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Two of a five-series periodical collection covering British life in the Victorian age. Series 1: New Readerships includes a wide variety of periodicals that reflect the changes and influences in political and rural life, children's literature and leisure. Series II: Empire covers the expansion of the Empire, addressing economic as well as non-mercantile aspects of British expansionism. The two series, which can be searched separately or together, draw from the collections of the British Library, National Library of Scotland, National Library of Australia and National Library of South Africa.

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Offers access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, as well as links to an associated network of electronic resources.

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Useful for the study of Middle English language, literature, history and culture.

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1100-1500
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Full-text and fully searchable. Historians have regarded The Evening Star as the newspaper of record for the nation’s capital. Published under such titles as Washington Star-News and The Washington Star, this long-running daily afternoon paper was one of the highest profile publications in the nation.

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The OldMapsOnline portal is an easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital historical maps across numerous different collections via a geographical search. Search by typing a place name or by clicking in the map window and narrow by date. The search results provide a direct link to the map image on the website of the host institution.

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Offers a broad overview of recent Latino history by exploring the recent histories of all the major national and regional Latino subpopulations and reflecting on what these historical trends might mean for the future of both the United States and the other increasingly connected nations of the Western Hemisphere.

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Senior High Core Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction titles recommended for high school students (grades 9 through 12), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.

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Includes essays on specific minority and ethnic groups in the United States, on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language), historical background and settlement patterns.

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Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.

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Provides citations, abstracts and full-text articles from the newspaper.

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A source of national and international news and analysis, particularly news of developing countries. Sep 30, 1988 (Volume 80, Issue 215) - current. Not Available: Nov 7, 1990 - Mar 20, 1992

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Full-text: Sep 30, 1988 (Volume 80, Issue 215) - current
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Offers information on all facets of the Gothic including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes and setting. Includes primary source documents and critical material provide contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, lists of further readings and many other extras.

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Catalog of most imprints (books, pamphlets, and broadsides) published from 1473 to 1800 in English or published in any language in English-speaking countries. Many titles are available on microform in the UM Libraries; most pre-1700 titles are available online in Early English Books Online.

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Useful for research in all subject areas during the period. Also helpful to study the history of books and printing.

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1473-1800
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Data from 1790 – 2011. For data after 2011, use the Statistical Abstract of the United States (Proquest). Covers social and economic conditions in the United States, comprised of data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.

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Handbook of religion in ancient cultures around the world, from China to India, the Middle East, Egypt, Europe and the Americas. It examines the development of religious belief from the time of the Palaeolithic cave paintings to the Aztecs and Incas.

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The historical map collection from the 18th to 20th centuries it has over 37,000 maps and images online. Register in order to download high resolution images.

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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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Family studies database comprised of 45,000 entries, covering such areas as marriage, divorce, and family therapy.

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An online listening database featuring popular genres of world music, including worldbeat, Bollywood, reggae and more. This database complements Smithsonian Global Sound, which focuses more on traditional genres. Many excellent world music record labels, such as Lyrichord, Topic, and Budamusique, are represented.

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Provides coverage on the business and political issues surrounding the rapidly expanding unconventional energy industry in the United States and around the world.

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This collection of digitized manuscripts, works of art, recent American Indian newspapers, rare books, photographs, and maps, drawn from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, documents American Indian life over four centuries.

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Comprehensive coverage of all the freedoms in the First Amendment, including free speech, press, assembly, petition, and religion. Also includes a chronology, seven introductory essays covering the core rights and liberties, a bibliography, and subject and case indexes.

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Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

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Includes essays on over 200 countries that document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts.

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Using a standard entry format for easy comparison, each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations are surveyed -- from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts.

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Over 450 A to Z articles addressing the latest advances and findings in computer science and engineering, including standards, electronic commerce, financial engineering, and computer education. References and websites of related interest accompany every article. Articles are peer-reviewed.

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A digital collection of pre-1642 editions of William Shakespeare's plays.

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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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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.

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Covers the whole range of illegal political activity worldwide, ranging from terrorist and secessionist organizations through to the dissident groups operating clandestinely in authoritarian states.

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“The home of the U.S. Government’s open data." provides data, tools and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile apps and design data visualizations and much more.

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Provides online full-episode access to all 60 Minutes broadcasts from 1997-2014, including many episodes not widely not seen since their original broadcast.

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A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community..

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Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modern era. Some of the articles address broad theoretical topics that have helped to shape modern ideas about race and racism; others address more specific subjects in the larger fields. The set includes biographies of dozens of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.

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The Dictionary of Belgian painters covers the life and production of some 6,300 painters, from Van Eyck, Broederlam, Magritte, and Delvaux to Rubens, Nicolie, and Boulenger; the largest to the smallest representatives of Flemish and Belgian painters.

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This encyclopedia covers world authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed. It identifies the significant literary devices
And global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time.

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Search more than 100 journals from AIP, APS, ASCE, ASME, SPIE, and a host of other prestigious science and engineering journals.

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This collection of market reports produced by the Institute for Motivational Research, Inc. along with a selection of advertisements document American consumer culture between 1935 and 1965. The reports and ads cover a wide range of consumer industries, including clothing and accessories, food and drink, and sport and leisure.

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Children’s Core Collection provides titles chosen specifically for readers from preschool through grade five. Containing over 30,000 titles, this collection covers all genres.

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The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

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: Contains full-text of journals and eBooks, including the book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) – with its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI); Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), and Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science (UTICS). Also included are comprehensive reference works, like the Encyclopedia of Database Systems and the Handbook of Natural Computing. Coverage: 2005-2011, 2014.

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Online full-text reference books published by ABC-CLIO

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This ten-volume set covers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century up to 1990. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade and the political and economic background that gave rise to them. Each volume focuses on a separate decade, providing a narrative on the evolution of both the business and the art of film in America.

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News and analysis about all aspects of law and policy in the United States and the world. Includes an Issues section that provides in-depth analysis and pro/con positions on important issues of the day.

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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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The International Children's Digital Library Foundation is the world's largest online multicultural repository of children's literature.

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The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online (EALL Online) comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope, with topics in such fields as anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy and computer science. The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online represents different schools and approaches in order to be as objective and versatile as possible. Relevant aspects of the study of Arabic at all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic) are included. No other reference work offers this scale of contributions or depth and breadth of coverage. It contains all content of the print edition and new content is added on a regular basis. The EALL Online, cross-searchable and cross-referenced, is updated annually.

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The complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia which were originally published 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently becomes part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations. This online version contains the unedited contents of the original encyclopedia.

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Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

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Digitaized runs of at least 20 consecutive years of the following 18th and 19th century journals: Gentleman's Magazine, The Annual Register, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Notes and Queries, The Builder, and Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.

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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

Time Span:
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.

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

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AODL benefits a wide variety of scholars, students, and institutions by producing multilingual, multimedia materials for both scholarly research and public viewing audiences. AODL serves scholars and students conducting research and teaching about West and South Africa as well as teachers and students of African languages in both the United States and Africa. It also
provides a valuable model for creating and distributing a diverse array of materials in a region with very limited electronic connectivity.

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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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The New York Tribune (1841-1922) 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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1841-1922
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The Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001) 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:
1912-2001
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Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on the period of the Renaissance and Reformation, which spans roughly from the 14th through 17th centuries. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable.

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Full text of the United States Code, 1925-1926 to the present. This is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It can be browsed by volume and searched by title or citation.

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This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 (and eventually back to 1836) and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

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This collection consists of papers related to Latin America issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. The material ranges from single-page letters and telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports, and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, and to heads of British missions abroad.

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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.

Time Span:
1868-1945
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The San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922) 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

Time Span:
1865-1922
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This encyclopedia seeks to make available to all who are interested in Jewish history and culture the varied accomplishments of Jewish women and their many contributions to the Jewish historical experience over the course of the past three millennia.

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Iraq 1914-1974, offers a broad range of original source material from the British Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974, including photographs, colour maps and contemporary film.

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Over 600 detailed articles and overviews on key information needs of small business owners. This convenient and exhaustive 2-vol. print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning, human resource issues and more.

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The Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997) 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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1908-1998
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A full-text database that provides comprehensive coverage of the African American experience. Updated quarterly, the online collection contains scholarly articles, biographies, commentaries, primary sources, subject entries, film clips, images, maps, charts, tables, web sites, and timelines. The core content of the electronic file consists of reference works including Africana; Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895; Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present; Black Women in America, Second Edition; and African American National Biography. Additional reference titles include the Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature; Oxford Companion to Black British History; and selected articles from other major reference titles.

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This is the first release in a growing collection of works of important authors such as Jane Austen, Joanna Baillie, Aphra Behn, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Elizabeth Gaskell, Eliza Haywood, Elizabeth Inchbald, Caroline Lamb, Harriet Martineau, Florence Nightingale, Mary Robinson, Mary Shelley, Charlotte Smith and Mary Wollstonecraft. As with all of the Past Masters collections, the Pickering & Chatto Women’s Studies Collection reproduces definitive print editions in highest quality electronic form. All of the print apparatus is included and is fully searchable. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles.

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Currently provides streaming access to 40 full opera performances, most of which were originally released on the ArtHaus Musik label. A wide range of historical periods and styles is represented, and most of the operas included are considered standard repertoire. Opera in Video features an innovative interface that allows users to define and bookmark specific clips, which can be annotated, saved to a playlist, or linked to from a Web page or Blackboard. Opera in Video is expected to grow to include 250 operas.

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Provides a collection of comparative price data and detailed expenditure values of countries’ gross domestic products (GDP), and purchasing power parities (PPPs) estimates of the world’s economies.

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Especially rich in conduct of life and domestic management literature, it comprises thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes.

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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922) 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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1874-1922
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In-depth coverage of publications from the American Society of International Law and the prominent Yearbooks from around the world, as well as the Hague Permanent Court of International Justice series and the publications of dozens of other highly-respected publishers. Part 1 includes international yearbooks and serials, Part 2 contains U.S. Law Digests, Part 3 consists of international tribunals and judicial decisions and Part 4 includes other significant works relating to foreign and international law.

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Abstracting and indexing source for major international mathematics journal articles, 1868-1942. Mostly German abstracts, but some in English.

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A unique resource for journal evaluation. It uses citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals worldwide. The Science Edition contains data from roughly 5,000 journals in the areas of science and technology. The Social Sciences Edition contains data from roughly 1,500 journals in the social sciences.

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Coverage is both multidisciplinary and international. Some of the disciplines covered in the Science edition include agriculture, astronomy, behavioral sciences, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, criminology, ecology, science education, engineering, environmental studies, ethnic studies, family studies, geography, geology, materials science, mathematics, medicine, meteorology, neurosciences, nutrition & dietetics, physics, plant sciences, sport sciences, toxicology, veterinary sciences, and zoology.Some of the disciplines covered in the Social Sciences Edition includeanthropology, business, communication, criminology, economics, education, engineering, environmental studies, ethnic studies, family studies, geography, history, information & library science, international relations, law, management, political science, public administration, psychology, social work, sociology, and women’s studies.

Time Span:
1997-2016
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Non-profit independent news service, providing reports on the interests and behind-the-scenes dynamics that influence the design and implementation of international intellectual property policies.