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ProQuest Content subject areas include millions of documents from thousands of sources, covering research and subject areas like these: Arts, Business, Health & Medicine, History, Literature & Language, Science & Technology, and Social Sciences. Types of content sources include access to current and historical documents from sources like these: Newspapers, Dissertations and theses (ProQuest is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress), Scholarly journals, Television and radio broadcasts, Wire service and press releases, Company annual reports and snapshots, Books, Government documents and archives and Maps. CONTACT OGS FOR LOGIN DETAILS
EBSCO Host (NetLibrary) 55,000+ collection of electronic books on all subjects. Fulltext search of the entire collection is available directly through the database link. CONTACT OGS FOR LOGIN DETAILS
TEL (Tennessee Electronic Library) Tennessee Electronic Library: Multidisiplinary index to news and periodical articles. Includes business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Coverage: 1980-. CONTACT OGS FOR LOGIN DETAILS
Open Access Databases
APS Archive of Teaching Resources The APS Archive of Teaching Resources is a digital library of peer-reviewed science teaching resources that is free and open to educators worldwide. As of January 2009, the Archive contained more than 2,200 peer-reviewed teaching resources including audiovisual materials, lesson plans, teaching journal articles, and scientific content materials. No password required.
Budget of the United States Government The Budget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President’s budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year. Other budget items, such as related publications and supporting materials, are included, which may vary from year to year. No password required
County Business Patterns County Business Patterns provides annual economic profiles of business and industry by county, state, and the United States. Includes statistics, by industry, on employment, payroll, and number of establishments, arranged by SIC and NAICS code No password required
Directory of Open Access Journals The Directory of Open Access Journals provides over 4216 open access journals (1500 of which are searchable at the article level) which includes large collections in biology, education, health sciences, history, library and information science, mathematics and the social sciences. No password required.
EarthTrends EarthTrends is a comprehensive online database, maintained by the World Resources Institute that focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. No password required
International News Historical Archives International News Historical Archives provides access to archives of digitized international newspapers covering cover a broad swath of world history — from the 17th to the 21st century –and include Europe, Canada and elsewhere in the Americas, Australia, India, the Caribbean, the Mideast, and a host of places in between No password required.
Intute Intute is a free online service, highlighting the very best web resources for education and research. Content is organized into four subject-specific databases, Science and Technology, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Health and Life Sciences; the databases can be searched singly or in combination. All resources have been evaluated for quality and relevance by subject specialists and professionals from the Intute consortium of seven universities in the United Kingdom. Search results include website reviews, with review dates. Links open in a separate browser window No password required
OAIster OAIster is a combined library catalog describing the digital collections of a number of libraries. Digital resources can range from an old-time advertisement of electric refrigerators (from the Library of Congress American Memory project) to Harriet Beecher Stowe memoirs (from the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service Making of America collection). This resource provides access to resources from the “deep web” that are not normally returned by search engines such as Google and Yahoo. Some resources linked may have restricted access. No password required.
Online Library of Liberty The Online Library of Liberty is where electronic versions of classic books about individual liberty are stored. These texts go back some 4,000 years and cover the disciplines of economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, political theory, religion, war and peace. They are in a variety of formats – facsimile PDFs so scholars can view the original text, HTML for ease of searching and attractive layout, and text-based PDF EBooks for personal use. The Library also contains bibliographic information about the books as well as other “metadata” about the authors and editors. No password required
PolicyArchive The PolicyArchive is digital archive of global, non-partisan public policy research includes summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy research. No password required
Political Database of the Americas The Political Database of the Americas contains information about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies, and other subjects related to the strengthening of democracy in the Americas. It contains 1,500 pages of information on 35 countries in the Western hemisphere. No password required.
World Factbook The World Factbook is produced by the US Central Intelligence Agency and provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map No password required
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