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|African American Experience||info||n/a||all|
|The African American Experience (AAE) is a full-text resource exploring the history and culture of African Americans, as well as the greater Black Diaspora. Includes research titles, slave narratives, images, primary sources, and vetted Web sites.|
|American Indian Experience||info||n/a||all|
|Is a full-text resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States featuring more than 150 volumes, hundreds of primary documents, and thousands of images.|
|Birds of North America||info||n/a||all|
|This is our best resource for information about birds. It provides comprehensive information on over 700 species of birds breeding in North America. Entries include basic information about the species, links to articles, videos, sound recordings, and many photographs.|
The Cambridge Companions is a collection of full-text, scholarly reviewed essay anthologies on a range of topics in literature, the classics, philosophy, culture and religion. The collection is best for searching on particular authors, movements, eras and works.
Credo Reference features content from hundreds of reference books in a broad range of subjects.
|Provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language students. It moves seamlessly from past to present, providing context for contemporary life and culture. The content is enhanced with new books, articles, images, maps, primary documents, and more on a regular cycle.|
|Dictionary of Literary Biography||info||n/a||all|
|The Dictionary of Literary Biography is an encyclopedia of literary figures with strongest coverage of those working in English. Entries interweave author biography with a discussion of their works and include substantial references for further research. The resource also includes entries for notable screenwriters, journalists, publishers and children’s authors.|
|Gale Virtual Reference Library||info||n/a||all|
|The Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the searchable full text of many reference books – for a complete list of titles, enter the database and then click on “Title List.” You may search one title, a combination of titles, or all titles at once. You may also generate citations to these books in MLA or APA format.|
|Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module||info||some||some|
|This database provides background resources for health related topics. In addition to journal article content, it contains a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, drug information, and links to much more.|
|Latino American Experience||info||n/a||all|
|Latino American Experience (LAE) focuses on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. LAE’s content spans from pre-Columbian civilizations of the Americas through the present day. Includes research titles, images, primary documents, Spanish-language content, timeline, and vetted web sites. In addition, LAE’s Origins section features both ready-reference and in-depth information about the history, culture, and customs of the people of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Iberian Peninsula.|
|Oxford Art Online||info||n/a||all|
|Oxford Art Online is an art reference library that searches Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. This resource contains images, biographies, subject entries, and thematic timelines.|
|Oxford English Dictionary (OED)||info||n/a||all|
|Oxford English Dictionary is the authoritative historical dictionary for the English language as it has evolved over the last millennium and across the world. Words can be searched both for their own history and their presence within the full-text of other entries.|
|Oxford Islamic Studies Online||info||n/a||all|
|An encyclopedic reference source for information on Islam. It features the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, the Islamic World: Past and Present, the Oxford Dictionary of Islam, the Oxford History of Islam, and What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam. Includes Qur'anic texts.|
|Oxford Language Dictionaries Online||info||n/a||all|
|The innovative Oxford Language Dictionaries Online site offers essential language resources never before available online: fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. This resource is limited to 3 users at any one time.|
|Oxford Music Online||info||n/a||all|
|Oxford Music Online has been the leading online resource for music research since its inception in 2001, a glorious compendium of music scholarship offering the full texts of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition (2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd Edition (2001), as well as all subsequent updates and emendations. Including 50,000 signed articles and 28,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world, Oxford Music Online is the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music.|
Offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.
|Pop Culture Universe||info||n/a||all|
|Provides information on American and world popular culture, past and present without the bias, advertising, suggestive content, or questionable authorship of commercial or fan sites.|
|SRDS Media Solutions||info||n/a||all|
This database of media rates and information catalogs more than 100,000 U.S. and international media properties. SRDS provides detailed ad rates, due dates and contact data. With the majority of SRDS Media Solutions available online, you can create contact reports and obtain additional information with direct links to media kits and audit statements.
Shakespeare Survey is an annually published collection of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is organized around a particular theme.
|World Folklore and Folklife||info||n/a||all|
|World Folklore and Folklife explores folklore holiday traditions, festivals, language, stories and fairy tales, proverbs, food traditions, and folk remedies that define our society and our place within it.|
|Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)||info||all||n/a|
Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a dictionary of regional dialects, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States. The entries in DARE include regional pronunciations, variant forms, some etymologies, and regional and social distributions of the words and phrases. This digital version transforms the dictionary into an interactive, multimedia tool, including mapping features.