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Subject: International Studies databases

International Studies research guide

International Studies titles

  • Academic Search Premier   

    Multidisciplinary indexing/full-text database that covers scholarly journal articles back to 1975. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • African History and Culture, 1540-1921   

    Database containing more than 1,300 books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera coverings the history of Africa and its diverse people over nearly 400 years. Compiled from imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia. On the Readex platform.

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)    UW login not required

    Major agricultural indexing database that is based on the National Agriculture Library collection and includes journal articles, book chapters, books, theses, patents, software, media and technical reports back to 1984. On the NAL platform.

  • AM Explorer: Americana   

    Covers American history, literature and culture. Resources include manuscript and typescript letters, diaries, notebooks, journals, newspapers, plus incredible art works, illustrations, photographs, video and 360-degree objects.

  • Archives Unbound   

    Group of digital collections of historical documents covering a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. On a Gale platform.

  • Asian American Drama   

    Searchable theatre database that includes scripts, scrapbooks and reference materials. Part of the Alexander Street Drama package. On the Alexander Street Press platform.

  • Asian Film Online: Volumes I and II   

    Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of over 1,000 narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights onto themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity.

  • Australasian Literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands   

    Australasian Literature brings together creative works from throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. Starting in the 1930s and spanning up to the present, these in-copyright fictional and poetry works will be cross-searchable for the first time. With 120,000 pages at completion, and enriched with interviews, Australasian Literature covers the fields of Literature, Creative Writing, Post-Colonial Studies, Immigration Studies, Social Studies, Anthropology, and more.

  • Australia & New Zealand Database   

    This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in Australia and New Zealand. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • Black Short Fiction and Folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora   

    Offers short stories and folktales, ranging thematically from oral traditions that date back many hundreds of years to contemporary tales of modern life. In addition to these works, the database includes complete runs of selected literary magazines, such as Kyk-Over-Al and The Beacon. Black Short Fiction and Folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora features over 11,707 short stories and more than 81,955 pages.

  • Border and Migration Studies Online   

    Border and Migration Studies Online is a collection that explores and provides historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Featuring at completion 100,000 pages of text, 175 hours of video, and 1,000 images, the collection is organized around fundamental themes associated with border and migration issues.

  • Brazilian and Portugese History and Culture: The Oliveira Lima Library   

    This collection brings together over 80,000 pages of pamphlets from 1800 to the late twentieth century. These pamphlets cover history, politics, literature, and other important subject areas in the form of speeches, flyers, official decrees, sermons, poems, plays, concert and theater programs, and more pertaining to Latin America's largest and most influential power. Topics covered include colonialism, the Brazilian independence period, slavery and abolition, the Catholic Church, indigenous peoples, immigration, ecology, agriculture, economic development, medicine and public health, international relations, and Brazilian and Portuguese literature.

  • Business Insights: Global   

    Business Insights: Global provides access to timely case studies, full-text articles, and robust data sets coupled with authoritative references and tools for analysis. This unique resource empowers users to not only research topics but also to interpret their research. Deep business intelligence powered by statistical data lets researchers spend less time searching and more time connecting their discoveries to practical applications.

  • Business Source Complete   

    Major business indexing/full-text database that covers journal articles and other business sources back to 1965. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • CAB Abstracts   

    Agricultural indexing database that covers journals, annual reports, books, conference papers and theses back to 1973. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • CAB Abstracts Archive   

    Agriculture indexing database that covers journals, annual reports, books, conference papers and theses from 1910 to 1972. On the EBSCOhost platform. Simultaneous user limit of 4.

  • Canadian Newsstream   

    News archive of newspaper articles, television and radio broadcasts, online sources, conference proceedings, periodicals, and non-classified reports from around the world collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government.

  • Caribbean History and Culture, 1535-1920   

    Database that includes books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and covering the history of the Caribbean islands over 400 years. Compiled from imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia. On the Readex platform.

  • Caribbean Literature   

    Caribbean Literature is a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. The titles selected by our editors are presented in the original: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages. It also features dictionaries of the Creole spoken in these countries. Caribbean Literature gives users immediate access to a treasury of classic, rare, and contemporary literature. The database has over 101,222 pages.

  • Caribbean Studies in Video: The Banyan Archive   

    Caribbean Studies in Video presents more than 1,000 hours of edited and unedited footage from the Banyan Production company, the first Caribbean enterprise to produce original TV content in the 1970s. Available for the first time in streaming format, their programs are filled with interviews of key personalities across disciplines; theater, music and dance performances; documentaries on rituals and cultural practices; political events and much more.

  • Chatham House Online Archive   

    Chatham House Online Archive contains the publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the world-leading independent international affairs policy institute founded in 1920 following the Paris Peace Conference. The Institute's analysis and research, as well as debates and speeches it has hosted, can be found in this online archive, subject-indexed and fully searchable.

  • China, America and the Pacific   

    Includes manuscripts, rare printed sources, visual images, objecs, and maps from international libraries and aims to cover the trading relationships between America, China, and the Pacific.

  • China: Culture & Society   

    Multidisciplinary full-text database that reproduces pamphlets from 1750 to 1929. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • China: Trade, Politics & Culture   

    Historical full-text database that covers papers of major British and American figures and diplomatic missions, missionaries and two magazines as well as maps and other illustrations from 1793 to 1974. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • CIAO [Columbia International Affairs Online]   

    International studies indexing database that covers research papers from universities, NGOs and foundations; conference papers; books; journals; media; policy briefs and teaching materials back to 1991.

  • Contemporary Women's Issues   

    Multidisciplinary full-text database of content from mainstream periodicals, gray literature, and the alternative press, with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.

  • Continental Europe Database   

    This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries, including France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and Portugal. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • CQ Magazine (formerly CQ Weekly)   

    Government full-text magazine that covers the activities of the U.S. Congress back to 1983. On the CQPress Electronic Library platform.

  • CQ Researcher plus Archive   

    Current events full-text magazine that provides overview articles on "hot topics" back to 1991. On the CQPress platform.

  • Current Affairs in Video   

    Current Affairs in Video features award-winning films and documentaries emphasizing detailed analysis and discussion of the critical political issues of the day. From the AIDS crisis in Africa to the worldwide impact of European economic instability, the growing interconnectedness of our world has informed a set of global priorities. This collection, growing to more than 500 hours of content allows students and scholars to view global events and trends through an interdisciplinary, multi-regional lens with a focus on core areas such as environmental policy; health policy; human rights, international justice and terrorism; institutional corruption; migration and the global economy; poverty; religious tension and conflict.

  • Directory Library (Gale)   

    Full-text directory database that includes national, regional, statewide and international associations. On the Gale platform.

  • Diversity Studies (Gale OneFile)   

    The Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals.

  • Duolingo    UW login not required

    Online learning system for languages including: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Irish, Turkish, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hebrew, Esperanto, Vietnamese, Ukranian, Welsh, Greek, Hungarian, Swahili, Romanian, Czech, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Klingon, Indonesian, and English.

  • Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901   

    Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788–1901 provides a unique and personal view of events in the region from the arrival of the first settlers through to Australian Federation at the close of the nineteenth century. Through first-person accounts, including letters and diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials, we are able to hear the voices of the time and understand the experiences of those who took the great challenge in new lands.

  • East & South Asia Database   

    Ongoing full-text academic journals locally published in various East Asian and South Asian countries. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • East Europe, Central Europe Database   

    This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in East and Central Europe. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • East India Company   

    A collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1595 to 1947. Modules include: Trade, Governance and Empire, 1600-1947; Factory Records for South Asia and Southeast Asia, 1595-1830; and Factory Records for China, Japan and the Middle East, 1596-1870.

  • Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Country Reports Archive   

    Full-text archive of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s quarterly country reports, from their beginning in 1952 up to 1995. The reports combine detailed statistical information with commentary and analysis. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Empire Online   

    Historic full-text archive covering primary source materials on colonialism from 1492 to 1969. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • Ethnographic Sound Archives   

    Database containing over 2,000 hours of previously unpublished historic field recordings from around the world, alongside their supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata, for the study of music in its cultural context. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Ethnographic Video Online: Volumes 1-4   

    Streaming video collection including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork. Volumes 1 and 2: Foundational Films; Volume 3: Indigenous Voices; Volume 4: Selections from Ethnographic Film Festivals and Archives. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Euromonitor Passport   

    Online market research tool monitoring international industry trends, market size, and market share for a wide range of products.

  • Europa World   

    International studies reference database that provides information on countries of the world and international organizations. On a Routledge platform.

  • Filmakers Library Online Volumes 1 & 2   

    Multidisciplinary video-streaming platform presenting award-winning documentaries and independent films. The collection contains 1,019 films and 806 hours of content. Transcripts are available for 87% of the collection. On the Alexander Street Press platform.

  • Foreign Law Guide   

    Law full-text database that covers codes and basic legislation in English for countries around the world. On its own platform.

  • Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981   

    Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 addresses the policies, economies, political relationships and significant events of every major Middle East power. Conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli War, the Lebanese Civil War, and the Iranian Revolution are examined in detail, as are the military interventions and peace negotiations carried out by regional and foreign powers like the United States and Russia. Commercial interests are also scrutinised, with in-depth analyses of Middle East nations’ economic stability and reviews of international arm sales policies. The activities of oil producing nations such as Saudi Arabia are closely monitored, with particular reference to the Gulf States and members of OPEC. Utilising the significant collection of diplomatic correspondence, minutes, reports, political summaries and personality profiles, students and researchers can explore a decade characterised by conflict.

  • Global Issues (Gale in Context)   

    Current events full-text database that combines articles, primary sources, reference sources, images and media on research topics. On the Gale In Context platform.

  • Global Stat    UW login not required

    GlobalStat adopts a ‘beyond GDP’ approach and presents statistical data on economic, environmental, political, social, societal, and cultural performance of nations. It enables the user to develop interlinked views on diverse phenomena, to assess the performance of nation states over time, to gain insight into the many dimensions of policy challenges related to globalisation, to interconnect processes of globalisation and human development, and to be informed about human well-being and the quality of life around the world. Country level data is presented for the 193 UN countries and for the longest period available, starting from 1960. The website allows for multiple visualisations of data. Tables, rankings, bar and line charts offer different graphical representations of the indicators chosen. Filters by period (selection of years) and by groups (selecting countries, continents and/or other entities) are available for targeted in-depth analysis. GlobalStat also includes export functionalities that allow for data, metadata and graphics download.

  • Grand Tour, The   

    Historic full-text archive that reproduces British responses (diaries, drawings, books and tour guides) to touring Europe from app. 1550 to 1850. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • Human Rights Studies Online   

    Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects.

  • India Database   

    A specialized set of full-text, scholarly journals across major subject disciplines, including business, medical, science, technology, social sciences, and humanities. It provides a foundation of around 200 academic journals published entirely in India.

  • India, Raj & Empire   

    Historic full-text archive that reproduces British and Indian manuscripts from 1615 to 1947. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • Informe Académico   

    Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material—not simply translations of English-language materials—on a powerful, easy-to-use interface configured for Spanish-speaking users, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish. Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience.

  • Latin America & Iberia Database   

    Ongoing full-text academic journals published in Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • Latin America in Video   

    Latin America in Video offers original language documentaries from some of the most important producers and independent filmmakers in Latin America. The films were produced in Latin America, by Latin Americans, about Latin American issues, such as cultural identity, political history, human rights, popular culture, agribusiness, education, religion, and much more.

  • Leisure, Travel & Mass Culture: The History of Tourism   

    This resource presents a multi-national journey through well-known, little-known, and far-flung destinations unlocked for the average traveller between 1850 and the 1980s. Guidebooks and brochures, periodicals, travel agency correspondence, photographs, and personal travel journals provide unique insight into the expansion, accessibility, and affordability of tourism for the masses and the evolution of some of the most successful travel agencies in the world.

  • Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963   

    English history full-text archive that reproduces the Prime Minister's papers and reports from 1957 to 1963. On the Archives Direct/Adam Matthew platform.

  • Making of the Modern World I, II, & III   

    The Making of the Modern World provides digital facsimile images of unique primary sources that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth.

  • March of Time   

    The March of Time From 1935-1967 is a groundbreaking American short-film series now available as online streaming video. Most covered poltical, economic, and military events or current affairs.

  • Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law   

    International law reference database with articles written by experts. Includes the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law and the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law. On the Oxford University Press platform.

  • Middle East & Africa Database   

    This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Middle Eastern and African countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

  • Migration to New Worlds   

    From the century of immigration, through to the modern era, Migration to New Worlds charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history. Explore the rise and fall of the New Zealand Company, discover British, European and Asian migration and investigate unique primary source personal accounts, shipping logs, printed literature and organizational papers supplemented by carefully compiled teaching and research aids. Modules include: The Century of Immigration, and: The Modern Era.

  • National Geographic Virtual Library   

    Complete electronic archive of National Geographic magazine. Includes the the 1888-1994 archive, 1995-current subscription, and People, Animals and the World. On the Gale platform.

  • News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive   

    An archival collection comprising the backfiles of 15 major magazines (including the Newsweek archive), spanning areas including current events, international relations, and public policy. These titles offer multiple perspectives on the contemporary contexts of the major events, trends, and interests in these fields throughout the twentieth century. Subject coverage includes political history, international relations, public policy, current events, diplomacy/peacemaking, democracy, military operations, global economic affairs, human rights, ethics, international development, and sustainability.

  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online   

    This database includes the following collections: Europe and Africa Digital Archive, Photography Digital Archive, Science, Technology, and Medicine, Women Digital Archive, Corvey Collection of European Literature, British Theatre, Asia & West, Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange, British Politics and Society

  • Picture Post, 1938-1957   

    The Picture Post Historical Archive comprises the complete archive, spanning from 1938 to 1957, all digitized from originals in full color. Picture Post’s innovative use of photo-journalism captured the imagination of the British people, with readership at its peak estimated at 80% of the population. In the era before television, it became the window on the world for ordinary people, bringing the major social and political issues of the day into popular consciousness.

  • Policy File Index   

    Policy File Index is a unique resource for U.S. public policy research in that it grants users access to timely, updated information from over 350 public policy think tanks, nongovernmental organizations, research institutes, university centers, advocacy groups, and other entities. Over 75 public policy topics are covered, from foreign policy to domestic policy. The majority of Policy File Index records link directly to the full-text report, paper, document, or other sources.

  • PubAg    UW login not required

    National Agricultural Library's search engine covering research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Contains full-text articles relevant to the agricultural sciences, along with citations to peer-reviewed journal articles with links to publisher sites and elsewhere for full-text access. Covers all of the core topics of the agricultural sciences including nutrition, food safety, food quality, animal and crop production and protection, natural resources, sustainable agricultural systems, rural development, agricultural economic and policy issues, agricultural imports and exports, agricultural statistics, extramural research, and Extension education.

  • Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda   

    Collection of documentaries, newsreels and feature films by Soviet, Chinese, Vietnamese, East European, British and Latin American filmmakers, dating from the early twentieth century to the 1980s. Sourced from the British Film Institute (BFI) archives. Modules include: Wars and Revolutions; Newsreels and Cinemagazines; and Culture and Society.

  • Sociological Abstracts   

    Major sociology indexing database that covers journals, books, theses and conference papers back to 1952. On the ProQuest platform.

  • South and Southeast Asian Literature   

    South and Southeast Asian Literature is a searchable collection of fiction and poetry written in English by authors from South and Southeast Asia and their Diasporas. Focusing on works composed during the late-colonial and postcolonial eras, the collection will also feature author interviews and manuscript materials that will shed additional light on the rich literary heritage and emerging traditions of this region. New content is uploaded on a biweekly basis, giving users immediate access to a steadily growing treasury of classic, rare, and contemporary literature. The database currently has over 99,890 pages.

  • U.K. & Ireland Database   

    Over 360 Scholarly, current, full-text journals, with multidisciplinary coverage, all published in the region.

  • War and Terrorism (Gale OneFile)   

    Researchers accessing the more than 1.7 million articles in the War and Terrorism Collection will gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact and perception on a global scale. This collection for researchers of history, social science and current events covers 100 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.

  • Women's Studies International   

    Major women's studies indexing/full-text database that covers journals, books, theses and other formats back to 1972. On the EBSCOhost platform.

  • World Development Indicators   

    Economics statistical database of world-wide development data from officially-recognized sources. On the World dataBank platform.

  • World Factbook (CIA)    UW login not required

    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Also includes: maps of the major world regions, flags of the world, a physical map of the world, a political map of the world, a world oceans map, and a standard time zones of the world map.

  • World History (Gale OneFile)   

    World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines, covering events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

  • World History in Video   

    World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. Its broad geographical and chronological coverage captures longer-term and multiple perspectives, so students can make connections across cultures and over time, incorporating people, places, events, and artifacts from around the world and across the centuries.

  • World News Connection Archive   

    News archive of newspaper articles, television and radio broadcasts, online sources, conference proceedings, periodicals, and non-classified reports from around the world collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government.

  • World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean   

    World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean provides a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news feeds covering the region; reference articles and commentary; maps and statistics; audio and video; and more.


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