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The African American Experience supports research and scholarship in the field of African American Studies with a full library of works analyzing the contributions and challenges of African Americans throughout history, including the complete WPA Slave Narratives collection. This comprehensive database of more than 8,000 articles, biographies, primary documents, and media is overseen by leading scholars in the field, including Spencer Crew, PhD, interim director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. In addition to historical accounts ranging from the travails of slavery to contemporary evidence of institutionalized racism, The African American Experience offers scholarly commentary addressing African American contributions in the fields of politics, business, social and applied sciences, the military, the arts, and entertainment, keeping pace with the ongoing evolution of the African American narrative and its vital place in U.S. history.
(EBSCO) America: History & Life with Full Text is the definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. America: History & Life with Full Text also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books.
(ABC-CLIO) A recipient of the American Library Association's prestigious Dartmouth medal, Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas applies an academic lens to U.S. history through the study of popular culture. Curated and created by historians, cultural critics, and award winning authors, this full library presents more than 4,200 primary sources and more than 3,700 reference articles, as well as 100 scholarly essays spanning each decade from the 1900s to today. The primary sources—including documents, photographs, video, and audio—give life to the names, moments, works, and trends that have shaped American pop culture, from the Gibson Girls of the early 20th century to the social media landscape of the 21st century.
A detailed, accurate, and evidence-based 3D reconstruction of human anatomy. Primal’s experts produced the model using real scan and imaging data. Advanced academic research and hundreds of thousands of development hours underpin its creation, exhaustively peer-reviewed so you can use solutions with confidence.
RefWorks is a premier reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty and librarians. RefWorks integrates with Microsoft Word and Google Docs for in-text citations in your chosen citation style.**When registering for an account, use your Southern Adventist University email address.
The knowledge contained in UpToDate is evidence-based and continuously updated, but it is not merely an aggregation and report of the latest research; UpToDate presents a comprehensive synthesis of the evidence, followed by recommendations that can be acted on at the point of care. It combines an advanced publishing platform with the rigor of a sophisticated editorial process managed by a faculty of accomplished physician authors and editors, renowned leaders in their specialties.