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American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) [via EBSCO]

Canceled by the CDL 2010. (Most indexed journals are also indexed in EBSCO’s Academic Search Complete.) Covers North American scholarship on East-Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and includes citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, government publications, and more.

Coverage: 1956-present
Tags: Europe, Government, Slavic, Soviet Union
American Board of Medical Specialties Directory [via American Board of Medical Specialties, Elsevier]
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The ABMS Directory provides quick and easy access to professional information about more than 900,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ sub-specialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
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American Chemical Society (ACS) Platform [via American Chemical Society]
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Full-text access to journals currently published by ACS, as well as the collection "Legacy Archives" which covers access to all titles published by the ACS from 1879 to 1995.
American Civil War: Letters and Diaries [via Alexander Street Press]
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A full text collection of letters and diaries by hundreds of participants and witnesses to the Civil War. Includes biographies, bibliographies and a day-by-day record of events, all accessible via a detailed search engine.

Coverage: 1861-1865
Tags: History, United States Of America
American County Histories–Western States [via Accessible Archives]
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A fully searchable collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century histories of counties in the Western United States. On the Search Page, select “American County Histories.”
American Craft Council Library Digital Collections

This site is an “open-access online compendium containing thousands of unique images, documents, and media. . . detail[ing] the history of contemporary craft in America.” It includes collections on the history of the American Craft Council, exhibition catalogs from the Museum of Contemporary Crafts and the American Craft Museum, and more.

Tags: Art, Crafts, History
American Drama, 1714-1915 [via ProQuest]
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Offers the searchable full text of more than 1,500 plays from the colonial period to the beginning of the twentieth century. This database is also available through Literature Online (LION).

Coverage: 1714-1915
Tags: Drama, United States Of America
American Founding Era [via University of Virginia Press]
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The American Founding Era collection includes the edited papers of key early figures in the history of the United States, including: John Adams and his family; Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson,John Jay,Thomas Jefferson, Dolley Madison, James Madison, John Marshall,Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, and George Washington. It also includes a documentary history of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, People of the Founding Era (a biographical dictionary) and more.

American Indian Histories and Cultures [via Adam Matthew]
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This full-text collection documents “interactions between American Indians and Europeans [in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico] from their earliest contact, . . .[through] the civil rights movement of the mid- to late-twentieth century.” The documents are drawn from Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library. Also includes maps and images, scholarly essays to provide context and bibliographies to suggest further reading.