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Union catalog of digital resources. Contains digital resources from open archive collections. Represents multidisciplinary resources from more than 1000 contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.

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.

OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre.

An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings. Covers every published congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. Contains in each record a list of the papers presented at each conference.

Bibliographic records for all dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.

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.

These statistics cover trade in services and include detail by partner country as far back as 1995 using the Harmonize system; allows interactive selection on parameters: country, service, partner, expression, units, and year.

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.

A searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary that features the voices of Ojibwe speakers with thousands of entries and audio with new contact added over time.

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 tool for searching across multiple library databases simultaneously. OneSearch will be retired at the end of 2014. Use MNCAT Discovery, which is a better integrated successor to OneSearch.

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.

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. The University of Minnesota Libraries subscription only provides full text access to journals and journal articles.

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.

This bibliographic index covers the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas. It includes citations to journal and newsletter articles, books, proceedings, and doctoral and masters theses. Produced by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation.

OT seeker is a database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist you to evaluate their validity and interpretability.

Search MEDLINE databases for journal articles in the health 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.

"The most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day."

Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.

This reference work provides 50,000 specially-written signed biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. Licensed for 1 user at a time.

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.

Oxford Handbooks contain peer-reviewed scholarly review articles in the following disciplines: Archaeology, Business and Management, Classical Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Religion online. Included are classic works of scholarship along with newly-published works. Each handbook offers a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study. Individual articles by leading scholars review key issues and major debates, and discuss how those debates might evolve.

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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.

This resource brings together 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works - containing well over 60,000 pages - into a single cross-searchable resource.

Collection of monographs covering a broad range of music scholarship, including musicology and music history, ethnomusicology, and music theory. Includes classic works, fundamental texts, and recently published titles.

Remote access to OUP Journals available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff and faculty

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