Databases (10 results)

Africlassical.com [via William J. Zick]
African Heritage in classical music provides biographical information on Africans, African Americans and Afro-Europeans composers, conductors and instrumental performers, Includes over 100 music clips.
Coverage: 1745 - present
Black abolitionist papers [via ProQuest]
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Primary source collection presents the international impact of African American activism against slavery, in the writings and publications of the activists themselves. Covering the period 1830-1865, the approximately 15,000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany. The digital collection reproduces in full the 17 reels of microfilmed content from the original collection and provides a searchable, easily accessible format for research, teaching, and study.
Coverage: 1830-1865
Black Studies Center [via ProQuest]
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A collection of African Studies and African American Studies resources, including essays from the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, journals and magazines from the International Index to Black Periodicals, and historical African American interest newspapers.
Music & Performing Arts [via Alexander Street Press]
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Music & Performing Arts cross-searches audio, video, scores, and full-text reference content pertaining to music, film, dance and drama, for more than 75 Alexander Street Press collections. Spans all time periods, representation from diverse groups, many cultures, historic periods and geographic regions, highlighting hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.
Coverage: 1500s - current
Sociological Abstracts [via ProQuest]
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Provides abstracts to sociology articles and the literature of related disciplines in the social, behavioral, and cultural studies. Covers over 1,800 journals, and book reviews. Mainly in English, but Includes materials in 30 languages.
Coverage: 1952-present
Tags: Sociology
America: History and Life [via EBSCO]
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Bibliographic database containing citations to articles on American and Canadian history, including ethnic history and relations, from prehistory to the present. Covers more than 2000 journals published worldwide.
Coverage: 1964-present
Tags: Canada, History, United States Of America
Ebook Central [via ProQuest]
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Thousands of ebooks from a wide range of publishers covering many subjects, including business, economics, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.
Coverage: 1970s - current
Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings [via Adam Matthew]
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Global collection of hundreds of audio field recordings, with videos, photographs and field notes from over 50 ethnomusicological collections. Materials document musical traditions worldwide, from the Yoruba in Africa to hip hop in Brooklyn, from Guatemala's indigenous peoples to Javanese of Indonesia. Formats include audio field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence, ephemera and a unique 'musical instrument map' feature. Supports study of cultural identity, social norms, religion and ritual, gender roles, as well as other themes. Features content from the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive and University of Washington.
Coverage: 1930-02013
Independent Voices [via Reveal Digital on JSTOR]
Alternative press and political newspapers, magazines and journals from the latter half of the 20th century, including, feminist, dissident, campus radical, Native American, anti-war activist, Black Power, Hispanic, LGBT activist, the extreme right-wing publications. Searchable full-text access includes nearly 1,000 magazines, newsletters, newspapers, as well as image, audio and other archival material.
Coverage: 1950s - 1980s