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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 period from the 1660s to the 1750s, 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. This resource is continued by Colonial America 2: Towards Revolution.

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Springer has digitized nearly 1000 journals chronicled from Volume 1, Issue 1 in the Springer Online Journal Archives in the following subject packages: Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Business and Economics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy. Archive full-text access ends with 1996.

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pre-1996

Time Span:
1996 and earlier
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Includes information on immigration from a wide variety of perspectives: border control and law enforcement, court cases, demographics, discrimination, economic and labor issues, events, family issues, government and politics, language and education, laws and treaties, literature, nativism and racism, refugees, religion, sociological theories, and stereotypes.

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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.

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Official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.

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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.

Time Span:
1945-1972
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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.

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Statistics on agricultural production, supplies, consumption, facilities, costs, and returns.

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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.

Time Span:
1994 - present
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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).

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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.

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FR (1936-), CSA (1949-2000), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1965-2004).
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Computer Science, Technology

Time Span:
unlimited
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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.

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More than 1,000 titles indexed, over 300 in full text.

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Covers business, finance, strategy, planning, marketing, and international business topics

Time Span:
From 1994 to the present.
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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
districts.

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Profiles of the 535 members plus the delegates.

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2000 to the present; updated for each new Congressional session (every 2 years).
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Description: Provides news, information, advice, and job listings for college and university faculty members and administrators.

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Site of the French National Library

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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.

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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.

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“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.”

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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.

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Comprehensive collection of all types of materials in all formats and languages concerning Israel and Jewish people.

Time Span:
no limits
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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.

Time Span:
1996 - present
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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).

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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.

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A searchable database of the manuscript fragments left by Emily Dickinson and now preserved in the Special Collections of Amherst College Library.

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Emily Dickinson's poetry.

Time Span:
1870-1886
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Index to all types of government documents printed by the US Government Printing Office.

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Bibliographic citations for all types of US government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and document issues by executive department.

Time Span:
1976-present
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Full text of more than 2,800 novels published between 1851 and 1875.

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American novels

Time Span:
1851-1875