This resource from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) provides full-image views of historic periodicals from 1684 to 1912, covering the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Note that coverage past the 1880s is rather limited. See "more info" to search within a narrower time frame. (EBSCO)
Over 2,200 e-books covering: history, women's studies, literature, and other fields in the humanities. The collection was created by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in collaboration with ten scholarly societies and nearly 80 contributing publishers.
Full-text coverage of over 30 journals and magazines published by the American Chemical Society (ACS), including current issues, full archives of each journal, and pre-publication articles called ASAP Articles.
From the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA covers journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture back to 1970. (EBSCO)
Providing a personal perspective on the Civil War, this collection includes letters and memoirs from over 1,000 politicians, generals, soldiers, slaves, landowners, farmers, wives, and even spies from both sides of the conflict. (Alexander Street Press)
Access to twelve AMS publications. Most provide full-text from the first issue until 3 years ago. A couple are full-text through the current issue.
Titles include: Journal of Applied Climatology & Meteorology; Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences; Journal of Physical Oceanography; Journal of Hydrometeorology; Monthly Weather Review; Weather and Forecasting; Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Meteorological Monographs; Weather, Climate, and Society; Earth Interactions; and Journal of Climate.
Covers the applied sciences and computing disciplines by providing access to trade, industrial, professional, and technical society journals; buyers’ guides; directories; conference proceedings; and more. (EBSCO)
Covers a broad range of related subjects from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. International in scope, Art & Architecture Source includes periodicals published in multiple languages. (EBSCO)
ARTstor is the ultimate image collection, containing hundreds of thousands of images covering art, architecture, archeology, and history. Useful for research not only in the arts, but in social history, sociology, and history.
Do you need to know "How many Quakers live in Indiana?", "What are the major religions of Nigeria?", or "What percentage of the world is Buddhist?" If so, this is your site! Data comes from both primary research sources such as government census reports, statistical sampling surveys and organizational reporting, as well as citations from secondary literature which mention adherent statistics. A wealth of carefully presented information.
American Memory provides free online access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity.
Includes data on churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups (individuals, congregations and denominations). You can analyze by state or county, and search for survey data regarding religion.
Access numerous famous speeches--as transcribed full-text, the actual recordings, or recorded reenactments. A useful section called "Rhetorical Figures in Sound" illustrates many figures of speech. Think you know rhetoric? Take the "Rhetoric Quiz!"
Imagine applying Google's Street View technology to art galleries. Art Project lets you virtually walk through a number of major art galleries, including zooming in to look at specific items in more detail.
The Atlas provides over 60 socioeconomic indicators down to the county level, including demographic, economic, and agricultural information. In addition to the visual maps, you can download data in spreadsheet format.