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Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. (Full-text).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
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Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

Current and historical information on African American history, society, and culture. (Full-text).

Biographies and essays about women writers. (Full-text).

Biographies and thematic articles on the achievements of black women. (Full-text).

A summary of cultural, demographic, and political trends. (Full-text).

Reports on "hot" topics with detailed analysis and opposing viewpoints. (Full-text).

Brief biographies of 20,000 women. (Full-text).

A survey of lesbian and gay history and culture. (Full-text).

Covers the "psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States." (Full-text).

An encyclopedia of Native American history, culture, and life. (Full-text).

Briefly describes key concepts in race and ethnic studies. (Full-text).

Profiles of individual ethnic groups and cultures worldwide. (Full-text).

An update of the main encyclopedia (see above). (Full-text).

Essays women writers and women's issues in literature. (Full-text).

Profiles of individual ethnic groups in the United States. (Full-text).

Essays on economic, political, and cultural life. (Full-text).

Facts and statistics about minorities in the United States. (Full-text).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

Essays on controversial topics from books, magazines, journals, news, primary source, and web sites. (Full-text).

Covers topics such as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history. (Full-text).

Resources on American popular culture from 1900 to the present. (Full-text).

Find books and videos in the UHD Library's print and electronic collections.

Key facts and statistics on women's issues. (Full-text).

A catalog of 58 million books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos available in libraries. (Citations only).


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