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  • The full text of Baltimore's African American newspaper from 1893 to 1988. 

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  • This online portal provides access to images, journals, and electronic books covering the history of fashion.  It includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion.

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  • The major part of Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is from the print version, which covers records from 1971 to 1991 of all subjects on the humanities and the social sciences pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia. BAS includes citations to Western-language periodical articles, monographs, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschriften, etc. Monographs published since 1992 have not been included in the database. Some journals indexed may have early published date from 1791.

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  • The Royal Historical Society's online bibliography provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British empire and commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present. The bibliography aims to be as comprehensive as is practical for publications since 1900.

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  • Indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogs, and periodical articles. Also includes the contents of two predecessor art indexes: Répertoire d'art et d'archéolgie (1973-1989) and International Repertory of the Literature of Art (1975-1989).

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  • Search the collection of 12 major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions organized to digitize, serve, and preserve the legacy literature of biodiversity.

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  • Indexes more than 12.7 million biographical sketches in more than 3,400 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.

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  • Abstracts and indexes reference publications for life science information. Includes bibliographical references with abstracts in English from life sciences research journals published worldwide.

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  • Provides immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

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  • Contains the full texts of various research journals focused on the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. Includes BioOne and BioOne 2.

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  • Access over 82,000 pages and an estimated 11,000 works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present.

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  • Access over 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major African American leaders, teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers and other figures covering 250 years of history.

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  • Bloomberg BNA (formerly BNA Premier) provides case reporting, expert analysis, and current developments in health care, business, labor relations, law, economics, taxation, environmental protection, safety, and other public policy and regulatory issues.

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  • Provides coverage and integrated searching of the following encyclopedias and multiple reference tools: Encyclopaedia Britannica; Britannica Student Encyclopedia; Britannica Internet Guide; Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary; Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus; and World Atlas.

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  • Enciclopedia Moderna includes over 50,000 articles plus 4,200 images. Complete with a dictionary, atlas, and timelines, it's the perfect resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish. Britannica Escolar Online provides a Spanish elementary encyclopedia with 2,000 articles, images, videos, an atlas, and learning materials specifically designed for younger students.  Made possible through a State Library of Kansas contract.

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  • BuildingGreen Suite offers articles, case studies and links to information on sustainable design issues, strategies, green building products, and current projects.

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  • Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business and Company Resource Center) provides business and industry content in the following areas: periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on corporate hierarchical structures; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; financial overviews; industry overviews; HR Law Case Digests.

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  • Indexing and abstracts covering business related, peer reviewed journals, books, case studies, company profiles, industry reports, and country economic reports.

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