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habitat (ecology)
Provides basic information about 5,500 wildflower, tree, invertebrate, and vertebrate species in the U.S.. Includes a profile of each species along with photographs and some audio clips.
Hand-printed books
Includes records for European printing of the hand-press period (c. 1455-1830) from the Consortium of European Research Libraries, whose 48 members represent national and university libraries in 25 countries.
handbooks
A supervisors' guide to the most frequently asked questions about student employment. Forms related to student employees are included.
A list of reference materials and periodicals for business
Policies and procedures described for student reference online.
handouts
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment tool information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Handouts and presentation materials used in the sessions for the 2008 Library Live II conference.
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Hazardous substances
Online international database of Material Safety Data Sheet libraries. Search for manufacturers, government regulations and information, as well as numerous individual databases.
Searchable database of material data sheets. Search by physical properties, alloy composition, material type, polymer manufacturer and/or tradename, and metal UNS number. Advanced search features available for users who register.
Numerous academic and government resources for searching material safety data sheets. Information from chemical manufactures and about pesticides also included.
Search for materials safety data sheets and other toxicity information.
Produced by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, this site provides a series of summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology. Includes information about exposure to hazardous substances found around hazardous waste sites and the effects of exposure on human health.
Links to a cluster of databases on toxicology and hazardous chemicals.
Health
Provides full text for more than 4,000 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated daily.
Provides extensive coverage of age and age-related issues. Updated 3 times per year.
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It covers both scholarly and popular resources, with peer-reviewed materials comprising about 25%. It is possible to limit to scholarly journals only if desired.
Maintaining high standards of professional education and competence in the field of dance/movement therapy.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this database, which is a subset of PubMed providing research-based information on treatments and conditions.
The FastStats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.
Provides access to nursing and allied health literature and information, including such disciplines as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, consumer health, alternative therapies, and health sciences librarianship. Updated monthly.
National Institutes of Health interactive data on cancer mortality from 1950-1994. Includes mortality maps, interactive charts and graphs, and the Atlas of Cancer Mortality in the United States: 1950-94.
The CDC's mission is to build collaborations to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats. The CDC site contains a wealth of information related to disease prevention, the spread of disease and how to respond to health threats.
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials is a bibliography of controlled trials identified by contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration and others, as part of an international effort to hand search the world's journals and create an unbiased source of data for systematic reviews.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews contains full text articles, as well as protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies.
The Cochrane Library is comprised of several databases that identify research at varying levels of evidence. The databases are: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Cochrane Methodology Register, Health Technology Assessment Database, NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
The primary goal of the CAHPS Item Set for Addressing Health Literacy is to measure, from the patients’ perspective, how well health information is communicated to them by health care professionals. The Item Set for Addressing Health Literacy consists of 29 supplemental items designed for use with the CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey.
These free Web resources provide information for consumers in dealing with personal health issues.
Directory of 10,000 health-related organizations, compiled by the National Library of Medicine. Information is provided for organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine.
Includes useful sections on dancer health and safety, including eating right, cross training, the "Ask a Dance Medicine Expert" column and an article on "Turnout, Tendinitis and Bunions." Gaynor Minden, Inc., manufacturer of pointe shoes publishes this site, which includes the many of the Dancer Links reviewed on this page.
Includes abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world, which have been critically analyzed according to a high standard of criteria. Provides access to quality reviews in subjects for which a Cochrane review may not yet exist.
The most comprehensive online bibliographic database containing over 100,000 records on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. ETOH is updated monthly and contains research findings from the late 1960s to the present, as well as historical research literature. A thesaurus is available for searching alcohol and other drug terms including a subset index of language used in the ETOH database.
The American Public Health Association's Web site includes an advocacy section for issues including this site promoting the elimination of health disparities.
Web search engines and sites that bring together resources of special interest for consumer health and health professionals.
"The mission of Go Ask Alice! is to provide factual, in-depth, straight-forward, and nonjudgmental information to assist readers' decision-making about their physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Go Ask Alice! is supported by a team of Columbia University health educators and health care providers, along with information and research specialists from health-related organizations worldwide." The site provides weekly updates to the latest inquiries and responses, a search feature of the archives with nearly 1,400 previously-posted questions and answers, and "Ask Alice!" feature to ask your own question. Those making inquiries are insured anonomity.
Use these databases to find journal articles and other research materials relating to health. A subject guide to free Web resources for consumer health is also available at http://www.library.kent.edu/page/14306.
Mini guide for research into health disparities.
This website from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is designed for individuals, including children and teens, and families, as well as practitioners, researchers, and educators. Information is available by health topics from A to Z or by body location or systems. A “Take a Quiz” box challenges viewers to test their knowledge with a series of constantly rotating true/false questions on hot topics such as diabetes.
These are several key sources for identifying research instruments and datasets in the health sciences.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an Agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the principal Federal Agency charged with increasing access to health care for those who are medically underserved. HRSA’s programmatic portfolio includes a range of programs or initiatives designed to increase access to care, improve quality, and safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s most vulnerable populations.
HSRR is a searchable database of information about research datasets, instruments/indices and software. Users may examine and compare characteristics of resources employed in health services research, behavioral and social sciences and public health.
This database covers many consumer health topics involving the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. It features searchable full-text for over 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men's Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 205 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 627 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Healthfinder is a Web site from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. It provides an extensive searchable database of reliable online health publications, clearinghouses, Web sites, self-help groups, government agencies, academic centers, and nonprofit agencies.
This site from the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforcefor lets you search for published literature related to the Healthy People 2010 focus areas.
Provides access to abstracts relevant to human nutrition selected from more than 1,000 academic journals, books, reports and conferences published worldwide. Areas of human nutrition include food techniques; foods; physiology and biochemistry; nutrition and health; and clinical nutrition. Online version of Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series A. Human and Experimental.
Intelihealth is produced by Aetna US Healthcare and features Consumer Health Information from Harvard Medical School. The "Look it Up" section includes: drug resources, Symptom Scout, information on tests and procedures, physician and hospital locators, medical dictionary, and more. Subscribes to the HONcode principles.
United States Department of Agriculture "interactive dietary analysis tool" allows users to keep a food diary and have nutrients and dietary guidelines analyzed as well as physical activity. Diaries, and activity logs can be saved with user registration and tracked over a period of time. Recommendations are given with final analyses.
Visit this site for the full-text position paper on The Challenge of the Adolescent Dancer and information on other dance medicine publications and issues. Its bulletin board for the dance science, medicine, and education communities contributes to the usefulness of this site.
An authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. Covers all dimensions of the field, from public health aspects of diseases and conditions to the organization of social agencies. Other articles survey aging, diet, injuries, ethical and legal subjects in public health, measurement and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, the history of public health, and global issues.
This site's Information Library is a compilation of tools and resources concerning women's sexual and reproductive health and rights.
LIMS Online offers programs and conferences on the science of movement and a link to the corresponding Laban Web ring.
International index for medical literature, produced by the National Library of Medicine. Addresses all aspects of medicine and health care and offers citations from nearly 4,000 journals, books and book chapters, research and other sources. Includes citations originally found in the print indexes that date from 1950-1965.
Excellent collection of quality health sites compiled by the National Library of Medicine. In addition to sources on about 500 diseases and conditions, there are "lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials." Patient education tutorials are also provided.
Mayo Clinic presents this site which includes medical news; information on drugs, first-aid and self-care, and disease conditions. Updated regularly. Also, includes a personal health scorecard, healthy lifestyle planners, disease self-managers, and health decision guides.
This resource from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers annual reports on healthcare quality and health disparities from 2003 to the present.
MedHunt is a search engine provided by the Health On the Net (HON) Foundation. It provides for searching of the Internet using a robot designed to select only sites that are relevant to the health and medical fields, as well as the HON database for medical sites, for hospitals, and support groups conforming to the HON Code of Conduct for health Internet sites.
MedicLatina is a Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. This database provides access to full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.
Medline Plus is produced by the National Library of Medicine. It provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
Site designed for medical professionals that provides access to clinical information, patient information, images, MEDLINE, medical dictionary; plus a searchable database for drugs. Free access; requires one-time registration.
An award-winning site bringing together all types of Internet resources relating to mental health (Web sites, discussion lists, newsgroups).
The Home Edition "uses everyday language to provide information about diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment." Includes illustrations.
This award winning site provides health information in both English and Spanish. It is sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine and New York Public Library, as well as other institutions.
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.
Includes data on vital events, health status, lifestyle, exposure to unhealthy events, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care.
The mission of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) is to promote minority health and to lead, coordinate, support, and assess the NIH effort to reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health website for resources related to diabetes and diabetes related health issues.
The NHEC is a policy and advocacy network committed to the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities and the achievement of health equity.
Information about diseases, health, scientific resources, current medical issues, and more.
List of the institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health, along with links to their web sites and additional information.
Provides health information and resources, including the library catalog, online exhibitions, human genome, resources and databases, biomedical research and much more.
The online catalog of the books, journals, and audiovisuals in the collections of the National Library of Medicine.
National Library of Medicine Style Guide for reference formatting in biomedical literature.
This site contains health information, statistics, links, tools, and women's health related resources.
This database provides accurate, unbiased information on natural health, including herbs and supplements; conditions; drug interactions; alternative therapies; and homeopathy. These articles are entirely based on double-blind, placebo-controlled studies and other forms of meaningful scientific evidence. The more than 12,000 studies have been reviewed by a team of physicians and pharmacologists to insure the provision of reliable information without exaggeration or misrepresentation.
Site offers health information, illustrated health encyclopedia, and an "Ask an Expert" feature. Provided by the University of Cincinnati, the Ohio State University, and Case Western Reserve University. All questions are anonymous and answered by experts.
Subject guide for nursing.
List of freely available web sites dealing with nutrition and/or dietetics
List of ranked, evaluated databases and websites for researching topics in Nutrition and Dietetics
The mission of the Office of Minority Health is to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health.
This page includes reference sources of particular interest to health sciences professionals.
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.
ProQuest Public Health is a starting point for public health information and research. It indexes core public health literature with centralized access to over 800 publications with over 500 in full-text.
"Quackwatch is a nonprofit company formed by Dr. Stephen Barrett to expose health-related 'frauds, myths, fads and fallacies'. Well-researched, up-to-date, authoritative information on a wide range of practices and medical advertising deemed questionable or obvious 'quackery.' "
REHABDATA is produced by the National Rehabilitation Information Center and is freely available on the Web. "The main file, 1997-present, describes over 12,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities."
This site from the National Library of Medicine is a national collaborative partnership managed by refugee health professionals whose objective is to provide quality multilingual, health informaiton resources for those providing care to resettled refugees and asylees.
Produced by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, this site provides a series of summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology. Includes information about exposure to hazardous substances found around hazardous waste sites and the effects of exposure on human health.
Links to a cluster of databases on toxicology and hazardous chemicals.
Provides information about diseases and conditions, aging, wellness, drugs, reference materials and much more.
The Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention has created this site for individuals to determine their potential risks for various diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and stroke.
"This site provides health, medical, lifestyle and wellness information for all ages. In addition, there is information to prepare consumers for medical emergencies, injuries, minor medical conditions and basic first aid. There are more than 5,500 pages of content written by physicians for the general public."
"All of the information within familydoctor.org has been written and reviewed by the physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians. The information is regularly reviewed and updated." The information at the site is organized by special groups (women, men, children, seniors), the body, and common conditions. It is also searchable.
Health statistics
Annual compilation of public health statistics for Portage County, Ohio. Latest edition, Main Library, Reference index table. Earlier issues on 4th floor, under RA132.B1P6x.
The FastStats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.
This is the Centers for Disease Control's system for diseminating Public Health data and information.
CD-ROM of the Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI 2000) project that produced county-specific reports of community health status for local jurisdictions across the United States.
National Institutes of Health interactive data on cancer mortality from 1950-1994. Includes mortality maps, interactive charts and graphs, and the Atlas of Cancer Mortality in the United States: 1950-94.
The CDC's mission is to build collaborations to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats. The CDC site contains a wealth of information related to disease prevention, the spread of disease and how to respond to health threats.
The following is a guide both to key statistical resources found on the World Wide Web and to standard print compilations found in the Main Library.
This U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services' site provides an overview of key health indicators for local communities. It contains over 200 measures for each of the 3,141 United States counties.
This resource is a The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. It provides information about health at the county level and suggests what can be done to create healthier places.
Produced by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, this resource provides links to key health and human services data and statistics. This includes coverage of Federal, state, and local government-sponsored information.
Mini guide for research into health disparities.
Core reference source for government-compiled health statistics. Provides trend tables that are updated as new data becomes available.
Healthy People 2010 is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats. Baseline data is provided. Print copies of this and related documents are also available in the Main Library. Check KentLINK for availability.
This site from the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforcefor lets you search for published literature related to the Healthy People 2010 focus areas.
This presents the next 10-year agenda for improving the Nation's health. It identifies nearly 600 objectives with 1,200 measures to improve the health of all Americans. Included is a Health Indicators Warehouse for data related to the objectives.
This resource from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers annual reports on healthcare quality and health disparities from 2003 to the present.
Contains statistics on selected diseases reported to the Center for Disease Control by state health departments.
Includes data on vital events, health status, lifestyle, exposure to unhealthy events, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care.
The mission of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) is to promote minority health and to lead, coordinate, support, and assess the NIH effort to reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities.
This site contains health information, statistics, links, tools, and women's health related resources.
The mission of the Office of Minority Health is to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health.
Index page for health and vital statistics from the Ohio Department of Health. Links also include data on cancer incidence and infectious diseases.
Provides easy access to state and county summary level Ohio Vital Statistics data. Selected statistics include data for calendar years 1990 through the most current year available. Various options are available to view data.
Site provides reports and publications, as well as information for both consumers and providers.
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.
This site from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.
The State Snapshots provide State-specific health care quality information, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. The goal is to help State officials and their public- and private-sector partners better understand health care quality and disparities in their State. State-level information used to create the State Snapshots is based on data collected for the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR).
This site is created by a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the nation's health. It includes extensive state data for various public health indicators and compares them with the national average.
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Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Database search limits and tips to locate test and assessment information.
Web database search tips to locate test and assessment information.
Getting help and information about services, departments, staff and faculty members, seminars, policies and more at Libraries and Media Services.
A list of resources available to students and faculty requiring support for course assignments or research.
An overview and tutorial of how OhioLINK works and how to use it.
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.
A listing of brief tutorials about how to do basic things at the University Libraries.
An overview of how to use the OhioLINK Authentication Service.
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Quick overview about University Libraries, from services to events.
Help Desk
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Herbals
"An interactive, electronic herbal database - provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public."
This website by the U. of Texas at El Paso is designed to provide research-based information on herbals and their safe use. The ones highlighted are those used frequently in the southwest U.S. Safety information is provided in both English and Spanish.
High schools
High School visit Request confirmation
High School visit Request page
Hispanic 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.
Historic sites -- Africa
Subsection of the Aluka online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. Focuses on high-quality visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage sites.
History
Contains approximately 500,000 photos and selections of pictures from the AP image and print negative library. Pictures cover local, state, national and international subjects. (Formerly AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive.)
ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Images are available for use in presentations for educational or other noncommercial uses.
Available under its new name, AP Images. Contains approximately 500,000 photos and selections of pictures from the AP image and print negative library. Pictures cover local, state, national and international subjects.
This site provides digital copies of 113 maps of Africa dating from the mid 16th to early 20th century. Included are thumbnail jpeg images with features such as zoom, pan, rotate, fit to window, and print. A descriptive bibliographic record accompanies each image.
Provides a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
Online collection of video available for the study of American history allowing students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
The Library of Congress American Memory Collection of online maps and other historical information. Collection is searchable, and images are digitized elements of the collection.
American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.
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.
A companion web site to the "The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden" exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The exhibit brings together for the first time objects that represent the lives and times of the country’s 42 presidents. The companion web site features a navigation system linking objects from the exhibition and presidents to historic eras.
The American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) is a U.S.-based professional organization that fosters scholarship on worldwide theater and performance, both historical and contemporary.
A multimedia anthology selected from various Library of Congress holdings. This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920.
Use this gateway to find resources and primary source collections available to the public through the Library of Congress.
Provides links to hundreds of resources for theater history, including original resources, many of which provide excellent basic information for students.
Best of History Web Sites is an award-winning portal created for history teachers, students, and general history enthusiasts. BOHWS contains annotated links to over 1000 history web sites.
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.
Presented by the BBC, this site provides an overview of how the British Empire was established and gained such global dominance. Featured topics include the British presence in India, trade in the empire and the impact of World War II on the British Colonies.
Digital library of sources for British History developed by the University of London and the History of Parliament Trust. Contains some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
The Broer Map Collection includes historic maps and foreign language atlases from around the world along with road atlases from many eras. The maps range from the 16th through 20th century, with a focus on 19th and 20th century items. Maps can be searched by region, country, continent, or through the search engine. The site offers Google Earth so that certain historic maps can be compared from past to present. Images are offered in thumbnails that can be enlarged, with zoom, pan, and rotation features.
The Centennial Collection is a digital archive of historical photographs (and other materials in the future) that document the history of Kent State University. Items in this collection come from the Department of Special Collections and Archives.
Founded in 1965, CORD tries "to encourage scholars in dance to research, publish, and discuss material from all areas of dance." CORD publishes Dance Research Journal.
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.
This site contains over 8,000 historical maps including children's maps, national, state and local maps, maps of the world, Europe, Africa, and Asia. The site also allows users to create overlays representing current map changes.
Provides access to over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Covers events from the Cold War to the Viet Nam war and later. Valuable material for researching international relations, American Studies, United State foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism, and more.
This is a database for primary source collections. Use this to find access to primary sources such as photographs, letters, diaries, and other historical artifacts concerning American women's history.
Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently DocSouth includes seven thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
E. W. Scripps Papers is a collection of letters and photos from the Scripps Manuscript Collection at Ohio University. Edward Willis Scripps (1854-1926) was a businessman and journalist associated with the founding of the Scripps Howard chain of newspapers and the United Press International independent news gathering company.
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Eastern European Maps. This site contains maps of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, German Empire, Balkans, Russian Empire, the Asian-Russian Empire, and Scandinavia. These maps were created in the late 1800s to early 1900s.
Call #: D410 .F3 (current years shelved in Reference Collection, 1st floor, Main Library; older years on 9th floor, Main Library). An annual overview of important events; arranged by date. Index by topic available in each volume.
Greek and Latin Inscriptions is a collection of digitized squeezes (accurate paper impressions) of inscriptions from Greece, Italy, and Macedonia. The squeezes were contributed by the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies at The Ohio State University, whose purpose is to foster the study of inscriptions and manuscripts and promote research opportunities for those interested in these primary sources of information about the ancient and mediaeval world.
H-women is an electronic forum focused on women's history.
Offers scholarly evaluations of books, journal articles and other resources in the field of Latin American studies. Updated annually.
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources provides information about aquatic resouces and water management, as well as historic places and preservation. It also features forestry and wildlife publications and GIS data for the state of Hawaii. The site also provides information about recreational activities, endangered species, licenses and permits, state parks, and other useful information about the state of Hawaii.
This site contains maps, literature, documents, books and other relevant material concerning the past, present and future of historic cities and facilitates the location of similar content on the web.
Lists births, deaths, notable historical events and holidays/celebrations for today. Other days may also be searched.
Offers large, highly detailed scans of topographic maps of twelve states created by the United States Geological Survey in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Offers large, highly detailed scans of topographic quadrangle maps of Ohio created by the United States Geologcical Survey in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Contains references about the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
Access other historical map collections that are United States and international in nature, provided by Duke University.
A digital archive of maps from the University of Illinois Library and University of Illinois Press. Contains maps of the United States, the Northwest Territory and Illinois historically. Full bibliographic information given for each map. The maps can be searched by keyword, theme, or browsed by thumbnail. Each map has a standard view and a large scale zoom feature using MrSID files. Maps can be marked as "favorites" for future viewing.
Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS) is the standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. HSUS provides data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade - quantitative facts of American History. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
Collection of links, screened for content, for a broad range of historical subjects. Also available from the site are high quality articles, books, essays, documents and historical photos.
Use these databases to find journal articles in history.
Sources for historical and history related maps and atlases.
Provides a guide to library resources that will be useful to those doing research in History.
Resources for students enrolled in History 38095.
Interactive version of the History of Natural Science exhibit handlist.
Audio recording of lecture by Dr. Matthew Crawford. "Science as a Bookish Enterprise? Text and Image in the History of Science (1500-1900)"
This resource includes maps from the 15th through 20th centuries, ending in the 1920s. Maps can be searched by author, date range, and land site, as well as in Hebrew. They can be viewed as a thumbnail, medium, or large image. To use the zoom feature, a MrSid plug-in is required.
Produced by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Humanities E-book is a digital collection of over 1500 full-text titles, including most humanities disciplines and area studies. This is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars and featuring unlimited multi-user access available 24/7.
Print version of the British edition is shelved on second floor under its title. The print version of the American edition is at the Regional Storage facility and can be requested online in KentLINK. Consult KentLINK for complete holdings.
An interdisciplinary index that includes over 150 scholarly and popular journals, which cover art, cultural criticism, economics, education, health, history, language and literature, law, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology, and more.
The Internet Women's History Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented for educational use.
The Gettysburg College has digitized over 500 maps from the 16th through 19th century that comprise the John H.W. Stuckenberg collection. These maps are arranged by city, country, region, and world, and can be zoomed in on, rotated, and shifted for finer detail. These materials are available free of charge.
The Labyrinth, sponsored by Georgetown University, provides resources for Medieval Studies, including the full text of literary works, some in translation, others in their original language
Lake Erie's Yesterdays is a collection of historic photographs of northwestern Ohio, documenting the local history of the Erie Islands and Lake Erie's western basin. These black and white images were produced by Sandusky, Ohio, commerical photographer Ernst Niebergall between 1909 and 1915.
Contains information on the food, fashion, religion, education, and other cultural aspects of England in the time of Queen Elizabeth.
Information about the presentation of the film series "Looking at: Jazz" at Kent State University, February - April, 2007.
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
Listed as a "fine collection of 104 unique and rare manuscript and printed maps" from the Massachusetts Historical Society, this collection is the continuation of digitization efforts made by the society on Bay State materials. A pivotal part of this collection is Samuel Chester Clough's 1798 Boston Atlases, touted as being an invaluable resource for historians and geographers.
Mayan Archaeology Photographs show Mayan architecture and scenery from Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala and serves as a resource for the exploration of the various and complex interrelationships within Mayan society.
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Resources for students enrolled in History 61001/81001.
Minnesota Historical Maps Online provides historic maps and atlases from the collections of the Minnesota Historical society and the Office fo the Secretary of State. The maps include Minnesota's original public land survey plats, created during the first government land survey of the state by the U.S. Surveyor General's Office during the years 1848 to 1907. Also included are the later General Land Office and Bureau of Land Management maps, up to the year 2001.
The New York Public Library provide over 1,000 maps of North America from the earliest printed portrayals to the close of the 19th century; multiple versions and editions allow for historical comparisons, all from a generous donation by Lawrence H. Slaughter. Users can select from sections of maps of North America, New York City, Virginia and diverse others. Maps viewable in pop-up windows and may be enlarged and zoomed-in on for finer details.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Digital Images is a collection of documents related to slavery, abolition, and emancipation. The collection includes abolitionist broadsheets, photographs by Matthew Brady, letters and speeches of President Lincoln and other presidents, and other historic letters, documents, and pictures.
The NWHP's Resource Center provides information, biographies, educational material, and links to related material about multicultural women's history.
Maps of the 18th and 19th century are available for thumbnail viewing, enlargement, printing (though not to full size), and purchase. The descriptive catalog record accompanies each image.
This collection includes accurate transcriptions of many important and representative primary texts from nineteenth century American history, with special emphasis on those sources that shed light on sectional conflict and transformations in regional identity.
Search by place name or use the "county gazetteer" to find historical black and white maps of Great Britain.
Full-text, searchable versions of many Oxford reference dictionaries and encyclopedias in history.
A time line organized by decade covering major events in twentieth century theater history.
Call #: AI 21 .T52 (Main Library, 9th floor). Index to the Times of London Newspaper. Begins in 1790, continues through 1941. The Library has the newspaper on microfilm from 1788 to present. The microfilm of 1788-1979 is in storage and may be requested either online or at the Periodical Desk on the second floor.
This site developed by the Library of Congress offers bird's eye view, perspective, or aero view maps of cities and towns located in the United States and some of the provinces in Canada. The site allows for searching by keyword, geographic location, subject, or creator.
Since its establishment in 1999, the project has collected thousands of pages of material on security-related issues of the Cold War, published a large number of online documentaries on central issues such as mutual threat perceptions and alliance management, and organized several major international conferences on war planning, intelligence, and intra-bloc tensions.
Call #: AI 3 .P7 1958 (Main Library, Reference Collection, 1st floor). In six volumes, covers periodicals published between 1802 and 1902.
Print copies are located on the second floor - shelved by the title Punch. Additional volumes are located in Special Collections and Archives. Consult KentLINK for holdings information.
University of Georgia - Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library: This site provides maps from the sixteenth century through the early twentieth century. The scope focuses on maps of the southeastern United States, although maps of the world and the United States are represented. Special areas of interest include:
subpage of the History Subject guide -- selected print History Resources in the Main Library Collection
subpage to the History Subject guide -- listing of History Web Resources in the CMS
Includes full-text, searchable versions of seven reference encyclopedias: Colonial America; Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era; Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age; Postwar America; Encyclopedia of American Folklife; Encyclopedia of American Social Movements; Social Issues in America. These titles can be searched simultaneously or reviewed individually.
Excellent list of links of sites on military history and related topics. Created and maintained by the Society for Military History, an organization devoted to stimulating and advancing the study of military history.
"The Society of Dance History Scholars advances the field of dance studies through research, publication, performance, and outreach to audiences across the arts, humanities, and social sciences."
This site offers international city and regional maps as well as country and world maps. Maps can be searched through each of these topics or though the site search engine. The collection includes maps ranging in date from the 16th through 19th centuries as well as three 17th century atlases. In addition to the usual zoom and pan features, this site also allows the user to clip parts of the image to view in a new window. The full library catalog record is listed with each image.
Call # Z 2021.C7 P32 1987 (Main Library, 4th floor). One volume of citations to articles written between 1832 and 1867 dealing with the British Empire. Please check KentLINK to verify we own the cited periodicals.
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).
Featured here are stage and costume designs, still photographs, posters, and scripts for productions of Macbeth and The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus as staged by Orson Welles, and for Power, a topical drama of the period (over 3,000 images).
This website is useful for period research, from classical to contemporary. Also contains specific links for costumes, design and computer assisted design, lighting and technical theatre. Maintained since 1996 by Jack Wolcott, former Associate Director and Graduate Program Coordinator of the University of Washington School of Drama.
Find out what happened in history on this day and any other date of your choosing; Also includes "This Day in Civil War History" section; each "day in history" includes a birthday section and a chart toppers section.
Here one can recieve news that is relevant to the classroom. There is a teacher's guide, an archive of past news, classroom resources, ways to use U.S. News, and many more helpful tools. The website helps bring both current and past news into the eyes of students so that they can be more aware of what is going on in the world.
This site provides access to historical map sections taken from the Ohio land survey conducted between 1898 and 1916. Use the "Ohio Map Index" to select an area of the map to view a detailed topographical depiction of the selected section. Note: The DjVu browser plug in is available on this site and must be downloaded for the maps to be viewed properly.
Produced by the International Institute of Social History, ViVa is a bibliography of Women's History in historical and Women's Studies journals. The entire database contains records describing articles published from 1975 onwards. The list is divided into broad time periods and a separate section for African titles.
Directory of Online Resources about Victorian England (1837-1901) created and maintained by Academic Info. To be included the primary focus of the site must be academic, with its intended audience at the upper high school level or above. A priority is adding digital collections from libraries, museums, and academic organizations and sites offering unique online content.
Contains information on the literature, politics, arts, social issues, economics, science and technology of the Victorian Age.
Web site for Humanities Research. This site serves as a meta guide to websites of use to the scholarly community in the arts, humanities and social sciences. "VoS emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical) resources."
This site serves as a virtual library that lists archival and library collections, institutions and organizations, internet resources, and journals related to women's history.
Call #: Z 2005 .H6 (Main Library, 4th floor -- 5 volumes). An invaluable bibliographic reference work of major 19th century British periodicals. Arranged chronologically by periodical title in table-of-contents order, with two indexes: contributors, and initials and pseudonyms. Final volume provides "collected and corrected bibliographies" of contributors and adds individual dating of each title. Indexes 43 major quarterlies and monthlies.
This site provides atlases and maps for all of America's major conflicts.
Wright Brothers Collection documents the invention of the airplane, the lives of the Wright Family, and the Wrights' flying exhibitions in Europe and the United States. The collection provides thorough coverage of the Wrights' early inventive period documenting their early gliders and flight testing in both North Carolina and Ohio.
History, Modern
267 historical maps from the 1910 Survey of Austria-Hungary are available to download (in jpeg format), zoom, and print. The site includes an index sheet of the general map of Central Europe (at a scale of 1:200 000). Data on the maps is also available. Though the site is primarily in Austrian, the data categories are also listed in English. Categories include Title, Current Name, Year, Relief, and Remarks. Unavailable map sheets are listed by number.
Contains references about the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
Provides a guide to library resources that will be useful to those doing research in History.
Use this site to identify materials in the history of broadcasting collection at University of Maryland. Especially helpful for identifying primary source materials
Covers controversial issues from multiple perspectives (Pro and Con.) Can browse by topic or keyword search.
subpage to the History Subject guide -- listing of History Web Resources in the CMS
Here one can recieve news that is relevant to the classroom. There is a teacher's guide, an archive of past news, classroom resources, ways to use U.S. News, and many more helpful tools. The website helps bring both current and past news into the eyes of students so that they can be more aware of what is going on in the world.
History, Modern -- 20th century -- Periodicals
Call #: D410 .F3 (current years shelved in Reference Collection, 1st floor, Main Library; older years on 9th floor, Main Library). An annual overview of important events; arranged by date. Index by topic available in each volume.
History, Modern -- Study and teaching
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.
HIV (Viruses)
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.
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Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Useful sources for brief explanations of terms associated with the Holocaust.
Provides brief information about select Holocaust authors and their works.
Four volume encyclopedia covering all aspects of the Holocaust.
Encyclopedia dealing with all aspects of the Holocaust.
Contains bio-critical essays on over 300 memoirists, poets, novelists, dramatists, philosophers and theorists writing about the Holocaust.
Three volume resource providing unique combination of encyclopedic entries and excerpts of primary sources, including Holocaust diaries, memoirs, etc.
This volume of the Dictionary of Literary Biography presents biographical and critical information on Holocaust writers.
The Jewish Virtual Library (formerly JSOURCE), a division of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, covers a wide range of issues relating to Jewish history. Users have access to topically organized articles and photographs, including citation information. The Library has 13 "wings", including History, Women, The Holocaust, Travel, Israel & The States, Maps, Politics, Biography, Israel, Religion, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress, Vital Statistics and Reference. Also included is the Virtual Israel Experience, "an educational tool and virtual tour of Israel designed especially for students going on Birthright and other trips to Israel" (from the about us page).
Home economics--Hospitality industry
Cornell School of Hotel Administration list resources and links for hotel and hospitality management.
Web site featuring a variety of free information on the hospitality industry
Hospice care
Provides a list of cities and counties in the specified state that are served by NHPCO member hospices. Selecting a city or county will result in a list of local Hospice's in the surrounding area that serve that city or county complete with contact information.
Hospitals
Annual ranking from U. S. News & World Report of the top medical centers in 17 specialties.
This directory is provided by U.S. News and the American Hospital Association and has facts and figures on more than 6,000 hospitals. It is possible to search by name or state or do a customized search.
This is a searchable site from the Ohio Dept. of Health providing a means to compare hospital performance generally or by specific measures such as health condition or procedure.
hot topics
List of links to LMS Administration.
List of links to LMS Administration.
hours
Hours for June F. Mohler Fashion Library
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.
Hours of operation for the Map Library.
Hours for the Performing Arts Library
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Quick overview about University Libraries, from services to events.
Human anatomy
This site from the American Medical Association provides a brief overview of the anatomy of the human body complete with helpful illustrations.
This site provides an interactive guide to the human body--the brain, heart, skeleton, and digestive system. Included are dynamic images and anatomical cross-sections, animated quizzes, and a build a skeleton feature. Provided by MEDtropolis, the site is available in both English and Spanish.
Humanities
Provides full text for more than 4,000 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated daily.
Provides a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
This "Web of Science" database covers the journal literature of the arts and humanities, indexing 1,100 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals. Updated weekly.
The Association for Computers and the Humanities shares information among its members pertaining to work in the field of humanities computing.
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.
Three multidisciplinary "Web of Science" databases covering the journal literature in the areas of the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Updated weekly.
An interdisciplinary index of articles, essays, book reviews, conference proceedings, technical reports, and more published in 2600 journals edited in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan American issues. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and the humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Languages covered include Spanish, Portuguese, French and English.
Woodbridge Ct. : Research Publications, Inc. Call #: Z6265 .C64x 1982 NOTE: all volumes are at the Regional Depository; use KentLINK to request them.
Covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities (63%), social sciences (33%), and economics (4%); strong in religion, the history of art, and literature, with particular emphasis on current trends in European and world literature.
Contains references about the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
Produced by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Humanities E-book is a digital collection of over 1500 full-text titles, including most humanities disciplines and area studies. This is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars and featuring unlimited multi-user access available 24/7.
Humanities International Complete provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,900 titles, and full text of hundreds of journals books and other publications. The database includes citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations.
The Humanities Text Initiative, a unit of the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service, provides online access to numerous full text primary and secondary resources in the Humanities.
Systematic, extensive guide to Humanities web resources for academia. Hosted by the University of Oxford.
Three multidisciplinary "Web of Science" databases covering the journal literature in the areas of the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Updated weekly.
Williamston, MI: P. Thomson Call #: Z1035.A1 I63
An interdisciplinary index that includes over 150 scholarly and popular journals, which cover art, cultural criticism, economics, education, health, history, language and literature, law, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology, and more.
JSTOR is an electronic archive of complete journal backruns, current to within 2 to 5 years. The collections include: Arts & Sciences I-VIII, Business Collection I-III, Ecology & Botany, General Science, and Language and Literature. For Kent State University, students and faculty now have access to 381 JSTOR journals representing over 2 million articles.
Provides a general introduction to the work of the NEH, and describes its grant and fellowship programs.
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.
Website for free access to French scholarly journals in social and human sciences, established by the Ministry of State Education, Higher Education and Research. The PERSEE website has as its mission the digitisation and online distribution of back collections of a vast corpus of periodicals.
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.
Describes material on the social sciences and humanities published in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe Ñ books, manuscripts, dissertations, and articles from more than 10,000 periodicals. Updated bimonthly.
Web site for Humanities Research. This site serves as a meta guide to websites of use to the scholarly community in the arts, humanities and social sciences. "VoS emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical) resources."
Three multidisciplinary "Web of Science" databases covering selected journal literature and conference proceedings in the areas of the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Updated weekly.
Three multidisciplinary "Web of Science" databases covering selected journal literature and conference proceedings in the areas of the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Updated weekly.
Contains records to over 100 million items in most (if not all) subject areas. Materials may include books, computer data files and programs, films, journal and magazine titles, newspapers, manuscripts, musical scores, and more. Not included are individual articles, stories, or book chapters. Updated daily.
Humanities -- Periodicals -- Databases
Periodicals Archive Online is an archive of hundreds of digitised journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Humanities, Social science
Full-text coverage of selected journals in the areas of arts, humanities, math, medicine, science, engineering, computer science, and social sciences. This link gives the current status of access to EJC titles. For some, links are provided through publishers' web sites.
Provides a guide to library resources that will be useful to those doing research in History.
subpage to the History Subject guide -- listing of History Web Resources in the CMS