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Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 6,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,100 journals and a total of more than 10,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 journals.

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America: History and Life is the index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is an important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.

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Art Full Text indexes over 400 international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. Entries in the database also cite any art reproductions used to illustrate articles and advertisements, under the artists' names and covers titles published in European languages, as well as English-language sources.

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ArticleFirst is an index of the items listed on table of contents pages of over 12,000 journals. This index covers articles, news stories, letters and other items on topics as diverse as business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, sciences, social sciences, and technology. For most items, the database also provides a list of libraries that hold the journal.

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"Explore thousands of art galleries, museums and artists from around the world. Browse by subject, medium, movement, nationality and more." From ArtPromote

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ATLA Religion Database provides information on topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues. ATLA Religion Database contains more than 1.7 million bibliographic records covering the research literature of religion in over 60 languages. It includes more than 575,000 article citations from more than 1,679 journals (506 currently indexed), more than 239,000 essay citations from over 16,800 multi-author works, and more than 530,000 book review citations. Coverage spans from 1949 to the present. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.

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Biography and Genealogy Master Index indexes current, easily accessible references sources, as well as important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.

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Birds of North America (BNA) Online provides a living resource of comprehensive life histories and current research for more than seven hundred species of birds breeding in the United States (including Hawaii) and Canada. Published by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and American Ornithologists' Union. Content includes photographs, illustrations, and videos displaying plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs, and more. In addition BNA Online includes sound recordings and calls of the species from Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds. Contents are updated frequently, with contributions from researchers, citizen scientists, and designated reviewers and editors.

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Full text of 6000+ research journals. Includes or has links to full text.

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Film & Television Literature Index is the online resource for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 270 publications (and selected coverage of more than 300), as well as full text for more than 70 journals and nearly 50 books. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes film scholars, college students, and general viewers.

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Film Indexes Online brings Film Index International, FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals and AFI Catalog together in one site. The result of distinguished partnerships with the British Film Institute (BFI), the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) and the American Film Institute (AFI), these three databases are cornerstone resources for research in film. Searched together, they offer an unparalleled level of detail, and as companion sites they provide the most comprehensive and trustworthy coverage of films available.

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Index to multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities, social sciences, and economics.

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Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index is the premier resource for access to articles about gardens and plants. Topics include horticulture, botany, garden and landscape design & history, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. A highlight of the database is its focus on environmentally sustainable horticultural and design practices.

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Grove Dictionary of Art offers over 1,600 up-to-date entries on Islamic art and architecture ranging from the Middle East to Central and South Asia, Africa, and Europe and spans over a thousand years of history. Entries provide in-depth art historical and cultural information about dynasties, art forms, artists, architecture, rulers, monuments, archaeological sites and stylistic developments.

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Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada). Includes or has links to full text.

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Humanities Full Text provides full text of the most important scholarly sources in the humanities. The database indexes, abstracts and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more.

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Humanities International Complete provides full text journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 770 journals.

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Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals indexes 42 art periodicals published in the United States during the 19th century. This database is a resource for researchers studying artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, architecture and design, exhibitions and sales, decoration, and collecting of the period, plus its popular culture and industry.

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Index to citations in 1,000 journals with full-text access to almost 900 journals. Covers many subject areas at the undergraduate level. Includes or has links to full text.

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Portal to Web of Science, the renowned citation database, and other high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

This resource includes the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and the Science Citation Index Expanded.

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The JSTOR archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s. New titles and disciplines are being added regularly.

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ProQuest Congressional (formerly LexisNexis Congressional/CIS) is a comprehensive index to materials by and relating to the U.S. Congress and the legislative process. The database indexes materials including hearings, committee prints and publications, and legislative histories.

The University of Akron has access to the full text of all published and unpublished Congressional hearings held 1824-1979; committee prints and publications; Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports; and the fully indexed Congressional Record. The PDFs are fully searchable and include transcripts and materials submitted for the record. The University of Akron also has access to the full text of the Serial Set from 1789 to 2003. This resource includes historical illustrations, maps, and statistical tables. These full-text collections may be accessed on campus or remotely by logging into the proxy server. OhioLINK authenticated users will not be able to access all full-text collections.

The U.S Serial Set includes reports and documents either produced or ordered by Congress, as well as presidential communications and treaty materials. Of particular importance to those who study law, the Serial Set contains Congressional legislative reports that provide unrivaled insight into the legislative intent of laws enacted before 2003.

Congressional Hearings contain full transcripts of congressional proceedings, including oral statements, committee questions, and discussion. They also contain texts of related reports, statistical analyses, correspondence, exhibits, and articles presented by witnesses or inserted into the record by committee members and staff.

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"This is an index of art historians mentioned in major art historiographies. Additional names have been added to balance for gender or other neglected categories. Historians included here are the selection of the authors of those historiographies, and not generally the editor's. Some entries contain only marginal information." From the Dictionary of Art Historians

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