COLWRIT R1B: Grass Roots Social Justice Movements

General interest magazines

  • Academic Search Complete
    You can choose to search only within specific magazines in this database, for instance: Time, Life, Ebony, National Geographic, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly
  • AP Images
    4.6 million photographs from the Associated Press dating back to 1826 to the present. Historical photos date from 1996 to 1826. Also includes tens of thousands of graphics, over 4,500 hours of audio files dating from the 1920s, and news stories and headlines dating from 1997. Search by keyword to search all the images in the photo collection or do an advanced search to limit results.
  • Alternative Press Index
    Includes more than 450 alternative, radical, and left magazines, newsletters, and journals in North America which report and analyze issues of cultural, economic, political, and social change. Approximately 90% of publications included are not indexed elsewhere. Indexes editorials, regular columns, essays, fiction; speeches, interviews, statistics, reprints; bibliographies, biographies, obituaries, memoirs; and reviews. Interfaces available for French, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese. Alternative Press Index Archive provides coverage of materials from 1969 to 1990.

News sources

  • LexisNexis Academic
    International news- full text.
  • Access World News
    Strong regional coverage, including Contra Costa Times, Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, and San Jose Mercury News.
  • Alt-Press Watch
    Alternative, radical, and independent magazines, newspapers, and journals in North America.
  • Ethnic News Watch
    Over 200 ethnic, minority, and native press publications.

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Last Update: September 27, 2013 13:41