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Examines the physical characteristics of the regolith (mantle rock) as well as the consequences when regolith moves, either slowly or more suddenly in landslides and avalanches. Timothy Kusky. Facts on File, The Hazardous Earth Series. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2008 ed.

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Research Guides Geology, Natural Resources and Environmental Science

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Description: Describes the development of lasers and how they are used in communications, scientific research, industry, the military, medicine, and entertainment. Don Nardo, ed. Part of the Lucent Library of Science and Technology. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2003 ed.

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Research Guides Engineering,

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Full-text of prose, poetry and drama by women writers from Mexico, Central, and South America. Also included are essays by Latin American feminists. The database currently features nearly 100,000 pages of material.

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Vendor Name Alexander Street Press

Coverage colonial period - present

Research Guides Hispanic Studies, Women's and Gender Studies,

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Description: Collection of biographical and critical essays on Latin American writers by scholars from the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. Covers chroniclers, novelists, poets, journalists, and playwrights from the sixteenth century to the present. Carlos A. Solé, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 3 vols. plus 2002 supplement. (Supplement includes revisions on writers, including Isabel Allende, Guillermo Cabrero Infante and Ernesto Cardenal. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 1989 ed. plus 2002 suppl.

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Research Guides Hispanic Studies,

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Searchable full-text of authoritative editions of Latin texts and correspondence (with translations) from some of the most important figures of medieval England. Available via Past Masters.

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Vendor Name InteLex Past Masters

Coverage 1100-1550

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Research Guides Medieval Studies,

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Description: Bio-bibliographical and critical examination of more than 50 Cuban, Dominican, Chicano and Puerto Rican writers. Includes only authors who have published since 1960. Alan West-Durán, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2004 ed.

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Research Guides Hispanic Studies,

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Research Guides Philosophy & Religion,

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Joint project of the American Academy of Research Historians and the University of Central Arkansas. The collection consists of recent but out-of-print texts from university presses as well as some basic texts and sources in translation. The emphasis is from the 5th to 17th centuries.

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Vendor Name American Academy of Research Historians and the University of Central Arkansas

Coverage 5th to 17th centuries

Research Guides Hispanic Studies,

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Provides historical, cultural and social context of works that focus on armed conflict throughout the world and time. It highlights the realities of war, its impact on society, and how it affects our understanding of it. 3 vols. Thomas Riggs, ed. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2012 ed.

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Research Guides English Literature & Language, Foreign Affairs,

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Searchable full-text of over 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, prose together with full-text journals, author biographies and other critical and reference resources. Search or browse Authors, Texts, Criticism, and Reference Materials.

Index to secondary sources includes entries from Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature and The MLA International Bibliography.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

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Research Guides Biographical Information, English Literature & Language, Film, Hispanic Studies, Linguistics, Literature Online (LION), Theatre,

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Description: Full-text available via Past Masters.

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Research Guides Philosophy & Religion,

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A collection of introductory factbooks (written for young adults) covering the following topics:

  • Artificial Intelligence Covers the development and uses of intelligent robots that utilize artificial intelligence. An overview of how researchers simulate brain processes in these machines, and the variety of uses the machines/robots have. (2005)

  • Bacteria and Viruses Provides information about researchers in the field and the developments in fighting harmful microbes as well in using beneficial ones for medicines. (2004)

  • Black Holes Presents evidence and theories for black holes and discusses how they were first predicted, how they form, their physical properties, and how scientists detect them. (2004)

  • Comets and Asteroids (2004)

  • Energy Alternatives Discusses development of renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and geothermal power. (2004)

  • Exploring Mars Discusses similarities (and differences) between Mars and Earth, failed and successful space missions, and future plans for exploration. (2005)

  • Genetics Presents basic scientific principles and how genetics is used in determining and modifying the genetic code, predicting and curing disease, and solving crimes. (2004)

  • Global Warming Discusses the many negative effects of rising temperatures on earth and prevailing theories on what is causing the rise. (2004)

  • Lasers Describes the development of lasers and how they are used in communications, scientific research, industry, the military, medicine, and entertainment. (2003)

  • Space Stations Describes the value of space stations as laboratories for studying effects on humans, as platforms for studying astronomy, and as observatories for viewing the Earth. (2004)

  • Telescopes Describes the history of telescopes and how our knowledge of the universe has expanded as telescope technology has advanced. (2005)

  • Virtual Reality Explores how computer graphics, sound, and touch are used to simulate reality. Describes the uses of this technology beyond entertainment, such as in engineering, training and business applications. (2004)

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2003-2005

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Description: Full-text available via Past Masters.

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Research Guides History,

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