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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. HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository that provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives.
HSDB is a toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET). It focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into individual chemical records, and contains over 5000 such records. Users can search by chemical or other name, chemical name fragment, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (RN), and/or subject terms.
Provides a survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help individuals identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards across the spectrum of environmental and occupational situations. The database provides perspectives on topics of widespread concern such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, medical safety occupational safety, and ergonomics. Health and safety related aspects of pollution, waste disposal, radiation, pesticides, epidemics, and other phenomena having the potential to threaten the public, the environment, or the workplace itself are indexed here. The database indexes government reports as well as journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and other publications.
The Modern Link to Legal History…Hein-On-Line contains full text of many law journals dating back to the 1800s. Numerous other valuable products are also available (such as Bar Journals, the Code of Federal Regulations, English Reports (Full Reprint, 1220–1867), Federal Register Library, Foreign Relations of the United States, Israel Law Reports, Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, Pentagon Papers, Subject Compilations of State Laws (1960–2010), Treaties and Agreements Library, United States Code, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Supreme Court Library).
HAPI has authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, Brazil, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. It contains citations to articles in more than 600 key social science and humanities journals. Updated monthly, covers 1970–present.
Historical Abstracts with Full Text is an exceptional resource that covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) — world history, military history, women’s history, history of education, and more. No other history research tool matches its comprehensive coverage. Covers 1450–present. Note: 6 simultaneous users.
Historical Newspapers contains four major historical indexes which are used to study history, politics, economics, business, the arts, and entertainment, even sport, and by journalists, politicians, biographers, and genealogists. Together they constitute an index, not just to the newspapers, but to events of the last 200 years. Covers 1785–1980.
This database integrates four premier tools to create the definitive international bibliography for the history of science, technology, and medicine, reflecting their influence on society and culture from prehistory to the present. Its value for interdisciplinary research is outstanding. Updated annually and monthly, covers 1975–present.
The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers are vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world. They are among the richest and most detailed primary sources for the history of the past two centuries, and are fundamental to an understanding of current legislation, policy making and the political environment. HCPP online, with searchable full text, and detailed subject indexing, makes it possible to fully exploit the enormous potential of this resource for the first time. Covers 1688–2003/2004.
The Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Data offers more than 500,000 data files containing social science research data. Disciplines represented include political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, gerontology, criminal justice, public health, foreign policy, terrorism, health and medical care, early education, education, racial and ethnic minorities, psychology, law, substance abuse and mental health, and more.
Building on the 50-year legacy of the International Council for Science World Data Centres and the ICSU Federation of Astronomical and Geophysical data-analysis Services, the World Data System aims at transitioning from existing stand-alone data centres and data services to a common, globally interoperable, distributed data system that incorporates emerging technologies and new scientific data activities. The new system builds on the potential offered by advanced interconnections between data management components to foster disciplinary and multidisciplinary applications for the benefit of the international scientific community and other stakeholders.
IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing full text access to the world’s highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Content includes IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, approved and draft standards, IEEE/Wiley e-books, IEEE e-learning courses and IET journals. Updated weekly, covers 1988–present with select content dating back to 1893.
The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Material cited in Index Islamicus includes not only work written about the Middle East, but also about the other main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere. Updated annually, covers 1906–present.
The Index Religiosus endeavours to become the international reference bibliography for academic publications in Theology, Religious Studies and Church History. It covers publications written in various European languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, etc. . ) and is the result of collaboration between the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) and KU Leuven, which are both recognized internationally for their excellence in the field of Theology and Religious Studies. The Index Religiosus covers the full range of disciplines in Theology and Canon Law: History of Theology, History of Religions, Old and New Testaments, Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology, Sacramentology and Liturgy, Moral and Pastoral Theology, and Canon Law. All aspects of Church History are also widely covered: Institutions, Orders, Congregations, Influential Figures, Hagiography, Political, Social and Economic History, Archaeology, Art History, Music, Architecture, Relations with Islam and Judaism, etc. . ), which makes the Index Religiosus a tool of the first order for various disciplines.
Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in over 220 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Updated annually, covers 1988–present.
Citations to articles (including book reviews) from 620 legal journals, yearbooks, institutes, bar association organs, law reviews, and government publications originating in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Coverage: 1981–present.
INSPEC is the leading bibliographic information service to scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical / electronic technology, computing, control engineering and information technology, indexing over 3,850 journals plus conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations. Updated weekly, covers 1898–present.
CERN, DESY, Fermilab and SLAC have built the next-generation High Energy Physics (HEP) information system, INSPIRE. It combines the successful SPIRES database content, curated at DESY, Fermilab and SLAC, with the Invenio digital library technology developed at CERN. INSPIRE is run by a collaboration of the four labs, and interacts closely with HEP publishers, arXiv.org, NASA-ADS, PDG, HEPDATA and other information resources.
The bibliography provides authoritative coverage of international scholarship within the following broad parameters: European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945 ; Visual arts in all media, plus decorative and applied arts, museum studies and conservation, archaeology and classical studies, antiques and architectural history, and related fields; Scholarship from at least 500 core journals, plus detailed coverage of monographs, essay collections, conference proceedings and exhibition catalogues; Very international coverage, with at least 60% of records from non-English-language publications (principally German, French, Italian and Spanish).
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text 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 and monographs.
This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. It contains 4,000 articles, commissioned by 52 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.
The International Index to Music Periodicals is the leading specialized indexing service to more than 440 music periodicals. Indexed titles cover periodicals in the areas of classical music, opera, jazz, popular music and pop culture, music education, musicology, music theory, and many others. There is particularly strong coverage of performance, music education, and jazz. Covers 1874–present.
The Internet movie database covers more than 100,000 movies and contains over a million and half filmography listings for actors, producers, directors and others associated with film making. It contains plot summaries, character names, movie ratings, years of release, movie trivia, quotes, goofs, soundtracks, production companies, distributors, special effects companies, languages, reviews, Academy Award information, plus loads of other information relating to the motion picture industry.
IOP Publishing provides publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics (IOP), a not-for-profit society. IOPscience is an online service for journal and book content published by IOP Publishing and publishing partners. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical and medical content.
IPoll is a comprehensive, up-to-date source for US nationwide public opinion. A full-text retrieval system, the iPoll online database is organized at the question level, providing the tools to sift through nearly a half million questions asked on national public opinion surveys, 1935 to present. Surveys archived in the Roper Catalog were originally gathered by academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup Organization, Harris Interactive, Pew Research Associates, and many more.
JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal. Established in 2006, JoVE is devoted to publishing scientific research in a visual format to help researchers overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today; poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques.
In order to maintain and develop Japan’s science and technology research at an international level, it is important to disseminate outstanding research and development results to the world instantaneously. To support this goal, Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic (J-STAGE), was set up and over 1 million articles published by Japan’s academic societies are available. Updated daily.
JSTOR includes over 1,000 of the leading academic journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Most journals in the archive start with volume one and have moving walls of between 3 and 5 years for recent content, but publishers may elect walls anywhere from zero to 10 years and beginning in 2011, current issues for more than 150 journals will be available on JSTOR.
Kanopy is a leading distributor of tertiary educational videos (streaming videos and DVDs) within Australia and this database is a portal to videos which they make available for individual purchase. Major subjects covered include: The arts, business and training, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, and teacher education.
The KCI Korean Journal Database provides a comprehensive snapshot of the most influential regional content from researchers in South Korea. Using citation connections from the Web of Science™, regional work is framed within the broader context of global research. Includes about 2,000 scholarly journals (over 1,500 new to the Web of Science).
Knovel provides full-text access to over 2,000 leading reference works and databases from over 40 publishers. Knovel’s collection includes material properties, process and design information, best practices, equations, and formulations. Knovel indexes all content — including tables, graphs and equations. Updated weekly.