October 25, 2016

Where can I find resources?


Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
Portal providing ways to search through millions of items from libraries, archives, and museum. Can view materials by timeline, map, and more.

Navy website

Navy Youtube channel

Navy videos on Shutterstock

Navy advertising footage

Navy footage from the National Archives. (e.g. stock scenes from 1920-1950, WWI newsreel, WW2 newsreel, Women in the Navy newsreel.)


[access provided through the library]
Statistics portal providing access to quantitative data on a wide variety of topics. Includes visualizations and the source of the data (sometimes includes a link to the original data source). Here are a few examples:

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (ProQuest)
[access provided through the library]
Published annually by the federal government, contains statistics measuring demographic, social, political, etc. condition of the U.S.

Digital National Security Archive
[access provided through the library]
An independent organization founded by journalists and scholars, the National Security Archives promotes open government by acting as a clearinghouse for declassified information. Consists of primary source information, including declassified government documents, chronologies, images, etc. Covers critical world events, countries, and U.S. foreign policy from post­ World War II to the present.

Public perception

Perception of the Navy / Armed forces ­
Pew research Center: http://www.pewresearch.org/topics/military­and­veterans/
Roper Center: https://ropercenter.cornell.edu/CFIDE/cf/action/ipoll/index.cfm

Current news sources
Northeastern’s Brooke Williams (the subject librarian for journalism and communication studies) has a research subject guide outlining news sources available through the library and beyond: Current News Sources Research Subject Guide.

Courtesy of Northeastern’s Regina Pagani.