The Library has recently licensed new collections from Alexander Street. Alexander Street is a database of exceptional quality material from the field of humanities and social sciences.
Asian American Drama contains 252 plays by 42 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The collection begins with the works of Sadakichi Hartmann in the late 19th century and progresses to the writings of contemporary playwrights, such as Philip Kan Gotanda, Elizabeth Wong, and Jeannie Barroga.
Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders - teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures - covering 250 years of history.
This collection includes the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters.
This collection examines the richness and diversity of contemporary theatre and drama from a global context.
This collection presents the historical context of 20th and 21st century dance through 150,000 pages of exclusive photographs, correspondence, magazines, dance notation, and reference material
The content of this collection is essential for teaching and research - not only in the growing disciplines of disability history and disability studies, but also in history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are typically overlooked.
The collection documents the relationships among people in North America from 1534 to 1850, focusing on personal accounts and providing unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women.
Provides archival content, visual ephemera, monographs, and videos that explore how food shapes the world around us.
Collection of full-text periodicals depicting American musical life from 1838 to the early 1900s through local and international news, reviews, editorials, sheet music, and advertisements.
All Alexander Street collections can be accessed from Databases A-Z page after logging into your UM IT Account.