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Nearly 2 million digitized pages of internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the country. It charts the NAACP's work and covers issues including: lynching, school desegregation, and discrimination in the military, the criminal justice system, employment, and housing, among others. It provides a comprehensive view of the NAACP's evolution, policies, and achievements from 1909-1970.

The bibliographic records in this file represent the document series produced by NASA's predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), as well as various other aviation reports.

Online, full-text handbooks covering topics in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Provides citation with abstracts mostly to technical reports relating to aerospace research. Covers NASA documents published since 1962, and NACA documents from 1915-1960. Many of the reports indexed can be found on microfiche in the Science and Engineering Library.

Gateway to the Icelandic national bibliography on line, and to digital libraries of manuscripts, maps, and other publications

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 150,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research.

The National Guideline ClearinghouseTM (NGCTM) is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Includes: National Journal online, CongressDaily, The Hotline, Technology Daily, Almanac of American Politics.

Over 700 organizations and more than 2500 current listings, updated monthly, weekly, daily, in every art discipline: arts institutions, dance companies, museums, galleries, filmmakers, theatres companies, and music organizations throughout the nation.

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

Provides access to full-text documents produced by the RTO.

Natural Standard is an international research collaboration that aggregates and synthesizes data on complementary and alternative therapies. Using a comprehensive methodology and reproducible grading scales, information is created that is evidence-based, consensus-based, and peer-reviewed, tapping into the collective expertise of a multidisciplinary Editorial Board. Includes these databases: Foods, Herbs, & Supplements; Health & Wellness; Genomics & Proteomics; Medical Conditions; Comparative Effectiveness; Brand Names; and Interactive Tools.

Includes Nature weekly, as well as EMBO and the "Academic and Society" and "Research and Reviews" titles. We do not subscribe to the online Nature Methods and Clinical Practice titles.
Remote access available for University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities students, staff and faculty

Nature Protocols is an online resource for experimental protocols, primarily in biology and chemistry, including authoritative, peer-reviewed 'Nature Protocols' and an interactive 'Protocols Network'. The two create a dynamic forum for scientists to upload and comment on protocols.

The Naxos Music Library is an online collection of recorded music in streaming audio-- primarily classical music, plus smaller collections of world music and jazz.

Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers close to 22,600* tracks of jazz from over 2,300* albums. Over 500* jazz artists are represented. You will need to download the FreeHand Solero viewer at http://freehandmusic.com/DoDownloadViewer.aspx Note: Firefox 2.x not currently supported.

Over 45,000 sheet music titles in all classical genres, spanning music from Medieval to the 21st century and composers from Bach to Arvo Part. You will need to download the FreeHand Solero viewer at http://freehandmusic.com/DoDownloadViewer.aspx

A performing arts video library with hundreds of operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, among others and is continuously updated to offer the best selection of performing arts videos.

Publications of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

The NCJRS Catalog describes new publications distributed by NCJRS or added to the NCJRS library, and includes news about other services.

Industry overviews, rankings and comparative statistics for major industries in the United States. Detailed information about public companies--annual reports, stock reports, bonds, valuation, and financial statistics. Includes the Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives for locating private and smaller companies.

CRCnetBASE offers instant access to the world's premier scientific and technical references with added support for libraries. Our subject collections are designed to meet the individualized needs of any sized library or institution.

Designed to promote access to scholarly research and increase sharing of knowledge, this database provides free online access to thousands of theses and dissertations from all over the world.

The Neuroscience Information Framework is a dynamic inventory of Web-based neuroscience resources that includes data, materials, and tools. An initiative of the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research, NIF advances neuroscience research by enabling discovery and access to public research data and tools worldwide through an open source, networked environment.

Contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists.

The product of a partnership between ATLA and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, this database is a research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. NTA contains more than 38,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 13,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts. Each year an additional 2,100 articles from more than 500 periodicals in numerous languages are selected for inclusion. In addition, approximately 800 current books are also summarized annually.

Full-page, digital archive of the New York Times from 1851. Search and view images of actual articles, advertising and more.

Full text of the New York Times, 1980 - present. See separate link for New York Times Historical Archive. 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.

National, foreign, business and local news from foreign networks and bureaus around the United States. LexisNexis contains the final city edition Monday-Saturday, and the Sunday Times including special sections like the Sunday Magazine. Certain freelance articles and other features within this publication (photographs, classifieds, etc...) may not be available.

The New York Times (late edition, East Coast 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.

Limited access to America's Newspapers of record for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--click on the link for St. Paul Pioneer Press. Portal for other Newsbank databases including America's News Magazines and the Latin American Newspapers

Digital archive of 48 nineteenth century British newspapers. This online collection includes national and regional newspapers including those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also included in the collection.

A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the nineteenth century; will be comprised of numerous collections to be released over many years, including a variety of material types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more.

Current Contents of 19th Century Masterfile:

Series I: Multi-Title Periodical Indexes
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, Index to Legal Periodical Literature (Jones and Chipman), Catalogue of Scientific Papers, the Religion Index and more.

Series II: Indexes to Books
ALA Index to General Literature, 19th-century bibliographic database and more.

Series III: Indexes to Newspapers
New York Times Index, New York Daily Tribune Index, Palmer's Index and more.

Series IV: Indexes to Individual Periodicals
Harpers Weekly, Atlantic Monthly, North American Reviews (with free links to full text)

Series V: US and UK Government Documents Indexes and US Patent Index
Congressional Record, Papers of the President, Hansard's Parliamentary Indexes and more.

Digital archive of 19th century U.S. newspapers (1.7 million pages). Includes digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.

When complete, the database will represent the largest compilation ever created of biographical information on indigenous peoples from all areas of North America. Including biographies, autobiographies, oral histories, reference works, manuscripts, and photographs, the database presents the life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others. Much of the material is previously unpublished, rare, or hard to find. New and current full-length biographies include works on Quanah Parker, Dennis Banks, Susan La Flesche Picotte, Cochise, Jim Thorpe, Crowfoot, Peter Pitchlynn, Sacajawea, Geronimo, Hosteen Klah, Black Elk, Pocahontas, George Washington Grayson, Standing Buffalo, and many more. More than twenty volumes covering chiefs of various nations are now included, as well as a modern edition of the collected speeches of Sitting Bull. The Center for Indigenous Arts & Cultures' five-volume encyclopedia on American Indian Artists has been added ("American Indian Art Series"), and the recent publication, American Indian Biographies (Salem Press, 2005) also adds many contemporary names to the collection.

An electronic index to web-based materials on theatres, performances, plays, productions, and people, along with indexing to assist searching, and selected links to the full text of the narratives, and also contains the full-text of reference works on these subjects.

Brings together more than 1,500 plays by more than 300 playwrights, along with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The collection begins with the works of Mercy Otis Warren and Susanna Haswell Rowson in colonial times and spans the 19th and 20th centuries to the present. It includes playwrights such as Marsha Norman, Beth Henley, Susan Glaspell, Sophie Treadwell, Gertrude Stein, Maria Irene Fornes, Emily Mann, Zora Neale Hurston, Jane Martin, Lynn Nottage, Theresa Rebeck, Nora Ephron, Susan Sontag, Edna Ferber, Alice Childress, Rachel Crothers, Megan Terry, and many more.

NTIS indexes government-sponsored U.S. and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related publications with over 2.0 million bibliographic records since 1964. Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video and audio.

Online, streaming collection of videos for the education and training of nurses and other healthcare workers. Contains over 250 full videos, with searchable, synchronized transcripts, which can easily be embedded into online courses. Topics covered include clinical skills, exam skills, procedures, communication (including cross-cultural communication), ethical issues, legal issues, and much more.

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