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Found 55 items.


  1. SimplyMap
    1. Database Name: SimplyMap
    2. Description: SimplyMap contains extensive data including demographic, historic census, business, health, real estate, housing, employment, consumer spending, and marketing (over 70,000 variables total). Users can create customized maps and reports; data is down to the census tract level
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    5. Vendor: Geographic Research
  2. Smithsonian Global Sound
    1. Database Name: Smithsonian Global Sound
    2. Description: Smithsonian Global Sound includes published recordings of the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and archival audio collections of Folkways Records, and of Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk Musical Magazine, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. Also included are field recordings collected on the South Asian subcontinent made available from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (ARCE), sponsored by the American Institute for Indian Studies.
      Music recorded around the African continent in the mid-20th century by Dr. Hugh Tracey for the International Library of African Music is here, as are nature sounds, spoken stories, and memoirs. Album cover art and liner notes have been scanned into the database.
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    5. Vendor: Alexander Street Press
    6. Restrictions: Only 3 simultaneous users allowed.
  3. Social Issues: Essential Primary Sources
    1. Database Name: Social Issues: Essential Primary Sources
    2. Description: These volumes include primary source documents which focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one of the following topics: Crime and Punishment; Environmental Issues; Family in Society; Gender Issues and Sexuality; Government, Politics, and Protest; Human and Civil Rights; Immigration and Multiculturalism; Medicine, Bioethics, and Health; Social Policy; and Terrorism.
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    5. Vendor: Gale
    6. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  4. Social Sciences Citation Index
    1. Database Name: Social Sciences Citation Index
    2. Description: Problem description: Provides an index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the social sciences. Covers anthropology, history, linguistics, philosophy, sociology, urban studies, women's studies, psychology, political science and other social sciences related fields. Provides some full-text materials.
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  5. Social Sciences Full Text
    1. Database Name: Social Sciences Full Text
    2. Description: Social Sciences Full Text™ provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the social sciences. This resource provides detailed indexing for over 625 periodicals dating back as far as 1983—nearly 400 of which are peer-reviewed.
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  6. Social Services Abstracts
    1. Database Name: Social Services Abstracts
    2. Description: Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
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    5. Vendor: ProQuest Information and Learning Company
    6. Coverage: Community development, crisis intervention, evaluation research, family & social welfare, policy, planning & forecasting, gerontology, poverty & homelessness, welfare services, social work education, and , violence, abuse and neglect.
    7. Time Span: 1980 to present
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  7. SocIndex with Full Text
    1. Database Name: SocIndex with Full Text
    2. Description: [mobile version]
      The index features more than 1,300,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 620 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 500 "priority" coverage journals as well as over 1,390 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is included.
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    5. Vendor: EBSCO
    6. Coverage: Contains full text for 242 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.
    7. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  8. Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts
    1. Database Name: Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts
    2. Description: Global coverage of 3,000+ serial titles and many non-serial publications.
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    5. Coverage: Current research on theory, production, and practical applications of solid state materials and devices, including high- and low-temperature superconductivity technology.
    6. Time Span: 1981 - current
  9. Something About the Author
    1. Database Name: Something About the Author
    2. Description: Something About the Author Online is a complete archive that preserves the full integrity of the print reference series, which includes more than 200 volumes, totaling more than 12,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images. You'll find a backfile of searchable page images digitized directly from the print volumes. You'll find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface that is ideal for teachers, librarians, professors, students, and other researchers of children's and young adult literature. Handy features include the ability to print, e-mail, download and access content by "Inside this Entry" and "Inside this Volume."
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    5. Vendor: Gale