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Gale delivers to the desktops of researchers and students the historical archive of the Daily Mail in a fully searchable and browse-able digital format. More than 100 years of this major UK national newspaper can be viewed in full digital facsimile form, with copious advertisements, news stories and images that capture 20th century culture and society.
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Dance in Video: Volume II accommodates the needs of today's dance students by pairing recorded performances from world-renowned dance companies with instructional videos from acclaimed teachers. The second volume expands upon the foundation built in Volume I, and showcases a new catalogue of dancers and partners.
DataSets aggregates over 590 licensed and public domain datasets provided by over 50 sources and makes that data available from within a single interface. Users scan the contents of these datasets, select subjects and variables of interest, and view the data in side-by-side tables and charts. The product also provides accompanying metadata in the form of citation records to provide details on how the data were collected and obtained.
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Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR) aims to provide indexing and abstract coverage of many of the most important design and applied arts journals and annuals published during the twentieth century.
Deisgn ProFILES is the largest and most comprehensive dictionary of design and designers ever compiled. It includes profiles of every designer, architect, craftsperson, studio, workshop, etc. whose work is discussed or illustrated in the journals and yearbooks covered by DAR.
ReVIEW aims to digitize many of the most important decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, making them available for the first time in a searchable form online.
The Dictionary draws on as wide a range of texts -- in date, dialect and genre -- as possible. It differs from previous dictionaries in several important features: a listing in a simplified paradigmatic order of every spelling which is attested for a word in the Electronic Corpus; frequency counts for each word in the corpus so that readers can know what proportion of the evidence has been cited; usage labels where they are statistically significant, noting restrictions to a class of texts, to an author, or to a particular period or dialect; exhaustive citation for all words of twelve or fewer occurrences." (description taken from publisher)
Documents are organized in collections, ranging from "Afghanistan: The Making of U.S. Policy, 1973-1990" to "The Kissinger Transcripts: A Verbatim Record of U.S. Diplomacy, 1969-1977." Also notable are collections on "The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962," "Terrorism and U.S. Policy, 1968-2002," and "Presidential Directives on National Security from Harry Truman to George W. Bush."
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science. DPLA Stats (2013): Partners, Over 600 - Number of items, 2.5 million* - Select item types, 1 million photographs and visual materials, 225,000 books and serials, 60,000 maps, 50,000 obituaries, 15,000 videos, 5,000 oral histories, hundreds of newspaper titles. *1.6 million books coming soon!
Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 55,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Full-text Temple University dissertations from as far back as the 1950's are included along with 24-page previews of thousands of other dissertations.
Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. The constantly growing collection meets the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools. From the epic to the monologue; ensemble to one-person plays; comedy to tragedy; the historical to the contemporary; and from the highly political to the profoundly personal, there is plenty to discover. Unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books offer a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance.
DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice. Updated daily, DynaMed editors monitor the content of over 500 medical journals on a daily basis. Each article is evaluated for clinical relevance and scientific validity.