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More than 300 videos from the Apollo Missions to the most recent space shuttle and space station missions.

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Read reports and books from the National Academy Press online for free. NAP provides the full text of reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
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A selection of historical video clips from the National Archives. Includes NASA History, United Newsreel motion pictures, and Department of the Interior motion pictures.

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Contains summaries of more than 185,000 publications including: federal, state, and local government reports; books; research reports; journal articles; and unpublished research. Twelve core periodicals are comprehensively abstracted, and many more periodicals are routinely examined. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, domestic preparedness, and victims.
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Nearly 300 videos and video clips from National Geographic about the environment, music, science, travel, and culture.

Note: National Geographic Magazine Archive has been replaced by National Geographic Virtual Library.
Updated September 2013

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This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.
Added September 2013

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A database of plants used by Native American peoples for foods, drugs, dyes, fibers and other purposes, including over 4,000 plants and 44,000 usages. This database was created by Dan Moerman, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Nature  
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Full episodes of the PBS series Nature back to 2008. Also included are fun interactive content, teacher lesson plans, behind-the-scenes video exclusives with filmmakers and producers, and more.

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Nature publishes the leading research papers in all scientific disciplines and provides lay readers who have an interest in science the best possible perspective of the scientific world. In addition to Nature, you can browse or search other Nature titles such as: Nature Biotechnology, Nature Chemistry, Nature Geoscience, Nature Materials, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Physics, and Scientific American.

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More than 358,000 classical, jazz, blues, and world music tracks available for online listening. New releases are added monthly. After connecting, see User Guide for minimum system requirements for listening.
Note: Maximum of five simultaneous users. If you can't log in, please check back in a few minutes.
Naxos only supports FlashPlayer, not Microsoft Silverlight nor Windows Media Player.
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Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library with over 1,375 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, films, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, and other labels and is continuously updated to offer the best selection of performing arts videos.
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Papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization.

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PBS TV and web newsmagazine with the most compelling stories of the week and of our times. Every Friday night nationwide and all week long on the web.

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Full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and Global Lens. Also includes documentaries, comedies, dramas, and award-winning short films. All films were presented at major film festivals and, collectively, have won more than 1,000 awards. Film clips and playlists can be created, saved, and shared with others. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.
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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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NewspaperARCHIVE is a database of historical newspapers covering 1607 the present. The database consists of digital images of original newspaper pages, the largest number are from 1880-2010, and are mainly English-language from the United States, Canada, England, and Ireland, although there are some newspapers from other countries in other languages.
Note: The holdings will list broad ranges of dates but NewspaperARCHIVE does not necessarily contain all the issues in that time period.
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NHS Economic Evaluation Database focuses primarily on the economic evaluation of health care interventions. Economic evaluations are studies in which a comparison of two or more interventions or care alternatives is undertaken and in which both the costs and outcomes of the alternatives are examined. This includes cost-benefit analyses, cost-utility analyses, and cost-effectiveness analyses.
Note: the primary focus of this database is British (the National Health Service of Great Britain).
Added May 2014

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Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) unites multiple, distinct archives into a single resource of a wide variety of previously unavailable primary sources including: books and monographs, newspapers and periodicals, diaries and personal letters, manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, maps, sheet music, and more. NCCO currently contains 4 collections:
• Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange
• British Politics and Society
• British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
• European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection
Mobile access: Available through the Gale AccessMyLibrary College Edition App.
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Added April 2014

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The Nixon Years includes Foreign & Commonwealth Office and British Embassy analyses of U.S. policy decisions, White House staff appointments and U.N. discussions, views on Europe, the deployment of F111 aircraft on U.S. airbases in the U.K., Nixon's battles over funding from Congress, and much more. There are also detailed assessments of all the changes brought about by the presidential elections of 1972.
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Added December 2013

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North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks, and other resources.
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The English North China Herald is universally acclaimed as the prime printed source - in any language - for the history of the foreign presence in China from around 1850 to the 1940s. It was published in Shanghai and was the official journal for British consular notifications and announcements of the Shanghai Municipal Council. It is the first - and sometimes only - point of reference for information and comment on a range of foreign and Chinese activities.

NOVA  
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Watch full episodes of NOVA, PBS' series about science and technology. Included are episodes as far back as 1996 and teacher guides.

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NOW on PBS is a weekly newsmagazine composed of documentary segments and interviews about the most important issues facing democracy, including media policy, corporate accountability, civil liberties, the environment, politics, social responsibility, and foreign affairs. Includes video back at least to 2004, transcripts to 2002, and ideas for using NOW in classrooms.
Note: The last episode of NOW aired on April 30, 2010 and was replaced with Need to Know.


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