If you're looking for information about diversity in higher education as well as the profession, check out Mass Communicating: The Forum on Media Diversity. The site, which features among its resources a searchable database of 2,000 academic and professional journal articles, books and conference papers, is run by LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication. You can contribute to the site by sending your research, events, resources or other information to site founder Ralph Izard or webmaster Masudul Biswas.
That and 99 more "milestone" documents are at "Our Documents," sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, National History Day and USA Freedom Corps. You'll get not only an explainer of why the document made the top 100 list, but also a transcript of the document.
USA.gov, the government's official Web portal, has links to military history sites, naval history sites, a veterans history project, Native Americans' role in the military, a Civil War soldiers/sailors database and a searchable database of military gravesites.
When the Library of Congress began digitizing its collections, it created this multimedia site to provide access to material that documented American history. The catalog can be browsed by topic (e.g., Civil War maps) or by title (e.g., "I Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential inaugurations).
WorldCat's search box reaches 10,000 libraries worldwide - that's more than 70 million entries - to help you find books, music, videos and journal articles.
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Here's a few search engines for newspapers, magazines, radio/TV stations and other news sources and organizations.
This catalog of newspaper archives, sorted by state, lists the years covered in each archive, explains the pricing structure if it's not free and links to the archives themselves. It's maintained by volunteers of the Special Libraries Association.