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Atlanta Constitution (1868 – 1984)

As the only major daily newspaper in the Atlanta area, The Atlanta Constitution provides a fascinating glimpse into the political, economic, cultural, and social life of the southeastern United States from Reconstruction through the late 20th century. Researchers can explore the paper’s perspective on local events of major international significance, from post-Civil War Reconstruction, to … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 3rd edition

“In this third, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments, including an entirely new volume of research and scholarly content, essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. In the selection of topics and contributors, the Encyclopedia reflects the depth of … Continue reading

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Penn GSE dissertation honored in ALA magazine

For the last few years, Kathy Rosa, Director of the Office for Research and Statistics at the American Library Association, has authored an annual column in the organization’s monthly magazine American Libraries on notable dissertations that focus on libraries and information science.  This year’s list of notable dissertations includes the work of a graduate of … Continue reading

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Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

This collection traces the path of women’s issues from past to present—pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. It captures the foundation of women’s movements, struggles and triumphs, and provides researchers with valuable insights. Includes: Herstory: comprises full texts of journals, newspapers, and newsletters tracing the evolution of women’s rights movements in the United … Continue reading

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American Civil Liberties Union Papers, Part II: Southern Regional Office

“Comprised of never-before-digitized materials, this unique collection documents the ACLU’s legal battle to enforce the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in thirteen Southern states…Consisting of case files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and more, this collection offers a primary source perspective on civil rights issues from voting rights to the dismantling of the Jim Crow system. … Continue reading