This resource offers a comprehensive description of 175 countries and their cultures. Each country's profile provides detailed coverage of more than 100 topics, including the nation's culture, currency, economy, food, greetings, holidays, human rights, language, stereotypes, weather, and much more.
Coverage of all presidential and many regional political campaigns from the Early National Era through Reconstruction (1790s-1870s). Provides detailed primary-source documentation of the issues, arguments and opposing viewpoints that shaped 19th-century U.S. political history.
From its roots as an Anglican evangelical movement driven by lay persons, this resource encompasses publications from the CMS and the latterly integrated South American Missionary Society. Documenting missionary work from the 19th to the 21st century, the periodicals include news, journals and reports offering a unique perspective on global history and inter-cultural contact.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service. Congress.gov is usually updated the morning after a session adjourns.
Contains most books, pamphlets and broadsides published in America during the colonial and Federal periods in America (1639 - 1800), including more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages. The collection covers a wide range of subjects and original formats.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is the Federal Government’s official, digital, secure resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government. The GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of Congress, the White House, and other Federal agencies in digital and print formats. GPO provides for permanent public access to Federal Government information at no charge through our Federal Digital System (www.fdsys.gov), partnerships with approximately 1,200 libraries nationwide participating in the Federal Depository Library Program, and their secure online bookstore.
This comprehensive index includes nearly 300 art history periodicals, ranging from mid-1850 to late 1960s. These internationally published journals, covering decorative arts from the 4th-19th century, include English, French, Italian, German, Russian, Spanish, Dutch and Scandinavian titles.
Kanopy provides a collection with over 26,000 films from 800 producers, including Criterion Collection, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, The Great Courses, and many more.
Fully searchable library of ancient Greek and Latin literature: epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; founders of the Christian Church who made reference to pagan culture. Has up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available. Readers can create individual user profiles to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content.
Features a deep collection of worldwide business information enabling companies to generate business intelligence. Offers new and existing clients ability to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.
PolicyMap unifies the web’s largest place-based data library with simple mapping and reporting tools. Create and share compelling maps, download data, compare data across locations, generate on-the-fly reports, run analytics and upload your own data. Access tens of thousands of indicators from hundreds of authoritative sources. Our geodatabase includes demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more from sources like Census, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and GreatSchools.
This database archives science and technology research from 1693-present, combining full text journals with detailed indexing of global literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Areas covered include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, biology, aquatic sciences, environmental science, computer science and earth sciences in addition to many more. It fully incorporates ProQuest Natural Science Collection and ProQuest Technology Collection.
This fully searchable collection of historical newspapers contains more than 40 nineteenth- and twentieth-century African newspapers. It features titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
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