April 22, 2019

Dig into a trove of environmental resources in online database

Three women investigate flora in a forest

Explore a wide range of sustainability and environmental issues that may impact our future with the GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) database brought to you by UW Libraries. A one-stop site, this e-resource provides news, background information, video, primary source documents and statistics from areas such as energy, food systems,…

April 1, 2019

E-Resource: Explore historical building maps with Fire Insurance Maps Online

A land plan of Spokane, Washington

Take a peek into the past with Fire Insurance Maps Online, a searchable database of full-color historic fire insurance maps, real estate atlases, plat books and other maps showing building structures, building construction details and property uses for more than 100 Washington state cities and towns dating back to the nineteenth century.

February 28, 2019

Search Black Freedom Struggle for original documents in the civil rights movement

Headshot of civil rights advocate and leaderBayard Rustin

Read original source documents that reveal the men and women behind the civil rights movement in the Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century online database. You have full-text access to personal papers by leaders, organizers and activists; federal government records from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and…

January 24, 2019

E-resource: Loeb Classical Library

erseus with the head of Medusa

Want to learn more about the Classics? Check out the digital Loeb Classical Library – brought to you by the UW Libraries – and read ancient Greek and Latin literature with side-by-side English translations. From Ablabius Illustrius to Zosimus, the collection includes works of epic and lyric poetry, drama, history, philosophy, oratory, and mathematical and…

December 11, 2018

E-Resource: Stream films and TV shows

Two girls wrapped into blanket eating corn cheerios and watching horror movie

Looking for movies to watch over the winter break? Check out the Video & Streaming Video: Streaming Media Collections A-Z research guide brought to you by the UW Libraries. Choose from world cinema, animation and shorts, African-American classics, award-winning LGBT documentaries, old TV shows, and more. Also browse through the popular films (and TV series)…

November 29, 2018

E-Resource: Uncover hidden histories with Arte Público

headshot of Maximo Soto Hall

Explore U.S. Hispanic literary heritage, civil rights, culture, and more through Arte Público, a digital collection on Latinx and Hispanic American history. Search newspapers, manuscripts and other primary source materials from the 19th and 20th centuries. This e-resource is brought to you by UW Libraries.

November 1, 2018

E-Resource: Get in-depth coverage of issues in the news with CQ Researcher

Little Girl Holding a "Protect My Kids" Sign

With the 2018 midterm elections right around the corner, learn more about issues in the news with the footnoted and fact-checked reports in CQ Researcher. Get in-depth coverage and find out pro and con views on a range of hot-button topics. Access to CQ Researcher is brought to you by UW Libraries.

August 22, 2018

Grab your binoculars and check out E-Resource, exhibit on birds

Blue Jay perched in a garden

Explore Birds of North America Online, a database brought to you by UW Libraries that covers more than 700 species of birds in the United States and Canada, and includes photos, videos, bird song recordings, distribution maps and more. Also, look out for From Albatross to Zigzag Heron, an exhibit coming to Allen Library in…

July 20, 2018

Explore contributions of the disability community in E-resource and Allen Library exhibit

Runner at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil

One in seven people experiences disability, according to the World Bank, but their contributions are largely absent from scholarship in history, arts and other disciplines. Disability in the Modern World, an online collection brought to you by UW Libraries, fills this gap with access to historical documents, television programs, magazines, and more. Also, visit “Disability:…

June 28, 2018

E-Resource: View research in action with JoVE video journal of scientific methods

Woman pipetting into a petri dish

Need an introduction to using a Bunsen burner? Looking for the best way to prepare skeletal muscle tissue for phenotyping studies? Check out JoVE — the Journal of Visualized Experimentation. This peer-reviewed video journal provides instructional content showing standard, time-tested scientific methods and protocols used in the physical and life sciences

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