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Academic Search Premier Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)


American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Coverage: 1990-present. Resources about East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada.

Historical Abstracts On campus use only
Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women`s history, history of education, and more.

Humanities & Social Science Index Retrospective Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Coverage: 1907-1984. Allows search of a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Journal of Balkan & Near Eastern Studies Unrestricted Resource
Covers the historical & political problems of southern Europe & the Balkans.

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered.  If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database.  However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.

Project Muse Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Coverage: 1995-present. Provides access to humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from a number of scholarly publishers.

Encyclopedias

Cambridge Histories Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Currently the collection contains more than 258 digitized volumes  from the esteemed Cambridge Histories series covering 15 subject areas. Useful for locating background information in almost any subject in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences.

Countries & Their Cultures Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2001 ed. Focuses on cultures and countries around the world, specifically what is and is not shared culturally by the people who live in a particular country. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.

Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire
Call Number: CASE Ref. DR486 .A375 2008
Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only

Encyclopedia of World Cultures Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
1996 ed. Lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. It is the one of the primary resources for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on most cultures. Additional cultures are covered in the supplement (which is a separate resource)

Encyclopedia of World Cultures Supplement Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2002 ed. Lists and describes more than 100 global cultures not covered in the original 10 volume set. Users need to search both the original set and this supplement as there is not overlapping coverage.

Europa World Plus Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: current. the online version of the Europa World Year Book, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

Oxford Art Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Coverage: current. Grove Art Online has been relaunched as Oxford Art Online. Provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, also offering thumbnail art images, line drawings, and extensive image links.

Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
1991 ed. With more than 5,000 entries , this is the standard research tool on 1,100 years of Byzantine history. Exhaustive in its coverage, entries on patriarchy and emperors coexist with entries on surgery, musical instruments, and the baking of bread, bringing to life this important culture and empire, from the 4th century to the 15th.

Newspapers

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) Unrestricted Resource
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, is a close group of editors and trainers that enables journalists in the region to produce in-depth analytical and investigative journalism on complex political, economic and social themes.

The Southeast European Times Unrestricted Resource
The Southeast European Times website is a central source of news and information about Southeastern Europe in ten languages.

Newspapers -- International

Access World News - International Edition Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.

Primary Sources

Digital National Security Archive Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains audio
1940`s to present. A collection of declassified government documents, arranged into collections. Each collection, compiled by top scholars and experts, covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.

Europeana.eu Unrestricted Resource
Europeana.eu links to 6 million digital items (images, maps, books, letters, diaries, music, videos, TV broadcasts).

Pandektis: National Hellenic Research Foundation Unrestricted Resource
Pandektis: National Hellenic Research Foundation provides access to major digital collections of Greek history and civilization.

Data/Statistics

World Bank Data Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Recognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to development, the World Bank Group provides free access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards around the globe--some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back 50 years. The data is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish in addition to English.

Government Information

Foreign Governments Unrestricted Resource
Maintained by Chris Davidson at Northwestern University. List of links to the official websites of national governments.

Official Government Web Pages Unrestricted Resource
Maintained by Richard Kimber, University of Keele, UK, retired. More up-to-date than Gunnar Anzinger's.

Images

AP Images Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains images
Coverage: 1840-present. The photo archive for the Associated Press has over 500, 000 images dating from 1844 to the present and covering a wide range of events and locations.

Atlases

The Balkans Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only

Historical Atlas of Central Europe
Call Number: CASE Atlases G1881.S1 M32 2002
Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only

Historical Maps of The Balkans Unrestricted Resource

Radio Stations

B92 Unrestricted Resource
B92 was founded in 1989 as a youth radio broadcasting to Belgrade audiences and has since grown into a company which includes a regional radio and a national television network.

Cultural Heritage, Anthropology and Ethnology

Cultural Corridors and the Cultural Heritage of Southeastern Europe Unrestricted Resource

Selected Works of Joel Halpern Unrestricted Resource
Selected works of Joel Halpern, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts (including field notes made during research in 1950's Macedonia).

Ethnic Groups, People and Culture

Albanians in the Balkans Unrestricted Resource

Eastern Europe: an introduction to the people, lands and culture Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
2005 ed. A contemporary analysis of the people, cultures, and society within the regions that make up Eastern Europe.

Southeast Europe: People and Culture Unrestricted Resource
The "Southeast Europe: People and Culture" website has been developed by Media Consulta on behalf of the European Commission's Directorate General for Enlargement.

Literature

The Ivo Andric Foundation Unrestricted Resource

Transcript - The European Internet Review of Books and Writing Unrestricted Resource

Peace Building and Democracy

The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe Unrestricted Resource

Women

Biographical Dictionary of Women's Movements and Feminisms in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe: 19th and 20th Centuries
Call Number: CASE Ref. HQ1590.7.Z75 A336 2006
Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only

Audiorecording

Ira Glass on Storytelling #1 Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
NPR "This American Life" host gives tips on storytelling:  "On Basics".

Ira Glass on Storytelling #2 Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images
NPR "This American Life Host" gives tips on storytelling:  "On finding great stories"

Ira Glass on Storytelling #3 Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
NPR "This American Life" host gives tips on storytelling:  "On good taste"

Ira Glass on Storytelling #4 Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
NPR "This American Life" host gives tips on storytelling:  "On two common pitfalls"

Tusculum College Rubric for Public Speaking: Unrestricted Resource
Brief guide on preparing for a speaking assignment

Tutorial: How to use the M-Audio Digital Recorder Unrestricted Resource
Ray Nardelli, Manager of Digital Media at Colgate, describing how to use a portable digital audio recorder

Writing a Script for Video or Audio Unrestricted Resource
Anthony Adornato, Manager of Media Communications at Colgate, describing a
process for writing a script for audio or video



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