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Focuses on the power of nature and the massive devastation that is often a result of the relentless forces that build up within the Earth. 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 Civil Engineering, Engineering for Natural Disasters, Geological Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Reference Sources

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Comprised of a general assessment, a series of short reviews on each OECD member country, some reviews on key non-member economies, a set of thematic chapters focusing on topical economic issues, and a statistical annex which provides a set of macroeconomic data for the OECD member countries. Available through OECD iLibrary.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Coverage 1998 - present

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Research Guides Business, Economics, Foreign Affairs,

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In-depth reviews of OECD member countries' economies and selected non-member countries. A minimum 18 surveys are issued during a calendar year. Each issue provides an analysis of developments in the subject country, special reports on topics of current interest, and extensive statistical information.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Coverage 1961 - present

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Research Guides Business, Countries, Economics,

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Contains over 4,500 articles divided into three different categories: Introductory, Advanced and Keynote. Introductory articles have been written primarily for undergraduate and non-specialists requiring the basic concepts of a particular subject. Advanced articles provide a more detailed discussion of specialist subjects, equivalent to that found in graduate level texts. Keynote articles provide a platform for debate where controversial issues and 'hot topics' can be discussed. Subject areas include Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolution and Diversity of Life, Genetics and Disease, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Plant Science, Science and Society, Structural Biology, and Virology. The glossary includes biochemical and taxonomic information, acronyms, synonyms, units and other technical data.

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Vendor Name John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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Research Guides Agriculture, Biology, Reference Sources,

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ClinicalKey is a point-of-care clinical information service for physicians and other healthcare professionals. It provides access to a unique combination of medical reference books, medical journals, drug information, and practice guidelines. ClinicalKey helps health professionals locate and use clinical information quickly to answer questions and to keep current with changing healthcare issues.

Components include:

  • MDConsult
  • Procedures Consult
  • all Clinical Pharmacology drug monographs
  • all Medical and Surgical Clinics of North America
  • medical and surgical videos and images
  • 900+ electronic reference books
  • 500+ electronic journals

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Vendor Name Elsevier

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Research Guides Cancer Clinical and Translational Science, Dentistry, Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM), Family and Community Medicine, Gerontology, Internal Medicine, Mobile Device Resources--Med. Center Lib., Mobile MCL Resources, 2013-2014, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Public Health, Toxicology,

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Provides an overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures. Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik, eds. Macmillan Reference USA, 22 vols. Available from the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Thomson Gale

Coverage 2nd. ed., 2007

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Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Part of Grolier Online. From 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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Covers the visual arts from prehistory to the present day with full-text definitions, biographies and bibliographies. Now includes The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Image partners include  the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Art Images for College Teaching (AICT), and the Artists Rights Society. Part of Oxford Art Online. Database restricted to three simultaneous users; please logout (upper right-hand corner) when finished using the database. The Tools and Resources feature includes lesson plans from MoMA, new thematic guides on major topics in art history, and new timelines of world art. Now includes thematic lesson units developed by the National Gallery of Art.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides Art, Reference Sources,

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Includes coverage of world history, politics, and culture for Africa. Its core is comprised of entries focusing on African history and culture from 2005's five-volume Africana—nearly two-thirds of these 1,300 entries have been updated, revised, and expanded to reflect the most recent scholarship. The articles cover prominent individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, and countries throughout Africa. In-depth articles examine contemporary nations of sub-Saharan Africa, ethnic groups from various regions of Africa, and European colonial powers. Two hundred illustrations and demographic sidebars further guide and inform research. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Kwame Anthony Appiah, eds. Available through Oxford Reference.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Countries, Reference Sources,

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Contains 247 topical entries. Highlights individuals, organizations, and publications that have had a significant impact on African American education. Incorporates discussions of curriculum, concepts, theories, and alternative models of education that facilitate the learning process. Addresses the topics of gender and sexual orientation, religion, and the media. Key Themes:

  • Alternative educational models
  • Associations and organizations
  • Biographies
  • Collegiate education
  • Curriculum
  • Economics
  • Gender
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Historically Black colleges and universities
  • Legal cases
  • Precollegiate Education
  • Psychology and human development
  • Public policy
  • Publications
  • Religious institutions
  • Segregation/Desegregation

Kofi Lomotey, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides African American Primary Resources in Special Collections, African American Resources, Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Reference Sources,

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Documents African American culture and political activism from the slavery era through the 20th century. Leslie M. Alexander and Walter C. Rucker, eds. ABC-Clio. 3 vols. 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 African American Resources, History,

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Description: Examines the issues, events, people, activism, laws, personal experiences, and social ramifications of disability throughout American history. Susan Burch, ed. Facts on File. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides History, Social Work,

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Description: Covers basic topics in American government--from the Bill of Rights through voting processes--as well as contemporary issues, such as abortion, capital punishment, and Social Security. Michael A. Genovese and Lori Cox Han. Facts on File. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides Political Science,

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Description: Traces the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration from the earliest colonial settlements to the present, focusing on critical issues as well as the groups of people involved. Every major immigrant group and every era are fully documented and examined through detailed analysis of social, legal, political, economic, and demographic factors. James Ciment, ed. 4 vols. M.E. Sharpe, Inc. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2001 ed.

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Research Guides Anthropology, History, Political Science,

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Description: Provides information on a wide range of industries in American business. Gale. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2008, 5th ed.

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Research Guides Business, Reference Sources,

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Coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings, describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals. J. Gordon Melton, ed. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009, 8th ed.

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Description: Covers communication, learning, sexual selection, navigation, and the history of the field, as well as emerging topics in cognition, animal welfare, conservation, and applications of animal behavior. Chapters relating to animal welfare address behavioral interactions of humans with companion animals, farm animals, and animals in the wild. Conservation biology chapters include discussions of the effects of noise pollution, captive breeding, and how the behavioral effects of parasites interacts with conservation issues. Environmental biology is highlighted in chapters on the effects of endocrine disruptors on behavior. Michael Breed & Janice Moore, eds.

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Vendor Name Academic Press - ScienceDirect

Coverage 2010 ed.

Research Guides Agriculture, Animal and Food Science, Biology, Natural Resources and Environmental Science,

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Covers puppy mills, endangered species in zoos, no-kill shelters, dog fighting, factory farming and disease, veganism, conservation ethics, wildlife contraception, and related topics. Marc Bekoff, ed. Greenwood Press. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2nd ed., 2010

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Research Guides Animal Welfare, Reference Sources,

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Online access to the Encyclopedia of Associations directories series (including National, International and Regional, State and Local) with additional information on nonprofit organizations. Entries provide detailed association descriptions, including links to websites and other materials, meeting and conference information, and contact information. Also includes brochures, logos and membership applications for c. 3,000 of the most frequently contacted among the approximately 450,000 organizations covered. Restricted to one user at a time.

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Vendor Name Thomson Gale / InfoTrac

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Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Contains 300 entries arranged in the following categories: Family, Communities, and Society History Instructional Designs Languages and Linguistics People and Organizations Policy Evolution Related Social Sciences Teaching and Learning Josue M. Gonzalez, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2008 ed.

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Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, English Literature & Language, Reference Sources,

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Covering a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, the set helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations. Stephen G. Post, ed. Gale. 5 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 3rd ed., 2004

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Research Guides MCL E-Books, Philosophy & Religion, Reference Sources,

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Identifies live, print and electronic sources of business information. Covers various types of resources including directories, databases, newsletters, indexes, and research centers within each specific subject area. Part of the Gale Directory Library.

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 27th ed., 2010

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Research Guides Business, Reference Sources,

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Provides overview of design and methods in case study research as guidance for students, researchers, and professionals trying to incorporate case studies into a research project or program. Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos, and Elden Wiebe. Sage Publications. 2 vols. 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 Graduate Student Survival Kit, Reference Sources,

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Description: Examines the history and debates surrounding the concept and practice of civil liberties. David Schultz and John R. Vile, eds. M.E. Sharpe, Inc. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2005 ed.

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Research Guides Political Science,

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Provides an overview of contemporary communication theory. More than 300 entries address topics related to paradigms, traditions, schools, metatheory, methodology, inquiry, and applications and contexts. Stephen W. Littlejohn and Karen A. Foss, eds. Sage Reference. 2 volumes. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides Communication, Reference Sources,

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Covers fundamental theoretical aspects of condensed matter physics, with cross-linking and structuring to provide grounding in the theoretical aspects of quantum mechanics, mechanics, electrodynamics, relativity, statistical mechanics, and elementary particiles that form the core physics background for the field. These core areas form the background for coverage of such areas as crystallography, transport phenomena, various theoretical models (electronic, band structure, materials property models, etc.), and physical properties of materials (electrical, magnetic, optical, thermal, etc). Coverage of experimental techniques will include, among others, the full range of scattering, microscopy, and spectroscopy techniques. Other entries cover a range of materials processing (solidification, crystal growth, molecular beam epitaxy, sputtering, sintering, etc.) and include coverage of key materials systems (macromolecules, nanostructures, polymers, ceramics, and alloys). Special materials systems that have had and continue to have a major impact on society such as semiconductors, laser materials, and superconductors are covered. The encyclopedia also includes a wide range of applied topics, device-oriented topics, developments in biomaterials, soft condensed matter, complex fluids, etc.

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Vendor Name Academic Press via Elsevier's ScienceDirect

Coverage 2005 edition

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Research Guides Physics, Reference Sources,

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Covers critical issues facing American society today. Topics range from biotechnology to identity theft, from racial profiling to corporate governance, from school choice to food safety. Michael Shally-Jensen, ed. ABC-Clio. 4 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 Political Science, Sociology,

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Covers contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts. Emmanuel S. Nelson, ed. Greenwood Press. 2 vols.

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides American Literature, 20th Century, English Literature & Language, Reference Sources, Sociology,

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Guide to curriculum studies divided into  ten specific themes:

  • Biography and Prosopography
  • Concepts and Terms
  • Content Descriptions
  • Influences on Curriculum Studies
  • Inquiry and Research
  • Nature of the Curriculum Studies
  • Organizations, Schools, and Projects
  • Publications
  • Theoretical Perspectives
  • Types of Curricula

Craig Kridel, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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

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Description: Includes the study of milk and milk-derived food products. Examines the biological, chemical, physical, and microbiological aspects of milk itself as well as the technological (processing) aspects of the transformation of milk into its various consumer products, including beverages, fermented products, concentrated and dried products, butter and ice cream. Second edition includes information on the possible impact of genetic modification of dairy animals, safety concerns of raw milk and raw milk products, peptides in milk, dairy-based allergies, packaging and shelf-life and other topics of importance and interest to those in dairy research and industry.

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Vendor Name Academic Press - ScienceDirect

Coverage 2011, 2nd ed.

Research Guides Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal and Food Science,

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Addresses traditional death and dying-related topics, focusing on the human experience. Includes the cultural beliefs and traditions and the institutionalized social rituals that surround dying and death, as well as the array of emotional responses relating to bereavement, grieving, and mourning. Clifton D. Bryant and Dennis L. Peck, eds. Sage Publications Inc. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides Anthropology, Psychology, Reference Sources, Sociology,

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Defines and applies the best practices of contemporary continuing education designed for adults in corporate settings, Open University settings, graduate coursework, and in similar learning environments. In over 275 entries, topics covered include distributed learning; group processes; self-assessment; the life line experience; learning contract development; administrative processes; policy, finance and governance; social and cultural perspectives; student and faculty issues; teaching and learning processes and technologies; and technical tools and supports. Anna DiStefano, Kjell Erik Rudestam, and Robert Silverman, eds. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2003 ed.

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

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Over 600 entries address, for example, teaching and learning, curriculum, psychology and motivation, budgeting and finance, law, statistics, research, personnel management, planning, and supervision. In addition, contains more than 75 biographical sketches of people who have contributed to the profession. Fenwick W. English, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Coverage 2006 ed.

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Addresses such topics as vouchers, Head Start, divorce, learning communities and charter schools, drawing from a variety of disciplines including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counseling, history, and philosophy. Ranges from pre-school through adult education. Key Themes:  Classroom Achievement Classroom Management Cognitive Development Ethnicity, Race, and Culture Families Gender and Gender Development Health and Well-Being Human Development Intelligence and Intellectual Development Language Development Learning and Memory Organizations Peers and Peer Influences Public Policy Research Methods and Statistics Social Development Teaching Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation Theory Neil J. Salkind, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2008 ed.

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Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Psychology, Reference Sources,

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Coverage includes key cases in education law, including both case summaries and topical overviews; constitutional issues; key concepts, theories, and legal principles; key statutes; treaties (e.g., the Universal Declaration on Human Rights); curricular issues; educational equity; governance; rights of students and teachers; technology; biographies; and organizations. Also includes selections from key legal documents such as the Constitution and federal statutes that serve as the primary sources for research on education law. Charles J. Russo, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2008 ed.

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Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Law, Reference Sources,

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Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage. J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman, eds. Macmillan Reference USA. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Philosophy & Religion,

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 Five vols. Jerome Nriagu, ed.

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Vendor Name Elsevier - ScienceDirect

Coverage 2011 ed.

Research Guides Natural Resources and Environmental Science,

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Chronicles the development of the field—its history, key figures, theories, approaches, and goals. Covers professional practice as well as academia. Examines evaluation as a practice (methods, techniques, roles, people), as a profession (professional obligations, shared knowledge, ethical imperatives, events, places) and as a discipline (theories and models of evaluation, ontological and epistemological issues). International coverage includes Afghanistan, Belgium, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Israel, Netherlands, Niger, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, and Uganda. Key Themes: • Concepts, Evaluation • Concepts, Methodological • Concepts, Philosophical • Concepts, Social Science • Ethics and Standards • Evaluation Approaches and Models • Evaluation around the World, Stories • Evaluation Planning • Evaluation Theory • Laws and Legislation • Organizations • People • Publications • Qualitative Methods • Quantitative Methods • Representation, Reporting, Communicating • Systems • Technology • Utilization Sandra Mathison, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2004 ed.

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Research Guides Business, Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion, Reference Sources,

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Provides a cross-national/cross-cultural perspective. Offers “framing” essays that summarize commonly used concepts and directions of research and provide an overview of each area (e.g., Media and Gender Socialization; Religion, Gender Roles in; Sexuality and Reproduction; Women’s Social Movements, History of). Jodi O'Brien, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Covers studies based on the human and mouse genomes and other important model eukaryotes as well as pathogenic bacteria. Lynn Jorde, Peter Little, Mike Dunn and Shankar Subramaniam, eds.

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These 400 entries review research findings on giftedness, talent, and creativity and their effect on education, training, science and the arts, government policy, and everyday life. Key Themes: Assessment and Identification Creativity Studies Cultural Issues Education Eminent People Exceptionalities Intelligence Neuroscience and Genetics Populations Programs and Interventions Psychological Issues Talent Domains Theories and Models Barbara Kerr, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Covers global health via physical and mental health entries, biographies of major doctors and researchers, profiles of medical institutions, organizations, and corporations, descriptions of drugs and operations, articles on national health policies, and thematic health topics in the humanities. Yawei Zhang, ed. Sage Publications Inc. 4 vols. Available from the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Chronicles the history, development and current status of 115 of the world's most lucrative and high-profile industries. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes, including the globalization of economies and technologies; the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the transnational aspects of social and political change; the global impact of environmental, technological and health changes; and the organizations and issues related to global civil society. Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer, eds. 4 vols. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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The social psychology of groups with coverage ranging from group phenomena to phenomena influenced by group membership, from small group interaction to intergroup relations on a global scale. John M. Levine and Michael A. Hogg, eds. Sage Reference. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Description: Provides background information on cities, towns, districts, territories, and nations around the world. Includes more than 9,000 A-to-Z entries. In addition to current place names, this encyclopedia also has a substantial listing of ancient and classical places that are no longer in existence. Courtlandt Canby and David S. Lemberg. Facts on File. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Offers an interdisciplinary view of human associations. Provides a review of the extensive theories, concepts, and empirical findings about human relationships. Harry T. Reis and Susan Sprecher, eds. Sage Publications. 3 vols.  Available from the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Description: Presents an overview of the definitions, politics, manifestations, concepts, and ideas related to identity. The entries include short biographies of major thinkers and leaders, as well as discussion of events, personalities, and concepts. Ronald L. Jackson, ed. Sage Reference.  2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Coverage includes print, broadcast, and Internet journalism; U.S. and international perspectives; history; technology; legal issues and court cases; ownership; and economics. Christopher H. Sterling, ed. Sage Reference. 6 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Description: Provides a multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts. Jay Kinsbruner and Erick D. Langer. Charles Scribner's Sons. 6 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Research Guides Anthropology, Biographical Information, Countries, Hispanic Studies, History,

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Includes excerpts from key court cases. Charles J. Russo, ed. Sage Reference. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Designed to cover a spectrum of related information disciplines, including:

  • Archival Science
  • Bibliography
  • Document and Genre Theory
  • Informatics
  • Information Systems
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Contains over 4,500 articles divided into three different categories: Introductory, Advanced and Keynote. Introductory articles have been written primarily for undergraduate and non-specialists requiring the basic concepts of a particular subject. Advanced articles provide a more detailed discussion of specialist subjects, equivalent to that found in graduate level texts. Keynote articles provide a platform for debate where controversial issues and 'hot topics' can be discussed. Subject areas include Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolution and Diversity of Life, Genetics and Disease, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Plant Science, Science and Society, Structural Biology, and Virology. The glossary includes biochemical and taxonomic information, acronyms, synonyms, units and other technical data.

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Research Guides Agriculture, Biology, Reference Sources,

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Examines both general and culture-specific interpretations of love, not just the dichotomy of spiritual and physical love, but the full emotional spectrum of love in relationships and practices. Yudit Kornberg Greenberg, ed. ABC-CLIO. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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The 2007 edition of an annual publication that profiles important marketing campaigns of the 20th century. Gale. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Research Guides Business, Marketing,

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Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, and supply chain management. Gale Cengage Learning. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Covers topics ranging from animal production, processing, analytical procedures and food safety to final consumption, including consumer issues and health aspects in more than 200 entries. Editor-in-Chief: Werner Klinth Jensen.

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Evidence-based examination of theory, research and debates related to media violence. Matthew S. Eastin, ed. Sage Publications. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Research Guides Film, Psychiatry, Psychology, Sociology, Telecommunications,

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Description: Provides an examination of U.S. involvement in the modern Middle East, weighing the interplay of domestic, cultural, religious, diplomatic, international, and military events in one of the world's most troubled regions. Spencer C. Tucker, ed. ABC-Clio. 5 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Provides information on the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature Chinese civilization from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day. David Pong, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Derived from the four volume print work containing nearly 1,000 articles. Topics are divided into short entries.

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Description: Online version of the original 6 volumes, covering some 11,000 pages and approximately 230 articles with a total of 2,400 figures and 500 tables. Approximately 70 articles on cell biology and 60 molecular biology articles have been added covering areas that have become prominent since preparation of the first edition. Coverage includes Nucleic acids; Proteins, peptides and amino acids; Structural determination techniques (DNA, RNA and Protein); Biochemistry; Cell biology; Biomolecular interactions; Molecular biology of specific organs or systems; Molecular biology of specific organisms; Biotechnology; Pharmacology; and Molecular biology of specific diseases.

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Provides information on the central terms, concepts, topics, issues, themes, debates, theories, and texts and examines the topic of motherhood in various contexts such as history and geography and by academic discipline. Andrea O'Reilly, ed. Sage Reference. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Description: Examines movement disorders in regard to neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and pharmacology. Includes sections on different disease states, pathophysiology, epidemiology, genetics, clinical presentation, diagnostic tools, as well as discussions on relevant basic science topics. Katie Kompoliti & Leonard Verhagen, eds. Three volumes.

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Contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. Also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish. Jeffrey Lehman, ed. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Coverage 2000 ed.

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Research Guides African American Resources, Anthropology, Philosophy & Religion, Reference Sources, Sociology,

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Addresses culture across a broad spectrum of psychological perspectives and includes topics that are relevant to social psychology, cognitive psychology, environmental psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and clinical psychology. Supports the notion that culture, and not race, is the best way to understand differences among individuals; presents an  overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues and covers the major ethnic groups and subgroups the United States; includes topics on sociological issues as well; addresses academic achievement, acculturation, affirmative action, community interventions, education, health, immigrants, prejudice, racial identity development, social ecology, stereotyping, teaching multiculturalism, tokenism, values, violence, and worldviews. Yo Jacskon, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Description: Covers various aspects of North American colonial warfare, with special attention paid to the social, political, cultural, and economic affairs affected by the conflicts. Spencer C. Tucker, James Arnold, and Roberta Wiener, eds. ABC-Clio. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Research Guides History,

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Description: Presents overview of the field of perception in psychology, the cognitive sciences, neuroscience, and related medical disciplines such as neurology and ophthalmology. E. Bruce Goldstein.  Sage Reference,  2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Research Guides Psychology, Reference Sources,

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Explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Covers leisure and recreational activities of children and adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman Empire to video games today. Rodney P. Carlisle, ed. Sage Publications Inc. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).  

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Explores the concept of play in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. Its scope encompasses leisure and recreational activities of children and adults throughout the ages, from dice games in the Roman Empire to video games today. With more than 450 entries, these two volumes do not include coverage of professional sports and sport teams but instead cover the hundreds of games played not to earn a living but as informal activity. All aspects of play—from learning to competition, mastery of nature, socialization, and cooperation—are included. Rodney P. Carlisle, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Description: Provides information on products and the relationships between products and their industries. Explores various aspects of a product, the manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets. Emphasizes manufacturers of numerous durable goods such as tires, automobiles, appliances, business equipment, home furnishing and sporting goods. Patricia J. Bungert and Arsen J. Darnay, eds. Gale Cengage Learning. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Coverage 2008 ed.

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Covers issues in both historical and contemporary context, with information on race and ethnicity and their impact on crime and the administration of justice. Explores the similar historical experiences of varied racial and ethnic groups and illustrates how race and ethnicity has mattered and continues to matter in the administration of American criminal justice. Helen Taylor Greene and Shaun L. Gabbidon, eds. Sage Publications Inc. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists. John Hartwell Moore, ed. Macmillan Reference USA. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Coverage 2009 ed.

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Covers a range of legal issues that affect the roles of religion and law in American society. Entries provide coverage of key court decisions, case studies, concepts, individuals, religious groups, organizations, and agencies shaping religion and law in today's society. Christopher Thomas Anglim. Grey House Publishing. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2nd ed., 2009

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Research Guides Law, Philosophy & Religion, Reference Sources,

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Collection of entries covering research design, the discipline of how to plan and conduct empirical research, including the use of both quantitative and qualitative methods. Neil J. Salkind, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Psychology, Reference Sources, Sociology,

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Covers school learning, motivation, and educational assessment. Approximately 250 entries address student success, behavior disorders, intelligence testing, learning disabilities, and strategies to improve academic skills. Entries on controversial topics (e.g., I/Q and intelligence testing) include "Point/Counterpoint" boxes highlighting differing sides to issues that aren't necessarily clear cut. Steven W. Lee, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Coverage 2005 ed.

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Multidisciplinary approach that addresses the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research along with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. J. Wentzel Vrede van Huyssteen, ed. Macmillan Reference USA. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Coverage 2003 ed.

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Research Guides Philosophy & Religion, Reference Sources,

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Covers a variety of social movement media, including those that fall into the categories of alternative, citizens, community, counterinformation, grassroots, independent, nano-media, participatory, and underground media. John D. H. Dowling, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Coverage 2011 ed.

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Research Guides Reference Sources, Sociology,

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Description: Provides coverage of the medieval world, from the fall of Rome to the European Renaissance, including Western and non-Western cultures and civilizations. Pam J. Crabtree, ed. Facts on File. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Research Guides Anthropology, History, Medieval Studies, Sociology,

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Description: Covers theory, methods, and applications. John Lindon, George E. Tranter & David Koppenaal, eds.

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Vendor Name Academic Press - ScienceDirect

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Research Guides Chemistry, Physics,

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Electronic version of the four volume set edited by Lyle J. Micheli (Sage Publications). Coverage includes

  • Conditioning and Training
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports Injuries
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Doping and Performance Enhancement
  • Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, and Kinesiology
  • Injuries and Disorders
  • Injury Prevention
  • Medical Conditions Affecting Sports Participation
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Covers areas such as the neurobiology of addiction, models of addiction, sociocultural perspectives on drug use, family and community factors, prevention theories and techniques, professional issues, the criminal justice system and substance abuse, and assessment and diagnosis. Focuses on concepts of addiction and treatment practices, but also addresses commonly used and abused drugs, including recreational, prescription, and over-the-counter. Gary L. Fisher and Nancy A. Roget, eds. Sage Publications Inc. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Covers ecological concepts, financial concerns, public policy and community action. Robin Morris Collin and Robert William Collin. Greenwood Press, 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Description: Covers the military, political, social, cultural, and religious origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Spencer C. Tucker and Priscilla Roberts, eds. ABC-Clio. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Description: Covers strategies, weapon systems, and clashes that marked the course of events on the battlefield. Spencer C. Tucker, ed. ABC-Clio. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Provides an interdisciplinary perspective from areas such as comparative education, educational anthropology, educational sociology, the history of education, and the philosophy of education; presents essays on major movements in the field, including the Free School and Visual Instruction movements; includes more than 130 biographical entries; offers interpretations of legal material, including Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and the GI Bill of Rights; explores theoretical debates fundamental to the field, such as religion in the public school curriculum, rights of students and teachers, surveillance in schools, and tracking and detracking; and contains a visual history of American education with nearly 350 images and an accompanying narrative. Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr., ed. Available through Sage Reference Online.

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Description: Covers the experiences and lives of American veterans and provides a soldier's view of military life during war, the difficult return to civilian life, and peacetime afterward. William Pencak, ed. ABC-CLIO. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Provides a thorough study of the Vietnam War, he longest and one of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history. Spencer C. Tucker and Paul G. Pierpaoli, Jr., ed. ABC-CLIO. 4 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL). 

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Description: Focuses on American campaigns, elections, and electoral behavior and provides a culturally and politically diverse perspective of American democratic practices and institutions. Includes a description and scholarly analysis for all presidential elections and includes state and general elections. Presents and explains election laws that govern federal, state, and local elections. Kenneth F. Warren, ed.Sage Publications Inc. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Examines the history and impact of U.S. relations with Native Americans. Entries cover topics relating to U.S./Native American relations--from history, politics, and sociology to civil rights and culture. Paul Finkelman and Tim Alan Garrison, eds. CQ Press. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Covers cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas. Includes urban economics, urban planning, urban architecture, urban ecology, urban transportation systems, urban politics, and urban social relations. Ray Hutchison, ed. Sage Reference. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Extensively expanded and revised edition of the original text edition, with 25,000 entries. Provides terminology, concepts, theories, applications, and technology in these disciplines. Coverage includes biochemistry, cell and developmental biology, immunology, hereditary diseases, and molecular evolution, as well as advances in genomics and proteomics.

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Gives details of over 500 ethical and socially responsible information sources. Dominic Broadhurst, Janette Watson, and Jane Marshall, eds. K. G. Saur. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Description: Survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. John Merriman and Jay Winter, eds. : Charles Scribner's Sons. 5 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Details the practices of the fifteenth European Commission, showing how the Commission works with other bodies as part of a balanced system of decision-making. Explains the internal structure of the Commission and provides an overview of the interconnected European policies. Gerhard Sabathil, Klemens Joos, and Bernd Keßler. Kogan Page. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Covers writers who have made significant contributions to European literature. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis. George Stade, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 14 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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Research Guides English Literature & Language, French & Italian Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies,

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Survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. John Merriman and Jay Winter, eds.  Charles Scribner's Sons. 5 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).

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