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Abstracts and full-text (in .pdf) of working papers from this nonprofit economic research organization. Concentrates on four types of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the effects of public policies on the U.S. economy, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals. The working papers make results of NBER research available to other economists in preliminary form to encourage discussion and suggestions for revision before final publication.

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Vendor Name National Bureau of Economic Research

Coverage 1994 - present (full-text coverage as of Mar. 2, 2000, working paper #4857)

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Research Guides Business, Economics, Family and Consumer Sciences

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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, see the ProQuest DNSA Research Guide.

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Vendor Name Chadwyck-Healey / ProQuest / National Security Archive

Coverage 1945 - present

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

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State-by-state comparison of current state laws for a range of subjects from abortion to employment discrimination, child custody to interest rates. Available from the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Thomson Gale

Coverage 6th ed., 2008

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Research Guides Law, Reference Sources,

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Explores the impact that overconsumption has had on natural resources as well as possible alternative strategies in the United States, China, India, Germany, and Brazil. Kathy Wilson Peacock. Facts on File, Global Issues 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 Globalization, Natural Resources and Environmental Science,

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Nursing review program to aid students in preparing for the NCLEX-RN exam.  Features include multiple choice questions with detailed explanations, separate “test” and “study” modes, and detailed score reports meant to help assess strengths and weaknesses. Study areas include Safe and Effective Care Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Psychosocial Integrity, and Physiological Integrity. 

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Vendor Name Exam Master Online (EMO)

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Access is provided by personal ID and password.  A registration link is provided.

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Research Guides Nursing,

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Browse and/or search through several electronic theses and dissertations collections. For European materials, including full-text, also consult DART-Europe E-theses Portal (DEEP). The primary index (which contains full-text, especially for current dissertations, is ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.

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Vendor Name Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

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A 7 million-word repository of text and images for children. Includes Wonder Questions, facts and figures, projects and experiments, literary selections, and Internet links. A current event site and weekly news stories designed to stimulate classroom discussion are also available.  Tabbed versions provide various levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and Adult Users. Part of the KY Virtual Library database collection.

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Vendor Name Grolier

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Research Guides Reference Sources,

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The second edition of the standard Catholic encyclopedia presents persons and subjects related to Catholicism and the humanities. Covers such topics as abortion, divorce, cloning, and reproductive technologies. In addition to the hundreds of new, signed articles on a wide variety of topics, this edition also features biographies of contemporary religious figures, thousands of photos, maps, and illustrations, and updated bibliographical citations.

The Gale Virtual Reference Library also includes the encyclopedia's Jubilee Volume. This supplement focuses on the pontificate of John Paul II and includes thematic essays that present the man and his work. This supplemental volume is also searchable via the main link to the New Catholic Encyclopedia.

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

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Horowitz, Maryanne, ed., Charles Scribner's Sons. This searchable, full-text 6 volume set provides commentary on areas covered in the 1973 edition (e.g., communism, linguistics, physics) as well as present cross-cultural perspectives on more recent topics such as postmodernism, deconstruction and post-colonialism.  Available from the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Thomson Gale

Coverage 2005 ed.

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Research Guides History, Reference Sources,

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The full-text of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music, plus updates and new entries, comprise this database. Digital Recordings in American Music (DRAM) is also available through a link from the Related Content tab. Part of Oxford Music Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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The full-text of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music, plus updates and new entries, comprise this database. Digital Recordings in American Music (DRAM) is also available through a link from the Related Content tab. Part of Oxford Music Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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The full-text of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music, plus updates and new entries, comprise this database. Digital Recordings in American Music (DRAM) is also available through a link from the Related Content tab. Part of Oxford Music Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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The full-text of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music, plus updates and new entries, comprise this database. Digital Recordings in American Music (DRAM) is also available through a link from the Related Content tab. Part of Oxford Music Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Description: Full-text available via Past Masters.

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Vendor Name InteLex Past Masters

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Description: Covers modern economic thought with articles from 1506 contributors, including 25 Nobel Laureates in Economics. This newly revised version of the encyclopedia, originally published in 1894, has been greatly expanded to cover not only traditional areas of economics but also experimental and behavioral economics, game theory, international economics, and technological change and growth. The articles attempt to place the topics in their historical context, while also describing the contemporary situation and noting likely future trends. Includes biographies of key figures in the history of economics.

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Vendor Name Palgrave Macmillan

Research Guides Economics,

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Vendor Name InteLex Past Masters

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Research Guides Philosophy & Religion,

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Contains 250 complete works of prose fiction by 102 authors from the period 1782 to 1903. Available from Literature Online under "Individual Collections."

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Vendor Name LION / Chadwyck-Healey / ProQuest

Coverage 1782 - 1903

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Research Guides English Literature & Language,

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Describes pamphlet collections, has links to catalogs, and provides resources to assist those wanting to find pamphlets. If you identify pamphlets you would like to use, consult with a librarian: we may have the pamphlets you need in a microfilm or other collection; if not, you can request the pamphlet(s) via Interlibrary Loan.

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Vendor Name University of Southampton

Coverage 19th century

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Research Guides British History,

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Standard used by federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Used by many business-oriented databases as an organizational/search mechanism.

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Vendor Name U.S. Census Bureau

Coverage 2012 ed.

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Research Guides Business, U.S. Federal Government Research,

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Includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women as revealed in approximately 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. Also includes biographies and an annotated bibliography of the sources in the database. Full-text searchable.

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Vendor Name Alexander Street Press

Coverage Colonial period - 1950

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Research Guides American Literature, 20th Century, English Literature & Language, Historic Preservation, History, Women's and Gender Studies,

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