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The Observatory was established in 2002 in response to the growing prevalence of cross-border developments in the higher education arena, and their significance for education leaders and policy-makers. By identifying emerging trends and analysing ‘best practice’ in policy, assessment and quality assurance frameworks, The Observatory strives to separate the ‘hype’ from reality by conducting high-level research and disseminating it to higher education policy-makers and leaders.
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.
OECD iLibrary is the online publications portal of the 34-country Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. OECD iLibrary is OECD’s Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaces SourceOECD, and hosts all content so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters. Video User Guide.
OECD iLibrary International Trade by Commodities Statistics provides trade statistics for 34 OECD member reporter countries crossed with much larger list of partner countries/entities. Harmonized system allows refining on several parameters: reporter countries partner countries, commodities, measure, flow, time. Related interactive statistical databases available under OECD.Stat cross-database query. See Getting Started -- User Guide for OECD iLibrary for help using OECD iLibrary.
Chemical and microbiological analytical methods validated by the AOAC Official Methods Program. These methods are used by government, industry, and academia throughout the world for analysis of a variety of commodities - particularly those related to food, agriculture, public health and safety, and the environment. The AOAC requires that University of Minnesota users enter a Username/Password combination when accessing content on their site. The University of Minnesota's license allows three simultaneous users. Click on the link below and sign in with your University of Minnesota Internet ID to access the AOAC Username/Password.
The product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association, this database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Content from over 450 journals is covered. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more. Print Edition: Wilson Reference BS410 .O42
Book-trade catalogues, generally referred to as book fair catalogues, offer a unique overview of German and European book production over a period of nearly 300 years (1594-1860). These are also reprints with new introductions, afterwords, notes or indexes added by the editors. Here you will find some 400 volumes with a focus on German language and literature and on philosophy.
Libraries OneSearch is a powerful tool for searching across multiple library databases simultaneously. It saves you the time you would have previously spent searching each database separately. For example, you can look for articles and books in Academic Search Premier, PsycInfo, and MNCAT all at the same time rather than having to search each resource individually. It also links you directly to the full text of the article, if available via a library subscription, using the U of M Twin Cities Find It. If unavailable locally, Find It allows you to easily submit an Interlibrary Loan request so that the Libraries obtain a copy for you from another institution. OneSearch also allows you to create a personal collection of favorite records, databases, and search strategies for future use.
Wiley Online Library features content from more than 2,500 journals, books, reference works, databases, laboratory manuals and The Cochrane Library. More than half of Wiley's journals on Wiley Online Library are digitized back to Volume 1, Issue 1 -- initiative to be completed in 2007. Content dating back to 1799 and over 1.5 million articles of scientific and scholarly research.
Contains ~250 of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon. The collection presents an overview of the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. Multiple performances and stagings worldwide of the major operas allow for analysis of stage design, vocal techniques, roles, and musical interpretation across time periods, opera houses, and conductors.
This resource includes the complete archives of these Journals: American Spectator, Commentary, Commonweal, Dissent, Harpers Magazine, NACLA, The Nation, The National Review, The New Republic, New York Review, The New Yorker. Purchase of archives of some titles is being pursued.
InfoBase, OSA's online database of both current and past volumes of all its journals, also contains recent proceedings from OSA conferences. The InfoBase search engine displayed on the main InfoBase web page allows users to find articles based on a large variety of criteria.
Directory and financial information on 50 million private and public companies worldwide.
Coverage includes 50,000 publicly quoted companies, nearly 30,000 banks, over 8,000 insurance companies,19 million European companies from 46 countries,15.5 million US and Canadian companies,6.5 million South and Central American companies,1.3 million Japanese companies 300,000 Chinese companies,and 220,000 African companies.
See instructions for finding Datamonitor industry reports.
The classic repertoire reference work used by conductors, orchestras, musicians, and musicologists throughout the world. Based on the critically acclaimed fourth edition of the printed reference work Orchestral Music: A Handbook, it provides greater and easier access to information on more than 6700 works by some 900 composers.
1948 - present, from the University of Oregon. Graduate dissertations and theses in areas related to health and performance. The focus of the collection is physical activity. Academic areas of interest include biochemistry, biomechanics, dance, exercise physiology, history or philosophy of physical education, kinesiology, motor control, obesity, recreation, sports marketing, sports medicine, sports pedagogy, sports psychology, and tests and measurements.
OWL is a compilation of citations and abstracts from the worldwide scientific literature that pertain to the science of ornithology. OWL covers much of the 'grey' literature not abstracted by commercial databases such as Zoological Record or the Science Citation Index. OWL is a joint effort between the American Ornithologists' Union and the British Ornithologists' Union and Birds Australia.
OVID, like PubMed, is an interface to search the MEDLINE database. It includes citations from the fields of medicine, public health, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the basic biomedical sciences. MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database/article index that contains over 17 million references to journal articles. Coverage is from 1949 to the present. Over 5200 journals worldwide in over 37 languages are indexed.
Full-text of the 2nd ed. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Prepared by J.A. Simpson and E.S.C. Weiner.
includes 4,921 Subject Entries -1,631 biographies 336 Chaptered Works; 404 Primary Sources and 401 Images & Maps More about this work at http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/Public/about.html
See What's Inside at http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/Public/whats_inside.html
includes: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (March 2009)
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World The Islamic World: Past and Present The Oxford Dictionary of Islam The Oxford History of Islam What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam Teaching Islam
Makers of Contemporary Islam
Two Oxford World's Classics versions of the Qur'an:
M.A.S. Abdel Haleem's The Qur'an, a prose translation, and
The Koran Interpreted, a renowned verse translation by A.J. Arberry
plus Hanna Kassis' Concordance of the Qur'an
Comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages including French, German, Spanish and Italian, the site will expand to include many other languages such as Russian, Chinese, Japanese and Polish.
A gateway that offers users the ability to access and cross-search the resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. The cornerstone of Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online, has been redesigned with a number of functional enhancements and new content. Also features Colin Larkin's landmark Encyclopedia of Popular Music.