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American History, 1493-1945 This link opens in a new window
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From a voyage of discovery to a nuclear blast, experience the epic vista of over 400 years of American history through thousands of primary source documents.

This collection traces the progress of American History and extensively covers the major themes of the period from colonization and settlement through the revolution, expansion, politics, slavery, the Civil War and reconstruction, to World War II.
Early American Imprints, Series 1: Evans This link opens in a new window
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Containing nearly every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America from 1639 to 1800, Evans Digital Edition will, upon completion, consist of more than 36,000 works and 2,400,000 images. Based on Charles Evans' comprehensive American Bibliography and enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement to Evans' American Bibliography, the collection was first published by Readex in cooperation with American Antiquarian Society as a microform set. Evans Digital Edition will include every item previously produced on microform plus more than 1,200 additional works located, cataloged and digitized since completion of the earlier effort.
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Comprised of works within the scope of Charles Evans’ “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplemental work but which were either missed or were listed but could not be found at the time, this collection of previously unknown publications from the first 150 years of North American history supplements. The content in this database addends the works of Charles Evans and Roger Bristol and is derived from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. It covers the time period from 1652 to 1800, from the Anglo-Dutch Wars to the French Revolution.
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This collection of recently discovered printed materials (1,000 unique and rare books, pamphlets, and broadsides includes sermons, religious tracts, political arguments, reports of organized bodies, doggerel ballads, advertisements, official decrees, news extras, amateur elegies, and other publications), most of which were not included in either Charles Evans’ monumental work or Roger Bristol’s supplement, exploring 130 years of the American experience. From 1670 to 1800, from King Philip’s War to the Quasi-War with France.
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The impressions, attitudes, and perspectives of a nation, based on Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker’s renowned bibliography and is derived from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society, entering the world stage are recorded in this collection of virtually every book, pamphlet, and broadside published in America during the first two decades of the 19th century. It covers the time period from 1801 to 1819, from the Tripolitan War to the Panic of 1819.
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Comprised of works within the scope of Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker’s “American Bibliography” but which were either missed or were listed but could not be found at the time, this collection of previously unknown publications. The content in this database addends the works of Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker and derives from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. Covers the time period from 1801 to 1819, from the Quasi-War with France to the Civilization Act.
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This collection of recently discovered printed materials, most of which were not included in Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker’s “American Bibliography”, exploring the first two decades of 19th century American society and culture. The content in this database addends the works of Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker and derives from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. Covers the time period from 1801 to 1819, from the Jefferson administration to the founding of the University of Virginia.
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Comprised of works within the scope of Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker’s “American Bibliography” but which were either missed or were listed but could not be found at the time, this collection of previously unknown publications expands and enriches the Readex digital edition of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker. The content in this database addends the works of Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker and derives from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. Covers the time period from 1801 to 1819, from the Marshall Court to the Tallmadge Amendment.
IPA Source (International Phonetic Alphabet) This link opens in a new window
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Carefully translated / transcribed song and aria texts in German, French, Italian, Spanish, English and Latin that helps professors and students improve pronunciation and comprehension.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global This link opens in a new window
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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content.

More than 70,000 new full-text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year through dissertations publishing partnerships with 700 leading academic institutions worldwide, and collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations. Full-text dissertations are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be native PDF, some PDF image.

Each dissertation published since July, 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDTGlobal provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses.
Taylor & Francis Ebooks This link opens in a new window
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Browse our vast collection of eBooks in science, technology, engineering, medicine, humanities and social science, which are led by a global network of editors and authors.
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