Have some keywords to describe your research topic? Use them in the library catalog, Scholar OneSearch to locate materials.
Get basic information using one of the online Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, such as
International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest
International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (check out the results for protests, uprisings!)
Oxford English Dictionary
Authoritative source to help you define your terms!
Interested in PowerPoint, video, audio presentation, but need help with the software?
NU InfoServices offers software training, check the TRAINING tab to sign up for hands-on or online classes.
The DMC Studio also provides training and help with media, such as audio, video projects. Please contact them as early as possible in order to schedule a consultation and work session(s).
Use Scholar OneSearch, our catalog and discovery system, to locate audio and video/DVD items at Snell Library.
Music and Video Online links to multimedia sources, such as Smithsonian Global Sound (music from around the world and different cultures), NAXOS Music Library and streaming video on demand from FMG.
Other resources for streaming video include:
Media That Matters Film Festival
NJVID, New Jersey State of the Art Video Access is a statewide video portal & repository that provides a common online platform for presentation, storage and archiving of digital works
Snagfilms.com provides documentaries, ranging from "Super Size Me" to PBS program
Internet Archive is a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts (such as books and images) in digital form. Free access is provided to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.
Top Documentary Films collects documentaries from Youtube and other video sources online to provide open access to documentaries, such as "There's No Tomorrow."
Try Scholar OneSearch everything box. It searches like Google, but has some value-added refinements for researchers.
What are primary sources?
Suggested primary sources for your research include:
Digital National Security Archives contains thousands of declassified government covering critical world events, countries, and U. S.policy decisions from post World War II.
New York Times, Historical (1851-2008) (ProQuest) --NOTE: use the Advance search and limit the Date to 1959 for a manageable number of results.
For questions involving companies, check the for annual reports. Historical ones may be searched using the database, Annual Reports at Academic Libraries. Note: You need to search Coca-Cola, as cola brings up Royal crown Cola and Coca Cola finds nothing.
Academic Search Premier is an interdisciplinary resource. You can combine it with other parts of the EBSCOhost family of databases to have a customized search tool
Access World News for English language newspaper and newswire information, not historical, but useful for an "on the ground" look at a country.
Cambridge Histories Online provides full text to almost 250 volumes on history.Work your way through a volume by using the search option: <CTRL> + F key to search the full text --one way to find mention of 1959 Mexico!
Historical New York Times , 1851-2008 (ProQuest) use the Advanced Search to limit the results by date of publication.
JSTOR a digital archive of scholarly articles; use the Advanced Search option and scroll down to focus your search on relevant journals in Latin American Studies. There are 54 journals in that collection.
The most direct way to an article is through a database:
Or, you may need to click on Check for Full Text Article link and have the NU Husky search for the article!
Lib.com non-profit website "for all people who wish to fight to improve their lives. . . . ." Read the About page and history before using the information from this website.
Global NonViolent Action Database is a searchable database of campaigns (not movements ).