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This is a "reference tool for professionals, academics, and students that provides seamless access to the world's best-known, most-used collection of authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information. AccessEngineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional, faculty made videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools allowing users to organize crucial project information as they work." AccessEngineering includes the well-known Schaum's Outline series of books.
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Provides statistics-laden content from nearly 500 papers in a genre spawned by the rapid growth of shipping and international trade. Targeting wealthy merchants, professionals, and the educated elite, mercantile papers often were voluminous with a very large format, making production and subscription expensive. Much of the included information is unavailable elsewhere. Covers 1793-1900. Trial runs until May 31, 2017. Please send comments to Sue Collins
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The Data Citation Index on the Web of Science (WoS) provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. Access an array of data across subjects and regions, providing a comprehensive picture of research output to understand data in context and maximize research efforts. Find the Data Citation Index database on the WoS homepage from the top dropdown menu next to Search.
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"Use DataVis to visually explore materials and their properties. Find and compare material property data, then save your interactive visualizations and share with others." - web site.
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Derwent Innovations Index® on the Web of Science facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Find Derwent on the Web of Science home page from the top drop-down menu next to Search.
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Digitalia Film Library is a multilingual, multinational, streaming video film library. It includes award winning films from Spain, Latin America and Europe, and classic films from North America. Andrew ID required. Trial ends May 3, 2017. Please contact Jill Chisnell or Jeffrey Hinkelman.
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This database contains full text Spanish language electronic books and journals on multiple topics. Trial ends May 3, 2017. Please contact Ethan Pullman.
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The first worldwide database of awarded research funding. Use Dimensions to see the latest funded research projects in your areas of interest - wherever they are in the world.
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One of the longest surviving daily newspapers in the United States, it is known for its coverage of the American Civil War that was popular with readers on both sides; its published works by Charles Dickens and Edgar Allen Poe; and its reporting of breaking news in the city, country, and around the world. Important Note: this is a work in progress. Some dates and full text may not be included. When completed the database will cover 1829-2009.
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Major Pittsburgh papers over time. Important note: the database is a work in progress, some dates and full text may not be available. When completed, the database will include 1786-2008. For current content, see Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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A compilation of the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States as well as current hearings, debates and recent developments in immigration law.
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MEDLINE®, available on the Web of Science, is the U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) premier bibliographic database, covering biomedicine and life sciences topics. Accessing MEDLINE through Web of Science™ allows the exploration and navigation of citation data. It contains nearly eleven million records from over 7,300 different publications from 1965 to present. Find MEDLINE on the Web of Science home page from the top dropdown menu next to Search.
S&P Capital IQ
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In-depth financial/valuation data resource, including information on equities, credit ratings, transactions, and more. Use hundreds of data points to generate lists of companies, markets, executives. Includes an Excel plug-in for data analysis. Only available on the 4 public computer terminals, Hunt Library 1st floor.
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Zoological Record® is the world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names. The broad scope of coverage ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences. Access Zoological Record on the Web of Science home page from the top drop-down menu next to Search.
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