Support learning and research across STEM and humanities disciplines with this unique family of digital collections. Each is comprised of primary source documents from around the world, collected and translated by the CIA. Researchers will find journal articles, government publications, newspapers, magazines, and transcribed television and radio broadcasts that illuminate the origins of today’s most relevant scientific fields.
Turning Students into History Detectives: A Conversation with Professor Amy Murrell Taylor
Amy Murrell Taylor is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Kentucky, and author of the award-winning Embattled Freedom: Journeys Through the Civil War’s Refugee Camps (2018). In this brief interview, she discusses the use of primary sources in her history classes, and she shares techniques for inspiring undergraduates to become investigators of the past.
More than half of America’s states began as territories. “Territorial Papers of the United States” records this official history, collecting Native American negotiations and treaties, correspondence with the government, military records, judicial proceedings, and more. Now these essential publications are available in a unique digital product, offering new research opportunities for all studying the creation of modern-day America.
Before Hamilton Mania: Joanne B. Freeman on her Scholarly Obsession with an American Enigma
In this behind-the-scenes chat, Yale Professor Joanne B. Freeman discusses what first sparked her interest in Alexander Hamilton, why after decades of research this enigmatic founding father continues to fascinate her, and how she predicts “Hamilton Mania” will impact history.
Evaluating Evidence: A Conversation with Professor Joanne B. Freeman
Joanne B. Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, is a leading expert on early American politics and culture. In this interview she describes the essential role that primary source materials have played in her own research. She also discusses the lasting benefits of studying the humanities.
Created to cajole, convince and inform citizens on nearly every issue of the day, pamphlets had a powerful impact on 19th-century American life. Now American Pamphlets, a unique digital resource, provides more than 25,000 short works from every region of the U.S. Revealing passionate views and perspectives not seen in other print genres, these rare items address hundreds of heavily researched topics.
This family of digital resources for 20th-century international studies provides global perspectives on many of today’s most relevant research areas. Each of these unique collections offers new insight and unprecedented opportunities for teaching and scholarship in some of the most-searched topics in libraries today. Subjects covered include immigration and refugees, worldwide propaganda, nuclear arms, protest movements, race relations, Korean and Vietnam wars, and more.