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Provides millions of articles from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources with extensive coverage in key subject areas, such as biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, environmental science, history, marketing, political science, and psychology.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials PLUS (ATLAS PLUS) combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's largest collection of full text religion and theology journals. ATLAS PLUS contains more than 450 full text titles, including all ATLASerials titles and content previously available in the ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
A collection of over 3,000 academic journals and over 70,000 ebooks in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Also includes over a million images, letters, and other primary sources. Most journals are covered from their first issue up to 3-5 years from the current year, and include previous titles. Also includes the current issues of some titles. Note: there are some journals in JSTOR for which Sewanee does not have full-text access. In the Advanced search you can limit to only the content available to you.
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Covering North America’s diverse religious traditions, this resource provides reliable and peer-reviewed information for students and instructors of religious studies, anthropology of religion, sociology of religion, and history. Peer-reviewed articles are organized around key themes. "The Basics" Sections cover broad global introductions to religious traditions. "Religious Traditions" and "Themes in Religion" Sections give more of an in-depth approach to the North American context and combine overview articles, main articles, case studies, and hot topics as well as eBook content.
Created by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), the Regional Economic Data Toolkit brings together four unique US datasets: Cost of Living Index, State Business Incentives Database, State Expenditures Database, and Diversity Index. The toolkit is designed to help researchers better understand economic development progress and policies.
OntheBoards.tv is a portal for viewing full-length, high-quality performance films of ground-breaking artistic projects and contemporary performances.The films featured on the website include international and US-based contemporary artists, some of whom are rarely seen live stateside, with works that might not be performed again.
Time Period: 1600-2000
Location: North America
A collection of digitized primary sources that document women's activism in United States public life. The collection includes books, images, pamphlets, advice literature, training guides, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, bibliographies, publications of state and local commissions on women, and ephemera.
There are multiple ways to identify relevant documents within the database. The database contains over 130 Document Projects, each of which consists of an interpretive question and a series of primary source documents that address that question. The database also includes an index of people, an index and dictionary of social movements, a chronology of U.S. women’s history, indexing by organization, and indexing by subject. Additional features include reflections by present-day scholars of women’s history, book reviews, teaching strategies, the biographical dictionary Notable American Women, and the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States.