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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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2001 - 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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Peer-reviewed, full text database containing electronic book and journal titles covering the fields of science, technology and medicine. In addition to keyword searches, the image search and value added content associated with the publication can be found in the form of audio, video and datasets.

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Extensive coverage of the physical and biological sciences, significant numbers of journals in the social sciences, and some journals in the humanities.

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Dates of abstracting and indexing vary. Full text prior to 1995 often going back to vol. 1, iss. 1
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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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Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides national, regional, state and county data by gender, race, ethnicity, and age. Contains statistics on demographics, mortality, access to care, infections and chronic disease, reproductive health, maternal health, mental health, violence and abuse, and prevention.

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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.

Time Span:
1970 to present
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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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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.