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Digitized collection of the newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets that form the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford, United Kingdom. This collection charts the history of the development of the press in England and provides invaluable insight into 17th and 18th century England.

Coverage: 1672-1737
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Consists of two major collections comprising myriad sub-series.
The Roger Baldwin Years, 1912-1950, contains sub-series with clippings and files on academic freedom; censorship; legislation; federal departments and federal legislation; state activities; conscientious objectors; injunctions; and labor and labor organization correspondence.
Years of Expansion, 1950-1990, encompasses foundation project files on the Amnesty Project, 1964-1980; the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, 1964-1976; and subject files on freedom of belief, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; international civil liberties; and legal case files, 1933-1990.

Coverage: 1912-1990
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This fully indexed, primary source database unfolds the historical development of anthropology from a global perspective, bringing together the fieldwork of early scholars, as well as contextualizing documents from the same time period, including correspondence, and subsequent writings that led to major publications such as draft manuscripts, lectures and articles. Scholars can trace the full scholarly process in all of its stages, from qualitative data gathering to analysis through publication, while cross-searching contemporaneous research from the most important scholars in the discipline.
  • Freely accessible resource
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Bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.
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Find step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams and more. Search by specific year, make and model.
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The authoritative source on American colloquialisms and local slang. The interactive map enables browsing by region, including states and major areas within each region.
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Exclusive issues-based documentary films focusing on environmental studies and sciences, sociology, anthropology, global studies, area studies, women’s studies, history, political science, criminal justice, health, psychology, the arts, and more, from leading film producers, distributors, and independent filmmakers from around the world.

Full collection of 1800 films is anticipated to be completed in 2020.
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Breaking news, analysis, and opinion on K-12 education issues affecting school and district leaders, teachers, policymakers, and ed-tech professionals.
  • Personal account or registration is needed to access all or part of this resource
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Five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink. Module One includes printed and manuscript cookbooks, advertising ephemera, government documents, marketing reports, films and illustrated content reflecting reflect a wide range of food cultures and traditions.

Coverage 1540-1980
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Containing peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals, this resource covers over 500 topics broken down by subject including the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.

Includes search tools: Topic Finder, Subject Guide Search, Publication Search
Provides detailed global company and industry industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports. Contains thousands of company histories and industry essays, case studies, scholarly journals, and business news for deep research coverage of global economies.
A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.
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Gale’s largest general-interest periodical resource, with millions of articles available. The database includes reference, newspaper, and audio content in addition to the collection of magazines and journals. Most content is full-text with no embargo.
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Learners can access interdisciplinary news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more.
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Integrating case studies, news, reference materials, academic journals, videos, and more, the resource offers nearly 400 topic, state, and province pages across the science, social studies, and humanities curriculum, including Water Privatization, Ecotourism, Air Pollution, Green Economy, and more. Explore topics and events within Earth systems, global change, pollution, and populations. Updated daily.
Exploring issues within government, law, health, science and technology, society and culture, this collection provides 250 country pages and more than 400 issue pages integrating news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics, and more, as well as more than 6,000 viewpoint commentaries providing background and guidance on significant topics like Food Security, Genocide, Human Rights, Extreme Weather, and more. Updated daily,

Note: Cross-searchable with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints
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Media-rich database containing reference content, millions of news and periodical articles, and more than 5,500 rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. history.
Topics range from the arrival of Vikings in North America all to the way to the first stirrings of the American Revolution and on through the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror.
Cross-searchable with Gale In Context: World History
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Primary sources, reference, and multimedia content are aligned to curriculum to deliver a chronicle of the people, cultures, events, and societies that have formed the history of the human race. A range of topics such as Aztecs, Industrial Revolution, Silk Road, the Buddha, Space Race, and more provide a wide perspective across the globe.
Cross-searchable with Gale In Context: U.S. History.
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Contains more than 5.6 million book reviews that allow users to conduct research in numerous disciplines, including literature, history, education, psychology, and more
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This collection provides access to current and authoritative periodical content regarding agriculture and its related fields—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture. With strong emphasis on titles covered in the Agricola database, this collection of more than 600 journal titles is focused on agriculture-related fields. In addition, more than 30 Delmar titles provide in-depth coverage on a variety of agriculture-related topics.
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This resource provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Explore the activities of companies and industries worldwide through nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications, and a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications. Note: updated daily.
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Provides nearly 3 million articles from more than 400 journals on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature.
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The database includes more than 600 journals and periodicals--leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries--providing information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.
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Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues offers comprehensive coverage of issues that influence women's lives across the globe. Users will find timely and historically relevant content on topics including civil rights, health, education, professional development, and entrepreneurship.
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This database brings together information from more than 250 journals for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.
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More than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.
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This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. It includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.
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Provides full-text academic journals and magazines—with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. Content is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates, and more.
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This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports—seeks to provide full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.
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Provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs. Includes more than 500 subject-appropriate, active, full-text periodicals, including: Beverage Industry, Black Enterprise, Economist, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, HR Magazine, Real Estate Weekly, Restaurant Business, Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, and more. Updated daily.
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Contains more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.
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Periodical database for serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Containing 10.4 million articles. More than 250 journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.
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This database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
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Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism, the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries, and guidance for travelers such as information on state parks, planning a vacation, and full-text travel guides from Fodor's.
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Contains articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more. Updated daily.
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Provides indexing for more than 1,200 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals, including more than 200 titles in full text. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
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This full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields and provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
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Provides access to authoritative content including full-text titles cited in CINAHL supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management. This resource features highlighting and note-taking tools as well as an intuitive interface, providing multiple pathways to key information. Updated daily.
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Academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.
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Provides access to over 2 million articles, scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.
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Provides access to over 4.1 Million articles supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology.
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Containing more than 1.1 million articles covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions, this resource supports a broad range of topics from theological approaches to social issues. Researchers will gain valuable insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily.
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Providing access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers, this library resource offers coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field. Updated daily.
U.S. History
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Provides access hundreds of current and applicable periodicals that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career, from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
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This collection is comprised of more than 200 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals and more than 1.7 million articles, providing insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale. Updated daily.
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Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines offering balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.
  • Personal account or registration is needed to access all or part of this resource
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IHS Engineering Workbench indexes national and international standards. Purdue Libraries' access features online full-text standards from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and selected single standards from other standards developing organizations. Titles included in the My Subscription filter are available full-text. ICAO standards include access to redline versions.
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Provides more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals for horticultural enthusiasts of all levels, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more.
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Complete archive of the International Herald Tribune from its origins as the European Edition of The New York Herald to the last issue of the International Herald Tribune before its relaunch as the International New York Times.

Coverage: 1887-2013
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Provides legislative, regulatory, and local ordinance monitoring for all 50 states with full-text and keyword searching, issue screening, and tracking tools.
Users can run special reports and set up custom email alerts.

Also includes the publication State Net® Capitol Journal

NOTE: Access begins on 10/1/2019
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An archival collection comprising the backfiles of 15 major magazines (including the Newsweek archive), spanning areas including current events, international relations, and public policy. These titles offer multiple perspectives on the contemporary contexts of the major events, trends, and interests in these fields throughout the twentieth century. The collection will provide valuable primary source content for researchers in fields ranging from history and political science, through to law and economics.
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The Open Research Library is a hosting platform initiated and maintained by Knowledge Unlatched and BiblioLabs. It makes freely accessible scientific book publications, as well as other high-quality academic Open Access content, available to anyone for free use anywhere in the world.

ORL provides free access to a comprehensive collection of thousands of scholarly monographs, anthologies, journals, videos, posters and other formats.
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The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors.
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Research platform designed to help users/researchers find and evaluate relevant protocols and methods across the whole Springer Nature protocols and methods portfolio.
Vault's career guides include interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of more than 1,000 companies and leading industries. Vault publishes over 120 titles covering a wide range of industries and professions, from accounting and law to biotech, real estate and culinary arts, plus important career topics including resume writing, diversity and environmental initiatives at companies.
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An encyclopedic resource on veterinary science and care. The collection explains more than 500 procedures and techniques across more than 600 titles, and covers clinical skills, explanations of conditions, and training on technology and animal handling.
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Focuses on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century., including: the History of Feminist Theory and Activism; domestic culture; lay and ordained church women; women in industry; women's sexuality and gender expression; women’s education; women’s movement; women’s health and mental health; women and law; women and the control of their bodies; and women’s roles and interactions within society.
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