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Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
JSTOR keeps full-text backfiles to almost 850 scholarly journals from more than 25 academic disciplines published between the 19th and 21st centuries in the JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - IV, Arts & Sciences VII, and Biological Sciences collections. JSTOR tends to be best for older journal articles, and may not have articles published in the last 3-5 years.
TRIAL DATABASE - HeinOnline Academic includes more than 100 million pages of multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases. NOTE: Trial ends Dec. 2020
Newspapers.com is an online newspaper archive consisting of 558 million+ pages of historical newspapers from 16,200+ newspapers from around the United States. The library subscribes to the Nebraska Collection, which includes newspapers from across the state, dating generally from the late 1800s to the mid-1900s. Newspapers provide a unique view of the past and can help us understand and connect with the people, events and attitudes of an earlier time.
This database brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. It includes case coverage that extends into the 20th century because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. In addition, it includes pamphlets and books written about slavery—defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it---as well as every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere. It also includes many modern histories of slavery. Within this library is a section containing all modern law review articles on the subject. This library will continue to grow, not only from new scholarship but also from historical material that we continue to locate and add to the collection.
Swank Digital Campus provides colleges and universities with the largest academic streaming collection of its kind. With thousands of films, documentaries and TV shows, Swank Digital Campus simplifies film distribution by providing faculty and students a legal streaming resource both on and off campus.
NOTE: Contact the library staff to request films from this database; only requests from faculty and staff will be honored.