Digitized and Online Primary Source Collections
CURRENT AND HISTORICAL NEWS SOURCES
- Nexis Uni [c. 1980-present day; competitor product is Factiva]
- Factiva [c.1980-present day; competitor product is Factiva]
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers [time coverage varies; generally, from paper's beginning to late 20th or early 2000s]
- FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service), 1941-1994. Considered the principal record of U.S. political and historical open source intelligence for the period, it contains translated news, news broadcasts, and government statements from around the world.]
- Pravda Archive 1959-1996 [a subset of the FBIS database]
- The March of Time (1935-1967)
- World Newsreels Online (1929-1967)
- British Movietone [AP Multimedia] (1895-1986)
- Vanderbilt Television News Archive (1968-)
Declassified government documents covering U.S. policy toward critical world events – including their military, intelligence, diplomatic and human rights dimensions – from 1945 to the present. Each collection is assembled by foreign policy experts and features chronologies, glossaries, bibliographies, and scholarly overviews.
The collection brings together the most sensitive documents from all the presidential libraries and numerous executive agencies in a single, easily searchable database, including: intelligence studies, policy papers, diplomatic correspondence, cabinet meeting minutes, briefing materials, and domestic surveillance and military reports.
Primary Sources in HOLLIS