This collection includes firsthand accounts (letters, diaries, and memoirs) of the encounters between immigrants and explorers coming to North America and the indigenous peoples, as well as other immigrants, they encountered along the way. (Alexander Street Press)
Electronic books from major academic publishers, primarily in business, education, and psychology. ebrary lets you save books to your own electronic bookshelf, highlight passages, and more. For tips on using ebrary, check out their Training video.
Produced by the American Economics Association, EconLit provides access to a wide range of materials covering: accounting, economics, monetary policy, labor, marketing, demographics, economic theory, and more. (EBSCO)
ERIC is one of the standard databases for education research (and useful for communication studies and psychology research). ERIC covers two types of materials: documents [reports, papers, book chapters, etc.] and journal articles. (EBSCO)
A index of printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Covers the history of European exploration, portrayals of Native American peoples, natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and slavery. (EBSCO)
Resources geared for educators, including lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards, etc. The interface is similar to that used in other Explora resources (Elementary School, Middle School, and High School).
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this provides access to popular, general interest, and current events publications. Every full-text article is assigned a Lexile reading level indicator. Useful for education majors who what to see the kind of online resource that may be used in today's high schools. (EBSCO)
Designed specifically for middle school libraries, this database covers popular, middle school publications. Every full-text article is assigned a Lexile reading level indicator. Useful for education majors who what to see the kind of online resource that may be used in today's middle schools. (EBSCO)
The Early Church Fathers is a 38-volume collection of writings from the first 800 years of the Church, divided into Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. This site allows you to read and search the entire collection. Note: This online edition is the Philip Schaff edition from the nineteenth century. (CCEL)
All public companies (except foreign companies and companies with less than $10 million in assets and 500 shareholders) are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR.
A searchable collection of free reference materials on the Web (almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, etc.). When searching the collection, use general instead of specific terms: "history" rather than "lincoln." (Bloomsburg University of PA)
The full-text of all 13 books in Euclid's Elements, with commentary by D.E. Joyce, Dept. of Math. & Computer Science, Clark University. Includes interactive Java applets that illustrate Euclid's concepts.
The "Ethnographic Video for Instruction & Analysis" (EVIA) Digital Archive features unedited, annotated, ethnographic field video representing religious, ethnic, and cultural groups worldwide. Collections span several decades, and include music, dance, everyday life, important events, and interviews. Useful for studies in anthropology, ethnography, ethnomusicology, and related areas.
This site requires that you create a FREE user account in order to view the videos.