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C-SPAN (Television network)
Archives of C-SPAN broadcasts back to 1987. Includes coverage of every House and Senate session and every White House press briefing and other acts of official Washington. Includes additional special programming on political and historical topics. 150,000 videos available.
Calculators
A set of simple interactive calculators for chemistry, including isotope patterns, element patterns, reaction yields, oxidation states of d-block metals in a complex, electron accountancy, and more. Some modules are still in test phase.
Caldecott Medal -- Bibliography
"The Caldecott Medal was neamed in honor of ninteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children." The site allows users to have the chance to learn about the award, the criteria, and the application process. One can also find the award winners and honored books from 1938 to present day. Summaries of these books, as well as comments made by the commitees can be found.
2nd. ed. Ed. Jim Roginski. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1992. Ref Z1037.A2 B76 1992 A guide to the 327 authors and illustrators who have been recipients of the 529 Newbery and Caldecott Medals and Honor Book recognitions.
Caldecott Medal -- Bibliography -- Periodicals
Available online 1990 - present.
Chicago, IL: Association for Library Service to Children Ref Desk Coll Z1037.A2 N474 2003 An annotated list of award winning books, as well as a list of media used in Caldecott winner and honors picture books.
calendar
KSU Calendar for ETD-related activities
Links to library locations, services and departments, building guide, library tour and campuses. Also includes web calendar to main library building hours, links to hours for department and services hours, and printable archive of hours.
Shows today's date in various calendars and eras. Links to the current day's information throughout the web and also contains celestial and astronomical information.
call number
Floor maps of floors 4-9 showing where call number can be found in the stacks.
Instructions on how to read and decipher Library of Congress (LC) call numbers in order to locate a book in the Kent Campus Main Library.
Library of Congress Tutorial - Call Number and Shelving
Library of Congress Tutorial - page 2 - Tests
Library of Congress Tutorial - page 3 - Tests
Library of Congress Tutorial - page 4 - Tests
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Audiovisual Material and Classroom Services
Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
Media services available at University Libraries
Services and departments involving multimedia creation, editing and publishing, computers and digital equipment loans, photocopying and publishing, etc...
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Kent State University Cameras and Camcorders.
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Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
Media services available at University Libraries
Services and departments involving multimedia creation, editing and publishing, computers and digital equipment loans, photocopying and publishing, etc...
Kent State University Cameras and Camcorders.
Canada -- Population -- Statistics
Produced by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, an interactive atlas of Canada. It is based on the print title produced by the Royal Society. Users can explore several atlas layers for the entire country, and print maps created. Also includes interactive children's atlas and geographic explorer.
Ref Desk Coll fG1201 .Q4 R24 A 2-volume set that provides large state maps which clearly indicate towns, cities, counties, metro areas, rivers, lakes, and railroads. In addition to large maps of each state, this atlas includes marketing data consisting of population, income, manufacturing and sales data for counties, basic trading areas, and MSAs. Other useful data, such as elevation, airlines, zip codes, highway distances, colleges and universities, and ranked lists of large companies are also provided.
Canada Đ History
Provides a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
Canadian newspapers -- Directories
Listings for radio and television stations and cable companies, print media, and broadcast media. Includes contact info and key personnel.
Canadian periodicals -- Directories
Listings for radio and television stations and cable companies, print media, and broadcast media. Includes contact info and key personnel.
Cancer
Research databases and evaluated web sites for biological sciences.
Database developed by the Development Therapeutics Program of the National Cancer Institute, which provides information on screening results and chemical structural data on compounds for use in treating cancer and AIDS that are not covered by a confidentiality agreement.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Career changes
A collection of web resources and books to learn about various careers, jobs or occupations.
This book uses career assessment quizzes and personality exercises to help readers understand their present work or career situation, discover the type of work for which they're best suited, and learn how to create the changes they need.
A list of sites offering job postings
Look here for resources pertaining to specific professions or majors.
This is a guide to finding a job or changing careers, including information on useful Internet sites, how to select a career counselor, and more.
Career development
This website by the American Apparel and Footwear Association provides informaton on careers in the "sewn products industry." The site provides brief job descriptions and articles offering advice from people in the industry.
Come listen to a panel of professionals who enjoy successful music-related careers.
The Director Speaks series features directors discussing their approach and interpretation of their work in an open forum, usually the week of the production's opening.
A collection of web resources and books to learn about various careers, jobs or occupations.
This website offers to connect job seekers and providers in the apparel and retail industry. Individuals may post resumes and review posted jobs free of charge.
This website provides a guide to 25 careers in the fashion industry. Each page lists a job description, salary range, outlook, list of qualifications and a proposed career path.
This book uses career assessment quizzes and personality exercises to help readers understand their present work or career situation, discover the type of work for which they're best suited, and learn how to create the changes they need.
A list of sites offering job postings
LearningExpress provides skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and writing, as well as online interactive practice tests for several types of exams including grade school achievement tests, the SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and civil service positions. Complete answer explanations accompany each response. To take a test, a user first sets up an individual account. Note: Setting up an account must be done at an authenticating site (on campus or at an Ohio public library or school). Thereafter, the account is accessible from anywhere. Learn2 includes more than 50 computer skills tutorials that will help improve your computer skills. Tutorials cover basic through advanced skill levels for Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook plus Adobe Acrobat to name a few.
Look here for resources pertaining to specific professions or majors.
A list of helpful books for writing resumes and cover letters and preparing for interviews.
This government website provides job descriptions, average earnings and information about training, working conditions and potential growth for thousands of U.S. occupations. Visitors may search alphabetically or type in one of the following occupations: Apparel Manufacturing; Clothing, Accessory, and General Merchandise Stores; Demonstrators, Product Promoters and Models; Designer; Purchasing Managers, Buyers and Purchasing Agents; Textile, Apparel and Furniture Occupations.
Career education
This website by the American Apparel and Footwear Association provides informaton on careers in the "sewn products industry." The site provides brief job descriptions and articles offering advice from people in the industry.
Come listen to a panel of professionals who enjoy successful music-related careers.
The Director Speaks series features directors discussing their approach and interpretation of their work in an open forum, usually the week of the production's opening.
A collection of web resources and books to learn about various careers, jobs or occupations.
This website offers to connect job seekers and providers in the apparel and retail industry. Individuals may post resumes and review posted jobs free of charge.
This website provides a guide to 25 careers in the fashion industry. Each page lists a job description, salary range, outlook, list of qualifications and a proposed career path.
A list of sites offering job postings
LearningExpress provides skill-building interactive courses in math, reading, and writing, as well as online interactive practice tests for several types of exams including grade school achievement tests, the SAT, GED, U.S. Citizenship, and civil service positions. Complete answer explanations accompany each response. To take a test, a user first sets up an individual account. Note: Setting up an account must be done at an authenticating site (on campus or at an Ohio public library or school). Thereafter, the account is accessible from anywhere. Learn2 includes more than 50 computer skills tutorials that will help improve your computer skills. Tutorials cover basic through advanced skill levels for Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook plus Adobe Acrobat to name a few.
A list of resources for researching employers in preparation for interviewing.
Look here for resources pertaining to specific professions or majors.
A list of helpful books for writing resumes and cover letters and preparing for interviews.
This government website provides job descriptions, average earnings and information about training, working conditions and potential growth for thousands of U.S. occupations. Visitors may search alphabetically or type in one of the following occupations: Apparel Manufacturing; Clothing, Accessory, and General Merchandise Stores; Demonstrators, Product Promoters and Models; Designer; Purchasing Managers, Buyers and Purchasing Agents; Textile, Apparel and Furniture Occupations.
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Media services available at University Libraries
Services and departments involving multimedia creation, editing and publishing, computers and digital equipment loans, photocopying and publishing, etc...
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Cataloging
Job description of graduate student assistant positions within Technical Services.
The Cataloging Department creates and maintains bibliographic records providing access to Library material for faculty, staff, and patrons.
This web page contains an e-book checklist developed by the Technical Services department at Kent State University Libraries. This document is used to track decision-making for the treatment of batch-loaded bibliographic records for batch cataloging projects.
Job description of cataloging positions for graduate students.
Information on borrowing materials with a KentLINK location of "Performing Arts Library Cataloging," linked to from that location (mucat).
List of practicum opportunities currently available in Technical Services.
TechKNOW is a quarterly review of bright ideas published by the Technical Services Division of the Ohio Library Council (OLC). This electronic publication provides: professional news; information on emerging library standards and library vendor products; book product and web resource reviews; information about professional associations; OLC division news; and practical advice for technical services librarians in public libraries and academic libraries. Typical topics include cataloging, authority control, acquisitions, library physical processing, serials and continuing resource management, preservation, library management, and metadata. Library standards that are illuminated include AACR2, RDF, FRBR, MARC21 Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC).
TechKNOW is a quarterly review of bright ideas published by the Technical Services Division of the Ohio Library Council (OLC). This electronic publication provides: professional news; information on emerging library standards and library vendor products; book product and web resource reviews; information about professional associations; OLC division news; and practical advice for technical services librarians in public libraries and academic libraries. Typical topics include cataloging, authority control, acquisitions, library physical processing, serials and continuing resource management, preservation, library management, and metadata. Library standards that are illuminated include AACR2, RDF, FRBR, MARC21 Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC).
Brief description of Technical Services positions for graduate students
catalogs
Describes how to set up search alerts and saved searches in catalogs and databases available at Kent State.
Links to library catalogs to help you find books and audio visual materials available at Kent State in the library's collections and through library services.
Instructional guide to using KentLINK Musical Instrumentation Search
List of library catalogs useful in music research.
Library catalogs for finding needed materials at KSU, within OhioLINK, or beyond.
Links to library catalogs to find books and materials for use in English studies.
Catalogs, College -- United States
Provides cover-to-cover access to over 7,600 college catalogs from 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and professional schools. Included are course descriptions, admission requirements,faculty information, maps, and more.
Catalogs, Union
KentLINK is the library catalog for all 8 campuses of the University. It identifies what books, journals, government publications, and media (computer files, films, CDs, etc.) are owned and indicates their availability.
The OhioLINK Library Catalog is the database of all books and other materials owned by the 85 public and private colleges and universities that are OhioLINK member libraries. For any item not available at KSU, it is possible to request the item online and have it sent to any KSU library or another OhioLINK institution for pick up.
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Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
Media services available at University Libraries
CD-ROMs
Applications only available on the CD-ROM Workstations in the Information Commons beside the consulting cubicle.
A list of online resources and cd-rom databases available for use only in the Chemistry/Physics Library
Media services available at University Libraries
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
CD-ROMs -- Catalogs
Ed. Irene Wood. New York: Neal-Schuman, 1999. Ref PN1998 .M85 1999 A directory of sources for locating multimedia materials for both individual cultures and multicultural offerings for children, primarily K-12. Includes listings of distributors.
CDs
Media services available at University Libraries
SMS Tutorial: How to use EZCD Creator
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
How to record a Powerpoint Presentation to a CD so that the links work.
Censorship -- History
Provides information on books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts. The books featured range from Ulysses to Little Red Riding Hood.
Census
This is an excellent gateway to economic and population census data. Data are available for download, in customizable tables or in thematic mapped. The site provides access data from the Decennial Censuses, the Economic Censuses, and the American Community Survey.
Converting downloaded files from Census and Mapping files into usable dbf files for ArcView. (Page 1 of 2)
Converting downloaded files from Census and Mapping files into usable dbf files for ArcView. (Page 2 of 2)
This resource from the Geostat Center at the University of Virginia provides Web access to the electronic versions of the 1988, 1994, and 2000 County and City Data Books. This provides the opportunity to create custom printouts and/or customized data subsets.
Data download page of mapping census data tutorial. (Page 1 of 4)
Data download page of mapping census data tutorial. (Page 2 of 4)
Data download page of mapping census data tutorial. (Page 3 of 4)
Data download page of mapping census data tutorial. (Page 4 of 4)
Data download page of GIS Mapping Tutorial. (Page 1 of 4)
Data download page of GIS Mapping Tutorial. (Page 2 of 4)
Data download page of GIS Mapping Tutorial. (Page 3 of 4)
Data download page of GIS Mapping Tutorial. (Page 4 of 4)
Map Library GIS tutorial.
Data download page of ArcView data tutorial. (Page 1 of 4)
Data download page of ArcView data tutorial. (Page 2 of 4)
Data download page of ArcView data tutorial. (Page 3 of 4)
Data download page of ArcView data tutorial. (Page 4 of 4)
Provides up-to-date information on each of Ohio's counties from over 50 sources. Includes data on population, housing, economic conditions, labor.
Click on any state in the U.S. to receive basic U.S. Census statistics relating to employment and population.
Statistical tables that summarize data from most government and some nongovernment sources. Major subject areas include: population, vital statistics, education, law enforcement, employment, energy, agriculture, and banking, finance, and insurance. Publications listed are in portable document format (PDF) for the 1995 edition through current edition.
The Wyoming Geolibrary provides digital orthophoto quarter quadrangles, USGS topographic maps, US census line data, DRG's and DRG-E's, and accompanying data. The site also provides links to other GIS resources on the web.
Characters and characteristics in literature
Raymond E. Jones. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Ref Z1037.A1 J78 1997 Identifies and describes over 1,700 characters from 230 literary works for children from both the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes historically and culturally significant works as well as popular titles.
John T. Gillespie and Corinne J. Naden. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Ref Z1037 .A1 S6 1997 Identifies and describes over 2,000 characters from 232 literary works for young adults dating from the 16th to the 20th centuries.
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Reference assistance is available in-person, online, and over the phone.
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Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Information for checking out Print Reserves.
Circulation Department homepage
Media services available at University Libraries
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
University Libraries' policy on waiving of fines, fees, and other charges.
check shelf
Instructions for library users who cannot find a book on shelf.
Instructions for library users who cannot find a book on shelf.
Chemical industry
Contains current information on commercially available chemicals and their worldwide suppliers.
Searchable database of chemical suppliers.
A collection of catalogs from major chemical suppliers. Includes information from 30 of the premier chemical catalogs including those from Lancaster, TCI, ACROS Organics, and Alpha Aesar. Search by text or structure. The free version is no longer available, but you may request a 2-week free trial. Register to use.
Search for materials safety data sheets and other toxicity information.
Chemical structure
Primary reference laboratory for chemical measurements. Areas of research include Automotive and Aerospace, Biomaterials, Pharmaceuticals and Biomanufacturing, Chemical and Allied Products, Energy Systems, Environmental Technologies and Services, Health and Medical Products/Services, Industrial and Analytical Instruments and Services, Forensics and Homeland Security, Microelectronics, and Food and Nutritional Products.
Database developed by the Development Therapeutics Program of the National Cancer Institute, which provides information on screening results and chemical structural data on compounds for use in treating cancer and AIDS that are not covered by a confidentiality agreement.
Contains the chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. Search for unique chemical structures, deposited structure records, bioassay records, and structures using text terms such as names, synonyms, keywords, or depositor-supplied identifiers, names of reagents, and SMILES, MOL file, and other formats.
Chemical workers -- Health and hygiene
Databases, material safety data sheets, protective equipment, and government agencies, and other information from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Search for materials safety data sheets and other toxicity information.
Chemicals
Provides information on substances and how they are represented in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and information systems. Search by name, CAS number and in other ways.
Search for materials safety data sheets and other toxicity information.
Chemicals -- Dictionaries
Contains structural and other information about chemical substances.
Cheminformatics
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Chemistry
Comprehensive source of information on chemical research and researchers at universities in the United States and Canada by the American Chemical Society. Search by name of faculty or by institution.
Use to determine if a substance is commercially available, source, cost, regulatory status. Search by document identifier to locate substance.
Electronic version of the print title The Aldrich Library of 13 C and 1 H FT NMR Spectra 3 vol. set (QD96.F68 P67 1993). The Electronic Library contains CNMR and HNMR spectra of 11,828 organic compounds as well as information about their physico-chemical properties. You can browse through the database, perform searches according to catalog parameters (catalog number, CAS number, formula, name, and book references, print spectrum, as well as perform some basic operations with a spectrum (Peak picking and integration). In addition there are features such as multi-level searching using search lists, searching according to molecular weight, chemical properties(boiling point, melting point, etc.), structures and sub-structures, spectral parameters(peaks and solvent), searching for portions of the spectrum, and substructure search. It is also possible to create and modify reports using the ACD/ ChemSketch chemical graphics application.
Contains information about the product as well as a link to live help.
Official web site of the American Chemical Society. Provides resources and services for members, as well as information about the many disciplines within chemistry. Conference, career, and information for professionals may also be found.
Search for a topic and analyze the results to determine competitors, patent holders, and more.
Resources and guides for downloading and using Beilstein Crossfire.
A German-English, English-German dictionary of terms found in the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry.
Quick guides and help for searching Beilstein from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). Also includes statistics for database usage across the United States.
Additional web sites for books and related materials
Link to the tables of contents of nearly 2000 journals.
Covers most substances mentioned in the literature back to 1957. Includes chemical substance information for over 42 million organic and inorganic substances and over 16 million sequences. Included in SciFinder Scholar searches.
Includes more than more than 8 million single- and multi-step reactions and more than more than 472,000 records from journal articles and patents with reaction information.
Contains current information on commercially available chemicals and their worldwide suppliers.
Contains regulatory information from Australia, Canada, Europe, Israel, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United States. Coverage varies.
Web site of resources, documentation, and support for the Cambridge Structural Database.
Web site of the Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University.
A collection of catalogs from major chemical suppliers. Includes information from 30 of the premier chemical catalogs including those from Lancaster, TCI, ACROS Organics, and Alpha Aesar. Search by text or structure. The free version is no longer available, but you may request a 2-week free trial. Register to use.
Chemistry portal covering numerous topics, including most disciplines within chemistry, communication, compounds and molecules, societies, government agencies worldwide, jobs, and much more.
Portal for free and subscription scientific databases . Includes reference databases (ChemFinder and more), as well as chemical, reaction, and safety databases. Search by name of chemical, moleculary formula or weight, or CAS number. Discounts are available through educational and student pricing.
Leading search engine fand comphrehensive directory for chemical and related industry professionals. Includes access to chemical names, jobs, market research and consultants.
Links to major publishers of chemistry information, as well as patent offices world wide. Includes major society and commerical presses.
Members of this online chemical community can access over 350 journals and 15 databases from a variety of publishers, including Beilstein, U.S. patents, Medline, NIST and more. Access to the pre-print server is also available. Users must register to access services.
Covers Agricultural Sciences, Biology and Life Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Food Sciences,General Chemistry Geological Sciences, Material Sciences, Medical Sciences, Physics, and Polymer Science. database of over 22 million records covering the chemical literature from more than 8000 journals and 150 countries. around 3.9 million patents originating from 38 countries. also includes books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and dissertations.
Bibliographies and descriptions of resources in major areas of chemistry (e.g. analytical, organic, inorganic, crystallography and more). Created by librarians at the University of Texas at Austin.
Databases, material safety data sheets, protective equipment, and government agencies, and other information from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Primary reference laboratory for chemical measurements. Areas of research include Automotive and Aerospace, Biomaterials, Pharmaceuticals and Biomanufacturing, Chemical and Allied Products, Energy Systems, Environmental Technologies and Services, Health and Medical Products/Services, Industrial and Analytical Instruments and Services, Forensics and Homeland Security, Microelectronics, and Food and Nutritional Products.
Links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver course materials in any language. Includes modules on inorganic and analytical chemistry, molecular models and introductory chemistry. Select your area of interest from the list of subjects.
List of Chemistry Departments worldwide, both by country and by number of departments within a country. There is a separate listing by chemist, by geography.
A collections of general chemistry resources, compiled by the Chemistry Librarian at Kent State University.
General reference sources in chemistry, covering reference sources, societies, spectral data, educational source, chemicals and suppliers, and Internet collections
This is a list of subject specific and general search tools in the areas of chemistry, physics, and liquid crystals.
Search for meetings by date, event type (e.g. symposium, conference, e-conference, short course), city and more. Contact information is included in the entry.
Chemistry/Physics Library web site.
Free registration is required to access the list of conferences. Search by keyword or browse by date. Date, venue, location, topics, travel services and more are included in each conference record.
Listing of conference and meeting resources in the areas of chemistry, liquid crystals, physics
Provides access to complete bibliographic information from articles, editorials, meeting abstracts, commentaries, and all other significant items in recently published editions of over 1,050 of the world's leading journals and books in broad range of categories.
Current Protocols are used in laboratories around the world as the authoritative sources for effective, reliable methods in biological research and experimentation. The web version is searched via the table of contents and provides links to figures, tables, recipes, literature citations, cross-references, and internet URLs in the full-text HTML format. PDF format for printing is also available. While this resource is available via the web, it requires a user id and password. Please check with the reference desk to access this resource.
Help guides for specific chemistry, physics, and liquid crystal related resources.
Links to chemistry, physics, and related tutorials and guides.
Listing of databases available at the Chemistry/Physics Library
A list of online resources and cd-rom databases available for use only in the Chemistry/Physics Library
A list of web sites containing directories of the faculty and departments in Chemistry and Physics.
Resources for locating theses and dissertations in the areas of chemistry, physics, liquid crystals, computer science and mathematics.
Service hosted by the Office of Science and Technical Information that searches various e-print hosting sites worldwide.
Comprehensive treatment of all areas of inorganic chemistry, including Main Group Elements; Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry; Organometallic Chemistry; Bioinorganic Chemistry; Solid State, Materials, Nanomaterials and Catalysis; and General Inorganic Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Methods. Articles are arranged alphabetically and are searchable keyword. HTML and PDF formats are available.
Provides access to over 500 databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences.
Search for literature written by a specific author.
Instructions for using SciFinder Scholar to search by substance name or CAS registry number or some other substance identifier.
Search for information about a substance by using its chemical structure.
Combine chemical structures and functional groups to locate information about reactions.
Use SciFinder Scholar to search for articles about a specific research topic.
Directory of chemistry web sites on dozens of topics, compiled by the Galaxy search engine site.
Gardner's features a comprehensive selection of commercially available chemicals. Thus all bulk inorganic chemicals, major pesticides, dyestuffs, surfactants,metals and alloys are included. It is also a comprehensive sources of chemical synonym information.Provides detailed information on 35,000 chemical compounds including: Chemical Name; CAS, EINECS, and Merck Numbers; Molecular Formula; Synonyms; Uses; Chemical Properties; and Manufacturer/Suppliers. Contains 85,000 synonyms, CAS Registry Numbers and EINECS Numbers Indexes and complete contact information for the 1,500 manufacturers and suppliers of referenced compounds.
Collection of general reference and data resources of interest of chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Includes directories, dictionaries, and databases in relevant areas of study.
A selective list of sources for grants, scholarships and funding.
A one-stop resource to find funds for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education.
Electronic version of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics follows the 81st Edition of the print Handbook in terms of content. The 81st Edition contains several updated and expanded tables: Fundamental Physical Constants (the new set of CODATA recommended values, replacing the 1986 set) The Elements (descriptive texts on the occurrence, properties, history, and uses of all the chemical elements) Dissociation Constants of Organic Acids and Bases (expanded by 50%)Dipole Moments (revised and expanded) Threshold Limits for Airborne Contaminants (including the most recent recommendations) and more.
Contains links to reference resources on chemical data sources, material safety, chemistry departments, chemical suppliers, all aspects of chemistry and more. Maintained by the library at University of California at Santa Barbara.
Provides the open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics. Contains access to full-text documents produced and made available by the Department of Energy National Laboratories and grantees from 1995 forward. Older documents may also be made available.
Access a list of resources and tutorials for searching CAS' SciFinder Scholar database.
901 tables of general interest to scientists and engineers, and of particular interest to those involved with physics in the broader sense. Includes data on physical, thermodynamic, mechanical, other properties. Includes 7 interactive tables. Published by KNOVEL.
Provides information on the Union, its Commissions and Regional Associates, and its journals and other publications.
Provides information on IUPAC nomenclature recommendations.
The JCR allows the evaluation and comparison of journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. All areas of science, technology, and social sciences are covered. The JCR can show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, the highest impact journals in a field, and the largest journals in a field allow for journal evaluation and comparison. NOTE: Citation data are not meant to replace informed peer review. Careful attention should be paid to circumstances that can influence citation rates such as language, journal history and format, publication schedule, and subject specialty.
List of databases of interest chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Some are restricted in use to Kent State University faculty, staff and students.
A listing of dissertations and theses from KentLINK written by students from the Department of Chemistry.
A database of of approximately 75,000 thermotropic liquid crystals, which contains free access to the chemical structures and registration numbers of compounds found in LiqCryst 3.2. It also includes 17,000 references from journals, books, conferences, patents and proceedings and Ph.D. theses.
Selected resources found in the Chemistry/Physics Library, as well as on the Internet.
A standard handbook with methods and techniques for studying enzymes. DNA, RNA, biophysical, biochemical and biotechnological topics are also included.
Home page of the National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Funding, which lists funding opportunities, policies, and more.
Search the National Technical Information Service database for documents published since 1990. Coverage includes scientific, technical, engineering, and related business information by or for the U.S. government and complementary materials from international sources. Some full-text is available; fee-based downloads are available.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Contains images that represent atomic orbitals and molecular orbitals, animated plots of wave functions, animated plots of electron density, "dot-density" plots of electron density, and plots of radial distribution functions.
Search a number of dictionaries across biological and health sciences disciplines.
Search a number of dictionaries across major disciplines of science, including astronomy, chemistry, earth science, medicine, physics, zoology, and much more.
Strategies for searching for information about polymers.
Sources of preprints and technical reports
Provides numerical values for a variety of physical, thermal, electrical, thermodynamic property, and ultraviolet data, as well as descriptive information for preparation and uses for over 5,500 inorganic compounds. Data is searchable, and can be exported to other applications.
Derived from the acclaimed Methods in molecular biology series. Contains all the major procedures needed for isolating, characterizing, and analyzing proteins, including powerful new techniques in mass spectroscopy and immunochemistry.
Contains the chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. Search for unique chemical structures, deposited structure records, bioassay records, and structures using text terms such as names, synonyms, keywords, or depositor-supplied identifiers, names of reagents, and SMILES, MOL file, and other formats.
Compilation of Internet resources, including databases, online journals, patents, societies, books, software, jobs, reactions, and much more.
Provides subscriber access to the RSC's journals, information about its books and databases, conferences, jobs, and more. Full-text access to journals may also be available via OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Access to meetings, symposia, lectures and conferences organized by the RSC. [Please note: This web site will be unavailable from 6:00am Saturday, April 21, 2007 until 11:00pm Sunday, April 22, 2007 for essential maintenance.]
Provides full-text access to the journal archive of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Includes more than 200,000 original articles published from 1841 to 1996. Use the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center for full-text access to RSC titles after 2004. Advance article access is not available. NOTE: You must use the provided checkbox to restrict your search to the journal archive.
Meta database Patent and Journal References from all scientific disciplines, Substance information, Chemical reactions, Regulated chemicals information, Commercially available substances. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Chemical Structure searches are limited to exact matches of a drawn structure as well as structure with substitution at open positions on the drawn structure. NOTE: SciFinder Scholar is located in the CD-ROM folder found in the start menu of the public work stations.
Self-paced tutorials for searching the different modes of SciFinder Scholar.
A list of resources to support the use of SciFinder Scholar.
Free tutorials that provides instruction and practice in searching SciFinder Scholar for chemistry, biology, and chemical engineering topics.
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
Science of Synthesis, formerly Houben-Weyl Methods of Organic Chemistry, is the premier source for information on synthetic chemistry. It includes access to published literature from journals, books, and patents since the 1880's, with an effort toward balancing works from industry and academica.
A comprehensive science-specific search engine that filters out non-scientific sites and finds peer-reviewed articles such as PDF and PostScript files. Searches specialty sources, such as Medline, ScienceDirect, the U.S. Patent Office, BioOne, and more.
Search solutions and strategies for locating information about polymers, synthetics, and small molecules.
A set of simple interactive calculators for chemistry, including isotope patterns, element patterns, reaction yields, oxidation states of d-block metals in a complex, electron accountancy, and more. Some modules are still in test phase.
Use structures as a search term to locate information.
CD-ROM version of the printed handbook.
An overview of strategies for searching for synthetic pathways.
Agencies and resources of interest to chemistry, physics, and liquid crystal researchers
A United States Geological Survey site that shows how chemists and geologists use analytical chemistry to: determine the age of the Earth; show an extraterrestrial body collided with the Earth; predict volcanic eruptions; observe atmospheric change over millions of years; and document damage by acid rain and pollution of the Earth's surface.
This is an alternative site for downloading the Crossfire software, which doesn't require that you register.
Each of the virtual journals included presents an online collection of relevant papers from a broad range of "source" journals in the physical sciences. Full-text freely available for those journals to which Kent State University Libraries and Media Services subscribes.
Provides access to a 3-D structures database as well as to a database of chemical distributors
Listed alphabetically by country and university.
A per-month listing of conference assembled by Dr. Wendy Warr of Warr and Associates.
e-EROS offers systematic and exhaustive coverage of reagents used in organic synthesis. Classical reagents, new "designer" reagents and catalysts are included. Search by CAS numbers or InChI’s or InChI Keys, authors with full-text links to their articles, keywords and phrases, reagent or reaction name, citation information, or structure, and more.
Chemistry -- Abstracts
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
Chemistry -- Indexes
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are theBeilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
Chemistry -- Periodicals
Full-text of journals published by the American Chemical Society. Titles may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Full-text for 2000, 2001, and part of 2002 for journals covering medicinal and organic chemistry, drug development, and more.
Open-access, peer-reviewed repository of full-text, biomedical journals.
Iidentifies the most cited chemistry-related research publications as reflected by the more than 100 million citations found in the journals, patents, conference proceedings and other sources covered by CAS.
Search for individual journal titles, as well as publishers. Subscriber access to journals available. Many titles may be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Lists the short title, complete title, coden, and frequency of publication for the journals covered by the CAPlus file on the STN service. (This is not the full list of journals covered by CAS!)
Online access to 40 chemistry journals.
Instructions for setting up a profile in the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center, for receiving e-mail notifications of new journal issues and setting other personal options.
Lists the publishers whose journals are included in the EJC as well as how to report missing issues and articles.
Electronic journals in most disciplines, published by Elsevier. Full-text access to many is available via the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.
Hosts the largest repository of free full-text life science articles in the world, with more than 750,000 free, full-text articles online. A division of the Stanford University Libraries, which produces the online versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly content. Free registration is required for access.
Contains full-text of bulletins of academic societies and research papers in most areas of scientific research.
Alphabetical listing of abbreviations and full journal titles in chemistry and related areas.
Search here for active serials by department, title, subject keywords, format or any combination of these items. This information is recreated monthly. "OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center" and many "JSTOR" and "SPARC" electronic titles are included but listed separately from academic departments.
Search by the title of a journal to see whether it is available in print and/or in electronic format.
Search Lexis/Nexis for the full-text of selected journals in the physical sciences.
Provides full-text access to the journal archive of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Includes more than 200,000 original articles published from 1841 to 1996. Use the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center for full-text access to RSC titles after 2004. Advance article access is not available. NOTE: You must use the provided checkbox to restrict your search to the journal archive.
Science of Synthesis, formerly Houben-Weyl Methods of Organic Chemistry, is the premier source for information on synthetic chemistry. It includes access to published literature from journals, books, and patents since the 1880's, with an effort toward balancing works from industry and academica.
Journals available through the Elsevier ScienceDirect service. Searchable by title and broad subject. (NOTE: The full-text of many journals are available through OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.)
Contains online journal articles and more, including author resources and upcoming conferences. Also contains former Gordon and Breach titles.
Subscriber access to journals across many subject areas, published by Wiley. Many may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Chemistry -- Societies, etc
Official web site of the American Chemical Society. Provides resources and services for members, as well as information about the many disciplines within chemistry. Conference, career, and information for professionals may also be found.
Provides information on the Union, its Commissions and Regional Associates, and its journals and other publications.
Provides information on IUPAC nomenclature recommendations.
Provides subscriber access to the RSC's journals, information about its books and databases, conferences, jobs, and more. Full-text access to journals may also be available via OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Chemistry -- Tables
Contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties.
Online version of the 1954 title, with links to the full-text of numerous tables of data, including chemical, physical and thermal properties of many different kinds of materials.
Chemistry -- Tables -- Periodicals
A list of tables which have been relocated or removed, retitled or rearranged from the 71st to 87th editions. The same information is usually made available.
Chemistry, Analytic
Primary reference laboratory for chemical measurements. Areas of research include Automotive and Aerospace, Biomaterials, Pharmaceuticals and Biomanufacturing, Chemical and Allied Products, Energy Systems, Environmental Technologies and Services, Health and Medical Products/Services, Industrial and Analytical Instruments and Services, Forensics and Homeland Security, Microelectronics, and Food and Nutritional Products.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
Chemistry, Inorganic
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) contains crystal structure information for over 245,000 organic and metal organic compounds. All of these crystal structures have been analysed using X-ray or neutron diffraction techniques. For each crystallographic entry in the CSD there are three distinct types of information stored. These are conveniently categorised in terms of their "dimensionality": bibliographic information, chemical connectivity, 3D Molecular Structure, and 3D Crystal Structure. The web version provides a full range of text/numeric search options, in addition to more complex search functionality, including: substructure searching,and reduced cell searching, similarity searching. Note: This version supercedes the cd-rom version.
Chemistry/Physics Library web site.
Comprehensive treatment of all areas of inorganic chemistry, including Main Group Elements; Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry; Organometallic Chemistry; Bioinorganic Chemistry; Solid State, Materials, Nanomaterials and Catalysis; and General Inorganic Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Methods. Articles are arranged alphabetically and are searchable keyword. HTML and PDF formats are available.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are theBeilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Provides numerical values for a variety of physical, thermal, electrical, thermodynamic property, and ultraviolet data, as well as descriptive information for preparation and uses for over 5,500 inorganic compounds. Data is searchable, and can be exported to other applications.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
Chemistry, Inorganic -- Tables
Contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties.
Chemistry, Organic
Free access with registration includes Organic molecule structure searching, Materials Safety Data Sheets; free download of articles from Acros Organics magazine, Reviews on Organic Chemistry, Technical Information Sheets.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) contains crystal structure information for over 245,000 organic and metal organic compounds. All of these crystal structures have been analysed using X-ray or neutron diffraction techniques. For each crystallographic entry in the CSD there are three distinct types of information stored. These are conveniently categorised in terms of their "dimensionality": bibliographic information, chemical connectivity, 3D Molecular Structure, and 3D Crystal Structure. The web version provides a full range of text/numeric search options, in addition to more complex search functionality, including: substructure searching,and reduced cell searching, similarity searching. Note: This version supercedes the cd-rom version.
Chemistry/Physics Library web site.
An encyclopedic and systematic collection of useful synthetic methodology, including tens of thousands of reactions and synthetic transformations
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are theBeilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
An integrated spectral database system for organic compounds, which includes 6 different types of spectra under a directory database of the compounds. The spectra are EI mass, 1H decoupled 13C NMR, 1H NMR pattern (90 and/or 400 MHz), 1H NMR parameter (300 MHz pattern generated), FT-IR, laser-Raman, and ESR. Produced by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology of Japan.
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
Science of Synthesis, formerly Houben-Weyl Methods of Organic Chemistry, is the premier source for information on synthetic chemistry. It includes access to published literature from journals, books, and patents since the 1880's, with an effort toward balancing works from industry and academica.
A database of 17,221 English review articles (from journals and books) of interest to synthetic organic chemists. It includes the previous version (which covered literature between 1970 and 2002) plus an update containing articles until the end of 2003.
e-EROS offers systematic and exhaustive coverage of reagents used in organic synthesis. Classical reagents, new "designer" reagents and catalysts are included. Search by CAS numbers or InChI’s or InChI Keys, authors with full-text links to their articles, keywords and phrases, reagent or reaction name, citation information, or structure, and more.
Chemistry, Physical and theoretical
Official web site of LCI and the CPIP graduate program.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
Chemistry, Physical and theoretical -- Encyclopedias
Provides the basics, defines the scope of each subdiscipline, and indicates where to go for a more complete and detailed explanation.
Chemistry, Physical and theoretical -- Tables
Contains tables of physical, solvent, and thermodynamic properties.
Chemistry/Physics Library
Resources and guides for downloading and using Beilstein Crossfire.
Additional web sites for books and related materials
General reference sources in chemistry, covering reference sources, societies, spectral data, educational source, chemicals and suppliers, and Internet collections
This is a list of subject specific and general search tools in the areas of chemistry, physics, and liquid crystals.
Chemistry/Physics Library web site.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in the Chem/Phys Library
Listing of conference and meeting resources in the areas of chemistry, liquid crystals, physics
A list of online resources and cd-rom databases available for use only in the Chemistry/Physics Library
A list of web sites containing directories of the faculty and departments in Chemistry and Physics.
Resources for locating theses and dissertations in the areas of chemistry, physics, liquid crystals, computer science and mathematics.
Collection of general reference and data resources of interest of chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Includes directories, dictionaries, and databases in relevant areas of study.
A selective list of sources for grants, scholarships and funding.
List of databases of interest chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Some are restricted in use to Kent State University faculty, staff and students.
Access full-text journals in the areas of chemistry, physics, liquid crystals, and related disciplines.
Brief description and overview of all branch libraries, reference collection, gov docs, and spec coll.
Selected resources found in the Chemistry/Physics Library, as well as on the Internet.
Full-text and other resources for locating patents and copyright information.
Various resources, including databases, preprints, proceedings, societies, and much more.
Sources of preprints and technical reports
A list of resources to support the use of SciFinder Scholar.
Agencies and resources of interest to chemistry, physics, and liquid crystal researchers
Chemists
List of Chemistry Departments worldwide, both by country and by number of departments within a country. There is a separate listing by chemist, by geography.
Children -- Books and reading
Here, children can come to find books that they are intersted in by type, title, author, and even illustrator. Children also have the option to listen to a story over the internet. Summer recommended reading lists can also be found. There is also an option for children to write and share their own stories.
"The Buckeye Children's Book Award is a great way to encourage kinds to read their favorite books and to nominate and vote for them here in Ohio. Here you can find information about current and past winners of the award and the background and criterion for the nomination round of the award."
"The Caldecott Medal was neamed in honor of ninteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children." The site allows users to have the chance to learn about the award, the criteria, and the application process. One can also find the award winners and honored books from 1938 to present day. Summaries of these books, as well as comments made by the commitees can be found.
This site offers a plethora of information about children's literature. "This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and colelctions of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics." One can browse the following areas: search, what's new, books, subjects, curriculum areas, authors, and many more.
Raymond E. Jones. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Ref Z1037.A1 J78 1997 Identifies and describes over 1,700 characters from 230 literary works for children from both the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes historically and culturally significant works as well as popular titles.
Print and electronic resources for children's and young adult literature.
"The Children's Book Council, Inc. is the nonprofit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults." Upon entering this site one can learn more about the CBC, go to the CBC online store, and become a member. This site is great for getting children active by not only providing reading lists but also having events like the "Young People's Poetry Week."
The goals of this association are "To encourage serious scholarship and research in childrens's literature. To enhancethe professional stature of the graduate and undergraduate teaching of children's literature...." In this site, the user can find information about conferences, grants, jobs, people, study programs, etc....
In order to promote reading, this website gives teachers and parents lists of books that are appropriate with various topics. The site breaks down reading by types, such as award winners and genres. There are buying guides for every month, book clubs and many more. The site can be used by parents to expose their children to literature blogs and other literature related materials.
"The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) is a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas, and expertise in the field of children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is an noncirculating examination, study, and research library for Wisconson school and public libraries, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is a part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) School of Education (SoE, and recieves additional supposrt fromt he Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
Available online 1990 - present.
This award is given to books that prove to be that of literary excellence. The sight allows the user to see previous winers, to nominate books, and also discusses the policies and procedures of the award.
"The puropse of this page is to create a qualitative list of multicultural literature for K-12 educators. We would like to avoid presenting just lists of books, but instead give educators a chance to find out a little more information about multicultural literature others have used successfully."
3rd ed. Eden Ross Lipson. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000. Ref Z1037 .L724 2000 A selective annotated list of over 1,000 books reviewed by the New York Times. Includes age appropriate, subject, and title indexes.
"The Association of Library Service to Children is interested in the improvement and extension of library services to children in all types of libraries. It is responsible for the evaluation and selection of book and nonbook library materials and for the improvment of techniques of library service to children from preschool through the eighth grade or junior high school age, when such materials and techniques are intended for use in more than one type of library."
"The Pura Blepre Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth."
Children -- Books and reading -- Bibliography
In order to promote reading, this website gives teachers and parents lists of books that are appropriate with various topics. The site breaks down reading by types, such as award winners and genres. There are buying guides for every month, book clubs and many more. The site can be used by parents to expose their children to literature blogs and other literature related materials.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States
John T. Gillespie, Catherine Barr. Westport, CN: Libraries Unlimited, 2003. Ref Z1037 .G48 2002 Suppl Brief annotations of recommended fiction and nonfiction books arranged by author within subject categories. Includes author, illustrator, title, and subject/grade level indexes.
Ed. by Carl M. Tomlinson. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998. Ref Z1037 .C5428 1998 An annotated reference to international children's literature. Includes children's book awards, author-title, and subject appendices.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States -- Bibliography
Kathryn I. Matthew and Joy L. Lowe. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2002. Guide to recommended children's books and media for use with every elementary subject. Includes teachers resources.
Children with disabilities -- Education -- Ability testing
Carolyn Compton. Upper Saddle, NJ: Globe Fearon, 1996. Ref LB 1131.C5416 1996 Three to four page descriptions of a variety of tests concerned with academic skills, perception, memory, speech, language, gross motor skills, intelligence, and development for special populations. Descriptions include sample questions, what each test measures, how it is measured and the mean scores of each test.
Children's audiobooks -- United States -- Audiotape catalogs -- Periodicals
New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker, 1998. Ref LB1043 .B69x 1998 Lists 8,228 fiction and nonfiction titles from 706 publishers. Each entry includes a brief annotation. Includes author, reader/performer, subject, and publisher/distributor indexes.
Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries
Here is "...a fast, east and kid-friendly way for kids to search online. Designed to be a fun destination site focused on learning and 'edu-tainment," Ask for Kids uses natural-language technology that allows kids to ask questions and perform web seearches...."
MAIN Ref LB 1027.55.E523 2005
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students in grades K-8. Provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Lexile limiters allow searchers to specify the reading level of materials retrieved.This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
Research database for secondary school students (grades 6-12).
Children's films -- Catalogs -- Periodicals
New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker, 1998. Ref PN1992.945 .B66 1998 Lists thousands of entertainment and educational videos for children in grades K-12. Each entry includes a brief annotation. Numerous indexes provide access to video titles.
Children's libraries -- Book lists
Here, children can come to find books that they are intersted in by type, title, author, and even illustrator. Children also have the option to listen to a story over the internet. Summer recommended reading lists can also be found. There is also an option for children to write and share their own stories.
"The Children's Book Council, Inc. is the nonprofit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults." Upon entering this site one can learn more about the CBC, go to the CBC online store, and become a member. This site is great for getting children active by not only providing reading lists but also having events like the "Young People's Poetry Week."
In order to promote reading, this website gives teachers and parents lists of books that are appropriate with various topics. The site breaks down reading by types, such as award winners and genres. There are buying guides for every month, book clubs and many more. The site can be used by parents to expose their children to literature blogs and other literature related materials.
"The puropse of this page is to create a qualitative list of multicultural literature for K-12 educators. We would like to avoid presenting just lists of books, but instead give educators a chance to find out a little more information about multicultural literature others have used successfully."
Children's literature -- Awards
Provides links to the Newbery, Caldecott and many other children's book awards lists.
"The Buckeye Children's Book Award is a great way to encourage kinds to read their favorite books and to nominate and vote for them here in Ohio. Here you can find information about current and past winners of the award and the background and criterion for the nomination round of the award."
"The Caldecott Medal was neamed in honor of ninteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children." The site allows users to have the chance to learn about the award, the criteria, and the application process. One can also find the award winners and honored books from 1938 to present day. Summaries of these books, as well as comments made by the commitees can be found.
This award is given to books that prove to be that of literary excellence. The sight allows the user to see previous winers, to nominate books, and also discusses the policies and procedures of the award.
"The Association of Library Service to Children is interested in the improvement and extension of library services to children in all types of libraries. It is responsible for the evaluation and selection of book and nonbook library materials and for the improvment of techniques of library service to children from preschool through the eighth grade or junior high school age, when such materials and techniques are intended for use in more than one type of library."
"The Pura Blepre Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth."
Children's literature -- Bibliography
John T. Gillespie, Catherine Barr. Westport, CN: Libraries Unlimited, 2003. Ref Z1037 .G48 2002 Suppl Brief annotations of recommended fiction and nonfiction books arranged by author within subject categories. Includes author, illustrator, title, and subject/grade level indexes.
Ed. by Carl M. Tomlinson. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998. Ref Z1037 .C5428 1998 An annotated reference to international children's literature. Includes children's book awards, author-title, and subject appendices.
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1909 - Z1037 .W76 An annotated list of books and magazines for children from preschool through grade six. Includes author, title, subject, and analytical indexes. Updated with annual supplements.
8th ed. Eds. Anne Price and Juliette Yaakov. New York: H.W. Wilson, 2000. An annotated and classified list of books published in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. for young adults. Includes an author, title, subject, and analytical index. Includes some out of print titles.
Kathryn I. Matthew and Joy L. Lowe. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2002. Guide to recommended children's books and media for use with every elementary subject. Includes teachers resources.
3rd ed. Eden Ross Lipson. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000. Ref Z1037 .L724 2000 A selective annotated list of over 1,000 books reviewed by the New York Times. Includes age appropriate, subject, and title indexes.
Lyn Miller-Lachmann. New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker, 1992. Z1037 .M654 1992
Children's literature -- Bibliography -- Periodicals
New York: R. R. Bowker. Z1037.A1 C482 2004 v. 1-2 An annual author, title, and illustrator index to books for children and young adults published in the United States and currently available for purchase.
Children's literature -- Bio-bibliography
This database provides illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators.This is the online version of the more than 200 volume print edition.
Eds. Anne Commire, Adele Sarkissian, Agnes Garrett. Detroit: Gale Research, 1977. Ref PN451 .Y4 v. 1 - 2 Provides biographical entries, including a list of works, for more than 2500 authors who died before 1961. Most entries include author photographs, book illustrations or movie stills and excerpts from autobiographies, diaries, and letters.
Children's literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries
5th. ed. Eds. Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast. Detroit: St. James Press, 1999. Ref PN1009.A1 T9 1999 Provides brief biographic sketches for more than 800 English-language writers of fiction, poetry, and drama for children and young adults. Each entry includes a list of the author's works, a list of critical studies about the author, and a signed essay about the author.
Children's literature -- Book reviews
Raymond E. Jones. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Ref Z1037.A1 J78 1997 Identifies and describes over 1,700 characters from 230 literary works for children from both the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes historically and culturally significant works as well as popular titles.
The CLCD contains reviews of children’s books along with readability and interest level. Reviews are from over 34 sources, some of which include, BookList, Horn Book Magazine, and VOYA. This is a great resource to use when selecting children’s literature to use for a lesson plan or activity.
"The puropse of this page is to create a qualitative list of multicultural literature for K-12 educators. We would like to avoid presenting just lists of books, but instead give educators a chance to find out a little more information about multicultural literature others have used successfully."
Children's literature -- Book reviews -- Indexes -- Periodicals
Detroit: Gale Research Co. Ref Z1037 .C48x Cites reviews of books, periodicals, books-on-tape and book-related electronic media appearing in Book Review Index in the the past year that at least one reviewer recommended for children ages ten years and younger.
The CLCD contains reviews of children’s books along with readability and interest level. Reviews are from over 34 sources, some of which include, BookList, Horn Book Magazine, and VOYA. This is a great resource to use when selecting children’s literature to use for a lesson plan or activity.
Children's literature -- Book reviews -- Periodicals
Provides criticism and biographical/bibliographical inflormation on the leading authors of children's literature. Online version of the print reference set by the same name.
Children's literature -- Dictionaries
Humphrey Carpenter and Mari Prichard. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. PN1008.5 .C37 1984 Covers children's literature in many languages and from many countries. Includes biographical sketches and summaries for children's titles and topics.
5th. ed. Eds. Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast. Detroit: St. James Press, 1999. Ref PN1009.A1 T9 1999 Provides brief biographic sketches for more than 800 English-language writers of fiction, poetry, and drama for children and young adults. Each entry includes a list of the author's works, a list of critical studies about the author, and a signed essay about the author.
Children's literature -- Encyclopedias
Ed. by Peter Hunt and Sheila Ray. New York: Routledge, 1996. Includes essays on theoretical and critical approaches to children's literature; types and genres of children's literature; book publishing and design; and the nature of children's literature in select countries and regions of the world.
Children's literature -- History and criticism
The CLCD contains reviews of children’s books along with readability and interest level. Reviews are from over 34 sources, some of which include, BookList, Horn Book Magazine, and VOYA. This is a great resource to use when selecting children’s literature to use for a lesson plan or activity.
Links to children's literaature websites.
Ed. by Peter Hunt and Sheila Ray. New York: Routledge, 1996. Includes essays on theoretical and critical approaches to children's literature; types and genres of children's literature; book publishing and design; and the nature of children's literature in select countries and regions of the world.
Ed. Jane M. Bingham. New York: Scribner's, 1988. Ref PN1009.A1 W73 1988 Includes eighty-four critical essays accompanied by selective bibliographies about writers of children's literature who lived from the 17th through the first part of the 20th century.
Children's literature -- History and criticism -- Periodicals
Provides criticism and biographical/bibliographical inflormation on the leading authors of children's literature. Online version of the print reference set by the same name.
Children's literature -- Publishing -- Directories
Provides links to homepages of children's book publishers around the world.
Children's literature -- Publishing -- United States -- Directories
4th ed. Eds. Barbara Stein and Lucia Hansen. New York: Neal-Schuman, 1995. Z479 .C45x 1995 A directory of sources for locating multimedia materials and services designed for children, primarily pre-K through middle school and others who work with children. Includes listings of publishers, software and audiovisual producers and distributors, booksellers, periodicals, cultural diversity resources and museums.
Children's literature -- Stories, plots, etc
Raymond E. Jones. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. Ref Z1037.A1 J78 1997 Identifies and describes over 1,700 characters from 230 literary works for children from both the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes historically and culturally significant works as well as popular titles.
The CLCD contains reviews of children’s books along with readability and interest level. Reviews are from over 34 sources, some of which include, BookList, Horn Book Magazine, and VOYA. This is a great resource to use when selecting children’s literature to use for a lesson plan or activity.
Links to children's literaature websites.
Children's literature -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States
The CLCD contains reviews of children’s books along with readability and interest level. Reviews are from over 34 sources, some of which include, BookList, Horn Book Magazine, and VOYA. This is a great resource to use when selecting children’s literature to use for a lesson plan or activity.
"The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) is a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas, and expertise in the field of children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is an noncirculating examination, study, and research library for Wisconson school and public libraries, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children's and young adult literature. The CCBC is a part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) School of Education (SoE, and recieves additional supposrt fromt he Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
"The puropse of this page is to create a qualitative list of multicultural literature for K-12 educators. We would like to avoid presenting just lists of books, but instead give educators a chance to find out a little more information about multicultural literature others have used successfully."
Kathryn I. Matthew and Joy L. Lowe. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2002. Guide to recommended children's books and media for use with every elementary subject. Includes teachers resources.
Children's literature, American -- African American authors -- Awards
3rd. ed. Ed. Henrietta M. Smith. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004. Z1037.A2 C67 2004 Includes bibliographies of the Coretta Scott King Author, Ilustrator and New Talent Awards from 1970 to 2004 and selective award winner biographies.
Children's literature, American -- African American authors -- Bibliography
3rd. ed. Ed. Henrietta M. Smith. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004. Z1037.A2 C67 2004 Includes bibliographies of the Coretta Scott King Author, Ilustrator and New Talent Awards from 1970 to 2004 and selective award winner biographies.
Children's literature, American -- Awards
In order to promote reading, this website gives teachers and parents lists of books that are appropriate with various topics. The site breaks down reading by types, such as award winners and genres. There are buying guides for every month, book clubs and many more. The site can be used by parents to expose their children to literature blogs and other literature related materials.
3rd. ed. Ed. Henrietta M. Smith. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004. Z1037.A2 C67 2004 Includes bibliographies of the Coretta Scott King Author, Ilustrator and New Talent Awards from 1970 to 2004 and selective award winner biographies.
Children's literature, American -- Bio-bibliography
5th. ed. Eds. Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast. Detroit: St. James Press, 1999. Ref PN1009.A1 T9 1999 Provides brief biographic sketches for more than 800 English-language writers of fiction, poetry, and drama for children and young adults. Each entry includes a list of the author's works, a list of critical studies about the author, and a signed essay about the author.
Children's literature, English -- Bibliography
Ed. by John T. Gillespie. New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker, 2000. Ref Z1037 .B55 2000 Brief annotations of recommended fiction and nonfiction books arranged by author within subject categories. Includes author, title, and subject/grade level indexes.
Children's literature, English -- Indexes
Carolyn W. Lima, John A. Lima. Westport, CT: Bowker-Greenwood, 2001. Ref Z1037 .L715 2001 Lists 14,000 picture books by subject. Includes title and illustrator indexes.
Children's periodicals
Provides full text for over 140 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students in grades 6-8. This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
Provides full text for 50 children's magazines and over 100 children's pamphlets, designed for elementary school students in grades K-5. This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students in grades K-8. Provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Lexile limiters allow searchers to specify the reading level of materials retrieved.This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
Research database for secondary school students (grades 6-12).
Children's periodicals -- Indexes
Madison, WI: The Guide Z1037 .S884 A monthly subject index to articles in magazines for children and young adults. Also includes citations to articles for teacher and librarians of children and young adults and reviews of multimedia.
Children's poetry -- Indexes
John E. and Sara W. Brewton and G. Meredith Blackburn III. New York: Wilson, 1972. PN1023 .B723 1984
John E. Brewton, G. Meredith Blackburn III and Lorraine A. Blackburn. New York: Wilson, 1984. PN1023 .B723 1984 Lists over 7,000 poems for children and young adults published between 1976 and 1981. Includes subject access with over 2,000 subject headings.
Children's reference books
A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students in grades K-8. Provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Lexile limiters allow searchers to specify the reading level of materials retrieved.This database now also includes the content from Encyclopedia of Animals.
Children's software -- United States -- Catalogs
Kathryn I. Matthew and Joy L. Lowe. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2002. Guide to recommended children's books and media for use with every elementary subject. Includes teachers resources.
Children's stories -- Bibliography
Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1993. Ref PS374.C454 H45 1993 Contains more than 400 entries on titles, authors, characters, and settings based on 134 books by 93 authors. All books included have won awards or been placed on citation lists.
Children's stories, American -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries
Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. Ref PS374.C454 H45 2002
5th. ed. Eds. Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast. Detroit: St. James Press, 1999. Ref PN1009.A1 T9 1999 Provides brief biographic sketches for more than 800 English-language writers of fiction, poetry, and drama for children and young adults. Each entry includes a list of the author's works, a list of critical studies about the author, and a signed essay about the author.
Children's stories, American -- Dictionaries
Alethea Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985. Ref PS374 .C454 H45 1985 Includes 1, 266 entries on titles, authors, characters, and settings based on 420 books of fiction for children and young adults. All books included have won or been finalists for major awards in children's literature.
Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986. Ref PS374.C454 H45 1986 Includes 1, 550 entries on titles, authors, characters, and settings based on 489 books of fiction for children and young adults. All books included have won or been finalists for major awards in children's literature.
Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1993. Ref PS374.C454 H45 1993 Contains more than 400 entries on titles, authors, characters, and settings based on 134 books by 93 authors. All books included have won awards or been placed on citation lists.
Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. Ref PS374.C454 H45 2002
Eds.Pat Pflieger and Helen M. Hill. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1984. Ref PR830.F3 R4 1984 Includes plot, character, and author summaries for thirty-six North American and British authors of fantasy for children.
Children's stories, English -- Dictionaries
Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. Ref PR830.C513 H4 1989 v. A-M - N-Z Includes 1,626 entries on titles, authors, characters, and settings based on 387 books published from 1678 to 1985. All books included have won or been finalists for major awards in children's literature.
Eds.Pat Pflieger and Helen M. Hill. Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1984. Ref PR830.F3 R4 1984 Includes plot, character, and author summaries for thirty-six North American and British authors of fantasy for children.
Childrens Literature Awards
Links to children's literaature websites.
China
A project of Harvard University to create an archive of freely available data on the recent Earthquake in China (May 2008), and to facilitate both data-sharing and research projects.
China/Asia on Demand Students and faculty at OhioLINK member libraries have access to the Arts & Humanities package at CAOD which includes the full text of more than 900 journals. While many articles are retrieved instantly, there may be a waiting period of a few minutes to 3 hours for delivery of other articles. Users must submit an email address to be notified of article availability.
Circulation
Describes conditions which will cause patron library records to be blocked; describes billing rates and schedules for various item types.
This document describes who, in addition to faculty, students, and staff, may obtain borrowing privileges, and how to obtain borrowing privileges.
Brief description of positions available at the Circulation area of Libraries and Media Services.
Description of duties and responsibilities for students working at the circulation desk.
Circulation Department homepage
Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
Delivery of library materials to the departmental offices of faculty, staff, and graduate assistants.
Library Fine Appeal Form
Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
Table of loan periods, renewals, and fines for various item types and patron categories.
Information that is useful when you need to check out periodicals, art books, magazines, and journals.
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
Kent State University Cameras and Camcorders.
VHS and DVD Bookings
University Libraries' policy on waiving of fines, fees, and other charges.
citation
This pdf file gives a brief overview of basic APA citation style.
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Guide to doing cited reference searching in CINAHL and the Citation Indexes.
A list of good web sites that describe how to cite a map, an atlas, or cartographic material from print, online, dynamic or static.
Citation indexes
Guide to doing cited reference searching in CINAHL and the Citation Indexes.
City planning
Urban Studies Abstracts is an interdisciplinary database covering urban affairs, urban studies, urban history and community development.
Classical philology
Systematic, extensive guide to Humanities web resources for academia. Hosted by the University of Oxford.
The Perseus Classics collection is an integrated collection of materials, textual and visual, primary and secondary, on the study of ancient Greece and Rome.
VoS provides a detiled listing of interent resources in the Humanities. Maintained by faculty at the Univ. of California-Santa Barbara.
Classification -- Astronomy
Developed by the American Institute of Physics, PACS have been used in Physical Review since 1975 to identify fields and sub-fields of physics.
Classification -- Mathematics
Created by the American Mathematical Society, the MSC is used to categorize items covered by the two reviewing databases, Mathematical Reviews (MR) and Zentralblatt MATH (Zbl). The MSC is broken down into over 5,000 two-, three-, and five-digit classfications, each corresponding to a discipline of mathematics.
Classification -- Physics
Developed by the American Institute of Physics, PACS have been used in Physical Review since 1975 to identify fields and sub-fields of physics.
classroom
Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
LMS classroom policies, scheduling and use guidelines and descriptions of library rooms for instruction and meetings.
Web page for reserving instructional classrooms
The Libraries have created collaborative learning spaces on the 6th floor of the Main Library. These can be reserved by faculty for up to two meetings of their class. The spaces provide the opportunity for students to work together under the guidance of their instructor and in proximity to the Libraries' print collections.
Media services available at University Libraries
Policies relating to users who want to schedule and use library classrooms.
Web page for reserving room 152
Kent State University Cameras and Camcorders.
Classroom and Instructional Systems Design
Services and departments involving multimedia creation, editing and publishing, computers and digital equipment loans, photocopying and publishing, etc...
Classroom Services
Audiovisual Material and Classroom Services
Instructors can place DVDs or videos on reserve.
Use this form to request audiovisual equipment for classroom use. Restricted to faculty orders only...
Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
Brief description of UG student jobs in Classroom Services.
Description of duties and responsibilities for Classroom Services Delivery Technician.
Media services available at University Libraries
Services and departments involving multimedia creation, editing and publishing, computers and digital equipment loans, photocopying and publishing, etc...
Classrooms -- United States
The Libraries have created collaborative learning spaces on the 6th floor of the Main Library. These can be reserved by faculty for up to two meetings of their class. The spaces provide the opportunity for students to work together under the guidance of their instructor and in proximity to the Libraries' print collections.
Clinical pharmacology
Database provides patient advisory leaflets for over 1,450 medications and natural products, plus 600 Spanish language leaflets representing the most subscribed and commonly used medications.
Clinical trials
Provides a listing of more than 41,000 industry- and government-sponsored clinical trials as well as new drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. The site is designed to be a resource both for patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professionals.
"ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details."
Coaching
CSA Physical Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.
Provides international coverage of sports and fitness literature, including physical fitness, physical education, sports medicine, exercise psychology, biomechanics, psychology, training, coaching, fitness, social and psychological aspects of sport and leisure, play, games, dance, and more. Full text is available for many of the articles covered.
Collection Development
ACHVE Collection Development Guidelines
Guidelines for collection development in Accounting
Collection development guidelines for the Geography Department.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Library and Information Science
Main Reference Collection Development Guidelines
Collection Development Guidlines for the Map Library
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Theatre and Dance
Collection Management
Guidelines for collection development in Accounting
This page provides information regarding the ordering of library material for Kent State University.
Architecture and Environmental Design Collection Development Guidelines
Web page for the Database Maintenance Librarian
Biological Sciences Collection Development Guidelines
Biomedical Sciences Collection Development Guidelines
Collection Managment's Books and Materials budget page.
Collection development guidelines for the College of Business Administration
The Cataloging Department creates and maintains bibliographic records providing access to Library material for faculty, staff, and patrons.
Collection development guideline for the Chemistry department.
Circulation Department homepage
Collection Budget Facts for Fiscal Year 2010
Collection Development Home Page
Academic Department/Programs/Schools Collection Development Guidelines
Collection Management Home Page
Computer Science Collection Development Guidelines
Consortia Memberships
Economics Collection Development Guidelines
Educational Foundations and Special Services Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guideline for the English Department.
Collection development guidelines for the Ethnic Heritage Department.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Exercise, Leisure and Sport
Family and Consumer Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Rodgers/Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising.
Finance Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Geography Department.
Collection development guidelines for the Geology Department
Gift Unit's Home Page
Collection development guidelines for the History Department
IAKM Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Institute of Applied Linguistics
Justice Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection Development's Library Representatives page.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Library and Information Science
Liquid Crystal Institute Collection Development Guidelines
Management & Information Systems Collection Development Guidelines
Marketing Collection Development Guidelines
Mathematical Sciences Collection Development Guidelines
Modern and Classical Language Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Music Department
Nursing Collection Development Guidelines
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Pan-African Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Department of Philosophy
Collection development guidelines for the Physics Department
Political Science Collection Development Guidelines
List of practicum opportunities currently available in Technical Services.
Collection development guidelines for the Department of Psychology.
School of Art Collection Development Guidelines
School of Visual Communication Design Collection Development Guidelines
Serials Department Home Page
Sociology Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the School of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Collection Development's Subject Librarians page.
Teaching Leadership and Curriculum Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the School of Technology
Collection development guidelines for the School of Theatre and Dance
Collection development guidelines for the Department of Women's Studies
Collection Management Area
Describes the steps to quickly create multiple item records.
collections
Description of the collection in the Map Library.
Guidelines for collection development in Accounting
Architecture and Environmental Design Collection Development Guidelines
Biological Sciences Collection Development Guidelines
Biomedical Sciences Collection Development Guidelines
This page describes the book holdings in the Borowitz Collection and includes links to selected sub-collections by genre and subject.
Biographical note about Albert Borowitz and Helen Osterman Borowitz, donors of the Borowitz Collection at the Kent State University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives.
List of selected periodial and anthology articles and essays by Albert I. Borowitz.
The gateway page to the Borowitz Collection in the Kent State University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives. The Borowitz Collection contains books, archives, ephemera, and artifacts primarily related to true crime.
This page describes the manuscripts, archives, ephemera, and artifacts holdings in the Borowitz Collection and includes links to selected sub-collections.
Collection Budget Facts for Fiscal Year 2010
Collection Development Home Page
Academic Department/Programs/Schools Collection Development Guidelines
Computer Science Collection Development Guidelines
Economics Collection Development Guidelines
Educational Foundations and Special Services Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Ethnic Heritage Department.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Exercise, Leisure and Sport
Family and Consumer Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Rodgers/Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising.
Finance Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Geography Department.
Collection development guidelines for the Geology Department
Collection development guidelines for the History Department
IAKM Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Institute of Applied Linguistics
Describes the holdings of the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
Justice Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Brief description and overview of all branch libraries, reference collection, gov docs, and spec coll.
Collection development guidelines for the School of Library and Information Science
Liquid Crystal Institute Collection Development Guidelines
Management & Information Systems Collection Development Guidelines
Resources related to map libraries, collection and compilations chosen by Kent State librarians.
Marketing Collection Development Guidelines
Mathematical Sciences Collection Development Guidelines
Modern and Classical Language Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Music Department
Nursing Collection Development Guidelines
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Pan-African Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Department of Philosophy
Collection development guidelines for the Physics Department
Political Science Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the Department of Psychology.
School of Art Collection Development Guidelines
School of Visual Communication Design Collection Development Guidelines
Sociology Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the School of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Teaching Leadership and Curriculum Studies Collection Development Guidelines
Collection development guidelines for the School of Technology
Collection development guidelines for the School of Theatre and Dance
Collection development guidelines for the Department of Women's Studies
college
Textbook Resources: Options for purchase, rental and sale of college textbooks.
College majors
This book is based on a U.S. Census Bureau study of 150,000 college graduates and presents the actual jobs and earnings of college graduates in 60 majors. 2004.
This title links more than 60 majors to over 350 careers, and each major also includes related skills, leisure time activities, personal values, and professional organizations.
This site is broken down into subject guides, daily information, puzzles & quizzes, featured sites, guidance, colleges, reference sites, reference tools, directories, health, and the online academic hub fabout teen related information about academics.
Electronic book.
College students -- Vocational guidance
Electronic resource, link through KentLINK. This book focuses on the essentials related to professional development and success in the 21st century, with an emphasis on the key areas of attitude, appearance, communication skills, the job search, and work habits.
College teachers -- Selection and appointment
Lists job announcements from the Chronicle of Higher Education. Updated weekly.
College teachers -- United States -- Directories
Provides names, departmental affiliations and institutional addresses of professionals at thousands of American colleges and universities, as well as at approximately 200 Canadian institutions that use instructional materials primarily in English
Colloids
Research in the areas of liquid crystals, colloids, self-assembly, macromolecular crowding, protein crystallization, microfluidics, granular rods, electrorheological fluids, virus suspensions, biopolymers, macromolecular suspensions, instabilities in liquid crystals, electro-optics of liquid crystals and more.
CD-ROM version of the printed handbook.
Commercial products -- Statistics
Ref Index Table HF5410 .M35
Ref Index Table HF5410 .W67 1999/2001 Approximately 1,670 entries in World Market Share Reporter cover 360 geographic locations. The entries provide world market share data and rankings of companies, products and services. It also offers numerous graphics, a table of topics, an annotated source listing and five indexes.
Commercial products -- United States -- Periodicals -- Indexes
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1979-1992
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1993-2003
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1964-1978
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1963
Communication
Staff, hours, location, and services of UL Communications Office
Contains bibliographic information for articles in 60 core journals in the disciplines of communication studies and journalism. This database is the smaller version of ComIndex, a resource available only in the Reference Center of the Main Library and in selected computer labs at the University.
An industry-supported educational forum aimed at exposing undergraduates to professional media issues and career possibilities.
The ComAbstracts database provides comprehensive coverage and access to the primary professional literature of the field of communication studies.
Coverage of the literature of communication studies, including applied, nterpersonal, mass, organizational, and small group communication; journalism; and public relations. Indexes more than 250 journals, including core communication studies titles. Updated bimonthly.
Use these databases to find journal articles and other material on communication topics.
Find information relating to communication careers, professional resources, information resources, searching skills, and communication skills.
Contains quality research articles in the areas related to communication studies and mass media. Provides access to bibliographic references, reviews, recent encyclopedias and handbooks and full-text of journal articles. Depending on the journal, coverage may extend back to the first issue of a title.
This is a free, online course for health professionals designed to improve patient communication; increase awareness of health literacy, cultural competency, and low English proficiency; and to implement patient-centered communication practices to address those areas.
This print index covers core communication journals from their first volumes though 1995. It presents tables of contents for the journals and a keyword index. No abstracts.
A comprehensive reference source written by established experts and researchers. Covers broad subject areas of media (media economy; media effects, media law and policy, media production, media systems); communication (educational, intercultural, international, interpersonal, organizational, political, visual); theory and philosophy; feminist and gender studies; research methods; rhetorical studies; public relations and advertising; journalism; and others.
Homepage for the Kent State University Libraries Communications Office
Communication -- Research
Ed. by Rebecca B. Rubin, Philip Palmgreen, Howard E. Sypher. New York: Guilford Press, 1994. Reserve P 91.3.C62 1994 and P 91.3.C62 1994 c.2 Describes instruments used in communication research. Presents comments on validity and reliability, and indicates what studies have used a particular instrument. Also includes the instruments themselves.
A comprehensive reference source written by established experts and researchers. Covers broad subject areas of media (media economy; media effects, media law and policy, media production, media systems); communication (educational, intercultural, international, interpersonal, organizational, political, visual); theory and philosophy; feminist and gender studies; research methods; rhetorical studies; public relations and advertising; journalism; and others.
Communication -- United States -- Maps
Ref Desk Coll fG1201 .Q4 R24 A 2-volume set that provides large state maps which clearly indicate towns, cities, counties, metro areas, rivers, lakes, and railroads. In addition to large maps of each state, this atlas includes marketing data consisting of population, income, manufacturing and sales data for counties, basic trading areas, and MSAs. Other useful data, such as elevation, airlines, zip codes, highway distances, colleges and universities, and ranked lists of large companies are also provided.
Communications Office
Staff, hours, location, and services of UL Communications Office
Homepage for the Kent State University Libraries Communications Office
A list of links to UL's social media venues
University Libraries offers bookplates in recognition of an individual.
Quick overview about University Libraries, from services to events.
Communicative disorders
Searches for books, journals, dissertations, scholars, institutions, and web resources in the area of communication disorders. Also includes information about professional societies and conferences.
company see Corporations
Comparative law
Describes the national laws, decrees, decree-laws, and regulations of the Spanish-speaking nations of Latin America plus Haiti, Brazil, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain and Portuguese-African nations. No further updates.
Complex fluids
Research in the areas of liquid crystals, colloids, self-assembly, macromolecular crowding, protein crystallization, microfluidics, granular rods, electrorheological fluids, virus suspensions, biopolymers, macromolecular suspensions, instabilities in liquid crystals, electro-optics of liquid crystals and more.
Computer graphics
Computer science databases.
Incorporates Computer Science Index, Computer Source, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts, and includes academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
Computer industry
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Computer science databases.
Incorporates Computer Science Index, Computer Source, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts, and includes academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
Provides access to the Gartner Group Research Reports, covering information technology (IT) and product evaluations.
Computer industry -- Employment
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Computer programming
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database, with abstracts from over 5,000 international journals, conference papers and proceedings, and technical reports. Includes links to full-text. Updated weekly.
Computer science databases.
Incorporates Computer Science Index, Computer Source, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts, and includes academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
Resources supporting study and research in mathematics and computer science at Kent State University.
Contains electronic programming and information technology reference books.
Computer science
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Computer science databases.
Incorporates Computer Science Index, Computer Source, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts, and includes academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
Resources for locating theses and dissertations in the areas of chemistry, physics, liquid crystals, computer science and mathematics.
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, text books and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the internet.
Provides the open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics. Contains access to full-text documents produced and made available by the Department of Energy National Laboratories and grantees from 1995 forward. Older documents may also be made available.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
List of databases of interest chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Some are restricted in use to Kent State University faculty, staff and students.
A listing of dissertations and theses from KentLINK written by students from the Department of Computer Science.
Resources supporting study and research in mathematics and computer science at Kent State University.
This site allows for keyword and advanced searching within international resources for geology, engineering, math, and computing. Users can access a variety of materials including articles, websites, and ejournals, as well as industry news and job announcements
Subscriber access to journals across many subject areas, published by Wiley. Many may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Computer software
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Computer science databases.
Incorporates Computer Science Index, Computer Source, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts, and includes academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
Contains electronic programming and information technology reference books.
Computer-assisted instruction
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Help guides for specific chemistry, physics, and liquid crystal related resources.
These tutorials provide instruction on a variety of computer applications, including Microsoft Office (97, 2000, XP, 2003) and others. Access is limited to 7 workstations in the Group Instruction Lab, Main Library. There is no Web access available.
This tutorial gives background on the nursing literature and searching for journal articles. Additionally, it provides step-by-step directions for searching CINAHL, as well as a live, online-guided CINAHL session. Available to nursing students through their WebCT login.
Introduction to types of Web search engines and tips for searching for and evaluating Web resources. Created by Erica Lilly.
Computers
Provides bibliographic information, abstracts, index terms, reviews,and the full-text for ACM conference proceedings. ACM journals, magazines, and newsletters are also available at this site, as well as through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center. Note: Not available off-campus.
Description of applications and hardware available at the Information Commons ADA accessible workstations.
Guidelines for appropriate use of library facilities and workstations.
Applications only available on the CD-ROM Workstations in the Information Commons beside the consulting cubicle.
Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
Applications and hardware available at the Express Multimedia Workstations.
Description of functions, applications, and equipment available at the GIS workstation in the Information Commons.
Printing options and procedures for the Reference Center.
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Brief description of graduate student position in computer support area of library.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in our LMS Systems group.
General overview of technology used within LMS.
Quick overview about University Libraries, from services to events.
Provides information about media:scape pods located on the 4th floor of the University Library.
Condensed matter
Directory of research groups and other resources in the areas of condensed matter and solid state physics.
Studies condensed matter physics to seek an understanding of the macroscopic behavior of condensed matter from their microscopic interactions and symmetries through experiments. Links to other research groups and more.
Full-text of the report of the Board on Physics and Astronomy. Describes progress in the fields of condensed matter and materials physics.
Research in the area of physics of soft condensed matter/complex fluids, and liquid crystals.
Selected resources in the areas of physics and liquid crystals.
Conference proceedings
Produced by the American Institute of Physics, search for conference proceedings and papers in the major areas of physics and astronomy.
Search for conference literature sponsored or produced by the IEEE Computer Society. Some full-text available.
Provides access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide, covering every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop and meeting added to the The British Library Document Supply Centre's collection. Updated monthly.
Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at one conference. ProceedingsFirst provides access to the British Library Document Supply Centre's collection of conference proceedings. Updated monthly.
Web-accessible archive for the proceedings of scientific conferences in High-Energy Physics and related fields.
conferences see Meetings
Conflict Management
Initially created by a team of more than 200 distinguished scholars and practitioners from around the world, the Beyond Intractability Knowledge Base is built around an online "encyclopedia" with easy-to-understand essays on almost 400 topics. These essays explain the many dynamics which determine the course of conflict along with available options for promoting more constructive approaches.
CRinfo is a free service, funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. A "linking" site whose staff of editors maintains a keyword-coded catalog of over 20,000 Web, print, and organizational resources, as well as event listings and other conflict resolution-related resources.
The primary objective of the Campus Conflict Resolution Resources project is to significantly increase administrator, faculty, staff and student awareness of, access to, and use of conflict resolution information specifically tailored to the higher education context.
Offers information on mediation in numerous practice areas as well as tools to help locate a mediator. Selected articles are available in full-text, but you must fill a brief demographic survey to gain access.
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 115,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Congresses and conventions
Provides access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide, covering every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop and meeting added to the The British Library Document Supply Centre's collection. Updated monthly.
Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at one conference. ProceedingsFirst provides access to the British Library Document Supply Centre's collection of conference proceedings. Updated monthly.
Constitutional law -- United States
The Supreme Court Yearbook provides valuable in-depth coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court, including case summaries of every opinion written during each Supreme Court term, essays on the most significant cases from each year and the trends in each term, as well as useful tables and figures on voting patterns and trends in constitutional law.
Consumer behavior -- Research
2nd ed. William O. Bearden, Richard G. Netemeyer, Mary F. Mobley. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1999. Ref HF 5415.3 B323 1999 A summary compilation of multi-item, self-report measures used in consumer behavior and marketing research. Each entry includes the scale, information about its construct, development, samples, validity, scores, source of the scale, and further references.
Consumer behavior -- United States -- Statistics
Ref Index Table HF5415.33 .U6 R877 2004
Ref Index Table HC79 .C6 .R87 1999 Details spending patterns for things such as alcohol, apparel, computers, education, entertainment, financial services, food, gifts, healthcare, shelter, utilities, transport, travel, household furnishings, housekeeping supplies, personal care, reading material. Data is collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Expenditure Survey of 1997. Does not include data on government, business or institutional spending.
Consumer behavior -- United States -- Statistics -- Periodicals
Ref Index Table HF5415.33 .U6 .L54 2004 Compiled mainly from census data and returned consumer information questionnaires that had been inserted into the packaging of a variety of consumer goods, this popular marketing tool contains three profile sections: 1) Market Profiles, that provide an overview of the demographics and lifestyle interests of the adult population/households in the 210 U.S. DMA (Designated Market Areas) markets; 2) Lifestyle Profiles, that provide demographic and related lifestyle interest information for over 70 lifestyle interests; and 3) Consumer Segment Profiles, that analyze the characteristics of households that fit certain demographic and economic criteria. A fourth section lists consumer magazines and direct marketing lists targeted to each lifestyle interest.
Consumer education
Consumer Action, a nonprofit education and advocacy organization founded in 1971, has created this site to bring together material on a variety of consumer issues. The site features many topics, including financial education and voter registration, and provides content in a several languages including Armenian, Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish.
Reference esources available for product and service research for consumers. Includes government, non profit, and private sources. Selected by KSU librarians.
Though most of this site is restricted to subscribers only, there is still valuable information here. There is a listing for current recalls and a method for locating manufacturers. Information on the current issue of Consumer Reports and sample articles are available.
Contains links to consumer information on a wide variety of topics including airline tickets, banking, taxes, mail-order catalogs, and the latest scams.
Find consumer information on new car, van and pickup prices and reviews, used car and truck prices and reviews, road test reports, and other related automobile information
One of the nationwide consumer reporting companies that offers consumers the ability to request a free credit report or report fraud.
Emily Post gives thousands of tips on correspondence, wedding planning, party giving and conduct in every public or private setting.
One of the three nationwide consumer reporting agencies that you can order a free credit report from.
This site features information and resources of use if you are looking to buy a home or relocate to another area. Resources include a Salary Calculator, the Insurance Professor, a Mortgage Qualification Calculator, and information on deciding where to live and on buying your first home. If you are comparing job offers in different states, this would be a good place to do some comparisons.
This site includes apartment listings for all 50 states, and some international locations. Select by state or country, city, number of bedrooms and price range. The site offers links to relocation services.
This site provides information on both new and used cars. There is a Retail and Trade-in Blue Book Value calculator for used cars. Pricing information for new cars is provided. Includes a listing of new car dealers and a list of car dealers with their own web sites.
The Consumer Protection Section of the Ohio Attorney General's office enforces numerous Ohio laws that protect consumers and businesses. You can file a consumer complaint online. The site includes several online publications and links to other sources of consumer information.
This organization represents residential utility customers in proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and in court. This state agency was created to deal with matters involving gas, electric, telephone and water utilities. One of the purposes of the OCC is to provide consumers with the most current and accurate information regarding utilities available.
Consumer goods -- Electronic information resources
Provides research reports covering European, UK-specific, and US consumer markets. The reports analyze market drivers, sizes and trends, market segmentation, along with consumer attitudes and purchasing habits. The reports are supplemented by brief digests of relevant recent events, UK and US demographic and economic statistics and useful lists. Requires Kent.edu e-mail address to create an account.
Textile Technology Complete is a scholarly and professional database covering scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. Containing over 400 periodical titles, it also draws on current technical reports, books, and trade literature. Also includes resources about apparel, home furnishings, and polymer industries.
Consumers -- United States -- Statistics
Ref Index Table HC110 .C6 .M545 2003
Ref Index Table HA214 .A6 2003 Provides national data on education, health, income, labor force, living arrangements, population, spending and wealth. Summaries and statistics. The raw data is collected from U.S. Bureau of Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Educational Statistics and National Center for Health Statistics and analyzed by New Strategist analysts.
Ref Index Table HF5415.33 .U6 R877 2004
Ref Index Table HC79 .C6 .R87 1999 Details spending patterns for things such as alcohol, apparel, computers, education, entertainment, financial services, food, gifts, healthcare, shelter, utilities, transport, travel, household furnishings, housekeeping supplies, personal care, reading material. Data is collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Expenditure Survey of 1997. Does not include data on government, business or institutional spending.
Consumers -- United States -- Statistics -- Databases
Survey analysis and planning software that includes data from recent Simmons National Consumer Studies (NCS).
Presents data on the product/service-buying and media-using characteristics of a carefully selected, representative sample of 15,000+ U.S. adults, 18 years of age and over. Sample is projected onto the total U.S. adult population. Offers the capability to crosstab demographic characteristics with types or brands of products.
Consumers -- United States -- Statistics -- Periodicals
Provides information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics
Ref Index Table HC110 .C6 .O34 2003
The National Opinion Research Center Library (NORC) provides online access to some NORC survey data in .pdf format. The NORC conducts research in the public interest for government agencies, educational institutions, private foundations, non-profit organizations, and private corporations. (Try either the web catalog or digital library.)
Consumers' preferences
Ref HF5415.3 .E527 "Approximately 600 of the most popular brands in America" are highlighted in this three-volume set. Vol. I covers Consumable Products, Vol. II covers Personal Products, and Vol. III covers Durable Goods. Some entries are for individual products, such as Twinkies or Scotch Tape, while others are for brand names such as Pillsbury or Sony. Entries include brand history, current status, current brand logos or photos, and sources for additional information.
Consumption (Economics) -- Europe -- Statistics
Provides research reports covering European, UK-specific, and US consumer markets. The reports analyze market drivers, sizes and trends, market segmentation, along with consumer attitudes and purchasing habits. The reports are supplemented by brief digests of relevant recent events, UK and US demographic and economic statistics and useful lists. Requires Kent.edu e-mail address to create an account.
Consumption (Economics) -- Great Britain -- Statistics
Provides research reports covering European, UK-specific, and US consumer markets. The reports analyze market drivers, sizes and trends, market segmentation, along with consumer attitudes and purchasing habits. The reports are supplemented by brief digests of relevant recent events, UK and US demographic and economic statistics and useful lists. Requires Kent.edu e-mail address to create an account.
Consumption (Economics) -- United States -- Statistics
Ref Index Table HA214 .A6 2003 Provides national data on education, health, income, labor force, living arrangements, population, spending and wealth. Summaries and statistics. The raw data is collected from U.S. Bureau of Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Educational Statistics and National Center for Health Statistics and analyzed by New Strategist analysts.
Provides research reports covering European, UK-specific, and US consumer markets. The reports analyze market drivers, sizes and trends, market segmentation, along with consumer attitudes and purchasing habits. The reports are supplemented by brief digests of relevant recent events, UK and US demographic and economic statistics and useful lists. Requires Kent.edu e-mail address to create an account.
Consumption (Economics) -- United States -- Statistics -- Periodicals
Provides information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics
Ref Index Table HC110 .C6 .O34 2003
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Collection Management Staff Directory
List of links to LMS Administration.
List of links to LMS Administration.
List of Assistance Information and Important Links.
Content area reading -- United States
Kathryn I. Matthew and Joy L. Lowe. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2002. Guide to recommended children's books and media for use with every elementary subject. Includes teachers resources.
Continuum mechanics
Contains information about current research, including continuum mechanics and liquid crystals.
Control theory
Provides access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology; also has significant coverage in areas such as materials science, aeronautics, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. Searches Physics Abstracts and more.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
Cookery, French
Lists thousands of French language recipes.
copiers
Description of skills and duties needed for copier repair service.
Services and departments involving multimedia creation, editing and publishing, computers and digital equipment loans, photocopying and publishing, etc...
Information about what the Periodical Information Desk can do to help disabled students.
Costs of public Photocopying
Copy & Design Services
Description of duties and responsibilities needed to work in the graphics area of Copy and Design Center
Copyright
This colorful, entertaining tutorial, prepared by librarians at University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, outlines the basics of copyright as well as new legislation, such as the TEACH Act.
Copyright information from the American Library Association. This web page highlights copyright and intellectual property issues important to librarians and information professionals.
Policy for multimedia copyright materials
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Copyright and intellectual property information from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Includes policies, news, information on recent statutes, legislation, court cases, etc. on a variety of topics including Google Book Search, orphan works, fair use, digital rights management, etc.
The Chilling Effects Clearinghouse is a collaboration among law school clinics and the Electronic Frontier Foundation which aims to support lawful online activity against unwarranted legal threats.
Published by the Association for Research Libraries (ARL), this code is a statement of fair and reasonable approaches to fair use. It was developed by and for librarians who support support academic inquiry and higher education. This web site contains the text of the Code, FAQs for librarians, faculty, and students, plus other copyright education materials.
This resource presents a code for fair use to guide educators using media literacy concepts and techniques.
Created by Kenneth Crews, founding director of the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University, this site contains information on identification of copyright holders, copyright scenarios, court case summaries, and more.
Provides an overview of copyright as pertains to public performances, including both theatre and dance, and provides guidelines for obtaining permissions for legal use of copyrighted works.
Sponsored by the American Library Association Office for Information Technology policy, this site serves as a resource for librarians who have copyright questions.
Description of duties and responsibilities for copyright clearance student workers.
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) serves as an intermediary between copyright holders and content users, facilitating the exchange of reuse rights and royalties through its licensing services. CCC manages the rights to over 1.75 million works and represents more than 9,600 publishers and hundreds of thousands of authors and other creators.
Created by attorney Georgia Harper, this is a step-by-step tutorial designed for the academic community and contains information on the basics of fair use, how to determine who owns copyright on a work, and how to obtain rights to use copyrighted works. The Ask A Lawyer service is limited to the UT System community.
This companion web site to the PBS documentary film "Copyright Criminals," examines the history of musical sampling, provoking debates about copyright, compensation and creativity in the age of intellectual property. To understand the complexity of the debate over sampling and copyright law, visitors should check out the link "Sampling" near the top of the page, which provides "Sampling: an Overview", a "Timeline", which can be viewed as a flipbook, list, map, or traditional timeline, and a "Glossary of Terms". The "Classroom" feature for the film is for 9th-12th graders, as well as for college students. Video modules explain the different issues in the debate, such as "Can You Own a Sound?", "Sampling in Other Forms of Media and Industry", and "Hip Hop Sampling Theft or Tribute?" All the "Educational Materials" including "Educator Guide", "Teacher and Student Handout", and "Discussion Guide" are available below the video modules, and are free to download.
Guide to the Copyright Law for materials placed on reserve.
Links to Cornell University's copyright policies, guidelines, services, and resources.
Provides access to web sites and tutorials for learning about copyright.
Provides access to web sites and tutorials for learning about copyright.
Provides links to information on public domain, fair use, locating rightsholders, and seeking copyright permissions for faculty, students, and staff who wish to use copyrighted works in papers and projects.
Provides links to information on public domain, fair use, locating rightsholders, and seeking copyright permissions for faculty, students, and staff who wish to use copyrighted works in papers and projects.
Provides access to a variety of resources for copyright information, including Kent State University policy, the Libraries' copyright clearances services, United States Law, and tutorials for learning more about copyright.
Provides access to a variety of resources for copyright information, including Kent State University policy, the Libraries' copyright clearances services, United States Law, and tutorials for learning more about copyright.
Chart maintained at Cornell University, listing copyright terms of various types of published and unpublished works, with dates those works fall into the public domain.
Tools for assessing whether a use of a copyrighted work might be considered a fair use.
Tools for assessing whether a use of a copyrighted work might be considered a fair use.
Located below are web sites that include tools and techniques for identifying and contacting the copyright owner of a work in order to seek permission to use it. This toolkit was not prepared by an attorney and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.
Located below are web sites that include tools and techniques for identifying and contacting the copyright owner of a work in order to seek permission to use it. This toolkit was not prepared by an attorney and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.
Tools for assessing whether a work may be in the public domain.
Tools for assessing whether a work may be in the public domain.
These web sites include sample copyright permission letters that can be adapted to your particular situation and needs. This toolkit was not prepared by an attorney and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.
These web sites include sample copyright permission letters that can be adapted to your particular situation and needs. This toolkit was not prepared by an attorney and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.
This page provides information for faculty authors to insure they maximize their rights under copyright law.
This page provides information for faculty authors to insure they maximize their rights under copyright law.
Copyright guidelines, provisions, and resources, from the Music Library Association.
Copyright applies to student authors as well.
Copyright applies to student authors as well.
The purpose of this weblog is to educate about copyright, licensing and digital property in plain English and to provide resources from articles to discussions to newsletters to courses and books. Created by Lesley Ellen Harris, lawyer, author and educator.
Creative Commons is a non-profit organization dedicated to flexible copyright licenses for creative works.
A bibliography of current copyright news.
The Association of Research Libraries' (ARL) White Paper on Educational Fair Use, authored by Jonathan Band, a lawyer in private practice, adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, and noted intellectual property and Internet expert.
This tool can help educators assess whether they may, under U.S. Copyright Law, use copyrighted works in their teaching without first seeking permission of the copyright owner.
Maintained by the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University, this checklist can assist in evaluating whether or not a use of a copyrighted work might be considered a fair use.
This tool, developed by Michael Brewer in cooperation with the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, can help assist in evaluating whether or not use of a copyrighted work could be considered a "fair use" under the United States Copyright Law.
From the University of Texas System, this is a detailed guide to searching for copyright owners and asking permission to use copyrighted works. This site includes information on textual works, as well as art, music, plays, movies, and foreign works. Also discusses unidentifiable or unresponsive owners.
Circular 22 from the United States Copyright Office on how to investigate the copyright status of a work.
From the Columbia University Libraries Copyright Advisory Office, this guide provides the basics on locating and contacting authors, publishers, and other copyright owners.
Provides access to Kent State University copyright and intellectual property policies.
Provides access to Kent State University copyright and intellectual property policies.
From the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, this step-by-step guide outlines the process of identifying and locating copyright owners for researchers.
From the Columbia University Libraries Copyright Advisory Office, this site offers advice as well as a model letter for seeking formal copyright permission.
The University of California System provides an excellent overview of the permissions process, along with a sample letter.
From the Society of American Archivists comes a guide for archivists and others to use when a copyright owner cannot be located or contacted. This guide focuses primarily on the types of unpublished materials typically found in archives.
Full-text and other resources for locating patents and copyright information.
Information about what the Periodical Information Desk can do to help disabled students.
From the North Carolina State University Office of the Provost, this guide to seeking copyright permissions is in a question-and-answer format and provides sample letters for a variety of scenarios, including classroom use.
From the Citizen Media Law Project hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, this blog entry explains the four factors of Fair Use.
This sliding copyright tool, developed by Michael Brewer in cooperation with the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, helps determine if a work first published in the United States has fallen into the public domain.
From the University of Texas System Crash Course in Copyright, a straightforward sample copyright permissions letter is provided, adaptable to a variety of material types.
This tool, developed by Michael Brewer in cooperation with the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, can help librarians and archivists determine if reproducing all or part of a work is allowed under Section 108 of the United States Copyright Law.
Maintained by Stanford University, this site provides links to copyright information, plus commentary and analysis by legal and library professionals.
From the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), this curriculum is written for K-12 teachers to present basics on copyright to students, including copyright history, the concept of fair use, peer-to-peer file sharing, and more.
The Future of Music Coalition works to ensure a diverse musical culture where artists flourish and are compensated fairly for their work, and where fans can find the music they want. Learn about related issues and research and read the FutureBlog.
Links to key publications, including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to the copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations, and more.
Search records of registered books, music, art, periodicals, and other works, and documents recorded by the U.S. Copyright Office since January 1, 1978. Includes copyright ownership documents.
From the Copyright Committee of the American Association of Law Libraries, this page offers an excellent overview of copyright law, "hot topics," current issues, and resources.
Copyright Clearance Center
Description of duties and responsibilities for copyright clearance student workers.
Provides access to web sites and tutorials for learning about copyright.
Provides access to a variety of resources for copyright information, including Kent State University policy, the Libraries' copyright clearances services, United States Law, and tutorials for learning more about copyright.
Provides access to Kent State University copyright and intellectual property policies.
Coretta Scott King Award
3rd. ed. Ed. Henrietta M. Smith. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004. Z1037.A2 C67 2004 Includes bibliographies of the Coretta Scott King Author, Ilustrator and New Talent Awards from 1970 to 2004 and selective award winner biographies.
Corporate profits -- United States
I/B/E/S International Inc. created their Academic Research Program over 30 years ago to provide both summary and individual analyst forecasts of company earnings, cash flows, and other important financial items, as well as buy-sell-hold recommendations. In 2000, I/B/E/S was integrated with Thomson Reuters / First Call.
The Institutional Brokers Estimates System database includes historical earnings estimates for 35,000 companies around the globe. Forecast items include earnings, sales, revenue, dividends, net income, EBITDA, and more, with US coverage back to 1976 and International coverage back to 1987. The link above will take you to a directory that provides access to several zip files. Please refer to the following guides for more information: Detail History User Guide, Summary History User Guide, Key Performance Indicators Guide and Methodology for Estimates Guide.
Corporations
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An online source of comprehensive business and investment information for librarians, universities and other institutional professionals.
Corporations -- Databases
Mergent Manuals includes Mergent/Moody's Digitized Corporate Manuals and Municipal & Government Manauals. Corporate Manuals includes every manual published since 1909, including Industrial Manual, OTC Industrial Manual, Bank & Finance Manual, Public Utility Manual and International Manual. Municipal & Government Manuals go back to 1918 and include approximately 16,500 issuers of municipal securities and state bonds.
Corporations -- Rankings
Ref Index Table HG4050 .B88
Corporations -- Statistics
Ref Index Table HF5410 .M35
Ref Index Table HF5410 .W67 1999/2001 Approximately 1,670 entries in World Market Share Reporter cover 360 geographic locations. The entries provide world market share data and rankings of companies, products and services. It also offers numerous graphics, a table of topics, an annotated source listing and five indexes.
Corporations -- United States -- Periodicals -- Indexes
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1979-1992
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1993-2003
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1964-1978
MAIN Z7164 .T87 F85 1963
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Corporations -- United States -- Rankings
Ref Index Table HG4050 .B88
Cost and standard of living -- United States -- Statistics -- Periodicals
Ref Index Table HD6983 .A67 2003 Reported price and cost data for hundreds of goods and services in 445 U.S. cities and metropolitan statistical areas are found in this source. It is arranged alphabetically by city or MSA (at least one in each state) and prices are categorized under headings such as "Alcoholic Beverages," "Clothing," "Health Care," "Taxes," and "Utilities." Prices of many specific brand name products are included.
Provides information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics
Costume
This offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals is also included. Also includes access to Art Index Retrospective.
Berg Fashion Library provides integrated text and images on world dress and fashion covering historic periods. The resource includes the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, e-books, e-journals, museum directories, reference works, and images.
Covers Western costume history by period and includes a time line of costume history images, and links to websites on costume history and design.
The CSA is a scholarly organization that “advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance.” The society publishes the journal Dress. Visitors will find information about job openings, grants and awards. A list of members provides links to a number of historic clothing related services.
Everything you ever wanted to know about clothing in the Elizabethan Era. Articles on underclothes, dress patterns, and hats only hint at the completeness of this site. Great pictures and diagrams accompany most of the text.
This site is based on the German publication, "Zur Geschichte der Kostume" printed in Munich from 1861 to 1880. This is a good source for researching fashion during the Victorian era and includes both formal and folk dress.
Homepage of the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
While not a clothing history site, visitors have access to millions of photographs from the LIFE magazine archives including photographs that document costume and fashion history. Visitors may wish to try a keyword search by the name of a specific designer or a topical search by a decade.
The Paget-Fredericks Dance Collection contains roughly 2,000 original drawings, paintings, photographs and pieces of memorabilia that date from ca. 1913 to ca. 1945. The collection is arranged by subject and format into sixteen groups, numbered 1964.009 to 1964.024. Various media and sizes are represented. The categories by subject include: Isadora Duncan; Loie Fuller; Vaslav Nijinsky; Anna Pavlova; Ruth St. Denis; other dancers; decor and costume designs for ballets; other figure and costume studies; illustrations and graphic design; miscellaneous drawings and paintings; juvenilia; historic dance costumes; printed pictures and clippings; photographic prints; portraits; and works by other artists in various media. The material in the collection was either created or collected by Joseph Paget-Fredericks.
Subscription is required to access many parts of this website. This website offers some free articles on fashion history through its “Research Library” link. Host to over 10,000 web pages and more than 45,000 images. Features a free online costume encyclopedia and a photo collection provided by site users, then dated and presented chronologically online.
Contains sites featuring the art of performance costuming, for live theater (including drama, dance, opera, sport, and stage performers) and film (motion pictures and television).
This web site gathers a phenomenal number of links for the costuming student or professional. Extremely useful are the links providing designs and images.
An index to selected images used in the study of fashion and costume.
The largest site for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios, online since 1995.
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EMBA - 67010 Effective Communication - Jack Richiutto
Resources for students enrolled in PAS 24407
Resources for students enrolled in a United States focused Historian's Craft class.
Resources for students enrolled in History 38095.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 18000
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 36703
Resources for students enrolled in History 61001/81001.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 30003
Resources for students enrolled in POL 30001.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 6/70701.
Resources for students enrolled in Political Science 10300.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 32400.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66768.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66775.
Resources for students enrolled in PAS 37010.
Resources for students enrolled in History 32050.
Resources for students enrolled in Dr. Fletcher's section of History 32050.
Resources for students enrolled in History 32050 (Ohio history focus).
Resources for students in JUS 27311.
Cover letters
This book includes over 150 cover letters for every professional and situation, and also includes tips on resumes, e-mail and scannable cover letters, thank-you letters, and dozens of sample opening paragraphs.
This how-to manual takes students step-by-step through the process of crafting a professional resume using today's business technologies including Internet and Email.
Crime
This page describes the book holdings in the Borowitz Collection and includes links to selected sub-collections by genre and subject.
Biographical note about Albert Borowitz and Helen Osterman Borowitz, donors of the Borowitz Collection at the Kent State University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives.
List of selected periodial and anthology articles and essays by Albert I. Borowitz.
The gateway page to the Borowitz Collection in the Kent State University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives. The Borowitz Collection contains books, archives, ephemera, and artifacts primarily related to true crime.
This page describes the manuscripts, archives, ephemera, and artifacts holdings in the Borowitz Collection and includes links to selected sub-collections.
Call #: Z 5703 .G7 p35 1993 (Main Library, 4th floor). Of the periodicals indexed in this work, we own 13 titles. Check KentLINK to verify if we have the specific title and date wanted and to determine where it is located as there are four possible locations.
Contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations, and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Includes selected full-text
This database includes abstracts and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text. Emphasis is on practical rather than theoretical material.
Current subscription, issued quarterly. Shelved on the 2nd floor, Main Library by its title. Current issues are in the Periodicals Reading room.
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Included on their website are "resource centers" for Stalking, Teen Victims, Dating Violence and Violence Against Women.
Contains summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications. Most documents published by NCJRS sponsoring agencies since 1995 are available in full-text online.
Part of the Department of Justice. Links to research and statistics about victims of crime are provided, as is the Online Directory of Crime Victim Services.
Resources for students in JUS 27311.
Part of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), this section of the site focuses specifically on Victims of Crime. Includes a more specific listing in the left column, sample subtopics: elderly victims, juvenile victims and victim compensation.
Current subscription, issued bimonthly. Shelved on the 2nd floor, Main Library by its title. Current issues are in the Periodicals Reading room.
Criminal justice, Administration of
Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) serves as a premier national resource on delinquency prevention and juvenile justice issues. CJJ is based in Washington, DC, yet reaches every U.S. state and territory. Available on this site are informative reports and statements on urgent topics. Recent topics have included: mental health, conditions of confinement, racial inequality, and disturbing trends and best practices in juvenile justice.
Contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations, and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Includes selected full-text
This database includes abstracts and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text. Emphasis is on practical rather than theoretical material.
Shelved in the Main Reference Collection, 1st floor. Call # HV 9104 .E58 2003 If you need ideas for a topic, start here. Each article includes a small bibliography of other resources on the topic.
Current subscription, issued quarterly. Shelved on the 2nd floor, Main Library by its title. Current issues are in the Periodicals Reading room.
Use these databases to find journal articles in justice studies.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 36703
Part of Cornell University's Legal Information Institute, this site offers an overview of legal issues in juvenile justice and links to related federal and state law on the topic.
The National Center for Juvenile Justice is a resource for independent and original research on topics related directly and indirectly to the field of juvenile justice. The Center is the research division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Included on their website are "resource centers" for Stalking, Teen Victims, Dating Violence and Violence Against Women.
Contains summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications. Most documents published by NCJRS sponsoring agencies since 1995 are available in full-text online.
Administered by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Provides an access point to publications of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and other federal government publications dealing with Juvenile Justice.
Part of the Department of Justice. Links to research and statistics about victims of crime are provided, as is the Online Directory of Crime Victim Services.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 6/70701.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 32400.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66768.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66775.
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States presented in over 600 tables from more than 100 sources.
The Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) offers basic statistical information on juvenile offending, victimization of juveniles, and involvement of youth in the juvenile justice system. The site's topical areas link to the major sections of OJJDP's flagship statistical publication, Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report.
Web site of the Supreme Court of Ohio. Includes summaries of recent opinions, streaming video of oral arguments, information about the Ohio Justices, and links to the lower courts in the state.
Resources for students in JUS 27311.
Part of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), this section of the site focuses specifically on Victims of Crime. Includes a more specific listing in the left column, sample subtopics: elderly victims, juvenile victims and victim compensation.
Current subscription, issued bimonthly. Shelved on the 2nd floor, Main Library by its title. Current issues are in the Periodicals Reading room.
Criminal statistics
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) contains data on all vehicle crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality. This FARS Query System provides interactive public access to fatality data through this web interface.
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Included on their website are "resource centers" for Stalking, Teen Victims, Dating Violence and Violence Against Women.
Part of the Department of Justice. Links to research and statistics about victims of crime are provided, as is the Online Directory of Crime Victim Services.
This site provides crime-by-county statistics for Ohio.
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States presented in over 600 tables from more than 100 sources.
This standard data set from the Federal Bureau of Investigation provides annual data on the volume and rate of crime offenses nationally and by state, as well as various special reports.
Part of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), this section of the site focuses specifically on Victims of Crime. Includes a more specific listing in the left column, sample subtopics: elderly victims, juvenile victims and victim compensation.
Criminology
Contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations, and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Includes selected full-text
This database includes abstracts and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text. Emphasis is on practical rather than theoretical material.
Contains summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications. Most documents published by NCJRS sponsoring agencies since 1995 are available in full-text online.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 6/70701.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66768.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66775.
Crystallography
Provides information on the Union, its Commissions and Regional Associates, and its journals and other publications.
A place for researchers to share pre-publication research, unpublished manuscripts, presentations, posters, white papers, technical papers, supplementary findings, and other scientific documents. Submissions are screened by a professional curation team for relevance and quality, but are not subjected to peer review. Biology, chemistry, medicine (except clinical trials), and earth science are covered. RSS feeds and e-mail notices of new submissions available.
Cuban Americans
Identifies all types of material on Mexican-American topics and about Chicanos; it also includes the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, Central American immigrants. Among the included subjects are education, humanities, psychology, and sociology. Updated quarterly.
Culture
Not just for those considering study abroad, a guide to understanding new cultures.
American Periodicals Series Online contains page images of more than 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers. These resources illuminate the development of American culture, politics, and society across some 150 years. Articles can be searched by author, source, and words in the complete text. Updated quarterly.
Berg Fashion Library provides integrated text and images on world dress and fashion covering historic periods. The resource includes the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, e-books, e-journals, museum directories, reference works, and images.
Shelved in the Reference Collection, 1st Floor, Main Library. Call # F 1406 .E515 2000 (3 volumes).
Shelved in the Reference Collection, 1st Floor, Main Library. Call # F 1406 .E53 1996 (5 volumes).
The REALIA Project, which stands for Rich Electronic Archive for Language Instruction Anywhere, publishes faculty-reviewed media for the teaching and study of modern languages and cultures. Includes cultures associated with the following languages: French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian
A systematically organized collection of thousands of full-text books and articles on cultures from all regions of the world; provides information on particular cultures, ethnic groups, or immigrant groups, their beliefs and superstitions, or subjects such as political structure, architecture, kinship units, or settlement patterns. The information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups.
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Current events
D410.F3 MAIN Reference Collection and in Circulating Collection.
World News Digest brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly and contains more than 1 million internal hyperlinks and convenient new features such as tabbed search results. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. This publication of record is unrivaled for its depth, breadth, and accuracy.
Provides full text for 460 general interest and current events magazines for high school students in grades 9-12.
Provides full text for over 1,900 periodicals, mainly popular magazine titles, covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.
Full text covering social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. Includes or has links to full text.