Alternative Press Databases

Alt-HealthWatch

Coverage of of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Fulltext articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports. In addition, Alt-HealthWatch includes pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

Coverage Start: 
1978

Alt-PressWatch

Fulltext coverage of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press in America. Includes a broad range of critical issues confronting contemporary society, such as ecology and the environment, grassroots organizing, labor, indigenous peoples, and public policy.

Coverage Start: 
1995
Type: 
Newspapers

Ethnic NewsWatch

Full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press.  Includes popular, news and community publications as well as scholarly journals.  Ethnic categories covered include African American/Caribbean/African, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, Hispanic, Jewish, and Native People.  Nearly a quarter of the material in the collection is in Spanish.  Updated daily.

Coverage Start: 
1991
Type: 
General Sources, Journal Articles, Newspapers, Primary Sources

GenderWatch

Gender and women's studies literature. Includes over 300 titles, with more than 250 in full-text, from an array of academic, radical, community and independent presses. Topics include sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace.

Coverage Start: 
1970
Type: 
Book Reviews, Journal Articles, Newspapers

Left Index

A complete guide to the diverse literature of the left, with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.  Coverage includes more than 507,000 citations and abstracts (with some full text) and spans from 1982 and earlier to present. Historically significant early Left publications such as The People (est. NY 1891) and The Class Struggle (1931-1937) along with classic texts by Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, Engels and others, written in the formative years of the Left are also covered.

Coverage Start: 
1982
Type: 
General Sources, Journal Articles, Newspapers