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Monday, July 11, 2016

Over 400 databases for you. As an active WMU community member have you . . .

As an active WMU community member have you explored what is there for you? It gives new meaning to the concept of browsing at the library. (And you can do these in your 'jamies, 24/7) :

African American Poetry (1750-1900)

The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry's 'Bars Fights', c.1746) to the major poets
  

Alt-Press Watch™ showcases unique, independent voices from many respected and cited grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals
 

Contains over 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century

gives researchers of Latin American studies, Spanish, and Portuguese a comprehensive and unique perspective on the region.
American Memory
Multimedia collections from the Library of Congress of digitized documents, photographs, sound recordings, motion pictures, and texts. Over 100 collections,


Includes more than 100,000 songs of the Civil Rights movement, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.


is a suite of 3D interactive models of human anatomy. MRIs, X-rays, live-action movies and animations are also included.


Several wide-ranging collections of information for conducting genealogical and local history research


500 hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms.


A vast collection of standards and technical information covering a broad range of engineering disciplines.


Search essential banking industry publications.


Search over 600,000 biographies on more than 500,000 people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, more . . .


Detailed scientific information, along with images and audio clips for 716 species.


This source lists manufacturers and distributors from small businesses to large corporations

AND this is only a sampling of A - Bs in the list!

All there for you to use with your Bronco Net ID. Then there is the new and trial list to explore on the right of this page: http://libguides.wmich.edu/az.php?a=a  Many databases ask for your login -- use your Bronco ID username and password.

You can search by subjects, types, vendor and words or just browse A - Z.

Please enjoy. (for help on making sense of this vast universe, maybe for the specific tidbit of info that you need, ask a librarian: http://wmich.libanswers.com/