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Lesley's Search grants you access to all library resources, in a variety of formats, from a variety of databases. Searching here is ideal for general, beginning searches, as it allows for a wider pool of results.
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Gale In Context: Global Issues offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of sources for analysis of these issues. Sources are enhanced by multimedia content including podcasts, videos, and interactive graphs.
The HistoryMakers Digital Archive aims to be the nation's largest African American Video Oral History archive, with over 148,000 stories from 2,691 storytellers. Their aim is to provide oral history interviews on both individuals and African-American groups and movements.
SocINDEX with full text combines SocINDEX's comprehensive abstracting of over 2,000 sociology journals, covering subjects such as abortion, anthropology, criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, politics, social psychology, social work, and more, with full text coverage in over 600 core journals.
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