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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Special Access to Online Resources in Response to COVID-19

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.

Most of the resources included in this list are not available to the general public. The links provided should take you to a log-in screen where you can authenticate yourself through OpenAthens.

If you encounter paywalls or get some type of “access denied” message, contact Pat Dover (contact info shown on this page). 

New resources may be added to this list between now and June 30.

 

Ebooks and Journals

  • Berghahn Journals Complete Collection. 42 journals. Available until June 30. Included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here.
  • Cambridge Companions.  Available until June 1. Included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Cambridge Elements. Available until June 1. Included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Cambridge Histories. Available until June 1. Included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • DeGruyter ebooks. 75,000 ebooks. Available until June 30. NOT included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Duke Classics ebooks on OverDrive.  4,170 ebooks. Available until April 15, 2021. Included in TigerSearch. To search in OverDrive, click here.
  • e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection. 2,700 e-books. Available until June 30. Included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection. 60 journals. Available until June 30.  Articles included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Flipster Magazines and Popular Journals Complete Collection. 2058 titles. Available until June 30. To browse/search on the Flipster Platform, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Harvard Business Review ebook Collection. 600 ebooks. Available until June 30. Included in EBSCOhost Ebook Collection-- Click here. (Authentication required.)
  • MIT Press Direct ebooks.  2,770 ebooks. Available until June 30. NOT included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's side, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Project Muse Free ebooks.  22,906 ebooks. Available until June 30 for most publishers. Included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the Project Muse site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Project Muse Free journals. 241 journals. Available until June 30 for most publishers. Included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the Project Muse site, click here. (Authentication required.)
  • Royal Society journals. 42 titles. No stated end date. Articles included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here.
  • University of California Press journals. 75 titles. Available until June 30. Articles included in TigerSearch. To browse/search on the publisher's site, click here.

Full Text Databases

  • Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO). Provides access to thousands of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. (Requires authentication.)
  • Business Source Ultimate (EBSCO)Features the full text for more than 3,200 journals covering all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses. (Requires authentication.)
  • Theology and Religion Online (Bloomsbury Digital).  Currently includes these collections: The T&T Clark Theology Library, The T&T Clark Jesus Library. (Requires authentication.)

EBSCO Historical indexes and Primary Sources

Article Indexes (These do not include full text.) (All require authentication.)

Magazine Archives (all require authentication)

Research Databases (All require authentication)

  • African American Historical Serials Collection. An archive of periodicals documenting African American religious life and culture between 1829 and 1922. It includes newspapers and magazines, plus reports and annuals from African American religious organizations, including churches and social service agencies.
  • Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection, Series 1 and Series 2. An archive of publications focused on U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture from colonial times until 1960. Available in two series, Series 1 focuses on the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics. Series 2 focuses on Hispanic American civil rights, religion and women's rights from the 18th through the 20th century. Content is written, indexed and searchable in Spanish and English.

British Online Archives Primary Source Collections

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:

  • American Studies (13)
  • BBC, 1927-2002 (2)
  • British Industrial Revolution (10)
  • Communist Party of Great Britain (1)
  • Governing Africa (14)
  • Politics and Protest (12)
  • Power and Preachers (6)
  • Representing Britain (7)
  • Running the West Indies (7)
  • Spreading the Word (14)
  • The Trade in People (8)
  • The World Wars (12)

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.

Gale Primary Source Collections

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.
Collections:  
    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.)

 

Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 Digital Archive

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.

Other Resources

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.