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Article Databases and Indexes

CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) contains full-text articles from university research institutes' working papers, conference proceedings, articles, books and much more.
Historical Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
A searchable bibliography of articles and book reviews relating to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). 
note: Limited to six users at one time.
PAIS Index Restricted Resource openURL
The PAIS Index contains references to journal articles, books, research reports, publications of international agencies, and more. PAIS International and Archive includes publications from over 120 countries. 
Sociological Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
This resource provides access to the latest worldwide findings in theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and policy science. 
GreenFILE Restricted Resource openURL
Provides access to scholarly, government, and general interest publications on humans' effects impacts on the environment. Includes topics such as climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, and recycling. 

Journals and Magazines

WorldandI Journal Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
WorldandI Journal has global and cultural images and articles.
Project MUSE Restricted Resource Some full text available
Project MUSE is a searchable article and book database covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, and many others. Over 300 journals are available in full-text and some ebook content.
SAGE eJournal Premier Collection Restricted Resource Some full text available
A multi-disciplinary collection of scholarly, peer-reviewed full-text journals. Special collection searches are available for Communication, Criminology, Education, Health Science, Management & Organizations, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies. 


Ethnic NewsWatch Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native presses of the United States and Canada.

Statistics and Data

Data-Planet Restricted Resource Some full text available
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Users can chart and map data, compare and contrast time period data, export data, tables, charts, or maps into work product, or use the content to provide context to related content. Statistical Datasets include the following 16 major subject categories:
Agriculture and Food; Banking, Finance, and Insurance; Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement; Education; Energy Resources and Industries; Government and Politics; Health and Vital Statistics; Housing and Construction; Industry, Business, and Commerce; International Relations and Trade; Labor and Employment; Military and Defense; Natural Resources and Environment; Population and Income; Prices, Consumption, and Cost of Living; Transportation and Traffic.
UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) Some full text available
Search cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories

Other Reference Sources

Credo Reference Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Credo Reference is a searchable reference database featuring more than 300 dictionaries and encyclopedias from major publishers.
World Geography & Culture Online Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video
Formerly called World Atlas, World Geography & Culture Online is a comprehensive resource covering over 200 countries. It includes information on geography, people and culture, weather, and more. Additionally, it includes over 1600 maps, several comparison tools, and many news articles. 


ARTstor Restricted Resource Resource contains images
This resource is a digital library of more than one million images. It includes items in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. In addition, it provides a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. 
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