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10 results found for resources beginning with 'N' sorted alphabetically.

Description:

Current and historical scientific and technical information from NASA's technical report servers and non-NASA sites. Includes some full-text.

Searches three major STI collections: NACA (1915-1958), NASA (1958-present), and NASA Image eXchange (NIX) (1900-present). NTRS provides access to citations (i.e., references) and online documents and imagery for the following kinds of information: conference papers, images, journal articles, photos, meeting papers, movies, patents, research reports, and technical videos.

Limitied content availability in some classes until further notice.

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Vendor Name NASA Scientific and Technical Information Program

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Research Guides Engineering, Transportation

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Lists citations and abstracts of NASA and worldwide aerospace-related research, highlighting the most recent additions to the NASA scientific and technical information knowledge base.

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Vendor Name NASA

Coverage 1996 - present

Update Frquency bi-weekly

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Research Guides Chemical and Materials Engineering Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Materials and Chemical Engineering,

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Access to publications of the NCDC.

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Vendor Name National Climatic Data Center

Research Guides Agriculture,

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Description:

NGC is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

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Vendor Name Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Research Guides Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry,

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Description:

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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Available from the Library of Congress.

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Vendor Name Library of Congress

Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Description:

NGC is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

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Vendor Name Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Research Guides Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry,

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Description:

Compilation of 70 indexes covering articles published before 1930. American and British periodicals, newspapers, books, patents, image archives, government documents, and U.S. Patents. Provides links to selected full-text.

Periodical Indexes ("Series I")

  • Poole's Index to Periodical Literature (1802-1906)
  • Catalogue of Scientific Papers (1800-1900, Royal Society, Great Britain)
  • The Psychological Index (1894-1905)
  • Index to Legal Periodical Literature (1786-1922, Jones and Chipman)
  • Index to Periodicals (1890-1906, Stead)
  • An Alphabetical Subject Index and Index Encyclopedia to Periodical Articles on Religion (1890-1899, Richardson)
  • Cumulative Index to a Selected List of Periodicals (1896-1899)
  • plus indications of matches in the databases America: History & Life and Historical Abstracts; handy links to blank search forms in these databases

Book Indexes ("Series II")

  • ALA Guide to General Literature
  • ALA Portrait Index
  • Wright American Fiction (II, 1851-1875)

Newspaper Indexes ("Series III")

  • Index to the New York Times (1863-1906)
  • Index to the New York Daily Tribune (1875-1906)
  • Palmer's Index to the Times (London, 1880-1890)
  • Index to the Oregon Spectator (1846-1854)

Harper's Magazine and other magazine Indexes ("Series IV")

Document Indexes ("Series V")

  • A Compilation of the Message and Papers of the Presidents (1789-1897)
  • Subject matter index of patents issued by the U.S (1790-1873)
  • Cobett's Parliamentary History of England (1066-1803)
  • Hansard's Index to Debates, House of Commons (1803-1830)
  • Hansard's Index to Debates, House of Lords (1803-1830)
  • Descriptive Catalogue of the Gov. Publications of the U.S. (Poore, 1774-1881)
  • Congressional Record (1789-1925; Annals of Congress 1789-1824; Register of Debates 1824-1837; Congressional Globe 1833-1873)

2.5 million new full-text links to the HathiTrust archive

The Index to the Farmer's Bulletin 1889-1939

Indexes to the Annals of Congress 1789-1894 and Register of Debates 1824-1837

Comprehensive Index to the Publications of the U.S. Government (Ames) 1883-1893

Index to the Congressional Globe 1833-1873

Special emphasis has been placed on raising the accessibility of fulltext documents-from Open Access Repositories (e.g., HathiTrust, Library of Congress), ongoing fee-based repositories (e.g., JSTOR) as well as independent producers (e.g., Readex, HeinOnline).

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Vendor Name Paratext

Coverage 1800-1930

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Research Guides 19th Century Periodicals, British History, English Literature & Language, History, Newspapers, U.S. Federal Government Research,

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Description:

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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Description:

Provides indexing to U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information.

NTIS is the central source for the sale of unclassified and publicly available information from research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio visual products from Federal sources. Additionally, information is available from international government departments and other international organizations including those from Canada, Japan, the former Soviet Union, Western and Eastern European countries. Major areas of coverage include administration and management, aeronautics and aerodynamics, agriculture, behavior and society, business, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, education, energy, engineering, environmental sciences, health care, international trade, library and information sciences, materials sciences, mathematical sciences, medicine, military sciences, natural resources and earth sciences, nuclear science, physics, regulations, research administration, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. Produced by the National Technical Information Service.  Also see the NTIS Library (1990 - ): brief records, freely available.

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Choose NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service) from the Databases list.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1964 - present

Update Frquency weekly

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Research Guides Biology, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Equine Science, Geological Sciences, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Transportation,

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