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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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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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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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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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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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A comprehensive index to life sciences research literature. Covers journals (5,000+), reports, meetings (1,500+), reviews, and books in all areas of biology. Weekly e-mail alerts are available.
BIOSIS Previews is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Book Citation Index allows cited reference searching of over 30,000 editorially selected books published since 2005 in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. You can also search Book Citation Index - Science and Book Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities separately.
Book Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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Interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions. Episodes and segments are available back as far as 1993.
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China Academic Journals Full-text - articles from 7,200 journals.
Century Journals Project - expansion of the China Academic Journals Full-text Database.
China Doctor Dissertations Full-text - 1999 - present.
China Master Dissertations Full-text - 2000 - present.
China Proceedings of Conference Full-text - Conference proceedings from academic institutions, industrial organizations, governmental agencies, and international bodies in China since 1999.
China Core Newspapers Full-text - Articles since 2000 of 1,000 publicly issued newspapers in mainland China
China Yearbook Full-text - Covers 1912 to present.
China Reference Works Online - About 2,000 titles of all types of reference works, such as dictionaries, thesauruses, encyclopedias, atlases, timelines, and handbooks.
China Statistical Yearbooks
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The world's most comprehensive nursing and allied health research database, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals, some back to 1937. CINAHL Complete also provides full text for more than 275 books and indexing for more than 5,000 journals from the fields of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines. The database contains more than 3.9 million records.
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The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials includes details of published articles taken from bibliographic databases (notably MEDLINE and EMBASE), and other published and unpublished sources as part of the preparation of a Cochrane Review.
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The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. Each Cochrane Review is a peer-reviewed systematic review. Currently there are over 5,000 Cochrane Reviews including nearly 2,000 protocols providing an explicit description of the research methods and objectives for Cochrane Reviews in progress. Existing Reviews are updated as new information becomes available.
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A collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision making regarding the effectiveness of healthcare treatments and interventions, as well as methodology and diagnostic tests. Included are:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
Cochrane Methodology Register Database
Health Technology Assessment Database
NHS Economic Evaluation Database
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The Cochrane Methodology Register is a bibliography of publications that report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. It includes journal articles, books, and conference proceedings, and the content is sourced from MEDLINE and hand searches. The Cochrane Methodology Register contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies that could be relevant to anyone preparing systematic reviews.
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An index to the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of disciplines, from anthropology to zoology. You can also search Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science or Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities separately.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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A searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.
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Current Contents Connect indexes the table-of-contents pages of scholarly journals, books, and conference proceedings. Covers medicine, science, engineering, the arts, social sciences, and humanities. Users can save searches as e-mail alerts.
Data Citation Index is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. federal agencies, private companies, and intergovernmental organizations. Create maps and reports from data you select from over 640 datasets. Subjects include health, crime, population, finance, industry, and marketing.
NOTE: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets requires a Java-enabled browser
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Deep Blue is the University of Michigan's permanent, safe, and accessible service for representing our rich intellectual environment. The primary goal of Deep Blue is to provide access to the work that makes Michigan a leader in research, teaching, and creativity. By representing our scholars, from faculty through students, as individuals and as members of communities, Deep Blue provides a framework for preserving and finding the best scholarly and artistic work done at the University.
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Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. More than 6,250 journals are included in the directory with nearly 3,000 journals searchable at article level. DOAJ aims to cover all subjects and languages.
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OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of more than 1,800 academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. The current directory lists repositories and allows breakdown and selection by a variety of criteria (e.g., subject area, content type, and country).
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Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum — race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
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Folkstreams is an online national preserve of hard-to-find documentary films about American folk or roots cultures. The films were produced by independent filmmakers in an age that began in the 1960s and was made possible by the development of portable cameras and the capacity for synch sound. These films focus on the culture, struggles, and arts of unnoticed Americans from many different regions and communities.
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Multilingual, multidisciplinary database covering the humanities and social sciences. Strong in areas such as archaeology, geography, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and sociology. Includes abstracts in French or English, subjects in both languages, and includes coverage of journals, books, conference papers, and other documents.
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FRONTLINE is a weekly PBS documentary program "covering the scope and complexity of the human experience". View full episodes as far back as 1985. The Frontline site includes lesson plans and activities to accompany use of the documentaries in the classroom.
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Search for full-text articles on topics such as cancer, drug addiction, alternative medicine, public health, and other medical topics. Sources include Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior; Encyclopedia of Public Health; The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; and many others.
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Easy-to-use, designed specifically for students and non-specialists, and is the first place to look for answers to science-related questions. Features abstracts from nearly 100 periodicals from as far back as 1995.
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A Google search of scholarly sources, including articles, books, and papers. Also includes links to who cited articles. Use this link and you'll see UM-Dearborn availability for items and full text when available.
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Provides citations to U.S. federal government publications. Contains references to Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).
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GreenFILE is a bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns. It indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology, GreenFILE contains nearly 300,000 records.
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Harmathèque is a French language resource that contains more than 26,000 e-books, 17,000 articles, 400 films, and 600 audio files. A wide range of subject areas in the humanities and social sciences is covered, and novels and children's books are also included.
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Health and Wellness Resource Center provides access to medical, health, and wellness information from authoritative medical sources including reference works, full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets, with descriptive links to selected websites.
Coverage: 1997 to present.
Mobile access available through the Gale AccessMyLibrary College Edition App.
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Health Reference Center Academic contains approx. 15 million articles from health magazines, medical journals, encyclopedias, and reference books from 1980 to the present. Searches can be limited to full-text articles or to refereed publications.
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The Health Technology Assessment Database brings together details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world. The aim of the HTA Database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
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The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research maintains the world's largest archive of computerized, numeric social science data. Topics covered include demography, economics, health care, politics, social behavior, public opinion.
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This collection of reference titles from IGI Global's Information Science Reference contains full-text articles and chapters regarding research, trends, technologies, and challenges in the fields of information science, technology, and management. Reference articles and chapters can be easily searched using basic or advanced searches.
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The JAMA Network includes JAMA and the specialty journals of the American Medical Association, offering enhanced access to the research, reviews, and perspectives shaping the future of medicine. Innovative tools provide the insights that matter most to medical research and practice.
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Comprehensive resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. Journal Citation Reports can show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, highest impact journals in a field, and largest journals in a field.
Journal Citation Reports is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Access to Karger medical books published from 1997 to 2012 and nearly 100 journals published since 1998.
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Collection of competitor, deal, financial, and drug pipeline reports for more than 2,500 pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and biomedical companies worldwide. Also includes reports of drug pipelines organized by therapy.
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Books, DVDs, and other items in our library.
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Abstracts of articles in medical journals, published from 1950 - present.
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Includes MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts. MyWorkspace allows you to set up search alerts and table of contents alerts.
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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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Nearly 300 videos and video clips from National Geographic about the environment, music, science, travel, and culture.
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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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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).
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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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Full text articles on a variety of topics, from general and scholarly periodicals, covering 1994 - present.
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The NewsHour was the nation's first hour-long nightly broadcast of national news and has received virtually every significant award for quality television and outstanding journalism. The Online NewsHour includes shows and transcripts as far back as 1996. Also includes teacher resources, including lesson plans.
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PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International contains citations to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Coverage is from 1915 and includes more than 120 countries.
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PBS Video Collection features films from the series Frontline, American Experience, NOVA, Great Performances, America in Primetime, American Masters, e2, and Odyssey. Includes works by Ken Burns, Michael Wood, and other filmmakers.
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The goal of PILOTS - the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress - is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations.
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Search all current ProQuest databases, including ProQuest Research Library for general and academic articles, ABI/INFORM for business and management, ProQuest Newspapers, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, and ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
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ProQuest Research Library includes articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. The broad range of subjects covered includes arts, business, education, general interest, health, humanities, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. Included are more than 5,060 titles — over 3,600 in full text — from 1971 to the present.
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Public Affairs Index is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications, and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today. Coverage starts in 1934, with more complete coverage beginning in 1970.
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PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1940s.
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Search full-text SAGE journals in communications, criminology, education, health sciences, management, materials science, political science, psychology, sociology, and urban studies.
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Sage Knowledge provides access to more than 180 authoritative and award-winning encyclopedias, handbooks, and e-books in many subject areas.
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Key index to articles from major journals in all areas of science and technology. Use to find other articles citing a specific article (footnotes in reverse).
Science Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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More than 2,500 journals in science, medicine, and technology. Includes coverage of engineering, economics, business and management, and selected social science titles.
Also includes more than 2,000 e-Books from Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, Syngress and Digital Press, Elsevier Science, Gulf Professional, Morgan Kaufmann, Newnes, North-Holland, and Pergamon as well as several encyclopedias and reference books.
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A multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It indexes 1,700 journals spanning 50 disciplines.
Social Sciences Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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Covers research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes more than 1,300 serials publications from around the world and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
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Provides online full-text access to many of the Springer electronic journals along with some electronic books and series. Topics covered include biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics. Time-span covered is from 1995 - present, but varies by title.
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Covers journal articles, monographs, technical reports, theses, and other literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens.
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"A collection of public affairs lectures, panels and events from academic institutions all over the world - for you to view, listen to, stream or download."
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Cross-search multiple databases: BIOSIS Previews®, Current Contents Connect® (tables of contents), Data Citation Index(SM), ISI Web of Science with Conference Proceedings (citation indexes), and Zoological Record. Web of Knowledge also provides links (under "Additional Resources") to Journal Citation Reports, Scientific WebPlus, BiologyBrowser, Index to Organism Names, ResearcherID.com, and Science Watch. When you set up a free personal account, you can use EndNote Web and ResearcherID.com, set up citation and journal alerts, and save searches.
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Combines several citation indexes (Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings - Science, Conference Proceedings - Social Sciences & Humanities, Book - Science, Book - Social Sciences & Humanities), which permits searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Covers 12,000+ journals.
Web of Science is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (1935 & earlier to the present) is the most comprehensive resource on wildlife information. Major topic areas include studies of individual species, habitat types, hunting, economics, wildlife behavior, management techniques, diseases, ecotourism, zoology, taxonomy, and much more.
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