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ASTM Compass
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ASTM Compass provides access to the ASTM's world-renown 12,500+ standards which serve a broad range of industries including metals, construction, electronics, textiles, petroleum, consumer products and many more. The ASTM Digital Library also includes 1,500+ books and more than 52,900+ papers, chapters and articles, hundreds of translated standards, as well as online training courses and videos.
 
Credo Reference
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Credo Reference is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
 
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
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A search and directory site featuring Encyclopaedia Britannica, the Web's best sites, news, magazines and more. Britannica premium service provides exclusive member access to the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica. Membership also includes access to research tools, thousands of articles.
 
Encyclopedia of Islam online
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The Encyclopaedia of Islam Online provides desktop access to over 13,000 articles (number or articles in volumes I-XI, excluding supplements on every aspect of Islam from Abābda to Zurna). The online edition offers access to: Volumes I-XI of the English edition; Index of Subjects to Volumes I-XI & to the Supplement, Fascicules 1-6, compiled by P.J. Bearman, 2003; Index of Proper Names to volumes I-X & the Supplement, Fascicules 1-6, compiled by E. van Donzel, 2002; and, Supplement Fascicule number 7-8.
 
Gales Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
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Gale Virtual Reference Library offers a collection of premier online references including encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. The collection also includes eBooks on a variety of subjects.
 
Grove Art Online
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Grove Art Online contains the full-text of The Dictionary of Art (ed. Jane Turner, 1996). Grove Art Online also includes all 2,800 articles from The Oxford Companion to Western Art [OCWA] (2001) and continues to offer new content and revisions on a quarterly basis. Grove Art Online offers over 1500 colour images and line drawings; links to the Art Resource searchable image database; and links to over 40,000 images on museum and gallery websites.
 
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
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The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is an indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually. It includes more than 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
 
Oxford Handbooks Online (Literature, Classical Studies, and History)
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The collection of Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) is one of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford's scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Each Handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study, creating an original conception of the field and setting the agenda for new research. Available collection consists of 86 handbooks in literature, classical studies, and history.
 


Journals Databases

Academic Search Complete - Ebsco
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Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.

Anthrosource
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Anthrosource is the premier online portal serving the research, teaching and practicing needs of anthropologists. An online service of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource offers access to more than 100 years of anthropological knowledge.

AnthroSource provides current content from AAA's diverse portfolio of 32 anthropological publications which includes journals, books, monographs, bulletins and newsletters.

Association for Computing Machinery
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ACM Digital Library is the definitive online resources for computing professionals. It provides access to an extensive collection of more than 40 ACM journals, magazines, and peer reviewed articles, as well as conference proceedings and ACM SIG newsletters. This vast archive contains nearly 2 million pages of text, with full-text articles from ACM publications dating back to the 1950s, and third-party content with selected archives.

Bloomberg Businessweek Archive - EBSCO
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EBSCO's Bloomberg Businessweek Digital Archive provides researchers with full-text content on business management, marketing, labor, finance, and economic policy. With coverage starting from the magazine's first issue, the Bloomberg Businessweek Digital Archive represents the world's only complete digital version of the Businessweek backfile from 1929 through 2000.
 
Business Source Complete - Ebsco
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Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
 
Cabell's Business Directories
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Cabell's Business Directories contain a wealth of information designed to help researchers and academics match their manuscripts with the scholarly journals which are most likely to publish those manuscripts. The electronic searchable Directories provide valuable information for each journal. With this information, authors can easily submit their manuscripts to the journals most receptive to their research.
 
The Chronicle of Higher education
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Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
 
Columbia International Affairs online (CIAO)
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CIAO is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. CIAO is also a widely-recognized source for teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features.
 
Communication & Mass Media Complete - Ebsco
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Communication & Mass Media CompleteTM (CMMC) provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.
 
Education Search Complete - EBSCO
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Emerald
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Emerald is a global publisher providing you with the highest quality, peer-reviewed research. With over 40 years' experience, Emerald manages a portfolio of over 290 journals. Featuring journals that are indexed by Thomson Reuters (ISI) and Scopus, content is selected for original contribution to the subject field, as well as practical relevance to policy making and future inquiry.
 
ERIC
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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.ERIC contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.
 
Forbes Archive - EBSCO
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Forbes Digital Archive is the world's only complete digital version of the Forbes backfile, with content from 1917 through 2000. The fully searchable full-text archive provides analysis on business leaders, politics, entertainment, technology, communication, culture, and style.
 
Green File
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GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
 
Humanities International Complete (HIC) - EBSCO
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It provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.
 
IEEE Computer Society
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IEEE Computer Society Digital Library is the premier collection of technical periodicals, conference publications and articles in the world of computing. It contains 26 peer-reviewed periodicals, 4,100+ conference publications archived from 1995, and 200,000+ computing articles and papers.
 
JSTOR
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JSTOR is a not-for-profit serivce that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content on a trusted digital archive of more than one thousand academic journals and one million primary sources. JSTOR archives and provides access to archival and current issues of more than 1,400 scholarly journals acroos more than 50 academic disciplines.
 
Lexis-Nexis Academic
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LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. Across the globe, LexisNexis provides customers with access to billions of searchable documents and records from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources.
 
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Library - Ebsco
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
 
Literature Online
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Literature Online is a leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 350,000 works of literature with huge resources of criticism and reference. The full text of over 341 current literature journals can be accessed through the renowned literary index, Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL).
 
MLA International Bibliography - Ebsco
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The MLA International Bibliography is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics of more than 2 million records.
  
MLA Directory of Periodicals - Ebsco
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The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 7,100 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.
 
Philosopher’s Index
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The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940. Records cite journal articles, books, contributions to anthologies, and book reviews. Nearly 680 journals are cited, from 50 countries, in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Czech, Hungarian, Polish and many other languages. Topics covered include: aesthetics, axiology, philosophy of education, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of history, philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics, philosophical anthropology, metaphilosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.
 
Political Science Complete (PSC) - EBSCO
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It contains full text for more than 530 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product. PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
 
Project Muse
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Project Muse is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community.  Since 1995 the MUSE journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, launched in January 2012, offer top quality book-length scholarship, fully integrated with MUSE's scholarly journal content. 
 
PsycINFO - Ebsco
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The PsycINFO, database, American Psychological Association's (APA) renowned resource for abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, is the largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. It contains over 3 million records and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s with one of the highest DOI matching rates in the publishing industry.
 
PsycARTICLES - Ebsco
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PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains over 150,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the APA, and its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychology Association and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
 
Regional Business News - Ebsco
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This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 80 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
 
SAGE Premier
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The SAGE Premier package includes leading international peer-reviewed titles, including high-impact research journals published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. Our journals cover a wide range of subject areas, including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine, allowing libraries to support the varied teaching and research needs of their students and faculty
 
SocINDEX with Full Text - Ebsco
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SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers.


E-books Databases
 
Arabic Collections Online
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Arabic Collections Online (ACO) is a publicly available digital library of public domain Arabic language content. ACO currently provides digital access to 7,612 volumes across 4,941 subjects drawn from rich Arabic collections of distinguished research libraries.
 
Cambridge Archive Editions Online
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Cambridge Archive Editions (CAE) presents a wealth of historical reference materials. The publications represent many thousands of original documents of the National Archives (UK) represented in facsimile, including numerous maps, on the national heritage and political development of many countries. The current collection provides access to the following titles: Records of Kuwait 1899-1971; Arabian Geopolitics 3; Minorities in the Middle East; the Iraq-Kuwait dispute; and the Expansion of Wahhabi power in Arabia 1798 - 1932.
 
Cambridge Core
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Cambridge Core is a brand new platform for Cambridge University Press's academic content. The AUK Library has obtained the Computer Science Ebooks which can be accessed through this platform.
 
De Gruyter e-books
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De Gruyter is an independent academic publisher with a history of over 260 years. The ebook collection covers different subjects but mainly literary studies. It is complemented by the highest quality titles from many international publisher partners such as Princeton, Columbia University Press, Harvard University Press etc. All the titles are DRM free: users can download, print and save eBooks for their own usage. All De Gruyter titles supplied in PDF and ePUB format, which can be downloaded and read on devices like smartphones, tablets, computers, or e-readers.
 
Ebook Central (Ebrary)
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Ebook Central (Ebrary) contains more than 75,000 eBooks with full text, includes 16 key subject areas from more than 350 publishers. The subject areas are Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Engineering & Technology, History & Political Science, Humanities, Interdisciplinary & Area Studies, Language, Literature & Linguistics, Law, International Relations & Public Policy, Life Sciences, Medical, Nursing & Allied Health, Physical Sciences, Psychology & Social Work, Religion, Philosophy & Classics, Sociology & Anthropology.
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EBSCO e-Books
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Electronic books from some of the world's most renowned STM publishing houses, including Springer, Taylor & Francis and Wiley InterScience®. The current package contains about 288 titles in different subjects purchased & owned by the library with unlimited access and an easy platform to use.
 
Elgar Online
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Elgaronline includes all new and original scholarship published by Edward Elgar Publishing. Amongst the authors and editors are 14 Nobel Prize winners and acclaimed series. The available collection covers the subjects of Business and Management, Economics, and Social and Political Science.
 
Humanities E-Book Collection
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ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is an online collection of over 3,300 books of high quality in the humanities, accessible through institutional and individual subscription. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars. These are works of major importance that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature.
 
IEEE-Wiley E-books Library
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IEEE and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., have partnered to offer you online access to more than 700 eBooks via the IEEE Xplore digital library. This eBooks collection spans numerous content areas, including bioengineering, power and energy, and communication technologies, among other growing areas of research.
 
MIT Press eBooks Library
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IEEE has partnered with the MIT Press to bring additional high quality eBooks content in computer science and engineering technologies to the IEEE Xplore digital library.

The library offers online access to nearly 600 titles in fields including computer science, artificial intelligence, information theory, computer programming, information technology, and electrical engineering, broadening the research available to your organization in one platform.
 
Oxford Scholarship Online
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Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is an online collection of books across the world-renowned scholarly list of Oxford University Press. OSO is an essential research resource for student, scholar, and academic alike.
 
Project Muse E-Books
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Project Muse is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community.  Since 1995 the MUSE journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, launched in January 2012, offer top quality book-length scholarship, fully integrated with MUSE's scholarly journal content. 
 
SpringerLink E-Books
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