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American Music

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

This site contains over 12,000 tracks (with more added regularly) that illustrate our country’s history through music. Songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children and many others are included. Of particular interest is the index by historical event. Note: When accessing this resource from outside the library enter Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in the “Search by institution name” box. You will then be prompted to enter your Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh library card number.

American Physical Society Journals Online

This database is only available from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations.

Online access from within the library to full-text APS journals.

Ancestry Library Edition

Remote access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders through December 31, 2021 courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.

A comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.

Andrew Carnegie Collection

Photos, articles, letters and more are featured in this digital exhibit about Andrew Carnegie’s life and work. The Andrew Carnegie Collection is a joint effort of the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Users should go to “Browse Collections,” and then go to the Andrew Carnegie collection.

Annual Reviews

This resource is only available from CLP – Main (Oakland).

Annual Reviews offers a comprehensive online collection of all available Annual Reviews Sciences Collection back volumes, with content spanning the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences. There is immediate access to 1,100+ volumes, comprising over 25,000 critical and authoritative review articles from 1932 – 2006, including color and grayscale figures, charts, tables and cited literature — available via full-text searchable PDFs.

AP Multimedia Archives/AP Images

Current and historic photos and graphics from the Associated Press.

Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective: 1913 – 1983

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

This unique reference is the ideal single source for information on the most important events, issues and trends in the history of business and industry. Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective features the following: citations to more than 4.5 million articles from more than 2,000 periodicals; updated subject headings, ensuring that a search using either old or new search terms will return all the information on that subject; and original subject headings to offer insight into the way the issues of the day were framed.

Applied Science & Technology Full Text

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Provides articles from major scientific and technical journals in all areas of engineering and technology, including topics ranging from acoustics to waste management.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Parts I & II

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Part I: With material drawn from hundreds of institutions and organizations, including both major international activist organizations and local, grassroots groups, the documents in the Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 details important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. Historical records of political and social organizations founded by LGBTQ individuals are featured, as well as publications by and for lesbians and gays, and extensive coverage of governmental responses to the AIDS crisis. The archive also contains personal correspondence and interviews with numerous LGBTQ individuals, gay and lesbian newspapers from more than 35 countries, reports, policy statements, and other documents related to gay rights and health.

Part II: This collection enables students, educators, and researchers to thoroughly explore and make new connections in subjects such as LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, sociology, health, political science, policy studies, human rights, gender studies, and more. Selection of materials for this milestone digital collection is guided by an advisory board consisting of leading scholars and librarians in sexuality and gender studies. This fully-searchable collection brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world.

Art Full Text

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Index to articles from art, architecture and design magazines back to 1929. Some full text and abstracts.