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Native American Resources Research Guide

Native American Resources

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America: History and Life
(EBSCO)
Index to the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Partial more information
American History in Video
(Alexander Street Press)
Historical coverage from the early history of Native Americans to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century to modern day figures. Yes more information
Bibliography of Native North Americans
(EBSCO)
Contains citations to literature covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life published from the sixteenth century to the present. Partial more information
Ethnic NewsWatch
(ProQuest)
Features newspapers, magazines, and journals from various ethnic and minority presses. Yes more information
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference works on the Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and the Social Sciences. Yes more information
Indigenous Peoples: North America
(Gale)
Explores the political, social, and cultural history of Native Peoples from the 16th century through the 20th century. No more information
Oxford Handbooks Online Full text online versions of the Oxford Handbooks, available in seven complete subject modules: Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Literature, Psychology, and History. Yes more information
Sabin Americana 1500 - 1926 Primary source documents pertaining to North, Central & South America, the Arctic, Antarctica, & West Indies. Includes original accounts of exploration, pioneering, settlement, the western movement, military actions, Native Americans, slavery & abolition. Yes more information
Sociology (Proquest) Access to the full-text of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. Yes more information

Other Resources

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Academic Search Premier
(EBSCO)
Scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,000 full-text periodicals, including more than 2,800 peer-reviewed journals. Partial more information
Ambrose Digital Streaming Video Collection of streaming video clips and full programs. The database includes all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays produced by BBC as well as additional films in history, social sciences, literature, fine arts, and the sciences. No more information
Artemis Primary Sources
(Gale)
Combines Gale primary source databases into one searchable environment. No more information
ArticleFirst
(OCLC)
Index of articles from the contents pages of journals in business, science, humanities, social sciences, medicine, technology and popular culture. Partial more information
Book Citation Index
(Web of Science )
Allows cited reference searching of over 30,000 editorially selected books published since 2005 in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. (Part of the Web of Science Core Collection) No more information
Britannica Online Fully searchable version of this authoritative, general encyclopedia. It also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year. Yes more information
CQ Press Researcher Online Looking for a "hot topic" on which to do a research paper? This database is a great place to start! It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes more information
Credo Reference Portal to over 500 highly regarded reference sources. Examples of sources covered include: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Yes more information
Diversity Studies Collection
(Gale)
Database covering ethnic and social diversity issues. Includes news sources, magazines, and academic journals. Partial more information
Duke University Press Journals Online (e-Duke Scholarly Collection) Provides access to 39 Duke University Press journals in the humanities and social sciences. Can search across the entire collection or search individual journals. Partial more information
Filmakers Library Online
(Alexander Street Press)
Collection of over 1,400 international documentary films made from 1974 to the present by independent filmakers from all over the world. They are feature length films, providing hundreds of hours of viewing and transcripts that scroll as the video plays. Yes more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes more information
LexisNexis Academic Provides over 9,000 full-text news, business, and legal sources. No more information
New York Times New York Times access 1851-present. Direct access to virtually all NY Times content from that time period. Requires a separate, one-time registration. For details, visit http://researchguides.drake.edu/nyt No more information
New York Times (LexisNexis) NYT, from 1930 to present (for older coverage, see "New York Times Historical Newspaper") For all articles from today's version, just click on "Today" in the date field and then "Search." No more information
New York Times (Proquest Historical Newspapers) Full-text including scanned digital images of the New York Times, 1851-2012 Yes more information
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Children's Literature and Childhood
(Gale)
Archive of primary sources related to the experience of childhood in the nineteenth century. No more information
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest
(Gale)
Archive of monographs, manuscripts, and newspaper accounts covering exploration, military and missionary activities, and economic and political imperialism in the nineteenth century. No more information
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature
(Gale)
Archive of map collections and travel accounts from the nineteenth century. No more information
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Photography: The World through the Lens
(Gale)
Archive of photographs, photograph albums, photographically illustrated books and texts from Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas from the nineteenth century. No more information
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Religion, Society, Spirituality, and Reform
(Gale)
Archive of primary source documents relating to religious and philosophical movements of the 19th century. No more information
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
(Gale)
Full-text database of primary source newspapers from the 19th century in the United States. Includes political party newspapers, dailies, special interest group newspapers, illustrated papers, and major newspapers. No more information
Periodicals Archive Online
(ProQuest)
Archive of backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences, spanning more than two centuries of content, 37 key subject areas, and multiple languages. Yes more information