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  • Gale Directory Library
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    Information from several Gale reference works including Ward's BusinessDirectory, Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations,Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, Directory ofDatabases, Information Industry Directory, Directory of Publications andBroadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, National FacultyDirectory and the Research Centers Directory.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
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    Contains encyclopedias and reference books in a variety of subjects.
  • Gapminder
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    Interactive data visualization tool, includes country-level data on a variety of development-related themes including economic, political, and social measures.
  • Gapminder
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    Interactive data visualization tool, includes country-level data on a variety of development-related themes including economic, political, and social measures.
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
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    The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensiveonline resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Thisdatabase integrates text, images, as well as musical examples within theMusic Online interface.
  • Gartner
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    Research from Gartner, Inc., an information technology research and advisory company. Gartner works with clients to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT.Not all documents are available in full-text form. Use the "Advanced Search" feature to locate full-text articles available to USC users.
  • GE Healthcare's Clinical Window
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    Virtual Anesthesia Textbook, sponsored by GE Healthcare’s Clinical Window, has the goal of organizing all internet resources on anesthesia into one concise, textbook style website.
  • Genderside Watch
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    Genderside Watch seeks to confront acts of gender-selective mass killing around the world. We believe that such atrocities against ordinary men and women constitute one of humanity's worst blights, and one of its greatest challenges in the new millennium.
  • GenderWatch
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    GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Subjects covered include: business, education, literature and the arts, health sciences, history, political science, public policy, sociology, gender and women's studies and more. The database provides in-depth coverage of the subjects that are uniquely central to women's lives. It includes content on the impact of gender and gender roles on areas such as: the arts, popular culture and media, business and work, crime and criminology, education, research and scholarship, family, health care and medicine, politics, policy and legislation, pornography, religion, sexuality and sexology, sports and leisure.Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, n-g-o and special reports.
  • General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
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    General Science Full Text™ provides full text from more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating back to 1984. Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more.
    Part of the OmniFile collection.
  • GeNii
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    GeNii, pronounced “gene-knee” is a portal to academic databases and indexes to journal articles, books, reports, and papers in all disciplines. It is a web-based resource for free and unlimited use of the contents, with a few full texts. Databases contained are CiNii, WebcatPlus, KAKEN, DBR, and JAIRO:
  • Geological Society of America Special Papers
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    Special Papers includes monographs, symposium-based volumes, and longer, multi-author volumes with dedicated volume editors. Special Papers present state-of-the-art treatments of rapidly evolving subjects.
  • GeoRef
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    GeoRef is an index of articles from over 25,0000 journals addressing geology and earth science. Updated twice a month.
  • GeoScienceWorld
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    This includes about fifty titles in the broad scope of earth sciences, including environmental geology, mineralogy, paleontology, seismology, etc., from a number of geologic societies around the world. It also includes links to open access journals and U.S. state governmental survey publications in earth sciences.
  • Geriatrics at Your Fingertips
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    The American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
  • German Concentration Camp and Prison Camp Correspondence
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    This collection consists of items originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps, during and just prior to World War II. Most of the materials are letters written or received by prisoners, but also included are receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia, including Star of David badges that Jews were forced to wear.
  • Gerritsen Collection
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    In the late 1800's, Dutch physician Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen began collecting books, pamphlets and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights. The Gerritsen Collection has since become the greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world.
  • Getty Publications Virtual Library
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    Free full text publications from the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute.
  • Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange
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    This resource provides a range of visual, manuscript and printed materials sourced from over twenty key libraries and more than a dozen companies and trade organizations. These original sources help scholars to explore the history of fifteen major commodities and to examine the ways that these have changed the world. The fifteen commodities explored in this resource are: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, wheat, wine and spirits.
  • Global Financial Data
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    An extensive collection of financial and economic data series including interest rates, commodity prices, government debt, economic indicators, exchange rates, stock indexes, and much more. Historical data goes back hundreds of years in some cases.
    To begin, select the "GFDatabase" search engine and then select "Search My File Permissions." USC does NOT subscribe to the GFD databases for company stock information or real estate. You can search those databases, but you will not be able to retrieve data from the search results.
  • Global Legal Information Network
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    Provided by the Law Library of the Library of Congress, the Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) is a public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. These GLIN members contribute the full texts of their published documents to the database in their original languages. Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and, in many cases in additional languages, plus subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN. All summaries are available to the public, and public access to full texts is also available for most jurisdictions.
  • Global Road Warrior
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    Global Road Warrior, which sub-titles itself as 'the ultimate guide to the world' or 'the ultimate business travel guide" provides a broad range of practical information, available in twenty broad subject categories, for over 175 countries. Includes numerous maps and images.
  • Gnomon Online
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    A database for ancient history, classical philology, and archeology, Gnomon is an international bibliographical index to monographs, journal articles, conference papers, essays in collections and dissertations in many languages. It can be searched from 1990-present by subject, author, keyword, and/or publication. Words within the citation are linked to additional articles.Includes a thesaurus that bridges the gap between English and German terms common to classical studies. In English, French, and German.Produced by the publisher of the journal Gnomon (Doheny Journal Stacks, PA3.G6).
  • Goethes Werke
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    The electronic version of "Goethes Weke" includes complete texts of the 143 volumes known as the definitive Weimar Edition. The database contains Goethe's entire literary and scientific work as well as personal letters and diaries, along with all illustrations, notes, exisitng literary variants and indexes included in the definitive Weimar Edition.The present e-edition also includes "Goethes Gesprache (Goethe's Coversations), edited by Woldemar Freiherr von Biedermann (Leipzig, 1889-1896) as well as Goethe's works edited by Paul Raabe (Munich, 1990). The extensive supplement includes all Goethe's letters discovered after the publication of the Weimar Edition.
  • Google Maps
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    Ah, finally - a map system that does it all. This free service offersdetailed street and terrain maps, robust locator tools to findaddresses/businesses/places, and a route planner for traveling by car,public transport, or walking. Live traffic conditions for several citiesare available as well. For those who need visual cues, Google Mapsprovides that too. Its fascinating "Street View" shows 360° panoramicstreet-level views, inviting users to virtually walk and explore thearea. This is available in many U.S. cities and in several countriesabroad. There is also a feature for those wanting to create their ownmaps. No more fumbling with folding paper maps, just click on this greatsite.
  • Google Scholar
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    Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.

    Once you set your institutional preferences, links to fulltext, if available at USC, should appear.

    To set preferences, click on Scholar Preferences. Next enter USC into the search box, and click Find Library. Select University of Southern California, then click Save Preferences.
  • Government Finance Statistics (IMF)
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    The Government Finance Statistics (GFS) database provides annual statistical data on revenue, expense, transactions in assets and liabilities, and stocks of assets and liabilities of general government and its subsectors as reported by member countries. Available through the International Monetary Fund (IMF) eLibrary.
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
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    GPO Monthly Catalog (available through FirstSearch) covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).
  • Grand Corpus des littératures française et francophone, du Moyen Âge au 20e siècle
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    In total, more than 14,000 texts can be searched simultaneously; about 300 authors’ complete works are represented in this corpus.
  • Grand Tour
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    Taking the phenomenon of the Grand Tour as a starting point, this resource explores the relationship between Britain and Europe between c1550 and c1850, exploring the British response to travel on the Continent for pleasure, business and diplomacy. Includes manuscripts, visual materials and printed works.
  • GreenFILE
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    GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.
  • Greensource
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    Produced by McGraw-Hill Construction, this free website (with ads) focuses on environmental and sustainable building news and projects around the world (but with a US emphasis). Includes fora on topics such as humanitarian design, LEED, and professional practice, as well as entries from the world's top green building and design blogs. It also allows searching in Sweets for green building products.
  • Guardian (1821-2003) and Observer (1791-2003)
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    The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
  • Guide to Grammar and Writing
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    A collection of advice on writing and usage containing definitions, suggestions, rules for spelling, information on diagramming sentences, etc. Includes numerous computer-graded quizzes. Capital Community College in Hartford, CT provides this site which has won numerous awards.
  • Guide to Reference
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    Users can set up their own User Profiles so they can create and save lists, notes, as well as save searches. To do that click on the Create a Profile link on the home page in the upper right hand corner. On the home page, to the right of the stacked fields for User Name and Password and the Go button, select the Create a Profile link. This is an essential step for using the interactive features like creating notes and lists, as well as saving searches.
  • Guoxuebaodian (Treasures of Chinese Classics)
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    Several thousand Full-text Chinese classics covering literature, arts, drama, history, philosophy, military, medicine, etc.
  • gutenberg-e
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    The Gutenberg-e prize winning books represent the most distinguished and innovative scholarship delivered with creative and thoughtful use of digital technology. These books have undergone a rigorous academic review process by distinguished historians brought together by the American Historical Association and produced through a close collaboration between the authors and the electronic publishing staff at Columbia University Press. The books represent a range of historical subjects.