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The A&AePortal is an authoritative eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. With innovative functionality and extensive metadata, the site offers students and scholars an engaging experience, encouraging critical thinking skills and supporting rigorous academic research.
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Available until 4/30/2020. HeinOnline is the world's largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and more than 2,700 scholarly journals. HeinOnline provides topic specific databases including all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, Criminal Justice, Religion and the Law, and Women and the Law among others. Full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase is included.
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The MLA International Bibliography covers scholarship in a broad range of Humanities disciplines related to global literatures and languages. Coverage includes materials published in more than 100 countries and in more than 50 languages, in the areas of literatures and languages from around the world
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Containing over 60,000 biographies, 72 million words, 11,000 portraits of significant, influential or notorious figures who shaped British history. Specially-written signed biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past, worldwide, from the earliest times to the twenty-first century. State-of-the-art search options, extensive internal cross-referencing, access to articles from the original DNB, and navigation by "themes" combine with rigorous research and scholarship to make the Oxford DNB one of the most innovative and important reference sites available online. The ODNB's coverage is extended with regular online updates that add new biographies, theme articles, and portraits, and keep existing entries up-to-date with recent scholarship.
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Plunkett Research, Ltd., established in 1985, is the leading provider of industry sector analysis and research. This is an innovative database providing access to detailed research and data on 26,000 firms across 34 industries. Patrons will gain access to cutting-edge market research, industry statistics, technologies analysis, “hard-to-find” business intelligence, industry associations, corporate executive contacts, glossaries and much more. Additionally, patrons will have the capability to generate customized reports that contain information specific to your purpose. They cover vital industry sectors such as health care, financial services, retailing, entertainment, energy and information technology.
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Gain insight into Chinese political and social life during the turbulent 120 year period from 1832 to 1953 with 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers. Included are critical perspectives on the ending of more than 2,000 years of imperial rule in China, the Taiping Rebellion, the Opium Wars with Great Britain, the Boxer Rebellion and the events leading up to the1911 Xinhai Revolution, and the subsequent founding of the Republic of China. In addition to the article content, the full-image newspapers offer searchable access to advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads that illuminate history.

This unique collection is cross-searchable with all ProQuest historical and current newspapers, as well as with other resources your library subscribes to on ProQuest.
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In response to COVID-19-access to SAGE Knowledge collections, including thousands of carefully selected titles by world-class authors on hot topics across the social sciences including academic and supplementary titles, foundational books in core areas of research and debate, accessible student reference, and numerous practical professional titles in education.
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In response to COVID-19-access to SAGE Research Methods Video, 480+ instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences. The site is designed to guide users to the content they need to learn a little or a lot about their method.
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In response to COVID-19 access to SAGE Video that showcases highly relevant educational video across key social science disciplines. All videos are fully citable with searchable transcripts, custom clip creation and embedding.
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The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA), a subset of the South Asia Materials Project (SAMP), creates and maintains a collection of open access materials for the study of South Asia. There are 13 languages represented in this collection.
Included are colonial-era administrative and trade reports and newspapers dealing with themes of caste and social structure, social and economic history, women and gender, and more.
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