These OSU trials will be available until June 30, 2020. The publisher has provided this access to facilitate distance learning in response to the COVID-19 circumstances.
Comments on any of these resources can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form
American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society, Series 1-6
American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society, Series 1-6 provides access to periodicals that highlight that history of the Colonial Americans in the twentieth century. The periodicals were predominantly published in the U.S., Canada, and by Americans living abroad.
Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents. Gale’s collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward–from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students.
British Library Newspapers: Part I-V, 1800-1950
British Library Newspapers: Part I-V, 1800-1950 is a series of collections of national and regional newspapers of Britain. The archive includes newspapers originating in England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Digital Scholar Lab
Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab is a cloud-based research tool “that enables students and researchers to apply natural-language processing tools and raw text data (OCR) from Gale Primary Sources collections in a single research platform.” This resource is a tool that can be used for data mining and digital scholarship.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains many significant English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. Includes Over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) in various forms such as books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more, Based on the English Short Title Catalogue. Primarily in English, but also includes other languages.
Gale Primary Sources
Gale Primary Sources is a universal research experience that combines all of the Gale Temporary Access digital archives in a single cross-search interface. Users may select one, all, or a combination of accessible databases to search.
The platform allows the use of multiple search options and research tools to search across the variety of archives accessible to the subscribing institution. Features include a wide range of search indexes (keyword, author/creator, document title, subject, place of publication) and limiters (date ranges, content types) to construct searches that best suit the user’s needs. Subject indexing aids content discovery across collections, drawing connections that simple search and retrieval may not achieve.
Digital tools included in the platform include Term Frequency (exploring frequency and correlation of terms) and Term Clusters (showing related terms that commonly occur in relation to the original search term).
The Making of the Modern World
The Making of the Modern WorldThe Making of the Modern World (MOMW) is a very large digital collection of over 60,000 works primarily on economics written in Europe and the United States. It is comprised of two parts: MOMW I (1450-1850), and MOMW II (1851-1914).
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Gale Cengage has designed Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) to be an extensive database with multiple content types, covering most regions of the world. The collection is in a rolling release of twelve modules over several years, with the initial four collection modules (called “Archives” by Gale) released in spring 2012.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
Gale’s Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to a collection of 500 U.S. newspapers from the 19th century.
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Online, I: Women’s, Children’s, Humour, Leisure
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Online, I: Women’s, Children’s, Humour, Leisure provides access to full text of 100 titles and 1.2 million pages from periodicals published in the UK between 1800 and 1900. The resource also offers an extensive library of newly captured images.
Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970
Public Health in Modern America, 1890-1970 examines the history of public health policy and services from the late 19th century to the end of the 1960s. Content is drawn from the New York Academy of Medicine on topics including national health care, public health services, and other topics, as well as from the National Archive Records Administration featuring a range of collections reflecting federal, state, and city public health efforts as well as campaigns and initiatives from public health advocates to insurance providers and policymakers. The full-text collection includes publications, unpublished reports, correspondence, ephemera, pamphlets, grey literature, and more.
Sabin Americana, 1476-1926
Based on Joseph Sabinʼs bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, this digital collection from Gale Cengage provides a variety of material published about the Americas between 1500 and 1926. Included are works from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and Venezuela.