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Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections, including the Berg encyclopedia of world dress and fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and more.
This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 760,000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide. Monographs published since 1992 have not been added to the database (use WorldCat to find recent books). Covers 1971–present.
A database search engine covering European and American art from late antiquity to the present. BHA indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals. Includes coverage of: Repertoire international de la litterature de l'art (RILA) (published from 1975 to 1989); and: Repertoire d'art et archeologie (RAA) for the years 1973 to 1989.
Provides contextual information on the world's most influential people. This database merges Gale's reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, gender, keyword and full text. Updated continuously.
BioOne is a full-text aggregation of bioscience research journals. Most are published by small societies and other not-for-profit organizations. Subjects covered by BioOne journals include ecology, evolution, environmental science, natural history, taxonomy, and systematics. Updated daily.
An e-journal founded in 2010 by a group of Stanford researchers. A postdoc-driven non-profit, free access, and peer-reviewed source of protocols in the life sciences. Its mission is to make life-science research more efficient and reproducible by curating and hosting high quality, open-access, life science protocols. There are no fees for participating, and its main goal is seeking reproducibility and reliability of experiments.
Biosis is a comprehensive source for life sciences and biomedical research from nearly 6,000 life sciences journals plus abstracts from meetings, books and patents. Search options include using taxonomy, MeSH, CAS registry numbers, Sequence Databank Numbers, and Major Concepts. Updated weekly, covers 1926–present. Cited reference searching finds more recent works that cite an earlier document of interest.
Blackwell Reference Online includes full-text access to over 425 reference works, making it the largest online collection of social science and humanities reference content available online. The Wiley-Blackwell Companions and Handbooks included in Blackwell Reference Online bring together the world’s leading scholars to cover the latest research in their fields. Updated: annually.
BMI Research provides in-depth market research reports on 175 global markets, emphasizing emerging markets. Also provides extensive economic and political risk ratings and analysis, macroeconomic analysis and forecasts, and financial analysis of debt and equity. Also includes profiles for over 500 multinational companies and their subsidiaries, and intra-daily alerts on economic, industrial, and political developments, business deals, multinational joint ventures, and regulatory changes.
Britannica Online delivers high-quality, comprehensive information. This site includes Encyclopædia Britannica’s latest article database, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, plus thousands of links to other web sites selected by Britannica editors.
British Literary Manuscripts Online presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript. Images of the complete manuscript can be viewed, manipulated and navigated on screen. Please note that the text of the manuscripts themselves is not searchable.
Database to help building-industry professionals design and build construction projects that minimizes ecological impact and maximizes economic performance. Includes access to Environmental building news articles, lists for GreenSpec products and specification guidelines, and detailed project case studies of high-performance buildings.
British Periodicals provides full-text access to hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, art, music, drama, archaeology and architecture, and the social sciences. Size: 587 titles, more than 5 million pages. Covers 1681–1920.
Business Source Complete provides full text for over 10,000 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,150 peer-reviewed business publications, searchable cited references from more than 1,300 journals, and detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. Includes Harvard Business Review full-text from 1922–present. Updated daily, covers 1886–present.
C19 is the most comprehensive source for discovering 19th books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives. Containing more than 22 million records, C19 Index provides integrated access to 12 bibliographic indexes, over 1.5 million books, 71,000 archival collections, and 18.9 million articles. Covers 1790–1919.
CAB Abstracts is the most comprehensive source of international research information in agriculture and all related applied life sciences. Global coverage of journal articles, academic books, abstracts, published theses, conference proceedings, bulletins, monographs and technical reports. Updated monthly, covers 1910–present.
CAB eBooks provides a unique opportunity to access CABI’s prestigious titles in an easy-to use format. Books are indexed and retrievable as chapters. The full front file collection is divided into six core subject collections, constantly updated with the latest titles. The six subject collections comprise: 1. Agriculture; 2. Animal & veterinary sciences; 3. Environmental sciences; 4. Human health, food & nutrition; 5. Leisure & tourism; 6. Plant sciences. As of September 2013, there were over 640 titles.
CAIRN is a full-text aggregator for over 250 social sciences and humanities journals published primarily in French from over 60 European publishers. Some books are also available from CAIRN. Stanford’s subscription for full-text access includes 47 journals and a few books. Bibliographic access is available to all content. Updated daily, covers 2001–present.
Cambridge Books Online offers access to eBooks (Full-Text) from its world-renowned publishing program, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.
Cambridge Histories Online provides full text online access to more than 270 volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Broad areas covered include: American history, British history, economic history, general history, history of science, history of the book, language and linguistics, literary studies, music, philosophy, political and social theory, regional history, religious studies, and theatre studies and performing arts.
Searchable encyclopedia containing chemical, physical, visual, and analytical information on more than 10,000 historic and contemporary materials used in the conservation, preservation, and production of artistic, architectural, and archaeological materials. Includes more than 6000 images, including photos and drawings of materials' outward appearance, as well as analytical image records of microscopic and spectroscopic characteristics. Also contains links to commercial records, Material Safety Data Sheets, and to conservation organizations across the world.
Chemical & Engineering News is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. C&EN Online offers Latest News, supplementary material to C&EN print articles, back issues of the magazine since 1998, and special features such as Reel Science, NanoFocus, RSS feeds, and The Safety Zone blog.
The Chicano Database is the most comprehensive bibliographic resource for information about Mexican-American topics and the only specialized database for Chicano reference. It includes over 2,470 journals and the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database. Updated quarterly, covers 1960s–present.
This collection contains a wide range of materials documenting western interaction with China from the first embassy by Lord Macartney to trade negotiations for military aircraft in the 1970s. Also includes maps, drawings, photographs, and personal accounts of life and work in China throughout the period. Covers 1793–1980.
Indexes journal articles in nursing, allied health, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and health sciences librarianship. Over 2,500 journals are indexed, and the database covers literature published from 1982 to the present. Full text is included for selected state nursing journals and some newsletters, standards of practice, practice acts, government publications, research instruments and patient education material. Premier database for nursing and allied health literature. Includes references to journals, American Nurses’ Association and National League for Nursing publications, nursing standards of practice, and critical paths.
A scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerX aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov currently lists 187,489 studies with locations in all 50 states and in 188 countries. For each study there is a summary outlining the purpose, the recruiting status, the criteria for patient participation, location of the trial, information on whether patients are currently being recruited, and specific contact information.
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. The CDSR includes all Cochrane Reviews (and protocols) prepared by Cochrane Review Groups in The Cochrane Collaboration. Each Cochrane Review is a peer-reviewed systematic review that has been prepared and supervised by a Cochrane Review Group (editorial team).
MIT Press’ CogNet is an online location for the brain and cognitive science community’s scientific research and interchange. Launched in 2000, MIT CogNet has become an essential resource for those interested in cutting-edge primary research across the range of fields concerned with understanding the nature of the human mind.
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols is an interdisciplinary journal providing a definitive source of research methods in cell, developmental and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, computational biology, immunology, neuroscience and imaging. Each monthly issue details multiple essential methods—a mix of cutting-edge and well-established techniques. All protocols are up-to-date and presented in a consistent, easy-to-follow format.
ProQuest worked with the National Archives in London to create Colonial State Papers. Up until now, researchers were only able to view these documents by visiting the National Archives. This online collection provides insight into British trade, history and overseas expansion between the 16th–18th centuries. Covers 1574–1757.
Contains the complete text of 8,500 poems in English, 3,000 quotations from 1,500 additional great poems, indexing for 550 anthologies with full descriptions and evaluations of 400 essential anthologies, and anthology locations for 90,000 poems by 15,000 poets.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals, selected coverage of nearly 200 journals, full text access for over 500 journals, and over 5,400 Author Profiles. Coverage varies, extending as far back as 1915.
CQ Press Electronic Library is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in this indispensable reference collection.
With over 5,000 complete volumes, this e-book collection offers authoritative scientific and technical information across multiple fields. It contains introductory as well as cutting-edge information. All books are fully searchable; each includes a hyperlinked table of contents. Updated daily, dates of resources vary.
The C-SPAN Video Library of the U.S. Congress includes all programs aired since 1987 and currently contains over 208,000 hours of programming. The Video Library records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are extensively indexed, making the database of C-SPAN programming an unparalleled chronological resource.
The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in statistics, probability, and related fields. It includes the entire contents of over 160 core journals, selected articles with statistical content, and about 11,000 books in statistics. Updated annually, covers 1975–present.