This resource is based on the microform collection of books, pamphlets and broadsides issued in America from 1801-1819, recorded in American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801-1819 by Ralph Shaw and Richard Shoemaker, including material on virtually every aspect of life in early 19th-century America.... Read more about Early American Imprints, Series II: 1801-1819
Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish), and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.... Read more about Ethnic NewsWatch
HarpWeek is an electronic edition of Harper's Weekly, the leading American illustrated magazine of its day, which covered the political, military, social, and cultural stories of its day; each issue also included editorial comment, literature, humor, with extensive illustrations. HarpWeek may be browsed by issue date or literary genre; the full text may be searched using indexed thesaurus terms or keywords.
The Nation Digital Archive offers searchable full text of all issues of The Nation magazine, America's oldest weekly magazine of reporting, commentary, and opinion on national and international politics, government, social policy, economics, arts, religion, and culture.... Read more about Nation Digital Archive
This papal Who's Who presents biographical accounts in chronological order of all the officially recognized popes from St Peter to John Paul II, whose entry has now been expanded and brought up to date. Providing a continuous history of the papacy, it also includes their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes, and discusses the tradition that there had been a female pope.
A full-text database containing digitized images of the original format of the Baltimore Sun (1837-1987), with content including articles, photos, and advertisements. All text within the database is searchable.
This encyclopedia is the online version of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004). It describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this encyclopedia explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.... Read more about Encyclopedia of Buddhism