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American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) publishes two highly-ranked journals: the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD, formerly AJMR), the premier journal in the field, and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), an informative policy and practice journal.
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Provides in-depth coverage of business, finance, and management publications as well as local and regional business publications, trade and industry magazines, and newsletters. Covers business conditions, trends, corporate strategies and tactics, management techniques, competitive and product information, industry reports, and a wide variety of other topics.
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Abstracts in Social Gerontology covers essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
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Full-text articles from more than 6,000 leading journals and reference sources, including many peer-reviewed journals. Also includes thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC as well as links to hundreds of medical videos from OR-Live.
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Newspaper articles, magazine articles, broadcast transcripts, newswire stories, news videos, and journalist-written blogs from more than 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources. Search for a topic within the publications of a particular country or region.
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Access to thousands of pages of McGraw-Hill content from such renowned resources as Perry's Handbook for Chemical Engineers and Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers. Also includes: powerful search tools, interactive tables and graphs, instructive videos and student study guides, time-saving curriculum guides, and global engineering news.
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Searchable archive of historic magazines and newspapers from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including:
The Liberator, 1831-1865;
The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1800;
The Virginia Gazette, 1736-1780;
Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-1898;
• African American Newspapers; and
• The Civil War, Parts I-IV (Only part I of this series is currently available, the others are forthcoming.)
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Current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications, with indexing of individual articles in UN periodicals. Includes resolutions from the General Assembly, Security Council, and the Economic and Social Council.
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Online source of 23,000 critically evaluated phase diagrams for oxides, salts, carbides, nitrides, borides, compound semiconductors, and chalcogenides. Functionality includes:
Search commentaries and diagrams by chemical system, published author's last name, volume, language, publication year, and figure number.
View diagram's chemical system, figure number, figure notes, references, commentary, and footnotes.
Manipulate diagrams with zoom in/out, lever rule, curve follow, mirror, Mol% to Wt% or Wt% to Mol%, and built-in calculator.
NOTE: To get started, click on the link "Click Here Without Signing In to Access Phase Diagrams" on the home page.
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ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) journals, magazines, transactions, conference proceedings, and newsletters. ACM publications cover computer science, computer technology, programming, CAD, and related topics.

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The complete text of Acta Sanctorum, from the edition published by the Société des Bollandistes. It is a collection of documents examining the lives of saints, and runs from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940.
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Images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in one particular advertising collection available at Duke University.
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Searchable database of articles and papers from the Audio Engineering Society from 1953 to present. Includes full-text articles from the peer reviewed Journal of the Audio Engineering Society as well as the society's convention and conference papers.

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Africa Development Indicators contains over 1,600 indicators and time series from 1961 for 53 countries, where data are available. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators.

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This combination of two well-known databases, South African Studies and African Studies, includes nearly two million records from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. indexing articles, books, newspapers, government documents, radio and TV broadcasts, pamphlets, maps, theses, and music recordings. Topics covered include politics, history, economics, business, mining, natural sciences, environment, development, social issues, anthropology, literature, language, law, music, tourism, and much more.
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Online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling more than a century and a half of the African American experience. Features papers from more than 35 states-including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.
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More than 170 periodicals by and about African Americans, published in 26 states. Includes popular magazines, academic and political journals, organization bulletins, and other genres. Selection is based on James P. Dankey's African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National Bibliography (Harvard, 1998). Scanned from collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Access to key works from the highly acclaimed Heinemann's African Writers Series. This series provides seminal works from the canon of African literature of the 20th century, covering such authors as Nelson Mandela, Chinua Achebe, Tayeb Salih, Steve Biko, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nadine Gordimer, and Buchi Emecheta. Influential stories, along with drama and poetry, are fully searchable and richly indexed. Author biographies are included.
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Biographies of African Americans, both famous and everyday persons, from 1790 to 1950.
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These books, pamphlets, and broadsides, hold an unparalleled record of African American history, literature, and culture. This collection spans nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Subjects covered include the West's discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought and racism; descriptions of African American life -- slave and free -- throughout the Americas; and slavery and race in fiction and drama.
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AgeLine, produced by AARP, focuses on the population aged 50 and over as well as issues of aging. As the premier source for the literature of social gerontology, AgeLine includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. Over 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos are indexed.
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Information on books, articles, and other materials on all aspects of agriculture and related areas including soil sciences, forestry, natural resources, and plant diseases.
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AGU (American Geophysical Union) Digital Journal Library  

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Showcases unique, independent voices from around 200 respected and cited grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals - big stories from small sources. Offers a wide range of unfettered, critical coverage of the news and an unmatched, multi-disciplinary resource for researchers seeking an alternative to mainstream, corporate controlled media.
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Subject index to over 300 alternative, radical, and left periodicals, newspapers, and magazines.
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A style guide for authors and editors in the field of medicine.
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Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Over 1,700 journals published from as far back as 1910 to the present are included.
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American Book Prices Current  
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American Book Prices Current is an annual record of books, manuscripts, autographs, maps, and broadsides sold at auction. Regions covered include North America and the UK, with sales from such other countries as Switzerland, Germany, Monaco, Holland, Australia, and France.
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Provides full-text access to scholarly journals in chemistry and chemical engineering published or hosted by the American Chemical Society.
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Watch full episodes of the PBS series American Experience, which "brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America's past and present". Includes transcripts and teacher's resources.

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Provides a detailed view of American feature films produced during the last century. Includes full production and cast information as well as extensive plot summaries, notes, and citations to reviews and articles in industry periodicals. Documents more than 48,000 American films from 1893-1974. More than 17,500 entries cover American film from 1893 to 1910. Also includes information on AFI's Top 10 films (recipients of the AFI Top Ten Movies of the Year Awards) for each year from 2000 to the present.
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Contains over 1,000 scripts by more than 1,050 writers as well as detailed information on the scenes, characters, and people related to the scripts. Additionally, the database includes over 500 original images of previously unpublished screenplays.
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American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed. augmented with Collins English Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Collins Thesaurus of the English Language — Complete and Unabridged, 2nd ed.

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American History in Video includes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries that allow students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation, over time. It includes over 6,000 videos with a run-time of over 1,600 hours.
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Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.

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American Indian Histories and Cultures is based on the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago. Included are manuscripts, artwork, American Indian newspapers from the 1960s to 1990s, rare printed books, photographs, and maps.
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American Indian History Online provides access to more than 5,000 years of culture, history, and leaders. 320+ Native American groups are presented through subject entries, biographies, primary source documents, maps and charts, and photographs. Updated semiannually.

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American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.
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Profiles of more than 18,000 men and women from all eras and walks of American life who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Includes thousands of illustrations, hyperlinked cross-references, and links to select websites.
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More than 1,000 periodicals that began publication between 1740 and 1900, with coverage extending to 1941. These include special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and other historically signficant periodicals.
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Works of the most influential American poets, from the Colonial period to the early 20th century. Includes more than 200 American poets along with six landmark anthologies of American poetry.
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The American West is based on the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago. Included are manuscripts, maps, broadsides, and a variety of ephemeral works.
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Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.

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Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

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Annenberg Media videos are intended for use by teachers, but many are ideal for use in the classroom or for viewing at home. Videos with a VoD icon are available for streaming (click on the program title to see if it has the icon).

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Reviews of the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research.

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All AP photos from the current year, plus selected past photos since 1844. Over 700,000 photos, including all AP photos added in the previous 365 days (800 per day) plus many selected older photos from 1844 to the present.
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Search or browse the full text of eight American Psychological Association handbooks.
Newly added:
• APA Handbook of Behavior Analysis
• APA Handbook of Counseling Psychology
• APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology

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Covers a wide variety of applied science specialties—acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering—from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers' guides, directories, and conference proceedings. Full text of articles from more than 220 periodicals from as far back as 1997. Indexing and abstracting of almost 800 periodicals from as far back as 1984.
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Coverage of trade, technical, and scientific literature in water resources and supplies, water quality, water and waste analysis, water treatment, underground services and water use, sewage, industrial effluent, and the effects of pollution.
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More than 137,000 pages of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office, and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-71.
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Archaeological Sites Images  

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The Archaeology Channel is a streaming-media website for sharing the important messages of archaeology and indigenous peoples. The site includes a Teacher Resources area that includes lesson plans and other kinds of information designed to assist teachers in employing archaeology in the classroom.

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Includes ArchivesUSA and NIDS UK/Ireland
ArchivesUSA is a current directory of more than 5,500 repositories and more than 161,000 collections of primary source material across the United States.
NIDS UK/Ireland is a major reference work that reproduces the finding aids to thousands of archive and manuscript collections in libraries and record offices, museums, and private collections throughout the UK and Ireland.
Read descriptions of a repository's holdings to determine whether a collection contains material useful to your work as well as find the information needed to contact the repository directly.
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Books, pamphlets, broadsides, and other publications from 1639-1876. A combined search of Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922: From the Library Company of Philadelphia, Early American Imprints Series I, Early American Imprints Series II, and Early American Newspapers Series I.

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The records in this collection document the history of the Church of the Province of Uganda, including some of the first written documents about and originating from Uganda. It covers the period from the arrival of the first Church Missionary Society missionaries at King Mutesa's court (1877) to the early 1980s.
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Topically focused digital collections of historical documents such as:
Feminism in Cuba: Nineteenth through Twentieth Century Archival Documents
Foreign Relations Between Latin America and the Caribbean States, 1930-1944
Foreign Relations Between the U.S. and Latin America and the Caribbean States, 1930-1944
Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis
Collections cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward -- from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth century political history. Collections can be cross-searched or searched individually. Click for a complete list of available collections.
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A rich archive of more than 70,000 images of architectural monuments, landscape architecture, public art, etc.

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The world's largest collection of international polar databases. Over 1.3 million records from 1800 to the present covering a wide variety of sources from multiple disciplines. Many sources are indexed only here, making it the best resource for research on cold regions anywhere, from temperate regions with cold winters to the Himalayas of Tibet.
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Indexes key international English-language arts publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, competition & award notices, exhibition listings, interviews, film reviews, and more.
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Documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis. Includes coverage of the Renaissance, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Modern, and Contemporary Art. In addition to art history and theory, the collection addresses applied topics such as architectural and graphic design.
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More than 2,000 royalty-free images for use by the educational community. The emphasis is on ancient, medieval, and Renaissance European art and architecture.

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Artemis is a full-text primary source database that cross-searches Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (ECCO), Nineteenth-Century Collections Online (NCCO), and The Making of the Modern World
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Brief citations of articles from the tables of contents of over 16,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Updated daily.

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Available through Web of Science, allows searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Indexes 1,600 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,000 major science and social science journals. Coverage since 1975.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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Artstor Digital Library provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences, and includes an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. The collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
ARTstor requires registration to download images and to use the software tools.
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Online full-text database of the Japanese language Asahi Shinbun, one of Japan's mainstream newspapers. Contains 7 million articles published since 1945. Also includes articles from the weekly magazines Aera and Shukan Asahi, and from the annual new-word dictionary Chiezo.
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The ASM Alloy Center enables you to search in one easy step across ASM property data, performance charts, and processing guidelines for specific metals and alloys. Includes data sheets and diagrams, an alloy finder, materials property data, coatings data, and corrosion data.
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The ASM Failure Analysis Center features over 1,000 case histories along with authoritative handbook information on failure mechanisms and analysis methods. The Failure Analysis Center enables you to find specific information to help you quickly solve your own failure analysis or materials performance issues.
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ASM Handbooks Online features the complete content of the ASM Handbook (twenty-five volumes), Aluminum Casting Alloys, Beryllium and Beryllium Alloys, Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition, and Metals Handbook Desk Edition.
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The Micrograph Database is a comprehensive collection of micrograph images and associated data. The emphasis of the collection is on micrographs for industrially important alloys. Information captured for each image includes material designation and composition, processing history, service history, metallographic preparation/technique, magnification, significance of the structures shown, selected materials properties data, and other relevant data.
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Includes journal articles (1970 - present), conference proceedings (2002 - present), and e-books (selected 1998 to present) from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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Information on international, U.S., regional, state, and local associations, and I.R.S. data on nonprofit organizations. Includes name, brief description, address and phone, and web address if available.
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Access to full text of ASTM standards and historical industrial standards. Includes Construction, General Test Methods, Metals, Paint, Petroleum Products, Plastics, Rubber and Electrical Insulating Materials, Textiles, and Miscellaneous. To find a standard:
• Click on IHS Standards Expert after you connect.
• Enter your standard number in the 'Doc No.' field and 'ASTM' in the 'Text' field; click on 'Search'
• Find your standard in the list and click on the 'View Document' icon
• Read the copyright agreement and click on 'Accept' to download the PDF.
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Note: ASTM Standards through IHS will be discontinued August 31, 2014, but you will still be able to access ASTM Standards through ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library.
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A vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information covering a broad range of engineering disciplines, including: biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, and solar engineering.
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Provides scholars, researchers, and genealogists with online, easily-searchable, first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society, and events of the time. You can also search for more recent dates.
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AtoZ Maps Online provides a diverse range of maps, including modern outline, political, thematic, topographic (including USGS), scientific, and animated maps, as well as tens of thousands of antique maps of the world, individual countries, U.S. states, and U.S. towns and cities.
A key benefit is that users can download, modify, and use any of the maps however they wish, including use in print and electronic reports, with no copyright restrictions.
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Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection delivers over 300 important dramatic works in streaming audio from the archive of the nation's premiere radio theatre company, L.A. Theatre Works. The plays, which include some of the most significant dramatic literature of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening. Includes plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Arthur Miller, and more.
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EBSCOhost's Audiobook Collection includes fiction and non-fiction downloadable audiobooks. The books are a mix of classics and current titles. Although multiple users may access Audiobook Collection at the same time, each individual book can only be downloaded by one person at a time.
A free, personal EBSCOhost account is required to download the books.
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