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AMA manual of style

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

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N/A
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Full Text

ARBAonline

Provides reviews of reference books (print and electronic publications). Online counterpart to the print American Reference Books Annual; online coverage starts with 1997; updated monthly. Users can search by author, ISBN/ISSN, content area, and subject, or find new features by browsing the monthly updates

Date Coverage:
1997 - present
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Full Text
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Book index with reviews

Provides a searchable database of information about fiction and nonfiction books

Date Coverage:
1870s-present
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Some Full Text

Book review digest plus

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

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1983 - present
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Some Full Text
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Book review digest plus

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

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1983 - present
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Some Full Text
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Book review digest retrospective

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

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1905 - 1982
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Some Full Text
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Books in print

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

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1948-present
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Multimedia

Children's core collection

Provides a selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books, electronic resources, web sites, and periodicals for children from preschool through sixth grade, along with review sources and other professional aids. Searchable by author, title, keyword, subject, abstract, Dewey number, LC number, publication year, award, best list, etc. Can be limited by year of publication, recommendation level, document type, grade level, category (fiction, non-fiction, biography), and Dewey Decimal number range. Web sites may be found by choosing to search "subjects" and entering "web sites." Limited older, archival material is included. H. W. Wilson

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Unknown
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Citations Only
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Choice reviews online

Reviews academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Online database covers from 1987 to present

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1987-present
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Fiction connection

Suggests books based on books you have already read, authors you like, or topics of interest. Fiction and biography titles are included as well as young adult literature

Date Coverage:
1997 - present
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Some Full Text

Fiction core collection

Provides a selective annotated list of fiction for adults that includes both established and contemporary works either written in or translated into English. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, a descriptive annotation, notes about related works, and evaluative quotations from a review when available. Out-of-print titles are included, and analytical entries are made for composite works. Searchable by author, title, keyword, subject, reading level, best lists, ISBN, etc. H. W. Wilson

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Unknown
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Citations Only
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Journal citation reports

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

Date Coverage:
1997 to present
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Citations Only
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Literature criticism online

Allows cross-searching of the following GALE databases: Children's Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literature Criticism

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N/A
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Some Full Text

Middle and junior high core collection

Provides a selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books for young people in grades five through nine, along with review sources and other professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists. Among nonfiction entries, special importance is given to works devoted to technology, personal values, and current social and political issues, with special emphasis on ethnic diversity. Topics of particular importance are the World Wide Web, virtual reality and other new technologies, environmental problems, animal ecology, and the protection of endangered species. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, a descriptive annotation, and evaluative quotations from a review when available. Web sites may be found by choosing to search "subjects" and entering "web sites." H. W. Wilson

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Unknown
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Citations Only
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Non-fiction connection

Covers narrative nonfiction titles.Updated each week, the Nonfiction Profiler reviews current, popular review sources such as Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Booklist, as well as bestseller lists such as the NY Times and Amazon, to select titles. Also, older editions of the review sources are used to add backlist titles. Users can search for books by topic, genre, setting, character, location, and timeframe

Date Coverage:
2005-present
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Multimedia

Public library core collection. Nonfiction

Provides a selective annotated list of nonfiction and reference works with analytical entries for anthologies, collections, and parts of books. Entries provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, a descriptive annotation, and evaluative quotations from a review when available, plus information on electronic editions of works where available. H. W. Wilson

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Unknown
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Citations Only
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