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AIP style manual

Access to the full text of 4th edition of the AIP style manual, which gives guidelines for writing, editing, and preparing physics manuscripts for publication

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4th edition, 1997
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AMA manual of style

Includes full text of the 10th edition print book plus online-only corrections and updates. Updates to the Manual are annotated within the text and identified in the Updates section. Contains an interactive SI conversion calculator to easily convert units of measure. Searches and content may be saved in the personalized “My Searches” and “My Content” areas. Content can be displayed on-screen, in a printer-friendly view or downloaded to PDF. Diagrams, tables, and charts may be downloaded to PDF or PowerPoint slides. Permits content sharing via email, print or social media. Uses the Oxfordonline interface

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N/A
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Full Text

Anatomy flashcard learning system

Web-based interactive system for learning or reviewing college-level human anatomy. Permits either regional (body area) or systemic (body system) approach. Includes digital flashcards, interactive images, exercises, tables, flow charts. Claims to be compatible with computer, tablet, or smartphone

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N/A
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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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Chicago manual of style online

Provides full-text access to the 16th ed. of the Chicago Manual of Style. Other tools presented here by the University of Chicago Press include manuscript preparation, sample correspondence, proofreading, process diagrams, and Chicago-style citation quick guide

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16th edition
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Full Text
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Documenting the American South

Provides access to digitized documents and images regarding the American South from the first colonies in Virginia through the 20th century. Documents are organized into 14 themed collections (Oral Histories of the American South, North American Slave Narratives, Charlotte, etc.) and are compiled by the University Library at the University of North Carolina from its research collections and institutions. Primary sources are key elements of this collection with includes, maps, books, letters, memoirs, and rare books. Several of the collections focus on North Carolina, however, a geographic search shows 44 of the 50 states are represented in the documentation. Collections may be searched by keywords (across all collections) or by use of the author, subject, title, and geographic links provided. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Date Coverage:
1600 - 2000
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Full Text

IPA source

Provides access to International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of thousands of songs and arias. Also includes IPA and diction charts, pronunciation recordings, and other singing related resources

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All periods
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Full Text

JoVE. Science education database

Provides videos which demonstrate laboratory fundamentals. Access to General Laboratory Techniques, Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and Essentials of Neuroscience

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N/A
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Multimedia

LearningExpressLibrary

Provides a comprehensive, frequently updated, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Includes immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of results. Registration is required to access the tests. Includes tests for Job Search & Workplace Skills; Jobs & Careers, U. S. Citizenship, Recursos para Hispanohablantes, Admissions and Placement Preparation, and Skills Improvement

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Kept relatively current
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Full Text

Pronunciator

Provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Your web browser must have Flash installed and JavaScript enabled for full functionality

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N/A
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Multimedia

Scientific style and format

Provides the 8th edition of the Council of Science Editors Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. Includes Scientific Style and Format Quick Quide and Chicago Style Q&A. Other tools cover manuscript preparation, manuscript and proof markup, sample correspondence, editorial office practices, promoting integrity in scientific journal publications, CSE resources, my scientific style and format, and forum. Links to the Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)

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N/A
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TeachingBooks.net

Adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books by providing original, in -studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of professional book readings, guides to thousands of titles, and a wealth of multimedia resources on children's and young adult literature. Under Guided/Advance search, the database is searchable by grade levels, resource types (author programs, book guides, book readings, and author websites), format (video or audio), curricular areas, and special collections (which includes Spanish language and Canadian)

Date Coverage:
Classical to present
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Full Text