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  • AAFP Conditions A to Z

    A patient-information tool written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Common conditions, treatments and health tips are presented concisely and informatively.

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  • ABC CLIO Electronic Reference Library

    Offers the same high-quality, authoritative, scholarly information researchers have come to expect from ABC-CLIO plus enhanced readability via a new reading pane, improved search and browse capabilities, and more.

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  • Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary

    Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings.

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  • American Film Institute Catalog

    The AFI Catalog strives to be comprehensive in its coverage of American films. Included is film production information, credits and cast lists, song and music information and detailed plot summaries.

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  • American National Biography

    American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. For British biography, see the Dictionary of National Biography (DNB).

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  • APA Style Guide to Electronic References This guide shows how to format references for a broad range of electronic sources. General guidelines are reviewed as well as some potentially confusing elements that are unique to electronic referencing, like digital object identifiers (DOIs), uniform resource locators (URLs), and version control. The final section of the guide includes templates and specific reference examples for various types of online sources.

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  • Benson's Glossarial DataBase of Middle English

    All of the material included here was prepared by Prof. Larry Benson (ldb@wjh12.harvard.edu) as part of a larger Glossarial DataBase of Middle English

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  • Birds of North America

    BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada. It contains image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs, and now features recordings of the songs and calls of their species, recordings selected from the extensive collection of Cornell's Macaulay Library.

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  • Brill Online Reference Works

    This platform provides access to all Brill reference works which Loyola subscribes to. These resources are also listed individually on the database list. Loyola subscriptions will be designated with a green box.

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  • Brill's New Pauly - Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World

    The English edition of the authoritative DER NEUE PAULY. 15 volumes are devoted to Greco-Roman antiquity and cover more than two thousand years of history. 5 volumes are uniquely concerned with the long and influential aftermath of antiquity.

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  • Cabell's Whitelist (formerly Cabell's Directories) Cabell's Directories in Education, Psychology, Business, Computer Sciences, Health Administration, & Nursing assist the professional researcher and write with manuscript guidelines, acceptance rating, review type, no. of reviewers and type of readership.

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  • Cambridge Structural Database

    The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a repository of small molecule crystal structures. The CSD System also comprises software for database access, structure visualisation and data analysis, and structural knowledge bases derived from the CSD.

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  • Chicago Manual of Style Online

    The Chicago Manual of Style Online incorporates the Citation Quick Guide, Chicago Style Q&A, and convenient Tools including sample forms and style sheets.

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  • Children's Literature Review

    Literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children & young adults. This resource is included within the Gale Literature Criticism Online collection. Choose Children's Literature Review (CLR) in the By Series box before beginning your search.

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  • Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

    Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

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  • Contemporary Authors

    Provides complete biographical and bibliographical references for nearly 100,000 writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama and other fields.

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  • Dictionary of Literary Biography

    Provides biographical and bibliographical references for nearly 100,000 writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama and other fields.

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  • Dictionary of National Biography

    The DNB offers 50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2000. For Americans, see the American National Biography.

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  • Dictionary of Old English, Old English Corpus

    Online database consisting of at least one copy of every Old English text.More than one copy is included, if it is significant because of dialect or date.

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  • Dictionary of Old English: A to G

    Defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries of the English language. Features a listing a of every spelling attested for a word, frequency counts of each word in the corpus, usage labels, and exhaustive citation for words of 12 or fewer occurrences.

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  • Dictionnaire d'Histoire et de Géographie Ecclésiastiques

    The Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques comprises extensive articles on 20 centuries of Church history. It contains 70,000 entries and is enriched with over 2200 biographical notes drawn from Die Bischöfe des Heiligen Römischen Reiches. It is the online version of the reference work published by Letouzey et Ané. Limited to 3 concurrent users.

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  • Drugs.com

    The publishers of PDR now provide the same information online for free at Drugs.com. This site includes an A-Z list of drugs, side effects, drug interaction reports and various medical reference tools to aid in searching.

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  • DSM-5: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders The standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It is intended to be applicable in a wide array of contexts and used by clinicians and researchers of many different orientations.

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  • Encyclopedia Britannica Online

    Consists of a fully searchable and browsable, authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, and articles not found in the print Britannica.

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  • Encyclopedia Judaica 2nd ed. This essential resource provides an overview of Jewish life, culture, history, and religion.

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  • Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice

    Contains topics, concepts, and ideas which shaped the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice. Includes short biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism.

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  • Encyclopedia of Africa

    Covers prominient individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, and countries throughout Africa. Its core content is pulled from the 2005 five-volume Africana.

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  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895

    Documents the full range of the African American experience between 1619 and 1895. Covers a wide range of topics, offers brief biographies, selective bibliographies and cross-references, and a chronology of major events.

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  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 - Present

    Traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African Americans on the American cultural landscape.

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  • Encyclopedia of Associations

    Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. (46th ed.) and Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations. (45th ed.) Both reference titles are through the Gale Directory Library.

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  • Encyclopedia of Bioethics

    3rd ed. Provides topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment. Researchers can consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations.

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  • Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry

    The Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry addresses the fundamental discipline of biological chemistry underlying virtually all of the life sciences. Includes related fields of molecular biology, cell biology, genetics and biophysics.

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  • Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, 2nd Edition

    Offers the definitive reference to support the development and use of statistical methods for addressing the problems and critical issues that confront scientists, practitioners and policy makers engaged in the life and medical sciences.

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  • Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources

    Identifies live, print and electronic sources of information listed under alphabetically arranged subjects--industries and business concepts and practices. (Click on 'Libraries & Info Sources on the right hand side to access the encyclopedia.)

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  • Encyclopedia of Chicago

    The Encyclopedia of Chicago is a dynamic and unprecedented metropolitan history. IncludesThousands of historical resources-including articles, photos, maps, broadsides and newspapers-related to Chicago's colorful and complex history.

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  • Encyclopedia of Counseling

    provides a comprehensive overview of the theories, models, techniques, and challenges involved in professional counseling.

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  • Encyclopedia of Evolution

    Entries by leading experts survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies.

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  • Encyclopedia of Global Change

    Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth.

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  • Encyclopedia of Human Relationships

    Offers an interdisciplinary view of all types of human associations: friends, lovers, spouses, roommates, coworkers, teammates, parents and children, cousins, siblings, acquaintances, neighbors, business associates, etc.

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  • Encyclopedia of Human Rights

    Offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. It includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.

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  • Encyclopedia of Islam

    Details Islamic religion, life and culture across the globe. The geographical and temporal scope includes the early Islamic Empire, Ottoman Empire, and contemporary Islamic regions and nations including Central Asia, Iran, and Indonesia.

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  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more.

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  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World (2nd Edition) This encyclopedia's second edition looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more.

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  • Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, 2nd ed.

    A comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.

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  • Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

    Covers the range of life sciences research. It highlights structures, processes, methods, systems and applications. Includes 6,000 color illustrations, 30,000 internal cross-references and 30,000 external bibliographic references for further reading..

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  • Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

    Offering a comprehensive and highly readable guide to a complex and fast-expanding field, this five-volume reference work gathers more than 10,000 entries, including in-depth essays by internationally known experts.

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  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    Covers African, Islamic, Jewish, Russian, Chinese, and Buddhist philosophies; bioethics and biomedical ethics; art and aesthetics; epistemology; metaphysics; peace and war; social and political philosophy; the Holocaust; feminist thought; and more.

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  • Encyclopedia of Political Theory

    Examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.

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  • Encyclopedia of Popular Music

    This online version of Colin Larkin's critically acclaimed 10-volume set (4th Edition) is available through Oxford Music Online.

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  • Encyclopedia of Population

    Designed to encompass the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years, some topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries; low fertility rates, etc.

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  • Encyclopedia of Psychotherapy

    This resource covers the major psychotherapies currently in practice as well as the classical approaches that laid the foundation for the various contemporary treatment approaches.

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  • Encyclopedia of Race and Racism

    This reference tool examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Includes biographies of significant theorists, political & social leaders and notorious racists.

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  • Encyclopedia of Religion 2nd ed. Provides a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.

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  • Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender

    This reference tool addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation.

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  • Encyclopedia of Social Measurement

    This resource captures the data, techniques, theories, designs, applications, histories, and implications of assigning numerical values to social phenomena.

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  • Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences

    2nd ed. Corresponds to 16 volumes of the print reference. Provides information about statistical theory and its applications in various scientific fields. New updates cover topics from computer technology to genetics.

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  • Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This exhaustive 4 volume set offers readers at multiple levels key insights into the military, political, social, cultural, and religious origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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  • Encyclopedia of the Qur'an

    An encyclopaedic dictionary of Qur'anic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within Qur'anic studies.

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  • Encyclopedia of Witchcraft: The Western Tradition

    The central focus of this encyclopedia is the European witch hunts that occurred between the early fifteenth century and the late eighteenth century.

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  • Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

    The goal of EWIC is to survey all facets of life (society, economy, politics, religion, the arts, popular culture, sports, health, science, medicine, environment, and so forth) of women in these societies.

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  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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  • Gale Directory Library

    The trusted source for authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations and more. This portal allows access to all Gale directories subscriped to by the Loyola Libraries.

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  • Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health

    Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

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  • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America

    2nd ed. Contains 8,000 to 12,000 word essays on specific culture groups in the United States, emphasizing religions, holidays, customs, and languages in addition to providing information on historical background and settlement patterns.

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  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online One of the most comprehensive online resources devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Containing more than 9,000 pages of material, 1,210 essays and images from 10 sources and hundreds of audio examples. This resource is also listed as Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music.

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  • Gartner

    Resource for IT business information. Gartner Reports provide technology forecasts and anaylysis. Use your loyola network (LOCUS) ID to login.

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  • Grove Art Online (Oxford)

    Comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art, (34 vols) The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Including ongoing additions of new and updated articles, over 1,500 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles.

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  • Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture In-depth articles on the visual arts of the Classical period -from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.

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  • Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

    This reference work provides fascinating historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art.

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  • Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

    Offers the most current and comprehensive scholarly information on the visual arts of the Renaissance in Northern Europe. Covers a wide range of subject areas, addressing people and subjects specific to all areas of Northern, Central, and Eastern Europe.

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  • Grove Music Online (Oxford)

    Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.

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  • Historical Statistics of the United States

    Designed to give users a variety of means to search and navigate the vast amount of data. Users can create custom tables; merge columns from multiple tables to create custom tables, which can also be downloaded, printed, or graphed.

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  • Homeland Security Digital Library

    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, this the nation's premier collection of homeland security policy and strategy related documents. .Includes US. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents.

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  • IBIS World Industry Market Research Provides 25 to 45-page downloadable industry reports for all 5-digit NAICS codes. Reports can be searched by keyword or NAICS codes, or browsed by sector.

    This resource is funded by the generosity of John and Terese Terry (Loyola class of 1959).

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  • IMF International Financial Statistics Online

    Contains time series data from 1948. Includes Country, World, and Commodity Prices Tables. Economic Concept View provides a cross-country view of the concepts in the IFS by individual or groups of countries.

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  • Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

    Intended to provide new scholarly articles in the field of Religion and Science. These articles were written primarily by European authors and are available here in translation. Supported by the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences.

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  • International Directory of Medievalists

    This onlilne directory is the continuation of the printed editions. It contains the names and addresses of specialists from over 70 different countries with (for the majority) their fields of study. You can search by name or browse by last name. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.

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  • International Encyclopedia of Dance

    This resource covers the full spectrum of dance- theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries.

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  • International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, 2nd Edition

    Covers historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. Special attention is given to interrelations within these branches of the field and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines.

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  • International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, 2nd Edition

    Covers historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. Special attention is given to interrelations within these branches of the field and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines.

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  • International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family

    2nd ed. Adopts an international, cross-cultural approach to such diverse topics as adolescent parenthood, family planning, cohabitation, widowhood, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, codependency, and commuter marriages.

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  • International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed.

    Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

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  • Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Online

    Provides a comprehensive historical survey of ideas and scholars from Plato to modern times, examining developments in other disciplines which have shaped literary theory and criticism.

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  • Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

    JCR offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluating the world's leading journals based citation data. JCR measures research influence and impact at the journal and category levels and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals

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  • Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology The Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.

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  • Learning and Memory

    2nd ed. Provides an overview of the full range of current knowledge about learning and memory.

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  • Lexikon des Mittelalters

    The standard encyclopaedia for medieval studies. It deals with all branches of Medieval Studies and covers the period from 300 to 1500 AD/CE for the whole of Europe and parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Limited to 3 concurrent users.

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  • Major Acts of Congress

    An illustrated encyclopedia of congressional acts from the earliest days of the American republic up through recent years.

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  • Marquis Who's Who on the Web

    This database offers over 1.3 million biographies on leaders and achievers from around the world in the areas of business, law, science, medicine, the arts, government, entertainment and more. This collection is available for one user at a time.

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  • Material Safety Data Sheets

    Complete collection of the latest edition of MSDS in easy to read PDF format. The database is searchable by name, Registry Number and MSDS Number.

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  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

    A comprehensive analytical resource covering the whole of public international law that represents a new edition of the print version published between 1991 and 2001. New and updated content will be added on a rolling basis.

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  • Mergent Online

    An Internet-based suite of information resources that enables in-depth business and financial research.

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  • Middle English Compendium

    Three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary (MED), a HyperBibliography of Middle English Prose and Verse based on the MED bibliographies, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse.

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  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009

    A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.

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  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010 A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of modern history and the Church.

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  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011 This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

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  • New Catholic Encyclopedia, 2nd ed. This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

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  • New Encyclopedia of Africa, 2nd ed.

    Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict.

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  • OED Online

    The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources. Complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition.

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  • Official Museum Directory

    Provides the most accurate and up-to-date information on America's museums. Currently lists over 14,400 institutions of every size and type in all 50 states, including museums, houses/sites, planetariums, science-technology centers, art galleries/centers, aquariums and zoological parks. Information includes size, budget information, personnel, subject concentration, annual attendance and house publications. NOTE: This is a Loyola subscription database. Limited to ONE user at a time. LUC users do not need to log in.

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  • Oxford Classical Dictionary, 4th Ed The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been regarded as the unrivalled one-volume reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. It provides both scholars and non-specialists with a comprehensive source of reference which aims to answer all their questions about the classical world. Written by the very best of classical scholars from all over the world, the Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity. The approach is interdisciplinary: all areas, regions, and cultures are represented beyond the core areas of Greece and Rome. As well as providing factual information, the Dictionary contains many thematic entries on subjects relevant to the 21st century such as nationalism, race, and ecology. The text is written in an accessible style and all Latin and Greek words have been translated.

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  • Oxford Companion to the Book

    Covers the book, broadly conceived, throughout the world from ancient to modern times. Includes bibliography, palaeography, printing, editing, textual criticism, collecting, libraries and ebooks.

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  • Oxford Dictionaries Fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials in the following language combinations: English to Spanish, Italian, French, and German.

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  • Oxford Dictionary of African Biography

    Provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa’s history. Unprecedented in scale, DAB covers the whole continent from Tunisia to South Africa, from Sierra Leone to Somalia. It also encompasses the full scope of history from Queen Hatsheput of Egypt (1490–1468 BCE) and Hannibal, the military commander and strategist of Carthage (243–183 BCE), to Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana (1909–1972), Miriam Makeba, and Nelson Mandela of South Africa (b. 1918). Subjects are drawn from all walks of life, including philosophers, politicians, activists, entertainers, scholars, poets, scientists, religious figures, kings, and everyday people.

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  • Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

    Covers all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

    A comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora including major trends in African philosophy, political theory, and religion, along with historical figures and social movements.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

    Featuring 600 original articles written by leading scholars covering Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

    Offers a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

    Includes feature essays on all genres of children's literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well as general essays on the traditions of children's literature in many countries throughout the world.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

    Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor. With coverage ranging from accounting and advertising to zoning and zoos.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

    Over 900 A-to-Z articles of the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

    Examines all aspects of warfare and military technology in medieval times. Provides an exhaustive and accurate view of how and why wars were waged throughout Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Crusader States between 500 C.E. to 1500.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Work

    The 20th edition covers demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma & disaster.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

    Books of the Bible provides a single source for authoritative reference overviews of scholarship on some of the most important topics of study in the field of biblical studies. The Encyclopedia contains almost 120 in-depth entries, ranging in length from 500 to 10,000 words, on each of the canonical books of the Bible, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important noncanonical texts, and thematic essays on topics such as canonicity, textual criticism, and translation.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

    This resource provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

    Provides information about theatre and performance from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe. Entries range from short definitions of terms to lengthy considerations of genres and movements.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

    The definitive reference work for women in history, with over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED)

    The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources. Complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition.

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  • Oxford History of Western Music ONLINE

    Includes the full text from the Oxford History of Western Music (OUP 2009) with notes, bibliographies, and further readings for all 69 chapters. Also includes more than 1,700 editorially selected links to relevant entries in Grove Music Online.

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  • Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

    An international and interdisciplinary work which covers legal history from ancient to modern times. Offers a clear background on geographically distinctive laws, their origins, and their consequences throughout world history.

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  • Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

    Offers a comprehensive survey of the full range of historical, political, theoretical and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict. All major figures are covered, as well as major events, organizations, theories, and much more.

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  • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials in the following language combinations: Chinese-English, French-English, German-English, Italian-English, Russian-English, Spanish-English.

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  • Oxford Reference Online

    Over 100 reference titles covering a broad range of subjects: everything from General Reference, Language and Quotations to Science and Medicine, and from Humanities and Social Sciences to Business and Professional.

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  • Peterson's Guides

    Provides detailed profiles of 2,010 four-year and 1,520 two-year colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada. Includes complete information on application requirements, tuition and financial aid for both grad and undergrad programs.

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  • Pollution A to Z

    Provides the latest information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources, disposal, remediation, the ethical, social, and legal environment, careers, and much more.

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  • ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States Standard summary of statistics on the social, political and economic organization of the U.S. Includes data from governmental and private sources. Serves as a guide to other statistical sources.

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  • Redbooks

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