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Traditional Reference Sources
Streaming video service with documentary and feature films from producers such as Criterion, Documentary Educational Resources, New Day Films, Media Education, California Newsreel, PBS and others.
Filmakers [Filmmakers] Library Online
Streaming video collection of documentaries in many different subjects.
Start Your Search
This mega-search finds academic journal articles, books, movies, magazine articles, conference proceedings, government documents, and more.
Free scholarly database. Link to MIT libraries for full text and Web of Science citations.
Mainstream News Databases
Access to over 2500 US and international news sources include newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites. Coverage: 1980-current (depending on title)
Factiva has more than 30,000 sources from more than 200 countries in 28 languages. Allows 6 simultaneous users. Coverage: 1980-current (depending on title)
Nexis Uni, formerly Lexis Nexis Academic, provides access to the full-text of many news, business, and legal resources, including the New York Times. Coverage: 1980-current (depending on title)
Current editions of hundreds U.S. and international newspapers in full-color, full-page format. For use online or as an app. Current three months only..
Alternative Press Index
Indexes 300 alternative, radical, and left publications covering political, economic, social and cultural issues. 1991 - present.
A full-text collection of newspapers, journals and magazines published by ethnic and minority presses. 1990 - present.
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