BuildingGreen brings together articles from environmental building news, products from GreenSpec Directory, and project case studies from High-Performance Buildings Database.
Federal budget publications for fiscal years 1996 to present and the Economic Report of the President for calendar years 1995 to the present.
British Periodicals provides access to the searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.
The British Library Newspapers collection feature London national newspapers, English regional papers, and newspapers from Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales. It includes the following four collections which can be searched separately or together: Part I: 47 publications from 1800-1900; Part II: 22 publications from 1800-1900; Part III: 35 publications from 1741-1950; and Part IV: 23 publications from 1732-1950.
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Includes brief obituaries of prominent American artists, sculptors, and architects, that were published between 1897 and 1947 in the American Art Annual and its successor volume Who's Who in American Art. Each entry cites the volume in which the notice appeared and its date.
An archive of images drawn from public and private collections worldwide, all of which are available for licensing. Includes all subjects, styles, periods, and media, and the extensive cataloging records may be searched by keyword. Includes lightbox display feature.
Includes all subjects, styles, periods, and media.
Executive branch serial documents issued by Brazil's national government during the period between 1821 and 1993, and by its provincial governments from the earliest available for each province to the end of the Empire.
Collection includes: Provincial Presidential Reports (1830-1930); Almanack Laemmert (1844-1889); and Ministerial Reports (1821-1960).
The Boston Globe (1872-1979) 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.
Allows users to search seamlessly across books, journals and conference proceedings to find the information most relevant to their work.
Access to several million art auction records from 1922 to the present from sales held in North America, Europe, India, and China. Includes market data for key artists , as well as ability to search by lot, and provides an Artist Index with Biographical information.
Contains full text and bibliographic information about the black community and its leaders, from the 1700's
to present times. Includes monographs, essays, articles, speeches, interviews, and other publications. Contains many never before published materials. Most significant, for the first time in electronic format, newspaper articles from the Black Panther Party publication is made available.
From the 1700's to present.
Information about leading authors from many nations, including Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Algiers, Haiti, the United States and more. Includes biographical sketches, critical and historical reception of each author's work, comprehensive notes and expansive lists of additional materials for further study.
Black Drama, now in its expanded second edition, contains the full text of more than 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. James Vernon Hatch, the playwright, historian, and curator of the landmark Hatch-Billops Collection, is the project’s editorial advisor. More than 40 percent of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
Online full-text primary source collection is the first to comprehensively detail the extensive work of African Americans to abolish slavery in the United States prior to the Civil War.
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Now called Material Science & Engineering Database. This database provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology
Biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology.
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.
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.
Combines the unique BIOSIS content that is critical to life sciences research with powerful citation indexing only the Web of Science platform can provide. Includes comprehensive and relevant life sciences coverage.
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.
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.
Subjects: biochemistry, bioinormatics, biology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomic, immunology, microbiology, molecular biolgoy, neurosciences, physiology, planat physiology, structural biology.
Provides access to scientific literature from over 6000 serials, conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents.
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
Site of the French National Library
Access to the BnF's collections in 17 departments through the BN-Opale Plus and Opaline catalogues and the Collective Catalog of the French libraries.
The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) contains abstracts and indexes of current publications in the history of art, including scholarly journals, conferences, book, exhibition reviews, and exhibition catalogues. The records consist of bibliographic citations, abstracts, and indexing; abstracts may be in English or in French, index terms (descriptors) are in both English and French.
Major areas of coverage include European art from late antiquity (4th c. A.d.) to present, American art from European discoveries to present, traditional fine arts, decorative and applied arts, prints, drawing, and sculpture, folk and industrial art, archaeology, architecture and design, theater and festivals, painting and photography, performance art, aspects of material culture of interest to art historians, art reflecting western tradition in Asia, Africa, and Australia.
References Western-language books, journal articles, and conference proceedings, including citations to all articles from the 100 most-used journals in Asian Studies.
Covers a wide range of subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences on all parts of Asia.
Contains the content of selected journals and books published by the Biblical Archaeology Society. Includes each issue of the magazines Biblical archaeology review, Bible review, and Archaeology odyssey, and the content of five books. The site allows users to browse the entire corpus of material and perform Boolean searches by title, author, subject, word, issue, or date range in any combination.
The bible gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online in multiple language and translations with advanced searching capabilities which allow readers to find and compare particular passages in scripture based on keywords phrases or scripture reference. Bible gateway is a Christian, mission-centered enterprise.
The Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) Research Information Services is located within the Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Formerly known as the Fire Research Information Services (FRIS). BFRLRIS is an information resource center to the BFRL staff, fire protection engineers, scientists, and fire service personnel around the world. The 80,000 document collection represents a vast resource of information on building and fire research related subjects. The collection is accessible through the online bibliographic database FIREDOC (http://www.nist.gov/bfrl/firedoc.cfm).
Full-text, peer reviewed, quality-rated electronic journals from the BE
Press in Economics, Law, and Political Science. 2001-present.
Peer-reviewed electronic journals in the areas of macroeconomics, theoretical economics, law, legal scholarship, political science, engineering and biological science.
With nearly 170,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day and featuring regular updates, Benezit is one of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language.
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.
This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Arranged taxonomically, entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.
Streamed productions of all 37 Shakespearean plays, originally produced by the British Broadcasting Company. These are traditional interpretations of the plays set in either Shakespeare's time or in the period of the events depicted. These versions have been enhanced for high definition online streaming and are available to view with captioning.
The world's largest electronic collection of Jewish texts in Hebrew ever recorded, which embody thousands of years of Jewish learning. 5 simultaneous users.
Responsa Literature - rabbinic case-law rulings which represent the historical-sociological milieu of real-life situations; the Bible, the Talmud and their principal commentaries; works about Jewish law and customs; codes of Jewish law, such as Maimonides' Mishneh Torah and the Shulchan Aruch with its principal commentaries; midrashim, Zohar, etc.
Provides complete issues of The Baltimore Sun from 1837-1992 Search by keyword and more....
Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.
Coverage of local and state news for Baltimore and Maryland.
The Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
From the International Monetary Fund, includes full-text statistical data from 1996 –present on total goods, services, factor income, and current transfers an economy receives from or provides to the rest of the world, capital transfers and changes in each economy’s external financial claims and liabilities and world totals of balance of payments components and aggregates. To download data, authorized users are required to create a free personal account.
The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals database offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration.
The index contains more than 440,000 thousand entries surveying over seven hundred American and international journals. These include not only scholarly and popular periodical literature, but also publications of professional associations, American state and regional periodicals, and the major serials on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
Provides online access to more than three hundred important dramatic works in streaming audio from the curated archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company. The plays - which include some of the most significant dramatic literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries - are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening. Specialized indexing at the track level for over half of these recordings links individual segments of plays to specific academic disciplines and subject keywords. This allows researchers to find relevant scenes that touch on subjects in the humanities, social sciences, theatre, hard sciences, law, medicine, and virtually every other field of study.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Atlanta Daily World: 1931-2003 offers full page and article images with searchable full text. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
The Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945) 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.
Provides abstracts and indexing for articles, essays, and book reviews in over 1550 journals and multi-author works dealing with religious and theological scholarship. International in scope and language coverage. Covers all types of religions.
Covers a wide range of academic areas including anthropology, philosophy, business, psychology, history, religion, law, sociology, medicine, and theology.
The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.1 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints"
ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library is a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information covering a broad range of engineering disciplines.
Provides access to the records from Associated Press bureau in Jerusalem, Ankara, Beruit, and surrounding areas. Include news stories in the form of typescript carbons or wire copy . Provides exclusive coverage between 1967 and 2008.
“Current literature from ASME, the premier professional organization for mechanical engineers. Our subscription includes journals and conference proceedings.”
The ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Center allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 28,000 binary and teriary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems from their Web browsers.
Contains Alloy Digest datasets and additional materials datasets from other ASM publications Also heat treating data sheets from the heat treating data sheets from the heat Tre eater’s Guides time temperature curves creep curves fatigue curves stress strain curves and more Feature physical and mechanical properties and processing characteristics for nearly 7,000 ferrous and nonferrous alloys