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ArchiveGrid is a collection of over two million archival material descriptions, providing access to detailed archival collection descriptions, making information available about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and other archival materials. It also provides contact information for the institutions where the collections are kept. Archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives are represented in ArchiveGrid.

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Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students.

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Registered users can download individual images from the ARTstor Digital Library so remember to register for a free user account.

The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides over 2 million digital images in the arts, art history, architecture, anthropology, history, humanities, foreign languages and literatures, religion, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.

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Allows 35 users access at a time.  Please try again later if you are not able to access this resource.

Checkpoint(TM) research system offers you fast, effective ways to find answers to your business, tax and financial research questions.

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The Digital Library offers a searchable database of detailed personal information about slaves, slaveholders, and free people of color.

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GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital system that will enable GPO to manage Government information from all three branches of the U.S. Government.

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Contains more than 1,200 law and law-related periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue published for all periodicals and goes through the most-currently published issues allowed based on contracts with publishers. Retrieve articles by citation, browse, or search across nearly 50 million pages of content. HeinOnline also contains many useful resources for criminology, and public and international affairs, such as the Congressional Record Bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, the Federal Register from inception in 1936, the CFR from inception in 1938, a library of U.S. Congressional documents, U.S. Federal legislative history and much more.

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Digital library of sharable undergraduate teaching materials for science, mathematics, technology, and engineering.

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Historic books and periodicals published by UNCW or about UNCW are available through the Internet Archive.  Titles include: the Campus Communique faculty and staff bulletin, Code of Student Life and Student Handbook, Fledgling yearbook, Undergraduate and Graduate catalogs, and UNCW Magazine.

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IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and solo art songs.
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The Jazz Discography covers all categories of jazz and other creative improvised music, including Traditional, Swing, Bop, Modern, Avant-Garde>, Fusion, Third Stream, etc. It covers leaders from A to Z and contains 149,350 sessions, 26,856 leaders and almost 1.7 million musician and tune entries.

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NCLive has pulled together a user-friendly starting point for job listings, career information, & interviewing tips.

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This is an online collection of practice tests and study aides on a variety of topics. It also includes basic reading, writing, and math skills improvement for school children and adults. A "skills improvement" section is also included with Spanish language instruction.

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The Media History Digital Library digitizes collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. Includes online access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting & Sound.

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The Digital Heritage Center works with cultural heritage institutions across North Carolina to digitize and publish historic materials online. Collections include North Carolina Memory, North Carolina College and University Yearbooks, North Carolina Newspapers, and more.

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Core group of reference and research materials online in the form of full-text electronic information and indexes. Note: if you are not affiliated with UNCW, then click here. You will need a password from your local library.

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A freely-accessible site for searching millions of metadata records in OAIster, a worldwide union catalog of digital resources.

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Now includes Congressional Record, Hearings Digital Collection, Committee Prints, Congressional Research Service, Executive Branch Documents 1789-1939, and Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-Present.

Comprehensive online collection of primary source congressional publications and legislative research materials covering all topics, including government, current events, politics, economics, business, science and technology, international relations, social issues, finance, insurance, and medicine. Finding aid for congressional hearings, committee prints, committee reports and documents from 1970-present, and the daily Congressional Record from 1985-present. Compiled legislative histories from 1969-present. Finding aid for congressional hearings (published and unpublished), committee prints, and committee reports and documents from 1824-1969. Includes access to U.S. Serial Set, a collection of primary source U.S. government publications compiled under directive of the Congress, Congressional Record, and Hearings Digital Collection. It contains comprehensive and often detailed information on an extremely wide range of subjects, including economics, business, science and technology, international relations, social issues, finance, insurance, and medicine. Also includes access to legislative histories, bills by number, committee hearings and testimony, members of congress directory, and social media.

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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access.

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Access updated to the GeoEdition version of Sanborn Maps. Provides digital access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities, now searchable by address and GPS coordinates. 

ProQuest Information and Learning's Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. In electronic form, Sanborn Maps take on much improved value over the microfilm versions of the same maps, allowing for greater flexibility of use and improved viewing possibilities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections.

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Seahawk DOCKS is UNCW's portion of a shared database called North Carolina Digital Online Collection of Knowledge and Scholarship (NC DOCKS). Designed by UNC Greensboro and shared with UNCG, East Carolina University, Appalachian State University, and UNC Pembroke, NC DOCKS is designed to hold digital, online copies of faculty articles, white papers, and other scholarly works, in addition to student theses and dissertations. This type of database is often referred to as an "Institutional Repository," or IR.

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Web-based mapping application that lets you create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.

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SIRS Government Reporter provides current and historic government documents; landmark and recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions; information about federal departments, agencies, elected leaders and more. The main database delivers thousands of carefully selected full-text documents and graphics concerning a wide variety of topics: health, science, economics, environment, politics, public and international affairs, business and industry.

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SIRS Renaissance - 'Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities' is a reference database providing current, dynamic information on Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts. Full-text articles are selected from over 700 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color graphics, including art reproductions, photographs and illustrations.

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SIRS WebSelect is an online database of Internet resources providing access to quality Web sites on almost any subject. Utilizing time-tested techniques, SIRS editors evaluate sites originating from around the globe for credibility and relevance to researchers' needs. WebSelect is continually updated to include new sites and dynamically changing data. Summaries provide a concise overview of site content and authority. Keyword, Subject Heading and Topic Browse searches can be performed. Topics are assigned based on site content and mission.

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Theatre in Video: Volume I contains hundreds of videos, including documentaries and definitive performances of the world’s most important plays. From celebrated productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage of the work of Samuel Beckett, the collection covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances deliver an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of productions.

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Theatre in Video: Volume II brings together classic and contemporary plays and documentaries. With a greater focus on contemporary and international productions, Theater in Video: Volume II offers a simple way for libraries to acquire highly valued and often difficult-to-find performances. Users can view the works of widely studied playwrights and theatre artists from around the globe, including many new performances from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre collection (Opus Arte), Theatre Arts Films, the BBC, and TMW Media Group.

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Please contact wiegandl [at] Uncw.edu (subject: Thesaurus%20Linguae%20Graecae) (Laura Wiegand) if you need access to this resource.

The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) has collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453.
 

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Beginning in 2013, THOMAS.gov will begin transitioning to the  free legislative information website, Congress.gov. THOMAS.gov will remain accessible from the Congress.gov homepage through late 2014 before it is retired. More information.

Full text access to current bills in U.S. Congress.

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Historic books and periodicals published by UNCW or about UNCW are available through the Internet Archive.  Titles include: the Campus Communique faculty and staff bulletin, Code of Student Life and Student Handbook, Fledgling yearbook, Undergraduate and Graduate catalogs, and UNCW Magazine.

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An essential resource for the study of popular art, art history, and entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Consists of four components: Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; and Moving pictures, optical entertainments & the advent of cinema. Includes full-text, full-color reproductions of books, ephemera, handbills, pamphlets, photos, posters, programs, scripts, and other types of materials. Coverage is most extensive for Great Britain; but there is also a fair range of materials for the U.S.A

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