Many publishers and content providers have temporarily unlocked some of their resources to support remote research, teaching, and learning during this period of disruption. Some of these resources have been incorporated into the library collections found through Tigersearch or the A-Z Database List so these are still good places to search.
Article Indexes (These do not include full text.) (All require authentication.)
Magazine Archives (all require authentication)
Research Databases (All require authentication)
British Online Archives (BOA) consists of 88 individual collections of archival contents, organized into twelve thematic series. The collections are largely oriented toward British and British colonial history. (Requires authentication.) Available initially until May 21. This offer will be reviewed and extended month by month, if deemed necessary.
The twelve series comprising BOA are:
The digital collections have been converted from microform sets distributed by Microform Academic Publishers. There are guides associated with each collection, which will assist researchers in browsing. Basic and advance searching are offered; the advanced search function allows a choice between searching “all collections” or selecting only one collection at a time.
Available until June 30, 2020. All require authentication.
Sabin Americana Digital Archive Collection
Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926 offers a perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late fifteenth century to the first decades of the twentieth century. Covering more than 400 years and more than 65,000 volumes in North, Central, and South America and the West Indies, this easy-to-use digital collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions, and momentous events of the time through sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature, and more.
American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society
Provides a history of the American people and a testament to the growth of the nation from the colonial period through to the twentieth century. The collection offers multiple perspectives on the thought, culture, and society of North America through the eyes of those who lived it, showing how history affected citizens from all walks of life. While major issues are covered, the periodicals included in this collection go beyond politics, economics and general history. Alongside titles dedicated to arts and literature, there is coverage ranging from entertainment to agriculture, building a comprehensive and expansive record of the era.
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals
Covers the events, lives, values, and themes that shaped the nineteenth century world. It provides an invaluable, fully-searchable facsimile resource for the study of British life in the nineteenth century—from art to business, and from children to politics.
Part I: Women's, Children's, Humour, and Leisure
Part II: Empire
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Digital Archive
Gale's Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers -- a full-text searchable, facsimile-image database -- provides an as-it-happened window on events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America that is of interest to both professional and general researchers. The collection features publications of all kinds, from the political party newspapers at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the mammoth dailies that shaped the nation at the century's end. Every aspect of society and every region of the nation is found in the archive -- rural and urban, large cities and small towns, coast to coast, etc. Includes major newspapers as well as those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women's rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other groups and interests. Also included are illustrated papers that bring the nineteenth century to life through the drawings of many artists.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
A global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century.
Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange
British Politics and Society
British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
Children's Literature and Childhood
Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest
European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection
Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature
Photography: The World through the Lens
Religion, Society, Spirituality, and Reform
Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925
Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925, Part II
Women: Transnational Networks (Sewanee already owns this collection.)
Examines the history of public health and the policy debates that ensued in the delivery of services at the national, state, and local levels during pivotal times in history.
Provides full-text, quality coverage of urbanization and industrialization, health policy research, health services research, the impact of public advocacy and legislative roles, the transformation of domestic life, state control and care of its populations, challenges presented by differences of social attitudes, and financing public health policy initiatives.
JoVE, (the Journal of Visualized Experiments). JoVE publishes a collection of video methods journals in biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, neuroscience and behavior. Articles consist of high-quality video demonstrations and detailed text protocols that facilitate scientific reproducibility and productivity. The scope includes novel techniques, innovative applications of existing techniques, and gold standard protocols. JoVE allows scientists, educators and students to see the intricate details of cutting-edge experiments rather than read them in text articles. All content available until June 15.
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