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Economic Data - World
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries--Disciplinary
General Sources - World
Designed to support global awareness, this database brings together a wide range of authoritative content that enables students to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. Over 600 international newspapers, magazines, and academic journals are represented, with dedicated topic pages for 250 countries and 400 global issues such as economics, diplomacy, climate change, and more.
Print Location: Burling 2nd floor JC571 .D753 2007
"Jack Donnelly updates his text on the rise of human rights issues post-World War II to reflect the new challenges posed by globalization and the war on terrorism. This is the definitive text of all levels of students in international relations, foreign policy, peace studies, international organizations, and law."
Print Location: 1st Floor Oversize JC571 .L523 2001 v.1-3
v. 1. Countries -- v. 2. Countries -- Issues and individuals -- v. 3. Issues and individuals -- Appendix A. United Nations Human Rights Documents -- Appendix B. Human Rights Organizations
This database offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-use resource for serious academic research. Includes nearly 14,000 indexed periodicals and journals covering the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other many subjects in a variety of languages. Full-text articles are available in either PDF or HTML formats.
Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Access to the full text of approximately 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
Provides indexing of general-interest periodicals published in the United States, including full coverage of the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature. Reflects the history of the 20th century, offering access to information about history, culture, and seminal developments across nine decades.
Index of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, public policy, and public administration.
1915-present. Index of scholarly and non-scholarly articles, books, government documents, reports, and more, covering global public policy and social issues, from the Public Affairs Information Service.
Digital access to the New York Times as it appeared in the daily print newspaper from 1851 through 2002. Full access to the TimesMachine requires registration to Grinnell College's New York Times academic site license
This database enables users to search and access current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format. Titles include the Des Moines Register, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, and numerous other regional and local Gannett titles. Content is updated daily and cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.
Focusing primarily on developments since 1945, this encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history by leading scholars and human rights experts . The coverage includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.
Coverage varies; primarily 1996-present. This InfoTrac collection provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. national, regional, and local newspapers, as well as some international titles. Also included are thousands of radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
This database indexes over 2,000 publications containing biographical information on noteworthy people, living and deceased, from all over the world. A wide range of fields of endeavor and periods of history are represented in its sources.
Over one million pages from the magazines, journals, newsletters, and newspapers of the alternative press archives of participating libraries, primarily spanning the 1960s to the 1980s. Starting with materials by feminists and soldiers, the collection will grow to include small literary magazines, underground newspapers, LGBT periodicals, the minority press (Latino, Black and Native American) and the extreme right-wing press.
Fully searchable database containing a wide array of legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, including every slavery-related statute passed by each colony and state as well as the federal government and all reported state and federal court cases on slavery—which reach into the 20th century. Other materials include legal commentaries, law reviews, Congressional debates, pamphlets, and more.
This multidisciplinary database brings together content from scholarly journals, newspapers, and periodicals with interactive multimedia tools relating to Latin America and the Caribbean from the 15th century to the present. From historical perspectives on the colonial period to analysis of current events, researches will find a wide array of integrated primary and secondary sources.
Constantly updated, AP Images provides access to millions of primary source photos from 1825 to the present. Also provides audio, video, graphics, and interactives. This database may be used for educational purposes only.
Fully integrated and cross-searchable collection of over 135 academic dictionaries providing short-entry content, as well as many of Oxford’s encyclopedias and companions and other scholarly works.
Print Location: 1st Floor Oversize K3236 .H863x 1993 v. 1-5
v. 1. Main list by category -- v. 2. Author index -- v. 3. Subject index (Abol-Foro) -- v. 4. Subject index (Fort-Puer) -- v. 5. Subject index (Puni-Zion)
Print Location: Burling 2nd floor GF4 .D52 2000
1957-1995. As a unit of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) prepared translations of foreign-language monographs, reports, journal and newspaper articles, and radio and television broadcasts from around the world, particularly communist and developing countries. These reports, covering military, socioeconomic, political, environmental, scientific, and technical issues and events, were used by U.S. government officials, various agencies, and the research and industrial communities. Now in a fully seachable digital edition, a vast body of foreign materials is available in English to researchers studying geopolitics, public policy, the Cold War, and more.
Online tool for graphically comparing nations on a comprehensive range of statistics. Includes country profiles covering geography, military, economics, international relations
Statistics and data on land use, water use, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, nutrition, and food aid. Also includes a spatial database of agricultural land-use data with online mapping capabilities.
Statistics and data on a wide range of topics, including the economy, demographics, health, crime, education, science and technology, and transportation, for countries in Europe, North America, and Central Asia.
This InfoTrac collection covers general interest topics — from the humanities, education, and business to current events, science, and environmental issues — and includes more than 8,000 full-text periodicals, over 3,600 journals, and five newspaper indexes — totaling more than 13,000 titles in all. Also features more than 500 travel guides, a full collection of National Public Radio programs with searchable transcripts, and links to thousands of video files from television news programs.
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) is a professional organization enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. ACR is the nation’s largest professional association for mediators, arbitrators, educators and other conflict resolution practitioners. ACR works in a wide range of settings throughout the United States and around the world.