Category: Collection

Black History Month: Databases and Resources for you!

February is Black History Month.  Milne Library offers databases and links to literature collections, news archives, scholarly research projects, historical archives, and much more.  Subjects include Abolitionism, the Civil Rights movement, Human Rights, Diversity, and Social Justice. Knowledge is power!

“A collection of current newspapers providing access to news from 1989-present and is cross-searchable.”
Blues, Black Vaudeville, and the Silver Screen, 1912-1930s
“This collection consists of selected correspondence, financial records, contracts, and advertising materials from the Douglass Theater in Macon, Georgia.”
“This web site focuses on the central role played by ordinary people in the Civil Rights Movement.”
Access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.
“Digital library of images, audio, video, documents, and a variety of primary and secondary source materials generated after the death of Michael Brown in August, 2014. This collection is maintained and evaluated by Washington University, and other St. Louis-area institutions.”
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 (Gale)
“Based on Joseph Sabin’s landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900’s. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.”
Slavery And Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive (Gale)
“The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities.”

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
“A multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.”

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) Publications
Publications, court cases, extremist files, Intelligence Project articles, Human Rights issues.

 

As always, visit Milne Library’s A-Z Database List for your research and learning needs! Knowledge is Power!

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Featured Database! Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/che

  • In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities.
  • Data and analysis on the latest enrollment trends and statistics.
  • Chronicle Focus — comprehensive collections of news, commentary, and advice on the topics that matter on campuses today.
  • Collections of articles on important issues in higher education
  • Discussion Forums for all things higher-ed

Full access to the Chronicle of Higher Education is available on campus, or using a Geneseo login.

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Board Games at Milne!

Milne Library owns over 70 games and all of these games can be borrowed for free for up to 28 days. We carry anything from classics like Scrabble, Life and Clue to educational games such as  Race to Madrid  and  First Orchard  to action/adventure games like Takenoko  and  Carcassonne. Continue reading…

You too, can have THE POWER, with Gale PowerSearch!

Gale PowerSearch contains over 100 MILLION articles(!), covering a wide array of scholarly journals, magazines, and news  publications.

The PowerSearch tool takes the titles, subjects, and approximately the first 100 words from a subset of your top results and feeds them into an algorithm.

Keywords shown in the graphics are those found most often in the text with your search term. The Topic Search graphically displays terms by relevancy. The more relevant the term, the larger the block.

Gale-power-search-graphical-resultsThis Gale Search Group is part of NovelNewYork, the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library.

Link to Milne Library’s Gale PowerSearch tool:

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/powersearch

Link to the Geneseo Gale Search Group:

http://find.galegroup.com/menu/commonmenu.do?userGroupName=geneseo

Link to NovelNewYork:

http://novelnewyork.org/

 

 

Make the most of your Law research at Milne with HeinOnline search tips!

Milne Library’s HeinOnline resource gives you 160 million pages and 200,000 titles of historical, government, and law-related documents. This post offers a  guide for your legal research needs at Milne. The URL to start your law research journey is https://libguides.geneseo.edu/HeinOnline Continue reading…

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection at Milne!

Over 7500 periodical titles, published between 1691 and 1877, are available.  Subjects include: science, technology, medicine, Native American and African American populations, law, politics, government, music, the arts, literature, language, publishing, agriculture, business and industry, advertising and marketing, religion, philosophy, social movements, military matters, and leisure activities. Continue reading…