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Pan-Africanism
Shelved on the 8th floor, Main Library. Call #: DT 16.5 .A35 1998
Shelved on the 8th floor, Main Library. Call #: DT 20 .B86 1997
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.
check KentLINK for location and availability.
Use these databases to find journal articles in Pan African Studies and related topics
Shelved on the 8th floor, Main Library. Call #: DT 30 .A35 2003
Resources for students enrolled in PAS 37010.
Parks
AAPRA is an organization of distinguished practitioners and scholars committed to the advancement of the park and recreation field.
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Particles (Nuclear physics)
Web site of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, the world's largest particle physics centre.
Provides bibliographic and selected full-text access to published literature in the area of particle physics and related topics. Sources include preprints, articles, books, journals, photographs, and much more.
Search more than 500,000 high-energy physics related articles, including journal papers, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers and theses, comprehensively indexed by the SLAC and DESY libraries since 1974.
Provides a search engine for locating high energy physics preprints from databases located at CERN, SPIRES, KEK, and SLAC.
A listing of institutions worldwide from the World Wide Web Virtual Library.
Web-accessible archive for the proceedings of scientific conferences in High-Energy Physics and related fields.
Patents
Patent and related information held in the British Library.
Includes all copyrights which were registered as of October 1, 1991, pursuant to the Copyright Act. In some cases, registrations prior to 1991 were entered into the database due to request for certified copies. This includes traditional copyrights (original literary, artistic, dramatic and musical works) and copyright in other subject-matter (performer's performances, sound recordings and communication signals), as well as information on licences and assignments. Links to the CIPO Canadian patent database and trademark database may also be found.
Formerly IBM's patent database, users may register for limited free access to basic information found on the first page of a patent. Full-text is available for a fee.
Germany's patent databases site, in German.
Patent application retrieval, electronic filing and more.
Search patent databases worldwide or individually. Provides basic patent information and an abstract.
Free pdf versions of U.S. patents that start with number 4,000,000 and above.
Entire collection of approximately seven million patents made available by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, from 1790's through mid-2006.
Search for patents by keyword, name or number and more. Sort by date or relevance. Full copies of patents available. Includes patent applications as well as awarded patents. International coverage. U.S. coverage back to the early 19th century.
Allows searches for patent families complete with their legal status based on INPADOC data.
Provides access to intellectual property data collections hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organization. These collections include PCT (Patents), Madrid (Trademarks), Hague (Industrial Designs), Article 6ter (State Emblems, Official Hallmarks, and Emblems of Intergovernmental Organizations) and others. Frequent users who would like to maintain a search query history across connections should set up a free user account.
Korean patents information from the Korean Industrial Property Rights Information Services (KIPRIS). Users must register to start searching. Basic information is in English.
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.
“A plat is a map, drawn to scale, indicating boundaries of tracts of land.” Here, the state of Nevada is thoroughly represented by over 3000 historic index plats scanned as jpeg images by the Division of State Lands. Includes patent record numbers.
Search for issued patents, full-text since 1976, full-page images since 1790.
Nice coverage of the basics of patent searching.
Full-text and other resources for locating patents and copyright information.
Administers a nationwide network of public, state and academic libraries designated as Patent and Trademark Depository Libraries authorized by 35 U.S.C. 12 to: 1) disseminate patent and trademark Information; and 2) support diverse intellectual property needs of the public.
Patents Subject and Course guide by the University of California at Santa Barbara Davidson Library.
Forms printing and electronically filing patent and trademark applications.
Free searching of specific databases. Basic information in a combination of English and Russian; full-text in Russian. Drawings available as file downloads
Intellectual property database of the People's Republic of China. Includes basic patent information and a brief abstract.
Information about and access to online tools for searching for trademarks.
Firstgov interface to searching for patents and trademarks.
Access to patent, design, and trademark journal of the UK. Results are in pdf format.
The official website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Full-text available since 1976, full-page images since 1790. Full text of an entire patent can be printed without images. Original full page images may be printed (use print icon on menu bar within the page and not from the File menu in browser) only one page at a time-- TIFF viewer, available on the site, needs to be downloaded for viewing. Site includes patent applications published since 15 March 2001. All information on this site is provided free of charge to the public.
Patents -- Indexes
Search for patents by keyword, name or number and more. Sort by date or relevance. Full copies of patents available. Includes patent applications as well as awarded patents. International coverage. U.S. coverage back to the early 19th century.
patrons
Circulation Department homepage
Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
Table of loan periods, renewals, and fines for various item types and patron categories.
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Here is periodical information from the Northeast Regional Depository. Linked from the location in KentLINK as of 7/25/2007.
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
Peace
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 115,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Performing Arts Library
Come listen to a panel of professionals who enjoy successful music-related careers.
Online audio reserves for DAN 47095, Music for Dancers.
Online audio reserves for DAN 47095, Music for Dancers.
The Director Speaks series features directors discussing their approach and interpretation of their work in an open forum, usually the week of the production's opening.
Schedule and information about international films shown at Kent State University.
Kent State University's presentation of new Japanese films.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music, Summer 2005.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music, Summer 2005.
Online audio reserves for Kent-Blossom Music, Summer 2006.
Online audio reserves for Kent-Blossom Music, Summer 2006.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music, Summer 2007.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music, Summer 2007.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music, Summer 2008.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music, Summer 2008.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music 2009.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music 2009.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music 2010.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music 2010.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music 2011.
Online audio reserves for Kent/Blossom Music 2011.
Instructional guide to using KentLINK Musical Instrumentation Search
Brief description and overview of all branch libraries, reference collection, gov docs, and spec coll.
List of library catalogs useful in music research.
Information about the presentation of the film series "Looking at: Jazz" at Kent State University, February - April, 2007.
Online listening materials for MUS 12211, Music of Western Cultures.
Online listening reserves for MUS 18611, Singer's Diction I
Online listening reserves for MUS 18611, Singer's Diction I
Online listening reserves for MUS 18611, Singer's Diction I
Online listening reserves for MUS 18612, Singer's Diction II
Online listening reserves for MUS 18612, Singer's Diction II
Online listening reserves for MUS 18612, Singer's Diction II
Online listening materials for MUS 21121, Music Theory to 1750.
Online listening materials for MUS 21121, Music Theory to 1750.
Online audio reserves for MUS 21122, Music Theory 1750-1900.
Online audio reserves for MUS 21122, Music Theory 1750-1900.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22111, The Understanding of Music.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22111, The Understanding of Music.
Online listening materials for MUS 22111, Understanding Music.
Online listening materials for MUS 22111, Understanding Music.
Online listening materials for MUS 22111, Understanding Music.
Online listening materials for MUS 22111, Understanding Music.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online audio reserves for MUS 22121, Music as a World Phenomenon.
Online listening materials for MUS 31121 Western Music Since 1900.
Online audio reserves for MUS 32211, Music History to 1750.
Online listening materials for MUS 42131/52131 America's Music.
Online listening materials for MUS 42131/52131 America's Music.
Online audio reserves for MUS 42221 Symphonic Literature.
Online audio reserves for MUS 42221 Symphonic Literature.
Online audio reserves for MUS 42241, Piano Literature.
Online audio reserves for MUS 42241, Piano Literature.
Online audio reserves for MUS 42261/52261 Opera Literature.
Online audio reserves for MUS 42261/52261 Opera Literature.
Online audio reserves for MUS 45212/55212/65212, Kent State University Orchestra.
Online listening materials for MUS 52251 Song Literature.
Online listening materials for MUS 52251, Song Literature, American Unit.
Online listening materials for MUS 52251, Song Literature, British Unit.
Online listening materials for MUS 52251, Song Literature, French Unit.
Online listening materials for MUS 52251, Song Literature, German Unit.
Test page generation to export table content for CommonSpot and/or LibGuides.
Online listening materials for MUS 52251, Song Literature, Spring 2006, German Unit.
Online listening materials for MUS 52251, Song Literature, Italian Unit.
Online listening materials for MUS 52271, Choral Literature.
Online listening materials for MUS 52271, Choral Literature.
Online audio reserves for MUS 55131 Opera Workshop, Fall 2005.
Online listening materials for MUS 6/71172 Analytical Techniques II.
Online listening materials for MUS 6/71172 Analytical Techniques II.
Online listening materials for MUS 61172/71172, Analytical Techniques II.
Online listening materials for MUS 6/71172 Analytical Techniques II - Beethoven's Complete Piano Sonatas
Online listening reserves for MUS 61171/71171 Analytical Techniques I.
Online audio reserves for MUS 61171/71171, Analytical Techniques I
Online audio reserves for MUS 61171/71171, Analytical Techniques I
Online audio reserves for MUS 61171/71171, Analytical Techniques I
Online audio reserves for MUS 61171/71171, Analytical Techniques I
Online audio reserves for MUS 62521/72521, Music History II.
Online audio reserves for MUS 62521/72521, Music History II.
Online listening materials for MUS 62541/72541 Music History IV.
Online listening materials for MUS 62541/72541 Music History IV.
Online listening materials for MUS 62541/72541 Music History IV.
Online listening materials for MUS 62541/72541 Music History IV.
Job description of cataloging positions for graduate students.
Subject Guide for Music
List of software available on computers in the Performing Arts Library and adjacent computer labs.
Online resources for ethnomusicology research.
Instructional guide to finding scores and sound recordings in KentLINK
Instructional guide to finding printed music and sound recordings in collections.
Instructional guide to finding printed music in collected editions.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in music.
Online resources for music education research.
Online resources for music librarianship research.
Online resources for Music Performance research.
Online resources for brass instrument players.
Online resources for keyboard and Percussion instrument players.
Online resources for String instrument players.
Online resources for Wind instrument players.
Online resources for Music Theory & Composition.
Free web resources for music information.
Online resources for Score and Sheet Music Collections.
Open Mic Lunches at the Performing Arts Library allow for presentation of your music, theatre,dance, or poetry material in front of a friendly audience. Sets can be anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes. For more information, contact Joe Clark in the Performing Arts Library.
Tutorials to finding music materials in KentLINK and the Performing Arts Library.
Description of duties and responsibilities for students working in the Performing Arts Library.
Performing Arts Library home page.
Includes links to the new materials list, list of current subscriptions, and collection development guidelines for the Performing Arts Library Collection.
Performing Arts Library - About the Collections
Resources for music sound recordings.
This page contains links to pages for music, theatre and dance courses with online listening and Electronic Reserves (E-Reserves).
Complete listing of links to pages developed for course assignments for current and past semesters.
Stop by the Performing Arts Library for refreshments, live performances, and engaging conversation. The Performing Arts Library staff will be on hand to meet and greet. For more information, contact Joe Clark in the Performing Arts Library.
Information on borrowing materials with a KentLINK location of "Performing Arts Library Cataloging," linked to from that location (mucat).
Circulation policy for Performing Arts Library materials.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 24, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 25, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 28, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on December 7, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on March 15, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on May 1, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on May 2, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on November 30, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. We encourage participation from faculty, students, scholars, and community members.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. We encourage participation from faculty, students, scholars, and community members.
Lists the contact information for KSU Performing Arts Library staff and directions to the library.
Information about reserve services in the Performing Arts Library.
Form to place reserve requests for Performing Arts Library books and journals.
Form to place reserve requests for Performing Arts Library sound recordings and scores.
Information for faculty about reserve services in the Performing Arts Library.
Hours for the Performing Arts Library
Description of reference services available in the Performing Arts Library.
Tutorials and resources for distance learners on how to gain access to library collections and services.
Description of services and facilities at the KSU Performing Arts Library.
Biographical information.
Kent State University's Libraries and Media Services 2008 South American film series.
Kent State University's presentation of the TOURNEES Festival of new French films.
Kent State University's presentation of the TOURNEES Festival of new French films.
Periodical Services
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Provides information about Group Study Rooms in the Main Library, including the Presentation Practice Room
This will help patrons find the information needed to retrieve materials from the Basement On-Site Storage.
Information that is useful when you need to check out periodicals, art books, magazines, and journals.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in Periodical Information Services on the second floor of the library.
Periodical photocopying service for disabled students, faculty, and graduate research assistants.
Information about what the Periodical Information Desk can do to help disabled students.
Here is periodical information from the Northeast Regional Depository. Linked from the location in KentLINK as of 7/25/2007.
Describes a room available for KSU students to practice presentations.
This is the policy about the use of the Presentation Practice Room.
periodicals
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Contains citations to journal articles covering the humanities, popular culture, science, technology, business and the social sciences. Updated daily.
A full-text archive of published articles from over 500 magazines and journals that cover various topics, such as business, health, technology, entertainment, sports, and more.
This will help patrons find the information needed to retrieve materials from the Basement On-Site Storage.
Information that is useful when you need to check out periodicals, art books, magazines, and journals.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in Periodical Information Services on the second floor of the library.
Information about what the Periodical Information Desk can do to help disabled students.
Brief description of graduate positions within periodicals and interlibrary loans.
Here is periodical information from the Northeast Regional Depository. Linked from the location in KentLINK as of 7/25/2007.
Periodicals on the 5th and 6th floor
Full text covering social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. Includes or has links to full text.
Scholarly articles compared and contrasted with popular and professional periodical literature.
Periodicals -- Abbreviations of titles
Lists the short title, complete title, coden, and frequency of publication for the journals covered by the CAPlus file on the STN service. (This is not the full list of journals covered by CAS!)
Alphabetical listing of abbreviations and full journal titles in chemistry and related areas.
Alphabetical list of abbreviations and full journal titles included in Mathematical Reviews.
Alphabetical listing journals, by abbreviation. Select the letter of the alphabetic that your journal or abbreviation begins with.
Periodicals -- Bibliography -- Catalogs
New York: Bowker Ref Z5813 .A51 (Latest ed.) An annual index to textbooks, reference books for use in elementary and high schools, periodicals, maps, pedagogical books, test, teaching aids, and other classroom related materials published in the United States and currently available for purchase. Entries arranged by subject. Also includes author, title, series, serial, and publisher indexes.
Use this tool to determine the availability of online or print journals available at Kent State, as well as online titles available through OhioLINK.
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.
Periodicals -- Databases
Periodicals Archive Online is an archive of hundreds of digitised journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Reader's Guide covers general-interest periodicals published in the United States. Full text is provided for 215 magazines back to 1994; indexing or abstracts available for 360 magazines back to 1890.
Periodicals -- Directories
Contains information on currently published as well as discontinued periodicals. Includes magazines, journals, newsletters, newspapers, conference proceedings, and electronic publications.
Periodicals -- Indexes
Call #: AI 3 .P7 1958 (Main Library, Reference Collection, 1st floor). In six volumes, covers periodicals published between 1802 and 1902.
MAIN Reference AI3.R48. Use to find citations to magazine articles, then check KentLINK to see if KSU has the magazine.
Covers the years 1890-1982. Excellent source for locating articles written during a specific historical period. Publications covered are largely popular titles, such as Time and Newsweek. Search by topic.
Reader's Guide covers general-interest periodicals published in the United States. Full text is provided for 215 magazines back to 1994; indexing or abstracts available for 360 magazines back to 1890.
Personality
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.
Personality assessment
A workbook for self-assessment, career exploration, and job search. Offers practical advice coupled with hands-on activities, exercises, charts, and graphs. 2010.
5th ed. Ed. by Gary Groth-Marnat. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2003. BF176 .G76 2003 Provides reviews and guidelines for tests related to behavior, personality, neuropsychology, intelligence, achievement, and aptitude.
Ed. by John P. Robinson, Phillip R. Shaver, Lawrence S. Wrightman. San Diego: Academic Press, 1991. Ref BF698.4 .M38 1991 c.2 Discusses 150 personality and attitude measurements, including self-esteem, subjective well-being, social anxiety and shyness, depression and loneliness, alienation and anomie, trust, values, authoritarianism, and sex roles. If the complete scale is not available in the text, information regarding the availability of the scale is given in most cases.
Personality tests -- Bibliography
Vol. 1-4, 6-8. Ed. by Bert A. Golman. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1974-2003. Directory of non-standardized test instruments used to evaluate creativity, problem solving, vocational interests, aptitude, behavior, etc., that have not been produced commercially. Gives citations to journal articles where information about the test can be found. Ref BF 431.G624 v.1-4, 6-8
Ed. by Linda L. Murphy, James C. Impara, Barbara S. Plake. Lincoln, Neb: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, 2002. BF176 .B96 2002 Two volume set identifies tests available to purchase as of 1999. Also refers to reviews that have appeared in the Mental Measurements Yearbooks (Z 5814 .P8 B932).
Personality tests -- Indexes
A resource to help finding information about tests and to help finding copies of tests.
Martin Jamison. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2001 Ref BF431 .J29 2001 Comprehensive title index to the Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures.
personalized research consultation
A list of resources available to students and faculty requiring support for course assignments or research.
Description of the PeRC reference service offered in the Main Library.
Register for PeRCs, 60+ Minute Seminars, Tours, and RBAs.
personnel
List of links to LMS Administration.
List of links to LMS Administration.
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Pharmacology
Database provides patient advisory leaflets for over 1,450 medications and natural products, plus 600 Spanish language leaflets representing the most subscribed and commonly used medications.
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.
Philosophy
This resource covers over 350 topics, with overviews, for example, for Abortion, Biodiversity, Censorship, Cloning, Euthanasia, Fetal Research, Just War Theory, Plagiarism, Sex Equality, Vegetarianism, and much more. Each article begins with an abstract and concludes with a bibliography. Articles can be printed or saved in pdf format, and citations can be exported (e.g., RefWorks, RIS, or BibTeX, etc.). There also are links to related online content.
Search dictionaries for philosophy and religion.
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.
an electronic journal available in the Academic Search Complete database. Connect through KentLINK, through Academic Search Complete or through the Journal Finder.
Selected resources for identifying articles for research and study in philosophy.
These resources support study and research in philosophy.
The Religion & Philosophy Collection covers topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With over 290 full text journals, the Religion & Philosophy Collection is an important tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
SEP provides the philosophical profession and the general public alike with high-quality scholarship on a variety of topics relevant to the human condition. From its inception in 1995, SEP has been open access.
Philosophy -- Databases
Search dictionaries for philosophy and religion.
Philosophy, French
Consists of 2000 texts in the French language ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing.
phone
Service and department phone numbers, home page links, etc
List of Assistance Information and Important Links.
Photo Services
Periodical photocopying service for disabled students, faculty, and graduate research assistants.
photocopy
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Costs of public Photocopying
photography
Archive of Kent Campus aerial photos and development plans from 1910 - 1943.
Media services available at University Libraries
Information about submitting photo release forms for Snapshot Day
Snapshot Day at University Libraries
Homepage for the Kent State University Libraries Communications Office
Photojournalism Photographs
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.)
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 access to a vast library of photographic images from the U.S. Geological Survey. Images can be downloaded for free in several JPEG or GIF resolutions. Users can search for images by keyword or browse through subject categories.
Photonics
Contains information about current research in the area of liquid crystals, as well as a tutorial for non-scientists and more.
Photoshop
Media services available at University Libraries
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Physical education and training
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CSA Physical Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.
Provides international coverage of sports and fitness literature, including physical fitness, physical education, sports medicine, exercise psychology, biomechanics, psychology, training, coaching, fitness, social and psychological aspects of sport and leisure, play, games, dance, and more. Full text is available for many of the articles covered.
Physical fitness
CSA Physical Education Index allows all researchers and professionals in the field to acquire accurate and scholarly information in this comprehensive database. These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. Health education and physical therapy are also covered as they continue to become more prevalent in our society.
Provides international coverage of sports and fitness literature, including physical fitness, physical education, sports medicine, exercise psychology, biomechanics, psychology, training, coaching, fitness, social and psychological aspects of sport and leisure, play, games, dance, and more. Full text is available for many of the articles covered.
Physical 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 over 500 databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences.
Subscriber access to journals across many subject areas, published by Wiley. Many may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Physical sciences -- Periodicals
A fee-based service that provides access to thousands of online journals from leading scholarly, academic and business publishers. Access to many journals may be available through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.
Contains full-text of bulletins of academic societies and research papers in most areas of scientific research.
Created by Chemistry/Physics library staff, this page contains selected links to sources of full-text journals and other related information.
Search Lexis/Nexis for the full-text of selected journals in the physical sciences.
Selective full-text access to journals published by the OUP.
A list of full-text journals as found in the Fall 2000 issue of Issue in Science and Technology Librarianship.
Physical sciences -- Periodicals -- Databases
Contains critical reviews of significant primary literature in the areas of biology, biomedicine, chemistry, physics, sociology, and related disciplines. Published yearly, this is the online, full-text version of the printed Annual Review of...series. (1998 - present)
Physicians
Searchable physician directory from the American Medical Association that allows you to search by name or medical specialty.
Physicists
Search a number of dictionaries across biological and health sciences disciplines.
Search a number of dictionaries across major disciplines of science, including astronomy, chemistry, earth science, medicine, physics, zoology, and much more.
Physics
Produced by the American Institute of Physics, search for conference proceedings and papers in the major areas of physics and astronomy.
Instructions to authors who wish to submit manuscripts and write papers in the manner required by the American Institute of Physics.
Search the journals of the APS, by journal, volume, page or article. Titles are also available through OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Includes links to forthcoming meetings, announcements, a calendar, program archives and more.
Operates under the aegis of two United Nations Agencies: UNESCO and IAEA; its mission is to foster the growth of advanced studies and research in physics and mathematics, especially among researchers from developing countries; and to provide an international forum for the exchange of information and ideas among scientists from the North and South;
Electronic version of the print title The Aldrich Library of 13 C and 1 H FT NMR Spectra 3 vol. set (QD96.F68 P67 1993). The Electronic Library contains CNMR and HNMR spectra of 11,828 organic compounds as well as information about their physico-chemical properties. You can browse through the database, perform searches according to catalog parameters (catalog number, CAS number, formula, name, and book references, print spectrum, as well as perform some basic operations with a spectrum (Peak picking and integration). In addition there are features such as multi-level searching using search lists, searching according to molecular weight, chemical properties(boiling point, melting point, etc.), structures and sub-structures, spectral parameters(peaks and solvent), searching for portions of the spectrum, and substructure search. It is also possible to create and modify reports using the ACD/ ChemSketch chemical graphics application.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Additional web sites for books and related materials
Provides bibliographic and selected full-text access to published literature in the area of particle physics and related topics. Sources include preprints, articles, books, journals, photographs, and much more.
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.
Directory of research groups and other resources in the areas of condensed matter and solid state physics.
Studies condensed matter physics to seek an understanding of the macroscopic behavior of condensed matter from their microscopic interactions and symmetries through experiments. Links to other research groups and more.
Full-text of the report of the Board on Physics and Astronomy. Describes progress in the fields of condensed matter and materials physics.
Listing of conference and meeting resources in the areas of chemistry, liquid crystals, physics
Links to chemistry, physics, and related tutorials and guides.
Listing of databases available at the Chemistry/Physics Library
A list of online resources and cd-rom databases available for use only in the Chemistry/Physics Library
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.
Provides access to over 500 databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences.
Created by the U.S. Department of Energy, this site celebrates the research and life of Enrico Fermi.
A thorough encyclopedia site of physics, covering a large number of topics.
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.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Website of the flight center through NASA, links to flights, scientists involved in the program and earth and space studies.
Electronic version of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics follows the 81st Edition of the print Handbook in terms of content. The 81st Edition contains several updated and expanded tables: Fundamental Physical Constants (the new set of CODATA recommended values, replacing the 1986 set) The Elements (descriptive texts on the occurrence, properties, history, and uses of all the chemical elements) Dissociation Constants of Organic Acids and Bases (expanded by 50%)Dipole Moments (revised and expanded) Threshold Limits for Airborne Contaminants (including the most recent recommendations) and more.
Search for conference literature sponsored or produced by the IEEE Computer Society. Some full-text available.
Included here are upcoming conferences and events, as well as recently completed conferences, calls for papers, and conference publications.
Links to forthcoming and previous meetings.
Provides the open source to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics. Contains access to full-text documents produced and made available by the Department of Energy National Laboratories and grantees from 1995 forward. Older documents may also be made available.
Provides access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology; also has significant coverage in areas such as materials science, aeronautics, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. Searches Physics Abstracts and more.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
Search by type of event, date, and keyword. Results include links to conference information.
901 tables of general interest to scientists and engineers, and of particular interest to those involved with physics in the broader sense. Includes data on physical, thermodynamic, mechanical, other properties. Includes 7 interactive tables. Published by KNOVEL.
The JCR allows the evaluation and comparison of journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. All areas of science, technology, and social sciences are covered. The JCR can show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, the highest impact journals in a field, and the largest journals in a field allow for journal evaluation and comparison. NOTE: Citation data are not meant to replace informed peer review. Careful attention should be paid to circumstances that can influence citation rates such as language, journal history and format, publication schedule, and subject specialty.
List of databases of interest chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Some are restricted in use to Kent State University faculty, staff and students.
A listing of dissertations and theses from KentLINK written by students from the Department of Physics.
A database of of approximately 75,000 thermotropic liquid crystals, which contains free access to the chemical structures and registration numbers of compounds found in LiqCryst 3.2. It also includes 17,000 references from journals, books, conferences, patents and proceedings and Ph.D. theses.
Selected resources found in the Chemistry/Physics Library, as well as on the Internet.
Contains information about current research, links to abstracts from Society journals, career opportunities and more.
Hosted by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, this site provides access to bibliographic information in the areas of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, and preprints in Astronomy. Some full-text is also available.
Provides access to databases covering the areas of astronomy and astrophysics, instrumentation from the SPIE, physics and geophysics, and the ArXiv pre-prints.
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.
Searchable database of technical reports produced by NASA, as well as other agencies, such as BioMed Central, Aeronautical Research Council (UK), arXiv Physics Eprint Server, and Energy Citation Database (OSTI)). Coverage includes research reports, journal articles, conference and meeting papers, technical videos, mission-related operational documents, and preliminary data.
Provides highlights of research found in the journal, Nature, and other publications. Requires a paid subscription for full access.
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.
Includes links to the annual meeting, other meetings, meeting archives, an events calendar, and more.
Contains images that represent atomic orbitals and molecular orbitals, animated plots of wave functions, animated plots of electron density, "dot-density" plots of electron density, and plots of radial distribution functions.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are theBeilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Offers lists of links to worldwide distributed physics institutions, such as institutes and departments at universities, ordered by continent, country and town.
Provides access to the latest research highlights, as well as links to university departments, discussion forums, and much more.
Collection of conferences covering different fields of physics, maintained by physical societies and other institutions.
Collection of reviewed web sites on all aspects of physics, compiled by the staff of the Librarian's Index to the Internet.
Various resources, including databases, preprints, proceedings, societies, and much more.
Search by type of event, date, location, and subject. Results include event description and link to site.
Physics videos available in OhioLINK's Digital Media Center's Science collection.
Selected resources in the areas of physics and liquid crystals.
A listing of countries with at least 50 Physics Departments, by country and state (USA).
A comprehensive list of web sites across the disciplines within astronomy and physics.
Very useful collection of physics resources, maintained by the Institute of Physics. Resources for K-12, as well as undergraduates through professionals.
Access top news, job information, conference events, and more. Produced by the Institute of Physics.
Collection of Physics Departments from all over the world, listed by country.
Search by type of event and date. Results include name, date, location, contact information and link to event site.
Produced by the Institute of Physics, this site provides access to resources in most area of physics, including biographies, institutions, tutorials, education, and research.
Sources of preprints and technical reports
Contains information about research in the area of liquid crystals and related disciplines, including instrumentationa and optics.
Access chemical data in the areas of organic, organo-metallic, and inorganic chemistry. Databases included are the Beilstein Handbook, the Gmelin Handbook, selected literature from 1772 to today, and organic chemistry and life science patents from US (since 1976), World and European (since 1978) patent publications. Reaxys is updated monthly.
Online version of SciFinder Scholar which includes access to patent and journal literature in most scientific disciplines, Substance information, chemical reactions, regulated chemicals information, commercially available substances are also available. Searches simultaneously the following sources: Chemical AbstractsPlus; CAS REGISTRY; CHEMLIST; CHEMCATS -Online Chemical Catalogs File, MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE 1958- present. Substructure and exact structure searching are available. Use the link below to create your account.
A comprehensive science-specific search engine that filters out non-scientific sites and finds peer-reviewed articles such as PDF and PostScript files. Searches specialty sources, such as Medline, ScienceDirect, the U.S. Patent Office, BioOne, and more.
Search the publications of the AIP, including journals, conference proceedings 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.
Instructional site, produced by the Physics Research Group at the University of Kansas, that introduces the concepts of quantum mechanics. Requires Shockwave and/or Java browser extensions.
Produced by Cornell University, arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology.
Physics -- Encyclopedias
Provides the basics, defines the scope of each subdiscipline, and indicates where to go for a more complete and detailed explanation.
Physics -- Experiments
Each of the 600 demonstrations is concisely produced and narrated, each stands alone and illustrates a particular principle of physics. The demonstrations are augmented by slow-motion photography and animation. Videos are accompanied by a printer-friendly PDF page which may contain graphics, tables or figures not easily rendered on the web. Videos are available in RealVideo format and may be streamed or dowloaded.
Physics -- Periodicals
Online access to over 30 physics and astronomy journals. (Note: full-text may not be available for certain titles.)
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.
Selective full-text access to journals published by the IOP. Additional access is available through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.
Non-profit organization that was established for the purpose of publishing physics-related journals and other relevant scientific and technological information
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.
Gateway to publications and services of the MRS. Full-text available to society members.
PROLA contains the full-text of APS journals back to 1893.
Subscriber access to journals in most disciplines of physics. Full-text access may also be available via OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Journals available through the Elsevier ScienceDirect service. Searchable by title and broad subject. (NOTE: The full-text of many journals are available through OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.)
Contains online journal articles and more, including author resources and upcoming conferences. Also contains former Gordon and Breach titles.
Subscriber access to journals across many subject areas, published by Wiley. Many may also be available in OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.
Physics -- Study and teaching
Each of the 600 demonstrations is concisely produced and narrated, each stands alone and illustrates a particular principle of physics. The demonstrations are augmented by slow-motion photography and animation. Videos are accompanied by a printer-friendly PDF page which may contain graphics, tables or figures not easily rendered on the web. Videos are available in RealVideo format and may be streamed or dowloaded.
A listing of countries with at least 50 Physics Departments, by country and state (USA).
Physics -- Tables
Online version of the 1954 title, with links to the full-text of numerous tables of data, including chemical, physical and thermal properties of many different kinds of materials.
Physics -- Tables -- Periodicals
A list of tables which have been relocated or removed, retitled or rearranged from the 71st to 87th editions. The same information is usually made available.
Physiology
Reproductive Physiology Animations is a collection of learning modules on human reproduction from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The modules have animation, and some have sound.
Picture books for children -- Bibliography
Patricia J. Cianciolo. Chicago: American Library Association, 1997. Z1037 .C565 1997 An annotated bibliography of picture books for children and young adults. Entries are arranged within broad subject categories, and each provides suggested age levels. Includes an author, title, and illustrator index.
Picture books for children -- Indexes
Carolyn W. Lima, John A. Lima. Westport, CT: Bowker-Greenwood, 2001. Ref Z1037 .L715 2001 Lists 14,000 picture books by subject. Includes title and illustrator indexes.
Plants
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.
Provides links to over 30 plant databases including TROPICOS, a database with web-searchable records for over 900,000 plant names and over 50,000 images. Also connects to the Center for Plant Conservation.
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.
Search a number of dictionaries across biological and health sciences disciplines.
Search a number of dictionaries across major disciplines of science, including astronomy, chemistry, earth science, medicine, physics, zoology, and much more.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Resources Conservation Service, this site “includes information on the vascular and nonvascular plants of the United States and its territories. It includes checklists, species abstracts, distributional data, crop information, plants symbols, growth data, and references.” The database can be searched by common or scientific name. Fact sheets in PDF format are also part of the site.
Plants -- North America -- Identification
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.
Pluralism (Social sciences) in literature -- Bibliography
Lyn Miller-Lachmann. New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker, 1992. Z1037 .M654 1992
Poetry
Funded by the Arts Council England, this is a digital archive of English 20th and 21st century poetry magazines. Visitors can search or browse the full text publications.
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.
Poisons
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.
policy
Policy for multimedia copyright materials
Guidelines for appropriate use of library facilities and workstations.
Describes conditions which will cause patron library records to be blocked; describes billing rates and schedules for various item types.
Policy for checking out reference materials.
Circulation Department homepage
LMS classroom policies, scheduling and use guidelines and descriptions of library rooms for instruction and meetings.
Policy for food and drinks in the Kent main Library.
List of links to LMS Administration.
List of links to LMS Administration.
Information about library notices, and email notification sign-up for non- 'kent.edu' email accounts.
Collection of links to policies for Libraries & Media Services
Establishes limits on materials placed on reserve.
Table of loan periods, renewals, and fines for various item types and patron categories.
This page outlines the policy and guidelines for use of the May 4th Resource Room.
This form allows library users to submit questions, comments, or suggestions to Kent State University Libraries & Media Services.
Current policies for the Map Library.
Policies relating to users who want to schedule and use library classrooms.
This is the policy about the use of the Presentation Practice Room.
Faculty members and doctoral students who have completed and passed their comprehensive exams may apply in person for a research carrel in Room 330 of the Main Library.
Student Multimedia Studio faculty support programs and services
Student Multimedia Studio Policies and Procedures
SMS VIDEO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Policy concerning services offered to patrons with disabilities
Kent State University Department of Special Collections and Archives duplication policy.
Kent State University Department of Special Collections and Archives public scanning station policy.
Kent State University Department of Special Collections and Archives reading room policy.
Kent State University Department of Special Collections and Archives usage policy.
This staff directive is intended to insure compliance with the law while also insuring maximum confidentiality.
Policy regarding US Patriot Act
Form for supervisor to use with student having disciplinary problems on the job.
Sign posting policies for the University Library
Policy sciences
The Almanac of Policy issues provides comprehensive background information and links on major U.S. public policy issues.
Offers a balanced overview of contemporary political and social issues. Each report includes background information, both sides of the debate surrounding the issue, and suggested resources to consult for further information.
Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
The International Political Science Abstracts has provided non-evaluative abstracts of articles in the field of political science since 1951. The articles are published in journals and yearbooks all over the world, including the major political science journals.
Library resources and services for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Resources for students enrolled in Dr. Hook's United States Foreign Policy class
Resources for students enrolled in the Washington Program in National Issues.
Political parties -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Political Handbook of the World provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. Users can quickly access content from the Handbook by navigating a virtual table of contents, performing a keyword search, or browsing for country profiles.
Political planning -- United States
Offers a balanced overview of contemporary political and social issues. Each report includes background information, both sides of the debate surrounding the issue, and suggested resources to consult for further information.
Resources for students enrolled in the Washington Program in National Issues.
Political science
The American National Election Studies (ANES) produces high quality data on voting, public opinion, and political participation to serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists who want to better understand the theoretical and empirical foundations of national election outcomes.
The Almanac of Policy issues provides comprehensive background information and links on major U.S. public policy issues.
The Almanac of Policy Issues provides comprehensive background information and links on major U.S. public policy issues. This section focuses on foreign affairs and and national security issues.
For two decades, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) has played an essential role in the U.S. foreign policy debate. AFPC is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information to those who make or influence the foreign policy of the United States. AFPC is widely recognized as a source of timely, insightful analysis on issues of foreign policy, and works closely with members of Congress, the Executive Branch and the policymaking community. It is staffed by noted specialists in foreign and defense policy, and serves as a valuable resource to officials in the highest levels of government.
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.
Includes the full-text of each of the annual volumes of the CQ Historic Documents set. The volume for each year includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of that year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.
Searches all our CQ Press electronic resource subscriptions at one time.
This weekly publication from Congressional Quarterly (CQ) offers expert coverage of the U.S. Congress, including status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, backroom maneuvering, and more.
The Center for Defense Information (CDI) is dedicated to strengthening security through: international cooperation; reduced reliance on unilateral military power to resolve conflict; reduced reliance on nuclear weapons; a transformed and reformed military establishment; and, prudent oversight of, and spending on, defense programs. CDI seeks to contribute alternative views on security to promote wide-ranging discourse and debate. CDI educates the public and informs policy-makers about issues of security policy, strategy, operations, weapon systems and defense budgeting, and pursues creative solutions to the problems of today and tomorrow. CDI is part of the World Security Institute.
Resources for students enrolled in the Columbus Program in Intergovernmental Issues.
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.
Provides Internet resources on the History of Europe after WWII in all languages. European Integration is here understood as the process of political, economic and cultural integration and co-operation between various European countries in the 20th century - mainly in the period after 1945.
Resources for students enrolled in the European Politics class.
The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world. The FPA provides independent publications, programs and forums to increase public awareness of, and foster popular participation in, matters relating to those policy issues.
Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a think tank for research, analysis, and action that brings together scholars, advocates, and activists who strive to make the United States a more responsible global partner. FPIF provides timely analysis of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs and recommends policy alternatives.
Resources for students enrolled in the Foundations of Public Policy class. Fall 2005
Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Offers scholarly evaluations of books, journal articles and other resources in the field of Latin American studies. Updated annually.
Provides an archive of data sets for analysis in a range of academic disciplines, including political science, sociology, demography, history, economics, international relations, gerontology, public health, criminal justice, and education. Data collections consist of raw, unanalyzed data files, and codebooks. ICPSR data sets can be downloaded directly to a user's computer for use with statistical software such as SPSS or SAS.
A collection of links to UK and international resources for researching public policy issues. Includes links to BBC News and the European Parliament.
The International Political Science Abstracts has provided non-evaluative abstracts of articles in the field of political science since 1951. The articles are published in journals and yearbooks all over the world, including the major political science journals.
Contains peer reviewed essays on topics in the fields of international studies and international relations. Includes links to external resources, such as archives, datasets, cases, and pedagogical aids.
instructional support page for POL 10500
Library resources and services for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Resources for students enrolled in the Metropolitan Governance class.
Provides an index of substantive political information for voters, political activists, political consultants, lobbyists, politicians, academicians, and media editors with a wide range of products, information, services, simulations, games, and polling in an interactive communications environment.
Contains citations and abstracts to articles, with emphasis on public policy and modern political, social, and economic issues. Updated monthly.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 30003
Resources for students enrolled in POL 30001.
Compiled and maintained by a librarian at California State University, Chico, this site provides an annotated listing of web sites for "cause lobbyists" (the site defines a "cause lobbyist" as an advocate for or against a particular cause like environmentalism or feminism). The site is arranged topically.
Use these databases to find journal articles in Political Science.
Maintained by the West Virginia University Department of Political Science, this site includes links to free resources on the Web for public administration and policy, international relations, and general political science research.
This specific section of the Project Vote Smart site features an annotated list of Think Tanks and other policy-influencing organizations. The Project Vote Smart site also offers a comprehensive database about thousands of candidates and elected officials for President, Congress, Governors and State Legislators.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 6/70701.
Resources for students enrolled in Political Science 10300.
This site, compiled and maintained by one of the librarians at Vanderbilt University, offers a comprehensive listing of resources dealing with public policy issues, as well as foreign policy and relations and other political science topics. Arranged topically.
This is a selective list of Web resources relevant to the study of political science. It provides links to more comprehensive guides and to selected resources that are particularly valuable or offer unique features
Resources for students enrolled in Dr. Hook's United States Foreign Policy class
Compiled by the University of Michigan Documents Center, this is a remarkably current and comprehensive list of Political Science and related web sites. Note that some listed resources may be restricted to University of Michigan users.
Resources for students enrolled in the Washington Program in National Issues.
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.

Political science -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Political Handbook of the World provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. Users can quickly access content from the Handbook by navigating a virtual table of contents, performing a keyword search, or browsing for country profiles.
Polymer liquid crystals
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.
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.
Polymers
Web site of the college, with information on educational and research opportunities, faculty and more.
Web site for the department, providing information on educational and research programs and more.
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.
Strategies for searching for information about polymers.
Search solutions and strategies for locating information about polymers, synthetics, and small molecules.
Textile Technology Complete is a scholarly and professional database covering scientific and technological aspects of textile production and processing. Containing over 400 periodical titles, it also draws on current technical reports, books, and trade literature. Also includes resources about apparel, home furnishings, and polymer industries.
Popular literature -- Stories, plots, etc
Diana Tixier Herald. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1997. Ref Z1232 .H47 1997 Provides stories and plots for young adult literature.
Popular music
Index to writings on classical and popular music, including scholarly and journalistic publications and reviews of books, recordings, and performances. Covers publications from 1979 to the present. Updated quarterly. See print edition for coverage of writings from 1949 to present.
Includes full-text of the the Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.), Grove Music Online, the Oxford Companion to Music (2002 revision) and the Oxford Dictionary of Music (2nd ed. rev.).
Population -- Statistics
This full text atlas is a discussion of human ecology and the impact of population on the environment is published by the American Association for the advancement of Science. A mix of text discussion, diagrams and maps, it examines various aspects of the environment and possible human impact factors. Maps load larger in separate windows, and articles can be printed to pdf.
Ref Index Table HA214 .A6 2003 Provides national data on education, health, income, labor force, living arrangements, population, spending and wealth. Summaries and statistics. The raw data is collected from U.S. Bureau of Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Educational Statistics and National Center for Health Statistics and analyzed by New Strategist analysts.
The map room section of this well-resourced government-funded public resource has grown in recent months, providing an excellent resource for those interested in policy matters, geography and urban studies. In particular, a section of interactive maps focusing on housing, population, water and environment has been added, providing a variety of well-detailed and useful levels of study and examination in each map.
posters
Sign posting policies for the University Library
PowerPoint
Kent State University Classroom Equipment Requests
Media services available at University Libraries
Introduction to the library for Nursing first-year experience students.
Optimizing University Libraries Dean Bracken's PPT presentation
Describes a room available for KSU students to practice presentations.
SMS POWERPOINT ESSAY TUTORIALS
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
SMS POWERPOINT TUTORIALS
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
How to record a Powerpoint Presentation to a CD so that the links work.
Premier Pro
Media services available at University Libraries
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
preview
Media services available at University Libraries
print
Information for checking out Print Reserves.
Guide to the Copyright Law for materials placed on reserve.
For students wishing to learn how to access reserve materials
Explains the various loan options for materials placed on Print Reserves.
Information regarding printing reserve materials.
Laser printing in the Main Library now utilizes the new campus FLASHcard. Called "Netprint," this system has been deployed on the 1st and 2nd floors of the Main Library. It is available in the branch libraries as well as most labs on campus.
Printing options and procedures for the Reference Center.
Listings of various forms for placing materials on reserve.
Reserves information for faculty, students, and staff regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
Reserves information for FACULTY and STAFF regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
Elements of print resources
Sign posting policies for the University Library
Provides information about Wireless Printing in the Performing Arts Library.
privacy
Tips for using the IM and Phone Reference services and the privacy guidelines for the IM Reference service.
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
proceedings
Student Multimedia Studio Policies and Procedures
Product management
Ref 5415.15 .C56x cop. 2 Profiles 34 consumer brands with social significance.
production
Media services available at University Libraries
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
SMS VIDEO POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Production engineering
This division of NIST uses information technology to implement computer-aided integrated manufacturing systems.
Professional education
MAIN Ref LB 1775.2.E33 2001
The Professional Development Collection is a wonderful database to use when looking for those “how-to” articles written by practicing teachers.
Professions
This book is based on a U.S. Census Bureau study of 150,000 college graduates and presents the actual jobs and earnings of college graduates in 60 majors. 2004.
This title links more than 60 majors to over 350 careers, and each major also includes related skills, leisure time activities, personal values, and professional organizations.
MAIN Ref Gov Docs OJB 194.2:J62/2001
MAIN Ref LB 1771.R49 70th ed. 2005/2006
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and public libraries. The collection provides full text coverage for 350 trade and industry related periodicals.
programs
Research and Sponsored Programs, Graduate Studies and University Libraries invite undergraduate and graduate students to submit posters and creative works for the student scholarship session that will be on display during the Celebration of Scholarship events beginning April 15 through May 13.
In conjunction with Kent State University's Celebration of Scholarship, University Libraries hosted a Faculty Recognition Program to honor faculty who had received tenure and/or promotion in the last year.
In conjunction with Kent State University's Celebration of Scholarship, University Libraries hosted a Faculty Recognition Program to honor faculty who had received tenure and/or promotion in the last year.
The Faculty Recognition Program, hosted by Kent State University Libraries, is designed to honor faculty who have received tenure or promotion within the last year.
International film series hosted by Libraries and Media Services at Kent State University.
Library Live Fall 2011 Registration Deadline
This form is used by faculty to signup for library live presentations.
Media services available at University Libraries
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 24, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 25, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on April 28, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on December 7, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on March 15, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on May 1, 2012.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on May 2, 2011.
The Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. This page includes Bios and Abstracts for the participants on November 30, 2011.
List of practicum opportunities currently available in Technical Services.
Student Multimedia Studio faculty support programs and services
Student Multimedia Studio Policies and Procedures
Prohibited books -- History
Provides information on books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts. The books featured range from Ulysses to Little Red Riding Hood.
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Proteins
This site has links to tools for working with nucleic acids and proteins.
BLAST finds regions of similarity between nucleotide or protein sequences.
The ExPASy Proteomics Server of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is a site dedicated to the analysis of protein sequences and structures.
The Human Mitochondrial Protein Database (HMPDb) provides data on mitochondrial and human nuclear encoded proteins involved in mitochondrial biogenesis and function.
This Web site has links to online bioinformatics programs for phylogeny, sequence analysis, nucleic acid and protein analysis, etc.
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.
The single worldwide repository for the processing and distribution of 3-D structure data of large molecules of proteins and nucleic acids. New structures are released each Wednesday by 1:00am Pacific time. Maintained by the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics (RCSB).
Derived from the acclaimed Methods in molecular biology series. Contains all the major procedures needed for isolating, characterizing, and analyzing proteins, including powerful new techniques in mass spectroscopy and immunochemistry.
Proteomics tools for mining sequence databases in conjunction with Mass Spectrometry experiments
This site has multiple tools that are used in proteomics research.
The RCSB Protein Data Bank is an information portal to biological macromolecular structures.
Uni-Prot/Swiss-Prot is a curated protein sequence database.
UniProt (Universal Protein Resource) is a comprehensive catalog of information on protein sequences and functions.
Proteomics
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.
Proteomics tools for mining sequence databases in conjunction with Mass Spectrometry experiments
This site has multiple tools that are used in proteomics research.
This site is a tutorial in the areas of genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics.
UniProt (Universal Protein Resource) is a comprehensive catalog of information on protein sequences and functions.
A free access spectroscopy portal and "Community of Interest" website that provides information about Mass Spectrometry (incorporating Base Peak), X-ray Spectrometry, NMR (incorporating NMR Knowledge Base), Chemometrics (incorporating Chemometrics World), Infrared Atomic Spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Ultraviolet, MRI, and Proteomics.
proxy
The proxy is being disabled July 1st, 2008. Here are instructions on how to remove proxy settings in various browsers.
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
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Psychiatry
PsycINFO provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in psychology and related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. PsycINFO covers journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports. Journal coverage includes international material selected from more than 1900 periodicals written in over 24 languages. Current chapter and book coverage includes worldwide English-language material published from 1987-present. Over 60,000 references are added annually through weekly updates.
This CD-ROM includes copies of 108 measures and the complete text of Handbook of Psychiatric Measures.
Select lising of databases relevant to study and research in psychology.
This list provides sources with information about journals: 1. APA's list of journals covered by PsycINFO; 2. Current journals subscriptions of the psychology department; and 3. PSYCLINE, the web guide to psychology and social science journal information.
Psychodiagnostics -- Encyclopedias
Ed. Rocío Fernández-Ballesteros. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003. Ref BF176 .E53 2003 v. 1 - 2
Psychological tests
4 Vol. Ed. Michel Hersen. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley & Sons, 2004. BF176 .C654 2004 v. 1-4
Vol. 1-4, 6-8. Ed. by Bert A. Golman. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1974-2003. Directory of non-standardized test instruments used to evaluate creativity, problem solving, vocational interests, aptitude, behavior, etc., that have not been produced commercially. Gives citations to journal articles where information about the test can be found. Ref BF 431.G624 v.1-4, 6-8
5th ed. Ed. by Gary Groth-Marnat. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2003. BF176 .G76 2003 Provides reviews and guidelines for tests related to behavior, personality, neuropsychology, intelligence, achievement, and aptitude.
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.
This listing supports those seeking information about tests and assessment tools.
A resource to help finding information about tests and to help finding copies of tests.
Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s). A score index permits users to identify what is being measured by each test. Tests in Print also can guide readers to critical, candid test reviews published in the Mental Measurements Yearbook series.
5th ed. Ed. by Teddy Maddox. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 2003. These short descriptions of tests from education, psychology, and human resources provide title, author, population, purpose, scoring methods, cost and availability. Also lists tests that can be given to the hearing, physically and visually impaired, as well as non-English speakers. Ref BF 176.T43 2003
5th ed. Ed. by Taddy Maddox. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 2003. Ref BF176 .T43 2003
Psychological tests -- Abstracts
2nd. ed. 3 Vol. Ed. by John Touliatos, Barry F. Perlmutter, Murray A. Straus. Thousand Oaks Park, CA: Sage, 2001. Ref HQ728 .H267 2001 v. 1-3 Over 1,000 abstracts of instruments that deal with various dimensions of interaction, intimacy, values, parenthood, family roles and power, and adjustment. Most abstracts provide a description of the instrument, sample items, variables measured, and references. Also includes information about availability of each test.
Psychological tests -- Bibliography
Vol. 1-4, 6-8. Ed. by Bert A. Golman. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1974-2003. Directory of non-standardized test instruments used to evaluate creativity, problem solving, vocational interests, aptitude, behavior, etc., that have not been produced commercially. Gives citations to journal articles where information about the test can be found. Ref BF 431.G624 v.1-4, 6-8
Vol. 1-4, 6-8. Ed. by Bert A. Golman. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1974-2003. Directory of non-standardized test instruments used to evaluate creativity, problem solving, vocational interests, aptitude, behavior, etc., that have not been produced commercially. Gives citations to journal articles where information about the test can be found. Ref BF 431.G624 v.1-4, 6-8
Contains full-text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. *Note: This resource is now accessed as an EBSCO database, and as such is searched using the EBSCO user interface.
Highland Park, NJ: Mental Measurements Yearbook, 1941- . Reviews commercially available tests which are written in English. Includes a bibliography for each test indicating articles, books, and theses that have examined the construction, validity, use and limitations of each test. Indexed by Tests in Print (Z 5814 .E9 I5x). Also available online as Mental Measurements Yearbook Online. Z 5814.P8 B932 Ref Z5814.P8 B932 15th (2003)
Ed. by Linda L. Murphy, James C. Impara, Barbara S. Plake. Lincoln, Neb: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, 2002. BF176 .B96 2002 Two volume set identifies tests available to purchase as of 1999. Also refers to reviews that have appeared in the Mental Measurements Yearbooks (Z 5814 .P8 B932).
Psychological tests -- Encyclopedias
Ed. Rocío Fernández-Ballesteros. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003. Ref BF176 .E53 2003 v. 1 - 2
Psychological tests -- Evaluation
10 Vol. Daniel J. Keyser, Richard C. Sweetland. Kansas City, MO: Test Corporation of America, 1984- . Ref BF 176.T419 1984 Three to four page descriptions of educational and psychological tests discussing use, validity, reliability. Includes critiques of the test and a list of references for further information.
Psychological tests -- Indexes
A resource to help finding information about tests and to help finding copies of tests.
Martin Jamison. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2001 Ref BF431 .J29 2001 Comprehensive title index to the Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures.
Psychological tests for children
Ed. by James C. Impara, Linda L. Murphy. Lincoln, Neb.: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, 1994. BF722 .B8x 1994 Presents instruments widely used by school psychologists. Tests are organized by broad categories including extensive descriptive information and reviews on each test. Also includes an alphabetically arranged index of titles and a publishers directory index for all in-print tests.
A resource to help finding information about tests and to help finding copies of tests.
Psychology
American Psychological Association Style Guide online tips for authors. Gives tips and FAQ's, as well as formatting for electronic resources.
The DSM-IV®-TR on CD-ROM and all 11 titles of the American Psychiatric Association’s APA Practice Guidelines. Also includes the American Psychiatric Glossary, Seventh Edition; The Principles of Medical Ethics with Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry 1998 Edition; and Opinions of the Ethics Committee on the Principles of Medical Ethics with Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry.
MAIN Ref LB 1027.55.E523 2005
PsycCritiques is a database of full-text reviews of current books, some popular films, and comparative reviews of books. It replaced the APA print journal titled Contemporary Psychology: APA review of books, as of January 2005. Weekly releases include current year copyright book reviews.
PsycINFO provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in psychology and related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. PsycINFO covers journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports. Journal coverage includes international material selected from more than 1900 periodicals written in over 24 languages. Current chapter and book coverage includes worldwide English-language material published from 1987-present. Over 60,000 references are added annually through weekly updates.
At OhioLINK, Historic PsycINFO (1806-1966) is separate from the contemporary database. Historic records do not contain controlled index terms or certain other indexing fields, such as Age Groups or Methodology. Historic PsycINFO contains citations and abstracts from Psychological Abstracts (1927-1966), Psychological Bulletin (1921-1926), American Journal of Psychology (1887-1966), all APA journals back to their first issues, Psychological Index (1894-1935), and Classic Books in Psychology of the 20th Century and Harvard Book List, 1840-1971.
Select lising of databases relevant to study and research in psychology.
This list provides sources with information about journals: 1. APA's list of journals covered by PsycINFO; 2. Current journals subscriptions of the psychology department; and 3. PSYCLINE, the web guide to psychology and social science journal information.
The Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers more than 510 full text titles covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Psychometrics -- Bibliography
Vol. 1-4, 6-8. Ed. by Bert A. Golman. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1974-2003. Directory of non-standardized test instruments used to evaluate creativity, problem solving, vocational interests, aptitude, behavior, etc., that have not been produced commercially. Gives citations to journal articles where information about the test can be found. Ref BF 431.G624 v.1-4, 6-8
Public administration
Maintained by the West Virginia University Department of Political Science, this site includes links to free resources on the Web for public administration and policy, international relations, and general political science research.
Public health
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.
Mini guide for research into health disparities.
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.
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 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.
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.
Contains statistics on selected diseases reported to the Center for Disease Control by state health departments.
Covers the core literature in the field of public health with centralized access to more than 800 publications with over 500 in full-text.
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.
This site contains photographs, illustrations, and multimedia files from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is intended to serve public health professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the public with their reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages.
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.
Public health -- Ohio
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.
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.
Public opinion
Contains the full text of 400,000 questions and responses from 14,000 surveys/public opinion polls conducted from 1986-present in the U.S. and 80 other countries.
Public opinion -- United States -- Indexes -- Periodicals
MAIN - HM261 .A463 1981-2000 No longer published in print. See online database, Polling the Nations
Public opinion polls
The American National Election Studies (ANES) produces high quality data on voting, public opinion, and political participation to serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists who want to better understand the theoretical and empirical foundations of national election outcomes.
Forty years of Harris Poll® data are available in this archive. Search by keyword, date range or topic. Results are in .pdf format.
Contains the full text of 400,000 questions and responses from 14,000 surveys/public opinion polls conducted from 1986-present in the U.S. and 80 other countries.
Founded in 1947, the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is the leading educational facility in the field of public opinion. The Center exists to promote the intelligent, responsible and imaginative use of public opinion in addressing the problems faced by Americans and citizens of other nations.
The Center is an independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues. We are best known for regular national surveys that measure public attentiveness to major news stories, and for our polling that charts trends in values and fundamental political and social attitudes.
Public records
The map room section of this well-resourced government-funded public resource has grown in recent months, providing an excellent resource for those interested in policy matters, geography and urban studies. In particular, a section of interactive maps focusing on housing, population, water and environment has been added, providing a variety of well-detailed and useful levels of study and examination in each map.
This blog compiles many free sources for finding all kinds of public records. Blog readers have added additional comments and suggestions.
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Publishers and publishing
"The oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic Literature in the nation."
Provides news, information, and resources for writers, literary agents, and editors.
Links to major publishers of chemistry information, as well as patent offices world wide. Includes major society and commerical presses.
Links to publishers of children's literature.
This page provides information for faculty authors to insure they maximize their rights under copyright law.
Copyright applies to student authors as well.
Slatkine Reprints in Geneva specializes in the reprinting of texts, periodicals and comprehensive critical studies in the fields of French literature, Romance philology, linguistics and French history.
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.
List of resources maintained by the Aquisitions Department at Auburn University Libraries.
Online version of Bowker's directory of the publishing trade. Users must subscribe to obtain access to complete range of information.
List of poetry presses provided by the Electronic Poetry Center at SUNY, Buffalo.
A select list of publishers of interest to MCLS.
Publishers and publishing -- Canada -- Directories
U.S. and Canadian publishing operations. Includes contact information and descriptions of publishers and distributors of books, classroom materials, prints, reports, and databases.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Directories
U.S. and Canadian publishing operations. Includes contact information and descriptions of publishers and distributors of books, classroom materials, prints, reports, and databases.
Publishers' catalogs -- United States
Provides complete bibliographic information for more than 7.5 million in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming book, e-book, audio, and video titles. Includes some tables of contents, annotations, publisher reviews, cover images, and author biographies.
Puerto Ricans
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.