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Ethnographic Video Online [EVO]

(Alexander Street) - brings together over 1,100 anthropological streaming videos. Create clips and playlists that can be used by UMassD classes or study groups. 

Everyday Life & Women in America, c.1800-1920

Offers a wealth of primary source material related to women's lives in the US between 1800 and 1920. Searchable images, rare books, pamphlets, periodicals, and broadsides are included. Topics covered include politics, society, race, religion, health, cookery, family life, fashion and beauty, education, work, and farming. Fiction and children's prescriptive literature round out the selections.

Fastcase

provides access to federal and state case law, statutes, regulations, court rules, constitutions, and law review articles. Fastcase also integrates citation analysis and interactive timelines into its search results of case law.

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database

(ProQuest) Search the foremost academic and popular film journals up to the present day. Many of these key titles are available in full text.

Film Index International

(ProQuest) -- "is a major information resource for entertainment films and personalities produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute. With a scholarly, inclusive approach to all areas of film studies - from the very first silent movies, to art house classics or the latest blockbusters - Film Index International provides truly international coverage, indexing films from over 170 countries."

General Science Full Text

(EBSCO/Wilson) - General Science provides full text for 100 periodicals from 1994-present, and indexing and abstracts for 300 periodicals back to 1984. Content formats: graphs, charts, diagrams, photos and illustrations. Subjects include biology, botany, chemistry, genetics, physics, environment, zoology.

Global Issues (Gale In Context)

(GALE) - offers international viewpoints on global issues, topics, and current events. Issue and country portals provide analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and culture issues. Each of these gateway pages include an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Portals include podcasts, video, and interactive graphs.

GovEngine.com

(GovEngine, Inc. a non-profit organization) - provides organized links to federal, state and local government sites.

govinfo

(US GPO) - 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.). Subjects covered include finance, business, demographics, agriculture, medicine, public health, and more.

GreenFILE

(EBSCO) - a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.

Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art, The

(Oxford DRS) - provides historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art. Coverage includes materials in art practice (e.g. ink, enamel, digital materials); materials in conservation (e.g. adhesives); classes of artifacts (e.g. wallpaper, mosaic, ceramic); techniques and methods (e.g. book binding, gilding, printing, weaving), terms (e.g. rustication), tools (e.g. easel, laser), theory (e.g. technical examination, conservation controversies), fakes & forgeries, and conservation theorists and practitioners.

Harvard Business Publishing E-book Collection

(Trial through June 30th) includes the complete catalog of e-publications of Harvard Business Review Press including  monographs, recent e-books and seminal works,  and 150+ article compilations with foundational articles included in the HBR Classics series.includes the complete catalog of e-publications of Harvard Business Review Press including  monographs, recent e-books and seminal works,  and 150+ article compilations with foundational articles included in the HBR Classics series.

Health & Medical Collection

(ProQuest) - "Designed to serve a wide range of people who need health information -- from hospital administrators to medical professionals to consumers. The database provides coverage from leading health journals and essential medical journals in key medical specialties."

Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)

(GALE) - Provides searchable access to popular medical and consumer health information, much of it full-text, including a dictionary, a home medical guide, medical tests, drug information, directories, and pamphlets and articles on health subjects.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments

(EBSCO) Provides access to information on approximately 15,000 measurement instruments in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences: questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes, rating scales, etc. 

Full text of the instruments is not included in the database. Information in the database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences. Additionally, instruments from Industrial/Organizational Behavior and Education are included. 

Health and Wellness (Gale)

(GALE) - provides access to medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, pamplets, articles and over 700 health videos from Gale's partner Healthology, Inc., Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2020 provides a framework for prevention for the nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.

Hearings Prospective 2011-forward

(Trial through June 30th) is a collection of Congressional hearing documents and primary source evidence of testimony by representatives of  all societal sectors, including business, industry, labor, education, health, criminal justice, public leaders, community advocates as well as ordinary citizens.

HeinOnline

Includes full-text access to hundreds of law journals, a collection of legal classics, and federal publications.

HeritageQuest Online

(ProQuest) - HeritageQuest Online delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

Historical Abstracts with Full Text

(EBSCO) - Historical Abstracts with Full Text covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. This database provides access to the full text of selected journals and books as well as citations to books, dissertations, theses, and selected historical articles.

History Vault

(Trial through June 30th) History Vault consists of digitized manuscripts, archival materials and historical periodicals  for research of United States history 1636-1996. Five subject collections of primary source and multi-media materials cover American history from slave trade of the British colonies through ensuing struggles for civil rights, political reform, unions and international relations of the 20th century. 

Hoover's Company Records

(ProQuest) - Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in-depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.

Humanities Full Text

(EBSCO/Wilson) - Humanities Full Text provides full text, abstracts and indexing of notable scholarly sources 1983-present.  It covers topics in key fields of humanities, including art, literature, classical studies, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion.  Contents: feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry.

ICPSR (The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)

ICPSR is the world's largest online archive of social science data, supplying data files for use with statistical software such as SAS, SPSS and Stata. If you have questions about ICPSR, please contact our ICPSR Official Representative, Dr. Heidi Berggren, at hberggren@umassd.edu.

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