Proceedings from major animal production conferences held in the U.S. and Canada.
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The Technical papers portion of SAE Mobilus references thousands of SAE Technical Papers covering the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology. Sample coverage includes fuels and lubricants, emissions, electronics, brakes, restraint systems, noise, engines, materials, lighting, and more. The University Libraries subscription provides access from 1998 to present. Prior to July 2016, this database was called "SAE Digital Library."
A collection of IT-related electronic books from several publishers, most notably O'Reilly. This content covers Database, Java, Linux/Unix, Networking, Perl, Programming, and Web technologies generally.
Users will no longer be able to access Safari Books Online through the University Libraries beginning September 1, 2018. For questions about accessing titles from this collection from another source, contact the Libraries at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full-text access to a small core collection of education journals.
Scholarly articles from Sage journals in the social sciences and humanities, the life sciences, biomedical sciences, neuroscience, pharmacology, engineering, and material sciences.
Search all library subscriptions from Sage Publishing including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a tool designed to help you create research projects and understand the methods behind them. SRMO's new taxonomy of over 1,400 unique methods terms links to authoritative content, including: Over 600 books; Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks; The entire "Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series; Two major works collating a selection of journal articles; a small selection of video tutorials and video definitions pertaining to a specific research method chosen by the editors.
Local Stats provides comparable data across all 50 states from U.S. counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas across a broad variety of topics that include economy, education, crime, government finance, health, population, religion, social welfare, and transportation.
Provides sources of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships, work study, and other education-related financial aid at all levels of study. Includes a summary of programs sponsored by the federal government. Also includes a state-by-state listing of agencies that users can contact in their home state.
SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online is a model for cooperative electronic publishing of scientific journals on the Internet. Especially 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 literature, contributing to overcome the phenomena known as 'lost science'. --From the website
The world's leading journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.
Covers the most of the sciences, including veterinary medicine and zoology. Provides bibliographic citations, plus author abstracts "for approximately 70% of the articles in the database." Each citation also includes a list of references cited in the source article. In addition, it is possible to retrieve a list of works that have cited a specific author or a specific earlier work. Indexes articles, reviews, letters, etc. from over "8,850 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines." Impact factors for many journals is also available. Basic truncation symbol is the asterisk: *.
Indexes over 60,000 books and articles about science fiction, fantasy, and related fields, from both professional publications and fanzines.
Science of Synthesis is an electronic version of the reference work by the same name; it also provides access to Houben-Weyl (Methods of Organic Chemistry) which includes references back to 1835. Science of Synthesis covers both organic and organometallic synthetic methods. The methods are evaluated and include full experimental details.
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Search the abstracts or titles of 1800 scientific and social science journals from Elsevier Science. Access to the full text of articles is available for those journals subscribed to by the University of Minnesota.
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SciFinder includes journal and patent references,chemical regulatory data, and supplier, reaction, and substance information.
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NOTICE: USERS ARE LONGER BE ABLE TO ACCESS SCIVAL THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES BEGINNING JUNE 1, 2018, AS WE HAVE CHOSEN NOT TO RENEW OUR SUBSCRIPTION TO THIS DATABASE.
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An abstract and citation database with a single search platform searching content from ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciTopics, and relevant Web content.
"Han ji dian zi wen xian zi liao ku" developed and maintained by the Academia Sinica since 2000. This database contains over 441 Chinese classic titles.
Digital archive covering British news media from 1757-1817. The archive contains about 700 newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney. The contents were published mostly in London, and some were published in English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff and faculty
Please note: Page content doesn't display in Firefox. This resource requires the download and installation of a proprietary browser, found at the provided URL. Using a different web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox, is not possible since the database contains archaic Chinese characters not included in the current Unicode standard. Once the client program is installed, users can open the program on their pc, select IP Login, and gain access to the database. The Installation Guide contains very important information regarding the technical requirements for user's pc, expecially required language packages.
Survey data from the the Simmons National Consumer Survey to find target markets and consumer profiles for brands and products. Use Simmons advertising campaigns, market research, and business plans. Academic license restricted to 5 simultaneous users along with an embargo of 3 years for current survey data.
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University of Minnesota Simmons Tutorial
SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap) contains extensive data including demographic, real estate, housing, employment, consumer spending, health data, D&B business points-of-interest file and marketing data from EASI including Life Stages and Mediamark Research (MRI) with current estimates of usage and consumption (propensity) for thousands of very specific and detailed products, including actual brand data, frequency of usage and more. Users can create customized maps and reports; data is available at the State, County, City, ZIP Code, Census Tract and Block Group level as well as custom trade area and the entire United States.
Click on Help to watch training videos. "Sign in as a guest" if you do not wish to register for a personal account. Personal accounts save your preferences, reports, and maps. Licensed for 5 concurrent users.
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974 brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. Spanning 1960 to 1974, The Sixties is centered on key themes that provide insight into the issues that shaped America and that still resonate in today's debates: Arts, Music, and Leisure; Civil Rights; Counter-Culture; Environmental Movement; Gay and Lesbian Rights; Law and Government; Mass Media; New Left and Emerging Neo-Conservative Movement; Science and Technology; Student Activism; Vietnam War; and Women's Movement. When complete, the collection will contain over 150,000 pages of fully searchable text and associated audio and video material. These materials are frequently rare and hard to find; they include diaries, letters, and oral and written histories from both newsmakers and ordinary citizens caught up in the times; government documents, hearings, and other official papers; and papers and histories from radical and other organizations and groups; plus songs, photographs, ephemera, and more. To supplement the primary material and to facilitate the teaching of research using primary sources at the university level, The Sixties at completion also includes a collection of critical documentary essays (forthcoming). Compiled by leading scholars in the field and assembled around a major theme or research question, each critical documentary essay consists of annotated primary-source documents, linked by an original interpretive essay that provides historical context and insight into the sources.
Video archive and transcripts of 60 Minutes, the CBS television news program magazine that covers a range of social, political, and international issues. Includes the Sunday Morning broadcasts. Find videos by topic, journalists, date and other criteria for 60 minute segments from 1997-2014. For more information, see this overview.
Includes race, slavery, and free blacks petitions to southern legislatures and southern county courts as well as State slavery statutes.
This database brings together every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, all federal statutes related to slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. It also contains hundreds of books and pamphlets written about slavery.
Free access to all from University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. Remote (off-campus) access to the affiliated users and freely accessible to all others by registering at http://home.heinonline.org/access-registration/.
This digital collection documents key aspects of the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries, with 16 key areas of focus: slavery in the early Americas; African coast; the Middle Passage; slavery and agriculture; urban and domestic slavery; slave testimony; spiritualism and religion in slave communities; resistance and revolts; the Underground Railroad; the abolition movement and the slavery debate; legislation and politics; freed slaves, freedmen and free black settlements; education; slavery and the Islamic world; varieties of slave experience; slavery today and the legacy of slavery. The collection also includes case studies from America, the Caribbean, Brazil, and Cuba.
The database contains abstracts of articles from medical and professional journals; books and book chapters; dissertations; reports; conference proceedings and conference papers; government documents from federal, state, local, and foreign entities; fact sheets and policy documents from U.S. and international nonprofit organizations; and other documents. New Citations added to the database in the last eight weeks are also available. New Citations include recently published tobacco-related articles from peer-reviewed journals of behavioral, scientific, and medical literature.
Social Care Online is the UK's most extensive database of social care information. With everything from research briefings, to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites and you find it all with the click of a button. Updated daily by SCIE's experienced information managers, Social Care Online offers unrivalled free access and ease of use.
Created by Queens College, City University of New York, and partnering with the University of Minnesota's own National Historical Geographic Information System, this subscription edition of Social Explorer offers the ability to create customized maps and reports of demographic, housing, and employment patterns throughout the United States using data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. The SSRN eLibrary consists of two parts: an Abstract Database containing abstracts on over 197,700 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers (preprints) and an Electronic Paper Collection containing downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. SSRN was acquired by Elsevier in 2016.
Covers the social sciences, including anthropology, history, industrial relations, information science and library science, law, linguistics, philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, political science, public health, social issues, social work, sociology, substance abuse, urban studies, and women's studies.
Provides bibliographic citations, plus author abstracts "for approximately 60% of the articles in the database." Each citation also includes a list of references cited in the source article. In addition, it is possible to retrieve a list of works that have cited a specific author or a specific earlier work.
Indexes articles, reviews, letters, etc. from over "1,950 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals."
Covers journal articles, books, conference proceedings, and government documents. Database produced by the U of Minn Forestry Library.
CSA 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. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,600 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
Abstracts of articles from social work and related journals. Includes register of clinical social workers.
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Collection of indexes with strong coverage of literature concerning Social Work.
This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba. Library has access to Module I Wars & Revolutions.
This core database for the field of sociology contains information on sociology and social policy worldwide. Sociological Abstracts includes citations from the 1952-present.
Facts and pictures about contemporary authors and illustrators of books for young people.
South Asian Newspapers includes searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from South Asia. Featuring titles from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Covers late 19th and early 20th centuries. Part of the World News Archive collection.
Survey results and documentation on current topics and policies from Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member institutions published six times a year. Online versions of SPEC Kits from 1973 through 2005 (SPEC Kit 1 - 291) are available through the HathiTrust.
The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 275,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present. More than 17,000 new research papers are added annually.
Formerly called Sports Business Research Network (SBRNet). Contains research data on the entire sports market including, consumer expenditures, brand share, participation, attendance and statistics about sport facilities, TV viewership, directories and full text articles from specialized sports industry magazines.
Over 25,000 electronic books covering a wide range of disciplines. Some of the publishers include the following: Apress, Birkhauser, Copernicus Books, Humana, Physica-Verlag, Plenum US, Praxis, Springer, Springer-Verlag, Steinkopff, and TELOS.
Electronic database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the Life and Biomedical Sciences.
Online journals, e-books, conference proceedings, and reference titles from Springer Publishing. Covers many disciplines with separate collections for architecture and design, behavioral Science, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials sciences, computer science and information technology, environmental sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences. law, mathematics and statistics, medicine, operational research, physics and astronomy.
SpringerMaterials is based on the Landolt-Börnstein New Series, the unique, fully evaluated data collection in all areas of physical sciences and engineering.
Full text coverage from 1998 of this daily newspaper.
Full text coverage from April 22, 2010 - current
A digital reproduction of each issue is available from 2009. May lack some photographs.
This database serves as a current guide to articles on military and naval art and science, operational warfare, joint planning, national and international politics, and other areas researched by Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC) faculty, staff, and students. Library staff members regularly scan the weekly news magazines, monthly and bimonthly journals such as Military Review, Armed Forces Journal, and quarterly publications, including NATO's Nations and Partners for Peace, RUSI Journal, and the Naval War College Review. Miscellaneous reports from RAND and the General Accounting Office are also indexed for SCAMPI. The index is updated quarterly and more records, current and past are being added. The journals included in the database can be found at http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/scampi/list.html.
A "dynamic" reference work, with each entry maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. Includes articles on individual philosophers, schools, and concepts. The SEP is an open-access resource supported by the University of Minnesota Libraries and Department of Philosophy.
The Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) is available, beginning with 2008, as full text through the ProQuest Digitized Newspapers interface. The issues from the latest 3 months are not available.
Provides keyword searchable access to the full text of more than thirty medical and drug textbooks.
The Libraries' subscription to this resource allows for 5 users at any one time. If you get a busy signal, please wait a few minutes and try accessing the site again.
State Papers Online, 1509-1714 is a collection of English government documents originating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries--when the King or Queen acted as Prime Minister as well as Monarch. The papers feature the office archives and correspondence of the secretaries of state serving the Monarch as facsimile manuscript documents accessed directly or via the fully searchable Calendar entries (abstracts or transcriptions). This collection contains information on every facet of English government, including social and economic affairs, law and order, religious policy, crown possessions and intelligence gathering as well as Britain's international relations and foreign policy.
An index to British periodicals originally published in thirteen volumes. Stead's Index contains more than 265,000 citations. More than 200 of the periodical titles indexed by Stead are not indexed by Poole. Stead's Index is a subject index, like Poole's, but it contains author entries, subject headings and index to portraits as well.
Since 1822, The Sunday Times has provided thoughtful analysis and commentary on the week's news and society at large. Murder, theatre, sport and politics - all collide in its pages in an abundance of glorious narrative detail. In more than 800,000 pages, The Sunday Times Digital Archive is a gateway to the greatest crimes, careers and culture of the last 195 years.
This database explores human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management. Includes relevant papers, reports, books and reviews from standard peer-reviewed scientific journals, material from conference proceedings, and hard-to-find gray literature. This database is one component of the "Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management (ESPM) database. To identify a additional results with a broader scope, consider conducting your search in ESPM.
A select repository of digital film content to complement the curriculum of any course.
'Symptom Media' is a film library of 180 clinical training vignettes that serves as an integral educational tool for "symptom recognition." All films are produced with an experienced multi-disciplinary behavioral health team working in concert with professional scriptwriters, filmmakers and highly trained actors, facilitating a synergistic realism and clinical accuracy during the entire filmmaking process. Videos range in length from 30 seconds to 15 minutes.
More information about the Synthesis Library can be found here: About the Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science