African American Studies
More than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
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Created from the Library Company of Philadelphia's acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection — an accumulation that began with Benjamin Franklin and steadily increased throughout its entire history — this unique online resource will provide researchers with more than 12,000 printed works.
A multi-disciplinary full text database that includes peer-reviewed academic journals as well as general magazines and news sources. The database contains full text for more than 8,750 journals including more than 7,800 peer-reviewed titles.
Fulltext access to approximately 270 US newspapers spanning 150 years of the African American experience. The collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.
From the American Anthropological Association, this database indexes and provides online access to current issues for 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Anthropology and Humanism, Archaeological Publications of the American Anthropological Association, Cultural Anthropology, Ethos, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, NAPA Bulletin, and PoLAR: The Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
Nearly 4,000 narratives told by ex-slaves collected under the auspices of the Works Projects Administration between 1936 and 1938
Documentaries, newsreels, public affairs videos and archival footage.
An international, collaborative initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. Resource types range from full-text books and academic articles to news clippings, periodicals, archival documents, photographs, letters, previously unpublished reports, maps, pamphlets, oral histories, and other historical documents. There are currently two collections; African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.