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Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 64,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
  • Access restricted to W&J faculty, staff and students
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Covers nearly 80 years of access to concise, critical evaluations for books with subject coverage in areas such as art, biography, business, education, history, the humanities, literature, religion, science & technology, the social sciences, and more. It contains over 41,000 full-text reviews and nearly 1.5 million review citations from key English-language magazines, newspapers, and academic journals.

For easy results search for a title or author from either the basic search screen or advanced search screen. On the results page, select Reviews within the Source Type facet on the left side of the screen.
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The resource is still "under construction." If you need assistance using this resource, please contact a librarian.
Similar to Summon, EDS provides fast, simple access to all of our library’s full text articles (both electronic and print) through a single search box. EDS allows users to simultaneously search across content from hundreds of academic publishers, the library catalog, and our institutional repository.
  • Access restricted to W&J faculty, staff and students
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In more than 8,000 issues since its first publication in 1843, The Economist has presented timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of global news every week. With objective authority, clarity and wit, The Economist presents the worlds political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. Because of its global editorial perspective, it is read by more of the worlds political and business leaders than any other magazine. The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2014. Full-color images, multiple search indexes, and the facility to browse each and every issue - all combine to offer a unique primary source covering the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Access restricted to W&J faculty, staff and students
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The full facsimile run of the world’s most iconic illustrated newspaper
Includes over 260,000 pages, including specials and presentation pieces
Full colour imaging of every page
Search every word of the complete text
Browse individual issues, including specials and supplements
Save articles and pages in the marked list; bookmark, e-mail and print results
  • Access restricted to W&J faculty, staff and students
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Access to the complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
  • Access restricted to W&J faculty, staff and students
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Contains full-text articles and images in the New York Times from 1851 to the present on the nytimes.com website. Access to articles from 1923 to 1980 is limited to five per day, any other time frame provides unlimited article access. The New York Times is a great resource for current events as well finding out how historical events were covered or received at the time they happened.
In order to access this resource you must create an account for the site, directions for doing so can be found on our FAQ page.
Access to the NY Times through the website is different from access through the Proquest database. It will not have the indexing and filters that you find in the database but it covers a larger period of time and gives you access to images.
  • Access restricted to W&J faculty, staff and students
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Experience 150 years of political and social history in Britain and beyond through provocative and entertaining satirical commentary
From 1841 to 1992, Punch was the world's most celebrated magazine of wit and satire. From its early years as a campaigner for social justice to its transformation into national icon, Punch played a central role in the formation of British identity -- and how the rest of the world saw the British nation.
With approximately 7,900 issues (200,000 pages) from all volumes of Punch between 1841-1992, including Almanacks and other special numbers (issues), as well as prefaces, epilogues, indexes, and other specially produced material from the bound volumes, and the images in the archive appear as originally published, the Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992 enhances teaching, learning, and research.
  • Access restricted to W&J faculty, staff and students
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Welcome to the Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, containing every page of every copy of the TLS published from 1902-2013.

This easy-to-navigate, fully-searchable resource is a witness to the cultural revolutions of the last 100 years and offers unparalleled opportunities for tracking the views of influential opinion-makers, the response of their peers, the controversies of the day and how they developed.
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