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"From zines, newspapers and ephemera, to oral histories, films and photographs, 1980s Culture and Society is an eclectic and multi-faceted resource compiled from archival collections housed across the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. Capturing diverse perspectives, materials produced by grassroots organizations and under-represented groups are presented alongside government records and mainstream media to showcase the key social, cultural, and political concerns of the decade."

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A searchable database of professional and graduate research studies about the 4-H Program. Since 4‑H began more than 100 years ago, it has become the nation’s largest youth development organization. The 4‑H idea is simple: help young people and their families gain the skills needed to be proactive forces in their communities and develop ideas for a more innovative economy.

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This online collection provides 350 hours of video from 17 years of broadcasts, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. True to 60 MINUTES’ iconic style, each news segment within the collection serves as a standalone short documentary on a specific news topic. The broad range of content offers boundless applications for students and researchers. This resource also includes 175 hours of bonus segments from the popular CBS News program Sunday Morning, whose timely news pieces, cultural features, and newsmaker profiles form an ideal complement to 60 MINUTES content.

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The A to Z International Business database includes information about business culture and practices in over 100 countries. It also includes up-to-date information on importing, exporting, and logistics. This database is especially useful for students enrolled in International Business courses, Supply Chain Management courses and students participating in global immersion programs.

The Alliance for Audited Media's Media IntelligenceCenter is a trusted source for cross-media data and analytics, providing independently verified print and digital media data that can be used to perform competitive analyses and for media buys. Includes distribution data for nearly 2,700 of the top publishers in North America.

A digital archive of the prominent Spanish-language tabloid, considered to be one of the three Spanish newspapers of record. Generally regarded as conservative-leaning the paper is noted for its early and frequent use of photography. In addition to covering Spanish, European and international news, ABC published the work of eminent writers and intellectuals with extensive reporting on the arts and Spanish culture.

Coverage of monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays, and doctoral dissertations published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards. Includes links to the full text of 120 journals.

Search a complete database comprising full-text business periodicals and news sources from ABI/INFORM Global, Dateline, and Trade & Industry.

Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

Academic Video Online (AVON) — Formerly "Alexander Street" 

"Academic Video Online has more than 66,000 titles spanning a wide range of subjects including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 14,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street."

The electronic editions of record for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources -- all in one easy-to-search database with a world map. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Also includes limited streaming video.

America's News Magazines (NewsBank) provides full-text articles from leading magazines that provide coverage and analysis of current events in a range of categories including: news, business, entertainment, lifestyle, science and technology, and sports. One easy-to-search interface is used for all titles. Paid advertisements are excluded.

This subset of Access World News is a collection of over 580 college/university newspapers with articles related to issues and events, topics and trends at universities across the country.

The electronic editions of record for major national newspapers, local, regional, and U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources -- all in one easy-to-search database with a world map. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues.

The electronic editions of record for major national newspapers, local, regional, and U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources -- all in one easy-to-search database with a world map. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues.

AccessEngineering provides access to interdisciplinary engineering information, as well as tools for analyzing information and assisting with the learning process. Included in the content are eBooks, manuals, and handbooks; graphing tools; material information and calculators; problem sets; videos; and much more.

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Moving to History Commons (Coherent Digital) on 8/31/24.

Accessible Archives provides access to the full texts of articles from a selection of 18th & 19th century American newspapers (more than 175,000 articles). The newspapers selected are especially useful for researching African American, women's studies, and Pennsylvania topics but can also help with many other types of historical research. Keywords: Civil War, colonial, revolution, Revolutionary War, abolition, abolitionists, slavery.

AccessMedicine® is an online reference and practice resource providing access to more than 85 medical titles, thousands of images, integrated drug database, diagnostic tools, multimedia, patient education, and more, all on a comprehensive search platform and accessible on a mobile device.

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ACM recommends Chrome for access.

Full text of every article ever published by ACM.

Archives Direct is a suite of collections sourced from The National Archives, Kew - the UK government's official archive. Penn State has access to the following collections through this portal: Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980; Confidential Print: Africa,1834-1966; Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969; Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969; Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961; Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980; Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980; Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952; Foreign Office Files for the Middle East,1971-1981; Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963; The Nixon Years, 1969-1974; Women in The National Archives.

Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. The collections cover a broad range of topics in the humanities and social sciences. The stated themes are Area Studies, Cultural Studies, Empire and Globalism, Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality, History, Literature, Politics, Theatre, War and Conflict. Search across all of Penn State's collections via the AMexplorer search box, or browse the list of links.

* Information on over 20,000 ad agencies and 120,000 campaigns of all types* Over 1,000 new ads added each week* Downloads available for classroom use and assignments

The Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Index (formerly the Aerospace Database) provides bibliographic coverage of basic and applied research in aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences. The database also covers technology development and applications in complementary and supporting fields such as chemistry, geosciences, physics, communications, and electronics. In addition to periodic literature, the database also includes coverage of reports issued by NASA, other U.S. government agencies, international institutions, universities, and private firms. Coverage: 1962-present.

Includes full-text reports of state and federal laws and regulations, industry self-regulating guidelines, and new developments. Also includes explanatory notes to help interpret the law and and explanations by authors with expertise in advertising, marketing, and intellectual property issues. CCH Cheetah was replaced by VitalLaw in November 2021. All content in this database is in VitalLaw.

Provides access to Adweek's breaking news, features, and ongoing coverage with over 10,000 articles published per year, and going back to 2003. You also have access to stories from the largest marketing newsroom going back to 2003. Penn State users can also set up an individual account to receive 20+ newsletters, complimentary interactive courses, micro learning opportunities, a Marketing Career Toolkit, a Resource Library, webinars, podcasts, and PDF copies of past print issues back to 2018.

"Uncover the history of European colonisation across the African continent in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century through the rare printed works, diaries and journals, correspondence, maps, photographs, and film footage presented within Africa and the New Imperialism."

Database for searching African historical and cultural materials, covering over 2,100 collections from around the world. Contains books, magazines, newspapers, government documents, manuscripts, photographs, videos, and oral histories.

Over 100 African Newspapers including the Rand Daily Mail, 1902-1985; more than 40 nineteenth and twentieth-century titles from the collection African Newspapers, 1800-1922; and nearly 60 titles from African Newspapers: The British Library Collection, 1821-1900 . Features English and foreign-language news from Algiers, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zimbabwe and other countries.

"From communal struggle to creative outpourings: uncover the everyday lives of African Americans spanning two turbulent centuries. A diverse range of primary source material is showcased in this collection that focuses on race relations across social, political, cultural and religious arenas. Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, Brooklyn, and towns and cities in North Carolina this collection presents multiple aspects of the African American community. Through pamphlets, periodicals, correspondence, official records and in-depth oral histories, it reveals the challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and the expressions of a unique African American culture and identity."

Beginning with the Freedom's Journal (NY)--the first African American newspaper published in the United States--this database includes page reproductions of African American newspapers from every region of the United States.

Features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans including academic and political journals, commercial magazines, organizational newsletters, and other genres. Includes many Rare and short-lived titles.

A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring thousands of poems by some of the most important African American poets between 1750 and 1900.

Regularly updated and expanded with new content, the Oxford Bibliographies Online: African American Studies module will provide bibliographic articles that identify, organize, cite, and annotate scholarship on key areas of African American Studies—culture, politics, law, history, society, religion, and economics.

"African Diaspora, 1860-Present allows scholars to discover the migrations, communities, and ideologies of the African Diaspora through the voices of people of African descent. With a focus on communities in the Caribbean, Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and France, the collection includes never-before digitized primary source documents, including personal papers, organizational papers, journals, newsletters, court documents, letters, and ephemera."

Features nearly 60 newspapers from across the African continent, published before 1900 and originally archived by the British Library. Includes news and analysis covering the European exploration of Africa, colonial exploitation, economics, Atlantic trade, the mapping of the continent, early moves towards self-governance, the growth of South Africa and much more.

"Researchers and practitioners at all levels need tools that help them filter through the proliferation of information sources to material that is reliable and directly relevant to their inquiries. Oxford Bibliographies in African Studies offers a trustworthy pathway through the thicket of information overload."

Contains more than 12,000 printed works; books, pamphlets and broadsides from the Library Company’s Afro-Americana Collection.

Explore five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive collection dedicated to the history of exploration.

AGRICOLA contains references for books, journal articles, book chapters, audiovisuals, and other agricultural resources. These resources encompass all aspects of agriculture such as animal and veterinary sciences including poultry and dairy, entomology, plant sciences such as horticulture, crop and soil science, and plant pathology, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, rural and community development, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, food science, agricultural engineering, and earth and environmental sciences. Also indexes publications from USDA, State Experiment Stations, and State Extension Services.

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) is devoted to the scientific study of Earth and its environment. The AGU focuses its research in four fundamental areas: atmospheric and ocean sciences; solid-Earth sciences; hydrologic sciences; and space sciences. This resource provides access to the fulltext of various AGU journals including the Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), Geophysical Research Letters, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, G-Cubed (Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems), Paleoceaonography, Reviews of Geophysics, Tectonics, and Water Resources Research. Access to books published by AGU is also provided.

Provides full-text access to all AHS Forum (1947-Present) and Specialists’ Meeting (1975-Present) technical papers, and Vertiflite magazine (1953-Present). (NOTE: to view full-text – add items to shopping cart, use the checkout button, NO PAYMENT IS REQUIRED, click complete order, download file using document PDF link.)

This resource provides access to the full text of all articles and technical papers published since 1963 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

A subject index to significant articles, news items, and editorials from English language military and aeronautical periodicals. The Index contains citations since 1988 and is updated continuously.

Al-Ahram is one of the longest-running newspapers in the Middle East. It has long been regarded as Egypt’s most authoritative and influential newspaper, and one of the most important newspapers in the Arab world.

Alexander Street Press houses millions of pages, audio tracks, videos, images, and playlists in literature; music; women's history; Black history; psychological counseling and therapy; social and cultural history; drama, medical, theater, film, and the performing arts; religion; sociology; and other emerging areas.

The world's largest list of brief biographies of artists (in all media, including architecture and photography.) All eras and locations. Includes recommended readings. Scholarly. The short texts are in German but easily pasted into a web translator. See the "GeneralAbbreviations” link to decode the many abbreviations.

The online editorial manual for the scientific journals published by the American Medical Association. Includes chapters on medical nomenclature, manuscript preparation, visual display of data, and formatting for references and citations including more than 50 examples of references to electronic resources. There is also a lengthy chapter on ethical and legal considerations such as copyright and trademark, patient privacy issues, policies on group authorship, author relations with the news media, and much more.

Documents the American military and civilian involvement through personal letters, diaries, photographs, artifacts and military records. Includes memories of military life, prisoner of war camps and the Home Front in oral history video interviews recorded by The National WWII Museum.

Searchable monographs, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and ephemera including American Broadsides and Ephemera; Afro-Americana Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1535-1922; Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800, and Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800; Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819, and Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1801-1819.

Readex's Early American Newspapers (1690-1922) is a unique, web-based archive of Americana that provides a fascinating glimpse into our nation's past. The Early American Newspaper Collection will feature the images and full-text content from scores of historical publications.

Search for articles on all aspects of the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Articles from national, state and local historical journals are covered, as well as historical articles in major humanities and social science journals. Also includes citations to reviews, books, and dissertations. Keywords: African-American, Afro-American, Black, Hispanic, Latino, Colonial, Pennsylvania, Native Americans, women, gender, revolution, revolutionary war, civil war, Vietnam War, Cold War, World War I, World War II, Immigration, Immigrants, labor, agriculture, culture, society, politics, religion, economic, military, historiography.

Over 7,000 full-text magazines including many rare and unique titles from the American Antiquarian Society. Most are American magazines with a few Canadian and British Empire titles. Contains early publications in many subjects; religion, medicine, science and technology, agriculture, music, art, education, and business as well as publications focusing on children, women, Native Americans and African-Americans.

The American Bench is the only directory with biographical information for more than 20,000 judges in all levels of federal, state and local courts with jurisdictional, structural and geographical facts on the courts they serve, as provided by federal sources and by the individual states. Click the link for end user search interface to access.

Based on the American Antiquarian Society's collection this database offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900, and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900. Broadsides range from contemporary accounts of the Civil War, unusual occurrences and natural disasters to official government proclamations, tax bills and town meeting reports. Ephemera include early trade cards, theater playbills, stock certificates, menus and invitations, popular songs and music, and poetry. American Broadsides and Ephemera can be searched as a single collection, or combined with other resources in the Archive of Americana.

Provides full text access to American Chemical Society publications. We are not able to access C&EN Online here, but do get it from 1998 - present as Chemical & Engineering News/ACS Single Titles Subscriptions.

Containing more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth, American Drama 1714–1915 reflects American dramatic writing in all its richness and diversity: plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues and a range of other genres are represented. Major dramatists include David Belasco, Rachel Crothers, Augustin Daly, Clyde Fitch, Edward Harrigan, James Herne, William Dean Howells and Joaquin Miller.

Over a thousand hours of archival and documentary films of historical interest. Includes selected content from the History Channel, PBS, the U.S. Government and other educational media sources. Also includes the entire series of newsreels from Universal. Transcripts are fully searchable and synchronized to the video. Video clips can be selected to create customized playlists that can be annotated, copied, and shared.

This collection traces the progress of American History and extensively covers the major themes of the period from colonization and settlement through the revolution, expansion, politics, slavery, the Civil War and reconstruction, to World War II. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History holds one of the outstanding collections on American History. It is full of individual items, but it also has rich veins of manuscript research material. This makes it ideal for teaching survey courses on American History, but equally valuable as a platform for undergraduate essay work and postgraduate research.

Full text access to American Institute of Physics publications.

Oxford Bibliographies in American Literature is designed to provide authoritative guidance. From postmodern theory to debates about the canon, from slave narratives to comic books, American literature is one of the most active fields in academia today. The field is characterized by the many cultures, religions, and ethnicities that have contributed to the larger American literary tradition over the past 500 years. The study of literature invites trans-disciplinary collaboration with fields as varied as history, cultural studies, politics, and women’s studies making it challenging for students and scholars to stay informed about related areas of study. Researchers and practitioners at all levels need tools that help them filter through the proliferation of information sources to material that is reliable and directly relevant to their inquiries. Oxford Bibliographies in American Literature will offer a trustworthy pathway through the thicket of information overload.

The AMS is devoted to publishing research mathematics of high quality and significance in all areas of pure and applied mathematics. For journals that appear in dual electronic and print formats, articles are posted individually on the Web soon after proof is returned from authors and before appearing in issues for the print product. The AMS also publishes refereed electronic-only journals that receive the same timely posting that dual-format journals receive. Items in article bibliographies are linked to their reviews on MathSciNet when available.

The American Medical Association JAMA & Archives Journals includes the full text of all journals from January 1998 forward, abstracts from 1975 forward, and tables of contents from as early as 1962 forward.

The American National Biography Online offers portraits of more than 17,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. The online version reproduces the full-text of the original 24 volume set published in 1999, with new and updated entries added regularly. The online edition features thousands of illustrations, hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.

A large collection of digitized journals from the nineteenth to the early 20th century selected from the collections of the Center for Research Libraries. Includes art, labor, trade, literary, scientific, medical, photographic, and other historically significant titles. Full texts may be searched. All issues are reproduced in full color.

Search a selection of 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-significant periodicals. Contains full-text of American magazines and journals that originated between 1741 and 1900. Digitized page images reproduce the publications as they appeared when originally published.

Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.

"On March 24, 1800, Forlorn Hope became the first newspaper published within a prison by an incarcerated person. In the intervening 200 years, over 450 prison newspapers have been published from U.S. prisons. Some, like the Angolite and the San Quentin News, are still being published today. American Prison Newspapers will bring together hundreds of these periodicals from across the country into one collection that will represent penal institutions of all kinds, with special attention paid to women's-only institutions. Development of the collection began in July 2020 and will continue through 2021, with new content added regularly." Open Access.

From early topographical sketches and pioneers’ accounts, to photographs of Buffalo Bill and his ‘Wild West’ stars, explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.

"The material within this collection is vital for studying the history of key political events, global social change and the development of a global movement for human rights covering themes including state violence, political prisoners, minority rights and more."

Search the journals of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

Provides 3D human anatomy and multimedia interactive content allowing the user to rotate any anatomical view 360 degrees, add/remove layers of anatomy and label any visible structure.

With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States, UK, and Canadian censuses, beginning in the 18th and 19th century; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more. These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day.

L'Annee Philologique is an exhaustive index of periodicals, books and essays in classics and classical studies. It covers Greek and Latin linguistics and literature and Greek and Roman archaeology, history, mythology, religion, epigraphy, numismatics and palaeography. The database indexes over 1,500 journals from 1969 to the present.

Since 1932, Annual Reviews has offered comprehensive, timely collections of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 29 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology is an entirely new and unique type of reference tool that has been specially created to meet a great need among today’s students, scholars, and professionals. It offers more than other bibliography initiatives on- and offline by providing expert commentary to help students and scholars find, negotiate, and assess the large amount of information readily available to them."

Anthropology Plus is the world's most comprehensive, focused index of bibliographic materials from the late 1800s to today in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology; ethnology, archaeology, folklore, and material culture; and interdisciplinary studies. Anthropology Plus unites two premier indexes created in two hemispheres. The result is extensive, worldwide coverage of core journals plus local and lesser-known journals. Together, Harvard University's highly respected Anthropological Literature database and the United Kingdom's Anthropological Index (Royal Anthropological Institute) provide a uniquely broad and rich resource for education and research in anthropology and related fields.

AnthroSource is a fully integrated information resource. Its powerful search engine makes precision research quick and easy. AnthroSource is more than a content collection. It is an evolving, interactive repository of research and communications tools designed to bring the most credible and relevant of anthropological scholarship together in one place and to support a strong community of scholars, teachers, and students in the field.

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The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law is widely used as a writing and editing reference in newsrooms, classrooms and corporate offices worldwide.Updated regularly, the AP Stylebook is an important reference for writers,editors, students, and professionals. It provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage, and journalistic style. The AP Stylebook Online is updated throughout the year with new and revised entries.It includes all Stylebook listings, an Ask the Editor feature with extensive archives, a pronunciation guide with phonetic spellings and audio pronouncers, and topical style guides about news events. Users can add their own entries, make notes, and receive notifications throughout the year when AP’s editors add or update listings.

The content spans 40 years, from the election of the National Party in 1948 through to 1980; a period in which South Africa faced increasing international resistance and boycotts, internal strikes and violent demonstrations. Previously restricted letters, diplomatic dispatches, reports, trial papers, activist biographies and first-hand accounts allow students and researchers to explore in detail the changing relationship of the South African government with its own people and with the wider international community. Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980 is part of Archives Direct, a cross-searchable multi-product platform, sourced from The National Archives, UK.

Includes electronic journals published by the American Physical Society.

Juris’ Arbitration Law Online provides access to more than 160 proprietary Treatises, Practice Manuals, and Monographs related to arbitration law.

This online encyclopedia of the architecture and landscape architecture of the United States is assembled by the Society of Architectural Historians with the University of Virginia Press. This open access version selects peer-reviewed essays, photos, and maps for more than 4700 structures in 1858 cities in all 50 states.

Oxford Bibliographies: Architecture, Planning, and Preservation is a growing bibliography that selects and describes important readings on a variety of topics in architectural and urban history.

A family of primary source historical collections covering nearly three centuries of American History. The resources can be searched together or separately. Currently includes: American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I Broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900. Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints from the disnguished bibliography created by Charles Evans. Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 Bbooks, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the distinguished bibliography by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. America's Historical Newspapers Early American newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 present states.

An index produced by the Research Libraries Group to finding aids and other descriptive information about the holdings of manuscript and archival collections in libraries and research institutions throughout the world

Archives of Sexuality & Gender, the largest collection available in support of the study of gender and sexuality, enables scholars to make new connections in LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, health, political science, policy studies, and other related areas of research. The collection consists of LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I; LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II; International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture; L'Enfer de la Bibliothèque nationale de France; Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century.

Particular strengths in the Archive Unbound catalog include U.S. foreign policy; U.S. civil rights; global affairs and colonial studies; and modern history. Broad topic clusters include: African American studies; American Indian studies; Asian studies; British history; Holocaust studies; LGBT studies; Latin American and Caribbean studies; Middle East studies; political science; religious studies; and women’s studies.

Searchable text and page images of the Arizona Republican, the state’s largest newspaper, including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more. The digital archive provides researchers with a unique view of local and national events from a Southwestern perspective including the campaign for Arizona statehood, the Mexican Revolution, establishment of the Grand Canyon National Park, and early immigration debates. Searchable by itself and cross-searchable with other Proquest Historical newspapers.

AATA Online is an open access database of more than 100,000 abstracts of technical literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage.

Art and Architecture in Video delivers over 500 hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms. The videos were professionally produced from the 1970s to the present.

Indexes hundreds of international art magazines, including English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as some published in other languages. Indexing is available for publications 1929+; abstracting for 1994+, and Full Text is often available for 1997+ but keyword searches do not explore the full texts – only the titles, subject headings, & etc.. Not covered by LionSearch.

Brief essays by experts on major topics in the history of art and architecture. Each essay selects and describes the important scholarship on the topic. Topics include eras, media, national styles, movements, and a selection of important artists. Items in the annotated bibliographies usually link to library holdings.

This database provides access to descriptions of the published catalogs of nearly 65,500 art auctions held between 1616 and 1900 in dozens of countries throughout Europe and North America. These sales included art in all media and many cultures. Most of the catalogs listed have been scanned and those scans may be viewed, searched by keywords, and downloaded as zip files containing separate jpegs for each page. Many of the catalogues contain annotations indicating the prices obtained for individual works. The database also acts as a listing of libraries that have copies of these catalogs. It is based upon an earlier bibliographic project: Frits Lugt, /Répertoire des catalogues de ventes…/

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) indexes publications about art from the late 19th century to the present, providing full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews. Approximately 12-13,000 new entries are added each year. Entries date back as far as the late 1960s.

Full-text database ranging from classic works in French literature to non-fiction prose and technical writings. Mostly 18th-20th century texts. Coverage: about 2000 texts in the French language.


This site offers a variety of art market information. The main feature is a database with millions of records of prices realized at auctions for works by nearly 800,000 artists. These sales records go back to the 1980s. Many records contain brief biographies of the artists and small images of the works. In the “Archives” section of the site, earlier sales records are found, including scanned pages from the Mayer auction index which was published from 1962 through 1987 (each annual volume must be consulted separately) and the Mireur dictionary of a selection of auctions held between 1700 and 1900. Some simple statistical data is offered for many of the artists. The site also contains summaries of annual trends, news stories, forthcoming sales, and other market information.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities.


The ARTstor Digital Library is an image database featuring works of art and other cultural heritage from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. The library of 2 million images is constantly growing. All images are accompanied by extensive metadata and are rights-cleared for specified educational uses.

All of the recent technical documents published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers including full text access to journals, standards, technical reports, conference proceedings, and monographs.

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A news retrieval service from Asahi Shinbun. Coverage includes digitized archive - 1999, articles of 1985 - , and English news. Contents cover news from the inaugural issue in 1879 to present. (One concurrent user. Please logout when finished.)

ASCE Library (civil engineering) contains the full text of online journals since 1872, conference proceedings since 1996, eBooks from 1996-2015, and current standards as of 2015 published by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

ASHRAE Handbooks offers full-text access to many of the ASHRAE handbooks. Current and past editions are provided. Please note that not all ASHRAE handbooks are available and that this database only includes select ASHRAE handbooks and does not include other ASHRAE products.

Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection curated by film scholars and critics, viewers can explore the impact of globalization and urbanization on people’s everyday lives throughout the greater Asian region. Faculty and students engaged in area studies, anthropology, film studies, philosophy, geography, education, religion, gender studies, world literature, urban development, cross-cultural communication, journalism, social sciences, and humanities will benefit from exploring this rare collection of films that make silent voices heard.

The Alloy Center contains property data for thousands of metals and alloys. Some non-metallic (e.g., ceramics, composites, coatings, etc.) materials data are also included.

This database provides access to binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 alloy systems. Crystal data, reaction data, transformation, and phase diagrams are included.

This resource features extensive engineering and property data for materials of all types. It contains the full-text of several ASM handbooks, including the Metals Handbook and the Engineered Materials Handbook.

ASME Digital Collection (mechanical engineering) contains full-text access to the American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s online journals since 1960 and conference papers since 2002.

Contains full-text access to all active American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standards, including the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC). Note: To view full-text use "click here to access via institutional account" or create a free account to save items.

The Aspen Learning Library Online Study Aids provides access to law school study aids published by Aspen Publishing (formerly Wolters Kluwer), including Examples & Explanations, Glannon Guides, Emanuels, and Casenote Legal Briefs. As of December 2021, the name of the Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library changed to the Aspen Learning Library Online Study Aids, but content remains the same.

The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion. The targeted audience and the data collection have both greatly expanded since 1998, now including American and international collections and developing features for educators, journalists, religious congregations, and researchers.

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Provides full-text access to all current ASTM (American Society of Testing Materials) and AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) standards. Content on the ASTM Compass platform to which we do NOT have access: ASTM Videos, AATCC, API, AWS and AWWA. Remote users must use the GlobalProtect VPN for access. VPN information for remote users.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 488,000 article citations from more than 1,500 journals (506 currently indexed), more than 215,000 essay citations from over 15,700 multi-author works, and more than 446,000 book review citations. This database begins in 1949 although indexing for some journal titles extends back into the nineteenth century. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.

Founded by W.A. Scott II to counter biased news accounts about African-Americans, the Atlanta Daily World was intended to "educate, inspire, uplift, and promote the expression of the Southern black community." The archive includes the full content; news articles, photos, ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more and can be cross-searched with other Proquest African-American newspapers, including the Chicago Defender and the Philadelphia Tribune. The Daily World provides a Southern perspective on moments in African-American and American history.

Essays written by experts summarise the best in scholarship available relating to the movement of peoples, ideas, and things in the Atlantic World – encompassing the continents of Africa, Europe, North America and South America and many islands.

Contains descriptions of articles on the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, furniture, and interior design and decoration in more than 700 international magazines. Most indexing began with 1934, but some titles are indexed to dates as early as 1741. Updated weekly.

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"Founded by former slave John Henry Murphy Sr. when he merged three church publications, The Baltimore Afro-American became one of the most widely circulated African-American newspapers on the Atlantic Coast. In addition to featuring the first black female reporter (Murphy's daughter) and female sportswriters, the paper's contributors have included writer Langston Hughes, intellectual J. Saunders Redding, artist Romare Bearden, and sports editor Sam Lacy, whose column influenced the desegregation of professional sports. Through the decades, the newspaper fought for equal employment rights, urged African-American participation in politics, and advocated state-funded higher education for blacks."

Basilica Online is a fully-searchable online edition of the 17 volumes of the Basilica text and its scholia, as edited between 1945 and 1988 by H.J. Scheltema, D. Holwerda, and N. van der Wal.

Provides streaming access to the highly acclaimed BBC television productions of all 37 Shakespeare plays. Filmed between 1978 and 1985, the videos include performances by some of Britain's most distinguished actors and actresses. Each play may be viewed in its entirety or by acts, and all videos have optional closed captioning.

BCC Research provides in-depth market research reports covering technology, science, and healthcare sectors. Reports provide market size forecasts and projections as well as information on major players in the industry. The analyses of these markets will be especially useful to student and faculty entrepreneurs and researchers in Penn State's tech transfer units. Once the database loads, users should click the "Member Login" button on the main screen and then click "IP Authenticate" in order to access reports.

This digital content of the student newspaper of Penn State Erie, the Behrend College, contains the issues from 1948 through 1989. Through the 41 years, the paper has been through many title changes, including Behrend Collegian, Penn State Behrend Collegian, Collegian, The Behrend College Collegian, and currently The Behrend Beacon.

A database for research on insurance companies. Includes Best's Insurance Reports on Property/Casualty and Life/Health companies in the US and Canada.

The Bible in English contains twenty versions of the Bible, from Old English, through the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and into the twentieth century. In addition to the twelve complete Bibles, there are five New Testament works, two Gospel works and William Tyndale's New Testament, Pentateuch and Jonah translations.

The modern academic study of the Bible is a highly technical and multifaceted field. Its practitioners are often required to gain expertise in diverse areas ranging from archaeology, Egyptology, Assyriology, and linguistics through textual, historical, and sociological studies, to literary theory, feminist studies, philosophy, and theology – to name but a few. As a result, the field of Biblical Studies is incredibly dynamic, with new discoveries, new methodologies, and new perspectives continually being brought to bear on the interpretation of the Bible. Managing the ever-expanding universe of scholarly publications in this field of study has proven to be a monumental if not near impossible task. Oxford Bibliographies in Biblical Studies provides students and scholars with a reliable and authoritative solution to the problem of information overload.

The most comprehensive bibliography and index of publications on German language and literary studies. Currently there are over 354,000 citations to monographs and to articles and reviews in journals, collected studies, and newspapers. Searching is by author, treated author, treated work, title, publisher, and keyword, with limiting by date, publication type, and up to 18 thematic and chronological categories. Results can be saved by exporting files or by printing.

The on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide.

The Bibliography of English Women Writers 1500-1640 has evolved into a still-growing list of scholarship about 738 recovered writers and located texts, canonical and non-canonical. It identifies many hitherto unknown writers, including among them not only already familiar figures, but also women refugees such as the recusants, women in the colonies, Marrano women (Anusot), women translators, and English women writers in French, Greek, Latin, Spanish, Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic and Welsh.

Indexing for articles and some other publications on European and American art and architecture from late antiquity to the present. Coverage includes publications between 1975 and 2007. This indexing is not covered in LionSearch. For similar data after 2007 see the International Bibliography of Art (IBA).

The Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina is a definitive collection of Latin texts from the earliest times, through classical antiquity and the Middle Ages to the present. The online edition comprises the data of BTL 4, supplemented by the texts of all Latin editions of the Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana printed by 2008. This means that formerly omitted texts from BT editions of the 19th and 20th centuries are now included, especially those of scholia and grammarians. The extension ranges around 1 million word forms, so that the BTL Online now includes approximately 13 million word forms in total.

Biological Abstracts is the premier database for the biological sciences. BA monitors more than 5,000 international journals to ensure that virtually every life science topic is covered, including agriculture, biochemistry, biology, botany, molecular biology, biotechnology, physiology, microbiology, neurology, pharmacology, public health, toxicology, zoology, and ecology and the environment. Coverage is from 1926 to date.


BioOne is a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals.

Get a comprehensive view of life sciences research, including the most important discoveries, significant influences and relevant connections. The new BIOSIS Citation Index combines the unique BIOSIS content that is critical to life sciences research with powerful citation indexing only the Web of Science™ can provide. You can rely on comprehensive and relevant life sciences coverage that eliminates excess and delivers data that is accurate, meaningful and timely.

A unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865. The content includes letters, speeches, editorials, articles, sermons, and essays. The majority of the content is from the United States, with some coverage of the abolitionist movement in England, Scotland, Ireland and Canada, Over 15,000 items written by nearly 300 Black men and women are available for searching.

Includes full texts of plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 100 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. The plays are fully searchable and extensively indexed.

Twelve historical black newspapers: Atlanta Daily World (1931-2010); Baltimore Afro-American (1893-2010); Chicago Defender (1910-2010); Cleveland Call and Post (1934-2010); Kansas City Call, (1919-2010); Louisville Defender‎, (1951-2010); Michigan Chronicle (1939-2010); New York Amsterdam News (1922-2010); Norfolk Journal & Guide (1916-2010); Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2010); Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2010); and Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2010)

The Black Liberation Army (BLA) was an underground, black nationalist-Marxist militant organization that operated from 1970 to 1981. Composed largely of former Black Panthers (BPP), the organization's program was one of “armed struggle” and its stated goal was to “take up arms for the liberation and self-determination of black people in the United States.”Sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Library, Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle consists of a wide range of materials, including FBI surveillance and informant reports and correspondence from a variety of offices including, New York City, Baltimore, New Haven, San Francisco, Detroit, Miami, Atlanta, Newark, Kansas City, and Cleveland; intercepted correspondence; Justice Department memoranda, correspondence and analyses; newsclippings and articles; and more.

This collection of RAM records reproduces the writings and statements of the Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM) and its leaders. It also covers organizations that evolved from or were influenced by RAM and persons that had close ties to RAM. The most prominent organization that evolved from RAM was the African People’s Party. Organizations influenced by RAM include the Black Panther Party, League of Revolutionary Black Workers, Youth Organization for Black Unity, African Liberation Support Committee, and the Republic of New Africa. Individuals associated with RAM and documented in this collection include Robert F. Williams, Malcolm X, Amiri Baraka, General Gordon Baker Jr., Yuri Kochiyama, Donald Freeman, James and Grace Lee Boggs, Herman Ferguson, Askia Muhammad Toure (Rolland Snellings), and Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael).

"Black Short Fiction and Folklore brings together 82,000 pages and more than 11,000 works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present."

"Black Studies Center consists of scholarly journals, commissioned overview essays by top scholars in Black Studies, historic indexes, and the full-text of The Chicago Defender newspaper from 1910-1975."

Black Studies in Video features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. The collection will eventually comprise 500 hours of content. Collection Highlights: Racial Justice and Diversity Films, SNCC Legacy Video Collection, and Documentaries created by WNET Television from the 60s and 70s.

Black Studies Periodicals Database — Formerly "International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text" 

Black Studies Periodicals Database (Formerly International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text) draws its current content from more than 150 international scholarly and popular periodicals in Black Studies and contains full-text coverage of 40 core Black Studies periodicals. It covers a wide array of humanities-related disciplines including art, cultural criticism, economics, education, health, history, language and literature, law, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology among others.

"Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. In addition to the most familiar works, Black Thought and Culture presents a great deal of previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts. The ideas of over 1,000 authors present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be black in America."

"Black Women Writers presents 100,000 pages of literature and essays on feminist issues, written by authors from Africa and the African diaspora. Facing both sexism and racism, black women needed to create their own identities and movements. The collection documents that effort, presenting the woman’s perspective on the diversity and development of black people generally, and in particular the works document the evolution of black feminism."

"Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine Archive is the world’s only complete digital version of the Businessweek backfile. With coverage starting at the magazine’s first issue in 1929, the archive contains more than 65 years' worth of content not available on any other EBSCO full-text product."

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Non-law school remote users must use the GlobalProtect VPN for access. Bloomberg Law provides access to legal content and analysis, practice tools, company information, and market intelligence. It includes all content formerly in the Bloomberg BNA Resource Library, as well as case law, statutes, regulations and other legal sources. Only Law School users are able to access the Business Intelligence Center and set up news alert emails. Business law content is in the Transactional Intelligence Center. It provides corporate law and business information, such as Deal Analytics, SEC Filings, M&A News, sample business documents, and more. VPN information for remote users.

"Border and Migration Studies Online is a collection that explores and provides historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Featuring at completion 100,000 pages of text, 175 hours of video, and 1,000 images, the collection is organized around fundamental themes associated with border and migration issues."

Searchable text and pages images of the Boston Globe, including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads,obituaries, cartoons, and more. The digital archive offers a window into New England and one of America’s largest cities, documenting rapid growth, de-industrialization and urban renewal. Searchable by itself and cross-searchable with other Proquest Historical newspapers.

Digitized pamphlets from the 19th and early 20th centuries and historical books from the 16th to the 20th century from the Oliveira Lima Library. Topics include Colonialism, Brazilian independence, Slavery and abolition, the Catholic Church, Indigenous peoples, Agriculture, Politics, and Brazilian and Portuguese literature. The bulk of the publications are in Portuguese.

Brent Wilson joined Penn State's faculty in 1974 as a professor of art education as well as head of the art education program in the School of Visual Arts. The Brent Wilson papers reflect his participation in implementing national art education policies and document his service as an administrator and scholarly work on children in art education. Wilson served as the head of the art education area of the University of Iowa for twelve years beginning in 1962. He joined the faculty at Penn State in 1974 where he served as professor of art education, as well as head of the art education program in the School of Visual Arts. He received great praise for his work with children in art education.

An international publisher in the humanities and social sciences, Brill's electronic book collection covers the following subject areas: religion, Asian studies, biblical studies, classics, European history/culture, Middle East and Islamic studies, and Social Sciences.

Please note that PSU does not have licensed access to all of the Brill Online Reference Works. Those which we are able to access are marked with a green icon.

Brill's New Jacoby (BNJ) is a new edition of the 856 fragmentary historians that comprise F. Jacoby's monumental Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker Parts I-III, with significant additions. Each author has a Greek text (updated from that of Jacoby where relevant); facing English translation; new, critical commentary (for the first time for authors 608-856, on which Jacoby did not write commentaries); a brief encyclopaedia-style entry about his life, works, importance, etc.; and a select bibliography. BNJ also includes several new authors and many fragments of existing authors that were either unknown to Jacoby or excluded by him. Jacoby's numbering system has been retained so that readers may also consult FGrH without having to refer to a concordance.

As a key part of Western literary and cultural history, British and Irish literature encompasses a massive range of periods, authors, and works that make it one of the most active fields in academia today. As such, this area of study invites trans-disciplinary collaboration with fields as varied as history, cultural studies, political science, and philosophy making it challenging for students and scholars to stay informed about every applicable area. Researchers and practitioners at all levels need tools that help them filter through the proliferation of information sources to material that is reliable and directly relevant to their inquiries. Oxford Bibliographies in British and Irish Literature will offer a trustworthy pathway through the thicket of information overload.

In addition to listing the books and other collections of one of the largest architectural libraries in the world, the Library of the Royal Institute of British Architects, this catalogue contains hundreds of thousands of records describing each feature article in more than 300 important architectural periodicals. “Architecture” here means history and current practice, as well as landscape architecture, interior design, urban design, and a significant amount of related engineering (civil, structural, construction, etc.) Since this is another library’s catalog, the location information on each record is not relevant – each item will need to checked in LionSearch or The CAT to determine if it is immediately available.

A digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Most of the documents are freely available to anyone, but some require a subscription. Penn State does not have access to the premium (subscription) content. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust.

British Library Newspapers contains over 160 national, local and regional newspapers from the British Isles. The collection includes approximately 5.5 million pages of historical content published from the 18th through the 20th-century.

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.British Literary Manuscripts Online is published in two parts: British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance & British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1660-1900.

"A large collection of newsreels produced by the Topical Film Company and provides a glimpse into the early twentieth century - from everyday interests, such as sport and fashion, to coverage of key events, such as the First World War, the Suffragette Movement, and the establishment of the Irish Free State."

Full texts of hundreds of journals from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries. Includes some of the major magazines as well as specialized titles in literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.

"Discover how the expansion of radio and television technology, and the rise of mass media empires, accelerated America's transformation into a consumer-based society, through the lens of pioneer David Sarnoff, President of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), and other industry papers."

"Oxford Bibliographies in Buddhism provides students and scholars with a reliable and authoritative solution to the problem of information overload. Unlike traditional bibliographies and online abstracting and indexing services, Oxford Bibliographies in Buddhism offers a much-needed expert filter that relies on expertise that no algorithm can replicate."

Documentation of about 850 recent building projects organized by building types (that is to say, the functional purpose of the building.) Typical results include a project description, drawings, and photographs. Essays discussing major types are also available. Especially strong in housing and it’s variations but also including libraries, museums, schools and industrial, office and sacred buildings.

BuildingGreen Suite integrates online versions of GreenSpec product listings, high-quality articles about green buildings, peer-to-peer comments, project case studies, and full text access to Environmental Building News from 2004 to date. This information is searchable and cross-referenced by CSI MasterFormat division, LEED credit, or green topic. Each article, product listing, and case study also lists related content and information sources. Creating a free personal account will allow you to comment on articles and participate in discussion threads.

The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, totals almost 1 million pages and over 1,000 titles from London, the British Isles, and the colonies.

Business Education in Video — Formerly "Global Business and Economics in Video" 

Business Education in Video features case studies, documentaries, interviews, biographies, and lectures that focus on the human side of commerce. Following the case method employed by top business schools, these films offer a first-hand look at how the conflict between unlimited demand and limited resources plays out in real life. Subjects covered include Globalization, Operations & Logistics, Management, Marketing, Finance, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Business, Negotiations, Ethics, Cross-cultural communication, Technology, and much more.

A fully searchable collection of more than 600 current business-related e-books.

An essential article database for business research providing the full text for more than 2,000 periodicals, including about 1,000 scholarly journals. Covers virtually all disciplines in business and economics, including: accounting, economics, econometrics, finance, marketing, management, MIS, QMM and supply chain management.

"A range of important sources from Britain and America, covering key subjects within this historical field, including Keynesian economic policy in post-war Britain; international labour movements; the London Stock Exchange; and the papers of important economists."

Lists recent publications in Byzantine studies. Compiled from the bibliographic sections of the Byzantinische Zeitschrift (from 2005 to the present) and using its subject hierarchy which is in German. Also keyword searchable. Tens of thousands of items.

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CAB Abstracts via CAB Direct covers all areas of agriculture including animal production and welfare (equine, dairy, cattle, poultry), horticulture, (fruits, nuts, vegetables ornamentals, flowers) crop science (grains, forages) and plant protection, applied economics and rural studies, animal nutrition, entomology, aquaculture and veterinary science, food science and nutrition, forestry and the management and conservation of natural resources, leisure and tourism, microbiology, parasitology, mycology, nematology, bacteriology and virology, biotechnology, and plant pathology and postharvest factors. CAB Direct also includes a Global Health section which covers international and public health, including bacterial, viral and prion diseases, mycology, parasitology, disease vectors, zoonotic diseases, nutrition and food safety, medicinal plants, toxicology and public and rural health.

Cabell's Directories helps identify journals that are most likely to publish a manuscript, by giving the topic areas emphasized, the type of review process, number of external reviewers, acceptance rate, time required for review, availability of reviewers' comments, and if fees charged to review or publish the manuscript.

Cambridge Collections Online - covering the subjects of literature, philosophy, religion, culture and the classics (Greece and Rome), Cambridge Collections Online consists of over 2,000 essays that can be searched by title, author, keyword, subject, etc. in the Advanced Search mode. Individual books and chapters within the Collection can also be browsed.

Comprehensive histories published by Cambridge University since 1960. These volumes cover a wide range of subjects including History, Philosophy, Religion, Economic history, History of Science, and the history of language and literature. You can search and browse across all subjects and volumes.

Access to electronic editions of journals to which the Penn State University Libraries subscribe. Cambridge University Press is the publisher.

Created in partnership with the Electronic Text Centre at the University of New Brunswick Libraries, this unique collection contains the full text of more than 19,000 poems by 177 poets, including Bliss Carman, Isabella Valancy Crawford, Archibald Lampman, Charles G. D. Roberts and Duncan Campbell Scott. It offers a comprehensive survey of Canadian poetry from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth.

This digital content of the student-run newspaper of Penn State Harrisburg contains the issues from 1969 through 2010. Through these 41 years, the paper has been known by multiple titles, including The Roundtable, The Capitolist, C.C. Reader, Capitol Campus Reader, Capitol Times, and, currently, The Capital Times or Captimes.

Large collection of 18th and 19th-century Caribbean newspapers documenting the colonial history of the region, the Atlantic slave trade, and New World slavery. All content is in page-image format and in its original language (generally English, French, or Spanish).

The CAS Source Index (CASSI) is a cross-index to journal abbreviations and titles used in chemistry and many related sciences. It is searchable by journal title, abbreviated title, CODEN, ISSN, and ISBN.

This is the online catalog of materials owned by Penn State Libraries. All formats (books, journals, audiovisuals, maps, recordings, etc.) are included. Circulation status for individual items is also provided. Coverage: Presently contains about 7 million records. Updates: Continuous up-to-the-minute as new records are added.

The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. The CGP is the online counterpart of the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, which dates from the passage of the Printing Act of 1895. At present the Monthly Catalog should be consulted for pre-1976 indexing. The Monthly Catalog and many of the publications indexed in it were distributed through the Federal Depository Library Program.

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CB Insights is a venture capital, angel investment, and private equity database. It includes information about the financing and activities of start-ups (their industries, investors, and acquirers). Student and faculty entrepreneurs can use it to research a specific start-up or funder, or to create a list of start-ups. Students and faculty in Finance can use it to track deal activity. CB Insights can also help students identify prospective employers, especially high growth private companies. Penn State tech transfer units can use CB Insights to find potential partners. First-time users will be prompted to create an account using their Penn State email address. VPN information for remote users.

CCH Cheetah (now VitalLaw) includes full-text primary sources of law with commentary, a variety of CCH, Wolters Kluwer, and Aspen legal publications, smart charts, practical tools, news, webinars, white papers, and blogs. Practice areas covered include corporate & securities, labor & employment, intellectual property, healthcare, human resources, intellectual property, and tax. VitalLaw replaced CCH Cheetah in November 2021.

The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries. The consortium acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives, and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching and makes them available to member institutions through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery.

"This collection of Foreign Office files explores the history of Persia (Iran), Central Asia and Afghanistan from the decline of the Silk Road in the first half of the nineteenth century to the establishment of Soviet rule over parts of the region in the early 1920s. It encompasses the era of “The Great Game” - a political and diplomatic confrontation between the Russian and British Empires for influence, territory and trade across a vast region, from the Black Sea in the west to the Pamir Mountains in the east. Comprised of correspondence, intelligence reports, agents’ diaries, minutes, maps, newspaper excerpts and other materials from the FO 65, FO 106, FO 371 and FO 539 series, this resource forms one of the greatest existing sets of historical documents relating to this region, offering insights not only into the impact of Great Power politics on the region, but also the region’s peoples, cultures and societies."

A growing collection containing over 1,000 images focusing on the buildings and landscape of central Pennsylvania. These pictures have been selected and photographed by experts in the unique architecture and landscapes of our region.

The Centre Daily Times is available Access World News. Text-only articles are provided from 1995 to current, with full page-image access provided from 2018 to current.

The Index includes only obituaries or death notices included in the obituary section of the Centre Daily Times, 1937-1995, and does not include news stories about deaths that appeared in other sections.

This selective database, created at Penn State, primarily indexes local news articles. National and state news items are not indexed unless they are relevant to local persons, places or events. The Sports section is not indexed unless an article relates to another larger issue such as Title IX, gender equity, medicine, etc. Friday's Weekender section is not indexed either. The following topics are indexed: Local news articles; Selected Editorials; Theater; Music; Visual arts; Book reviews; Obituaries (beginning in 1990). Coverage: 1981-2002.

Each literature collection has been developed with its own specialist editorial board to advise on the selection of texts and editions. Editorial policies may therefore vary from collection to collection; however, the guiding principles of authority, comprehensiveness and inclusiveness have been applied consistently. The general policy has always been to include either an authoritative collected edition for each author or first editions of individual works as appropriate.

Full-text searching of nearly 7000 Chinese journals on all subjects (humanities, social sciences, and sciences). Overwhelming majority of articles are full-text available in pdf format.

Robert Sengstacke Abbott founded the Defender in May 1905 and by the outbreak of the First World War it had become the most widely-read black newspaper in the country, with more than two thirds of its readership based outside Chicago. When Abbott died in 1940, his nephew John Sengstacke became editor and publisher of the Defender, which began publishing on a daily basis in 1956.

Includes a digitized image of issues of The Chicago Tribune from 1849-2011: news stories, editorials, photos, graphics, and advertisements. Searchers can use basic keyword, advanced, guided, and relevancy search techniques to locate information. Or, they can browse through issues page by page, as one would browse a printed edition. Search results lists provide bibliographic information, including date, issue, article headline, page number, and byline (where given). Users may choose to display the full page image of any page in any issue.

"Childhood Studies is international and cross-cultural in scope, transcending narrow geographical confines and analyzing modern and historical childhoods both locally and globally. A great deal of this work has moved online with the most recent scholarship, research, and statistics appearing in online databases. With advances in online searching and database technologies, researchers and practitioners can easily access library catalogs, bibliographic indexes, and other lists that show thousands of resources that might also be useful to them."

"Children’s Literature and Culture is a unique, robust, and visually stunning primary source collection that documents this literature and print culture. Bridging the didactic chapbook era of the long eighteenth century with the plot- and image-driven books of the early twentieth century, and covering many other document types in between, the material in this resource will be essential to students and researchers interested in a broad spread of topics."

Penn State subscribes to CAJ Series F (Literature/History/Philosophy), which includes full-text articles from more than 600 journals published in China. Coverage: 1994-present. Articles from journals in other series/subjects are searchable and abstracts are free to access, but they cannot be viewed in full-text within CAJ.

"A varied array of records of traders, travellers, missionaries and diplomats, from the mid-seventeenth century to the late twentieth century, offering Western perspectives on all aspects of Chinese culture and society."

Continuously updated full-text database newspapers from the People's Republic of China. Includes more than 650 important newspapers, including Chinese Communist Party newspapers at and above the prefecture level, including /People’s Daily/, /Guangming Daily/, and /Beijing Daily/ as well as industry and other types of newspapers. Content is text only (not page image) and goes back to 2000 in most cases.

This cross-searchable platform provides access to a vast range of primary sources relating to China's history, literature and culture. Spanning three centuries, the resources include rare printed books, pamphlets, manuscripts, diaries, newspapers and periodicals. These are supported by a range of incredible art works, illustrations and photographs. Modules in China Studies are: China, America and the Pacific; China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980; China: Culture and Society.

Spanning three centuries (c1750-1929), this resource makes available for the first time extremely rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library’s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. The resource is full-text searchable, allowing for the collection to be comprehensively explored and studied. In addition, China: Culture and Society features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors’ choices from the collection.

A collection of 700,000 titles of Chinese titles published since 1900 with the majority after 1949. It includes 22 areas covering all academic disciplines. Please click the box next to “Trail to ChinaMaxx” in order to search all books in the database. Library has purchased several hundred titles and full-text access is limited to purchased titles that can only be found in the CAT. Faculty and students are welcome to make purchase recommendations. When you make recommendations, please contact the Asian Studies Librarian . 欢迎推荐,并请联系亚洲研究馆员.

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A digital library of more than 5,000 Chinese picture books, accompanied with approximately 700 audio files (most audios files in Chinese, a few in Uyghur and Kazakh). Basic search only: title, series title, author, illustrator and publisher. Display of high-definition scanned images. Not downloadable. 10 concurrent users.

A collection of 213,257 books published in China between 1911-1949, developed by Beijing Guotu Bookstore of National Library of China. It is full text searchable and full text display. Full text download is limited to 1000 pages per day.

A collection of 208 newspapers published in China between 1840-1949, developed by Beijing Guotu Bookstore of National Library of China. It is keywords (article title and author) searchable and full text display. Full text download is limited to 1000 pages per day.

A collection of 4,449 periodicals published in China between 1840-1949, developed by Beijing Guotu Bookstore of National Library of China. It is full text searchable and full text display. Full text download is limited to 1000 pages per day.

Wenshi Ziliao (文史资料专题库) is a collection of oral history on the historical events from Late Qing to 1980s, recorded by members of the People’s Consultative Conferences and personalities across China. The database contains more than 25,000 series and more than 900,000 articles. The principle of guiding the publishing of these historical materials was: experienced in person, saw in person, and heard in person (亲历, 亲见,亲闻). It is full Text searchable, full text display; but not full text downloadable.

12 English-language periodicals produced in China. Longer-running publications include the North China Herald (1850-1941), Chinese Repository (1832-1851), Chinese Recorder(1868-1941) and the China Weekly Review (1923-1950). There are also shorter runs of; Canton Times (1919-1920), China Critic (1939-1946), China Monthly Review (1950-1953),China Press (1925-1938), Millard's China National Review (1919-1919), Millard's Review of the Far East (1919-1921), Peking Daily News (1914-1917), Peking Gazette (1915-1917), Peking Leader (1918-1919), Shanghai Gazette (1919-1921), Shanghai Times (1914-1921), and Weekly Review (1922-1923). In addition to the article content, the full-image newspapers offer searchable access to advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and ads.

Chinese Periodical Full-text Database Shanghai Library (1833-1949) provides full-text access to Shanghai Library periodical collections published between 1833 and 1949. The Late Qing Periodical Database contains 300 titles and the Republic China Periodical Database contains 25,000 titles. If you are not automatically logged in, please click on login, then IP login (Do not enter user id/password).

The Missionary Recorder (later the Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal) was created to inform Protestant missionaries in China. Distrbuted abroad, the Chinese Recorder provides English language accounts of secular events in China, including the crusade against opium, the Boxer Rebellion, the 1911 Revolution, and the Sino-Japanese war. Religious topics such as the founding of missionaries and the growth of the Chinese church are well documented.

Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies is a multi- and inter-disciplinary enterprise covering the study of China across all disciplines, developed mainly from two sources: 1) a long-standing tradition of Sinology, still strong in Europe, has used philological and literary tools to study mainly the humanities and pre-modern China; 2) from the Second World War, an “area studies” approach has focused on modern China using interdisciplinary methods.

Searchable text and page images of the Christian Science Monitor including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads,obituaries, cartoons, and more. Founded in response to the sensational journalism of the 19th century, the Monitor was intended to providesecular, balanced coverage of national and international news. Searchable by itself and cross-searchable with other Proquest Historical newspapers.

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe.

A searchable full-text collection of hundreds of papers selected by U.S. states as part of the Library of Congress National Digital Newspaper Program. Dates range from 1789 to 1922, but available content varies for each newspaper. Searches can be limited by state, newspaper, language, or date. The site also includes a separately searchable newspaper directory which provides information about American newspapers published from 1690 to the present. Directory searches can be used to identify newspapers by place of publication, date, keyword, frequency, language, and type of newspaper.

"This module is a rich repository of source materials on the work of this globally influential organisation, founded in 1799 as an Anglican evangelical movement and still active today."

From its roots as an Anglican evangelical movement driven by lay persons, this resource encompasses publications from the CMS, the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society and the latterly integrated South American Missionary Society. Documenting missionary work from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, the periodicals include news, journals and reports offering a unique perspective on global history and cultural encounters.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) is a comprehensive source for research in international affairs. It includes full text of selected books on international affairs, working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. It also, contains abstracts and some full text of selected journal articles

One of two major databases for nursing, providing references to over 1,800 nursing and allied health journal articles in addition to citations for book chapters, nursing dissertations, association publications, educational software, conference proceedings and selected full-text for state nursing journal articles, legal cases, patient education material, research instruments, standards of practice, critical paths, nurse practice acts, drugs, clinical innovations and government publications. References for alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and health sciences librarianship are also included. Coverage: 1982 - Present. Updates: Monthly.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies has recruited many of the finest scholars in cinema and media studies to chart a path through the information thicket and toward a carefully organized, thoroughly peer-reviewed account of the most important books, articles, and Web sites. With frequent updates, Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies is an essential resource for students, faculty, and researchers."

Contains searchable full-text from the writings of over 400 authors. When complete, the collection will include more than 100,000 pages of primary materials, as well as author biographies and a Civil War chronology.

Clase Periodica compiles two databases: CLASE (Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades) and PERIODICA (Indice de Revistas Latinoamericanas en Ciencia). Altogether, they index more than 3,000 journals specializing in the social sciences, humanities, sciences, and technology from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Classical Scores Library is a collection of published music scores that have been digitized (scanned) and made available online by distributor Alexander Street Press. Representing several centuries of Western art music from the medieval period to the 21st century, music by over 4,000 composers from a variety of publishers is included. This online library supplements the collection of printed music on the shelves in Penn State’s University Libraries.

The study of the ancient world is a cornerstone of Western scholarship. It possesses a long history with a rich, well-established critical literature, and it is also a highly active field, which constantly produces new discoveries, interpretations, and theories. In addition to a vast body of scholarship, Classical Studies has been quick to move online so that today’s students and researchers have ready access to key primary source texts and a range of electronic resources. Oxford Bibliographies in Classics provides students and scholars with a reliable and authoritative solution to the problem of information overload in all media.

CLCD (Children's Literature Comprehensive Database) is the premier single-source, single-search provider of online information to help educators and librarians find just the right books to meet their educational and collection management requirements. CLCD provides over 2.1 million Children's and Young Adult Literature records containing more than 500,000 professional reviews of children's books, multimedia and audio books (aggregated from 42 sources). The database provides over 1.6 million entries including 650,000 national, state, and international award entries dating back to 1922. Also included are 330,000 and author illustrator links. Subscribers can search by keyword, author, title and subject; and filter by reading level, age, grade and interest level; and then view, sort and distribute the resulting information. In addition, CLCD includes Teaching Tools which shows links to hundreds of web sites with lesson plans and teaching guides.

"The Call & Post was started in 1916 by Cleveland inventor Garrett Morgan and merged with the Cleveland Post in 1929 to become the Call & Post Newspaper. With the influence of editor & publisher W.O. Walker in 1932, the Call & Post established itself as the most influential voice for African Americans in all metropolitan regions throughout Ohio."

Cochrane Library is composed of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. It includes peer reviewed systematic reviews and protocols prepared according to the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions or Cochrane Handbook for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews and editorials and supplements. The resource is updated often, with reviews and protocols being published when ready. Cochrane Library also includes the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and published monthly. The Cochrane Library offers Cochrane Clinical Answers, which provide a clinically-focused entry point to research from Cochrane Reviews. Also included are special collections of evidence-based guides related to diagnosing common medical conditions. The federated search feature allows Cochrane Library users to search systematic reviews from McMaster Health Forum's repositories: Health Systems Evidence and Social Systems Evidence.

A collection of published and unpublished writings of Yuan Shikai, It includes a large scale compilation and release of rare documents from 1875 to 1916.

Contains original documents exchanged between the governors of British colonies in North America and the Caribbean and the Colonial Office in Britain. Among the correspondence are diaries, maps, broadsides, laws, public notices, newspaper clippings, and more covering all aspects of seventeenth and eighteenth-century American history. Many of the documents are handwritten and are not keyword searchable. They can be searched by date, name, region and topics including; early settlements, Native Americans, Trade, Wars, Slavery and the slave trade. Penn State has access to Module 1: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries and Module 2: Towards Revolution 3: The American Revolution 4: Legislation and Politics in the Colonies Module 5: Growth, Trade and Development

Colonial Caribbean makes available materials from 27 Colonial Office file classes from The National Archives, UK. Covering the history of the various territories under British colonial governance from 1624 to 1870, this extensive resource includes administrative documentation, trade and shipping records, minutes of council meetings, and details of plantation life, colonial settlement, imperial rivalries across the region, and the growing concern of absentee landlords.

CMMC incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth in the communication and mass media fields.

Oxford Bibliographies in Communication provides the necessary guidance to students and scholars study of communication. The extensive and ever-changing nature of communication includes multiple epistemologies, methodologies, and overlapping domains. This bibliography includes recent scholarship, research, and statistics.

Compendex is the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database in the world with over 9 million records referencing 5,000 engineering journals and conference materials dating from 1884.

Competition Policy International (CPI) delivers timely commentary and analysis on antitrust and global competition policy matters. Access to the Antitrust Chronicle is included and consists of articles written by leading experts in competition law and economics.

A collection of newspapers from Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, and Alabama ranging from 1861-1865. Some states have only scattered issues available - check the holdings statement on the front page to confirm dates of coverage.

The Conference Board Data Central (formerly Business Cycle Indicators) provides access to hundreds of economic indicators. These indicators encompass dozens of countries and decades of history. and then make a note that it was formerly Business Cycle Indicators.

Full-text research reports (from 1998 on) on recent issues in business and economics. Subscription also includes access to 'Straight Talk' (brief analyses of economic issues), 'Across the Board' (the Board's magazine), the 'Executive Action Series' (brief reports addressing topics of interest to senior executives), and the Board's economic working papers.

The Confidential Print series was issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. The series originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad.The documents in Confidential Print: Africa begin with coastal trading in the early nineteenth century and the Conference of Berlin of 1884 and the subsequent Scramble for Africa. They then follow the abuses of the Congo Free State, fights against tropical disease, Italy’s defeat by the Abyssinians, World War II, apartheid in South Africa and colonial moves towards independence.

The Confidential Print series was issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. The series originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad.This collection consists of the Confidential Print for Central and South America and the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Topics covered include slavery and the slave trade, immigration, relations with indigenous peoples, wars and territorial disputes, the fall of the Brazilian monarchy, British business and financial interests, industrial development, the building of the Panama Canal, and the rise to power of populist rulers such as Perón in Argentina and Vargas in Brazil.

The Confidential Print series was issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. The series originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad. This collection consists of the Confidential Print for the countries of the Levant and the Arabian peninsula, Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Sudan. Beginning with the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the 1830s, the documents trace the events of the following 150 years, including the Middle East Conference of 1921, the mandates for Palestine and Mesopotamia, the partition of Palestine, the 1956 Suez Crisis and post-Suez Western foreign policy, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

The Confidential Print series was issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. The series originated out of a need to preserve the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. These range from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports and texts of treaties. All items marked ‘Confidential Print’ were printed and circulated immediately to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad.This collection consists of the Confidential Print for the United States, Canada and the English-speaking Caribbean, with some coverage of Central and South America, and covers such topics as slavery, Prohibition, the First and Second World Wars, racial segregation, territorial disputes, the League of Nations, McCarthyism and the nuclear bomb. The bulk of the material covers the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century.

"This collection of Foreign Office Files provides a comprehensive history of key events across Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos during a period of political upheaval, civil unrest and escalating conflict." The collection has two parts: Crisis and Upheaval, 1959-1964 and Escalation, Reunification and Withdrawal, 1965-1979.

Congressional — Formerly "LexisNexis Congressional" 

Congressional provides access to the best web resources for congressional and legislative information. This includes services available to Penn State Users only, such as Congressional Universe (1789-to date) as well as other free services that provide similar or related information such as Thomas (1993-to date) and GPO Access (1993-to date). The Guided Tour provides a step-by-step approach to congressional and legislative information for users who have never done research of this type before. Updates:Continuous

Congressional Research Service Reports — Formerly "LexisNexis" 

Research papers written by the Library of Congress for the use of Congress. Provide objective, non-partisan analysis of public policy issues before the legislature. Full text PDF of reports.

MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information on over 700 diseases and conditions from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, interactive patient tutorials, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. Pre-formulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus is updated daily. This resource is designed for educational use only and not intended to replace advice from a health professional. Learn more about MedlinePlus at

This is a selective collection of full-text literary criticism of contemporary authors. Although not every entry includes full-text, this source does act as an index for the entire paper collection. The full-text entry is generally a reprinting of a critical essay from a recognized journal or essay collection. The database can be searched by author name and profile, titles, subject/themes, critics, and critical responses.

This is a collection of Middle English texts assembled from works contributed by University of Michigan faculty and from the Oxford Text Archive.

This collection consists of items originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps, during and just prior to World War II. Most of the materials are letters written or received by prisoners, but also included are receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia, including Star of David badges that Jews were forced to wear.

Counseling and Therapy in Video is an online video collection for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling - over 2400 hours and more than 2000 videos of actual, re-enacted, and scripted therapy sessions. Includes searchable transcripts to find footage of interest. Many videos include Teaching and Discussion Guides, and a number are eligible for Continuing Education (C.E) Credits as indicated.

CountryData offers political, economic, financial, and social data for over 140 countries, in most cases back to 1984. CountryData is also the only source for current and historical risk ratings developed from the International Country Risk Guide and Political Risk Services rating systems conducted by PRS Group. Note: the tabs International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) and Political Risk Services (PRS) provide access to information regarding methodology, but do not provide access to the actual products. Access to the CountryData and the Political Risk Yearbook are available through the University Libraries A-Z list.

County and Regional Histories & Atlases: Pennsylvania provides portraits of people, places and events, putting the state’s local history into current context with the examination of demographic, social and cultural transformations. Included in this collection of 283 titles are tables and lists of vital statistics, military service records, municipal and county officers, chronologies, portraits of individuals and views of urban and rural life. The atlases provide additional information on land use and settlement patterns and scarce early town and city plans. Use this collection to support research in areas such as regional studies, social history, genealogy, economics and business.

COVE offers over nine million words of pre-coded texts ready for inclusion in course anthologies. Includes line numbers for poetry, proper formatting for plays, and original engravings. Allows annotation of texts and added images, audio, and film. Largest selection of texts in the areas of Victorian, Romance, Medieval, and Renaissance Literature. Increasing number of texts from diverse authors.

Summarizes all major legislative actions taken by congress each year. 1945-to date.

CQ Congress Collection is a dynamic research and reference tool allowing historical analysis of members of Congress, their legislative voting behavior, interest groups, and their interactions in crafting public policy.

A reference source for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. The suite includes the online version of --CQ Weekly --CQ Researcher --CQ Congress Collection, --CQ Voting and Elections Collection --CQ Historic Documents Online

CQ Global Researcher articles are freely available to all CQ Researcher customers on the CQ Researcher site. CQ Global Researcher content provides students with definitive, in-depth coverage of global affairs from a number of international viewpoints.

Historic Documents Series Online Edition collects more than 2,500 primary sources covering current events around the world from 1972 to present. Each source document is preceded by an introductory essay giving context to the source. Users can search by keyword, or browse by topic or date. Topics range from presidential speeches to statements by sports figures, such as Magic Johnson on his retirement from the NBA.

Information on members of the U.S. Congress and their districts. Includes member biographical data, committee assignments, election results, CQ Key Votes, and interest group ratings.

The CQ Researcher is a collection of reports covering political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Keywords: hot topics, current events, social issues, social trends, archive, English 15, CAS 100, background information, general interest, contemporary issues, overviews. CQ Global Researcher (formerly a stand alone DB) content was merged into CQ Researcher.

Expert analysis, demographics, and data of elections-realted information.

Provides properties data for physics and chemistry.

Provides abstracts of articles from the major journals in criminology and related disciplines, as well as books and reports from government and nongovernmental agencies. For each document, an informative summary of the findings, methodology, and conclusions is provided. Topics include crime trends, prevention projects, corrections, juvenile delinquency, police, courts, offenders, victims, and sentencing.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video includes hundreds of hours of video for professionals and students in criminal justice and public safety. Documentaries and interviews provide personal field experiences as well as insight into the function and controversies of the justice system. Students will benefit from invaluable training videos that demonstrate how to respond to potentially-dangerous situations, all from the safety of the classroom. Featuring titles by In the Line of Duty, BBC, and A&E Television, Criminal Justice & Public Safety in Video provides an authoritative resource for both students and experts.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology is a much-needed online guide to the essential literature across the various subfields of criminology. It combines the best features of a high-level encyclopedia and a traditional bibliography in a style tailored to meet the needs of today’s online researchers. Each article, written and reviewed by top scholars in the field, is rich with citations and annotations, expert recommendations, and narrative pathways to the most important works for virtually all areas of criminology."

This collection, earlier published in a microfiche collection by IDC Publishers, makes available the principal critical editions of the New Testament for the first time in a single collection online, including lists of variant readings and collections of manuscript transcriptions and collations from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth century. In addition, a number of the most useful editions of the ancient versions and of ancillary materials have been included. The principal critical editions of the New Testament represent some of the highest achievements in biblical scholarship.

Contains over 3400 detailed datasheets on pests, diseases, natural enemies and crops, and basic information on a further 20,000 species. This is supported by the latest scientific findings with bibliographic records and Full Text journal and conference articles updated weekly.

The collection contains correspondence addressed to Emiliano Zapata; combat reports; relations with troop commanders and officers; promotion and appointment requests; allegations of abuses committed by military personnel; applications for food, uniforms and ammunition; letters and telegrams on the transfer of prisoners. Document types include: transcripts, journals, laws and draft laws on land, drafts of circulars and manifestos by General Emiliano Zapata; and documents relating to the signing and ratification of the Plan de Ayala organizations.


CumInCAD is an open access cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design. It provides abstracts to thousands of papers in journals and conferences including the full text and illustrations for more than half of the papers. When asked to logon, create your own free account with ID and password. Creating your own account provides access to the full text content and other features.

Current Contents Connect® is a current awareness database that provides easy Web access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from more than 7,000 relevant, evaluated websites.

The Current Index to Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in mathematical statistics and related fields. The CIS Extended Database includes cover-to-cover coverage of 100 'core journals', selected articles from 900 additional related journals, and about 8,000 books since 1974.

The CVCE is a multilingual, multisource and multimedia knowledge base that contains more than 15,000 documents on the historical and institutional development of a united Europe from 1945 to the present day. In this knowledge base, students, teachers, researchers, and anyone interested in the European integration process can find original material such as photos, audio and video clips, press articles and cartoons, together with explanatory synopses, tables and interactive maps and diagrams. CVCE combines an interdisciplinary approach from four disciplines that are at the heart of European studies: contemporary history, international and European law, political science and economics.

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A database of about 7,000 Chinese periodicals publishedfrom late Qing to 1949 in all fields of knowledge: the humanities, socialsciences, sciences, as well as popular journals. Listings per subject areaare provided. One can browse by category of publication. One can searchkeyword in article title, author name, or journal title, in simplified ortraditional Chinese. PDFs can be downloaded. This database complements the Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1833-1949) from Shanghai Library.

Dacheng Minguo Book Database contains more than 50,000 volumes of monograph published between 1911 and 1949. It is full textdisplay, but searchable only by title, author, subjects, publishing dates and publisher. One may also browse by one of the 22 subject categories including humanities, arts, social sciences, natural sciences, medical sciences and more.

Dagongbao Newspaper (大公報1902-1949) provides the entire run of the newspaper, including all editions published in Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Guiling and Hankou. It is full text searchable, full text readable and pdf downloadable. Limited to 2 concurrent users.

The Daily Collegian and its predecessors, serve as an important source for documenting student life at the Pennsylvania State University. Newspapers, and specifically, student-run newspapers, such as the Daily Collegian, often document university life better than any other source--through their pictures, their editorials, and their reports on student activities and interests. The Daily Collegian as we know it today was preceded by: • Free Lance (monthly) -- April 1887 to April 1904 • State Collegian (weekly) -- September 28, 1904 to June 10, 1911 • Penn State Collegian (weekly) -- September 28, 1911 to August 2, 1940 (also had Summer Collegian issues for some dates during this time period). The Historical Digital Collegian provides access to all words, photographs, and advertisements as well as an exact page image of the newspaper page containing the article. For those readers who prefer to see the newspaper intact, each issue can be browsed page-by-page. Thus, the Historical Digital Collegian allows researchers greater flexibility in locating articles of interest and in allowing greater access for those researchers not able to visit The University Libraries.

This selective database, created at Penn State, is an index of news articles pertaining largely to Penn State and, to a lesser extent, the surrounding communities. National and state news items are not indexed unless they relate to persons, places or events associated with either Penn State or its surrounding communities. The Sports section is not indexed unless an article relates to a larger issue such as Title IX, gender equity, medicine, etc. Friday's Weekender section is not indexed either. The following topics are indexed: Local news articles Selected Editorials Theater Music Visual arts Book reviews

Dance in Video streams video recordings of dance productions from the 20th and 21st centuries.

The only collection of curated primary and secondary full-text materials to support informed performance, pedagogy, and scholarship in dance. Dance Online: Dance Studies Collection presents the historical context of 20th and 21st century dance through 150,000 pages of exclusive photographs, correspondence, magazines, dance notation, and reference material that dissolve the distance between archive and scholar and draw dance students into the library.

The Data Citation Index on the Web of Science™ platform provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. Through linked content and summary information, this data is displayed within the broader context of the scholarly research, enabling users to gain perspective that is lost when data sets or repositories are viewed in isolation. These connections allow researchers to efficiently access an array of data across subjects and regions, providing a comprehensive picture of research output, to maximize research efforts and accurately assess importance.

Online service that enables researchers to build statistical tables and charts from multiple sources in a single interface. Data includes a wide range of social and demographic data both from the US and international sources.

"Starting in 2005 with only two dictionaries, the DLD has now grown into a large collection of 24 dictionaries. Every year at least one dictionary is added and various improvements are made to the existing ones. These improvements may consist in corrections to the text of the dictionaries, expanded search possibilities, or the addition of newly published addenda. The DLD continually strives to provide its users with the best and most up-to-date information."

DBpia provides full text databases, including more than one million articles from about 2,000 Korean scholarly journals in 12 different fields - society, literature, economics & business, medical science, humanities, theology, law & administration, arts, engineering, natural science, and education. All the back issues of each journal title are available and title, author, keyword, journal title and publisher searchable.

The Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library presents a complete Hebrew transcription and English translation of the Biblical texts, together with high-resolution images. The contents of this online publication is identical to that of the Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Biblical Texts CD-ROM, published by Brill and Brigham Young University but its interface is adapted to Brill's online platform for reference works.

"The Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Non-Biblical Texts provides users with a comprehensive tool for the study of the non-biblical texts from the Judean Desert (the “Dead Sea Scrolls”). It contains high resolution images of the Non-Biblical Dead Sea Scroll fragments and all the texts, in the original languages and in translation."

Defining Gender provides access to a vast body of original British source material that will enrich the teaching and research experience of those studying history, literature, sociology and education from a gendered perspective.

Derwent Innovations Index® facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. This resource merges the value-added patent information from Derwent World Patents Index® with the patent citation information from Derwent Patent Citation Index®. You can use additional descriptive information and coding to quickly grasp a patent's significance and its relationship to other patents. Reduce duplication of R&D; track competitors' activities; detect and avoid patent infringement; identify potential gaps in the marketplace and possible licensing opportunities.

This is an excellent source for descriptive informationand graphics for recently designed buildings – especially when structural details are needed. The database contains the majority of the feature articles from DETAIL magazine as well as DETAIL: Green, DETAIL: Inside, and DETAIL: Structure. Although the contents are usually contributed by a building’s designers (much like most of the recent web magazines) DETAIL imposes standards which include uniform and informative graphics – browsing these shows much about a building’s components and how they are put together. Articles back to 1987 are included. DETAIL: Inspiration is not covered in LionSearch nor via the GetIt button. Searching this database, or the paper copies, is the only route.

Searchable text and page images of the Detroit Free Press including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads,obituaries, cartoons, and more. Founded before Michigan entered statehood, the digital archive captures daily life in the community with extensive coverage of the rising automotive industry. Searchable by itself and cross-searchable with all other Proquest Historical newspapers.

Deutsche Biographie is a full-text, searchable database of over 46,000 historical and biographical articles from the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie(ADB) and the Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB).

Contains the entire set of "Gujin Tushu Jicheng." Full-text search and display.

Full-text of entire sets of Sibu Congkan and Sibu Beiyao. Full-text search and display.

Contains 5313 titles of the entire set of Xuxiu Siku Quanshu. Full-text searching and display.

Contains 4131 titles of the Zhongguo Difangzhi. Full-text searching and display.

An extensive survey of words and phrases found only in particular areas of the United States rather than throughout the entire country. The online version supplements the text of the printed edition with recordings and interactive maps. Sources date from the nineteenth century to the present day. Entries provide definitions and specify geographical areas of the country in which the words have been used.

This new and growing database covers authors from all genres and time periods. Entries provide a good starting point for students by providing a general essay and biographical information. In addition to the essay there are references to primary and further critical information. All entries are written by scholars and academic specialists.

Covers the vocabulary of the English language between the years 600-1150 A.D., giving definitions, examples of use, variations in spelling, and references to contemporary texts. The Dictionary is being compiled incrementally.

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Access is limited to 3 simultaneous users. Please select the logout option before you leave your session.

The Digital Concert Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic provides streaming access to live and archived concerts of the Berlin Philharmonic, documentary films and artist portraits, and interviews with conductors and soloists. For access, please register with your Penn State email address and a password by clicking the yellow button, "Start Institutional Access." Once your email address is confirmed (check your messages), you can use the yellow Log In button for future access. Please select the logout option before you leave your session. For information about the available apps for mobile devices and Smart TVs, please click on, "How to Watch" at the bottom of the Digital Concert Hall page.

The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts is an exhaustive resource for historians, theologians, political scientists, and sociologists studying the religious and social upheavals of the 16th and 17th centuries. DLCPT gives researchers immediate, Web-based access to an extensive range of seminal works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras. With new content uploads occurring on a weekly basis, the database offers a constantly growing treasury of theological writings, biblical commentaries, confessional documents, and polemical treatises written by more than 300 Protestant authors.

A uniquely exhaustive resource for historians, theologians, political scientists, and sociologists studying the religious and social upheavals of the 16th and 17th centuries, the Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation gives researchers immediate, Web-based access to an extensive range of seminal works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras.

DNSA is a full-text, online resource providing coverage of more than 150,000 curated primary source documents culled from the collections of the National Security Archive. There are 63 complete collections such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, death squads in Guatemala, US relations with Iran and Iraq, Afghanistan, and terrorism policy.

Digital Theatre Plus offers "unlimited access to over 1000+ full-length productions and educational resources. Digital Theatre Plus collaborates with over 50 world-class theatre companies, industry associations, practitioners, teachers, examination boards and scholars to: Capture and curate live performance in stunning quality; Bring an unprecedented range of insights from behind the scenes; Commission bespoke educational resources to support study at every level." Content is available in following categories: Plays & Productions; Practice & Practitioners; Theory & Criticism; Teaching with DT+.

Provides statistics on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners.

The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. Academic publishers are invited to provide metadata of their Open Access books to DOAB. Metadata will be harvestable in order to maximize dissemination, visibility and impact. Aggregators can integrate the records in their commercial services and libraries can integrate the directory into their online catalogues, helping scholars and students to discover the books. The directory will be open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in Open Access and meet academic standards.

Contains listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print media entries provide address; phone, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses; key personnel, including feature editors; and much more. Broadcast media entries provide address; phone, fax, and e-mail addresses; key personnel; owner information; hours of operation; networks carried and more. Scope includes U.S., Canadian, and international media.

"At completion, Disability in the Modern World will include 150,000 pages of primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with 125 hours of video. The content is essential for teaching and research—not only in the growing disciplines of disability history and disability studies, but also in history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are typically overlooked."

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world, with more than 2.5 million available in full text PDF.

Full-text access to dissertations and theses written by graduates of BTAA institutions are available. The Cat has MARC records for 9,779 electronic dissertations from 1938 - 1988. MARC records for the other electronic dissertations in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses @ BTAA full-text are not available.

Search journal articles at the 'one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals'.

Over 60,000 documents trace the debate over the ratification of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. This scholarly edition includes retains the significant editorial contributions of the original print series as well as the ability to search and browse by keyword, name, date, and state.

The Documenting White Supremacy and Its Opponents in the 1920s collection includes papers promoting, as well as those opposing, white nationalism. It brings together local, regional, and national newspapers published by Klan organizations and by sympathetic publishers from across the U.S. It also includes key anti-Klan voices from newspapers published by ethnic, Catholic, and Jewish organizations.

Docuseek2 distributes online documentaries from a variety of filmmakers, including Bullfrog Films, Collective Eye Films, Film Movement, First Run Features, Icarus Films, the National Film Board of Canada, and Women Make Movies. Penn State's subscription includes the complete GOOD DOCS collection. Search for specific titles or browse a list of documentaries licensed by the Penn State University Libraries.

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Only 10 concurrent users are allowed.

The Eastern Miscellany, published by the prestigious Commercial Press, is a significant chronicle of Republican Era China, covering over 45 years of content (interrupted only in 1942), with more than 30,000 articles, 12,000 illustrations and more than 14,000 advertisements. Issued in Shanghai, Changsha, Chongqing, and Hong Kong, the Eastern Miscellany was published during a period of extraordinary transition in Chinese society, from the collapse of the Qing Dynasty and two millennia of Imperial China, through periods of warlord rule, Japanese invasion, and Chinese Civil War. All content is in Chinese, full-text searchable.

Providing streamed audio files from 26 independent record labels, DRAM is a not-for-profit, online music database dedicated to preserving and disseminating important musical recordings that may be difficult or impossible to obtain by other means. The collection includes all recordings from the labels New World Records and Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI), and reflects the diversity of American music as well as other recordings of aesthetic and historical value largely ignored by the commercial marketplace. Liner notes and cover art are included.

The largest outside of France, this collection from Harvard's Houghton Library, covers the controversy from Dreyfus' humiliating arrest in 1894 to 1908, the year Emile Zola's ashes were transferred to the Pantheon with ceremonial reverence. Comprising over 1,000 volumes, the collection contains all the well-known Dreyfus publications, such as Zola's 1898 newspaper article "J'accuse," as well as rarely seen archival materials. Documents from many different countries and all sides of the controversy reflect the depth and breadth of attention the Dreyfus Affair generated at the turn of the 19th century.

Duxiu offers full-text searching to more than 3 million volumes of books on all subjects published in China. Users may view the first 15 pages of the book, and request document delivery (using tushuguan wenxian chuandi) for additional pages or specific chapters to be delivered via email. For a given book, there is a weekly request limit of 50 pages or 20% of the book (whichever is smaller). Online requests (document delivery) are typically fulfilled in a near instantaneous manner.


DynaMed is a clinical reference for use at the point-of-care. Contains clinically-organized summaries with recommendations, levels of evidence, and the guidelines behind each recommendation. CMEs available. App Information.

Dynamic Health is an evidence-based tool designed to help nurses and allied health professionals master skills, obtain fast answers to questions and foster a culture of evidence-based practice and critical thinking leading to improved patient outcomes.

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Provides information about 70,000 chemical reagents and catalysts. Database is searchable by chemical structure and reaction as well as by chemical name.


E-STAT is Statistics Canada's dynamic interactive teaching and learning tool available on the Internet. It is designed to bring an enormous warehouse of timely, reliable and accurate data about Canada and its ever-changing people to educational institutions, using current Canadian Socio-economic Information Management System(CANSIM) multidimensional tables, and the most recent census data, as well as historical data. E-STAT lets you bring the columns of data to life by presenting them as colourful graphs and maps, which reveal the trends.

Early American Fiction 1789–1875 offers the full text of more than 700 first editions of American novels and short stories by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Herman Melville, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain, as well as a host of minor writers of the period.

A selection of digitized and encoded texts selected from the titles in the Evans Early American Imprints collection. Includes materials printed in the American colonies and United States before 1820.

Evans Digital Edition (1639-1800) consists of digitized facsimiles of publications produced in the American colonies and the early United States. Derived from entries listed in Charles Evans's American Bibliography, and supplemented from other sources, it includes books, pamphlets, and broadsides on many topics, and is a fundamental resource for early American history, literature, philosophy, and religion.

Early American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819) provides full-text access to some 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early nineteenth century. The works cover all aspects of American life, including scientific thought, religion, politics, arts and literature, economics, Indian relations, military affairs, Westward expansion and more. The database is based on the authoritative bibliography by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker, supplemented by thousands of newly identified items. The database continues the Early American Imprints: Series I, 1639-1800.

Early English Books Online contains over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard's and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661). Coverage includes the first book printed in English by William Caxton and features works by Malory, Bacon, More, Erasmus, Boyle, Newton, and Galileo. Novels, prayer books, pamphlets, almanacs, calendars, and many other types of primary sources are included. The works are presented as images that can be viewed online or downloaded in PDF format for viewing off-line.

A selection of digitized and encoded texts chosen from images in the Early English Books Online Project (works printed in the British Isles or in English from 1473 to 1700). Works chosen must be associated with an author whose name appears in the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, or be named by title in the Bibliography.

A collection of more than 200 works from the period 1500–1700, exploring the rich diversity of prose fiction in English in the period preceding the emergence of the realist novel as its dominant form. Early English Prose Fiction offers the full text of works by key writers such as John Bunyan, Sir Philip Sidney, Thomas Nashe and Aphra Behn, and has been produced in association with the Salzburg Centre for Research on the Early English Novel (SCREEN).

"This project offers rare and invaluable sources for examining the lived experience of people who witnessed this pivotal era of English history. From 'ordinary' people through to more prominent individuals and families, these documents show how everyday working, family, religious and administrative life was experienced across England."

The Early Republic provides electronic access to the Johns Hopkins University Press series "Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America". It contains searchable annotated transcriptions of primarysource material chronicling the “actions, debates, and thoughts of the First Federal Congress and its members.”

A digital collection containing Records of the U.S. Department of State Relating to East German internal affairs. The documents contain reports from U.S. diplomatic personnel describing political, military, economic, social, industrial and other internal conditions and events in East Germany.

"East India Company offers access to a unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1599 to 1947."

Ebook Central — Formerly "EBL and ebrary" 

Ebook Central is a platform that provides access to electronic books acquired by Penn State University Libraries. Titles formerly found on EBL and ebrary migrated to Ebook Central on 5/30/17 & 5/31/17.

EBSCO eBooks are online versions of print books from major academic publishers in virtually all academic disciplines.

Ebsco Open Dissertations (previously “American Doctoral Dissertations”), is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology is an extensive, annotated bibliography of the most important concepts and ideas in the discipline. Ecology is a wide-ranging field that has its roots in the observations and writings of the early plant geographers, including of course Charles Darwin. As ecology has developed it has drawn from classical ‘hard sciences’ such as chemistry and physics, but has its own unique identity and today brings in modern aspects of many other disciplines including other areas of the life sciences, and geography, mathematics, computing and statistics."

Ecology Abstracts focuses on how organisms of all kinds - microbes, plants, and animals - interact with their environments and with other organisms. Also includes works on the impacts of environmental change. Coverage is from 1982 to date.


EconLit provides citations, with selected abstracts, to the international publications on economics since 1969. EconLit covers a broad range of document types, including journal articles, books, dissertations, and articles in collective works.

A complete searchable copy of every issue of the Saturday Weekly print edition of The Economist from 1843 to 2020. New full-color images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week. Covers political, business, scientific, technological and cultural news. For more up to date articles use the e-journal list from the libraries' home page.

Contains the following: eleven major editions from the first folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 1853-6 twenty-eight separate contemporary printings of individual plays and poems selected apocrypha and related works. more than one hundred adaptations, sequels and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, including the whole of Bell's acting edition of Shakespeare's plays (1774).

The Edmund Spenser World Bibliography is the largest online source of bibliographic information on the poet. Searchable by names and keywords, it also provides extensive annotations which include all the book reviews and abstracts printed in The Spenser Newsletter and The Spenser Review from 1970 on.

"With Oxford Bibliographies in Education, students and scholars now have a reliable, selective, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field."

Education in Video is an online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. It includes teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Education Week is a national newspaper focusing on K-12 education policy. Serving as a bridge between the worlds of policy and practice, Education Week is now recognized as "American education’s newspaper of record." This subscription includes Campus wide access to for all the students, faculty, and administrators. Content from 37 print editions published yearly is posted on our Web site as the newspaper is being mailed. In between issues, the Web site is updated daily with the latest news, research, and commentary from the K-12 world. All content becomes part of a searchable archive going back to 1981 of previously published content. The older content as well as the Web-only updates are exclusive to and can't be found in any other databases.

Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) is an open access database of critical reviews of media from major educational and documentary distributors and independent filmmakers. The reviews are written by librarians and teaching faculty from across the United States and Canada.

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Users must click on login in the upper right hand corner and create a profile account with their psu domain e-mail to gain access. ECAR provides research and analysis about information technology in higher education for IT professionals and higher education leaders. ECAR is the only subscriber-driven research organization dedicated to understanding IT's role in colleges and universities.

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Users must click on login in the upper right hand corner and create a profile account with their psu domain e-mail to gain access.

Users must click on login in the upper right hand corner and create a profile account with their psu domain e-mail to gain access. The EDUCAUSE Library is an international repository for information concerning use and management of information technology (IT) in higher education. It aggregates over 24,000 resources submitted by EDUCAUSE, EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis Research (ECAR), EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC).

A searchable database of professional and graduate research studies about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), has been in existence for over forty years. Its goal is to educate low income families in the areas of nutrition, food preparation, and food management. This bibliography provides a database of research conducted about the program.

The Human Relations Area Files are designed to facilitate the cross-cultural study of human society, culture, and behavior. Two HRAF databases are available: Ethnography Collection and Archaeology Collection. They provide full-text access to source material on a wide variety of cultures around the world, as well as a cultural summary and bibliography for each culture covered.

The Human Relations Area Files are designed to facilitate the cross-cultural study of human society, culture, and behavior. Two HRAF databases are available: Ethnography Collection and Archaeology Collection. They provide full-text access to source material on a wide variety of cultures around the world, as well as a cultural summary and bibliography for each culture covered.

Full texts and images of over 180,000 titles and editions printed in the British Isles and the Americas between 1701 and 1800. Includes books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more.

A selection of digitized and encoded texts selected from titles in Eighteenth Century Collections Online.

Eighteenth Century Drama features the John Larpent Collection from the Huntington Library – a unique archive of almost every play submitted for license between 1737 and 1824, as well as hundreds of documents that provide social context for the plays. Explore the Larpent plays, papers of prominent theatrical figures of the period, including correspondence, financial documents, and portraits. Cross-reference this with essential searchable databases created from information in The London Stage 1729-1800 and A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800.

Bringing together rare journals printed between c.1685 and 1835, this resource illuminates all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics covered are wide-ranging and include colonial life, provincial and rural affairs, the French and American revolutions, reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe, political debates, and London coffee house gossip and discussion.

A collection of 96 complete works of English prose from the period 1700–1780 by writers from the British Isles. Key figures covered include Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne and Jonathan Swift. In addition to a scanned version of Sterne's Tristram Shandy, the collection also contains two different editions of Richardson's Clarissa and Pamela, and of Swift's Gulliver's Travels.

The ECS Digital Library provides searchable access to the journals, books, and other collections published by The Electrochemical Society. Dates covered vary by title - ECS Journal (1930+), Interface (1992+), ESSL (1998+), Abstracts (2002+), and Transactions (2005+).


eMarketer research helps marketers answer three essential questions: how consumers spend their time, how consumers spend their money, and what marketers are doing to reach them. By gathering data from thousands of sources and putting it into context, eMarketer provides the world's top brands, agencies and media companies with the most complete view of digital marketing available. Every report openly references studies and interviews that are handpicked from more than 4,000 research sources. Content is provided in the format of analyst reports, charts, articles, interviews/case studies, PowerPoint presentations, comparative estimates, forecasts, webinars and more. High level topics include: Advertising & Marketing, B2B, Consumers & eCommerce, Demographics, Email, Media Usage, Mobile, Search, Social Media and Video. These topics cut across all industries and geographies.

This project brings together approximately 60,000 images of original sources, both manuscript and printed materials, documenting the history of exploration, cultural contact, and colonialism. Thematic essays introduce the material and place the documents within a broad historical, literary and cultural context. Topics include race, class and empire, religion, art, and economic aspects of empire.

"This collection offers a rich array of sources for the study of the British Empire. It features material on British colonial policy and government; perspectives on life in British colonies; the relationship between gender and empire; race; and class."

The Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition) sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only on the religion, but also on the believers and the countries in which they live. It embraces articles on distinguished Muslims of every era and origin, on tribes and dynasties, on crafts and sciences, on political and religious institutions, on the geography, ethnography, flora and fauna of the various countries and on the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. In its geographical and historical scope it encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, as well as the Ottoman Empire and all other Islamic countries. The Encyclopaedia of Islam is the most important reference tool on Islam presently available.

The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies. The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is the first comprehensive, multivolume reference work on the Qur’ān to appear in a Western language. Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online includes direct access to 62 Early Printed Western Qur’āns Online and the Electronic Qurʾān Concordance, a unique online finding aid for textual research.

The Encyclopedia of American Studies provides interdisciplinary coverage of the American experience, from pre-colonial days to the present. Over 660 articles cover areas such as history, literature, art, photography, film, architecture, urban studies, ethnicity, race, gender, economics, politics, wars, consumer culture, and global America.

The Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications (EIMC) seeks to provide 'clear knowledge of the workings of the media and communications worldwide' and to outline possible futures. 'Communications' is restricted to communications technology. EIMC's international authorship consists mainly of academics, a quarter of whom are from 26 countries outside the US--a globally diverse pool. An outline of section headings and glossary preface each article, and black-and-white figures, tables, and occasional photographs appear throughout. The editor defines the audience for EIMC broadly--professors, students, 'scholars and researchers ... journalists and other writers, librarians and historians, educators and executives of multinational corporations--in fact, anyone who needs information' related to media and communications. --Choice Review, Nov. 2003.

Engineering Case Studies Online will dramatically improve teaching and research by providing a single, comprehensive source for a wide range of video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes. At completion, the collection will contain 250 hours and 50,000 pages of quality documentaries, accident reports, experiments, visualizations, case studies, lectures and interviews from leading engineering institutions around the world.

Compendex is the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database in the world with over 9 million records referencing 5,000 engineering journals and conference materials dating from 1884.

A unique collection of more than 3,900 plays in verse and prose tracing the development of drama in English from the medieval mystery cycles to the comedies of Oscar Wilde.

Provides complete texts of the works of over 2,700 poets from the 8th to early 20th century--in all, more than 183,000 poems. Based on the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, but also includes English language poets from Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Generally includes original texts published during the authors' lifetimes.

The ESTC is a comprehensive bibliographic record of works printed in Britain and North America or in the English language anywhere else in the world between 1473 and 1800. It includes books, serials, pamplets, and single-sheet items, and notes the location of copies in some 2,000 contributing libraries worldwide.

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Users must create an individual account and log in at the site.

"These corpora (or collections of text) are designed for searching text from a range of resources to observe language, variation, and change between specified dates on specific items. Many of these are considered to be large monitor corpora, used to observe practices that are both emergent and falling out of favor in contemporary use. offers 19 discrete corpora, representing a range of different kinds of language in use (generalized news discourse online, more specific news, Wikipedia, American Soap Operas, historical English) as well as two national corpora (which observe a specific form of English - in this case, historical Canadian and British English). Most of the corpora included cover at least one dialect if not multiple dialects of English (such as British, American, Canadian English). Two corpora, News on the Web (NOW) and the Coronavirus corpus, continue to be updated daily to reflect ongoing linguistic practices."

ProQuest's Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive is an archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. The magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover in high-resolution color, with granular indexing of all articles, covers, ads and reviews. Trade papers have long been recognized as potentially the single most valuable research material for scholars of the film and media industries. This database includes several trade magazines which have effectively provided the main historical record for their subject areas throughout the 20th century, such as Variety (1905-2000), Billboard (1894-2000), Broadcasting (1931-2000) and The Stage (1880-2000).

Environmental Engineering Abstracts covers the world literature pertaining to technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production. More than 700 primary journals are thoroughly indexed and abstracted. Over 2,500 additional sources, including monographs and conference proceedings, are also monitored for relevant articles.Dates of CoverageApproximately 1990-current. The oldest record in the database has a publication date of 1973; about 50% of its records have publication dates of 1997 or later.

"Environmental Issues Online brings together multimedia materials (text, archival, primary sources, video and audio) around key environmental challenges, including climate change, water/air pollution, biodiversity, conservation, agriculture, deforestation and more. The comprehensive database is curated around specific environmental issues and events from the 20th and 21st centuries, enabling students to build a critical understanding of the relationship between people and the environment. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the field of Environmental Studies, content is drawn from discipline perspectives including: Anthropology, Diplomacy, Ecology, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Medicine, Politics & Policy, Sociology, and Photography."

"Oxford Bibliographies... provides the base for initiating, continuing, or expanding your research on all issues related to the environment and our interaction with it."

The Environmental Sciences Collection provides abstracts and references to the environment literature covering all areas of air, land, water, and noise pollution as well as bacteriology, ecology, toxicology, risk assessment, environmental engineering, environmental biotechnology, waste management, and water resources from 1967 to the present.

The Hebrew publications of Ephraim Deinard comprise a trove of historical and bibliographic material relating to Russian, Palestinian, and American Jewish history, Crimean and Karaite studies, anti-Hasidic polemic, modern Hebrew literature, and antiquarian Hebrew booklore. These works – some of which are excessively rare – from libraries around the world are all made accessible in this unique collection.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is the major database for education literature, sponsored by the U.S. Department. of Education. The same database content is available on many platforms.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is the major database for education literature, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education.

"Over 30.5 million documents including the most recent 24 months of publications from the European Patent Office,recent 24 months of PCT-publications from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the EPODOC database for"worldwide documents" where coverage varies by country (withUS Patents from 1836 to present), or Japanese Documents -PAJ (Patent Abstracts of Japan) bibliographic database since 1976."

Essential Evidence Plus is an evidence-based,point-of-care clinical decision support system that gives you access to over 13,000 topics, guidelines, abstracts, and summaries. It also includes diagnostic test calculators, EBM guidelines, Derm Expert Image System, NGC Practice Guidelines, drug safety alerts, anatomy illustrations, ICD-9 Codes,and free CMEs.

Ethnic NewsWatch (ENW) is a comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Continuously growing since 1991, with archival material back to 1985, Ethnic NewsWatch is now a collection of more than 470,000 full-text articles from over 200 publications. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages and more than 100,000 articles in Spanish, ENW offers in-depth coverage of a wide range of current and retrospective topics easily accessed using free text and fielded searching. An average of 7,500 new articles is added each month.

Alexander Street Anthropology brings together a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over. Essential for study in the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography, the database will contain more than 1,800 documentary films and over 100,000 pages of full-text material at completion, including tens of thousands of pages of previously unpublished material from major archives.

Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an annual reference publication that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world, including the number of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliations and autonym.

Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings provides streaming audio and video recordings, field notebooks, and journals from the field collections of ethnomusicologists documenting musical traditions indifferent cultures and societies all over the world. The database is produced in collaboration with the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive and the University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archive.


EUR-Lex provides free access to: the Official Journal of the European Union, EU treaties, directives, regulations, decisions, consolidated legislation, preparatory acts (legislative proposals, reports, green and white papers, etc.), EU case-law (judgments, orders, etc.), international agreements, EFTA documents, as well as summaries of EU legislation, which put legal acts into a policy context, explained in plain language.


Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. Provides the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. Eurostat offers a whole range of important and interesting data that governments, businesses, the education sector, journalists and the public can use for their work and daily life.

Everyday Life & Women in America c.1800-1920 showcases unique primary source material for the study of American social, cultural, and popular history in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology guides scholarly research through the growing mass of unqualified academic output, offering selective annotated research paths that are insightful, increase productivity, and raise the level of quality in new scholarship."

"Exeter Medieval Online combines the internationally renowned print series Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies and Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe and makes them available online for the first time. Offering over 90 volumes, this collection makes a significant contribution to modern scholarship in the field of medieval and early Tudor studies."

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Fannie Lou Hamer was an voting rights activist and civil rights leader. She was instrumental in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and later became the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, attending the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in that capacity. Her plain-spoken manner and fervent belief in the Biblical righteousness of her cause gained her a reputation as an electrifying speaker and constant activist of civil rights.

Fastcase’s libraries include Federal primary law and primary law from all 50 states. The collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. The Loislaw Treatise Library includes a collection of treatises arranged by practice areas.

Provides valuable information and reference materials on the most influential individuals, groups and activities of a critical era in American history, including FBI files on the Black Panther Party, Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, Malcolm X, Students for a Democratic Society, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and the Weather Underground, among others.

Digital collection of documents related to FBI investigations of those deemed politically suspect. This collection includes FBI files relating to: A. Philip Randolph, Adam Clayton Powell, the Atlanta Child Murders (ATKID), the Black Panther Party, North Carolina, COINTELPRO: Black Nationalist "Hate" Groups, the Committee for Public Justice, Elijah Muhammed, the Highlander Folk School, the Klu Klux Klan Murder of Viola Liuzzo, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, MIBURN (Mississippi Burning), Muslim Mosque, Inc., the NAACP, the National Negro Congress, the Organization of Afro-American Unity, Paul Robeson, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Roy Wilkins, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Thurgood Marshall, W.E.B. Du Bois

This collection highlights the FBI’s efforts to disrupt the activities of the largest of the Puerto Rican independence parties, Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño, and compromise their effectiveness. In addition, these documents provide an insightful documentary history and analysis of why independence was the second-largest political movement in the island, (after support for commonwealth status), and a real alternative. These documents provide invaluable additions to the recorded history of Puerto Rico. Coverage: 1941 - 1982.

The Medieval Feminist Index covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Librarians and scholars began compiling the index (MFI) in July 1996. Books written by a single author are not included. To locate these, search The CAT.

A collection of primary sources-texts, letters, essays, radio broadcasts, and memoirs. The documents, most of which are in Spanish, fall into three categories: works by feminists about feminists and their causes, works by men on the status of women, and literary works by feminist writers that illustrate or discuss the condition of women.

Film & Television Literature Index is a comprehensive bibliographic database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing, including theory, preservation and restoration; writing, production, cinematography; production and film and television reviews. It has been designed for use by a diverse audience including film scholars, college students, and general viewers. Publications include Film Journal International, Journal of British Cinema & Television, Film Criticism, Post Script, Variety, and more as well as technical publications such as SMPTE. Mirroring the international film & television industries and cultures, FTLI also includes publications such as Cahiers du Cinema, Filmihullu, SegnoCinema, and Kinetoscopio.

Over 1200 video titles distributed by Filmakers Library are available through this online streaming service. Topics covered include: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

Films Media Group distributes online documentaries from a variety of producers, including Films for the Humanities and Sciences, A&E Television Networks, Bill Moyers, BBC, Cambridge Educational, and Open University. Search for specific movie titles, or browse a list of all the online documentaries licensed by the Penn State University Libraries.

The First World War collects primary source documents from archives across the globe. The documents include letters, diaries, soldier's journals, artwork, photos, posters, souvenirs, and other artifacts that shed light on the experience of the First World War. The resource is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond.

Flavius Josephus, the first-century Jewish historian, is unquestionably among the most important writers from classical antiquity. The significance of the works of Josephus as sources for our understanding of biblical history and of the political history of Palestine under Roman rule, can scarcely be overestimated. This is the first comprehensive literary-historical online commentary on the works of Flavius Josephus in English including the Greek text by Niese from the late 19th century.

Primary source materials documenting the evolution of food and drink within everyday life. Includes the cookbook collections from the University of California San Diego and Michigan State University, with a focus on Mexican, Latin American, Pacific Rim, Chinese early Californian, African and Asian cuisine.

FSTA contains comprehensive coverage of all aspects of food science, food technology and food-related human and pet nutrition, including: raw materials and ingredients; manufacturing & distribution; food safety; product development & consumer issues; food biotechnology; functional and novel foods; food additives, nutrition and packaging. The database contains information from scientific journals, patents, books, conference proceedings, reports, theses, standards, legislation and more. Coverage: 1969 – Present.

"Forbes Magazine Archive is the world’s only complete digital version of the Forbes backfile. With coverage starting at the magazine’s first issue in 1917, the archive offers 70 years’ worth of content not available on any other EBSCO full-text product."

Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world are the sources of this information. Full text is currently available for selected areas only. For access to all FBIS reports use the A-Z link for the FBIS Index. All reports are available on microfiche in the Social Sciences Library, 2nd floor Paterno.

An index to the microfiche collection FBIS Daily Reports, which include translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world are the sources of this information. Microfiche of full reports are available in the Social Sciences Library, 2nd floor Paterno.

Foreign Law Guide is a comprehensive resource which provides essential information on primary and secondary sources of law for many foreign jurisdictions. It provides the researcher with complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations whenever possible, and selected references to secondary sources in English. It is arranged by country and includes an introduction to the legal system of that country and lists the codes, session laws, and court reports available in print and on the Internet. Each country also contains a section arranged by subject that outlines the major laws for the subject and provides references to English translations, when available.

The six parts of this collection make available all British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan between 1919 and 1980: 1919-1929: Kuomintang, CCP and the Third International; 1930-1937: The Long March, Civil War in China and the Manchurian Crisis ; 1938-1948: Open Door, Japanese War and the Seeds of Communist Victory ; 1949−56:The Communist Revolution ; 1957−1966: The Great Leap Forward ; 1967−1980: The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. Due to the unique nature of the relationship between Britain and China, these formerly restricted British government documents, consisting of diplomatic dispatches, letters, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports of court cases, biographies of leading personalities, summaries of events and diverse other materials, provide unprecedented levels of detail into one of the most turbulent periods of Chinese history.

Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 consists of the complete run of documents in the series DO 133, DO 134 and FCO 37, as well as all documents covering the Indian subcontinent in the FO 371 series. Events covered include independence and partition, the Indian annexation of Hyderabad and Goa, war between India and Pakistan, tensions and war between India and China, the consolidation of power of the Congress Party in India, military rule in Pakistan, the turbulent independence of Bangladesh and the development of nuclear weapons in the region. The files address these events from the standpoint of British officialdom.

Published in three parts, this collection makes available extensive coverage of British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952: Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945 Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952 Japan and Great Power Status, 1919-1930. Incorporating the Taishō to the Shōwa periods, these papers throw light on Anglo-Japanese ties in a time of shifting alliances. These Foreign Office files cover British concerns over colonial-held territory in the Far East, as well as Japanese relations with China, Russia, Germany and the United States. Consisting of diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events and diverse other material, this collection from the rich FO 371 and FO 262 series unites formerly restricted Japan-centric documents, and is enhanced by the addition of a selection of FO 371 Western and American Department and Far Eastern sub papers.

"Published in two parts, this extensive collection of Foreign Office Files explores South East Asia between 1963 and 1980 in a time of conflict, growth and change." The parts are Cold War in the Pacific, Trade Relations and the Post-Independence Period, 1963-1966; Foundations of Economic Growth and Industrialisation, 1967-1980. "This collection follows the establishment of an independent Malaysia in 1963, following the release of the Cobbold Commission Report. Under President Sukarno, Indonesia strongly opposed this decision and hostilities between the two countries escalated. Alongside tensions with Malaysia, Indonesia would experience growing civil unrest in this period, with anti-Communist sentiments on the rise. Documents featured in this collection cover these fundamental events alongside a number of key themes, including trade, economic development and authoritarian rule in this period."

This collection addresses the policies, economies, political relationships and significant events of every major Middle East power. Conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli War, the Lebanese Civil War and the Iranian Revolution are examined in detail, as are the military interventions and peace negotiations carried out by regional and foreign powers like the United States and Russia. Commercial interests are also scrutinized, with in-depth analyses of Middle East nations’ economic stability and reviews of international arm sales policies. The activities of oil producing nations such as Saudi Arabia are closely monitored, with particular reference to the Gulf States and members of OPEC. Utilizing the significant collection of diplomatic correspondence, minutes, reports, political summaries and personality profiles, students and researchers can explore a decade characterized by conflict.

"Fortune Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the long-running business magazine dating from its very first issue in February 1930 through December 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format."

Bandleader, choral conductor, glee club pioneer, music educator, entrepreneur and renaissance man Fred Waring was a pioneer in every field of show business as well as music education and manufacturing. As the guiding force behind his large musical organization, he and his musicians earned accolades from listeners and critics alike throughout a career that spanned almost the entire 20th century.

This digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand existence on the edges of the anglophone world from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples in these areas.

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"Intersectional LGBTQ Issues is an undergraduate learning module on the Gale Case Studies platform that shows a more complete historical picture of the LGBTQ community and activism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Topics have been carefully selected to provide insight into both direct-action efforts, like the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Anti-Violence Project, and local activism aimed at reversing problematic policies, like employment discrimination in the recent U.S. Supreme Court case of Bostock v. Clayton County. In this module, case studies, discussion questions, and primary sources come together to help students uncover important links between historical events and issues that LGBTQ people still face today."

"Gale Case Studies: Race and Civil Rights is a learning module on the Gale Case Studies platform that faculty can use to inform and educate students on the nuanced topics of race and civil rights. This module brings together case studies, created with curated primary sources, and thoughtful discussion questions to guide critical thinking around complex issues. For practical application, instructors can easily combine any of the case studies in this module. Case studies about the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Lunch Counter Sit-Ins, for example, can be used to examine growing social justice movements in the United States today. Similarly, case studies like Communists in the Jim Crow South and the Cold War Backdrop to Civil Rights can be studied alongside the Black Lives Matter movement to give greater context to perceptions of radicalization."

"Gale Case Studies: Women’s Issues examines several topics through the lens of their impact on women. Issues include: reproductive rights, gender expectations, family rights for lesbians, sex, transgender rights, discrimination against Asian and Black women, and mental health, among others. Each case study brings together relevant primary sources to provide a wide array of modern perspectives as well as historical context to various strands of women’s rights movements. These topics speak to persistent and resurgent issues centered on the rights of women, bringing valuable perspectives and models for student research and classroom discussions."

Electronic versions of the following resources: Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies; Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media; and Market Share Reporter.

The Gale Literary Sources interface enables users to cross-search all of PSU's subscribed Gale literary content.

Literature Criticism Online offers biographical and critical essays on authors and their works including novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, literary theorists, and other writers. The database features full-text content from a number of Gale print literature sets.

Provides brief biographical information and lists of publications by and about over 90,000 current authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, media, etc., active in the U. S. and internationally. Coverage: Current edition. Updates: Continuous.

Biography, criticism, recommended reading, and other information about authors of children's and young adult literature. Covers more than 12,000 individuals, from Caldecott and Newbery award-winners to the latest writers.

The Gale NewsVault allows researchers to cross-search historical newspaper collections, including the Times Digital Archive, the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection, 19th Century US Newspapers, and many more. Providing access to over 10 million digitized facsimile pages, Gale NewsVault allows the most effective searching across many newspapers.

Gale Group Infotrac database for research in case law, government regulations, the practice of law, statutes, taxation and international law. Covers all major law reviews, and specialty law and bar association journals.

Gale Artemis: Primary Sources is Gale's platform featuring a seamless research environment for multiple collections. Starting with Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) and Making of Modern Law (MOML) Gale will be incorporating the majority of our primary source collections, including Archives Unbound and the Historical Newspapers Collections, into Artemis Primary Sources, enabling researchers, teachers and students to cross-search these collections and discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.

A collection of over 2000 reference resources.

Essential primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present. This expansive collection offers sources for the study of women's suffrage, the feminist movement, the men’s movement, employment, education, the body, the family, and government and politics.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Geography offers a means to navigate through the vast amounts of books, publications, and other materials that have appeared over the last several decades."

Full text of selected books and journals published by the Geological Society of America, including. GSA Bulletin (1890 to date) and GSA special papers (v.1 onward).

GeoRef contains over 2 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports, theses and dissertations. Covers the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey, and US Canadian theses in the geosciences.

This database consists of references to recent geoscience publications that have yet to be indexed and entered into the GeoRef or GeoRef in Progress databases. Updated weekly.

A comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef.

170 German-language books and pamphlets. Most of the writings date from the 1920s and 1930s and many are directly connected with Nazi groups. The works are principally anti-Semitic, but include writings on other groups as well, including Jehovah’s Witnesses, the Jesuits, and the Freemasons.

A collection of magical and occult texts, chapbooks, folklore, popular superstition and fairy tales of the German Renaissance compiled by Stuttgart antiquarian Johann Scheible between 1845 and 1849. An accessible introduction to German folklore, this collection provides numerous examples of German folkways, presents a wide ranging selection of texts, and provides insight into the pervasive influence of German folklore on literature and popular culture.

The German Literary Expressionism Online database contains 151 journals, yearbooks, collections, and anthologies from the early 20th century in full text. The database serves as a source on German literature of the Modern era and can be used for the study of the history of art, theatre, film, dance, and music between 1910 and 1930. Materials contained in the database are presented as online facsimiles, with a variety of search possibilities, including full text.

Online version of Germanistik, an international publication covering German language and literary studies. Includes bibliographic entries for monographic studies, collected volumes, and journals from the areas of literature, theatre studies, media studies, cultural history, and linguistics from 1960 to the previous year.

"This resource sheds light on this transformative period in American history, through the records of some of its most famous luminaries of industry, culture, and politics. Highlights include John D. Rockefeller Sr’s personal papers including business records, personal correspondence and photographs; The Astor Family papers from the New York Historical Society; Diaries, scrapbooks and ephemera from the Newport Historical Society, documenting the opulent mansions and lavish social scene of this elite summer resort; Edith Wharton’s personal correspondence and holograph manuscripts of The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth; Records and drawings from renowned Gilded Age architecture firm, McKim, Mead and White; Political satire and cartoon collections including original illustrations by Thomas Nast and Joseph Keppler; Industry, labor and business records from the Hagley Museum and Library, covering railway and steel corporations."

This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices.

GFDatabase contains long-term historical indices for a wide-range of financial and economic indicators including GDP, monetary rates, interest rates, stock and bond markets, and more. Penn State's subscription includes access to four components: GFDatabase, Real Estate Database, Eurostat, and World Bank. First time users will need to create an account. Users should click "Register" and follow the instructions to create an account, using their Penn State email address.

Offers current, international news and perspectives on a variety of topics and events throughout the world. It brings together an array of sources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions in a wide range of subject areas, including sociology, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women's studies, and human rights. Updated daily.

The largest of its kind, Global Plants is a community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world. It is an essential resource for institutions supporting research and teaching in botany, ecology, and conservation studies. Through Global Plants, herbaria can share specimens, experts can determine and update naming structures, students can discover and learn about plants in context, and a record of plant life can be preserved for future generations.

Encompassing newspapers in more than 30 languages, GPA will ultimately include thousands of titles from across the globe, all presented in full-image and full-text format optimized for scholarly use. Many titles appearing in GPA will be first-ever digital versions of these publications and collectively this activity presents immense new value for scholarly research. The majority of available titles are OA.

Global-Regulation is the most comprehensive search engine in the world for global laws.

A large collection of historical back issues of U.S. and some international news sources. Includes content that is accessible for free and content that requires a fee. Note: No longer being updated and content before 1970 can only be browsed, not searched. For pre-1970 topics users can browse available newspapers at Topics since 1970 can be found searching "regular" Google using a keyword and the following phrase: Example, roe wade 1973

Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. Once you set your institutional preferences, links to full-text, if available at Penn State, should appear.


The U.S. Government Printing Office disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government.

"The backfile of GQ – one of the longest-running, most influential men's magazines – from its launch in 1931 (as Apparel Arts), with ongoing addition of new issues."

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Please contact and copy for username/password information. This resource is only available on campus and cannot be accessed from off campus.

The Grand Secretariat Archives features documents originally collected by the Grand Secretariat of the Qing dynasty. It includes full-text images of 310,000 documents dated from the Ming dynasty to the late Qing dynasty. Note: Please contact and copy for username/password information. This resource is only available on campus and cannot be accessed from off campus.

These accounts of the English abroad, c1550-1850, highlight the influence of continental travel on British art, architecture, urban planning, literature and philosophy. This collection includes many sources from private or neglected collections. The Grand Tour is a wonderful source of information about daily life in the eighteenth century, highlighting such everyday issues as transportation, money, communications, food and drink, health and sex. The material also covers European political and religious life, British diplomacy; life at court, and social customs on the Continent, and is an invaluable resource for the study of Europe’s urban spaces. There is a wealth of detail about cities such as Paris, Rome, Florence and Geneva, including written accounts and visual representations of street life, architecture and urban planning.


GreenFILE is a database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.

On November 3, 1979 a rally and march of black industrial workers and Communists was planned in Greensboro, North Carolina against the Ku Klux Klan. The "Death to the Klan March" was to begin in a predominantly black housing project called Morningside Homes. Communist organizers publicly challenged the Klan to present themselves and "face the wrath of the people". During the rally, a caravan of cars containing Klansmen and members of the American Nazi Party drove by the housing projects where the Communists and other anti-Klan activists were congregating. What then occurred is in dispute, from rock-throwing and taunts on both sides to the sound of gunfire and deaths of five protest marchers. This collection of FBI, local and state police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, shed new light on the motivations of the Communist organizers, the shootings, subsequent investigations, and efforts to heal the Greensboro community.

Grove Music Online offers a dynamic research tool combining the full text of the 29-volume print edition with the added benefit of sophisticated search capabilities, one-click cross-referencing, and an ever increasing network of web-links to musical sites around the world.

The Plant Management Network is a unique cooperative resource for the applied plant sciences. Designed to provide plant science practitioners fast electronic access to proven solutions, the Plant Management Network offers an extensive searchable database comprised of thousands of web-based resource pages from the network's partner universities, companies, and associations.

Full text Chinese newspaper.

Documents sourced from the Archivo General de Centroamérica and the Archivo Histórico Arquidiocesano “Francisco de Paula García Peláez” (formerly known as Archivo Eclesiástico de Guatemala) in Guatemala City. Includes correspondence, annual reports, statistics, letters, litigation, primarily organized by place, theme, and chronology.

The [ACM] Guide to Computing Literature consists initially of more than 350,000 citations of core works in computing covering the last fifteen years, with a mid-term growth goal of one million works. These works are of all types (journal articles, proceeding papers, books, technical reports, dissertations, among others), and are from all the major publishers in the discipline. A wide search of the world's computing literature is made possible by the "Online Guide", which also includes reference linking.

The Gutenberg-e titles combine distinguished and innovative scholarship with creative and thoughtful use of digital technology. The e-books are selected by the American Historical Association and produced by the electronic publishing staff at Columbia University Press. The electronic versions offer elements that cannot be conveyed in print: extensive documentation, hyperlinks to supplementary literature, images, music, video, and links to related web sites.

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The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook. Continuously published since 1936, the Handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources.

HAPI Online contains complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States appearing in more than 500 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.

Harper's Weekly is a leading 19th Century illustrated magazine, covering political, military, social, and cultural stories. It contains many images by noted artists such as Winslow Homer, Thomas Nast, and Mathew Brady. In addition, over 30,000 advertisements, categorized by topic and advertiser, are included. Literature in the database is searchable by title, author and literary genre. HarpWeek may be browsed by date or literary genre and the full text is searchable by keywords. Penn State access includes the The Civil War Era 1857 - 1871, Reconstruction, 1872 - 1877 and the Gilded Age, 1878 - 1912.

This is a collection of more than 800 eBooks covering business and management subject areas. New titles are added each year. The license agreement includes unlimited concurrent user access. Content may be used as assigned course material.

This is an online collection of all published volumes from the Harvard Semitic Studies, Harvard Semitic Monographs, and Studies in the Archaeology and History of the Levant series. Including volumes from the early 20th century through the present, the collection includes over 100 volumes that have never appeared in digital format. The entire collection will be full-text searchable.

Sponsored by the libraries of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (now BTAA), the University of California, and other partners, HathiTrust is a repository of digitized materials in all disciplines. Its content--primarily scanned books and journals-- may be searched via authors, titles, subjects, and other data elements.

The Hazleton Collegian flourished from December 1937 to December 1954. The publication was published monthly through 1941, then became a weekly edition. The title changed to Highacres Collegian in January 1955 and is the current name of the student newspaper. This digital collection is through April 1994.

"The backfiles of US and UK consumer magazines devoted to health, fitness, exercise, nutrition, and medicine, charting trends in these areas from the mid-20th century to the 21st."

Health and Psychosocial Instruments features material on unpublished information-gathering tools for clinicians that are discussed in journal articles, such as questionnaires, interview schedules, tests, checklists, rating and other scales, coding schemes, and projective techniques. The majority of tools are in medical and nursing areas such pain measurement, quality of life assessment, and drug efficacy evaluation. However, HaPI also includes tests used in medically related disciplines such as psychology, social work, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech & hearing therapy. For more information on the HaPI database, please click here.

This database provides a comprehensive, timely survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Coverage: 1981-date. Major subject areas included: Occupational Safety and Health Transportation; Environmental and Ecology; Food and Drugs; Pesticides; Natural Disasters; Civil Defense and Emergency Management; Fire Safety; Radiation Safety and Electrical Safety; Consumer and Recreation Safety; Ergonomics and Human Factors Diseases; Injuries and Trauma; Epidemiology and Public Health; Medical Safety; Toxicology; Civil and Structural Engineering.

Health and Society in Video defines and explores today’s latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society-- with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews.

Covers eighty years of national public opinion polling from health-related U.S. survey questions. Searchable questions and results, demographic crosstabs, and trends are available on every topic related to health, from social determinants and influences on health to insurance, costs and health-care utilization.

The world’s foremost private collection of early and rare Hebraica housed in the Valmadonna Trust Library is the basis for this collection. It comprises a resource for the study of oriental printing, Hebrew liturgical history, Judeo-Arabic literature, and the history and culture of the most ancient Jewish Diaspora community. All of these bibliographic treasures are reproduced here for the first time.

Hein Online is a full-text research collection offering more than 900 legal journals; federal publications such as the Federal Register, U.S. treaties and agreements, U.S. Supreme Court opinions, federal legislative histories, presidential documents; a collection of legal classics; and Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court competition materials.

The Hershey Community Archives includes two searchable Hershey, PA newspapers; the Hershey Press published from September 1909 through December 1926, and the Hershey News, published from October 1953 through June 1964.

"Featuring candid, unedited interviews from the private collection of author and film-maker Nasreen Munni Kabir, Hindi Cinema offers a unique insight into the film industry from the years 1950-2010 through the experiences of leading film-makers."

"Rather than sifting through these ever-expanding mountains of information that may or may not yield relevant results, students and researchers alike can rely on Oxford Bibliographies in Hinduism to offer a reliable, up-to-date, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field."

Hindustan Times reveals the day-to-day news coverage. Full text - PDF: Oct 1, 1924 - Dec 31, 2000, with the following exceptions: Jan 1, 1951 - Dec 31, 1956. ProQuest is in the process of filling in the gaps in coverage.

Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. Based on the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, a national research effort directed by Professor Nicolás Kanellos, this digital resource is the first in a new American Ethnic Newspapers series, available within America's Historical Newspapers.

A collection of historical Mexican and Mexican American publications from Tuscon, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico published from the mid-1800s to the 1970s. Covers important periods in Mexican-American history, from the Mexican Revolution to the Bracero Program to the Chicano Movement. From the University of Arizona libraries.

Search for articles and other publications on world history from 1450 to present, (except for the United States and Canada which are indexed in the companion work, America: History and Life). The database includes articles in journals worldwide, including a selection of major social science and humanities journals. Also included are references to dissertations and books.

Provides a comprehensive compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources recording every aspect of the history of the United States from population to prices; from voting patterns to Vietnam veterans; from energy to education; from abortions to zinc and everything in between. Over 80 scholars have contributed their efforts and expertise to select, assemble, and document the data, to write the introductory essays, and to analyze the material.

Primary source documents including records from civil rights activists and organizations (Southern Christian Leadership Council, NAACP, Revolutionary Action Movement). Other collections include; Law and Society Since the Civil War; Slavery and the Law (petitions to southern legislatures and courts and slavery statutes); Southern Life and African-American History, 1775-1915 (diaries, account books and other records of daily life); The Struggle for Women's Rights, 1880-1990 (records of the National Woman's Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women's Action Alliance); Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from The Schlesinger Library; The Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975, and Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1880-1930.

The Homeland Security Digital Library is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Grants and Training and the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The HSDL is the nation's premier tool for homeland security policy and strategy research. The collection includes homeland security strategy, policy and research documents published by: Federal, state and local government agencies; International governments and institutions; and Research institutions, universities, think tanks.

Human Rights Documents Online contains documents collected since 1980 by the Human Rights Internet, the unofficial depository for documentation produced by more than 480 non-governmental human rights organizations throughout the world. Reports may be universal in scope or focus on a specific area of the world. Users can find documents by using a keyword search or browsing by country. The database is updated regularly.

"Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects."

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IBISWorld provides over 700 full-text industry reports, 700 US industry risk rating reports, and information on over 8000 Publicly Traded US Companies as well as hundreds of economic and demographic profiles. Subscription includes access to the US Industry State Reports module.

IBISWorld Procurement Research Reports is a database that contains hundreds of reports on products and services. These reports include information on pricing environment, supply chain, purchasing process, and more.

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Dispute Resolution Library includes access to full-text ICC documents, including awards, commentaries, reports, rules, articles, the ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, the Secretariat’s Guide to ICC Arbitration, the Dossiers of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and much more.

The ICE Video Library provides excellent visual resources to both faculty and students in physical and occupational therapy curriculum all videos are filmed with actual patients and therapists in real-life treatment settings including acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU. Diagnoses include, musculoskeletal, nervous system, mental & behavioral disorders, respiratory, and pediatrics.

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a membership-based, non-profit data archive located at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. It serves member colleges and universities in the United States and abroad by providing: Access to the world's largest archive of computerized social science data, Training facilities for the study of quantitative social analysis techniques, Resources for social scientists using advanced computer technologies. PSU users get access to ICPSR by creating an individual account using their PSU e-mail ID. This is what identifies them as a PSU affiliate. We do not have IP access. Go to: - See login at top left. Note: occasionally you will need to login using a computer on campus to validate that you are still a PSU affiliate.

IEEE Xplore contains the full text of all IEEE & IET conference papers, and standards published since 1988 and all IEEE journals since 1884 & IET journals since 1988. The material can be accessed through a searchable database or by browsing. 100 concurrent users. Inactive users timeout after 15 minutes. NOTE: We do not have access to the following IEEE content: IEEE Draft Standards, IEEE eLearning Library and IEEE English for Engineering. Additionally, we do not have access to various 3rd party content hosted by IEEE.

The IHP is a bibliographical database of articles in the Hebrew language from periodicals, monographs and selected articles from daily newspapers. Searches may be limited to academic, research and professional articles or to articles from daily newspapers. It is also possible to limit retrieval to articles linked to full-text.

The world's first illustrated weekly newspaper. The Digital Archive contains the full run from the initial launch in 1842 to the final issue in 2003. The database has more than one and half million color images providing a vivid pictorial commentary on domestic and world affairs. Searches can be limited to illustrations, or sections such as advertising, news and business, arts and leisure, or people.

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF's periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and more. Full Text.

Includes the full range of publicly available IMF data from 5 major datasets: International Financial Statistics (IFS), Government Finance Statistics(GFS), Balance of Payment Statistics (BoPS), Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS, and Trade and Investment statistics. Also includes data from the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey, Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey, Financial Access Survey, Financial Soundness Indicators, International Reserves Template. Includes long time series. Data can be downloaded.

Independent Voices is a four-year project to digitize over 1 million pages from the magazines, journals and newspapers of the alternative press archives of participating libraries. Chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through the lens of an independent alternative press. Search across a million pages of full text and browse every issue, cover-to-cover, in full color. Consolidated for the first time, over 1,000 titles from the special collections of dozens of libraries providing easy access to the powerful voices of feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, LGBTs and more. All of the content is completely copyright cleared with the ultimate transition to open access in mind. Access provided under Creative Commons Non-Commercial License. Rights to the individual works that make up this collection remain with the original copyrights holder.

Index Islamicus is an international bibliography of publications in European languages covering all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world, including history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages, and literature. The database includes material published by Western orientalists, social scientists and Muslims and contains indexing for 3,470 titles with coverage dating back to 1906. Index Islamicus is produced by Brill Academic Publishers.

A descriptive and bibliographic index of thematic and iconographic content of early Christian and medieval art from apostolic times to 1400 A.D. The online database contains all of the works electronically processed for the print version of the index at Princeton University since 1991 (over 23,000 work of art records as of June 2002), including a growing number of images and bibliographic entries covering iconography, art history, archaeology, and classical and religious studies.

The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals provides access to legal literature worldwide and covers all forms of foreign law. Types of documents covered include journal articles, congress reports, essay collections, yearbooks, and book reviews. Coverage is 1985 to current.

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 more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988.

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books indexes legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, and bar association publications from 1918 to the present. Coverage also includes books and full-text of selected articles from the early 1990s to the present.

The INDEX TRANSLATIONUM data base contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about a hundred of UNESCO's Member States since 1979 and totalizing some 1,300,000 notices in all disciplines: literature, social and human sciences, natural and exact sciences, art, history and so forth. It is planned to update this every quarter.

Explore the history of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947, through the wonderfully rich and diverse manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland.

Over 16,000 pages of State Department Central Files on India and Pakistan from 1963 through 1966. Documents the political relations between India and Pakistan during a crucial period in the Cold War and the shifting alliances and alignments in South Asia. The Central Files contains a wide range of materials from U.S. diplomats in foreign countries: special reports on political and military affairs’ studies and statistics on socioeconomic matters’ interviews and minutes of meetings with foreign government officials’ full texts of important letters, instructions, and cables sent and received by U.S. diplomatic personnel’ voluminous reports and translations from foreign journals and newspapers’ and countless translations of high-level foreign government documents.

"A vital resource for the study of the British Indian Empire and the history, culture and literature of the Indian subcontinent from 1712 to 1942."

Documents from the Panton, Leslie & Company a key source of information for the study of American Indians of the Southeast. For many years Panton, Leslie & Company dominated trade with the Creeks and Seminoles. They eventually captured much of the trade with the Choctaws and Chickasaws, and were important in the trade with the Cherokees.

Indigenous Histories and Cultures in North America is a digital collection providing insight into Indigenous Cultures and European/American relations from first contact through the civil rights movement of the twentieth century. Users can explore primary source materials including: manuscripts, artwork, photographs, interactive maps, printed materials and newspapers. Taken from the collections at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

45 titles including bi-lingual and indigenous language publications from the United States and Canada. Includes some key 19th century titles, but most publications were founded in the 1970s reflecting the rise of the American Indian Movement and the proliferation of Indigenous journalism.

Primary sources including newspapers, photographs, maps, reports, legal materials, and census records. Includes records created by two key indigenous civil rights organizations - the Association on American Indian Affairs, founded in 1922, and the Indian Rights Association, founded in 1882. The collection also features some indigenous-language materials including dictionaries, bibles, and primers.

Authoritative resource for foreign audiences seeking information about American society, political processes, official U.S. policies and culture. is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary document delivery service providing access to thousands of online journals from leading scholarly, academic and business publishers.

Covers nuclear science and technology; indexes and abstracts journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports; 1970 - present

ICSD contains more than 200,000 crystal structures. It is updated twice a year with topical data from scientific journals and other relevant sources. About 7,000 structures are added each year. The oldest data sets date back to publications from 1913.

Inspec is a leading bibliographic information database covering the fields of physics, electronics, computing, control engineering and information technology with more than 7.7 million records taken from 3,500 technical and scientific journals and 1,500 conference proceedings. Coverage: 1896-present.

Search electronic journal articles from the Institute of Physics.

Indexing for European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present. Strong on topics before 1945. With indexing beginning in 2007, this is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA.)

Use the International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance to search for journal articles, books, book articles and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance. IBTD was initiated by the American Society for Theatre Research and continued by the Theatre Research Data Center (TRDC) at Brooklyn College.

International Business Online is a learning database that synthesizes for the first time online the world’s highest quality applied multimedia content for the study of international business.This online collection is curated by business experts and closely aligned to the syllabi of today’s international business courses. Collectively, it will grow to include a mix of more than 4,000 expert-selected primary source documents, including corporate training videos, instructional films, case studies, text book chapters, research reports, sample business documents, and self-assessments.

Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing and advanced economies (data from Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases). Includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2015, for most reporting countries, and pipeline data for scheduled debt service payments on existing commitments to 2023. Site contains archive of reports prior to 2012 when the report was named Global Development Finance (GDF) and reports when GDF was part of the World Development Indicators.

First edition. The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences is the online equivalent of the 24 volume encyclopedia published in 2002. Content is organized around more than 30 primarily interdisciplinary topical areas of active research and significant promise (for example, memory, crime and violence, markets, modernization), combined with the categories: Overarching Topics, Disciplines, Intersecting fields, and Applications. Includes extensive indices, searchable full-text, and embedded electronic reference links.

The Oxford Bibliography on International Law provides access to library catalogs, bibliographic indexes, records of court decisions, and other lists that show thousands of resources on this topic.

Indexes articles in journals, conference proceedings, and essay collections published worldwide. Publications dealing with the period 400-1500 and published since 1967 are covered. Subject areas include: Classics, Language and Literature, History and Archaeology, Theology and Philosophy, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Art History, Music, Theatre and Performance Arts, Crusades, Hagiography, Onomastics, Numismatics, Historiography, Epigraphy, medieval Manuscripts, Charters, Documents. Middle Ages.

"Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations offers exclusive, authoritative research guides that combine the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia."

The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, the Internet Archive provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.

A categorized index of more than 4000 select web sites in 238 nations, islands, and territories, as well as thousands of locally stored web pages, legal forms, and downloadable files, this site was established in 1995 to serve as a comprehensive resource of the information available on the Internet concerning law and the legal profession, with an emphasis on the United States of America.

"Interwar Culture showcases popular and lesser-known periodicals published during the interwar period. With articles covering culture, entertainment, fashion, home and family life, world current affairs, class, social and welfare issues, these historically significant and highly visual magazines provide a rich insight into these dynamic yet turbulent decades, as well as allowing examination of a burgeoning media industry that both shaped and reflected society."

Encyclopedic resource containing information on over 1500 invasive species and animal diseases. Updated weekly

Investor-State LawGuide™ (ISLG) maps the world of investment treaty law by capturing the relationships between treaties, arbitral rules, cases and other key materials. All materials relevant to publicly available ICSID, NAFTA and ad hoc tribunal decisions are available in a comprehensive document directory.

IPA Source provides International Phonetic Alphabet transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. The goal of IPA Source is to promote the comprehension and accurate pronunciation of foreign language texts in art song and opera.

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

"The articles (in Oxford Bibliographies in Islamic Studies) present a guided tour through the key literature on each topic, providing context for its development, and a balanced overview of the major issues within a given topic."

The English language Zionist periodical Israel’s Messenger is an important source of knowledge about the Shanghai Jewish community in the years predating the establishment of the Jewish state and the role Jews of the time played in politics, science and international trade.

A finding list of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts in libraries and collections all over the world.

ITER is an interdisciplinary database for finding information on topics pertaining to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (400-1700 AD). The database includes citations for books, articles, and selected reviews. Iter Italicum, contains descriptions of Renaissance manuscripts in libraries and archives worldwide. Subject areas include: Classics, Language and Literature, History and Archaeology, Theology and Philosophy, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Art History, Music, Theatre and Performance Arts, Crusades, Hagiography, Onomastics, Numismatics, Historiography, Epigraphy, Medieval Manuscripts, Charters, Documents.

A service of the International Telecommunication Union (a specialized agency of the United Nations), the ITU DataHub features hundreds of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) indicators on connectivity, markets, affordability, trust governance, and sustainability. Users can find, compare, and download data for nearly 200 economies.

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Records of the J. Walter Thompson Company including advertising campaigns for major U.S. companies (Kellog, Kodak, Kraft) and market research into a range of products with reports such as Cigarettes: Their Role and Function.

The Jack Rabin Collection on Alabama Civil Rights and Southern Activists is a compact but highly complex, multi-layered compilation of documents, sound recordings, and visual images.

JAMAevidence leverages the content of the Users' Guides to the Medical Literature, 2nd ed., and The Rational Clinical Examination electronic books with added tools that map key evidence-based medicine topics for use in educational settings. Includes media-rich features such as calculators, and question wizards. Allows downloadable and customizable PowerPoint slides for teaching and learning and includes live links to subscribed full-text AMA journal resources. App information: From a nonmobile computer, under the red "My JAMAevidence" box, create a personal profile. Use that username and password to log in to the mobile version at More Information.

Published in Tokyo by Japanese publishers, Japan Times is the oldest English language newspaper in Japan and was for many years the only foreign-language newspaper in Japan. The digital archive includes full-text back to 1897 including title changes over the years; Japan Times and Mail, Japan Times and Advertiser, Japan Advertiser, and Nippon Times.

"A wide range of sources, by writers, diplomats, tourists, businessmen, missionaries and others, documenting the political, cultural and social history of Japan from 1400 to the 20th century."

JapanKnowledge is a portal to Japanese encyclopedias, dictionaries and databases that provide access to various reference sources in Japan including Encyclopedia Nipponica, Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, Progressive Japanese-English/English-Japanese Dictionaries, Gendai Yogo No Kiso Chishiki, Nihon Jinmei Daijiten, recent issues of the Economist Japanese edition, collection of Toyo Bunko series and other visual and sound databases. The Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan is in English, the remaining reference sources are in Japanese.

"This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time."

Contains original manuscript materials from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York. Provides access to six major organisational collections and twenty-four collections of personal papers that document the Jewish experience in America. Personal collections include letters, scrapbooks, autobiographies, notebooks and other materials. Organizational papers document the activities of a variety of Jewish social and philanthropic groups. In addition to manuscript collections, rare printed books and pamphlets from the Soble and Rosenbach collections at the American Jewish Historical Society are also included.

This collection comprises documents from a wide variety of sources, including the Gestapo, local police and government offices, Reich ministries, businesses, etc., pertaining to Jewish communities. These records are organized into various sub-collections, i.e., Archiv Schumacher, Streicher, Hans Frank, Hauptarchiv der NSDAP, Geschaedigte Juden, etc., and Ordner, or folders, and include newspaper clippings,letters, manuscripts, pamphlets, reports and other documents originating with the Sturmabteilung (SA), Schutzstaffel (SS), Gestapo, Reich Ministry of Justice, and Reichskulturkammer (RKK, Reich Chamber of Culture) from 1920-1945.

The field of Jewish studies is broad and interdisciplinary, encompassing history, religion, philosophy, literature, sociology and political science. Its chronological and geographical range is immense, stretching from the Bible to the present and including communities from the Americas to Western and Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, South and East Asia, and Africa. Given the diversity of Jewish culture, it is extraordinarily difficult for students and scholars to stay informed about such a wide diversity of sources. The Oxford Bibliographies Jewish Studies offers expert guidance through its carefully selected articles that break down subject areas into their component parts and pithy annotations that summarize the main contribution of each citation.

This rich full-text database offers a multidisciplinary view of the study of Jewish civilization, from its historical origins to the present. It is one of the only full-text databases available that focuses exclusively on Jewish studies, providing coverage of Judaism, Jewish heritage, Jewish history, mysticism and Kabbalah, Jewish philosophy and much more.

A Jewish communist, Diamant was a committed member of the underground resistance during World War II. On more than one occasion he was offered safe passage to England but chose instead to remain in France. After the war he worked initially with the UJRE (l'Union des Juifs pour la Résistance et l'Entraide) and devoted himself to documenting the Jewish resistance by collecting original documents and writing and publishing extensively on the subject. Jewish Underground Resistance includes a wide range of materials: Documents in Yiddish: Leaflets and Internal Documents Documents of Jewish Resistance Groups and other Groups; Miscellaneous or Unidentified Groups during the Occupation; Miscelleaneous or Unidentified Groups after the Occupation; Documents Relating to Collaboration Documents on Prisons, Prisoners and Deportées; French Leaflefts: Jews and Jewish Underground Groups; Incomplete and Unidentified Documents.

Provides the evidence-based resources to inform clinical decision-making at the point of care. The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) is the international not-for-profit, research and development arm of the School of Translational Science based within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. The Institute collaborates internationally with over 70 entities across the world. The Institute and its collaborating entities promote and support the synthesis, transfer and utilization of evidence through identifying feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective healthcare practices to assist in the improvement of healthcare outcomes globally.

A collection of more than 65,000 full-color items drawn from the Bodleian Library and issued from the eighteenth to early twentieth centuries. Subjects covered include nineteenth-century entertainment; the book trade; popular prints; crimes, murders, and executions; and advertising.

The Guide consists of 226 alphabetically arranged entries on individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) was established in March 1957 as part of the United States Department of Commerce's Office of Technical Services, about six months before the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1. Acting as a unit within the Central Intelligence Agency, JPRS staffers prepared translations for the use of U.S. Government officials, various agencies, and the research and industrial communities. During the Cold War, the reports were primarily translations rather than analysis or commentary, with an emphasis on scientific and technical topics. Over time, however, that scope expanded to cover environmental concerns, world health issues, nuclear proliferation, economics, narcotics trafficking, and much more. Monographs, whole journals, individual journal and newspaper articles, conference proceedings, and eventually even some broadcasts were translated and published in the JPRS Reports.

Journal performance metrics offer a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals by delivering quantifiable statistical information based on citation data, which helps determine a publication's impact and influence in the global research community. It includes journal and category data.


JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization that provides a trusted archive of important scholarly journals and a selection of scholarly books. Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. While indexing for JSTOR articles is covered in LionSearch, the full text of the articles is not searched in LionSearch. Search JSTOR itself to ensure detailed coverage of full texts.

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Kanopy distributes documentaries, independent and world cinema, and classic and award-winning films from a variety of filmmakers, including the Media Education Foundation. Search for specific movie titles, or browse a list of all the online documentaries licensed by the Penn State University Libraries. To find out when the license for a Kanopy video expires, contact the Music and Media Center at

Searchable text and page images of Kansas City’s long-running African-American newspaper. One of the leading African American weeklies in the nation, the Call covered local successes such as sports, graduations, marriages, and deaths while leading campaigns against lynching, the Ku Klux Klan, and police brutality.

This collaboration with the National Research Foundation of Korea provides access to search and view critically important regional content with international impact. Get a comprehensive picture of the influencers and drivers of regional research: Approximately 2,000 scholarly journals (over 1,500 new to the Web of Science); mixture of open-access and subscription titles; has the same feature set as Web of Science source record databases; simplified discovery process for local information in a regional database; an easy search experience with local language interface; free of charge to existing Web of Science subscribers.

Key Business Ratios on the Web provides access to industry financial norms and ratios. These industry benchmarks are compiled from Dun & Bradstreet's database of public and private companies.

The Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology is a major reference resource for chemistry, chemical engineering, and related disciplines. It contains substantial articles on topics in these areas and has extensive bibliographies that accompany the articles.

KISS is a full-text database including over one million articles from about1,800 scholarly journals on linguistics, humanities, social science, natural science, engineering, agricultural science, marine science, and arts. It also contains 790 papers registered with the National Research Foundation of Korea.

Klapp-Online bibliography of French literature (Bibliographie der französischen Literaturwissenschaft, Bibliographie d'histoire littéraire française). The Klapp-Online covers the years 1991-2012, with annual updates of new volumes as they become available. The bibliography is distinguished by a number of special features, including annotations and notes on identifying forewords and epilogues, appendices, bibliographic details, and discussions in addition to the bibliographic and subject metadata. is a comprehensive database of international commercial arbitration primary and secondary materials. It is produced by Kluwer Law International in association with the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and the International Council of Commercial Arbitration. It contains full text of almost 1700 bilateral investment treaties, over 5,400 court decisions, and 1,800 arbitral awards. The database also includes major treatises and journals, news, blogs, and time saving practice materials

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Knovel eBooks provides access to highly desired handbooks, manuals, some textbooks, and other items in a cohesive fashion. It interacts with Engineering Village to provide seamless moving from journals to books, to providing tools to help use the information found in the eBooks. Examples include online graphing tools, materials information under different conditions, and equations for calculating using your data. Knovel is more books.

The third edition of Hebräisches und Aramäisches Lexikon zum Alten Testament (HALAT) by Koehler & Baumgartner appeared in a series of fascicles between 1967 and 1995. It deals with the lexemes of the whole Hebrew Bible, and includes citations from extra-biblical sources and the ancient versions as well as much discussion of the secondary literature then available. The Konzise und aktualisierte Ausgabe des Hebräischen und Aramäischen Lexikons (KAHAL) is based on HALAT but it focuses on the lexicographic treatment of the biblical lexemes. The etymological material has been revised to reflect the current status of studies in comparative Semitic philology. Proper names are all now transcribed but without any proposed etymologies.

"The oldest and most influential English-language newspaper in Korea, The Korea Times is globally recognized for its coverage of international business, economic and financial news, as well as perspectives on regional issues and events."

KLG provides detailed information and essays about more than 900 authors of contemporary German literature. The database interface and text are in German.


Keyword-searchable database of primary sources in Korean history, literature, medicine and philosophy. Image files of original texts in classical Chinese and searchable translations in Korean. Knowledge content resource with focus on Korean Studies, containing 162 digital products categorized under ten subjects (history, literature, art, culture, religion, philosophy, sociology, classics of Korean studies, traditional medicine, and animal and plants).

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Digital Access to Lancaster Farming for the dates 1955-2003. Lancaster Farming is a leading Northeast and Mid-Atlantic farm newspaper.


"The premier human geography foundation population datasets - LandScan Global, LandScan High-Definition (HD), and LandScan USA - are now being offered to the public without restrictions.These datasets are intended to aid in emergency preparedness, readiness, response, and recovery missions; risk assessments; site suitability studies; and a full range of other applications that depend on accurate population data."

Latin America in Video offers quality original language documentaries from some of the most important producers and independent filmmakers in Latin America. The films were produced in Latin America, by Latin Americans, about Latin American issues, such as cultural identity, political history, human rights, popular culture, agribusiness, education, religion, and much more.

Scanned page images of historical newspapers from North, South and Central America including; Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela. Dates of coverage vary by country, and some papers will be incomplete. The entire database may be searched at once, or papers can be browsed by country, publication date, language or newspaper title.

The Oxford Bibliographies help researchers find reliable sources of information selected by experts in the subject. The Latin America module contains recommended sources from a vast range of disciplinary perspectives, including history, literature, sociology, economics, anthropology, and political science. Sources are linked to the library collections.

The Latino Studies - Oxford Bibliographies contains recommended sources from a vast range of disciplinary perspectives, including history, literature, sociology, economics, anthropology, political science, and other areas related to Latinx studies research. Sources are linked to the library collections.

An annual public opinion survey that involves interviews in 18 Latin American countries, representing more than 400 million inhabitants. Topics covered include: Economy and International Trade; Integration and Trade Agreements; Political Democracy and Social and Political Institutions; Distribution of Wealth; Civic Culture; Social Capital and Participation; Environment; Gender and Discrimination; Current Topics

"The historical newspaper Le Monde provides students, researchers and scholars with online, easily searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time."

"ProQuest Leftist Newspapers and Periodicals is a collection of English-language publications spanning the 20th century covering Communist, Socialist and Marxist thought."

Proquest Legislative Insight is a legislative history service offering full-text PDF versions of publications generated by the United States Congress during the legislative process from 1929 to the present. The publications include the full text of the Public Law, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are Presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications.

This resource presents a multi-national journey through well-known, little-known and far-flung destinations unlocked for the average traveller between 1850 and the 1980s. Guidebooks and brochures, periodicals, travel agency correspondence, photographs and personal travel journals provide unique insight into the expansion, accessibility and affordability of tourism for the masses and the evolution of some of the most successful travel agencies in the world.

'Lever Press is a fully open access press: all works will be freely available to readers on the web immediately upon publication. Uniquely, Lever Press is committed to what we’re calling “Platinum OA,” in which all the costs of acquiring, editing, developing, and producing the work are borne collectively by our supporting institutions—not by individual authors or their sponsoring departments or institutions. Platinum OA means Lever Press can consider works with regard to scholarly merit only. Because we take on all the costs of producing the work we select, Platinum OA means one thing more: that the work we produce is of the highest quality, and has been selected exactly because it is worth the investment.'

Includes the pre-eminent US and UK titles – The Advocate and Gay Times, respectively. Chronicles more than six decades of the history and culture of the LGBT community. In addition to LGBT/gender/sexuality studies, this material also serves related disciplines such as sociology, political science, psychology, health, and the arts. Coverage: 1954-2019.

LGBT Studies provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. It provides key resources of interest to students and researchers in sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, gender studies, cultural studies, and religious studies.

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection illuminates the lives of lesbians, gays, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community with content including selections from The National Archives in Kew, materials collected by activist and publisher Tracy Baim from the mid-1980s through the mid-2000s, the Magnus Hirschfeld and Harry Benjamin collections from the Kinsey Institute, periodicals such as En la Vida and BLACKlines, select rare works from notable LGBT publishers including Alyson Books and Cleis Press, as well as mainstream trade and university publishers.

LGBT Life is the premier resource to the world's literature regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. Designed for academic, professional and public communities, this database contains indexing and abstracts for GLBT-specific core periodicals.

Identifies articles on librarianship, information science, and related fields. Includes many related areas such as publishing, and applications of information technology in specific fields. The database abstracts over 550 periodicals from more than 60 countries and in over 20 different languages.

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals, as well as books, research reports and proceedings. Indexed titles include the /PaLA Bulletin/, newsletter of the Pennsylvania Library Association, from 2007-date. General coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

"Bringing together unique primary sources drawn from world-class maritime archives and heritage collections Life at Sea takes a sociocultural approach, focusing on the individual experiences and personal narratives of seafarers. Through a broad range of sources, from journals and memoirs to ships’ logs and court records, the lives of ordinary seamen, merchants, whalers and pirates can be explored. This resource offers exciting new insights into three centuries of the Anglo-American maritime world."

"Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics is an entirely new and unique type of reference tool that has been specially created to meet a great need among today’s students and scholars. It offers more than other bibliography initiatives on- and offline by providing expert commentary to help students and scholars find, negotiate, and assess the large amount of information readily available to them."

The definitive database on the nature and use of language, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts covers three fundamental areas: research in linguistics (the nature and structure of human speech); research in language.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Literary and Critical Theory will offer clearly-signposted pathways through the different areas, and will make clear references to the other disciplines which feed in to, and are often transformed by, literary theory."

The Berg Collection is recognized as one of the finest literary research collections in the world, and the Victorian holdings are the undisputed jewel in its crown. A broad range of authors from across the nineteenth century make this an essential research tool for all scholars and students researching Victorian literature. Most of these unique manuscripts are unavailable in any medium elsewhere. They are supplemented by some rare printed materials, including early editions annotated by the authors. Each author collection is included in its entirety, allowing users to browse and search the manuscripts as they would in the Berg Reading Room. Authors represented in this collection include: Matthew Arnold, The Brontës, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Wilkie Collins, Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, George Gissing, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, Alfred Tennyson and William Makepeace Thackeray.

This collection contains complete facsimile images of 190 manuscripts of 17th and 18th century verse held in the celebrated Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds. These manuscripts can be read and explored in conjunction with the powerful BCMSV database. Alongside original compositions are painstakingly copied verses, translations, songs and riddles. The whole collection is situated within an assortment of manuscripts, some entirely dedicated to poetry, while others contain medicinal recipes, household accounts, draft letters, musical scores and plays. There are also several printed works, with handwritten verse additions. Additional features include interactive essays, biographies, a palaeography section with transcriptions and alphabets, and a large selection of color images demonstrating over 320 examples of 17th and 18th century English handwriting .

The Stationers’ Company Archive is one of the most important resources for understanding the workings of the early book trade, the printing and publishing community, the establishment of legal requirements for copyright provisions and the history of bookbinding. Explore extremely rare documents dating from 1554 to the 21st century in this invaluable resource of research material for historians and literary scholars.

"Literary manuscripts, rare printed works, and personal papers of a range of leading literary figures, as well as unique access to a goldmine of rare and obscure literary texts and genres.This collection provides students and scholars of British and American literature invaluable access to a rich seam of resources to support in-depth study in this field."

Literary Theory traces the history of literary theory and criticism from Plato to the present. It contains over 800 works by more than 350 writers. Among the works included are: formal treatises on criticism, essays and manifestos, literary prefaces, theories of imagination, taste and aesthetics, and major examples of contemporary theory.

With over a third of a million full-text works of poetry, prose and drama in English, together with the definitive online criticism and reference library, Literature Online is the world's largest cross-searchable database of literature and criticism.

This collection presents the Federal Writer's Project (FWP) publications of all 47 states, which ran from 1933 to 1943. Part of the Works Project Administration (WPA), an integral part of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "New Deal," the archive contains over 450 individual items covering music, theatre, art and writers.

Founded by Louis Littman in memory of his father to explore, explain, and perpetuate the Jewish heritage, the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization published its first book in 1965. The Littman E-Library was launched in March 2017. It gives readers access to the definitive scholarship and careful editing that characterize Littman books, but on a fully searchable digital platform.

LLMC Digital is a service that makes available online many of the law and law-related materials on microfiche published by the Law Library Microform Consortium. The current online collection includes U.S. federal executive, legislative, and judicial materials, as well as selected materials from state and foreign jurisdictions.

The digital Loeb Classical Library is an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture — in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.

London Low Life is a full-text searchable resource, containing color digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 18th, 19th and early 20th century London. It is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. In addition to the digital documents, London Low Life contains a wealth of secondary resources, including a chronology, interactive maps, essays, online galleries and links to other useful websites.

Palmer's Index to The Times contains records from the 461 printed volumes of Palmer' Index to the London Times newspaper. Articles can be located by broad subject headings, date of publication, or title keywords. Obituaries are under the heading "Deaths". For articles after 1905 consult the print volumes for the Official Index to the Times, available in the Pattee Stacks B (Call # A121.T46). The text of the Times is on microfilm, Call # Microfilm E200.

"The Historic Los Angeles Sentinel provides full-text access to the most important African-American newspaper published in Los Angeles, from its founding in 1934 through 2005."

Searchable text and page images including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads,obituaries, cartoons, and more. The historical Los Angeles Times documents the development of Southern California andthe American West including extensive coverage of the early immigration and the later rise of the film industry. Searchable by itself and cross-searchable with all other Proquest Historical newspapers.

Searchable full-text and page images of Louisville's main African-American newspaper. Offers extensive coverage of segregation, education, police violence, economic opportunities, student protests, and other matters of interest to the African-American community in Louisville and beyond.

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Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963 provides complete coverage of the Cabinet conclusions (minutes) (CAB 128) and memoranda (CAB 129) of Harold Macmillan’s government, plus selected minutes and memoranda of policy committees (CAB 134). The Cabinet conclusions are taken by the secretary of the Cabinet or one of their assistants and consist of summaries of all discussions in Cabinet, together with a note of decisions reached. Cabinet memoranda consist of all papers circulated to members of the Cabinet and to other ministers for information or as a basis for discussion. These classes provide a distillation of the work of all the other departments of government, ranging in subject matter from agricultural policy and trade to nuclear policy and issues of international diplomacy.This collection also includes 165 files from the Prime Minister's Private Office (PREM 11). These provide an important supplement to the Cabinet records and cover all aspects of policymaking.

This collection consists of historical legal codes, statutes, regulations, and commentaries on codes from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and other countries in northern Europe. Included are crucial sources of historical statutes and regulations for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970 complements the collection of treatises found in Foreign, Comparative and International Law 1600-1926.

This database includes foreign legal treatises from a variety of countries; comparative works that includes Ancient, Roman, Jewish, and Islamic law; and works of the great legal theorists. Materials in the database are from Yale Law Library, George Washington University Law Library and the Columbia Law Library.

"The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926" is a full-text collection of Anglo-American Legal Treatises. It allows full-text searching of more than 22,000 works including casebooks, local practice materials, form books, manuals, letters, speeches, and more

The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620-1970, is a fully searchable digital archive of the published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more. Designed to complement The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, this archive offers online access to state and municipal codes, documents relating to constitutional conventions, and other resources in American legal history.

Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 is a collection of more than 7,000 titles derived from the Law Libraries of Harvard, Yale and the Library of the Bar of the City of New York. The fully searchable content contains trial books from all countries and languages, but most books are in English and published in the U.S. or Great Britain. Books include unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs and arguments; and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations.

Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978, is a comprehensive online collection of nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Management will offer students and researchers alike a reliable, up-to-date, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field."

From 1935 to 1967, Time Inc's newsreel series, "The March of Time®" chronicled the events of our lives. These award-winning motion pictures recorded global events and brought them to big screens around the world and then later, television. The collection also contains historic footage dating back to 1913.

Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965 provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst, market research pioneer and widely-recognised ‘father’ of Motivational Research.

"This curated database provides a rare breadth of study for students to investigate both crucial global trends in mass incarceration, and the detailed prison infrastructure of specific countries. Mass Incarceration and Prison Studies is organized around a selection of key historical and contemporary events and themes, bringing together archival and reference materials, court cases, first-hand accounts, videos, Supreme Court audio files, research on rehabilitation, training materials and artistic works."

This resource offers revolutionary access to one of the most important archives for the study of Social History in the modern era. Explore original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features.

"Launched in 1981 by the University of Sussex as a rebirth of the original 1937 Mass Observation, its founders' aim was to document the social history of Britain by recruiting volunteers to write about their lives and opinions. Still growing, it is one of the most important sources available for qualitative social data in the UK. This collection consists of the directives (questionnaires) sent out by Mass Observation between 1980 and 2010 and the thousands of responses to them from the hundreds of Mass Observers."

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Individual users may not download, on any single day, more than thirty (30) materials from the Database.

This database serves as a resource for designers in their search for new and/or unique materials. Material ConneXion currently holds 2,000+ material samples of architectural, landscape architectural, interior and industrial design products. Material samples include an index of manufacturer, material composition, environmental/sustainability, and descriptive information. "Individual users may not download, on any single day, more than thirty (30) materials from the Database."

MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature of the past 61 years. It provides Web access to reviews and bibliographic data from Mathematical Review and Current Mathematical Publications. It provides links to original articles and free access to Featured Reviews.

The Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.

The Medical Letter databases include The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics, Treatment Guidelines, The Medical Letter Adverse Drug Interactions Program, The Electronic Handbook of Antimicrobial Therapy, and a platform to obtain up to 50 CME/CE credits for physicians, PA's, pharmacists, and ARNP's.

Explore multiple perspectives on the history of injury, treatment and disease on the front line. Chart scientific advances through hospital records, medical reports and first-hand accounts, and discover the evidence of how war shaped medical practice across the centuries.

Primary source documents. mostly covering British, Irish, and Scottish history during the years 1100-1800. Key sources include the Calendar of State Papers, Close Rolls, Fine Rolls, Acts of the Privy Council, publications from the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts and selected original manuscripts from the British National Archives. The documents record the political, ecclesiastical, social, and economic conditions in Britain, Ireland, and Scotland, with some coverage of Continental Europe and the American colonies.

"The breadth of sources provided within this collection is extraordinary, from sources concerning the Black Death to the Restoration of the English monarchy and the Glorious Revolution."

The Paston, Cely, Plumpton, Stonor and Armburgh Papers : This resource contains full color images of the original medieval manuscripts that comprise these family letter collections along with full text searchable transcripts from the printed editions, where they are available. The original images and the transcriptions can be viewed side by side. Along with the letter collections themselves there are many additional features useful for teaching and research. These include: A chronology, a visual sources gallery, an interactive map, a glossary, family trees and links to other scholarly free to access digital resources useful for researching the medieval period.

The Oxford Bibliographies help researchers find reliable sources of information selected by experts. The Medieval Studies module contains recommended sources covering history, literature, art, architecture, and religion among other topics. Sources are linked to the library collections.

This project provides an extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy. The core of the material is a magnificent collection of medieval manuscripts from libraries around the world and dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries. The main focus is accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India and China. The manuscripts are sourced from the British Library; Bodleian Library; Bibliothèque nationale de France; Cambridge University Library; Trinity College, Cambridge; Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek; Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen; the Beinecke Library at Yale University, Trinity College, Dublin and about 15 other Libraries and Archives to make a truly international collection.

MEDLINE is the premier source for bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature. MEDLINE is also available via PubMed. Ovid provides a search interface for MEDLINE that is optimized for more complex literature reviews and is often recommended for evidence syntheses searching.

Meet the Press from Alexander Street Press opens up a wealth of information to libraries by making over 1,500 hours of footage—the full surviving broadcast run to date—available online in one cross-searchable interface. Since its television premiere in 1947, Meet the Press has cemented its position as an institution in broadcast journalism. For the first time ever, network television’s longest running program—with its thousands of interviews, panels, and debates—is available via streaming online video. Now, students and scholars have unprecedented access to this treasure trove of material, including many episodes not seen since their original broadcast.

Manuscripts for the study of Meiji society, culture, ethnology and education from the papers of Edward Sylvester Morse (1838-1925). Morse was one of the first Americans to live in Japan – teaching science at the Imperial University of Tokyo – and he devoted much of his life to the task of documenting life in Japan before it was transformed by Western modernization. In addition to preserving the household records of a samurai family and many accounts of the tea ceremony, Morse made notes on subjects as diverse as shop signs, fireworks, hairpins, agricultural tools, artists’ studios, music, games, printing, carpentry, the Ainu, gardens, household construction, and art and architecture. The Edward S Morse papers document the numerous and valuable contributions made by Morse to the areas of malacology, zoology, ethnology, archaeology and art history.

"The backfiles of selected leading men’s consumer magazines, with coverage from 1845-2015."

Mental Measurements Yearbook provides access to full-text reviews of over 3000 testing instruments for psychology, education, business, and leadership. Also included in this database is Tests in Print, a bibliography providing information on accessing known commercially available English-language tests currently in print.

Mergent Archives is an online database with access to a collection of over 180,000 corporate and industry related documents, including Annual Reports, Corporate Manuals and Municipal Manuals.... This collection is primarily useful for historical research. The database also includes the Mergent Patents Archives which consists of 9.2 million utility, design, and plant patents going back to the mid 1800s. The database also includes the Country Report module, a module that consists of the following resources: DnB Country Risk Profile, DnB Country RiskLine Report, and Mergent Country Profile. Also includes D & B Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios.

Provides data on over 100 million privately held companies.

Mergent's WebReports contains the complete archive of the Mergent/Moody's Corporation Manuals, including the Mergent/Moody's Industrial Manual. It also provides access to Mergent's Industry Reports.

MergentOnline (formerly FISonline) is a subscription-based service offering information on over 15,000 U.S. public companies and 30,000 non-U.S. public companies. MergentOnline is produced by Mergent, Inc., formerly known as Moody's). Mergent/Moody's is a publisher of detailed business descriptions, corporate histories and financial statements since 1900. The database also includes the Country Report module, a module that consists of the following resources: DnB Country Risk Profile, DnB Country RiskLine Report, and Mergent Country Profile. In addition, the Investext Database is available via Mergent Online.

The Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and On-Line Teaching (MERLOT) is a high quality collection of interactive learning materials, assignments, reviews, and people.

Met Opera on Demand is an online streaming video service that allows users to watch and listen to over 500 complete Metropolitan Opera performances using a mobile device or computer.

"Michigan Chronicle offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African American culture, history, politics, and the arts. Examine major movements from the Great Migration and Civil Rights to the election of America’s first Black president. Explore nearly nine decades of everyday life as written from the perspective of this Detroit-based paper providing researchers with unprecedented access to perspectives and information excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources."

Arab-Israeli Relations 1917-1970 offers a range of original source material from the British Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-1.

Iraq 1914-1974, offers a broad range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974. Here major policy statements and other working documents are set out in context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of the mandate administration, diplomacy, treaties, oil and arms dealing. Photographs and color maps, as well as contemporary film, help bring this vital strand of modern history to life. Topics covered include:The British administration in Baghdad, Gertrude Bell,advisor to the British administration, in both reports and memos *The Arab Uprising of 1920 *The Cold War and Soviet intervention in Iraq *Kurdish unrest and the war in Kurdistan *Oil concessions and oil exploration *The Rise of Ba'athism and Saddam Hussein *Iran-Iraq relations.

Historical newspapers from the region including titles from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, and Syria. Content is predominantly in Arabic, with some titles in English and French. The collection comprises mostly out-of-copyright, older issues.

The Middle English Compendium contains three Middle English electronic resources: the Middle English Dictionary, a Bibliography of Middle English prose and verse, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse.

Its 15,000 pages offer a comprehensive analysis of lexicon and usage for the period 1100-1500, based on the analysis of a collection of over three million citation slips, the largest collection of this kind available. This electronic version of the MED preserves all the details of the print MED, but goes far beyond this, by converting its contents into an enormous database, searchable in ways impossible within any print dictionary.

From the century of immigration, through to the modern era, Migration to New Worlds charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history. Explore the rise and fall of the New Zealand Company, discover British, European and Asian migration and investigate unique primary source personal accounts, shipping logs, printed literature and organisational papers supplemented by carefully compiled teaching and research aids.

"Researchers at all levels need tools that help them filter through the proliferation of information sources to material that is reliable and directly relevant to their inquiries. Oxford Bibliographies in Military History will offer a trustworthy pathway through the thicket of information overload."

A listing of manuscripts and editions of Milton's works, studies and critical statements of Milton's life and works, and allusions, quotations, and significant imitations.

Mindscape Commons is an online resource for immersive and interactive content in mental health. It presents and documents hundreds of virtual reality experiences. It also includes serious games and apps that support teaching and research in counseling, social work, psychology, health sciences, and related programs.


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Walk-in access is prohibited by Mintel and not allowed.

Provides access to two products. Mintel Academic publishes 600 market research reports each year for the U.S. and European consumer markets. Reports analyze market drivers, trends, market forecasts, market segmentations, demographics, and consumer attitudes and purchasing behaviors. The Trends module in Mintel Academic tracks cutting edge trends and shifts in consumer behavior. Mintel Market Sizes provides market size, market share and segmentation data for global consumer packaged goods industries. No walk-ins allowed.

This collection includes 468 glass lantern slides dating from 1897 to about 1902, apparently used by Mira Lloyd Dock in her lectures at the Mont Alto Forestry School. Many of these photos were taken at Wetzel's Swamp near Harrisburg (now Wildwood Park) but other states and European sites are also represented. Most are black and white, but a few of the slides of plants were beautifully hand-colored. The collection provides an interesting perspective on ecology a century ago and a view of the broad interests of Dock, who was a noted champion for the city beautiful movement and for the restoration of Pennsylvania's forests – as well as the first woman to be appointed by a Pennsylvania governor.

"These primary sources are a hugely important resource for the study of missionary work, educational work, medical work, evangelism, political conflict, and the emergence of indigenous churches. The collections are truly global in scope, with Africa, East and South Asia, Australasia and the Pacific, and the Americas all well-represented. The sources will be of interest to scholars in a range of fields, from missiology to colonial history and anthropology."

MIT CogNet, the Cognitive and Brain Sciences Community Online, provides access to a searchable, full-text library of books, journals, and reference works from the MIT Press, as well as content and links to resources from other publishers, professional associations, institutions, and individuals. Additional features are conference materials, a directory of cognitive science programs, threaded discussion groups, job listings and other career information, and more.

The MLA International Bibliography contains more than 1.7 million records for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.

Economic, industrial, trade, and population statistics (monthly or quarterly) from more than 200 countries. Data may be graphed, printed, or downloaded. Compiled by the United Nations.

This investment research database provides information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Subscription includes access to Morningstar Analysts Reports on stocks and mutual funds.

This selection, largely originating in the British Library, contains mostly Hebrew printed editions and covers the spectrum of Maimonides’ literary output. Imprints from the 16th to the 20th century can be seen as landmark texts in the history of Hebrew printing. Illustrating the wider appeal of the great medieval Jewish philosopher's writings are examples of bilingual editions containing Hebrew and either Latin, Judeo-German, or French text.

The MRS Online Proceedings Library includes over 68,000 peer-reviewed papers presented at Materials Research Society meetings from 1980 to 2015.

"Multimedia Fluid Mechanics is a library of videos, animations, and virtual labs that serve as a complement to courses in fluid mechanics aimed at students of engineering, applied mathematics, and other sciences."

The study of music, “musicology,” is a relatively new discipline in academe, beginning in late nineteenth-century Germany. In the second half of the twentieth century, “ethnomusicology” became a viable academic discipline spawning a scholarly literature for the study of all musics not treated by traditional (“historical”) musicology. Oxford Bibliographies in Music takes a pragmatic approach, based on the past and emerging literature about music: if authors have found something they define as music worthy of serious study, it is music.

Music Periodicals Database, formerly known as International Index to Music Periodicals, indexes over 425 music journals and magazines, with about 140 of the journals available in full text. Coverage emphasizes publications since 1996, but some older journals are indexed as far back as the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

Musical America Worldwide is the online version of the Musical America International Directory of the Performing Arts, with additional online-only features including databases of performing artists, managers, facilities, and arts organizations. Access is available to one Penn State user at a time.

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Includes the full text and bibliographic records of selected unclassified, publicly available NASA-sponsored technical reports. Coverage: NACA reports 1915-1958, NASA reports since 1958.

The National Agricultural Library Digital Repository(NALDR) provides access to historic publications of the Department of Agriculture either digitized by NAL or through NAL's partnerships with other institutions.

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 150,000 publications on criminal justice, including Federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, and victims of crime. Coverage: The time period covered is from the early 1970's to the present.

Featuring the complete archive of the magazine from 1888 to 2020, National Geographic Magazine Archive includes every page and every photograph, providing in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. The database is fully searchable by subject, geography, or image.

The National Population Census of China Database (NPCC) provides access to digitized reports and Excel files of the population census published by China Statistics Press. Currently, Penn State has access to data from the 4th (1990), 5th (2000) and 6th (2010) censuses. Included are key publications from China's Five-Years Plan for Economic and Social Development. This resource includes population data of the whole country, 31 provinces and centrally administered municipalities. Bilingual (Chinese and English) display is provided. You may switch between languages at the top left corner.

Drawing on 10 years of NT Live broadcasts, alongside high-quality archive recordings never previously seen outside of the NT's Archive, the National Theatre Collections 1 and 2 are now complete and offer a total of 50 filmed performances.

The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database provides the most comprehensive listing of brand name product ingredients available giving a summary of safety, effectiveness, drug interactions, and adverse effects. Other clinical tools include a drug interaction checker and an effectiveness checker. Over 1,100 profiles of natural ingredients are included as well as Canadian licensed natural health products and herbal fixed combination products.

Naxos Music Library streams classical music from hundreds of classical record labels. A mobile app is available for both Android and iOS. To set up the mobile app, 1) use a web browser to log in to the Naxos Music Library, 2) click on the “Playlists” tab at the Naxos Music Library website, 3) sign up for a free Student/Member Account. The email address and password you register with will act as your login credentials for the mobile app.

Naxos Music Library Jazz streams thousands of jazz music tracks from hundreds of jazz labels including the catalogs of Fantasy Jazz, Challenge Classics, Enja, and Warner Jazz. A mobile app is available for both Android and iOS.

Reproduces the Tagebuch or daily journal of Dr. Hans Frank (1900-1946), the Governor-General of German-occupied Poland from October 1939 until early 1945. Entries are in chronological order and primarily focus on administrative matters rather than personal reflections.

Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Union Catalog will serve as a repository of rich graduate educational material contributed by a number of member institutions worldwide. The hope is that this project will increase the availability of student research for scholars, empower students to convey a richer message through the use of multimedia and hypermedia technologies and advance digital library technology worldwide.

Brill's New Pauly and Der Neue Pauly have become a recognized standard reference work for students and scholars of the ancient world. Now, the complete original Der Neue Pauly together with Brill's New Pauly are offered online. New Pauly Online will allow the researcher to have the most complete database available. New Pauly Online is automatically updated whenever a new volume is published.

New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. The database has become an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. The database contains more than 38,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 13,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.

The collection includes over 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and Global Lens. There are also some 50 award winning short films. All films were presented at major film festivals, many were nominated for awards, and many have won major awards. Films include the Oscar®-nominated Twilight Samurai, directed by Yôji Yamada, and Oscar-nominated The Scent of Green Papaya, directed by Tran Anh Hung. Collectively the films in the database have won more than 1,000 awards.

Accessible through the Wiley Digital Archives platform, the New York Academy of Sciences collection contains the vast range of original sources that have shaped two centuries of scientific progress, and represents a unique opportunity for scholars to reinvigorate their research with previously unexplored historical context. From medical research and botanical studies to climate science and zoological research, the Wiley Digital Archives: New York Academy of Sciences collection contains an extensive body of diverse and interdisciplinary original materials, available to researchers via institutional access. Sources include: Administrative Records• Correspondence• Data• Ephemera• Fieldwork• Gray Literature• Illustrations• Manuscripts• Maps• Monographs• Pamphlets• Periodicals• Personal Papers• Photographs• Proceedings• Reports.

One of the nation's leading Black newspapers, the New York Amsterdam News captured the vibrancy and cultural richness of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, advocated for the desegregation of the U.S. military during World War II, and fought for civil rights in the 1960s, while covering local, national, and international news.

From Magazines for Libraries (Mar 22, 2007): "To browse the archives of the New York Review of Books is to view a Who's Who of contemporary American literature and culture; its inaugural issue, for example, included contributions from Susan Sontag, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, John Berryman, Robert Lowell, Adrienne Rich, and William Styron. Stimulating essays on current topics, lengthy reviews by and about major authors, and original poetry comprise the core of this highly regarded publication. The online archive provides the full text of articles, searchable by date, author, keyword, and other fields."

Includes a digitized image of every backfile issue of The New York Times from cover to cover, including news stories, editorials, photos, graphics, and advertisements. Searchers can use basic keyword, advanced, guided, and relevancy search techniques to locate information. Or, they can browse through issues page by page, as one would browse a printed edition. Search results lists provide bibliographic information, including date, issue, article headline, page number, and byline (where given). Users may choose to display the full page image of any page in any issue.

"An archival collection of 15 major magazines (including the Newsweek archive) spanning areas including current events, international relations, and public policy. Offers multiple perspectives on the 20th century’s key issues and events."

The University Libraries provide access to many newspaper titles in print, electronic, and microfilm formats. Use NewsFinder to locate newspapers in any format and location within the University Libraries collections.

NewspaperARCHIVE is a database of newspaper page images from Pennsylvania. Searches are automatically limited to the content Penn State has access to. NewspaperARCHIVE is particularly good for accessing historical newspapers from smaller and medium-sized cities and towns across the Commonwealth (e.g., Altoona, Dubois, Gettysburg). The text is fully searchable, but there are gaps in coverage for many titles.

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Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. Covers many news sources for 20 years. Court cases and statutes from all federal and state jurisdictions are included. Most resources can be searched in full text.

This link allows you to limit your search to Nexis Uni’s news collection, without the law and business collections mixed in. If you want to search the entire Nexis Uni collection (including law and business), select the “Nexis Uni” link instead.

Includes 8000+ titles from Nexis Uni available for searching and downloading in bulk format.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online* provides full-text, fully searchable content from a wide range of primary sources. Archives include works in Western as well as non-Western languages and are sourced from rare collections at libraries and other institutions from around the globe. Currently, collections include *British Politics and Society*, *European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection*, *Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange*, and *British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture*, with more collections to come.

The Nineteenth Century Index sources include: Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC);Poole's Index to Periodical Literature; Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals; Periodicals Index Online and Periodicals Archive Online; British Periodicals Collection I and Collection II; American Periodicals Series; American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries; Cumulative Index to Niles' Register; Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers; The Proceedings of the Old Bailey; Palmer's Index to the Times; The Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism.

"Nineteenth Century Literary Society makes available more than 1,400 items from the archive of the historic John Murray publishing company. The John Murray Archive houses the most complete archival collection of the famed poet, Lord Byron; his manuscripts and personal papers are a particular highlight of Nineteenth Century Literary Society, charting both literary triumph and personal scandal. Researchers can also trace the development of key Murray titles from initial discussions through to final drafts, browsing early advertisements and tracking sales successes – and failures – across financial papers and ledgers."

Full-text database containing digital facsimile images of newspapers; presented as full page layout as well as single articles; advertisements and illustrations included. This collection includes numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.

The 19th Century British Library Newspapers collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection. Can be cross-searched with the Burney Collection of 17th and 18th Century newspapers.

A collection of 250 British and Irish novels from the period 1782 to 1903, stretching from the golden age of Gothic fiction to the Decadent and New Woman novels of the 1890s. Major novelists of the period such as Austen, Scott, Mary Shelley, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy and the Brontës feature alongside popular romances, sensation fiction, colonial adventure novels and children's literature.

This collection provides complete FCO 7 and FCO 82 files for the entire period of Richard Nixon’s presidency. Top-level Anglo-American discussions and briefing papers dominate these papers. There is also a wealth of material on social conditions, domestic reforms, trade, culture and the environment. In addition, there is strong coverage of US policy decisions by the FCO and the British embassy in Washington; White House staff appointments and UN discussions; views on Europe; the deployment of F-111 aircraft on US airbases in the UK and Nixon’s battles over funding from Congress; visits to the US by Harold Wilson and Edward Heath; and the internal situation in the US and domestic reform. There are also detailed assessments of all the changes brought about by the presidential election of 1972, in which Nixon beat George McGovern by a record-breaking margin and in every state but one, only to resign two years later in the face of almost certain impeachment.

The Norfolk Journal and Guide was regarded as one of the best researched and written newspapers of its era, with a circulation of more than 80,000 by the 1940s. The archive includes the full content; news articles, photos, ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more and can be cross-searched with other Proquest African-American newspapers, including the Chicago Defender and the Philadelphia Tribune. Based in Virginia, the Journal provides a Southern perspective on moments in African-American and American history.

North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes approximately 100,000 pages of published letters and diaries from individuals writing from Colonial times to 1950 plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials. Drawn from more than 1,000 sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings, much of the material is in copyright. Represented are all age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous and the not so famous. More than 1,500 biographies will enhance the use of the database. The collection includes one of the most comprehensive bibliographies of women's diaries and letters yet published. It lists over 2,000 published and unpublished items from a variety of sources, including online resources and microform.

NTRL is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest US government sponsored research, and worldwide scientific, technical, and engineering information.

Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.

Nursing Reference Center Plus is a evidence-based point-of-care resource specifically for nurses. Geared toward nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, and nursing faculty, Nursing Reference Center Plus provides access to nursing care plans, nurse management and leadership topics, regulator and risk management topics, nursing skills checklists, video demonstrations of nursing practices, patient education handouts, and continuing education credits. App Information.

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"The OAPEN Library is set up to host and disseminate OA books."

The Odum Institute maintains one of the oldest archives of polling data in the United States and is the exclusive repository for Louis Harris public opinion data. The Odum Institute Dataverse Network provides access to all of the data collections curated by the Odum Institute and from other scholars. The site allows access to downloadable data and allows researchers to do online analysis as well as sub-setting of large data sets.

Full-text book and serial publications from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Also includes many of the data sets available from the organization. Open access.

The Ogontz Mosaic was the publication of the prominent elite and prestigious school known as The Ogontz School for Young Ladies. Usually published six times per year from 1884-1950, with occasional special issues, the Mosaic included articles about the school, its students, alumnae, and faculty. Issues included articles by the principals, including Abby Sutherland, the principal and owner of the school for many years. Also part of the Mosaics were articles, poetry, drawings and literary works created by the Ogontz students and information on faculty and student activities. Coverage of activities included plays, athletics, May Day and the required military drills. There are other articles on the Ogontz Camp in the White Mountains and various topics connected to the school. The Mosaics also offer a glimpse of the life of an Ogontz girl once she left the school.

The Oil & Gas Journal database contains the full text of OGJ from 1990 to date. In addition, the database includes topical surveys from 1995 onward related to US and worldwide oil & gas companies, construction, refining, and production of petroleum, natural gas, sulfur, and ethylene among others.

The Corpus contains all surviving Old English material, excluding variant texts. Altogether, there are over three thousand different texts.

Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.


This collection includes papers published by the major mining engineering societies from around the world, including the Society of Mining Engineers, AIME, SAIMM, TMS, and others. Coverage includes publications from the 1800s to date.


OnePetro is a multi-society database of materials related to the oil and gas production industry. It includes materials related to rock mechanics, corrosion, and piplines as well as papers from the Offshore Technology Conference, World Petroleum Congress, and NACE Conferences. Penn State users have access to the full text of the Society of Petroleum Engineers technical papers and journals through this resource.

A collection of dozens of full-length, high-quality contemporary performance films created in collaboration with the artists and the film production team.

Opera in Video streams video recordings of opera productions and documentaries. Coverage is from the baroque era to the present.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center provides research and background information on social issues. The database contains the essays from the Opposing Viewpoints series, supplemented by statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Keywords: hot topics, current events, social issues, social trends, English 15, CAS 100, background information, general interest, contemporary issues, overviews.


OSTI.GOV has replaced SciTech Connect as the primary search tool for Department of Energy (DOE) funded science, technology, and engineering research results. It provides access to all the information previously available in SciTech Connect, DOE Information Bridge, and Energy Citations Database.

The African American Studies Center features the three-volume Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895, published by Oxford in 2006; the three-volume Black Women in America, Second Edition, edited by Darlene Clark Hine in 2005, the highly acclaimed five volume Africana: the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience. The Center also includes content from much-anticipated forthcoming print publications including the African American National Biography project (estimated at 8 volumes), edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., scheduled for publication in 2008; and the Encyclopedia of African American Art and Architecture, due for publication 2007. In addition to these major reference works, AASC offers other key resources from Oxford's reference program, including the Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature and selected articles from other reference works.

Oxford Art Online combines several key encyclopedias and dictionaries important for the history of art and architecture. Together these provide the largest and most authoritative list of biographies of artists in English, as well as an excellent collection of scholarly encyclopedia articles on important topics in the visual arts. Included are Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and others.

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Brief essays by experts on major topics in and assortment of arts and humanities disciplines. Each essay selects and describes the important scholarship on the topic. Items in the annotated bibliographies usually link to library holdings.

Contains the full text of constitutions from over 200 countries and 206 subnational jurisdictions (including all U.S. states and territories), with English translations, recent amendments, and introductory and comparative notes that provide historical and political information.

An illustrated collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of noteworthy men and women who shaped Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2000

Traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources.

The complete texts of the Oxford Handbooks in multiple disciplines and subject areas. These Handbooks contain in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Handbooks are an excellent source for reviews of literature around major themes. PSU subscribed subjects include Business & Management, Classical Studies, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Economics & Finance, History, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion.

Oxford Historical Law Treaties is the premier resource for historical treaty research and home to the full text of The Parry Consolidated Treaty Series, the only comprehensive collection of treaties of all nations concluded from 1648 through 1919.

Oxford Reference Online consists of a wealth of facts, figures, definitions, and translations found in dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

The Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) database brings together decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals as well as domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals.

Comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics. New approved articles and new summaries are added to the encyclopedia on an ongoing basis.

Oxford Scholarship Online offers access to thousands of books from Oxford University Press, covering 20 subjects across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. OSO has particularly strong collections in philosophy, religion, history political science, law, and literature. It includes some titles from as far back as the 1970s, though a majority date from 2003 through present. It is updated monthly.

Provides access to full historical runs from 1791 to 1995 of over 330 journals published by Oxford University Press. Penn State also has access to the full current collection of Oxford University Press journals from 1996 - present. Texts are fully searchable.

This series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects. Each volume provides an authoritative and engaging assessment of a concept, field, or body of work, drawing out the central ideas, themes, and approaches, making often challenging topics highly readable to develop core knowledge.

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This resource covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. PAIS International is the current file covering 1972 to present, and PAIS Archive includes the content from printed volumes published 1915-1976.

The permanent collection of the Palmer Museum of Art includes American and European paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, and sculpture; contemporary European, American, and Japanese studio ceramics; Asian ceramics, jades, paintings, and prints; and objects from ancient European, African, Near Eastern, and American cultures. This database contains descriptions of more than 7,000 works as well as images for many of them.

This collection of Amiri Baraka materials was made available by Dr. Komozi Woodard. Dr. Woodard collected these documents during his career as an activist in Newark, New Jersey. The collection consists of rare works of poetry, organizational records, print publications, over one hundred articles, poems, plays, and speeches by Baraka, a small amount of personal correspondence, and oral histories. The collection has been arranged into eighteen series. These series are: Black Arts Movement; Black Nationalism; Correspondence; Newark (New Jersey); Congress of African People; National Black Conferences and National Black Assembly; Black Women’s United Front; Student Organization for Black Unity; African Liberation Support Committee; Revolutionary Communist League; African Socialism; Black Marxists; National Black United Front; Miscellaneous Materials, 1978-1988; Serial Publications; Oral Histories; Woodard’s Office Files.

Contains documents produced by the British Parliament, including Bills, committee reports, and reports submitted to Parliament. As the working documents of government, the parliamentary papers encompass all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy, showing how issues were explored and legislation was formed. The collection includes the Official Report of debates in Parliament, from both the House of Commons and House of Lords, supplemented by official histories and proceedings.

Passport GMID provides business intelligence on industries, countries, and consumers. Content includes: international demographic, macro-economic, and marketing data; industry statistics; statistics on brand and company rankings; comment on emerging industry, country, and consumer trends; consumer lifestyle statistics, future demographic reports.

Past Masters encompasses the largest collection of full-text electronic editions in philosophy in the world. The series includes important works in the history of political thought and theory, religious studies, economics, classics, history, and German studies. The databases are based on excellent editions, in both original language and in English translation, using meticulous text conversion processes. Combined with powerful web-based search and reference tools, the Past Masters series provides scholars with significantly-enhanced and highly-flexible access to the classic texts of philosophy.

This collection consists of newspapers and periodicals; broadsides; leaflets; and books and pamphlets and other documents produced by or relating to the underground resistance in France, Belgium, Holland, and Italy during World War II.

The Patrologia Latina Database contains 221 volumes and represents a complete electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865).

This collection of more than 1,600 streaming videos provides video documentaries and series from PBS. From science to history, art to Shakespeare, diversity to business & economics, and more, the PBS Video Collection provides access to one of television’s most trusted networks. Includes episodes from Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and more.

Covers essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, Genocide, human rights, international law, refugees voluntary and nongovernmental organizations, armed conficts, civil wars, territorial disputes, terrorism, counterterrorism, democratization, migration, arms control, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, humanitarian aid, cultural relations, race relations, interpersonal violence, ethnic relations, race relations, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Provides access to Penn State electronic theses and dissertations.

Provides access to Penn State Schreyer Honors College electronic theses and dissertations.

Provides access to a selection of Pennsylvania newspapers published during the critical years before, during, and after the U.S. Civil War. The dates of coverage vary by the paper. Some publications go back to the late 1840's, others extend beyond the Civil War into the early Reconstruction years. The digital reproductions include all words, photographs, and advertisements as well as an exact page image of the newspaper. For readers who prefer to see the newspapers intact, each issue can be browsed by date. In addition to national issues such as war, abolition, and slavery, readers will find many articles documenting political and social life on the home front. These include topics such as recreational and social events, sports, prose, and local business and economic news.

Since 1836, the Pennsylvania Geological Survey has been serving the commonwealth as a science-based research organization that collects, preserves, and uses data in support of objective interpretations about Pennsylvania's geologic resources. This collection features the digitized publications of the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Surveys.

This collection includes 148 manuscript and printed Pennsylvania German Fraktur, broadsides (sheets of paper printed on one side only, such as commentaries on religious texts and political events), and German-language newspapers. These documents provide us with insight into the everyday life of German immigrants and show the process of acculturation of German settlers to their new environment.

A collection of digitized State Library of Pennsylvania materials freely available to all.

The Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive is an open access gateway to the Commonwealth's historical full-text searchable new database. Newspaper titles and holdings from all 67 counties (stretching back from our colonial roots to the present) will continue to be added as they become available.

This resource is produced in association with the Perdita Project based at the University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University. “Perdita” means “lost woman” and the quest of the Perdita Project has been to find early modern women authors who were “lost” because their writing exists only in manuscript form. Thanks to the endeavours of the Perdita Project the valuable work of these “lost” women is being rediscovered.The manuscripts in this site were written or compiled by women in the British Isles during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and they have been sourced from archives and libraries across the United Kingdom and the USA. One of the key attractions of Perdita Manuscripts is that it brings together little known material from widely scattered locations. The provision of a powerful searching facility, biographical and bibliographical resources, and contextual essays by academics working in the field, makes this an indispensable resource for students and researchers.

Periodicals Archive Online is the new name for PCI Full Text - an archive of hundreds of full-text journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Though the focus is on the twentieth century, coverage of some titles dates to the eighteenth century.

Periodicals Contents Index (PCI) is an electronic index to millions of articles published in over 4,250 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences.

Phase Equilibria Diagrams Online contains all published NIST/American Ceramic Society phase equilibria diagrams and commentaries.

A tabloid-syle newspaper, the Daily News often offered a livelier take on daily life in Philadelphia than its more somber competitors. The digital archive includes searchable text and page images including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more. Searchable by itself and cross-searchable with all other Proquest Historical newspapers

A complete digital archive of one of the longest surviving daily newspapers in the United States. Includes all news stories, editorials, advertisements, illustrations and other content. The Inquirer is known for its coverage of the American Civil War; its published works by literary figures such as Charles Dickens and Edgar Allen Poe; and its reporting of breaking news in the city, country, and around the world. The Philadelphia Inquirer offers a regional perspective on historical events as they unfolded.

The oldest continuously published black newspaper, is dedicated to the needs and concerns of the fourth largest black community in the U.S. During the 1930s the paper supported the growth of the United Way, rallied against the riots in Chester, PA, and continuously fought against segregation.

The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.

Philosophy remains a highly active field for new research and publishing and the number of books and articles published seems to increase every year. With much of the work online in one form or another and older material now more easily available, students and researchers have ready access to an overwhelming array of potentially useful primary texts, journal articles, reference works, and other resources. Oxford Bibliographies in Philosophy is designed to provide authoritative guidance by combining the best features of a high-level encyclopedia and the best features of a traditional bibliography put together in a style that responds to the way people do research online.

The Philosophy Documentation Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable access to materials in applied ethics, classics, philosophy, and religious studies.

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Using advanced trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, PhilPapers monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. PhilPapers also hosts the largest open access archive in philosophy.

Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin founded the first U.S. lesbian rights organization, the Daughters of Bilitis (DOB), in San Francisco in 1955 as a secret sorority. They did so at a time when “gay rights” was a contradiction in terms: gay men and women risked personal safety and their jobs if they dared to live openly. “We were fighting the church, the couch, and the courts,” Martin remembered years later. This collection documents the joint and individual work lives of life-partners Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, from the homophile movement of the 1950s to the 1980s. This collection is strongest in materials connected to Lyon and Martin’s involvement with the Daughters of Bilitis, and for material from the 1960s and 1970s, particularly related to homophile and gay liberation organizations, lesbian mothers and violence against women. The archive includes correspondence, manuscripts and manuscript drafts, organizational papers including minutes, constitutions, flyers and financial documents.

One of the most nationally circulated Black newspapers, the Pittsburgh Courier reached its peak in the 1930s. A conservative voice in the African-American community, the Pittsburgh Courier challenged the misrepresentation of African-Americans in the national media and advocated social reforms to advance the cause of civil rights.

A complete digital archive of the Post-Gazette, one of the earliest newspapers west of the Alleghenies. Includes news stories, editorials, advertisements, illustrations and other content. The Post-Gazette offers coverage of the U.S. westward expansion, the industrial revolution—from coal mining to the rise of the steel industry and notable figures such as Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Fricke, Andrew Mellon, and H.J. Heinz. The Post-Gazette provides researchers a valuable regional perspective on international, national and local news.

From the Past Masters collection of electronic texts, Plato: Collected Dialogues (Greek) collects Plato's dialogues in the original Greek. Contains Tetrologia I-IX.

Created for today's busy veterinarians and pharmacists, Plumb's Veterinary Drugs is the online resource for accessing up-to-date veterinary drug information. App available.

Database for public policy, with more than 3.2 million reports, working papers, policy briefs, data sources, and media drawn from a directory of more than 24,000 IGOs, NGOs, think tanks, and research centers.


PolicyMap ( is an online mapping application created by The Reinvestment Fund and contains over 15,000 indicators related to housing, education, mortgage originations, jobs and more. It’s fast, efficient and captures data in visually powerful ways through custom maps, tables and reports.

Contains primary source material drawn from institutional archives in the US and UK. Vol. 1 covers the Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe, and Australia in the Twentieth Century, while Vol. 2 examines Far-Right Groups in America. Allows research on the origins and development of present-day issues, including the resurgence of right-wing politics, evolution of various civil rights movements and the nature of extreme or radical political thought.

Country Reports on 106 countries. Gives political and economic risk analysis. Each Country Report focuses specifically on political and business information: finding developing markets, determining currency movements, preparing for capital investments, or making judgments about corporate security. Note: the tabs International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) and Political Risk Services (PRS) provide access to information regarding methodology, but do not provide access to the actual products. Access to the CountryData and the Political Risk Yearbook are available through the University Libraries A-Z list.

"Rather than sifting through these ever-expanding mountains of information that may or may not yield relevant results, students and researchers alike can rely on Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science to offer a reliable, up-to-date, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field. As Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science grows, it will reflect the impact on political science of major political transformations in the world and of methodological advances."

Reproduces the six principal Military Intelligence Division files relating to China for the period 1918 to 1941 (general conditions, political conditions, economic conditions, army, navy, and aeronautics). These reports were filed weekly or monthly detailing conditions in China. Three of the six files document current political, economic, and social events, while the other three focus on the Chinese military.

This database provides fast access to the environmental information necessary to resolve day-to-day problems, ensure ongoing compliance, and handle emergency situations more effectively. Pollution Abstracts combines information on scientific research and government policies in a single resource. Topics of growing concern are extensively covered from the standpoints of atmosphere, emissions, mathematical models, effects on people and animals, and environmental action in response to global pollution issues. To ensure comprehensive coverage, material from conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents has been summarized along with information from primary journals in the field.

Music, Politics, Fashion, Youth Culture – the period from 1950 to 1975 witnessed dramatic changes in society. There was the onset of Rock & Roll; the introduction of computers and credit cards; the boom of radio and television; and campaigns for black power, civil rights and women’s liberation. All around the world there were challenges to authority. By focusing on substantial collections of original archival material – manuscript, typescript and ephemera – from key libraries in Britain and America – Adam Matthew provides the primary sources that will enable students and scholars to examine these issues in detail and at first hand: Changing Lifestyles, 1950-1975 Youth Culture Student Protests Mai ‘68 Popular Culture; TV; Music; Movies Civil Rights; Women’s Liberation; Minority Groups The Space Race Consumerism; Credit Cards; Computers Vietnam War Nuclear Disarmament.

This unique collection showcases the development of 'popular' medicine in America during the nineteenth century, through an extensive range of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. Explore an array of printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, trade cards, and visually-rich advertising ephemera. The primary source materials are from the extensive collections at the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

This online archive delivers essential primary sources for the study and understanding of the challenges facing the European peoples in the aftermath of World War II. It covers the politics and administration of the post war refugee crisis in Europe well as the day-to-day survival of the refugees themselves.

"This multi-archive collection, comprising collections from The National Archives at Kew, the British Library and Senate House Library navigates the complex social climate of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain between the introduction of the New Poor Law in 1834 and the eventual abolition of the workhouse system in 1930."

Pravda ("Truth") was the official voice of Soviet communism and the Central Committee of the Communist Party between 1918 and 1991. Founded in 1912 in St. Petersburg, Pravda originated as an underground daily workers’ newspaper, and it soon became the main newspaper of the revolutionary wing of the Russian socialist movement. Throughout the Soviet era, party members were obligated to read Pravda. Today, Pravda still remains the official organ of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, an important political faction in contemporary Russian politics.

Discover preprints for key research articles ahead of the formal publication in a journal from a range of international selected and evaluated preprint repositories in the sciences, social sciences and arts & humanities.

PressReader provides a global perspective on the World's events and news and is the most convenient and complete way to read all your favorite newspapers on one site. Users will gain access to newspapers from within the library, from home and around the world on the day they are published. Researchers will find convenient searching, a traditional 2-page newspaper view, table of contents, article jumps (linking article sections) and easy to read text views. PressDisplay can also provide translations into ten major foreign languages.

Project Euclid's mission is to advance effective and affordable scholarly communication in the field of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. Through a collaborative partnership arrangement, publishers join forces and participate in an online presence with advanced functionality while maintaining their quality, intellectual and economic independence, and commitment to affordable subscription prices. Since some electronic access is granted directly by the publisher (not Project Euclid), Penn State has access to most titles but not all. Check The CAT or 'E-journals at Penn State' to confirm access to specific titles.

This collection is based on documents produced by Project Gutenberg. Founded by Michael Hart in 1971 with the aim of distributing a trillion (1,000,000,000) electronic literature files by the year 2001, Project Gutenberg has evolved into an on-going project to produce and distribute free electronic editions of literature. The literature carried by Project Gutenberg is typically out of copyright and includes many historically important documents (especially American ones) and much 'fine literature' (Shakespeare, Dickens, etc). Project Gutenberg unashamedly aims at the low end of the quality-price spectrum, aiming to publish as many titles as possible for the lowest price rather than high-quality expensive editions.

Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers. MUSE began in 1993 as a pioneering joint project of the Johns Hopkins University Press and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at JHU. Grants from the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities allowed MUSE to go live with JHU Press journals in 1995. Journals from other publishers were first incorporated in 2000, with additional university press and scholarly society publishers joining in each subsequent year.

Searches multiple ProQuest products, indexing 5,000+ magazines, journals, and newspapers. Keywords: news, New York Times, current events, contemporary issues, hot topics, English 15, CAS 100.

Includes five major daily newspapers; The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. The only database to provide recent years of the LA Times and Chicago Tribune. Titles can be searched individually or collectively.

US Newsstream enables users to search current U.S. news content going back to the 1980s. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. US Newsstream provides key national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes exclusive and preferred access to top titles, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.

Provides digital access to thousands of large-scale maps of American towns and cities, searchable by address and GPS coordinates. Sanborn® fire insurance maps are the most frequently consulted maps in libraries. The maps chart the growth and development of thousands of America towns and cities across a century. Because of this scope, urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, and others will find the maps a valuable tool. ProQuest® Sanborn Maps Geo Edition™ allows for increased discovery and greater ease of use by making maps searchable by address and location. Examining temporal (time) changes is made even easier with tools that layer maps from different years on top of each other and over modern street, satellite, and hybrid layers via a Google™ map interface.

ProQuest Education Journals provides access to over 785 journals, more than 615 in full text, including all aspects of education, with coverage since 1991.

A full text database subset of CINAHL, including only 300 full-text journals that are licensed to ProQuest. Coverage is typically from 1996, with a few titles prior to that date.

ProQuest’s Regulatory Insight creates regulatory histories for individual federal statutes and Executive Orders by compiling pertinent Federal Register articles into a research-friendly workspace. Regulatory Insight provides researchers with workflow solutions to facilitate research tasks associated with administrative law. As a companion to Legislative Insight, Regulatory Insight offers U.S. federal administrative law histories for the period 1936-2014 organized by federal statute and Executive Order.

PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

The PsychiatryOnline Premium Collection is a web portal to a group of psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing. The primary resources are the DSM-5™ and The American Journal of Psychiatry, as well as 16 different textbooks and these additional journals: Psychiatric Services, Academic Psychiatry, Journal of Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences and Psychiatric News. The platform is completely searchable across all of the content and also offers access to CME credits, current APA Practice guidelines and medication information for patients.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Psychology is a quick, comprehensive, and efficient source for exploring or staying current with the growing science of psychology. As Oxford Bibliographies in Psychology expands, it will reflect changes and developments in this increasingly interdisciplinary “hub” science."

PsycINFO provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines. Unrivaled in its depth of psychological coverage and respected worldwide for its high quality, the database is enriched with literature from an array of disciplines related to psychology such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work. Nearly all records contain nonevaluative summaries, and all records from 1967 to the present are indexed using the Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.

PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

The PTSDpubs database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.

"The challenges to public health are reflected in the threats to whole populations and communities stemming from demographic, cultural, social and political differences and responses based on policy, administrative, economic and logistical realities. Up to date information is vital for appropriate responses from the field of public health. Oxford Bibliographies articles are reviewed annually to update and revise the content as the field continues to grow and change."

Publishers Weekly has been the authoritative voice for US publishing industry news and book reviews, with ongoing coverage of the British book trade. The archives, which begin with 1872, include nearly 200,000 book reviews and bestseller lists from 1895 forward.

PubMed is a web interface that allows you to search MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine's premier database of citations and abstracts for biomedical research articles. The core subject is medicine, but subject coverage also includes bioethics, biology, chemistry, dentistry, environmental health, genetics, gerontology, health care planning and administration, history of medicine, hospital administration, microbiology, nutrition, nursing (International Nursing Index), physiology, pre-clinical sciences, public health, sports medicine, veterinary medicine and zoology. MEDLINE covers over 4,800 journals published in the United States and 70 other countries. The database contains over 15 million citations dating back to 1950. Coverage is worldwide and updated weekly. Learn more about PubMed at: or Try the Tutorial at:

"We are an open-access publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry and writing across a whimsical para-humanities assemblage (in which assemblage you will find humanists keeping rowdy and thought-provoking company with social scientists, scientists, multi/media specialists, artists, architects, and designers)."

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A collection of "high-resolution, color images of every page of the surviving volumes of Queen Victoria's journals, from her first diary entry in 1832 to shortly before her death in 1901, along with separate photographs of the many illustrations and inserts within the pages." Much has been transcribed and is searchable.

"The database uses 'queer' in its broadest and most inclusive sense, to embrace topics that are gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender and to include work on sexual and gender formations that are queer but not necessarily LGBT. This database seeks to broaden the field of queer history, including projects that focus on the experiences and perspectives of under-represented historical groups, including people of color, trans people, and people with disabilities."

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Published quarterly, SAGE Race Relations Abstracts offers summaries of the best and most recent journal articles, books and conference papers from around the world. It assesses more than 300 publications providing you with the latest information and research findings in the area of race relations. Issues covered include discrimination, education, employment, health, politics, law and legislation. SAGE Race Relations Abstracts provides unique resources for scholars, activists and students.

Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict. Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by the Department’s staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall.

Radical Scatters is a collection of Emily Dickinson's writings and fragmentary texts composed in the last decades of her life. In addition to eighty-two core texts containing hundreds of fragments, the archive consists of fifty-three poems, letters, and other Dickinson writings, with direct links to the digitized primary materials.

Published daily in Johannesburg, The Rand Daily Mail is an important title chronicling South Africa and the African continent in the 20th Century. Published in English, the Rand was a critic of South African government policies during apartheid.

The online version of the original Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature offers subject access to over 3 million articles from approximately 375 leading magazines. Use Readers Guides Retrospective to find contemporary magazine accounts documenting events in politics, fashion, media, film, television, health and medicine, literature, popular culture, religion and science.


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Reaxys provides properties and reactions data for organic, inorganic, and organometallic chemicals. The database is searchable by chemical structures, reactions, specific properties, and literature references. Data are obtained from journal articles and chemical patents. Remote users must use the GlobalProtect VPN for access. VPN information for remote users.

Recent Researches in Music Online provides online access to the complete content of the seven Recent Researches in Music series: Middle Ages and Early Renaissance, Renaissance, Baroque Era, Classical Era, Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, American Music, and Oral Traditions of Music, plus the Collegium Musicum: Yale University series.

Religious Magazine Archive is a searchable archive of magazines devoted to religious topics. When completed, it will have archival runs of 18 historical magazines. All are primary source publications, not originally scholarly in nature but now high-value sources for scholars. The collection contains titles devoted to a variety of religions and denominations, maximizing the opportunities for comparative study. Each title is digitized from its first issue. The final collection will comprise approximately 800,000 pages, scanned in color. Coverage: 1845 - 2015.

Full text, Chinese newspaper.

The period of the Renaissance and Reformation, which spans roughly from the 14th through 17th centuries, is rich in history and culture. The field of Renaissance and Reformation studies, which has a critical importance for the understanding of Western culture, can best be approached through a combination of several disciplines including history, the arts, and literature. As such, it is constantly responding to the emergence of new interpretations and ideas for scholars to consider.

"Revolution and Protest Online is a research and learning database providing in one place comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of political processes through the lens of revolutions, protests, resistance and social movements. This easily searchable collection examines the most studied and important events and themes related to revolution and protest from the 18th century through the 21st century."

RIA Checkpoint research service provides Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, AICPA professional materials, FASB accounting standards, international financial standards from IASB, and additional editorial and tax planning resources.

RIA Checkpoint Tax and Estate Planning is a comprehensive research service that includes federal and state primary law documents such as legislation, regulations, and court opinions. Selected journals and treatises offer detailed analysis of complex tax and estate planning issues.

RILM Abstracts indexes and abstracts current literature about music, including periodical articles, Festschriften articles, books, reviews, and dissertations. Scope is international, but all abstracts are in English." Coverage: 1969-present.

RIPM, the international index to nineteenth-century music periodicals, indexes articles in over 50 periodicals published in 15 countries during the nineteenth century.

The database covers risk-related concerns ranging from public and environmental health to social issues and psychological aspects. Coverage: 1990-date.

Rock's Backpages is a full-text online library of rock music journalism published since 1960, including reviews, interviews, and features on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, from over 100 of the most influential magazines and newspapers, including Cashbox, Creem, Crawdaddy!, Melody Maker, Mojo, Spin, Uncut, and Vibe.

"The backfile of Rolling Stone – one of the most influential consumer magazines of the 20th-21st centuries, spanning music, politics / society, and entertainment. Coverage is from its launch in 1967, with ongoing addition of new issues."

Discover the working methods of Romantic poets and trace the evolution of celebrated verse in this powerful digital resource. Presenting the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, this digital collection offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey.

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The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion back to the 1930s. A comprehensive source for US nationwide public opinion data from academic, commercial, and media survey organizations.


A product of the University of Virginia Press, Rotunda is a collection of historical British and American letters, diaries, manuscripts, and published texts from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) is the world's longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology (the study of humankind) in its broadest and most inclusive sense.

"Royal Shakespeare Company Archives provides a comprehensive record of the performance history of the Royal Shakespeare Company and its predecessor, the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. Browse and compare almost 1,400 prompt books to uncover how productions took shape, and explore the creative process behind the company's most important presentations in extensive additional documentation including production records, costume designs, music files and photographs."

Scientific publisher of biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics high-impact journals and books.

Full-text files of over 30 of the Russian newspapers are accessible online for browsing, searching and analyzing. Includes some English language papers. For more recent content, as well as other Russian newspaper titles, please use Factiva.

Russkaia literatura is a well-known journal of literary criticism, one of the most comprehensive, reliable and authoritative resources featuring biographical information and criticism of Russian and Soviet authors in various genres. Published since 1958 by the Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Science (Pushkinskii Dom), this scholarly journal features numerous research papers, discussion pieces, analytical articles and critical essays concerning classical and modern writers and poets of Russia.This invaluable primary source is available for search and browsing through East View’s Universal Database. Each article is presented in its original form, as a searchable PDF file.

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Full-text of all Society of Automotive Engineers technical papers from 1906 - present, journal articles from 1998 - present, Aerospace Standards from 1942-present, Ground Vehicle Standards from 1952-present, and current Aerospace Materials Specifications.

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Safari Academic Edition includes more than 35K book titles plus 30K+ hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and videos from O’Reilly's global conferences. Includes access to exclusive O’Reilly content and resources from more than 200 other publishers.

SAFEHAVEN was the code name of a U.S.-led effort to block the transfer of German assets out of the country in the later years of World War II. The SAFEHAVEN project also identified and restored looted artworks to their rightful owners. The database contains reports, letters, cables, and other documents referring to SAFEHAVEN-related topics. The collection supports research in Holocaust Studies, European Studies, World War II Studies, Art History, Military History, Diplomatic History, Law and Legal History, and Political Science.

This streaming video collection covers the following subjects: business ethics and corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, human resource management, international business and management, leadership, marketing, organization studies, strategic management, and more.

This collection of case studies covers the following subjects: entrepreneurship, human resource management, international business, marketing, operations management, and more.

Sage Business Researcher is a collection of original in-depth reports on timely topics in business and management. Reports are published every other week.

Provides full-text access to Sage journals.

Hosts access to Penn State's licensed SAGE content, including eBooks, Business Cases, CQ Press, Reference, Skills, and Video, as well as links to other Penn State licensed content, including Data Planet, Journals, and Research Methods.

A gateway to those SAGE reference publications (encyclopedias and handbooks) Penn State has acquired.

SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 100,000 pages of SAGE's renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more. SAGE Research Methods contains content from more than 640 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks, the entire Little Green Book, and Little Blue Book series, two Major Works collating a selection of journal articles, and newly commissioned videos. Our access is to: SRM Core Update 2020-2025; SRM Cases (includes updates through 2025); SRM Cases 2.

This digital resource helps students develop and practice business and professional skills. It has been designed to help students make the transition from the classroom to the workplace. It contains five modules: Data Analytics; Entrepreneurship; Leadership; Organizational Communication; and Professionalism.

Business Stats provides access to historic, current, and projected demographic and industry data at the state, county, ZIP code, and metropolitan statistical area level. Data are especially useful for business plan projects and market research assignments.

"The purpose of the Beckett Digital Manuscript Project is to reunite the manuscripts of Samuel Beckett's works in a digital way, and to facilitate genetic research: the project brings together digital facsimiles of documents that are now preserved in different holding libraries, and adds transcriptions of Beckett's manuscripts, tools for bilingual and genetic version comparison, a search engine, and an analysis of the textual genesis of his works."

Founded by two teenage brothers in 1865 when the West was still wild, this newspaper lets researchers travel back in time to experience the completion of the transcontinental railroad, the Klondike gold rush, the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906, America's entry into World War I, and many other events that shaped both the City by the Bay and the United States. During its first five decades, the San Francisco Chronicle presented issues from a young, Northwestern perspective, giving researchers a window through which to study westward expansion, Chinese immigration, machine politics, urban planning, war, public policy, and more. Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Jack London, and Rex Beach are among the writers who contributed to the San Francisco Chronicle's pages, some without benefit of a byline during the early years. To trace San Francisco's history from a muddy frontier town full of pistol-packing pioneers and corrupt politicians, through its entry into the Roaring 20s, start here.

The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a NASA-funded project whose main resource is an Abstract Service, which includes four sets of abstracts: 1) astronomy and astrophysics 2) instrumentation 3) physics and geophysics 4) Los Alamos preprint server Each dataset can be searched by author, object name (astronomy only), title, or abstract text words. In addition, the abstract service includes links to the full text of articles appearing in most of the major astronomical journals.

SciELO provides access to full-text articles in the social sciences, natural sciences, and public health, covering selected scientific journals and proceedings collections from Latin America, Spain, and South Africa.

Provides scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain, and South Africa.

Science Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences.

This resource contains recent full-text technical reports from the U.S. Departments of Energy and Defense, several NASA labs, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Coverage varies, but usually includes reports from the mid-1990s to the present.

This system provides access to the electronic versions of the Elsevier journals and books that we subscribe to. Current issues and back files are included. Currently, it includes more than 1,200 journals. The full text collection contains over 1.5 million articles and book chapters from 1995 to present across all fields of science.

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SciFinder-n indexes the chemical literature as well as providing searchable information regarding specific chemical substances, reactions, structure and substructure searching, chemical supplier information, and a retrosynthesis planner.

SPIN is the Searchable Physics Information Notices Database. It provides bibliographic citations and abstracts to articles published in 80 journals since 1975. It is updated daily.


Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, covering research topics across scientific and technical disciplines, ranging from medicine and social sciences to arts and humanities. It includes citation data and tools that track, analyze and visualize research productivity and metrics.

Created and managed by Academia Sinica, the full-text database contains hundreds of works in Chinese classics, especially related to Chinese history. Major titles include Er shi wu shi (二十五史), Shi san jing (十三經), Taisho Tripitaka (大正新脩大藏經), Tai ping yu lan (太平御覽), Wen xian tong kao(文獻通考). Note: Please choose "Authorized Use" (授權使用); Chinese input required to search.

"Security Issues Online delves into conflicts, policies, and relationships that have impacted the global arena throughout modern history. At completion, this collection will include at completion 175 hours of video and 100,000 pages of printed materials (personal papers, organizations, government documents, journals, reports, monographs, and speeches). It is organized around more than forty events and areas and includes a wide array of themes such as terrorism and counterterrorism, insurgency and counterinsurgency, cybersecurity, ethnic conflicts and resolution, and nuclear threats."

Meyer Kayserling's Biblioteca española-portugueza-judaica (1890) is a hallmark of Iberian and Jewish bibliography. It reveals the importance, richness, and variety of the culture produced by the Jews of Spain and Portugal, both the exiles of 1492 and the many converted Jews - the "New Christians" or "conversos" - who returned to Judaism between the sixteenth and the eighteenth centuries.

The U.S. Serial Set, a full-text collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress, includes Congressional reports and documents, executive agency and departmental reports ordered to be printed by Congress, the American State Papers, and all maps, illustrations, photos, and lithographs found within the U.S. Serial Set from 1789-1969. It covers every aspect of American life from the early 19th century onward, from farming, to westward expansion, scientific exploration, politics, international relations, business, and manufacturing.

This digital resource reveals the story of war as told by the newspapers that brought information, entertainment and camaraderie to the forces at home and overseas. Explore over 200 titles from key nations across the globe that took part in the world-changing conflict.

Includes fully searchable images of London newspapers and pamphlets gathered by antiquarian and printer John Nichols. This collection, sourced from the Bodleian Library, spans the years 1672 to 1737 and complements the titles and issues found in 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers.

"Sex & Sexuality provides unprecedented access to a wealth of essential primary sources collated by prominent sex researchers and sexologists, community activists, official organizations, social reformers, and individuals. This resource aims to provide an insight into the wide-ranging breadth and experience of human sexuality from all angles, for example scientific, historical attitudes, sexuality, and sexual behaviours. Module I: Research Collections from The Kinsey Institute Library & Special Collections; Module II: Self-Expression, Community and Identity."

Shakespeare in Performance showcases rare and unique prompt books from the world-famous Folger Shakespeare Library. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.

This collection of documents offers insights into the performance practice in the particular space of the reconstructed Globe Theatre. It details the way in which the theatre was constructed as a place of radical experiment. It documents over 200 performances through prompt books, wardrobe notes, programmes, publicity material, annual reports, show reports, photographs and architectural plans.

Streaming access to over twenty critically acclaimed and award-winning Shakespeare productions recorded live on stage in high definition from Shakespeare's Globe.

"Shakespeare's Globe on Screen 2 includes landmark productions from the theatre’s most recent seasons, including two productions from Emma Rice’s tenure as Artistic Director and the first production from the indoor Jacobean theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. These films showcase the Globe’s two unique playing spaces on Bankside and how different artists respond to them. Each performance transports viewers directly into the standing yard of the world famous Globe or the magical candlelit interior of the captivating new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse."

The full run (1872-1949) of Shanghai-based Shen Bao (formerly transliterated as Shun Pao) was the longest-lasting and probably most influential newspaper in modern China. Its history is enmeshed in the major Chinese political and cultural developments of the first half of the twentieth century. Searches are allowed only in traditional (not simplified) Chinese.

SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) books cover applied mathematics and computational science. Access includes almost every title in SIAM's 14 book series. Other subjects include Aerospace engineering, Biological sciences, Chemical engineering, Computer science, Control and optimization, Data mining, Economics and finance, Electrical engineering, Image processing, Industrial engineering, Management sciences, Mathematical programming, Mechanical engineering, Operations research, Physics, Simulation and modeling, Social sciences, and Statistics and probability.

The electronic editions of SIAM's journals are published on an accelerated article-by-article basis. They are the definitive editions for SIAM's nine research journals; electronic articles are now published in final form months, and in some cases years, in advance of their print counterparts.

Locus contains the electronic full text for every SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) journal article published from the journal's (11 titles) inception through 1996. That's approximately 14,000 articles, about 285,000 pages, and more than 250,000 reference links.

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Requires downloading client program and install the software (setup.exe.) from Please note that this client program is necessary to access the database, since there is no direct access URL that can be referenced. Other web browsers (e.g. Firefox ore Chorme) will not work, as Siku Quanshu contains archaic Chinese characters not included in the current Unicode standard. Once the client program is installed, users can open the program on their PC (only work with Windows, not MAC), select IP Login, and gain access from a computer with a PSU IP address.


Instructions to install and use the GlobalProtect VPN.

Full-text for the entire set of Siku Quanshu. Requires downloading client program and install the software (setup.exe.) at Please note that this client program is necessary to access the database, since there is no direct access URL that can be referenced. Other web browsers (e.g. Firefox or Chorme) will not work, as Siku Quanshu contains archaic Chinese characters not included in the current Unicode standard. Once the client program is installed, users can open the program on their PC (only work with Windows, not MAC), select IP Login, and gain access from a computer with a PSU IP address. VPN information for remote users.

Silent Film Online brings together films which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP’s Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.

Simmons Insights contains data from the National Consumer Study (NCS), an annual survey of U.S. consumers' buying and media habits. Most recent data available is 3 years old. Users may create customized reports analyzing the demographic and psychographic characteristics of product users and their media behavior. Data comes from the Simmons NCS, which is sent out to samples of the U.S. population several times a year. Studies include Simmons Kids, Simmons Teens, and Simmons Connect, which also includes the National Hispanic Consumer Study (NHCS) incorporating the same data as the NCS but asks additional questions of Hispanics. Access is limited to 24 simultaneous users. Please LOG OUT after use.

SimplyAnalytics — Formerly "SimplyMap" 

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SimplyAnalytics enables non-technical users to quickly create professional quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic data (ie. census, consumer expenditure data) including estimates and projections, business data from D&B and the County Business Patterns Survey (CBP) and marketing data from EASI/MRI and Claritas PRIZM segments. SimplyAnlytics turns complex data into valuable information that is easily accessed through an innovative and user-friendly interface. Data is available at the State, Congressional District, County, City, ZIP Code, Census Tract and Block Group level in addition to custom trade area and can be exported as images, shapefiles or in tabular formats. Authorized PSU users must "Sign in as a guest" if they do not wish to register for a personal account. Personal accounts save your preferences, reports, and maps.

Around 11,000 German and Latin pamphlets printed in the Holy Roman Empire. The pamphlets cover the early Reformation movement, the Peasants' War, conflict with the Turks, the revolt of the Netherlands, the persecution of French protestants, the status of Calvinists and Zwinglians in the Holy Roman Empire, propaganda against the papacy and the Jesuits, intra-Protestant theological quarrels, the building of confessional networks, witch-hunting, and anti-Jewish polemics.

Chronicles American history, culture and politics through letters, diaries, memoirs, oral histories; posters, broadsides, pamphlets, advertisements, newsreel footage and other materials from the sixties and early seventies. Topics include the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the Equal Rights Amendment, Earth Day, the Free Speech Movement, the Stonewall riots, Woodstock, the Summer of Love, the Space Race and more.

Bringing together primary source documents from archives and libraries across the Atlantic world, this resource allows students and researchers to explore and compare unique material relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition and social justice. In addition to the primary source documents there is a wealth of useful secondary sources for research and teaching; including an interactive map, scholarly essays, tutorials, a visual sources gallery, chronology and bibliography.

A massive digital collection of 18th and 19th century documents; Pamphlets, Books, Correspondence, Newspapers, Legal Documents, Manuscripts, and other materials. Includes over 1 million pages of unpublished archival material produced by pro and anti-slavery organizations and individuals.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, as well as materials on free African-Americans in the colonies and the U.S. before 1870. Included are every statute passed by every state and colony, all federal statutes, all reported state and federal cases on slavery, and hundreds of books and pamphlets on the subject. In total, the collection contains more than 1,000 titles and nearly 850,000 pages.

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NOTE: First-time users will need to create an individual account with SNL Kagan (no cost for Penn State users).-Daily financial data for SEC-filing media companies (wireline, wireless, cable, satellite, broadcasting, content, distribution, publishing, advertising, and new media);-SNL Kagan analytical studies, data sets, and newsletters;-Asset-level detail for wireless licenses and markets and wireline regulatory/ARMIS data;-Channel lineups, provider footprints, and subscriber estimates in the U.S., as well as multichannel package information for the top U.S. operators;-Research on Pay-TV and IPTV subscribers, infrastructure equipment, delivery devices, forecasts, and semiconductors and software for multimedia-enabled consumer electronics devices;-Research on the Over-the-Top (OTT) Industry and home networking; and-Research on the discovery, acquisition, and consumption of digital multiscreen entertainment over connected consumer electronics devices.

Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States, from 1790 to present. It allows you to easily create visual maps and reports for a variety of variables.

The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences.

This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Coverage is from 1979 to date.

"With Oxford Bibliographies in Social Work, students and researchers will have a reliable and up-to-date place to start their research. Unlike traditional bibliographies and the online abstracting & indexing services, Oxford Bibliographies in Social Work provides a much-needed filter to the avalanche of scholarly information now available."

This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba. Module I: Wars & Revolutions; Module 2: Newsreels & Cinemagazines; Module III: Culture & Society.

CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,700 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.

"Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology is designed to provide just this sort of authoritative guidance. In contrast to print bibliographies and electronic indexes that simply list citations, this innovative online reference tool will combine the best features of a high-level encyclopedia and the best features of a traditional bibliography put together in a style that responds to the way people do research online."

"It’s the largest collection of books, journals and documents from the region, covering India, Pakistan, Burma, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. Its size and diversity will bring new and inclusive perspectives to learning and research across the humanities and social sciences. Faculty in economics, politics, law, Indology, archaeology, anthropology, cultural studies, history, and education will all benefit."

Provides more than 400,000 fully searchable pages of newspapers published in South Asia dating from the 19th century. Features titles published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka in the English, Bengali, and Gujarati languages. The South Asian papers can be searched along with other titles in the World Newspaper Archive.

"Founded in 1903 by Alfred Cunningham and Tse Tsan-tai, a key figure in the Chinese revolt against the last imperial Qing Dynasty at the turn of the 20th century, the newspaper became a platform for advocating the reform movement in China. It is highly regarded by researchers because of the unique history of Hong Kong as well as the newspaper’s editorial perspective on Imperial Japan and Communist China."

SPEC surveys gather information from ARL member institutions on current research library practices and policies. SPEC Kits combine the survey results and documentation from ARL member institutions to guide libraries as they address the ever-changing challenges facing libraries. These guides help libraries learn about current practice in research libraries, implement new practices and technologies, manage change, and improve performance. SPEC Kits comprise four key elements: Executive Summary of the survey results; Survey Questions and Responses; Representative Documents from the responding institutions; Selected Resources, including books, journal articles, and websites.

The SPIE Digital Library contains the full text of all papers appearing in SPIE Proceedings and SPIE journals from 1998 to the present, plus a substantial amount of full text coverage going back to 1990. SPIE publications cover all areas of optics and photonics.

SPORTDiscus is the premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources. Topics covered include coaching, exercise science, fitness, health education, kinesiology, nutrition, physical education, physical therapy, and sports sciences, as well as clinical specialties such as orthopedics. The database includes research, trade, and popular materials, from scholarly journals such as the American Journal of Health Promotion to magazines like Basketball Digest and Sports Illustrated. Most date from 2000 or later. More than 600 of the periodicals covered in SPORTDiscus are available as embedded full-text within SPORTDiscus; others may be found through GETIT or requested via ILLiad.

Sports Business Resource Network is a sporting goods and sports marketing database containing full-text market research reports, industry statistics, consumer expenditures, and full-text publications.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is the most extensive video collection ever assembled in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more. Developed through an exclusive partnership with Healthy Learning, the world’s leading producer of sports medicine videos, the collection features an array of internationally renowned physicians, exercise scientists, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, registered dietitians, sport psychologists, personal trainers, and health/wellness experts who share information, ideas, and insights on the principles, techniques, and modalities of modern exercise science and sports medicine.

SpringerMaterials is based on the Landolt-Börnstein New Series, the unique, fully evaluated data collection in all areas of physical sciences and engineering. SpringerMaterials also comprises the Dortmund Data Bank Software & Separation Technology, a Database on Thermophysical Properties and the Linus Pauling Files, a Database on Inorganic Solid Phases and chemical safety data. SpingerMaterials is expanded and updated on a quarterly basis and offers advanced search & navigation functionalities.

Springer Nature Experiments — Formerly "Springer Protocols" 

Springer Nature Experiments is the world's largest database of laboratory research protocols, and comprises the popular monographic series Methods in Molecular Biology plus protocols gleaned from Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Neuromethods, as well as from a vast number of Laboratory Handbooks, such as The Biomethods Handbook, The Proteomics Handbook, and the Springer Laboratory Manuals. Researchers can browse the database by subject collection, search the database full-text, or follow a link to a protocol from other search engines like LionSearch or Google Scholar, or from a database such as PubMed or Web of Knowledge.

Access to electronic editions of journals and electronic books to which Penn State University Libraries subscribes, published by a company called Springer-Verlag. Journals cover the fields of chemistry, computer science, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, life sciences, mathematics, medicine, and physics. Coverage: 1996-present. Updates: Continuous

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SRDS provides a number of different advertising sources covering: television, radio, newspapers,and consumer and business publications. Remote users must use the GlobalProtect VPN for access. VPN information for remote users.

The St. Louis American is a weekly newspaper serving the African-American community. The largest weekly newspaper in Missouri, it has been a crucial source of news tailored to the Black community, reporting not only on local affairs but also on national and regional news, religion, sports, and entertainment.

Searchable text and page images including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads,obituaries, cartoons, and more. Founded by Joseph Pulitzer, the Post-Dispatch offers award-winning news and cultural coverage from the American Midwest. Searchable by itself and cross-searchable with all other Proquest Historical newspapers.

Contains unpublished documents from the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History including Stalin's correspondence with Western intellectuals and world leaders and his communications with Soviet officials. Items selected include personal correspondence, memoranda, log books, and internal reports. Also provides fully-digitized transcriptions of books in the Annals of Communism series originally published by Yale University Press. These volumes include translations of primary source documents. A personal account is required to create and access tags, annotations, or bookmarks.

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work in which each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public. Because of this dynamic model, the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is responsive to new research.


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STATRef is a cross-searchable medical information database for healthcare professionals, integrating core full-text biomedical and nursing books with evidence-based resources and innovative tools in one site. All StatRef titles have a 5 concurrent user limit.

State Papers Online, 1509-1714 contains more than 3 million pages of documents; correspondence, reports, memoranda, Parliamentary drafts and depositions from ambassadors, civil servants and provincial administrators serving the Monarch. The digital facsimile manuscripts are linked to searchable Calendar entries (abstracts or transcriptions of the originals). This collection contains information on every facet of English government, including social and economic affairs, law and order, religious policy, and crown possessions. There is also substantial information on Britain's international relations and foreign policy including correspondence with the monarchs of Europe, intelligence reports from agents abroad, and relations with the Vatican.

The Student Activism collection is intended to serve as a scholarly bridge from the extensive history of student protest in the United States to the study of today’s vibrant, continually unfolding actions. The collection captures the voices of students across the great range of protest, political actions, and equal-rights advocacy from the 20th and early 21st century United States. The primary sources intended for inclusion will be broad-based across time, geography, and political viewpoint — from the conservative to the anarchist.

Independent from the Times of London, the Sunday Times was known for its investigative journalism, commentary and in-depth analysis of the week's news. To search with the Times of London and other historical British news sources use the Gale News Vault database

The Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum systematically collects newly published Greek inscriptions as well as publications on previously known documents. It presents complete Greek texts of all new inscriptions with a critical apparatus; it summarizes new readings, interpretations, and studies of known inscriptions, and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents. The online edition will provide scholars and students with easy and quick access to this vast amount of information and will allow them to search the entire corpus for particular words, names, and inscriptions. Indexes and cross references to related texts offer additional research functionality. The online edition includes the electronic equivalent of all 54 SEG volumes (approx. 50.000 records) published so far, and will incorporate all future volumes in the series.

Supreme Court Insight is a complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Content associated with each case is compiled and organized to facilitate understanding of the judicial process and is also retrievable on a document by document basis.

In-depth analysis of every US Supreme Court Case since the 1989/90 term. Covers the background of the case, arguments presented, and summary of ruling.

This database contains resources related to sustainable development and conservation of natural resources. Coverage is from 1995 to date.

Over 18,000 movies from major Hollywood studios are available online to Penn State instructors for classroom teaching, via a University Libraries license with Swank Motion Pictures. These titles do not appear in the library catalog.

The Syriac Studies Reference Library is a collection of rare and out-of-print titles that are of vital importance for Syriac studies. It is especially rich in early manuscript catalogs, dictionaries, and grammars, and contains many of the indispensable editions of Syriac texts that were produced in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. This collection was scanned from the holdings of the Semitics/ICOR Library of The Catholic University of America.

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VPN information for remote users.For the initial sign-in, users need to be within University’s IP range. Please follow these steps:1) Please go to, and click SIGN IN at the top left. 2) In the username field, please enter your University e-mail address. Click Next. 3) On the next screen, please click on the blue “Register Here” link. 4) You’ll be taken to a Profile page. Enter your name and Universitye-mail address. 5) Choose a password and enter it. 6) When you’ve finished the Profile, click SAVE CHANGES. 7) You’ll go to the Tax Notes webpage, where you can sign in with your username (your University e-mail address) and the password you chose. Tax Notes includes access to daily news, analysis and commentary on tax related court opinions, legislative actions, and revenue rulings. Coverage includes Federal, State and International content.

Provides full-text access to purchased and various open access Taylor & Francis Ebooks, which include imprints published by Routledge, CRC Press, and Garland Science.

Provides full-text access to content in a limited number of subscribed and open access Taylor & Francis journals.

TRAIL identifies, acquires, catalogs, and digitizes technical reports issued primarily prior to 1976. TRAIL provides unrestricted access to these digitized technical reports through the TRAIL Search Interface. The mission of TRAIL is to ensure preservation, discoverability, and persistent open access to government technical publications regardless of form or format.

Official correspondence and documents of each territory of the United States in its pre-statehood years. Includes Native American negotiations and treaties, military records, judicial proceedings, population data, financial statistics, land records, and more. Contains the official papers held by the Departments of State and Interior responsible for managing U.S. territories before they were admitted as states.

This online, easily searchable rare historical material from The Wiener Library, London, provides documentary evidence for the study of Nazi Germany and its crimes against the Jewish people from many perspectives. The Wiener Library is the oldest institution in the world established to document the Nazi regime and its crimes against the Jewish people. The material in this online archive is organized into four sections: original Nazi propaganda materials, eyewitness accounts, photographic material, and Wiener Library publications.

Theatre in Video contains hundreds of videos, including documentaries and definitive performances of the world’s most important plays. From celebrated productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage of the work of Samuel Beckett, the collection covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances deliver an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of productions.

The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is a research center at the University of California, Irvine. Founded in 1972, the TLG has already collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. The database now contains over 76 million words of text from over 6,600 works and work collections from nearly 2,000 authors.

The Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL) is a monumental dictionary of Latin. It encompasses the Latin language from the time of its origin to the time of Isidore of Seville (c. 636). The project began in 1894 and it is scheduled to be completed around the year 2050. The data of the online edition has been enlarged by the fascicles published in 2007 and 2008 and now comprises the letters A -- M, O, P -- pomifer, porta -- pulsio.

The world’s most widely circulated English daily newspaper was founded in 1838 to serve British residents of West India. Today, this historical newspaper serves researchers interested in studying colonialism and post-colonialism, British and world history, class and gender issues, international relations, comparative religion, international economics, terrorism, and more. In its pages, The Times of India illuminates key historical events such as the Sepoy Mutiny, which led to British rule in India; the formation of the Indian National Congress; and the rise of Gandhi’s civil disobedience movement. It captures the 1947 partitioning of India and Pakistan, the war over the Kashmir region, and the creation of Bangladesh. It reports on the assassinations of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi; the Bhopal industrial disaster, which resulted in thousands of deaths; and the rise of Pakistan as a nuclear power.

Palmer's Index to The Times contains records from the 461 printed volumes of Palmer' Index to the London Times newspaper. Articles can be located by broad subject headings, date of publication, or title keywords. Obituaries are under the heading "Deaths". For articles after 1905 consult the print volumes for the Official Index to the Times, available in the Pattee Stacks B (Call # A121.T46). The text of the Times is on microfilm, Call # Microfilm E200.

Researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

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TJD Online (The Jazz Discography Online) provides descriptions of over 400,000 jazz recording sessions and jazz recordings from 1896 to the present. This online discography can be searched by bandleader name, musician name, and tune title.

A digital reproduction of every page of every issue of the Times Literary Supplement through 2014. All content including reviews, articles, advertising, and letters is searchable by word, date, or format. Supplements and expands the range of the TLS Centenary Archive.


TOCS-IN provides the tables of contents of a selection of Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals, both in text format and through a Web search program.

Toxicology Abstracts covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, toxicology studies of industrial and agricultural chemicals, household products, pharmaceuticals, and myriad other substances, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues. Topics of current concern such as the effects of alcohol and smoking, drug abuse, hydrocarbon studies, nitrosamines, radiation and radioactive materials, and much more are extensively examined. Toxicity testing methodology and analytical procedures for toxic substances are also covered. Coverage is from 1981 to date.


TOXLINE offers rapid access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens.

Explore domestic consumerism, life and leisure in America between 1850-1950 with Trade Catalogues and the American Home. This resource presents a wealth of highly illustrated primary source documents that highlight commercial tastes and consumer trends, and provide a valuable visual record for a breadth of interdisciplinary study.

Focusing on materials science and engineering topics, this publisher's site is Scientific.Net. Major series include: Key Engineering Materials, Materials Science Forum, and Solid State Phenomena.

"The Transformation of Shopping brings together rich collections of primary source material from world-renowned institutions, enabling research into the vibrant sociocultural history of the retail industry with material from over 300 stores. Drawn from across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, trade literature, staff newsletters and photographs highlight the experiences of workers and consumers, offering exciting new insights into the ways in which stores shaped and influenced daily and working life."

"The network for international arbitration, mediation and ADR, international investment law and Transnational Dispute Management." TDM is a peer-review online journal publishing about various aspects of international arbitration with a special focus on investment arbitration. Since the first issue was published in 2004 it has gained popularity among a large number of law firms, academics and other professionals in the field of arbitration.

This resource brings together hundreds of accounts by women of their travels across the globe from the early 19th century to the late 20th century. Students and researchers will find sources covering a variety of topics including; architecture; art; the British Empire; climate; customs; exploration; family life; housing; industry; language; monuments; mountains; natural history; politics and diplomacy; race; religion; science; shopping; war. A wide variety of forms of travel writing are included, ranging from unique manuscripts, diaries and correspondence to drawings, guidebooks and photographs. The resource includes a slideshow with hundreds of items of visual material, including postcards, sketches and photographs.

An archival research resource containing a vast collection of rare magazines by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. Over 1,500 periodicals written and illustrated by serving members of the armed forces and associated welfare organizations published between 1914 and the end of 1919 are included. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover, in full color or grayscale, and with granular indexing of all articles and specialist indexing of Publications.

"Trends & Policy: U.S. Healthcare is ... designed to facilitate the exploration of US government policies in context through the use of expertly crafted topic pages and timelines. In addition to the timelines putting the history of healthcare policy in chronological context and the topic pages explaining complex policy issues, this collection includes all healthcare related public laws and Congressional hearings, legislative and executive branch reports, and carefully curated statistical data series."

"This resource includes immigration-related news from major U.S. newspapers. These newspaper articles provide first-hand accounts of both current and historical immigration issues and events."

TRID is a newly integrated database that combines the records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre's International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database. TRID provides access to over 900,000 records of transportation research worldwide.

The Turfgrass Information Center (TIC) provides access to a database of published materials reporting on aspects of turfgrass and its maintenance. This includes conference proceedings, trade publications, scientific journals, extension bulletins, and newsletters.TIC is a specialized unit at the Michigan State University Libraries and has over 100,000 records in its primary database, the Turfgrass Information File (TGIF).

A database of modern and contemporary African American poetry, featuring almost 9,000 poems by 62 of the most important African American poets of the last century, including Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Audre Lorde and Rita Dove.

This collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

Contains full texts of some two thousand plays from throughout the English-speaking world, including works by George Bernard Shaw, Langston Hughes, Sean O'Casey, Noel Coward, David Mamet, Eugene O'Neill, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard and Thornton Wilder. Many regional and ethnic works are included. Plays are searchable by text, first performance date, genre, and nationality.

Full texts of the works of over 285 poets from Kipling and Yeats to the present day. Incorporates works from the Faber Poetry Library, including the works of Americans such as Eliot and Plath

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The Declassified Documents Reference System provides online access to over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War and beyond, this single source enables users to locate key information underpinning studies in international relations, American studies, United States foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism and more.

U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950 offers rare primary sources tied to Myron Taylor, appointed as the president's representative to the Vatican. The content includes telegrams, dispatches and letters between Taylor and his staff, the State Department, U.S. government agencies, the Vatican and the Italian government.Vital materials focus on political affairs, Jews, refugee and relief activities, German-owned property in Rome, property rights, and the Vatican Bank.This collection consists of the State Department's records of the personal representative of the President to Pope Pius XII, including the Decimal File, Confidential Correspondence File and the Airgrams File.

The U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs digital collection offers full-text searching of documents from 1832 to 1978. Types of records include appellant and appellee briefs, amicus briefs, petitions, trial transcripts, and more.

Focused on the 1990s and the tumultuous early years of Ukrainian independence this open access collection contains more than 900 local newspapers from over 340 cities and towns—including publications from each of Ukraine’s 27 regions. The local news sources provide researchers with granular insights into regional and ethnic interests, concerns, and conflicts.  Most of the titles are in Ukrainian or Russian; with some ethnic newspapers in languages such as: Armenian, Crimean Tatar, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, or Polish.

Soviet-Era Ukrainian Newspapers includes national newspapers from three cities (Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Lviv), covering the early Soviet era of Ukraine’s history. These titles offer granular insight into important events in Ukraine’s history, including the Ukrainian War of Independence and the Holodomor. This collection includes newspapers in both Ukrainian and Russian.

Comtrade provides detailed import and export statistics in goods and services reported by statistical authorities of close to 200 countries/areas since 1962. Unlimited batch, bulk, and API downloads are available.

It provides librarians, information specialists, scholars, students, policy makers, influencers and the general public with a single digital destination for seamlessly accessing publications, journals, data, and series published by the United Nations Secretariat, and its funds and programs. United Nations iLibrary offers an extensive list of features that deliver flexibility, speed, and efficiency such as intuitive navigation, integrated search results, granular content, citation tool, DOI identification, and multilingual content. Every year around 500 new titles are planned to be added to United Nations iLibrary.


UNSTATS provides data on a wide range of social and economic data series from 30 specialized international intergovernmental agencies including POPIN, World Bank, IMF, UNESCO, UNICEF, and WHO. Data can be displayed in HTML or downloaded in Excel or CSV format.

Online full text of underground comic books and graphic novels.

This collection includes five categories of treaty-related data: Status of Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General; The United Nations Treaty Series (full text); Recently Deposited Multilateral Treaties; Photographs of Treaty Signature ceremonies; Titles of the Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General in the UN official languages. A complete description of the database is available at: As of April 2000, the database contains full text of treaties from 1992-to date. Additional years are continually added.

This collection of primary source materials focuses on the design and planning of the Penn State University Park campus. The development of the campus from the 1870s to the 1970s is documented by a selection of maps, photographs, construction drawings, specifications, statistical information, and news releases and articles. Important designers such as Charles Z. Klauder have shaped the campus which includes two National Register Historic Districts – the Ag Hill District and the Old Campus Complex. This selection of approximately 200 images provides examples of the much larger collection in the University Archives, part of the Libraries' Special Collections.

"The bibliographic essays within Oxford Bibliographies in Urban Studies are written by known experts in the field, who can provide a guided selection of these pertinent materials, as well as the much needed content for understanding the referenced titles. Of special note are bibliographies not just on topical areas but also on specific cities throughout the world. This resource will provide much-needed guidance for students and scholars of urban studies at every level." is the official U.S. gateway to all government information.

The Visual History Archive® is the Institute’s collection of audiovisual interviews with witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides. It is the reason USC Shoah Foundation was originally founded, and continues to be the basis for its educational and scholarly programs today.

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This collection consists of 164 comic valentine sheets (ca. 1870-1920), 10 sentimental valentines from World War II (ca. 1939-1945), and 7 suffrage valentines (ca. 1915-1920) from the Alice Marshall Women’s History Collection - located in Archives and Special Collections at the Penn State Harrisburg Library.

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Value Line is the standard investment advisory service. The Web research center provides access to the standard Value Line Investment Survey and to its related resources. For historical Value Line Investment Surveys back to 1997, select "VLIS & SMC - Historical Archives" from the Dashboard.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. The collection holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming including ABC's Nightline since 1989. These special reports and periodic news broadcasts cover presidential press conferences and political campaign coverage, and national and international events such as the Watergate hearings, the plight of American hostages in Iran, the Persian Gulf war, and the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001. In addition, through its detailed content related to news events, this resource also serves as a unique reference tool for studying historical and political events. Users have the ability to stream online some videos from the Archive's collection. Others can be secured via Interlibrary Loan.

The Victorian period is often regarded as a high point in literary history, generating a wealth of material that is still regarded as canonical as well as a diverse range of literary genres. This period, which encompasses the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901, produced a large number of prominent authors such as Charles Dickens, the Brontë sisters, and Oscar Wilde, and witnessed a huge expansion in the literary market (partly because of the rise in literacy). Rather than sifting through these ever-expanding mountains of information that may or may not yield relevant results, students and researchers alike can rely on Oxford Bibliographies in Victorian Literature to offer a reliable, up-to-date, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field.

Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprised of four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures. The modules are: Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments and the Advent of Cinema; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic.

"Showcasing the British Film Institute’s Victorian Film Collection and the Mitchell and Kenyon Collection, Victorians on Film provides a glimpse into the lives of the late Victorians and Edwardians captured by some of Britain’s earliest film pioneers and innovators."

This online project presents those Ferrar Papers which are in Magdalene College, Cambridge. They are reproduced by permission of the Master and Fellows of the college, with whom the copyright remains. In addition, transcripts of those documents that throw light on the Virginia Company of London are included, as are the four volumes of The Records of the Virginia Company of London (Washington, D.C., 1906-35), edited by Susan Myra Kingsbury.

VitalLaw (formerly CCH Cheetah) includes full-text primary sources of law with commentary, a variety of CCH, Wolters Kluwer, and Aspen legal publications, smart charts, practical tools, news, webinars, white papers, and blogs. Practice areas covered include corporate & securities, labor & employment, intellectual property, healthcare, human resources, intellectual property, and tax. VitalLaw replaced CCH Cheetah in November 2021.

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Remote users must use the GlobalProtect VPN for access. Vivvix (formerly known as AdSpender / Ad$pender / Advertising Insights) is an online tool for understanding competitive multimedia strategies. It allows users to quickly access spend and media mix trends, analyze competitor’s brand investment, and evaluate creative messaging. It offers detailed analysis of campaign performance, and access to automated key narrative insights and competitor performance benchmarking for identifying business opportunities. Limited to 6 concurrent users.VPN information for remote users.

"An archive of Vogue magazine (US edition) in full color page image format, from the first issue in 1892 to the present, with monthly updates for new issues."

"La France pendant la guerre 1939-1945: journaux de la Resistance et de VichyThe complete French holdings of the British Library - acquired through intelligence, clandestine and neutral sources - offers as full a view of life in France during World War II as was possible at the time.The British Library holds many resistance titles never acquired by the Bibliothèque Nationale because France was under German occupation. Digitized and full-text searchable, Voices from Wartime France 1939-1945 constitutes the sum of the French press that reached Britain during the German Occupation of France from 1940-44."

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Wayne Herkness (1882-1957) entered the real estate business within a few years of his father’s untimely death in 1899. During the 1920's, W. & M. Herkness, agents, was one of the largest and most influential real estate firms in the northern Philadelphia suburbs. While the firm brokered real estate transactions through the Philadelphia region, they were the primary country estate realtors and developers in eastern Montgomery County, developing projects such as Huntingdon Road (1921) or Cherry Lane (1920/21).

Full texts of the Irish author's poetry, plays, and prose, taken from the standard Scribner/Macmillan Collected Edition of the Works of W. B. Yeats and from other sources.

Today, it focuses not only on the stock market, but on all aspects of global business, economics, consumer affairs, and trends and issues. Online researchers have access to more than 100 years of The Journal's accurate reporting, exclusive analysis, agenda setting editorials, and controversial opinions. In addition to the printed stories, researchers also can study the charts, stock tables, graphics, and illustrations featured in the publication. With this resource, users can study the development of industries and companies across decades, monitor the implementation and effects of fiscal policies on the global economy, study opposing viewpoints at critical times in the world's history, and more. This title is especially appealing to those interested in business, finance, economics, and journalism.

Prior to 1824, Indian Affairs were under the control of the Secretary of War. This collection consists of the letters received by and letters sent to the War Department, including correspondence from Indian superintendents and agents, factors of trading posts, Territorial and State governors, military commanders, Indians, missionaries, treaty and other commissioners, and persons having commercial dealings with the War Department, and other public and private individuals.

Online archival access to The Washington Post. Includes page images from every issue—cover to cover—in downloadable PDF files. Fully searchable by itself and cross-searchable with all other Proquest Historical newspapers.

Water Resources Abstracts provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications.

Web of Science provides access to: the Science Citation Index Expanded 1900-present; the Social Sciences Citation Index 1956-present; and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1975-present. Web of Science indexes articles from thousands of journals and also indexes the citations used in those articles, thus allowing the user to see which papers have cited a core paper, and how many times a paper was cited in a given time period. Covers published content is almost every discipline.

Discover awarded grants from the leading government and private funding agencies from around the world.

The vast majority of articles written for Victorian periodicals were published anonymously, or under pseudonyms. The Wellesley Index identifies the authors of articles within 45 major Victorian periodicals, and provides a bibliography for each contributor. It incorporates the Curran Index of corrections and additions to the original index.

West Academic Study Aids offers you easy online access to hundreds of study aids, treatises, and audio lectures to help you succeed in law school.

Thomson Reuters Westlaw Campus Research - Law is a comprehensive database of resources for researching U.S. Law. It includes primary sources including case law, statutes and regulations at the federal and state levels as well as secondary sources, e.g., American Law Reports, American Jurisprudence, and over 800 law reviews.

WRDS provides Web access to a number of financial research databases, including Compustat, CRSP (Center for Research in Securities Prices), Dow Jones Averages, FDIC, and Philadelphia Stock Exchange. WRDS is intended for academic, non-commercial purposes only. All databases have been licensed for the non-profit educational use of Penn State faculty, staff, and students. Copyright law and individual license agreements govern their use. Accessing the Database: Users open individual accounts by registering at the WRDS home page. WRDS defines different accounts for users depending on their affiliation with the university. Within 48 hours, Penn State WRDS account representatives will verify the users’ affiliation with the university and confirm or deny the account accordingly. WRDS Terms of Use [User Agreement].

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WRDS Day Pass is as an option for limited-time access to WRDS for those who do not meet requirements for individual WRDS accounts. WRDS provides Web access to a number of financial research databases, including Compustat, CRSP (Center for Research in Securities Prices), Dow Jones Averages, FDIC, and Philadelphia Stock Exchange. WRDS is intended for academic, non-commercial purposes only. All databases have been licensed for the non-profit educational use of Penn State faculty, staff, and students.

Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide is the world's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. All aspects of wildlife and wildlife management are covered, with a global perspective. Major topic areas include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology, taxonomy and much more. Coverage is 1935 to present.

Access to Penn State subscribed online publications (electronic journals, books and reference works) for researchers and professionals.

"Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820 explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices. With a clear focus on bringing the voices of the colonized to the forefront, this highly-curated archive and database includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States Empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand and Australia."

The database includes books, images, audiofiles, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies on women's social movements from colonial times to the present.

Backed by a global editorial board of 130 leading scholars from around the world, this landmark collection [Women and Social Movements, International]of primary sources illuminates a vast area of modern history. Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and conference proceedings at which pivotal decisions were made and social movements were born, this online collection traces the global history of women's international agendas and illuminates their enormous influence on the course of events and shifts in attitudes that have defined modern life.

"This database examines efforts to foster gender equity through expanded economic and social participation of women on a global scale. Covering a century, the database highlights and evaluates activism through individual efforts, organizational initiatives, and socio-cultural projects led by or for women in the Global South."

This collection consists of two distinct elements: A finding aid to women's studies resources in The National Archives; original documents on the suffrage question in Britain, the Empire and colonial territories. The finding aid is the result of a five-year project by staff at The National Archives in the mid-1990s and enables researchers to quickly locate details of documents at TNA relating to women. This finding aid is far more detailed and extensive than anything available elsewhere online and has the benefit of ranging across all of the document classes TNA hold. The original documents cover the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain, 1903-1928 and the granting of women's suffrage in colonial territories, 1930-1962.

Women Writers Online — Formerly "Brown University" 

Women Writers Online is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women's writing and electronic text encoding. Our goal is to bring texts by pre-Victorian women writers (pre 1830 in England) out of the archive and make them accessible to a wide audience of teachers, students, scholars, and the general reader. We support research on women's writing, text encoding, and the role of electronic texts in teaching and scholarship.

Full text books, pamphlets and periodicals reflecting the evolution of feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights through 1945. Includes materials from continental Europe, the U.S., the United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand, dating from 1543-1945. The anti-feminist case is presented as well as the pro-feminist; many other titles present a purely objective record of the condition of women at a given time.

Women’s Magazine Archive provides access to the complete archives of the foremost titles of this type, including Good Housekeeping and Ladies’ Home Journal, which serve as canonical records of evolving assumptions about gender roles and cultural mores. Other titles here focus on narrower topics but deliver valuable source content for specific research areas. "Parents", for example, is of particular relevance for research in the fields of children’s education, psychology, and health, as well as reflecting broader social historical trends.

A breadth of printed and manuscript sources over four centuries, providing a multitude of perspectives on the changing roles of women in history. This collection offers access to the works and legacy of many notable and influential women, but also a chance to hear the voices of forgotten and ordinary women. Highlights include: Papers and rare printed works of important female writers and thinkers, Life writing and autobiographies of a range of 18th and 19th century women, The papers of Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette, political activist and campaigner, Diaries and correspondence of aristocratic women, giving insights into the social, political and cultural history of rich and powerful women of the 18th and 19th centuries, Women's travel writing - manuscript and printed accounts of women travellers, missionaries, tourists and women living across the British Empire.

This resource provides access to over 232,000 records drawn from ten important Women's Studies databases. Among the databases included in Women's Resources International are Women's Studies Abstracts, one of the premiere Women's Studies indexes; four files from Women Studies Librarian at the University of Wisconsin; Popline Subset on Women; and Women's Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography of Mostly English Language Journal Articles from the World Health Organization. Coverage: 1972 to date; citations and abstracts only. Updated semiannually.

"Women’s Voices and Life Writing, 1600-1968 brings together diaries and oral histories for the study of the lives and experiences of less well-known women, told through their own words. Featuring content from both regional and national archives across the UK and Ireland, users can explore the life course of hundreds of individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds."

"An archive of the influential US fashion trade publication, Women's Wear Daily, starting in 1910 and covering material up to the last twelve months. All content is scanned in color with searchable text and indexing."

Contains 2000+ indicators, many with 50 years of data, including the full World Development Indicators (WDI), Global Development Finance (GDF), and Africa Development Indicators (ADI) as well as other World Bank databases such as Global Economic Monitor (GEM), Education Statistics, etc.

The World Christian Database (WCD) includes detailed information on all major world religions. Extensive religious and secular statistics are available on 9,000 Christian denominations, 238 countries and 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as on 5,000 cities and 3,000 provinces. The WCD incorporates the core data from the World Christian Encyclopedia (WCE) and World Christian Trends (WCT). However, statistics in the WCD constitute a significant update of the data published in WCE/WCT in 2001. WCD is an initiative of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. Note: Even though Global Development Finance (GDF) is no longer listed in the WDI database name, all external debt and financial flows data continue to be included in WDI. The GDF publication has been renamed International Debt Statistics (IDS), and has its own separate database with historically archived data.

Streaming video of selected documentaries from PBS, the BBC, and other educational filmakers covering human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. Transcripts are fully searchable and synchronized to the video. Video clips can be selected to create customized playlists that can be annotated, copied, and shared.

World News Connection® (WNC) contains full-text translated summaries from the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports for the following materials: newspaper articles, conference proceedings, radio and television broadcasts, periodicals, and non-classified technical reports

"An unprecedented digital collection offering access to the runs of more than 100 publications from Archie Comics. It’s one of the longest-running, best-known comic staples, spanning the early 1940s to 2020. Alongside the flagship title, Archie, other prominent titles, which have pervaded wider popular culture, include Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, Betty & Veronica, and Jughead."

The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion, to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography.

A digital collection of primary documents from the colonial period to the present, including early monographs, pamphlets, letters, expedition records, journals, reports, maps, diaries, descriptions of voyages, and newspaper accounts. Historical collections include: Bauza Maps and Manuscripts Collection; Brazil's Popular Groups, 1966-1986; Conquistadors: The Struggle for Colonial Power in Latin America, 1492-1825; The Yale University Collection of Latin American Manuscripts, Parts 1-7; Latin American and Iberian biographies; Mexican and Central American Political and Social Ephemera; Papers of Agustin de Iturbide, 1799-1880; Records of the U.S. State Dept.

Provides access to electronic journals published by World Scientific to which Penn State subscribes. Major subject areas included are physics, mathematics, and computer science.

A database of scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1972 and the present. Includes books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, and electronic media.

Important primary sources, offering insight into government policy, the war in the Pacific, and the war in Europe. Sources include the records of the Special Operations Executive - the secret British organisation whose mission was to conduct espionage, sabotage and subversion behind enemy lines in Europe; private papers of American General Robert L Eichelberger, commander of the Amphibious Eighth during the Pacific War, in charge of all ground occupation troops in Japan (1945-1948), and second in command to General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific; Diaries of James V Forrestal, US Secretary of the Navy, 1944-1947, and first Secretary of Defense, 1947-1949.

Explore the phenomenon of world's fairs from the Crystal Palace in 1851 and the proliferation of North American exhibitions, to fairs around the world and twenty-first century expos. Through official records, monographs, publicity, artwork and artifacts, this resource brings together multiple archives for rich research opportunities in this diverse topic.

OCLC WorldCat database is the OCLC online union catalog. It contains over 43 million records describing library holdings around the world. includes a free resource library of current trade news and resources, as well as the Dispute Settlement Commentary Service (DSC), which provides summary and analysis of all WTO reports and arbitrations; a current keyword index; a database of dispute settlement tables and statistics; and a search tool for WTO cases, legal texts, and other documents.

Tens of thousands of color images of historic and contemporary architecture. Images are selected and sized to support teaching. Multiple shots of each building or landscape are normally provided. These pictures have been gathered for Penn State users from a variety of sources: professional color photography that has been licensed for Penn State use, original color photography provided by university faculty, and some copies from books and similar sources.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI / Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. The database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy. The serials list of the new database is actively under construction, with a focus on expanding international coverage. As of February 2004 approximately 1,432 titles are being monitored for coverage; this list will continue to grow.

Contains full texts of American novels first published between 1851 and 1875. Includes works by Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and many others.

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Yomidas Rekishikan (ヨミダス歴史館) is an online database of 11 million articles covering every issue of The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper since its first issue in 1874. Restricted to three users among five subscribing institutions. Therefore, please logout when finished.

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Index to Japanese Magazines and Periodicals from the Meiji Era to the Present.


Zephyr is a comprehensive database of deal information. It contains information on global Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A), Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), private equity and venture capital deals, and news about pending M & A activity.

Zoological Record is the world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names. The broad scope of coverage ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.