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Birds of North America online

Provides scientific information for birds nesting in the USA and Canada, with image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, recordings of bird’s songs and calls selected from the collection in Cornell’s Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds. Includes also an extensive bibliography for each species. Updated regularly. Browse by species by name (both common and scientific name) or taxonomy or search by species or keyword

Date Coverage:
Began in 2004?
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Full Text

Bizminer

Offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for business and industry market trends. Market analysis reports start at the national level and are available for many industries at the city and zip code levels. Searchable by industry ("restaurants") or by clicking on preset industry sectors. Contains current information only

Date Coverage:
Rolling 3 years
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Full Text
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Bizminer

Offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for business and industry market trends. Market analysis reports start at the national level and are available for many industries at the city and zip code levels. Searchable by industry ("restaurants") or by clicking on preset industry sectors. Contains current information only

Date Coverage:
Rolling 3 years
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Full Text
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Black abolitionist papers

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. Over 15,000 items -- articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists -- show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany

Date Coverage:
1830-1865
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Full Text
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Bloomsbury fashion central

Provides access to a searchable portal of integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Notable resources are reference works, including the Berg Encyclopedia of Dress and Fashion, an extensive e -book collection, classic and modern writings on fashion, and a vast image bank, including items from the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. Searching by image only reveals a visual search interface with a specially designed taxonomy in order to refine search results by type of dress, people, time period, place, textiles and materials, and themes

Date Coverage:
Continually updated
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Multimedia

BoardVitals

Offers 24-hour access by phone, tablet or computer to thousands of expert-reviewed board questions. Uses computer adaptive testing and national licensing board- style technology. Create personalized practice tests in timed or review mode, set the number of questions offered, and choose all topics or just specific subjects. Answers include in-depth current rationales with references and links to applicable sources. Gives detailed feedback and assessment of individual progress broken down by subject areas. Equips you to judge overall preparedness and estimate likely score on the real test

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N/A
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Book index with reviews

Provides a searchable database of information about fiction and nonfiction books

Date Coverage:
1870s-present
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Some Full Text

Book index with reviews

Provides a searchable database of information about fiction and nonfiction books

Date Coverage:
1870s-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Book review digest plus

Provides reviews for current English language fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults. Brief excerpts of up to three of the reviews are included. Books reviewed must have been published in the U.S. or Canada and the review must have been written within 18 months of the book's publication. Technical, scientific, textbooks, government publications, and law books are not covered. Search by title of book, author, reviewer, publisher, and other features. H.W. Wilson/EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 - present
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Some Full Text
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Book review digest plus

Provides reviews for current English language fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults. Brief excerpts of up to three of the reviews are included. Books reviewed must have been published in the U.S. or Canada and the review must have been written within 18 months of the book's publication. Technical, scientific, textbooks, government publications, and law books are not covered. Search by title of book, author, reviewer, publisher, and other features. H.W. Wilson/EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1983 - present
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Some Full Text
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Book review digest retrospective

Provides reviews for current English language fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults published between 1905 - 1982. Brief excerpts of up to three of the reviews are included. Books reviewed must have been published in the U.S. or Canada, and the review must have been written within 18 months of the book's publication. Technical, scientific, textbooks, government publications, and law books are not covered. Search by title of book, author, reviewer, publisher, and other features. H.W. Wilson/ EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1905 - 1982
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Some Full Text
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Books in print

Indexes books, audios, and videos available from U.S. publishers. Searchable by author, title, subject, ISBN, keyword, etc. and includes thousands of records on publishers, distributors, wholesalers, book agents, information on award winners and bestsellers, over 500,000 full-text reviews, and inventory data from 19 well-known wholesalers

Date Coverage:
1948-present
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Multimedia

Books in print

Indexes books, audios, and videos available from U.S. publishers. Searchable by author, title, subject, ISBN, keyword, etc. and includes thousands of records on publishers, distributors, wholesalers, book agents, information on award winners and bestsellers, over 500,000 full-text reviews, and inventory data from 19 well-known wholesalers

Date Coverage:
1948-present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Brill dictionary of ancient Greek

Considered the most important modern dictionary for Ancient Greek, it brings together 140,000 headwords taken from the literature, papyri, inscriptions and other sources. Nearly all entries include citations from the texts with careful mention of the source

Date Coverage:
Classical up to the 6th Century CE
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Full Text

Brill's companions in classical studies online. I

Brill's companions in classical studies is a leading series of handbooks providing graduate-level synthesis of debate and the state of scholarship on key authors and subjects from Antiquity. Each volume contains an up-to- date general bibliography. Volumes published have covered authors such as Ovid, Herodotus, Cicero, Thucydides and Propertius, and thematic volumes on Flavian Rome, Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity, Greek and Latin Pastoral and Hellenistic Epigram. The database provides online access to the companions

Date Coverage:
c. 8th - 7th centuries BCE to CE 300-600
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Full Text
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Brill's companions in classical studies online. II

Brill's companions in classical studies II is a leading series of handbooks providing graduate-level synthesis of debate and the state of scholarship on key authors and subjects from Antiquity. Each volume contains an up-to- date general bibliography. Volumes published have covered authors such as Ovid, Herodotus, Cicero, Thucydides and Propertius, and thematic volumes on Flavian Rome, Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity, Greek and Latin Pastoral and Hellenistic Epigram. The database provides online access to the companions

Date Coverage:
c. 8th - 7th centuries BCE to CE 300-600
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Brill's Medieval reference library

Permits searching across three separate encyclopedias: Encyclopaedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles (of the British Isles c. 450-1450), Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage, and Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle. Each of the three may also be searched individually. Each encyclopedia covers a range of information from biographies to specialized terms and each article has a bibliography for further research. Brill

Date Coverage:
400 - 1600
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Full Text

BrillOnline reference works

Provides a link to the portal site for Brill online reference works encyclopedias subscribed to by BU Libraries, including the Brill's New Pauly (English translation), Der Neue Pauly (German original), Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures. Can be dispensed with if only interested in searching these resources individually (all four are separately cataloged in BearCat and listed in the ERD). However, for those interested in searching across more than one of them simultaneously, the portal site includes an "Advanced Search" feature that enables searching across multiple-subscribed resources. Brill

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N/A
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Full Text

Britannica online

Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database; articles not yet in the print Britannica; Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (tenth edition); the Britannica book of the year; as well as news articles from BBC News and The New York Times

Date Coverage:
To present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

British history online

Makes accessible the core primary and secondary sources of medieval and modern Britain. Includes Parliamentary papers, State papers (records of payments, decrees, etc., by the Royal household), Church records (both Roman Catholic and Church of England), the full text of the "Victoria County Histories" (a valuable source of information on the history of each county of England up through the Victorian era, noting landmarks, cultural institutions, economic and business development, important people, etc.). Can be browsed by several categories (place, time period, sources, maps, region, subject) and full-text search is also available. All records have been transcribed. Baylor has access to the complete content, not just the publicly- available materials. Primary Sources. Institute of Historical Research (UK) and the Parliamentary Trust (UK)

Date Coverage:
11th - 19th centuries
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Full Text

British literary manuscripts online

British Literary Manuscripts Online provides a digital archive featuring manuscripts dating from roughly 1120 to 1900. Includes hundreds of thousands of pages of poems, plays, essays, novels, diaries, journals, correspondence, chronicles, religious writings, and other manuscripts. Provides an intimate look into the lives and works of more than 1,000 authors and delivers insights into the culture and context surrounding centuries of British Literary achievement. Gale

Date Coverage:
1120-1900
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Full Text

British periodicals

Provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of British periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, with high-resolution facsimile page images. Content comes from the UMI microfilm collections: Early British Periodicals, English Literary Periodicals, British Periodicals in the Creative Arts, and additional titles. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts, the social science, music, art, drama, archaeology, and architecture

Date Coverage:
Late 17th to early 20th
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Full Text

Brownings

Accesses a database that when complete will contain a comprehensive and fully-annotated research tool to facilitate the study of the works and lives of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and their circle. During the first phase of the project, the database will list, in traditional bibliographical formats, all known Browning- related material--some 70,000 items. It will draw on Browning collections from around the world. Checklists of the Brownings' correspondence, contemporary reviews of their works, and supporting documents were released on 13 October 2001. Later, bibliographical descriptions will be added of the poets' library, their literary manuscripts, and presentation volumes. Also included will be listings of printed works of reference, biography, and criticism. All known likenesses of the poets will be described and their personal effects cataloged

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N/A
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Citations Only
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Brownings

Accesses a database that when complete will contain a comprehensive and fully-annotated research tool to facilitate the study of the works and lives of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and their circle. During the first phase of the project, the database will list, in traditional bibliographical formats, all known Browning- related material--some 70,000 items. It will draw on Browning collections from around the world. Checklists of the Brownings' correspondence, contemporary reviews of their works, and supporting documents were released on 13 October 2001. Later, bibliographical descriptions will be added of the poets' library, their literary manuscripts, and presentation volumes. Also included will be listings of printed works of reference, biography, and criticism. All known likenesses of the poets will be described and their personal effects cataloged

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Citations Only
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Business abstracts with full text (EBSCO)

"Business Abstracts with Full Text offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals: this comprehensive database contains the full text of articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more. "

Date Coverage:
1982 - present
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Full Text
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Business economics & theory collection (Gale)

Offers access to a collection of peer-reviewed(scholarly), full-text articles in HTML or PDF format covering business administration and economic theory. Intended primarily for the academic researcher, this resource is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
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Some Full Text
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Business knowledge research

Provides full-text research reports from the Conference Board on the latest issues in business management, the United States and global economics, and covers topics such as business outlook, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, human resources management, productivity, economic indicators, and analysis/forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Business source complete (EBSCO)

Provides access to full-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business; marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. Additional full-text, non-journal content 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. May be searched individually or in combination with other EBSCO databases. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1965 to present (1886 to present for select journal titles)
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Some Full Text
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C-SPAN video library

Records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987 is contained in the C-SPAN Archives. Programs are indexed and can be searched by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full text. The video collection can also be browsed by topic or program

Date Coverage:
1984-present
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Multimedia
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C19, the nineteenth century index

Indexes publications of the Anglo-American World, 1790- 1919, and provides links to the full text of many of the resources. Collections expand with each release of the database. The entire index and all resources contained within it are searchable; or the search can be limited to one of the individual resources included in the database. These resources include: Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Nineteenth Century microfiche project; Periodicals: American Periodicals Series, British Periodicals, Niles' Register Index, Periodicals Index Online, Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900; Official Publications: House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, Proceedings of the Old Bailey, U.S. Congressional Serial Set; Archives: Archive Finder; Newspapers: Palmer's Index to The Times; Reference: Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Date Coverage:
1790-1919
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

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