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New Databases for Spring 2011 Resources
 
A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
Collection of over 500 US newspapers from the 19th Century.  Includes approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from both rural and urban titles.  Illustrated papers also included. [more info]
American History in Video from Alexander Street Press contains over 5,000 streaming videos providing over 1,000 hours of commerical and governmental newsreels, archival footage, and documentaries pertaining to events in America's history. [more info]
Full text articles from the Chicago Defender newspapers from 1910-1975. [more info]
Contemporary Women's Issues (Gale) (Cancelled)
Contemporary Women's Issues contains information relevent to women's lives.  Content is gathered from English-language periodicals, newsletters, gray literature, and alternative press articles published in North, Central, and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. [more info]
Contains over 350 videos relating to social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. [more info]
Provides data and analysis on American voters, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships. [more info]
View digital maps of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.  These maps were digitized from the fire insurance maps of the Sanborn Map Company.  Click here for a map legend that provides symbols and a glossary of terms used in this map collection. [more info]
Contains streaming videos designed to train teachers and help develop teaching skills.  Includes teaching descriptions, lectures, documentaries, and primary source footage of students and teachers in classrooms. [more info]
Contains the complete Encyclopaedia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, as well as videos, blogs, news, research tools, and links to editor-selected websites. [more info]
Indexes over 86,000 essays in the humanities and social sciences. [more info]
Contains FBI files on African Americans and others considered "politically suspect" from 1920 to 1984.  People of interest to the FBI were members of protest groups, Socialists, Communists, militant labor unionists, and many more. [more info]
A streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos in 8 subject areas.  Includes access to archival films and newsreels. [more info]
Contains documents from and about missionary activity in the United States during the 19th Century.  Includes reproductions of personal narratives, organizational records, and biographies of churches, church leaders, and missionaries.  Also contains material on missionary activities in Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and the Sandwich Islands. [more info]
**Latinobarometro defaults to Spanish language text display.  To switch to English, simply click the "English" link in the far right corner of the gray header. 

Latinobarometro is a public opinion poll resource that includes polls conducted in 18 Latin American countries.  Users are able to download survey results and view questionaires from 1995 to 2009.  Survey results are available in SPSS, Stata, or SAS files. 
Please note!  Users must have the corresponding statistical program to download/use the survey results files.  The SPSS program is available on all public computers in the libraries.  The general computer labs on campus have both SAS and SPSS programs.  Students may request the SAS program for their personal computers through the Media Resources software request forms: http://www.lib.jmu.edu/media/.
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Mergent WebReports provide online access to company manuals dating from 1909 to 2009. [more info]
Find subject specific lists of scholarly articles in Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO).  Each research guide in OBO provides an introduction to the topic and annotated bibliographic lists of books and articles recommended by scholars in the field. [more info]
Contains every page of the Times Literary Supplement published from 1902 - 2005. [more info]