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A database of 7,000 images and advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II.

ADS includes Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstract Service, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, Astrophysics Preprints, astronomical data catalogs and data archives, including those from NASA space missions.
Coverage: 1975-present
Tags: Aeronautics, Astrophysics, Engineering, Physics, Science, Space
Indexes all American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics publications, including meeting papers and journal articles. Includes the full-text of meeting papers published since 1963 and journal articles published since 1996.
American Film Institute (AFI) Catalog is the most authoritative resource of American film information for the years 1893 - 1971, including summaries, technical and cast information, and bibliographies.
Coverage: 1893-1971
Tags: Film
The Africa Bibliography is an authoritative guide to works in African studies published under the auspices of the International African Institute annually since 1984.

The primary World Bank collection of development indicators on Africa, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.

Coverage: 1960 - 2-12
Africa-Wide Information (formerly Africa Wide NiPAD) combines databases to form a multidisciplinary aggregation of sources offering unique and extensive coverage of all facets of Africa and African studies. Includes over 2.4 million citations and abstracts dating back to the 16th century.The advanced search allows the research to search all the collected datasets or focus on particular sets.
Coverage: 2000-present
Tags: Africa, Cultural Studies

AfricaBib is a collection of Africana social science titles, presented in one easily accessible location on the internet. It is the culmination of over forty years of Africana research. The site consists of two bibliographic databases covering Africana periodical literature (Africana Periodical Literature) and African Women’s literature (African Women). You will also find a comprehensive bibliography on women travelers and explorers to Africa (Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa). In June 2012 two other bibliographies have been added, on Islam in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa compiled by Paul Schrijver, and on Kenya Coast compiled by Jan Hoorweg.

Full-text of seven 19th Century African American Newspapers: Freedom's Journal, The Colored American (Weekly Advocate), The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper, The Christian Recorder. Coverage varies by newspaper.