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AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. It is the most comprehensive source of bibliographic citations covering US agricultural and life sciences information.
The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world. The collections encompass a wide variety of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library
The ACM Digital Library is the ultimate online resource for those interested in the computing industry. It offers over 40 publications, all full-text Conference Proceedings, publication archives dating back to the 1950s, almost 2 million pages of text, more than one million bibliographic citations, and a state-of-the-art search engine.
Building Green Suite
A resource encompassing practical information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building--from energy efficiency and recycled-content materials to land-use planning and indoor air quality. The database integrates online versions of GreenSpec product listings, high-quality articles about green buildings, peer-to-peer comments, and more than 200 project case studies.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
Provides a wide range of bibliographic and full-text databases. Databases are designed for many topics included in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Its primary purpose is to increase the efficiency and fairness of the securities market for the benefit of investors, corporations, and the economy by accelerating the receipt, acceptance, dissemination, and analysis of time-sensitive corporate information filed with the agency.
A business management database service with full text access to over 100 management journals, complete with full text archives back to 1994. Disciplines covered include strategy, leadership, information management, marketing and human resource management.
Homeland Security Digital Library Collection
HSDL Collection (full) includes over 77,500 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.
Another general interest, academic and bibliographic set of databases. Educators will find the Educator's Reference Complete database particularly helpful.
An in-depth group of databases designed to provide access to news, legal and periodical resources for all avenues of research.
Resource of materials and processes covering the fields of architecture, interior design, packaging design, retail design, industrial design, fashion, apparel & footwear, exhibition design, textile design, landscape architecture and transportation design. Includes over 5,000 materials representing eight categories: carbon-based materials, cement-based materials, ceramics, glass, metals, natural material derivatives, natural materials, and polymers. Provides comprehensive product information, technical specifications, application information, manufacturer profiles, and material images.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Established in 1972, NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS resources are available to anyone interested in crime, victim assistance, and public safety including policymakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, community leaders, and the general public. The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 200,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources.
ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated full-text database in the market today, with thousands of periodical titles and millions of full-text articles available. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, science, education, technology, humanities, social sciences, psychology and literature.
Dissertations & Theses
This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM). PubMed Central aims to fill the role of a world class library in the digital age.
The SAGE Premier package includes leading international peer-reviewed titles, including high-impact research journals published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. The journals cover a wide range of subject areas, including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine, allowing libraries to support the varied teaching and research needs of their students and faculty.
Sports Market Place Directory
The Sports Market Place Directory provides organizational contact information with detailed descriptions. For over 20 years, this comprehensive, up-to-date directory has offered direct access to the Who, What, When & Where of the sports industry.
THOMAS was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. Since that time THOMAS has expanded the scope of its offerings to include bills, resolutions, activity in Congress, the Congressional Record, schedules, calendars, committee information, Presidential nominations, treaties, and additional government resources.
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