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  • ABI/Inform (Business and Management)
    Contains bibliographic citations, abstracts, and full text of articles appearing in international business and management publications, academic journals, and trade magazines published worldwide.
  • Abstracts in Anthropology
    The online version of the equivalent print source.
  • Academic Search Premier  Icon  Icon
    This scholarly database contains over 3,600 peer-reviewed publications in full-text on every subject.
  • Access World News Research Collection  Icon
    The electronic editions of record for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources. Over 4,500 news sources are included. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded.
  • Accessible Archives Complete  Icon
    Primary source material from 18th and 19th Century publications, including The Liberator 1831-1865, Godey`s Lady`s Book 1830-1889, The Pennsylvania Gazette 1728-1800, The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective, African American Newspapers: The 19th Century, American County Histories to 1900, The Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue, The Pennsylvania Newspaper Record, and The South Carolina Gazette.
  • Accounting & Tax
    Based on the Accountants' Index, this quintessential tool for professionals provides current accounting, taxation, and financial management information. National and international in scope, key publications focus on accounting policies and standards, state and national tax legislation, corporate and individual taxation, compensation and pension plans, and corporate financial management, as well as profiles of accounting firms, CPAs, and management consulting firms.
  • ACLS Humanities E-Book  Icon
    The American Council of Learned Societies Humanities E-Book Collection contains 2,200 scholarly books from 250 publishers in the subject areas of anthropology, area studies, international history, literature, philosophy, political science, and women's studies.
  • ACM Digital Library  Icon
    Collection of citations and full text from ACM journals, newsletter articles and conference proceedings.
  • Ad$pender  Icon
    Provides five-years of historical data on ad expenditure and a summary of U.S. advertising across print, radio and television media by companies, some of which is on the brand level. Note: Use is limited to 3 concurrent users.
  • AdAge Data Center  Icon
    Rankings, lists, and data on marketing, media, advertising, and digital industries provided through AdAge.com. Includes detailed information on company family trees, advertising spending, media properties, jobs data, and annual industry statistics.
  • AdAge.com  Icon
    Online access to Advertising Age, a marketing trade publication that focuses on media sales, advertising, digital marketing, public relations, and more. Includes special reports and lists related to top agencies and marketing blogs.
  • Advertising Redbooks.com  Icon  Icon
    Access to Advertisers and Ad Agencies limited to 1 concurrent user. This database has over 19,000 advertisers that spend at least $200,000 in advertising expenditures, the media they advertise by as well as over 12,500 ad agencies that represent them.
  • Afghanistan and the U.S., 1945-1963: Records of the U.S. State Department Classified Files  Icon
    This collection of U.S. State Department Central Classified Files relating to internal and foreign affairs contain a wide range of materials from U.S. diplomats.This resource was made possible through the Class of '32 Library Fund.
  • Africa Bibliography  Icon
    The Africa Bibliography is an authoritative guide to works in African Studies published under the auspices of the International African Institute annually since 1984.
  • African American Newspapers (1827-1998)
    Covers 270 newspapers from every region of the United States, including 7 from Washington DC.
  • African American Newspapers: The 19th Century  Icon
    Full text access to seven 19th century African American newspapers.
  • AGRICOLA: Online Public Access Catalog
    The National Agricultural Library (AGRICOLA) from the United States Department of Agriculture, provides citations to agricultural literature.
  • Alexander Street Video  Icon
    Cross-searches AU-subscribed Alexander Street Press video collections, including: American History in Video, Opera in Video, Filmmaker's Library, and Dance in Video.
  • allAfrica.com  Icon
    News articles in English or French from African sources. Dates from 1996 to present.
  • Alternative Press Index
    Access limited to 5 concurrent users. An index of articles from more than 300 alternative, left and radical newspapers and periodicals.
  • Alternative Press Index Archive
    Access limited to 5 concurrent users. Alternative Press Index Archive (APIA) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 700 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals that cover the period of 1969 through 1990. Born of the New Left, the AltPress Index was launched in 1969 to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change.
  • America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations
    Declassified FBI reports dealing with every aspect of antiwar work carried out by the organization Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW). The collection also includes surveillance on a variety of other antiwar groups and individuals, with an emphasis on student groups and communist organizations. Covers the period 1967 to 1975.
  • America: History & Life (EBSCO)  Icon
    Provides article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada.
  • American Banker - Digital Microfilm  Icon
    Access to digitized microfilm from the American Banker.
  • American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955  Icon
    American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 provides electronic access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities. Containing twenty-two years of dissertation research and amounting to nearly 100,000 citations, it was created with the support of the H. W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston.
  • American Film Scripts  Icon
    Full text access to 1,000+ film scripts from 1903 to 2006, with PDF versions as available. Includes the ability to search by writer, director, scene, race, nationality, age, subject, year of writing, and other elements.
  • American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries Online
    This directory contains American companies that have a substantial investment in overseas operations - wholly or partially owned subsidiary, affiliate or branch.
  • American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger - Historical  Icon  Icon
    Full text access to the historical American newspapers The American Hebrew (1879-1902 and 1922), The Jewish Messenger (1857 to 1902) and the combined The American Hebrew & Jewish Messenger (1903 to 1922).
  • American History in Video (North America)  Icon
    A collection of more than 5,700 documentaries and newsreels on American history, each accompanied by a transcript. There are film clippings from as early as 1898. Includes newsreels from United News (1942 to 1946) and Universal (1929 to 1967). This database will be completed in December 2011. Transcripts of all programs provided.
  • American Indian Correspondence: Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries - Letters 1833-1893  Icon
    Among the topics covered are educational methods, expenses, Indian customs, treaties with the government, and the Indians' reactions to denying their heritage - often a condition of accepting new faith.
  • American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism  Icon
    Formed in 1968, the American Indian Movement (AIM) expanded from its roots in Minnesota and broadened its political agenda to include a searching analysis of the nature of social injustice in America. These FBI files provide detailed information on the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism.
  • American Periodical Series Online (1740-1930)  Icon
    American Periodicals Series Online (APS Online) includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century.
  • American Song (North America)
    Spanning many genres and historical periods, this collection contains over 69,000 tracks from over 4,000 albums.
  • American University History: Photograph and Print Collection
    This collection of photographs documents the early history of American University and its campus in northwest Washington D.C., near Ward Circle, at the intersection of Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues.
  • Americas Barometer (LAPOP)  Icon  Icon
    Coverage: 2004 to present. Updated: Every two years.
    Multi-country, regularly conducted survey of democratic values and behaviors in the Americas. From the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) at Vanderbilt University.
  • Amiri Baraka Papers  Icon
    Papers from the renowned and outspoken poet, playwright, and critic, born LeRoi Jones, who was a key member of the Beat Generation and the Black Power movement.
  • Ancestry Library Edition  
      
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    Coverage: 1300 to present. Updated: Weekly, often daily.
    A large collection of census records, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more from the U.S., Canada, U.K., Germany, Russia, eastern Europe, and China. From Ancestry.com.
  • Annee Philologique (EBSCO)  Icon  Icon  Icon
    This resource, published by the Socite Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, contains over 600,000 records on classical studies.
  • Antarctic Bibliography
    The Antarctic Bibliography covers all disciplines related to the region, including biology, geology, meteorology, oceanography, and political geography.
  • Anthropological Index Online
    The Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in The Anthropology Library at the British Museum.
  • Anthropology Plus (EBSCO)  Icon  Icon
    Anthropology Plus brings together into one resource Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and the Royal Anthropological Institute's Anthropological Index. Anthropology Plus provides extensive indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies.
  • AnthroSource
    Anthrosource is a complete electronic archive of all American Anthropological Association journals through 2003. Additionally, current issues for eleven of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications including American Anthropologist and Cultural Anthropology are available at the site.
  • AP Images & AP Interactives
    AP Images: Over 3.5 million news photographs from the 1840s through today. Also includes maps, timelines, logos and graphs. AP Interactives: A collection of multimedia content from the archives of the Associated Press. Interactives are fully-licensed for educational use.
  • AP Stylebook  Icon
    A guide to the style used by writers, editors and others in the media field.
  • Applied Science & Technology Source  Icon  Icon
    Applied Science & Technology Source offers extensive coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing diciplines by combining high-quality databases from both EBSCO Publishing and H.W.Wilson. This premier resource offers full text for almost 1,200 journals, citations to millions of articles. The content within, derives from numerous sources, including leading trade journals, professional and technical society journals, and conference proceedings.
  • ArchiveGrid
    ArchiveGrid is a database of archival finding aids from libraries, museums, and archives.
  • Archives Unbound  Icon
    A microfilm collection of historical documents covering a broad range of topics that have been digitized by the company Gale.
  • ArchivesUSA
    Archive Finder is an index of over 206,000 manuscript collections as well as a directory of primary source repositories in the United States, United Kingdom, and Ireland. Researchers can use it to determine whether a collection contains material useful to their work. Archive Finder is comprised of ArchivesUSA and the cumulative index to the National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the UK and Ireland (NIDS UK/Ireland).
  • Art and Architecture in Video
    Streaming video programs from distributors including ArtHaus, Michael Blackwood, BBC, and many others. Over 500 art titles and 130 architecture titles, from pre-Columbian to the present.
  • Art Images Collection
    Images of works of art and architecture from Gardner's Art Through the Ages.
  • Art Source  Icon
    Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students, and general researchers.
  • ARTbibliographies Modern
    ARTbibliography Modern provides access to full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, Ph.D. dissertations, and exhibit reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.
  • ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language)
    Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language.
  • ArticleFirst
    The ArticleFirst database indexes articles from the table of contents of nearly 12500 journals, along with a list of libraries holding the journal title.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)
    Bibliographic and citation information from over 1,700 scholarly arts and humanities journals from around the world.
  • ARTstor  Icon
    A collection of more than one million digital art images, plus software tools for viewing, research, and teaching.
  • Asian Business (ProQuest)
    English-language database containing economic and business data, as well as analyses, current news, policies, statistics, and political developments for countries in Asia.
  • AskZad  Icon
    Access to almost 1,000 academic journals, 160,000 indexed articles, and over 7,000 dissertations from the Middle East in both Arabic and English. Also provides access to the Pan Arab News Index, a source for nearly 120 newspapers in their print and web editions.
  • Associated Press Collections Online  Icon
    This three part collection includes News Features & internal communications from 1848-2000, Washington, D.C. Bureau records from 1938-2009, and U.S. City Bureaus from 1931-2004). This resource was made possible through the Samuel & Lucy Keker Endowed Library Fund.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials  Icon
    The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Religion Database is a major international index for the scholarly study of religion. All major religious faiths are represented. The ATLA contains over 1,234,000 records, indexing over 620,000 articles, 250,000 essays, and 570,000 book reviews. Full text is provided for more than 380,000 electronic articles and book reviews.
  • Atlanta Constitution - Historical  Icon
    A digitized version of the complete Atlanta Constitution newspaper starting in 1868 and running to 1945. Every year three additional years of content will be added.
  • AU Digital Repository  Icon
    The American University Digital Repository is a repository for scholarly works and digital teaching tools produced by the American University (AU) community. The Repository is being developed to organize, describe, and preserve the valuable work being created at AU in the digital environment, including articles, conference presentations, working papers, online journals and newsletters, syllabi, and podcasts.
  • Audit Analytics  Icon
    WRDS provides Audit Analytics, detailed audit information on over 1,200 accounting firms and 15,000 publicly registered companies. Know auditing details and fees paid for specific services. Create reports by auditor, fees, location, and industry. WRDS is provided by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Audit Bureau of Circulations eStatements  Icon  Icon
    ABC audit reports and publishers' statements for newspapers and periodicals from the last 3 years, as well as limited historical circulation data from 1995 onwards.
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