The Burney Collection offers unique insights into two centuries of history through access to over 1,270 newsbooks, newspapers, pamphlets and a variety of other news materials published in England, Ireland and Scotland, plus papers from British colonies in Asia and the Americas.
John Nichols (1745–1826) was a printer and former Master of the Stationers’ Company, biographer of Hogarth and Swift, and writer of a county history of Leicestershire. He began collecting newspapers around 1778, and he also made them available to scholars, a tradition continued by the Bodleian Library, and now Gale. The collection features many rare news media resources with over 150,000 pages of printed text, spanning nearly 100 years of history.
With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
American Jewish Newspapers collection enables researchers to investigate Jewish immigration, genealogy, history and so much more. The American Hebrew was a weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York City. In 1903 it merged with the Jewish Messenger. The paper covered many topics of Jewish interest internationally. Many prominent Jewish writers and communal workers in the United States have been contributors to its pages.
The American Israelite is the longest-running English-language Jewish newspaper still published in the United States. The newspaper's two goals were to spread the principles of Reform Judaism, and to keep American Jews in touch with Jewish affairs and their religious identity. This collection includes The Israelite (1854-1874) and The American Israelite (1874-2000)
APA-FT provides full text coverage of selected scholarly articles on current affairs, economics, humanities, law, literature, politics and social sciences and is produced by the National Library of Australia.
APAIS is an index to the social sciences and humanities, and includes articles covering history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture. As far as possible, items are selected to represent various points of view on topics of importance such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights. It covers the period from 1978 to present.
APAIS the Australian Public Affairs Information Service covers social sciences and humanities, including history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture and is produced by the National Library of Australia.
This database provides access to more than 60 of the most respected national and regional sources of news and current affairs information in Asia and the Far East. Many titles are available in full text and are updated within 24 hours of publication. Publications include The Wall Street Journal Asia, China News and The Bangkok Post.
W.A. Scott II founded the Atlanta Daily World at a time when most black Americans lived in the South. He felt that “the race problem” could only be solved in the South, which required an informed community. Rather than reading news about African-Americans “through the optics of a host of prejudiced white papers,” he launched his own newspaper to educate, inspire, uplift, and promote the expression of the Southern black community. Coverage: 1931 - 2003