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Academic Search Complete. Articles from over 6,000 journals in many fields.
American History in Video. Newsreels, archival footage and important documentaries.
American Song. Songs by and about children, cowboys, immigrants, Native Americans, pioneers, slaves and others. Songs about politics and civil rights, war and peace.
Area Studies Video Online covers Middle Eastern studies, Latin American, African, Eastern European, Asian, and other global communities. The collection includes films focused on cultural, political, and socioeconomic issues and provides an interdisciplinary resource for every region of the world.
CQ Electronic Library. Research reports on United States government, politics, history, public policy and current events.
Ethnic Newswatch. Articles from alternative-press newspapers, magazines and journals.
GPO. A listing (no full text) of all types of United States government documents, including congressional reports, hearings, debates, records, judiciary materials and documents issued by executive departments.
HarpWeek. Articles from the 19th-century illustrated newspaper Harper's Weekly (1857–1912).
Homeland Security Document Library.United States policy documents, presidential directives and national-strategy documents, plus theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies.
International Medieval Bibliography. Indexes articles, notes, and similar literature on medieval subjects in journals, Festschriften, conference proceedings, and collected essays. Covers all aspects of medieval studies within the date range of 400 to 1500.
JSTOR. Articles from scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, sometimes going back to the first issues. The Library subscribes to the Arts and Sciences I–X and Life Sciences collections.
Military & Government Collection. Articles on military-related journals and general-interest magazines.
New York Review of Books. Full text of every article dating from 1963 to the present. You must be on-campus to use the NYRB; there is no off-campus access.
Politics and Current Affairs Video Online. Documentaries from around the world covering immigration and border studies, Middle East studies, urban studies, political science, globalization, and human rights.
World History in Video. More than 1,750 documentaries that survey human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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- Introduction to Latino/Latin American Studies (LS 101)
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