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ABC-CLIO titles and titles published through ABC-CLIO by Greenwood Press, Praeger, and Linworth/Libraries Unlimited. These are in addition to the ABC-CLIO titles contained within OhioLINK's Electronic Book Center.
Off-campus use requires JCU VPN: http://sites.jcu.edu/its/pages/services/network-and-phones/vpn/
 
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Features PDF content going back as far as 1887, but the bulk of the sources are from the 1970s going forward. This database is updated on a daily basis.
 
A collection of databases providing archived historical journals, books, and newspapers from the 1830s through 1900. Includes eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records.
 
Provides access to over 7100 encyclopedia articles and 115,000 dictionary terms in the areas of science and technology.
 
Originally the History e-book project, the ACLS collection contains close to 4,700 books in the humanities that are recommended and reviewed by scholars.
 
A research, discovery and networking platform containing the Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books; a collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers; and the ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing.
 
ACS Journals provides abstracts and full text for journals and magazines from the American Chemical Society. This site is the source for older ACS journals, known as the ACS Journal Archives. Current ACS journals are available both through this site and through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.
 
Text of Freedom's Journal,1827-1829: Colored American, 1837-1841: North Star, 1847-1851: National Era, 1847-1860: Provincial Freeman, 1854-1857: Frederick Douglass Paper, 1851-1863: Christian Recorder, 1861-1902.
 
Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 2.5 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.
 
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, providing an immediate resource of full text articles from more than 170 international peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
 
Bibliographic citations and abstracts covering the historical literature of the United States and Canada. For world history see Historical Abstracts.
 
A full-text database of literature.
 
The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection contains more than 6,500 historical periodical titles dating from 1693 to 1877. The collection was released in five series, all of which are searched simultaneously through this link.
 
U.S. population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the Economic Census, the American Community Survey, Census, & the latest Population Estimates
 
A biographical resource on more than 18,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. It offers detailed articles, internal cross-references, up-to-date bibliographies, thousands of photographs and illustrations, and links to external web resources. Also included are over 900 articles from The Oxford Companion to United States History.
 
Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically important periodicals.
 
Provides a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action through original source documents, photos and multimedia. Entries include speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, editorials and more from important figures in American life. Also includes photos and miltimedia.
 
A compilation of scholarly works relating to every aspect of Greek and Roman civilization (authors and texts; literature; linguistics; political, economic, and social history; attitudes and daily life; religion; cultural and artistic life; law; philosophy; science and technology; and the history of classical studies).
 
Collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists, Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 46 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics.
 
Indexes more than 760 periodicals, including more than 500 peer-reviewed journals, with coverage dating back to 1983. Content is provided from leading trade journals, industrial journals, professional journals, technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers' guides, directories and conference proceedings.
 
Dedicated to the mathematical arts.
 
Includes full-text coverage for hundreds of periodicals dating back to 1937 and additional full-text for hundreds of books. Uniquely, Art & Architecture Complete contains selective coverage for nearly 60 additional publications and a robust collection of images provided by Picture Desk and others.
 
Over 80,000 art and architecture digital images from commercial sources, plus contributions from Ohio museums and universities.
 
A comprehensive resource for art information with full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating as far back as 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, and indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations. Indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions provides examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists.
 
A comprehensive art database that covers many years which precede Art Full Text above. Also has many full-text articles.
 
Tables of contents, citations and abstracts to journal articles on many subjects.
 
ARTstor is a non-profit initiative, founded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and associated fields.
 
From Cornell University library, open access to over 500,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
 
Includes indexed citations to articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
 
Produced by the American Theological Library Association, indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion. The database covers these subject areas: Bible, archaeology, and antiquities; human culture and society; church history, missions, and ecumenism; pastoral ministry; world religions and religious studies; and theology, philosophy, and ethics.
Links into ATLASerials which offers full text for over 211,000 electronic articles and book reviews, from more than 100 journals selected by leading religion scholars in the United States.

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Publications from the U.S. Dept. of State that include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty, updated rotationally.
 
Presents over 2500 fully digitized children's texts from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature. A continually growing archive of children's books published in the United States and Great Britain during the 19th century. The foundation for this on-line, digitized Collection is a cataloging and preservation project covering the years 1850-1900 funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
 
A citation database that covers European and American visual arts material from late antiquity to 2009. Not full text.
 
Texts of 21 versions of the Bible from the 10th century through the 20th century.
 
A listing of the first editions of authors who died before 1931 and who primarily published in belles lettres. Includes authors famous in their own time, but who have fallen into obscurity.
 
Contains over 680,000 records, principally in western languages, on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
 
Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.
 
Biography Reference Bank provides biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.
 
 
 
BIOSIS Previews (includes Biological Abstracts) collects abstracts and bibliographic references to worldwide biological and medical literature. Biological Abstracts contains references to journal items focusing on vital biological and medical research findings, pharmacological studies, and discoveries of new organisms. Approximately 5,500 international journals are monitored, representing virtually every life science discipline.
 
Provides the most granular industry statistical reports in the market, offering industry financial analysis benchmarks for over 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more. Market analysis reports are available at the national and local levels down to the zip code.
 
Provides practical, comprehensive, and timely coverage of workplace issues of interest to HR professionals, consultants, and attorneys. The service provides news, analysis, tools, and research aids to help employers comply with federal and state employment laws and regulations.

You will be prompted to create an account. To access content without an account, click Go To My Product.
 
Audio clips of animal sounds.
 
Contains more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
 
Contains full-text articles from hundreds of key publications and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more. Includes access to charts, graphs, photographs and other graphical content
 
Index, abstracts, and full text covering scholarly, professional, and trade business journals on management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.

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Cabell's directories cover various fields: JCU subscribes to the Business and Education packages. Entries include name of the journal, address, contact information, circulation figures, subject areas of the journal, guidelines for submitting manuscripts, reviewing process, and acceptance rates, when available. The entries describe the subject emphasis of the journal, type of reviewing process, and the number of external reviewers.
 
Contains full-text content pertaining to the Caribbean area. Its scope covers Caribbean lifestyle and history and includes region-specific information.
 
A repository of photo images, yearbooks, and publications past and present from the John Carroll University Archives. A service of Grasselli Library and Breen Learning Center
 
From the American Theological Library Association, CDRI is a repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries, including images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps and manuscripts.
 
Provides a comprehensive full-text source of content pertaining to central and eastern European countries. It is a multidisciplinary, multilingual resource covering a variety of subject areas including history, business and law.
 
Charity evaluation and ratings, searchable by categories, location, or keywords.
 
Rates and lists top-rated charities by category.
 
Web-based research tool for accounting and tax professionals and includes federal and state tax law, editorial materials, analysis materials (including Warren, Gorham & Lamont), alerts and news. Also includes U.S. International Taxation: agreements, checklists and commentary. Find a Guided Tour on the Home tab. Each semester students must register initially from on campus.
Off-campus use requires JCU VPN: http://sites.jcu.edu/its/pages/services/network-and-phones/vpn/
 
Trusted source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education. Create an account to save, share, and manage results effectively.
 
News, research, and job ads pertaining to higher education.
 
A full-text online database for political science, international affairs, foreign policy, area studies, international relations, war and peace studies and diplomatic history containing working papers, journals, books, policy briefs, case studies, and course packs. Also includes an atlas from the Economist Intelligence Unit, featuring maps and country data, including political and economic reports.
 
Provides indexing for over 3,000 journals from nursing and allied health fields; also contains searchable cited references for more than 1,160 journals; provides full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included. Includes a rotating temporary file of articles which have been accepted to CINAHL while they are being assigned additional indexing.
 
Reviews, press kits, festival and showcase program notes, newspaper articles, and more from the PFA Library's collection covering world cinema, past and present
 
An index of articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.
 
Historical texts, images, and maps.
 
The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups. Of these, DARE and NHS EED go up to April 2015 when updating stopped.
· Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
· Cochrane Central Resister of Controlled Trials Central)
· Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR)
· Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
· Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA)
· NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EED)
· About the Cochrane Collaboration
 
Abstracts 40 titles and one full text journal in the field of Communications. Links to full text in available titles.
 
Index, abstracts, and full text for journals in communication and mass media. Includes or has links to full text.
 
A bibliography of research on composition studies.
 
Covers the spectrum of the applied sciences, representing knowledge on traditional engineering challenges and providing material for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. CASC provides indexing and abstracting for more than 1,300 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Full Text is also available for more than 500 periodicals. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
 
Full text research reports on the latest issues in business management and U.S. and global economics. Includes studies of F500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, executive compensation, HR, productivity, and CRM. Also includes U.S. and global economic indicators and analysis and forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions.
 
Bio-bibliographical guide to more than 100,000 current writers. Includes or has links to full text.
 
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. Focuses on lesser-known areas of the world. Includes several books on countries that no longer exist in their original configuration—such as Czechoslovakia, East Germany, the Soviet Union, Sudan, and Yugoslavia.
 
Full text of Congressional Quarterly's reports on current and controversial issues.
 
An online reference service, providing quality reference content from many publishers. Image searching available.
 
Includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology with coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.

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The historical map collection has over 36,000 maps and images online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
 
From Thompson Scientific, provides access to more than 14,800,000 patents with links to cited and citing patents, cited articles, and full-text patent data sources. Sections include Chemical, Electrical and Electronic, and Engineering.
 
Includes Abolition Digital Archives, Art & Architecture Images, Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations, Digital Video Collection, Foreign Language Videos, Historic & Archival Images, LANSAT 7 Satellite Images, and Sanborn Maps. Includes digital collections from Ohio Colleges and Universities.
 
 
 
Open-access data from the World Bank, contains the full World Development Indicators (WDI); Global Development Finance (GDF); and Africa Development Indicators (ADI), as well as several other World Bank databases. Can be searched by country, by topic, or by indicators.

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The over 36,000 items here contains the majority of books, pamphlets and broadsides published in America between 1639 and 1819. Series I and supplement is based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” while Series II and supplement makes available the items from “American Bibliography 1801-1819” by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker.
 
Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. Now contains about 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement.
 
A collection of topical ebooks provided via OhioLINK. Must create an account to access ebooks.
 
Citations to journals, books and collective volumes dealing with economics.
 
 
 
Indexing from June 1983, abstracting from August 1994, and providing full-text articles from 1996, Education Full Text covers core English-language international periodicals, monographs, and yearbooks in education. Topics include a wide range of contemporary education issues, including government funding, instructional media, multicultural education, religious education, student counseling, competency-based, and information technology.
 
Offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
 
Full-length educational videos on many subjects; from the Films for the Humanities and Sciences and Ambrose Video.
 
Contains thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Includes titles from ABC-CLIO, Gale, Macmillan, Saur, Scribner, Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press Sage, and Springer.
 
Full text of 4300+ research journals.
 
Online theses and dissertations from Ohio graduate students.
 
Full text of the encyclopedia.
 
An encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. Has a mythology section divided into six geographical regions and a Folklore section.
 
The first urban encyclopedia to appear on the Web.
 
600 videos of physics experiments.
 
Targets those involved at any level within the energy and power industries, including distribution, exploration, extraction, marketing, processing, production, research and selling.
 
Offers full text from journals, magazines and reference books on topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small businesses. Also contains case studies and company profiles.
 
Provides deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts urban planning, and more. Contains more than one million records from 1,200 domestic and international titles going back to the 1950s, as well as 100 monographs.
 
Indexes education-related literature, beginning in 1966. It is the world’s largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. ERIC covers descriptions and evaluations of programs, research reports and surveys, curriculum and teaching guides, instructional materials, position papers, and resource materials. In 1993, it began indexing education-related books, including the output of major publishers.
 
This is a comprehensive collection of essays and miscellaneous works which cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada.
 
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for students in grades K-5, which provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary.
 
Provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain the information that they need from their EBSCO databases. Students can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search.

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Provides essential business news and information together with content delivery tools and services. Factiva's collection of more than 10,000 authoritative sources includes The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, and D&B company profiles. Cookies must be enabled. Please logout when finished.
Off-campus use requires JCU VPN: http://sites.jcu.edu/its/pages/services/network-and-phones/vpn/
 
A research service that comprehensively highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in all the biological sciences and medicine, based on the recommendations of over 1400 selected leading researchers. Also contains The Scientist: Magazine of the Life Sciences.
 
Covers the entire spectrum of television and film writing that was designed for use by film scholars, college students, and general viewers. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. It includes Variety Movie reviews, with over 30,000 full text reviews. Also has a collection of over 20,000 classic color and black & white images of celebrity and entertainment photography
 
Offers full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas that are integral to the food industry. This database offers cover-to-cover full-text coverage for more than 1,400 publications, including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with food industry-related issues. More than 1,000 key food industry and market reports are available.
 
Brief video clips of native speakers in non-English languages.
 
The most comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers and their grants. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.
 
A unique collection of scholarly academic journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers, this database provides full text coverage (including PDF) for nearly 200 scholarly Spanish language journals. Content is provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.
 
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

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This is a free web source that leads to where reprints of criticism can be found in the Gale series hardcopy reference volumes. Gale excerpts key passages of general criticism from books and articles. A well known title covered by the index is Dictionary of Literary Biography.
 
A collection of full-text encyclopedias and specialized reference sources from Gale, Macmillan, and other publishers.
 
Indexes and abstracts more than 300 core titles leading to articles about plants and gardens. Topics include horticulture, garden and landscape design and history, botany, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. This index and abstract product is designed for gardening enthusiasts, professionals, and students of horticulture and of garden and landscape design and history.
 
Combines NISC's popular Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. GSD covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. This database includes more than 696,750 records with coverage spanning from 1972 and earlier to present.
 
Detailed country information, including climate, society and culture, business culture, money and banking, security, health, transportation, and communication. Also includes maps from the World Trade Press for each country, showing political, physical, population, and climate features.
 
Google Scholar indexes journal and conference papers, theses and dissertations, academic books, pre-prints, abstracts, technical reports and other scholarly literature from all broad areas of research. You'll find works from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies and university repositories, as well as scholarly articles available anywhere across the web. Google Scholar also includes court opinions and patents.
 
Catalog of U.S. government publications.
 
The Carrolline Catalog contains information on not only our physical holdings, but many of our digital and on-line holdings as well. This is the best place to start when searching for books.
 
The Journal Finder allows you to search to see if Grasselli Library provides access to a given journal title. Our physical journal holdings and all of our electronic journal holdings, including the many journals available on-line via the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center, are included. You can find out not only whether we have a journal title, but also what dates are available. Results include links to electronic journals and to catalog entries for physical journals.
 
Digitized squeezes (paper impressions) of Greek and Latin inscriptions from Greece, Italy, and Macedonia.
 
Covers all aspects of human impact on the environment. Titles include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done on each level to minimize negative impact. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
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The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day. Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by nearly 7,000 scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources.
 
Information about the activities and finances of more than 650,000 not-for-profit organizations. Requires free registration.

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HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
 
Includes information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source -Consumer Edition features searchable full text for over 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men?s Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 205 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
 
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 627 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
 
Search more than 500,000 high-energy physics related articles, including journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers and theses, comprehensively indexed by the SLAC and DESY libraries since 1974.
 
Indexes and abstracts scholarly literature on the history of the world, except the United States and Canada, from 1450 to the present. For U.S. and Canada see America: History and Life.
 
Standard source for quantitative facts on American history. Allows users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
 
Pictures and archives from Ohio history, contributed by OhioLINK institutions.
 
Indexes high-quality, industry-leading journals, providing users with the most relevant information to their discipline. Key titles include Personnel Psychology and Work & Occupations. Updated weekly
 
Covers art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and much more. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and reviews.
 
A comprehensive database providing citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works in journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities. Has cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,900 titles with coverage dating as far back as 1925 and more than 1.6 million records, and includes all data from American Humanities Index plus bibliographic records from a multitude of international journals, books and reference works.

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Established in 1962, ICPSR is an active partner in social science research and instruction throughout the world. ICPSR's unique combination of data resources, user support, and training in quantitative methods make it a vital resource for fostering inquiry and furthering the social sciences.
 
IMDb offers a searchable database of more than 185 million data items including more than 3 million movies, TV and entertainment programs and more than 6 million cast and crew members.
 
IMSLP stands for International Music Score Library Project. The site contains public domain scores and recordings. As of August, 2016 IMSLP has 109,868 works, 362,082 scores, 41,363 recordings, 14,355 composers, and 378 performers.
 
Reference books on this platform include those published by Facts on File and Ferguson. The subject areas include education, business, history, literature, and technology.
 
Contains all of the content available in International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance as well as full text for 100 titles, including Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more. Additional full text available includes more than 50 books & monographs.
 
Presents a collection of outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.
 
Provides histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. For students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors.
 
Financial information from the International Monetary Fund.
 
Produced by the International Political Science Association, includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science. This database covers nearly 900 journals published from 1975 to the present.
 
Designed to inform the user of the analysis process behind security and counter-terrorism, provides Open Source Intelligence Resource for analysts, risk management professionals, and students. ISCTRC combines deep background from scholarly writings with expert commentary from a variety of organizations, agencies and publishers and timely reviews of recent developments across the international political, military, economic, social and technical spectrum.
 
 
 
Provides full text books for children from around the world.
 
A peer-reviewed academic resource.
 
A collection of scriptures and other religious material from many different traditions, plus classical mythological texts. Texts are primarily in English, though some also appear in their original language
 
A bibliography of over 225,000 journal articles and reviews pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400 to 1700).
 
An open-access site containing document descriptions from more than 600 periodicals and from Festschriften and congress publications. It is updated every night and represents the state of the preceding work day. Click on "Start the English Version."

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Contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations.
 
Focuses exclusively on Jewish studies, providing coverage of Judaism, Jewish heritage, Jewish history, mysticism and Kabbalah, Jewish philosophy and much more.
 
JSTOR provides an extensive archive to journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, each with a moving wall established by the respective publisher. JSTOR now hosts books, primarily those from university press publications, which the JCU community can access either from JSTOR or from Carrolline.

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Kanopy is a platform for streaming films from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Educational Resources, etc. These films are all genres - from documentaries to movies and training videos - and touch on a broad spectrum of topics. The platform features include captions, transcripts, clip/playlist creation tools, etc.
 
Free databases from the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature and the National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics, including ETHXWeb, GenETHX, International Bioethics Organizations, Syllabus Exchange Database, and more.
 
A partnership between the Rural Life Center of Kenyon College and the Black community of Knox County, Ohio, this online resource promises to become the largest, completely digitized collection of photographs, documents, and other artifacts relating to the African-American experience in rural Ohio.

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Historic photos of the Erie islands and Lake Erie's western basin.
 
LANDSAT 7 Satellite Images provides digital snapshots of Ohio from space. Images of Ohio are available for download or web viewing. Several views are provided, including infrared and true color composite. New imagery is available every 16 days.
 
This database contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
 
Contains all of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender content available in GLBT Life as well as full text for 50 of the most important and historically significant GLBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as dozens for full text monographs. The database includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized GLBT Thesaurus containing over 6,300 terms.
 
The Liberator was a weekly newspaper published by William Lloyd Garrison in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people.
 
Provides indexing & abstracts for more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings, with coverage dating back to the mid-1960s.
 
Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. It contains everything in Literary Reference Center, plus thousands of additional journal/magazine articles and reference works.
 
This collection is part of the PALMM (Publication of Archival Library and Museum Materials) project comprised of digitized volumes from the Departments of Special Collections at several of the State University System of Florida libraries. It is a collection of digitized titles published, predominantly in the United States and Great Britain, from the 17th through the 20th centuries.
 
A compilation of scholarly works relating to every aspect of Greek and Roman civilization (authors and texts; literature; linguistics; political, economic, and social history; attitudes and daily life; religion; cultural and artistic life; law; philosophy; science and technology; and the history of classical studies).

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Provides full text from over 515 periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. In addition, it also offers indexing and abstracts for 581 magazines. Full text is also available for many biographies and primary source documents, pamphlets, reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), and an Image Collection of 91,000 photos, maps & flags.
 
 
 
The primary index for mathematical literature.
 
Mayan architecture and scenery from Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala.
 
A Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. This unique database provides access to full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals.
 
A comprehensive index for medical journals and provides full text for more than 1,370 journals.
 
Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership, providing users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments.
 
Ready Reference RS51 .M4 2006
 
Contains US and International company data and archives, covering 10,000+ public companies and their SEC (EDGAR) filings, U.S. and international company annual reports, global industry reports, and D&B private company data. .
 
Largest and most comprehensive American dictionary.
 
Indexes journal and newspaper articles, books, research and scholarly discourse on the culture and politics of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
 
Provides full text from over 140 popular middle school magazines and offers indexing and abstracts for additional 170 magazines.
 
List of periodicals in literature, language, linguistics, and folklore that are covered regularly in the MLA International Bibliography.
 
Compiled by the Modern Language Association, this is an essential bibliography for literary criticism on all nationalities, periods, types of literature, and authors, with the exception of classical Greek and Latin literature, which is covered in L'Annee philologique. MLAIB is also strong in scholarship on folklore, linguistics, and the teaching of rhetoric, composition, and literature. It covers articles, books, and dissertations in literature and the additional fields mentioned above.
 
Contains information on stocks and funds updated every 15 minutes and 18,000 securities. Create reports on stocks and funds and try out different combinations in sample portfolios.
 
Allows a user to view the Arabic text of the Muslim holy book along with three English translations and a commentary.

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Provides over 200,000 records for criminal justice, juvenile justice and substance abuse resources. It offers a wide array of sources from state and local governments as well as international records. All documents are either written in English or have an English-language summary.
 
A members-only database of searchable profiles compiled and adapted from the Almanac of American Politics.
 
Abolitionist broadsheets, and letters from Presidents Lincoln and Jefferson. From the Gilder Lehrman Collection; contributed by the Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
 
Provides accurate, unbiased information on natural health. Subsequently, the database has been expanded, refined and updated. It currently consists of over 550 articles as follows: 219 on Herbs and Supplements, 185 on Conditions, 100 on Drug Interaction, 29 on Alternative Therapies and 33 on Homeopathy. These articles are entirely based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence.
 
A comprehensive collection of classical music available online. Includes program and biographical information for each CD. Also includes online texts on classical music, opera and musical instruments. You must log out when finished with this service.
 
Papers and book chapters gathered by the National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. by leading scholars in economics.
 
Features Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Bond Reports, Company Profiles, Stock, Bond, and Earnings Guides, Dividend Records, Register & Company Profiles.
 
 
 
First-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from the Historical New York Times.
 
Comprehensive digital coverage back to 1980 is available for this internationally renowned U.S. newspaper through the ProQuest database. The complete text of recent articles is provided in the ASCII format. The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine are provided in PDF format.
 
Provides full text for 245 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, and nine newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Los Angeles Times (for a total of 194 full text newspapers and other sources).
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Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: LexisNexis Academic
Nexis Uni is the new version of LexisNexis Academic. It simplifies the search strategy for a broad array of content:
· print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs
· local, regional, national, and international newspapers with deep archives
· extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790
· business information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 75 million executives
Students can save searches to re-run in the future, create alerts on topics, bookmark documents, and create folders online for sharing.
Off-campus use requires JCU VPN: http://sites.jcu.edu/its/pages/services/network-and-phones/vpn/
 
Search for books, journal and audiovisual titles in the National Library of Medicine collections.

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Updated for all rules final filed and adopted through January 7, 2013
 
Historic forestry photographs.
 
Includes information about careers, online training, employment programs, and occupational searching.
 
Includes all legislation filed with the Secretary of State's office through December 26, 2012.
 
Ohio Supreme and District Court opinions back to 1992
 
Covers today’s news-making social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue in an accessible manner.
 
From the Catholic News Service, includes encyclicals, papal speeches, pastoral letters, diocesan policy statements, and current research on topics including the Vatican, liturgy, religious life, catechesis, social justice, priesthood, parish, family, laity, diaconate, ecumenism, holy year, ministries.
 
 
 
Provides unrivalled access to six essential Oxford editions of the Bible alongside commentary and annotations from study Bibles seamlessly combined with reference material and primary texts. Users can view each chapter or jump to specific passages, read a passage of the bible alongside scholarly analysis, or compare and contrast two translations of the bible line by line.
 
 
 
It provides concise and readable accounts of the structure and function of all the major systems of the body and the causes of disorders that affect them. Interwoven with this coverage of the science of the body, are entertaining and informative articles on social and religious attitudes to the body, and its significance for artists, philosophers and writers.
 
Provides a comprehensive survey of modern biochemistry and molecular biology
 
Electronic text of the standard historical dictionary of the English language.
 
A virtual reference room, Oxford Reference Online has more than 100 reference titles, including language, literature and subject dictionaries.
 
Reference books on archaeology. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on Art and Architecture. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Bilingual dictionaries published by Oxford University Press. Includes or has links to full text
 
Reference books on classical literature and the classical world published by Oxford University Press.
 
English language dictionaries and thesauri published by Oxford University Press.
 
Reference books on History. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on the language, abbreviations, rhetoric, etc. published by Oxford University Press.
 
Reference books on Law. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on linguistics. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on literature published by Oxford University Press.
 
Reference books on media studies from Oxford University Press.
 
Reference books on Medicine. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on music published by Oxford University Press.
 
Reference books on personal names, family names, place names, etc.
 
Reference books on dance, music, opera, and theater. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on philosophy. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Dictionaries of quotations published by Oxford University Press.
 
Reference books on Religion. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on science and technology. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference books on Social Sciences. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Reference works on mythology, gardening, food and drink, etc.
 
A cross-searchable library containing comprehensive coverage of over 7,800 titles in 20 subject areas, covering the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. New books are added regularly. Searchable by title, author, discipline, etc.

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Index of papers presented at conferences.
 
An online publication of Migne's "Patrologiae Graecae", this will eventually contain 160+ volumes with images of every page and searchable contents.
 
Covers topics related to peace analysis including conflict resolution, nonviolence, war, international affairs and peace psychology. Coverage dating back to 1964. Updated weekly.
 
Full text of the newspaper considered The New York Times of the Eighteenth Century.
 
This database is primarily a listing of marriages, deaths and obituaries from the Village Record, published in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Included, however, is information about emigration patterns, customs and traditions, important events, medical history, biographical data, etc.
 
Documents the industrialization of predominantly agrarian culture established by Quaker farmers in the 18th century through articles, advertisements, and vital statistics from several area newspapers, providing insight into technology, business activity and material culture in a down-river milling and manufacturing community at the height of the Industrial Revolution.
 
Citations to periodicals in the fields of aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics and general philosophy.
 
Covers covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. Updated weekly.
 
Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world's top political and societal publications. The Points of View Debate Blog is a forum for students to express and exchange their unique views on topics in the news.
 
Provides full text for more than 520 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product. The database also features over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 36,000 full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.
 
Provides full text from 57 children's magazines and offers indexing and abstracts for over 80 additional magazines.
 
Conference proceedings.
 
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
 
Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.
 
Provides projections for key education statistics, including enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary and secondary schools. It includes the national data on enrollment and graduates for the past 15 years and projections to the next 10 years. It also includes the projections on enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools and public high school graduates to the next 10 years at the state level.
 
Indexes more than one and a half million doctoral dissertations, primarily from the U.S. Formerly Dissertation Abstracts.
 
The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database with more than 510 full text titles covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
 
Abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Also contains abstracts and book chapters from 1806-1966.
 
Covers aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. Draws from aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict.
 
A service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

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Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND is nonprofit and nonpartisan.
 
 
Regional Business News is a full text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world. Included are A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications, PR Newswire, Business News Wire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News Network and Phillips Business Information Highlights. This database is updated on a daily basis.
 
The Religion & Philosophy Collection is a comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With over 290 full text journals, the Collection is a fine tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
 
Abstracts of music literature.
 
Rim Online is a freely available database from the American Theological Library Association that indexes DMin projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Indexing began in 1981. Author, title, project advisor, institution, and subject access are provided. In addition, an abstract for each project is included when one has been provided by the author.
 
The Risk Management Reference Center (RMRC) is a comprehensive risk management resource for corporate risk management professionals, strategic planners, and business students. Content includes hundreds of full text journals and periodicals, hundreds of thousands of selected articles, reports, summaries, books, blogs, FAQs, and news wires that pertain to all types of risk (including credit, liquidity, operational, event, and market risk).

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Features Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Bond Reports, Company Profiles, Stock, Bond, and Earnings Guides, Dividend Records, Register & Company Profiles.
 
Electronic books in computer science, information technology, and related fields.
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A data download and visualization tool consisting of 3 key data collections. Local Stats consists of social science data about U.S. counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas, spanning topics like employment, crime, and religion. State Stats features social science data about all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia covering topics like healthcare, crime, and education. Business Stats collects business and industry data down to the zip code level. It contains more than 5,000 data series, and over 300 million data points, including Woods & Poole's extensive historical and projected statistics.
 
 
 
Electronic reference books from Salem Press in History, Literature, and Science.
 
Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867-1970.
 
Digital images of works of western art.
 
Digital media for the sciences: (1) Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations. (2) Forestry photos. (3) Geology photos.
 
Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
 
A research discovery application that provides unlimited access to a comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. Members of the JCU community must use their JCU email to create a username and password.
 
Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series.
 
Includes records covering essential areas related to shock and vibration. Topics include noise, vibration technologies, seismology, experimental mechanics, engineering and other areas of key relevance to the discipline of shock and vibration.
 
Features more than a million and a half records with subject headings from a 15,000+ term sociology-specific thesaurus designed by expert lexicographers. This file also contains informative abstracts for more than 640 'core' coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 530 'priority' coverage journals as well as 1,420 'selective' coverage journals'.
 
The Sociological Collection is a comprehensive database with nearly 580 full text titles, providing information on all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
 
Formerly the Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol, this is the most comprehensive encyclopedia in the Spanish language, containing over 145,000 articles plus 8,300 photos and images.
 
Comprehensive, bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 230 full text titles. In addition, SPORTDiscus with Full Text also contains over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.
 
Electronic books in scientific, technology, medical and business disciplines published by Springer.
 
An electronic database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences.
 
Each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.
 
Is a copyright still valid? Check Stanford's Copyright Renewal Database.
 
Links to state and local resources arranged by state.
 
A collection of English government documents, featuring office archives and correspondence and calendar entries. Covers 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 under the Tudor and Stuart monarchs and the Commonwealth.

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John Carroll's weekly student newspaper, The Carroll News (CN) covers campus news and also includes local and national news. View the current edition of the Carroll News.
 
John Carroll's weekly student newspaper, The Carroll News (CN) covers campus news and also includes local and national news.
 
The Condition of Education is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. The 40+ indicators included in the report cover all aspects of education, from early childhood through postsecondary education and from student achievement to school environment and resources.
 
U.S. Congress legislative information, including bills, resolutions, voting records, and more
 
Allows searching in the Ebsco databases by social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
 
Has information on 35,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and the nineteenth century. Users can search for particular voyages in this database of documented slaving expeditions and create listings, tables, charts, and maps using information from the database. Slaves on documented voyages represent four-fifths of the number who were actually transported.

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A large assortment of labor, census, and other federal statistics. Also offers statistical data from 130 other countries.
 
Data collected on people and businesses in the U.S., states, counties, & local areas.
 
General and permanent laws of the United States. This is the code only. For an annotated edition, see Nexis Uni.
 
 
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U.S. Political Stats contains over 225,000 data series—or data measures over time about people, places, and policies—across 10 distinct political science data categories, aligned with a typical political science curriculum. The data series span as far back as 1982, and are updated on a timely basis in accordance with the collection and publication schedules of original sources. Detailed source information, with links where applicable, is provided for every data series.
 
 
 
Comprehensive information on currently published as well as discontinued periodicals. Includes magazines, journals, newsletter, newspapers, conference proceedings, and electronic publications.
 
UT map collection plus comprehensive links out to other maps
 
The US Code, annotated.
 
Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
 
The U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov is aimed at giving easy access for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.

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Value Line publishes more than a dozen print and electronic products with timely information on stocks, mutual funds, special situations, options and convertibles. Includes Value Line Investment Survey.
 
Vault Online Career Library includes over 90 career guides, more than 3,000 company profiles, 1,100+ career advice articles, in addition to industry and occupational profiles.

Must create account to use site.
 
Provides full text coverage for French language business journals serving both the academic and the professional researcher. This collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others.
 
Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and public libraries. The collection provides full text coverage for 350 trade and industry related periodicals.

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Provides online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, business, society and events of the time.
 
Considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide, this file contains complete bibliographic information and also subjects, companies, people, products, and geographic areas.
 
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the top journals in the sciences. Includes the same for Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences.
 
The web's most extensive mathematical resource, provided as a free service to the world's mathematics and internet communities as part of a commitment to education and educational outreach by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica.
 
A long-term research project devoted to early modern women's writing and electronic text encoding.
 
Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 548,220 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.
 
Interactive, self-paced resource to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training. Must create an account to use.
Will help job seekers:
*Improve key workplace skills such as business writing and presentation proficiencies
* Use step-by-step job search and resume building tools to land better jobs, faster
*Improve or learn the computer and internet skills necessary to succeed in today's market
*Prepare for specific careers with professional licensing and aptitude tests
*Master the art of interviewing for professional advancement, career change or workforce entry
*Revisit basic skills in reading, writing, & math
 
Well-known reference source containing data on a wide variety of topics.
 
Open-access data from the World Bank, contains the full World Development Indicators (WDI); Global Development Finance (GDF); and Africa Development Indicators (ADI), as well as several other World Bank databases. Can be searched by country, by topic, or by indicators.
 
A suite of online research tools that delivers encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Other special features: Timeline builder; Citation builder; Classroom activities, lesson plans, and discussion guides for every grade level; and Content correlated to state and provincial standards.
 
For analyzing countries easily, this tool offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures, combined with the ability to create tables, charts, and even export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching.
 
Contains a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news feeds covering the region; reference articles and commentary; maps and statistics; audio and video; and more.
 
This database provides more than 83,267 international annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1969 and mid-2002.
 
Holdings of libraries worldwide.
 
Photographs documenting the invention of the airplane and the lives of the Wright Family.

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The complete works of William Butler Yeats.

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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day. Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by nearly 7,000 scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources.
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Nexis Uni is the new version of LexisNexis Academic. It simplifies the search strategy for a broad array of content:
· print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs
· local, regional, national, and international newspapers with deep archives
· extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790
· business information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 75 million executives
Students can save searches to re-run in the future, create alerts on topics, bookmark documents, and create folders online for sharing.
Off-campus use requires JCU VPN: http://sites.jcu.edu/its/pages/services/network-and-phones/vpn/
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A data download and visualization tool consisting of 3 key data collections. Local Stats consists of social science data about U.S. counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas, spanning topics like employment, crime, and religion. State Stats features social science data about all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia covering topics like healthcare, crime, and education. Business Stats collects business and industry data down to the zip code level. It contains more than 5,000 data series, and over 300 million data points, including Woods & Poole's extensive historical and projected statistics.
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U.S. Political Stats contains over 225,000 data series—or data measures over time about people, places, and policies—across 10 distinct political science data categories, aligned with a typical political science curriculum. The data series span as far back as 1982, and are updated on a timely basis in accordance with the collection and publication schedules of original sources. Detailed source information, with links where applicable, is provided for every data series.

 

 
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