The Yocum Library Online Databases: Diversity

Database Links Database Content
ProQuest's Ethnic News Watch Full-text multicultural articles - More Information
Search hundreds of full text ethnic magazines, journals, and newspapers. including Arab American News, Cherokee Advocate, Irish Voice, The Italian Voice, Jewish Press, Korea Times, La Prensa, Navajo Times, Polish American Journals, The Ukranian Weekly, Black Issues in Higher Education, Cultural Survival Quarterly, Race, Gender, & Class, Biracial Child, Filipinas Magazine, German Life, Hinduism Today, Hispanic Times, etc.
ProQuest's CultureGrams Online
Country reports on 187 cultures - More Information
CultureGrams is a widely used cultural reference product originally developed at Brigham Young University. It includes information about the country's geography, history, customs, gestures, arts, commerce, economy, educational systems, etc. It also provides a currency convertor, recipe collection, and an audio recording of the national anthem for each country.
ProQuest's Gender Watch
100,000+ articles on sexuality, societal roles, feminism, & masculinity - More Information
Supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) studies; family studies; gender studies, and women's studies with 200+ titles.
ProQuest's Hispanic Newstand 48 major U.S. Hispanic newspapers - More Information
Includes U.S. Spanish and English language publications focusing on the Hispanic community.
Gale Business Insights: Global Case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organized by country, company and industry
Gale Global Issues in Context Wide variety of subject areas, including sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women’s studies, human rights
Global Road Warrior
Business travel info for 175 countries. Funded by the Rolf and Renate Schmidt Fund- More Information
Key facts about each country including telecommunications, business, and cultural information.
eHRAF World Cultures Over 350,000 pages on all aspects of cultural and social life - More Information
The unique feature of the eHRAF Collection of Ethnography database is the ability to search full-texts using subjects to find relevant paragraphs. You will find that searching with these subjects (expressed as 3-digit OCM subject codes) is often much more accurate than a word search because you are searching for a concept rather than just a word in a sentence.