Academic Search Ultimate offers access to an unprecedented collection of many peer-reviewed and full-text resources that includes journals, magazines, reports, books, and videos in almost every subject area.
This database is the an authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities.
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Access to API's 800+ standards catalog. API is providing free access to a library of world class standards for oil and gas equipment, processes, and systems, allowing institutions to introduce students to practical knowledge and industry standards that will be immediately applicable in future careers.
In the last few years, several major museums and libraries have instituted an open access policy by designating most or all of the public domain art in their
collections with a creative commons license making them available for use for any purpose with no restrictions attached.
We sort through and aggregate the best of these images in one location to make them easy to discover and download.
Black South African Magazines is the first and only digital collection of magazines created for Black audiences in Africa from 1937 to 1973. Find over 50,000 pages of extremely rare, yet historically significant magazines, written for Black African audiences. Coverage includes Drum, Zonk!, The Townships Housewife, Hi-Note, and others.
Alternate Name(s):Africa Commons: History and Culture
Africa Commons: History and Culture is a comprehensive database for searching and discovering African materials from 1500 to today. It indexes African organizations, collections, and documents from archives around the world. Find books, magazines, newspapers, historical journals, government documents, oral history, photographs, art, music, videos, and more.
With content spanning the 1900s to present, Southern African Films and Documentaries offers—for the first time—streaming access to more than a century of African history, politics, and culture. Propaganda films from South Africa’s Information Service and newsreels from African Mirror, showing life under apartheid and major historical events as they unfolded (Rand rebellion, Africa during WWII, mining industry efforts, the Soweto uprising, the Rhodesian Bush War, and other topics). Documentaries and interviews (e.g., unedited interviews of Winnie Mandela and Oliver Tambo), sociopolitical documentary films such as Sharpeville Massacre; Side by Side: Women Against Aids in Zimbabwe; We are Marching to Pretoria, Voices of Robben Island, and Black Beulahs. Feature films, such as African Jim from 1949, South Africa’s first feature film, showing a picture of vibrant township culture before apartheid.