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Name, Years & Updates Description
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Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
Vendor: Data-Planet

Years: varies

Updated: varies

data; subjects: social sciences, business, health, economics, education, government, etc.

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets is a web-based research solutions tool that provides access to data from licensed and public domain datasets within an easy to use interface. The over two billion time series in Data-Planet provide access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. With this dynamic tool, you can scan the contents of the collection, select subjects and variables of interest, and view your data in side-by-side tables and charts.

Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference
Vendor: Data-Planet

Years: varies

Updated: varies

data; subjects: social sciences, business, health, economics, education, government, etc.

Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference provides simple and refined searching of the Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data. It is designed to allow users to quickly navigate the billions of points of data contained in the repository, representing ~5,000 datasets covering thousands of geographic entities. Users can search and view charts, maps, and rankings of time series at the country, state, county, MSA, postal code, census-tract/block group levels. All of the data are drawn from authoritative sources. Provides high-level summary information as well as detailed line item views.

Vendor: OCLC

Years: 1995-

Updated: daily

partial full text; citations, abstracts; subjects: all academic topics.

Provides indexing and abstracts for over 5000 scholarly journals in all academic subject areas. Selected titles are available full text.

Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1969-

Updated: monthly

citations, abstracts; subjects: economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and more.

EconLit, from the American Economic Association, covers journals, books, and other sources from the field of economics.

Vendor: ProQuest

Years: 1981-

Updated: varies




fulltext; subjects: business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

eLibrary provides full-text and multimedia reference essentials. Designed primarily for K-12 educators and students, it provides more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts--plus thousands of maps, pictures, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) files.  Users can sort their results by relevance, date, file size, Lexile or reading level, publication, and source, while librarians and educators can find content that's directly linked to state and national teaching standards.

Environment & Energy
Vendor: E & E Publishing

Years: vary

Updated: daily

full text; subjects: U.S. environmental regulation and federal agencies, international and U.S. climate policy issues, global energy resources and markets, alternative energy, air and water issues, hazardous and toxic substances.

Provides comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets. Includes the publications: ClimateWire, E&E News, Environment & Energy Daily, Greenwire and Land Letter.

Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1966-

Updated: monthly

partial full text, citations, abstracts; subjects: all aspects of education. 

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and the Resources in Education Index.  ERIC covers over 750 journals related to all aspects of education, and ERIC documents, which include curriculum guides, reports, and conference papers.

Ethnic News Watch
Vendor: Proquest  

Years: 1996-

Updated: monthly

full text; subjects: newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.

Focus is on ethnic area studies, and related arts, business, education, environment, history, journalism, political science and sociology news. Some Spanish language sources are available.

Europa World Plus Online
Vendor: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group

Years: current

Updated: n/a

full text; subjects: country information, politics, economics.

Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. The Yearbook covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories, while the Surveys provide in-depth, expert analysis at the regional, sub-regional and country level.

European Views of the Americas:
1493 -1750

Vendor: EBSCO

Years: 1493 - 1750

Updated: complete

bibliography; subjects:  British in America, Discoveries, Dutch in America, French in America, Great Britain: Colonies, Jesuits (and other religious orders) in America, Pirates, Slave Trade.

This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. In cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, this resource was created from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

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