News from the UNT Libraries

Find out What’s Happening at the Libraries

 

Renovations at Willis Library

  • To find out more about the renovations taking place at Willis Library, check out our Updates on the Upgrades page for the details.

 

Library Services and Resources for Faculty

 

Requesting Materials for Research or Curriculum Support

  • Request books, media, journal subscriptions and other library resources with this form, or consult with a subject librarian to identify items for addition to the collections of the UNT Libraries.

 

New Databases Recently Acquired

  • Moody’s/Mergent Digital Manuals Archive provides access to a wide array of global corporate and industry related documents. All digitized documents are available as a downloadable PDF and historical information on companies is now easily searchable.

 

  • Women at Work during World War II: Rosie the Riveter and the Women’s Army Corps contains records of the Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor and Correspondence of the Director of the Women’s Army Corps. These records cover the experience of American women during World War II and include studies on the treatment of women by unions, the influx of women to industrial centers during the war, equal pay, childcare and race, and more. 

 

  • Immigration Records of the INS 1880-1930 covers the investigations made by the Immigration and Naturalization Service during the massive immigration wave of 1880-1930. The files cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S., and European immigration. There are also extensive files on the INS’s regulation of prostitution, white slavery, and suppression of radical aliens. 

 

  • Variety Insight provides data about the people, projects, and companies that work in the global entertainment business, including information about shows that are going into production, organizational charts for broadcasting networks, representatives for actors and actresses, and other data related to the entertainment industry.

 

  • Records of the Children’s Bureau, 1912-1969 provides reports, speeches, correspondence, and research materials from the Children’s Bureau, the first federal agency dedicated entirely to protecting the welfare of children and families. The documents enable researchers to trace the various stages of Federal involvement in the welfare of children and the development of family law as well as throw a fascinating light on the way welfare policies affected ordinary women.

 

 

  • Bloomsbury Cultural History Database. Bloomsbury Cultural History Database provides access to Bloomsbury’s Cultural Histories series via a single, cross-searchable and browsable interface. The Cultural Histories Series offers a survey of a wide range of subjects spanning Antiquity, The Middle Ages, the Early Modern period, and the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Centuries.