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  • W. B. Yeats Collection
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    The major works of W.B. Yeats in all genres, including poetry, plays, criticism and fiction, published between 1885 and 1995.
  • WARC
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    Previously known as the World Advertising Research Center, WARC provides a wide range of information on advertising and marketing trends around the world including expenditure data, case studies, industry trends and consumer insight.
  • Water Resources Abstracts
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    Water Resources Abstracts provides summaries from 1967 to the present of the world's technical, scientific, and public policy literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources as well as the legal aspects of water supply, use, control, or management. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal, and government publications. The database also includes access to Water Resources Netsites, linking to research and development programs, data sets, lists of experts and researchers, conference and meetings information, and other resources on the Internet.
  • Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800 - 1900, Series 2
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    Here is a directory to the largest single body of historical documents arising out of nineteenth century England at the height of the British Empire. The Directory provides a more comprehensive, detailed and useful bibliographical record (including Locations and facsimile Title Pages) than we yet have for printed books, government publications or manuscripts of the century. It is subject- comprehensive, intending to include every periodical and newspaper published on a regular basis, from daily to annually, in every language, within England: a goldmine for cultural historians, genealogists and all subject specialists.
  • Web of Science
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    Web of Science (a.k.a. Web of Knowledge): Provides citations covering over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Includes:Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-Expanded); Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI); Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH); Index Chemicus (IC); and Current Chemical Reactions (CCR-Expanded). Powerful tools include cited reference searching, Citation Maps, and the Analyze Tool.
  • Webster's Third New International Dictionary
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    Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged is America’s premier lexicographical work. First published in 1961, this online edition incorporates subsequent updates to take account of current usage. Comprising over 450,000 vocabulary definitions, each with etymological and phonological descriptions, this unparalleled dictionary is presented here in fully searchable form.
  • Wellcome Arabic Manuscripts Online
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    The Arabic manuscripts collection of the Wellcome Library (London) comprises around 1000 manuscript books and fragments relating to the history of medicine. For the first time this website enables a substantial proportion of this collection to be consulted online via high-quality digital images of entire manuscripts and associated rich metadata.
  • Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
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    Collection of databases designed for quantitative analysis of financial data: Compustat Global & EMDB; Fama French Momentum and Liquidity; Audit Analytics; EVENTUS; Blockholders; CUSIP Master File; Federal Reserve Bank Reports; Bureau van Dijk; DMEF - Direct Marketing Educational Foundation; FDIC; Bank Regulatory; CBOE Indexes; Execcomp; CRSP - Center for Research in Security Prices; Compustat North America; Dow Jones; Mutual Funds Links (MFLINKS); Thomson Reuters; TRACE; NYSE TAQ; PHLX; SEC Disclosure of Order Execution; I/B/E/S International; IRI - Information Resources Inc.; Penn World Tables.
  • White House
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    With prominent links to the President’s Weekly Address, the NationalBudget, and the economic recovery plan, the searchable site alsoprovides links for both current news (“The Briefing Room”), theadministration’s “Agenda” (nicely narrowed by topic), and ways to learnabout “Our Government”, especially the Executive Branch. “TheAdministration” lists the President, First Lady, Cabinet members, WhiteHouse Staff and even the Vice-President and his wife; “About the WhiteHouse” tours the building itself and its former residents, Air ForceOne, and Camp David.
  • Whole Brain Atlas
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    Good resource for CNS imaging combining clinical data with MR, CT, and nuclear medicine images. Includes information on the normal brain as well as cerebrovascular, neoplastic, degenerative, inflammatory, and infectious diseases.
  • Wiley online library
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    Provides access to over 2,000 academic journals and e-books.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
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    Women and Social Movements in the United States brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's activism in public life.
  • Women in the National Archives
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    A finding aid to women's studies resources in the National Archives, Kew, combined with original documents on the suffrage question in Britain, the Empire and Colonial Territories. A finding aid to women's studies resources in the National Archives, Kew, combined with original documents on the suffrage question in Britain, the Empire and Colonial Territories.
  • Women's Studies International
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    This is an index to the core disciplines in women’s studies and feminist research. Coverage includes more than 586,600 records and spans from 1972 to present. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.
  • Women's Wear Daily Archive
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    A comprehensive archive of Women’s Wear Daily, from the first issue in 1910 to material from within the last twelve months, reproduced in high-resolution images.
  • Women’s Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library
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    This collection includes digitized primary source materials from the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe College, divided into three topical collections: voting rights, national politics, and reproductive rights.The voting rights collection covers the suffrage movement between 1880 and 1920. The second set of records is divided in two parts, Democrats and Republicans, from the early 1920s through the 1960s, and contains a mixture of personal and official documents. The third collection includes the transcripts of oral histories taken during the 1970s in addition to the papers of Mary Ware Dennett and the Voluntary Parenthood League.
  • World Almanac
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    World Almanac is the cover name for a suite of resources included with OCLC First Search: Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia; The World Almanac and Book of Facts; The World Almanac of the U.S.A.; The World Almanac of U.S. Politics; and The World Almanac for Kids.
  • World Bank Worldwide Development Indicators
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    The World Bank's World Development Indicators provides direct access to more than 700 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to present. A subset of these data can be viewed graphically within the World Bank's Data Visualizer.

    Also, check out the World Banks new open-data initiative.

  • World Development Report (WDR)
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    For over thirty years, the annual World Development Report has provided a insight about trends and issues concerning development economics and served as one of the principal vehicles for encapsulating the World Bank's knowledge of and policy recommendations on key global development trends. From agriculture and the environment to economic growth and international trade and security, the WDR has tracked theoretical and empirical findings as well as policies in the field of international development. The robust search engine of the Complete World Development Report Online offers full-text access to all World Development Reports since 1978 published by the World Bank as well as the background papers upon which the most recent reports were drawn. All forthcoming reports will be added to the database as they are published.
  • World Digital Library
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    The World Digital Library is a cooperative project of the Library of Congress, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and partner libraries, archives, and educational and cultural institutions from the United States and around the world. The project brings together on a single website rare and unique documents – books, journals, manuscripts, maps, prints and photographs, films, and sound recordings – that tell the story of the world’s cultures. The site is intended for general users, students, teachers, and scholars. The WDL interface operates in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. The actual documents on the site are presented in their original languages
  • World Factbook
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    World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
  • World Health Organization Publications
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    WHO's web site provides a wealth of information on health-related matters for both researchers and general readers. Available are world health reports, weekly epidemiological records, WHO statistical information service and more.
  • World Memory Project
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    Millions of documents containing details about victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecutionduring World War II still exist today. Through the World Memory Project, you can help makethese victims' records searchable online and restore the identities of people the Nazis tried to erasefrom history, one person at a time.
  • World Newspaper Archive
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    Published by Readex, a division of NewsBank, inc., in cooperation with the Center for Research Libraries.A fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe. This uniquely comprehensive online resource was created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries - one of the world's largest and most important newspaper repositories.
  • World Newspaper Archive, Latin American Newspapers Series 1, 1805-1922 & Series 2, 1822-1922
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    More than 285 Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Latin American Newspapers. Featuring titles from: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.
  • World Newsreels Online (1929–1966)
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    World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966, a streaming video product which captures full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the early twentieth century. These films, produced from 1929 right through to the early post-war period, provide a unique – and until now largely neglected, resource that will give scholars a real insight into how people learned about, and lived through the events that occurred during this period of history
  • World Press Photo
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    Sponsor of an annual contest for the best in photojournalism, and now in multimedia as well, this site includes the images of the winners of the most recent 2-3 years of the awards.See the World Press Photo Contest Archive for previous years (http://www.archive.worldpressphoto.org)
  • World Press Photo Contest Archive
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    Since 1955 World Press Photo has hosted a contest for the best in photojournalism. This site has the complete archive of some 10,000 photographs by 1,372 photographers of 79 nationalities. Browse by year or photographer or search by such categories as nationality, organization, category (including specific contest awards) and prize. All images are watermarked.
  • World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean Portal
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    This multidisciplinary resource will include a comprehensive range of content for the region, providing research across the humanities, both for current Latin America and the Caribbean and as a historical perspective back through the colonial period. Included are a combination of contemporary and historical documents designed to reveal a true depiction of the nature, integrity and culture of Latin America, documents in multiple languages, and historical and contemporary maps. Provides access to relevant archival material (monographs, manuscripts, maps, pamphlets, and newspapers), including never-before-digitized documents and scholarly journals, newspapers and periodicals, dynamically updated.
  • WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch)
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    WorldCat is an online union catalog of materials held by OCLC member libraries. OCLC, Online Computer Library Center, is a nonprofit, membership, library computer service and research organization.
    WorldCat contains millions of bibliographic records describing items owned by libraries around the world. Item records provide information about individual library holdings. Types of materials include books, journals, musical scores, computer data files, magazines, newspapers, computer programs, sound recordings, films and slides, maps, videotapes, and manuscripts written as early as the 12th century. Updated daily.
  • WorldCat Dissertations and Theses
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    All dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.
  • WorldScope / Compact D
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    US and international financial data from company filings, last update July 2006. Please contact the Crocker Business Library for access.
  • Worldwide Directory of Specialists in Thermal & Fluids Science and Engineering
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    This site will allow you to locate a specialist by name, field of specialization, and/or affiliation.
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
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    This database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international journal literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration and policy. Over 1,700 titles are monitored for coverage and, of these, 67% are published outside of the United States.
  • Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students
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    This site prepared by contributors from five universities provides guidelines for students learning to communicate technical work. It includes samples and exercises.