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Effective Communication of Scientific Information. Developed by the American Chemical Society, ACS style style may be used for research papers in the field of chemistry. This guide provides examples of the most commonly cited types of sources
American Historical Periodicals is a collection from the American Antiquarian Society, which has the single largest collection of American periodicals from the colonial period through the twenties. The periodicals focused on American concerns and were predominantly published in the United States or Canada, though some were published overseas by Americans living abroad.
A collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century, researchers can examine how sexual norms have changed over time, health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and many other interesting topical areas.
Bloomsbury Collections offers excellence and originality in scholarship in the arts, humanities, and social sciences; offers more than 8000 titles across 22 subject areas.
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Learn more
The Climate Change Starter Brain includes key books and reports (some as links, some as PDFs), videos, websites of climate think tanks and NGOs, climate news and opinion websites, climate-relevant social media links to Facebook, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, and Quora, climate reference sources — and much more!
A wide selection of e-books from top publishers and presses. Books may be viewed online or checked out for up to 7 days. See our LibGuide for more information:
Europeana Newspapers is a European Commission-funded project which has provided online access to around 12 million pages of historical newspapers from 23 European libraries and metadata relating to more than 20 million newspaper pages. The content made available by the project is available both through Europeana and also via a dedicated newspaper browser hosted on The European Library which gives the possibility to perform full-text search or explore the newspapers in various ways (e.g. by date, country, title)
Provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.
A platform designed to support the teaching and learning of research methodology at all levels, step by step, plus hundreds of qualitative and quantitative methods, including interactive tools such as the Methods Map and Project Planner. Includes Cases, Datasets and videos.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition, Part II: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, Part III: The Institution of Slavery, and Part IV: The Age of Emancipation.
Women's Issues and Identities provides the opportunity to witness history from the female perspective. It covers the nineteenth and twentieth centuries,and contains a variety of archival collections.

Global in scope, the archive presents materials covering the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and offers a look at the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society. A wide range of primary sources provide a close look at some of the pioneers of women's history, a deep dive into the issues that have affected women, and the many contributions they have made to society.

Within the archive can be found historical records from Europe, North and South America, Africa, India, East Asia, and the Pacific Rim with content in English, French, German, and Dutch.
Brings together in a single place a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news feeds covering the region; reference articles and commentary; maps and statistics; audio and video; and more.

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