Access World News is a comprehensive resource that includes a variety of news publications worldwide. These sources include major national and international newspapers, as well as local and regional titles as well as newswires, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, transcripts and more.
Trial: May 18, 2020 - June 30, 2020 African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956 is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind collection—complements and expands on African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998. The more than 60 newly available newspapers in Series 2, all written for or by African Americans, enable students and scholars to make new discoveries regarding the lives of African Americans as individuals, an ethnic group and Americans.
Trial: May 18, 2020 - June 30, 2020 African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations’ bulletins, annual reports and other genres. These diverse periodicals—which have shaped, and in turn been shaped by, African American culture—will enable new discoveries on lives of African Americans as individuals, as an ethnic group and as Americans.
Trial: May 18, 2020 - June 30, 2020 African Americans and Jim Crow: Repression and Protest offers more than 1,000 fully searchable printed works critical for insight into African-American culture and life from the beginning of Jim Crow to World War I and beyond. In the previous period—from the end of the Civil War and Reconstruction to the year 1883—newly freed blacks in the United States witnessed significant gains. Progress, however, was short-lived. Through the development of Jim Crow laws and numerous other acts hostile to their interests, the rights of African Americans were systematically stripped away.
Trial: May 18, 2020 - June 30, 2020 African Americans and Reconstruction: Hope and Struggle provides nearly 1,400 fully searchable printed works essential for understanding the African-American struggle for identity from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of Jim Crow. In the period immediately following the 1865 ratification of the U.S. Constitution’s 13th Amendment—which definitively ended slavery throughout the United States—African Americans, whether once slave or always free, faced new challenges as a free people often surrounded by hostile whites.
Trial: May 18, 2020 - June 30, 2020
From segregation to women’s suffrage to discrimination of all kinds, civil rights have shaped the course of American history. Civil Rights in America: From Reconstruction to the Great Society is a premier archive of official publications and primary source material related to civil rights in the United States. Fully searchable, with unique browsing capabilities and comprehensive metadata, this collection is indispensable for teaching and researching American history, political science, social justice, and related fields.
Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.
March 27, 2020 - June 25,2020
In response to the current challenges that universities face as a result of the spread of COVID-19, Duke University Press has given complementary access to their eBook and eJournal collection.
March 27,2020 - June 25, 2020
In response to the current challenges that universities face as a result of the spread of COVID-19, Project Euclid has given complementary access to their subscription based eBook and eJournal collections.
March 23, 2020 - June 30, 2020
In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on our platform.
March 26, 2020 - June 30, 2020
Rotunda was created for the publication of original digital scholarship along with newly digitized critical and documentary editions in the humanities and social sciences. The collection combines the originality, intellectual rigor, and scholarly value of traditional peer-reviewed university press publishing with thoughtful technological innovation designed for scholars and students.