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  • C19: Nineteenth Century Index
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    C19 Index draws on the strength of established indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index and Periodicals Index Online to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over 1.4 million books and official publications, 64,891 archival collections and 15.6 million articles published in over 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. C19 Index now provides integrated access to 10 bibliographic indexes, including over 300,000 records from the ongoing digitization of British Periodicals Collection.
  • CAIRN Free Access Journals
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  • CAIRSS (Computer-Assisted Information Retrieval Service System)
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    CAIRSS is a bibliographic database of music research literature in musiceducation, music psychology, music therapy, and music medicine. Citationshave been taken from 1,354 different journal titles; 18 of which are primaryjournals, meaning that every article ever to appear is included.
  • Calendar of Close Rolls complete
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    The 62 volumes of this key series are now live. Covering three centuries from Henry III to Henry VII, they are a fundamental source for the history of medieval government.
  • Calendars of State Papers
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    Included within the larger electronic resource British History Online,is the Calendar of State Papers, a fundamental finding aid for the study of British history. The Calendar is essentially on index to the content of the collected State Papers _which the Libraries are in the process of acquiring in digital form upon its release. British History Online is a digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, its aim is to support academic and personal users around the world in their learning, teaching and research. Approximately 80% of the documents included in British History Online are available at not cost. Access under British History Online and then select State Papers from the top menu bar.
  • California Courier Historical Archive
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    Earliest issue: August 20, 1958. Latest issue: December 31, 2000.
    Note: Issues published within the date range may be missing. Efforts to locate and add any such missing issues are ongoing.
  • California Digital Newspaper Collection
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    A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present.
  • California Newspaper Project (CNP)
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    The California Newspaper Project is an 18 year effort by the CBSR to identify, describe and preserve California newspapers. Close to 9,000 California newspapers were inventoried in over 14,000 repositories throughout the state, 1.5 million pages of California newspapers were preserved and made available on microfilm, and 100,000 rolls of negative microfilm rolls are being processed for permanent storage at the UC Regional Library Storage Facilities.
  • Calisphere Digital Archive
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    Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 150,000 digitized items, including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts, reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history. Calisphere's content has been selected from the libraries and museums of the UC campuses, and from a variety of cultural heritage organizations across California. Calisphere is also a single point of access to over 300 UC web sites covering subjects ranging from history, math, literature, and anthropology to film, contemporary art, marine sciences, medical and health issues, and much more.
  • Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture
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    Complete online access to all the monographs in the Cambridge Companions series in philosophy, religion, and culture.
  • Cambridge Digital Library: Newton Papers
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    Cambridge University Library holds the largest and most important collection of the scientific works of Isaac Newton (1642-1727), which is presented on this site.
  • Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online
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    The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online presents a complete reappraisal of this major Renaissance writer, complementing and extending the seven-volume print edition of Jonson’s works published in 2012.
  • Cambridge Histories Online
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    With access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content, /Cambridge Histories Online/ allows instant access to the renowned texts of the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. The volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas. Offering vastly improved accessibility to the print editions published since the 1960s, it is being continually updated with new volumes taken from the print series shortly after they are published. The extensive bibliographic referencing and other leading functionality, enhances usability and makes this resource ideal for any type of historical research.
  • Cambridge Structural Database (CSD)
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    CSD is the world’s leading repository of small organic and metal-organic crystal structures with over 500,000 x-ray and neutron diffraction analyses. Each crystal structure is validated and crosschecked by leading chemists and crystallographers to ensure the highest possible standards. New entries are added on a regular basis.

    USC subscribes both to the online web version and desktop version for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. The majority of users will be best served by using the web version of CSD, but if your research requires an offline, desktop version of CSD, please contact the Science and Engineering Librarian for Chemistry for more information.

  • CAMIO: Catalog for Art Images Online
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    A premier resource of high-quality art images from around the world contributed and described by leading museums, all rights-cleared for educational use. Every work in CAMIO is represented by at least one high-resolution image and a description. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video and curatorial notes. CAMIO art images span the following categories:
    • Photographs
    • Prints
    • Sculptures
    • Paintings
    • Decorative arts
    • Posters
    • Costumes
    • Utilitarian objects
    • Jewelry
  • Canadian Newsstand Complete
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    This database offers access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers. This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each. Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s.
  • Canadian Poetry
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    Full text of more than 12,000 poems by Canadian poets
  • Cancer Mortality Maps & Graphs
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    Provides interactive maps, graphs (which are accessible to the blind and visually-impaired), text, tables and figures showing geographic patterns and time trends of cancer death rates for the time period 1950-1994 for more than 40 cancers.
  • Capital IQ
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    Detailed company and financial markets information including advanced screening and report-building capabilities. Available on workstations in the Crocker Business Library (HOH 201) and Popovich Hall (JKP 201J). Please contact the Crocker Business Library for more information.
  • CareerOneStop
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    CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored portal that provides career resources and workforce information. With its occupation and industry information, salary data, self-assessment tools, and career exploration assistance, this rich resource will help those exploring career opportunities to make informed choices. It also has useful information for job seekers, students, and career counselors, such as where to file unemployment insurance, locations of career centers, resume advice, and relocating options. This thorough site even has a special section devoted to military transition. Fulfilling its promise to be a one-stop shop, CareerOneStop includes links to state job banks, the online version of Occupational Outlook Handbook, and other useful resources.
  • Caribbean Search
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    It is a multidisciplinary database that provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region. The collection contains over 730 Caribbean-focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books making this the largest collection of full-text content available for the region.
  • Carlyle Letters Online
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    A digital archive based on the Duke-Edinburgh edition of The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle, providing a perspective on the 19th century. Browse over 10,000 of their collected letters by date, by recipient, by subject, and by volume. Their correspondence with over 600 British, Americans, and Europeans, features some of the most influential artistic, philosophic, and literary personalities of the day.
  • Catalog of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts
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    The Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts offers a simple and straightforward means to discover medieval manuscripts available on the web.
  • CBCA Complete
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    This database, with 600 full text titles, is the most comprehensive Canadian reference collection available today. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, CBCA Complete features a highly-respected, diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines.
  • Cecil Papers
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    The Cecil Papers are a privately held archive, consisting principally of the correspondence of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) and his son, Robert, the 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612). These two men dominated the administration of government during the reign of Elizabeth I, to the extent that critics suggested that England was becoming a regnum Cecilianum. The collection documents their various official roles.
  • Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement
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    The CMJE is a partnership between Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation, and USC's Center for Religion and Civic Culture. The CMJE Issues Database contains searchable Jewish and Islamic religious texts, articles, video, and varied opinions in reference to specific issues concerning Jewish and Muslim relations with a focus on religious and cultural discussion.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Journals
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    This CDC publication gateway site provides free access to numerous government infectious disease publications such as Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
  • Chatham House Online Archive
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    Chatham House Online Archive provides a searchable, browsable research environment that enables users to explore approximately half a million pages and over ninety years of research, expert analysis, and commentary published in briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers and books. Users also have access to the full text of Chatham House’s two flagship publications: the leading academic journal International Affairs and the magazine The World Today. Additionally, the archive offers unique access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts offering valuable insight into the thoughts and reasoning’s of key figures in international affairs.
  • Chemical & Engineering News Archives
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    Containing 85+ years of C&EN the Archives provides instant access to every page of every issue of C&EN, from cover to cover -- more than 500,000 pages of content (PDF), covering world chemical events, breakthroughs in research, technological advances, business and marketing ventures, government policy, career and education trends, and ACS milestones. A new year of content is added to C&EN Archives each year on a rolling basis.
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    CHEMnetBASE is a collection of chemistry databases from CRC Press, which can be subscribed to individually or collectively. USC provides *10 seats* to access this resource. CHEMnetBASE includes: Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Combined Chemical Dictionary, Dictionary of Natural Products, Dictionary of Organic Compounds, Dictionary of Drugs, Dictionary of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds, Dictionary of Commonly Cited Compounds, Dictionary of Marine Natural Products, Dictionary of Food Compounds, Dictionary of Carbohydrates, Polymers: A Property Database, Properties of Organic Compounds.
  • ChemSpider
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    ChemSpider is a free access service providing a structure centric community for chemists. Providing access to millions of chemical structures and integration to a multitude of other online services, ChemSpider is the richest single source of structure-based chemistry information.
  • Chicago Demotic Dictionary
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    The Demotic Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CDD) is a lexicographic tool for reading texts written in a late stage of the ancient Egyptian language and in a highly cursive script known as Demotic.
  • Chicago Manual of Style Online
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    Fully searchable version of the 15th (2003) and 16th (2010) editions of The Chicago Manual of Style, including a Quick Guide with sample citations.
    Print copies of the manual are available at the Doheny Reference Desk, Leavey Library's Lower Information Commons Desk, and Architecture and Fine Arts Library.
  • Chicano Database
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    A major bibliographic database for topics in the humanities and social and behavioral sciences on Mexican-Americans and Chicano and Latino Studies.
  • China Academic Journals, series G, H and F
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    Full-text articles from 1244 Chinese journal titles (a limited number in English) in the areas of education, general social sciences, economics, politics, law, history, literature, and philosophy and dating from 1994 to present. Retrospective articles, dating back as far as 1915, are included for 27 journal titles.
  • China Data Online
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    Chinese statistical sources, including China-wide, provincial and city statistical yearbooks, census data, economic development indicators, and some mapped data.

    Please note that USC does not have access to DemographicsNowChina and DemographicsNowUS.

  • China, America and the Pacific
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    Explore an extensive range of archival material connected to the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, objects and maps document this fascinating history.
  • China-Latin America Finance Database
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    The Inter-American Dialogue’s new online China-Latin America Finance Database is the most up-to-date source of information on Chinese lending activity in Latin America and the Caribbean. Based on original findings from the Dialogue report “The New Banks in Town: China Finance in Latin America,” the database includes upwards of $87 billion in loan commitments to Latin American and Caribbean countries, searchable by country, lender, sector and year. Chinese lending to the region reached an all time high of $37 billion in 2010 -- more than World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and U.S. Export-Import Bank lending combined.
  • China: Culture and Society
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    Spanning three centuries (c1750-1929), this resource makes available for the first time extremely rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library’s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. The resource is full-text searchable, allowing for the collection to be comprehensively explored and studied.
  • China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980
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    Sources from the School of Oriental and African Studies and the British Library, London.
  • Chinese Studies Online
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    Full-text Chinese journal articles (2035 titles), conference papers (775,450 titles), dissertations (360,552 dissertations), legislation and law from PRC (282,662 records), in a wide range of subject areas and dating from 1997 to the present.
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    CHOICE reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year CHOICE publishes more than 6,500 reviews by subject experts. provides Web access to the entire database of CHOICE reviews published since September 1988. The database is updated monthly, generally at mid-month, with reviews that will be printed in the next monthly issue of CHOICE. The newest reviews appear, arranged by academic discipline and broad cross-disciplinary topic, in Current Issue. They also are searchable by using Advanced Search, selecting by CHOICE Issue Date, and combining with various other criteria.
  • Christian-Muslim Relations: a Bibliographical History
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    A general online history of relations between the faiths from the seventh century to the present.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
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    The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
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    This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).
  • CIAO:Columbia International Affairs Online
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    Comprehensive source for research in international affairs.
  • CINAHL with Full Text
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    CINAHL® with Full Text is rich collection of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 610 journals indexed in CINAHL®. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index, with no embargo. Full-text coverage dates back to 1981.
  • CiNii: Open Access Journals
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    CiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) is a database service that enables searching of information on academic articles published in academic society journals or university research bulletins, or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.
  • Civil War, Parts I-VI (Accessible Archives)
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    This collection includes: Part I: A Newspaper Perspective - contains articles from The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury and the Richmond Enquirer, published from 11/1/1860-4/15/1865. Part II: The Soldiers' Perspective - provides an in-depth look at the day-to-day actions of the troops primarily in the form of regimental histories. Part III: The Generals' Perspective - digitized books and memoirs that give a sense of the strategies and tactics used in battles. Part IV: The A Midwestern Perspective - contains articles from 7 newspapers published in Indiana from1855-1869. Part V consists of Civil War memoirs, pamphlets, and regimental histories from the University of Iowa. Part VI: Northeast Regimental Histories - include rosters, transportation documents, honor rolls, casualty statistics and promotion and court martial documents.
  • Clase and Periódica
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    An index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities from 1975 to the present which combines two databases. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. Contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues. Produced by the Department of Latin American Bibliography of UNAM, the National University of Mexico.
  • Classic Mexican Cinema
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    Mexican Cinema, from its beginnings in the late 1890s to its “Golden Age” (1930s to 1960).The sources in this collection, heretofore only accessible in the archives of the Filmoteca de la UNAM in Mexico City, will be invaluable to scholars and researchers working on film and media studies, Latin American studies, and many other aspects of the historical, social, and political impact of cinema.
  • Classical Music in Video
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    Classical Music in Video is a comprehensive streaming video collection to support the study of classical music. It currently provides streaming access to more than 400 hours of video and will grow to 1,000 hours on completion, with new titles being regularly added. Classical Music in Video provides coverage in breadth and depth for classical music, and is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis, and theory. Coverage includes: musical time periods from Medieval to the twenty-first century; historical recordings from the 1950s up to the most current recordings today; performances of all forms of music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances; masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world; and documentaries profiling classical artists and their work.
  • Classical Music Library
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    Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. The growing collection of 50,000-plus tracks includes recordings from the world's greatest labels including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox and many more. Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
  • Classical Scores Library
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    Classical Scores Library will contain 400,000 pages of classical scoresfrom both in-copyright and public domain editions. The major composersoutput is represented, as well as many lesser known composers and works.Content in the database includes in-copyright material from Boosey andHawkes and selected material from the University Music Editions microfilmseries. The collection includes works spanning time periods from theRenaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive,with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and pianoreductions.
  • ClinicalKey Flex
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    ClinicalKey is the world’s first “clinical insight engine.” More than a traditional search engine, ClinicalKey is built from the ground up on Smart Content tagged from Elsevier’s proprietary EMMeT taxonomy. ClinicalKey delivers with access to answers from 800+ books in every medical discipline, 500+ top journals, 9,000+ videos of surgical procedures and other techniques.
  • Cochrane Library
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    The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases. The databases are:
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Reviews),
    Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE),
    Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL),
    Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews (Methodology Reviews),
    Cochrane Methodology Register (Methodology Register),
    Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA),
    NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED)
  • Code of Federal Regulations
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    The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis.
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
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    This resource includes access to all six of their journals; their Protocols; and the Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology. This is especially strong for molecular biology topics.
  • Collecting and Provenance Research, Getty Research Institute
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    The Getty Research Institute is one of the richest resources for the study of provenance and the history of western European art collecting. Holdings include an extensive collection of dealer and auction catalogs, primary source material, etc. The Getty produces and maintains databases which index transcriptions of material from auction catalogs and archival inventories of European art works. Includes several Research Guides and Bibliographies. Nearly one million records cover art from the late 16th to the early 20th century. The databases are: Getty Provenance Index, Collectors' Files, Payments to Artists
  • CollegeSource Online Web site
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    CollegeSource Online features over 14,000 full text college catalogs representing 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools.

    Other resources include:

    • Links (and some catalogs) to international universities
    • financial aid information and assistance
    • career planning links
    • college entrance exam information
  • Colonial State Papers
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    Colonial State Papers provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries as found in the British National Archives. Also included is a digitized version of The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739, which contains bibliographic records and extracts for thousands of additional documents. Issued by ProQuest Chadwyck-Healey.
  • Columbia Gazetteer of the World
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    Essentially an encyclopedia of geographical places and features, the Gazetteer contains the names, descriptions, and characteristics of over 170,000 places in the world. Entries includes information on many of the following: Demographics; physical geography; political boundaries; industry, trade, and service activities; agriculture; cultural, historical, and archeological points of interest; transportation lines; longitude, latitude, and elevations; distance to relevant places; pronunciations; official local government place-names and changed or variant names and spellings. Length varies from a brief notation on a small village to an essay on a country or region.Includes a glossary of geographical and geological terms.Use it to gather basic socio-demographic information about cities, towns, regions worldwide; look up geographical information; check the spelling of a place name.
  • Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
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    This is a source for locating a poem in anthologies on library shelves, including a series of related print and electronic titles. It includes public-domain poems in full text (250,000); excerpts from in-copyright poems; 450,000 poem citations indexed by title, first line, last line, author, subject; and searchable also by keyword, commentaries, biographies, bibliographies, and author category (Asian-American, Irish, Polish, etc.). Poems date back to the ancient world. It includes poetry published in such journals as Poetry Magazine, The Southern Review, and Poetry Northwest.
  • Communication Source
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    Communication Source was developed from a merger of two EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts (formerly published by Sage), and includes many unique sources not previously available in other databases. Communication Source offers abstracts and indexing as well as full-text content from publications worldwide pertaining to Communication, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Discourse, Speech-Language Pathology, Media Studies and other fields relevant to the discipline.
  • Company of Biologists
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    The Company of Biologists is a non-profit organization whose objectives are the advancement and promotion of research in, and the study of, all branches of biology. The site provides access to their four journals, plus information for traveling fellowships for biology graduate students and grant information for scientists and organizations.
  • Compendex
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    CompendexWeb is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature, containing references to over 5000 engineering journals and conferences. It covers literature that makes a definite contribution to knowledge in the subject areas of engineering and applied science. About half the citations (from 2600 journals and conferences) include abstracts and indexing in the records. Online coverage is from 1884 to the present, and files are updated weekly. The highest percentages of journal literature are in the fields of chemical and process engineering (15%), computers and data processing (12%), applied physics (11%), and electronics and communication (12%) In addition Compendex includes civil engineering (6%) and mechanical engineering (6%).
  • Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online
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    This website provides Darwin's complete publications, many handwritten manuscripts and the largest Darwin bibliography and manuscript catalog every published. Most of these materials are online for the first time, such as the 1st editions of the Voyage of the Beagle, Descent of Man, Zoology of the Beagle and all six editions of Origin of Species.
  • Computer Access to Research on Dietary Supplements (CARDS) Database
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    CARDS lists current and past grant projects focused on health effects of dietary supplements funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Institutes and Centers (ICs) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

    Each record includes links to find published research indexed in PubMed arising from the project and links to additional research indexed in PubMed by the Principal Investigator (PI) for the grant. You can search by dietary supplement name, condition/disease studied, outcomes, type of study, and funding agencies.

  • Conference Board
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    The Conference Board's research Database TCB research is a searchable database of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. Proprietary, nonbiased research includes studies of F500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, HR, productivity, CRM and more. Full-text coverage from 1998 to date. Economics material includes topline US and global economic indicators and analysis and forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions.
  • Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966
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    This resource contains papers issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. These are the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices and include single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches, investigative reports, and texts of treaties. The documents in Confidential Print: Africa cover the whole of the modern period of European colonization of the continent.
  • Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969
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    The Confidential Print: Latin America series offers in fulltext the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Office, from one-page letters or telegrams to large volumes or texts of treaties. These items were printed and circulated to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet and to heads of British missions abroad. The documents cover Latin America and the Caribbean, from just after the final Spanish withdrawal from mainland America in the 1820s to the height of the Cold War in the 1960s. Covering revolutions, territorial changes and political movements, foreign financial interests, industrial and infrastructural development (including the building of the Panama Canal), wars, slavery, immigration from Europe and relations with indigenous peoples.
  • Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969
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    Confidential prints issued by the United Kingdom Foreign and Colonial Office since approximately 1820.
  • Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961
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    Confidential prints issued by the United Kingdom Foreign and Colonial Office since approximately 1820 concerning Canada, the Caribbean and the United States.
  • Congressional Record (2004-2007)
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    The official transcript of debates of the House and the Senate, printed and distributed by GPO and available on Congressional Universe in the daily edition.

    The Record is divided into four parts and paginated as follows in the daily edition.

    • The debate and other floor action of the House and of the Senate are paginated separately, with page numbers beginning "H" (as in H8793) for House debate and "S" (as in S3987) for Senate debate.
    • Material not spoken on the floor may appear in the Extension of Remarks (paged as in E2347) section that appears in the Record after the Senate and House floor debate sections. If a member speaking on the floor requests permission "to revise and extend my remarks," those revisions appear in the Extension of Remarks portion of the Record.
    • The fourth portion of the Record, known as the Daily Digest (paged as in D739), contains a brief synopsis of floor action in both the House and Senate and in all the committees that met on that day. The Daily Digest is especially useful for identifying each day's floor amendments and their disposition.

    Updated daily (available same day as printed version is released).

    Public access to this material is also available at Thomas, a service of The Library of Congress.

  • Contemporary China Series (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
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    Contemporary China is the first and also the most authoritative magnum opus that details the history of the People's Republic of China since 1949. The series consists of 152 titles in 210 volumes, with a total word count of 100 million Chinese characters and 30,000 pieces of illustrations. The series is organized around three broad categories -- industries, sectors, and regions -- and falls under 23 subjects, such as Politics and Society, Mass Organizations, Foreign Relations, Economics, Transportation and Communication, Science and Technology, and National Defense and Military.
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
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    Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) provides full text access to articles, “gray” literature and alternative publications on women and women’s issues from over 190 countries. It includes publications in journals and newsletters, research reports from non-profit groups, and government and international agencies. CWI covers such topics as human rights; violence and exploitation; education; workplace; family life; legal status; health; reproductive rights; gender equity; and lesbian concerns, among others. Included in the collection are English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, and South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.
  • Contemporary World Music
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    Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film,Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
  • Corpus de la Literature Francophone d'Afrique noire des Origines aux Independances
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    This collection contains the complete text of written and oral literary works from the origins to the independence of French-speaking Black Africa (end 18th century - 1960).
  • Corpus de la littérature médiévale des origines au 15e siècle
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    Almost 900 complete works constitute this perfect first library for the period of the Middle Ages, here defined as going from the 9th to the 15th century. The four literary fields concerned and specific to that period are : narrative prose fiction, chanson de geste, poetry and theatre (religious and profane). The editions chosen for the Corpus of medieval literature are, following Classiques Garnier Numérique principles of electronic editing, those of the best editors : Honoré Champion, Droz, Société des Anciens Textes français, etc.
  • Corpus de la littérature narrative du Moyen Âge au 20e siècle
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    The Corpus of narrative literature gives online access to more than 1,000 narrative works (novels, tales, short stories).From Chrétien de Troyes to Alain-Fournier and Marcel Proust, the Corpus de la littérature narrative brings together the greatest authors and the greatest works of the last eight centuries and offers the possibility to cross-search them in simple and complex ways.It is both a basic and a specialised library that covers all French study-programs from the High school to University (ordinary and competitive examinations). Moreover, specialists and researchers will find texts with appropriate bibliographical references edited according to the rules of scientific publishing.
  • Corpus de la première littérature francophone de l'Océan Indien, écrite et orale, des origines aux Indépendances
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    This Corpus gives access, as completely as possible, to the whole of Francophone written and oral literature from the Indian Ocean, from the origins (18th century) to Independence (1960, or death of authors).The literary production of the countries of the Indian Ocean was considerable as early as the 18th century in Reunion Island and Mauritius, and the 20th century was particularly rich for Madagascan literature. In the 18th and 19th centuries a number of these works were published on local printing presses by local editors and their distribution was limited. Some editions are now known only by rare copies in a few libraries, in private collections or in family archives in the native country.
  • 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.
  • Council of State Governments
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    The Council of State Governments (CSG) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides quality research support "to help state officials shape public policy." Its research areas include governmental operations, state and federal legislation and regulations, and policies issues at the state and national levels. Of most use is the Knowledge Center section, especially the subsections titled Policy Area, which contains reports on numerous topics (e.g., education, elections, public safety), and Data Center, which links to polling numbers, an unemployment tracker, and a database where one can compare how states perform in certain categories.
  • Country Studies
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    The Country Studies/Area Handbook Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. The series examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Studies included here were published between 1988 and 1998. Information on some countries may no longer be up to date. See the "Research Completed" date at the beginning of each study or the "Data as of" date at the end of each section of text. Older studies, including some on countries that no longer exist in the same form, such as East Germany and the Soviet Union, may be retained because they continue to offer historical information of value to researchers.
  • County and City Data Book: 2000
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    A statistical database offering demographic, economic and government information. The data presented here was obtained from the 2000 County and City Data Book, published by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, and made available to over 1400 depository libraries across the country. Data from both the Federal government and private agencies are presented for the purpose of multi-area comparisons or single area profiles. Current estimates and benchmark census results are included. State and county data include the following general subjects: area and population, households, vital statistics, health, Social Security, Supplemental Security income, crime, education, money income, housing, labor force, personal income, agriculture, manufactures building permits, wholesale and retail trade, service industries, banking, government employment and finances, and elections. In addition to most of the county data, city data include climate and residential electric bills.
  • County and Regional Histories & Atlases: California
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    First compiled and produced by publishers and subscriptions agents for area residents and patrons, these original histories, dating from 1867-1910 represent difficult-to-find materials. Included in this collection of 97 titles are tables and lists of vital statistics, military service records, municipal and county officers, chronologies, portraits of individuals and views of urban and rural life not found anywhere else. The atlases provide additional information on land use and settlement patterns and scarce early town and city plans.
  • CQ Almanac
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    The CQ Almanac Online Edition brings together over sixty years of authoritative congressional reporting in one, easy-to-use resource. The site pairs all of the content from the print volumes with a number of electronic features and functions that make navigating the content fast and easy. with efforts have been made to create a uniform interface that facilitates searching and browsing of all content. With the online edition users can navigate with ease through 60 years of congressional coverage; access tables, graphs, and charts that help explain the issues; browse by subject, decade, or by a particular year's table of contents; use Policy Tracker to explore a specific policy topic and see how it has changed over the years; save useful documents or frequent searches for future consultation; and, automatically generate citations in four styles with CQ Press's CiteNow! Feature.
  • 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 Global Researcher Archive
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    Features dozens of downloadable reports on important global issues dating back to 2007.
  • CQ Press Electronic Library
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    An integrated search environment for obtaining analysis on Congressional issues in the news and coverage of the status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering. This database searches the full-text of CQ Weekly, CQ Researcher, CQ Historic Documents, contact directories, a variety of reference books, and selected datasets focused on issues in U.S. politics and areas of public policy, such as, health care, education, economics, bioethics, environment, and society. Contents are created by more than 125 Capitol Hill reporters, editors, and researchers to provide non-partisan coverage and detailed analysis of issues facing Congress on a daily basis. Coverage is from 1972 to the present.
  • 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 Researcher Plus Archive
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    CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly 44 times a year. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist, each providing researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. The CQ Researcher Plus Archive adds more than 3,000 reports, published between 1923 and 1990 to CQ Researcher Online.
  • 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.
  • CQ Weekly
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    CQ Weekly Online includes an archive dating back to 1983 of the CQ Weekly magazine, which provides congressional news and analysis, bill tracking, member profiles, committee coverage, government documents and transcripts. Search by topic, page number, committee, "exact phrases or words," bill number, byline or reporter and by Boolean full-text and date searches. Detailed floor votes dating back to August 1983 are easily retrieved.
  • Credo Reference
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    Credo Reference is a digital reference library that places a world of factual information at your fingertips. Containing a selection from 645 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers, Credo Reference is the ideal place to start any research.
  • Credo Reference: Medicine
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    Credo Medicine is a subset of Credo Reference that allows the user to search 28 medical dictionaries and glossaries, including /Black's Medical Dictionary/,/ Mosby's Dental Dictionary/, and the /New Harvard Guide to Women's Health/, as well as on topics such as homeopathy, toxicology, herbs, and alternative medicine.
  • CRL Catalog
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    The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a consortium of North American universities, colleges and independent research libraries. The consortium acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching. These resources are then made available to member institutions cooperatively, through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery. USC is a member institution. Bibliographic access to more than 600,000 titles held at CRL is available through its online catalog.
  • 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.
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    CumInCAD (Cumulative Index of Computer-Aided Architectural Design) is a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design. It includes bibliographic information about over 8,700 ** from journals and conferences such as ACADIA , CAADRIA , eCAADe , SiGraDi , CAAD future , DDSS and others. Content begins in 1998, with selective coverage dating back to as early as 1960. All papers include full abstracts. Full texts, in PDF, of some 6,000 papers are also available.Users need to create a free account (where you may save items as your favorites, etc) with your own login and password:
  • Current Contents Connect
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    Part of Web of Knowledge, Current Contents is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource providing access to complete bibliographic information from over 8,000 of the world's leading scholarly journals and more than 2,000 books. Users can also search a premium collection of evaluated scholarly Web sites and access evaluated, full-text Web documents in three general resource types: preprints, funding information and research activities.