Research Databases By Title

Research Databases By Title

A wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The video content offered here is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. Its unparalleled geographical and chronological coverage captures longer-term and multiple perspectives, so students can make connections across cultures and over time, incorporating people, places, events, and artifacts from around the world and across the centuries.

Captures full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the early twentieth century. Key collections include: Universal Newsreels, Universal Studios, Les Actualites Francaises, Nippon News and The March of Time. Produced from 1929 through the early post-war period, these films provide a unique—and until now largely neglected—resource that will give scholars real insight into how people learned about and lived through the events that occurred during this period of history.

The leading OCLC bibliographic database (library catalog) in the world includes books, internet resources, journals, newspapers, magazines, computer data files, computer programs, manuscripts, archival material, films, maps, musical scores, MP3s, slides, sound recordings, DVDs and videotapes from over 16,500 member institutions representing 170 countries. Includes information about which libraries own specific titles.

OCLC catalog of dissertations and theses available in OCLC member libraries, including all subjects; includes over 8 million records; updated daily.