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Academic Search Premier   About Academic Search Premier  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This multi-disciplinary database covers magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers and is a good place to start for any subject.

Unlimited simultaneous users.

American History in Video 1492-2000   About American History in Video  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Online collection of video documenting events in American history.

Communication & Mass Media Complete   About Communication & Mass Media Complete  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Includes full text coverage for over 350 journals in communication and mass media studies. CMMC incorporates two popular databases--CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index.

Ethnic Newswatch 1990+   About Ethnic Newswatch  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full text national and international news articles from over 230 publications of special interest to the ethnic, minority and native populations of the United States. In English and Spanish. Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

OpinionArchives 1850+   About OpinionArchives  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of leading scholarly journals of opinion in politics, arts, and culture.

Click on Advanced Search to see list of full text journals in this collection.

PAIS International and PAIS Archive 1915+   About PAIS International and PAIS Archive  UTK Users (w/NetID)
PAIS covers public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations.

Points of View Reference Center   About Points of View Reference Center  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides information to multiple sides of a current issue. Click Exit when finished.

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ProQuest News and Newspapers Varies   About ProQuest News and Newspapers   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Search all ProQuest historical newspaper databases.

Sage Journals Online   About Sage Journals Online   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Collection of more than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

Social Sciences Citation Index 1900+   About Social Sciences Citation Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Multidisciplinary section of the Web of Science covering scholarly literature in the social sciences.

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Access World News (NewsBank) Varies   About Access World News (NewsBank)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Contains content from local, national and international newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Coverage includes Tennessee newspapers, including the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 (Readex/NewsBank)   About African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 (Readex/NewsBank)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers from more than 35 states. Published by or for African Americans, these newspapers chronicle a century and a half of the African American experience.

American Periodicals 1740-1920   About American Periodicals   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of periodicals including popular and scholarly titles, children's magazines, and trade journals. Includes American Periodical Series Online and American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries.

America's Historical Newspapers 1690-1993   About America`s Historical Newspapers  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of U.S. newspapers. Comprised of two databases: Early American Newspapers Series 1 - 3 and 20th-Century American Newspapers Series 1 - 3. Covers 1960-1993. See a list of titles.

AP Images   About AP Images  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Contemporary and historical images from the Associated Press. Online Access: Unlimited Users. Please click Log-Off when finished.

Chicago Defender, ProQuest Historical Newspaper 1910-1975   About Chicago Defender, ProQuest Historical Newspaper  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Founded in 1905, the Chicago Defender is one of the nation's most influential African-American newspapers.

Civil War: Part 1 :A Newspaper Perspective (Accessible Archives)   About Civil War: Part 1 :A Newspaper Perspective (Accessible Archives)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of Civil War newspapers (The NY Herald, The Charleston Mercury, and Richmond Enquirer). After log-in, check the Civil War box to select database for searching.

CQ Voting & Elections   About CQ Voting & Elections  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Data, analyses, and historical material on the American voter, political parties, campaigns, and races and elections for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996   About Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of FBIS reports translated into English.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Publications 1996-2004   About Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Publications </b><i>1996-2004</i>  Hodges Library Government Documents
Full-text of FBIS reports translated into English.
CD-ROM available in Hoskins Library Storage Reading Room.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   About Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences from 1907 to 1984. Click "logout" to end your session. Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)   About Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
World's largest archive of political and social research data.

March of Time 1935-1967   About March of Time  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides access to the complete archive of The March of Time films produced by Time Inc. from 1935 to 1967. The March of Time was a newsreel series offered in movie theaters and television.

Nashville Tennessean, ProQuest Historical Newspapers 1812-1922   About Nashville Tennessean, ProQuest Historical Newspapers  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of major Nashville newspaper.

National Newspaper Index 1977+   About National Newspaper Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Index to 5 major newspapers (New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post). One of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) databases.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) 1789-1914   About Nineteenth Century Collections Online  (NCCO)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Nineteenth-century primary source collections from the world's preeminent libraries and archives, including the British Library, Cornell University Libraries, and the National Archives (both U.S. and and United Kingdom). Materials include monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages. Focus is British. Click End Session when finished.

Popular Culture in Britain & America, 1950-1975: Rock and Roll Counterculture, Peace and Protest   About Popular Culture in Britain & America, 1950-1975: Rock and Roll Counterculture, Peace and Protest   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975 in Britain and the U.S. Full-text of documents, images, and video.

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research 1935+   About Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  UTK Users (w/NetID)
An extensive archive of public opinion information, providing access to the iPOLL database, a database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the U.S. since 1935, and access to the datasets of survey results through RoperExpress. This link connects you to the iPOLL database. To search the Datasets Collection, click on the Datasets link at the top of the iPOLL page.

SAGE Research Methods Online   About SAGE Research Methods Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Resources for research methods in the social and health sciences. For more information go to

Southern Life (Gale)   About Southern Life (Gale)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
One of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) databases. Full-text of current southern periodicals and newspapers.

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