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China Infobank is one of the most authoritative sources of China related information and currently comprises over 7 million business reports and articles - a figure which is increasing daily. It provides a range of economic, business, scientific and governmental data to the business and research community. There are three main categories of content: the Business Database, Financial Express, and the News Channel, which are based upon over 1,000 newspaper magazines and trade journals and over sixty other content providers. There are currently over nine million articles totaling more than six billion Chinese characters, expanding at a rate of ten million Chinese characters per day.

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The network includes three bibliographic databases: NBINet Union Catalog (Taiwan), Chinese Publications in China and Chinese rare books.

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Asia-Studies.com brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.

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Examples of specific subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies to name a few. The average study is 50 pages long, and contains statistics, research, analysis, and forecasts. Most contain statistical tables, charts, and/or graphs. Country coverage includes all of Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Americas Pacific Rim countries, and Pacific islands. Users can browse by country to find country specific annual statistical overviews. Multi-country and Asia-wide comparisons are also available.

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1999 to Present
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Streaming video service of almost 26,000 full length videos of high-quality educational titles. Subject sets featured include: business & economics, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, health & medicine. This collection also includes thousands of video segments and a collection of archival films & newsreels. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark segments, create and share playlists. Most videos available with closed-captioning and interactive transcripts and may be viewed through most mobile devices.

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Video streaming solution for colleges offering full length “on demand” preview experiences to a broad selection of over 26,000 videos. Video can be watched from anywhere, anytime by students and staff and preview options allow users to determine what films will kept available long term. Video categories include documentaries, feature films and educational videos from thousands of producers. All subjects are available from a variety of producers including: The Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features and the BBC. Most videos are available with closed-captioning and may be viewed through most mobile devices.

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Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies™ (MECAS) is a systematic and non-evaluative bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
This database contains more than 475,000 records. Over 15,000 records of recently published and grey literature are added annually. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology.
MECAS includes the following: Middle East Bibliography (1946 - 2001), Middle East Book Bibliographies, Theses & Dissertations, MECAS Citations Database and School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900 - present).

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The comprehensive dictionary of Chinese.

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The system contains over 280,000 records of dissertations and theses in all subject fields. Each record includes bibliographic information as well as abstract, table of contents and reference.

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Provides access to approximately 20,000 foreign doctoral dissertations (dissertations from universities outside the U.S. and Canada) in North American research libraries. Note that no new records are being added to this database. To view or search current dissertations, please access the CRL catalog

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Encompasses nearly all areas of study

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ca.1766 - present
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Materials Science & Engineering Database covers topics such as metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, and biomaterials and deals with areas such as corrosion, molding and casting, treatment, recycling, testing, finishing, welding, and forming. In addition to scholarly publications, this resource includes patents, conference proceedings, government reports, and more.

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Citations to journal articles, book chapters, monographs, conference proceedings, serials, technical reports, and other materials on a range of agricultural topics.

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Online versions of published reference works from SAGE. A great place to begin your research.

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2002-2010
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This database delivers core public health literature with centralized access to journals, dissertations, videos, news, trade publications, reports, and more. Journal results are indexed from core literature collected from a variety of publishers using appropriate public-health terminology.

 

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Covers a wide variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences and biological sciences to business. 

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Created by a Working Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this image database offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. The content is organized into hierarchical categories of people, places, and science, and is presented as single images, image sets, and multimedia files.
 

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Provides access to the life sciences literature from more than 5,500 journals, books, conference proceedings, US patents, papers and posters, nomenclature rules, and taxanomic keys.

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Provides access to the traditional areas of biology, such as botany, zoology and microbiology, as well as related fields such as biomedical, agriculture, pharmacology and ecology. Interdiscplinary fields such as medicine, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering and biotechnology are also included.

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1970 to present
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Provides state health data such as medicare, health status, managed care, minority health, women’s health, and more.

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Covers all areas of toxicology Including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmetal pollutants, mutagens & teratogens. Covers: bibliographic citations, journals, books, tech. Reports, theses, letters, meetings, proceedings. Produced by U.S. Nat'l Lib. of Medicine.

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Air pollution, antidotes, biological & adversse effects of drugs, carcinogenesis via chemicals, chemically-induced disease, envir. Chemicals & pollutants, food additives, genotoxicity, hazardous materials, Health & safety human & animal toxicity, industrial & household chemicals, radioactive materials, risk info., mutagenicity pesticides & herbicides

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rolling 5-year database, consists of records from the last 5 years plus current year
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AGRIS is the international information system for the agricultural sciences and technology. It was created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 1974, to facilitate information exchange and to bring together world literature dealing with all aspects of agriculture.

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Provides annual survey information on health conditions and risk behaviors in the U.S. since 1984. Conducted by the 50 state health departments as well as those in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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The collection of titles includes practical handbooks, introductory and advanced texts, reference works and professional books with an emphasis on leading areas of research, such as Aerospace; Bioengineering; Communication, Networking & Broadcasting; Components, Circuits, Devices & Systems; Computing & Processing (Includes Hardware & Software); Engineered Materials, Dielectrics & Plasmas; Fields, Waves & Electromagnetics; General Topics for Engineers (Math, Science & Engineering); Geoscience; Photonics & Electro-Optics; Power, Energy & Industry Applications; Robotics & Control Systems; Signal Processing & Analysis.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library offers more than 85 reference sources including encyclopedias, almanacs, series and more.

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Offering access to more than 300 encyclopedias and selected industry-standard reference series. Including content from SAGE Reference, John Wiley & Sons, Cambridge University Press, Berkshire Publishing Group, Cartographica, Linworth and Gale imprints.

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Database with free medical journals in different subject fields Journals can be searched by topic, impact factor, free access to content (Immediately, after 1-6 months, after 7-12 months, later), journal title, and language.

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At completion, Environmental Studies in Video will contain 500 hours of film covering all realms of environmental studies, particularly ethics, policy, economics, sociology, planning and environmental science. Films were produced from 1970 to the present, and address specific topics including alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, farming and agriculture, the food industry, LEED certification, waste issues and climate change.

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2 free perpetual access titles per CIC, no charge to us. Selections should be emailed to Mary Siegel at siegel@alexanderstreet.com

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Google Scholar searches academic publishers, professional societies, pre-print archives, and university institutional repositories.

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A collection of E-texts covering topics specifically chosen by Maryland Academic Libraries.

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Collection strengths include computer science, business, international relations, education, environmental science, psychology, and civil rights law and history.

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 Online collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographical sources, handbooks and other reference titles covering all subjects. Search by subject, keywords, or book title. Includes  images, videos, topic pages and mind mapping (related terms and concepts).

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Entrez is the integrated, text-based search and retrieval system used at NCBI for the major databases, including PubMed, Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.

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An index to books and journal articles on Mexican-Americans. Records added since 1992 include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants.

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"Covers materials on Mexican-Americans. Records added since 1992 have
expanded its scope to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. The Chicano Database also includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological, and educational literature. Art, bilingual education, education, health, labor, language, literature, mental health, politics and more.

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Coverage from the 1960s to the present, with selective coverage dating back to the early 1900s.
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Provides county-specific reports of community health status for local jurisdictions across the U.S.

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Provides the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. This current release includes over 500 videos totaling roughly 540 hours.

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Full-text database that provides comprehensive analysis of each topic, including history and background information, relevant pro & con arguments, current status, bibliographies, contact information, and outlooks on upcoming "hot topics" in current events.

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Covers news topics in a wide range of subject fields, from social issues to the environment, health, education, politics, and science and technology.

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Online access to issues dating back to October 25, 1991.
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BioOne offers full text of high-impact research journals, focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences and published mostly by small societies and non-commercial publishers.

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Biomed Central is an STM (Science Technology and Medicine) publisher of peer –reviewed open access journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine, and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Retro virology and BMC Genomics. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication.

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Subjects: biochemistry, bioinormatics, biology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomic, immunology, microbiology, molecular biolgoy, neurosciences, physiology, planat physiology, structural biology.

Time Span:
2001-present
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Indexes majority of English-language nursing journals including publications from state nursing associations. This database contains full-text articles dating back to 1937, as well as searchable cited references, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. This resource also offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.

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Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative complementary medicine, consumer health and allied health disciplines.

Time Span:
1937-present
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MedlinePlus, is a goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and up to date. MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions.

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Comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy politics and policy, includes summaries of important energy and environmental policy coverage from hundreds of print, broadcast and online sources, including editorials. Greenwire's archive of key documents provides direct links to reports, analyses, memos, court cases and over 30,000 Greenwire stories. Includes new video and transcripts.

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State, national, and international coverage of environmental and energy-related politics, news, policy, and markets.

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1996 to the present. Updated daily.
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Collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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Indexes/abstracts recent literature relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Focuses on evaluating and eliminating or controlling risks and hazards across the spectrum of environmental and occupational situations.

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1981 - present

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Health policy information including access and delivery, administration, financing and economics, planning, quality, reform, health services research, and public health Provides access to journals, books, magazines, and trade publications with emphasis of full-text.

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This collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets and patient education fact sheets

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This full-text database covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics. Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health and more. 

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Varies by title. Some titles do NOT include current year.
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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's Medline database that provides abstracts and indexing for biomedical journals published in the U.S. and in foreign countries. It includes additional older citations and out of scope citations from Medline journals

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Medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, psychiatry, pre-clinical sciences, medical education, public health, health care planning and administration of services. Also includes additional life science journals.

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mid-1960s - present
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Policy Map provides access to over 15,000 indicators related to housing, crime mortgages, health, jobs, demographics, and education from more than 150 authoritative public and proprietary sources \. Data is cleaned and standardized , and updated regularly. the database basic  GIS tools to create reports and maps. 

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A weekly epidemiological digest for the United States published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is the main vehicle for publishing public health information and recommendations that have been received by the CDC from state health departments.

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 Data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries. Also included are reports on topics of international interest and notices of events of interest to the public health community.

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Current
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From 1915 -  Covers the world's public affairs, public and social policies, international relations, and world politics.  Includes the policy oriented literature such as economics, finance, law, education, the military, political science, public administration, international law and relations, the environment, demography, public health and science and technology.

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Fulltext database covering social issues with topic overviews and pro/con viewpoints. Sources include news, journal articles, magazines, media, maps, websites and statistics.

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Search for and request access to standards from a variety of standards granting organizations. UMD’s subscription includes selected ASME, IEC, and ISO standards, as well as full text of the ASHRAE Journal, ASHRAE Transactions, ASHRAE Handbook, and ASHRAE standards. ** Public library computers can browse Techstreet, but not download or print. **

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Communication & Mass Media Complete originated with the acquisition and subsequent merging of two popular databases in the fields of communication and mass media studies -- CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). 

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CommSearch offered bibliographic and keyword references to 26 journals in communication studies, with coverage extending to the inaugural issue of each. It also included cover-to-cover indices of NCA’s six journals, and abstracts from their earliest appearance in NCA journals. Mass Media Articles Index provided citation coverage of over 40,000 articles related to mass media and published in over 60 research journals, as well as major journalism reviews, recent encyclopedias, and handbooks in the area of communications studies. EBSCO has combined and expanded the extensive coverage of these two resources to create CMMC. 

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The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science covers topics related to archival science, bibliography. Document and genre theory; informatics; information systems; knowledge management ;library and information science, museum studies; records management social studies of information. International scope

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Cambridge Histories Online offers online accessibility to full text titles for any type of historical research or study of a subject that has a historical element. Includes all the latest editions of the print series with automatic updates.

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2013-2015
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Cross-searchable collection of building, plumbing, fire and maintenance codes and standards from BOCA, SBCC, ICBO, ILL, and NFPA. Access limit is 1 simultaneous users