Databases for Africana Studies

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Provides access to journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations covering United States and Canadian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.
Provides citations with abstracts to over 1,700 journals, book and media reviews, and dissertations covering world history (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Indexes journal articles, books, and other resources on folklore, languages, linguistics, and literature.
Contains full text articles from over 500 scholarly journals and indexing and abstracts from 2,900 journal titles related to political science, global in scope.

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Collection of ebooks covering history and literary criticism, including a large collection of narratives by enslaved people.
African American Archives provides over one million pages of original historical documents pertaining to the African American experience.
Presents multiple aspects of the African American community, focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina.
Documents the history of African American life and religious organizations from materials published between 1829 and 1922.
Provides primary sources for such diverse disciplines as cultural, literary, and social history, ethnic studies, and more.
Includes more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states.
Sourced from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, this collection of primary source documents brings to life American history from the times of the earliest settlers until the end of World War II.
Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.
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Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
Features over 1,375 newspaper titles from all 50 states, more than 100,000 books, broadsides and pamphlets, and much more.
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Now part of Readex AllSearch.
Includes nearly 170 full-text periodicals, and indexes thousands of English and foreign-language periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, dissertations, and art reproductions.
More than two million art images for non-profit educational use from numerous art, architecture, and anthropology collections. See "more info" for a collection list.
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to 1975.
Offers a searchable collection of public records concerning enslavement.
Contains primary source documents that span five centuries, charting the story of the rise and fall of empires.
English-language full-text broadcasts and news transcripts—translated as needed—from around the world.
An interdisciplinary academic collection devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of Black Americans covering the tumultuous period from 1900 to present day.
Core scholarly journals (especially back issues), ebooks, and images from a range of disciplines, with full-text searching and DRM-free downloads.
Provides citations, with some abstracts, to more than 3,000 sources including articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and book chapters about public affairs.
Offers full text and full image articles for 13 large American daily newspapers and two daily British newspapers.
Thematically organized, historical archive devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective.
Online primary source materials including manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps, and other documents for the study of slavery, abolition, and social justice.
More than 3,000 albums and 45,000 tracks representing musical traditions from all over the globe.
Indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines, providing abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications.