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Electronic editions-of-record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers. Also contains full-text content from key international sources.
1978-present. Online resource that provides full-text information from nearly 4,000 United States and international newspapers, news services, magazines, blogs, transcripts, and more.
Complete online access (including advertisements) to the full text of the New York Times from 1851 to 2013. For current access, see U.S. Newsstream, LexisNexis Academic, and other sources.
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Access to the full text of approximately 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
Online repository of image, sound, and video files in the public domain or freely licensed for educational use, maintained by volunteers. Fully searchable.
Before 1000 BCE to the present. Catalog of millions of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide, maintained by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). The best way to identify resources beyond Grinnell College's collections.
Constantly updated, AP Images provides access to millions of primary source photos from 1825 to the present. Also provides audio, video, graphics, and interactives. This database may be used for educational purposes only.
Search images available on the World Wide Web.
Searchable database of images applicable to many different times, cultures, and disciplines. Also includes local Physics and Botany image collections. Use individual log-in for off-campus access.
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Since the colonial period, when an estimated 20,000 African Muslims were transported to America as slaves, to the early 20th century, when Muslim immigrants came to the United States from the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, to the present day, Islam has been an integral part of the American experience. Including nearly 300 articles, this two-volume reference set covers all the historical and contemporary issues, events, people, court cases, themes, and activism relating to Muslim Americans. --from publisher description
1789-present. Provides access to the CIS Index, a comprehensive index/abstract to Congressional publications, plus the full text of some hearings, reports, and other Congressional documents, including the full text of the Congressional Record. Also contains an extensive collection of Executive Branch documents.
Religious Diversity News offers a selection of current news articles related to religion in multireligious America. This resource highlights media coverage of interfaith relations and issues related to religion in the public square, with a special emphasis on Buddhist, Hindu, Jain, Muslim, and Sikh communities in the United States. Religious Diversity News includes summaries of articles, links to original articles, and additional web-based resources.
This web site is an archive of Religious Diversity News, which ran from 1997–2011.
Search more than a million blogs for news, opinions, entertainment, technology, lifestyle, sports, politics and business.
Search for user-created videos.
Search blogs and blog entries that are publicly available on the Internet.
A progression to guide your academic work
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