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This American Culture Research Guide will point you toward some useful library and web resources. Below you'll find research databases, primary source collections, reference sources, and helpful websites. Also see our History Research Guide.
Contains full-text ebooks, journals, primary source documents (including speeches, letters, and interviews), historical documents, and videos from the Associated Press for researching the culture, traditions, social treatment, and lived experiences of multiple ethnic groups in America.
Virginia State Library's collections of print materials, manuscripts, archival records, newspapers, photographs and ephemera, maps and atlases, rare books, and fine art that tell the history of the commonwealth and its people
AVON includes over 72,000 titles spanning a wide range of interdisciplinary subject areas. Included within this product is a set of over 2,000 videos to support student success in areas such as stress management, college life, communication, and success in math.
Kanopy BASE is a multidisciplinary collection of over 10,000 titles supporting arts and the humanities, as well as STEM. Please be aware that not all of the content comes with public performance rights.