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Designed specifically for academic institutions, ASC is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.
The AtoZ World Food database of recipes, cultural articles, and ingredient information brings international cuisines to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba. Click "more..." to see trial access information.
ProQuest® History Vault provides access to millions of primary source, cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents on the most widely studied topics in 19th and 20th-century American history. The vast majority of the content in History Vault is not available elsewhere. The content in History Vault is perfect for researchers in history, African American studies, women’s studies, political science, social sciences, sociology, and international studies.
Digital access is available to key primary sources during these collections:
•The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, Federal Government Records
•The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Part 1
•The Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975
•Southern Life and African American History, 1775–1915, Plantations Records, Part 1
•NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns: Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces
•American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate, 1960–1975
•Struggle for Women's Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990
•NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns -- Scottsboro, Anti-Lynching,
•Criminal Justice, Peonage, Labor, and Segregation and Discrimination •Complaints and Responses
•The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, Organizational Records and •Personal Papers, Pt 2
•Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915, Plantation Records, Part 2
•Women at Work during World War II: Rosie the Riveter and the Women's Army Corps
•Workers, Labor Unions, and the American Left in the 20th Century: Federal Records
•Students for a Democratic Society, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, and the anti-Vietnam War Movement (1958-1981)
Industry and market research data are available in intelligence reports. On a global scope, IBIS provides analyst's insights using economic and demographic data. Includes US, Canada, Australia, China, New Zealand, and the UK.
At the O'Reilly web page, you are instructed to "Just enter your academic institution email below."
Create a new name by adding any prefix to:
for example, firstname.lastname@example.org . This will a new prefix for each person.
Access to the most current knowledge, trends, conversations, and real-world experiences in business and technology through O'Reilly eBooks. O’Reilly includes tech and business content from more than 250 publishers - along with videos, case studies, expert-curated learning paths and self-assessments on exclusive O'Reilly-produced content from world-renowned innovators and corporate leaders.
SAGE Knowledge contains information suited to all levels of researchers, from undergraduate students starting their first research projects, to experienced faculty members. It will help to:
- Find SAGE eBook and eReference content
- Identify key research
- Search for quick explanations of terms or concepts
- Find in-depth overviews of topics across the social sciences