American Politics and Society consists of a wide range of 19th and 20th century material.
Going in chronological order, the first module in this category are the papers of one of the most prolific inventors in American History, Thomas A. Edison Papers. The other modules in this category consist of immigration records to the United States during the massive immigration wave from 1880-1930; legal collections from the Harvard Law School Library featuring the papers of three Supreme Court Justices, the first Black federal judge, and one of the most infamous criminal cases of the 20th century; papers of the Progressive leader Robert M. La Follette; records from the Franklin D. Roosevelt White House and other federal agencies on the New Deal and World War II; FBI Files on radical politics; records of the Truman and Eisenhower Presidencies; records of Students for a Democratic Society, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, and other anti-Vietnam War organizations; and records on American Politics from the beginning of the Kennedy administration through the Nixon Administration.
Lists and provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information. Approximately 50% of the tests includes are available in full text. [Early 1900s - present]
A resource on South Asian tribal and indigenous religious traditions.
This encyclopedia is a major resource for the cultural and religious traditions of South Asia's tribal and indigenous peoples. It defines religion broadly to include aspects of morality, symbolism, identity formation, environmental concerns, and art.
Calgary Herald (1883-2010), Edmonton Journal (1903-2010), The Globe and Mail (1844 - 2014), Leader-Post (Regina) (1883-2010), Montreal Gazette (1857 - 2010, Ottawa Citizen (1846-2010), The Province (Vancouver) (1898-2010), Saskatoon Star Phoenix (1902-2009), Times Colonist (Victoria) (1884-2010), Toronto Star (1894 - 2015), Vancouver Sun (1912-2010), Windsor Star (1893 - 2010)
This database comprises a collection of Hong Kong-related historical records, selected from the British Colonial Office, consisting of original correspondence between the governors of Hong Kong and the Colonial Office, as well as letters and telegram
This resource provides detailed and valuable information on the political, military, social, economic, and external development of Hong Kong. It also sheds light on the British Empire in Asia, China’s transformation from empire to republic, mainland China-Hong Kong relations, and the international politics of East Asia. It is full-text searchable, and side-by-side OCR text readers for image based text was built in the database.
The Black Freedom Struggle offers the opportunity to study the most well-known and also unheralded events of the Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century from the perspective of the men, women, and sometimes even children who waged one of the most inspiring social movements in American history. This category consists of the NAACP Papers and federal government records, organizational records, and personal papers regarding the Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century.
This database covers a vast range of topics including the formative economic factors and other forces that led to the abolitionist movement, the 600,000 battle casualties and the emancipation of nearly 4 million slaves.
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. [1919 - 2013]
Covidence is a web-based software platform that streamlines the production of systematic reviews. Create an account at the URL above; then log on at https://www.covidence.org.
The key steps supported by Covidence are:
Full text review
Risk of Bias assessment
Extraction of study characteristics and outcomes.
Multiple reviewers, including non-UCB reviewers, can collaborate on a systematic review in Covidence.
Build textual content sets from Gale primary source collections for data visualization and text data mining. Users will need to click Sign In and login with their @berkeley.edu account
Primary source collections include: American Fiction
17th and 18th Century Burney Collection, American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, American Fiction, Archives Unbound, Archives of Sexuality & Gender, British Library Newspapers, The Economist Historical Archive, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Indigenous Peoples: North America, The Making of Modern Law, The Making of the Modern World, Nineteenth Century Collections Online, Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926, The Times Digital Archive, The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, U.S. Declassified Documents Online
Almost 200 items, with over 35,000 facsimile images from rare texts on diplomatic missions, commercial relations, Ottoman state structures, military and naval history, Ottoman expansionism, piracy, and rulers. [1475-1874]
Items in the collection are written in English, French, German, Ottoman Turkish and more.
Available to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff. Jointly funded by the University Library and Campus CIO. Note: CalNet authentication required. Authentication automatically transmits the user's name to Gartner for account creation.
The Gartner Campus Access program provides faculty, students, and staff access to the authoritative Gartner research library which helps translate complex IT issues into comprehensive advice and meaningful analysis. Gartner is the global leader in providing accurate and current research for the IT industry. Topics include software, hardware, cloud computing, and Internet of Things, among others.
The collection documents the history of modern Russian and Ukrainian art. It encompasses critical literature, illustrated books, and art periodicals.
The collection contains texts by such artists as Wassily Kandinsky, Pavel Filonov, Kazimir Malevich and Anatolii Petrytskyi; publications of art groups such as the Jack of Diamonds (Bubnovyi valet) and Màkovets; theoretical tracts by Nikolai Tarabukin and Boris Kushner; and books by well-known critics such as IAkov Tugendkhol'd, Erikh Gollerbakh, and Nikolai Punin.
South China Morning Post, The Times of India, The Irish Times and The Weekly Irish Times (1859 - 2016), The Jerusalem Post (1932 - 2008), The Korea Times (1956 - 2016), The Guardian and The Observer (1791 - 2003), The Scotsman (1817 - 1950), Chinese Newspaper Collection (1832 - 1953)
Collections in the International Relations and Military Conflicts category span from 1911-1975, offering a detailed view of U.S. foreign relations during the period from the years immediately before the outbreak of World War I through to the end of the Vietnam War.
While these modules provide an excellent view of U.S. international relations during these important years, these records also offer detailed information on the countries in which the U.S. diplomatic or military officials were stationed. As such, the collections in the International Relations and Military Conflicts category are an excellent source for studies of individual countries or regions of the world. In addition, U.S. diplomats and military officials often reported back on international reaction to events in the United States, thereby providing an international perspective on important developments in the United States. This category also now includes British Foreign Office Records on World War I.
The first half of the twentieth century began with the demise of China’s last imperial dynasty, the Great Qing, and ended with the foundation of the People’s Republic of China in October 1949. [1912-1949]
"Republican “Minguo” China (1912-1949) was an era contrasted by industrialization and modernization but also civil unrest and outright war between Nationalists and Communists. The Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers collection provides invaluable perspective on this critical period. The collection provides researchers a richly comprehensive perspective on Chinese life, culture, and politics throughout the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the years of provisional government and civil war, and the birth of the People’s Republic.
Open Access to this collection is made possible through the generous support of the Center for Research Libraries and its member institutions."
Reference manager and academic social network with web-based, desktop, and mobile versions. Save, organize, and share sources you find during your research. Automatically format in-text citations and bibliographies.
Sign up with your UC Berkeley email address to access premium features, which include 100GB personal library space, 100GB shared library space, 100 collaborators in private groups, and unlimited private groups. See this Mendeley guide for more information.
"Combines sources from: School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900-present), Middle East Bibliography (1946-2001), Middle East Book Bibliographies, Theses & Dissertations and MECAS Citations Database." [1881 to the present]
A digital archive of prominent newspapers from the the Middle East and North Africa. The content is partially open access, but a number of selective newspapers are UC Berkeley restricted.
"From the Ottoman Empire to the Arab Spring, the countries of the Middle East and North Africa have witnessed their fair share of history. The Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers collection includes publications from across this dynamic region, providing unique insights into the history of individual countries, as well as broad viewpoints on key historic events from the late nineteenth century through the present. Key topics include the decline of colonialism, the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Suez Crisis, the Cold War, the rise of the petroleum industry, twentieth-century pan-Arab movements, both World Wars, the establishment of the state of Israel, the Iran-Iraq War, and the recent Arab Spring."--Publisher's description.
This modern newspaper package includes 100 newspapers published between 1911-1949 in Beijing and other major cities in China.
This archival collection was based on the holdings from the National Library of China, adding titles from other provincial and city libraries. In addition to major national newspapers such as Revolution Daily and New China Daily, the database also contains major local newspapers including North China Daily, Hankou People’s Daily, Western Capital Daily and Xinjiang Daily.
Nedelia was established in 1960, as a Sunday supplement to Izvestiia under the editorship of Aleksey Adzhubey, the son in law of the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. At the height of its popularity Nedelia claimed up to two million copies in weekly circulation. [1960-2002]
It was one of the very few Soviet periodicals that kept the official Communist Party propaganda to a minimum, covering instead cultural, social, and political happenings with a certain degree of lightheartedness, which perhaps was the main reason behind its popularity.
UCB students can have free subscriptions to the NY Times website while enrolled at UCB. UCB staff and faculty are not included. Please read the "more" link for additional description and account set up instructions.
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Educational resources and tools from the New York Times. See more link for access information.
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Novoe Russkoe Slovo was the oldest continuously published New York-based Russian language newspaper. Its first issue was published in April of 1910 under the title, "Russkoe Slovo," in 1920 it was renamed as Novoe Russkoe Slovo. [1910-2010]
"It was the oldest continuously published newspaper of the Russian emigre community in New York. After 2009, it appeared as a Weekly newspaper. It ceased in 2010."
Online collaborative LaTeX editor for writing scientific and technical papers. Useful for formatting equations, formulas, algorithms, tables, and figures within text. Sign up with your UC Berkeley email address to access premium features.
Premium features include unlimited collaborators, real-time track changes, full document history, Mendeley integration and sync, GitHub integration and sync, and the ability to save to Dropbox.
The Ovid interface to MEDLINE. Citations and abstracts for articles published in medicine, life sciences, public health, health administration, veterinary medicine, nursing, molecular biology, genetics, and more. [Mid-19th century - present]
MEDLINE is the core content that makes up PubMed and is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Features provided by Ovid are advanced mapping, which analyzes users' natural language queries and suggests appropriate terms for searching, and a thesaurus which automatically suggests synonymous or related terms and allows for expanded searching.
The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History is a exhaustive digital encyclopedia that covers different topics and subjects related to Latin America's peoples and experiences from per-Columbian to contemporary times.
Database of powder diffraction patterns from the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD). Note:Access provided onsite at the Engineering Library.
Each data set contains diffraction, crystallographic and bibliographic data, as well as experimental, instrument and sampling conditions, and select physical properties in a common standardized format.
High-quality commentaries on economics, politics, development, sustainability and innovation from prominent political leaders, policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civic activists from around the world. [1997 to present]
Researchers have access to full-runs and full-images that include front-page headlines, classified ads, marriage and death announcements, comic strips, reviews, display advertising, editorials, birth notices, photographs, and many other article types to not only understand the news of yesteryear, but more importantly, the context in which it was made.
Search across all Proquest History Vault collections here. ProQuest History Vault unlocks a wealth of key archival materials with a single search. Researchers can access digitized letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and many more primary source materials taken from the University Publications of America (UPA) Collections.
RefWorks is a cloud-based reference management system. Features include integrating with Word and Google Docs to format in-text citations and bibliographies; share references; and attach or link PDFs to citation records.
RG was founded in 1990 by the government of the Russian Federation, Rossiiskaia Gazeta is a Russian newspaper of public record based in Moscow. [1990-2018]
As an official newspaper, its editorial policy reflects the government’s policy on any given issue, although it frequently publishes commentaries and opinions that differ from government’s positions. As such the newspaper is an authoritative source of official government policy and an important venue of official commentary on laws and regulations enacted by the Russian legislature. It features interviews with influential Russian politicians, businesses, and cultural figures.
This collection represents works of all Russian literary avant-garde schools. It comprises almost 800 books, periodicals and almanacs most of them published between 1910-1940.
The Russian literary avant-garde was both a cradle for many new literary styles and the birthplace of a new physical appearance for printed materials. The strength of this collection is in its sheer range. It contains many rare and intriguingly obscure books, as well as well-known and critically acclaimed texts, almanacs, periodicals, literary manifests. Represented in it are more than 30 literary groups without which the history of twentieth-century Russian literature would have been very different.
SAGE Business Cases provides unlimited access to more than 3,650 cases from over 100 countries. SAGE curates interdisciplinary cases on subjects such as entrepreneurship, accounting, healthcare management, leadership, social enterprise, and more. [2016-2020]
Includes the Berkeley-Haas Case Series, Yale School of Management, and other case study providers in addition to SAGE originals.
Online reference manager for discovering, saving, organizing, sharing and citing articles, books and book chapters, and web resources.
Features include the support of thousands of citation styles; integration with MS Word and Google Docs; reading, highlighting and annotating PDFs; viewing related articles; and creating shared projects. (Formerly called F1000Workspace)
This collection of films reveals war, history, current affairs, culture, and society, as seen through the socialist lens. It covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, and Cuba. [1917-1989]
Sourced from the archives of the British Film Institute (BFI), Socialism on Film documents the communist world from the Russian Revolution through to the late 1980s. The digitized films cover all aspects of the socialist experience from everyday life and society to culture, the Cold War, memory and current affairs. Geographically the films deal with the Soviet Union alongside groupings of material on Vietnam, China, Korea, the German Democratic Republic, and Eastern Europe, Britain, Spain, Latin America, and Cuba.
This collection consists of six modules: Slavery and the Law; Slavery in Antebellum Southern Industries; two modules of Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915, Plantations Records; a module on the Civil War entitled "Confederate Military Manuscripts and Records of Union Generals and the Union Army"; and Reconstruction and Military Government after the Civil War.
Tabloids recorded what broadsheet newspapers missed, and spoke what cannot be expressed by broadsheet newspapers. This resource would be a great complement of regular news resources published in the same time period. It would also provide much needed primary sources to academic programs in the area of history/art history, sociology, cultural/popular cultural studies, journalism studies and film studies.
The Arizona Republican (1890 - 2007), The Atlanta Constitution (1868-1984), The Austin American Statesman (1871 - 1978), The Baltimore Sun (1837 - 1992), The Boston Globe (1872-1986), The Christian Science Monitor (1908 - 2004), The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841 - 2009), Dayton Daily News (1898 - 1922), Detroit Free Press (1831 - 1999), Hartford Courant (1764 - 1992), Indianapolis Star (1903 - 2004), Louisville Courier Journal, Minneapolis Star Tribune (1867 - 2001), The Nashville Tennessean (1812 - 2002), Newsday (1940 - 1989), New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841 - 1962), The Philadelphia Inquirer (1860 - 2001), Pittsburgh Post-Gazete (1786 - 2003), St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874 - 2003)
Provides access to United Nations documents, voting data, speeches, maps, and selected publications. Most material is full text since 1993 with bibliographic records for print UN documents since 1979.
Includes linked data between related documentation such as resolutions, meeting records and voting, and refining of searches by UN body, agency or type of document. Older documents are added regularly. Also includes resolutions of all UN principal organs & Security Council plenary documents since 1946.
Contains materials previously hosted at UNBISnet.
Anatomy and physiology presented through 3D model sets, animations, and guided dissections.
The 12 units cover specific physiological systems: cells and tissues, integumentary, skeleton and joints, muscle types, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Each unit includes self-test quizzes. Includes mobile app.
3D models of the male and female musculoskeletal system.
Detailed information for each skeletal muscle: blood supply, innervation, attachments, and muscle actions such as adduction, pronation, and flexion. Includes common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions (including cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, plantar fasciitis), video presentations and a mobile app.
Animations illustrating body system functions, detailed physiology and common conditions.
System overviews include endocrine glands and hormones, function of the skeleton, cardiovascular physiology, and special senses. Detailed animations include breathing rate, heart conduction, urine creation, function of the epiglottis, sound production, and skeletal muscle contractions. Includes mobile app.
UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff can have free subscriptions to the WSJ website. Please read the "more" link for additional description and account set up instructions.
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To activate your WSJ membership, please visit WSJ.com/ASUCBerkeley and create an account using your Berkeley email address.
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Web-based data service from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Provides access to financial, economic, accounting, and marketing data. All Berkeley students staff and faculty are eligible to create an account using a Berkeley email address.
Materials from the RGS library, archives & map collections including maps, charts, manuscript materials, field notes, correspondence, drawings, photographs, pamphlets, atlases, gazetteers, and other published and unpublished material.
"The RGS archive sheds light on the impact of geographical science on history, exploration, colonialism, & diplomatic policies, as well as natural resources, cultural studies, anthropology, and ethnography.
Maps are available in georeferenced formats.
Arabia & the Middle East Photographic Collections
Papers of Dr. David Livingstone & Henry Morton Stanley
Expedition Reports, including the Everest Collection
Robert Gunther Collection
Photographic & Artwork Collections on desert exploration, the Arctic, & Antarctica
Harry Johnston Collection on Africa & the Caribbean
Central Asia & Tibet Photographic Collections
Travel Guides & 17th-19th century Roadbooks
Royal Geographical Society Manuscript Maps Collection"
Materials from the New York Academy of Sciences archives including administrative records, case studies, fieldwork, manuscripts, maps, and photographs.
The New York Academy of Sciences was founded in 1817 as the Lyceum of Natural History in the City of New York. Its collections provide insights into the history of science, botany, environmental studies, and more. Specific collections include: Records of Conferences and Events; Nathaniel Lord Britton Records; Records of the Puerto Rico Survey; and Records of the Harbor Project.
The Women's Studies modules in History Vault consist of records of suffrage organizations and other women's rights organizations; personal papers of women's rights advocates, many of whom were involved in the suffrage movement; and records on women at work during World War II.
This collection currently consists of three modules: Workers, Labor Unions, and the American Left in the 20th Century; Labor Unions in the U.S., 1862-1974: Knights of Labor, AFL, CIO, and AFL-CIO; and Socialist Party of America Records.
The newspaper Za vozvrashchenie na Rodinu (Return to Motherland) was established in East Berlin. The newspaper was aimed at Russian emigrants and was an important anti-western propaganda tool for the USSR. [1955-1960]
The main objective of the newspaper was the creation of a favorable image of the Soviet Union and the criticism of émigré organizations in the post-war period and during the Cold War. The newspaper was published under the watchful eye of the KGB, and only the most loyal Soviet officials were allowed to work on this project.
Zotero is a tool that collects, manages, and cites the sources you find during your research.
Features include integrating with word processing software to format in-text citations and bibliographies; share references; and attach or link PDFs to citation records. See this Zotero guide for more information.
This database contains rubbing images made from 2,466 Stele Inscriptions collected from Han to the Six Dynasties (206BC – 589). [206B.C. to 589]
Punctuation and annotations were inserted to help understand the texts. It is full-text searchable as well as browsable by dynasty. An online Calendar Conversion tool is available for easy reference from dynasty to years. An important primary source for research on Chinese history.