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Labor market
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Labor supply
State of Ohio site provides both current and historical civilian labor force data. Estimated labor force, employment, unemployment and unemployment rates are available for the U.S., metropolitan areas, counties, and selected Ohio cities.
This U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site provides employment and wage estimates for over 700 occupations. Estimates are available for the nation, by state, and by metropolitan area, as well as for specific industries.
Language and languages
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
"The oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic Literature in the nation."
Internet sources for literary texts in the western European languages other than English. Translations are mentioned only when they are included in collections of original language texts, or when they are themselves of interest.
The Ethnologue is an encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,912 known living languages. Includes statistics.
IATE is a multilingual term bank developed for European Union Institutions and Agencies to assist translators and other language professionals.
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about language, literature, and related topics.
Directory of online bilingual and multilingual dictionaries. Currently has links to over 4000 bilingual and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries freely available on the Internet.
Provides conference, grant and scholarship information, job opportunites and other resources of interest to linguists. Maintained by Eastern Michigan Univerity and Wayne State University faculty.
Guide to information and professional resources for Modern and Classical Language Studies.
The Omniglot website provides info on how to type foreign language characters in Windows, Mac O/S, HTML and more.
A guide to over 200 writing systems, including pronunciation guides for languages.
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG®) is a research center at the University of California, Irvine. Founded in 1972 the TLG has already collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era.
A slang dictionary with user-created definitions.
Language and languages - Study and teaching
Byki is a language learning system that uses flashcards to help you master vocabulary in another language. Includes over 70 languages to chose from. Set up your personal account to use this resource. Look for the green "Sign Up Now" button to begin.
Mango is an online language-learning system. Click the Start Learning button to try it out. Or create a free Mango profile to log in and track your progress. 35 languages available, including English as a Second Language. Use on its own or to supplement a course.
Language and languages -- 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.
Language and languages -- Phonetic transcriptions
IPA Source is a large collection of IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) transcriptions and literal translations of art songs and arias originally in Latin, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. Now contains over 5,700 texts, including about 1,000 aria texts.
Languages, Modern
Provides thousands of humanities texts in twelve languages, with more than 50,000 related images.
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers 1,500 serials publications, abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations in all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, translation studies and more.
MLA Directory of Periodicals lists over 4400 periodicals in the areas of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore that are covered regularly in the MLA International Bibliography. The directory provides addresses, advertising rates, and information about submissions for publication.
Provides over a million citations to scholarly publications in literature, modern languages, and linguistics. Updated monthly.
This resource offers fully searchable comprehensive bilingual dictionaries and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning languages. Currently includes Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish bilingual dictionaries.
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."
Languages, Modern -- Study and teaching
Provides links to a variety of online employment sources for teachers of foreign language and ESL.
Includes the ViewPoints Project, a collection of foreign language video clips in which native speakers discuss aspects of their culture, family, daily life, and more. Videos are in QuickTime format and include contents, country, grammar and vocabulary notes. (NOTE: use limited to students, staff, and faculty of OhioLINK member institutions.)
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
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Use this form to request audiovisual equipment for classroom use. Restricted to faculty orders only...
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...
Provides information about media:scape pods located on the 4th floor of the University Library.
lasers
Use of liquid crystals in lasers.
Latin America
Shelved on the 8th Floor, Main Library. Call #: F 1629 .B55 A37 2003
An organisation for consultation, cooperation and concerted action. Its current focus is on Trade, Transport, Sustainable Tourism and Natural Disasters. Includes links to other organizations with interests in the Caribbean.
Resources for students enrolled in PAS 24407
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.
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).
Shelved in the Reference Collection, 1st Floor, Main Library. Call #: F 1410 .E56 2002
Offers scholarly evaluations of books, journal articles and other resources in the field of Latin American studies. Updated annually.
Provided by the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin, LANIC focuses on Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America.
Created and maintained by the Research Institute for the Study of Man (RISM), this directory provides links to Caribbean newspapers, scholarly journals in Caribbean Studies, organizations and research centers.
Kent State University's Libraries and Media Services 2008 South American film series.
Internet-based Institution for the Development and Study of the Caribbean Region and its Peoples. Does not proved "basic facts" information; offers critical evaluation of the "facts behind the facts," the "ideas behind the policies," and the "concepts behind the ideas." Areas covered include: sustainable development; political economy of the region; regional integration and external relations; ethnicity, race and class; culture and development; tourism, ecology and public health; gender and sexuality.
Latin American literature
Focuses on contemporary writers working within the geo-political and cultural boundaries of the U.S.
Histories presented by time periods as well as by regions/cultures.
Reference resource covering the literary work of Mexican Americans since 1848. Includes individual authors, movements and more.
Focuses on Poets born between 1910-1952.
Covers all major Hispanic writers from the 16th to the 20th centuries.
Thorough coverage of Latin American Literature. (Missing volume 3)
Over 280 volume set providing bio-bibliographical information...each volume is thematically based. All are found in the Ref PS221.D5 call number range. Some titles of interest: vol 113-Modern Latin American Fiction Writers, vols. 82, 122 and 209--Chicano Writers First-Third Series.
Offers brief bio-bibliographical material as well as lists of works for major Mexican Writers. Also includes overviews of literary schools/movements in Mexican literary history.
Includes information on Cuban creative writers on the island and in exile as well as literary movements, etc.
Includes information on playwrights, movements and theaters of Latin America.
A Guide to reference books, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies and other handbooks for the study of Spanish language and literature.
Compiles excerpts of literary criticism on many Hispanic writers and works from a variety of sources.
A Selection of Sketches from Contemporary Authors. Includes basic bio and list of works as well as a brief commentary on life and works of each writer.
Bibliography of reference sources in multiple disciplines (arts, humanities, social sciences, etc.) related to Latin America.
Provided by the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin, LANIC focuses on Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America.
Three volume set plus supplement offers a biographical sketch and selective bibliography for each writer covered.
v. 1. Introductory essays. Chicano and Chicana authors. Cuban and Cuban-American authors -- v. 2. Dominican and other authors. Puerto Rican authors
This three volume set brings together topically arranged essays on the diverse cultures and literatures of Latin America
Kent State University's Libraries and Media Services 2008 South American film series.
Includes 330 authors from Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Provides bio-critical information as well as ample bibliographies for each entry.
Collection of stories arranged by style and including critical introductions/commentary.
Volume 1: Latin American Literature and Its Times; Volume 5: Spanish and Portuguese Literature and Their Times (The Iberian Peninsula)
Bibliography arranged by country.
Latin American periodicals -- Indexes
This Spanish language database, focuses on business and economics. Search using author keywords supplied in Spanish and English. More than 60,000 records, dating back to the early 1980s, provide coverage for over 200 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain and the United States.
Latin language
This list of latin phrases from the Wikipedia includes many that are commonly used in English. A translation is provided for each phrase plus other comments and explanations.
Guide to information and professional resources for Modern and Classical Language Studies.
Law
Gives examples of Bluebook citations for various types of legal materials. Maintained by the New England School of Law.
Downloadable tool which provides proper Bluebook citations for all state and federal jurisdictions, including states with non-standard citation formats. Can be used as a trial for 90 days, must be registered thereafter.
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.
The law written in plain language.
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
A directory to various online legal materials, like courts, cases, statutes, legal articles, and law libraries.
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.
Part of Cornell's Legal Information Institute, this site is maintained by Peter W. Martin. Revised to reflect changes in the most recent editions of the Bluebook and the ALWD Citation Manual.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 18000
Provides access to Kent State University copyright and intellectual property policies.
Use these databases to find law review articles, case law and other resources to answer legal questions.
Includes scholarly publications such as law journals, documents, and case studies. Provides information on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more. Currency and full-text availability varies by title.
The Legal Information Institute (LII) of Cornell Law School provides public legal information. We offer all opinions of the United States Supreme Court handed down since 1992, together with over 600 earlier decisions selected for their historic importance, over a decade of opinions of the New York Court of Appeals, and the full United States Code. We also publish a series of “topical” pages that serve as concise explanatory guides and Internet resource listings for roughly 100 areas of law.
Contains the full-text of newspapers for the past 20 years, federal and state case law and legislative materials, law reviews, company news and financial information, medical and health information, general information sources and much more. Updates and coverage vary by section.
Provides access to state government information, including legislative information (status of bills, full text of bills, legislative calendars), state statutes, full text of state regulations, information about state legislators and their staffs, and news sources for information on state issues for all 50 states.
Ohio Capitol Connection provides information about current and past legislation of the Ohio General Assembly. Updated daily, it has the complete status and full text of bills introduced in the Ohio General Assembly. This database includes rosters of House and Senate members searchable by name or location, and addresses and biographies of the General Assembly members. While the database focuses on Ohio, information about the Federal government is also available.
Includes full-text, searchable versions of The Oxford Companion to American Law, the Oxford Dictionary of Law, The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States and The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions.
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.
Brings together a vast amount of information published by and about Congress including bills, laws, regulations, hearings, and committee reports to name only a few. Many of the documents are available full text. Many of the documents are available full text and are indexed back to 1789. Includes the full text of the Congressional Serial Set from 1789 to the present. Updates and coverage vary by section.
The Public Library of Law ("PLoL") is a service of Fastcase.com, Inc. and includes cases from the U.S. Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals; cases from all 50 states back to 1997; Federal statutory law and codes from all 50 states; and regulations, court rules, constitutions, and more.
The official web site of Ohio offers information for residents, businesses, government employees, and tourists. It also serves as a directory to websites for Ohio executive branch agencies, the legislature, and the courts.
The Library of Congress hosts this site for congressional material. The legislative material goes back to at least 1989 with Public Laws available from 1973 to the present. Thomas also hosts the Congressional Record from 1989 to the present. Schedules for both houses of Congress are available as well.
Directory of legal search engines. Also has a listing by type of law.
Subscriber access to journals across many subject areas, published by Wiley. Many may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its related fields, including international relations, law, and public administration policy.

Available, but no longer updated as of June 30, 2006. See International Political Science Abstracts.

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.
Law -- Ohio
Web site of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Ohio Capitol Connection provides information about current and past legislation of the Ohio General Assembly. Updated daily, it has the complete status and full text of bills introduced in the Ohio General Assembly. This database includes rosters of House and Senate members searchable by name or location, and addresses and biographies of the General Assembly members. While the database focuses on Ohio, information about the Federal government is also available.
Web site of the Portage County Common Pleas Court.
The official web site of Ohio offers information for residents, businesses, government employees, and tourists. It also serves as a directory to websites for Ohio executive branch agencies, the legislature, and the courts.
Web site of the Summit County Common Pleas Court.
Web site of the Supreme Court of Ohio.
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.
Law -- United States
Searches all our CQ Press electronic resource subscriptions at one time.
Congress and the Nation has been the definitive resource for researchers studying the actions of the U.S. Congress. The online edition series combines the same content from the print volumes with a number of electronic features and functionality to make navigating this immense amount of content a smooth experience.
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.
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.
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.
Copyright guidelines, provisions, and resources, from the Music Library Association.
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.
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Provides access to Kent State University copyright and intellectual property policies.
Includes full-text, searchable versions of The Oxford Companion to American Law, the Oxford Dictionary of Law, The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States and The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions.
This Website is maintained by the Supreme Court of the United States to provide Court information to the bar, the public, and the news media.
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.
The Library of Congress hosts this site for congressional material. The legislative material goes back to at least 1989 with Public Laws available from 1973 to the present. Thomas also hosts the Congressional Record from 1989 to the present. Schedules for both houses of Congress are available as well.
This site searches the United States Statutes At Large, from 1789 to present. Statutes can be located by keyword searching, statute number, public law number or by Chapter and Congress. Full-text is available.
Learned institutions and societies
The Academy of American Poets is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry.
The Alliance of Literary Societies was formed in 1973 and now boats a membership of over 100 societies.
Provides informaiton on chapters, membership, conventions and other French-related events.
Provides teaching resources, chapter and membership information and more.
Provides resources, job listings, membership info and more.
The American Choral Directors Association is a professional, nonprofit music-education organization. The goal of the organization is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. It also works to improve choral music’s position in American society. The organization was founded in 1959.
Devoted to the study of Greek and Latin classical literature
The American Comparative Literature Association, was founded in 1960 for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.
The American Folklore Society is an association of more than 2,200 people who create and communicate knowledge about folklore throughout the world.
A professional organization dedicated to the creative teaching approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman. Association members are united by their belief that music and movement – to speak, sing and play; to listen and understand; to move and create – should be an active and joyful expert.
A membership organization for band teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers.
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 professional organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers.
Provides information on membership, chapters and links to related resources.
List of theater support organizations and professional associations.
The Association for Computers and the Humanities shares information among its members pertaining to work in the field of humanities computing.
The BCLA, founded in 1975, aims to promote the scholarly study of literature without confinement to national or linguistic boundaries, and in relation to other disciplines.
Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium
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.
A nonprofit corporation dedicated to the purpose of promoting the artistic and pedagogical principles of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze through educational workshops, publications, financial and consultative assistance, and the encouragement of local chapters throughout the United States. The DSA welcomes musicians, dancers, actors, therapists, and artist-educators who study and promote the Dalcroze Eurhythmics approach to music learning and performance.
DAAD is the largest academic exchange organization in the world, offering information on study abroad programs and more.
The German Studies Association is the national and international association of scholars in all fields of German Studies.
Promotes the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.
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.
Founded in 1924 to advance the scientific study of language.
The MHRA promotes advanced studies in modern humanities.
Founded in 1883 by teachers and scholars, the Modern Language Association promotes the study and teaching of language and literature
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME, formerly the Music Educators National Conference, works to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.
Since 1911, NCTE has worked to advance teaching, research, and student achievement in English language arts at all scholastic levels.
"NDEO is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and promotion of high quality education in the art of dance. NDEO provides the dance artist, educator and administrator a network of resources and support, a base for advocacy, and access to programs that focus on the importance of dance in the human experience."
Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) is the principal organization in Ohio promoting music education in elementary and secondary schools as well as colleges and universities. One of the largest state music education associations in the United States, OMEA is a federated state affiliate of MENC, The National Association for Music Education.
Organization of American Kodály Educators was founded in 1975. Its purpose is to promote Kodály's concept of "Music for Everyone" through the improvement of music education in schools.
The International Plutarch Society
Founded in 1970, Poets & Writers offers support for creative writers.
The RSA is dedicated to the study, teaching, and practice of rhetoric.
Links to scholarly societies and organizations for English studies.
Links to scholarly societies and organizations for language studies.
"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."
The mission of the Society of Environmental Journalists is to advance public understanding of environmental issues by improving the quality, accuracy, and visibility of environmental reporting.
The union representing professional choreographers and directors.
A national organization founded to foster communication among professional, community and university theaters.
Supports librarians and archivists affiliated with theatre, dance, performance studies, popular entertainment, motion picture and broadcasting collections.
Learning disabilities -- Diagnosis
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.
Legislation
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Provides access to state government information, including legislative information (status of bills, full text of bills, legislative calendars), state statutes, full text of state regulations, information about state legislators and their staffs, and news sources for information on state issues for all 50 states.
Contains citations and abstracts to articles, with emphasis on public policy and modern political, social, and economic issues. Updated monthly.
The Library of Congress hosts this site for congressional material. The legislative material goes back to at least 1989 with Public Laws available from 1973 to the present. Thomas also hosts the Congressional Record from 1989 to the present. Schedules for both houses of Congress are available as well.
Legislation -- Brazil
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.
Legislation -- Latin America
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.
Legislation -- Ohio
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Ohio Capitol Connection provides information about current and past legislation of the Ohio General Assembly. Updated daily, it has the complete status and full text of bills introduced in the Ohio General Assembly. This database includes rosters of House and Senate members searchable by name or location, and addresses and biographies of the General Assembly members. While the database focuses on Ohio, information about the Federal government is also available.
Legislation -- Portugal
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.
Legislation -- Spain
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.
Legislation -- United States
Searches all our CQ Press electronic resource subscriptions at one time.
Congress and the Nation has been the definitive resource for researchers studying the actions of the U.S. Congress. The online edition series combines the same content from the print volumes with a number of electronic features and functionality to make navigating this immense amount of content a smooth experience.
"This page seeks to link to sites containing full-text state constitutions, statutes (called codes or compiled laws in some states), legislation (bills, amendments, etc.), session laws (bills that have become laws), and administrative rules." (description from site)
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Arranged alphabetically by state, reviewed by author periodically for quality.
Includes full-text, searchable versions of The Oxford Companion to American Law, the Oxford Dictionary of Law, The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States and The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions.
Brings together a vast amount of information published by and about Congress including bills, laws, regulations, hearings, and committee reports to name only a few. Many of the documents are available full text. Many of the documents are available full text and are indexed back to 1789. Includes the full text of the Congressional Serial Set from 1789 to the present. Updates and coverage vary by section.
The Library of Congress hosts this site for congressional material. The legislative material goes back to at least 1989 with Public Laws available from 1973 to the present. Thomas also hosts the Congressional Record from 1989 to the present. Schedules for both houses of Congress are available as well.
This site searches the United States Statutes At Large, from 1789 to present. Statutes can be located by keyword searching, statute number, public law number or by Chapter and Congress. Full-text is available.
Legislative -- United States
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Brings together a vast amount of information published by and about Congress including bills, laws, regulations, hearings, and committee reports to name only a few. Many of the documents are available full text. Many of the documents are available full text and are indexed back to 1789. Includes the full text of the Congressional Serial Set from 1789 to the present. Updates and coverage vary by section.
The Library of Congress hosts this site for congressional material. The legislative material goes back to at least 1989 with Public Laws available from 1973 to the present. Thomas also hosts the Congressional Record from 1989 to the present. Schedules for both houses of Congress are available as well.
Legislative hearings -- United States
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Brings together a vast amount of information published by and about Congress including bills, laws, regulations, hearings, and committee reports to name only a few. Many of the documents are available full text. Many of the documents are available full text and are indexed back to 1789. Includes the full text of the Congressional Serial Set from 1789 to the present. Updates and coverage vary by section.
Legislative histories -- United States
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Brings together a vast amount of information published by and about Congress including bills, laws, regulations, hearings, and committee reports to name only a few. Many of the documents are available full text. Many of the documents are available full text and are indexed back to 1789. Includes the full text of the Congressional Serial Set from 1789 to the present. Updates and coverage vary by section.
Legislators -- United States -- Directories
Government information resources selected by KSU librarians.
Search U.S. House of Representative members alphabetcially or by state. Includes address, district information and committee assignments.
Links to alphabetical lists of senators. Sort by name, state or party. Provides address, email and links to individual homepages.
Leisure
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Trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for students, researchers and practitioners in the areas of hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism.
Digitized content from several sport-related publications undertaken by the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles. Indexed and searchable.
Exercise, Leisure and Sport free web sites
Subject Guide for resources in Exercise, Leisure and Sport
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Lesbian culture
Search this primarily full-text database of publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government publications, non-governmental organization (NGO) publications, and special reports. Coverage extends from 1970 to the present, with most material published since 1990.
LGBT Life provides indexing and abstract coverage of the world's literature regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Disciplines covered include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, politics, psychology, religion, sociology and more.
Lesson Planning
Freely available standards based, interdisciplinary lesson plans and activities for K-12 Performing Arts and Visual Arts educators sponsored by The Kennedy Center. This site also includes professional development resources, student materials, and guidelines for arts-based instruction and assessment.
Links to original lesson plans written by teachers. Browse lesson plans by grade and subject. Compiled by DiscoverySchool.com.
This site is considered the "Educator's Best Friend." It contains lesson plans, professional development, an administrator's desk, technology, school issues, and Ed World.
Includes lesson plans based on the PBS series "Great Performances" film titled "Free to Dance," as well as other great resources on dance history and performance.
Lesson plan library organized by grade level with a separate section of seasonal lesson plans organized by date. This site was developed by Kyle Yamnitz, students and faculty from the University of Missouri and users of the website.
Links to over 27,000 lesson plans organized by broad subject areas. Sponsored by Teach-nology, a web portal for educators. Be wary of many pop-up ads from this site.
Links to lesson plans organized by broad subject areas. Compiled by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning.
A collection of over 2,500 lesson plans, primarily at the elementary level. Organized by broad subject areas and then by grade levels. Developed by Kyle Yamnitz, students, and faculty at The University of Missouri.
Companion website to John Jacobson's MusicExpress magazine. Includes worksheets, teacher ideas and tips and lesson plans.
This publication is a music listening curriculum resource designed to support any K-12 music curriculum in North America. There are suggestions on how one might teach the "Achievements" found in "Achieving Musical Understanding- Concepts and Skills" for K-8 and 9-12
Freely available standards based lesson plans and activities for K-12 Performing Arts and Visual Arts educators sponsored by PBS.
This companion web site to the PBS Great Performances episode, "Free to Dance," includes a time line covering major events in African American dance history from 1619-2001, historic and thematic essays, biographies of the dancers and a list of web sites on African American dance history and dance companies.
This database of dance lesson plans provides search access by keyword, subcategories, and title of lesson or activity. Results appear with clearly defined age/grade information at the top level.
Library of interdisciplinary lesson plan developed by the Summer Teacher Institute at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
At this website, teachers are able to retrieve lesson plans in many different disciplines from art, to the internet, and many other content areas.
Library of interdisciplinary music lesson plan developed by web site users.
"The Teachers.Net Lesson Back is your opportunity to share your most precious asset-your teaching ideas and lesson plans! Now your genius and creativity can be used to touch lives around the world, and to help teachers reach students in ways they had never imagined before!"
liaison
Liaison librarians and their subject assignments.
Students and faculty needing in-depth assistance with library assignments or specialized research may contact a librarian with subject expertise for assistance. Contact the appropriate librarian or the appropriate branch library for an appointment.
liaison librarian
Biographical information.
Collection Development's Subject Librarians page.
Liaison librarians and their subject assignments.
Students and faculty needing in-depth assistance with library assignments or specialized research may contact a librarian with subject expertise for assistance. Contact the appropriate librarian or the appropriate branch library for an appointment.
librarian
A directory list of all Libraries & Media Services faculty and staff sorted by department.
A directory list of all University Libraries faculty and staff sorted by name.
A list of librarians with foreign language skills that are available to assist international students.
Biographical information.
Liaison librarians and their subject assignments.
Students and faculty needing in-depth assistance with library assignments or specialized research may contact a librarian with subject expertise for assistance. Contact the appropriate librarian or the appropriate branch library for an appointment.
Libraries -- Special collections
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Finding aids and inventories for the collections in Kent State's Special Collections and Archives. Books in Special Collections and Archives are cataloged in KentLINK.
library
Highlights of library resources and services that will be available for OCPM users as part of Kent State University.
Listing of the branch libraries at Kent State University
Brief description of opportunities available through any of the branch libraries on the Kent Campus.
descriptions of branch library positions for undergraduate students.
Brief description of positions available at the Circulation area of Libraries and Media Services.
transition plan for collections, services, staff
Contact Us at the LMS web site
Overview of relationship between Main and Regional campus libraries.
A directory list of all Libraries & Media Services faculty and staff sorted by department.
A directory list of all University Libraries faculty and staff sorted by name.
Policy for food and drinks in the Kent main Library.
Libraries and Media Services, a member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries, stands at the heart of Kent State University's education and research mission.
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List of links to LMS Administration.
List of links to LMS Administration.
Library Live Fall 2011 Registration Deadline
Handouts and presentation materials used in the sessions for the 2008 Library Live II conference.
Library Live! is a one-day information and resources conference offered in the University Library on the Kent campus. The conference will provide an opportunity for hands-on learning and a chance to learn about resources that can support your teaching and research. Sessions of interest to the general university community will also be offered.
Library Live! Schedule of Events and session descriptions
Highlight of new resources, services, and online course support offered by the Libraries
Collection of links to policies for Libraries & Media Services
Covers services available to KSU alumni.
Directions to LMS locations
Resources supporting study and research in mathematics and computer science at Kent State University.
How to search the free and gated Web for professional nursing literature and consumer health information.
Sample statistics of library activity on an average day.
Policies relating to users who want to schedule and use library classrooms.
These are designated quiet study areas in the University Library.
Brief description of requirements and duties of Reference Department/Desk student employees.
Regional campus libraries of Kent State University, including links to their web sites, hours, etc.
Reserves information for faculty, students, and staff regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
landing page for room request submittals
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Services offered by Libraries and Media Services
Services offered by University Libraries
Policy concerning services offered to patrons with disabilities
Brief description of duties and requirements for graduate students working in Special Collections
This staff directive is intended to insure compliance with the law while also insuring maximum confidentiality.
Policy regarding US Patriot Act
home page for all student employment descriptions, applications, and links
Brief description of graduate student position in computer support area of library.
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).
Services offered by Libraries and Media Services
Welcome to the Kent State University University Libraries home page
Descriptions of undergraduate positions within LMS.
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This report is being shared with Chairs, Directors, and Departmental Library Representatives.
This report is being shared with Chairs, Directors, and Departmental Library Representatives.
This report is being shared with Chairs, Directors, and Departmental Library Representatives.
This report is being shared with Chairs, Directors, and Departmental Library Representatives.
This report is being shared with Chairs, Directors, and Departmental Library Representatives.
Defining memberships for University Libraries including ARL, CCUMC, CRL, OCLC, and OhioLINK.
What's New at Kent State University's Libraries & Media Services.
The Wick Poetry Corner is made possible through the vision of Provost, Paul Gaston and his wife Eileen. The books in this collection have been donated by individuals or purchased with funds from the generous donors to the endowment in memory of Tyler Lee Gaston.
Library buildings
This page outlines the policy and guidelines for use of the May 4th Resource Room.
Optimizing University Libraries Dean Bracken's PPT presentation
These are designated quiet study areas in the University Library.
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Library catalogs
Comprises a searchable database of additions to the research catalog of the American Geographical Society Library. Includes contents of Current Geographic Publications Online. Produced by the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Use this tool to determine the availability of online or print journals available at Kent State, as well as online titles available through OhioLINK.
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.
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.
KentLINK library catalog formatted for use on mobile devices.
This alternative interface for KentLINK finds printed music and sound recordings according to specific instrumental and/or vocal combinations. For details on search procedures, consult the instructions at the top of the search screen and the accompanying list of tips.
Provides access to numerous databases, including the catalog of holidings, legislative information, specialized digital collections, copyright, and more.
Catalog of the Library of Congress. Also offers access to authority records in the National Authority File.
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.
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.
Access to online catalogs found in Northeastern Ohio libraries.
Access to online catalogs found in presidential, public, medical, national and international libraries.
List of official libraries for each state, and links to the online library and catalog, compiled by the Library of Congress.
The State Library of Ohio serves the state's citizens and governmental agencies. As a member of the Ohio Depository Library Program and Federal Depository Library Program, the State Library maintains a comprehensive collection of state and federal documents as part of its extensive research collection.
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.
Library finance
Collection Budget Facts for Fiscal Year 2010
Library information networks
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.
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.
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.
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.
Library instruction see Library orientation
library jobs see employment
Library orientation
transition plan for collections, services, staff
List of questions for high schools wishing to request a visit.
Overview and links to the library's programs and initiatives for first year students.
Summary of library instruction opportunities for English Composition and English Studies.
Link to streaming version of Meet Me at the Library
How to search the free and gated Web for professional nursing literature and consumer health information.
Introduction to the library for Nursing first-year experience students.
Online Library Tour
Information and instructions for planning a high school class visit to the library.
Public Services supports the Libraries' mission to provide services responsive to the increasingly diverse information needs of the University community and to cultivate effective research and information-related skills among University students.
This page describes TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills. TRAILS is freely available on the Web for use by teachers and school library media specialists.
Library Representative see Representative
Library Representatives see Representative
Library science
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 information about articles on questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes and manuals, rating scales and other measurement instruments in the fields of health, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
Library Literature and Information Science indexes key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Books, chapters within books, conference proceedings, selected state journals, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed.
Resources for Library Science
Subject Guide for Library and Information Science
Provides indexing and abstract coverage of more than 600 journals on topics including classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, Internet search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, electronic publishing, and more.
Here you'll find access to a vast and varied collection of women's studies resources. This includes lists of internet resources and print resources, women's organizations, magazines, newsletters, and multi-media resources.
Library science -- Indexes -- Periodicals
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.
Bronx, NY: H.W. Wilson Co. Ref Z666 .C211 1921/32 - 1984 NE Regional Depository 1985 - 1997 Includes citations to articles and book and software reviews from more than 200 library and information science journals.
List of ranked, evaluated databases for researching topics in Library and Information Science.
Provides indexing and abstract coverage of more than 600 journals on topics including classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, Internet search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, electronic publishing, and more.
Library services
Highlights of library resources and services that will be available for OCPM users as part of Kent State University.
Sample statistics of library activity on an average day.
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Web Site Feedback Survey
Life sciences
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lifestyles -- 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.
Linguistics
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers 1,500 serials publications, abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations in all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, translation studies and more.
Provides over a million citations to scholarly publications in literature, modern languages, and linguistics. Updated monthly.
Liquid crystal displays
Use of liquid crystals in lasers.
Official web site of LCI and the CPIP graduate program.
Introduction to different types of liquid crystal displays.
Illustrated discussion of the properties of liquid crystals.
Represents professionals in all of the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing, and sales.
A listing of conferences and meetings related to display technologies.
Search journals, proceedings and symposia of the SID.
Liquid crystal displays -- Computer simulation
Illustrated discussion of the properties of liquid crystals.
Liquid crystals
Archived newsletters from ALCOM.
Describes the work of Dr. Rainer Macdonald and his research group. Among the research activities are the investigation, development and application of new organic materials and material systems with improved optical, nonlinear optical and electro-optical properties. Materials under investigation are liquid crystals, polymers and low molar mass anisotropic glasses.
Additional web sites for books and related materials
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.
Multi-institutional, interdisciplinary center for advanced research and development of liquid crystal optoelectronic materials, technology, and consumer products. Participants include Kent State University (KSU), Case Western Reserve University, and University of Akron. Housed at the Liquid Crystal Institute of KSU.
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.
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.
Listing of conference and meeting resources in the areas of chemistry, liquid crystals, physics
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
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.
Listing of events and conferences from the Materials Research Institute of Sheffield Hallam University.
A list of meetings maintained by the Liquid Crystal Group Hamburg. Meeting name, date, and link to more information is included for each entry.
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.
Links to past conference web sites.
Contains information about the Society, meetings, news, and more.
Contains information about meetings, research, and resources related to liquid crystals.
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.
List of dissertations and theses written by students in the Liquid Crystal Institute, found in KentLINK.
Official web site of LCI and the CPIP graduate program.
In Polish and English, this site lists upcoming conferences in Poland and other countries in Europe. Date, location and other conference information is included.
Database of liquid crystalline compounds --containing entries for more than 75,000 compounds compiled from about 16,500 references. Includes chemical structures and physical data such as transition temperatures, enthalpies, elastic constants and other properties of currently known thermotropic liquid crystals.
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.
Contains information about research, meetings, jobs, and links to liquid crystal related resources
Research in the area of physics of soft condensed matter/complex fluids, and liquid crystals.
Selected resources found in the Chemistry/Physics Library, as well as on the Internet.
Full-text of the 1990 report of the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, describing research and recommendations in the area of polymer liquid crystals.
Illustrated discussion of the properties of liquid crystals.
List of resources in KentLINK with the keywords of liquid crystals.
List of records for items in KentLINK with the subject of liquid crystals.
Contains information about current research in the area of liquid crystals, as well as a tutorial for non-scientists and more.
Contains information about current research, links to abstracts from Society journals, career opportunities 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.
Selected resources in the areas of physics and liquid crystals.
Sources of preprints and technical reports
Contains information about research in the area of liquid crystals and related disciplines, including instrumentationa and optics.
Contains information about current research, including continuum mechanics and liquid crystals.
List of SPIE conferences by date and by category/topic. Name, date, location, program and exhibition links are included.
Browse by year, by volume number, or by meeting, with links to more than 4,300 Proceedings and more than 150,000 abstracts. Or search SPIE's InCite® publications database. Items may be purchased; check with Chemistry/Physics Library staff for document delivery options.
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.
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.
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.
Liquid crystals -- Congresses
Contains information about the Society, meetings, news, and more.
Contains information about meetings, research, and resources related to liquid crystals.
Liquid crystals -- Periodicals
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.
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.
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.)
Subscriber access to journals across many subject areas, published by Wiley. Many may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Liquid crystals -- Research
Describes the work of Dr. Rainer Macdonald and his research group. Among the research activities are the investigation, development and application of new organic materials and material systems with improved optical, nonlinear optical and electro-optical properties. Materials under investigation are liquid crystals, polymers and low molar mass anisotropic glasses.
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.
Contains information about meetings, research, and resources related to liquid crystals.
Official web site of LCI and the CPIP graduate program.
Contains information about research, meetings, jobs, and links to liquid crystal related resources
Web site of KSU's Liquid Crystal Institute. Provides information about educational and research opportunities and more.
Full-text of the 1990 report of the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, describing research and recommendations in the area of polymer liquid crystals.
Contains information about current research in the area of liquid crystals, as well as a tutorial for non-scientists and more.
Contains information about research in the area of liquid crystals and related disciplines, including instrumentationa and optics.
Contains information about current research, including continuum mechanics and liquid crystals.
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.
lists
Complete list of faculty members, both tenured and nontenured, as well as Regional Campuses.
listservs
Important discussion lists and blogs related to the field of Women's Studies.
Links to listservs in English studies.
Literature
The Alliance of Literary Societies was formed in 1973 and now boats a membership of over 100 societies.
The American Comparative Literature Association, was founded in 1960 for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.
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.
Provides short definitions of common litery terms, characters, phrases, myths and classical allusions.
Provides a database of Arthurian texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information, as well as links to other Arthurian sites on the web.
Print and electronic resources for children's and young adult literature.
Internet sources for literary texts in the western European languages other than English. Translations are mentioned only when they are included in collections of original language texts, or when they are themselves of interest.
A Web site that provides access to thousands of literary works by well know authors such as Austen, Bronte, Shakespeare, Twain, and Wharton. Also available are a selection of poems and plays, compilations, and other interesting resources.
This volume of the Dictionary of Literary Biography presents biographical and critical information on Holocaust writers.
The database provides a comprehensive multicultural and inter-disciplinary research tool available to theater students, educators and professionals. Developed from data going back to 1984, this comprises a fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of journal articles, books, book articles and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance.
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.
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
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about language, literature, and related topics.
Guide to websites on authors of fiction, poetry, drama, essays and critical theory. Also provides brief biographical material.
This free scholarly reference work provides biographical and critical information on thousands of writers and works. Advanced features allow the creation of timelines and searching for groups of works by genre, region and date.
Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. LRC combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals and more.
Lists more than 100 international adult and children's literature prizes.
Literature Resource Center provides access to: full-text scholarly articles, book reviews, biographical essays, full text of thousands of poems and short stories published in contemporary journals and magazines, overview essays on thousands of books and literary topics, links to editorially selected websites on authors and their works, pictures, audio interviews and more.
A resource featuring the full text of Medieval, Renaissance, and 17th Century literary works. Also provides access to biographical and critical materials, images of authors, and links to other sites focusing on the music, art, literature, and culture of these time periods.
The MHRA promotes advanced studies in modern humanities.
Provides historical and current information about Nobel Prizes, Nobel laureates, and the Nobel Foundation.
At this point, the following are available on CD-ROM for full text searching: the major works of Anselm of Canterbury; the works of J.L. Austin; the works of Charles Darwin; the philosophical essays of Donald Davidson; the correspondence and the works of John Dewey; G.W.F. Hegel - the Oxford University Press translation; Immanuel Kant: Hauptwerke; Charles Sanders Pierce - published works; the collected works of Ludwig Wittgenstein; the complete works of Aristotle; and the philosophical texts of R.G. Collingwood.
Contains a list of prize winners back to 1917, and offers searching capabilities by year, category, publication, author, and description of a work. Also includes an entry form and application guidelines for the Prize.
This University of Virginia web site provides an excellent introduction to Gothic literature. It includes a link to the University's Special Collections Department which houses the Sadleir-Black Gothic Novel Collection.
Contains information on the literature, politics, arts, social issues, economics, science and technology of the Victorian Age.
A searchable, full-text collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are currently 1932 texts included (1731 unedited, 201 fully edited and encoded) by 945 authors.
Literature -- History and criticism
Provides short definitions of common litery terms, characters, phrases, myths and classical allusions.
The BCLA, founded in 1975, aims to promote the scholarly study of literature without confinement to national or linguistic boundaries, and in relation to other disciplines.
Provides criticism and biographical/bibliographical information on the the most influential authors of children's literature. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
Provides both historical and recent criticism on Classical and Medieval writers in many gneres, including poets, philosophers, scientists and more. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
Provides criticism on contemporary writers as well as biographical and bibliographical information. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
Offers a guide for beginning literature students in how to analyze literature.
Provides both historical and recent criticism on the most-studied plays and playwrights. Includes biographical and bibliographical information. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
A useful glossary of poetic terms by Ian Lancashire, Department of English, University of Toronto.
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
List of ranked and evaluated research databases and web sites for locating information about language, literature, and related topics.
Guide to websites on authors of fiction, poetry, drama, essays and critical theory. Also provides brief biographical material.
This free scholarly reference work provides biographical and critical information on thousands of writers and works. Advanced features allow the creation of timelines and searching for groups of works by genre, region and date.
Lists more than 100 international adult and children's literature prizes.
Provides both historical and recent criticism on late Medieval, Renaissance and Restoration writers. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
This resource provides online access to the full-text to all 10 of the Thomson Gale Literature Criticism Reference Sets, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, etc. Provides access to criticism (excerpts or full-text) published from an author's own time to the present as well as biographical and bibliographical information.
Literature Resource Center provides access to: full-text scholarly articles, book reviews, biographical essays, full text of thousands of poems and short stories published in contemporary journals and magazines, overview essays on thousands of books and literary topics, links to editorially selected websites on authors and their works, pictures, audio interviews and more.
A resource featuring the full text of Medieval, Renaissance, and 17th Century literary works. Also provides access to biographical and critical materials, images of authors, and links to other sites focusing on the music, art, literature, and culture of these time periods.
MLA Directory of Periodicals lists over 4400 periodicals in the areas of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore that are covered regularly in the MLA International Bibliography. The directory provides addresses, advertising rates, and information about submissions for publication.
Provides over a million citations to scholarly publications in literature, modern languages, and linguistics. Updated monthly.
Contains plot digests, critical essays, character descriptions, and author biographies for works of world literature, drama, and poetry, allowing Boolean and wildcard searching, hyptertext navigation, and multiple entry viewing. Includes the contents of 22 multivolume "Masterplots" reference book sets
Contains plot digests, critical essays, character descriptions, and author biographies for works of world literature, drama, and poetry, allowing Boolean and wildcard searching, hyptertext navigation, and multiple entry viewing. Includes the contents of 22 multivolume "Masterplots" reference book sets
Provides both historical and recent criticism on 19thc. writers as well as biographical and bibliographical information. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
Provides historical and current information about Nobel Prizes, Nobel laureates, and the Nobel Foundation.
Provides both historical and recent criticism on poets from many eras, as well biographical and bibliographical information. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
Discusses the meaning of literature from the point of view of the author, the text, and the reader.
Contains a list of prize winners back to 1917, and offers searching capabilities by year, category, publication, author, and description of a work. Also includes an entry form and application guidelines for the Prize.
Online access to Salem Press' Critical Insights series, providing analytical essays on key literary authors and literary works written in the English language.
Provides both historical (back to the 17th century) and recent criticism on Shakespeare. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
Provides both historical and recent criticism on the most-studied short story writers, as well biographical and bibliographical information. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
This University of Virginia web site provides an excellent introduction to Gothic literature. It includes a link to the University's Special Collections Department which houses the Sadleir-Black Gothic Novel Collection.
Provides criticism on 20thc. writers as well as biographical and bibliographical information. Full-text version of the print reference set by the same name. Part of the Gale Literature Criticism Online database.
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."
A searchable, full-text collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are currently 1932 texts included (1731 unedited, 201 fully edited and encoded) by 945 authors.
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Local taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States
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