Celebrate Black history all year round with HistoryMakers Digital Archive

February 28 is the end of Black History Month but not Black history. You can find Black history all year round in the HistoryMakers Video Archive, the largest resource of oral African American history in existence. This fascinating resource contains … Continue reading

Explore the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Environmental Science, with its rich, interdisciplinary complexity, poses important questions for planet Earth: Where have efforts to respond to threats against the environment led? And how can government, science, and industry best ensure a sustainable relationship with local, national, and global … Continue reading

The rise of industrialization and reform in “The Gilded Age and Progressive Era”

Technological innovation, the concentration of vast wealth in few hands, government corruption, anti-immigrant hysteria, and progressive proposals to combat social and economic disparities: These may seem like items pulled from today’s headlines, but they entered America’s consciousness more than a … Continue reading

“Transcripts of the Malcolm X Assassination Trial” — Window on a turbulent time

Learn about the assassination of civil rights leader Malcolm X in the new Library resource “Transcripts of the Malcolm X Assassination Trial.” At the time of his assassination, Malcolm X was seen as a controversial figure for giving voice to … Continue reading

Follow changing perceptions of gender in “Gender: Identity and Social Change”

The Library’s new online resource “Gender: Identity and Social Change” examines the history of gender in the English-speaking world, beginning with coercive enforcement of gender roles in the nineteenth century and moving through twentieth century activism toward a more inclusive … Continue reading

Read untold history in “Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers”

The online resource “Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives On Day-To-Day Life” brings together 25 individual newspaper titles from the Library of Congress. The database contains 24,838 PDF images documenting life from 1942 through 1945 in what were known as “relocation … Continue reading

Dig into history with “American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971”

The Library now offers the online resource History Vault: American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971, which adds 36 new collections to the ProQuest History Vault of primary source materials designed to improve research outcomes on issues related to American … Continue reading

De Gruyter e-books resource includes many Open Access titles!

It’s Open Access Week, a time to recognize a growing movement intent on making Open Access licensing the publishing default in academic research. De Gruyter EBooks is a Library online resource providing access to recent German titles, including 2021 Open … Continue reading