Covers the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them, like Nigeria, newly emergent in the world commerce and others deep in conflict (Sudan, Liberia, Congo). Includes photographs, including five color inserts, plus maps, thematic outline, chronology, and appendix of ethnic and identity groups.
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Covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, including Motor, Visual, Auditory and Vestibular Systems, Neural Networks and Computation, and others.
This resource provides access to a wide range of publically available neuroscience infromation including bioinformatics data, images, grants and much more.
NetLibrary is now called eBook Collection on EBSCOHOST.
Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, and documentaries. Currently contains over 530 full-length videos.
(5 simultaneous user limit)
87,000 tracks for online listening, including Naxos classical, jazz, world-music and historical releases, and Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues. Naxos Historical, Nostalgia, and Jazz Legends recordings are not available in the United States due to the uncertain legal situation regarding pre-1972 sound recordings.
Dance and Music
Online full-text of Nature back to 1869. Articles are published in PDF format with HTML versions of abstracts and reference lists, and includes links to the full abstracting services of Medline and ISI, including the ISI Web of Science.
The Natural Science Collection includes the Agricultural & Environmental
Science Database, the Biological Science Database, and the Earth,
Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database and provides full-text titles from
around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals,
magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government
publications, and more.
This free site compiles data from prominent international statistics sources like the CIA, UN and others and presents them graphically to allow easy comparisons of countries.
Online access to the full texts of nearly 11,000 out-of-print Yiddish titles in literature, history, philosophy, art, education, biography, and many other subjects.
NTL Index is the subject database of articles in several hundred preservation newsletters, magazines and journals in the National Trust Library. NTL INDEX provides over 15,000 citations, including author, article title, journal title, volume, issue, date, page numbers, index terms (descriptors) and a brief annotation.
Offers coverage of all aspects of the historic preservation field from the technical to the aesthetic.
The National Review Archive has been a leading journal of opinion since its inception in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr. The National Review Archive is a fully searchable electronic version of the magazine's complete backfile.
Full text articles from the Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Sun (Baltimore), and The Washington Post
Covers national, international and local news. The NYT provides text of important speeches and documents; WSJ reports on international finance; and WP offers strong political reporting, editorials and columnists.
Comprehensive collection of resources on U.S. politics and policy, including the National Journal, Poll Track, Ad Spotlight, CongressDaily, Technology Daily, and the Almanac of American Politics. All components may be searched at once.
Covers all aspects of U.S. politics and policy.
The National Farm Worker Ministry dates from 1920 and began as a charity aimed at helping farm workers procure food, clothing, and medical care. Under the influence of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, it became more overtly political in seeking more fundamental improvements for farm workers in the 1960s. This collection reproduces correspondence, reports, speeches, and minutes documenting poverty programs, Braceros, labor camps, the United Farm Workers Union, and the Delano Grape Strike (1965-1970).
Provides summaries of more than 190,000 resources in criminal justice, juvenile justice and substance abuse. Includes journal articles, government reports, books, research reports and unpublished research.
Summaries of more than 170,000 publications including journal articles, government reports, books, research reports, and unpublished research plus links to over 1,500 full-text publications.
Criminal justice and criminology issues including corrections, courts, drugs and substance abuse, juvenile justice, law enforcement, victims of crime, statistics, and international crime topics.
Data on vital events as well as information on health status, lifestyle, and exposure to unhealthy influences, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care.
The Nation is America’s oldest weekly magazine and one if its premier journals of opinion since its inception in 1865. The Nation has long bee regarded as one of the country’s definitive journalistic voices of writing on politics, culture, books and the arts and continues to stand as the independent voice in American journalism. This database contains indexing & abstracting and full text for the complete archive of The Nation beginning with its first issue in 1865 through to the present.
Lists the holdings of the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library. The collections consists of books, periodical articles, video recordings, and other media. All forms of dance, from all cultures, in many languages are included.
Covers U.S. government-sponsored research and reports from federal agencies including technical research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio-visual products.
Includes various kinds of contents: traditional texts and document, editions, bibliographic entries, and critical works of all kinds, as well as 'born-digital' materials relating to all aspects of nineteenth-century culture. Some but not all of the content is open access.
Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese. National Diet Library of Japan Online Public Access Catalog. It contains books since 1868 and journal articles since 1948.
Needs Internet Explorer IME for Japanese.
The Kindai Digital Library of the National Diet Library of Japan presently provides digital images of 97,000 titles (143,000 volumes) published in the Meiji and Taisho eras (1868-1926), and is continuously adding new titles to this database.
Whenever titles being searched in the NDL OPAC are present in the Kindai Digiital Library, there is a hot link in the bibliographic records that takes you from the OPAC to the full text of the titles in the Kindai Digital Library where you can view images of the contents and full texts of those titles.
Full text of working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
NBER concentrates on four types of of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the effects of public policy on the U.S. economy, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.