Mergent IntellectThis link opens in a new windowThe Mergent Intellect database offers access to private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and more. Users can build a company list filtered by company and executive criteria and company profiles include executive details and a complete corporate family tree as well as financials. Also included in the database are First Research reports that provide a brief overview of more than 500 industries.
Mintel Reports [Selected Articles in Full Text]This link opens in a new windowMintel Reports provides market research reports that analyze the driving forces, market share, competitors, and customer profiles that shape a consumer market's size and characteristics. Unique information in these reports includes consumer attitudes and behaviors sections and the ability to explore the data for the report and create alternative crosstabulations. The Libraries’ subscription covers mainly US markets.
Kanopy Streaming ServiceThis link opens in a new windowKanopy is a streaming video service for educational institutions that provides 12 million students and faculty with access to more than 26,000 films each year. Kanopy works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer award-winning collections including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more.
Swank Digital CampusThis link opens in a new windowDigital Campus by Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.® allows students to legally view course-assigned films outside the classroom. Providing digital access to course-related films allows educators to enhance the learning experience without taking up class time. Safari browser is not supported
Films on DemandThis link opens in a new windowThe Films on Demand collections provide streaming video access to more than 8,000 videos and 90,000 segments for topics including Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics and Health & Medicine.
DocuSeek2This link opens in a new windowEssential documentary films for higher education. Exclusive academic streaming for films from renowned leaders in documentary film distribution.
LGBT Studies in Video"LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics."
Asian Film OnlineThis link opens in a new windowAsian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of over 1,000 narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights onto themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity. Such themes are central to any meaningful discussion of contemporary Asian culture and society
Black Studies in VideoThis link opens in a new windowBlack Studies in Video is an Alexander Street Press collection featuring award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Perspectives collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
Alternative Press Index [Selected articles in full text]This link opens in a new windowAlternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Born of the New Left, the API was launched in 1969 to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change.
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940This link opens in a new windowAs part of the Archives of Sexuality & Gender series, this collection enables students, educators, and researchers to thoroughly explore and make new connections in subjects such as LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, sociology, health, political science, policy studies, human rights, gender studies, and more. Selection of materials for this milestone digital collection is guided by an advisory board consisting of leading scholars and librarians in sexuality and gender studies.
Ethnic NewsWatch [Selected Articles in Full Text]This link opens in a new windowEthnic NewsWatch is a full text database of newspapers published by and for leading American ethnic groups, and provides information on topics not covered by the mainstream press. Additionally, it provides ethnic perspectives of topics of national interest that may vary from what is presented in the mainstream press.
Independent VoicesIndependent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
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Communication & Mass Media Complete [Selected Articles in Full Text]This link opens in a new windowCommunication & Mass Media Complete incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to create a research and reference resource in the communication and mass media fields. CMMC offers cover-to-cover (core) indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected (priority) coverage of over 100 more, for a combined coverage of over 400 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for nearly 200 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable citations from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated controlled vocabulary and comprehensive reference browsing (i.e. searchable citations for all peer-reviewed journals covered as core).
MLA International BibliographyThis link opens in a new windowIndex to journals, books, dictionaries, dissertations, and conference papers on literature, languages, folklore and linguistics. Includes critical writings on literature and human languages, including both naturallanguages and invented languages, e.g., Esperanto. Citations in a non-Roman alphabet are translated into the Roman alphabet.
Gender Watch [Selected Articles in Full Text]This link opens in a new windowContains full text, in-depth coverage of the subjects that are uniquely central to women's lives, including family, childbirth, birth control, daycare, domestic abuse, work and the workplace, sexual harassment, aging, aging parents, body image, eating disorders and social and societal roles. It also includes content on the impact of gender and gender roles on areas such as: the arts, popular culture and media, business and work, crime and criminology, education, research and scholarship, family, health care and medicine, politics, policy and legislation, pornography, religion, sexuality and sexology, sports and leisure.
Black Studies CenterThis link opens in a new windowBlack Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to black studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, and reference books. It combines resources for research and teaching including The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper from 1912-1975.
LGBTQ+ SourceThis link opens in a new windowA resource for literature regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues. Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 80 GLBT-specific core periodicals, data mined from over 70 priority periodicals, data mined from over 5,000 select titles, full text articles from 50 of the most important and historically significant GLBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, and dozens of full text monographs.
Chicano DatabaseThis link opens in a new windowThe Chicano Database identifies all types of material on Mexican-American topics and about Chicanos. Records added since 1992 have expanded its scope to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. The Chicano Database also includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological, and educational literature.
Hispanic American Periodicals Index Online (HAPI)This link opens in a new windowHAPI is a source for information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. HAPI Online contains complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in more than 400 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.
Bibliography of Asian StudiesThis link opens in a new windowIncludes Western-language monographs, articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia published since 1971.