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Articles (from journals)

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Index to periodicals and news sources covering all aspects of business. [more info]
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Contains information covering psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas relevant to geriatric studies. [more info]
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Articles (from magazines)

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Index to periodicals and news sources covering all aspects of business. [more info]
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BBC Academy (BBC CoJo) is an online journalism resource with articles, videos, and discussions about ethics, values, laws, and skill sets in the world of journalism. [more info]
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Audio (Music, Spoken word , etc.)

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Digitized collections of primary source materials at the Library of Congress on American history and culture... [more info]
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American Song is a history database with music from America's past. [more info]
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Biography

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A biographical resource for notable people in American history with a database offering portraits... [more info]
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Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group... [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters

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Collection of ebooks covering history, geography, world cultures, military history, gender studies, politics, pop culture, religion, mythology, science, technology, and environment. [more info]
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Collection of over 2100 books of high quality in the humanities online...
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Career Information

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A major site with links by employers and job seekers. Those seeking a job can search by employer, category/discipline, or location. Resumes can be placed at this site. [more info]
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Although not exclusively for the college graduate, the emphasis is for the college student's interests. Formatted like a daily newspaper, there are links to job openings, employer profiles, news and articles, resume banks, career forums, etc. [more info]
Location: Internet

Case Studies / Best Practices

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The Big Book of Brilliant PR Ideas provides insightful information into the world of public relations... [more info]
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Provides access to case studies in sport management topics (sport management, marketing, finance, law) that can be used in classroom instruction. [more info]
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Chemical Structure

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Provides scientific methods for brewing malt beverages. [more info]
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eMolecules is the world’s most comprehensive openly accessible search engine for chemical structures. [more info]

Citation Searching

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Provides data that helps with evaluation and comparison of scholarly journals. [more info]
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Company Information

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Ad Age DataCenter includes profiles of top advertisers, media, and agencies.  Also includes job data, advertising spending, award winners, and agency family trees. [more info]
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Provides industry research and data reports on more than 16,000 lines of business in national and local markets.
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Costume & Scenery

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Use Berg Fashion Library to find journal articles, encyclopedia entries, and large amounts of color images relating to the world of dress and fashion. [more info]
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Countries & Regional Information

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Contains websites, documents, publications, and information guides about European political and economic events, focusing on the European Union. [more info]
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Passport GMID is an online market research tool containing global information on consumer spending, industry information, country profiles, and much more.
Users will be asked to login with their JMU eid and password.
[more info]
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Court Cases

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The CQ Almanac brings together over sixty years of congressional reporting... [more info]
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Cultural Criticism

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API and Archive contains bibliographic information on over 300 international periodicals dealing with alternative, radical, and left information. [more info]
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Includes sound recordings, photographs, videos, interviews, radio shows and more. Houses the Alan Lomax Archive of recorded music, dance, and spoken word. [more info]
Location: Internet

Current News / Controversies

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BBC Academy (BBC CoJo) is an online journalism resource with articles, videos, and discussions about ethics, values, laws, and skill sets in the world of journalism. [more info]
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Need quick info for a current events paper? Find full-text news organized by the most current topics. [more info]
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Directory Information

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Use Cabells to search for and select those journals that will most likely publish your manuscript. [more info]
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A comprehensive source of available opportunities for grants, fellowships, prizes and other type of funding. [more info]
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Diseases

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Consumer health information from the National Library of Health   [more info]
 
 

Dissertations

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Includes doctoral dissertations accepted by US universities from 1933-1955. [more info]
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Drama

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Contains audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance. [more info]
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Ebooks

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Collection of ebooks covering history, geography, world cultures, military history, gender studies, politics, pop culture, religion, mythology, science, technology, and environment. [more info]
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Collection of e-books in the behavioral sciences. [more info]
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Economic Data

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Contains archival documents from the US State Department Central Classified Files pertaining to relations with Afghanistan in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. [more info]
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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Almanacs

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21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook highlights the topics... [more info]
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Collection of ebooks covering history, geography, world cultures, military history, gender studies, politics, pop culture, religion, mythology, science, technology, and environment. [more info]
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Government Information

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Contains archival documents from the US State Department Central Classified Files pertaining to relations with Afghanistan in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. [more info]
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Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and geography for 266 world entities.  Includes photos, maps, and flags. The Factbook is in the public domain. [more info]
Location: Internet

Help / Research Guides

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Atomic Learning (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 6/30/2015. For alternate web-based software training, please visit Lynda.jmu.edu and connect with your e-id and password. Web-based software training for more than 110 applications students and educators use every day. [more info]
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The Handbook if International Financial Terms is the most........ [more info]
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Images

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Digitized collections of primary source materials at the Library of Congress on American history and culture... [more info]
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A biographical resource for notable people in American history with a database offering portraits... [more info]
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Industry Information

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Ad Age DataCenter includes profiles of top advertisers, media, and agencies.  Also includes job data, advertising spending, award winners, and agency family trees. [more info]
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Provides scientific methods for brewing malt beverages. [more info]
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International

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BBC Academy (BBC CoJo) is an online journalism resource with articles, videos, and discussions about ethics, values, laws, and skill sets in the world of journalism. [more info]
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Provides analysis of pressing issues faced by today's world leaders. [more info]
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Legal Information

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Content includes federal and state technical codes and regulations, court cases, tax tables and rates, and tax planning libraries. [more info]
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Includes statistics on crime and criminal activities, crime prevention, police and law enforcement... [more info]
Location: Internet

Legislative & Congressional Information

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Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. [more info]
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This resource will cease as of 9/30/2015. Please use FDSys and Congress.gov for similar information.
Searchable full text congressional publications and legislative research.
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Letters & Diaries

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Search history through Dolley Madison's correspondence letters dated from 1788 - 1837. [more info]
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Includes more than 80 volumes of poetry by approximately 50 Irish women writing between 1768 and 1842... [more info]
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Literary Criticism

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Cross-search Gale's literature resources on one platform. Contains Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers, and Twayne's Authors. [more info]
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Access 23 literature resources from Chadwyck-Healey, including the Bibliography of American Literature, Editions & Adaptations of Shakespeare, and the W.B. Yeats Collection. Click the [more info] link for a full list. [more info]
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Literary Theory

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Access 23 literature resources from Chadwyck-Healey, including the Bibliography of American Literature, Editions & Adaptations of Shakespeare, and the W.B. Yeats Collection. Click the [more info] link for a full list. [more info]
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Literature

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A cross-searchable package of collections covering literature of place, race, and gender. [more info]
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Access 23 literature resources from Chadwyck-Healey, including the Bibliography of American Literature, Editions & Adaptations of Shakespeare, and the W.B. Yeats Collection. Click the [more info] link for a full list. [more info]
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Major Journals

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IPSA is published bimonthly by the International Political Science Association... [more info]
Location: Carrier Lib-Stacks
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Manuscripts

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NCCO contains monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more from the Nineteenth Century. Allows exploration of term frequency and term clusters. [more info]
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Contains letters, diaries, travel journals, recipe books, and more from two women of one of South Carolina's leading families. [more info]
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Maps and Atlases

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The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America maps and other cartographic materials.  Images available for certain uses (such as attribution) under the Creative Commons license. [more info]
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DARMC offers GIS mapping and spatial analysis of the Roman and medieval worlds. [more info]
Location: Internet

Market Research Reports

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Get the latest information and news on marketing, media, and advertising agencies.  Be sure to click on the DataCenter link for in-depth data! [more info]
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Indexing and full text for periodicals and news sources covering all aspects of business. [more info]
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More Resources

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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. Search through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories... [more info]
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Search the JMU Library Catalog and selected article databases at once! [more info]
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Movement and Dance

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Includes sound recordings, photographs, videos, interviews, radio shows and more. Houses the Alan Lomax Archive of recorded music, dance, and spoken word. [more info]
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Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. [more info]
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Music

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Includes sound recordings, photographs, videos, interviews, radio shows and more. Houses the Alan Lomax Archive of recorded music, dance, and spoken word. [more info]
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Full-text encyclopedia articles about music traditions, genres, practices, and performances in world regions. [more info]
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Music Scores

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Classical music scores from Renaissance to 21st century. [more info]
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A collection of digitized images of printed music from the 16th Century. [more info]
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News Articles

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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Overview Page

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Atlantic History from OBO is a bibliography of important works relating to the historical connections among Europe, North America, South America and Africa. Content focuses on the early modern and colonial periods. Topics include trade, religion, business, and much more! [more info]
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Criminology from OBO is a bibliography of key background information that contains recent interdisciplinary works related to criminology. Topics include policy, theory, trends, ethics, and more! [more info]
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Poetry

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A collection of poetry and fiction produced in the Caribbean region during the 19th and 20th centuries. [more info]
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Includes more than 80 volumes of poetry by approximately 50 Irish women writing between 1768 and 1842... [more info]
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Policies

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Contains documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities. [more info]
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Polls / Surveys

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**Latinobarometro defaults to Spanish language text display.  To switch to English, simply click the "English" link in the far right corner of the gray header. 

Latinobarometro is a public opinion poll resource that includes polls conducted in 18 Latin American countries.  Users are able to download survey results and view questionaires from 1995 to 2009.  Survey results are available in SPSS, Stata, or SAS files. 
Please note!  Users must have the corresponding statistical program to download/use the survey results files.  The SPSS program is available on all public computers in the libraries.  The general computer labs on campus have both SAS and SPSS programs.  Students may request the SAS program for their personal computers through the Media Resources software request forms: http://www.lib.jmu.edu/media/.
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PreK-12 Literature & Media Resources

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Log in with your JMU eid/password to be taken to access information. BrainPOP features animated videos, interactive worksheets, experiments, and quizzes that can be used in the classroom.  All content aligns with state learning standards. [more info]
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TeachingBooks.net is a database of multimedia resources that provide supporting information on children's and young adult books.  The site contains interactive book activities, themed bibliographies, links to author websites, pronunciation guides, information on book awards, and more. [more info]
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Primary Sources

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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney. [more info]
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Collection of over 500 US newspapers from the 19th Century.  Includes approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from both rural and urban titles.  Illustrated papers also included. [more info]
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Professional Organizations

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Provides scientific methods for brewing malt beverages. [more info]
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Reference Information

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Product catalog providing information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment ... [more info]
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Encylopedia articles, illustrations, definitions, biographies, bibliographies, and learning resources ... [more info]
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Reports & Proceedings

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Abstracts and full text for over 400 ACM journals, transactions, newsletter articles, and conference proceedings. [more info]
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Index with full text of Annual Reviews in biological and medical sciences, physical sciences... [more info]
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Reviews

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Index with full text of Annual Reviews in biological and medical sciences, physical sciences... [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts reviews of English language adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction titles. [more info]
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Standards

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Only 3 users at one time - be sure to Logout when you are done!  Logout button is in the left hand column of links. [tutorial]
Provides both full-text accounting standards, and interpretation / guidance.
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Provides scientific methods for brewing malt beverages. [more info]
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Statistics & Datasets

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Get the latest information and news on marketing, media, and advertising agencies.  Be sure to click on the DataCenter link for in-depth data! [more info]
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Full-text and statistics for international and internal conflicts as well as terrorism. [more info]
Location: Internet

Stock Data

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Use Morningstar to find detailed information on stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and market information.  Also provides a tool to create investment portfolios. [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! Login to WRDS and click "Try out the new WRDS website" article to preview the new site. Classic WRDS will phase out in 3 months.
You will be taken to a more info page for login information. WRDS provides access to financial datasets from COMPUSTAT (public companies), CRSP (security prices) and CUSIP Master File (financial instruments issuers), and RiskMetrics (corporate governance).
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Style Manuals & Citation Management Tools

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Guides researchers through preparing an article for publication in medical and scientific journals. Includes citation instructions, style quizzes, SI conversion calculator, and more. [more info]
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RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database of bibliographic records. For more info, view RefWorks in 5 Minutes, a short online video tutorial. [more info]
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Teaching Resources

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Images of art and architectural works in the public domain for non-profit use by all levels of the educational community. [more info]
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Includes sound recordings, photographs, videos, interviews, radio shows and more. Houses the Alan Lomax Archive of recorded music, dance, and spoken word. [more info]
Location: Internet

Tests and Test Information

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Descriptions of behavioral tests and measurements in health fields, psychosocial sciences. [more info]
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Videos

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Cross-search video collections from Alexander Street Press from one platform. JMU-licensed content only. [more info]
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Search for a title to find links for more films with the same personnel, themes, moods or genre.  Also offers choices for browsing by decade and country. Also lists purchase information from a variety of online vendors, but the best feature of this source is the ability to find similar titles. [more info]
Location: Internet

Websites

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Current issue of Chronicle of Higher Education [more info]
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