Critical country-specific intelligence and data on demographics, politics, economics, business, culture, and the environment. The Library's subscription includes: Country Reviews, Country Wire, Country Data, Country Briefing, CountryWatch Maps, Culture Watch, CountryWatch Videos, Political Intelligence Briefing, Elections Central, Intelligence Wire, Forecast, Global Guide, Political Intelligence Zone.
The Library provides access to these JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I - XV, Business IV, JSTOR Essentials, Security Studies, Security Studies Extension. Content within those collections is updated approximately weekly. Access Note: Off-campus users might need to return to the main JSTOR link to re-authenticate and gain access to content.
Back Issues: JSTOR provides images of back issues of selected scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and other subjects. All journal archives start with volume 1, issue 1, up to what is called a "moving wall." This means that the most recent 1 or 2 years are not added to the JSTOR archives until they "age into" the collection.
Access Note: The default search searches more than 1 collection. Change the default search by clicking on the "Change Databases" link at the top of the ProQuest Central home page. Check/uncheck the databases to customize your search.
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database covering topics in Business, Health and Medical, Social Sciences, Education, Politics, Criminal Justice, Linguistics, Religion, and SciTech, Performing and Visual Arts, History, Philosophy, and Language and Literature. Content includes scholarly journals, high-value market research, country, economic, and industry reports, working papers, full-text dissertations, professional journals, general interest periodicals, and full-text global news sources.
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RefWorks is an online citation manager that helps you save and organize your references, create bibliographies, and cite your resources according to the citation style that you need (e.g. MLA, APA, or Chicago).
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Air and Space Law brings together documents on private-sector pioneers with government-funded programs, users of this database are able to see how governments and regulators reacted to these new technologies, the accidents and disasters that prompted reform, and the new frontiers that await as technology advances at an improbable speed. Topics covered include: airline deregulation; air traffic control modernization; airline safety concerns in a post-9/11 world; drones; satellites and their essential function in modern life; the Space Shuttle Program, including investigation of the Columbia and Challenger disasters; the growing problem of space debris; and the increasing amount of private, commercial companies and their stake in space. The collection is organized by Outer Space and Suborbital Space, separating titles dealing with matters on celestial bodies (Outer Space) from those concerned with earthbound air travel (Suborbital Space).