Gerritsen Collection - Women's History Online
In the late 1800s, Dutch physician Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen began collecting books and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and women's rights. By the time their successors finished their work in 1945, The Gerritsen Collection was the greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world, with materials spanning four centuries and fifteen languages. This online resource delivers two million page images exactly as they appeared in the original printed works. Users can trace the evolution of feminism within a single country, as well as the impact of one country's movement on those of the others. In many cases, it also provides easy access to primary sources otherwise available only in a few rare book rooms. From About the Gerritsen Collection.Full text and full image women's history primary source materials (books and journal articles) from 1543 - 1945 is in this digital collection.
North American Immigrants Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (IMLD) includes 71 authors and approximately 10,000 pages of information. Which provides a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, the series provides a rich source for scholars in a wide range of disciplines. In selected cases, users will be able to hear the actual audio voices of the immigrants.Letters, diaries, interviews, oral histories and more are part of this digital collection about immigration from 1800 - 1950.
North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial to 1950
North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. The materials have been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies, supplemented by customer requests and more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Biography and Genealogy Master Index is a comprehensive index to nearly 12 million biographical sketches in more than 2700 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.A comprehensive index to nearly 12 million biographical sketches in more than 2700 volumes.
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Gain access to information from a wide range of academic areas including business, social sciences, humanities, general academic, general science, and education. The upgrade from Academic Search Elite to Academic Search Complete has been partially funded in 2007-08 by the UW Oshkosh Student Technology Fund.Full Text AvailableJournal, Magazine and Newspaper ResourcesMulti-topic tool with full text for nearly 4,500 journals including 3,700+ peer-reviewed journals.
Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 3,100 periodicals, plus searchable full text for more than 1,500 active periodicals. Subjects covered include general reference, business, health, multicultural and more. Total coverage includes over 4 million articles.Full Text AvailableJournal, Magazine and Newspaper ResourcesMulti-topic tool includes full text of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, and more.
Lexis Nexis Academic Universe
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Oxford Reference Online - Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
Online versions of over 100 dictionaries, encyclopedias and reference books. Coverage of a broad range of subjects: from General Reference, Language and Quotations to Science and Medicine, and from Humanities and Social Sciences to Business and Professional. Examples of titles include: A Dictionary of Biology, The Kings and Queens of Britain, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, A Dictionary of Geography, A Dictionary of African Mythology and many, many more! Click here to view the list of available reference books, arranged by subject.Full Text AvailableReference & Background ResourcesOver 100 dictionaries (both English and foreign language), reference books on many subjects & more.