For this project, Dr. Waugh suggests that you begin with Britannica and Global Issues In Context. As you research more deeply, use the other databases to expand your knowledge. The Historical Newspaper database will be useful for primary source accounts of events, as well as general news coverage.
ArtStor has 2.5 MILLION images that are available for use in educational settings. It includes paintings and sculptures, but also photographs, lithographs, images of cartoons, newspapers, artifiacts. Artstor should be your first stop when looking for an image. Artstor also has reliable information about the image and provides citations in several formats (including MLA and Chicago).
If you will need to download images or make a collection of images, Dr. Waugh will need to give you access. Please email her ahead of time!
Explore our Library
Use the search box below to search for information including databases and our catalog. This search box will work across most databases and you should be able to log in using only your SAES credentials.
ProQuest's Historical Newspaper database has full coverage of 36 newspapers going back into the 1700s, most articles are from the 20th century, however. Newspapers include The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other well known publications. Depending on your topic, you might prefer a regional newspaper, such as The Atlanta Journal or The Chicago Tribune.
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Log-in Problems and to Access Individual Databases
If you are encounter problems accessing the databases, contact Dr. Waugh. In the interim, you can to log in to each database separately.