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Academic Search Complete
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(EBSCOhost) This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 8,500 publications, including more than 7,300 scholarly journals. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Some content goes back as far as 1887. Highly recommended for all academic subjects.

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American History in Video
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A collection of video available online for the study of American history. It contains commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. A video guide can be found here.

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AtoZ World Travel
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With 202 world city travel guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources, AtoZ World Travel provides comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and restaurants, culture, language, and more.

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Black Thought and Culture
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Covers the non-fiction work of leading African Americans, from Colonial times to the present. Includes published non-fiction works, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material. Earliest document dates back to 1656.

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Credo Reference: History
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DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
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This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

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Complete searchable copy of every issue of this respected global news weekly magazine from 1843 to 2011.

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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
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A digital archive covering the period of Enlightenment in Great Britain between 1701 and 1800. Includes a variety of materials: books and broadsides, Bibles, tract books and sermons and printed ephemera-with works by many well-known and lesser-known authors. Includes ECCO 2.

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Full text of a variety of reference books covering health, history, business, education, literature, etc. Includes every title in the collection.

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Global Road Warrior
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Consists of 175 country guides of 119 topics each and is the world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide.

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History Reference Center
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Full-text access to history reference books and encyclopedias, as well as magazines and journals. Also, includes historical documents, biographies, photos, maps, and videos.

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JSTOR
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Interdisciplinary collection of over 1,000 academic journals. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and related titles. The most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are not available. However, users can search this material and link to other online source for access to content. JSTOR is mobile device friendly.

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The Making of the Modern World
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From the database: "The Making of the Modern World provides digital facsimile images of unique primary sources that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Covers 1851-1914."

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The New York Times 1851-2013 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
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Two-minute video guide here. Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. (100% Full Text)

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online
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"A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century."

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
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A one-stop source for information on today's most controversial and talked about social issues. This database features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. (100% Full Text)

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Project Muse
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A collection of 400 scholarly journals from a variety of disciplines including: literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and more. Can be cross-searched with JSTOR. (1990s-present) (100% full-text)

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From the database: ''The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press", totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles.''

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A collection devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective.

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.

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Social Sciences Full Text/Retrospective
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Covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. (Indexing 1983-, Abstracting 1984- and "select" Full Text 1994-present).

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Women and Social Movements (Scholar's edition)
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Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the collection includes 87 document projects with almost 2700 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, and more than 2,060 primary authors. (100% Full-text).

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World History in Video
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Streaming videos. Available from off-campus.

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Provides a portal with access to reference, periodicals, multimedia, reports, studies, journals, newspapers, and statistical data. An archive of digitized primary documents focus on the history of Latin America and the Caribbean back to the early 1800s through the contemporary period sourced from collections in the U.S. and abroad.

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Streaming videos. Available from off-campus

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Genealogy Research Guide
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Japanese American Internment
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A library research guide created to support English classes studying texts such as John Okada's No-No Boy.

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LaGuardia Institutional Archives
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Select digital content from LaGuardia's Institutional Archives. Hosted in CUNY's Academic Works.

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Streaming videos. Available from off-campus

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Streaming videos. Available from off-campus

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A guide to using historic documents to trace the history of College. Many of these documents are available via CUNY Academic Works.

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Research Guide: New York Riots
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Research Guide: Pre-1500 Resources
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Information on African History, Aztecs, Incas, Mayas, Olmecs, and Tainos or Arawaks.

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