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New Databases, Subject Guides and Other Resources. These are recent additions to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries' Web site. You'll find new databases and other resources, and upgrades to software such as search interfaces.

  • Plastics Dissertations Database (WAK)

    April 16, 2014 9:00 AM

    Current dissertations in the field of plastics technology, mostly in German.

  • CJKV-English Dictionary

    April 14, 2014 9:00 AM

    This dictionary-database represents the ongoing results of 20 years of research in East Asian pre-modern texts, from Zhou dynasty materials to nineteenth-century writings in China, Korea, Japan and Vietnamese. Including information on Chinese terminology derived from Confucianism, Daoism, secular literature, poetry, and historical works. Originally, this compilation, and the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism were initiated as a single compilation, but were eventually separated to encourage specialized usage and participation in experts from both classical Chinese and Buddhist studies sub-specialties. The present work is intended to fill the dearth in Western lexicographical resources on traditional East and South East Asian languages, literature, history, philosophy and religion.

  • Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)

    April 14, 2014 9:00 AM

    The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a record of the regional variations of American English. It is different from other dictionaries in that it does not include words that are commonly used throughout the United States, but rather focuses on regional variants. The over 60,000 entries include definitions, alternative spellings/pronunciations, word origins, regional usage, and synonyms from across the country. In addition to searching for specific words and phrases, it is also possible to browse by region. DARE includes pronunciations (with audio of the original field recordings), usage maps, and a bibliography of sources. Its scholarship is based on questionnaires and personal interviews with more than 2700 informants in more than 1000 American communities during 1965-1970. Other primary documents, including letters, diaries, newspapers, and government documents, added to the context of the terms. DARE is a project of UW-Madison and is located in the Department of English.

  • Environment and Energy Publishing

    April 11, 2014 9:00 AM

    Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) is the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets. E&E's five daily online publications are considered "must-reads" by people who track and influence energy, environmental and climate policy. The subscription includes access to: EnergyWire, ClimateWire, E&E Daily, Greenwire and E&ENews PM. Key areas covered by E&E's reporters and editors: U.S. federal legislation, U.S. environmental regulation and federal agencies, International and U.S. climate policy issues, Global energy resources and markets, Unconventional energy (fracking, deep water, etc.), Electric utilities, Alternative energy, Air and water issues, Hazardous and toxic substances, Public lands, Endangered species, Mining and agriculture, Technology.

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States 1878-2012 (via Census Bureau)

    March 25, 2014 9:00 AM

    The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. View sections from 2012 edition by clicking the section name on the left. Tables from 2006-2011 available in both PDF and Excel formats (can access Excel tables by clicking an edition year, then clicking a section name on the left). Editions for 1878-1899 accessed by clicking "1900 - 2001." See also: "Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013- (via ProQuest)" for 2013 and later editions.

  • ProQuest Executive Branch Documents (U.S.), 1789-1932

    March 04, 2014 8:00 AM

    Collection of publications from the Executive Branch of the federal government listed in the 1909 Checklist created by the U.S. Superintendant of Documents as a summary of all publications issues by the government since 1789. Includes fully-searchable access to 200,000-plus documents not included in U.S. Serial Set collection, as well as an additional 200,000 document chosen from the 1910-1932 period. There is no direct URL to this collection. First unselect all limits on the Advanced Search screen, then select 'Executive Branch Document 1789-1932'.

  • PhilPapers: Online Research in Philosophy

    February 19, 2014 8:00 AM

    An online directory of academic philosophy, indexing books, articles, dissertations, and papers from newly published journals, web archives, personal pages, and user submissions. Provides tools for categorizing and organizing materials, and facilitates discussion and communication between philosophers. Registration (free) is required to access advanced features, such as creating reading lists, bibliographies, saved searches, and e-mail alerts.

  • Sixth National Population Census of China Database

    February 19, 2014 8:00 AM

    This is a bilingual (Chinese and English) database. The contents of data are name, gender, age, nationality, permanent residence registration, education level, industry, occupation, social security, marriage, fertility, death, housing, migration and etc. The English version of this database will have both content and interface. (The English translation will be finished by 31th March 2014)

  • Digital Dictionary of Buddhism

    February 05, 2014 8:00 AM

    This dictionary is a compilation of Buddhist terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found in Buddhist canonical sources.

  • Mass Observation Online

    February 05, 2014 8:00 AM

    Source Library: Special Collections, University of Sussex. Mass Observation Online makes available original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the British Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive maps. A pioneering social research organization, Mass Observation was founded in 1937 by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, film-maker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge. Their aim was to create an 'anthropology of ourselves', and by recruiting a team of observers and a panel of volunteer writers they studied the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain. This resource covers the original Mass Observation project, the bulk of which was carried out from 1937 until the mid-1950s, offering an unparalleled insight into everyday life in Britain during these transformative years. The Archive of Mass-Observation has been used by anthropologists, cultural and social historians, literary scholars, performance artists, sociologists, and those working in education, war studies and gender studies. The digital project includes a complete set of the File Reports, 1937-1972, with full text searching ability; access to all of the Day Surveys, Directives and Diaries, 1937-1945; topic collections covering: famous persons, household budgeting, juvenile delinquency, Korea, peace & the public, radio listening, world outlook, film, reading habits, dreams, religion, victory celebrations, capital punishment, posters, smoking habits, drinking habits, gambling, and the September 1946 exhibition held at the Victoria & Albert Museum 'Britain Can Make It'. In addition, this database includes The 'Worktown Collection;' Nine contextual essays by leading scholars describing the archive and suggesting research and teaching strategies; photographs by Humphrey Spender, interactive maps, and much valuable supporting material.

  • International Newsstand

    January 27, 2014 8:00 AM

    This is replacing World News Connection. A collection of more than 600 of the world's top newspapers and wire feeds. For nearly all of them, complete articles are available in text format. The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, and The Asian Wall Street Journal are just a few of the sources included. Special In addition to the text, citations, abstracts, and indexing are available for all articles.

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy (Netter's)

    January 27, 2014 8:00 AM

    Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy includes an image bank of some of Netter's classic anatomy and pathology illustrations along with many diagnostic imaging examples that capture anatomy the way it is most frequently seen in practice.

  • London Low Life

    January 03, 2014 8:00 AM

    Taking as its subject Victorian London, the content ranges from salacious 'swell's guides' to scandalous broadsides and subversive posters, the material sold and exchanged on London's bustling thoroughfares offering an unparalleled insight into the dark underworld of the city. Children's chapbooks, street cries, slang dictionaries and ballads were all part of a vibrant culture of street literature. Contains material on these themes: Crime and Justice, Disreputable London, Geography and the Built Environment, Leisure and Entertainment, Politics, Scandal and the News, Religion, Charity and Social Reform, Sex, Prostitution and Obscenity, Street Literature and Popular Print, Tourism, Women and Gender, Work, Industry and Commerce. This is a rich visual resource for scholars of Victorian London, with many full colour maps, cartoons, sketches and a full set of the essential Tallis' Street Views of London - a unique resource for the study of London architecture and commerce. Also included are George Gissing's famous London scrapbooks from the Pforzheimer Collection, containing his research for London novels such as New Grub Street and The Netherworld.

  • Cambridge Books Online

    December 26, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Cambridge Books Online platform provides access to a growing collection of Cambridge University Press e-books covering a wide range of disciplines. The platform allows searching by author, titles, subject, publication date, ISBN, series name, or DOI, in addition to conducting a full-text search (using the 'Anything' option). Individual ebook titles purchased by the library are indicated with a capital letter 'P' on the Cambridge platform and are also listed in the library catalog.

  • Brill's E-Books

    December 26, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Brill Ebooks platform provides access to thousands of e-books published by Brill that cover a wide range of disciplines with strengths in history, law, religious and international studies. The platform allows searching keywords, author, title, and ISBN. Individual ebook titles on the Brill platform are also listed in the library catalog.

  • Meiji Japan: the Edward Sylvester Morse collection from the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum

    December 26, 2013 8:00 AM

    Edward S Morse (1838-1925) was a great polymath - notable for his work in natural history, ethnography and art history - but, perhaps most famous for his work in bringing Japan and the West closer together. He was one of the first Americans to live in Japan - teaching science at the Imperial University of Tokyo - and he devoted much of his life to the task of documenting life in Japan before it was transformed by Western modernization. In addition to preserving the household records of a samurai family and many accounts of the tea ceremony, Morse made notes on subjects as diverse as shop signs, fireworks, hairpins, agricultural tools, artists' studios, music, games, printing, carpentry, the Ainu, gardens, household construction, art and architecture.

  • Wiley Online Library

    December 19, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Wiley Online library provides full-text searching across thousands of ebooks and millions of articles from the life, physical, health, and social sciences, as well as the humanities disciplines. Individual ebook titles available on the Wiley platform are also listed in the library catalog.

  • OAPEN

    December 18, 2013 8:00 AM

    The OAPEN online library provides full-text searching to over 1500 academic open access ebooks covering a wide range of disciplines mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. A majority of these books are in either English, Dutch, German or Italian, but other languages are also represented. Individual ebook titles on the OAPEN platform are also listed in the library catalog.

  • Thesaurus Linguae Latinae

    December 16, 2013 8:00 AM

    This resource moved from being available only in campus libraries to being available for UW Madison folk on the web. This is an ongoing electronic version of the print Thesaurus linguae Latinae, the standard scholarly dictionary on a grand scale of the Latin language in its ancient manifestions (in general, before 600 CE); almost entirely in Latin, it is NOT a bilingual Latin-English dictionary. Both this electronic version and the print version on which it is based are still ongoing.

  • Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM

    This resource moved from being available only in campus libraries to being available for UW Madison folk on the web. A database of all the Latin texts from the Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana since its foundation.

  • Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

    December 06, 2013 8:00 AM

    Providing balanced and responsible profiles, the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary provides information about all federal judges and key bankruptcy and magistrate judges. The database provides a comprehensive overview of each judge's background, publication history, noteworthy rulings and other pertinent information. Search each judge's profile for terms and export information as needed.

  • International Encyclopedia of Media Studies

    December 06, 2013 8:00 AM

    This encyclopedia covers the broad field of 'media studies' which includes encompassing print journalism, radio, film, TV, photography, computing, mobile phones, and digital media. Coverage includes themes of media history and foundations, production, content and representation, audience and interpretation, media effects and psychology. Inclusivity is stressed in terms of global topics; global authors; paradigm diversity; qualitative and quantitative methods; and gender, race, and sexuality.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    December 02, 2013 8:00 AM

    A database of encyclopedias and other specialized reference sources from Gale and their publishing partners. Titles are individually selected, and therefore the Collection is not standard at all institutions. Titles are displayed on the home page, categorized by broad subject area. You may also click the Title List link found below the GVRL product banner to view an alphabetical list of all titles in our collection.

  • Revised Statutes of Canada (Hein Online)

    November 11, 2013 8:00 AM

    Complete coverage of all six revisions from the official printed volumes of the Revised Statutes of Canada in nearly 48,000 pages. The Statutes of Canada compile all the federal laws of Canada passed by the Parliament of Canada since Confederation in 1867.

  • Philip C. Jessup Library (Hein Online)

    November 11, 2013 8:00 AM

    Through special arrangement with the International Law Students Association (ILSA) this collection provides access to all of the top moot court competitions since 1960. It draws together the Problems, Judges' Briefs, Rules, and leading written memorials which comprise each competition. In addition, several publications of ILSA are also available.

  • Pentagon Papers (Hein Online)

    November 11, 2013 8:00 AM

    Officially titled United States - Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense. These 'Pentagon Papers' are a United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.

  • European Centre for Minority Issues (Hein Online)

    November 08, 2013 8:00 AM

    HeinOnline's collection of European Center for Minority Issues (ECMI) conducts practice-oriented research, provides information and documentation, and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe. This library contains several publications of the ECMI, including ECMI Reports and Working Papers.

  • Early American Case Law (Hein Online)

    November 08, 2013 8:00 AM

    Contains the entire Federal Cases 30 book series (1894-1897) which contains more than 20,000 cases. Also included is the Trinity Series, which includes American Decisions, American Reports, and American State Reports.

  • Canada Supreme Court Reports (Hein Online)

    November 08, 2013 8:00 AM

    HeinOnline's Canada Supreme Court Reports contains the official bilingual series published under authority of the Supreme Court Act. This collection includes more than 9,400 cases which include background information, statutes and regulations, authors cited, analysis and the decision.

  • Association of American Law Schools (Hein Online)

    November 08, 2013 8:00 AM

    This collection contains AALS publications such as: AALS Directory of Law Teachers, AALS Handbook, Association of American Law Schools. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, Clinical Law Review, and Journal of Legal Education.

  • American Association of Law Libraries (Hein Online)

    November 08, 2013 8:00 AM

    This collection includes AALL publications such as AALL Spectrum, American Association of Law Libraries Newsletter, American Association of Law Libraries President's Newsletter, Index to Legal Periodicals and Law Library Journal, Law Library Journal, Publications Clearing House Bulletin, and Technical Services Law Librarian.

  • Trucost Online

    October 30, 2013 9:00 AM

    Trucost provides data on the environmental impact of large public companies. Namely it looks at the various costs (natural resources, pollution, etc) that business incur as they do provide services and product throughout the world marketplace.

  • U.S. Congressional Documents Library

    October 25, 2013 9:00 AM

    This collection features the complete Congressional Record Bound version, as well as the daily version back to 1980. It also includes the three predecessor titles: Annals of Congress (1789-1824), Register of Debates (1824-1837) Congressional Globe (1833-1873), and Congressional Hearings (1927-2012), as well as other important congressional material. Using the Daily-to-Bound Locator Tool, you can quickly find a page in the Bound volume from the Daily edition.

  • History of Supreme Court Nominations

    October 25, 2013 9:00 AM

    This library features the complete print series Supreme Court of the U.S. Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Browse by Justice option allows you to see relevant works related to that Justice including links to articles and a bibliography of other works, along with links to Scholarly Articles.

  • Emily Dickinson Archive

    October 25, 2013 9:00 AM

    Emily Dickinson Archive makes high-resolution images of Dickinson's surviving manuscripts available in open access, and provides readers with a website through which they can view images of manuscripts held in multiple libraries and archives. This first phase of the EDA includes images for the corpus of poems identified in The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition, edited by R. W. Franklin (Cambridge: Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, 1998).

  • Naxos Music Library: Jazz

    October 18, 2013 9:00 AM

    Naxos Music Library Jazz offers thousands of tracks of jazz from over 2,300 albums. Hundreds of jazz artists are represented. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz. Naxos Jazz, along with Prophone and Proprius, brings you the world of international Jazz, covering Sweden and Scandinavian jazz artist.

  • J-STAGE (Japan Science and Technology Information)

    October 14, 2013 9:00 AM

    J-STAGE (The Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic) is a repository of academic journal articles and research papers created and maintained by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JSTA). Entries marked with the 'Free/PDF' icon are available in full-text form free of charge. Some items may require a nominal fee for viewing. Other entries consist of bibliographic citations only. If an item's full text is not available, search the journal title in the UW Library Catalog to see if the journal is available through other databases; if it is not, use ILL. Patrons may register for MY J-STAGE, which allows access to additional services. Access to J-STAGE is free, and the site is available independent of the UW Libraries website. NOTE: When accessing the database on non-campus computers, using Google Chrome is recommended (PDF files may not open in Internet Explorer or Firefox on computers with older versions of Windows, unless the Abode Reader Font Pack for Japanese has been installed).

  • BrowZine

    October 14, 2013 9:00 AM

    BrowZine, an app for iPads and Android tablets, is now available for UW-Madison students, faculty and staff. BrowZine lets you browse, read, and monitor scholarly journals in your subject areas on your tablet device. Best of all, the Libraries have picked up the cost!

  • Psychiatry Online

    September 27, 2013 9:00 AM

    PsychiatryOnline is the most sophisticated tool available for psychiatric information, built around resources that psychiatrists, mental health professionals, researchers, and students use every day. The collection includes 15 reference books and four journals.

  • Corpus de Litterature Francophone de l'Ocean Indien du 18e Siecle aux Independances

    September 27, 2013 9:00 AM

    This Corpus gives access, as completely as possible, to the whole of Francophone written and oral literature from the Indian Ocean, from the origins (18th century) to Independence (1960, or death of authors). It includes works by more than 200 authors. The oral literature of the Indian Ocean was collected by intellectuals or by religious communities. It is to be found in specialized volumes or dispersed in didactic works (dictionaries, grammars, anthologies) from which this literary heritage was extracted, which is both popular and scholarly, often very ancient. The basic text chosen for the electronic edition corresponds to the original text as it has submitted to the publisher. The original text is edited in its identical original form. The French version of oral literary works is accompanied by a version in the original language, when that version exists.

  • Trove: Digitized Newspapers from the National Library of Australia

    September 20, 2013 9:00 AM

    Provides searchable and browsable access to full text of Australian newspapers and magazines (1802+). Title list available at: http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/about .

  • SciTech Connect (DOE)

    September 16, 2013 9:00 AM

    SciTech Connect is a consolidation of two core Dept. of Energy technical report databases: the DOE Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database. The SciTech database serves as a portal to free, publicly-available DOE research and development (R&D) results. Contents include technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and data information. Material is included if the research was sponsored by DOE through a grant, contract, cooperative agreement or similar type of funding mechanism back to the 1940's. The database contains 2.5 million citations from the 1943 to the present, and more than 670,000 full text reports, mostly from 1991-present. Subject areas include: physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, fission and nuclear technologies, power generation and distribution, engineering, computer science, renewable energy and other topics of interest related to the Dept. of Energy's mission. The SciTech Connect interface uses a semantic search technique in order to produce more relevant results. Personalization features allow saved searches, alerts and export to citation managers.

  • Sage Research Methods Collection

    September 06, 2013 9:00 AM

    A combination of five reference works designed to equip researchers with skills to evaluate and improve the way they conduct research and model results: Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics, Encyclopedia of Research Design, Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods, and The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods. This collection is a valuable resource for students in the Social Sciences and many other disciplines.

  • Plunkett Research Online

    September 06, 2013 9:00 AM

    The Industry Research Centers at Plunkett Research Online take you directly to the data you need. Each industry's data is organized in unique, easy-to-use tools: * Market Research and Industry Trends * Industry Statistics * Company Profiles * Export Company Contacts * Industry Glossary * Industry Associations * Build-A-Report.

  • Magill's Literary Annual (Salem Literature)

    September 06, 2013 9:00 AM

    This annual publication contains reviews of the 200 most notable books published in the previous year. Works reviewed include both fiction and non-fiction, English-language and non-English-language. In addition to the review essay, each title includes a short annotation and additional review sources.

  • PEMsoft US

    August 16, 2013 9:00 AM

    PEMSoft is a worldwide medical reference system, online clinical library and multimedia decision support system addressing acute and chronic illness and injury conditions in children from newborn to young adult.

  • DynaMed

    August 16, 2013 9:00 AM

    DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice.

  • Wisconsin Jury Instructions (via LoislawConnect)

    August 16, 2013 9:00 AM

    The Wisconsin Library contains an online collection of all three sets of Wisconsin Jury Instructions (Civil, Criminal and Children's). The instructions are searchable and can be either printed or downloaded. Please note that the other links on the page are not accessible to UW users. If you would like to access Wisconsin Case Law, Statutes, Administrative Code, or Acts, please see either Wisconsin Acts, Wisconsin Administrative Code, Wisconsin Bills, Wisconsin Statutes or Lexis Nexis Academic.

  • CEIC Data Manager

    August 08, 2013 9:00 AM

    Offers unprecedented coverage of 121+ countries, 18 macroeconomic concepts, and 3.5 million+ active time series. Countries Included: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, EU, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, Algeria, Bahrain, Botswana, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, United States, Venezuela.

  • International Historical Statistics

    August 08, 2013 9:00 AM

    IHS is a collection of historical statistics from over 260 years and more than 200 countries & territories across a multitude of interdisciplinary socio-economic topics. Subjects include population, education, labor force, consumer prices, migration, TV & radio, railways, government expenditures, etc. Statistics are taken from hundreds of primary sources, including both official national and international abstracts. Data tables are available as Excel and/or PDF, and include footnotes. It is possible to remove sections and merge tables from the other volumes and regions.

  • Credo Reference: Premium Edition

    July 24, 2013 9:00 AM

    This "Premium" edition of Credo Reference is a collection of more than 600 reference tools that may be searched collectively or individually. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources, biographical tools, thesauri, books of quotations, image collections, and subject-specific titles. Subject coverage features Medicine & Health, American History, Language & Linguistics, General Literature, Psychology, Religion, Economics, Art & Art History. The sources are enhanced with illustrations, tables, audio files, and interactive maps. Also included are Topic Pages and "Concept Maps," a visual representation of the connections between search results and topics in an interactive format. Some sources (such as The CIA World Factbook and US Census) feature customizable and interactive tables that allow you to add columns to compare data, sort by column, and export and chart tables. Publishers contributing titles to this collection include Routledge, SAGE, Cambridge University Press, Wiley, Elsevier and many others. (Updates vary)

  • Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law

    July 12, 2013 9:00 AM

    A digitized and searchable collection of papers and articles by noted scholars on foreign and comparative law, with an emphasis on historical materials. Covers over 200 years worth of scholarship, and includes Szladits' Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law, one of the preeminent sources for locating articles in English dealing with non-common law legal systems.

  • WorldImages

    July 12, 2013 9:00 AM

    The WorldImages database provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It contains approximately 100,000 images, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery. The images can be located using many search techniques on the left hand toolbar, from QuickSearch to Advanced and ADA Searches. For convenience, the images are organized into over 900 portfolios that appear alphabetically in the Portfolio List. You can use them or explore the database using Browse Collections. Here the portfolios are hierarchically organized beginning with continents and subject grouping.

  • Stalin Digital Archive

    July 05, 2013 9:00 AM

    The Stalin Digital Archive (SDA) is the result of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) and Yale University Press. SDA provides online access to Stalin's correspondence, library (with notations), documents, and more, which were previously only available in hard copy in the RGASPI archive.

  • ProQuest Congressional: Addition of Materials

    June 19, 2013 9:00 AM

    U.S. Bills and Resolutions since 1789 - present have been added to this collection. The Serial Set dates 2004-2010 have also been added. ProQuest Congressional is a comprehensive ongoing collection of U.S. federal government publications from the late 18th century to the present. Includes acts (laws), bills and resolutions, committee reports and documents, hearings testimony, and selected legislative histories. Also includes the Congressional Record (floor debate) and the Serial Set & American State Papers. For more complete legislative histories for enacted federal legislation, see ProQuest Legislative Insight.

  • People's Daily

    June 19, 2013 9:00 AM

    With publication started in May 1946 and a current circulation of 3 million, People's Daily is the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China. It is the official voice of the central government of the People's Republic of China For the last over 60 years, the People's Daily has published daily issues that provide the single location where the central government and the Communist Party of China announce their respective policies and disseminate governmental, political, and economic messages to the public and the world. Most importantly, since its inception the newspaper has been the true barometer of the political climate of Chinese society on a daily basis.

  • ebrary

    June 11, 2013 9:00 AM

    Ebrary contains full-text e-books covering a wide range of subjects, including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences. Features -Browse for ebooks by subject area. -Search by keyword across the full text of the collection. -Print and copy limited portions of text from ebooks. -Download limited portions or entire books with a free personal account (NetID required). -Bookmark, highlight, and take notes with personal account.

  • State Papers Online: Parts IV: The Stuarts, Foreign, 1603-1714

    June 11, 2013 9:00 AM

    We added Part IV, the Stuarts, Foriegn to this collection. State Papers Online, 1509-1714 is a collection of English government documents originating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries when the King or Queen acted as Prime Minister as well as Monarch. The papers feature the office archives and correspondence of the secretaries of state serving the Monarch as facsimile manuscript documents accessed directly or via the fully searchable Calendar entries (abstracts or transcriptions). This collection contains information on every facet of English government, including social and economic affairs, law and order, religious policy, crown possessions and intelligence gathering as well as Britain's international relations and foreign policy. Part I: The Tudors: Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, 1509-1603: State Papers Domestic contains 380,000 facsimile manuscript documents linked to fully-searchable Calendar entries, Part I delivers the complete collection of State Papers Domestic for this era. In 2012 added Part II: The Tudors, 1509-1603: State Papers Foreign, Scotland, Borders,Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council. And added: Part III: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I - Anne I, 1603-1714: State Papers Domestic. In 2013 added Part IV, The Stuarts, Foreign, 1603-1714.

  • American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820-1922

    June 05, 2013 9:00 AM

    This is a fully searchable resource of over 25,000 pamphlets and other short works from the collections of the New York Historical Society spanning the varied history of the United States from the early republic through the 20th century. Key topics include politics, government, business, education, immigration, slavery, and gender issues.

  • Educational Research Abstracts Online

    June 05, 2013 9:00 AM

    A search engine for locating more than 150,000 articles representing all the key areas of educational research, including international research. Each citation includes an abstract and links to full text if available. Individual journals may be browsed, or it is possible to search across all journals. Subjects include Vocational Education and Training, Special Educational Needs, Sociology of Education, Research into Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Educational Technology, and Educational Management.

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy

    May 29, 2013 9:00 AM

    Provides news and information for fund raisers, professional employees of foundations, corporate grant makers and people who work for non-profit, tax-exempt organizations in health, education, religion, the arts, and social services. Features include lists of grants, fund-raising ideas and techniques, job announcements, statistics, reports on tax and court rulings, summaries of books, calendar of events, and an annual Philanthropy 400 ranking of charities.

  • Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)

    May 28, 2013 9:00 AM

    Database of theses and dissertations. OATD aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes over 1.6 million theses and dissertations.

  • American Film Scripts

    May 23, 2013 9:00 AM

    American Film Scripts Online contains 1,009 scripts by 1,062 writers together with detailed, fielded information which provides the ability to search by character, scene, race, nationality, age, subject, year of writing, and other elements. This collection was developed through arrangements with Warner Bros., Sony, RKO, MGM, and other major film studios; rights holders such as Faber & Faber, Newmarket Press, Penguin Putnam, and Vintage Anchor; and the writers themselves, including Paul Schrader, Lawrence Kasdan, Gus Van Sant, Neil LaBute, Oliver Stone, and many others. In addition, the database includes facsimile images for more than 500 of these screenplays. Most of the scripts have never been published before, and nowhere else are they available online.

  • Sustainable Organization Library

    May 23, 2013 9:00 AM

    Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) is a focused library of key texts (almost 400 volumes) in governance, sustainability and environmental management. SOL gives instant access to the world's best writers in the area; case studies on best practice from international organizations; evidence-based research and in-depth analysis from thinkers around the globe. Partner publishers included in SOL include Greenleaf Publishing, Practical Action Publishing, and the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

  • Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911-1949)

    May 23, 2013 9:00 AM

    The Journal Database for the Republican Period (1911-1949) covers over 20,000 journal titles. The journal database contains a mass of information on all aspects of life, including political, economic, military, social, and livelihood. It provides first-hand information to study the history of the Republic China.

  • Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

    April 25, 2013 9:00 AM

    The DPLA brings together books, images, historic records, and audiovisual materials from contributing universities, public libraries, museums and other public-spirited organizations in the United States that have digitized materials, in a single platform and portal, with the aim of providing open and coherent access to our society's digitized cultural heritage.

  • Hein Online State Statutes Historical Archive

    April 17, 2013 9:00 AM

    The collection includes more than 1,600 volumes and nearly 2,000,000 pages of historical superseded state statutes (but not current state statutes) and offers a valuable source of information for legal researchers and scholars to understand the thinking and conditions of the creation of the historical statutes. Access superseded State Statutes for all fifty states; each state is verified against Pimsleur's Checklist of Basic American Legal Publications. Coverage goes as far back as 1717.

  • Digital Commons Law Network

    April 10, 2013 9:00 AM

    Open Source Collection on institutional repositories from across the United States, including faculty scholarship, law review articles and conference proceedings. The network may be searched in specific areas of law, such as administrative law or constitutional law.

  • Historic Mexican & Mexican American Press

    April 09, 2013 9:00 AM

    The Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press collection documents and showcases historic Mexican and Mexican American publications published in Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the 1970s.

  • Berman Jewish Policy Archive

    April 09, 2013 9:00 AM

    Open access to a growing library of thousands of policy-relevant documents about Jewish communal concerns, from significant authors, journals, and organizations. Includes over 40 years of SH'MA: A JOURNAL OF JEWISH RESPONSIBILITY, over 100 years of JOURNAL OF JEWISH COMMUNAL SERVICE, and the Leonard Fein collection. Browsable by topic, publisher, date, publication name, etc.; searchable by keyword and more. Registered users (free registration) can create their own saved bookshelf.

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal (1889-1995)

    March 21, 2013 9:00 AM

    Full text, fully searchable, of all issues of the Wall Street Journal for this time period.

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841-1966)

    March 20, 2013 9:00 AM

    Full-text, fully-searchable, coverage of the New York Tribune, and its merged successor newspaper the New York Herald Tribune. NOTE: As of March 2013, only 1841-1962 is available. 1963-66 is coming after rights are secured.

  • Encyclopedia of Materials - Science and Technology

    March 20, 2013 9:00 AM

    The Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology presents around 1,800 articles written by experts in their fields, resulting in a comprehensive coverage of this broad and wide-ranging subject. It is the only encyclopedia available that covers all of materials science and technology, focusing on the following areas: Functional Phenomena, Structural Phenomena, Fundamental Core Theory, Structural Materials, Polymers and Materials Chemistry, and Functional Materials.

  • Canoonet: German Dictionaries and Grammar

    March 20, 2013 9:00 AM

    "Canoonet: German dictionaries and grammar" is an English-language site offering practical helps with German. Accessible via the sitemap (see link at the top of the splash page) are links to a number of online German dictionaries (not only German - German but also some relatively basic bilingual dictionaries -- e.g. German-English, German-French, German-Spanish, German-Chinese), a topically arranged basic grammar of modern German, and a set of German-language resources for correct spelling. Accessible from the splash page and -- with more options -- from the sitemap are search boxes enabling queries about individual German words. Accessible from the lower portion of the splash page is a link to a blog (Ask Dr. Bopp!) discussing problems of German grammar and usage. The site's German-language original is reached by clicking on the German flag visible in the upper portion of both the splash page and the sitemap.

  • PAWAG: Poorly Attested Words in Ancient Greek

    March 19, 2013 9:00 AM

    PAWAG: Poorly Attested Words in Ancient Greek is an ongoing database of words in ancient Greek that are either only scantily attested (i.e. with one or few occurrences), inadequately attested (i.e.characterized by some sort of uncertainty), or in any case problematically attested, both from a formal and a semantic point of view. These are presented in the form of a dictionary with entries contributed by scholars at different universities. The entries consist of a headword (the word's form of reference), an English-language translation, a set of locations of the word's occurrence, a brief discussion, and brief, pertinent bibliography. As of late January 2013 there were 1604 separate entries. To search, click on "Database" in the menu at left. Headwords may be searched only in Greek. For this two options are available: either in the Greek alphabet (requires downloading of the SPIonic font; see "Fonts" in the menu at left) or in the form of Latin-alphabet transcription known as Beta code (on which see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_code), using diacritics. An alphabetical index in Beta code at the bottom of the search form enables one to search for entries according to the initial letter of their headword.

  • Election Ephemera Collections (Russia/Belarus)

    March 19, 2013 9:00 AM

    Collections of election related ephemera gathered during the 2010 Presidential Election in Belarus, the 2011 Russian Federation Duma election and the 2012 Russian Federation Presidential election.

  • Germanistik Online Datenbank

    March 19, 2013 9:00 AM

    Germanistik is the central international journal on the study of German Language and Literature, including peripheral fields. Now fifty years of German philology - the history of the discipline both systematized and critically reviewed in more than 60,000 abstracts - are available online and fully searchable. The online edition provides extensive indexing and factual coverage for every entry to quickly supply users with information on the content of the respective book or article. The database provides a category-specific and detailed search providing differentiated and convenient access to authors, editors, article and review writers, titles, reviews and publication years. From its 20th year (1979) onward, Germanistik also provides keywords. All relevant data is cross-linked.

  • Oxford Handbooks Online

    March 19, 2013 9:00 AM

    Oxford Handbooks Online provides access to the full text of more than 160 titles published as part of the prestigious Oxford Handbooks series, plus specially commissioned keywords and abstracts. They are cataloged by title in our library catalog and also can be searched here as one database. Seven individual subject modules are available - Business & Management, Economics & Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, and Religion. NOT ALL HANDBOOKS ARE LICENSED.

  • American History in Video

    March 06, 2013 8:00 AM

    At completion, American History in Video will include 2,000 total hours of streaming video content. More than half will be contemporaneous video from the 1890s to the 1980s. The early newsreels, including the complete series of United Newsreel and Universal Newsreel, available online in their entirety only in this collection, capture history as it was made and reported to viewers of the time.

  • Black Studies in Video

    March 06, 2013 8:00 AM

    Black Studies in Video, the latest addition to Alexander Street Press's award-winning black studies portfolio, brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. At completion, the collection will contain 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. Additionally, and exclusively from Alexander Street, Black Studies in Video will feature the SNCC Legacy Video Collection, a series of over fifty hours of formal addresses, panel discussions, and programs that took place at the fiftieth anniversary conference and reunion commemorating the founding of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. The collection includes documentaries on leading artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, and performers, such as Toni Morrison, Langston Hughes, Huey P. Newton, Frantz Fanon, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Eldridge Cleaver, August Wilson, Bobby Seale, Ethel Waters, Amiri Baraka, and Robert F. Williams. The database will also draw from the Hatch-Billops Collection, a critically acclaimed archive of primary and secondary resource materials focused on black American art, drama, and literature. Additional content planned for inclusion are the SNCC archives, the NAACP archives, and archives from select Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

  • Ethnographic Video Online, Volume 1

    March 06, 2013 8:00 AM

    A comprehensive online resource for the visual study of human culture and behavior and the largest, most affordable streaming video collection of its kind, Ethnographic Video Online contains more than 500 hours of classic and contemporary documentaries produced by leading video producers in the discipline; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films.

  • Filmakers Library Online

    March 06, 2013 8:00 AM

    Interdisciplinary resource of over 1,000 issue-based documentaries and independent films from the U.S. and other countries. Topics include: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science, and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. Clips, playlists, etc., can be integrated into web pages and learning management systems either as links or embeds.

  • PsycTESTS

    March 04, 2013 8:00 AM

    PsycTESTS is a research database from the American Psychological Association (APA) that provides access to more than 8,000 psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration. All records include a summary that describes the test, with its purpose and some history of its development. Most records include the actual test instrument. Tests come from journals, books, dissertations, websites, and the Archives of the History of American Psychology Test Collection. Commercially available tests indexed by APA are also included, with links to purchase the instrument. Many records include documentation such as instructions or scoring sheets. Textual information is in printable PDF; some tests are multi-media or computer software. A permissions field alerts users to the tests they can use for research or teaching without formal permission; the majority of tests in the database can be used without formal permission. Although tests date back to 1910, 74% are from 1990 and later.

  • Aquinas Translation Project

    February 14, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Aquinas Translation Project is an ongoing web-based resource providing fresh, scholarly translations of individual works (and of parts of works) by St. Thomas Aquinas not readily available in English.

  • World at Risk: A Global Issues Sourcebook

    February 11, 2013 8:00 AM

    This sourcebook provides in-depth analysis of current global hot topics. Arranged topically, the 32 essays address a wide range of key issues, including demographics, economics, education, health, politics, and security. New entries discuss drug trafficking, human trafficking, international finance, immigration, and transnational governance. Includes review of the latest studies and scholarly research on the issue and presents a brief synopsis of the policies and programs that have been developed in response to the issue.

  • Political Handbook of the World

    February 11, 2013 8:00 AM

    This handbook contains facts and analysis on the governmental and political makeup of more than 200 countries and territories throughout the world. In addition, it profiles the current issues and controversies for those nations. It covers all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system and provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships. Detailed profiles of more than 120 intergovernmental organizations and UN agencies are also included.

  • Silent Film Online

    February 08, 2013 8:00 AM

    Silent Film Online contains more than 300 streaming online titles covering silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. It includes the most complete, authoritative versions of the highest quality from leading distributors. The collection highlights works from legendary filmmakers such as Georges Mlis, Buster Keaton, Fritz Lang, Charles Chaplin, F.W. Murnau, Luis Buuel, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Sjostrom, Erich von Stroheim, Carl T. Dreyer, Edwin S. Porter, and many others. The perspective is global, delivering examples of the silent film movement from Germany, Britain, the Soviet Union, and France. Alongside the feature films and shorts is a selection of related documentaries.

  • OVI: Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (ARTFL Project)

    February 04, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) is a searchable database of 22.3 million words (456,000 unique forms) in nearly 2000 texts in early Italian by medieval writers (mostly prior to 1375). Laid under contribution are works by the literary giants Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio as well as lesser-known and even obscure texts by poets, merchants, and chroniclers. A search form allows one to define a search by such criteria as author's name, title of work, date, specific linguistic area, general form (verse, prose, or mixed), and genre. Functioning links to the database's codes for areas and for genres are in the buff-colored column to the left of the search area.

  • PORDATA: Base de Dados Portugal Contemporaneo

    February 04, 2013 8:00 AM

    PORDATA is the Contemporary Portugal Database equipped with official and certified statistics about Portugal and Europe. The information is divided in several topics such as population, education, health, among others. This database is available to everybody, free of charge. All of its information is provided by official entities, such as the Portuguese National Institute of Statistics and Eurostat. The data is presented in a yearly fashion, and whenever possible, dating back to 1960.

  • RCAAP Repositorio Cientifico de Acesso Aberto de Portugal

    February 04, 2013 8:00 AM

    The RCAAP portal aims to collect, aggregate and index Open Access scientific contents from Portuguese institutional repositories. RCAAP constitutes a single entry point for searching, discovery and recall of thousands of scientific and scholarly publications, namely journal articles, conference papers, thesis and dissertations, distributed by several Portuguese repositories. In addition, through RCAAP users can also search the Brazilian scientific production through several repositories and journals aggregated by OASIS project.

  • Religion Online

    February 01, 2013 8:00 AM

    Religion Online is designed to assist teachers, scholars and general 'seekers' who are interested in exploring religious issues. The aim is to develop an extensive library of resources, representing many different points of view, but all written from the perspective of sound scholarship. While the initial orientation has been to seek material written primarily from a Christian perspective, the ultimate aim is to broaden the scope to include material on all the world's major religions. As of January 2013 Religion-Online contained over 6000 articles, book chapters, speeches, and other texts of varying length linked to under broad subject headings, e.g. Theology, Theologians, History of Religion, Churches and Society, and Ethics. Searchable, or browse the indexes on the site map.

  • Diccionario de la Lengua Espan~ola 22a. ed.

    January 22, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Diccionario de la lengua espan~ola (a.k.a. DRAE or Diccionario de la Real Academia Espan~ola) is the standard dictionary of Spanish (a.k.a. Castilian) edited and produced by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE is the acronym in Spanish). Its first edition dates from 1780, and its latest one is the 22nd ed. published in 2001. This online version is comprised of the 22nd edition plus some of the work done for the 23rd edition, which will be published in 2014. DRAE is considered the most authoritative dictionary for the Spanish language. It includes commonly used words in any of the Spanish speaking countries. It also includes numerous archaic and unusual words with aims of understanding ancient Spanish literature.

  • Vindolanda Tablets Online

    January 22, 2013 8:00 AM

    Vindolanda Tablets Online is a database of over 400 letters and documents written in Latin in the later first and earlier second centuries at Vindolanda fort on Hadrian's Wall at what was then the northern frontier of Roman Britain. Written in ink on thin strips of local wood and preserved in anaerobic conditions until they were excavated in the twentieth century, they provide historical information about life in the Roman army in the early empire and linguistic information about the Latin language of the time. Each tablet in the database is displayed in a photograph with links to a transcription of the tablet's Latin text and to a translation of the latter into English. Use the database's Browse option to search the tablets by particular categories, including General subjects (e.g. "Food", "Clothing", "Utensils") and Document type (e.g. "letter" or "list").

  • Epigraphic Database Heidelberg

    January 22, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Epigraphic Database Heidelberg contains texts of Latin and bilingual (i.e. Latin-Greek) inscriptions of the Roman Empire. With the help of search functions specific queries can be carried out - e.g. a search for words in inscriptions and / or particular descriptive data. The search results are often displayed together with photos and drawings.

  • Humanist and Renaissance Italian Poetry in Latin

    January 14, 2013 8:00 AM

    Humanist and Renaissance Italian Poetry in Latin is a searchable database of scholarly editions of Latin verse written in Italy in the thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth-centuries. It complements (with very little overlap) the Archivio della Latinita Italiana del Medioevo (ALIM).

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    January 14, 2013 8:00 AM

    The Statistical Abstracts for 2013 moved from the U.S. Census Bureau to ProQuest and as such is no longer freely available. This tool is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. The current edition includes some charts that extend back to the 18th century as well as projections into the next 50 years.(Updated monthly) NOTE: See earlier years of the Statistical Abstract of the United States at: http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/past_years.html

  • Afro-Americana Imprints (1535-1922)

    January 04, 2013 8:00 AM

    African American Imprints contains over 12,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, which represent an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture. This collection spans nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Critically important subjects covered include the West's discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought and racism; descriptions of African American life -- slave and free -- throughout the Americas; and slavery and race in fiction and drama. Also featured are printed works of African American individuals and organizations.

  • Shakespeare Survey Online

    December 27, 2012 8:00 AM

    Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best source of international Shakespearean scholarship and criticism in English. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies, and of the year's major British performances. They are illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs. Shakespeare Survey Online makes all issues of the Survey, including over 90% of the original images, available online.

  • Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection (EB-KAMAR)

    December 27, 2012 8:00 AM

    Kotobarabia's "Modern Arab Renaissance Collection" is an archive of Arabic language books published from 1820-1914 from across the Islamic world, with a special focus on Egypt and Syria. This collection of approximately 2,800 e-books covers the humanities and sciences, including philosophy, theology, literature, history and the arts and sciences.

  • Natural Earth

    December 10, 2012 8:00 AM

    Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data, with Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software.

  • Global Land Cover Facility (CLCF)

    December 10, 2012 8:00 AM

    The Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) provides earth science data and products to help everyone to better understand global environmental systems. In particular, the GLCF develops and distributes remotely sensed satellite data and products that explain land cover from the local to global scales. Primary data and products available at the GLCF are free to anyone via FTP. Online datasets may be accessed electronically through the Earth Science Data Interface (ESDI).

  • Searchable Proceedings of Animal Conferences (S-PAC)

    December 07, 2012 8:00 AM

    S-PAC is a comprehensive animal production and management conference proceeding database. Topics range from nutrition and management, to herd health, animal care and bioethics.

  • GeoScience Australia

    December 06, 2012 8:00 AM

    GeoScience Australia's spatial information activities focus on providing key spatial information of Australia with an emphasis on response to rapid and slow onset hazards, the detection of change, emergency management requirements, natural risk assessment and marine zone management. Activities also include coordinating the implementation of the Australian Government's policy on spatial data access and pricing. Free, downloadable geospatial data can be found in the "Data and Applications" section under the 'Products' menu.

  • GeoGratis Canada

    December 06, 2012 8:00 AM

    GeoGratis is a portal provided by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) which provides geospatial data at no cost and without restrictions via your Web browser. The data will be useful whether you are a novice who needs a geographic map for a presentation, or an expert who wants to overlay a vector layer of digital data on a classified multiband image, with a digital elevation model as a backdrop. The geospatial data are grouped in collections and are compatible with the most popular geographic information systems (GIS), with image analysis systems and the graphics applications of editing software.

  • GeoCommons

    December 04, 2012 8:00 AM

    GeoCommons.com is a free service for public data and maps. It enables anyone in the world to quickly and easily share data, visualizations, and analysis. Geospatial data found here is largely crowdsourced, and anyone can upload data, or search for and download existing data.

  • Spatial Information Management for Food and Agriculture

    December 04, 2012 8:00 AM

    Appropriate geo-referenced information on physical and socio-economic resources for agriculture in the broadest sense (including forestry and fisheries) is of substantial value in the analysis of economic feasibility and environmental acceptability of agricultural and rural development and food security programmes. Over the last few years FAO has established geo-referenced data bases on land cover, global land and water resources, on worldwide forest resources and has created a global fisheries information system. FAO has also initiated global inventories of livestock production systems and initiated the mapping of generalized farming systems. Data can be viewed and downloaded via the 'GIS Gateway'.

  • Center for International Earth Science Information Network

    December 04, 2012 8:00 AM

    CIESIN's mission is to provide access to and enhance the use of information worldwide, advancing understanding of human interactions in the environment and serving the needs of science and public and private decision making. CIESIN was one of the first organizations involved in developing and providing interactive data access and mapping tools via the Internet. Given the great diversity of scientific data and information resources now available, CIESIN continues to implement innovative approaches to data identification, access, visualization, and analysis across distributed data systems. Downloadable geospatial data can be accessed from the 'Data and Information' tab in the main menu.

  • China Historical Geographic Information System

    December 03, 2012 8:00 AM

    The China Historical Geographic Information System (CHGIS) project was launched in January 2001 to establish a database of populated places and historical administrative units for the period of Chinese history between 221 BCE and 1911 CE. CHGIS provides a base GIS platform for researchers to use in spatial analysis, temporal statistical modeling, and representation of selected historical units as digital maps. The participating institutions have joined together to form CHGIS in order to create a new digital product for free distribution to scholars without restriction. CHGIS users may obtain the data either by download from designated CHGIS websites, or on CD-ROM.

  • Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)

    December 03, 2012 8:00 AM

    The Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) is a USAID initiative aimed at promoting sustainable natural resource management in the Congo Basin. The Congo Basin forest is the second largest contiguous moist tropical forest in the world and plays a key role in securing the livelihoods of Central African citizens. The forest also provides critical habitat for biodiversity conservation and supplies vital regional and worldwide ecological services. In recognition of the important role of the Congo Basin forest and amidst the increasing pressures facing the Congo Basin forest, CARPE works to reduce the rate of forest degradation and loss of biodiversity by supporting increased local, national, and regional natural resource management capacity. Use the 'CARPE Data Explorer' or 'CARPE Mapper' (from the 'Tools' menu) to access and download geospatial data. With the Data Explorer, users can: access spatial data for the Congo Basin; download data and metadata from CARPE partners; and view, download and utilize available products (posters, maps), satellite imagery and GIS layers.

  • Social Explorer

    November 30, 2012 8:00 AM

    Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical U.S. census data and demographic information. The easy-to-use web interface lets users create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change. In addition to being a comprehensive data resource, Social Explorer also offers features and tools to meet the needs of both demography experts and novices. It creates reports at all geographic levels including the state, county, census tract, block group, zip code and census place. Included are over 18,000 maps, hundreds of profile reports, 40 billion data elements, 335,000 variables and 220 years of data. Of special interest are the the entire US Census from 1790 to 2010, the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study (RCMS)

  • Antarctic Digital Database

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Antarctic Digital Database (ADD) consists of geographic information layers including coastline, ice-shelf grounding line, rock outcrop, contours, elevation point data such as survey points and spot heights, and human-presence features such as Research Station locations. It also includes other relevant information sources such as the Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA), glacier and ice-shelf change information for some regions and will include bedrock and surface Digital Elevation Models from BEDMAP2. The data are available through the ADD website in a range of formats including shapefile, KML and Geotiff. The ADD is freely available for all uses subject to acceptance of the terms of the license and disclaimer.

  • Famine Early Warning Systems Network Data Portal

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is an information system designed to identify problems in the food supply system that potentially lead to famine or other food-insecure conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, Afghanistan, Central America, and Haiti. The USGS (FEWS NET) Data Portal provides access to geospatial data, satellite imagery, and derived data products in support of FEWS NET monitoring needs throughout the world. This portal is provided by the USGS FEWS NET Project, part of the Early Warning and Environmental Monitoring Program at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center.

  • American Indian Law Collection

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    Full-text legal materials by and about Native Americans. Includes federal law relating to tribes, such as relevant sections of the US Code and CFR, some legislative history, and administrative decisions. Selected law from the tribes is also available including constitutions, codes, by-laws. Also includes some scholarly works.

  • Soil Data Mart (United States)

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    The USDA-NRCS Soil Data Mart is the online resource to access and download detailed county-level geospatial soils data. The soils data within this resource originate from the Soil Survey Geographic Database or 'SSRURGO'. Detailed documentation/metadata is available. Geospatial data can be downloaded in shapefile format, and the coordinate system can be selected to match the user preference.

  • National Wetlands Inventory Data

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency that provides information to the public on the extent and status of the Nation's wetlands. The agency has developed a series of topical maps to show wetlands and deepwater habitats. This geospatial information is used by Federal, State, and local agencies, academic institutions, and private industry for management, research, policy development, education and planning activities. Digital data can be viewed and downloads are available through the Wetlands Mapper.

  • National Map (United States)

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    Use The National Map Viewer and Download Platform to visualize, inspect, and download the most current topographic base map data and products for free. Managed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) National Geospatial Program (NGP), The National Map Viewer provides access to downloadable geospatial datasets including: Elevation, Orthoimagery, Hydrography, Geographic Names, Boundaries, Transportation, Structures, and Land Cover, while products include: US Topo and Historical Topo Maps.

  • National Atlas (United States)

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    An effort originally coordinated by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), 20 federal agencies are represented in the geospatial data collections available for download from the National Atlas. Within the 'Mapping Professionals' section, skilled geographic information systems (GIS) users have access to documented, accurate, reliable, and integrated data, which can be directly downloaded or connected to via web mapping services at no cost.

  • Natural Resources Conservation Service Geospatial Data Gateway

    November 28, 2012 8:00 AM

    The Geospatial Data Gateway is a service made available through a close partnership between the three Service Center Agencies (SCA); Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), and Rural Development (RD). Highlighted geospatial datasets available for download include: public land survey boundaries; select Census TIGER boundaries; climate, precipitation, and temperature data; easements, elevation, geology, government units, hydrography, land use/land cover, orthoimagery, soils, and others.

  • Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

    November 23, 2012 8:00 AM

    The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries presents in maps and text complete data about the creation and all subsequent changes (dated to the day) in the size, shape, and location of every county in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. The Newberry Library makes these data available without charge over the Internet in two digital formats: as shapefiles that users can download for use with geographic information system (GIS) software and as interactive maps, derived from the shapefiles, that users can view and manipulate.

  • Geo.Data.gov

    November 23, 2012 8:00 AM

    Geo.Data.gov, part of the federal Data.gov initiative, currently provides access to over 400,000 geospatial datasets. Users can interact with the data via web mapping services and can download actual geospatial files. Formats vary from shapefiles to geodatabases, to text files, tables, and other documents.

  • Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse (US)

    November 23, 2012 8:00 AM

    The USDA Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse is an online collection of downloadable digital geospatial data. Included in this resource are the Land Status Record System Data (LSRS), a collection of data themes that depict the land status (title and related rights and uses) and boundary management of National Forest System (NFS) lands. These datasets are maintained by regional data stewards and are updated on a regular basis due to land management activities. 1:24,000 digital topographic data in both raster and vector formats are also available for download.

  • United States Department of Agriculture - Cropland Data Layer

    November 23, 2012 8:00 AM

    The USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Cropland Data Layer (CDL) is a publicly available geospatial raster dataset showing crop-specific land cover classification that focuses primarily on mapping cultivated fields and providing an update on the agriculture landscape in the United States. The Cropland Data Layer (CDL) program began in 1997 with the ability to deliver geospatial content annually to customers who were interested in annual crop land cover updates. The CDL can be considered a "Census by satellite", as it is a comprehensive land use classification (raster geospatial dataset) that covers an entire state, and uses ortho-rectified imagery, to accurately locate and identify field crops. CDL Geospatial data can be viewed and downloaded via the CropScape geoportal.

  • United States Census Bureau TIGER/Line Mapping Center

    November 23, 2012 8:00 AM

    The U.S. Census Bureau's Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing System data (TIGER/Line) are the most detailed geospatial data files available for mapping census demographic statistics. Boundary files for use in geographic information systems software (GIS) are available for download as: shapefiles, shapefiles with pre-joined demographic data, cartographic boundary files, KML prototype files, and are also viewable through TIGERWeb, and interactive web mapping application.

  • State of Wisconsin Legislative Redistricting

    November 23, 2012 8:00 AM

    In Wisconsin, responsibility for redrawing legislative and congressional district lines rests with the legislature. The legislature is required to redraw legislative and congressional districts every ten years based upon the results of the decennial federal census. This website is a collection of redistricting resources including maps, geospatial data, and interactive web mapping applications. The Wisconsin State Legislature utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to facilitate the ability to manage, analyze, and improve delivery of services to citizens. Redistricting information from this site is available for download in the following formats: static maps (PDF), and digital geospatial data. This information can also be displayed via interactive web mapping applications.

  • Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey Digital Datasets

    November 21, 2012 8:00 AM

    Maps, records, and reports (including interpretations and recommendations produced by the WGNHS) provide basic data for resource, land-use, and environmental management. Digital datasets derived from published maps (original presentation scale: 1:100,000) are available for download. Each dataset includes GIS data, metadata, a georeferenced image of the map as well as a PDF file of the map and any accompanying report.

  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources WebView

    November 21, 2012 8:00 AM

    Wisconsin DNR's WebView is an interactive application that displays and provides online access to geospatial data. Users can determine the type of content and level of detail they see on the maps. In addition, WebView is not just a mapping tool, it gives users direct access to databases held at the DNR. With WebView, users can (among other tasks) create custom maps using DNR geospatial data.

  • GetFacts (Wisconsin)

    November 21, 2012 8:00 AM

    GetFacts, the flagship website of the UW-Madison Applied Population Lab, is the first of its kind online interactive mapping and data extraction tool for Wisconsin demographic statistics. GetFacts allows users to choose demographic variables and append them to the geographic boundaries of their choice. Highlighted data sets include the Decennial Census and American Community Survey from the U.S. Bureau of the Census.

  • WisconsinView

    November 19, 2012 8:00 AM

    Since 2004, WisconsinView has made aerial photography and satellite imagery of Wisconsin available to the public for free over the web. As part of the AmericaView consortium, WisconsinView supports access and use of these imagery collections through education, workforce development, and research.

  • WestlawNext (Select workstations at Memorial, Law)

    November 19, 2012 8:00 AM

    Extensive collection of full-text legal, news, reference, and business sources. Contains primary legal resources (cases, statutes, regulations, etc.) and secondary materials (journal articles, worldwide news, business sources, etc.). This is NOT the full Westlaw product - just our Patron Access subscription package. ACCESS NOTE: Licensed only for use in the Law Library on Lawpub1, LawPub2, and LawPub3 -- 5th floor workstations. Licensed at Memorial Library only on SMEM8075 in the room 262D behind the Information Desk, and on the adaptive workstation AMEM9125 by the Reference Printer.

  • Yomidas Rekishikan

    November 02, 2012 9:00 AM

    The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japanese newspaper database that contains 3 databases: Rekiahikan--more than 10 million articles since its inaugural issue in 1874. The Yomiuri Shimbun -- about 4.8 million news articles of are available from 1986 onward. The Daily Yomiuri (English) -- about 175,000 articles of are available from 1989 onward.

  • American FactFinder

    November 02, 2012 9:00 AM

    The U.S. Census Bureau developed American FactFinder as its primary vehicle for distributing census data. American FactFinder provides access to data from the Decennial Census, the American Community Survey, and the Economic Census, among other surveys. Data can be downloaded in comma-delimited, Microsoft Excel and PDF formats. In addition to downloading data, users can create thematic maps from any table that displays more than one geography of the same type (more than one state, more than one county, etc.). Data available for several geographic levels, from nation to block group.

  • INSPEC (via Web of Knowledge)

    October 26, 2012 9:00 AM

    INSPEC is moving from the Engineering Village platform to the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge platform. Until Jan 1 2013, both versions will be available. After that only the Web of Knowledge version will be available. Inspec includes bibliographic citations and indexed abstracts from publications in the fields of physics, electrical and electronic engineering, communications, computer science, control engineering, information technology, manufacturing and mechanical engineering, operations research, material science, oceanography, engineering mathematics, nuclear engineering, environmental science, geophysics, nanotechnology, biomedical technology and biophysics.

  • Early Canadiana Online

    October 12, 2012 9:00 AM

    This previously free resource has been augmented to include must more licensed content. So it is no longer freely available from off-campus. Early Canadiana Online is a large-scale collection of Canadian print materials comprising twelve collections of over three million pages. The parts include Early Canadian Periodicals, Early official publications, Reconstituted Debates, Hudson's Bay Company records, Jesuit Relations, Native studies, Colonial government journals, Women's history, and health and medicine.

  • Congress.gov

    October 01, 2012 9:00 AM

    Congress.gov contains federal legislative information from the United States government. It is the new platform for legislation, the Congressional Record, committee reports, nominations, treaties, Senate and House Executive Communications and member profiles. As the Congress.gov project progresses, all of the information on THOMAS.gov will be integrated into Congress.gov.

  • Congress and the Courts (Hein Online)

    October 01, 2012 9:00 AM

    Congress and the Courts, featuring William H. Manz's Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010, brings together materials reflecting congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III Courts and provides all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.

  • Cambridge Companions Online

    September 20, 2012 9:00 AM

    This Collection offers more than 450 of the Cambridge Companions for searching and browsing. These are detailed guides to authors, composers, philosophers, genres, various literatures and other fields of study, providing context and analysis for a thorough introduction. The Companions Online include the Cambridge Companions in Literature and Classics and the Cambridge Companions in Philosophy, Religion and Culture and the Companions in Music. Titles are cataloged individually in the library catalog.

  • State Attorney General Reports and Opinions (Hein Online)

    September 20, 2012 9:00 AM

    State Attorney General Reports & Opinions for all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also includes the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States and the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice.

  • Art Theorists of the Italian Renaissance (web version)

    September 19, 2012 9:00 AM

    There are now two versions of Art Theorists of the Italian Renaissance--one available on the web and one in libraries only. The database is a collection of treatises on art and architecture from the period 1470 to 1775. It is structured around the two Italian editions of Giogio Vasari's Lives of Artists.

  • Invasive Species Compendium

    September 11, 2012 9:00 AM

    The ISC is a constantly developing encyclopaedic resource containing: Datasheets on over 1500 invasive species and animal diseases; Basic datasheets on further species, countries, habitats and pathways; Bibliographic database of over 75,000 records and full text documents.

  • Cantigas Medievais Galego-Portuguesas

    September 11, 2012 9:00 AM

    This database offers all the 'cantigas' (songs) contained in the medieval Galician-Portuguese 'Cancioneiros' (songbooks), the manuscripts' images and also the music (either medieval or the contemporary versions or original compositions which take the texts of medieval songs as a starting point). It also includes brief information about all the authors included in it, of the characters and places mentioned in the songs, as well as the "Arte de Trovar", the little poetic treaty on troubadours' art that opens the "Concioneiro" of the Portugal National Library. The edited text of the songs also gives access to a set of information meant to make easier both their reading or their historical background (glossary, verses' notes, toponymy, references to people, general notes). It also provides some basic information on its formal aspects. In each song, the edited text can be confronted with the original handwritten text, and a number of notes justificatory of the proposed readings can be found as well (reading notes). The database displays a lot of images related to the 'Cantigas'. It allows a sequential reading of the songbook's folios, as well as independent view of the miniatures included in Cancioneiro da Ajuda. Regarding the music, the database allows you to play audio files and read the respective musical scores (when available) and includes brief information on composers, editors and interpreters.

  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online

    September 10, 2012 9:00 AM

    Nineteenth Century Collections Online unites multiple, distinct archives into a single resource, including a wide variety of previously unavailable primary sources ranging from books and monographs, newspapers and periodicals, diaries and personal letters, manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, and maps. Initial archival modules include: British Politics and Society; European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection; Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange; and British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture.

  • Universal Short Title Catalogue

    September 10, 2012 9:00 AM

    A collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century. Resource has links to Early English Books Online which is a licensed resource. While this is a freely available resource, links to full text within EEBO Early English Books Online will only work from off-campus for UW Madison folks signing in with their NETID.

  • Biblioteca Digital Ayacucho

    September 07, 2012 9:00 AM

    The Biblioteca Ayacucho Digital provides free online access to around 250 Venezuelan and Latin American books, ranging from recent publications to classics by authors such as Simn Bolvar. The Biblioteca Ayacucho is an editorial entity of the government of Venezuela, founded on September 10, 1974.

  • Civil War Collection

    August 20, 2012 9:00 AM

    This database collection of publications, documents, and archival materials about the Civil War experience is designed to be wide-ranging and eclectic. It is divided into thematic and geographic sub-divisions with coverage on military operations, the lives of both soldiers and civilians, the economic aspects of the war and events on the frontier as well as eastern battlefields. Current access is to all parts of the collections including selected Midwestern and southern newspapers, soldiers' journals, the memoirs of military leaders, and regimental histories of selected units including rosters, transportation documents, honor rolls and casualty statistics and promotion and court martial documents.

  • FPO (Freepatentsonline)

    August 18, 2012 9:00 AM

    Free patent searching database for all US patents and patent applications, and other countries such as EPO and Japan. Includes PDF images. Free registration provides features such as saved searches, alerts, and RSS feeds.

  • PATENTSCOPE - Patents (WIPO)

    August 13, 2012 9:00 AM

    Free search service provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Allows access to millions of patent documents including international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), and regional and national patent collections from 25 participating countries. Images of patent documents are in PDF. Also provides translation of titles and abstracts of inventions from Chinese into English and French into English and vice versa.

  • European Union Publications and Documents

    August 13, 2012 9:00 AM

    European Union documents and other publications, including the Official Journal of the European Union, legal texts, treaties, statistics, historical records, and the latest EU-wide surveys and opinion polls. Includes documents of individual institutions, agencies and other bodies of the EU.

  • BiblioRossica

    August 07, 2012 9:00 AM

    Full-text access to Russian language academic monographic e-books in the humanities.

  • doollee.com (Theatre)

    August 02, 2012 9:00 AM

    Doollee is a guide to contemporary playwrights and theatre plays which have been written, adapted or translated into English since the production of Look Back in Anger in 1956. doollee.com contains information on over 42,000 Playwrights and over 142,000 of their Plays (July 2012). Extensive information about theatre and performance collections and archives is also included. NOTE: This is a commercial catalog as well as an index. Full text of the plays is not freely available. Check the library catalog for the plays we have available.

  • Shen Bao (China, 1872-1949)

    August 02, 2012 9:00 AM

    Shanghai-based Shen Bao (formerly transliterated as Shun Pao) was the longest-lasting and probably most influential newspaper in modern China. Its history is enmeshed in the major Chinese political and cultural developments of the first half of the twentieth century. The full name of the newspaper was Shenjiang Xinbao (translated as Shenjiang New Post, also known in English as the Shanghai News); it was founded by British businessman Ernest Major and first appeared on April 30, 1872. Major returned to England in 1889, and the paper came under Chinese ownership in 1907. From its start, Shen Bao was produced by Chinese staff for Chinese readership. Circulation expanded until reaching 150,000 in the 1930s. The political stance shifted from conservative support of the government to a moderately liberal pro-constitution position. The newspaper also assumed a strong anti-Japanese position; Norwood Francis Allman, the former U.S. Consulate officer, took on the role of editor in 1938 to guide the paper's independent position during Japanese occupation of Shanghai prior to World War II. After leadership by Japanese collaborators during the war, Shen Bao continued until it was shut down by the People's Liberation Army in May 1949. While the value of the content is great, presenting the full run of a title significant not only for the history of China but also for foreign relations in Asia during a critical time period from the late nineteenth century up through World War II, this database is best suited for subject experts since there are very few labels in English.

  • The Lily (1849-1856)

    July 30, 2012 9:00 AM

    The Lily, the first newspaper for women, was issued from 1849 until 1853 under the editorship of Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894). It was published in Seneca Falls, New York and priced at 50 cents a year. It began as a temperance journal for "home distribution" among members of the Seneca Falls Ladies Temperance Society, which had formed in 1848. The Lily published its final issue December 15, 1856.

  • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

    July 24, 2012 9:00 AM

    An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover in high-resolution color, with indexing of all articles, covers, ads and reviews.

  • Den Store Danske

    July 17, 2012 9:00 AM

    Den Store Danske is an ongoing Danish-language general encyclopedia with a particular emphasis on Denmark. Its content comes from publications of the major Danish publisher Gyldendal. Links are provided to electronic versions of the DANSK BIOGRAFISK LEKSIKON and of GYLDENDALS LEKSIKON OM NORDISK MYTOLOGI.

  • allAfrica.com

    July 16, 2012 9:00 AM

    Provides access to over 700 stories daily in English and French and offers a diversity of multi-lingual streaming programming as well as a 400.000-article searchable archive (which includes the archive of Africa News Service dating from 1997). Distributes news produced primarily on the African continent about all areas of African life, politics, issues and culture. It is available in both English and French.

  • Paley Center for Media iCollection for Colleges

    July 16, 2012 9:00 AM

    The Paley Center for Media (previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio) is the source for this database. The Paley Center iCollection spans more than 100 years and is international in scope, offering streamed television programs (with commercials included) and newscasts. You can search by title, genre, commercial, advertiser, product, and/or airdate. NOTE: The iCollection requires ALL USERS TO REGISTER and log in to use it. You can create a personalized collection using your login. Program genres include news, public affairs, documentaries, performing arts, children's programming, sports, comedy and variety shows, and commercial advertising. The collection is rich in source material for the study of 20th century history and culture, both capturing and focusing the national dialogue on such subjects as World War II, McCarthyism, immigration, the Cold War, civil rights, the space race, Vietnam, the women's movement, and the environment. Special collections include a 9/11 Collection of coverage from over 50 countries and the entire Johnny Carson Tonight Show archive from 1962 - 1992. NOTE: this database is not yet complete. Updates are ongoing.

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