‘electronic resources’ Category

Women and Social Movements

Featured Digital Collection: Women and Social Movements includes primary documents related to the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Documents in the collection range from diary entries, to pamphlets, to the text of speeches, to annual reports of activist organizations, and more. Click to search Women and Social […]

Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984

Featured Digital Collection: This resource documents the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s surveillance of individual African Americans and groups deemed politically suspect. It provides source materials on the people and groups under surveillance and provides a window into the development of the country’s first systematic domestic surveillance program. Includes the FBI files on Malcolm X, Thurgood […]

American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism

Featured Digital Collection: American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism. Decades before Standing Rock, the American Indian Movement formed from roots in Minnesota. This is a collection of FBI documentation on the evolution of AIM and its development as a radical organization. Click to search American Indian Movement & Native American Radicalism

Library Access During Spring Break

Reminder: You can access most of the library’s resources remotely following these steps: Select the resource from the library’s home page Log in using the 14-digit library number from your Gustavus ID as your username and your last name as your password Questions about your library account or remote access? Contact the Circulation Desk (x7557) […]

Featured Collection: Sabin Americana 1500-1926

This collection makes available online works captured from Joseph Sabin’s bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from Its Discovery to the Present Time. It covers a span of 400 years in the Americas. The collection offers original accounts of exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, Native Americans, the U.S. Civil War and […]

Studying Human Sexuality? Try this new database!

The library is currently offering a trial database subscription that may be of particular interest to anyone studying questions related to LGBTQ history, identity and culture: Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, Part 1: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 provides access to primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities. […]

Featured Collection: America in Protest: Vietnam Veterans Against the War

The Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), formed in 1967, gave voice to returning service members who opposed the ongoing war in Southwest Asia. This collection, America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations: The Vietnam Veterans Against the War, consists of FBI reports dealing with various aspects of antiwar work carried out by VVAW. […]

Featured Collection: Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers

During World War II, by April 1942, more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans were forced into internment camps. This digital collection of 25 relocation camp newspapers record the concerns and the daily life of the interned Japanese-Americans. Click to search the Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers collection

JSTOR Access Restored

Access to JSTOR has been restored. Thanks for your patience while JSTOR worked on restoring functionality. Happy searching!

ARTstor

This resource highlight is brought to you by library intern Erik Johnson ’14. The Library has recently gotten access to ARTstor—a database of more than 1.4 million images, containing high-resolution pictures of everything from sculptures, to historical photographs, to impressive architecture. While this is obviously of great use to art and art history classes, the […]