Databases

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ABELL  
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ABI/INFORM  
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Abstracts in Anthropology  2001+ (login not required)
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Abstracts in Social Gerontology  
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Academic One File  
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Academic Search Premier  
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Accessible Archives  
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AccessUN  1945+
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ACLS Humanities E-Book  
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ACM Digital Library  
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Ad$pender  
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Aerospace and High Technology  
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Africa Yearbook  
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Africa-Wide Information  (formerly: Africa-Wide: NiPAD)
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African Newspapers  1800-1922
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African Studies Companion  
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AgeLine  
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Agricola  1966+
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Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals  
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Alternative Press Index  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
America's Historical Newspapers  (1690-1876)
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America: History and Life  1964+
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American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES)  
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American Film Scripts Online  
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American National Biography  
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American Periodicals Series Online  
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American Reference Books Annual (ARBA Online)  
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American Song  
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Annual Reviews  
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Anthropology Plus  
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Anthrosource  
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AP Images  
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APh: L'Annee philologique  1924+
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Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective  1913-1983
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Applied Science and Technology Full Text  1997+ (abstracts 1983+)
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Art Index Full Text  1984+ (Full Text 1997+)
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Art Index Retrospective  1929-1984
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ARTbibliographies Modern  1974+
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ARTFL  
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Arts & Humanities Citation Index  1975+
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ARTstor  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
ASFA I: Biological Sciences and Living Resources  1971+
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Asian American Drama  
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AskArt  
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ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts  
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Associations Unlimited  
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ATLA Religion Database  1949+
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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals  1930+
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Berg Fashion Library  
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Bibliografia de la Literatura Espanola  
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Bibliography of Asian Studies  
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Bibliography of the History of Art  1973+
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Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina  
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Biography and Genealogy Master Index  
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Biography Resource Center  
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Biological and Agricultural Index  full text 1994+ (abstracts 1983+)
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Biosis (Biological Abstracts)  1989+
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Birds of North America  
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Black Drama, Second Edition  
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Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Online  
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Bloomberg Business News Service  
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Books in Print  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Boston Globe (Historical)  1872 - 1979
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Britannica Online  
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British History Online: Calendars of State Papers  
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British Periodicals Online  Collections I and II
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Burney Collection of 17th-18th Century Newspapers  
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Business Source Complete  1965+
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Cambridge Companions  
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Carlyle Letters Online  
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Catholic Periodical and Literature Index  
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Chemical Abstracts (via SciFinder Scholar)  
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Chicago Defender  1910-1975
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Chicago Manual of Style  
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Chicago Tribune (Historical)  1849 - 1987
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Child Development & Adolescent Studies  
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China Data Center  
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Christian Periodical Index  
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Chronicle of Higher Education  
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CINAHL  
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Classical Music Library  
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews  
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College Source Online  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Collins Dictionaries  
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Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)  
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Combined Chemical Dictionary  
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Communication & Mass Media Complete  
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Compendex via Engineering Village  1884+
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Computer Science Index  
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Conference Board Research Database  
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Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science  1990+
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Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities  1990+
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Congressional Quarterly Researcher  
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Contemporary Authors  
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Contemporary Literary Criticism  
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Contemporary Women's Issues  1992+
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Contemporary World Music  
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Corporate Affiliations.com  
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Country Studies  
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CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics  
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Criminal Justice Abstracts  
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Criminal Justice Periodicals Index  
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CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts  
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Current Index to Legal Periodicals  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Current Index to Statistics  
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Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS)  
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Dictionary of Literary Biography  
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Dictionary of Old English  (CD-ROM)
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Dictionary of Old English/English Corpus Online  
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Digital Atlas of Economic Plants in Archaeology  
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Digital Microfilm  2008+
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Digital National Security Archive  
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Direction of Trade Statistics  
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Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries  
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Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States  
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Dissertation Abstracts (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses) - Full Text  
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DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual)  via STAT!-Ref
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Dyabola (RealKatalog DAI Rom)  
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Early American Newspapers  (1690-1876)
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Early English Books Online  (1475-1700)
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eBrary  
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EconLit  1969+
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Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare  
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EdITLib Digital Library  
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Education Full Text  1996+ (abstracts 1983+)
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Educator's Reference Complete  
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online  
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EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit)  
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Encyclopaedia Judaica  
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Encyclopaedia of Islam (Online)  
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Encyclopaedia of the Quran  
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Encyclopedia of American Industries (4th edition)  
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Encyclopedia of American Industries (6th edition)  
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Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns  
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Encyclopedia of Mathematics  
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Encyclopedia of Popular Music  
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Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures  
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English Short Title Catalog  
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ENGnetBASE  
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Environment Complete  
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ERIC (Education)  1966+
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ESG Manager on Campus  (formerly known as Global Socrates)
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eStatement Studies  
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Ethnic NewsWatch  1990+
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Ethnographic Video Online  
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Factiva  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
FIAF Film & TV Indexes  
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Film Indexes Online  
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Foreign and International Law Research Database  
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FRANCIS (International social sciences & humanities)  
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Frost & Sullivan  
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Gale Virtual Reference Library  
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Garland Encyclopedia of Music  
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General OneFile  1980+
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General Business File ASAP  1980+
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General Science Full Text  1996+ (abstracts 1984+)
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GeoRef  1785+
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Global Development Finance  
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go ENC  
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Google Scholar  
(Off-campus users: choose Scholar Preferences)
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Greenfile  
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Grove Art Online  
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Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture  
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Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture  
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Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art  
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Grove Music  
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Guide to Reference  
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GuideStar  
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Handbook of Latin American Studies  
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Handbook of Psychiatric Measures  (CD-ROM)
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Harper's Weekly (1857-1912)  
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Health Reference Center Academic  
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Hein Online  
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Hispanic American Periodicals Index  
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Historical Abstracts  1969+
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Historical Boston Globe  1872 - 1979
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Historical Chicago Tribune  1849 - 1987
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Historical Newspapers of the New York Times  1851 - 2006
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Hospitality and Tourism Complete  
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Humanities and Social Science Retrospective  1907 - 1984
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Humanities Full Text  1995+ (abstracts 1984+)
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IBISWorld Industry Reports  
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IEEE Electronic Library (IEEE Explore)  
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ImagesMD  
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Index Islamicus  
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Index Master  
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Index of Christian Art  
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Index to 19th Century American Art Periodicals  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals  
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Index to Jewish Periodicals  
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Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Retrospective  1908-1981
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Index to Legal Periodicals and Books  1981+
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Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online  
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INSPEC via Engineering Village  1898+
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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  
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International Bibliography of the Social Sciences  
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International Financial Statistics  
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International Index to Music Periodicals  
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International Index to the Performing Arts  
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International Medieval Bibliography  
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Investext  Requires Internet Explorer
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Iter Bibliography  
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Jazz Music Library  
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John Milton Bibliography (Iter)  
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Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism  
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Journal Citation Reports (ISI)  
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JSTOR (Journal Storage)  
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Karl Barth Digital Library  
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Koseisha Japanese Database  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Kraus Curriculum Development Library  
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Latino Literature  
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Lawyer's Weekly USA Archives  
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Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
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Lecture Notes in Mathematics  1/1/1989+
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LegalTrac  
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Legislative Insight  
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Lexicons of Early Modern English  
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Lexis.com  
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LexisNexis Academic  
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)  1980+
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Linguistics Abstracts Online  
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LION: Literature Online  
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LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts)  
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Los Angeles Times  1881-1988
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Luthers Werke  
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Making of Modern Law  1800-1926
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Manuscriptorium (Prague National Library)  
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Market Share Reporter  
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Massachusetts History Online  
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Massachusetts Newsstand (Proquest)  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
MathSciNet  1940+
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Medline (PubMed)  1966+
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Medline (via ISI)  
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Mental Measurements Yearbook (9th edition to current edition)  
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Mergent Online  
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Metadex  
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Middle English Compendium  
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Mintel  
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MIT CogNet  
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MLA Bibliography (Modern Language Association)  1926+
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MRI+ Mediamark Internet Reporter  (Requires Registration)
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Music Index Online  
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Music Online  
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MyiLibrary  
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts  
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National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMUC)  
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Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database  
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Natural Standard  
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Naxos Music Library  
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NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research)  
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New Pauly Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Online  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
New Testament Abstracts  1985+
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New York Times (Historical)  1851 to 4 years ago
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North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories  
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North American Indian Drama  
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North American Theatre Online  
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North American Women's Drama  
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Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series A. Human and Experimental  1990+
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Old Testament Abstracts  1978+
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Oxford Classical Dictionary  
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Oxford Companion to Music  
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Oxford Dictionary of Music  
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography  
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Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome  
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Oxford English Dictionary, New Edition  
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Oxford History of Western Music  
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Oxford Reference Online  
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Oxford Scholarship Online  
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PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)  1972+
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Palgrave Dictionary of Economics  
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Patrologia Latina Database  
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Periodicals Archive Online  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Petit Robert, Le Nouveau  
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Philosopher's Index  1940+(English), 1967+(non-English)
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Physical Education Index  
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Pike and Fischer Internet Law and Regulation  
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PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)  
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Political Science: A Sage Full Text Collection  
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Population Index 1996-2000   (Archival Access via JSTOR 1937-1985)
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Press Display  
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Project Muse  Alternative Link
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Proquest Congressional  
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses  
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ProQuest Newspapers  
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Proquest Statistical Insight  
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PsycARTICLES  
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PsycBOOKS  
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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection  
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PsycINFO  
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PubMed  1966+ (now includes
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RDS Business & Industry  
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RDS Business & Management Practices  
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Readers Guide Full Text  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Readers Guide Retrospective  1890 - 1982
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Reference USA  
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Regional Business News  
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Religion and Philosophy Collection  
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Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM)  
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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature  1969+
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RISM: International Inventory of Musical Sources  
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Rock's Back Pages  
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Roper Center Public Opinion Archive  
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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy  (CD-ROM)
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Rural Development Abstracts Online  1990+
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Safari Tech Books Online  (175 titles)
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Science Citation Index Expanded  1965+
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ScienceDirect  
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SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)  
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Shakespeare in Quarto  
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Shakespeare Quartos Archive  
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Shakespeare Survey  
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SIRS Knowledge Source  
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Smithsonian Global Sound  
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Social Law Library  
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Social Sciences Citation Index  1965+
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Social Sciences Full Text  1995+ (abstracts 1983+)
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Social Services Abstracts  1979+
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Sociological Abstracts  1952+
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SourceOECD  
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SPIE Digital Library  
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Sport Discus  1975+
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Springer Biomedical & Life Sciences eBook Library  2005 - 2013
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Springer Computer Science eBook Library 2005 - 2013  
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Springer eBooks Complete 2012 - 2013  
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SRDS Media Solutions  
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Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage  
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STAT!-Ref  
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Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts  
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TableBase (Marketing)  
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Tests in Print  
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Thesaurus Linguae Graecae  
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Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Online  
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Times (London)  1785 -1985
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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database  
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Treaties and International Law Agreements Online  
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Twentieth Century North American Drama  
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Ulrich's Periodicals Directory  
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Value Line Research Center Online  
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Vanderbilt Television News Archive TVNEWS Database  
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Washington Post  1877-1995
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Waters and Oceans Worldwide  
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Web of Science  1965+
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Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide  
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Clinical Trials  
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Wilson Business Full Text  1995+ (abstracts 1982+)
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Women Writers Online  
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Women's Studies International  1972+
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World Christian Database  
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World Development Indicators  
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World News Connection  
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World Religion Database  
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World Shakespeare Bibliography Online  
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WorldCat  
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Worldwide Political Science Abstracts  
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