This database includes topics such as the African coast, the Middle Passage, slaves experience, religion, revolts, the Underground Railroad, the abolition movement, legislation, education and the legacy of slavery. Included are full text manuscripts, rare books, pamphlets, periodicals, broadsides, ephemera, maps, manuscripts, pamphlets and paintings from 1490 to 2007.
A database of mostly folk music recordings from around the world, and drawn primarily from the archives of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and the archival audio collections of Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. Coverage includes American Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, World, Jazz, Classical, Broadway, spoken word, sounds and children’s recordings.
This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology.
This database has bibliographic records with abstracts for about 70% of the science citations and 60% of the social sciences citations. Contains Science Citation Index Expanded 1900-; Social Sciences Citation Index 1956-, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index from 1975. It allows the identification of key articles in a discipline and to search by cited reference that is to trace references that refer to a particular work or author.
This database indexes and provides abstracts for international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences. Included are journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers, as well as citations to book reviews from 1952 to the present.
This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
The South Asia Archive holds 5 million pages of primary and secondary material from novels, film posters, religious tracts, census reports, government acts and journal publications ranging roughly from the early 18th century to the early 1950s. Although a majority of the material is in English, there is much in Bengali, and some in Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi and other South Asian languages. Most of the material pertains to India, with some on Sri Lanka, Burma, Nepal, Tibet and other neighbouring countries.
This collection of e-books on optics and photonics provides access to all SPIE books from 1968–end 2013 (~180 titles) including reference works; texts, and handbooks; tutorial texts at both introductory and intermediate levels, as well as field guides to use in the lab and in the field. SPIE is an international not-for-profit society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light.
Access many full text reference books published by Springer as well as many books relating to the behavioural sciences published between 2005 and 2007 inclusive. Please note, you will be able to search the full collection but you will not be able to access the titles marked with a yellow lock.
SpringerLink is a bibliographic database with electronically accessible journals published by Springer-Verlag for over 400 titles. Subjects include life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy, engineering and economics.
Standards Online Premium provides online access to the full text of all Australian standards, their international equivalents, withdrawn and superseded standards, document history and referenced standards. Covers subject areas in the technical and business areas. Full text access is provided for one user at a time but other users may be conducting a search while full text access is taking place.
Provides strategic analysis and forecasting of geopolitical intelligence. Global events are placed in a geopolitical framework to allow users to better understand international developments and better assess geopolitical risk, make strategic investments and expand into challenging regions.
STREAMLINE: Australian Natural Resources database via Informit is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material written by an Australian or about Australia, on all aspects of natural resources management. Subjects cover the sustainable management of land, vegetation and water resources, including urban water and wastewater and irrigation systems.
Morgan & Claypool publish specially commissioned ebooks covering a range of new and emerging engineering, computer science, and life science sub-disciplines. Thisdigital library has access to Colloquium digital library of life sciences collection 1 and 2, and Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science lectures collections 1-6.