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Looking for a quick fact, definition, or brief introduction?  Search the Credo digital reference collection of over 700 full-text reference books.  These sources cover a wide variety of subjects from art to technology and come from a variety of publishers.
Find scholarly articles in more than 100 subject-specialized encyclopedias published by Sage.
Contains five in-depth, specialized titles from Oxford University Press: Encyclopedia of Africa, Encyclopedia of Human Rights, The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History, and the The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace
Access digital collections licensed or created by libraries in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). These include the Saskia digital art collection containing 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture, and architecture as well as digital collections from individual CARLI member libraries.

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Browse or search the published works of numerous historically important black leaders along with approximately 5,000 pages of unique, fugitive, and unpublished materials. Altogether this collection contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors.
Search this compendium of U.S. statistics from over 1000 sources covering topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America.
Search the latest edition of the OED for the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both past and present.
Locate primary documents and secondary sources related to the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000.


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