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Digital archive of the Wall Street Journal from 1889 that includes features for searching, viewing and saving articles or full pages. Years of coverage added annually.

The Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition) is available, beginning with 2008, as full text images through the ProQuest Digital Microfilm interface. The most current issues are not available because of the publishing schedule.

Campaign research source includes case studies, market reports, statistics, and articles from the trade magazines Admap and Market Leader as well research from the International Journal of Market Research, the Journal of Advertising Research,, the International Journal of Advertising, and the Journal of Advertising History.

Full text coverage from 1977 to the present.

This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
Full text coverage 1997 to present.

Digital archive from 1889 that has features for searching, viewing, and saving articles.

The Washington Post (final edition) is available, beginning with 2008, as full text images through the ProQuest Digital Microfilm interface. The most current issues are not available because of the publishing schedule.

Vol.1 Domestic, municipal, and industrial water supply and waste disposal--vol 2 Water quality and resource development--Vol. 3 Surface and agricultural water--Vol. 4 Oceanography; meteorology;physics and chemistry; water law; and water history art, and culture--Vol. 5 Ground water.

Includes water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications. 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 subject-inclusive, language-inclusive bibliography of roughly 50,000 publications, 48,000 personal names, 4,500 issuing bodies and 750 subjects.

WDI (World Development Indicators) Online contains statistics for over 550 indicators from 1960 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Subjects include: social welfare, economies, natural resources, and the environment. Data may not be available for all years for all countries.

The Weather Almanac presents hundreds of in-depth weather records for 108 major U.S. cities and a climatic overview of the country, including 33 U.S. weather atlas maps. You'll find explanations, safety rules and statistics for hurricanes, tornadoes and more. Includes a glossary, subject index and a guide to additional weather resources.

Search within a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of journal article citations. Subjects generally covered are within Science and technology, arts and humanities, and social sciences . Use the citation web to find articles and journals with the most impact. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Helpful tutorials can be found on their website.

Provides access to text from approximately 2,000 South Korean multidisciplinary scholarly journals.

Japanese and English books

provides seamless linking between article records, contributor and pseudonym records, and periodical introductions, and includes links to article full text for selected titles available in ProQuest's Periodicals Archive Online and British Periodicals full text resources.

A working biologists index to world literature on mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and birds; includes studies on all aspects of their life cycles and behaviors, including hunting and management research - Indexes about 1300 journals, plus books, government documents and "grey literature" - Basic truncation symbol is the asterisk: *.

As of December 31, 2013, we will no longer have access to the Wiley Database of Polymer Properties Online.

Based on the Polymer Handbook, an essential reference in polymer science, this database is updated quarterly. Search features include the ability to search for polymers matching specific properties or ranges of properties, and the ability to create custom tables for all the properties of a specific polymer.

Full text collection to 1,000 journals, major reference works, online books from John Wiley, a publisher of scientific and social science literature.
Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff, and faculty

This site is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the website seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools.

International coverage of feminist writings. A compilation of ten databases covering journal articles, books, anthology chapters, and reports.

Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs. Offers a fundamental reference source for students, library patrons, library reference staff, and scholars alike. Includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics.

An extensive index to and archive of articles on over 6 million persons from the 16th through the 21st centuries. At present the Libraries own WBIS archives for Scandinavia, the German-speaking countries, Poland, Czecho-Slovakia and Russia. The WBIS index provides reference to the remaining archives.

From the Library of Congress, a public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations.

World Music is a Web-based resource that streams over 1.5 million audio tracks from about 130,000 albums, plus 22 videos. The content ranges from reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Full-text summaries of foreign newspaper articles, conference proceedings, radio and television broadcasts, periodicals, and non-classified technical reports. Formerly published as FBIS and JPRS Reports.

World News Digest brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the Facts On File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly and contains more than 1 million internal hyperlinks and convenient new features such as tabbed search results. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.

Representing the largest fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe, the World Newspaper Archive was created in partnership between Readex, a division of NewsBank, and the Center for Research Libraries to advance research opportunities across a wide range of academic disciplines. This collection of historical newspapers published in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and other regions provides excellent coverage of the people, cultures, issues and events that have shaped world history. Additional collections covering other regions will be added over time.

"The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world's religions for the period 1900 to 2050."--Home page, Brill site.

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean provides full text, searchable access to a digital collection of primary (and secondary) source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean. The scope ranges from the colonial period to the present and includes monographs, manuscripts, pamphlets, letters, expedition records, journals, periodicals, reports, maps, diaries, descriptions of voyages, and newspaper accounts.

102 journals in full text PDF files. All abstracts are available in HTML format and can be accessed freely. Scope includes materials science, medical science, life sciences, banking and finance, and business management. WSP is exclusive distributor for all the journals published by Imperial College Press.

Cumulating the annual bibliographies in Shakespeare Quarterly, this database lists books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare published or produced between 1964 and early 2005. The scope is international, including more than 118 languages from around the world. The 102,200 records also cite several hundred thousand additional reviews of books, productions, films, and audio recordings. Search by author, title, subject, keyword, phrase, date, language, publisher, and/or periodical title.

Find books, journals, articles, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, theses/dissertations, machine-readable data files, and any other materials available in libraries worldwide. This covers all subject areas. Request items through Interlibrary Loan using the ILLiad link on each item's record. WorldCat is produced by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc.)
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The world's largest library network containing information about 1.3 billion items in 18,000 libraries worldwide.

CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI / Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. The database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration & public policy.

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