Multiracial Studies

Chicago Defender, 1909-1975

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender, PQHN: CD, Chi Def
Chicago Daily Defender
Black Historical Newspapers, BHN
Description

Searchable access to the backfile of The Chicago Defender, a leading African-American newspaper, available in full page images digitized from microfilm. (Issues of The Chicago Defender from 1976-1993 are available on microfilm in the Hatcher Graduate Library, call number FILM X474.)

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1909-1975 Includes most issues from the weekly, daily and national editions that were variously published between July 31, 1909 (Volume 4, Number 31) and December 31, 1975 (Volume 71, Number 170).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9463
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Chicano Database

Alternative Titles
Chicano Database (RLG)
Chicano Periodical Index, Chicano Index
Description
Chicano Database content includes over 67,000 records from more than 2,400 journals and other resources including newspapers, books and book chapters. The database provides extensive depth with coverage dating back to the 1960s and selective indexing dating back to the early 1900s. Chicano Database also includes The Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database covering psychological, sociological and educational literature. The expansive content in Chicano Database enables subject coverage to be wide-ranging in scope — including art, bilingual education, education, labor, literature, mental health, law, poetry, politics and sociology — the Chicano Database gives researchers targeted access to the materials that explore the broad dimensions of class, race and gender of the Chicano and Latino U.S. experience.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1967 - Provides extensive coverage from the 1960s to the present, with selective coverage dating back to the early 1900s.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9459
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Black Studies Center

Alternative Titles
Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Chicago Defender, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP)
BSC
Description
Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa itself. It includes scholarly essays, periodical articles, historical newspaper articles, images, video clips, a detailed timeline, and more from the following resources: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP) Full Text (1902-1990, 1998- ), The Chicago Defender historical backfile (1909-1975), and Black Literature Index (1827-1940).
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Dates of coverage vary by title and portion of database as noted above. 1827 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9329
Access
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Ethnic NewsWatch

Alternative Titles
Ethnic News Watch and ENW: A History
ENW, ENW+H
Description

A full text database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages. Includes more than 100,000 articles in Spanish and over 400,000 in English.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9175
Access
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Hispanic American Periodicals Index

Alternative Titles
HAPI
Description
Provides citations drawn from more than 400 journals, primarily in Spanish or English, which cover Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics in the United States.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1970-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8961
Access
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American Memory Online Collection

Description
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Varies by topic.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8657
Access
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African American Biographical Database

Alternative Titles
African American Biographical Database (AABD)
AABD
Description

Provides online access to thousands of brief and extended biographies of African Americans, both famous and everyday persons, from all time periods. Based on the microfiche set Black Biographical Dictionaries, 1790-1950, with additional content.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition. (Updated bimonthly).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8319
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text

Alternative Titles
International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text (Chadwyck-Healey)
IIBP
Description
Provides indexing for 127 currently published scholarly and popular periodicals in Black studies, with links to full text from 40 of them. Also provides retrospective indexing for 45 older periodicals.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1902 - 1990, 1998 - Varies by title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8163
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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