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  • Annual Register: A Record of World Events
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    The Annual Register is a complete and detailed chronicle of events from 1758 to the current day. The online version of the Annual Register is a digitized version of this classic 250+ volume reference work. Each year, a new volume is published describing the past year's events.
  • Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980
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    Apartheid South Africa provides comprehensive coverage of the British files on the apartheid Governments of South Africa from 1948 onward. These formerly restricted documents, sourced from The National Archives, UK, provide unprecedented levels of detail, with in-depth analysis of events, international reaction and policy dilemmas, accompanied by numerous first-hand accounts and reports.
  • COS Papers Invited
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    The database consists of detailed information and deadlines about calls for papers for forthcoming conferences and special issues of scholarly journals. These calls for papers are issued by professional bodies, journal editors and other conference organizers in all disciplines and from all over the world. Thus, the database serves as an alerting service for researchers, scholars and students that are seeking opportunities to present and publish their research.
  • CQ Congress Collection
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    CQ Press Congress Collection presents a research and reference tool that provides an analytical survey of the history and development; powers; personalities; current developments; and legislation considered and passed by the United States Congress.
  • CQ Press U.S. Political Stats
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    Extensive data on Congress, the Supreme Court and the Presidency, including facts and figures on performance, economic and population indicators.
  • CQ Public Affairs Collection
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    The CQ Public Affairs Collection features in-depth reporting on vital issues, statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in each of the major policy areas.
  • CQ Supreme Court Collection
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    CQ Supreme Court Collection blends historical analysis with timely updates and expert commentary of Supreme Court decisions, biographies of Supreme Court justices, Supreme Court institutional history, and the U.S. Constitution.
  • CQ Voting and Elections Collection
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    Voting and Elections Collection integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to provide a research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.
  • CultureGrams
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    CultureGrams is an online resource of concise, reliable, and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. This resource offer facts and figures and more (photos, video streaming, interviews with natives, printable maps and tables, recipes, etc.) to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
  • EMIS
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    Provides coverage of emerging economies in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America including articles, financial statements, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics, and market-specific information.
  • Latin American Women Writers
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    Latin American Women Writers is an extensive searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Also included are essays by Latin American feminists and about the feminist movement that address both the universal concerns of women in every age and the distinctive issues of their struggles in the region. The database features 103,624 pages of prose, poetry and drama.
  • Left Index
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    Focused on the political, social, economic and cultural issues of the Left, the Left Index has been under production since 1982 and contains nearly 60,000 records (many with abstracts since the year 2000). The database indexes more than 150 journals focused on the political, social, economic and cultural issues of the Left. The journals are thoroughly reviewed for relevant scholarship and research. The Left Index has been under production since 1982 and contains nearly 60,000 records (many with abstracts since the year 2000). The database indexes more than 150 journals focused on the political, social, economic and cultural issues of the Left. The journals are thoroughly reviewed for relevant scholarship and research.
  • OxResearch
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    This database provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Additionally, it contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing.
  • Oya Soichi Bunko. Zasshi Kiji Sakuin. Web Edition.
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    Web OYA-bunko or The Oya Soichi Library Periodicals Index Retrieval Service is an online index for magazine articles provided by Oya Soichi Library. It covers publications of Japanese popular magazines from Meiji Period to the present. To the current almost 6 million index records, they annually add ca. 200,000 records. Our consortium subscription provides one simultaneous access.
  • Physical Education Index
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    Physical Education Index is an Abstracts and Indexes database with coverage from 1970’s to Present. Content includes a vast collection of material in physical education including trade material covering areas like human genetics, dance, etc. The Physical Education Index is updated monthly, with approximately 1,000 new records added.
  • Prisma Hispanic Studies Journals
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    This database is a comprehensive reference resource providing more than hundred full-text scholarly journals with articles in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. It offers key titles in English, Spanish and Portuguese indexed in the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI), a highly respected database produced by the Latin American Institute of the University of California, Los Angeles.
  • ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection
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    The collection contains agricultural science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from AGRICOLA. AGRICOLA is the definitive bibliographic database to agricultural science literature.
  • ProQuest Biology Journals
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    This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments.
  • ProQuest Career and Technical Education
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    ProQuest Career & Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic.
  • ProQuest Central
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    ProQuest Central serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content and includes scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
  • ProQuest Criminal Justice
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    ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
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    ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.
  • ProQuest Education Journals
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    ProQuest® Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.
  • ProQuest Family Health
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    This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry
  • ProQuest Illustrata: Technology
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    This database offers deep indexing that uncovers high-value tables and figures from thousands of scholarly research and technical literature titles, spanning a wide range of subject areas including materials science, aerospace, engineering, computer science, electronics, telecommunications and physics. The database currently includes millions of tables & figures from various published works.
  • ProQuest Indian Journals
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    ProQuest Indian Journals is a specialized set of full-text, scholarly journals across major subject disciplines, including business, medical, science, technology, social sciences, and humanities. It provides a foundation of around 200 academic journals published entirely in India, suitable for scholarly studies at the university level, as well as business and technology schools, and other higher education institutions.  Journal issues are added quickly, and content is updated on a continual, daily basis, as needed.  New titles are added yearly.
  • ProQuest International DataSets
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    ProQuest International Datasets is a collection of public and private datasets from national governments, international organizations, and research firms. A focus of the product is sub-national data for the countries of the world—that is, data by country, city, state or province.
  • ProQuest Military Collection
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    This database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. It includes over 550 titles, with more than 370 available in full-text, allowing you to search over 3.5M records, dating back to the early 1990's.
  • ProQuest Political Science
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    This database gives users access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources.
  • ProQuest Polymer Science Collection
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    This collection provides discipline-specific coverage spanning thousands of publications, many in full text. This collection includes: RAPRA Polymer Library (formerly known as RAPRA: Rubber and Plastics), ProQuest Deep Indexing: Polymer Science, and ProQuest Polymer Science Journals.
  • ProQuest Research Companion
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    Aligned both to ACRL Information Literacy and Common Core English Language Arts standards, Research Companion provides a framework and foundation for information literacy instruction. It easily guides students step by step through the research process and helps them develop their critical thinking and information literacy skills.
  • ProQuest Science Journals
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    This database is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1030 titles, with more than 760 available in full text. Search over 2.7M records, dating back to the mid 1980s.
  • ProQuest Statistical Abstracts of the World
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    The Statistical Abstracts of the World is a growing collection of the statistical abstracts from many countries. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations are included.
  • Sage State and US Local Stats
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    SAGE Stats provides extensive social science data covering geographies within the United States and spans topics such as healthcare, crime, education, employment, religion, and government finances.
  • Techstreet standards
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    Thomson Reuters Techstreet provides access to standards and technical information from major publishers. Subscribed documents are available in PDF format and can be downloaded to your personal computer.Currently, USC subscribes to selected documents from ASCE, ASME, and ISO. To request additional documents, please contact the Science and Engineering Librarians at lib-selibs@dots.usc.edu with the agency and document number(s) you are looking for.Downloaded documents can only be read using Adobe Acrobat with the FileOpen add-on. Both are available on the Techstreet website.