August 5, 2015
Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010, providing documentation, analysis and interpretation. The collection has full text searching of a variety of primary and secondary sources including 271 videos, over 4,000 books and government documents and websites covering more than 30 significant events such as the Holocaust and the Yugoslav wars. Brought to you by the UW Libraries.
July 9, 2015
Are you a Puccini fan? Or perhaps Wagner is more your style. Whether you prefer Madama Butterfly or Don Giovanni, you can have the Metropolitan Opera right in your living room. Met Opera on Demand provides streaming online access to over 500 Metropolitan Opera performances. Brought to you by UW Libraries.
May 27, 2015
View a primary-source, scholarly database of adult comic books and graphic novels, including interviews, criticism and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this art form, with the Underground & Independent Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels e-resource. Volume II adds extensive coverage of the pre-Comics Code era crime, war, romance and horror comics that fueled the backlash leading to one of the largest censorship campaigns in US history. This UW-restricted e-resource is brought to you by University Libraries.
May 9, 2015
Get access to one of the most famous records of the civil rights movement through the History Vault collection’s new digitized archive of documents from the Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Covering 1909 to 1972, the NAACP Papers document the realities of segregation in the early 20th century to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Produced through a partnership between the NAACP and ProQuest, its two million pages include internal memos, legal briefings, timelines and more. This UW-restricted resource is brought to you by University Libraries.
April 2, 2015
Need data? Check out ProQuest International Datasets, a collection of over 50,000 datasets from governments, international organizations and research firms. Search or browse to find financial data, crime statistics, mortality rates, commodities prices, global imports and exports, and more. Compare countries, select data elements and choose how you would like to display and export your data. This UW-restricted resource is brought to you by the University Libraries.
March 4, 2015
Gain insight into Chinese political and social life in the Chinese Newspapers Collection, 1832-1953, a turbulent 120-year period. With 12 English-language historical newspapers, get critical perspectives on the ending of 2,000 years of imperial rule, the Taiping Rebellion, the Opium Wars with Great Britain, the Boxer Rebellion, the 1911 Revolution and the founding of the Republic of China. The full-image newspapers offer searchable access to editorials, cartoons, ads and classifieds that illuminate history. This UW-restricted resource is brought to you by University Libraries.
February 4, 2015
Interested in learning more about LGBT history, gay culture or civil rights? Or LGBT families, transgender issues, or global sexuality issues? Explore LGBT Studies in Video, a diverse online collection of streaming video documentaries, interviews and archival footage. Researchers in a wide range of disciplines will find a rich store of materials on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political, cultural and social movements. This UW-restricted resource is brought to you by University Libraries.
December 29, 2014
This primary source collection includes documents from investigations by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) during the massive immigration wave of 1880-1930. Part of the ProQuest History Vault, Immigration Records of the INS, 1880-1930 covers Asian immigration to California, Hawaii and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906 to 1930; and European immigration. The regulation of prostitution and white slavery, and the suppression of radical aliens is extensively documented as well.
December 2, 2014
Love cinema? Then don’t miss the Silent Film Online database, which takes viewers to the foundations of modern cinematic technique and film theory. The more than 500 films in the database cover silent features, serials and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. This e-resource is brought to you by University Libraries.
October 23, 2014
Studying environmental issues? Then take a look at Environmental Studies in Video, an interdisciplinary collection of over 500 environmental studies–related films. Among the topics included are alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, farming and agriculture, sustainability and climate change. Beyond the sciences, the collection includes films about business, policy and politics, anthropology and more. This e-resource is brought to you by University Libraries.