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Diversity Resources

For University of Colorado Denver & University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Faculty

Auraria Library's bibliographic and full-text databases pertaining specifically to diverse communities

Resource Coverage Description
Bibliography of Native North Americans (Ebsco) 1967-  Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Includes citations to books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.
Chicano Database (University of California) Contains 45,000 citations from "The Chicano Periodical Index"; "The Chicano Index"; "Arte Chicano: An Annotated Bibliography of Chicano Art, 1965 -1981; Chicana Studies Index; and "The Chicano Anthology Index."
Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) (OCLC) Contemporary women's issues on health and human rights, some articles available on line. Updates every two weeks.
Defining Gender (Adam Matthew Publications, Ltd.) 1450 to 1910  Subtitled Five Centuries of Advice Literature Online. Includes documents from the Bodleian Library, Oxford, ephemeral material such as ballads, cartoons and pamphlets and diaries, advice literature, medical journals, conduct books and periodicals.
Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures and the Environment (Alexander Street Press) 1534 - 1860 Letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of encounters between American Indians, Europeans, Africans, and Americans on the North American continent. Many materials supply descriptions of North America's natural features and interactions among various cultural groups. Searchable by place, year, peoples, cultural/ personal events, flora, fauna, and other factors. Supplies unique perspectives from traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples and officials, both men and women.
eHRAF Archaeology (Human Relations Area Files) The eHRAF Collection of Archaeology is a cross-cultural database containing information on prehistory. This unique, annually-growing eHRAF database is organized by archaeological traditions and the full-text documents are subject-indexed to the paragraph level.
eHRAF World Cultures (Human Relations Area Files) The eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text documents are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.
Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest) 1990- Full text articles in English and Spanish from Ethnic and Minority newspapers, journals and magazines. Searchable in English or Spanish. Click on the ҅nglishӠbutton to begin searching. Or oprima el bot?n "Espa?ol" para comenzar a buscar (utilizando la interface en Español).
Everyday Life and Women in America (Adam Matthew Publications, Ltd.) 1800-1920  This collection addresses all aspects of womenճ lives in 19th Century America. Contents include books, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides (writings distributed on a single sheet of paper).
Feminist Periodicals: A Current Listing of Contents (University of Wisconsin - Madison) Reprints on a quarterly basis the table of contents pages of over 150 popular and special-interest magazines and academic journals in the fields of women's studies and feminism.
Note: Unrestricted access
Fuente Academica (Ebsco) Provides access to articles from Spanish-language academic journals from well-known and respected publishers worldwide. Provides full-text coverage for over 150 journals covering many academic discipline.
GenderWatch (Proquest) 1970- GenderWatch is a full text database that focuses on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas providing perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and NGO, government and special reports.
The History Makers (The History Makers) An archival collection of thousands of African American video oral histories.
Note: Unrestricted Access
Informe (Revistas en Español) (Infotrac / Gale) 1995-  Investiga las noticias y eventos más actuales, la información de negocios del momento, los artículos de salud más importantes, temas de cultura popular y muchas otras materias incluidas en las revistas hispanas más populares.
Note: Links in e-mails sent by this database will not allow access from off campus. From off campus re-search the database for the specific article.
LGBT Life (Ebsco) LGBT Life indexes literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Transsexual issues. Comprehensive coverage ranges from traditional academic, lifestyle, and regional periodical publications to books, bibliographies and dissertations.
Oxford African American Studies Center (Oxford University Press) The Oxford African American Studies Center database provides a comprehensive collection of scholarship available online focusing on African American and African history and culture. It provides access to a core collection of reference materials published by Oxford University Press, including 7500+ articles by top scholars in the field. In addition, it provides access to 1000+ images, 100+ maps, 100+ charts and tables, and primary sources with specially written commentaries. Updated 3 to 4 times annually.
Note: Links in e-mails sent by this database will not allow access from off campus. From off campus re-search the database for the specific article.  
Women Writers Online (WWO) (Women Writers Project) Online editions of texts by English and American women published between 1500 and 1830. It also includes introductory essays by contemporary scholars about Renaissance women writers, their texts, and related topics and supplies links to other textual databases and a collection of syllabi.

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