewish life, the activities of the Nazis, and the ghettoes and camps, a collection of postcards of synagogues in Germany and eastern Europe, most since destroyed, a unique collection of Nazi propaganda publications including a large collection of 'educational' children's' books, and the card index of biographical details of prominent figures in Nazi Germany, many with portrait photographs. Pamphlets, bulletins and journals published by the Wiener Library to record and disseminate the research of the Institute are also included. 75% of the content is written in German.
- Archives Unbound: The Jewish Question: Records from the Berlin Document Center
This collection comprises documents from a wide variety of sources, including the Gestapo, local police and government offices, Reich ministries, businesses, etc., pertaining to Jewish communities. Drawn from the National Archives, this collection includes reports on the "Aryanisation" of Jewish firms and property; monthly reports on the assets of Jewish individuals and firms and related correspondence; valuations of jewelry and other property seized by the SA from Jews in Bremen and other cities, 1938-1939; Nazi Party correspondence and reports on the liquidation of Jewish assets; correspondence of the International Red Cross concerning the Jewish inmates of Theresienstadt (Terezin), 1943-45; correspondence concerning the demolition of synagogues; anti-Jewish propaganda in Germany and elsewhere, 1902-1931; copy of the Nazi pamphlet, "Jüdische Moral," 1943; various anti-Semitic writings on the world "Jewish Question," report on the "Jewish Conference" in New York, September 1943; correspondence of Dr. E. A. Duehring on anti-Semitism, 1891-1903; and, the verdict in the "Talmudprozess" legal case of Nov. 1929 against Julius Streicher, Karl Holz and Benedikt Hilz for defamation in the press. In addition, there are reports concerning the confiscation of books and other written material from Jewish owners in Poland; newspaper clippings on Jews in various European countries; materials on Freemasonry; and, historical materials on socialism in Germany.
- Archives Unbound: The Minutemen, 1963-1969: Evolution of the Militia Movement in America, Part I
The Minutemen was a militant anti-Communist organization formed in the early 1960s. The founder and head of the right-wing group was Robert Bolivar DePugh, a veterinary medicine entrepreneur from Norborne, Missouri. They were an anti-Communist, militant organization that believed a Communist invasion of the United States was imminent, most likely through internal subversion, and organized violent "counteraction" to prevent the alleged takeover. Organized into secret cells of five to 15 members, the Minutemen stockpiled weapons and trained together to defend the country against what they deemed "subversives." In scattered incidents throughout the U.S. during the 1960s, armed Minutemen clashed with law enforcement authorities and private citizens. Eventually the Minutemen's extreme nature and propensity for violence brought them to the attention of the FBI. This collection, drawn from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Library, contains nearly 50,000 images from 1960-1969.
- Archives Unbound: The Savings and Loan Crisis: Loss of Public Trust and the Federal Bailout, 1989-1993
This collection, drawn from George H.W. Bush Presidential Library, provides a unique perspective on the unfolding S&L crisis and the federal government's response. It consists of studies, analyses, testimony, talking points and news clippings from the White House and various staff offices and agencies and details the origins of the S&L crisis and outlined solutions to the growing crisis in the late 1980s and early 1990s. There are materials on the various causes, including deregulation, congressional attempts to "band aid" the "festering" S&L problem, and federal efforts to prop-up failing S&Ls, implementation of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, federal seizure and liquidation of insolvent thrifts, prosecution of S&L management for fraudulent lending practices, and congressional support for a bailout.
- Archives Unbound: The Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Communist Party: Papers of James and Esther Cooper Jackson
James E. and Esther Cooper Jackson are African American communists and civil rights activists, best known for their role in founding and leading the Southern Negro Youth Congress (1937-48). This collection, drawn from the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Archives, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, New York University, contain articles, correspondence, lectures (typescripts and audiocassettes), research notebooks, speeches, and writings (published and unpublished), subject files, correspondence, internal documents and printed ephemera.
- Archives Unbound: The War of 1812: Diplomacy on the High Seas
In time of war the duties of the State Department have always been expanded. During the War of 1812 Congress authorized the Secretary of State to issue commissions of letters of marque and reprisal to private armed vessels permitting them to "cruise against the enemies of the United States." Owners of merchant vessels filed applications for the commissions with the State Department or with collectors of customs. Many collectors were allowed to issue to privateers, commissions received in blank from the Department of State. The collectors often sent on to the Department the original applications and forwarded periodically abstracts of the commissions they had granted. During the war the Department also issued permits for aliens to leave the U.S., and it received reports from U.S. marshals on aliens and prisoners of war in their districts, from collectors of customs and State Department agents on the impressment of seamen, and from the Department's "Secret Agents" on the movements of the British in the Chesapeake Bay area. The Department also had responsibility for negotiating the treaty at the end of the war. This collection contains over 5000 images drawn from the National Archives (U.S.) and U.S. Department of State Library.
- Archives Unbound: U.S. and Iraqi Relations
The program of technical cooperation in Iraq, prior to the Revolution of 1958, was frequently cited as an example of the ideal Point Four program. Under this ideal, the U.S. helped newly-developed nations acquire technical "know-how" needed to promote the combined growth of economic improvement and political freedom. This collection, containing over 50,000 images, provides the documentation necessary to assess the program's effectiveness. In addition, this collection will provide the user with the necessary examples of how effective the current U.S. program may be in present-day Iraq.
- Archives Unbound: U.S. Middle East Peace Policy and America's Role in the Middle East Peace Process, 1989-1993
This collection contains Bush Presidential Records from a variety of White House offices. These files consist of letters of correspondence, memoranda, coversheets, notes, distribution lists, newspaper articles, informational papers, published articles, and reports from the public, the Congress, Bush administration officials, and other various federal agencies primarily regarding American Middle East peace policy and the United States' role in the many facets of the Middle East peace process.
- ARD - Anthropology Review Database
Cites reviews in print and online publications for written literature, films/videos, audio recordings, multimedia/software, and web resources. "Intended to improve the level of access of anthropologists to anthropological literature by making them more aw
are of what is being published and helping them evaluate its relevance to their own interests."
The Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions (AREAER) tracks the exchange rate and trade regimes of all members of the International Monetary Fund (currently 187 countries and three territories). The IMF has published the AREAER annually since 1950, in accordance with the provisions of Article XIV, Section 3, of the IMF's Articles of Agreement. AREAER Online provides direct access to the data used to create the yearly reports covering the period from 1999 through 2010. The data can be searched across years, countries, and specific categories.
Aristoteles Latinus Database (3 users)
The ALD is a full-text database of the corpus of medieval translations of the works of Aristotle. The Latin versions of these texts constituted the main tools for the study of science and philosophy in the Middle Ages.
- Art Full Text (1984 - ) (12 concurrent users allowed)
Journal Index, some full text articles. Indexes articles from major art and architecture periodicals, with an emphasis on those in English. Coverage includes a total of 378 periodicals with the full text of 93 journals back to January 1997. Updated monthly. More info
- Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
Journal Index. Indexes articles from major art and architecture periodicals. More info
- ARTbibliographies Modern (1974 - )
Journal Index. Covers all aspects of modern and contemporary art. More
ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) contains over 2000 texts from the 12th through the 19th centuries. More info
- ArticleFirst (FirstSearch)
or via WorldCat.org (1990 - )
Journal Index. Nearly 12,500 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Updated daily. More info
- Arts & Humanities Citation Index, via Web of Science (1975 - )
Journal index. A multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities and indexing more than 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. Updated weekly. More info
Image collection, documenting artistic traditions across many times and cultures. Embraces architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture. Registration is required for full use of the system. More info
- Art: Search (formerly Designinform)
Journal index and full-text journals. Contains Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR), a retrospective journal abstracting and indexing service; Design ProFILES (DP), a biographical dictionary of modern designers, craftspeople, artists and architects; and ReVIEW, full-text nineteenth and early twentieth century art journals.
- Asian American Drama
Full-text. Contains 252 plays by 42 playwrights, together with detailed information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. More info
- ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
Journal Index. Covers health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information. More info
- Associations Unlimited
Contains information for more than 150,000 international and U.S. regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields. More info
Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945)
The Atlanta Constitution gives today’s researchers a vivid, first-hand account of one of the most turbulent periods in American history: post-Civil War reconstruction. This is an ideal primary resource for studying the feelings and reactions of Southerners on the passage of the 14th Amendment, the purging of “Rebels” from the legislature, the giving—then denying—of the right to vote to former slaves, and the passing of economic policies that changed the South and the United States forever.
- Atlanta Daily World, Historical (1931-2003)
The Atlanta Daily World had the first black White House correspondent and was the first black daily in the nation in the 20th century.
- American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1
The ATLA Historical Monographs Collection consists of two series that provide access to more than 29,000 titles—or more than 10 million pages—focused on religion and theology. Series 1 contains over five million pages of content, and consists of titles from the 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions with the majority of titles from the 19th century. Since religion was such an integral part of the social, political and economic fabric of life during the time period of this collection, historians researching a wide range of areas, not just religion, will find invaluable material relevant to their work.
- American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2
The ATLA Historical Monographs Collection consists of two series that provide access to more than 29,000 titles—or more than 10 million pages—focused on religion and theology. Series 2 consists of titles published from 1894 through 1922. This collection offers material on the significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans and the growing interest and experimentation with non-Western religions. It presents a comprehensive picture of American life at the time.
ATLA Religion (1949 - )
Journal, essay, and book review index. Contains thousands of citations from international titles and multi-author works in the field of religion. More info
- Avery Index (1934 - )
Journal index. Indexes articles from over 1000 architecture periodicals. More info