An extensive archive of journals in the Arts and Sciences, including classical studies, ecology, economics, history, language and literature, mathematics, music, art and architecture, cultural studies, film, folklore, performing arts, philosophy, political science, sociology, and religion.
Data Mining: Requires personal account / self-registration
A discovery tool that can help you search many of the MSMU Libraries’ databases at once. With just a single keyword search, Quick Search can retrieve hundreds of thousands of books, articles, videos, dissertations, and more. It is a great way to start your research before you move on to more specific sources and databases.
NOTE: It searches most, but not all of the libraries’ subscription databases as well as some open access content. Use your MSMU credentials to access Quick Search from off campus.
Quick Search is built on the product EBSCO Discovery Service.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Contains pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, photographs, and oral histories focusing on African American culture, social conditions, and identity in Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina. Includes papers of Austin T. Walden, Herbert T. Jenkins, Thomas J. Pearsall, James B. McMillan, Algernon Lee Butler, and the Chicago Urban League papers, c1916-1985.
Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
Cabell's Directories in Education, Psychology, Business, Computer Sciences, Health Administration and Nursing assist professional researchers and writers with locating appropriate publications in their whitelist. There, they will find manuscript guidelines, acceptance rating, review type, number of reviewers and type of readership. The Blacklist provides insight into predatory publications that undermine quality research.
MSMU subscribes to the Business Whitelist Collection and the Blacklist Collection.
Check out Cabell's blog, The Source, for more information on this publication resource.
Documents the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations, and the struggle for women’s rights, from the 19th century to the present.
Includes primary source material on the study of women’s suffrage; the feminist movement; the men’s movement, the workplace; education; the body; conduct and politeness; and domesticity and the family from a gendered perspective.
The collection includes records from men’s and women’s organizations and pressure groups, advice literature and etiquette books, and personal diaries and correspondence. Also includes visual material such as photographs, illustrations, posters, scrapbooks, and objects.
Provides digital access to the records of the Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries (1943-1970). Topics include: racial
segregation, discrimination, the civil rights movement and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the 20th century.
Includes original manuscript and rare printed material, dating back to 1490. Topics include slavery in America, slavery today, US court records from the local, regional and State Supreme Court level, documents on the Islamic slave trade, as well as sources on urban slavery, interracial education, the Day Law in Kentucky, desegregation and social justice.