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17th -18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers Gale
Fulltext 1603 - early 1800's
Contains newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) representing the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press", totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles.
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18th Century Collections Online (ECCO) Gale
Fulltext 18th Century
Access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of approximately 26 million pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
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19th Century British Library Newspapers Gale
Fulltext 1800 - 1900
Contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
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19th Century Collections Online (NCCO) Gale
Fulltext 19th Century
Includes a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long 19th Century. This collection contains Archive 1: British Politics and Society, Archive 2: Asia & West Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange, and Archive 4: Corvey Collection of European Literature.
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19th Century UK Periodicals Gale
Fulltext 1800 - 1900
Provides access to the series focusing on the British empire in the 19th century. Topics include travel and anthropology, economics, and the missionary and colonial periods. The periodicals are fully searchable and sourced from the British Library, the National Library of Scotland and other specialist libraries.
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ABI/INFORM Global ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1971 - present
Search nearly 3000 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Access to information on over 60,000 companies with business and executive profiles.
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Academic Search Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1887 - present
Provides a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database with full-text, peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, and searchable cited references for nearly 1,000 journals.
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Academic Search Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1887 - present
Provides a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database with full-text, peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, and searchable cited references for nearly 1,000 journals.
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Access World News NewsBank
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides unique coverage of local and regional newspapers, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Unlimited users.
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AccessAnesthesiology
Fulltext 2001-Present
Offers a new approach to anesthesiology reference, research, and curricular instruction – all in one place. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online anesthesiology resource covers the entire spectrum of anesthesiology from the basics to specialty-specific content -– optimized for viewing on any device.
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Accessible Archives Accessible_Archives
Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Includes the following fulltext databases: Godey's Lady's Book, The Pennsylvania Gazette, The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective, African American Newspapers, The Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue: Chester County and The Pennsylvania Newspaper Record: Delaware County.
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AccessScience
Fulltext Current
Contains the online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, as well as research updates, definitions, illustrations and graphics, bibliographies, biographies of well-known scientists, and the latest news in science and technology.
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ACM Digital Library ACM
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Contains bibliographic information, abstracts, reviews, and the full-text for articles published in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) periodicals and proceedings.
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ACP Journal Club OVID
Fulltext 1991 - present
Consists of two journals: ACP Journal Club and Evidence-Based Medicine. The editors of ACP Journal Club screen top clinical journals and identify studies that are methodologically sound and clinically relevant. An enhanced abstract and a commentary on the value of the article for clinical practice are also provided.
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ACS Journals
Fulltext 1879 - present
Allows full-text searching of all titles published by the ACS (American Chemical Society).
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Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Collection ProQuest
Fulltext 2007-Present
Contains advanced technology related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace (ATDWA). Title Changed from High Technology Research Database.
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Advertising Redbooks LexisNexis
Fulltext Current
Contains detailed information about domestic and international advertising agencies and advertisers, including business classification, agency of record, media expenditures, which brands are owned by what company, client lists and billings. Allows five users at a time.
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African American Music Reference Alexander_Street
Fulltext Historic-1970
Provides a comprehensive reference collection to chronicle the history of African American music through 1970. It brings together the most important reference texts in this subject area, including discographies, and bibliographies together with songsheets, images, and other print resources.
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African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 Readex
Fulltext 1825-1995
Explore African American history, culture and daily life in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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African American Poetry Database Chadwyck_Healey
Fulltext 1760 - 1900
Contains full-text of thousands of African-American poems. The African American Poetry Database is part of the UVa Text Collection.
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African American Song Alexander_Street
Streaming Audio 1900's
Documents the history of African American music in an online music listening service. The collection contains a diverse range of genres such as jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives, among others.
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African-American Newspapers:The 19th Century Accessible_Archives
Fulltext 1800s
Contains information about cultural life and history during the 1800s, with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day. Also included are large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry, prose and advertisements, all of which embody the African-American experience.
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Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922: From the Library Company of Philadelphia Readex
Fulltext 1535 - 1922
Created from the Library Company's acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection. This collection is an accumulation that began with Benjamin Franklin and steadily increased throughout its entire history. This unique online resource will provide researchers with more than 12,000 printed works. These essential books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, hold an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture.
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Agricola ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1970 - present
Indexes literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture.
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AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) Multiple Chronic Conditions Research and Archive @ ICPSR
Fulltext 1989 - Present
Works to advance the field of Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC) research, provide needed guidance for clinicians and patients, and advise policy makers about improved methods to measure and promote quality care for complex patients. This web site is dedicated to disseminating data and other documentation created by the AHRQ MCC Research Network.
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AIAA Aerospace Research Central
Fulltext 1930 - present
Contains more than four decades of full-text technical information, including journal papers, meeting papers, standards and books, from all of the conferences of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
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AIDS and Cancer Research Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
This comprehensive database provides bibliographic data from the worldwide scientific literature as related to AIDS, immunology, virology and cancer genetics. Information featured in the database concentrates on both basic science research and clinical applications.
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AIP Journals - American Institute of Physics
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Contains highly cited and relevant journals published by the American Institute of Physics. Some titles have fulltext electronic coverage back to 1930.
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Algology Mycology and Protozoology Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
For the benefit of researchers working with algae, fungi, protozoa, or lichens, this database separates out all the relevant studies in the literature and organizes them in one source for easy reference. The scope of coverage includes reproduction, growth, life cycles, biochemistry, genetics, and infection and immunity in man, other animals, and plants.
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Alt HealthWatch EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1984 - present
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Offers international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports, as well as hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
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Aluminium Industry Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1972 - present
Provides comprehensive coverage of the world's technical literature on aluminum, production processes, products, applications, and business developments. Includes information from scientific and technical journals, government reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, books, and patents.
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America's Historical Newspapers Readex
Fulltext 1690 - 1998
Contains U.S. historical newspapers, including titles from all 50 present states. This collection is made up of eight series of Early American Newspapers (Series I, 1690-1876; Series II, 1758-1900; Series III, 1829-1922; Series 4, 1756-1922; Series 5, 1777-1922; Series 6, 1741-1922; Series 7, 1773-1922, Series 8, 1844-1922), and African American Newspapers, 1827-1998.
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America: History & Life EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1964 - present
Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for journals from 1964 to the present, this database is the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history.
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American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series 1 Readex
Fulltext 1760 - 1900
Contains broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900.
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American Civil War Collection, The: 1860-1922 Readex
Fulltext 1860-1922
Offers printed items addressing all facets of the Civil War—one of the most pivotal events in American history—and its aftermath. It includes broadsides, lithographs, maps, books, pamphlets, photographs, political cartoons, stereographs, and more.
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American History in Video Alexander_Street
Streaming Video 1898 to Present
Provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and the presentation of historical events over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
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American Indian Histories and Cultures Adam_Matthew_Digital
Fulltext 1492-Present
Includes manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
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American Library Directory
Fulltext Current
Provides detailed profiles for more than 35,000 public, academic, special and government libraries, and library-related organizations in the United States, and Canada. Includes addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses, network participation, expenditures, holdings and special collections, key personnel, special services and more. Allows 1 user at a time.
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American Library Directory
Fulltext Current
Provides detailed profiles for more than 35,000 public, academic, special and government libraries, and library-related organizations in the United States, and Canada. Includes addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses, network participation, expenditures, holdings and special collections, key personnel, special services and more. Allows 1 user at a time.
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American Periodicals Series ProQuest
Fulltext 1740 - 1940
Includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's. etc.
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American Poetry Database Chadwyck_Healey
Fulltext Colonial period to early 20th century
Includes thousands of poems from the colonial period to the early 20th century. The American Poetry Database is part of the UVa Text Collection.
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American Slavery Collection, The: 1820-1922 Readex
Fulltext 1820-1922
Addresses every facet of American slavery—one of the most important and controversial topics in U.S. history. These diverse materials, all in full-resolution color, include books, pamphlets, graphic materials, and ephemera; among them are a large number of invaluable Southern imprints.
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American Song Alexander_Street
Streaming Audio Pre-1960
Provides a definitive source of American roots music and pre-1960 American popular music, including country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, and shape note singing. It includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys, as well as the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.
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American State Papers Readex
Fulltext 1789 - 1838
Provides primary source material on many aspects of early American history from 1789 to 1838. Contains numbered publications, largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials. Unlike the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, the publications in the American State Papers are not divided into reports and documents and do not include House and Senate journals.
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Anatomy.TV: Dental Hygiene
Fulltext Current
Gives clear, detailed and accurate 3D modeling of the head, oral and nasal cavities, dentition, and individual teeth. Also covers histological, embryological and morphological features and development of the head, neck and dentition including nerve and vascular innervations, muscles of mastication, orofacial embryology and histological features of the oral cavity including dentition. Allows a maximum of 5 users at a time. Subscription limited to Dental Hygiene product.
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Animal Behavior Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Covers significant papers relevant to animal behavior, with subjects ranging from neurophysiology to behavioral ecology, from genetics to applied ethology.
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Annual Reviews
Fulltext Coverage varies
Contains authoritative, analytic reviews in 32 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in scientific literature.
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ANTE: Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering ProQuest
No Fulltext 1981 - present
Includes new technologies such as information technology and computing, electronics, biotechnology, medical technology, as well as engineering (including construction, electrical and chemical engineering) and allied subject areas.
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AP Images
Selected Fulltext Current
Contains current photos and a selection of historical pictures from the large image, print and negative library of the Associated Press. Now includes AP graphics files. [Does not include the audio and text files]. Allows a maximum of 5 users at one time.
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APA PsycNET APA
Selected Fulltext 1887-present
Provides access to three databases from the American Psychological Association (APA): PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, and PsycBOOKS. Check the Quick Reference Guide for help using the database.
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Applied Science Full Text EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1983 - present
Provides access to the most important sources in applied science and technology, much of it from peer-reviewed journals. Features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of data in scientific and technical articles. Full Text coverage for selected periodicals is also included from 1997 to present.
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Aqualine ProQuest
No Fulltext 1960 - present
Focuses on trade, technical and scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources. Articles are drawn from a source list of journals, conference proceedings, scientific reports, books and theses.
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ArchiveGrid
No Fulltext Coverage varies
Search for historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
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Art Full Text EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1984 - present
Art Full Text features full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995 and indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984. Indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions provides examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.
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Art Index Retrospective EBSCOhost
Fulltext 1913 - Present
Includes articles, interviews, film and book reviews, bibliographies, conference reports, editorials and much more. This unique resource guides users to contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, helps track the body of work of an individual artist or an entire movement, and provides access to artists’ interviews, commentaries and more.
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ARTbibliographies Modern ProQuest
No Fulltext 1960 - present
Provides provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, with more than 13,000 new entries being added each year. Full coverage begins in 1974 when the first volume was digitised, but entries date back to the late 1960s.
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ARTFL - American Research on the Treasury of the French Language
Fulltext 17th - 20th century
Provides classical French writings, including literary works, political tracts, philosophical writings, and technical treatises. Users can create a dictionary and frequency count of words used in a text, trace origins of words or phrases back through the 17th century.
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ArticleFirst FirstSearch
No Fulltext 1990 - present
Indexes articles, news stories, letters and other items listed on the table of contents pages of journals.
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Arts & Humanities Citation Index - Web of Science Thomson_Reuters
Selected Fulltext 1975 - present
Indexes major journals in the arts and humanites disciplines. Search for articles by topic, author, source title, or author address. Includes Cited Reference Search that finds articles that have cited specific works by an author.
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arXiv.org
Selected Fulltext Current
Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
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ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Library
Fulltext 1996 - Present
Provides access to a high-quality collection of civil engineering content. It contains articles from ASCE journals, papers from conference proceedings, and e-books and standards.
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ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1971 - present
This database provides extensive coverage of research on aquatic organisms for scientists researching the world's living aquatic resources. Marine, freshwater and brackish water organisms and environments are examined, including biology and ecology of aquatic organisms, and legal, policy and socioeconomic issues.
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ASME Digital Library
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to journals published by the American Society for Mechanical Engineers.
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ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1987 - present
Covers health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. ASSIA currently contains records from journals published in many different countries, including the UK and US.
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Associates Programs Source EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Focuses on disciplines of study within associate degrees and certification programs. Areas explored include accounting, agricultural sciences, child care services, cosmetology, culinary arts, forestry, food service management, graphic arts, hair dressing, hospitality management, interior design, journalism, plumbing, heating & air conditioning, veterinary technology and welding to name a few.
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ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library
Fulltext 1996 - Present
Includes a vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information. The Library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.
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Atlanta Constitution ProQuest
Fulltext 1868 - 1945
Provides a vivid, first-hand account of one of the most turbulent periods in American history: post-Civil War reconstruction. This is an ideal primary resource for studying the feelings and reactions of Southerners on the passage of the 14th Amendment, the purging of "Rebels" from the legislature, the giving - then denying - of the right to vote to former slaves, and the passing of economic policies that changed the South and the United States forever.
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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1934 - present
Offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration.
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Bacteriology Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Covers topics from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals, and provides access to far-reaching clinical findings as well as all aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics.
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BBC Shakespeare Plays, The
Streaming Video 1590-1613
This series is regarded as the canon against which other Shakespeare performances on film are measured and compared. Thirty-seven plays are chaptered by acts and feature some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent. These video clips are an ideal choice for libraries, and literature classes.
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Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)
No Fulltext 1975 - 2007
The Getty provides access to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and to the Repertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA) for no charge. These citation databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007.
Unrestricted
Biography in Context Gale
Fulltext Historic and Current
Provides nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography, bringing users face to face with historical figures and today's most studied newsmakers via videos, audios and images. Includes multidisciplinary content on notable figures and the societal forces that have shaped their lives through the Lives & Perspectives Collection.
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Biological Sciences ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and aspects of agriculture and veterinary science monitoring literature from over 8,000 serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and books and patents. Biology Digest is ceased and is now archived in Biological Sciences.
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BioOne
Fulltext 2000 - present
Includes a broad selection of the full-text, peer-reviewed journals and bulletins published by the American Institute of Biological Sciences member societies, focused on the biological, ecological and environmental sciences. BioOne.1 has over eighty publications, most of which are ISI ranked and available back to Volume 1, Issue 1 through JSTOR. BioOne.2 offers a new, diverse group of journals, many of which are internationally based and have not been available online until now.
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BioOne Abstracts and Indexes ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1998 to Present
Includes a database that is an indexed and fully-searchable collection of abstracts that link to the fulltext articles available from the BioOne organization. BioOne was developed by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), the University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and Allen Press.
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BIOSIS Previews Thomson_Reuters
Selected Fulltext 1926 - present
Covers original research reports and reviews in biological and biomedical areas, as well as medicine, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering and biotechnology. Includes the contents of Biological Abstracts and Biological Abstracts/RRM.
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Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Biotechnology & BioEngineering Database provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology. Biotechnology Abstracts and Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Abstracts have ceased and are now archived with Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts.
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Birds of North America Online
Fulltext 1800's to Present
Provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada. BNA Online contains image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs, and more. And most online BNA accounts now feature recordings of the songs and calls of their species, recordings selected from the extensive collection of Cornell's Macaulay Library.
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Black Abolitionist Papers ProQuest
Fulltext 1830 - 1865
Searches a unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865. The content includes letters, speeches, editorials, articles, sermons, and essays from libraries and archives in England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and the United States. Over 15,000 items written by nearly 300 Black men and women are available for searching.
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Black Drama, Second Edition Alexander_Street
Fulltext 1850 - present
Contains approximately 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
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Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century ProQuest
Fulltext Historic
Offers all levels of researchers the opportunity to study the most well-known and also unheralded events of The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century from the perspective of the men, women, and sometimes even children, who waged one of the most inspiring social movements in American history.
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Black Studies in Video Alexander_Street
Streaming Video 1776-Present
Features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
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BNATax Management Library
Fulltext 1994 - present
Includes a collection of in-depth analyses of specific tax topics, as well as the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, and IRS notices and announcements.
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Books In Print
Selected Fulltext Covers current publishing
Offers valuable information on more than 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as 12 million international titles, making it the largest bibliographic database to the industry. Available in web and print formats, this indispensable resource for booksellers, publishers, and librarians also offers: reviews; tables of contents; full-text previews; cover images; author biographies; awards information; annotations; and much more.
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Britannica Online Academic Edition
Selected Fulltext Current
Provides access to Encyclopaedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools including an atlas, biographies, news, and multimedia. Also contains a comprehensive database of statistics on every nation of the world, and 225 classic works by 140 authors that offer an introduction to significant works of history, literature, philosophy, and science.
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British Newspapers 1600-1900 Gale
Fulltext 1600 - 1900
Provides access to two collections held at the British Library. The 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers contains news-books, pamphlets, ephemera, and other early forms of newspapers. The 19th Century British Library Newspapers contains 48 newspapers representing nineteenth century Britain. The collections can be searched together or separately.
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British Periodicals Collection I & II ProQuest
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal, late 1700's - 1800's
British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals. Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
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BrowZine
Fulltext Coverage varies by Journal
The University Libraries is subscribing to BrowZine. It’s an app for IPad or Android-based tablets that enables faculty, staff and students to browse, read and monitor many of the University Libraries’ scholarly journals. Click here to download BrowZine.
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Business Source Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1886 - present
Provides comprehensive coverage of the most important scholarly journals for all business disciplines, and author profiles. Also includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
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C19: The Nineteenth Century Index ProQuest
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by index
Creates integrated bibliographic coverage of books, official publications, and articles published in journals, magazines and newspapers, from indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, Palmer's Index to the Times and Periodicals Index Online.
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Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities
Fulltext Current
Provides access to journal publishing directories in Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, Marketing, Curriculum & Methods, Psychology & Administration, Educational Technology & Library Science, and Psychology & Psychiatry. The directories contain current information on the addresses, phone, e-mail and websites for a large number of journals, as well as information on publication guidelines, acceptance rates and review information.
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Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Focuses on the role that calcium plays in all aspects of biology and medicine, indexing research in bone metabolism, tooth development, nerve transmission, muscle contraction, hormone secretion, calcium deficiency and many other critical fields.
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Cambridge Histories Online
Fulltext Historic and Current
Provides access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series, published since 1960. All the available volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas. Cambridge Histories Online is an invaluable resource for undergraduates, graduates, lecturers and researchers alike.
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Cambridge Journals Online (Cambridge University Press)
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides full text for journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
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CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
No Fulltext Prehistory - Contemporary
Provides access to works of art from the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world and covers the complete range of expressive forms. Works of art may be used for educational and research purposes at subscribing institutions if they are properly credited.
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Ceramic Abstracts/World Ceramic Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1975 - present
Provides international coverage of the ceramics industry, including the manufacture, processing, applications, properties and testing of traditional and advanced ceramics. Source materials include journals, conference proceedings, books, patents, standards and company product literature.
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Checkpoint RIA
Fulltext Historic and current
Research Institute of America (RIA) provides CHECKPOINT, a Web-based online service of tax information products. It includes current and archival tax research materials.
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Chemoreception Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1982 - present
Indexes the research relating to the neurobiology, chemistry, and physiology of taste, smell, internal chemoreception, and chemotaxis, including coverage of such vital areas as signal transduction, receptors, channels and neurogenetics.
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Children's Core Collection EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
This rich resource covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Professional literature for the children's librarian,both periodicals and books, is also covered. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists, books in this collection encompass a wide variety of topics, including social sciences, science, math and reading.
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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Fulltext Coverage varies
Includes reviews, MARC records and related information about children's literature from over 38 quality review media including the ALAN Review, BookList, KIRKUS, National Science Teachers Association, and VOYA. Find books by subject, age level, genre, and much more. Includes Reading Measurement Programs (Lexile, AR, Scholastic Reading Counts), Curriculum Tools, and links to over 240,000 web pages featuring children's authors and illustrators.
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CINAHL Plus with Full Text EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1937 - present
Resource for searching nursing and allied health literature. CINAHL includes indexing for the contents of journals, books, dissertations, standards or practice, proceedings, and more. Provides full text access to over 750 journals, over 220 books/monographs, and contains more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937.
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Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective Accessible_Archives
Fulltext 1860 - 1865
Contains articles from various 19th century newspapers on the Civil War.
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ClasePeriodica FirstSearch
No Fulltext 1975 - present
Indexes Latin American journals in the social sciences and humanities, and science and technology. Offers access to bibliographic citations from documents published in scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.
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Classical Music in Video Alexander_Street
Streaming Video Coverage varies
Contains performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.
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Classical Music Library Alexander_Street
Streaming Audio Current
Provides a comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings, from Medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde. There are multiple versions of licensed works to enable comparative listening. The audio selections are cross-referenced to a database of supplementary reference information.
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Classical Music Reference Library Alexander_Street
Fulltext Historic & current
Provides electronic access to essential reference materials, including Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music. In addition to the Baker's resources, there are biographies, chronologies, primary source readings, critical texts, full text from other major reference works, biographical information, score and lyric excerpts, musical and notational terms, and photographs and images.
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Classical Scores Library, Volumes I, II, and III Alexander_Street
Fulltext Historic & current
Classical Scores Library is a series of three volumes and contains the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material. An integral resource for music students and faculty, encompassing all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary. With full, study, piano, and vocal scores, this comprehensive collection will enhance the study of music history, performance, appreciation, and theory for a variety of scholars.
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Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials OVID
Selected Fulltext Current
Contains bibliographic references of definitive controlled trials in health care.
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews OVID
Fulltext Current
Includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. Two types of reviews are included: Complete and Protocols (Protocols are the background, objectives and methods for reviews currently being prepared).
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Colonial State Papers ProQuest
Fulltext 16th - 18th Century
Provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries from two collections: Privy Council and related bodies: America and West Indies and The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739 .
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Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
Fulltext 1991 - present
Contains full text from working papers, conference papers, journal articles, and books related to theory and research in international affairs.
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ComAbstracts
No Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Contains abstracts of articles published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field. Other resources of the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS) are also available.
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Communication and Mass Media Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.
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Compendex Elsevier
Selected Fulltext 1884 - present
Abstracts articles from journals, selected government reports and books on engineering. New records are added to the database annually from disciplines and major specialties within engineering. The electronic version of Engineering Index, it is the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database in the world. Users must have pop-ups enabled on their browser for this resource to work.
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Computer & Information Systems Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1981 - present
This bibliographic database provides comprehensive, worldwide literature on the latest theoretical research and practical applications, in the field of computer science and information systems technology.
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Computers & Applied Sciences Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Also includes searchable cited references for key journals.
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Conference Papers Index ProQuest
No Fulltext 1982 - present
This database provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science.
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Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966 Adam_Matthew_Digital
Fulltext 1834-1966
Includes the full era of the modern European colonisation of Africa, from the occupation of Algeria by France, through increasing British presence on the west African coast and beyond. Confidential Print: Africa is a fundamental resource for academics, students and researchers studying modern Africa and its recent history.
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Congressional Committee Prints ProQuest
Fulltext 1830 - present
Includes abstracting, indexing, bibliographic information, and searchable PDFs for Congressional Committee Prints. Examples of committee print content include: research papers by committee staff, Congressional Research Service experts, or outside consultants; committee rules and calendars; compilations of laws; transcripts of markup sessions or other proceedings; and legislative descriptions and analyses.
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Congressional Hearings Digital Collection ProQuest
Fulltext 1824 - present
Provides digital access to abstracting, indexing, bibliographic information, and searchable PDFs for Congressional hearings. Collection includes House and Senate Unpublished Hearings, Part A (1973-1979).
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Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection ProQuest
Fulltext 1873 - 1997
Provides the official record of the proceedings, debates, and activities of Congress, with extensive inserted materials, communications for the president and executive agencies, memorials, and petitions.
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Congressional Research Service Reports ProQuest
Fulltext 1916 - present
Provides nonpartisan and objective research and analysis on all public policy issues. The current research divisions are: American Law; Domestic Social Policy; Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade; Government and Finance; Knowledge Services; and Resources, Science and Industry. This collection includes abstracting, indexing, bibliographic information, and searchable PDFs.
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Consumer Health Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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Contemporary World Music Alexander_Street
Streaming Audio Coverage varies
Contains sounds of all regions from every continent, such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz. The focus is concentrated on contemporary genres, such as fusion and world beat, but also includes other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more. It is a complementary database to Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.
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Copper Technical Reference Library ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1965 - present
Provides a bibliographic database of the world's literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology. Title changed from Copper Data Center Database.
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Corporate Affiliations LexisNexis
Fulltext Current
Provides instant insight into nearly 200,000 parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions, both public and private. Contains information from type of business, net worth and sales data, to contact information of key personnel and outside firms. Allows 2 users at a time. Please log off when your research is complete.
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Corrosion Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1980 - present
This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on corrosion science and engineering, corrosion characteristics, preventive measures, materials construction and performance and equipment for many industries.
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Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume I, II, and III Alexander_Street
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Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume I,II, and III provide the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible.
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CQ Electronic Library
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides access to CQ Researcher Online, CQ Weekly and CQ Voting and Elections Collection.
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CQ Press Political Reference Suite
Fulltext Historic and current
Contains the following resources: Congress and the Nation, Historical Documents Series, Political Handbook of the World, Politics in America, Supreme Court Yearbook, Vital Statistics on American Politics, and Washington Information Directory.
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Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1968 - present
Contains indexes and summaries of international journal articles, books, and governmental and non-governmental reports on a wide range of topics in criminal justice.
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DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index ProQuest
No Fulltext 1973 - present
Contains abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals.
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Dance in Video Alexander_Street
Streaming Video 20th Century
Contains dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.
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Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects OVID
Fulltext Current
Contains critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals from all over the world. DARE records cover topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.
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Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1966 - present
Covers the dental literature, including general and pediatric dentistry, endodontics, odontology, dental public health, oral & maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, and periodontology. The Journal of Dental Research is full text back to 1919.
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Digital National Security Archive ProQuest
Fulltext Coverage varies by collection
Provides a comprehensive collection of primary documents, including the most important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. There are many complete collections, each offering specialized insights.
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Digital Sanborn Maps ProQuest
Fulltext 1867 -1970
Provides large-scale maps of towns and cities in Virginia, plus Washington, DC. This resource is valuable to anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods. Data include the outline of each building; size, shape, and construction materials; functions of structures; locations of windows and doors; street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, and house and block numbers.
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Directory of Open Access Journals
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, aiming to cover all subjects and languages. There are a growing number of journals in the directory, with many of them searchable on article level.
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Dissertations & Theses @ ODU ProQuest
Fulltext 1861 - Present
Allows you to access the citations and abstracts of all ODU student dissertations and theses, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.
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Dissertations & Theses Full Text ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1861 - present
Contains many full-text doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Also indexes dissertations and theses back to 1861. A subset of this database is Dissertations & Theses @ ODU, which allows you to access the citations and abstracts of all ODU student dissertations and theses, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.
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Dissertations & Theses Global ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1743-Present
Designated as an official offsite repository for the U.S. Library of Congress, PQDT Global offers comprehensive historic and ongoing coverage for North American works and significant and growing international coverage from a multiyear program of expanding partnerships with international universities and national associations. Direct access to full text and other ProQuest and ebook subscriptions advance the research process.
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Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639-1800 Readex
Fulltext 1639-1800
Contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement.
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Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 Readex
Fulltext 1801-1819
Provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. It is based on the noted “American Bibliography, 1801-1819” by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker.
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Early American Newspapers Readex
Fulltext 1690 - 1922
Contains U.S. historical newspapers, including titles from all 50 present states. This collection is made up of nine series (Series I, 1690-1876; Series II, 1758-1900; Series III, 1829-1922; Series 4, 1756-1922; Series 5, 1777-1922; Series 6, 1741-1922; Series 7, 1773-1922; Series 8, 1844-1922; Series 9, 1832-1922; and Series 10 (1730-1900).
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Early English Books Online (EEBO) ProQuest
Fulltext 1473 - 1700
Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
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Earthquake Engineering Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1971 - Present
Provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of earthquake engineering and earthquake hazard mitigation.
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EBSCOhost EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Provides access to databases in business, communication, computer science, education, health, history, humanities, music, psychology, religion, and women's studies. Includes the Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print, and several Spanish language databases.
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ECCO - Eighteenth Century Collections Online Gale
Fulltext 18th Century
Access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of approximately 26 million pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
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Ecology Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Focuses on how organisms of all kinds - microbes, plants, and animals - interact with their environments and with other organisms. Included are relevant papers on evolutionary biology, economics, and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment.
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EconLit ProQuest
No Fulltext 1969 - present
Indexes journals, books, and dissertations, covering both economic theory and application. Includes fulltext of book reviews published in the Journal of Economic Literature since 1993.
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Economia y Negocios EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1980's - present
Provides coverage for over 300 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere. It is the result of a collaborative effort between EBSCO Publishing and ESAN (Escuela de Administración de Negocios para Graduados).
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EdITLib (Education & Information Technology Digital Library)
Selected Fulltext 2000 - present
Provides access to peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning. Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
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Education Full Text EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1983-present
Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Content includes in-depth coverage of special education and more than 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.
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Education Research Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1984 - present
Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties. Provides full text for more than 900 journals, and includes full text for more than 100 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers.
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EEBO - Early English Books Online ProQuest
Fulltext 1473-1700
Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
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Eighteenth Century Journals Adam_Matthew_Digital
Fulltext Coverage varies by periodical
Brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1815, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics covered are extremely wide-ranging and include: colonial life; provincial and rural affairs; the French and American revolutions; reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe; political debates; and London coffee house gossip and discussion.
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EIS: Digest of Environmental Impact Statements ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1985 - present
Extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts.
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Electronics & Communications Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1981 - present
This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on circuits, components and materials, photonics, control and systems, telecommunications, equipment and instrumentation, power systems and electrical engineering.
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Emerald Management Xtra
Fulltext 1989 - present
Contains searchable articles from Emerald journals. Subjects covered include management, human resource management, marketing, librarianship, mechanical engineering, electronic and electrical engineering.
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Engineered Materials Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1986 - current
Covers the science, development and production of ceramics, polymers and composite materials.
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Engineering Village Elsevier
Selected Fulltext 1884 - present
Contains the Compendex (1969-present), Ei Backfile (Engineering Index from 1884-1968), GEOBASE (1973-present), Inspec (1969-present) and Inspec backfile (1896-1968) databases for searching on a broad range of topics within the scientific, applied science, technical and engineering disciplines. Users must have pop-ups enabled on their browser for this resource to work.
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English Poetry Database Chadwyck_Healey
Fulltext Pre-Tudor era - 1899
Contains poems in English from the Anglo-Saxon era to the end of the nineteenth century by writers from the British Isles. The English Poetry Database is part of the UVa Text Collection.
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English Short Title Catalogue
No Fulltext 1473 - 1800
Provides extensive descriptions and holdings information for letterpress materials printed in Great Britain or any of its dependencies in any language, as well as for materials printed in English anywhere else in the world, including all recorded English monographs printed between 1473 and 1800. The British Library has made this freely available online for the first time.
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English Verse Drama Database Chadwyck_Healey
Fulltext 1270 - 1899
Contains works from the late thirteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. The English Verse Drama Database is part of the UVa Text Collection.
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ENGnetBASE: Engineering Handbooks Online
Fulltext Current
Provides access to full-text engineering handbooks published by CRC Press.
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Entomology Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Gathers and summarizes all the latest information on millions of insects and insect-like species, from the most ancient fossilized forms to newly-discovered species.
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Environment Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1975 - Present
Encompasses all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies. As of 1994, the database also provides expanded coverage of energy-related issues.
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Environment Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more from domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s.
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Environmental Engineering Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1990 - present
This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on all technological and engineering aspects of air, water and soil quality, environmental safety, sustainability and energy production.
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Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1967 - present
Abstracts research on all aspects of the environmental sciences, including air, land, water and noise pollution, bacteriology, ecology, toxicology, risk assessment, environmental biotechnology and engineering, waste management, water resources, policies and regulations, and U.S. federal environmental impact statements. Safety Science has ceased and is now archived in Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management.
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ERIC EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1966 - present
Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. ERIC provides full text of digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from educational and education-related journals.
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ERIC (FirstSearch) FirstSearch
Selected Fulltext 1966 - present
Contains annotated references to educational materials issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). Some ERIC Documents (designated by ED and a 6-digit number) link to fulltext.
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ERIC (Proquest) ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1966 - present
Contains annotated references to educational materials issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). Some ERIC journal citations link to full-text.
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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center
Selected Fulltext 1966 - present
ERIC provides access to bibliographic records of journal and non-journal literature from 1966 to the present. ERIC also contains a growing collection of materials in Adobe PDF format.
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Essay and General Literature Index EBSCOhost
No Fulltext 1985-present
Essay and General Literature Index is a unique reference database that cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. More than 320 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually with more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.
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Europa World Plus
Fulltext 2006 -- present
Contains the online version of the Europa World Yearbook and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series including: Africa South of the Sahara, Central and South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia, the Far East and Australasia, the Middle East and North Africa, South America, Central America and the Caribbean, South Asia, the USA and Canada, and Western Europe. Provides economic and political information and statistical data for more than 250 countries.
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Evidence Based Medicine Reviews Multifile (EBM Reviews) OVID
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Simultaneously searches the EBM Reviews: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, ACP Journal Club, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, Health Technology Assessment, and NHS Economic Evaluation Database (Allows a maximum of 3 users at a time across all seven databases.)
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ExecuComp Standard_and_Poors
Fulltext Historic and current
Offers executive compensation data including current, historical, total compensation, executive options and compensation of industry peers. Selected company financial information enables you to compare executive pay versus company performance.
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Factiva Dow_Jones
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides current and retrospective news stories, periodical articles, and company and industry financial data covering virtually every subject category.
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Facts on File World News Digest
Selected Fulltext 1940 - present
Covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. This archival record of domestic and international news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print is updated weekly. Additional features are an encyclopedia, an almanac and curriculum tools.
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FedStats
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides easy access via the Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy to the full range of statistics and information produced by federal agencies for public use.
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FIAF, the International Index to Film Periodicals Plus Chadwyck_Healey
Selected Fulltext 1938 - Present
Covers academic and popular film journals and includes full-text content from over 50 journals.
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Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Covers film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Includes nearly 100 books, Variety movie reviews from 1914 to the present, and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.
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Filmakers Library Online, Volumes 1 and 2 Alexander_Street
Streaming Video Coverage varies
Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
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Films on Demand
Streaming Video Coverage varies
Provides access to films in the humanities and social sciences, science and mathematics, health and medicine, technical education, and guidance and counseling.
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Financial Times Historical Archive Gale
Fulltext 1888 - 2006
Delivers the complete searchable run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Founded to serve the immediate needs of the City of London, the Financial Times quickly broadened its coverage, recognising that global financial and economic issues were to become the predominant forces of the twentieth century.
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FirstSearch FirstSearch
No Fulltext Varies by database
Group of databases covering science, social science, humanities and business.
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Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports Readex
Fulltext 1965 - 1996
Contains transcripts of foreign broadcasts and news, translated into English. Many of these materials are first-hand reports of events as they occurred. As such, the FBIS Daily Reports provide a unique historical archive essential for international studies, political science and world history.
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Fuente Academica EBSCOhost
Fulltext 1955 - Present
Provides a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.
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Gale Gale
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides access to a variety of databases, including MLA International Bibliography, Literature Resource Center, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Making of the Modern World, and Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers.
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Gale NewsVault Gale
Fulltext Coverage varies
Search or browse across the following Gale historical newspaper and periodical collections: 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, and the Times Digital Archive.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale
Fulltext Coverage varies
Contains encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. For some titles there may be a more recent edition in print format.
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Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Alexander_Street
Fulltext Current
Provides a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world’s peoples. It includes the entire set of 10 print volumes, with additional features from Alexander Street Press.
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Gender Studies Database EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1972 - present
Combines Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues, providing the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia.
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Genetics Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Provides the widest possible perspective of genetics as a whole, from microbes to plants to humans. The field of molecular genetics is emphasized, with important information on all aspects of DNA, differentiation and development, RNA, protein synthesis, ribosomes, nuclear proteins and chromatin, enzymes, and gene regulation.
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GEOBASE Elsevier
Fulltext 1973 - present
Serves as a multidisciplinary database of indexed research literature on the earth sciences, including geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation. Covering thousands of peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, book series and conference proceedings. Users must have pop-ups enabled on their browser for this resource to work.
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GeoRef ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1669 - present
The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered.
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GeoScienceWorld
Selected Fulltext Approximately 2000 - present
Includes peer-reviewed articles from high-impact journals in geoscience areas. GSW is integrated with GeoRef.
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GeoScienceWorld eBook Collections
Fulltext 1926 - Present
Is a nonprofit collaborative and comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the earth sciences. GeoScienceWorld eBook Collections is the first nonprofit, multi-publisher eBooks platform dedicated to the study of the earth sciences.
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Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs ProQuest
Fulltext 1543-1945
Contains books, pamphlets and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights. This collection was started in the late 1800's by Dutch physician Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen, and has since become the greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world.
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Global Financial Database
Fulltext Historic and current
Provides an extensive collection of financial and economic data covering more than 200 countries extending back to 1265. The database contains economic, fixed income, equity, and total return categories, as well as a Global History of Currencies feature. NOTE: Our subscription includes the U.S. Stock Market Database, and the Real Estate Database.
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Global Plants JSTOR
Fulltext Historic and Current
A community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world. It is an essential resource for institutions supporting research and teaching in botany, ecology, and conservation studies.
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Godey's Lady's Book Accessible_Archives
Fulltext 1830 - 1885
Contains articles on a wide variety of subjects, intended to entertain, inform, and educate the women of America. The magazine is considered among the most important resources of 19th century American life and culture. Also includes fashion descriptions and plates, book reviews, essays and short stories, and sheet music.
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GPO Access
Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Provides free online use of Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, Commerce Business Daily, Congressional Record and other congressional publications, Budget of the U.S., United States Code, and many more. Also contains Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, and the Government Information Locator Service (GILS).
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GPO, Government Publications Monthly Catalog FirstSearch
No Fulltext 1976 - present
Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments.
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GreenFILE EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
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Grove Art Online
Fulltext Prehistory - present
Provides access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Includes new and updated articles, thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles and extensive image links. Allows a maximum of 3 users at a time.
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Grove Music Online
Fulltext Prehistory - present
Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Contains illustrations and musical examples, including sound examples, and links to related sites. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. Allows a maximum of 3 users at a time.
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HarpWeek: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction
Fulltext 1857 - 1877
Provides full-image reproduction of Harper's Weekly and a very elaborate index to the magazine. Includes illustrations, cartoons, news, literature, editorials, and ads.
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Health and Medical Care Archive (HMCA) @ ICPSR
Fulltext 1950 - Present
Preserves and disseminates data collected by research projects funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of all Americans.
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Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) EBSCOhost
No Fulltext 1985 - present
Provides information about behavioral measurement instruments, including questionnaires, interview schedules, vignettes/scenarios, coding schemes, rating and other scales, checklists, indexes, tests, and projective techniques. Information is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences, industrial/organizational behavior, and education. Allows a maximum of 5 users at a time.
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Health and Safety Science Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1981 - present
Provides a comprehensive survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene, such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, medical safety, occupational safety, and ergonomics.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
Provides full-text consumer health magazines, health-related pamphlets and health reference books. Also contains Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish) and generic drug patient education sheets from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides indexing, abstracts, and scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, with particularly strong coverage of nursing and allied health. Also includes drug patient education sheets from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
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Highwire Press
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to high-impact, peer-reviewed journals in the sciences.
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Historical Abstracts EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1955 - present
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more. This database provides indexing of more than 1,700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.
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Historical Statistics of the United States Millennial Edition Online
Fulltext Colonial times - present
Provides access to over 37,000 data series from the revised and expanded Historical Statistics of the United States, covering topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets.
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Hospitality & Tourism Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1965 - present
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Publications include periodicals, company and country reports, and books. Coverage is both domestic and international, with material collected from countries and regions such as Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia.
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House of Commons Parliamentary Papers Chadwyck_Healey
Fulltext 1901-Present
Old Dominion University Libraries provides access to the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st Century content of the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers which comprise a vital part of the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world. They are among the richest and most detailed primary sources for the history of the past two centuries, and are fundamental to an understanding of current legislation, policy making and the political environment.
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Human Genome Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - 1995
Offers a comprehensive source for developments and promising applications emerging from international genome research, including the massive Human Genome Project.
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Humanities International Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.
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IBISWorld
Fulltext Current
Provides access to IBISWorld Industry Research reports using Michael Porter's Five Competitive Forces framework providing data on key statistics, industry structure and analysis, and factors that affect the industry.
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ICPSR -- Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Selected Fulltext Historic and current
Provides access to an archive of social sciences data—including health data. In ICPSR, select Find & Analyze Data to begin searching. ICPSR provides access to Health and Medical Care Archive, Resource Center for Minority Data, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive, and many more. First time users must create an account. ICPSR is funded with support from the ODU Office of Research.
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IEEE Xplore
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE Standards. Allows a maximum of 15 users at a time.
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Illustrated London News Gale
Fulltext 1842 - 2003
Contains the full facsimile run of the world's most iconic illustrated newspaper. The Illustrated London News was founded by Herbert Ingram, an entrepreneurial newsagent, who noticed that newspapers sold more copies when they carried pictures. The ILN commissioned a galaxy of great artists and draughtsmen to cover wars, royal events, scientific invention, and exploration.
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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook IMD
Fulltext Current 5 years
Includes all the information from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, which analyzes and ranks the ability of nations to create and maintain an environment that sustains the competitiveness of enterprises. It covers countries and regional economies using 331 criteria, grouped into 4 main factors: economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency, and infrastructure.
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Immunology Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1982 - present
Covers topics from cancer and vaccine research to immune deficiencies and autoimmunity, concentrating on basic science research and its clinical implications.
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Industrial & Applied Microbiology Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries are assembled in this database.
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Inspec Elsevier
Selected Fulltext 1896 - present
Abstracts international journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, dissertations and books from the scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology. Users must have pop-ups enabled on their browser for this resource to work.
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Integrated Fertility Survey Series (IFSS) @ ICPSR
Fulltext 1955 - Present
Offers data and tools for examining issues related to families and fertility in the United States spanning five decades. IFSS encompasses the Growth of American Families (GAF), National Fertility Surveys (NFS), and National Surveys of Family Growth (NSFG), as well as a single dataset of harmonized variables across all ten surveys. Analytic tools make it possible to quickly and easily explore the data and obtain information about changes in behaviors and attitudes across time.
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International Bibliography of Art ProQuest
No Fulltext 2008 - present
Provides scholarly literature on western art. IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) from the Getty Research Institute.
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International Encyclopedia of Education Elsevier
Fulltext 2010 - Present
Of interest to Educators and researchers in education of all backgrounds. Readers will include undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, teachers and lecturers, and professionals. The wide coverage will make it an invaluable source of information for scholars and students inside and outside the discipline.
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International Financial Statistics
Fulltext 1948 - Present
Provides a complete library of continuously updated international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. It reports, for most countries of the world, current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation, i.e., data on exchange rates, international liquidity, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.
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International Studies Encyclopedia Online Wiley-Blackwell
Fulltext 1959 - Present
Published in association with the International Studies Association, is available online (International Studies Online) or as a 12-volume set in print. This resource is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations.
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Jazz Music Library Alexander_Street
Streaming Audio Historic - present
Provides the largest and most comprehensive collection of jazz available online with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres. Artists range from past greats to musicians performing and recording today. Liner notes to all the albums are included (in PDF format) as well as static URLs to each track and album in the database.
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Journal Citation Reports Thomson_Reuters
No Fulltext 1997 - Present
This analysis tool summarizes citations from science and social science journals and proceedings in the Web of Science database. It delivers detailed reports of their citation performance, their citation network, and the count and type of materials published. It uses a combination of impact and influence metrics and shows the relationships between citing and cited journals. New resource
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Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Thomson_Reuters
No Fulltext 2005-2013
Offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals. Provides quantifiable statistical information based on citation data. Helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationships between citing and cited journals. Resource will be phased out in 2015.
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Journals@Ovid Full Text OVID
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Contains scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies.
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JSTOR JSTOR
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides a scholarly journal archive for full text journals through the following collections: Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences, Health & General Sciences, Language & Literature, Life Sciences. The JSTOR Arts and Sciences I-IV, X Collections are funded through the generous support of the Friends of the Library. NEW FEATURE--JSTOR now offers access to Early Journal Content (pre-1870 and pre-1923-present).
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JSTOR Global Plants JSTOR
Fulltext Historic and Current
A community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world. It is an essential resource for institutions supporting research and teaching in botany, ecology, and conservation studies.
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Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Wiley-Blackwell
Fulltext 1999 - Present
Presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances; including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.
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Knovel Library
Selected Fulltext Current
Includes leading reference works and databases from international publishers and professional societies, covering material properties, process and design information, best practices, and equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines.
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Legal Collection EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1965 - present
Provides scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies, covering legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.
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LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis
Selected Fulltext Varies
Provides full-text documents from business, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options.
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LGBT Thought and Culture Alexander_Street
Fulltext 20th Century - Present
Documents LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection illuminates the lives of lesbians, gays, transgendered, and bisexual individuals and the community with content including selections from The National Archives in Kew, materials collected by activist and publisher Tracy Baim from the mid-1980s to present, as well as mainstream trade and university publishers.
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Library Literature & Information Science Full Text EBSCOhost
Fulltext 1980 - present
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text provides indexing and abstracting of over 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals, and full-text coverage of over 170 journals. Subjects include automation, cataloging, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, and preservation. Coverage back to 1980.
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1960's - present
Indexes periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings, covering librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
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Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1973 - present
This database abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
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Literature Online (LION) Chadwyck_Healey
Fulltext 1996 - Present
A searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 383 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
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Literature Resource Center Gale
Selected Fulltext Varied
Includes criticisms, biographies, reference articles, reviews, primary sources, plot analysis, explication, and multimedia, from all time periods and from around the world. Includes fulltext information from many standard reference sources including Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literary Criticism.
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Lynda.com
Streaming Video 1995 - Present
An online training library that offers training video and labs on the latest software, creative, and business skills.
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Making of the Modern World Gale
Fulltext 1450 - 1850
Provides digital facsimile images on every page of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business from the Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature, covering commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport.
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Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries Alexander_Street
Fulltext 1750 - 1950
Brings together 100,000 pages of the personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, displayed as high-quality images of the original manuscripts, Semantically Indexed and online for the first time. The collection is drawn entirely from the extensive holdings of the American Antiquarian Society.
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MasterFILE Premier EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1975 - present
Provides access to general periodicals covering business, education, health, science and more, reference books including the World Almanac & Book of Facts, biographies, primary source documents, Magill Book Reviews, as well as an image collection of photos, maps and flags.
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Materials Business File ProQuest
No Fulltext 1985 - present
This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on the business and industry aspect of materials science, engineering, aerospace and advanced technologies. News, product and process developments, plant development and construction, international trade data, government regulations and management issues are all covered.
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Materials Research Database ProQuest
No Fulltext 1966 - present
Indexes materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering application. Includes primary journals plus trade literature, patents, newspapers, press releases, conference proceedings, books and reports. Weldasearch is ceased and is now archived in Materials Research Database.
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MathSciNet
Selected Fulltext 1940 - present
Combines Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. Provides timely reviews or summaries of articles and books that contain new contributions to mathematical research.
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Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1966 - present
Provides abstracts of the journal literature in mechanical and transportation engineering and their complementary fields, including forensic engineering, management and marketing of engineering services, engineering education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, and mathematics and computation.
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Mechanical Engineering Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1981 - 2002
Abstracts the worldwide literature in mechanical engineering, engineering management, and production engineering. Presents theoretical perspectives, specific applications, reports on key developments published in journals, articles, and conference papers.
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MedicLatina EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to medical research and investigative journals in native Spanish, published by renowned Latin American medical publishers.
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Medline FirstSearch
No Fulltext 1950 - present
Includes records with substantial abstracts in all areas of medicine. Corresponds to the print indexes: Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index.
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Medline ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1997 - present
This database is a comprehensive collection of journals covering clinical and biomedical literature. The database is updated daily with the full version refresh of the December 14, 2011 release by the U.S. National Library of Medicine to occur prior to March 13, 2012.
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Medline - ISI Web of Knowledge Thomson_Reuters
No Fulltext 1950 - present
MEDLINE on this service contains citations and abstracts which cover a broad range of medical topics relating to research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE contains all records published in Index Medicus and corresponds in part to the printed International Nursing Index with significant material from Index to Dental Literature.
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Mental Measurements Yearbook EBSCOhost
Fulltext 1985 - present
Contains full-text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Database now includes Tests in Print. Allows a maximum of 4 users at a time.
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Mergent Horizon
Fulltext Current
Provides users with seamless capabilities for finding, filtering and organizing information about companies and industries. Comprehensive coverage is provided for all companies that are actively traded on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ--over 6,200 in total, with enhanced product-level detail for 3,700 companies in the Healthcare, Technology, Media and Finance sectors.
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Mergent Online
Fulltext Current
Provides access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form and in native currencies.
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Mergent WebReports
Fulltext 1900's to present
Provides access to a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents through the following modules: Corporate Manuals and Municipal & Government Manuals. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries.
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METADEX ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1966 - present
Abstracts information from journals, plus patents, dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings, and books on metals and alloys: their properties, manufacturing, applications, and development.
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Middle and Junior High Core Collection EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
This Collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction books recommended for children and young adolescents (grades 5 through 9), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. Selected and recommended by collection development specialists in library service to young people, listed books encompass a wide variety of topics for youth.
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Military & Government Collection EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content.
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Mintel Reports
Selected Fulltext Current
Provides access to U.S. and international market and consumer research through reports, data, daily news articles on corporate, product and advertising activity, as well as opinions and comments from Mintel's analysts. Please create or sign-in to your Mintel Reports Personal Profile if you wish to save, download, or bookmark records. You must sign-up with your Old Dominion University e-mail address to create your Mintel Reports Personal Profile.
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MLA International Bibliography ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1926 - present
A classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926. The electronic version includes the Bibliography's entire print run and currently contains more than 2 million records.
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Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications ProQuest
No Fulltext 1895 - 1976
Provides a digital version of the US Government Printing Office's authorized government bibliography from 1895 to June 1976. This comprehensive index describes over 1.2 million items and makes it much easier to locate historical government documents in all subject areas.
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Morningstar Investment Research Center
Fulltext Coverage varies by report
Provides in-depth data and analysis for stocks and mutual funds. Allows a maximum of 3 users at a time.
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Mosby's Nursing Consult Elsevier
Fulltext Coverage varies by resource
Includes Nursing reference books, journals, drug information, patient education materials, drug calculators, clinical updates, practice guidelines, images, and Nursing-related news.
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Music Index Online EBSCOhost
No Fulltext 1975- present
Indexes international music periodicals, covering a broad range of subjects from all aspects of classical and popular music. Includes book reviews, record reviews, first performances, obituaries, and news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.
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Music Online Alexander_Street
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides a comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web. The new interface cross-searches the following Alexander Street products, African American Music Reference, American Song, Classical Music Library, Classical Music Reference Library, Classical Scores Library, Contemporary World Music, Dance in Video, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Jazz Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.
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MusicalAmerica.com
Fulltext Coverage varies
Includes industry articles, agent search, artist search, press releases, calendar of events and a career center.
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National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP) @ ICPSR
Fulltext 1960 - Present
Acquires, preserves and disseminates data relevant to drug addiction and HIV research. By preserving and making available an easily accessible library of electronic data on drug addiction and HIV infection in the United States, NAHDAP offers scholars the opportunity to conduct secondary analysis on major issues of social and behavioral sciences and public policy. NAHDAP was established at ICPSR in 2010 by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health.
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National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) @ ICPSR
Fulltext 1804 - Present
Acquires and provides access to data relevant to gerontological research with an emphasis on major issues of scientific and policy relevance.
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database ProQuest
No Fulltext 1985 - Present
Covers literature related to research, policy and practice in criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. Search over 189,000 U.S. and international publications, including federal, state and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations and unpublished research
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National Geographic Magazine Digital Archive Gale
Fulltext 1888-1994
Brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
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National Security Archive ProQuest
Fulltext Coverage varies by collection
Provides a comprehensive collection of primary documents, including the most important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. There are complete collections, each offering specialized insights.
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National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Free public access to a searchable online database of federal science and technology reports. The library is a service of the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS). Register and sign the terms and conditions in order to search and access the reports.
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Nature Journals Online
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to some of the Nature Publishing Group (NPG) resources in biological and physical sciences.
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NBC Learn Higher Ed
Streaming Video 1920 - Present
Is a collection of primary source videos, newsreels, documents, and images; One of the largest news archives in the world; Collections are updated with current events daily from celebrated NBC programs.
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NCJRS Abstracts Database
Selected Fulltext Early 1970's - present
Contains publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the United States and around the world. These resources include statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials.
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Neurosciences Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Covers all aspects of vertebrate and invertebrate neuroscience, emphasizing basic research studies but also including such devastating neural diseases as Alzheimer's.
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New York Times w/ Index ProQuest
Fulltext 1851 - 2006
Provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images. The Index covers 1851-1993.
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NewsBank Readex
Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Provides access to America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1922), American Broadsides and Ephemera (1760-1900), American State Papers (1789-1838), U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1980), Foreign Broadcast Information Service (1974-1996), and Access World News. Also highlights major news events with special reports collections with news, maps, etc. Allows a maximum of 14 users at a time.
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Newspaper Source Plus EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
Provides access to national and international newspapers, many cover-to-cover full-text. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from ABC News, CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc.
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) Gale
Fulltext 19th Century
Includes a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. This collection contains Archive 1: British Politics and Society, Archive 2: Asia & West Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange, and Archive 4: Corvey Collection of European Literature.
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Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Gale
Fulltext 19th Century
Provides digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
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Norfolk Journal and Guide ProQuest
Fulltext 1921 - 2003
Under the leadership of P.B. Young, the "Dean of the Negro Press", The Norfolk Journal and Guide became one of the best researched and written newspapers of its era, with a circulation of more than 80,000 by the 1940s. It argued against restrictive covenants, rallied against lynching, encouraged blacks to vote, supported improvements to city streets and water systems, and more.
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North American Women's Letters and Diaries Alexander_Street
Fulltext Colonial to 1950
Includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters, including more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.
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Nucleic Acids Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Find perspectives on innovative cloning and sequencing strategies as well as gene regulatory sequences and proteins, RNA processing and transport, RNA editing DNA biosynthesis, transcription factors and oncoproteins.
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OAIster
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides a union catalog of digital resources, including items such as digitized (i.e., scanned) books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files (e.g., wav, mp3), images (e.g., tiff, gif), movies (e.g., mp4, quicktime), and datasets (e.g., downloadable statistics files). OAIster provides access to these digital resources by "harvesting" their descriptive metadata (records) using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting).
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Oceanic Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1981 - present
This database is focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment. It focuses on marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics.
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OECD iLibrary
Selected Fulltext January 1998 - present
OECD's iLibrary is OECD's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.
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Official Documents of the United Nations (ODS)
Fulltext 1993 - present
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. Requires UNICODE-based Internet browsers, such as MS Internet Explorer 5.5, Netscape 6.21 or higher versions.
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Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1989 - present
Covers every aspect of oncogene research into the molecular basis of malignant transformations, and is valuable in researching cell growth and oncogenesis, immunology, virology, bacteriology, genetics, and other related fields.
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Optics InfoBase (Optical Society of America)
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Includes peer-reviewed journals published by the Optical Society of America, dedicated to the generation, application, archiving and worldwide dissemination of knowledge in optics and photonics.
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OSTI - Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Selected Fulltext 1948 - current
The Office of Scientific and Technical Information delivers research results from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Search vast collections of DOE research results, find out about ongoing research projects, explore significant DOE discoveries, learn about DOE Nobel Prize Winners, access and search e-prints, sign up for alerts, find science conference papers and proceedings, connect with national laboratory education sites, and more.
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Ovid OVID
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Includes BIOSIS Previews (1969-2008), Evidence Based Medicine Reviews, and Zoological Record (1978-2009).
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Oxford Art Online Oxford
Fulltext Prehistory - present
Provides a gateway to Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online (Oxford DNB Online) Oxford
Fulltext 4th century BC to 21st century
Includes a collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies, which describe the lives of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond from the 4th century BC to the 21st century. Allows one user at a time.
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Oxford English Dictionary Oxford
Fulltext Current
Includes the Oxford English Dictionary, and the Historical Thesaurus of the OED, which contains almost the entire vocabulary of English, from Old English to the present day. Also offers publicly available editorial features, providing guides to the OED content and regular commentaries on topical issues in the story of the English language.
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Oxford English Dictionary Oxford
Fulltext Current
Includes the Oxford English Dictionary, and the Historical Thesaurus of the OED, which contains almost the entire vocabulary of English, from Old English to the present day. Also offers publicly available editorial features, providing guides to the OED content and regular commentaries on topical issues in the story of the English language.
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Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press) Oxford
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides searchable database of journals from science, technical, professional, medical, humanities, arts and social science disciplines, including many full text articles.
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Oxford Music Online Oxford
Fulltext Prehistory to present
Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Contains illustrations and musical examples, including sound examples, and links to related sites. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. Allows a maximum of 3 users at a time.
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Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Oxford
Fulltext Coverage varies
Contains dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, plus more detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series.
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PAIS International ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1915 - current
Covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. PAIS International is the current file covering 1972 to present, and PAIS Archive includes the content from printed volumes published 1915-1976.
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PapersFirst FirstSearch
No Fulltext 1993 - present
Indexes papers from every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop, and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.
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PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) Videos
Streaming Video Coverage varies
Provides access to a comprehensive collection of outstanding video programming from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The collection contains 311 titles in 498 program segments varying from 30 minutes to 1 hour in length.
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Pennsylvania Gazette Accessible_Archives
Fulltext 1728 - 1800
Provides full text articles, news items, editorials, letters, etc. from The Pennsylvania Gazette, considered The New York Times of the 18th century. Also includes full-text of documents such as the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, Letters from a Farmer, Thomas Paynes Common Sense, The Federalist Papers, etc.
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Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue Accessible_Archives
Fulltext 1809 - 1870
Contains a listing of marriages, deaths and obituaries from the Village Record, published in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Included, however, is information about emigration patterns, customs and traditions, important events, medical history, and biographical data.
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Pennsylvania Newspaper Record Accessible_Archives
Fulltext 1819 - 1870
Contains full-text transcriptions of articles, advertisements, and vital statistics, providing insight into technology, business activity and material culture in a down-river milling and manufacturing community at the height of the Industrial Revolution.
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Philosopher's Index EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1940 - present
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language. Allows one user at a time.
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Physical Education Index ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1970 - present
Indexes peer-reviewed journals, report literature, conference proceedings, trade magazines, patents, and articles from the popular press, featuring a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance.
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PILOTS ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1871 - present
Includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. PILOTS (Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress) is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Plant Science ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1994 - present
Abstracts the scientific literature on plant science. Major areas of coverage include: Physiology, Pathology, Environmental biology & pollution, Breeding, Agronomy & horticulture, Biotechnology, Diversity, Genetics, Taxonomy, Crop protection, Water & nutrients, Plants & medicine, Algae, lichens, mosses & ferns, Forestry, and Pest Control.
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Points of View Reference Center EBSCOhost
Fulltext Historical and Current
Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue. This database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
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Political Science Complete EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1922 - Present
Has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. The database also features full-text reference books and monographs, and full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association. Political Science Complete includes a subject-specific thesaurus.
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Pollution Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1981 - present
Combines information on scientific research and government policies in a single resource. Major areas of coverage include: Air Pollution, Marine Pollution, Freshwater Pollution, Sewage and Wastewater Treatment, Waste Management, Land Pollution, Toxicology and Health, Noise, Radiation, and Environmental Action.
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Proceedings FirstSearch
No Fulltext 1993 - present
Indexes proceedings of every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library.
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Project Euclid Journals
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to independent and society journals in the field of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics.
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Project Muse
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides fulltext of articles from journal titles in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, with full searching capabilities. Project Muse is provided by Johns Hopkins University Press.
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ProQuest ProQuest
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Provides access to several databases, including ABI/INFORM Global, Dissertations & Theses Full Text, High Technology & Aerospace Journals, American Periodicals Series Online. Also includes historical newspapers - the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, the Norfolk Journal and Guide, and The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century .
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ProQuest Congressional ProQuest
Fulltext Coverage varies by collection
Contains full text for U.S. Congressional publications, bills, legislative histories, laws, etc. The ODU Library has purchased the following retrospective collections, Committee Prints (1830-present), Congressional Research Service Reports (1916-present), and Congressional Hearings (1824-2003). The database also includes House and Senate Unpublished Hearings, Part A (1973-1979).
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1861 - present
Contains many full-text doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Also indexes dissertations and theses back to 1861. A subset of this database is Dissertations & Theses @ ODU, which allows you to access the citations and abstracts of all ODU student dissertations and theses, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1743 - Present
Designated as an official offsite repository for the U.S. Library of Congress, PQDT Global offers comprehensive historic and ongoing coverage for North American works and significant and growing international coverage from a multiyear program of expanding partnerships with international universities and national associations. Direct access to full text and other ProQuest and ebook subscriptions advance the research process.
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PsycARTICLES APA
Fulltext 1894 - present
Contains full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and from allied organizations. It includes all journal articles, letters to the editor and errata from each journal.
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PsycBOOKS APA
Fulltext Coverage varies
Includes scholarly titles published by APA Books and others. PsycBOOKS also features the exclusive electronic release of the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. The embargo period for PsycBOOKS is approximately 12 months.
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Psychology and Behaviorial Sciences Collection EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1965 - present
Covers topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
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PsycINFO APA
Selected Fulltext 1887 - present
Contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, mostly peer-reviewed. Journal coverage includes international material in foreign languages. Check the Quick Reference Guide for help using the database.
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PsycTESTS APA
Fulltext 1896 to present
Is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
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PubMed (Medline and more)
Selected Fulltext 1950 - present
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's database of biomedical journal citations and abstracts. PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals.
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Regional Business News EBSCOhost
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides comprehensive full-text coverage of business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
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Religion and Philosophy Collection EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1975 - present
Provides indexing and abstracts as well as full-text, peer-reviewed journals, covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
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RIA Checkpoint Tax Service RIA
Fulltext Historic and current
Research Institute of America (RIA) provides CHECKPOINT, a Web-based online service of tax information products. It includes current and archival tax research materials.
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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature EBSCOhost
No Fulltext 1967 - present
RILM is a comprehensive music bibliography featuring citations, abstracts, and indexes. Publications originate from 151 countries and are in 214 languages. There are currently over 550,000 records in RILM on traditional music, popular music, and classical music. Coverage of Conference Proceedings goes back to 1835.
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Risk Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1990 - present
Encompasses the study of risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk.
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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online Routledge
Fulltext Historic and Current
Covers an unparalleled breadth of subject matter, including Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy.
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Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Journals
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Contains journals published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences.
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Sabin Americana, 1500 - 1926 Gale
Fulltext 1500 -1926
Contains books, pamphlets, serials and other documents about the Americas that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.
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Safari Books Online ProQuest
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides an e-reference library containing collections of emerging technology books, manuscripts, papers and instructional video, geared towards IT, software developers, web designers, system administrators and creative pros. Allows a maximum of 47 users at a time.
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SAGE Journals Online
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to SAGE's prestigious and highly cited journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. SAGE Full-Text Collections, SAGE's award-winning, discipline-specific research databases, are also available on SAGE Journals Online.
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SAGE Reference Online
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides access to over 200 reference books published by SAGE covering the social sciences and education, including such areas as African American Studies, Aged & Gerontology, Anthropology, Communication and Media Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Gender & Sexuality Studies, History, Politics, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Work & Social Policy, and Sociology.
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Salud en Espanol EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
Provides the Spanish version of Consumer Health Complete. Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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Science Citation Index Expanded - Web of Science Thomson_Reuters
Selected Fulltext 1900 - present
Indexes major journals across many scientific disciplines. Search for articles by topic, author, source title, or author address. Includes Cited Reference Search that finds articles that have cited specific works by an author.
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ScienceDirect Elsevier
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Indexes high-quality, peer-reviewed research journals in the sciences and includes links to many full text articles.
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SciFinder
Selected Fulltext Current
Provides access to research in chemistry and related sciences from Chemical Abstracts Service, including the world's largest collection of substance information, the CAS REGISTRY. ODU students, faculty and staff must REGISTER for their own user account in order to login to the database.
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Sears List of Subject Headings (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost
Fulltext 1923 - Present
A thesaurus-like database delivering a core list of headings, together with patterns and examples to guide the cataloger in creating further headings as needed. It serves the unique needs of small and medium sized libraries.
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Senior High Core Collection EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
This collection is selective list of books recommended for young people in grades 9 through 12 is invaluable for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory and curriculum support in the high school library. Senior High School Core Collection lists review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.
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Serial Set (U.S. Congressional Serial Set) Readex
Fulltext 1817 - 1980
Contains the digital version of the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, providing primary source material on all aspects of American history.
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SIAM Journals Online
Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to research journals published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
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Silent Film Online Alexander_Street
Streaming Video 1890-1930
Brings together films which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP’s Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.
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Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive Gale
Fulltext Coverage varies
Includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm.
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Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007 Adam_Matthew_Digital
Fulltext 1490-2007
Provides a portal for slavery and abolition studies, bringing together documents and collections covering an extensive time period 1490-2007, from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world. Close attention is being given to the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today.
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Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries Alexander_Street
Streaming Audio Coverage varies
Includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of other legendary labels. It also includes music recorded around the African continent as well as material collected by recordists on the South Asian subcontinent. It is an educational resource that delivers the world's diverse cultural expressions in an informative way via digital media.
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Social Sciences Citation Index - Web of Science Thomson_Reuters
Selected Fulltext 1900 - present (includes Archives)
Indexes journals across social science disciplines, and indexes individually selected, relevant items from the world's leading scientific and technical journals. Includes Cited Reference Search that finds articles that have cited specific works by an author.
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Social Services Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1979 - present
This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.
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Sociological Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1952 - present
This database abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers.
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Solid State & Superconductivity Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on all aspects of theory, production and application of solid state materials and devices - as well as the new high- and low-temperature superconductivity technology.
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Something About the Author Online Gale
Fulltext 1971 - present
Provides access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.
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SPORTDiscus with Full Text EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1985 - Present
Serves as the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for 550 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the SPORTDiscus index - with no embargo. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports & sports medicine literature. Allows a maximum of 4 users at a time.
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Sports Market Place Directory
Selected Fulltext Current
Provides current key information about the people, organizations and events involving the explosive sports industry.
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SpringerLINK
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by journal
Provides access to peer-reviewed journals and individual documents in the scientific, technical & medical (STM) fields. Most titles include complete back issues to 1996. Also includes four subject-based e-book collections: the 2013 frontlists for Behavioral Science, Biomedical and Life Science, Computer Science, and Earth and Environmental Science. These include the Lecture Notes. Complimentary archival rights were also given to the 2005 e-book collections in these subject areas.
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Statesman's Yearbook
Fulltext Current
Includes reliable information on every country in the world, covering history, politics, economics, trade and infrastructure.
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Statistical Abstract of the United States ProQuest
Fulltext 1878 - Present
The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables, deep searching at the line-item level, powerful facets for narrowing search results, and image and spreadsheet versions of all current and historical tables.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) @ ICPSR
Fulltext 1990 - Present
Provides public-use data files, file documentation, and access to restricted-use data files to support a better understanding of this critical area of public health.
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Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006 Gale
Fulltext 1822 - 2006
The Sunday Times launched itself on the world on October 20, 1822, promising to instill "an invigorating spirit" in its readership, and uphold the freedom of the press against those "emperors, kings, and their ministers" who would stifle it. Since that first issue, the newspaper has consistently provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week`s news and society at large. Murder, theatre, sport and politics-all collide in its pages in an abundance of colourful detail.
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Teacher Reference Center EBSCOhost
No Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
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Tests in Print EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Current
Serves as a comprehensive bibliography to commercially available tests in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). Tests in Print is now integrated into the same database as the Mental Measurements Yearbook.
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The Times Digital Archive Gale
Fulltext 1785 - 2008
Contains full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page from The Times (London).The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.
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Theatre in Video Alexander_Street
Streaming Video 20th Century
Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video. These actual original productions, captured and recorded while performed for a live theatre audience, cover a wide range of 20th century theatre history and represent hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
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Thomson ONE (Requires Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, or 8.0) Thomson_Reuters
Fulltext 1970 - present
Thomson ONE provides detailed financial information, including historical data and forecasts, for U.S. and international public companies; Has expanded pricing and exchange history back to 1970. Allows a maximum of 20 users at a time. For information about installing the Thomson Reuters Spreadsheet Link (TRSL), contact Miriam Bridges (mbridges@odu.edu).
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Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive Gale
Fulltext 1902 - 2005
Offers comprehensive coverage of the latest and most important publications, in every subject, in several languages - as well as reviewing current theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions. The TLS continues to scrutinize, applaud and dissect the work of leading writers and thinkers.
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Toxicology Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1981 - present
Covers toxicology studies of industrial and agricultural chemicals, household products, pharmaceuticals, and myriad other substances, including information concerning the in vivo effects of toxic substances.
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TOXLINE ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1996 - Current
This database, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens.
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U.S. Congressional Serial Set Readex
Fulltext 1817 - 1980
Contains the digital version of the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, providing primary source material on all aspects of American history.
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U.S. Stock Market Database
Fulltext Historic and current
Provides comprehensive current and historical coverage of stocks traded on exchanges in the United States, with daily data for current US stocks back to 1970 and monthly data back to 1815. Stock market indices, historical stock data, delisted stocks, and fundamental data are included. NOTE: Our subscription includes the Global Financial Database, but not the Real Estate Database.
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UlrichsWeb
No Fulltext Current
Provides detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on periodicals published throughout the world.
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Value Line Investment Survey
Fulltext 1931 to Present
Contains a richly detailed and continuously updated compendium of current and historical market and financial data spanning thousands of U.S. companies, mutual funds and other securities, industry sectors, indices and economic variables.
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VAST: Academic Video Online Alexander_Street
Streaming Video Coverage varies
A multidisciplinary collection of videos that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. This collection is unmatched in its breadth. VAST allows students and researchers alike to analyze unique and valuable content from producers and distributors around the world.
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Vente et Gestion EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. Covers topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.
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Virginia Company Archives Adam_Matthew_Digital
Fulltext Early 1600's
Contains the Ferrar Papers (Nicholas Ferrar and family) which are in Magdalene College, Cambridge. Also includes transcripts of documents that throw light on the Virginia Company of London, the four volumes of The Records of the Virginia Company of London edited by Susan Myra Kingsbury, as well as prints and maps.
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Virology and AIDS Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1982 - present
Covers the world literature on every aspect of virology in humans, animals, and plants, with topics ranging from replication cycles to oncology, as well as hepatitis B virus vaccination, viral genetics, interferon, and more.
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Wall Street Journal ProQuest
Fulltext 1889 - 1996
Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Focuses on business, finance, economics, consumer affairs, and trends and issues. In addition to the printed stories, researchers also can study the charts, stock tables, graphics, and illustrations featured in the publication.
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Washington Post ProQuest
Fulltext 1877 - 1993
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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Water Resources Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1967 - present
This database provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications.
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Web of Knowledge Thomson_Reuters
Selected Fulltext Coverage varies by database
Provides access to the following databases: Web of Science; Conference Proceedings Citation Index; Journal Citation Reports (JCR); Medline; Biosis Previews; Science: 1950-Present; Social Sciences Citation Index 1900-Present (includes Archives); Social Science & Humanities: 1950-present; and Zoological Record.
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Web of Science Thomson_Reuters
No Fulltext Coverage varies by Index
Provides access to the following databases: Conference Proceedings Citation Index; Journal Citation Reports (JCR); Medline; Biosis Previews; Science: 1950-Present; Social Sciences Citation Index 1900-Present (includes Archives); Social Science & Humanities: 1950-present; and Zoological Record.
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Wiley Online Library Wiley-Blackwell
Fulltext 2007-Present
Hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to peer-reviewed scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals from professional fields and partnerships with many of the world's leading societies.
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Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 Alexander_Street
Selected Fulltext 1600 - 2000
Provides a wide variety of resources relating to the history of women in social movements in the United States. The collection includes the online version of "Notable American Women".
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Women and Social Movements International Alexander_Street
Fulltext 1840 - present
Contains a collection of primary materials. Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made, this collection lets you see how women's social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life.
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Women's Studies International EBSCOhost
Selected Fulltext 1972 - present
Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Essential sources include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, Web sites & Web documents, and grey literature.
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World News Connection Archive
Fulltext 1995-2013
A powerful online subscription service bringing news from around the world, translated into English, typically within 24-72 hours from the time of the original publication or broadcast. This information is collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government.
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World News Digest
Selected Fulltext 1940 - present
Covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. This archival record of domestic and international news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print is updated weekly. Additional features are an encyclopedia, an almanac and curriculum tools.
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WorldCat FirstSearch
No Fulltext Current
Contains records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 11th century.
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Zoological Record Thomson_Reuters
Selected Fulltext 1978 - present
Covers every aspect of zoology, including biochemistry, behavior, ecology evolution, genetics, etc. Over 5,000 international serials plus approximately 1,500 non-serial publications are currently monitored, including professional journals, magazines, newsletters, monographs, books, reviews, and conference proceedings.
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