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  • 19th Century British Pamphlets (JSTOR)  Icon
    More than 20,000 pamphlets on the sociopolitical and economic landscape of 19th century Britain held in British research libraries. Note: To limit JSTOR searches to 19th Century Pamphlets only, check the "Pamphlets" box on the Advanced Search screen.
  • 19th Century US Newspapers (Gale)
    19th Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.
  • Academic Search Complete  
    Designed for college students, this scholarly resource contains indexing and abstracts for more than 13,780 journals, with full-text for more than 9,000 of those titles.
  • ACLS Humanities E-Book  Icon
    Full-text of over 2,000 scholarly books in history and the humanities.
  • African History and Culture, 1540-1921
    Created from the holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, African History and Culture, 1540-1921, contains more than 1,300 fully cataloged and searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera cover the history, peoples, and social and economic development of the African continent from the 16th century to the early 20th century. All areas of Africa and important adjacent regions are covered.
  • Agricola  
    Citations to materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library and cooperating institutions. Provides worldwide coverage of the agricultural literature, including economics, engineering, home economics, animal science, human nutrition, entomology, plant diseases, rural sociology, forestry, and veterinary medicine.
  • Alt-Press Watch  Icon
    Newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. This interdisciplinary resource provides a valuable source of viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge mainstream media coverage.
  • America: History & Life  
    A comprehensive index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. (For history outside of North America, see Historical Abstracts). Coverage begins in 1910.
  • American Chemical Society Journals  Icon
    Links to full-text versions of ACS journals. NOTE: Centre College users have access only to selected ACS titles.
  • The American Slavery Collection, 1820-1922
    This digital edition of the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings of slavery and abolition materials delivers more than 3,500 works published over the course of more than 100 years. These diverse materials, all filmed in full-resolution color, include books, pamphlets, graphic materials, and ephemera; among them are a large number of invaluable Southern imprints.
  • American Society for Microbiology Journals
    The Society's 11 journals cover the spectrum of microbiology, from molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology.
  • Annals of American History  Icon
    Contains the speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews of Americans from 1493 to the present. Annals of American History is a great resource for finding primary documents in American history.
  • Annual Reviews Online
    A searchable database that provides full-text access to critical review articles that synthesize the primary contributions in the areas of biomedical, physical, and social sciences.
  • Archives Unbound  
    Archives Unbound provide smaller archival packages from Gale. To view all of the collections Centre owns, hover over the "I" information icon.
  • ARTFL  Icon
    The ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of French Language) database consists of nearly 2,000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Genres include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence and treatises.
  • ARTstor  Icon  Icon
    Digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Centre College faculty may upgrade their ARTstor account to instructor status by contacting Ann Silver.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials  
    The premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. Links are provided to full text articles in ATLASerials, from more than fifty journals.
  • Birds of North America
    BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
  • Britannica Academic Edition
    Combines Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, e-books, primary sources documents, and many other databases and research tools.
  • Business Source Premier  
    Provides indexing for more than 8,800 serials, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, country profiles and SWOT analyses.

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