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Passport (Euromonitor International)
Global market research database providing insight on industries, economies, and consumers worldwide, to assist users to analyze market context and identify future trends impacting businesses globally. Access restriction: All access requires a Madison NetID to log in. You must be a current UW Madison faculty member, student, or staff to use this database from on and off-campus.
Oxford Bibliographies. Latin American Studies (Oxford University Press)
Reference tool of authoritative research guides on Latin American Studies that combines aspects of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. Includes expert commentary.
Labor and Employment: The American Worker (HeinOnline)
Government documents, books, and articles on legal aspects of the American workplace, including labor rights movement, minimum wage, the workweek, workplace hazards, safety regulation, and equity.
Wisconsin Citizen Petitions, 1836-1891 (Wisconsin Historical Society)
Digitized citizen petitions written to the legislatures of the Wisconsin Territory and later the State of Wisconsin, from 1836 to 1891. (Open access)
History of International Law (HeinOnline)
Resources related to the history of international law, focusing on war and peace, law of the sea, international arbitration, the Nuremberg Trials, the Hague Conference and Conventions, and more.
U.S. International Trade Library (HeinOnline)
Current and historical resources related to U.S. international trade including USITC Publications Archive, legislative histories, CFR & U.S. Code Title 15 and Title 19, notable publications, and scholarly articles.
The Wall Street Journal (Dow Jones)
Access to the Wall Street Journal newspaper online, including Japanese and Chinese editions, the WSJ app, newsletters and podcasts; requires registration with @wisc.edu email account.
National Population Census of China Database / 中国人口普查数据库 (CNKI)
Now includes 7th (2020) data. Census data on aspects of the population and life in China.
Zhongguo fang zhi ku = 中國方志庫 / Database of Chinese Local Records (Erudition)
Access expanded to include Parts II and III. Collections of local gazetteers from the Song Dynasty to the Republican era.
State Papers Online: Early Modern Government in Britain and Europe (1509-1782) (Gale)
Additional modules added to archive of British State Papers and government documents (1509 to 1782) and the Royal Archive’s Stuart and Cumberland Papers.
ProQuest History Vault. Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Law and Order in 19th Century America (1636-1880) (ProQuest)
Digitized collection of primary source materials documenting the international and domestic traffic in slaves in Britain’s New World colonies and the United States.
ProQuest History Vault. Japanese Incarceration: Records of the War Relocation Authority, 1942–1946 (ProQuest)
Archival records from the War Relocation Authority documents the day-to-day running of the 10 relocation camps that housed persons of Japanese heritage from the West Coast states between 1942 to 1946.
ProQuest History Vault. American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971 (ProQuest)
Digitized records, correspondence, and personal narratives document Indian Wars, westward migration, and the interaction among white settlers, the U.S. federal government, and Indian tribes.
Encyclopedia of Social Work (Oxford University Press)
Online encyclopedia covering all facets of social work policy and practice.
Women and Social Movements : Development and the Global South, 1919-2019 (Alexander Street)
Document archive of feminist activism related to development efforts of women in the Global South and their allies working to balance economic growth and social improvement while navigating equity and fairer allocation of resources.
Black Women Writers (ProQuest)
Collection of literature and essays on feminist issues, written by Black women from North America, Africa, the Caribbean, and the rest of the African Diaspora.
Witchcraft in Europe and America (Gale)
Document collection on witchcraft dating from 1500 to 1930 includes classic texts, anti-persecution writings, works by penologists, legal and church documents, and transcripts of trials and exorcisms.
The Changing Men Collection Vertical Files (Gale)
Research collection of materials about the modern men’s movement in the United States and throughout the world.
ProQuest History Vault: Americans for Democratic Action Records, 1932-1999 (ProQuest)
Collection of archival records document the administration, legislative lobbying, and political activities of an organization devoted to promoting progressive issues.
Women, War and Society, 1914-1918 (Gale)
Materials in the Imperial War Museum document social, political, military and gender history during World War I, and the situation of women and men, soldiers and civilians in wartime society.
LGBT Studies in Video (Alexander Street)
Now includes content in Volume II. Documentaries, interviews, and feature films explore the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, LGBT history and culture, civil rights, marriage equality, families, AIDS, and more.
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century (ProQuest)
Now includes Supplement to Federal Government Records module. Primary sources from the African-American struggle for freedom and equality from 1790 to the contemporary period.
Oxford Encyclopedia of EU Law (Oxford University Press)
Articles on topics in European Union (EU) law, from foundational concepts to high-level analysis.
Science of Synthesis (Thieme)
Online reference work of evaluated methods in organic synthesis developed for the field of organic and organometallic chemistry
Water Rights and Resources (HeinOnline)
Focuses on state and federal legal issues surrounding access to and the delivery of water. Includes government documents, reports, legislative histories, books, and scholarly articles.
CSMAR: China Stock Market and Accounting Research Database
Research-oriented database focusing on China Finance and Economy and contains macroeconomic and industry statistics.
Real time data to research and analyze private and public companies, startup trends, private equity and venture capital financing deals, VC and PE investment funds, investors, and service providers. Registration required. All users must create an account using a valid @wisc.edu email account.
Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963 (Adam Matthew)
Official government files and correspondence related to the Cabinet of Harold Macmillan, the Prime Minister of the British Government from 1957 to 1963.
Artforum Archive (ProQuest)
Digitized archive of leading magazine for international contemporary art in all media, with coverage from 1962 to 2020.
North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850-1951) (Shanghai Tuqing)
Collection of historical Chinese newspapers published in English and Chinese, from 1850 to 1951.
LGBTQ+ Rights (HeinOnline)
Legal materials and supporting documents charting the LGBTQ+ rights movement in the United States and legal aspects of gender identity and sexual orientation.
NK Pro (NK Consulting)
Information service on North Korea presents current news, opinion, analysis, research tools, and data in English, for research and business.
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
New York Times newspaper on nytimes.com (1851-present); includes International, Spanish, Chinese editions; Requires registration with @wisc.edu email account; Not included: NYT Games or NYT Cooking.
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.
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.