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Access to 417,149 full-text research theses from 541 universities sourced from 27 European countries (as of 09/2013). Provides researchers with a single European Portal for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia working together to improve global access to European research theses.

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Vendor Name DART-Europe

Update Frquency Daily

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Allows users to set up RSS feeds to see new additions.

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"Advice Literature for men and women." Access to approximately 50,000 images of original manuscript and printed material, including a strong core of documents from the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Ephemeral material such as ballads, cartoons and pamphlets are featured alongside diaries, advice literature, medical journals, conduct books and periodicals. Structured into five sections: Conduct and Politeness (Section I), Domesticity and the Family (Section II), Consumption and Leisure (Section III) , Education and Sensibility (Section IV) and The Body (Section V).

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Vendor Name Adam Matthew Publications

Coverage 1450 - 1910

Research Guides Anthropology, English Literature & Language, History, Women's and Gender Studies

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Description: Covers how China managed, at the end of the 20th century into the beginning of the 21st, to grasp the opportunities for development through opening itself up and seeking cooperation and competition with other countries in terms of foreign trade, capital, human capital, technology import, and management system. Lu De-ming. Cengage Learning Asia Pte. Ltd. Part of the China's Reform Studies Series. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Business, China, Countries,

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition is the guidebook used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders.

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Vendor Name PsychiatryOnline.org

Coverage 5th edition

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Research Guides Psychiatry, Psychology, Reference Sources,

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Focuses on the regional aspects of American English, documenting words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another. Entries contain nearly the same text as the print copy, including all the original maps from the volumes, you may also Browse by Region with an interactive map and create your own maps using the DARE survey data. The digital version also enables you to hear clips from over 4,000 audio recordings—wherever the DARE interviews are quoted.

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Vendor Name Harvard University Press

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Research Guides English Literature & Language, Linguistics,

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Covers computational methods of analysis in molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, and other areas. Includes experimental data on sequences and three-dimensional structures of biological macromolecules. Includes references and Internet links. John M. Hancock and Marketa J. Zvelebil, eds.

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Vendor Name John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Research Guides Biology,

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Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world-wide literary figures from all eras and genres. Includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series. Access by keyword searching, author browsing, date of publication, subject collection (American literature, Asian literature, Australasian literature, British literature, Canadian literature, European literature, Latin American and Hispanic literature, Renaissance and Reformation, World literature, or DLB series. Search by full-text keyword or browse by author, volume title, publication date, subject grouping (American literature, Asian literature, Australasian literature, British literature, Canadian literature, European literature, Latin American and Hispanic literature, Renaissance and Reformation and World literature) or DLB series. See also Contemporary Authors (2003 - present).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage vol. 1, 1978 - present

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Research Guides English Literature & Language, Reference Sources,

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Description: Contains descriptions of characters in great literary works from the United States, Britain, and around the world. Michael D. Sollars. Facts on File. 5 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2011 ed.

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Research Guides American Literature, 20th Century, English Literature & Language,

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Complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts.  A catalogue of the included texts is available in Angus Cameron's "A List of Old English Texts" in A Plan for the Dictionary of Old English, ed. R. Frank and A. Cameron (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973), pp. 25-306, with additions. The full bibliographic information of each text is included with the text. Produced with the support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Vendor Name University of Toronto

Research Guides English Literature & Language, Reference Sources,

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Description: Contains brief biographical entries on women, including thousands of entries on non-U.S. figures. Anne Commire and Deborah Klezmer, eds. Yorkin Publications. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2006 ed.

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Research Guides Biographical Information, Reference Sources, Women's and Gender Studies,

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Provides a compilation of statistical information covering American education from pre-kindergarten through graduate school. The Digest includes a selection of data from both government and private sources. Includes, for example, the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, educational attainment, finances, federal funds for education, libraries, and international education. Supplemental information on population trends, attitudes on education, education characteristics of the labor force, government finances, and economic trends provides background for evaluating education data.

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Vendor Name National Center for Education Statistics

Coverage 1995 - present

Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Historical Statistics, Reference Sources,

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Full-text of of over 58,000 declassified primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Currently consists of the following collections:

  • Afghanistan: The Making of U.S. Policy, 1973–1990
  • The Berlin Crisis, 1958–1962
  • China and the United States: From Hostility to Engagement, 1960–1998
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • Death Squads, Guerrilla War, Covert Operations, and Genocide: Guatemala and the United States, 1954–1999
  • El Salvador: The Making of U.S. Policy, 1977–1984
  • El Salvador: War, Peace, and Human Rights, 1980–1994
  • Iran: The Making of U.S. Policy, 1977–1980
  • The Iran-Contra Affair: The Making of a Scandal
  • Iraqgate: Saddam Hussein, U.S. Policy and the Prelude to the Persian Gulf War, 1980–1994
  • Japan and the United States: Diplomatic, Security, and Economic Relations, 1960–1976
  • Japan and the United States: Diplomatic, Security, and Economic Relations, Part II, 1977–1992
  • The Kissinger Transcripts: A Verbatim Record of U.S. Diplomacy, 1969–1977
  • Nicaragua: The Making of U.S. Policy, 1978–1990
  • Peru: Human Rights, Drugs, and Diplomacy: 1980-2000
  • The Philippines: U.S. Policy during the Marcos Years, 1965–1986
  • Presidential Directives on National Security from Harry Truman to George W. Bush (Part II)
  • Presidential Directives on National Security from Harry Truman to William Clinton (Part I)
  • South Africa: The Making of U.S. Policy, 1962–1989
  • The Soviet Estimate: U.S. Analysis of the Soviet Union, 1947–1991
  • Terrorism and U.S. Policy 1968–2002
  • U.S. Espionage and Intelligence, 1947–1996
  • The U.S. Intelligence Community, 1947–1989
  • U.S. Military Uses of Space, 1945–1991
  • U.S. Nuclear History: Nuclear Arms and Politics in the Missile Age, 1955–1968
  • U.S. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy, 1945–1991
  • U.S. Policy in the Vietnam War, Part I: 1954–1968
  • U.S. Policy in the Vietnam War, Part II: 1969–1975

Each collection contains a range of policy documents, including presidential directives, memos, diplomatic dispatches, meeting notes, independent reports, briefing papers, White House communications, email, confidential letters and other secret material. Additionally, contextual and reference supplements are provided for each collection, including general introductory material, a chronology, glossary and bibliography. Indexed to permit item and page-level searching across more than 20 combinable fields.

For more information, including guidance about using the new ProQuest platform, see the ProQuest DNSA Research Guide.

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Vendor Name ProQuest / National Security Archive

Coverage 1945 - present

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Research Guides Foreign Affairs, History, International Resources, Political Science,

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Includes indexing and full-text resources. From the University of Chicago for the Center for Research Libraries.

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Vendor Name Center for Research Libraries

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Directory of foreign missions (embassies, interest sections) in the United States. It contains the names of members of the diplomatic staffs of these missions and their spouses.

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of State

Coverage 1997 - present

Research Guides Countries, Reference Sources,

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The primary purpose of DOAB is to increase the discoverability of open access books. The holdings of DOAB are also listed in the E-Books Database

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Vendor Name OAPEN Foundation

Update Frquency Continuous

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide,

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As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations. Over 2.1 million titles are available for purchase as printed copies. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content.

 Contributions are added each year from 700 leading academic institutions worldwide, along with collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations. Full-text dissertations are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be native PDF, some PDF image.

 Each dissertation published since July, 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDTGlobal provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses.

Subject coverage

  • Business and Economics
  • Medical Sciences
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Agriculture
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts
  • Humanities

You may also want to search for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) through the University of Kentucky Electronic Theses and Dissertations site and/or the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations Find ETDs page. Additional European materials, including full-text, can be found in DART-Europe E-theses Portal (DEEP).

For more information, see the ProQuest Dissertation & Theses Research Guide.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1861 - present; abstracts since 1980; theses abstracts since 1988; citations from 1637

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You can also purchase copies through the database if full-text PDFs are not available for download, but most items can be borrowed from other institutions (see below). University of Kentucky dissertations and theses are available in paper in the libraries' collections; search for them in InfoKat, the libraries' online catalog. These listings are more current than those in Proquest. A few dissertations and theses from other institutions are also available in paper or microform in the libraries' collections and can be found in InfoKat.

You can request items through Interlibrary Loan if you are affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Nearly all master's theses are available for loan, as well as many dissertations. To make an Interlibrary Loan request, you will need to have established an ILLiad account. You can find many of the publications from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses in WorldCat and make your request through that database. Medical Center Library Users Please Note: please use the Medical Center Library's ILLiad service for your Interlibrary Loan requests.

Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Historical and legal scholarship tracing the Constitution’s progress through each of the thirteen states’ conventions. The Ratification series includes all of the annotation, appendices, biographical gazetteers, maps, and indexes of the physical copy. Search the complete contents by date, title, author, recipient, or state affiliation.

Edited by John P. Kaminski, Gaspare J. Saladino, Richard Leffler, Charles H. Schoenleber and Margaret A. Hogan.

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Vendor Name University of Virginia Press Rotunda

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Research Guides History, Law, Political Science,

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Digital publishing initiative by the University of North Carolina Library that contains primary sources on the cultural history of the American South. Autobiographies, travel accounts, diaries, etc. regarding slavery and regional literature are included. The 19th century is emphasized.

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Vendor Name University of North Carolina Library

Research Guides History,

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM 5, 5th edition) in PsychiatryOnline and Psychiatry Legacy Collection. The standard diagnostic tool used by mental health professionals worldwide to promote reliable research, accurate diagnosis, and thus appropriate treatment and patient care. Each psychiatric disorder with its corresponding diagnostic code is accompanied by a set of diagnostic criteria and descriptive details including associated features, prevalence, familial patterns, age-, culture-, and gender-specific features, and differential diagnosis.  

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Vendor Name PsychiatryOnline and Psychiatry Legacy Collection

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Research Guides Psychiatry, Psychology, Reference Sources,

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Please “Click the button” to access the Library Solution ContinueProvides 14 financial ratios for 800 products and services, arranged by SIC code for public and private companies. Data can be exported into spreadsheet format. The print version of this source is Duns Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios. Restricted to five simultaneous users.

Solvency Ratios

Examine the financial soundness of a company and how well it can meet short and long-term obligations.

Efficiency Ratios

Check the quality of receivables and the efficiency of asset control; measure the effectiveness of payment to supplier; and evaluate over or under-trading on equity.

Profitability Ratios

Study how profit is earned relative to sales, total assets and net worth.

  • Search data by SIC and NAICS code, line of business, asset range and year.
  • Company Filtering and User Profiles
  • Company Drill Down
  • Download and Create Reports
  • Mapping Capabilities
  • Input financial data and instantly compare any balance sheet with industry benchmarks
  • Profile a company’s best customers
  • Pinpoint a company’s strongest suppliers
  • Identify acquisition targets

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Vendor Name Dun and Bradstreet

Coverage Latest three years

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Research Guides Business, Finance & Investment,

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