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Archive: 26/07/2017

Women and Social Movements in the Modern Empires since 1820

Recent Acquisition

Women and Social Movements

Women and Social Movements in the Modern Empires since 1820 was recently added to the Libraries' digital collections. The archive includes audio and video, letters, diaries, newspaper articles and other documents covering themes of colonization, settlement and resistance in Asia, European, North America and other empires. Users can browse by topical collections, or search by keyword, title, author/creator, format, date and more. This collection is provided by Alexander Street Press.

If you'd like assistance using this resource, contact Isabel Espinal, Humanities Reference librarian, at 545-6817.

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New Streaming Film Collection: Docuseek2

Recent Acquisition

FilmStreamingDocusSeek2

The Libraries are now providing access to the Docuseek2 collection of over 1,100 independent and educational documentary films distributed by Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, Kartemquin Films, KimStim, the National Film Board of Canada and Terra Nova Films. The collection is on the Alexander Street Press platform, and patrons can browse by title, subject, publisher or genre, or search transcript contents, subject terms, format, date, publication place and more.

If you'd like assistance using these films, contact us!

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Historical Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001)

Recent Acquisition

The Libraries have purchased the Historical Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001), the oldest continuously published black newspaper dedicated to the needs and concerns of the fourth largest black community in the U.S.. This newspaper archive is provided by ProQuest. Researchers can search for content by date, document type (article, birth notice, classified ad, letter to the editor, marriage, obituary, etc.), document title or author, text, etc.

If you'd like assistance using this resource, contact Jim Kelly, Humanities Research Services Librarian, at 545-3981.

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