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American Song is a database of songs that users can listen to over the Internet. It will ultimately contain 50,000 tracks of American roots music and pre-1960 American popular music and include country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, and shape note singing. The database includes repertoire such as the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more. Among notable recording artists represented are Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Peggy Seeger, Si Kahn, Lead Belly, Sleepy LaBeef, the New Lost City Ramblers, Otis Clay, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, Nanci Griffith, The Lilly Brothers, and Merle Travis.

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Biographical information on several thousand notable figures in twentieth century Central and Eastern Europe. Coverage includes Albania, Belarus, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Moldova, Ukraine, and the countries that made up Yugoslavia

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This 21-volume set addresses heavily debated questions such as What caused the fall of the Roman Empire? What did the second amendment to the U.S. constitution mean to the founding fathers? and What was the role of black troops in the American Civil War? by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe.

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Covers political aspects of all the world's major religions. Addresses four main themes: World Religions and Politics; Religion and Governance; Religion and International Relations and Religion, Security and Development.

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The National Gallery of Art proudly presents its remarkable collection of Dutch seventeenth-century paintings, with entries written by curator Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. The Gallery's Dutch collection, which numbers more than 130 paintings, includes works by many of the finest masters of the golden Age, including Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Frans Hals, and Alebert Cuyp. In it are outstanding examples of portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, marine paintings, still life’s, and biblical and mythological scenes that have made this school of painting one of the most beloved and admired in the history of European art.

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This guide is to assist you in finding congressional hearings located in the Government Documents section of McKeldin Library, as well as through alternate sources

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“Current literature from ASME, the premier professional organization for mechanical engineers. Our subscription includes journals and conference proceedings.”

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This publication collection consists of over 1,000 air dropped and shelled leaflets and periodicals created and disseminated during the Second World War. The majority of items in this collection were printed by the Allies then air or container dropped, or fired by artillery shell over German occupied territory. Many leaflets and periodicals have original publication codes and were printed in over 10 languages. Only shelled leaflets, Germans to Allies (115 items), are in English.

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This site brings together ownership and tax information, photographs, ward boundaries, and zoning and historic information for properties in Washington, D.C. and displays them in a searchable web interface with a variety of basemaps available including aerial photographs.

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This guide covers specialized research sources and techniques for investigating house histories.

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This archive brings together seventy-four poems and letters from Emily's correspondence with her sister-in-law and primary confidante, Susan Dickinson. Each text is presented with a digitized scan of the holograph manuscript.

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Currently contains 1,816 musical scores in PDF format, with that number expected to grow to 8,000. The current collection is especially strong in 18th and 19th century music, but includes works from the 15th century through the 21st century. Notably, the entire Boosey and Hawkes catalog will be contained within the resource. Many items have associated audio tracks in Classical Music Library (also available through ResearchPort) and the two resources work in tandem to provide simultaneous access to printed and recorded music.

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The Los Angeles Times (1881-1987) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

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News topics from the Los Angeles Times

Time Span:
1881-1993
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Full text of the handbooks, which primarily include survey articles by leading economics scholars. Arranged into 28 different series by broad topic. Click on "full text access" below the title, NOT on the volume number.

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This guide provides a basic introduction to historic preservation sources and tips on finding images and maps.

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Fully searchable online editions (both full-page facsimiles and textual transcripts) of the following nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers: Monthly Repository (1806-1837), Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Northern Star (1838-1852), Leader (1850-1860), English Woman's Journal (1858-1864), Tomahawk (1867-1870), and Publishers' Circular (1880-1890).

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The Chicago Tribune (1849-1987) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

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News topics from the Chicago Tribune

Time Span:
1849-1987
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This reference outlines what astronomers know about the sun, planets, galaxy, and universe as well as the effect of the space environment on human and other biological systems. The Encyclopedia also provides an in-depth summary of the engineering involved in launching a rocket or satellite and the control systems involved on the ground, in orbit, or in deep space. Manufacturing in space from planetary and other resources is also discussed.

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The Hartford Courant (1764 - 1985) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue

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1764-1985
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Contains the full text to such standard reference sources as Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Nicholas Slonimsky’s Music Since 1900, and Women Composers: Music Through the Ages, as well as several less ambitious, but useful works. This resource complements, and should be used in conjunction with Oxford Music Online, which is also available through ResearchPort

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Contains the full text to such standard reference sources as Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Nicholas Slonimsky’s Music Since 1900, and Women Composers: Music Through the Ages, as well as several less ambitious, but useful works. This resource complements, and should be used in conjunction with Oxford Music Online, which is also available through ResearchPort.

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Includes citations and abstracts to articles from international design and craft journals and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, and firms. Includes two supplementary databases: Education Directory and Periodicals Directory.

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Covers all areas of design and craft including photography, graphics, advertising, architecture, interior design, ceramics, glass, textiles, metalwork, and industrial design

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1973 to the present
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RISM part A-II documents and describes music manuscripts created after 1600 by more than 19,500 composers, using up to 100 information fields for each. The MSS database links to Composer, Library Sigla, and Bibliographic Citations databases. Graphical images of musical incipits are included.

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers New York Amsterdam News: 1922-1993 offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

Time Span:
1922-1993
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Presents key indicators tracing the trends in social and economic development from the last three decades.