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Databases for Ethnic Studies

Journal Articles

International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Black Studies
Type of Material:Articles
Dates Covered:1900 to present
Fulltext:Some full text

Ebooks

African American Poetry

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:African American Poetry
Type of Material:Poetry
Dates Covered:18th and 19th centuries
Fulltext:Full text

African Writers Series

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:African Fiction
Type of Material:Novels and poetry
Dates Covered:1921 to 2003
Fulltext:Full text

Asian American Drama

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Plays written by Asian American writers.
Type of Material:Plays along with related biographical, production, and theatrical information.
Dates Covered:1891 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Black Drama

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Plays of Black Writers from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African Diaspora Countries.
Type of Material:Plays and selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Dates Covered:1850 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Black Short Fiction and Folklore

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Stories from African, African American and the African Diaspora Writers
Type of Material:Short stories, folk tales, journals and newspapers
Dates Covered:Mid-1990's to present
Fulltext:Full text

Black Women Writers

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Works of Black Women Writers from African, America and the African Diaspora
Type of Material:Fiction, poetry, and essays
Fulltext:Full text

Brill E-Books

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Asian Studies, Biblical Studies, Biology, Classical Studies, Language and Linguistics, Material Sciences, Middle East and Islamic Studies, Theology and Philsophy, Social Sciences.
Type of Material:Electronic books
Fulltext:Full text

Latino Literature

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Works of literature from Chicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Argentinean, Dominican, Central and South American authors.
Type of Material:Fiction, drama and poetry
Dates Covered:1800 to present
Fulltext:Full text

North American Indian Drama

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Native American Drama
Type of Material:Plays
Dates Covered:1930's to present
Fulltext:Full Text

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:History
Type of Material:Articles, books, documents, Supreme Court records and briefs
Fulltext:Full text

South and Southeast Asian Literature

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Aisan Literature
Type of Material:Fiction, short fiction, poems, interviews, and manuscript materials written in English by writers in South and Southeast Asia and their Diasporas
Dates Covered:mid-19th century to present
Fulltext:Full text

Encyclopedias

Oxford African American Studies Center

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:African American and African history and culture
Type of Material:Encyclopedic articles, biographies, images, primary source material, maps, and charts
Fulltext:Full Text

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Early Encounters in North America: People, Cultures, and the Environment

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Interaction among Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans in North America and North American Fauna and Flora
Type of Material:Letters, diaries, memoirs and images
Dates Covered:1601 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Biographies

Gale Biography in Context

Variant Title:Biography in Context
Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Biographical information about people from a variety of nationalities and occupations.
Type of Material:Biography
Fulltext:Full text

Oxford African American Studies Center

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:African American and African history and culture
Type of Material:Encyclopedic articles, biographies, images, primary source material, maps, and charts
Fulltext:Full Text

Videos

Black Studies in Video

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:African American culture in the United States
Type of Material:Documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage
Fulltext:Streamed Video

Ethnographic Video Online

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Anthropology
Type of Material:Documentary flims, interviews, raw footage, field notes and study guides
Dates Covered:1922 to present
Fulltext:Streamed video

Miscellaneous

Black Thought and Culture

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Non-Fiction Works of African Americans
Type of Material:Books, essays, articles, speeches, and interviews
Dates Covered:from colonial/1700 to present
Fulltext:Full text

Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:African American Leaders and Organizations
Type of Material:Materials from the files of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Dates Covered:1920-1984
Fulltext:Full Text

In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Other Personal Narratives

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Personal Narratives about People, Places and Events.
Type of Material:Letters, diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and oral histories
Dates Covered:1550 to 2000
Fulltext:Full text

Liberation Movement in Africa and African America

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Black Nationalism, Pan-Africanism, and Black Power
Type of Material:Composed of FBI surveillance files and Justice Department materials
Dates Covered:1970-1985
Fulltext:Full Text

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:History, Sociology, Ethnic and Diversity Studies, Women?s Studies, and Labor Studies
Type of Material:Letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories
Dates Covered:1840 to present
Fulltext:Full Text

Papers of Amiri Baraka, Poet Laureate of the Black Power Movement

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:Amiri Baraka, Poetry, BLack Arts Movment, BLack Nationalism
Type of Material:Poems, plays, speeches, articles.
Dates Covered:1913-1998
Fulltext:Full text

Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960 - 1974

Access:On Campus
Off Campus
Subject Covered:History
Type of Material:Diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary
Dates Covered:1960 to 1974
Fulltext:Full text