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McFarland & Company is an academic publisher of works on a wide variety of topics, and specializes in covering areas often underrepresented in academic literature, such as video games, sports and popular culture. Please look through McFarland's online catalogue to find books in your area of interest.
Adam Matthew Digital publishes databases of primary sources and accompanying supporting material; we have access to a large number of databases relevant to major topics in American and World History.
Newspapers.com includes more than 73 million pages from 3,000+ newspapers. The collection includes some major newspapers for limited periods (e.g., 50 years of the New York Times), but mostly consists of US regional papers from the 1700s to the late 1980s. Free accounts through the Wikipedia Library include access to Newspapers.com Publisher Extra content.
NewspaperARCHIVE.com is an online database of digitized newspapers, with over 2 billion news articles; coverage extends from 1607 to the present from US, Canada, the UK, and 20 other countries.
Loeb Classical Library is a virtual collection of classical writings includes epic and lyric poetry, tragedy and comedy, history, travel, philosophy, oratory, medicine, mathematics, and religion - a total of over 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts.
The American National Biography (ANB) offers portraits of more than 18,700 men and women—from all eras and walks of life—whose lives have shaped the United States.
Ancestry.com comprises a collection of genealogical, historical, and genetic records. This partnership gives access to the World Explorer membership, which includes all US and international records.
Who's Who contains more than 34,000 autobiographical entries on noteworthy people. This collection also includes Who Was Who, a further 94,000 entries on deceased people. It is published by Bloomsbury Publishing.
Electronic Enlightenment is a wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence from the early 17th to the mid-19th century. EE gives you access to more than 70,000 historical documents in which more than 8,500 historical figures discuss everything from religious tolerance to animal rights, vulcanology to classical archeology, economic modelling to celebrity culture.
Fold3 is a database of documents, images, and other material covering American, British, Australian, and New Zealand military history. Significant collections cover African-American and Native American history, the US Bureau of Investigation, Project Blue Book and other aspects of American's history and military organizations and conflicts.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. ODNB offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by specialist authors. It is overseen by academic editors at Oxford University.
Miramar Ship Index is an index to ships and their histories, covering iron and steel sailing ships, powered merchant ships, and warships, since the early 19th century.
Al Manhal is a major Arabic provider of full-text electronic journals, theses and ebooks. Its eLibrary includes approximately 36,000 publications across a variety of subject areas.
Project MUSE is an online database of more than 600 academic journals and 36,000 ebooks in the humanities and social sciences.
Oxford Bibliographies offers authoritative research guides combining features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. This resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.
OpenEdition is a publisher of books and journals in the social sciences and humanities. While most of OpenEdition's content is Open Access, they have donated access to Freemium for Journals, an additional collection of 140 usually paywalled journals.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias comprises long-form peer-reviewed overview articles across a range of disciplines.
Kinige is an ebook store comprised of Indian language books, primarily those written in Telugu. Kinige are providing free access to 10 ebooks per month.
Oxford Handbooks Online provides scholarly review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate.
Taaghche is an e-book store that offers more than 60,000 books, magazines, newspapers, and audiobooks across three platforms: Android, IOS, and Web Reader.
Cairn.info is an online web portal of scholarly materials. Primary research areas include communications, economics, education, geography, history, literature, linguistics, philosophy, political science, law, psychology, sociology, and cultural studies.
Oxford Reference brings together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.
MIT Press Journals is a scholarly publisher of over 30 journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
The Central and Eastern European Online Library is a publisher of a wide range of Humanities and Social Sciences journals and ebooks. Access includes more than 1700 journals, but does not currently include ebooks.
ProQuest is a multidisciplinary research provider. This access includes ProQuest Central, which includes a large collection of journals and newspapers, Literature Online, the HNP Chinese Newspaper Collections, and the Historical New York Times.
SpringerLink includes over 26,000 ebooks and 2000 scholarly journals in the sciences, business and economics, engineering, humanities, social sciences, law, and mathematics.
EBSCO Information Services is a major US-based provider of library resources and information services. EBSCO's partnership with The Wikipedia Library includes access to multiple databases.
The Academic Video Online collection from Alexander Street Press includes videos in a range of subject areas, including news programs, music and theatre, lectures and demonstrations, and documentaries. The Women and Social Movements Library comprises primary source documents and scholarly essays on women's activism.
Oxford University Press Journals includes a variety of subjects.
Gale is a very large American educational publisher of multiple research databases. Gale access includes Gale Academic OneFile, Gale General OneFile, Gale eBooks, Gale OneFile: News, Gale In Context: Biography, Gale Primary Sources, NewsVault, and The Times Digital Archive.
Érudit is a Canadian web portal of scholarly materials. Its primary focus is the humanities and social sciences, but it also includes some publications in the physical and natural sciences.
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) offers full-text access to scholarly works from key disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law.
De Gruyter is a scholarly publisher specializing in academic literature. Accounts can access the electronic resources available through De Gruyter Online, which include ebooks and journals in arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, theology/religion, medicine, mathematics, law and general reference.
Nature is an international weekly scientific journal.
Baylor University Press is a publisher of academic e-books primarily in religious studies and the humanities. Editors can select titles of interest from their catalogue.
Taylor & Francis is an academic publisher of journals and books, offering access to several of their collections.
Cambridge University Press is a publisher of academic journals and e-books in a variety of subject areas. They are offering access to Cambridge Core, which includes journal articles and ebooks, and the Orlando collection.
Numérique Premium provides access to social science and humanities works in law, economics, geography, history, languages, philosophy, psychology, education, information sciences, political science, sociology, and sports.
Edinburgh University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals in the humanities and social sciences. EUP are providing access to their journals collection, on subjects including Film and Media Studies, History, Literary Studies, and Scottish Studies.
Sabinet is an online database of full text South and Southern African journals. Access includes coverage of a wide variety of topic areas; much of Sabinet's content is in English, but there are also publications in various other European and African languages (particularly Afrikaans).
JSTOR is one of the largest and most reputable journal archives in the world. The content set currently available to the Wikipedia editors includes all of JSTOR's archival journal collections and the 19th Century British Pamphlets collection.
L'Harmattan is a French social sciences and humanities publisher with 27,000 titles in social sciences, literature, specialized literature from five continents, rare books, videos and journals.
Magiran is a publisher of newspapers and scientific journals.