Readex, a division of NewsBank, offers libraries access to collections of primary source research materials in the humanities and the social sciences – covering American and Global history, literature, culture and daily life. Readex® digital collections include:
Archive of Americana®
Unprecedented online access to historical book, broadsides, newspapers, government publications and more. This growing family of fully searchable printed materials put tens of millions of pages of primary documents at researchers fingertips.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports
Has been the US principal record of political and historical open source intelligence for nearly 70 years. This online collection of FBIS Daily Reports 1941-1996 is a one of a kind archive of transcripts of foreign broadcasts and news that provides fascinating insight into the second half of the 20th Century. Many of these materials are firsthand reports of events as they occurred.
World Newspaper Archive
Representing the largest fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe, World Newspaper Archive (WNA) was created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries. WNA includes historical newspapers published in Africa, Europe , Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and other regions.
American Underworld: The Flash Press — a new Readex digital collection • A unique, short-lived and often bawdy form of journalism...
Twentieth-Century Global Perspectives: Announcing Five New Modules for 2018 Nuclear weapons. Global propaganda. World protest movements. America at war....