The periodicals focus on American concerns and were predominantly published in the United States or Canada, though some were published overseas by Americans living abroad. Currently over 7000 periodicals ranging in date from 1681 to 1940.
Provides discoverability and facilitates access to geospatial resources. The resources in the portal are selected and curated by librarians and geospatial specialists at twelve research institutions in the Big Ten Academic Alliance. The resources include GIS datasets, web services, and digitized historical maps. Learn more about the research institutions involved and the sources of the geospatial records.
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COSMIC (Compendium of Scales and Measures in Communication) contains triply cataloged entries for all scales, measures, and observational systems ever published in the communication/journalism literatures in the last 100 years, plus scores of communication-relevant research tools curated from external literatures. More than 700 resources are now included with more added continuously as they are published. Find anything with free-text search, or search by instrument title, or by subject areas, or using cataloging terms from any of the three coding dictionaries applied to each record. COSMIC also catalogs information on research design and procedure, without regard for mode of measurement (qualitative/quantitative).
Archive comprising more than 2 million pages, containing manuscripts, books, broadsheets, and periodicals, and covering Europe, North America, India, and the Antipodes with material in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and German. Using this archive, it is possible to trace the influence of a legal judgement or development of a penal methodology through various jurisdictions. It also unites a number of disciplines, from law, criminology, and history to studies of popular culture and fiction.
170 German-language titles of books and pamphlets, presenting anti-Semitism as an issue in politics, economics, religion, and education. Most of the writings date from the 1920s and 1930s and many are directly connected with Nazi groups. The works are principally anti-Semitic, but include writings on other groups as well, including Jehovah's Witnesses, the Jesuits, and the Freemasons. Also included are history, pseudo-history, and fiction.
This collection (1991-2009) documents the U.S. response to the threat posed by climatic change and global warming. The research behind the studies, reports, and analyses represents an exhaustive review of the facts, causes, and economic and political implications of a phenomenon that threatens every region of the world.
Features the complete run of the International Herald Tribune from its origins as the European Edition of The New York Herald and later the European Edition of the New York Herald Tribune. The archive ends with the last issue of the International Herald Tribune before its relaunch as the International New York Times.
Spanning the presidential administrations of Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, The International War on Drugs documents the United States Government's response to the global illicit drug trade. Studies, reports, and analyses compiled by governmental and military agencies demonstrate how the U.S. organized and waged a decades-long campaign against drugs. Documents in the collection include U.S. military analyses and recommendations for halting the illegal drug trade; strategy reports from the Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; and reports from the Congressional Research Service. Topics covered include terrorism and drug trafficking; money laundering and financial crimes; individual country reports and actions against drugs; U.S. policy initiatives and programs; U.S. bilateral and regional counterdrug initiatives.
Insight on unorthodox (by contemporary standards), fringe groups from both the right and left of the political spectrum through rare, hard to access primary sources. Content supports scholars and students answering questions on philosophical, social, political, and economic ideologies as well as on contemporary issues surrounding gender, sexuality, race, religion, civil rights, universal suffrage, and much more. Part 1: Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe, and Australia in the Twentieth Century Part 2: Far-Right Groups in America Content Advisory
The Political Extremism and Radicalism program provides access to primary sources created by groups and movements considered to be unorthodox or outside of mainstream politics of that period. Users may come across content that they find upsetting such as journals, newsletters, publications, propaganda, or cartoons intended to induce hatred or violence towards a particular group due to their race, sexuality, beliefs, or other characteristics.
Equally some of the material in this database may not be considered extreme or radical by modern standards or in an individual’s opinion. Their inclusion reflects that they were considered unorthodox compared to the political norm at the time, reflects the compilation of the original collection from which they came or because they support wider research on a topic.
Documentary evidence such as: eyewitness accounts collected before, during and after the Second World War; photographs of pre-war Jewish life, the activities of the Nazis, and the ghettoes and camps; postcards of synagogues in Germany and eastern Europe; Nazi propaganda publications including 'educational' children's' books; and a 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 in German.
Correspondence, reports and analyses, memos of conversations, and personal interviews exploring such themes U.S.-Vatican relations, Vatican's role in World War II, Jewish refugees, Italian anti-Jewish laws during the papacy of Pius XII, and the pope's personal knowledge of the treatment of European Jews.