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There are many ways to identify a topic for research. Included links are selected as a way to browse topics of current interest and begin exploring them. The custom search engine below includes a variety of journalistic resources, government sites, policy centers and think tanks that might provide more topics or background.
Selected Databases via Schaffer
For the complete A-Z listing of databases - select the desired subject (History, Economics/Business, Political Science, Gender & Women's Studies, etc.)
From the award-winning, nongovernmental National Security Archive, this resource consists of expertly curated, and meticulously indexed, 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 to provide unparalleled access to the defining international issues of our time.
Sources include, but are not limited to: Federal, state and local governments; International governments and institutions; Nonprofit organizations and private sector entities; Think tanks, research centers, colleges and universities, and more.
Mostly in Spanish: This collection compiled from Cuban sources, spans the period from Cuban independence to the end of the Batista regime. The collection sheds light on Cuban feminism, women in politics, literature by Cuban women and the legal status of Cuban women.
Produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
CancionProtesta: Protest Songs of Latin America
Cuba Va!: Songs of the New Generation of Revolutionary Cuba
Sacred Rhythms of Cuban Santería
Che Guevara Speaks - includes Farewell Letter to Fidel and the Cuban People, Octover 3, 1965 , and more.
kanopyhas more than 26,000 streaming films in its collection - on every topic imaginable. Search or browse by keyword/topic. Selected Cuba and the Cuban Revolution titles include: