New Databases

Over the course of the 2017-2018 academic year, the Woodruff Library acquired over 25 new databases, including a number of digital archives of potential interest to historians. See below for a complete list of new databases purchased between 2015 and 2018. Each of these databases can be accessed via the links below, discoverE, or databases@emory.

New Databases, 2017-2018

Church Missionary Society Periodicals, Adam Matthews Digital (7/2018)
From its roots as an Anglican evangelical movement driven by lay persons, this resource encompasses publications from the CMS, the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society and the latterly integrated South American Missionary Society.

East India Company Company Archives, Adam Matthews Digital (7/2018)
East India Company offers access to a unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1595 to 1947.

Colonial America (7/2018)
Complete CO5 Colonial Office files from The National Archives, UK.

APA Psychology and Sociology E-book Collection (7/2018)
Provides full-text electronic access to dozens of recently released, APA-published scholarly and professional books in psychology and related disciplines for the publication years 2009-2013.

Atlanta Business Chronicle (7/2018)

Political Risk Service (PRS data) (7/2018)

Oxford Research Encyclopedias, Criminology, OUP (6/2018)

AVON (Academic Video Online), Alexander Street Press (5/2018)
Documentary Film Collection that includes titles from the BBC and PBS.

World Newspaper Archive: African Newspapers Series 2, Readex (5/2018)
Second series of African newspapers digitized by the Center for Research Libraries and Readex. Delivers 40 additional African newspapers published between 1835 and 1925. Titles from Algeria, Angola, Liberia, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda. The greatest number of papers are South African.

Tibetan Core Collection 15 (5/2018)
Collection of 219 volumes, including works across a broad range of subjects and genres, covering all ten classical subjects of Indian and Tibetan learning (rig pa’i gnes bcu); as well as History, Biography, Medicine and Astrology and etc.

Springer Nature (4/2018)
Nature and Palgrave journal package.

Informed Librarian (4/2018)

Yale’s Electronic Art and Architecture Portal (3/2018)

New Cambridge Histories (3/2018)

Kanopy, First Run Features (2/2018)

News, Policy, and Politics Archive, ProQuest (1/2018)
Collection of fifteen consumer magazines in the fields of news, policy, and politics. Titles include Newsweek, the UN Chronicle, and the UNESCO Courier.

Women’s Magazine Archive, Series 1, ProQuest (1/2018)
The Women’s Magazine Archive 1 provides access to the complete archives of major 19th and 20th century consumer magazines aimed at a female readership such as Better Homes & Gardens (1922-2005), Chatelaine (1928-2005), Good Housekeeping (1885-2005), Ladies’ Home Journal (1883-2005), Parents (1926-2005), and Redbook (1903-2005).

History Vault: Women’s Studies from the Schlesinger Library, Voting Rights, National Politics, and Reproductive Rights, ProQuest (1/2018)
Collections from the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe College consist of materials documenting voting rights, national politics and reproductive rights from national, regional and local leaders.

History Vault: American Indians and the West, 1809-1971, ProQuest (1/2018)
Historical documents pertaining to American Indians and the West. Topics include Indian removal, relations between the United States Army and American Indians, the Indian Wars, and the 20th-century Bureau of Indian Affairs.

History Vault: Immigration Records of the INS, ProQuest (1/2018)
Late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Topics include Asian immigration, Mexican immigration, and European immigration.

DataPlanet (1/2018)
Tool that provides fast and easy access to data from licensed and public domain datasets.

Past Masters, Intelex (1/2018)
Includes digital works from the following philosophers: William James: Correspondence (complete) Charles Peirce: Writings (The Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition—volumes 1-6 are now available, more on the way), Josiah Royce: Works (The Works of Josiah Royce)

Classical Scores Library, Alexander Street Press (1/2018)
More than 50,000 complete scores, ranging from the middle ages to the present, all of which you can view online or print out for use.

UN iLibrary (1/2018)
Comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.

Gallop Analytics (1/2018)
Access to respondent-level datasets.

Newspapers for Text Mining, ProQuest (11/17)
Raw data files of 21 ProQuest historical newspaper titles for text mining.

Ethnographic Video Online, Alexander Street Press (11/17)
640 ethnographic titles from around the world including the Americas, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Australia, and Europe.

New Databases, 2016-2017

Taylor and Francis Journal Archives (7/2017)

SanFrancisco Chronicle Archive, ProQuest (7/2017)

Guardian and Observer, Gale (7/2017)
The Guardian (1821-2003) and its sister paper, The Observer (1791-2003) give readers online access to facts, firsthand accounts, and opinions of the day about the most significant and fascinating political, business, sports, literary, and entertainment events from the past two centuries.

PolicyMap (7/2017)
Easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US. Policymap is a good supplement to Social Explorer, to which we already subscribe, and includes a good number of other proprietary data sources.

PRS International Country Risk Guide (7/2017)
PRS’ data on “country risk” are commonly-used measures of the quality of governance in different countries.

Ch’ing Historical Figures and Biographical Packets/ Memorials and Archives of the Grand Council (6/2017)
Information on Ch’ing historical figures includes 3,536 Packets of Biographical Materials and 8,384 Draft Biographies, and 1,270 volumes of Ch’ing Historical Figures, Jing version, a total of over 15,000 valuable pieces of information on important historical figures from Ch’ing. Users need to log in again before any searches.

Oxford Press Neurosurgery Archive (6/2017)

David Leip’s Atlas of US Presidential Elections (6/2017)
A collection of county-level data on election results for 2012 through 2016 for the following elections: presidential elections, Senate elections, House elections, gubernatorial elections, voter registration, and primary elections for Democratic and Republican candidates.

Naxos Digital Library Update (5/2017)
Includes Naxos Music Library; NML Jazz; NML World; Naxos Video Library; Naxos Spoken Word Library; Naxos Works Database.

Oxford Handbooks, Oxford (5/2017)
Updates approved for all ongoing collections.

(London) Times Digital Archive, Gale (5/2017)
Perpetual access and the most recent content.

Anthropological Fieldwork Online, Alexander Street Press (5/2017)
Primary-source database of the field notes, recordings, images, and other documentation behind several of the most important ethnographies of the 20th century. Content includes material from the South Pacific, Africa, South Asia, China, and the USA. In addition to supporting the study of history and methodology in anthropology, this database will be useful for those interested in the history of science, late modern history, US history colonialism, and African studies, among others.

Anthropology Online, Alexander Street Press (5/2017)
Companion database to Anthropological Fieldwork Online. It is a full-text database of published ethnographies, memoirs, archival material, and selected images. T

Digital National Security Archive (Text Mining) (4/2017)

Archives Unbound, Gale (4/2017)
Updates to the collection, which includes the following sub-collections.

“Through the Camera Lens:” The Moving Picture World and the Silent Cinema Era, 1907-1927
“We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death:” Freedom Riders in the South, 1961
19th Century English-Language Journals from the Far East
African America, Communists, and the National Negro Congress, 1933-1947
Allied Propaganda in World War II and the British Political Warfare Executive
Ambassador Graham Martin and the Saigon Embassy’s Back Channel Communication Files, 1963-1975
Amerasia Affair, China, and Postwar Anti-Communist Fervor
America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations, The Vietnam Veterans Against the War
American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism
Black Economic Empowerment: The National Negro Business League
Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle
Black Nationalism and the Revolutionary Action Movement: The Papers of Muhammad Ahmad (Max Stanford)
Bush Presidency and Development and Debate Over Civil Rights Policy and Legislation
Cambodia: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963
Chinese Civil War and U.S.-China Relations: Records of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Chinese Affairs, 1945-1955
Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reduction of Acid Rain, Urban Air Pollution, and Environmental Policy
Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and Prisons
Country Intelligence Reports on Japan
Country Intelligence Reports on Korea
Czechoslovakia from Liberation to Communist State, 1945-63: Records of the U.S. State Department Classified Files
Development of Environmental Health Policy: Pope A. Lawrence Papers 1924-1983
Dublin Castle Records 1798-1926
East Germany from Stalinization to the New Economic Policy, 1950-1963
European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: Colonialism and Nationalism in the Dutch East Indies, 1910-1930
European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies in Asia and the Pacific: From Colonialism to Japanese Mandates, 1910-1929
Evangelism in Africa: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1835-1910
Fannie Lou Hamer: Papers of a Civil Rights Activitist, Political Activist, and Woman
FBI Surveillance of James Forman and SNCC
Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s
Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984
Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño
Fight for Racial Justice and the Civil Rights Congress
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Race Relations, 1933-1945
German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941
Grassroots Civil Rights & Social Activism: FBI Files on Benjamin J. Davis, Jr
Greensboro Massacre, 1979: Shootout between the American Nazis and the Communist Workers Party
Hindu Conspiracy Cases: Activities of the Indian Independence Movement in the U.S., 1908-1933
Hollywood, Censorship, and the Motion Picture Production Code, 1927-1968
Holocaust and the Concentration Camp Trials: Prosecution of Nazi War Crimes
In Response to the AIDS Crisis: Records of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1983-1994
India from Crown Rule to Republic, 1945-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department
India-Pakistan Conflict: Records of the U.S. State Department, February 1963-1966
Indian Army and Colonial Warfare on the Frontiers of India, 1914-1920
Indochina, France, and the Viet Minh War, 1945-1954: Records of the U.S. State Department, Part 1: 1945-1949
Industrial Mobilization in Britain and the Ministry of Munitions, 1915-1918
Integration of Alabama Schools and the U.S. Military, 1963
Intelligence Reports from the National Security Council’s Vietnam Information Group, 1967-1975
Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West’s Response to Jewish Emigration
James Meredith, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Integration of the University of Mississippi
Japan at War and Peace, 1930-1949: U.S. State Department Records on the Internal Affairs of Japan
Japan: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1950-1959
Jewish Underground Resistance: The David Diamant Collection
Journaux de la Révolution de 1848 (Newspapers of the French Revolution 1848)
Korea: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1930-1963
La Guerra Civil Española
Laos: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1963-1966
Liberation Movement in Africa and African America
Liberia and the U.S.: Nation-Building in Africa, 1864-1918
Lincoln at the Bar: Extant Case Files from the U.S. District and Circuit Courts, Southern District of Illinois 1855-1861
Mafia in Florida and Cuba: FBI Surveillance of Meyer Lansky and Santo Trafficante, Jr
Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S
Minutemen, 1963-1969: Evolution of the Militia Movement in America, Part I
Narcotic Addiction and Mental Health: The Clinical Papers of Lawrence Kolb Sr
National Security and FBI Surveillance Enemy Aliens
Nazi Bank and Financial Institutions: U.S. Military Government Investigation Reports and Interrogations of Nazi Financiers, 1945-1949
Nazism in Poland: The Diary of Governor-General Hans Frank
Northern Ireland: A Divided Community, 1921-1972 Cabinet Papers of the Stormont Administration
Nuremburg Laws and Nazi Annulment of German Jewish Nationality
Pakistan from Crown Rule to Republic: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1945-1949
Papers of Amiri Baraka, Poet Laureate of the Black Power Movement
Papers of Joseph Chamberlain
Papers of Neville Chamberlain
Papers of Sir Austen Chamberlain
Personal Justice Denied: Public Hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment, 1981
Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis
Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis
Political Relations and Conflict between Republican China and Imperial Japan, 1930-1939: Records of the U.S. State Department
Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement, 1945-1950
Price Control in the Courts: The U.S. Emergency Court of Appeals, 1941-1961
Quest for Labor Equality in Household Work: National Domestic Workers Union, 1965-1979
Ralph J. Bunche Oral Histories Collection on the Civil Rights Movement
Rastafari Ephemeral Publications from the Written Rastafari Archives Project
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Enforcement of Federal Law in the South, 1871-1884
Records of the Far Eastern Commission, 1945-1952
Records of the National Council for United States-China Trade 1973-1983
Records of the U.S. Information Service in China: Chinese Press Reviews and Summaries, 1944-1950
Reporting on the Coal Industry: The Coal Trade Bulletin, 1901-1918
Republic of New Afrika
SAFEHAVEN Reports on Nazi Looting of Occupied Countries and Assets in Neutral Countries
Savings and Loan Crisis: Loss of Public Trust and the Federal Bailout, 1989-1993
South Vietnam: Records of the Office of the Defense Attaché, 1973-1975
Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Communist Party: Papers of James and Esther Cooper Jackson
Sukarno and the Army-PKI Rivalry in the Years of Living Dangerously, 1960-1963
SUR, 1931-1992
Testaments to the Holocaust. Documents and Rare Printed Materials from the Wiener Library, London
The Chinese Recorder and the Protestant Missionary Community in China, 1867-1941
The Jewish Question: Records from the Berlin Document Center
The Observer: News for the American Soldier in Vietnam, 1962-1973
U.S. Civilian Advisory Effort in Vietnam: U.S. Operations Mission, 1950-1954
U.S. Civilian Advisory Effort in Vietnam: U.S. Operations Mission, 1954-1957 – Classified & Subject Files of the Executive Office
U.S. Middle East Peace Policy and America’s Role in the Middle East Peace Process, 1989-1993
U.S. Military Advisory Effort in Vietnam: Military Assistance Advisory Group, Vietnam, 1950-1964
U.S. Relations and Policies in Southeast Asia, 1944-1958: Records of the Office of Southeast Asian Affairs
U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950

Economist, 1843-2011 (4/2017)
The Economist Historical Archive (‘EHA’) is the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, the weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide.

Illustrated London News, 1842-2003 (4/2017)
The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 includes every published issue, from the first in 1842 to the last in 2003. Entirely full-text searchable with new, high-quality digital imaging from flat unbound print sets, it combines information and the power of pictures to provide unique perspective on virtually every aspect of modern life and those who helped shape it over more than 160 years.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online, Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest (4/2017)
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest delivers monographs, manuscripts, and newspaper accounts covering issues of economics, world politics, and international strategy to support research in this interdisciplinary area of study of Europe and Africa.

British Literary Manuscripts 1, 1660-1990 (4/2017)

British Literary Manuscripts II, Medieval & Renaissance (4/2017)

American Civil Liberties Union Papers (ACLU), 1912-1990 (4/2017)
The content in the ACLU archive covers the years between 1912 and 1990, with a focus on civil rights, race, children and women’s rights, freedom of speech and due process.

Klapp-Online French Bibliography Index (3/2017)

On the (3/2017)

World History in Video, Alexander Street Press (3/2017)
World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century.

Bibliographie de la Litterature Francaise (1/2017)
More than 150,000 detailed notices from 1998 to the present day have been published, including 17,000 summaries, and 72,000 articles based on analyses of collected works (see the ‘commentary’ section of notices in particular).

Grand Secretariat Archives (11/2016)
Database of materials from the Grand Secretariat Storehouse in the Qing Imperial Palace. Covers over four thousand Ming (1368-1644) documents and more than three hundred thousand volumes of Qing (1644-1911) archival materials.

South Asia Materials Project Open Archive Initiative (11/2016)

Westlaw (11/2016)
Renewal of Westlaw for general library users.

Erudition Chinese Popular Literature (11/2016)
database of pre-modern Chinese popular literature in various genres, including drama, fiction, precious scrolls, morality books, popular encyclopedias etc.

eHRAF Archaeology (10/2016)
Companion to eHRAF World Cultures database.

London Review of Books (10/2016)

NewspaperArchive (9/2016)
Database of local historical newspapers from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other select countries. (9/2016)
Database of local and regional historical newspapers from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland, Australia and other select countries. (9/2016)

Safari E-books Online, Tech Books (9/2016)

Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture: The Oliveria Lima Library Parts 1 & 2 (9/2016)
A digital collection of over 3800 monographs 1,000,000 pages of primary source material for Brazilian history– from a unique collection in the United States.

Samuel Beckett Digital Manuscript Project (9/2016)
The Beckett Digital Manuscript Project is a collaboration between the Centre for Manuscript Genetics (University of Antwerp), the Beckett International Foundation (University of Reading) and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (University of Texas at Austin), with the kind permission of the Estate of Samuel Beckett. The purpose of the Beckett Digital Manuscript Project is to reunite the manuscripts of Samuel Beckett’s works in a digital way. (9/2016)
Performances by well-known musicians, streamed live and subsequently available on demand.

New Databases 2015-2016

Altdutsche TextBibliothek Online (5/2016)
Editions of primary German medieval texts. We have many of these in print, but are missing about 20%.  Judith Evans-Grubbs has been making a big push for us to acquire medieval sources in digital format so that multiple students can access the texts online.

People’s Daily, China (5/2016)
With publication started in June 1946 and a current circulation of 3 million, People’s Daily is the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China

Docuseek (5/2016)
Streaming video database covering the films by the distributors Bullfrog Films and Icarus Films.

World Bibliographic Information Systems (WBIS) (4/2016)

Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Gale (4/2016)
Approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world.

British Newspapers II, 19th Century (4/2016)
Full-text national and regional newspapers from Victorian Britain, digitized from the collection of the British Library. It is the sister product to 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers (1604-1800).

BYU Corpora (3/2016)
The BYU Corpora consist of nine English language corpora (including the Wikipedia Corpus, the TIME Magazine Corpus, and the Corpus of American Soap Operas), one corpus in Spanish, one in Portuguese, and a Google Books (Advanced) interface.

Oxford History of Western Music (3/2016)

Translated Texts for Historians (3/2016)
Historical sources from A.D. 300–800 translated into English.

Index of References Dealing with Talmudic Literature (1/2016)
Databases of discussions and interpretations of Talmudic passages found in both modern academic research and medieval Talmudic scholarship.

Chinese Word Dictionary and the KangXi Dictionary (1/2016)

Cambridge Histories Online (12/2015)
Cambridge Histories Online provides immediate full-text access to more than 300 volumes published since 1960 across 15 subject areas.

Oxford Bibliographies (12/2015)

Black Freedom Struggle, ProQuest (12/2015)
Module three of the Black Freedom Struggle Collections from ProQuest. Includes portions of the SNCC and SCLC papers along with other important Civil Rights organizations. Accessible via ProQuest’s History Vault Collections.

Colonial State Papers, ProQuest (12/2015)
Bibliographic records of CO1 files from the National Archives, UK.

Digital National Security Archive, ProQuest (12/2015)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers, New Additions (12/2015)
Back files of the following newspapers/collections: Chinese Historical Newspaper Collection, New York Tribune/New York Tribune/ Herald,  Nashville Tennessean, Austin American Statesman, Detroit Free Press, Baltimore Sun. Search via Proquest Historical.

The State (Columbia, South Carolina), Newspaper (10/2015)
The State is a daily morning newspaper published in Columbia, South Carolina. It was founded in 1891 and in 1945, merged with its competitor The Columbia Record.

Film and Television Literature Index(10/2015)
The Film Literature Index (FLI) Online indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.

Corpus de la Literature de L’Ocean Indien, Garnier (10/2015)

Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) (9/2015)
The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) does not include words that are commonly used throughout the United States, but rather focuses on the regional aspects of the American idiom, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another.

HistoryMakers Digital Archive of African American Oral Histories (9/2015)
Large digital collection of full-length, searchable interviews featuring prominent African American artists, business leaders, scientists, athletes, and intellectuals.

Routledge Politics Handbooks (9/2015)

Oxford Classical Dictionary

Drama Online
Collection of full text plays from ancient Greece to the present. In addition to the play texts, it includes scholarly annotations and special tools for study and performance such as Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books.

Women and Social Movements

American Indians Histories and Cultures, Adam Matthews

Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online provides access to electronic editions of Oxford Handbooks for various subjects in literature, philosophy and political science. Each handbook takes an aspect of its discipline and unpacks it, explaining the key issues, the classic and contemporary debates on those issues, and setting the agenda for how those debates might evolve.