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ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
This resource includes ABI/Infom Global, ABI/Infom Dateline, ABI/Infom Trade & Industry, and ABI/Infom Archive. These databases include: journal, magazine, and news articles (e.g. The Wall Street Journal) in business including business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, competitive and product information, as well as trade and industry topics. International and regional business news sources and company profiles are also included.
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Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required 
This is a scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals, and nearly 6,000 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,000 journals and a total of more than 11,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. for a variety of disciplines.
- Quick Tips: Find Book Reviews | Auto-Generate Citations | Create a Permalink to Your Search

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
Provides access to citations and abstracts for over 8,000 magazines and journals, with full text access to over half these titles. For scholarly publications, full text is available for more than 3,600 titles covering subjects such as social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
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- Quick Tips: Find Book Reviews | Auto-Generate Citations | Create a Permalink to Your Search

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Accessible Archives (Accessible Archives, Inc.) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
This resource includes text from historical periodicals and books including eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements and genealogical records. Collections include but are not limited to The Pennsylvania Gazette, South Carolina Newspapers, African American Newspapers, Godey`s Lady`s Book 1830-1898, and The Virginia Gazette.

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ACS Publications (American Chemical Society) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
Access to more than 30 ACS chemistry journals. Also includes current news and educational resources in the field of chemistry.

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African American Music Reference (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
Is a new resource that will eventually contain 50,000 pages of coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression. The fall 2007 release includes 1304 essays and images from 36 sources, over 13506 pages. Content includes biographies of 185 African American composers and 5,000 pages of liner notes from Document Records.

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African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 (Newsbank) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
Provides access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.

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African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 (Newsbank) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
Features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations' bulletins, annual reports and other genres. These diverse periodicals—which have shaped, and in turn been shaped by, African American culture—will enable new discoveries on lives of African Americans as individuals, as an ethnic group and as Americans.

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AGRICOLA U.S. Government Resource 
From the National Agricultural Library, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA). Around 5 million literature citations for journal articles (over 2800 periodicals indexed), monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture.

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Alexander Street Press Databases
12 resources published by Alexander Street Press; most of which include primary sources.
  • African American Music Reference (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    Is a new resource that will eventually contain 50,000 pages of coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression. The fall 2007 release includes 1304 essays and images from 36 sources, over 13506 pages. Content includes biographies of 185 African American composers and 5,000 pages of liner notes from Document Records.
  • Black Drama - 1850 to present: (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    Black Drama contains the full text of 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 100 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African Diaspora countries. The plays are accompanied by reference materials, significant ancillary information, a rich performance database, and images.
  • British & Irish Women's Letters and Diaries: 1500 - 1900 (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    Spanning more than 300 years, this collection will bring the personal experiences of more than 1,000 women to researchers, students, and general readers. Represented are all age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous and not so famous. More than 500 biographies enhance the use of the database.
  • Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, & the Environment (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    Assembled from hundreds of primary sources, this database documents the relationships among peoples and with the environment in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection focuses on personal accounts and provides unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women.
  • In the First Person (Alexander Street Press)
    This free database is an index to English language personal narratives, including letters, diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and oral histories for more than 300,000 people. The index covers both free and commercial subscription sites and contains information about 20,500 months of diary entries, 63,000 letters, and 17,000 oral history entries.
  • North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    This database includes 71 authors and approximately 10,000 pages of information intended to provide a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. It is composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, and some audio voices of the immigrants.
  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required 
    North American Women's Letters and Diaries (NAWLD) includes the immediate experiences of 632 women, as revealed in approximately 82,000 pages of diaries and letters. When complete, the collection will include more than 150,000 pages of primary materials spanning more than 300 years. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.
  • Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    This release includes some 60 volumes from 47 poets. The critical and biographical essays for some poets will be added in a future release, as will selected criticism from printed works. In addition selected essays, criticism and Web resources will be added from time to time.
  • The Gilded Age (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    The Gilded Age brings primary documents and scholarly commentary together covering American history from 1865 to 1902. In addition to an extensive selection of key treatises that reflect the social and cultural ferment of the late nineteenth century, The Gilded Age offers a wealth of rare materials, including songs, letters, photographs, cartoons, government documents, and ephemera. This primary content is enhanced by video interviews with scholars and numerous topical critical documentary essays specially commissioned for the project by Alexander Street Press. Covering such themes as race, labor, immigration, commerce, western expansion, and women’s suffrage, these essays illuminate the rapidly changing cultural landscape of America during the decades between the end of the Civil War and the election of Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Twentieth Century Advice Literature: North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex, and the Family (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    The collection brings together the instructional, prescriptive, behavioral, and etiquette literature that defined standards of personal conduct for millions of Americans and reflected the prevailing social mores across the twentieth century. The collection contains 150,000 pages of fully searchable handbooks, manuals, textbooks, etiquette guides, self-help books, instructional pamphlets, and how-to books that illustrate both how Americans actually behaved and how they felt they ought to behave.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600 to 2000 (Alexander Street Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    This database includes books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women’s reform activities. Resources added in 2008 include more than 72,000 pages from State Commissions on the Status of Women, as well as the first three volumes of Harvard University Press' Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary.
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Aldrich FT-NMR Library with Spectral Viewer On CD-ROM Format 
Electronic book that contains high-resolution 300MHz 1H and 75MHz 13C spectra for the more than 11,800 compounds found in the printed version of The Aldrich Library of 13C and 1H FT-NMR Spectra. Found on the Science/Health workstation in the reference area.

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Algology, Mycology & Protozoology Abstracts (Microbiology C) (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Subjects include: reproduction, growth, life cycles, biochemistry, genetics, and infection and immunity in man, other animals, and plants with subsection abstracts arranged taxonomically.

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Alt HealthWatch (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
This database includes articles on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It includes full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.

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Aluka (JSTOR) Authentication Required 
Aluka is an international, collaborative initiative building an online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. The name, 'Aluka,' is derived from a Zulu word meaning 'to weave', reflecting Aluka's mission to connect resources and scholars from around the world.

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America: History and Life (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada. Over 1,700 journals are indexed.
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American FactFinder U.S. Government Resource 
This is the primary gateway to demographic and economic data from the United States Census Bureau. Data is available from nearly 100 ongoing surveys including: Decennial Census (people and housing; 1990- ), American Community Survey (ongoing; 2000- ), Economic Census (every 5 years; 1997- ), Population Estimates/Projections, Annual Survey of Manufactures.
Quick Tip: 4 East Steps to Census 2000 Data on American FactFinder (pdf)

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American Universities & Colleges (Greenwood Press) Authentication Required 
This e-book provides profiles on 1,900 institutions of higher education, including all accredited colleges and universities that offer at least the baccalaureate degree. Profiles include data on: * tuition, room and board; * admission requirements; * financial aid; * enrollments; * student life; * library holdings; * accelerated and study abroad programs; * departments and teaching staff; * buildings and grounds; * degrees conferred. Data can be searched, browsed by institution, and by state. Last Updated: 2008.
Note: The 2 volume print version is available in Murphy Library's reference collection; call no. LA226 .A65.

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Animal Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Papers relevant to animal behavior, with subjects ranging from neurophysiology to behavioral ecology, from genetics to applied ethology.

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Encyclopedia of Animals (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
Content from EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals is available via searches in the following database: Quick Tip: Limit searches to entries from the Encyclopedia of Animals

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Annual Reviews Online
Online access to 14 different Annual Reviews titles in the biomedical, physical, and social sciences. Full Text Coverage: 1996 to present. Citation and Abstract Coverage: 1984 to present. Updated: annually.
  • Annual Review of Anthropology Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Anthropology.
  • Annual Review of Biochemistry Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Biochemistry.
  • Annual Review of Cell & Developmental Biology Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Cell and Developmental Biology.
  • Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Ecology and Systematics.
  • Annual Review of Entomology Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Entomology.
  • Annual Review of Genetics Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Genetics.
  • Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Genomics and Human Genetics.
  • Annual Review of Immunology Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Immunology.
  • Annual Review of Medicine Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Medicine.
  • Annual Review of Microbiology Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Microbiology.
  • Annual Review of Neuroscience Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Neuroscience.
  • Annual Review of Psychology Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Psychology.
  • Annual Review of Public Health Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Public Health.
  • Annual Review of Sociology Authentication Required 
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    Online access to annual high-impact scholarly articles in the field of Sociology.
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Applied Science and Technology Full Text (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required 
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Indexes and abstracts hundreds of journals in the subjects of chemistry, engineering, computer technology, mathematics, data processing, physics, and energy-related disciplines.

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Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required 
This resources includes full-text for over 330 periodicals and 215 books. In addition, Art & Architecture Complete offers citations and abstracts for 730 academic journals, magazines and trade publications. The database also includes 64,000 images.

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Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Thomson) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
A multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature in the arts and humanities.
- Tutorial

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ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Collection of 5 databases: ASFA 1, ASFA 2, ASFA 3, ASFA Aquaculture, and ASFA Marine Biotechnology. Indexes over 5,000 journals in the field of aquatic sciences; including conservation, marine biotechnology, oceanography, policy and legislation, and wildlife management.

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ASFA Aquaculture Abstracts (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Information on cultivating marine, freshwater, and brackish water species with related disciplines - such as water pollution, ecology, diseases, nutrition, oceanography, and limnology.

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ASFA Marine Biotechnology Abstracts (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Molecular biology and molecular genetics are applied specifically to marine and aquatic organisms.

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ASFA 1: Biological Sciences and Living Resources (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Coverage of basic and applied research on aquatic organisms. All aspects of marine, freshwater, and brackish water organisms and environments are examined, including information on biology and ecology of aquatic organisms, exploitation of living resources, and related legal, policy, and socioeconomic issues.

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ASFA 2: Ocean Technology, Policy and Non-Living Resources (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Physical, descriptive, dynamical, chemical, geological, and biological aspects are extensively examined, as well as limnology, ocean engineering, and specific resources.

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ASFA 3: Aquatic Pollution and Environmental Quality (ProQuest/CSA) Authentication Required 
Devoted exclusively to research and policy on the contamination of oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and estuaries.

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Associations Unlimited (Gale) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
A searchable directory of over 450,000 U.S. associations and professional organizations, from the Encyclopedia of Associations. Entries include membership numbers, IRS information for non profit organizations, and organization contact information.

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Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
This resource provides maintenance and repair information for over 33,800 vehicles including 800,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 83,200 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 99,800 enhanced wiring diagrams & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator; AutoIQ, Quick Tips, and a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance. All of the content in Auto Repair Reference Center has been created by ASE certified technicians.

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