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A-Z Databases

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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Support for a wide range of students (see examples for using in teaching and learning), as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it.
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, 1976 to today
A free health and medical research database for openly available content related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Ethnic Diversity Source supports the study of African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans, Latinx Americans, Multiracial Americans, and Native Americans, among others, with respect to their cultures, traditions, social treatment, and lived experiences. Scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, historical documents, videos, e-books and biographies are complemented by primary sources, such as speeches and interviews.
SIRS Issues Researcher is an editorially curated pro/con database. Leading Issues pages provide a framework for understanding and analyzing over 360 complex social issues with overviews, essential questions, viewpoints, and editorially selected primary and secondary sources. All content is 100% full-text and selected from authoritative magazines, newspapers, photographs, books, statistics, infographics, websites, and more.

Unger Contribution

W. Byers Unger and Katherine Leidy Unger Bookplate

These databases are made possible through the generous contribution of W. Byers Unger and Katherine Leidy Unger.

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