IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

July 18, 2016

E-RESOURCE: Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity

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You’ll find a major collection of newspapers, periodicals, reports and documents illustrating LGBTQ history and culture since 1940 in the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity. It includes hundreds of American and international LGBTQ magazines and newsletters such as the Seattle Gay News and Berliner Schwulen Zeitung; manuscripts from organizations like the Mattachine Society and…

May 18, 2016

E-RESOURCE: Jazz Music Library

Dizzy Gillespie album cover

Learn more about jazz through the Jazz Music Library, a large collection of streamed recordings of thousands of artists and ensembles, ranging from early jazz and Dixieland to contemporary jazz, with everything from historical recordings to musicians performing and recording today. It includes a useful “Browse by Song Title” feature, allowing you to find and…

April 26, 2016

E-RESOURCE: Sage Research Methods Online

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If you are learning or teaching research methods, or doing (or supervising) a research project, you’ll want to know about Sage Research Methods Online. This innovative multimedia database has journal articles, books (including the complete Little Green and Little Blue book series), case studies, datasets and videos covering quantitative and qualitative research methodologies in the…

April 6, 2016

E-RESOURCE: eMarketer

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How are marketers connecting with consumers across digital devices? With eMarketer, you have access to research reports, statistics on advertising spending by industry or publisher, and data on marketing trends. You also can build your own custom charts using thousands of eMarketer forecasts including ad spending, device and platform usage, retail and ecommerce sales, and…

February 26, 2016

E-RESOURCE: PsycTESTS

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Produced by the American Psychological Association, PsycTESTS is a growing repository of psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments (surveys, questionnaires, scales, etc.) in several languages, available for immediate download for teaching and research. PsycTESTS also is a good source for articles about how these tests and measures are used in research. Brought…

February 1, 2016

E-RESOURCE: The African American Experience

Jackie Robinson playing baseball

The digital collection The African American Experience explores the history and culture of African Americans through encyclopedic explanations and primary sources—documents, photographs, quotes, speeches, etc.  Topics include Africa and the Atlantic, 500-1550; Colonial North America, 1550-1760; pre- and post-Civil War; World War I and II; Civil Rights; and Black Power movements to the present. Brought to…

January 5, 2016

E-RESOURCE: Oxford Handbooks Online

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Top scholars guide you to the most relevant arguments and studies related to your research topic in Oxford Handbooks Online. Get critical surveys of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study, and timely overviews of key issues, major debates and pointers to related readings in 14 subject areas—criminology, economics, history, law,…

November 30, 2015

E-RESOURCE: Pop Culture Universe

soup can art by Andy Warhol

Popular culture—fads, fashion, food, technology and phrases from the 1920s to today—is now at your fingertips in Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas. This comprehensive digital library of encyclopedias, primary sources, advertisements and images also features an “Ideas Exchange” section with peer-reviewed essays from authors responding to “enduring questions” about music, the Internet, social networking…

October 29, 2015

E-RESOURCE: Gale Virtual Reference Library

Cover of diversity encyclopedia

Looking for authoritative background on your topic of study? Need to learn about the key concepts, events and readings related to a particular subject? Try Gale Virtual Reference Library, a database of online academic encyclopedias in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences. From business and the environment to medicine and technology, Gale Virtual Reference…

October 6, 2015

E-RESOURCE: UW Libraries Research Guides

Research Guides web page

Not sure where to start your research? Research Guides are created by UW librarians to help you find the best library resources on your subject. These guides, now with an updated look, recommend starting points for your research as well as provide specific research tips and tutorials.

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