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  • 60 Minutes, 1997-present
    The 60 Minutes: 1997–2014 collection provides the CBS News 60 Minutes archive from this period, including many episodes not widely seen since their original broadcast. 60 Minutes is one of the most successful television programs in American history and remains among the most respected, influential TV journalism programs in the world. Some of the greatest disciplinary strengths of 60 Minutes include: history, business & economics, health sciences, law, international affairs, psychology, society & culture, performing arts, women's studies, African American studies, politics and much more. This resource also includes 175 hours of segments from the popular CBS News program CBS Sunday Morning, whose timely news pieces, cultural features, and newsmaker profiles form an ideal complement to 60 Minutes content.
  • Academic Ebooks from EBSCO
    EBSCO Academic Ebooks provides access to over 170,000 titles, including popular, professional, and scholarly works. The collection covers the gamut of academic disciplines: the arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social sciences. Most of the ebooks are accessible by an unlimited number of simultaneous users, and a very large number of them are not part of any other ebook collection available through the Library.
  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCOHost)
    A multi-disciplinary scholarly, full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Also provides indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
  • ACLS Humanities eBook Collection
    The Humanities eBooks collection is a project of the American Council of Learned Societies and contains over 4,000 curated titles in all areas of the humanities and history: Archaeology and Anthropology, Art and Architecture, Biblical Studies, Film and Media, Folklore, Linguistics, Literature & Literary Criticism, Musicology, Fine Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology. Specialty disciplines include: Economics and Environmental Studies, Jewish and Middle East Studies, Latin American studies, LGBT/Queer and Gender Studies, Native Peoples of the Americas, History of Science & Technology, & Women’s Studies.
  • African-American Studies Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all African-American Studies journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • American History in Video
    American History in Video aims to provide the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history. The current release provides over 5,864 titles, including new documentaries from PBS, equaling approximately 1,529 hours. AHIV allows users to analyze historical events and their presentation over time, through commercial and government newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
  • American Studies Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all American Studies journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Contains a large number of resources for genealogical research, including U.S. federal census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center, with more than 1,000 historical maps; the American Genealogical Biographical Index; Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage; The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630; Social Security Death Index; WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection. This is the library version of ancestry.com The licensing agreement for this service allows unrestricted use only to on-campus users. Off-campus users can search this service, but cannot view documents.
  • Annals of American History
    Includes the full text of over 2000 primary documents in American history, including historical accounts, speeches, memoirs, poems, editorials, landmark court decisions, and cultural criticism. Also has multimedia files, including more than 500 pictures and hundreds of video and audio clips of famous speeches.
  • Archaeology Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all Archaeology journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • Artstor Digital Library
    The Artstor Digital Library is a online digital image library designed to serve educational and scholarly communities with nearly two million images from the collections of all types of museums from around the world. Artstor features an unparalleled range of images from some of the world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. Artstor facilitates research and education in numerous disciplines, including art and visual studies, architecture, religion, anthropology and archaeology, global studies, fashion and costume, classics, world history, and more. Our library is solely available for teaching, education and scholarship, with all images supported with comprehensive metadata and cleared for educational use.
  • Black Studies in Video
    Black Studies in Video brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. The service provides unique access to California Newsreel's African American Classics collection, with films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. Also features the SNCC Legacy Video Collection, a series of over fifty hours of formal addresses, panel discussions, and programs that took place at the 50th anniversary meetings celebrating the founding of SNCC. Includes documentaries on leading artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, and performers, such as Toni Morrison, Langston Hughes, Huey P. Newton, Frantz Fanon, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Eldridge Cleaver, August Wilson, Bobby Seale, Ethel Waters, Amiri Baraka, and Robert F. Williams.
  • British Studies Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all British Studies journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • C-SPAN Video Library
    The C-SPAN Video Library includes over 160,000 hours of coverage of C-SPAN programs since 1987. The C-SPAN Archives, which records, indexes, and archives all C-div programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses, records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text. More...
  • Cambridge Histories Online
    This online service contains all 260+ volumes currently published by Cambridge University Press in their many distinguished and authoritative Histories series. Volumes can be searched and read individually, or you can search across several volumes or subject areas simultaneously. Follow this link to browse by subject area and set name.
  • Civil Rights Digital Library
    The Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL) promotes an enhanced understanding of the Civil Rights Movement through its three principal components: a digital video archive delivering 30 hours of historical news film that allows learners to witness key events of the Civil Rights Movement; a civil rights resources portal that provides access to the digital library holdings about the Civil Rights Movement of many institutions from across the nation; and instructional materials to facilitate the use of the video content in the learning process.
  • Classical Studies Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all Classical Studies journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • CQ Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government
    Online encyclopedia of how the American government functions, from both current and historical perspectives.
  • Ebrary Academic Complete
    Ebrary Academic Complete is an ebook collection aimed at college and university students and faculty. The collection of over 125,000 titles covers the gamut of academic disciplines: the arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social sciences. The majority of titles are published by important academic publishers, including major university presses such as the University of Georgia. All ebooks are accessible by an unlimited number of simultaneous users, and a very large number of them are not part of any other ebook collection available through the Library.
  • Education in Video
    Every student of education knows that reading about education theory in the abstract is a dramatically different experience than applying that knowledge in the classroom. Education in Video tackles this challenge with video programming developed specifically for training and developing both novice and experienced teachers. This growing collection gives education students and teachers a reliable way to observe the intricacies of behavior that define effective teaching styles. Video content includes demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. In-depth and special-topic videos enable teachers to expand their knowledge and link abstract theories to real-world situations.
  • Filmakers Library Online
    Filmakers Library is a well-known and highly respected distributor of issues-based documentaries. Topical coverage is diverse: anthropology, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. Content provides include HBO, CBC Learning, BBC, the Dramatists Guild, Journeyman Pictures, and IFC Films/Sundance Selects; Oscilloscope Films, First Run Features, and Zeitgeist Films. Includes recent content such as Finding Vivian Maier;Through a Lens Darkly; Sundance award-winners such as Dark Days; films by top filmmakers like Spike Jonze and Michael Gondry; and more.
  • Geography Reference Works at Credo Reference
    Find in-depth information about these topics in the many reference works contained in Credo Reference.
  • Georgia Department of Archives & History
    The mission of the Georgia Department of Archives and History is to select and ensure the preservation and accessibility of government and other information constituting Georgia's recorded history. The Archives collects, manages, preserves, and makes available the official records of Georgia from 1732 to the present. In addition, it collects private manuscripts and photographs which complement existing archival holdings.
  • Georgia Historic Books
    Georgia Historic Books contains full-text, fully searchable books related to Georgia's history and culture. Most are from the 19th to early 20th century and focus on Georgia history, biography, and literature. The books may deal with Georgia history, society, or culture as a subject, or they may have been selected for their importance to the cultural and intellectual development of the state.
  • Georgia Historic Newspapers
    Georgia Historic Newspapers is an outgrowth of the Georgia Newspaper Project managed by the University of Georgia Libraries. Since the early 1950s, the UGA Libraries have made a systematic effort to identify and obtain copies of every newspaper ever published in Georgia and to preserve these valuable historical resources on microfilm. This online service aims to present digitized versions of Georgia newspapers that are significant historically, such as The Cherokee Phoenix and The Colored Tribune.
  • Georgia Official and Statistical Register (Georgia Blue Book)
    The Georgia Official and Statistical Register, published from 1923-1990 by the Georgia Department of Archives and History, is commonly known as the Georgia Blue Book. Considered an important reference work for historical research, the Register covers Georgia’s executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government, providing biographical sketches of elected and other state officials. Georgia members of U.S. Congress and federal judges are included, as are county officials and regents of the university system. The Blue Books contain election returns, provide basic reference data on Georgia counties, and cover Georgia miscellany, such as the state flag, state flower, state song, rosters of Georgia governors, and legal holidays.
  • History in Video
    History in Video brings together key documentaries, commercial and government newsreels, public affairs and archival footage, and much more. The service facilitates research and teaching in a comparative, thematic way. Areas of focus include Trade and Exploration, The American Revolutionary Era, The American Civil War, Imperialism and Colonialism, World War I, The Jazz Age, The Post-World War II Era, The Sixties, Women’s History, Black History, and International Newsreels. Users can search thousands of hours to explore and analyze key events and topics from the earliest times to the most recent events in United State and World history.
  • History Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all History journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • History of Science & Technology Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all History of Science & Technology journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • History Reference Center (EBSCOHost)
    A full-text history reference service featuring more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, as well as full-text articles from over 120 history periodicals. Also contains 59,640 historical documents; more than 50,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 110,200 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.
  • History Reference Works at Credo Reference
    Find in-depth information about these topics in the many reference works contained in Credo Reference.
  • Humanities Source
    Humanities Source is a leading service for humanities research, including history. Topics include archaeology, art, communications, dance, film, folklore, history, journalism, linguistics, literary and social criticism, classics, area studies, popular culture studies and gender studies. The service provides full-text articles, obituaries, original works of fiction, drama and poetry, reviews of books and performances and much more. Humanities Source includes hundreds of thousands of citations/abstracts from 1900-present and full-text articles from over 1,500 scholarly, professional, and popular sources. Linking to full-text articles in other services is provided.
  • Irish Studies Journals in JSTOR
    This link opens JSTOR with all Irish Studies journals preselected for searching. All articles, reviews, editorials, images, and other matter from all issues of each journal are available for searching. The most recent 3 years are usually not included for journals still being published. Use Find It! or the Journal Locator to determine whether you have access to other recent issues.
  • March of Time
    From 1935-1967, American theatergoers and television watchers were witness to Time Inc's unique and controversial film series, The March of Time. Now, for the first time, this groundbreaking series is available in online streaming video in a single, cross- searchable collection designed specifically to meet the needs of researchers, teaching faculty and students. The videos have been restored to their original luster by HBO Archives, allowing viewers to experience these historic films as audiences did in earlier decades. A program of interest to Piedmont College students and faculty will be Miss Smith of Georgia, a 30-minute interview with novelist and social justice activist Lillian Smith.
  • Meet the Press
    Meet the Press provides the full surviving broadcast run to date, 1947-present. Since its television premiere in 1947, Meet the Press has cemented its position as an institution in broadcast journalism. For the first time ever, network television’s longest running program, with its thousands of interviews, panels, and debates, is availableto provided unprecedented access to this extremely important historical material, including many episodes not seen since their original broadcast.
  • Oxford Biblical Studies Online
    Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides scholars and students with a full range of authoritative biblical texts, including Jewish and Catholic texts, and tools for the study of the Bible and biblical history. This cross-searchable resource brings together the text, commentary and annotations from the famous Oxford Study Bibles, essential concordances and historical reference works, stunning images, up-to-date maps, timelines, and a great deal more. Find out more about features and content.
  • PBS Video Collection
    The PBS Video Collection This collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. A core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. This collection provides access to the films and series users already know and trust, including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.
  • PBS Video Online
    PBS has put a great number of its videos online, freely available for streaming. There are both full-length programs and series and long excerpts from programs. The programming presented is very recent, for example, the latest Brian Greene NOVA documentary, The Fabric of the Cosmos. There is also a great of programming from the past, including Frontline, Washington Week, the Nightly Business Report, NOVA, art21, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, and a great deal more.
  • Piedmont College Libraries Online Archives
    The historical collections of Piedmont College Libraries are housed at the Arrendale Library on our main campus at Demorest, Georgia, in the College Archives. The first phase of our project to preserve these materials and make them generally available online includes the complete set of our student yearbook, The Yonahian, 1920-2012. Future projects will digitize our College catalogs, student handbooks, alumni bulletins and registers, histories of the College, and other historical materials.
  • ProQuest Military Journals
    ProQuest Military Journals Collection includes topics such as international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, and civil engineering. Titles include Joint Force Quarterly: JFQ; Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin; RUSI Journal: Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies; Washington Monthly; Harvard International Review; Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. Deep backfile is available for a few select titles: Marine Corps Gazette, 1916-present; Leatherneck 1921-present, and Foreign Affairs, 1923-present.
  • ProQuest Research Library Complete
    Extensive collection of full-text articles and citations from over 4,700 journals and magazines. ProQuest Research Library is designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, and cover them extensively; so not only is it an invaluable service for many diverse academic disciplines, it’s also useful to readers and researchers at every level.
  • ProQuest Social Sciences Journals
    ProQuest Social Science Journals includes over 570 titles that concentrate on such topics as addiction, urban, and studies; international relations;, culture and social structure; demography and human biology; economic development; environmental interactions; evaluation research; health, medicine and law; history and theory of sociology; management and complex organizations; mass phenomena and political interactions; methodology and research technology; public policy and planning; forecasting and speculation; radical sociology; religion and science; rural and urban sociology; social development; sociology of the arts; business and education; studies in violence and power; women’s studies.
  • Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature, 1890-present
    Since 1890, the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature has become the ultimate index of subjects in the popular press and has earned the trust of researchers at all levels. It contains over 5 million citations from approximately 550 leading magazines and academic journals from 1890-present. The Readers' Guide provides access to the most detailed account of U.S. culture and history available in a single research service. You can use it to track contemporary events such as diplomacy with Iran, racial tension in America, and the 2016 Presidential election. You can also find reportage from the time periods of the Civil Rights Movement, all the wars of the 20th century, the Great Depression, the progress of science and technology, and events and criticism in all the arts.
  • Research Library Complete (ProQuest)
    Extensive collection of full-text articles and citations from over 4,700 journals and magazines. ProQuest Research Library is designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas, and cover them extensively; so not only is it an invaluable service for many diverse academic disciplines, it’s also useful to readers and researchers at every level.
  • SAGE Premier All Access Collection
    SAGE Premier provides the full-text of every article, 1999-present, from all 650+ peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE Publications. Also provides citations/abstracts for all articles from each journal's first issue. Disciplines represented include: cultural studies, history, theology & biblical studies, philosophy, and language & literature; business, economics, management, and marketing; education and special education; sociology and social policy, geography and anthropology, criminal justice and criminology, and family, gender & ethnic studies; applied sciences and technology; nursing, medicine, and health sciences; life and ecological sciences.
  • Silent Film Online
    Silent Film Online represents the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. The collection covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. It includes the most complete, authoritative versions of the highest quality from leading distributors. These films show us the origins of the narrative language of cinema that we know today. The collection highlights works from legendary filmmakers such as Georges Méliès, Buster Keaton, Fritz Lang, Eisenstein, D.W. Griffith, Charles Chaplin, F.W. Murnau, Luis Buñuel, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Sjostrom, Erich von Stroheim, Carl T. Dreyer, Edwin S. Porter, and many others. Alongside the feature films and shorts is a selection of related documentaries.
  • Social Sciences Reference Works at Credo Reference
    Find in-depth information about these topics in the many reference works contained in Credo Reference.
  • Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
    This service contains approximately 2,000 documents and images relating to the Native American population of the Southeastern United States. Included are letters, legal proceedings, military orders, financial papers, and archaeological images from the collections of the University of Georgia Libraries, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, the Frank H. McClung Museum, the Tennessee State Library and Archives, the Tennessee State Museum, and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian.
  • World History Collection (EBSCOHost)
    Contains full-text articles from over 130 journals, many peer-reviewed, with coverage from 1964-present. Topics include anthropology, art, culture, economics, government, heritage, military, politics, regional issues, and more.
  • World History in Video
    World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. Its global reach encompasses Africa and the Americas, Asia and Europe, the Middle East and Oceania. Its unparalleled geographical and chronological coverage captures longer-term and multiple perspectives, so students of history, anthropology, sociology, and many other social sciences disciplines can make connections across cultures and over time.
  • World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966
    World Newsreels Online, 1929–1966 lets today’s students and historians see what those audiences in movie theaters saw. This landmark online collection will include nine newsreel series from four countries: the United States, Japan, France, and the Netherlands. In the years before and during World War II, newsreels had profound political and social impact because topical coverage was broad: health, scientific and industrial progress, religion, sports, fashion, politics, meteorology, agriculture, and disasters. In war times, the newsreel became important as a propaganda tool. Today, newsreels provide a clear archive of how governments shared news, manipulated facts, and influenced their populaces. These films are often the only audio-visual record that remains of historical and cultural events, making them a powerful resource for historians and students of politics, sports, economics, media studies, and other areas.
  • Yonahian (Piedmont College Yearbook)
    The student yearbook of Piedmont College has been called The Yonahian since its first issue under that title in 1920. All available issues of the Yonahian are now available at Archive.org. After you choose an issue to view, click on Read Online in the left-hand navigation frame. Once the issue opens, you can search its text. You can also download issues in a number of common formats.
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