Ad*Access The Ad*Access Project, funded by the Duke Endowment "Library 2000" Fund, presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in one particular advertising collection available at Duke University. The advertisements are from the J. Walter Thompson Company Competitive Advertisements Collection of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History in Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. 1911 - 1955 yes
Ambrose Digital A continually growing collection of 575 videos, all closed captioned, and spanning many subject areas, from the BBC Shakespeare Plays to Nature's Microworlds and more. - -
AP Image Archive This database is a full text and image collection of the Associated Press Service photographs. Retrospective in nature it offers visual images on an extraordinary range of subjects across all manner of activity where photographers are engaged. 1840s - present partial
MAS Fulltext Ultra This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and over 107,000 primary source documents, an Image collection of 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines. 1985-present partial
MasterFILE Premier Provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,780 periodicals and full text coverage for nearly 1,860 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. 1984-present##fulltext, 1990-present partial
MedlinePlus MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 800 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, easy-to-understand tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. Current yes
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus, designed specifically for middle school libraries, contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk + Wagnall's New Encyclopedia and American Heritage Dictionary, the Encyclopedia of Animals and an Image Collection. 1984-present partial
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Focuses on primary source collections of the nineteenth century, including a variety of material types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more--in one cross-searchable location. Purdue has access to all twelve modules. - -
Picture Book Database Combines data from many online and print sources, picture books, publisher, author, and illustrator websites, to catalog picture books by author/illustrator, subjects, artistic styles, characters, genres, age ranges, etc. 1845-current no
PressDisplay Provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.  The ever-expanding collection currently includes more than 2,000 U.S. and international titles—from 100 countries in 56 languages.  Current editions with up to a 60-day backfile yes
Primary Search Primary Search contains full text for more than 50 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for over 100 student pamphlets. Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, and features the Funk + Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. This database also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and an Image Collection of 91,000 photos, maps and flags. 1984-present partial
Science in Context Basic topic overviews, experiments, biographies, "toolkits", pictures and illustrations and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. Pre-2000 to present partial
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels A collection of adult comic books and graphic novels from the first underground comix from the 1960s to the works of contemporary creators. Still growing, the collection contains 421 comic series, 1,901 comic books totaling 129,624 pages, including a complete run of The Comics Journal. Includes some material from the 1950s, notably Dr. Frederic Werthams Seduction of the Innocent, as well as influential works by Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder. 1960s - yes
WindowsWear PRO WindowsWear PRO is a leading digital resource for digital merchandising trends, analysis and visual data used by the world’s leading retailers, brands and design professionals. It has display windows of 550+ different brands from around the world and provides real time visual trends, creative inspiration, exclusive research and data. current -