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  • R2 Digital Library
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    R2 is a web-based application that aggregates health sciences book content from leading publishers in a single platform. Collections include medical, nursing and allied health e-books.
  • RAMBI: The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
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    RAMBI - The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies - is a selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of Eretz Israel. Material listed in Rambi is compiled from thousands of periodicals and from collections of articles - in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages- mainly from the holdings of the Jewish National and University Library, a world center for research on the Jewish people and Eretz Israel. The main criterion for inclusion in the bibliography is that the article be based on scientific research, or contain important information for such research. Since the inception of this bibliographic project in 1966, the editorial board has striven to include in it all of the important articles published throughout the world in the field of Judaica. Therefore, it includes offprints of articles from journals or collections not on order to the Library. RAMBI also lists articles from secondary sources.
  • RAND California
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    RAND California provides a variety of information about the state of California.
    • California Statistics: statistical tables on business and economics, population and demographics, education, health, government finance, and politics and public opinion.
    • Online Library: information and links to publications from leading California public policy and research institutions.
    • California Policy Bulletins: summaries of state government news, published twice monthly (generally on the second and fourth Mondays) when the state legislature is in session and occasionally during other periods.
    » More info was founded a little over two years ago with the aim of providing a comprehensive bibliography of books on rare books available for consultation on the internet. so far comprises over 600,000 pages of key out-of-print bibliographies that can be browsed and searched transversally online. Important reference books available on line include Goff, Brunet, Sabin, and Lipperheide, among many others. These are not e-texts; they are scanned facsimiles of the actual books. It also offers a Reference Gateway, which provides bibliographic resources to books on books in more than 100 subject categories. Both the online facsimiles and the Reference Gateway are updated on an ongoing basis.
  • RDS Business Suite
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    A database of articles, statistics and tables drawn from a wide range of trade publications and business news sources. Search results are reported from Business & Industry, Business & Management Practices and TableBase.
  • Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson)
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    Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega™ includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more.
  • Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)
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    Readers’ Guide Retrospective™: 1890-1982 provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature™. This important resource offers a wide range of researchers access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.
  • Reaxys
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    Web-based Beilstein and Gmelin
  • Reference Universe
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    Reference Universe provides online access to more than 20,000,000 authoritative citations in almost 20,000 electronic and print reference resources, including Gale Virtual Reference Library and Oxford Reference Online.
  • ReferenceUSA Businesses Database
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    Provides in-depth information on public and private US businesses. Especially useful for finding lists of smaller or regional companies.
  • Refworks
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    "RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. They can use these references in writing their papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds. First time users should sign up for an individual account and select a username and password. From USC computers and for those using USC dial-up or VPN, no group code is required. The group code is needed when logging in remotely to your account from non-USC connections.The group code is RWUSC."
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    REHABDATA, produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center, describes over 70,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The collection spans 1956 to the present.
  • Religion Past and Present
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    Religion Past and Present (RPP) is a complete, updated English translation of the 4th edition of the definitive encyclopedia of religion worldwide, the peerless Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart (RGG).
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
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    RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 73 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics.
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) Plus
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    RCLPlus is the premier list of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries, featuring over 75,000 titles in 117 subjects. Brought to you by ACRL's Choice and Bowker, RCL covers the entire two-year and four-year college curriculum and provides a list of core titles that are essential for undergraduate study. Developed by a team of more than 400 subject editors, bibliographers, and referees, the database is continuously updated.
  • Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM)
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    The Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals is one of four international cooperative bibliographic undertakings in music, alongside Le Repertoire international des sources musicales (RISM), Le Repertoire international de litterature musicale (RILM), and Le Repertoire international d'iconographie musicale (RIdIM). "These are, without doubt, the most important current bibliographic documentation projects in the field of music research."1 Of the four "Rs" RIPM alone focuses on nineteenth-century music and musical life. RIPM was established to provide access to eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century periodical literature dealing with music. While the importance of this monumental documentary resource has long been recognized by the musicological community, RIPM represents the first effort to undertake and to coordinate retrospective periodical indexing on an international scale.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
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    International bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines.
  • RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals
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    The Archive is the only extensive collection available online for music periodicals dating from the Early Romantic to the Modern Period. The Archive contains 70 rarely available journals selected by international specialists, offers an almost daily chronicle of musical activities, and immense possibilities for original research. RIPM Online Archive is a full-text version of journals indexed in RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals. It is updated with new titles every six months.
  • RISM (International Inventory of Musical Sources)
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    The International Inventory of Musical Sources (RISM) is an international, non-profit joint venture which aims to comprehensively document the world's musical sources of manuscripts or printed music, works on music theory and libretti stored in libraries, archives, monasteries, schools and private collections. Fifty years of careful research and joint initiatives sponsored by RISM brings together among others more than 380,000 works by over 18,000 composers into one database which can be easily searched. The manuscripts are found in over 595 libraries and archives in 31 countries including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Uruguay and USA.
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  • Rock's Backpages
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    Rock's Backpages is an online database of music writing, sourced from musicand mainstream press. The library contains over 20,000 articles, coveringthe early 1960s to present, and new articles are added weekly. In additionto album and concert reviews, print interviews and feature articles, Rock'sBackpages also contains almost 300 exclusive, and previously unpublished,audio interviews with major rock music artists.
  • Roman de la Rose Digital Library
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    A joint project of the Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France.The goal of the Roman de la Rose Digital Library is to create a digital library of all extant manuscript copies of the Roman de la Rose, of which at least 270 are known to exist. We expect to have full digital surrogates of about 150 of these manuscripts available here by the end of 2009.
  • Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape
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    Presenting the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, this digital collection offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey.
  • Roper Center Public Opinion Archives (with iPOLL)
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    The Roper Center maintains an archive of public opinion survey data. And allows users to search a database of survey questions (iPoll) or download data files directly (RoperExpress). Users will need to enter their USC email address to access data. For quick polling statistics by subject, check out the link to “Topics at a glance”.
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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    Articles cover all major subject areas within philosophy. All schools and traditions in both western and non-western philosophy are examined. Current bibliographies are provided after each article.
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists
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    Gateway for access to Royal College of Psychiatrists historical publications Asylum Journal of Mental Science (1855-1857) and Journal of Mental Science (1857-1962), which is now the British Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Royal Historical Society Bibliography
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    The Royal Historical Society bibliography is an authoritative guide to what has been written about British and Irish history from the Roman period to the present day. The Bibliography is hosted by the Institute of Historical Research, which is part of the University of London.Over 420,000 entries Updated three times a year (last data upgrade: 31 October 2006) Separate records for articles in journals and in collective volumes, as well as for books; 580 journals are searched for relevant material.