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The world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names.

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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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Full text of more than 2,800 novels published between 1851 and 1875.

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American novels

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1851-1875
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Provides coverage of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy

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International coverage of political science, international relations, law, and public administration and policy.

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1975 to the present.
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The 4-vol. Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies satisfies this need for a comprehensive, up-to-date economic information about foreign companies. It provides students and business leaders with a thorough understanding of the current and historical economic development of foreign nations.

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OCLC’s catalog of books, serial publications, media, visual materials, musical scores, and archival materials in libraries worldwide plus holdings of UM Libraries, UM System and partners. Article citations from NLM Medline (medicine and health), ERIC (education), GPO (U.S. government publications, ArticleFirst and British Library serials

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OCLC catalog of books, serial publications, media, visual materials, musical scores, and archival materials in libraries worldwide.

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Includes material descriptions and holdings for OCLC member libraries.

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prior to 1501 - present
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Provides abstracts and indexing of books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare

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Covers research related to Shakespeare, his works, and stage and film productions of his works. Coverage is international in scope.

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1968 - present
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Titles in the collection span a wide variety of subjects: Mathematics, Physics/Nonlinear Science, Chemistry/Materials Science/Nanotechnology, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Medicine and Healthcare, Life Sciences, Business and Economics, General and Popular Science, Social Sciences and Asian Studies.

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Scholarly Portal and Historical Collection about Latin America and the Caribbean. Portal includes journal articles, statistics, and multimedia organized around topic pages on countries, people, history, commerce & industry, and more. The Historical Collection of full-text primary documents includes manuscripts, letters, records, maps, diaries, and more.

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An encyclopedic guide to concepts, theories, discoveries and pioneers in the fields of microbiology and immunology, for students and other researchers. Addresses current ethical, legal and social issues with special emphasis given to biological warfare and terrorism. Topical and biographical entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced. Includes photographs and illustrations. 2 volumes.

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Full text of more than forty African newspapers, in English and other languages.

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1800-1922
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Translations of foreign news from non-US media sources. Coverage is from November 1995 - December 31, 2013.

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Coverage: 2006 - current

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World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The video content offered here is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. Upon completion, the collection will contain 1,000 hours of streaming video that offers access to more than 1,750 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide.

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Country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.

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This free online database, updated biannually by the International Monetary Fund with coverage back to 1993, is similar to World Development Indicators in providing basic statistics -- WEO is much more limited in both scope and history, but it includes commodity price data and regional data that's not easily available in WDI.

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World Bank database provides direct access to more than 550 development indicators, with time series for 200 countries and 18 country groups from 1960, where data are available. Data export options in Excel or ASCII.

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Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.

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1960 -.
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When completed, this database will provide the current constitution of every country of the world in the original language as well as an English translation. Includes every constitutional document in the original text, amending laws, consolidated text, and important related texts. Links to scholarly articles and commentary, and a select bibliography of select constitutional books are also included.

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Access to World Bank datasets, databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources. Includes: Africa Development Indicators, Doing Business, Global Development Finance, World Development Indicators and much more.

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Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.  Supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Includes  journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, Web sites & Web documents, and grey literature

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Covers issues in women's studies including feminist theory and history, family, mental & physical health, prejudice & gender discrimination, law & legislation, employment etc.

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1972 to present; quarterly updates
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Full text of women's writings in English or in English translation from 1400 to 1850. Includes novels, poems, drama, and non-fiction The Renaissance Women Online (RWO) database is a subset of this database.

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Includes novels, poems, drama, and non-fiction.

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1400-1850
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WPrimary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, reviews, pamphlets, personal narratives, advice literature, training guides, interviews and teaching tools.

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The Wiley–Blackwell Encyclopedia of literature comprises individual titles covering key literary genres and periods. The following titles can be searched individually or together. The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, The Encyclopedia of the Novel, The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies, The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction, The Encyclopedia of British Literature: 1660-1789, The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature.

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The Wiley Digital Archives include papers of the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) and The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI). The NYAS mission is to drive innovative solutions to society's challenges by advancing scientific research, education and policy. RAI is the world's longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology in its broadest and most inclusive sense.NYAS colletion materials include constitutions and bylaws, records of governing bodies, directors and publications and photographs. RAI materials include manuscripts, maps, photographs and scientific papers.
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NYAS materials span 1817-2008; RAI materials span 1863-1986
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Official publication of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials released by the White House Press Secretary. Published weekly.

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1993-present.
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The dictionary covers the current vocabulary of standard written and spoken English. New terms or new uses of existing terms are therefore included at the expense of obsolete ones. The cut-off point is set at 1755 and is informed by usefulness: words obsolete before this time, unless found in the well-known works of major authors, are omitted.

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This electronic version comprises the text of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged, published in 1961, and subsequent updates which take account of current usage. The Merriam-Webster company has continued to update its files since publication of Webster's Third New International Dictionary. The source data for this electronic version of Webster's Unabridged was obtained in 1996 and so includes additional material and addenda included since publication of both the original 1961 edition and the updated 1993 edition. This version appears in electronic form for the first time.

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This database includes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts &
Humanities Citation Index, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Book Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

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Science Citation Index Expanded®  A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the sciences. Best database for finding what papers have cited other papers. Cited references can be traced forward in time. Some of the disciplines covered include agriculture, astronomy, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, materials science, mathematics, medicine, neuroscience, physics, plant sciences, and
zoology.

Social Sciences Citation Index® Covers anthropology, economics, history, library & info science, law, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, public health, sociology, urban studies, and women's studies.

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SCI: 1945-present; SSCI 1956 to present; weekly updates
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FBI reports documenting the 1961 attempt, organized by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to enforce court and administrative rulings integrating interstate public transportation. Interracial groups of civil rights activists planned to ride buses from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, but they met with a great deal of violence.

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Provides citations and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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Coverage of local, national, and international news. Particularly known for its political reporting.

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Full-text: January, 1987--present
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Provides citations and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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Coverage of local, national, and international news. Particularly known for its political reporting.

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Full-text: January, 1977--present
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The Washington Post (1877-2001) 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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1877-2001
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Contact information, descriptions, and organizational charts for over 10,000 federal, congressional, and state government offices, nongovernmental organizations, policy groups, and foundations. Ability to export contact information into letter templates and other formats, and to create your own profile of saved favorite documents, document history, and searches.

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Objectives, responsibilities, structure, and activities of each organization, along with street and mailing addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, and web sites.

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2005-2015/2016
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Part of the "Making of America" project.

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Contains both, Union and Confederate, reports of battles, orders, correspondence, prisoner exchanges, etc. Series I, 1-53; Series II, 1-8; Series III, 1-5; Series IV, 1-4

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1880-1901
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In addition to the printed stories, researchers also can study the charts, stock tables, graphics, and illustrations featured in the publication.

Time Span:
1889-2000
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Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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A financial newspaper with in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as political news.

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Full-text: January, 1984--present
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A current bibliography of articles about women's and gender history. Articles selected from 160 European, American, Canadian, Asian, Australian and New Zealand journals. The bibliography was started in 1990 by Els Kloek as a special project at the History Department of the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Since 1995 the project has been continued by the International Institute of Social History (www.iisg.nl).

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The compilation consists of articles on women and gender from historical journals and history from women's studies journals. All substantial articles and review essays about women and gender in history are listed in the bibliography. Related topics such as prostitution, witchcraft, housework, sexuality, birth control, infanticide, the family, gynaecology, and masculinity are also included. Emphasis on Modern and Early Modern history

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Database of 35,000 records that cover the subject of violence and abuse, including such areas as family violence, sexual assault, and emotional abuse.

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Lists "noteworthy publications (including articles, books, and reviews) that have a bearing on the Victorian period. Prepared by the staff of Victorian Studies and a committee of the Victorian Division of the Modern Language Association of America, the Bibliography annually indexes over 400 journals, representing scholarship in a range of disciplines."

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Digitized visual and rare print primary sources materials in three collections: Spiritualism, Sensation, and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; and Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment.

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VBIC is a web site that contains a comprehensive collection of electronic and print business resources intended to provide research support to the Robert H. Smith School of Business and general users seeking authoritative business information.

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This site include links to Internet resources with substantial free offerings and fee-based commercial services that are available to University of Maryland faculty, students and staff through the University of Maryland libraries as well as pointers to print sources available in the University of Maryland libraries.

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Varies by database
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Provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles, and offers a family of no-load mutual funds.

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[mobile version]
Urban Studies Abstracts covers urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of relevance to the discipline of urban studies. The index contains 40,000 records from a variety of key sources, with coverage back to 1973.

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1 simultaneous user. Access to detailed case studies of completed projects, ranging from low-income housing to commercial and industrial projects. Covers projects from 1985-present. Includes photos, site plans, costs and rents, and innovative features of projects.

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1985 to present
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A portion of the geospatial data collection held by the University of Maryland, searchable and downloadable.

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Codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. Full text since 1994.

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Comprised of 50 titles.

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As currently published
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Full text of the United Nations Treaty Series (UNTS), the current status of the multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, and texts of recently deposited multilateral treaties. From 1998 - .

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International treaties, conventions, charters, protocols, declarations, memoranda of understanding, modus vivendi, and exchange of notes.

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1998
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The electronic repository for official documents published by the United Nations. ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. The full text of documents is accessible in PDF format in all official languages of the United Nations--Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

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These records, covering the period 1893-1994, include three kinds of documents: 1) time and motion studies for the garment industry (used to determine piecework rates); 2) minutes of the General Executive Board of the United Garment Workers of America, documenting, in its early years, immigration, sick benefits, and the nine-hour workday, and, in later years, financial struggles and decline of membership; and 3) card files recording information about union locals.

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Discusses liberty and justice in contemporary America by exploring eighteen topics of relevance to students and citizens. Topics include

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Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory™ is a bibliographic database providing detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials published throughout the world.

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It covers all subjects, and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription.