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Academic Search Premier
This resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources. This database contains more than 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals, full text for over 4,700 journals, over 12,000 peer-reviewed, indexed and abstracted journals, more than 4,000 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

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Ask.com
Internet search engine that encourages searching in the form of a question.

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American History in Video
This database of online videos has been made available for the study of American history. More than 5862 videos and more than 1513 hours of footage, including documentaries, newsreels, archival footage, and public affairs footage.

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Academic Search Premier
This resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources. This database contains more than 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals, full text for over 4,700 journals, over 12,000 peer-reviewed, indexed and abstracted journals, more than 4,000 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.
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ArticleFirst
Contains bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of about 12,600 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.

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Academic Search Premier
This resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources. This database contains more than 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals, full text for over 4,700 journals, over 12,000 peer-reviewed, indexed and abstracted journals, more than 4,000 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

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American National Biography Online
First published in 24 volumes in 1999, this electronic version offers biographical portraits of more than 18,700 people. Updates appear quarterly and the database contains more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references.
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ARBA Online (American Reference Book Annual)
Reviews of reference works. Updated monthly. To recommend materials for the PHC Library, copy the bibliographic information into an e-mail or word document and send it to the PHC Library.

AF: Acronym Finder
153,000+ human-edited acronym definitions, plus millions of unverified acronym entries in the related site--Acronym Attic.
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American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
Find definitions for 90,000 words and hear 70,000 words pronounced. Part of bartleby.com's Great Books Online.

CLASSICS RESEARCH

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Ancient Greece
Interactive descriptions of the lives, events, and places of the ancient Greeks.

CREATIVE & PROFESSIONAL WRITING RESEARCH

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American Christian Writers
"Locating, educating and motivating writers and speakers" Offering conferences, tours, mentoring, critiquing, and local chapters.
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Association of Writers and Writing Programs
"The mission of The Association of Writers & Writing Programs is to foster literary talent and achievement, to advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and to serve the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing." The websites includes conferences, writing contests, career opportunities and more.
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Authors Guild
"The Authors Guild has been the nation's leading advocate for writers' interests in effective copyright protection, fair contracts and free expression since it was founded as the Authors League of America in 1912. It provides legal assistance and a broad range of web services to its members."

ECONOMICS RESEARCH

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Archive for the History of Economic Thought
"This archive is an attempt to collect in one place a large number of significant texts in the history of economic thought."

FOREIGN POLICY RESEARCH

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a conservative think-tank dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics, and social welfare.
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Amnesty International Report 2005
Documents abuse of human rights in countries world-wide.
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Armed Conflict Location and Events Dataset (ACLED)
"ACLED (Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset) is the most comprehensive public collection of political violence data for developing states. These data contain information on the specific dates and locations of political violence, the types of event, the groups involved, fatalities and changes in territorial control. Information is recorded on the battles, killings, riots, and recruitment activities of rebels, governments, militias, armed groups, protesters and civilians. Event data are derived from a variety of sources, mainly concentrating on reports from war zones, humanitarian agencies, and research publications"
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Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
"Primary source materials in the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government."

GOVERNMENT SITES - SITES BY THE US GOVERNMENT

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American State Papers
"The American State Papers, comprising a total of thirty-eight physical volumes, contain the legislative and executive documents of Congress during the period 1789 to 1838. The collection includes documents that cover the critical historical gap from 1789 to the printing of the first volume of the U.S. Serial Set in 1817."
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Annals of Congress
"The Annals of Congress, formally known as The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, cover the 1st Congress through the first session of the 18th Congress, from 1789 to 1824. The Annals were not published contemporaneously, but were compiled between 1834 and 1856, using the best records available, primarily newspaper accounts. Speeches are paraphrased rather than presented verbatim, but the record of debate is nonetheless fuller than that available from the House and Senate Journals."

HISTORY RESEARCH - AMERICAN

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American History in Video
This database of online videos has been made available for the study of American history. More than 5862 videos and more than 1513 hours of footage, including documentaries, newsreels, archival footage, and public affairs footage.
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American Cultural History - 19th Century
The purpose of this web & library guide is to help the user gain a broad understanding and appreciation for the culture and history the nineteenth century (1800-1899) in American history. Organized by decade, major events, cultural markers, and persons of importance are noted along with links to related web sites and print materials. Maintained by the Kingwood College Library.
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American Cultural History - 20th Century
The purpose of this web & library guide is to help the user gain a broad understanding and appreciation for the culture and history the twentieth century (1900-1999) in American history. Organized by decade, major events, cultural markers, and persons of importance are noted along with links to related web sites and print materials. Maintained by the Kingwood College Library.

American History before 1865
Using event markers to organize the links chronologically, this page will provide you with links to excellent resources on each era. Maintained by the Kingwood College Library.
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American Memory from the Library of Congress
Growing collection of full-text documents, photographs, movies and sound recordings as cataloged by the Library of Congress. Includes materials from the Continental Congress, the papers of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln,19th century books and periodicals, and September 11th materials, among others.
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American Studies @ The University; of Virginia
Collection of topical maps that address territorial expansion, sectional conflict, slavery, and other topics. Also includes important literary and historical texts (many with hypertext links) such as Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia, the Lewis and Clark Journals and Parkman's Oregon Trail.
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American Women Through Time
By annotated timeline, this links to significant texts, portraits, lectures, biographies, and more on the lifestyles and rights of women in America from pre-history through the present.
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Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
Hundreds of original documents drawn from U.S. political legal and diplomatic history, with hypertext links to definitions and related texts.

HISTORY RESEARCH - PEOPLE

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American National Biography Online
First published in 24 volumes in 1999, this electronic version offers biographical portraits of more than 18,700 people. Updates appear quarterly and the database contains more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references.
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American Presidency Project
Housed at the University of California, Santa Barbara, this archive collection of around 76,000 documents has significant portions (if not entirely) digitized for searching on this website.
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American President
The PBS site to supplement a 10-hour series that aired in April 2000 profiling all 41 American presidents. Provides "tools and resources to learn and discover about a uniquely American idea -- the Presidency." Web and other resources for each president.
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American Presidents: Life Portraits
A site to complement C-SPAN's 20th anniversary television series, American Presidents: Life Portraits that aired March-December 1999. Includes RealVideo archives of the programming with additional resources on biographical facts, key events of the presidency, and presidential places.

HISTORY RESEARCH - WORLD

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Ancient Greece
Interactive descriptions of the lives, events, and places of the ancient Greeks.
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Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World
Materials published in 1850-1950 related to the study of the ancient Near East. Topics covered included history, language, law, and religions of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Nubia, Persia, and other ancient peoples of Anatolia and the Fertile Crescent.
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Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
"Primary source materials in the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government."

JOURNALISM RESEARCH

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Annenberg Political Fact Check
Attempts to confirm or correct facts in election campaign ads.
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Archive of American Television
"Founded in 1997, the Television Academy Foundation’s Archive of American Television has conducted over 700 long-form interviews (over 3000 hours) with the legends of television. These interviews chronicle the birth and growth of American TV History."

LAW/LEGAL RESEARCH

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Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
Hundreds of original documents drawn from U.S. political legal and diplomatic history, with hypertext links to definitions and related texts.

LITERATURE RESEARCH


Apmonia - A Site for Samuel Beckett
Biographical information along with criticisms, reviews, and papers on the man and his work.

PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH


Almanac of Policy Issues
Web directory of public policy web sites.
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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a conservative think-tank dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics, and social welfare.
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American Political Science Association
"The leading professional organization for the study of political science"

SCIENCE RESEARCH

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Amusement Park Physics
Answers questions on how the laws of physics are used to make the thrill and safety of amusement park rides. Allows a user to design their own roller coaster ride.
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NEW arXiv.org
Open access to 655,751 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics owned and operated by Cornell University.

SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH

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Association of Religion Data Archive (ARDA)
"The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion." Data is submitted by religion scholars and research centers from around the world and includes both American and international data.

THEOLOGY, RELIGION, & PHILOSOPHY RESEARCH

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ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials provides access to nearly 300,000 articles and book reviews by leading religion scholars in the USA. Coverage begins in 1908 with some indexing ranging back to the nineteenth century. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.
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Aristotle, et al.
Readings for philosophers and Catholics. Maintained by the Jacques Maritain Center at Notre Dame.
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Association of Religion Data Archive (ARDA)
"The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion." Data is submitted by religion scholars and research centers from around the world and includes both American and international data.

Audio-Bible
Listen on the entire Bible on the Internet. The King James Version.

WRITING/RESEARCH - STYLE MANUALS

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American Political Science Association Style Manual
Summary description of the guidelines related to format & layout of the paper, spelling & word division, figures & citations. Also includes multiple examples for common sources, print and other.

APA Style Tips
Tips provided by the APA on the use of their writing and citation style.


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