Accessible Archives is a site devoted to primary source material in American history. Information archived is from leading historical periodicals and books, and includes eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records. Transcribed individual entries are complete with full bibliographic citations and are organized chronologically. Find materials in such collections as African American Newspapers, The Civil War Collection, Womens’ Magazines & Newspapers, and many more.
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CQ Press Voting and Elections Collection integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to provide a powerful research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.
The Collection supports course work in campaigns and elections, Congress, and the presidency, including the Advanced Placement course in American Government and Politics and scholarly research in political science and American history.
RIPM provides access to periodicals that reflect the European concert tradition. Resources included are Retrospective Index to Musical Periodicals with Full Text and the Preservation Series: European and North American Music Periodicals with Full Text. These databases collectively provide access to nearly four hundred music journals and more than 1,150,000 full-text pages.
ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication provides students, researchers,
educators, and librarians with the instruction and advice they need to master
the art of scholarly communication. It covers everything from classic journal
authoring topics (now completely modernized) such as Organization of Your Article
and Peer Review,
to styling conventions needed for all scholarly communication, such as Chemical Nomenclature and Effective Writing and Word Usage,
to emerging areas of interest in scholarly communication, including Open Access & Open Science,
Sharing Data, Communicating Safety Information,
American newspapers collection contains a wealth of information about
cultural life and history during the 1800s and is rich with first-hand reports
of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War,
Presidential and Congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and
commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. The collection
also provides a great number of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and
editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements all of which embody the
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