This 8 volume encyclopedia set provides a comprehensive overview of education within the United States and throughout the world. With over 850 cross-referenced entries, the entries address such items as K-12 education, higher education, international education, educational policy and legislation, learning and instruction, teacher preparation and testing. In addition, the encyclopedia has 121 biographical sketches of influential educators. Vol. 8 provides detailed entries for court cases, legislation, and international agreements, as well as a substantial index.
Official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.
Contains documents from Presidential libraries, Departments of State and Defense, National Security Council, Central Intelligence Agency, Agency for International Development, and other foreign affairs agencies as well as the private papers of individuals involved in formulating U.S. foreign policy.
Collection of digitized books, pamphlets, manuscripts, court records, maps, and images documenting many aspects of transatlantic slavery and abolition. Subjects include slavery in the early Americas, the middle passage, religion, resistance and revolt, urban slavery, the underground railroad, the abolition movement, freedmen, education, slavery in the Islamic world, and the legacy and persistence of slavery.
Statistics on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.
Agricultural Statistics is published each year to meet the diverse need for a reliable reference book on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.
Full-text access to the Federal Register (1936 -), Federal Register Indexes (1939-1995), Compilation of Sections Affected (1949-2000), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1965-2004), and the Administrative Procedure Act (1944-1946).
HeinOnline provides access to the complete contents of each Federal Register issue. Each Federal Register page is represented in both high quality image and OCR text formats.
Indexes articles, conference proceedings, and Festschriften on all aspects of medieval studies in the period of 450 to 1500 for Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Click on the blue Go button to enter the database.
Jazz Music Library is a streaming audio database featuring a variety of jazz styles and artists. The collection is particularly strong in the music of the 1950s and 1960s, as well as in music of later periods that grew out of the bebop/hardbop tradition; other periods and more experimental styles are represented more schematically. Notable represented record labels include: Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige. Content is updated monthly.
CiteSeer is a scientific literature digital library that aims to improve the dissemination and feedback of scientific literature, and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness. Indexes Postscript and PDF research articles on the Web, and uses sophisticated techniques to located documents on the world wide web.
Computer Science, Technology
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.
Profiles of all the current members of the U.S. Congress. Information includes biographical data, committee assignments, election results, CQ Key Votes, interest group ratings, CQ Vote Studies, and contact information; campaign finance, partisan caucuses, standing committees; detailed descriptions of each member's congressional district as drawn after the 2000 census, including updated maps and voting trends; and the vote for president in each of the House
Profiles of the 535 members plus the delegates.
Description: Provides news, information, advice, and job listings for college and university faculty members and administrators.
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.
Digitized records of the Board of Trade, the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, who together were responsible for administering British colonies in mainland North America and the Caribbean,"covering the 1750s, 1760s and 1770s," with some earlier and later material. Records include letters, charters and commissions, orders to officials, court records, maps and building plans, printed pamphlets and newspapers, acts of colonial assemblies, military reports, and shipping lists, among others. They document many aspects of colonial life, including the development of colonial institutions, education, economic and industrial development, relations with Native Americans, warfare, religion, slavery, immigration, and many others. They also document political, social, and economic developments leading to the American Revolution. This resource continues Colonial America 1: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries.
“The Europa World of Learning is a reference work listing higher education, research and other academic institutions throughout the world. The online version is fully searchable, and features over 31,500 entries which contain over 64,000 direct links to email addresses and institutional websites.
The database also features topical essays on the world of higher education.”
JNUL is the National Library of the State of Israel, the National Library of the Jewish People, and the Central Library of the Hebrew University.
Comprehensive collection of all types of materials in all formats and languages concerning Israel and Jewish people.
Higher Education Abstracts focuses solely on the field of higher education. It contains abstracts from more than 200 journals in the fields of education, computer sciences, management, psychology, sociology, and law; papers read at meetings of major education and social sciences conferences; books published by all major higher education publishers; and research reports issued by professional organizations, government agencies, and foundations.
Coverage includes materials from the United States and Canada and from foreign publications printed in English.
An online archive of digitized, full-image journal articles, Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) provides access to hundreds of scholarly journals. Coverage includes U.S. and international scholarly journal literature in the arts, humanities and social sciences disciplines with date coverage ranging from 1802 to 2000. NOTE: Current journal issues are not included in PAO but may be covered in other journal collections (use Find It).
Ebrary is a collection of thousands of online full text books and other materials in a variety of subject areas. In order to view, copy, or print you will need to install the ebrary Reader software. Links to download the reader are available from the main page after you connect.
A searchable database of the manuscript fragments left by Emily Dickinson and now preserved in the Special Collections of Amherst College Library.
Emily Dickinson's poetry.
Index to all types of government documents printed by the US Government Printing Office.
Bibliographic citations for all types of US government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and document issues by executive department.
Full text of more than 2,800 novels published between 1851 and 1875.
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.
Includes novels, poems, drama, and non-fiction.
The KCI Korean Journal Database provides a comprehensive
snapshot of the most influential regional content from researchers in South Korea.Using citation connections from the Web of Science™, regional work is framed within the broader context of global research.
Engineering/Business Economics/General Internal Medicine/Arts & Humanities/Science Technology/Sports Science/History/Public Administration/Contraction Building Technology
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.
Objectives, responsibilities, structure, and activities of each organization, along with street and mailing addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, and web sites.
Includes various kinds of contents: traditional texts and document, editions, bibliographic entries, and critical works of all kinds, as well as 'born-digital' materials relating to all aspects of nineteenth-century culture. Some but not all of the content is open access.
Online access to authenticated versions of the basic federal government documents that define our democratic society, including the Federalist Papers, Articles of Confederation, and the papers of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln.
This resource provides evidence-based information for point of care, continuing education, and nursing research. It provides answers to questions quickly, includes patient education handouts and has access to continuing education modules for nurses.
Gateway to sites on the Web that contain substantial content in the various disciplines of the humanities in the area of Irish Studies.
Irish studies in the humanities
This free worldwide cooperative database of economics articles is similar to EconLit, but with less authoritative coverage of the core journals and more coverage of (and links to) working papers and other unpublished scholarship. Includes some full text from open access repositories, but does not link to the libraries’ full text subscriptions.
(Content and interface in French)The Great Corpus of French and Francophone literature (from the Middle Ages to the 20th century) provides full-text access to over 14,000 texts and about 300 authors’ complete works. Four full-text literature databases published by Classiques Garnier Numérique are included:
- Corpus of medieval literature from the origins to the end of the 15th century
narrative prose fiction, chanson de geste, poetry and theatre (religious and profane)
- Corpus of narrative literature, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century
novels, tales, and short stories from Chrétien de Troyes to Alain-Fournier and Marcel Proust
- Corpus of Francophone literature from Black Africa, from the origins to Independence
oral and written French-speaking literature from sub-Saharan Africa from the origins (end of the 18th century) to Independence (1960, as date of authors’ death)
- Corpus of literature from the Indian Ocean, from the origins to Independence
Francophone written and oral literature from the Indian Ocean, from the origins (18th century) to Independence (1960, or death of authors
When entering the esp@cenet service you are offered a choice of several databases. These databases differ in their data coverage. When searching in "worldwide patents", you will cover the largest range of documents. By searching in "Belgian patents", you will only cover the last two publication years of Belgian patent documents.
Do not expect to cover the whole state-of-the-art by searching in national Patents only.
Databases available on esp@cenet® have also some limitations in the number and the quality of fields accessible that should be considered when drawing conclusions from the result of a search.
Commercial patent databases usually offer extra value, by the number of fields you can access, and due to the content of the abstract that has been rewritten to facilitate easieraccess to the document by keyword searches.
To sum up, a patent database user should always be aware of the content of the database he is using and know the limitations of the fields.
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.
This encyclopedia covers methodological issues in conducting case study research and explores both the strengths and weaknesses of different paradigmatic approaches. These two volumes focus on the distinctive characteristics of case study research and its place within and alongside other research methodologies.
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."
Full-text access to cases published in /U.S. Reports/ volumes 1 to 540 (1754 to 2003), as well as more recent slip opinions. Includes /U.S. Reports Preliminary Prints/ volumes 535 to 543 (2002-2005), /U.S. Reports Slip Opinions /(2002 - ), several historical texts on the Supreme Court, plus the periodicals /Supreme Court Economic Review /(1982-2000) and /Supreme Court Review /(1960-2000)
Summaries of more than 170,000 publications including journal articles, government reports, books, research reports, and unpublished research plus links to over 1,500 full-text publications.
Criminal justice and criminology issues including corrections, courts, drugs and substance abuse, juvenile justice, law enforcement, victims of crime, statistics, and international crime topics.
The papers of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, life-long pioneers of the lesbian rights, gay rights, and women's rights movements. Important multidisciplinary resource for such subjects as LGBT studies, women's studies, political science, history, sociology, and American studies. Full-text, fully searchable database.
"A digital collection of many of the most highly regarded works written on the law, it is based on titles listed in the /Bibliography of Early American Law/ by Morris L. Cohen, titles selected from the AALS /Law Books Recommended for Libraries/, and a number of early British and Commonwealth titles.
Information on federal programs and services providing assistance or benefits to the American public.
Includes programs available to: State and local governments (including DC); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments, territories (and possessions) of the US; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
Titles are written by internationally renowned experts spanning a wide range of topic areas in applied mathematics and computational science. Hosted by the same AIP/Scitation platform as SIAM Journals.
Full text of /U.S. Statutes at Large/, volumes 1 to 116 (1789 to 2002), the official source for laws and resolutions passed by the U.S. Congress. It can be browsed by volume or popular name or searched by citation. Includes the text of Indian Treaties, and some other historic treaties ratified by the U.S. Senate before 1948.
SciTech Connect contains energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE), including: DOE-sponsored R&D results, technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information. SciTech Connect is a consolidation of two core DOE search engines, the Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database. SciTech Connect incorporates all of the R&D information from these two products into one search interface.
International Abstracts in Operations Research Online is the definitive database of the world's OR/MS literature. It consists of 68,000 abstracts from over 1200 individual journal titles, going back more than 25 years.
A digital collection of more than 300 U.S. Government publications distributed during the course of the war.
Government Printing Office publications, like pamphlets, reports, etc.
A complete business reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems.
Coverage includes contributions from executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.
Full text of selected German Jewish newspapers
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.
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.
Useful for the study of Middle English language, literature, history and culture.
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.
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.