Latin America & Iberia Database provides full text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Latin American countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, and also Spain and Portugal. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, medical, social sciences, education, arts, anthropology, law, and humanities.
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Native American Archives collection provides more than 1.8 million pages of original historical documents pertaining to Native American history and life from the 18th through the 20th century. The collection is made possible in collaboration with the National Archives and Allen County Library.
Highlights of the collection are:
- Dawes Packets containing original applications for tribal enrollments
- Eastern Cherokee Applications of the U.S. Court of Claims (1906-1909)
- The Guion Miller Rolls
- Indian Census Rolls (1885-1940)
- Ratified Indian Treaties dating back to 1722
- Records of the Cherokee Indian Agency in Tennessee (1801-1835)
- Series of Enrollment Cards (1898-1914)
World News Digest is an archival record of domestic and international news since November 1940. It covers major political, social, and economic events, including elections, wars and conflicts, and government and civics information. Maps and charts are included, as are graphs, historic photographs, and story indexes by decade, country, and topic.
- Timely, hot-button events of the week, linking to a wide range of editorially curated content about each event
- Ahead in Time and Back in Time links follow a chronological chain of coverage on numerous events, people, countries, and topics
- Special Feature puts an important contemporary subject into historical context and organizes links to relevant material
- Key background information: primary source documents, profiles of newsmakers, countries, and issues
- Carefully curated videos and news graphics embedded into coverage of today’s latest developments
- Searchable news feed, updated hourly
- Statistics: health & vital statistics; consumer information; nations of the world; U.S. facts & history; U.S. cities, states & population; sports; personalities, arts & media
- Newspaper editorials and editorial cartoons with discussion questions
ScienceDirect is a full-text scientific database offering journal articles from fields of science, covering scientific, technical, and medical (STM) and the social sciences research. You can set up alerts to notify you of new articles related to a specific search, new volume issues of specific journals, or new articles or publications related to a specific topic.
Researchers have access to content from the following titles:
- AJIC – American Journal of Infection Control
- American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Animal Behaviour
- Applied Nursing Research
- Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
- Dental Abstracts
- Geriatric Nursing
- Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics
- Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B
- Journal of Emergency Nursing
- Journal of Pediatric Health Care
- Journal of Professional Nursing
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Nursing Outlook
- Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
- The Journal of Academic Librarianship
- The Journal of Pediatrics
- The Journal of the American Dental Association
- Dental Clinics of North America
- Medical Clinics of North America
- Nursing Clinics of North America
- Orthopedic Clinics of North America
- Pediatric Clinics of North America
- Surgical Clinics of North America
The advanced search feature allows you to limit your results to content from subscribed publications and open access articles. Use Interlibrary Loan to request an electronic copy of an article not available full-text.
Revolutionary War Archives contains foundational records for the new nation including Papers of the Continental Congress, the official records of the original colonies and the early United States, Constitutional Convention records, and other historical documents between 1775–1783 representing and revealing the process of the Constitution’s creation.
The collection includes:
- Constitution Convention Records
- Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress
- Revolutionary War Rolls
- Service Records
- Prize Cases & Pensions
Arts of the United States contains images of works important to the study of the history of art in the United States. The pieces, dating from the 17th century through the 20th, include architecture, decorative arts, painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, and stage and costume design as well as Native American art and artifacts. Browse popular collections from the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Henry Francis du pont Winterthur Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), Museum of Modern Art (NY), Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art.
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Politics in America offers comprehensive, nonpartisan commentary and data about members of Congress. Detailed member profiles provide concise insight and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations at home and on the Hill.
- Editions 2000 (106th Congress) – 2016 (114th Congress)
Member profiles include:
- Biographical data, committee assignments, election results, CQ Key Votes, interest group ratings, CQ Vote Studies, and contact information
- Detailed descriptions of each member’s congressional district as drawn for that term of Congress, including updated maps and voting trends
Advanced Search users can limit results by:
- Edition (Congress)
- Political Party
Need additional resources for political science? Use our LibGuides, http://clayton.libguides.com/subject/politicalscience, as a starting point.
Something About the Author is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. It covers the children’s classics like Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White, Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss, The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, Matilda by Roald Dahl, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume. Read about the lives and works of authors and illustrators of literature for children and young adults.
Entries typically cover personal life, career, writings, adaptations, and additional sources. Autobiographical essays discuss the author’s career, interests and motivation, among other topics.
Mergent Online provides company, industry, and country reports for active and inactive, public and some private companies. It includes company overviews, financial statements, stock information, SEC reports, news headlines, annual reports, tear sheets, and competitor/industry analysis.
- by company symbol or name
- D&B 20 Million Plus private companies
- SEC & SEDAR filings by company, filing date, ranges or filing types
Issues & Controversies helps researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hot topics in business, politics, government, education and popular culture. Resources include: pro/con statements, timelines, primary sources & statistical tables and editorial cartoons & newspaper editorials.
The Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate Series featuring some of the most prominent political figures, journalists, academics, and experts is included in Issues & Controversies. A searchable, interactive transcript is available for each debate and allows viewers to navigate to specific points in the debate using the predefined segments. Player controls (play/pause, volume, closed-captioning, and full-screen) are located beneath the player window.
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