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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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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

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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Date varies
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Full Text

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.)

Date Coverage:
1735-1826
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Full Text

America, history and life

Indexes articles from scholarly journals on the history of the United States and Canada only. Provides abstracts for most articles. Also includes book reviews in scholarly history journals but does not index book publications. Features: simple, advanced, and visual search features; and search alerts. The first place to look for scholarly literature on America and Canada. (N.B.: For the rest of the world, use Historical Abstracts). EBOSCOhost

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1910 - present
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Citation + BU Info Links

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 founding era

Accesses the digital editions of the papers of the American Founders (Adams, Hamilton, Jackson, Jay, Jefferson, Dolley Madison, James Madison, Marshall, Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, and Washington) and the documents relevant to the ratification of the Constitution. Text only; contains none of the notes, scholarly materials, or supporting materials in the print edition - for these use the "Digital Editions" of each of the individuals named (which we own as well). University of Virginia, Rotunda Collection

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~1750 - ~1850
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Full Text

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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American rhetoric

Accesses a searchable online speech bank which indexes a growing database of 5000+ full-text, audio, and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, and other recorded media events. According to leading scholars of American public address, the top 100 speeches in this website are an index to and partial database of full-text transcriptions of the 100 most significant American political speeches of the 20th century. The site also features speeches from movies, the rhetoric of 9/11, Christian rhetoric, and definitions of 40 different figures of speech, with transcripts and clips of examples

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Continually updated
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Full Text

American song

Provides access to over 6,000 albums (over 116,000 tracks) of songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests. Contains all of the content of the former African American Music database

Date Coverage:
Late 19th century to present
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Multimedia
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Annual reviews

Offers critical reviews of primary research in the biomedical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. Biomedical/life science collection includes analytical chemistry; biochemistry; biomedical engineering; biophysics; cell and developmental biology; chemical and biomolecular engineering; clinical psychology; ecology, evolution, and systematics; entomology; food science and technology; genetics; genomics and human genetics; immunology; marine science; medicine; microbiology; neuroscience; nutrition; pathology : mechanism of disease; pharmacology and toxicology; physiology; phytopathology; plant biology; psychology; and public health. Physical sciences collection includes analytical chemistry; astronomy and astrophysics; biomedical engineering; biophysics; chemical and biomolecular engineering; computer science; condensed matter physics; earth and planetary sciences; environment and resources; fluid mechanics; marine science; materials research; nuclear and particle science; and physical chemistry. Social Sciences collection includes anthropology; clinical psychology; economics; environment and resources; financial economics; law and social science; political science; psychology; public health; resource economics; and sociology. Search by keyword, author or journal. Browse by journal

Date Coverage:
1932 to present
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Full Text

Archives of human sexuality and identity. LGBTQ history and culture since 1940

Brings together disparate collections of documents, grassroots newsletters, journals, periodicals, literature, diaries, personal papers, government documents, and ephemeral material related to the LGBTQ movement in North America and beyond. Gale

Date Coverage:
1946-2000s
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Full Text

Bibliography of native North Americans

Indexes popular and scholarly journal articles, essays, Native American/First People's newspapers, books, and book reviews on all aspects of Native Americans. Contains citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Covers history, biography, anthropology, politics, literature, governance, gaming, culture, archaeology, and many other fields. Searchable fields include author, title, abstract, keyword, people, company, geographic terms, and publication. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1600 - present
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Some Full Text

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 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

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
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Some Full Text

Cambridge companions to literature and classics

Provides access to over 200 e-books in the Cambridge Companion series for literature (British, American, European, British Colonies, ethnic traditions) and classical authors. The essays in each themed collection are written by scholars in that field and provide background information and an analysis of the topic selected, offering a good starting point for research. Search the entire collection of over 200 books in this series by keyword, or browse the individual titles and search within the title. Printing of single pages or entire essays is available. Cambridge University Press

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~1990 - present
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Full Text
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Cambridge histories online

Provides online, searchable access to the well-known Cambridge History series. This series provides excellent essays on all aspects of history from classical to medieval to modern, including histories of science, religion, language, economics, the book, publishing, theater, literature, warfare, music, philosophy, politics, and regional studies. Scholarly, authoritative; includes bibliographies for further study. Cambridge University Press

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All dates
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Full Text
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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

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Unknown; current
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Some Full Text
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Catalog of U.S. government publications

Serves as a finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. The CGP is the online counterpart of the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, which dates from the passage of the Printing Act of 1895. Some records provided direct links to online publications. The catalog will grow to include records for publications dating back to the late 1800s

Date Coverage:
1976 to present
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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

Colonial America (Marlborough, England)

Provides access to the National Archives (UK) files of original correspondence on British colonies in North America and the Caribbean. These files (from the CO 5 section of the National Archives) include the correspondence, charters, military documents, pamphlets, instructions to officials and other documents between the Board of Trade in the UK and the Secretaries of State in the various colonies. This information discusses the growth and development of colonial institutions, trade, piracy, religious issues, slavery and the slave trade, and settler’s relations with the Native Peoples

Date Coverage:
1606-1822
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Full Text

Colonial state papers

Provides users with access to primary source documents centering on North American affairs from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. It integrates the collection Privy Council and Related Bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers (CO 1) from The National Archives and the Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739. The sources can be searched by keyword, title, place of origin, collection, or index terms. The "Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739" is a bibliographic resource making available more than 40,000 descriptive records covering CO 1 plus many documents from many other collections relating to the colonial past. Many of these bibliographic records include scans of the original document, full transcriptions, extracts, or summary abstracts. Includes the helpful "Reading Older Documents" for those reading documents in the original handwriting or paleography. Colonial State Papers Online allows the researcher to search both CO 1 and the Calendar together or separately. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1574 to 1757
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Full Text

Congress and the nation

Offers comprehensive and signature coverage of Congressional action from 1945 to 2008. The online edition includes the following: over 60 years of coverage of politics and policy; tables, graphs, and charts that help explain the issues; search and browse capabilities within consistent topics areas from one volume to the next; and a linkable cumulative index for all volumes

Date Coverage:
1945-2012
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Full Text
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Congress.gov

Provides accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Printing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service. Updated the morning after a session adjourns. THOMAS will be accessible, predecessor of Congress.gov, will be available until all data sets are migrated to Congress.gov

Date Coverage:
1995 - present
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Full Text

Congressional publications. Executive branch document, 1789-1945

Provides full-text access to all executive branch publications produced by federal government agencies, departments, etc. Includes documents listed in the Checklist of Public Documents 1789-1909

Date Coverage:
1789-1945
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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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CQ almanac

Offers access to original reports by the CQ staff of all the activity of Congress since congressional year 1945, the first year covered in the print edition. The reports provide summaries and analyses of all people, legislation, elections, and issues for any given congressional year. Database may be searched by subject, decade, or congressional year. Policy Tracker allows the researcher to follow a policy topic through the years. Tables, graphs, and charts are also used when helpful to display information in a more accessible way

Date Coverage:
2007 to present
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Full Text
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CQ Congress collection

Presents biographical and voting information on all members of Congress, beginning with the 79th congress (1945). This resource also provides summaries and analyses by the CQ staff of the history and development, members, and current legislative activity of Congress. Public policy legislation is addressed under 23 broad topics (e.g. Agriculture, Civil Rights) and numerous subtopics. The information is accessible by topic, key vote, interest group rankings of members of Congress, CQ analyses, summaries of Supreme Court cases that relate to Congress, and more. This resource is a part of the CQ Press Electronic Library

Date Coverage:
2003 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

CQ Congress collection

Presents biographical and voting information on all members of Congress, beginning with the 79th congress (1945). This resource also provides summaries and analyses by the CQ staff of the history and development, members, and current legislative activity of Congress. Public policy legislation is addressed under 23 broad topics (e.g. Agriculture, Civil Rights) and numerous subtopics. The information is accessible by topic, key vote, interest group rankings of members of Congress, CQ analyses, summaries of Supreme Court cases that relate to Congress, and more. This resource is a part of the CQ Press Electronic Library

Date Coverage:
2003 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

CQ Press library

Makes available through a single interface access to a suite of CQ Press online resources. These resources include the periodicals CQ Researcher online and CQ Weekly; the databases CQ Congress Collection, CQ Supreme Court Collection, CQ Public Affairs Collection, and CQ Voting and Elections Collection; and the online editions of CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation, Historic Documents Series, Political Handbook of the World, CQ's Politics in America, Supreme Court Yearbook, Vital Statistics on American Politics, and the Washington Information Directory. This Suite may be searched by keyword (titles or all text)by any individual resource in the suite, by general topic (Congress, Courts, Public Policy), by document type (primary source, encyclopedia entry, map, key vote), or by event date. Coverage is from 1945 to the present

Date Coverage:
2002 to present
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Full Text

CQ Press Political reference suite of online editions

Integrates many of CQ Press's acclaimed reference titles on government and politics, including A to Z Series, Supreme Court Yearbook Series, Congress and the Nation Series, The Contemporary Middle East, Encyclopedia of Indian Policy and Law, The Encyclopedia of Political Science, Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, The New York Times on the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Religion in America, The New York Times on the Supreme Court, Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, The Supreme Court Compendium, Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vital Statistics on American Politics, Guides Series, Vital Statistics on the Presidency, Historic Documents, Voter Turnout in the United States 1789-2009, Political Handbook of the World, Washington Information Directory, and Political History of America's Wars

Date Coverage:
1789-current
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Full Text

CQ public affairs collection

Covers 22 major public affairs subject headings (Agriculture and Nutrition; Business, Banking, Commerce and Economics; Education, etc). This resource offers reports on important issues, access to primary sources, statistical and historical analyses, and a directory of the important public and private organizations involved. The information may be searched by keyword using basic or advanced search interfaces. A list of "hot topics" provides ideas for beginning researchers

Date Coverage:
2002 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

CQ Supreme Court collection

Provides summaries and analyses of major supreme court cases, access to the full text of the cases, biographical information on the Supreme Court justices, and the institutional history of the Court. The information may be searched by keyword, justice's name, case name, document type, constitutional area and more. Coverage includes major Court decisions and all the cases that received written opinions by the Burger, Rehnquist, and Robert's courts (Oct 1969 to present)

Date Coverage:
2002 to present
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Full Text

CQ voting and elections collection

Integrates data, analyses, explanations, and historical material to provide a research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships. Organized into six categories: presidential elections, congressional elections, gubernatorial elections, campaigns and elections, political parties, and voters and demographics

Date Coverage:
1789 - present
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Multimedia

CQ's politics in America

Contains in-depth profiles of every member of Congress as well as data on their constituencies, apportionment, and redistricting. Browsing available by state, party affiliation, or name

Date Coverage:
2000-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Criminal justice collection (Gale)

Covers criminal justice topics and is part of the larger Academic Onefile database. Searchable by keyword, entire document, subjects, abstracts, author, brand name, company name, person name, place name, document title, etc. Coverage: 1980 to present day. Includes articles in magazines, journals, news sources, and books. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
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Some Full Text
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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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CRS reports

Provides full-text access to all reports from 1916 to the present prepared by the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress for members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress. Areas of research currently include American Law; Domestic Social Policy; Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade; Government and Finance; Knowledge Services; and Resources, Science and Industry. An important note to researchers: reports are subject to ongoing updates which are noted in issuance dates as distinguished from publication dates. The reports are searchable by index terms, keywords, title, authors, congressional source, witness, congress, and date

Date Coverage:
2002 (?) to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Databib

With support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the libraries of Purdue and Pennsylvania State University have collaborated to create Databib: an online, annotated bibliography of research data repositories. It is a great a tool for helping people identify and locate online repositories of research data. Users and bibliographers create and curate records that describe data repositories that users can search

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N/A
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Citations Only
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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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Digital national security archive

Provides digital access to 35 collections of declassified government documents from World War II to 2010. This resource's more than 80,000 documents form a collection of government sources unsurpassed in providing primary source information concerning world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions. In addition to the documents the database includes overviews, bibliographies, chronologies, glossaries, and photographs. The database is searchable by keyword, names and organizations, subjects, titles, parties involved, document type, date, and classification (secret, declassified, restricted, confidential, etc)

Date Coverage:
1942 to 2010
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Diversity studies collection (Gale)

Covers ethnic and social diversity issues. Includes news sources (the largest group of publications), magazines (the second largest group of publications), and academic journals. This collection is part of the larger Academic Onefile database. Searchable by keyword, entire document, subjects, abstracts, author, brand name, company name, person name, place name, document title, etc. Coverage: 1980 to present day. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
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Some Full Text
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Documentary history of the ratification of the constitution

Provides a searchable format to the digitized documents surrounding the changes to and ratification of the Constitution through each of the 13 Colonies' Constitutional Conventions. Can be searched by author, title, recipient, or state and includes the notes and annotations of the print edition. Primary Source. University of Virginia, Rotunda Collection

Date Coverage:
1776 - 1888
Content Availability:
Full Text

Early American imprints. Series II. Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1801-1819

Adds many previously unknown resources to the "Early American Imprints, Shaw-Shoemaker, Series II" materials from the collections of a premier private library of American historical, social, and cultural printed materials. Includes books, pamphlets, broadsides, sermons, religious tracts, and political materials. Also part of the America's Historical Imprint Series from Readex. Primary sources

Date Coverage:
1801 - 1819
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Empire online

Provides access to primary source documents from libraries and archives around the world on the building of modern empires from the 15th to the 20th century. Provides simple keyword search which may be limited to a specific century, or browse by topic, name, or place. The collection of primary documents is divided into 5 sections: Cultural Contacts; The Visible Empire; The Literature of Empire; Religion & Empire; and Race, Class, Imperialism & Colonialism. Each section has a corresponding scholarly essay(s) outlining and discussing the major trends, issues, and movements of the time and how the scholarly perspective on these has changed over time. A separate tab lists the biographies of individuals named in the source documents, another tab contains a chronology, and there is a tab for teaching faculty on how to incorporate documents into courseware such as Blackboard. Primary Sources. Adam Matthew Digital

Date Coverage:
15th - 20th centuries
Content Availability:
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

Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American relations

This resource explores years of political, military, economic, and cultural connections between the United States of America and its neighbors to the south. This reference provides a deep reservoir of context for current events in the interactions among the countries of the Americas. CQ Press

Date Coverage:
1800-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Environmental studies & policy collection (Gale)

Provides information on journal articles and reports covering environmental studies and policy intended primarily for academic researchers, beginning from 1980. Addresses global warming, climate change, alternative energy, environmental policy, going green, recycling, soil, plants, and agronomy. Search by keyword, author, publisher, etc. Limit by document type, year, etc. Browse by subject or publication. This collection is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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
Content Availability:
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
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

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

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
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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FDsys

Provides authenticated, free online access to official federal government publications. The Federal Digital System (FDsys) allows searching, browsing, downloading of content and metadata for documents and publications. FDsys replaced GPO Access (1994-2011). GPO

Date Coverage:
Current
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Gale opposing viewpoints in context

Combines several sources of information into a single database covering news, current topics, "big issues," and controversies. Indexes and provides abstracts for popular and scholarly articles, news sources, video, reference works, and includes online access to the "Opposing Viewpoints" books. Excellent starting point for shorter research papers, pro/con issues (esp. the "Viewpoints" section), and current issues topics. Browse broad topic areas suggested or search by keyword or advanced search. Limits include document type and year. Excellent maps displaying U.S. demographics on selected topics

Date Coverage:
~1990 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

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
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Handbook of Texas online

Contains articles on Texas history, geography, and culture. Search by keyword or browse entries by title, event, date, person, or location. Texas State Historical Association

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

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
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
Full Text

Historical abstracts (EBSCO)

Indexes and provides abstracts to scholarly journal articles, conference papers, dissertations, books and book reviews in history for all countries except the United States and Canada (for the U.S. and Canada use America: History & Life). Since every subject has a history all subjects are covered, from accounting and biology to warfare and zoology, not just traditional "history." Includes research on eras from prehistory to the present. Basic, advanced, and visual search features; limits by time period, country, year of publication of article, language of publication, in addition to subject, author, keyword, etc. EBSCO

Date Coverage:
Pre-history to the present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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
Content Availability:
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
Content Availability:
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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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
Content Availability:
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 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
Content Availability:
Full Text

Iter

Indexes research on the middle ages and renaissance (400 - 1700) in journals, books, conference papers, catalogs, discographies, and dissertations. An essential resource; international in scope. Coverage for journals dates back to 1784, for books to 1931. Includes access to books in the series: Other voice in early modern Europe: Toronto series. The "Basic Search" is by keyword, but "Advanced Search" allows for limits by author, title, subject and Dewey and LC call numbers. Advanced Search also permits limits by language and type of work (bibliography, review article, thesis, etc.). Supports Zotero and RefWorks. University of Toronto

Date Coverage:
400-1700
Content Availability:
Some 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
Content Availability:
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

Legal collection (EBSCO)

Provides access to law journals, documents, and case studies on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends on the discipline of law, legal issues and topics. Other types of publications included in this resource are magazines, trade publications, and book reviews. EBSCO

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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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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
Resource Types:

Legislative & executive publications

Provides information produced by or pertaining to the United States Congress, including House and Senate publications: hearings, documents, reports, prints, and bills. Provides information on members and committees. Also provides access to the Congressional Record, CRS Reports, the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Register. Provides political news content(1995-present) from the Washington Post, Roll Call, and CQ Political Transcripts. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1789 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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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. Congressional record

Provides access to the digital edition of the official record of the proceedings, debates, and activities of congress including not only an almost verbatim account of the proceedings and debates but also such related materials as communications from the President, executive agencies, memoranda, and petitions. This database is searchable by index terms, keywords, subjects, members of congress, roll call votes, bills, laws, resolutions, content type (letters, summaries, text of bills, etc.), date, and congress. Coverage is from the first congress (1789) to the 105th (1998). Proquest

Date Coverage:
1789 - 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

Legislative & executive publications. Hearings

Provides digital access to the official record of committee hearings proceedings. The publications of the hearings include the written and oral statements of witnesses, transcripts of the dialogue between committee members and witnesses, all materials submitted by witnesses for the record, and all correspondence and all other materials submitted by interested parties. The hearings can be searched by keyword, title, subject index term, geographical index term, committee name, witness name and affiliation, bill number, congressional number, CIS accession number, and SuDoc number. Coverage is from 1824 to present. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1824 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Legislative & Executive Publications. Serial set (1789- present)

Provides digital access to the U.S. Serial Set, a compilation of U.S. government publications collected at the direction of Congress. The publications include congressional materials such as committee reports, publications from the executive branch (messages from the President, periodicals, etc.), Senate executive reports, Senate treaty documents, and various other publications including hearings, investigations, economic statistics, and witness testimonies. These publications are accessible by keyword, title, subject, geographical index terms, bill numbers, congressional numbers, and CIS accession numbers. Coverage is from 1789 to the present. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1789 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Legislative & executive publications. Serial set maps (1789-present)

Provides access to high resolution color maps indexed in the U.S. Serial Set Index and the Carto-Bibliography of Maps. The collection entails more than 62,000 maps related to U.S. History. The maps can be searched by keyword, title, map area (subject), map relief method, and names on the maps. A link is available to the full bibliographic record of the original publication in which the map first appeared. Coverage is from 1789 to present. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1789 - 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
Content Availability:
Full Text

Loeb classical library

Interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture—in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease

Date Coverage:
700 C.E. – 700 A.D
Content Availability:
Full Text

Making of America (Online : Cornell University. Library)

Provides indexing and digital access to books and journals published in America in the 19th century (Cornell dates: 1840 - 1900). Making of America (MOA) is a cooperative effort between Cornell and University of Michigan to digitize important materials in American social history. Each University selected different but significant book and journal titles to digitize. Collectively, the subject strengths of the MOA are education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. Each University's collection must be searched separately. Search by keyword, basic, Boolean, proximity, and bibliographic/citation information or browse by book title or journal title/issue. Cornell University

Date Coverage:
1840 - 1900
Content Availability:
Full Text

Making of America (Online : University of Michigan)

Provides indexing and digital access to books and journals published in America in the 19th century (UM dates are ~ 1850 - ~1877). Making of America (MOA) is a cooperative effort between Cornell and University of Michigan (UM) to digitize important materials in American social history. Each University selected different but significant book and journal titles to digitize. Collectively, the subject strengths of the MOA are education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. Each University's collection must be searched separately. Search by keyword, basic, Boolean, proximity, and bibliographic/citation information. Browse the UM collection by book or journal title by using the links at the bottom of the home page. Primary Source. University of Michigan

Date Coverage:
1850 - 1877
Content Availability:
Full Text

Making of modern law. American Civil Liberties Union papers, 1912-1990

Contains the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), an organization known for its focus on civil rights, race, gender, protest, the role of police, and the role of government on both the national and local levels. This primary source collection provides a historical look at the ACLU and other groups that have interacted with them. Covers years from before the official founding through the 20th century. This resource is part of the Making of Modern Law collection. Gale

Date Coverage:
1912-1990
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Making of modern law. Legal treatises 1800-1926

Provides PDF images of more than 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Gale

Date Coverage:
1800 - 1926
Content Availability:
Full Text

Making of modern law. Primary sources

Provides access to resources in American legal history: constitutional conventions, cases, statutes, and regulations; as well as online access to archived state and municipal codes. Complements The Making of Modern Law : Legal Treatises

Date Coverage:
1620-1970
Content Availability:
Full Text

Making of modern law. Trials, 1600-1926

Provides court transcripts, briefs, arguments, and unofficial published trial accounts (1600-1926) from the law library collections of Harvard, Yale, and the Bar of the City of New York as well as some from the British Library. Gale

Date Coverage:
1600 -1926
Content Availability:
Full Text

Making of modern law. U.S. Supreme Court records and briefs, 1832-1978

Provides records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court

Date Coverage:
1832-1978
Content Availability:
Full Text

Mass observation online

Includes essays on British social history collected between 1937 and 1972 during a project called the Mass Observation. Includes photographs, file reports, diaries, and day surveys. Topic collections include: Film, reading habits, religion, victory celebrations, smoking habits, drinking habits, posters, reconstruction, family planning, sexual behavior, Beveridge social surveys, music, dancing and jazz, propaganda and morale, conscientious objection and pacifism, anti-Semitism,, leisure and sport. Parts included under Mass Observation Studies: File Reports 1937 -1972, Topic Collections 1938-1965, Worktown Collection 1937-1940, Worktown Photos; and under Publications: Diaries and Personal Writings, Diaries 1939-1951, Day Surveys 1937-1938, Directive Replies 1939-1947

Date Coverage:
1937-1972
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
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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Military & government collection

Provides indexing and abstracts for popular and scholarly journal articles on military history and government. Covers all continents and eras, some more extensively than others. Basic and advanced searching with limits by scholarly/popular source, date of publication, and publication type. Includes images. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1950s to the present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Military & intelligence database collection (Gale)

Draws on diverse publications (books, media, scholarly/ popular/news articles, and images) to provide information on both military and popular topics. Default response is to scholarly and academic sources. Search by keyword, subject, author, etc., with limiters by date, full-text, scholarly, and document type (image, case study, aerial photography, etc.). Materials primarily come from publications by all branches of the military service, trade journals for the defense industry, and scholarly journals in all subjects, as well as popular titles for the general public. Gale/InfoTrac

Date Coverage:
1980-2013
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) abstracts database

Contains summaries of U.S. and international publications, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research on criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. Excludes most legal decisions, opinions, and statutes. Intended to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals, researchers, policymakers, and technical and legal experts. Unique elements of the collection include agency-produced documents and final grant reports of the Office of Justice Programs sponsored research. Documents are either written in English or have an English-language summary. No print version of the database is produced. Covers 1972 to the present. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1972 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

NCJRS abstracts database

Contains summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research on criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database excludes most legal decisions, opinions, and statutes. Intended to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals, researchers, policymakers, and technical and legal experts. Unique elements of the collection include agency-produced documents and final grant reports of the Office of Justice Programs sponsored research. Documents are either written in English or have an English-language summary. No print version of the database is produced. Covers 1972 to the present. Searchable by author, title, journal name, and general (keyword). Can be limited by language and date range

Date Coverage:
1972 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only

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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Nexis Uni

Provides access to resources for researching news, business, industry, and legal topics. Default search is for news, but you may choose to search news, legal cases, law reviews, company information, or a publication by clicking the named button. 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. Narrow search by several options including subject, timeline, and source among others. Option to use "Get a Doc Assistance" to walk thorugh searching for legal cases or legislation

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Covers three subject areas: History (8 sections), Literature (2 sections), and Mathematics & Science (2 sections). Provides full-text, fully searchable content from a broad range of primary sources. Includes works in Western and non-Western languages, and are sourced from rare collections at libraries and other institutions from around the globe. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1800-1899
Content Availability:
Full Text

NTIS

Contains bibliographic records for research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes, and more dating back to 1964. Covers areas of administration and management; aeronautics and aerodynamics; agriculture and food; astronomy and astrophysics; behavior and society; biomedical technology and human factors engineering; building industry technology; business and economics; chemistry; civil engineering; combustion, engines, and propellants; communication; computers, control and information theory; detection and countermeasures; electrotechnology; energy; environmental pollution and control; government inventions for licensing; health care; industrial and mechanical engineering; library and information sciences; manufacturing technology; materials sciences; medicine and biology; military sciences; missile technology; natural resources and earth sciences; navigation, guidance, and control; nuclear science and technology; ocean technology and engineering; ordnance; photography and recording devices; physics; problem solving information for state and local governments; space technology; transportation; urban and regional technology and development. Search by keyword, title, author, abstract, accession number, or product number. Limitable by year, subject, collection, and/or agency

Date Coverage:
1964 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
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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

Offers discipline-focused, online guides to the essential literature in subjects across the humanities and social sciences. Each subject module includes a full set of entries (written by scholars in the field) covering a range of topics from general overviews to highly- specialized themes. Each entry provides a synoptic, bibliographic guide to the key literature and most useful online resources in given area of research. All subject areas or just selected ones may be browsed or searched by keyword or phrase. Oxford

Date Coverage:
Ancient times to the present day
Content Availability:
Full Text

Oxford bibliographies. African American studies

Provides introductory essays and critical, annotated bibliographies to the most important works on the topic covered. Very useful for introductions to the scholarship of a field and key critical works

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

Oxford bibliographies. African American studies

Provides introductory essays and critical, annotated bibliographies to the most important works on the topic covered. Very useful for introductions to the scholarship of a field and key critical works

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

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:
Citation + BU Info Links
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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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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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

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
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Oxford handbooks online. Business and management

Provides research reviews which cover the broad spectrum of issues in business and management. This focus ranges from company competition in the wider market to management strategies to interaction of business with government, society and other firms. Oxford Handbooks Online. Business and Management contains specially commissioned essays from leading figures that provide critical examination of the direction of research on contemporary issues and important concepts

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Oxford scholarship online

Offers access to over 10,000 academic works, in 20 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. Full text is available for subscribed sections; abstracts and tables of contents are available for all titles. New titles are added quarterly. The e- books can be searched by title, author, keywords, fields of study, publication year, and ISBN

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
1974 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

Paley Center seminars

Provides access to a video collection of interviews and panel discussions recorded at The Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Television & Radio). The seminars feature industry insiders discussing the processes of television production, the impact of media on contemporary society, and much more. Full transcriptions and detailed indexing allow searching for topics, titles, or speakers. Logging into "My Research" allows for saving items and searches and creating and annotating clips from videos

Date Coverage:
1997-present
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:

Papers of James Madison

Provides access to the digital papers of James Madison from his youth through 1820 (as of 2011). Includes his letters and correspondence, notes on his readings, his political and constitutional writings (including those from his service as Secretary of State and as President), and continuing into his retirement. The collection may be searched full text, or by date, author, or recipient. Includes a chronology. Primary Source. University of Virginia, Rotunda Collection

Date Coverage:
1751 - 1840
Content Availability:
Full Text

Papers of Thomas Jefferson

Provides digital access to Jefferson's papers, letters, and documents from the time he was 19. An ongoing publishing project (both in print and digitally) it includes the a "Retirement Series" from the end of his Presidency to his death. The collection may be searched full text, or by date, author, or recipient. Includes a chronology and Jefferson's drawings (largely architectural). Primary Source. University of Virginia, Rotunda Collection

Date Coverage:
1762-1824 with ongoing updates
Content Availability:
Full Text

Past masters (Online : InteLex Corporation)

Provides access to a collection of full-text primary source texts of prominent philosophers of the western tradition. Coverage varies by author: complete works for some, selections for most. Useful to those requiring remote access to primary texts. However, English translations are not available for all resources included. So depending on the text required, the researcher consulting this resource may have to contend with a language barrier. The database includes a search engine with simple and advanced options. It can be searched by keyword, title, language, and subject. Coverage: western Greek philosophy through twentieth century philosophy. InteLex Corp

Date Coverage:
5th century BCE - 20th century CE
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
1665 - 1995
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
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Philosopher's index

Provides indexing and abstracts of journal articles, books, contributions to anthologies, and book reviews published worldwide since 1940. For access to the scholarly journal literature of Philosophy, this index is the most important available. Topics covered include aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, metaphilosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion. Most useful for researchers of philosophical topics, this resource is also worth consulting for researchers in systematic theology (e.g. Augustinian studies, Scholastic theology, Barthian studies), apologetics and philosophical theology, religious ethics/moral theology, and western intellectual history. Contains some full text. Comparatively limited (but effective) search features: does not have a scholarly journals limiter but does provide document type and linked full-text limiters, as well as a publication search feature (enabling searches within the contents of specified journal titles). EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1940-present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

PolicyMap

Provides demographic, education, health, geographic data and more. Offers the user the capability of presenting the data visually through maps, tables, and reports. This resource is geared toward non-GIS experts who want to analyze large amounts of data

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Political risk yearbook

Offers an annual collection of 100 country reports for academic audiences forecasting the risk of engaging in business in these countries. The analyses address potential risk to three areas of investment: banking and lending, retail, manufacturing, and mining, and exports to a host country. The analyses take into consideration events, political figures, historical and political background, and information on government, key sectors of the economy, and the environment. The database can be searched by country name from a list or from a map

Date Coverage:
1999-present
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

Political science complete

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2900 titles including academic journals, 520 of which are in full text, 340 full-text monographs and reference books, and 36,000 full-text conference papers. A 17,500 term thesaurus assists in subject searches. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1895 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
Subjects:

Political science resources. Think tanks

Provides a list of websites for think tanks through MLibrary (University of Michigan Library). These websites include links to the full text of selected periodical literature, papers, studies, news releases, and book reviews. Coverage varies

Date Coverage:
Various start dates to present
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Subjects:

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

Date Coverage:
1986 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Project Muse

Provides searching and full-text access to scholarly journals from a wide variety of not-for-profit organizations (university presses, scholarly societies, historical associations, and religious communities). Browse journals by individual title or by subject groupings, or search for articles by author, title, subject, etc. Limits by year, article type (review, poetry, drama, fiction), date, and language of article. Project Muse/Johns Hopkins University Press

Date Coverage:
Varies by journal
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
1637 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Proquest historical newspapers. Communist historical newspaper collection

Contains full text coverage of eight communist newspapers from the United States and Britain

Date Coverage:
1917-2013
Content Availability:
Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
1914-1969
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest legislative insight

Provides federal legislative histories related to enacted United States public laws. Users can search for histories by the popular name of the law, citation, subject, or by session of Congress. Congressional publications available for searching are bills, reports, documents, hearings, committee prints, the Congressional Record, and CRS Reports. Presidential signing statements are included if available. A historical context document is available for each congress

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest regulatory insight

Provides federal administrative law histories for individual federal statutes and Executive Orders. This resource is a companion to ProQuest Legislative Insight

Date Coverage:
1936-2014
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest social sciences premium collection

Covers all of the social sciences with deep coverage of sociology and politics, and extending to criminal justice, education, linguistics, and language behavior. Offers abstract and indexing files on over 14,000 titles, totaling around 15 million records. This is combined with more than 1,800 full-text scholarly journals and other sources including full-text dissertations, SSRN Political Science Research Network working papers and most recently added, sociology videos from INTELECOM. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
c. 1880 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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ProQuest statistical abstract of the U.S

Provides a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Each statistical table provides originating source information with links to the government publication or website. In the case of non-federal government sources, the publisher's website is linked and access to the related material may not be available freely. This resource also provides comparative international statistics. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1878 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

ProQuest statistical insight

Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and international organizations from 1983. Conduct search by keyword(s) and limit results by publishing organization, geographic region, local area, or broad subject. Data may be further restricted by demographic features (age, marital status, industry, etc.). ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1973 - present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
Resource Types:

Proquest Supreme Court insight

Provides access to a complete collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Case compilation pages are organized so that users can easily understand the judicial process

Date Coverage:
1975-2016
Content Availability:
Full Text

Public administration abstracts

Provides indexing and abstracts of journal articles, papers, reports, and book reviews related to public administration, including public administration research and theory. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1974-
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Race relations abstracts (EBSCO)

Covers essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Coverage is from 1975 to the present. Records are selected from many of the top titles within the discipline, including Race, Ethnicity & Education and Ethnic & Racial Studies

Date Coverage:
Early 1900's to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Readers' guide retrospective

Provides indexing to the most popular magazines for the general public from 1890 - 1982. Areas covered include children and teen magazines, television guides, news and opinion magazines, art journals, women's and men's magazines, etc. Sample titles indexed: National Geographic, Ms., Motor Trends, Parent's Magazine, People, Scientific American, and Audubon. Includes book reviews. H.W. Wilson

Date Coverage:
1890 - 1982
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

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

Date Coverage:
1879 - present (varies by journal)
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
1823 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

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

Date Coverage:
1823 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

September 11 digital archive

Makes available a collection of digital sources related to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash in Pennsylvania. The archived materials include first-hand accounts, electronic communications such as emails, digital photographs including works of art, and more. The archive contains not only sources directly related to the events themselves but also the public's response to those events. It is searchable by keyword and may be limited to media type (e.g., document, email, story, interview, article, webpage, and more)

Date Coverage:
2001 to June 2004
Content Availability:
Full Text

Social explorer

Provides access to 220 years of demographic data and 18, 000 maps covering census, economic, election, religion data and more. Users can create thematic and interactive maps using basic GIS and data manipulation. In addition, users can download data or tables and create snapshots of maps

Date Coverage:
1790-current
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Social Science Research Network

Provides the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. Each of SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by publishing submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of top quality research papers around the world. The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection of downloadable full-text documents in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The eLibrary also includes the research papers of a number of Fee Based Partner Publications. Searchable by Title only or by Title, Abstract & Keywords

Date Coverage:
1994 to present day
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
2002-present
Content Availability:
Full Text
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Supreme Court yearbook

Provides in-depth coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court since the 1989-1990 term. Includes case summaries of every opinion written during each Supreme Court term, essays on the most significant cases from each year and the trends in each term, tables and figures on voting patterns and trends in constitutional law, biographies of justices, and reference documents for understanding how the Supreme Court works

Date Coverage:
1989-current
Content Availability:
Full Text

Texas laws and resolutions archive

Provides access to the texts of all legislative bills filed with the Office of the Texas Secretary of State - Statutory Documents beginning with the 78th Legislative Session as well as all bills, joint resolutions, and concurrent resolutions passed by the Texas Legislature, including those vetoed by the Governor. The collection can be browsed by legislative session and bill or resolution number. Current coverage is through the 80th legislative session

Date Coverage:
2003 - 2006
Content Availability:
Full Text

Texas Legislature online

Provides access to the Texas Legislature. This website makes available links to information about legislators, committees, bills, amendments, votes, reports, and calendars. The website can be searched by bill (author, sponsor, subject, committee, etc.), by keyword in texts, amendments, statutes, house and senate journals, and the legislative archive system. Searches can be limited by legislative session. Online access began in 1996 with coverage from 1989 to the present

Date Coverage:
1996 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Thomas

Provides open access to federal legislative information. Under the direction of the Library of Congress, this database makes available the text of bills and resolutions, the floor activity in Congress, the Congressional Record, calendars and schedules, committee information, Presidential nominations, the text of treaties, and links to other government resources such as homepages of congressmen, webpages of other government branches, historical information from the Library of Congress, the U.S. Code, etc. This resource can be searched or browsed by bills and resolutions, sponsors, committees, Congresses, stages of the legislative process, dates, and more. Coverage is from 1995 (104th Congress) to the present

Date Coverage:
1995 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

U.K. parliamentary papers (Online : ProQuest)

Makes available Parliamentary papers for the 19th century (1801-1900) covering issues in Great Britain and her many colonies. This resource brings together the Nineteenth Century Parliamentary Papers Collection from BOPCRIS (British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service), the nineteenth century House of Commons Sessional Papers from Chadwyck-Healey microfiche edition, and Peter Cockton's Subject Catalogue of the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1801-1900, a five volume thematic index for the complete set of parliamentary papers of this period. Provides digital access to the Papers. Useful "Guide to Parliamentary Papers" (http://parlipapers.chadwyck.com/infoCentre/ hcppguide.jsp) for those working with them for the first time. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1688 - current
Content Availability:
Full Text

U.S. code

Provides access to the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. The print version of the U.S. Code was first published in 1926, and new editions are published every six years with cumulative supplements published between each edition. Another access point, FDsys, also contains main editions. Content is provided by the U.S. House of Representatives regardless of provider or vendor

Date Coverage:
Current
Content Availability:
Full Text

UNdata

Provides a single entry point to locate data from United Nations databases. Users are able to search over 30 UN databases containing over 60 million data points covering agriculture, crime, education, employment, energy, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, tourism, trade, and the Millennium Development Goals indicators. Useful features include Country Profiles, glossaries, and statistical tables which users can download

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

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)

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text
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US history collection (Gale)

Indexes and provides abstracts to articles in about 40 journals (scholarly and popular) in history. History is defined broadly to include journals covering folklore, ecology, religion, and archaeology, among others. Coverage dates are 1980 - present; as an example of how narrow their journal coverage is, the subject "Clinton, Bill" has only 114 results associated with it. This would be a good starting point for contemporary issues, or if the user has a very broad topic and isn't sure how to start. Better yet, the "Browse Subject" feature can help select or narrow down a topic. Once there is a focused topic, other article indexes can be used to get a fuller picture of the topic. Includes full text of many of the articles indexed. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
Resource Types:

USA.gov

Serves as the U.S. government's official web portal or search engine. Provides access to government information and services. USA.gov went online in 2000 under the name FirstGov.gov

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Vanderbilt television news archives

Provides a searchable archive of over 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts, including 900,000 abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, NBC, and CBS (August 1968 to present); daily news programs from CNN (1995 to present), FOX News (2004 to present) and ABC Nightline (12 September 1988 to present); and a selection of special programs, including coverage of elections, political conventions, events related to September 11, 2001, and more. Selected streaming video requires the RealOne media player. Video copies of programs with only abstracts are available for a fee

Date Coverage:
1968 to present
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:

Vital statistics on American politics

Provides data on American politics. Subjects covered include elections and political parties, campaign finance and political action committees, public opinion and voting, the media, Congress, the Presidency and executive branch, the judiciary, federalism, foreign and military policy, social policy, and economic policy. SAGE

Date Coverage:
1789-current
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:

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

Date Coverage:
Date varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
1980-present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Washington information directory

Provides information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. Searchable by topic, organization type, and organization name. SAGE

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia
Resource Types:

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

Date Coverage:
1900 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Resource Types:

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

Date Coverage:
1998 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only
Resource Types:

Web of science. Data citation index

Provides bibliographic references to research data in the areas of Science (1900-present) and Social Science & Humanities (1900-present). Includes Basic Search (by topic, title, author, DOI, document type, etc.), Cited Reference Search, and Advanced Search. Document type includes Repository, Data study, and Data set. Entries include DOI or source URL for access to data. Includes links to related records and journal citations. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Date Coverage:
1900 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text
Resource Types:

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

Date Coverage:
1945 to present
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
1984 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

World history collection (Gale)

Provides indexing and access to scholarly and popular journals covering all aspects and regions of world history from about 1450 to the present. Selection of approximately 2 dozen scholarly journals complemented by about that many popular journals. Very focused selection of journals (a search for Chinese History returned 14 results), but a good starting point for topic discovery and information. Once there is a focused topic, use additional databases (like Historical Abstracts) to broaden the results and retrieve additional scholarly research articles. Search by keyword, subject, author, title or browse by topic. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1988 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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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

Date Coverage:
November 1995 – December 31, 2013
Content Availability:
Full Text
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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)

Date Coverage:
Unknown; current
Content Availability:
Full Text

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

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links
Resource Types: