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A single search of international charting albums and singles under exclusive academic license from Billboard, the Official Charts Company. Sophisticated tools allow you to interpret, graph, analyze, compare and contrast musical trends and interactions at the touch of a button. Listen to audio samples for each track and album quickly and easily.
AccessUN provides access to bibliographic citations of current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications including:
- the UN collections of the Government Publications Library
- articles appearing in UN periodicals
- the bilateral and multilateral treaties in the UN Treaty Series
- full text documents from the:
- General Assembly - resolutions from 1981-
- Security Council - resolutions from 1974-
- Economic and Social Council - resolutions from 1982-
Indexes United Nations Development Programme Project Reports issued and held by UN headquarters between the years 1972-1998. Provides access to evaluative, technical and terminal reports submitted to the UN by numerous participating and executing agencies. The Government Publications Library holds the corresponding full-text microfiche collection from NewsBank/Readex, which also produced the index.
A comprehensive financial reporting knowledge base. Updated daily, it aims to help reduce the amount of time you spend conducting accounting and auditing research while enhancing the quality of your results; find insightful interpretations on GAAP, GAAS and Securities and Exchange Commission rules; keep up-to-date on current accounting, SEC, auditing, and government projects that may affect your company. A 20 minute tutorial is available describing the database contents and showing how to use the database effectively.
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy is a series of anatomy lessons on video presented by Robert Acland. Dr. Acland is a professor of surgery in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. The series uses unembalmed human specimens to illustrate anatomical structures.
PIER is a product of ACP, The American College of Physicians and is a web-based authoritative, evidence-based guidance tool. PIER's disease modules include sections on diagnosis, prevention, screening, drug therapy, patient education and case scenarios. On the PDA application, topics are supported with tables, and references to Web sites for supporting articles in Annals of Internal Medicine and PubMed. PIER adds and revises information as new disease findings become available.
The Acta Sanctorum Database is an electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta sanctorum quotquot toto orbe coluntur (Antwerp; Brussels: Society des Bollandistes, 1863- (68 vols.) and found in Wilson Library Annex Folio 270 Ac8). It is a collection of documents examining the lives of saints, organised according to each saint's feast day, and runs from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940. The Database contains the entire Acta Sanctorum, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indices. Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina reference numbers are also included.
ADAMS has the full text of regulatory and technical documents and reports written by NRC, NRC contractors, or NRC licensees. Documents include NRC regulatory guides, NUREG-series reports, correspondence, inspection reports, and others, all searchable and accessible from the NRC Web Site.
Data on advertising expenditures for print media, outdoor advertising, Internet, and broadcasting. Create custom tables of expenditures by brand, product, industry or companies. Need help creating a report? Call Kantar Media customer support at 1-800-497-8450 or see the User Manual.
Information about advertisers, agencies, public relations firms and media buying services. Search for agencies and advertisers by industry, specialization, location, and sales. Information includes advertising expenditures by media, video campaigns, and social media activity. Currently licensed for two simultaneous users.
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African American Music Reference aims to offer comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression by bringing together materials from reference works, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies to chronicle the diverse history and culture of the African American experience through music. The first release of African American Music Reference includes over 3,900 pages of reference, including a comprehensive set of biographies on the top 185 African American composers, edited by Samuel Floyd, Jr., as well as 5,000 pages of liner notes from Document Records. Other materials in this release include African American iconography, collections of spirituals and slave lyrics, and reference on important ensembles and musicians such as the Fisk Jubilee Singers,Jelly Roll Morton, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, and more. As the database grows, this material will be supplemented with other reference titles covering the histories of jazz, blues, bebop, hip hop, ragtime, gospel, and rhythm and blues, as well as a detailed chronology of African American events in music, links to Web resources, searchable sheet music, and new reference titles such as Mingus: A Critical Biography (Brian Priestley), Billie Holiday: Wishing on the Moon (Donald Clarke), Jazzwomen: Conversations with 21 Musicians (Indiana University Press), Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker (Gary Giddens), The Holy Profane: Religion in Black Popular Music (Theresa L. Reed), Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life (Wynton Marsalis), and more.
These historical digital collections of African-American newspapers are part of a collection about cultural life and history during the 1800s. It also contains large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements, all of which embody the African-American experience.
African American Song is the first online resource to document the history of African American music in an online music listening service. The collection contains a diverse range of genres such as jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives, among others. This release features some 16,000 tracks of great historical recordings from Document Records. This great collection features recordings from the first half of the 20th century and includes iconic artists such as The Fisk Jubilee Singers, Memphis Minnie, Blind Willie McTell and Huddie Ledbetter. It provides a rich source of Blues and early Jazz recordings as well as a lot of sacred music. African American Song is now part of the collection American Song.
Search here to find citations and abstracts for articles from over 600 periodicals, as well as USDA and state experiment station and extension publications, and selected books on agriculture, animal husbandry, animal and human nutrition, forestry, plant pathology, plant science, human ecology, agricultural economics, rural sociology. The basic truncation symbol is the asterisk: *.
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production of these records in electronic form began in 1970, but the database covers materials in all formats, including printed works from the 15th century. The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
Includes journal articles and technical papers (including conference papers) of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Full text is available online for meeting papers from 1996 forward; full text journal coverage for most journals is 2003 forward. For earlier publications, most AIAA papers and journals are available at Walter Library.
Covers citations from 1980 to 2000 with information about acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and related topics in journal articles, government reports, letters, technical reports, meeting abstracts/papers, monographs, special publications, theses, books and audiovisuals. In 2000, the National Library of Medicine ceased maintenance of AIDSLINE as a separate resource. Relevant materials can now be found by searching PubMed and the NLM Gateway.
56 peer-reviewed electronic and printed journals from the prominent Hungarian scientific publishing house. Akademiai Journals Collection offers periodicals in four larger areas of science such as Arts & Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences, Sciences. Focus on economics and sociology, linguistics, biology and ecology, mathematics, physics, oriental studies and veterinary science.
Al Jazeera is the only Arabic News Channel in the Middle East offering news coverage 24 hours a day from around the world with focus on the hottest regions of conflict. Founded in 1996, and based in Qatar, the Al Jazeera focuses primarily on news coverage and analysis. Programs are devoted to various topics including Politics, Business, Culture, Sports, and Health. Programming also includes a wide selection of political talk shows and documentaries with uncensored debates and free arguments covering events as they happen. This source contains noteworthy segments that are translated and transcribed.
The Alcohol Studies Database contains citations of over 70,000 documents indexed by the Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies since 1987. The primary focus of the database is on research and professional materials dealing with beverage alcohol, its use and related consequences.
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.
An international, collaborative initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. The Aluka website includes a wide variety of high-quality scholarly materials contributed by Aluka’s partners, ranging from archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, photographs, and slides.
Includes Early American Newspapers Series 1, 6 and 7, 1690-1922. Spanning two centuries and 40 states, these archives of selective content from historical newspapers are primary sources for researching crucial conflicts from the Civil War to World War I, movements ranging from early states rights to women’s suffrage, noteworthy citizens, local events, natural disasters; political campaigns; and the evolution of American culture.
Find articles from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business on local companies and other organizations. Search the the local business journals in over 40 metropolitan areas in the United States to find information on regional companies or other urban issues. These business journals will include lists and rankings leading employers that later get published separately as the Book of Lists for various cities.
Provides information on American-made films between 1893 and 1972. Unique features: ability to find films by topic; article reference list for a film. Links to library holdings of articles (Find It links). Note: For films made after 1972, use Film Index International which is also available from the University Libraries.
The American Institute of Mathematical Sciences publications and conferences. The mission of AIMS is to foster and enhance interactions among a broad spectrum of mathematicians and scientists worldwide. AIMS is primarily focused on serving mathematicians and scientists sharing a common interest in differential equations, dynamical systems, and their wide-range applications to sciences and engineering through analysis, modeling and computations.
American Men and Women of Science is a biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological, and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where available. This resource is part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
AMNH scientific publications disseminate the results of laboratory investigations and fieldwork conducted by museum scientists and their colleagues in the areas of zoological systematics, paleontology, geology, evolution, and anthropology. This collection includes full-text PDFs of current and back issues of AMNH scientific series.
The American Poetry Full-Text Database features the works of more than 200 American poets, along with six landmark anthologies of American poetry. The database gathers the works of the most influential American poets, from the Colonial period to the early twentieth century.
The APA Full-Text Article Database contains the full text of articles from APA journals and EPF (Educational Publishing Foundation) journals. The majority of them are from volume 1, issue 1; see the coverage list for a complete list of journals and start dates. From 1985 forward, the articles are provided in HTML and PDF format. Earlier articles are in PDF.
Limited full text online access --we do not have complete online subscriptions to all resources indexed here. If the site prompts for payment that means we do not have online access and you will need to search our print holdings (www.mncat.lib.umn.edu) or place an interlibrary loan request (https://umn.illiad.oclc.org/illiad/logon.html). Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff and faculty .
American Song is a history database that contains ~12,00 tracks that allow people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. This release includes 763 albums, equaling 12,542 tracks.
The American Verse Project is a collaborative project between the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative (HTI) and the University of Michigan Press. The project is assembling an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920. The full text of each volume of poetry is being converted into digital form and coded in Standard Generalized Mark-up Language (SGML) using the TEI Guidelines, with various forms of access provided through the WWW.
The world's most detailed 3D model of human anatomy available online created by Primal Pictures. Includes features such as interactive zoom, rotation, angle, interactive layers, extensive text, MRI, clinical slides and xrays, live action movies, animations, radiology slides, dissection videos and slides, surface anatomy videos and slides. Focuses on muscles, ligaments, nerves, veins, arteries, bones.
ANNO is the virtual reading room of the Austrian National Library.
This archive is not full-text searchable; one can search by newspaper title and/or by a specific date, and page through the particular newspaper title and issues. Coverage begins in the middle of the 16th century, but unfortunately the 17th century has scarcely been scanned and digitized.
The Annual Reviews collection offers comprehensive, timely critical reviews written by leading scientists. This collection of Reviews provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of disciplines. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics and Financial Economics. Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff and faculty.
Anthropology Plus brings together into one resource the highly respected Anthropological Literature from Harvard University and Anthropological Index, Royal Anthropological Institute from the UK. Anthropology Plus provides extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. The index offers excellent coverage of all core periodicals in the field in addition to local and lesser-known journals. Coverage is from the late 19th century to the present.
Current and archival journals from the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Current coverage includes 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications; including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly. The archive includes all AAA journals.
AP Images is one of the world's largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery, with a 50 million-image print and negative archive. As an essential source of photographs and graphics for professional image buyers, AP Images strives to meet the needs of today's global customer through superior image quality, selection and service.
Indexes seven decades of articles on important events, issues and trends in the history of business and industry (including the complete file of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957), plus historical sources in the applied science and technology field for the 20th Century. Covers more than 2,000 periodicals that include more than 4.5 million articles. An excellent resource for tracking down important studies, exploring historical controversies, finding papers by innovators, researching the development of a particular technology, and more.
Reviews print and electronic reference works published since 1997. The reviews are "written by librarians for librarians." AKA American Reference Books Annual, ARBAonline's reviews cover reference sources from more than 400 publishers in over 500 subject areas. Updated monthly.
ArchiveGrid provides detailed information about archival, museum, library, and other special collections of historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and other archival materials, primarily in the United States. ArchiveGrid is not a full-text archive, but it provides sophisticated search functions for locating archives and contacting these institutions.
Consolidated index of Army publications & blank forms; electronic libraries of publications & forms provide official electronic versions of Army forms & publications. Search by entering key words or publication numbers such as "AR 1-1". Users may also use the Series Title and Proponent Collection pulldown boxes.
Art Full Text, produced by The HW Wilson Company, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. There is full-text coverage for selected periodicals. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full-text coverage begins in 1997.
Art Index Retrospective covers 55 years (from 1929-1984)of art journalism and research from leading English-language sources, plus others published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Besides periodicals, resources include data from yearbooks and select museum bulletins.
Index and abstracts of articles from periodical articles, books, exhibition catalogs, and index entries for dissertations. Covers all aspects of late 19th and 20th century art, including decorative and applied art, with particular reference to photography and three-dimensional design.
Index of articles from the contents pages of journals. Includes items listed on the table of contents pages of journals. Describes one article, news story, letter, or other item from a journal in each record. Provides a list of libraries that have the journal title for most items.
ARTstor is a cross-disciplinary image database. It offers collections of approximately 300,000 art images and descriptive information covering art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor's accompanying software tools will support a wide range of pedagogical and research uses including: viewing and analyzing images through features such as zooming and panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared uses, and creating and delivering presentations both online and offline.
The Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) is designed to provide easy bibliographic access to all publications of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The database covers ASCE documents published since 1973. It provides access to all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newsletters.
Coverage is devoted to research and policy on the contamination of oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and estuaries. Essential to researchers studying aquatic environments and marine pollution problems, including biologists, oceanographers, limnologists, environmental engineers and scientists, industrial engineers, waste managers, corporate regulatory affairs managers, and government officials. This database is one component of the ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries database and the comprehensive "Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management (ESPM) database. To identify a additional results with a broader scope, consider conducting your search in full ASFA or in ESPM.
Brings together more than 250 plays, along with related biographical, production, and theatrical information, so providing a comprehensive overview of this growing field. The collection begins with the works of Sadakichi Hartmann in the late nineteenth century and it is planned to include contemporary playwrights, such as Philip Kan Gotanda, Elizabeth Wong, and Jeannie Barroga.
ASTIS is a bibliographic database of over 59,000 records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada. The database, maintained by the Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary, includes all subjects in the sciences, humanities and social sciences relevant to this part of the world. The database covers the period of 1978 to the present and includes both peer-reviewed and gray literature, government agency reports, industry reports and documents from First Nations and universities. Also includes are research project descriptions based on the licences that all northern field researchers must obtain, journal articles, conference papers, theses and books. Areas of specialization range from traditional knowledge of native peoples to earth sciences to oil and gas technology to languages and literature.
Click the "IHS Standards Expert" link to access the full text ASTM Standards Produced by the American Society for Testing and Materials, this resource provides instant access to the current digital edition of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. Please note that if you are looking for older or inactive standards, the Science & Engineering Library has the Annual Book of ASTM Standards in print from 1975 to 2006.
Click here for public access. Provides access to scholarly and technical literature in three major areas: 1) astronomy and astrophysics (approximately 330,000 abstracts; 2) instrumentation(approximately 460,000 abstracts); and 3) physics and geophysics (approximately 220,000 abstracts). In addition, the database has extended the abstract service to include links to scanned images of over 40,000 journal articles for articles appearing in most of the major astronomical journals. Literature types indexed are mostly journal articles, conference proceedings, NASA reports, and many Ph.D. theses.
Recognized as one of the world's leading databases of the architectural literature. Indexes more than 1,000 western language periodicals published worldwide on architecture, archaeology, decorative arts, environmental studies, furniture, historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban planning/city planning, interior design, and historic preservation.
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