Highly Recommended Databases
America: History and Life
(1964-present; updated quarterly; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
; title list
) indexes and abstracts about 2,000 periodicals
published worldwide in history, related humanities and the social sciences. It covers the history and
culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. It includes citations to journal
articles, book reviews and relevant dissertations. Users can search cited references and browse Clio Notes, chronologies and brief summaries of significant events and themes in American history. It is produced by ABC-CLIO and the user interface is
provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Civil War: Letters & Diaries has been cancelled.
American Periodicals Series (APS)
(1740-1900; updated quarterly; all full-text;
; title list
) covers the development of American culture,
politics and society across 150 years. It is arranged in three series: 1740 to 1800, the period of
transition from British colony to emerging nation; 1800 to 1850, pre-Civil War and the era of debate over
slavery; and 1850 to 1900, Civil War and Reconstruction. It covers 1,100 historic American journals
including Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine, Independent Reflector, Medical Repository, Liberator,
North American Review, Harper's Bazar, Vanity Fair,
and Ladies Home Journal
. Magazines of
these periods cover the literature, science, religion, arts, and history of the time. It is produced by
and the user interface is provided by ProQuest.
of American History
(all full-text; XLinks
) is an encyclopedia that covers the
arts, business, democracy, discrimination, diversity, education, expansion, family,
government, imperialism, labor, law, leisure, peace, religion,and war. It provides
2,000 primary documents in American history, including speeches, historical accounts,
memoirs, editorials and cultural criticism. Multimedia files include over 500
pictures, hundreds of video clips, and audio files of famous speeches. It is produced
by and the user interface is provided by Encyclopaedia Britannica.
ArchiveGrid: Open the Door to History
(continuously updated) provides online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives. It is compiled by and the user interface is provided by OCLC (Online Computer
and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)
; 1980-present; updated weekly;
some full-text; RefWorks help
; citation alerts
; saving searches & creating alerts
; journal titles
) is one of the citation databases included in Web of Knowledge. Click Web of Science
and then change Current Limits
to search this database separately. It provides
current and retrospective bibliographic information and cited references for over 1,130 arts and humanities journals plus individually
selected, relevant items from about 7,000 science and social sciences journals.
It covers archaeology, architecture, art, asian studies, classics, dance, film,
folklore, history, language, linguistics, literary reviews, literature, music,
philosophy, poetry, radio, religion, television and theater. Click Sign In
to save searches and receive search history and citation alerts. It is produced by
and the user interface is provided by Thomson Reuters.
Baltimore Afro-American has been cancelled.
of Native North Americans
(16th century-present; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life and will appeal to anyone
interested in exploring the contributions, struggles, and issues surrounding
North America's indigenous peoples. It also covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural
relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. It contains more than
80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents
of the United States and Canada. The database is an essential research
tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists,
sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists,
theologians, ethnobotanists, and policy makers. It is produced by and the user interface
is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Black Thought & Culture has been cancelled.
Irish Women's Letters & Diaries has been cancelled.
Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures and the Environment has been cancelled.
(all full-text in PDF; RefWorks help
) includes 1,550 law journals (including the Harvard Law Review)
, Code of Federal Regulations
from 1938-present, Federal Register
from 1936-present, US Reports
from 1754-present, foreign relations of the US, legal classics from 18th to the 19th centuries, treaties and agreements, US code, attorney general opinions, the complete Congressional Record
, federal agency documents, legislative history, presidential documents and speeches, statues, supreme court, and world constitutions. A citation navigator allows you to insert a Bluebook citation and quickly pull up a page. It is produced by and its user interface is provided by William S.Hein & Co. Click Log in to HeinOnline
to begin searching.
(1955-present; updated 3 times per year; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) indexes and
abstracts over 2,000 international historical journals. It also includes selected
journals in the social sciences and humanities. It covers history from 1450 to
the present, but excludes US and Canadian history. Users can search cited references and browse Clio Notes, chronologies and brief summaries of significant events and themes in world history. It is produced by ABC-CLIO
and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Historical Statistics of the United States
(most from 1800s-1990s; full-text essays & introductions; downloadable data)
provides quantitative data on population, work & welfare, economic structure & performance, economic sectors, and governance & international relations. It covers social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade. It permits users to search and download data as well as create customized tables, spreadsheets and graphs. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Cambridge University Press.
In the First Person cancelled.
(1st issue of 1st volume to 3 years from present; all full-text; Video tutorial
; Handout tutorial
; RefWorks help
) provides online
access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in a variety of academic
disciplines including the arts, business, demographic studies, humanities, social sciences,
and science. The multidisciplinary arts & sciences collection was updated in June 2009 with an additional 120 titles
, bringing the total number of journals in this collection to 749. JSTOR also includes 8,200 19th Century British pamphlets. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by JSTOR, a not-for-profit organization that serves
and is supported by the scholarly community. NOTE:
journal content published prior to 1923 in the US and prior to 1870 elsewhere is freely available to the public for reading and downloading (nearly 500.000 articles from more than 200 journals).
York Times Historical Database
(1851-within four years of the present;
all full-text; updated annually; RefWorks
) contains full-page and article images of every page of every issue,
cover to cover, in downloadable PDF. It includes ads, comics, cartoons, photos,
maps and other graphics. It is produced by the New York Times and the user interface
is provided by ProQuest.
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries & Oral Histories has been cancelled.
North American Women's Letters & Diaries has been cancelled.
(Using this resource
; all full-text; XLinks
) is a cross-searchable database of more than
125 quick reference dictionaries and 189 in-depth encyclopedias. It covers general reference
as well as specific subject categories: archaeology, art and architecture, bilingual dictionaries, classical studies, encyclopedias, English dictionaries and thesauri, history, language reference, law, linguistics, literature, media studies, medicine and health, music, names studies, performing arts, philosophy, quotations,
religion, science and technology, social sciences, and society and culture. All subject categories can be searched separately. Reference types include overview pages, subject reference, timelines, quotations, English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries. It is published by and the user interface
is provided by Oxford University Press. This subscription is limited to 5 simultaneous users.
No reader is required to use these electronic books. The best way to find ebooks is in the XPLORE Library Catalog
. Just look for the ebook icon:
Periodicals Archive Online
(most from first issue to 1995; RefWorks help
) provides the backfiles of periodicals in ancient civilizations, history, humanities, linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, and general studies. This collection was updated in June 2009 with an additional 400 titles. Users can search for articles by keyword, author, article title, journal title, language, journal subject, and year. Users can browse journals by title or journal subject. It is produced by Chadwyck-Healey and the user interface is provided by ProQuest.
Perseus Digital Library
full-text) is an evolving digital library, engineering interactions through time, space, and language. It includes a
wide range of primary source materials for study and research in the humanities, including classics, Duke databank
of papyri, the English renaissance, Bolles digital archive and history of London collection, Tufts history, Boyles
history of science papers, and American memory of California, the upper midwest and Chesapeake. It is produced by and
the user interface is provided by Tufts University.
Readers' Guide Retrospective
(1890-1982; some full-text; XLinks
; RefWorks help
) covers topics such as history, culture, science, and seminal developments and history-making events appearing in the popular press. This retrospective database offers indexing for more than 3 million articles from more than 550 leading magazines. It was produced by H. W. Wilson and the user interface is provided by EBSCO host.
Times (London) Digital Archive
(1785-1985; all full-text; XLinks
) permits users to search using keywords or
hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire
newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos. It is produced by The Times and the
user interface is provided by Thomson/Gale's InfoTrac.
Women and Social Movements has been cancelled.
Academic Search Complete
(1985-present; updated daily; more full-text;
) is a multidisciplinary database that covers nearly all academic
areas of study. It indexes and abstracts over 9,300 journals, many of them
peer-reviewed (4,400), and provides full-text for over 5,300 journals. It also includes indexing and abstracts for books, reports,
conference proceedings, etc. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals. It is produced by and the user interface
is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
African American Experience
(African-American origins to the present; all full-text) is a cross-searchable collection of African-American history and culture. It covers the arts, biography, business, civil rights, education, folklore, history, literature, music, politics, pop culture, science, slavery, sports, and technology. This collection includes the African-American Greenwood encyclopedias, other references books, and 67 Negro University Press texts from the late 1700s to the early 1970s. Primary sources include 4,000 interviews with former slaves (the WPA slave narratives), as well as manuscripts, speeches, court cases, quotations, advertisements, and statistics. Special features include a timeline dating from the 1400s to the present, In their Own Voices
audio clips of slave interviews and music, lesson plans, and hundreds of photographs, maps and images. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Greenwood Publishing Group.
Film Scripts has been cancelled.
is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. It includes 7,141 albums inclding content nt from African American Music. Users can create playlists if they create an account. It is compiled and produced by Alexander Street Press.
(1924-2009; vols. 1-80; updated annually in the spring; RefWorks help
), also called Database of Classical Bibliography
and abstracts 1,500 journals and 500 collections and conference papers classified
under ancient authors, texts, subjects and disciplines. It includes articles in
French, English, German, and Italian, and Spanish. It is published by the Société Internationale de
Bibliographie Classique, the American Philological Association and the Database
of Classical Bibliography with support from the Centre National de la Recherche
Scientifique (France) and the National Endowment for
Humanities (USA). This subscription is limited to 10 simultaneous users.
CQ Researcher (1991-present; all full-text; RefWorks help; XLinks) is the online version of the CQ Researcher print publication. It provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Each issue discussed includes an abstract, overview, background, current situation, outlook, special focus, chronology, pro/con, bibliography, next step, contacts, and footnotes. Controversial topics are addressed in a balanced, unbiased manner. It is published by and the user interface is provided by CQ Press, a Division of Congressional Quarterly, Inc. This subscription is limited to 5 simultaneous users.
(all full-text; XLinks
) includes a world, children and states editions. It contains a photo gallery, recipe
collection, famous people, data tables and definitions. Select from an A-Z list
of countries/regions/states or select an area on a map. Each country includes
a detailed map, flag, national anthem, current time, currency converter, recipe
collection, facts and statistics as well as sections on history, climate, the
people, customs, courtesies, lifestyle and society. It is produced by and the
user interface is provided by Brigham Young University.
(about 1995-present; updates dependent upon publisher;
all full-text; RefWorks help
; saving searches
) is a multidisciplinary
collection of about 5,000 journals published by Academic Press, American Chemical
Society, American Institute of Physics, American Physical Society, American Psychological
Association (PsycARTICLES), Association of Computing Machinery, Berkeley Electronic
Press, BioOne, Blackwell, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Emerald (MCB University
Press), Ingenta, Institute of Physics, Kluwer, Lawrence Erlbaum, Optical Society
of America, Oxford University Press, Project MUSE, Royal Society of Chemistry,
Springer-Verlag, Thieme and Wiley. Scholars can be notified
about new relevant articles according to subject, author or journal
title. It is compiled by and the user interface is provided by OhioLINK.
Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Center
(2000-present; all full-text; RefWorks help
) is a database of
masters' theses and doctoral dissertations submitted by graduate students matriculating at
higher education institutions in Ohio. It is produced by participating Ohio colleges and
universities and the user interface is provided by OhioLINK. Evidence-Based Practice Tip:
All articles in this database should have some level of evidence.
(1990-present; updated monthly; all full-text;
; title list
) indexes newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. It includes more
than 600,000 English and Spanish articles from 200 publications, providing a broad diversity of
perspectives and viewpoints. The user interface is provided by ProQuest.
European Views of the Americas
(1493-1750; no full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) contains bibliographic information about books, broadsides, folios, leaves, manuscripts and other documents in European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750
. This valuable database for libraries and scholars contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It was compiled by the John Carter Brown Library and the user
interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
(1857-1871; all full-text) contains the complete content of Harper's Weekly
from its beginning. It covers the American Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction.
American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
(1970-present; some full-text) indexes 400 international
social science and humanities journals. It contains bibliographic citations for
articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials.
It covers Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico
border region, and Hispanics in the United States. It includes analyses of current
political, economic, and social issues and Latin American arts and letters. It
is produced by and the user interface is provided by the UCLA Latin American Center.
History of Science, Technology and Medicine cancelled.
(1980-present; Much full-text; Tutorials
; RefWorks help
) contains indexing and abstracts from nearly 700 journals, of which 500 are peer reviewed. It includes scholarly journals as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry. Topics covered include art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. It is produced by H. W. Wilson and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Humanities International Complete
(1925-present; updated monthly; much full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) provides indexing and abstracts for books, articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. It indexes 1,700 scholarly journals and incorporates all content from American Humanities Index
and Humanities International Index
. It covers literature, language, history, philosophy, archaeology,
classical studies, folklore, gender studies, performing arts, history, religion
and theology. It is produced by Whitson Publishing and the user interface is
provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Humanities with Full-Text
(1910-present; Much full-text; Tutorials
; RefWorks help
) contains the full-text from over 330 journals and indexing and abstracts from nearly 700 journals. It includes scholarly journals as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry. Topics covered include art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. It is produced by H. W. Wilson and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Medieval Bibliography (IMB) has been cancelled
has been cancelled.
Jewish Studies Source
(Much full-text; Tutorials
; RefWorks help
) includes content from academic journals, magazines, books, and newspapers providing in-depth coverage of all facets of Judaism. Some of the topics covered are archaeology, anthropology, ethnic studies, history, languages, philosophy, political science, religion, and women There are also biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jews. There are extensive back files for journals such as KASHRUS
(1990), Contemporary Jewry
(1974), Western States Jewish History
(1968), and YIVO Annual of Jewish Social Science
(1946). The entire Jewish Telegraphic Agency
database is available form 1922-present. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Latino American Experience
(pre-Columbian to the present; all full-text) is a cross-searchable collection of Latino American history and culture. It covers the arts, business, civil rights, customs, education, folklore, history, icons, immigration, labor, law, literature, medicine, music, politics, religion, science, sports, and women. This collection includes over 150 titles from Greenwood, Praeger, Arte Publico, and Columbia University Press. Special features include Spanish language content, a timeline, an origins section, lesson plans, hundreds of primary documents, over 1,500 images, and En mi Opinion, a blog of essays and podcasts focusing on the latest issues facing US Latinos. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Greenwood Publishing Group.
(all full-text; RefWorks
; Shepardize handout
) covers a wide variety of subjects including law, government, international affairs, politics,
business and medicine. Legal research provides federal and state cases, Shepard's citations, federal and state
codes, tax law, Canadian court cases and legislation, law reviews, and patents. Business research allows users to create company profiles, lists, and comparisons, as well as SEC filings, account and country profiles. Company reports can be created and data can be downloaded into spreadsheets. The People
tab allows users to find obituaries, elected officials, and industry contacts. It is compiled by and the user interface is provided by
(some full-text) is an open catalog that provides bibliographic information about old printed books and manuscripts with links to digital copies of a subset of these catalogued items. Users can search by settlement (town or city where the item is held), repository (institution responsible for the administration of the item) or query (keyword). Results can be restricted to items that have a full digital document or a digital map. To view digital content, click the title of an item. Then click Display existing digital copy
in top, left corner of the item's description. Thumbnail images of each page can be enlarged by clicking them. This freely accessible database is produced by the National Library of the Czech Republic under the auspices of the 1992 UNESCO Memory of the World
project. The user interface is provided by AiP Beroun.
Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints
(1796-1850) describes books, pamphlets, and
broadsides printed in Ohio from 1796 to 1850. The bibliography is compiled and maintained by
Richard P. Morgan. It includes names of libraries that own copies of these historical materials
to aid in locating originals. Through a partnership with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS),
Worcester, Massachusetts, many titles formerly owned by the Morgan Library are now in the
Moses Dawson Correspondence
(1811-1844) consists of letters written between 1811 and 1844 to Moses Dawson, editor of the Cincinnati Advertiser, which later became the Cincinnati Enquirer. The letters were written by four American presidents (Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, James Knox Polk, and William Henry Harrison), military personnel, and other notable individuals. The collection includes digitized versions of the original letters, transcriptions of the letters, biographical information about Dawson and selected correspondents, finding aids, a thesis written about Dawson by a Xavier University student, documents describing the time period, and newspaper announcements about the collection, all in portable document format (PDF). The collection was given to Xavier University in 1934 by Joseph Debar, a prominent alumnus of Xavier University, who acquired it from his father-in-law, Moses Dawson.. The collection was published by Xavier University and the user interface is provided by OhioLINK's Digital Media Resource Center (DMRC).
(1984-present; updated daily; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) provides indexing and abstracts for 4
national newspapers; selected full-text for 245 regional U.S. newspapers, 18 international
newspapers, 6 newswires, 9 newspaper columns; and cover-to-cover full text for Christian
and Los Angeles Times
. It is produced by and the user interface
is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
(1802-1920; updated quarterly; no full-text) was formerly called Poole's Plus
covers the 19th century. It indexes periodicals, books, newspapers, and government documents. It includes the
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature
(1802-1906), Jones and Chipman's Index to Legal Periodical Literature
(1786-1922), the Psychological Index
(1894-1905), Richardson' Index to Periodical Articles in
(1890-1899), Stead's Index to Periodicals
(1890-1906), Cumulative Index to Selected List of
(1896-1899), Catalog of Scientific Papers - Mechnaics, Physics, Mathematics
New Yort Times Index
(1863-1905), New York Daily Tribune Index
(1875-1906), Palmer's Index to the
(1880-1890), Index to the Oregon Spectator
(1846-1854). It is produced by and the user interface
is provided by Paratext Resource.
(1993-present; updated 2 times/month; some full-text;
) indexes papers presented at conferences
worldwide. It covers every published congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium,
and meeting received by the British Library Document Supply Centre. It is produced by and the
user interface is provided by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).
(1993-present; updated 2 times/week;
) offers citations of every published
congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by the British
Library Document Supply Centre. It contains in each record a list of the papers presented at
each conference. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by OCLC (Online Computer
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT)
(1861-last semester; updated daily; first 24 pages free full-text;
) contains over 2 million entries for doctoral dissertations
and master's theses from over 1,000 North American graduate schools and European universities. More recent dissertations
and theses are available electronically and may be downloaded for a fee. Frequently, users may also obtain a copy without cost
through the library's document delivery services
. It is produced by and the
user interface is provided by ProQuest.
(formerly LexisNexis Statistical; exportable data; users guide
) includes datasets from many sources, including the US government, international organizations, and the private sector. It covers all subject areas, including banking and finance, criminal justice and law, education, energy resources and demand, food and agriculture, government and politics, health and vital statistics, housing and construction, industry and commerce, international; labor and employment, natural resources and environment, population and income, prices and cost of living, stocks and commodities, and transportation and travel. Users can search datasets by keyword; browse datasets by subject or source; display datasets by trend, map or ranking; and output datasets in print, PDF, delimited, Excel or SAS formats. Datasets can be limited by date and geographic area (country, state, county). Years available varies by dataset; for example, births 1999-present and breast cancer 1973-present. It also features datasets currently in the news, such as crude oil price, 30-year fixed mortgage rate, airline on-time arrival rate, campaign contributions for both Obama and McCain, gasoline prices, the prime rate and the unemployment rate. It is compiled by and the user interface is provided by
ProQuest. Users will need to run the Java installation.
Renaissance Women Online
(1400-1700; all full-text; XLinks
), included in Women Writers Online
, this database is a collection of 100 Renaissance texts from the early modern period accompanied by introductions to the individual works and
essays on the cultural context of the period, all written by scholars in the field. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by the Women Writers Project at Brown University.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
(1969-present; updated monthly; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) provides indexing and abstracts for more
than 500 scholarly journals covering music and related topics. It includes journal articles,
books, bibliographies, catalogues, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations,
ethnographic recordings, Festschriften, films, iconographies and videos. It is produced by the
Repertoire International de Literature Musicale and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies cancelled.
Poets of the Romantic Period has been cancelled.
SWON Greater Cincinnati Memory Project
is a collection of nearly 6,000 pre-1940 photographs, postcards and slides of landmarks and events in the greater Cincinnati area. Seven participating libraries and museums (providing collections and local
funds) and five co-sponsors (providing local funds) were involved in the
development of an online database of these local history materials. Funding was also provided via a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant. The Project has been expanded to include images of Cincinnati people. It was compiled by and the user interface is provided by SWON (SouthWest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries).
Women Writers Online
(1400-1850; all full-text; XLinks
) is an archive of works by
pre-Victorian women writers accompanied by contextual and topical essays. It is produced by and
the user interface is provided by the Women Writers Project at Brown University.
World Data Analyst
(all full-text; XLinks
) offers detailed comparative and ranked statistics for countries around the world, using both the most
recent statistics and historical figures. Users can create tables and charts, and can export data into spreadsheets.
It also provides links to country articles from the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia.
It is produced by and
the user interface is provided by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
XU Digital Student Newspaper
(1915-1 year from present; all full-text; general copyright information) contains the entire content in digital format of Xavier University's
student newspaper, The Newswire. The student newspaper reports on key historical events and gives
students' reflections and viewpoints on events of national and local importance, such as the death of President
Kennedy and the nation at war in the 1940s. The voice of change throughout Xavier's history, the newspaper
documents the merger of Edgecliff College, the effects of coeducation, and the introduction of computers on campus.
Most importantly the newspaper chronicles everyday life and general activities, from athletic achievements on the field
to Xavier's Centennial celebration. The newspaper collection was scanned in 2007 from microfilm copies. The digital
version is provided in searchable PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format). Users can browse individual issues and years or
search the full-text content. The microfilm version is housed in the library's archives. XU Digital Newspaper is published
by Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the user interface
is provided by CONTENTdm.
XU Digital Photographs
(general copyright information
; how to cite and fair use handout
;) is a pilot project featuring digital images from the university archives of participating AJCU (Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities) institutions. University archives typically serve as the chief historical resource for materials about a university, its people, programs and culture. Xavier University's contributions to the pilot AJCU collection include 11 historical photographs depicting alumni activities, a historical campus view, general science classes, Bellarmine Chapel dedication, the journey of St. Francis Xavier mural, and the Union Building cafeteria. Each digital image includes a title, repository, original and copyright dates, description, thumbnail and larger images, subjects and contributor. The XU Digital Photographs are published by Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the user interface is provided by CONTENTdm.
XU Digital Yearbooks
(1924-2005; all full-text; general copyright information
) contains the full-text of Xavier University's student yearbook. Named after the University's mascot, the Musketeer, the yearbook was published from 1924 to 2005 with several gaps in publication: no yearbooks were published from 1943-1946 due to World War II and yearbooks were not published in 1972-1973 or 1988-1989. The yearbook ceased publication in 2005 due to a lack of student interest and poor sales. The yearbooks chronicle every academic year with text and pictures of students, faculty, and events, with occasional sections on world events. The yearbooks constitute a pictorial history of the Xavier University campus, its students, administrators and faculty. It is an especially rich source for understanding student life and activities, including academics, honor societies, clubs, student government, performances, publications, debates & oratoricals, contests & awards, proms & balls, homecomings, intramural sports and athletics. The yearbook collection was scanned in 2006 from original print copies housed in the Xavier University Library. The digital version is provided in searchable PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format). Users can browse and/or search all volumes, individual years or the full-text content. The print version of the yearbook is available in the library's reference and special collections; the microfilm version is housed in the library's archives. XU Digital Yearbooks is published by Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, and the user interface is provided by CONTENTdm.