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Description: Covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed. Gale. 4 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 American Literature, 20th Century, English Literature & Language

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Description: Covers world authors from many periods and genres, with discussion of the biographical, the literary and the historical. Identifies the significant literary devices and global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time. 4 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 English Literature & Language, French & Italian Studies, German Studies Hispanic Studies, Japanese Studies,

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Description: Provides coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four. Jacqueline L. Longe, ed. Gale Cengage Learning. 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 Child Development, Nursing, Pediatrics,

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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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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

Coverage 2000 ed.

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

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Collection of current event topics--the facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic's proponents and detractors. Includes Topic Overviews and access to the Information Plus reference series of statistics, government data, information on legislation and other data. Draws on the social issues series published by Greenhaven Press as well as core reference content from other Thomson Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources.

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Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources. Please note: To limit your search to the contents of a specific title, select within this publication in the Quick Search box or choose Limit the results by publication title in the Advanced Search and type in the name of the resource you wish to search. Searches without limits include all resources in the GVRL.

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide, Reference Sources,

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Karen O'Connor, ed. Sage Reference. 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 Reference Sources, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies,

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Description: Focuses on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, eds. 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 Reference Sources, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies,

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Peer-reviewed mutagenicity test data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). From ToxNet.

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Vendor Name U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Research Guides Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Toxicology,

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Description: Covers various aspects of gothic literature, including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes, and settings. Includes primary source documents and critical material to provide a contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, and lists of further readings. Jessica Bomarito, ed. 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 English Literature & Language,

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Overview of key principles, approaches, strategies, and tools businesses have used to reduce environmental impacts and contribute to sustainability. Nevin Cohen and Dirk P. Philipsen, eds. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Business, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Reference Sources,

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Overview of the key concepts that urban planners, policy makers, architects, engineers, and developers use to understand the sustainability dimensions of the urban environment. It identifies cities that have taken steps to become greener and discusses the strategies they have used. It reviews broad concepts associated with green cities. It discusses technologies, infrastructures, and programs that contribute to the greening of cities. Includes case studies of greener cities and discussions of green urban design, infrastructure, and processes. Nevin Cohen, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Civil Engineering, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Reference Sources,

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Survey of the nature of green consumerism, the forms it takes, the issues impacting it, and the practices it involves. Covers the social and spacial constitution of green consumerism, its multifaceted and sometimes contested contours, and the ways it is embedded and shaped in relation to wider cultural, economic, political and environmental processes. Juliana Mansvelt, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Economics, Family and Consumer Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Reference Sources,

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Overview of the social and environmental dimensions of our energy system, and the key organizations, policy tools, and technologies that can help shape a green-energy economy. Dustin Mulvaney, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Reference Sources,

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Covers agri-food studies issues in political ecology, rural sociology, geography, and environmental studies. Explores the institutions, practices, and concepts to identify what is and is not a "green" food. Dustin R. Mulvaney, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Reference Sources,

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Covers the availability and distribution of such resources as energy and how they impact economic development, domestic politics, and international cooperation and conflict. Includes articles on watershed resources, other natural resources, air pollution, global health and epidemiology (e.g., constraining the spread of potential pandemics, radioactive fall-out across countries from nuclear accidents like Chernobyl). Dustin R. Mulvaney, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Vendor Name Sage Publications

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Foreign Affairs, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Political Science, Reference Sources,

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Contains 272 entries on topics in Asian American literature, including writers, special topics, events, and terms. Covers literature by North American writers of Asian descent from the late 1890s to 2007, within a variety of contexts. Guiyou Huang, ed. Greenwood Press. 3 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 American Literature, 20th Century, Biographical Information, English Literature & Language, 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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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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Offers over 1,600 entries on Islamic art and architecture ranging from the Middle East to Central and South Asia, Africa, and Europe spanning over a thousand years of history. Recent changes in Islamic art in areas such as Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq are covered. Entries provide historical and cultural information about dynasties, art forms, artists, architecture, rulers, monuments, archaeological sites and stylistic developments. Includes over 500 illustrations of sculpture, mosaic, painting, ceramics, architecture, metalwork and calligraphy illuminate the rich artistic tradition of the Islamic world. Available through Oxford Reference.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

Coverage 2009 ed.

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Research Guides Art,

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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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Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Selective guide to the ALA-chosen "best reference sources," organized by academic discipline. An editorial team of reference librarians and subject experts have selected and annotated some 16,000 entries, both print and web-based, free and subscription. Users can set up a profile to create and save lists and notes to use in their reference and research work.

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Vendor Name American Library Association

Research Guides Reference Sources,

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