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New digital resources now available!
Posted 02/08/2018 02:00PM

The Katz Library strives to provide the HM community with trusted resources on a wide range of topics. Our newest digital offerings include . . . 

The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

This new edition in the Great Events series chronicles important historical events that have identified, defined, and legally established the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. In the last ten years alone, the world has witnessed significant events that have broken down barriers, both socially and legally, making enormous strides to end discrimination against the LGBTQ community.


The first sixteen years of the twenty-first century have seen tumultuous and life-changing events -- terror, wars, natural disasters, as well as social and political events that will render the world forever changed. This text documents it all --the 9/11 attack on the Twin Towers, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, natural disasters around the globe, the election of the first African-American President. Plus, important social and cultural developments, including the rise of digital and social media, as well as breakthroughs in science and medicine.


Dissent & Protest studies crucial documents from various protests, dissents, revolts, riots, and revolutions throughout American history, from the American Revolution to the Black Lives Matter Movement of today. This text closely studies more than eighty primary source documents to deliver a thorough examination of issues so important to Americans that they took action, exercised their rights and stood up to protest. 


This title covers important historical documents from the U.S. Supreme Court as well as other courts in American history. Readers will find in-depth analysis of a broad range of court cases covering critical topics. Provides detailed, thought-provoking analysis of: Marbury v. Madison, Roe v. Wade, Plessy v. Ferguson, Bush vs. Gore, and Muller v. Oregon, for example.






And coming soon . . . 

This title offers documents and commentary that showcase the American political process. Candidates, issues, and campaign styles have changed dramatically over time, from the front porch approach of the presidential campaigns of the 1800s to the social media campaigns of today. Political debates aren't limited simple to presidential campaigns, and this work examines how this American institution has shaped the government and its policies on personal, local, state, and national levels.

*The Great Events and Defining Documents resources are also available in print format in the library. All descriptions provided by the publisher.

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