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60 minutes : 1997-2014

Provides streaming video access to the 60 Minutes news show archive for the third and fourth decades of this long -running news show. Includes transcripts of the videos for ease of citation, and a citation export feature. Topics covered include international and national news, politics, women’s studies, society and culture, and many more. Also included are segments from the CBS show CBS Sunday Morning. Features include browsing by subject, keyword (with additional limiters to narrow the results), discipline-based pages for starting points, and the ability to create clips for playlists and inclusion in Canvas for viewing by students

Date Coverage:
1997-2014
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Full Text
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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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N/A
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Multimedia
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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

Date Coverage:
1800-present
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Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
1800-present
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Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
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

Date Coverage:
~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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Coverage varies
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Some 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

Date Coverage:
Varies by journal generally 2005 - present
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Some Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
1999 - present
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Full Text

American doctoral dissertations, 1933-1955

A digital version of the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by U.S. universities during coverage dates. Includes those universities that did not send their dissertations to UMI. Taken from the print index, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities 1933-1955 and provides full page images of the original print index. May be searched by author, title, subject and university. Beware that when Ebsco says PDF full text it is not full text of the dissertation but full text of the entry in Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities which is only a brief bibliographic record

Date Coverage:
1933-1955
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Citations Only

American history in video

Provides access to video of events in American history. Videos are from educational, public affairs, archival, newsreel, and commercial sources. Provides both the video and a complete transcript of the video; the transcript is fully searchable; searching within a video and viewing only the relevant section is also possible. Browse by subjects, eras, people, places, events, or historical eras from 1492 - 2000. Simple and advanced search features available. Create a free account to save playlists or clips and to receive RSS updates on new material added to the resource. No separate viewer required; able to send link of video to your mobile device. Playlists may be created in support of courses and may be private, shared within the institution only, or public; numerous playlists already exist (including playlists of analysis tools). Permalinks are available for playlists to embed in websites, Blackboard, etc. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1492-2000
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Multimedia
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Provides nonpartisan information, original analysis from world experts, and resources on international affairs. Founded in 1910, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is the world's oldest international affairs think tank. Carnegie publishes policy briefs, reports, Carnegie papers, and books addressing a wide range of issues

Date Coverage:
Unknown; current
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Some Full Text
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Center for Research Libraries online catalog. Dissertations

Searchable online index of foreign (non-U.S or Canada) doctoral dissertations held by the Center for Research Libraries. 800,000 doctoral dissertations (including those of Albert Einstein, Dag Hammarskjold, and other Nobel laureates). The collection ranges from the mid-1800s to the current day. Advanced search provides limits by Year, Language, and Place of Publication (country). Browsing by country and/or awarding institution is available. Baylor is a member of CRL and Scholars and researchers from CRL member institutions have free and unlimited use of the CRL collections through interlibrary loan. CRL

Date Coverage:
Mid 1800's to present
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Some Full Text

Ciao

Provides access to scholarship in the area of international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, case studies, books, journals, and policy briefs. Provides an interactive world atlas that links to country reports from the Economist Intelligence Unit. Updated monthly

Date Coverage:
1991 - present
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Full Text

CountryWatch

CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data. Key publications produced by CountryWatch include the CountryReviews TM, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information, and the CountryWireTM ,which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers

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Varies
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Cross-national time-series data archive

A product of the State University of New York (Binghamton), the Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive provides ranges of annual data from 1815 to the present for many countries. Data would be useful to researchers in political science, sociology, economics, business, education, history, and communications (data sets on telegraphs and computer usage are included). The data elements have been collected at regular intervals which allow users to look at what has changed over time

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Varies
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Data catalog

Provides access to frequently used databases,statistics, working papers, and reports published by the World Bank

Date Coverage:
Varies with resource used
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Some Full Text
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DataZoa

DataZoa is a universal translator for data series on the Web. This resource gives users the ability to drag-and- drop access to over 3 billion data series in Economics, Health, Energy, Demographics, Finance, and more, from the US and the world. Users can view, analyze, share, download, and create website embeddable charts and tabular displays with this data

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Multimedia
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Directory of open access journals

Indexes the scholarly and scientific literature in open access journals (journals which do not charge the individual or the institution a subscription fee but make their content freely available). Journals indexed must be peer-reviewed or have editorial quality control and report results of research to a scholarly community to be included in the indexing. Access to full text varies by journal. All languages and subjects are covered. Search for articles by keyword (with Boolean "and/or/not" connectors), search journals by title, or browse journals by broad subject categories. DOAJ, Lund University Library (Sweden)

Date Coverage:
~2002 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Ebook central

Provides access to academic and scholarly electronic books which Baylor University Libraries have purchased. Covers all subject fields. Keyword search across entire collection or browse by broad subject. Search by keyword within individual books. Links out to definitions, explanations, biographies, maps, and other information resources. Copy and paste text (citation is embedded in the copy feature) or print up to 60 sequential pages at a time. Create account to use "Bookshelf" and save notes features of reader. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
~2000 - present
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Full Text
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EBSCOhost electronic journals service

Provides access to a directory of electronic journals indexed in EBSCO databases; for some titles, EBSCO has rights to grant online, full-text access. Browse journals by title, subject, or publisher; search journals by title (keyword in title, title contains, or exact match); or search for articles by keyword or author. NOT the place to start a research or paper project as the results returned will be too numerous for most users. Very useful to view the table of contents of a particular journal, to search for all articles in a specific journal on X topic, or to find an article in a specific journal indexed by EBSCO when the database which includes the journal in its coverage is unknown. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Some Full Text

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Provides information and selected publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to economic and social development of 44 member states

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Date varies
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Full Text

EHRAF world cultures

Provides comparative analysis of individual cultures via in-depth indexing of the full texts of major anthropological research monographs, periodical articles, essays, dissertations, and photographic collections. This is the digitized content of most of the Human Relations Area Files, a project from Yale University

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Date varies
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Full Text

Encyclopaedia Britannica world data analyst

Provides country and regional analyses and offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world using both the most current statistics and historical figures. Users can create tables and charts, then export the information into a spreadsheet

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Ethos

Makes UK theses (electronic and paper based) available via a 'one-stop-shop' by harvesting e-theses from institutional repositories and digitizing paper theses on- demand from researchers. Some theses are available for immediate download, while others can be requested from a participating institution which then sends the thesis to the British Library for digitization. In order to download a thesis or request digitization, you must register with the site

Date Coverage:
1600s-present
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Some Full Text
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Europa

Serves as the official website of the European Union (EU). Europa or Europa.eu provides information about the EU: purpose, policies, activities, and how it and various related organizations work. Information is available in multiple languages

Date Coverage:
1995 - present
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Full Text

Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

European library

Provides virtual access to the resources of the 48 national libraries of Europe. Resources are both digital and bibliographical

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Eurostat

Provides statistical data, working papers, and news on the European Union, the EU Member States, the euro-zone and other countries collected from institutes of each European Union member state

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N/A
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Full Text

Expanded academic ASAP

Provides broad coverage of news sources (including video), popular, trade, and scholarly journals on a wide range of topics. Good starting place to find or narrow a topic. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1980 - present
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Some Full Text
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Expanded academic ASAP

Provides broad coverage of news sources (including video), popular, trade, and scholarly journals on a wide range of topics. Good starting place to find or narrow a topic. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1980 - present
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Some Full Text
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Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports, 1974-1996

This is a United States government agency which translates the text of daily radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature from non-English sources around the world. Reports with translations are issued for eight world regions daily and cover such topics as military affairs, politics, the environment, societal issues, economics, and science and technology. Reports are available from 1974-1996, part 1 (Middle East, Africa, Near East and South Asia (MEA, NES).This guide details the various collections available at Baylor

Date Coverage:
1974-1996
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Full Text

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports, 1974-1996

This is a United States government agency which translates the text of daily radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature from non-English sources around the world. Reports with translations are issued for eight world regions daily and cover such topics as military affairs, politics, the environment, societal issues, economics, and science and technology. Reports are available from 1974-1996, part 1 (Middle East, Africa, Near East and South Asia (MEA, NES).This guide details the various collections available at Baylor

Date Coverage:
1974-1996
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Full Text

Foreign law guide

Offers information on sources of foreign law. Provides complete bibliographic citations to legislation, English translations and selected references to secondary sources useful for comparative law research. Browsing by country is the best way to access content. Each country has a ̐Μưmain page' where you will find information on the government and legal system, primary sources of law, other print and online sources, and laws of the country arranged by subject

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Date varies
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Some Full Text
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Fuente Academica (EBSCO)

Indexes and provides full text for over 500 selected scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. While many subject areas are covered, there is a particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, and sociology

Date Coverage:
1960s - present
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Full Text
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Gallup analytics

Provides country data based on opinion polls conducted by the Gallup organization. Users can access Gallup's U.S. Daily tracking and World Poll data to compare residents' responses region by region and nation by nation to questions on topics such as economic conditions, government and business, health and wellbeing, infrastructure, and education. Includes access to Gallup Brain which goes back to 1935

Date Coverage:
2005 to present
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Full Text
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Global health (EBSCO)

A public health database that provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non- communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene and more. Contains records dating back to 1973

Date Coverage:
1973 - present
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Some Full Text
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Global road warrior

Provides international travelers with information on over 175 countries and addresses 22 topics of interest such as business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. Maps and photographs are included

Date Coverage:
Most recent information available
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Full Text
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HathiTrust digital library

Serves as a digital repository for major research institutions and libraries to archive their immense digital collections and to ensure that the cultural record that these digital collections represent is preserved and accessible today and in the future. HathiTrust was founded in 2008 and includes content from the Google Books project and Internet Archive

Date Coverage:
16th cent. to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

HeinOnline

Provides a collection of law and law-related periodicals, U.S. federal documents, state session laws, treaties, and historical legal materials. Provides PDF images for all available resources

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text

Historic documents

Provides a digital edition of all 38 volumes of the print edition annual Historical Documents. Each volume consists of about 100 primary source documents related to the year's most significant events. Included in these documents are presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. These documents can be searched by keyword, browsed by title or subject, or searched by cumulative index. SAGE

Date Coverage:
1972 to present
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Full Text

Historische Bibliographie online

Provides access to a German language index to largely German articles, books, and essays on historical subjects from all time periods. Publications indexed have publication dates from 1990 - 2010. Must enter search terms in German. Limits by time period, person, place (Erwaehnte Orte), title, and author. Allows Boolean and/or (und/oder) searching. Provides detailed coverage for Europe, Classical Rome and Greece, Egypt, Byzantium, Russia, Scandinavia, and the British Isles from pre- history to the present. Very good coverage of Asia, Africa, the Americas, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. Provides email and institutional links for authors indexed. Oldenborug Verlag

Date Coverage:
1990-past year
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Citations Only
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Human rights studies online

Provides comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes in the 20th and 21st centuries. Using a case study approach, this resource provides primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Humanities & social sciences index retrospective (EBSCO)

Indexes articles from English-language periodicals from 1907 to 1984. Includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Content from H.W. Wilson's International Index and Social Science and Humanities Index included

Date Coverage:
1907-1984
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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IMF eLibrary

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. Users will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and more

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Index to Jewish periodicals

Provides comprehensive indexing to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture & History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and many more. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988. Search options are basic; does not include a scholarly journals filter or scripture search feature. Some full text accessibility. Does not include abstracts. EBSCOHost

Date Coverage:
1988-present
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Some Full Text
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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

Provides access to social science data for research and instruction. Maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files. Provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. Established in 1962, ICPSR is an international consortium of academic institutions and research organizations

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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International bibliography of the social sciences

Indexes and provides abstracts for books and scholarly journals in all areas of the social sciences (anthropology, business, history, law, media, international studies, philosophy, etc.). International in scope, countries, and languages covered. Searches may be limited by language, type of item (book, journal, conference paper, etc.). ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1951 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

International Labour Organization

Includes information on the history, structure, mandate, services, and publications of the ILO as well as the text of its constitution, Declaration of Philadelphia, press releases, speeches, fact sheets on current issues, monthly bulletin on legislative labor information by country, and other documents; links to related ILO sites. There are extensive links to external labor-related sites under Resources. Inlcuded here are materials on child labor, human rights, vocational training, occupatioanl safety and health, migration, indigenous cultures, and gender-related issues

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

International Monetary Fund

Features information about the International Monetary Fund including its policies, by-laws, regulations and programs. Provides access to IMF working papers, video clips, country information, data and statistics, and the ability to search major IMF publications

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

International newsstream (Online : ProQuest)

Provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications. ProQuest

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Varies by title, mid-1990s to present
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Full Text
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International strategic analysis. Subscriber space

International Strategic Analysis reports provide country intelligence, economic forecasting and international market analysis for over 180 countries and 8 regions. Resources include ISA Country Reports, ISA Risk Analysis and ISA Global Update newsletter along with economic forecasts and regional reports

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Full Text

Journal citation reports

Provides information for journal evaluation using citation data including total cites, impact factor (with and without self-cites), 5-year impact factor, citable items, cited half-life, citing half-life, Eigenfactor score, article influence score, % articles in citable items, normalized Eigenfactor, and average JIF percentile. Also available are ranking by both Web of Science and Essential Science Indicator categories. Find journals by title or category. Can limit to open access journals only

Date Coverage:
1997 to present
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Citations Only
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JSTOR

Provides online access to important scholarly journals and books in many different disciplines. For journals, JSTOR mainly serves an archival function; it contains recent issues for some titles, but for most titles the available issues are two years old or more. Can be searched by author, title, or keyword, with limits available for discipline, dates, language, type of publication, and publication title. No subject access is provided, so use other databases for subject searching

Date Coverage:
19th - 21st centuries
Content Availability:
Full Text

Keesing's world news archive

Archives original, accurate and objective articles providing a digestible but detailed summary of world events, drawn from a wide range of press and other sources in a variety of languages. Indexes every volume, but only those articles from the current and previous year are available in full text

Date Coverage:
1931-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

LegalTrac (Gale)

Provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Useful for researching case studies, practice of law, statutes, taxation law. Also provides related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles. Gale

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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LegalTrac (Gale)

Provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Useful for researching case studies, practice of law, statutes, taxation law. Also provides related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles. Gale

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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Legislative & executive publications. Bills & laws (1789- present)

Provides the full text of all versions of all U.S. public and private bills and resolutions from 1789 to the present

Date Coverage:
1789 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Legislative & executive publications. Executive orders and presidential proclamations (1789 - present)

Provides a complete collection of numbered and unnumbered Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations, including those that are published in other sources as well as the Federal Register and cumulated annually in Title 3 of the Code of Federal Regulations

Date Coverage:
1789 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

LexisNexis Academic

Provides access to resources for researching news, business, industry, and legal topics, as well as biographical materials and country information. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings such as 10- K's, 10-Q's, and their exhibits. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily. Areas covered: top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research

Date Coverage:
Coverage varies, updated continuously
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Full Text

Literary research guide

Provides a selective annotated guide to reference sources essential to the study of British literature, literatures of the United States, other literatures in English, and related topics. Evaluates important bibliographies, abstracts, surveys of research, indexes, databases, catalogs, general histories and surveys, annals, chronologies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks

Date Coverage:
From the beginning of British literature to the present day
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

Making of modern law. Foreign, comparative and international law, 1600-1926

Provides access to historical foreign and international legal literature including treatises and monographs from the collections of the Yale, George Washington University, and Columbia law libraries

Date Coverage:
1600-1926
Content Availability:
Full Text

Meet the press

NBC's Meet the Press is broadcast-television's longest- running program, with interviews, panels and debates from across the political spectrum. The collection includes every surviving program from the show's inception in 1947 through the present day. All programs can be watched in streaming format and are fully searchable. All programs are provided with running transcripts. Programs and clips can be saved to a playlist and shared with others. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1947 - present
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Multimedia
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MLA directory of periodicals

Presents detailed information on more than 6,000 journals and book series in the areas of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Most but not all are currently indexed in the MLA International Bibliography. The entries list editorial addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e- mail addresses, frequency of publication, descriptions of the periodicals' scopes, circulation figures, subscription prices and addresses, advertising information, and submission guidelines

Date Coverage:
Annual
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Full Text
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MLA international bibliography

Provides a subject, author, and title index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. MLA indexers review books, journals, and Web sites for material that relates to all forms of human communication. Coverage includes literature from all over the world--Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1920 to present date
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

NDLTD

Provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), this resource is building a comprehensive gateway to all doctoral and master-level theses and dissertations, many openly accessible, by harvesting the information from repositories throughout the world

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Date varies
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Full Text
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OAIster

Makes available an Open Access Initiative to provide indexing and access to freely available books, journal articles, newspapers, manuscripts, audio files, video files, photographic images, datasets, and theses and dissertations. International in scope. Search by keyword, or use advanced search for author/title/subject search. Results may be limited by format. OCLC

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Full Text

ODS (Online : United Nations)

Serves as the electronic repository for all types of official United Nations documentation. Beginning in 1993, ODS adds older documents on a daily basis and is a multilingual system. Includes resolutions going back to 1946 (General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, and Trusteeship Council); Selected Security Council and General Assembly documents going back to 1985; meeting records; daily journals; and bulletins. Not included in ODS: UN sales publications; UN public information materials; UN press releases and briefings; UN Treaty Series; documents that are not publicly released. To locate document types not included in ODS, try AccessUN which includes full-text documents or indexes documents and publications found in the Readex's United Nations microfiche collection

Date Coverage:
1945 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

OpinionArchives

Provides indexing and full text to articles in 20 prominent journals of opinion, including The New York Review of Books, Commentary, Commonweal, The Progressive, The New Leader, and others. Search by keyword or use advanced search to find materials by author, subject, or date. Opinion Archives

Date Coverage:
1850 - present; varies by title
Content Availability:
Full Text

Oxford bibliographies. African studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on African culture, history, and society. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
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Oxford bibliographies. Chinese studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on Chinese culture history, and society. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

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Oxford bibliographies. International law

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on international law. Covers governmental rules and principles between states and other entities and other related topics. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

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Oxford bibliographies. International relations

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on the study of foreign affairs and political interaction between states. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

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Oxford bibliographies. Latin American studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on Latin American studies. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

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Oxford bibliographies. Political science

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on political science and related fields. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

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Oxford constitutions of the world

"Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) is the only resource to contain fully-translated English-language versions of all the world's constitutions (both national and sub-national), accompanied by individual jurisdictional commentaries, and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical versions of constitutions, and amendment Acts/Laws." from about page

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Oxford handbooks online. Economics and finance

Provides scholarly articles on current and ongoing research in the area of Economics and Finance. Research in these articles examines topics such as the allocation and distribution of resources as well as their creation and exchange, whether at a given time or across it. The issues studied cover a broad range of topics, from health and education to crime and punishment, revenues and expenditures of governments and companies to how individuals respond to incentives, and the conditions of cooperation, coordination, or conflict. Essays from leading researchers provides look at current research on these topics

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Oxford handbooks online. Political science

Provides peer-reviewed articles that survey the current state of scholarship in political science. Scholars review the latest thinking and research in the field, as well as review the key issues and major debates. They further provide an original argument for how those debates might evolve setting the agenda for new research. New articles are added continually which provides researchers with the most recent developments

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Oxford Islamic studies online

Offers encyclopedia and dictionary articles, scholarly and introductory essays covering such subjects as history, culture, politics, religion, people, and concepts as related to Islam, plus two English translations of the Qur'an, a concordance for scholars working with the Qur'an in English, and two resources providing interpretations. Secondary sources are updated three or four times a year. The database can be searched by the branch of Islam, country, region, author, title, subjects, and other features. Historical periods covered include pre-Islamic to the present and includes primary sources

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19th C – present
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PAIS index (ProQuest)

Covers worldwide public policy literature, international relations, and world politics through selective international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. ProQuest

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1974 to present
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Passport GMID

Contains millions of demographic, economic, and marketing statistics for countries worldwide. This resource also contains several years of historic market size data for many consumer products in multiple countries in addition to 5 year forecasts for many items. Company information includes marketshare and brandshare information. Reports and news items cover current consumer topics. Euromonitor

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2000 to present
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Periodicals index online

Indexes the table of contents of journals going as far back as 1665 and as recent as 1995. It covers 37 key subject areas in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences and indexes over 15 million articles. Periodicals Index Online covers not only journals published by academic presses but also those journals published as popular reading which now provide valuable research materials for scholars. ProQuest/Chadwyck-Healey

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1665 - 1995
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Polling the nations

Provides a compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by over 1000 polling organizations. Each of the 500,000 records reports a question asked and the responses given. Also included in each record is the polling organization that conducted the work, the date the interviews were conducted, the release date of the information, the sample size and the universe. Pollsters included in this database include U.S. and international polling organizations, universities, newspapers, television news organizations, and special interest groups

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1986 - present
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ProQuest dissertations & theses global(Online)

Includes citations to dissertations and theses from around the world from 1637. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150- word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. Other dissertations and theses are available for purchase as printed copies. Included with this database is also ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - UK & Ireland

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1637 to present
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ProQuest history vault

Contains the full-text of various U.S. diplomatic and intelligence files, and Department of State files. Collections may be searched collectively or individually and represent diplomatic and intelligence reporting on a range of 20th century history. Primary source. ProQuest

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1914-1969
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SAGE journals online

Provides online, full-text access to journals published by SAGE Publishers to which Baylor University Libraries subscribe. Covers a broad range of academic disciplines: humanities, social sciences, biomedical sciences, materials science, health sciences, life sciences. Supports keyword and advanced (Boolean) search or browse by discipline. SAGE

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1879 - present (varies by journal)
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Scopus

Provides citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patents, and quality web sources as far back as 1823. Includes 4 collections: life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences and humanities. Search documents, authors, or affiliation. Advanced search uses Boolean operators and codes. Limitable by facets. Provides related articles and citation information. Customizable personal accounts. Part of the SciVerse system

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1823 to present
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Scopus

Provides citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patents, and quality web sources as far back as 1823. Includes 4 collections: life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences and humanities. Search documents, authors, or affiliation. Advanced search uses Boolean operators and codes. Limitable by facets. Provides related articles and citation information. Customizable personal accounts. Part of the SciVerse system

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1823 to present
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Statesman's yearbook

Provides authoritative, reliable, concise information on international affairs topics and key world developments. Provides coverage of history, politics, economics, trade, and infrastructure for countries. The Statesman's Yearbook published annually since 1864, now offers this website. Key features include: extensive further readings; web links; a monthly Editor's Spotlight, focusing on major anniversaries in modern history; and a timeline of the main natural disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years. Updated regularly and provided by Palgrave MacMillan

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2002-present
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UN comtrade

Provides international merchandise trade statistics for over 140 countries from 1962 to 2010. Also contains detailed import and export statistics reported by the statistical agencies of almost 200 countries. The database presents annual trade data from national statistics agencies, standardized by the UN Statistics Division. For technical reasons, there is a limit of 50,000 per data query. United Nations

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1962-2010
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UNICEF

Provides publications and statistical information from the world's most well-known children's rights organization. Focus areas include health and welfare, basic education and gender equality, child protection, and other social issues involving children

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2007 to present
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United Nations Development Programme

Features the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which helps people worldwide help themselves and focuses on poverty elimination, environmental regeneration, job creation, and the advancement of women. The mission of the UNDP is to help countries build national capacity to achieve sustainable human development, giving top priorities to eliminating poverty and building equity. Lists regional offices, country offices, and individual divisions. Describes publications and focus areas; offers access to news items, UNDP publication information, and statistics

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Provides documents and publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to macroeconomic policy and development, trade & investment, transport, social development, environment & sustainable development, information & communications technology, and disaster risk reduction of 62 member states

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Provides documents and selected publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to sustainable development & productivity, social development, economic development & globalization, and information & communications technology of 17 member states

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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Provides information and selected publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to macroeconomic policy, regional integration and trade, social development, natural resources, innovation and technology, gender equality, and governance of 54 member states

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United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Provides selected documents and publications, including statistical, on the activities and policies related to economic cooperation and integration, environmental policy, gender equality, population issues, sustainable energy, trade, transport, and climate change of 56 European countries

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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Provides documents and publications, including statistical, on the activities and strategies related to education, natural sciences, social and human science, culture, and communication & technology of 195 member states. Includes access to over 10,000 digitized images and the UNESDOC database

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United Nations Statistics Division

Provides a central website for data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment, and demographic and social statistics gathered from national and international sources. Some well known statistical databases and publications are available from this site: Statistical Yearbook, InfoNation, UNComtrade (basic access)

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Voxgov

Provides access to nearly 100,000 new government documents each week from over 8,300 sources and 14,600 different websites. Contains a repository of over 30 million documents authored or adopted by the U.S. Federal Government and published through official government channels

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War & terrorism collection (Gale)

Offers access to the full text of selected scholarly and popular journals covering the issues of war, terrorism, and defense policy. Journals include: Airport Security Report, Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ), International Peace Update, Israel Studies, Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin, Naval Aviation News, Social Justice, Terrorism in the United States, and more. Includes book reviews. Gale Cengage

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1980-present
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Web of science. Core collection

Provides access to bibliographic information of journal articles through the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Social Sciences Citation Index from 1900 to present. Search by topic, author, publication, editor, language, etc. Provides citation information. Limitable by facets. Customizable personal accounts

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1900 to present
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Web of science. Current contents connect

Contains table of contents and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and books since 1998 to present in the areas of Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Medicine; Life Sciences; Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Arts & Humanities; Business Collection; Electronics & Telecommunications Collection. Includes Basic Search (by topic topic, title, author, publication), Advanced Search, Browse Journals. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

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1998 to present
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Welcome to the United Nations

Provides quick links to the structure, member states, and main bodies of this intergovernmental organization. A website search box is available, or users can browse by five major themes: Peace and Security, Development, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs, and International Law. Researchers and students will find the links listed under Resources and Services essential

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1945 to present
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WHO Statistical Information System

Provides statistical and epidemiological data and information presently available from the World Health Organization and elsewhere in electronic or other forms

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World Bank e-Library

Searches the World Bank's full-text collection of books, reports/working papers, journals, and other documents on social and economic development.This resource brings together, in PDF format, a fully indexed and cross- searchable database of over 5,500 titles, as well as every new title as it becomes available in print. The e-library consists of over 1,600 World Bank publications and over 2, 400 Policy Research Working Papers in addition to new books and papers as they are published. E-Library is fully searchable by subject, region, keyword, title, author, abstract, or year of publication

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1984 to present
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World databank. World development indicators & global development finance

Provides access to the following two resources from the World Bank: Global Development Finance (GDF) provides external debt and financial flow statistics for countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt under the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System (DRS) and World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. World Bank

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World digital library

Provides digital access to primary resources from cultures and countries around the world across all time. Includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, motion pictures, prints and art, and sound recordings. A joint project of the Library of Congress and U.N.E.S.C.O., the site is arranged visually using a map of the world to indicate the number of culturally significant items available for each 9 geographical groupings. Each item is given a summary description which describes the item and it's cultural importance. The site may also be searched by keyword or browsed by place, time, topic, type of item, or institution. Language options for English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese

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8,000 BCE - 2010 CE
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World Health Organization

Provides information, publications, data, and statistics on global health matters within the work of the United Nations. Includes information on health topics, news on disease outbreaks and emergencies & disasters, and information on WHO initiatives

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World news connection

Provides translated and English-language news and information from non-US media sources throughout the world, including newspapers, periodicals, websites, non- classified technical documents, conference proceedings, television, and radio broadcasts. The content that appears in the WNC database comprises curated articles collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government

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November 1995 – December 31, 2013
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World public opinion.org

Provides information and data gathered by worldwide research centers on public opinion on international issues. Datasets to studies produced by the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) are available in the Digital Repository of the University of Maryland (DRUM)

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Unknown; current
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World Trade Organization

Functions as the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has as its main goal to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world's trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. Contained on this website are trade statistics, staff working papers, WTO discussion papers, trade reports and profiles, and WTO news

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WorldCat

Contains an online catalog to the book, media, archival, journal, map, music, and special collections holdings of libraries across the United States and internationally. Can limit by year, type of material, and other factors. OCLC FirstSearch

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All years
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