BLASE is designed to assist researchers in locating sources relevant to the many issues surrounding these critically important subject areas, both of which have now attained global prominence. Organized into sixteen tabs, each covering a distinct type of material, the database builds upon HeinOnline’s historical strengths in legal periodical literature, case law, and U. S. federal and state materials by providing a unique topical arrangement for the documents within each tab while also adding many important new resources not previously available in HeinOnline.
Contains publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Includes links to more than 500 scholarly articles, hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights.
Issues & Controversies offers extensive, exclusive, and objective analysis of hundreds of today’s hot topics and conflicts by presenting the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important issues, along with a wealth of
primary sources, videos, and relevant media coverage, making it an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments. Each
article presents both sides of an issue clearly and without bias in order to inspire thought-provoking discussions.
This collection of more than 1,200 streaming videos provides an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS. From science to history, art to Shakespeare, diversity to business & economics, and more.
Includes more than 5 million pages about the history of slavery, collected from books, pamphlets, newspapers, legal documents, court records, manuscripts, periodicals, monographs and maps. Also provides research guides, subject outlines and scholarly essays on slavery to help researchers learn more about archival collections in these areas. There are four main areas of this collection: Debates over Slavery and Abolition; The Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, The Institution of Slavery; and The Age of Emancipation.