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The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a NASA-funded project which maintains four bibliographic databases containing more than 3.6 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, and preprints in Astronomy.

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Safari Online provides e-books from the publishers specializing in computer application user and training manuals.

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SAGE eReference

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Sage e-Reference is a full-text collection of over 80 online specialized encyclopedias in the social sciences, including communications, gender studies, social work, history, psychology, etc.

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Salem Press

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University of Southern California's Collection of Salem Press Titles.

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A model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet, conceived to meet the scientific communication needs of developing countries, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean countries, it provides an efficient way to assure universal visibility and accessibility to their scientific and other scholarly literature.

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The Science Citation Index, a part of the Web of Science, is a multidisciplinary database of bibliographic information indexed so that you can search for specific articles by subject, author, journal, and/or author address.

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From October 2001 to June 2006, Science's SAGE KE provided news, reviews, commentaries, disease case studies, databases, and other resources pertaining to aging-related research.

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Scirus

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Scirus searches an international collection of institutional repositories and other resources, so it can be a good way to find technical reports, preprints, and other less common publications.

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SIAM Journals Online

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This links to the society's e-journal portal, listing their fourteen journals. The date range for online volumes is from 1997 to present. The actual Home Page for the society is www.siam.org

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Maintained by the Centre de Donnes astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS), France, it provides basic data, cross-identifications, bibliography and measurements for astronomical objects outside the solar system.

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SimplyAnalytics

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A web-based mapping, analytics, and data visualization application with 100,000+ data variables, including: demographic data from the US Census and American Community Survey (ACS), consumer spending data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CEX), and D&B's Points-of-Interest business file providing access to over 5 million US business profiles. Includes MRI-SimmonsLOCAL consumer behavior dataset, which includes data on over 8,000 brands, 450 categories, and the MOSAIC consumer lifestyle segmentation system. Data is available down to the Census Block Group level.

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The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It indexes 1,700 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.

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SRDS is produced by Standard Rate and Data Service, which compiles contact information and ad rates for a variety of media sources.

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Contains links to numerous English-language Bibles as well as Latin (Latin Vulgate), Greek and Hebrew editions, some of which have been scanned.

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Company filings with US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.

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French novelist Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle, was born in Grenoble in 1783 and died in Paris in 1842. This growing collection of his manuscripts includes new transcripts and annotations by literary scholars is from the Universite Stendhal in Grenoble and Grenoble's public library.

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The online version of the printed Sweets Catalog File (In AFA Reference,Call No. TH455.S7864), this free website (with ads) allows searching by word or the MasterFormat 2004. Includes links to articles in Architectural Record.

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ScienceCinema utilizes innovative, state-of-the-art audio indexing and speech recognition technology from Microsoft Research, allowing you to search for specific words and phrases spoken within video files.

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SPIE Digital Library

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The SPIE Digital Library contains the world's largest collection of optics and photonics applied research. With more than 445,000 papers spanning biomedicine, communications, sensors, defense and security, manufacturing, electronics, energy, and imaging, the SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive research database available on optics and photonics research.

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The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a freely available online encyclopedia pertaining to all issues in philosophy and written by contemporary philosophers from various institutions of higher learning.

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The IMechE Proceedings Archive 1847-1996 is providing direct access to over 200,000 pages of unique material, including technical papers, obituaries, meeting reports, technical drawings, and editorial comment, all covering some of the most influential and innovative years of engineering development.

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State Archives of Assyria Online (SAAo) is an open-access web resource that aims to make the rich Neo-Assyrian materials found in the royal archives of Nineveh, and elsewhere, more widely accessible.

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This product's aim is to index all the important collections and anthologies of short stories that are published each year.

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State Papers Online

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(1509-1782) This collection of English State Papers covers the reigns of the Tudors, the Stuarts, and the Hannovers (up to George III's rule in 1782). Provided by Gale-Cengage.

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SAH Archipedia

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Encyclopedia of the built world published by the Society of Architectural Historians and the U. of Virginia Press containing histories, photos, and maps for over 16,300 structures and places in 17 states.

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Surveys & Data

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This resource is from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and provides data and analysis on a broad range of topics related to medical education including medical school enrollment surveys, faculty salaries, and the physician speciality data book.

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SAGE Research Methods includes books, articles, encyclopedias, and videos covering social science research design and methods including the complete Little Green Book series of Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences and the Little Blue Book series of qualitative research. Also includes case studies outlining the research methods used in real research projects.

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Schillers Werke

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Friedrich Schiller's (1759-1805) literary works, his writings on history, and his philosophical and critical works have been extremely influential.

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A result of Gale's partnership with the Smithsonian Institution to create searchable archives of the Smithsonian's vast collections, this resource combines rare nineteenth and twentieth century archival materials on such topics as World'€™s Fairs and trade literature and is paired with modern Smithsonian Magazine and Air & Space Magazine backfiles to present unique and comprehensive insight into history, science, nature, the arts, innovation, technology, and world culture.

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Snapshots

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This database offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments.

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SAGE Premier

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This resource is the largest journals package offered by SAGE. It includes international, peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research titles published on behalf of nearly 300 scholarly and professional societies. Its interdisciplinary coverage is unparalleled, spanning subject areas including business; humanities; social sciences; science, technology, medicine; and many more.

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ScienceDirect

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Access over 2,200 peer reviewed academic journals and selected books.

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Listing of national and international government and private funding sources. Users can limit searches and create alerts.

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An open source collection of lectures and research methods on global health developed by leaders in the field. This resource is useful for learning about different aspects of global health and course planning.

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Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's.

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Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Online Media Archive of lectures recorded at the school since 1974. The archive includes over 600 videos spanning more than 1000 hours of footage.

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Sur, 1931-1992

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Founded in 1931 by Argentine intellectual Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979), Sur became a highly influential journal in Latin America and Europe and featured the writings of the leading figures in literature, philosophy, history and the plastic arts from Latin America, North America and Western Europe. With translations, the journal introduced Latin Americans to Europeans, and European and North American readers to Latin Americans. Through the social commentary and selected contributors, Sur advanced an Argentine version of Liberalism at a time when many countries were dealing with reactionary regimes, military rule and economic chaos.

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SIAM ebooks

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This site features the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics' e-book collection.

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Accessible Archives provides access to four important 18th century South Carolina newspapers: The South Carolina Gazette (1732-1775), The South Carolina & American General Gazette (1764-1775), The South Carolina Gazette& Country Journal (1765-1775) and The Gazette of the State of South-Carolina (1777-1780).

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