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Profiles of over 17,400 people who have helped to shape the USA. Quarterly updates provide new entries and revisions of existing entries to enhance their accuracy and currency. The database features hyperlinked cross-references & links to select web sites.
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Ancestry Library Edition is a comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research, with billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. 'Ancestry Library Edition' is the academic version of ancestry.com
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Coverage: Full text.
This database offers full-text peer-reviewed literature devoted to Asian Humanities - Asian languages, arts, culture, history and religion. 53 countries are covered.
Coverage: Coverage varies (Index)
Abstracts of articles and books published in the primary professional literature of the communications field. Provided by the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship.
Coverage: Coverage varies (Some full text)
A resource for students, researchers and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media. CMMC offers indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, plus selected coverage of nearly 200 more titles. This database also includes full text for over 450 journals.
Digital Culture Books is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press, dedicated to publishing innovative work in new media studies and digital humanities.
Coverage: 1788-1901
Provides a unique and personal view of events in Australia and New Zealand from the arrival of the first settlers through to Australian Federation at the close of the nineteenth century.
Coverage: 1992-2004 (Index)
An index to film reviews published in journals held by the University of Waikato Library.
Coverage: Coverage varies
A collection of primary source documents drawn from archives across the globe. The documents are varied in scope and offer a remarkable window on the lives and experiences of men and women during the First World War. The resource is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. Produced by Adam Matthew Digital.
Coverage: Coverage: 1998 - (Full text)
Dedicated to content from and about Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, this database covers agriculture, arts, Asian studies, business, cultural studies, education, history, indigenous studies, law, media, political science, reference, social sciences, science and technology.
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Coverage: Some full text
Humanities International Complete includes all data from the Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus full text for more than 1,200 journals. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing).
Coverage: Index
Contains abstracts of selected New Zealand serials, including newspapers, about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.
Online since 2003, IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.
Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text)
Access to archival issues of journals with coverage usually ending three to five years before present. Back issues of over 1500 journals in the arts, humanities, science, and social sciences with links to current issues available in Project Muse.
Kanopy offers a broad collection of streaming videos from producers such as BBC Active, Media Education Foundation, Ronin Films, and more. Films include theatrical releases, documentaries, training films, and art cinema. Users can create their own accounts to comment on videos, manage playlists, create clips and review viewing history.
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Coverage: 1926 to present (Index)
Produced by the Modern Language Association. Provides access to scholarly research in over 7,000 journals and series as well as monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies etc in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Limited to four simultaneous users.
Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 100,000 CDs with more than 1.4 million tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. Along with classical music, jazz, world, and pop/rock are also represented. Limited to 10 concurrent users.
Coverage: Full text
Access The Dictionary of Art & The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Includes ongoing additions of new & updated articles, thumbnail art images & line drawings displayed in the article text, extensive image links, & sophisticated search & navigation tools. Previously known as Grove Art Online.
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Coverage: 400BC-2010 (Full text)
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors.
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Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text)
Browse journals by title or search across the entire online collection of journals published by Oxford University Press.
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Coverage: Full text
Access The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. The database includes over 3,000 links to related sites, including sound archives, and is updated annually. Previously known as Grove Music Online.
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Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text)
Includes over 300 journals from over 70 scholarly publishers covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
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Includes ProQuest Religion, ProQuest Social Science Journals plus Social Services and Sociological Abstracts. These databases provide citations, abstracts and full text access to literature on disciplines ranging from mental health, anthropology, sociology, political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and theological studies from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations.
Coverage: 1975 to present (Some full text)
Covers topics like world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political and moral philosophy, philosophy of language, and history of philosophy.
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Coverage: 1967 to present (Index)
Includes items on music and various other fields as they relate to music, from journals, books, bibliographies, catalogues, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations, ethnographic recordings, Festschriften, films, iconographies, and videos.
Coverage: Full text (1999 to present)
SAGE Publications publishes journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine.  Archive access available for some titles.
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Coverage: Citations and Abstracts
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research. For personalised features, click on the "Register" link on the top right hand corner of any page.
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Coverage: Index
Te Puna Search (WorldCat Discovery) provides a view of New Zealand libraries’ holdings and the holdings of other libraries around the world for both library staff and patrons. Discovery searches over OCLC WorldCat plus other databases.
Coverage: 1965 to present (Index)
Web of Science Core Collection allows you to search more than 12,000 journals across the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Combines Science Citation, Social Sciences Citation and Arts and Humanities Citation Indexes and includes ISI Proceedings. To access personalised features, such as 'My Citation Alerts', remember to sign in first.
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