Black Short Fiction and Folklore brings together pages and works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present. The materials have been compiled from early literary magazines, archives, and the personal collections of the authors. Some 30 percent of the collection is fugitive or ephemeral, or has never been published before.
Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, periodicals, historical newspaper articles and reference books. It includes The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper from 1912-1975
Bloomsbury Popular Music is a digital library for global popular music that brings together leading scholarship and interactive tools for research and learning. It is an ideal resource for students and academics across disciplines including music, ethnomusicology, the performing arts, media and communication, cultural studies, anthropology and sociology.
Sourced from the extensive holdings of the British Library, British Library Newspapers provides access to a collection of local and regional newspapers to reflect the social, political, and cultural events of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Ryerson has access to Part 1 and Part 2 of this resource.
More than a million and a half Africans, along with many Indians and South Asians, were brought to the Caribbean between the 15th and 19th centuries. Today, their descendants are active in literature and the arts, producing literature with strong and direct ties to traditional African expressions. This literary connection, combined with the tales of survival, exile, resistance, endurance, and emigration to other parts of the Americas, makes for a body of work that is essential for the study of the Caribbean and the Black Diaspora.
It is the only resource to combine exclusively available playtext content and scholarly publications with filmed live performances, film adaptations, and audio plays. This will provide us access to 3225 titles.
JSTOR Arts and Science Collection 9, 11-15 (OTO) is a collection of 900+ journal titles. Collection XIV (14) covers STEM and technology journals, while Collection IX(9), XI(11), XII(12) ,XIII (13) and XV(15) focuses on arts, humanities, and social sciences. Based on an analysis we have conducted, these collections were selected to fill the gaps in our existing collection.
This historical newspaper database offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue for the following titles: The Bombay times and journal of commerce (1838-1859), The Bombay times and standard (1860-1861), and The times of India (1861-2008). New content is added annually.
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) and University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) : we have added approximately 2500+ e-book published by Oxford University Press and its partnering university presses to our collection