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Academic Video Online delivers over 70,000 titles spanning a wide range of disciplines: anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more; includes documentaries, interviews, news programs, original and raw footage and performances.
The Open Library provides free electronic access to more than 3M books. Books in the public domain are available for download, and modern books can be borrowed via controlled digital lending. Users must create an account to borrow materials.
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This website focuses on Black Freedom, featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Our intention is to support anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it. This website contains approximately 1,600 documents focused on six different phases of Black Freedom:
Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860)
The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877)
Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932)
The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945)
The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975)
The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)
Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy, an innovative learning aid that allows students to examine virtual 3D dissections and immerse themselves in interactive research. These powerful tools can be used for in-classroom demonstrations or help with homework and research assignments.--Gale website
Health Policy Reference Center (HPRC) offers articles from hundreds of full-text publications, including industry-leading academic journals, monographs, magazines, trade publications and other valuable resources.
IBISWorld publishes concise yet powerful online analysis on over 1380 US industries at the level where companies operate; access to a growing collection of Industry Reports specifically for NY State. IBISWorld has true interdisciplinary application because of its content relevant to faculty and students in Nursing and Allied Health, Engineering, Physics & Technology, Communication Arts & Sciences, etc., as well as Entrepreneurship, and Business Plan Writing.
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 eBooks, mostly items in the public domain. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. An open access crowdsourced project.
An online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of the Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage, with every page of every issue from 1785 to 2012.