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General and Reference Works
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Provides an interactive research environment that allows researchers to cross-search Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) and to discover and analyze content in new ways.
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Economics and Business
Online compendium of directories on companies, publishers, associations, etc. Includes directories such as Brands and their Companies/ Companies & Their Brands, Business Rankings Annual, Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources, Market Share Reporter, National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations, and Wards Business Directory of US Public & Private Companies.
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General and Reference Works; American History
v. ; 28 cm.
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American History; Language; Film and Media Studies
v. : maps ; 28 cm.
Green Library
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General and Reference Works
Identifies and describes domestic and international databases accessible via the Internet that provide authoritative information for use in research, government, education, business, and popular culture.
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American History; British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; Economics and Business; News; General and Reference Works; Feminist Studies
Gale NewsVault delivers the definitive cross-searching experience for exploring Gale's range of historical newspaper and collections. Users can simultaneously search or browse across multiple products owned by their institution, including: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers; 19th Century British Library Newspapers, Parts I and II; 19th Century UK Periodicals, Series I: New Readerships; 19th Century UK Periodicals, Series II: Empire; 19th Century U.S. Newspapers; Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2006; the Economist Historical Archive, 1846-2006; Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003; Penny Illustrated Paper; Times (London) Digital Archive 1785-1985; and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2005.
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General and Reference Works
"Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers a wealth of eBook reference content in a database format, allowing libraries to choose exactly which titles to make available to their patrons. The sources that Gale Virtual Reference Library offers in eBook format include multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Subjects covered include Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science."--Product overview page.
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Sociology; General and Reference Works; Science (General); Religious Studies
Gale's ready reference shelf is a searchable database providing access to more than 286,000 listings for associations, research centers, publishers, publications -- ranging from newspapers and newsletters to periodicals and directories, databases, television and radio stations, and more.
Includes: Encyclopedia of associations : national organizations of the United States, Encyclopedia of associations : international organizations, Encyclopedia of associations : regional, state, and local organizations, Publishers directory, Gale directory of publications and broadcast media, Directories in print.
Includes: Newsletters in print, Gale directory of databases, Gale Guide to Internet Databases, Directory of libraries and information centers, Research centers directory, Government research centers directory, International research centers directory, Encyclopedia of American religion.
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French and Italian Studies
Gallica is a digital library of French and francophone culture maintained by the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Contains numerous electronic texts, images, maps, animation, and sound files of French and other publications in history, literature, science, philosophy, law, economics, and political science.
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Government Information: International and Foreign; Law
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Free access to the government publications and select legislative materials found in Canadian legislative and parliamentary libraries. The result of collaboration between provincial and territorial legislative libraries from across Canada and the federal government's Depository Services Program (DSP), the portal provides one-stop access to over 320,000 electronic provincial, territorial and federal government publications and legislative materials dating back to 1995.
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Statistical and Numeric Data; American History; Economics and Business; Government Information: International and Foreign; Political Science; Race and Ethnicity; Social Sciences (General); Sociology
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"Access Gallup data from countries that are home to more than 98% of the world's population through a state-of-the-art Web-based portal. Gallup Analytics puts Gallup's best global intelligence in users' hands to help them better understand the strengths and challenges of the world's countries and regions. Users can access Gallup's U.S. Daily tracking and World Poll data to compare residents' responses region by region and nation by nation to questions on topics such as economic conditions, government and business, health and wellbeing, infrastructure, and education."
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10 v. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
  • Partial Contents: Role of Music History in Europe Archaeology of Music. History of Art Music Transmission and Notation Musical Instruments Museum Collections/Organology Popular Music Gender and Music Immigrant and Migrant Music Ideology and Music Gypsy Music Celtic Music Faroe Islands Latvia Malta Macedonia.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060343 20160527
  • Music and Issues of Identity-- Music and Race-- Music, Gender and Sexuality-- Music in Diverse Environments-- Music, Technology and Media-- Music and Learning-- Music, Government and Politics-- African American Music Cultures-- South American, Middle American and Caribbean Music Cultures-- European American Music Cultures-- Asian American Music Cultures-- Music and class-- Music, race, ethnicity and nationhood-- Music and Religion-- Musical Processes and Institutions-- Border Crossings and Fusions-- American Indians/First Nations Music-- European American Music-- Musical Identity, Diversity and Interaction in Canada-- Musical Religions in Canada-- Concert Music-- Music and Dance-- Jazz Country and Western-- Disco and House Music.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824049447 20160528
  • Partial Contents: Theoretical Treatises The Classical Traditions Hindustani Vocal Music Vedic Chant Religious and Devotional Music Ragmala Paintings Classification of Musical Instruments Music and Social Organization Women and Music Popular Artists and their Audiences Music and Theater Film Music Northwest India Himalayan Region Afghanistan Sri Lanka.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824049461 20160528
  • Select Contents: Profile of Oceania Popular Music Music and Ingested Substances Music and Religion Music and Gender Understanding Dance Musical Instruments Traditional Australian Music The Music and Dance of New Guinea Irian Jaya Province of Indonesia The Music and Dance of Melanesia Solomon Islands The Music and Dance of Polynesia Archives and Institutional Resources Films and Videos Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060381 20160528
  • Select Contents: Social Structure, Musicians and Behaviour Native American Musical Cultures Music of Immigrant Groups Popular Music of Spanish-Speaking Regions Yanomam Yekuana Brazil: Tropical-Forest Region Uruguay Venezuela The Music of Mexico Antiqua, Barbuda Haiti Jamaica.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824049478 20160528
  • Select contents: Cultural Interactions in East and Inner Asia Profile of East Asia and its Music Philosophy and Religion Historiography of Music Musical Institutions Modernization and Music Transmission of Music Theory Dance Musical Instruments.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060411 20160528
  • Select Contents: Southeast Asian Musics: an overview Culture, Politics and War The Khmer People Peninsular Malaysia Minority Musics of Vietnam The Indigenous Peoples (Orang Asli) of the Malay Peninsula Nusa Tenggara Timur Lombok and Sunbawa The Lowland Christian Philippines Art Music of the Philippines in the Twentieth Century Discography Filmography General Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060404 20160528
Here in one volume is a comprehensive look at the folk and traditional musics of the entire European continent, from Ireland to the new republics of Georgia and Belarus. It explores such topics as musical archaeology and migrations, provides extensive coverage of music instrument classification and includes a survey of museum collections of instruments. Special essays about European music history include an ethnomusicological study of Western classical music. Especially detailed coverage is provided for the Balkan nations and minority groups in the former Soviet Union.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060343 20160527
Expert writers present the major traditions of North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, together with personal accounts of performers, composers, teachers and ceremonies. A special feature of this volume is the inclusion of dozens of brief essays that offer 'life stories' of typical music makers and their art, as well as first-person descriptions of specific music performances and events. Approximately 120 articles cover communities that preserve and enrich centuries-old traditions. The volume also explores such topics as political dissent, pop music genres, technology, poetry, gender and the historical and scholarly roots of Middle Eastern music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060428 20160528
In the most comprehensive collection of information ever published on the performing arts of Oceania, more than 160 scholars in thirty countries and on every continent describe the music of the indigenous peoples of Australia, New Guinea, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. Of special interest is the emphasis on music's relationship to poetry (with vocal texts in over fifty Pacific languages) and dance. In addition, readers will find here articles on such contemporary topics as tourism, immigration, gender, cultural identity and political protest.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060381 20160528
The Encyclopedia's coverage ranges from the Bahamas to Tierra del Fuego and from Baja California to Uruguay, as it describes the extraordinarily rich and varied music of the people from all the countries south of the Rio Grande river. Unique emphasis is given to 25 native American cultures, including Yuma and Otopame (Mexico), Kuna (Colombia and Panama), Suya (Brazil), Quechua (Ecuador to Chile) and Mapuche (Chile and Argentina). Several articles are devoted to the popular music of Mexico, Brazil, the Caribbean islands and other areas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824049478 20160528
The premiere volume of the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music series offers a comprehensive view of African music as a vital part of the social and cultural life of it peoples. The 34 expert contributors have all conducted fieldwork in Africa and their firsthand experience is reflected in the immediacy of their observations. In 39 articles, this encyclopedia explores key themes in African music that have emerged in recent years - a subject usually neglected in country-by-country coverage; emphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike studies that offer static interpretations isolated from other performing traditions; and presents the fresh insights and analyses of musicologists and anthropologists of diverse national origins-African, Asian, European and American.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060350 20160528
The wide range of music of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kashmir, Nepal and Afghanistan is explored here by leading world authorities. Highlighted in many entries is important information about how the regions music relates to its history, religion, dance, theatre and the visual arts and way of life. Included among special topics are the music of Tibetans exiled to northern India and Nepal and the music of South Asian communities abroad - including immigrants to the United Kingdom, United States and the Caribbean. The volume also analyses such contemporary developments as pop music, film music, cassette technology and nationalism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824049461 20160528
This volume explores not only the close ties that link the cultures and musics of East and Northeast Asia, but also the distinctive features that separate them. The volume begins with a summary of the philosophical, religious and aesthetic systems that spread from China through Korea to Japan as well as concise overviews of the music, instruments, dance and theatre of the region. Succeeding sections cover the music cultures of China, Japan, Korea and the Northeast Asian subregions of Mongolia and Siberia. Special attention is given to vocal, instrumental, narrative, theatrical and religious musics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060411 20160528
This volume makes available the full range of the American/Canadian musical experience, covering for the first time in print all major regions, ethnic groups and traditional and popular contexts. From musical comedy to word beat, from the songs of the Arctic to rap and house music, from Hispanic Texas to the Chinese communities of Vancouver, the coverage captures the rich diversity ot the vibrant music of America and Canada. Special attention is paid to recent immigrant groups, to Native American traditions and to such socio-musical topics as class, race, gender, religion, government policy, media and technology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824049447 20160528
This final volume of the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music includes first-person field-work case-studies from different regions of the world, a general index to the entire ten-volume series and all the bibliographies, discographies and videographies from all the nine regional volumes. It is an essential reference that students, scholars and teachers will consult regularly.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815310846 20160528
This is the first complete music reference for the region. This volume covers all the nations of modern Southeast Asia: Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. It presents an overview of the region's music, focuses on prominent themes and discusses fundamental questions facing researchers, including the impact of armed conflict, mass media and technology. The current state of musical scholarship in the region is examined and the music traditions of each country and ethnic group are documented, including the first-ever comprehensive treatment of minority mountain tribes and the eastern Indonesian islands.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824060404 20160528
search.alexanderstreet.com Online title: Music online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
Green Library, Music Library
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Government Information: International and Foreign; Economics and Business; History; Political Science
Provides access to documents and information of and about the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), an organization that promoted international commerce and the reduction of trade barriers among member states from 1947-1994. ) Includes over 59,000 public documents and more than 300 publication. The public documents include reports, studies, and meeting records covering a broad range of topics related to international trade in the post-war period.
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General and Reference Works; News
Categorized database of freely available journal information available on the internet. . Journal information includes the description (aims and scope), journal abbreviation, journal homepage link, subject category and ISSN. Searching this information allows the rapid identification of potential journals to publish your research in, as well as allow you to find new journals of interest to your field. JournalSeek does not contain articles or abstracts
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Searchable database which provides free public access to the Gender Jurisprudence Collections (GJC). It covers issues on sexual and gender-based violence and judgments, decisions, orders, and other relevant documents issued by international/ized criminal courts and tribunals that have been coded.
Law Library (Crown)
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Feminist Studies; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Full text collection of journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings and governmental n-g-o and special reports devoted to women's and gender issues. Contains materials dating back to the 1970's. Incorporated the publication Women "R".

17. Geofacets [2011]

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Earth Sciences; Geography; Environmental Studies; Science (General)
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"The Geofacets tool is designed to search for, and extract, maps, sections and other geographically-referenced geoscientific data from a very large and growing volume of published content. The interface is both interactive and intuitive, using a combination of a GoogleEarth map-based browser and a text-based search tool to capture georeferenced data and images which can then be collated into an interpretation. Search results are presented as thumbnail images with links to their corresponding read-only PDFs, full text (for subscribers) and pay-per-view (e.g. via Science Direct), and selected maps can be gathered for use in GIS software. All maps are accessible and downloadable, with over 140,000 Elsevier and Lyell Collection maps being tagged with georeferenced coordinates available as GeoTIFFs for subsequent analysis. The Lyell Collection is an outstanding resource covering the two centuries of GSL’s existence. Providing access via Geofacets significantly increases the value of the search tool, as well as increasing exposure for authors of Lyell content."--The Geological Society" website, viewed August 15, 2016
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"Worldwide Geographic Location Codes lists the number and letter codes federal agencies should use in designating geographic locations anywhere in the United States or abroad in computer programs. Use of standard codes facilitates the interchange of machine-readable data from agency to agency within the federal community and between federal offices and state and local groups"--Web site index.
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Earth Sciences
Covers worldwide technical literature on geology and geophysics ... GEOREF organizes and indexes papers from over 4,500 serials and other publications representative of the interests of the twenty professional geological and earth science societies that are members of the AGI.