New E-resources

Announcements about new databases, platform changes, and database cancellations.

A comprehensive list of reference and research databases is available in the Database Library.

Information on the Responsible Use of Licensed Electronic Resources.

July 2022

Dar Almandumah
Databases of Arabic scientific conferences, dissertations, and academic journals, 1921-present, covering arts, humanities, Islamic and legal studies, Arabic language and literature, economics.

New York Times
Complete run of the New York Times newspaper on nytimes.com, 1851 to present; includes International, Spanish, and Chinese editions; requires registration with @wisc.edu email account.

June 2022

ProQuest Indian Claims Insight (ProQuest)
Documentation of specific claims made by tribal nations against the United States; includes docket histories, court documents, treaties, congressional publications, and maps.

Cuban Periodicals: Cultural Magazines Published by Casa de las Américas, 1960–2009 (Brill)
Digitized archive of four highly influential Cuban cultural magazines, including the journal Casa de las Américas.

Visual History Archive (USC Shoah Foundation)
Primary source collection of streaming video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Anthropological Fieldwork Online (Alexander Street)
Primary source collection of the fieldwork behind the great ethnographies of the early 20th century, including key field notebooks, images, and recordings of the early- to mid-20th century.

Gender: Identity and Social Change (Adam Matthew)
Collection of primary sources for the study of gender history, women’s suffrage, the feminist movement, and the men’s movement.

Research Methods Primary Sources (Adam Matthew)
A platform of online learning tools designed to introduce humanities and social science students to key approaches and methodologies of working with primary source material.

Oxford Bibliographies: International Relations (Oxford University Press)
Reference tool of authoritative research guides designed to support the study of international relations, combining aspects of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

Security Issues Online (Alexander Street)
Multimedia collection of video, government documents, and speeches exploring events and themes related to global security issues such as terrorism, cybersecurity, drugs, epidemics, the environment.

Mass Incarceration and Prison Studies (Alexander Street)
Multimedia collection of text, government documents, ephemera, interviews, and documentaries covering historical and contemporary themes of mass incarceration and prison infrastructure.

May 2022

ICE Virtual Library – Complete eBook Collection (Institution of Civil Engineers)
Online content platform from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) of their journals, papers, e-books, and conference proceedings.

GeoScienceWorld Books (GeoScienceWorld)
Collection of e-books in the geosciences from multiple scientific societies.

Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online (Brill)
A detailed description of the practice and implementation of international law in various Asian states.

ProQuest History Vault. Revolutionary War and early America: collections from the Massachusetts Historical Society: 1721-1860 (ProQuest)
Digitized primary source materials from Colonial America and the Early Republic: personal papers, diaries, and governmental records pertaining to the Revolutionary War and the French and Indian War.

Foreign Law Guide (Brill)
Current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions around the world.

George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs: Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Reunification of Germany (Gale)
FOIA files, memcons and telcons from the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library documenting the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall and its implications for U.S.-German relations.

April 2022

Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, 1947-1964 (Adam Matthew)
Collection of diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events from the British Foreign Office files dealing with India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan between 1947 and 1964.

Pakistan from Crown Rule to Republic, 1945-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of Pakistan, from 1945 to 1949.

India-Pakistan Conflict: Records of the U.S. Department of State, February 1963-1966 (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of India and Pakistan, from 1963 to 1966.

India from Crown Rule to Republic, 1945-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of India, from 1945 to 1949.

Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 (Gale)
Archive of primary source materials related to criminal history, law, literature, and justice in nineteenth century Europe, North America, India and the Antipodes (Australia and New Zealand).

Mirror Historical Archive, 1903-2000 (Gale)
Searchable digital archive of left-wing UK daily tabloid newspaper, from 1903 to 2000.

European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: Colonialism and Nationalism in the Dutch East Indies, 1910-1930 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Netherland’s colonial possessions, from 1910-1930.

Evangelism in Thailand: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1840-1910 (Gale)
Archive of correspondence of the American Presbyterian Church’s Board of Foreign Missions relating to their Thailand Mission during the period of 1840 to 1910.

Evangelism in Philippines: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1898-1910 (Gale)
Archive of correspondence of the American Presbyterian Church’s Board of Foreign Missions relating to their Philippines Mission during the period of 1898 to 1910.

U.S. Army Center of Military History Historical Manuscripts Collection: The Korean War (Gale)
U.S. military documents from the Korean War era include after-action interviews and reports, orders, narratives, analyses, charts, maps, and photographs.

Korea: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1930-1963 (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of Korea, from 1930 to 1963.

eMarketer (Insider Intelligence)
Daily research articles, analyst reports, and a database of e-business and online marketing statistics, aggregated and analyzed from over 2,800 sources.

Country Intelligence Reports/State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research Reports: Korea (1941-1961) (Gale)
Collection of government intelligence research and reports prepared between 1941 and 1961 on various topics related to the Korea by the U.S. Department of State.

Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online (Brill)
Authoritative online encyclopedia of all important aspects of the Slavic language family from its Indo-European origins to the present day.

Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online (Brill)
Interdisciplinary encyclopedia on the study of Arabic and all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic).

Database of Printed Modern Drama in India (UWDCC)
Bibliographic database of plays in sixteen Indian languages, published in India from the 1840s to the present.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Le Monde (ProQuest)
French newspaper archive covers issues and events since 1944: World War II and the establishment of the Fifth Republic; politics in France, Europe and beyond; society and business.

February 2022

Russian Civil War and American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia, 1918-20 (Gale)
Collection of primary source materials, including war diaries, letters, memoranda, cablegrams, maps, and charts, related to the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia, 1918-20.

World War I and Revolution in Russia, 1914-1918 (Gale)
Collection of correspondence between the British Foreign Office, British missions and consulates in the Russian Empire and the Tsarist government, and the Provisional Government.

Ta Kung Pao Full-text Database / 中國近代報刊. 大公報 : 1902-1949
Digital archive of one of the oldest newspapers in China, Da gong bao (Ta kung pao = L’impartial), with content from 1902 to 1949.

Kyobo Scholar (Megacontents)
Multi-disciplinary full-text article database from journals published by academic societies and research centers in Korea.

University Press Scholarship Online (Oxford University Press)
Collection of ebooks selected from participating university presses.

Novoe Russkoe Slovo Digital Archive (East View)
Digital newspaper archive of Russkoe slovo (1910-1920) and Novoe Russkoe Slovo (1925-2010).

Cumhuriyet Digital Archive (East View)
Digital newspaper archive of Cumhuriyet (1924 to 2020), the oldest secular Turkish daily newspaper.

Alexander III and the Policy of “Russification,” 1883-1886 (Gale)
Collection of documents and correspondence from the British diplomatic corps in Russia relating to their observations and analysis of the “retro-reform” policy in Russia between 1883 and 1886.

Commercial and Trade Relations Between Tsarist Russia, the Soviet Union and the U.S., 1910-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department Central Classified Files relates to commercial and trade relations beginning in the Tsarist Russia period and extending through Khrushchev period in Soviet history.

Country Intelligence Reports/State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research Reports: USSR (1941-1961) (Gale)
Collection of government intelligence research and reports prepared between 1941 and 1961 on various topics related to the Soviet Union (USSR) by the U.S. Department of State.

George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs: The Moscow Summit and the Dissolution of the USSR (Gale)
Collection of FOIA files from the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library documenting the events leading up to the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. and its implications for U.S.-Soviet relations.

Yeonhaengrok (Nurimedia)
Travelogues of Korean envoys recorded while traveling to and from Yeongyeong (Beijing, China) during the Joseon Dynasty (13th to 19th century).

SciFinder-n (Chemical Abstracts Service ; American Chemical Society)
New interface for core research tool for chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, nanotechnology, physics, environmental science and other disciplines. Registration required.

January 2022

Oxford Bibliographies: Political Science (Oxford University Press)
Reference tool of authoritative research guides designed to support the study of political science, combining aspects of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

Oxford Bibliographies: Social Work (Oxford University Press)
Reference tool of authoritative research guides designed to support the study of social work, combining aspects of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.

OverDrive
A collection of popular fiction and nonfiction e-books and audiobooks, accessible via the web or the Libby app. To access most content, users must sign in. Select “University of Wisconsin-Madison” from the menu, then you will be directed to authenticate with your NetID.

ProQuest One Business (ProQuest)
Online business library database of millions of full-text items across scholarly and popular periodicals, newspapers, market research reports, dissertations, books, videos and more.

Chinese Pamphlets: Political Communication and Mass Education in the Early Period of the People’s Republic of China (CRL)
Digitized collection of cartoon books, pamphlets, postcards, and magazines document the mass education materials published in Hong Kong and Mainland China, from 1947 to 1954.

December 2021

Hmong Studies Citations (Maij Xyooj / UWDC)
Index of Hmong Studies publications from 1975 to 2018. Hmong Studies commits itself to studying HMoob subjectivities from a variety of disciplines, collected and collated from a variety of sources.

November 2021

Air and Space Law (HeinOnline)
Government documents, legislative histories, books, and journals on legal and regulatory aspects of aviation and space.

Sukarno and the Army-PKI Rivalry in the Years of Living Dangerously, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of materials collected by U.S. diplomats on the internal and foreign affairs of Indonesia, from 1960 to 1963.

Ethnic Diversity Source (Ebsco)
Full text sources covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America.

Afghan Central Press Digital Archive (East View)
Digitized archive of four national newspapers of Afghanistan: the English-langauge Kabul Times, and three publications in Pushto: Anis, Hewad, and Islah.

Japan at War and Peace, 1930-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department Classified Files (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to political, military, social, and economic issues in Japan, from 1930-1949.

Japan and Korea: Summation of Nonmilitary Activities, 1945-1948 (Gale)
Digital archive of monthly reports document the rebuilding of postwar Japan and southern Korea by Allied occupation forces.

ProQuest History Vault. American Federation of Labor Records (ProQuest)
Collection of archival records document the activities and priorities of Samuel Gompers and the American Federation of Labor from the 1880s through World War I and Gompers’s death in 1924.

Wolters Kluwer VitalLaw (Wolters Kluwer)
Previous title: Wolters Kluwer Cheetah. Federal, state, and international tax information and materials, and practice materials in antitrust law, securities, and health & human resources.

MEDLINE (Ebsco)
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Ebsco interface.

October 2021

Apuleius Online (Brill)
Text of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses in the original Latin, with an English translation and the Groningen Commentary Series to the text.

September 2021

U.S. Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 (Brill)
Declassified U.S. government documents concerning the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa.

U.S. Intelligence on Asia, 1945-1991 (Brill)
Declassified U.S. government documents from the U.S. intelligence community in East Asia and Southeast Asia during the Cold War (1945-1991).

KinoDen : Kinokuniya digital library = 紀伊國屋書店学術電子図書館 (Kinokuniya Shoten)
Online digital library of academic Japanese e-books in a wide variety of disciplines from multiple Japanese publishing houses.

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820 (Alexander Street)
Document collection representing women’s voices on prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality.

Women and Social Movements, International: 1840 to Present (Alexander Street)
Primary source collection of writings of women activists and conference proceedings at which pivotal decisions in women’s social movements were made.

Global Environmental Justice Documentaries (Docuseek2)
Streaming documentary videos that explore the intersections of human rights, environmental degradation, colonization, industrial development, and climate change.

ProQuest History Vault. Women’s Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library: Voting Rights, National Politics, and Reproductive Rights (ProQuest)
Digitized documents and personal papers from individuals and organizations related to voting rights, national politics and reproductive rights.

ProQuest History Vault: Struggle for Women’s Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990 (ProQuest)
Organizational records of three women’s rights organizations: The National Woman’s Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women’s Action Alliance.

IET digital library: eBooks (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
Collection of ebooks in engineering and technology published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

The Mafia in Florida and Cuba: FBI Surveillance of Meyer Lansky and Santo Trafficante, Jr. (Gale)
Collection of FBI surveillance, informant reports, and correspondence about mafia in Florida and Cuba, 1946-1977.

Venezuela: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department Office documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Venezuela, from 1960-1963.

Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 Constitution, and Its Aftermath: Records of the U.S. State Department (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department Office documents and files about the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1924.

Revolution in Honduras and American Business: The Quintessential “Banana Republic” (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department Office documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Honduras, from 1910-1930.

Peru: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department Office documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Peru, from 1960-1963.

Panama: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1950-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Panama, from 1950-1963.

Nicaragua: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Nicaragua, from 1960-1963.

Nicaragua: Political Instability and U.S. Intervention, 1910-1933 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Nicaragua and the U.S Intervention, from 1910-1933.

Foreign Relations between the U.S. and Latin America and the Caribbean States, 1930-1944 (Gale)
Collection of materials about foreign relations between the United States and Latin American and Caribbean countries from the U.S. Department of State Central Files, 1930-1944.

Foreign Relations between Latin America and the Caribbean States, 1930-1944 (Gale)
Collection of materials from the U.S. Department of State’s Central Files about the foreign relations between Central American, South American, and Caribbean countries, 1930-1944.

Emiliano Zapata, 1901-1919 (Gale)
Archival collection of materials about Emiliano Zapata and the Ejército Libertador del Sur (ELS) sourced from the Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City.

Ecuador: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Ecuador, from 1960-1963.

Cuartel General del Sur, 1910 – 1925 (Gale)
Archival collection of materials from the Ejército Libertador del SUR (ELS) sourced from the Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City.

Crisis in the Dominican Republic: Records of the U.S. State Department Central Files, February 1963-1966 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in the Dominican Republic, from 1963-1966

Colombia: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Colombia, from 1960-1963.

Chile: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1930-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Chile, from 1930-1963.

Colección Revolución, 1910-1921 (Gale)
Archival collection about the Mexican Revolution from the Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City.

Argentina: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)

Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Argentina, from 1960-1963.

Bolivia: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Bolivia, from 1960-1963.

Brazil: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1960-1963 (Gale)
Archive of U.S. State Department documents and files related to diplomatic, political and economic issues in Brazil, from 1960-1963.

Sunulex.Africa (Sunulex)
Database of more than 70,000 online legal documents from 15 French-speaking countries in Africa.

August 2021

Women’s Suffrage collection (Gale)
This collection covers the struggle for voting rights for women in the U.S., and includes newspapers covering the temperance and women’s rights movements, as well as an anti-suffrage paper.

Icarus Films Collection (Docuseek LLC)
Streaming video collection of social, political, and historical documentaries. This is a sub-collection within the Docuseek database.

Docuseek (Docuseek LLC)
Streaming video collection of independent, social-issue and environmental films from renowned leaders in documentary film distribution. UW-Madison access is to the Docuseek Complete Collection, 3rd Edition. NOTE: UW-Madison Libraries also offers access to a different, though similarly-named streaming video database, Docuseek2 from Alexander Street/ProQuest

ProQuest History Vault: African American Police League Records, 1961-1988 (ProQuest)
Archival materials from the African American Police League (based in Chicago) and its education and action arm, the League to Improve the Community.

ProQuest History Vault: Law and Society Since the Civil War (ProQuest)
Eleven archival collections covering three Supreme Court Justices, the first Black federal judge, high-profile cases, and developing ideologies and laws.

Women’s Issues and Their Advocacy Within the White House, 1974-1977 (Gale)
Materials from the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library document the tenures and work of the Special Assistant to the President for Women, from 1974 to 1977.

Women Organizing Transnationally: The Committee of Correspondence, 1952-1969 (Gale)
Archive from the Committee of Correspondence, a U.S. women’s organization that advocated for women’s involvement in foreign policy and in the post war global governance system in the period after WWII.

International Women’s Movement: Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women’s Association of the USA, 1950-1980 (Gale)
Archives of a social organization formed to strengthen international understanding and friendship among the women of Asia, the Pacific and the USA.

War Department and Indian Affairs, 1800-1824 (Gale)
Correspondence related to Indian Affairs from the archives of the War Department, dating from 1800 and 1824.

American Indian Correspondence: Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries’ Letters, 1833-1893 (Gale)
Archive of correspondence of members of the Presbyterian Church’s Board of Foreign Missions relating to their work among American Indians from 1833 to 1893.

The Indian Trade in the Southeastern Spanish Borderlands: Papers of Panton, Leslie and Company (Gale)
Archive of legal, political, and diplomatic documents about trade with American Indian tribes in the Southeastern United States, from 1763 to 1901.

Trends & Policy: U.S. Immigration (ProQuest)
Connects United States immigration policies with data-driven results and trends of those policies, analytical reports, and news articles. Includes timelines, topic pages and data tools.

ProQuest History Vault: African American Police League Records, 1961-1988 (ProQuest)
Archival materials from the African American Police League (based in Chicago) and its education and action arm, the League to Improve the Community.