2023 Gateway to Research: Fondren’s Newest Electronic Collections

Ancient Roman Gateway

The following electronic collections were acquired by Fondren Library from February 2022 to January 2023. You can easily click on them to access the materials. Included are new acquisitions as well as new content added to previous acquisitions. Electronic books and journals are not included.

African American Studies

African American Newspapers, Part XIV

Black Economic Empowerment: The National Negro Business League African American Studies

Civil Rights and Social Activism in Alabama: The Papers of John LeFlore, 1926-1976 and Records of the Non-Partisan Voters League, 1956-1987

Civil Rights and Social Activism in the South - James A. Dombrowski and the Southern Conference Educational Fund

D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation

Fannie Lou Hamer: Papers of a Civil Rights Activist, Political Activist, and Woman

Grassroots Civil Rights and Social Action: Council for Social Action

Integration of Alabama Schools and the U.S. Military, 1963

James Meredith, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Integration of the University of Mississippi

The Legal Battle for Civil Rights in Alabama: Vernon Z. Crawford Records, 1958-1978 Civil Rights Cases and Selections from the Blacksher, Menefee & Stein Records

Papers of Amiri Baraka, Poet Laureate of the Black Power Movement

Ralph J. Bunche Oral Histories Collection on the Civil Rights Movement

Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Enforcement of Federal Law in the South, 1871-1884

Transcripts of the Malcolm X Assassination Trial

U.S. Military Activities and Civil Rights: Integration of the University of Mississippi and the Use of Military Force, 1961-1963

U.S. Military Activities and Civil Rights: The Little Rock Integration Crisis, 1957-1958

U.S. Military Activities and Civil Rights: The Military Response to the March on Washington, 1963

We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death: Freedom Riders in the South, 1961

African Studies

African Newspapers: The British Library Collection

Liberia and the U.S.: Nation-Building in Africa, 1864-1918

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History

World News Archive: African Newspapers, Series 2,1835-1925

Asian Studies

Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia (1792-1980)

China and the Modern World: Imperial China and the West, Part II, 1865-1905

China: Records of the U.S. Department of State, 1940-1944


Business, Economic and Labour History

Communication & Mass Media Complete

One Business


Education Research Complete

Film Studies

Academic Video Online

Films on Demand: Feature Films for Education

Films on Demand: World Cinema Collection

Hollywood, Moral Censorship, and the Motion Picture Production Code, 1927-1968

Through the Camera Lens: The Moving Picture World and the Silent Cinema Era, 1907-1927


Area Studies: India

Bloomsbury Cultural History

Classical Studies - Oxford Handbooks Online

Empire Studies

Environmental Science and History - Wiley Digital Archive

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Race Relations, 1933-1945

German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941

HistoryMakers Digital Archive

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Missionary Studies

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology

The Quest for Labor Equality in Household Work: National Domestic Workers Union, 1965-1979

Rastafari Ephemeral Publications from the Written Rastafari Archives Project

Robert Winslow Gordon and American Folk Music

World War Two Studies 

Indigenous Peoples

North American Indian Thought and Culture

Indigenous Peoples of North America, Part II: Indian Rights Association, 1882-1986

Literary Studies 

Literature, Culture and Society in Depression Era America: Archives of the Federal Writers' Project

Literary Studies

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

Shakespeare's Words

Southern Literary Messenger: Literature of the Old South


Henle Library music score app

nkoda music score app


The Economist Historical Archive, 2016-2020

The Independent Historical Archive, 2013-2016

The Times Digital Archive (London), 2015-2019

Political Science/Law

Declassified Documents Online: 20th Century British Intelligence, Part 2, Monitoring the World

Diary of the Operations Division, War Department General Staff, 1942-1946

FBI File: Hollywood and J. Edgar Hoover: Investigations of Actors and Directors

The Intellectual Property Law Collection

Election of 1948

Presidential Election Polls, 1988: The Gallup/Conus Reports

The Minority Voter, Election of 1936 and the Good Neighbor League

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

Rise and Fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy

Water Rights & Resources


Psychology - Oxford Handbooks Online

Psychology - Oxford Scholarship Online

Neuroscience - Oxford Handbooks Online

Theater Studies

Bloomsbury and Faber Screenplays and Criticism Collection

Drama Online Core Collection

Drama Online Critical Studies and Performance Practice

Drama Online: L.A. Theatre Works: Audio Plays

Drama Online Theatre Communications Group Collection

Drama Online: Theatre Performance Video Library

Women's Studies/ Gender/Sexuality Studies

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies - The Changing Men Collection

Women's Studies

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires Since 1820

Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000, 2022 Edition 

Women's Studies Archive, Part 4: Female Forerunners Worldwide


If you have any questions, please contact

Julia Kress at jekress@rice.edu.