These comprehensive online resources offer American books, pamphlets, broadsides and rare printed materials. Featuring extensive indexing and full bibliographic information, they together illuminate centuries of American history, literature, culture and daily life. Unique and authoritative, these fully searchable products enable researchers to browse and explore America’s past.
Collections include: Early American Imprints series 1 and 2 (Evans and Shaw-Shoemaker) and Afro-Americana Imprints
Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection is an archive of publications focused exclusively on U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture from colonial times until 1960. Available in two series, Series 1 focuses on the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics. Series 2 focuses on Hispanic American civil rights, religion and women’s rights from the 18th through the 20th century. Content is written, indexed and searchable in Spanish and English.
Atla Historical Monographs Collection provides history and religious studies researchers with over 10 million pages and 29,000 documents focused on religious thought and practice. Eleven thematic series provide researchers with specialized content spanning from the 13th century through 1922. Researchers can view all of the typography, graphics and drawings as they were originally presented, which provides context and perspective to religion in American and world history.
Series include Biblical Research Perspectives, 1516-1922, Catholic Engagements with the Modern World, 1487-1918, Christian Preaching, Worship, and Piety, 1559-1919, Global Religious Traditions, 1760-1922, Global Theological Perspectives, 1322-1922, Islam in the Modern World, 1804-1918, Jewish Studies Perspectives, 1800-1918, Missions and Missionaries Around the World, 1611-1922, Perspectives on Ancient Civilizations, 1200-1922, Religion and Social Change, 1723-1921, and Religious Leaders and Thinkers, 1516-1922
This free research database offers content covering issues related to race in society today. Essays, articles, reports, and other reliable sources provide an in-depth look at the history of race and provide critical context for learning more about topics associated with race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusiveness.
The Nick Hern Books Modern Plays collection includes over 750 plays from many of the UK and Ireland’s preeminent playwrights, as well as new voices. It offers award-winning and widely studied plays, and is continually updated with new works.
Grove art, Benezit dictionary of artists,
Scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day. Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by nearly 7,000 scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources.
Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides across a variety of subject areas. Combining features of an annotated bibliography and an encyclopedia, this resource directs researchers to scholarship available across a wide variety of subjects.
Currently held collections include: Anthropology, Biblical Studies, Jewish Studies, and Islamic Studies.
Plantino Educa is a streaming film platform of Spanish Language films curated for educational content, social and cultural themes that professors teaching Spanish Language, Hispanic Studies, and film will find material and create lessons for students.
Platino EDUCA, is a platform that uses audiovisuals and cinema as educational tools. It has the support of more than 7,000 Spanish and Latin American producers and has more than 240 works and a potential catalog of more than 400,000.
The selection of audiovisual works and the preparation of the educational material offered by Platino EDUCA are developed in collaboration with renowned institutions in the field of cinema and education.
Includes 70 of the 100 Spanish films that every student should know according to The Spanish Film Academy. With support guides for teachers, many of them in Spanish and English. It is an initiative of EGEDA, an entity that manages intellectual property rights.