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Reference Books on the 60's
Databases for finding journal articles
America: History & Life
Search for journal articles covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
Find journal articles covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present
Search a collection of important scholarly journals representing a range of disciplines.
Search for journal articles in the humanities and social sciences published by university presses, including the Duke University Press
Search for articles from thousands of scholarly journals
National Welfare Rights Demonstration 1960's
Catalogs for finding books, films, music, primary sources
A library catalog is an enumeration of all the resources of a library.
- Duke Catalog - Use the "facets" on the left to limit your search by language, date, etc. Click on the link titled "Duke, NCCU, NCSU and UN" If you want to search the combined catalog of the Triangle Research Libraries Network,
Catalogs Beyond Duke and the Triangle
- WorldCat - Contains resources from thousands of research libraries in the U.S. and other world regions.
- Center for Research Libraries - Duke is a member of this consortium that is especially useful for finding international newspapers. Extended loans are available to the Duke Community.
Plaza de las Tres Culturas in the Tlatelolco section of Mexico City
Databases for finding Primary Sources
Alternative Press Index Archive
Search for magazine and newspaper articles from international alternative, radical, and left periodicals that cover the period of 1969 through 1990
Find articles in major U.S. newspapers. Coverage varies, but most from the early 2000s to present
Search for articles in ethnic and minority newspapers, journals and magazines from 1959 to present
Search for news, business, legal, medical, and congressional information. Note: formerly named Lexis Nexis Academic.
Original members of Black Panther Party
A few open access/online sources