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  • Provides an online collection of reference e-books. The collection covers a wide variety of subject matters, such as English literature, history, biography, literature, medicine, health, sociology, and education.

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  • Access to over 85 local and regional U.S. newspapers from Gannett including the Detroit Free PressThe Indianapolis Star andThe Tennessean.

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  • Comprehensive resource for research on the music of people worldwide.

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  • Full text collection of journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings and governmental n-g-o and special reports devoted to women's, gender and GLBT issues. Contains materials dating back to 1970. Incorporates the publication Women "R".

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  • A collection of nearly 600 genealogy research and reference publications in searchable PDF format. Provided by the State Library of Kansas.

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  • Indexes newspapers, newswires and a collection of refereed academic journals, business publications, technology periodicals, general interest magazines as well as specialty titles in law, health care and computers. General OneFile includes more than 7,800 full-text titles; hundreds of newspapers -- a total of nearly 12,000 titles in all with more than 30 years of backfile coverage from 1980 to present.

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  • A comprehensive resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef.

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  • The collection was begun by Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen  in the late 1800s. This resource delivers images as they appeared in the original printed works on the evolution of feminist consciousness and women's rights. It includes monographs, periodicals and pamphlets in fifteen languages.

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  • The World Bank's portal for analysis of current economic trends, and economic and financial indicators. It features up-to-date analysis on global economic conditions, including a daily brief and event-driven focus reports, direct access to high-frequency datasets via Quick Query, forecasts for commodity prices and main macroeconomic indicators for over 130 countries.

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  • Provides thousands of online lesson plans and activities to support standards-based teaching for K-12 math and science educators. Includes a searchable catalog of math and science curriculum resources and online articles.

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  • A tool for searching the full text of books.  For each book and depending on the permission of the author or the publisher you will be able to see a few sentences of your search term in context, a few sample pages or the full book. Links provided to book reviews, synopses, sources to purchase the book, and to libraries that hold the books.

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  • This computer-generated news site aggregates headlines from news sources worldwide and groups similar stories together.

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  • A web search engine that provides a way to search the scholarly literature including articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions.  Sources include academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other web sites.

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  • Russian Government and Parliamentary Publications (UDB-GOV) monitors mainly the events in the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. It includes stenographic records of the hearings of both its houses, the Duma and Federation Council, and provides vote results, resolutions and legislative drafts as well as auxiliary information such as the schedule and agenda of legislative work. The Database includes Biulleten' Schetnoi palaty published by the State Audit Chamber subordinate to the Duma and the Vestnik Tsentrizbirkoma, or The Herald of the Central Electoral Committee responsible for all types of elections in Russia. Texts of laws, presidential decrees, government's resolutions and the Constitutional Court's decisions are also available as well as comments on current Russian legislation published by popular legal journals Zakon and Gosudarstvo i pravo. Full Record
  • A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment including topics such as global warming, recycling, and alternate fuel sources. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, it includes the positive and the negative ways humans affect ecology.

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  • Interdisciplinary resource for environmental and sustainability studies. This resource provides news, video, primary source documents and through topic, organization, and country portals.

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  • An encyclopedia of art based on The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols.) with ongoing additions of new material and updates to the text. Includes over 45,000 articles, cross references within the text, and over 40,000 links to art images in galleries and museums around the world. Articles are written and signed by scholars and include bibliographic references. Users looking for information on archaeology, architecture, art, design, costume, landscape design, and photography from all world cultures and all time periods will find this an invaluable resource. Easy to use for the novice but with in-depth searching options for the more experienced researcher. Issued as part of: Oxford art online.

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  • Offers the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001), The Oxford companion to Music (2011), and The Oxford Dictionary, 2nd Edition (revised 2006), as well as all subsequent updates and emendations. It includes 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies. It is the most comprehensive source of information on all aspects of music in English.

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  • A selective guide to the best reference sources, organized by academic discipline. An editorial team of reference librarians and subject experts have selected and annotated some 16,000 entries, both print and web-based, free and subscription. Users in subscribing libraries may set up a profile to create and save lists and notes to use in their reference and research work. This subscription database, published by the American Library Association, is updated on an ongoing basis.

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  • Full-text scholarly monographs covering all areas of history, available originally and exclusively as digital books, presented by Columbia University Press and the American Historical Association.

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