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Multi-Cultural Online Resources

Multi-Cultural Online Resources

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Academic Search (EBSCO)   rovides fulltext coverage of magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journals for almost every academic discipline. Coverage: Varies by title

Access UN   index to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications Coverage: 1944 to the present

Access UNDP  Index to the United Nations Development Programme Project reports issued from 1972-1998. Coverage: 1972-1998

African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century  Database containing the complete text of the major African-American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th century. Coverage: selected 19th century

African-American Poetry  Includes poetry by both well-known and lesser-known African-American poets from 1760-1900.  Coverage: 1760-1900

Alt-Press Watch  provides a collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press.  Coverage: 1995+

America: History and Life  Covers the history of the United States and Canada from pre-history to the present, indexing more than 2000 journals published worldwide, dissertations and reviews. Coverage: 1964-present

Annals of American History  Colllection of 2,000 primary sources documents and 700 multimedia pieces searchable by timeline, author, topics or keyword on history and culture of the United States. Coverage: 1493-present

Asian American Drama  Begins with the works of Sadakichi Hartmann in the late nineteenth century and is planned to include contemporary playwrights? productions, related biographical and theatrical information. Coverage: 1891 - present



Bibliography of Asian Studies  Contains record of research and scholarly literature on Asia written in Western languages; includes books, journal articles, conference presentations, chapters in edited volumes, etc. Coverage: 1971-

Bibliography of Native North Americans (EBSCO) Includes citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents pertaining to native North American culture, history, and life.

Black Drama  When complete, will contain texts of 1,200 plays (many rare or out of print) written by over 100 playwrights from African diaspora countries. Coverage: 1846 - present 
Black Short Fiction

Black Thought and Culture

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries  Collection of British and Irish women's personal writings spanning over 400 years. Coverage: 1500-1900 


Chicano Database  Covers Mexican-American topics and the broader Latino experience of Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. Coverage: 1967 to present 
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI)  A multidisciplinary, full-text database of articles about issues that influence women's lives around the world. Coverage: 1992 - 


Provides content from reference works, monographs, and primary documents that describes the daily lives of people throughout history. Coverage: varies

--> Defining Gender Online  Searchable full-text of advice literature covering household management, education, leisure, shoppping, sexuality, consumption and sport. Coverage: 1450-1910 




Early Encounter in North America   Searchable text of letters, diaries, memoirs and other accounts of early contacts between Europeans and Native Americans in North America. Coverage: 15th century-19th century

Ethnic NewsWatch   Articles from newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press in America on news, culture and history. searchable in English and Spanish.  Coverage: 1960-present



GenderWatch   Full text database with a focus on how gender impacts a variety of subject areas.  Coverage: 1970 to current



Handbook of Latin American Studies   scholarly evaluations of books, book chapters, articles, and conference papers in the field of Latin American Studies published worldwide since 1990.  Coverage: 1990 to present

HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index   indexes articles from scholarly journals on Latin America, the United States-Mexico border region and Hispanics in the United States Coverage: 1970-

Heritage Quest 
  Family and local history resources including access to manuscript census records for the United States. Coverage: 1790 to 1950's

HRAF: Human Relations Area Files   Searchable full-text ethnographies on hundreds of ethnic, cultural, religious, and national groups worldwide. Coverage: Varies



Index Islamicus   The primary, international classified bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world, extensive name and subject indices. Coverage: 1906-

Informe! (English Interface)  Indexing, full-text and images of Spanish-language magazines and pamphlets. Spanish thesaurus and interface. Searching in both Spanish and English. Bilingual citations. Coverage: 1996 - present

Informe! (Spanish Interface)  Indexing, full-text and images of Spanish-language magazines and pamphlets. Spanish thesaurus and interface. Searching in both Spanish and English. Bilingual citations. Coverage: 1996 - present

International Film Archive  Contains: International index to film/TV periodicals, thesaurus, list of periodicals indexed, and the FIAF databases. Coverage: Unknown 
International Index to Black Periodicals   Index to bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters and full-text coverage of 24 core Black Studies periodicals. Coverage: Mixed -- see content notes below


JSTOR   Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business. Coverage: From the first issue of each journal up to 3-5 years ago



Latin American Periodicals Table of Contents (LAPTOC)   a searchable database that provides access to the tables of contents of more than 800 humanities and social science journals, published in Latin America. Coverage: 1990-

Latino Literature  a comprehensive online collection of prose, theatre, and poetry written by authors of Hispanic background working in the U.S. Includes text, pictures, and performance materials. Coverage: Mostly 1960s to present; selected materials from 19th-century are included. 


Middle Eastern and Central Eurasian Studies   A systematic, non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy, and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. Coverage: 1900 & ealier - Present



North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories   Full text of letters, diaries, autobiographies, and oral histories of immigrants to America and Canada. Covers 1840 to present, but heaviest focus is on 1920-1980. Coverage: 1840 to present

North American Women's Drama

North American Women's Letters and Diaries   Searchable full text of letters and diaries of hundreds of North American women, from the 16th century to 1950. Coverage: 16th century-1950



Population Index on the Web   Web access to Population Index, reference source offering citations and links to demographic and population literature. Coverage: 1986 to 2000




Women Writers Online   Contains approximately 200 texts written by women in English from 1400-1850. Coverage: 1400-1850

Citations to articles, books, films, pamphlets, and other publications about women and feminism. Coverage: 1610--->

last updated: 3/10/2009