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A to Z maps online

Provides a database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month

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AAD

Provides searching of and digital access to selected records held by the U.S. National Archives and Record Administration. Covers records from 1800 to the present day in all fields: immigration, business, military, genealogy, wars, international relations, and geographic regions. Simple key word and advanced searching possible

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1800-present
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Full Text

AAPG datapages/archives

Contains full-text content from American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) publications. Search categories including AAPG Bulletin; AAPG Special Volumes; Canada Group; Eastern USA; Gulf Coast Group (USA); Journal of Petroleum Geology; Journal of Sedimentary Research; Midcontinent Group (USA), Pacific & Asia Group; Rocky Mountain Group (USA); Search & Discovery; South & Central America; Southwestern Group (USA); The Society for Organic Petrology; and West Coast Group (USA). AAPG Bulletin, AAPG Explorer and AAPG Books are browsable. From 1917

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1917 to present
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AATA online

Provides access to over 100,000 abstracts of literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage. Covers art, archaeology, architecture, manuscripts, methods, materials and conservation education

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All periods
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Citations Only
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Abbreviationes online

Allows searching of abbreviations used in medieval Latin texts. Provides all possible expansions of the abbreviation. Searching by exact abbreviation, contains, is like, begins with, or ends with. Abbreviations are based on examples in manuscripts from the 8th to the 15th centuries from around the world

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400-1499
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Citations Only

ABELL

Covers English language and literature published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards. Contains monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays. Unpublished doctoral dissertations are covered for the period 1920–1999. Compiled under the auspices of the Modern Humanities Research Association. Proquest

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1920 to present date
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Some Full Text
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ABI/INFORM collection

Searches over 3000 premier worldwide business periodicals for information on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, information systems, and more. Also, contains information on over 60,000 companies. Wall Street Journal is included among sources. Proquest

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1923 - to present
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Some Full Text
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Academic OneFile

Indexes and provides abstracts for articles in popular and scholarly journals in a broad range of disciplines. Basic and advanced searching with limits by document type (article, case study, reviews, cartoons, etc.), peer- reviewed, date, and other aspects. Includes full text of the New York Times (from 1985 - present), and full text of the London Times and the Financial Times. Good starting place for information sources as researcher begins to write a term paper. Can create free account to access additional features such as saving searches and creating search alerts. Gale Cengage

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~1979 - present (varies by journal)
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Some Full Text

Academic search complete

Provides a great starting place for research, as it offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals in all academic subjects, including more than 8,500 full-text and 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Other types of publications included in this resource are books and book chapters, newspapers, magazines, conference proceedings, reports, etc. Searchable by keyword, title, author, subject, journal name, and a lot more. Results can be limited by date, language, publication type, full-text status or whether a journal is scholarly/peer-reviewed. EBSCOhost

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Academic video online

Brings together on a single cross-searchable platform a completely integrated online repository of Alexander Street Press video titles. Includes newsreels, award- winning documentaries, field recordings, interviews, lectures, training videos, and exclusive primary footage. Alexander Street Press

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Varies
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Multimedia
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Provides a link to the web pages of the Academy. Included among the variety of resources on the web site are databases (under Research & Preservation--Resources & Databases) that allow searches of Academy Award winners and nominees, Academy Award acceptance speeches, Motion picture credits, and Motion Picture Scripts in six Los Angeles area collections

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1927 to present
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Full Text
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Access to Mideast and Islamic resources

This project began as a consequence of a series of conversations in 2010 between Charles Jones and Peter Magierski at NYU about the need for a tool to assemble and distribute information on open access material relating to the Middle East. This blog includes a continuously updated list of open access journals in Middle Eastern studies. The link goes to the list of open access journals, but you can use the blog search to find other types of open access materials, such as books and manuscripts. You can also use the blog label feature to find resources related to specific countries

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Access world news (EBSCO)

Provides diverse global perspectives on topics related to the arts, business, communications, economics, the environment, government, journalism, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Patrons might prefer the interface to this resource provided by NewsBank. EBSCOhost

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1970s-present
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Full Text
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Access world news (Online : NewsBank, Inc.)

Provides diverse global perspectives on topics related to the arts, business, communications, economics, the environment, government, journalism, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers (such as the Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Waco Tribune-Herald and USA Today), newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content. Newsbank

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1970s - present
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Full Text
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Accessible archives

Provides full-text access to several separate collections of newspapers, including African-American Newspapers (8 newspapers published by African Americans covering 1902–1927), women’s magazines, abolitionist magazines, and a variety of regional and literary magazines from across the United States. Two additional collections include the American County Histories (covering local history, businesses, schools, and social events), and The Civil War (a 6 part collection each section focusing on a specific perspective: newspapers, soldiers, Midwestern, Iowa, and the northeast regimental histories). Full-text searching of the entire collection or specific parts (with limits for dates) or browse the collection by individual title. Primary source. Accessible Archives

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18th C - early 20th C
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Full Text

AccessMedicine

Provides the complete text of many significant McGraw-Hill medical textbooks in areas such as cardiology, family medicine, gynecology, internal medicine, microbiology, obstetrics, pharmacology, physiology, surgery, diagnosis and treatment and much more. Useful for residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians and healthcare students. Searchable and easily browsed. Entire chapters can be printed

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2003-present
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Accounting & tax database

Provides centralized access to highly ranked scholarly journals from the American Accounting Association; accounting, tax management, and auditing trade publications from top publishers such as CCH, Aspen, Thompson Professional and Regulatory Services;AICPA publications; tax law and financial law publications from notable sources such as the American Bar Association; global accounting and tax journals as well as over 1,500 accounting dissertations and 7,800 working papers

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1905 to present
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ACLS humanities e-book

A fully searchable collection of high-quality ebooks in the humanities which have been reviewed and recommended by scholars. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office

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ACM digital library

Contains full text of all articles from 1947 to date published in Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) journals and transactions, as well as tables of contents of conference proceedings. Browsable by journal or proceeding. Searchable by title, keyword, publication, affiliation, etc

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1947 to present
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Full Text

ACRLmetrics

ACRL and National Council for Educational Standards academic library statistics from 2000 to present

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ACS publications

Provides access to journals and other publications from the American Chemical Society covering applied chemistry and chemical engineering; biochemistry, biotechnology, and biomedical sciences; chemistry; macromolecular chemistry; medicinal chemistry; organic chemistry; and physical, inorganic and analytical chemistry. Coverage goes back to 1879 and includes up-to-date web publications that have not yet been printed. Full-text availability is denoted by the subscriber or sponsored access icons. Searchable by keyword, author, title, etc

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1879 to present
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Some Full Text
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Adams papers digital edition

Indexes and provides access to the papers of the Adams family. Includes all of John Adams' diaries and selected legal papers, the family correspondence, and state papers. The digital edition is being updated regularly with newly entered materials and may be searched by keyword in text or notes, personal name, or date; or by browsing the material by type (diary, papers, correspondence, etc.)

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1735-1826
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Full Text

AdSpender

Ad$pender provides advertising information in the areas of TV, radio, magazines, newspapers, outdoor, and Internet and generates reports for company expenditures. Coverage includes information on national spending trends and provides information by industry, parent company, subsidiaries, advertisers, products and brands

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Advertising redbooks.com (LexisNexis)

Consists of two parts: The Agency Database and the Advertiser Database. The Agency Database contains detailed profiles of nearly 14,000 U.S. and international advertising agencies. Information contains accounts represented by each agency, fields of specialization, breakdown of gross billings by media, contact information and personnel. The Advertiser Database contains exclusive information on over 18,000 U.S. and international advertisers who spend more than $200,000 annually in advertising. Each listing contains advertising expenditures by media, current agency, brand name info, and contact information for key personnel. Lexis Nexis

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Recent year's data
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African American music reference

Chronicles the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through essays, biographies, discographies, interviews, images, lyrics,and scores. Covers wide range of African American musical expression including blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms

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19th-21st centuries
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Full Text

African journals online

Provides access to over 400 peer-reviewed,scholarly journals published in Africa about African issues. This resource has a combination of freely-accessible and fee- based articles (Note: don't pay for the articles, use ILL first). Covers journals in all fields but is especially strong in agricultural sciences, science and technology, health, and social sciences. Simple Google search box for searching the available contents, or browse by journal title, by country of origin, or list journals by 25 broad subject headings. Advanced search allows some refinements by date limits, author, and discipline. Selecting an individual journal title to browse opens tabs for searching within the journal and for accessing the available archives of that journal

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Varies by journal generally 2005 - present
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Some Full Text

African studies abstracts

Provides indexing and abstracts to articles in over 200 journals and to the individual essays in books of collected essays related to African Studies. Also covers a limited number of films & documentaries related to Africa. Searching is most effective from the link to "All issues" in the left-hand menu, otherwise you will open a PDF of the print version of the index. Produced by the African Studies Center in Lieden, Holland, the search results screen lists articles in their original language of publication (the majority of which appear to be in English) but the search engine and commands default to Dutch; click on the British flag in the upper right to change these to English. No full text provided, but detailed abstracts are very useful. Some other reports and research studies are listed on the sidebar and may be available in full-text format. As of 5/11, searching is not compatible with Firefox 4.x versions, use IE instead. African Studies Center, University of Leiden, Netherlands

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1960's - present; highly selective coverage back to 1910
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African-American newspapers

Provides indexing and full-text access to 8 major newspapers published by and for African Americans between 1827 - 1902. Articles include coverage of major issues, biographies of individuals, poetry, prose, and cultural concerns for the African American community. Three of the 8 titles were published in New York (including Frederick Douglass' 3 newspapers and The Colored American and Freedom's Journal), one from western Canada (Provincial Freedom), one from D.C. (The National Era), and the newspaper of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the U.S. (The Christian Recorder) from Philadelphia, PA. Vendor provides one interface for all its products, so choose as source "African American Newspapers" to search only these titles. Accessible Archives

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1827-1902
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Afrobarometer

Conducts and publishes the results of attitudinal surveys from over a dozen African countries on its website. Surveys cover the following broad areas: Governance, Democracy, Livelihoods, Social Capital, Macro-economics & Markets, Conflict & Crime, Participation, and National Identity. Results may be selected for specific countries and questions within the larger survey. PDF files of Working Papers and Briefing Papers analyzing the results of the data are also freely available for download

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1999 - present
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Full Text

Ageline

Contains detailed summaries of publications about older adults aged 50+ and about aging. Includes books, journal and magazine articles, research reports, dissertations, and videos. Searchable by author, title, subject, keywords, etc.; publication coverage is from 1978 to the present, with selected coverage from 1966-1977. Original abstracts are generated for every citation, with index terms drawn from AgeLine's Thesaurus of Aging Terminology. Indexes over 200 journals, books, book chapters, and reports. Designed for researchers, professionals, students, and general consumers, this database addresses aging issues from individual, national, and global perspectives. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1937 to present
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Some Full Text
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