November 14, 2019

E- Resource: Answers to your questions about using UW Libraries

How can you find what you need using UW Libraries Search or locate full-text scholarly articles or a textbook on reserve? Check out the UW Libraries’ FAQs, which provide answers to users’ frequently asked questions about using the UW Libraries and information resources, and also feature short demos. Find out how to access databases and…

August 22, 2019

E-Resource: Plan your study abroad with this research guide

Want to study abroad? The Study Abroad Research Guide, brought to you by UW Libraries, can help you find study and work abroad programs and even funding. It also provides links to information about countries around the world, online language learning sources, such as the Pimsleur Language Program, and how to browse the Study Abroad…

June 17, 2019

E-Resource: Learn how to publish digital books, open educational resources with Pressbooks

Sign up for online workshops this summer to learn about UW Libraries Pressbooks — an easy-to-use e-book authoring platform for creating open educational resources, monographs, how-to guides and more. The hands-on workshops, offered online on June 20, July 9 and August 7, will provide an overview of the Pressbooks platform, interactive elements for highlighting and…

May 28, 2019

E-Resource: Search news from the P-I and other newspapers in online database

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (P-I) online via Access World News. Search and discover current and historical local news. You can browse other Washington state, regional, national and international news sources using this online news collection brought to you by UW Libraries.

April 22, 2019

Dig into a trove of environmental resources in online database

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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

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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.

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