A full text source for coverage of international relations, comparative politics, area studies, international law and human rights, security and strategic studies, development and globalization, and peace and conflict studies.
Web access to the CQ Researcher. The CQ Researcher covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.
A full-text database focusing on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Topics include family, childbirth, domestic abuse, work, sexual harassment, aging, body image, eating disorders ,social roles and more. Includes content on the impact of gender on areas such as the arts, education, politics, religion, and more.
Global Issues in Context offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.
Provides online access to back issues of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences. The current 2-5 years are not included, but complete back runs are provided whenever possible.
Includes international, national and local news sources; legal research resources; business news and financial information; medical and reference resources.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You'll still find these in the OED, but you'll also find the history of individual words, and of the language. Every three months updates revise existing entries and add new words.
PressReader provides online access to today's newspapers and publications from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The ever-expanding collection currently includes over 5,000 titles. Titles boast a 90-day back file, and include articles as well as other key content, such as advertisements, classifieds, and notices. Users can take advantage of the keyword searching capability within each issue or simply browse through the pages of their favorite title.
A multidisciplinary database, over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences .
The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains bibliographic records since 1977 from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more. Social Work Abstracts Searching Tips.
Bibliographic coverage of research in sociology and related disciplines from an international selection of over 2,600 journals and other publications. Records added after 1974 contain abstracts.
World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. One creates tables, charts, export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching, and also link to country articles in Encyclopedia Britannica. State of Maine funded.