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The Database of Genomic Structural Variation, or dbVar, is an aid in understanding the genetics of health and disease. It helps scientists understand how differences in DNA contribute to human health and disease.

The database tracks large-scale variations in DNA discovered in healthy individuals as well as those affected with disorders such as autism and cancer. Additionally, dbVar collects data on a diverse array of organisms, including agriculturally important plants and livestock. The database was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at NIH.  FAQ

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Vendor Name National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

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Research Guides Biology

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Provides access to citations of unclassified unlimited documents that have been entered into DTIC's Technical Reports Collection as well as the electronic full-text of many of these documents. Public STINET also provides access to the Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals, Staff College Automated Military Periodical Index, DoD Index to Specifications and Standards, and Research and Development Descriptive Summaries.

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Vendor Name Defense Technical Information Center

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Research Guides Manufacturing Systems Engineering Materials and Chemical Engineering,

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Continually updated information on skill requirements and occupational characteristics. Source of descriptors, with ratings of importance, level, frequency or extent, for more than 950 occupations. Replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of Labor

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Research Guides U.S. Federal Government Research,

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The Dietary Supplement Label Database contains full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S. It is maintained by National Library of Medicine.

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Vendor Name National Library of Medicine

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Research Guides Pharmacy,

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ODS and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM's PubMed. The subset is designed to limit search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.

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Vendor Name Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health

Research Guides Dietetics and Human Nutrition,

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

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Vendor Name National Center for Education Statistics

Coverage 1995 - present

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

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

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

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

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

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of State

Coverage 1997 - present

Research Guides Countries, Reference Sources, U.S. Federal Government Research,

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UK government information and services. Browseable by audience groups such as 'disabled people' and 'parents' or by topics including 'money, tax and benefits', 'employment', 'education and learning' and 'motoring'. You can also access government directories or search the entire site.

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Vendor Name United Kingdom

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Research Guides British History, Countries,

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Historical and legal scholarship tracing the Constitution’s progress through each of the thirteen states’ conventions. Currently includes the first 20 volumes of the Ratification series with all of the annotation, appendices, biographical gazetteers, maps, and indexes. Search the complete contents by date, title, author, recipient, or state affiliation.

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

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Vendor Name University of Virginia Press Rotunda

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Research Guides History, Law, Political Science,

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The NLM Drug Information Portal gives the public, healthcare professionals, and researchers a gateway to current, accurate and understandable drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies.

With more than 12,000 drug records available for searching, the Drug Information Portal offers a varied selection of resources and focused topics in medicine and drug-related information, with links to individual resources with potential drug information and summaries tailored to various audiences.  

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Vendor Name National Library of Medicine

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The search interface is straightforward, requiring only a drug name as a search term, and successful searching is enhanced by the assistance of a spellchecker. Information buttons and balloon pop-ups guide the user by providing helpful hints or a description of the resource and links to the source website. Links to the following resources contribute to the search results: MedlinePlus®, AIDSinfo®, Medline/PubMed®, LactMed, HSDB®, Dietary Supplements Labels Database, TOXLINE®, DailyMed®, ClinicalTrials.gov, PubChem, NIAID Anti-HIV/OI Database, ChemIDplus®, Drugs@FDA, DEA, and USA.gov .

Research Guides Pharmacy,

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