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  • CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

    Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most 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.  [Details]

  • Congress.gov

    Congress.gov is the updated replacement to THOMAS.gov. The new Congress.gov platform enhances access through features such as videos explaining the legislative process, compatibility with mobile devices, and a user-friendly presentation.

    Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Printing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.  [Details]

  • CQ Political Reference Suite

    CQ Press Political Reference Suite of Online Editions integrates many of CQ Press's acclaimed reference titles on government and politics into a user-friendly, electronic format  [Details]

  • CQ Press Library

    The definitive reference resource for research in American government, current affairs, history, politics, public policy, and data analysis for the social sciences. Search or browse across all CQ Press Library collections: CQ Almanac Online, CQ Researcher Online, CQ Weekly, Political Handbook of the World, Politics in America, and Supreme Court Yearbook.

       [Details]

  • HeinOnline

    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 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.  [Details]

  • JSTOR

    Archive of selected scholarly journals in ecology, economics, history, mathematics, music, political science, statistics, and other humanities and social sciences.  [Details]

  • Military & Government Collection

    Contains current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content for all branches of the military and government.  [Details]

  • OxResearch

    Created by Oxford Analytica, this multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate. It provides analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance and evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Articles are compiled by an international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Central

    This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. Comparable to EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Political Science

    This database provides access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Social Science Journals

    This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. Includes over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • Public Affairs Information Services (PAIS)

    The Public Affairs Information Services database provides information on public affairs, public and social policies and international relations. PAIS includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world.  [Details]

  • SIRS Knowledge Source

    A portal to relevant, credible information selected by SIRS editorial staff. Designed to support student research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects. Includes articles, primary sources, websites and graphics. SIRS is comprised of Issues Researcher (covering the leading issues most studied and debated by students), Government Reporter (historic and government gocuments, directories and almanacs), SIRS Renaissance (current perspectives on the Arts & Humanities) and WebSelect (editorially selected web sites). Comparable to Points of View Reference Center.  [Details]

  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

    Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.  [Details]

  • Academic Search Complete

    Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, scholarly full-text database including peer-reviewed journals, full-text
    periodicals, reports, books, and much more. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. It includes over 13,690 indexed and abstracted journals and full-text for nearly 9,100 journals.  [Details]

  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)

    ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts on the Web is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.  [Details]

  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts - (ASFA)

    Premier database for literature on the science, technology & management of marine, freshwater, & brackish water environments & organisms.  [Details]

  • CenStats

    CenStats provides access to several popular Census Bureau databases, including: Building Permits, Census Tract Street Locator, County Business Patterns, International Trade Data, Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex, USA Counties, and 1990 Public Law 94-171 Data.  [Details]

  • Congressional Record

    Service provided by GPO Access with the official record of the United States Congress.  [Details]

  • CQ Researcher

    The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week.  [Details]

  • CQ Weekly

    Only CQ Weekly reports on the world's most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week.  [Details]

  • Current Digest of the Russian Press

    The Current Digest provides comprehensive coverage of national news, current events, economic developments and cultural events in Russia.  [Details]

  • Digital National Security Archive - (DNSA)

     

    The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available.  [Details]

  • EIS (Environmental Impact Statements): Full-Text & Digests

    Digests of Environmental Impact Statements. Includes detailed abstracts of all environmental impact statements issued by the US government.  [Details]

  • Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management

    This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 6000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.  [Details]

  • GPO Access

    Gateway to searchable databases from the federal government. Includes the Federal Register and Congressional Record.  [Details]

  • GPO Monthly Catalog

    Consists of records published by the GPO since July 1976. Includes references for documents to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments, and more.  [Details]

  • Historical Statistics of the United States

    This five-volume reference work reflects thirty years of new data and scholarship. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.  [Details]

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

    Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences—including anthropology, archaeology, art, family studies, law, music, performing arts and much more.  [Details]

  • LexisNexis Academic

    News, business, legal and reference information.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   LexisNexis YouTube Channel

  • MasterFILE Complete

    This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922.  [Details]

  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (NCJRS)

    Database of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts with summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications.  [Details]

  • National Security Archive

    DNSA offers the most powerful research and teaching tool available in the area of U.S. foreign policy, intelligence and security issues since 1945. Over 55,000 of the most important, declassified primary documents – totaling more than 420,000 pages – are included in the database.

      [Details]

  • Nations of the World (nations and associated jurisdictions)

    Full text of laws, regulations and court decisions for different nations of the world. [Details]

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

    57,000+ biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
    From the earliest times to the year 2000.  [Details]

  • Points of View Reference Center

    Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Points of View Reference Center

  • Polling the Nations

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

    Public opinion polls.  [Details]

  • Project MUSE

    Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, to high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Project Muse Advanced Search

  • Sage Journals Online

    SAGE Journals Online offers full text access to journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Humanities, Science and Technology. Includes Sage Journals Backfiles 1999-2009.  [Details]

  • State Data Center

    North Carolina economic and population statistics, county profiles.  [Details]

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    The Statistical Abstract is the best known and most popular single source of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. This database is designed to serve as a convenient, easy-to-use statistical reference source and as a guide to statistical publications and sources.  [Details]

  • Thomas

    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.  [Details]

  • UNdata

    The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has launched an internet-based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point from which users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN System.  [Details]

  • World Development Indicators Online

    World Development Indicators Online, published by the World Bank, is a comprehensive database of development information covering more than 575 indicators, 225 countries, and 18 regional and income groups. The extensive collection includes data on population, income, social, economic, financial, natural resources and environmental indicators from 1960 onwards.  [Details]

  • World FactBook

    Database of country profiles produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.  [Details]

  • WorldCat [FirstSearch Interface]

    Books and other materials in libraries worldwide.  [Details]

  • CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

    Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most 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.  [Details]

  • Congress.gov

    Congress.gov is the updated replacement to THOMAS.gov. The new Congress.gov platform enhances access through features such as videos explaining the legislative process, compatibility with mobile devices, and a user-friendly presentation.

    Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Printing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.  [Details]

  • CQ Political Reference Suite

    CQ Press Political Reference Suite of Online Editions integrates many of CQ Press's acclaimed reference titles on government and politics into a user-friendly, electronic format  [Details]

  • CQ Press Library

    The definitive reference resource for research in American government, current affairs, history, politics, public policy, and data analysis for the social sciences. Search or browse across all CQ Press Library collections: CQ Almanac Online, CQ Researcher Online, CQ Weekly, Political Handbook of the World, Politics in America, and Supreme Court Yearbook.

       [Details]

  • HeinOnline

    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 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.  [Details]

  • JSTOR

    Archive of selected scholarly journals in ecology, economics, history, mathematics, music, political science, statistics, and other humanities and social sciences.  [Details]

  • Military & Government Collection

    Contains current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content for all branches of the military and government.  [Details]

  • OxResearch

    Created by Oxford Analytica, this multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate. It provides analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance and evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Articles are compiled by an international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Central

    This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. Comparable to EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Political Science

    This database provides access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Social Science Journals

    This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. Includes over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • Public Affairs Information Services (PAIS)

    The Public Affairs Information Services database provides information on public affairs, public and social policies and international relations. PAIS includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world.  [Details]

  • SIRS Knowledge Source

    A portal to relevant, credible information selected by SIRS editorial staff. Designed to support student research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects. Includes articles, primary sources, websites and graphics. SIRS is comprised of Issues Researcher (covering the leading issues most studied and debated by students), Government Reporter (historic and government gocuments, directories and almanacs), SIRS Renaissance (current perspectives on the Arts & Humanities) and WebSelect (editorially selected web sites). Comparable to Points of View Reference Center.  [Details]

  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

    Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.  [Details]

  • Academic Search Complete

    Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, scholarly full-text database including peer-reviewed journals, full-text
    periodicals, reports, books, and much more. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full-text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. It includes over 13,690 indexed and abstracted journals and full-text for nearly 9,100 journals.  [Details]

  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)

    ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts on the Web is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.  [Details]

  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts - (ASFA)

    Premier database for literature on the science, technology & management of marine, freshwater, & brackish water environments & organisms.  [Details]

  • CenStats

    CenStats provides access to several popular Census Bureau databases, including: Building Permits, Census Tract Street Locator, County Business Patterns, International Trade Data, Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex, USA Counties, and 1990 Public Law 94-171 Data.  [Details]

  • Congressional Record

    Service provided by GPO Access with the official record of the United States Congress.  [Details]

  • CQ Researcher

    The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week.  [Details]

  • CQ Weekly

    Only CQ Weekly reports on the world's most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week.  [Details]

  • Current Digest of the Russian Press

    The Current Digest provides comprehensive coverage of national news, current events, economic developments and cultural events in Russia.  [Details]

  • Digital National Security Archive - (DNSA)

     

    The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available.  [Details]

  • EIS (Environmental Impact Statements): Full-Text & Digests

    Digests of Environmental Impact Statements. Includes detailed abstracts of all environmental impact statements issued by the US government.  [Details]

  • Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management

    This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 6000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.  [Details]

  • GPO Access

    Gateway to searchable databases from the federal government. Includes the Federal Register and Congressional Record.  [Details]

  • GPO Monthly Catalog

    Consists of records published by the GPO since July 1976. Includes references for documents to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments, and more.  [Details]

  • Historical Statistics of the United States

    This five-volume reference work reflects thirty years of new data and scholarship. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.  [Details]

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

    Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences—including anthropology, archaeology, art, family studies, law, music, performing arts and much more.  [Details]

  • LexisNexis Academic

    News, business, legal and reference information.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   LexisNexis YouTube Channel

  • MasterFILE Complete

    This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922.  [Details]

  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (NCJRS)

    Database of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts with summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications.  [Details]

  • National Security Archive

    DNSA offers the most powerful research and teaching tool available in the area of U.S. foreign policy, intelligence and security issues since 1945. Over 55,000 of the most important, declassified primary documents – totaling more than 420,000 pages – are included in the database.

      [Details]

  • Nations of the World (nations and associated jurisdictions)

    Full text of laws, regulations and court decisions for different nations of the world. [Details]

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

    57,000+ biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
    From the earliest times to the year 2000.  [Details]

  • Points of View Reference Center

    Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Points of View Reference Center

  • Polling the Nations

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

    Public opinion polls.  [Details]

  • Project MUSE

    Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, to high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.  [Details]

    Tutorial:   Project Muse Advanced Search

  • Sage Journals Online

    SAGE Journals Online offers full text access to journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Humanities, Science and Technology. Includes Sage Journals Backfiles 1999-2009.  [Details]

  • State Data Center

    North Carolina economic and population statistics, county profiles.  [Details]

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    The Statistical Abstract is the best known and most popular single source of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. This database is designed to serve as a convenient, easy-to-use statistical reference source and as a guide to statistical publications and sources.  [Details]

  • Thomas

    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.  [Details]

  • UNdata

    The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has launched an internet-based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point from which users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN System.  [Details]

  • World Development Indicators Online

    World Development Indicators Online, published by the World Bank, is a comprehensive database of development information covering more than 575 indicators, 225 countries, and 18 regional and income groups. The extensive collection includes data on population, income, social, economic, financial, natural resources and environmental indicators from 1960 onwards.  [Details]

  • World FactBook

    Database of country profiles produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.  [Details]

  • WorldCat [FirstSearch Interface]

    Books and other materials in libraries worldwide.  [Details]

  • Cambridge Journals Online

    Cambridge Journals Online is the online Cambridge University Press’s collection of several journals across the sciences, social sciences and humanities.   [Details]

  • Canadian Newsstand Complete

    This database offers access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers. This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each. Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s. Updated daily. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • Catalog of Government Publications (CGP)

    The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word. The catalog offers you the option to find a nearby Federal depository library that has a particular publication or that can provide expert assistance in finding and using related U.S. government information. [Details]

  • CQ Historic Documents Series Online

    Published annually since 1972, the Historic Documents Series now contains 38 volumes of primary sources. Each volume includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.  [Details]

  • Dictionary of National Biography (DNB)

    It is a collection of more than 57,000 specially written biographies, which describe the lives of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond from the 4th century BC to the 21st century. [Details]

  • Electronic Journal Service (EJS)

    Search through EBSCO's database of scholarly e-journals.  [Details]

  • English Reports, Full Reprint

    The English Reports, Full Reprint (1220-1865) online edition delivers exact page-images of the original bound reprint edition, containing more than 100,000 cases, together with the Indexes and Book of Charts.  [Details]

  • Environment Complete

    This resource offers deep coverage in the areas of  Agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental law, environmental technology, geography, marine & freshwater science, natural resources, pollution & waste management, public policy, renewable energy sources, social impacts, and urban planning.  Includes more than 2.5 million records from thousands of domestic and international titles dating back over 100 years  with over a thousand active core titles.  [Details]

  • Federal Register

    Database from GPO Access of rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and more. [Details]

  • Federal Register Library

    The Federal Register is updated on a daily basis. It's coverage is comprehensive and begins from inception (1936).  [Details]

  • Federal Surveillance of African Americans

    Black Americans of all political persuasions were subject to federal scrutiny, harassment, and prosecution. The FBI enlisted black "confidential special informants" to infiltrate a variety of organizations. Hundreds of documents in this collection were originated by such operatives. The reports provide a wealth of detail on "Negro" radicals and their organizations that can be found nowhere else.  [Details]

  • Historic Documents

    Contains 38 volumes of primary sources, includiing approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.  [Details]

  • International Data Base

    A computerized data bank containing statistical table of demographic and socioeconomic data for 227 countries and areas of the world.  [Details]

  • Legal Classics Library

    The Legal Classics library offers more than 1,800 works from some of the greatest legal minds in history, including Joseph Story, Jeremy Bentham, William Blackstone, William Holdsworth, Henry Maine, Frederick William Maitland, Frederick Pollock, Louis Brandeis, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Edwardo Coke and many more!  [Details]

  • LexisNexis Congressional

    Name change:  LexisNexis Congressional has changed its name to ProQuest Congressional.  Please look for ProQuest Congressional in the Database a-z list under the letter P.

     [Details]

  • LINC

    From the North Carolina central repository of demographic and statistical data. [Details]

  • NCpedia

    Encyclopedia of North Carolina - short entries  [Details]

  • North Carolina Information Resources

    Information about North Carolina's culture, history, business, education, agencies and public programs.  [Details]

  • North Carolina Periodicals Index

    Selective index of articles in North Carolina periodicals. [Details]

  • Oxford Journals

    Collections cover Life Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Medicine, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Law, and include some of the most authoritative journals in their fields.  [Details]

  • PBS Video Collection

    You can now view nearly 250 quality PBS programs covering a wide variety of topics. These videos are viewable from any computer running Flash Player version 9 or higher with a relatively good Internet connection (at least 175 Kbps). Unfortunately, it will not be possible to view the videos over a dial-up Internet line.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Congressional

    Resource Advisory: We no longer subscribe to this database. Please use HeinOnline and/or Congress.gov (both on this A-Z list) to find the same information.

     [Details]

  • ProQuest Military

    This database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. It includes over 550 titles, with more than 370 available in full-text, allowing you to search over 3.5M records, dating back to the early 1990's. Comparable to EBSCOhost Military & Government Collection.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Newsstand

    Provides access to the full text of over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from throughout the world.  The database includes backfiles for most newspapers, providing access to articles, columns, editorials, obituaries and features published in each paper. Major newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, The Guardian and many other international, national and regional titles.  Comparable to EBSCOhost Newspaper Source Plus.  [Details]

  • ProQuest Research Library

    A multidisciplinary, general reference database covering covering over 150 academic disciplines. Consists of a diversified mix of over 6,000 titles - over 75% in full text - from 1971 forward, including scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines. Part of ProQuest Central.  [Details]

  • Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982

    Readers' Guide Retrospective is a database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.This resource offers a wide range of researchers access to information about history, culture, science and seminal developments across nearly a century.  [Details]

  • Regional Business News

    This database provides coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canadian provinces. Key resources include newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires, with full-text content coverage spanning over 22 years.

       [Details]

  • Social Sciences Citation Index

    Multidisciplinary section of the Web of Science covering scholarly literature in the social sciences.  [Details]

  • SpringerLink

    SpringerLink offers online access to over 1400 fully peer reviewed journals and hundreds of ebooks in biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics.  [Details]

  • TOPICsearch

    This database contains information about current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom. TOPICsearch contains full text for tens of thousands of articles from diverse sources, including international newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets and government information.  [Details]

  • Treaties and Agreements Library - United States

    This library includes all U.S. treaties, whether currently in-force, expired, or not-yet officially published.  [Details]

  • Wiley Online Library

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