Advertising AgeOpen Access Advertising Age is one of the most well-known advertising publications. The website has far more than just the magazine articles and is a research destination in itself. This is an important site for anyone interested in advertising.
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Vintage Television CommercialsOpen Access A free digital archive of television commercials from the 1950`s to the 1980`s. The materials on this web site are made available for use in research, teaching and private study. Although the material on this web site is publicly accessible for the limited purposes described above, some material is not in the public domain. Copyright in specific materials may be owned by Duke University, by another institution, or by an individual. Each collection may have specific copyright information and usage rules.
American Association of Community TheatreOpen Access The American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) is the national voice of community theatre, representing the interests of its members and over 7,000 theatres across the U.S. and with the armed forces overseas.
American Society for Theatre Research Open Access The American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR), established in 1956, provides an organization and public voice for theatre scholars and promotes the cause of theatre as a field for serious scholarly study and research.
Asian American Religious Cultures Traditional belief systems | Buddhism | Confucianism |Hinduism | Islam | Micronesian and Polynesian religious traditions in the United States | Culture and religious rituals of Asian American Christians.
Center for Media and Public AffairsOpen Access The Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) is a nonpartisan research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of news and entertainment media. CMPA's goal is to provide an empirical basis for ongoing debates over media coverage and impact through well-documented, timely, and readable studies.
ChemIDplusOpen Access free access to structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances cited in National Library of Medicine databases. Click here for more info.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Authoritative resource consisting of tables of data and current international recommendations on nomenclature, symbols, and units, its usefulness spans not only the physical sciences but also related areas of biology, geology, and environmental science
Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging Concise, accurate summaries of classic topics as well as the most recent thinking and research in new areas covering a broad range of issues, from biological and physiological changes in the body to changes in cognition, personality, and social roles to applied areas such as psychotherapy, long-term care, and end-of-life issues.
Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development Provides a comprehensive grounding in broadly based topics that cover the wide expanse of child behavior and development issues covering the major conceptual areas of child development: learning, behavior, and emotions.
Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment Acknowledges the overlap of criminology and criminal justice with a number of disciplines such as sociology, psychology, epidemiology, history, economics, and public health, and law with entries organized around 12 core substantive areas of crime and punishment: international aspects, multi/interdisciplinary aspects, crime types, corrections, policing, law and justice, research methods, criminological theory, correlates of crime, organizations and institutions (U.S.), victimology, and special populations.
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics A comprehensive source of relevant fundamental concepts in environmetric research, development and applications for statisticians, mathematicians, economists, environmentalists, ecologist, government officials and policy makers.
Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration A complete exploration of the prominent themes, events, and theoretical underpinnings of the movements of human populations from prehistory to the present day, including thematic interpretations and theories of migration, significant contemporary scientific discoveries and scholarly interpretations.
Encyclopedia of MathematicsOpen Access An open-access wiki geared towards graduate researchers in mathematics. The original articles are from the online Encyclopaedia of Mathematics, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in 2002. Contains more than 8,000 entries, illuminating nearly 50,000 notions in mathematics.
Encyclopedia of Public Relations This work explores the evolution of the Public Relations field, with examples from history describing events, changing practices, and the key figures who developed and expanded the profession.
Encyclopedia of Religion Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.
English Short-Title CatalogOpen Access The English Short-Title Catalog (ESTC) is designed to include a bibliographic record, with holdings, of every surviving copy of books, pamphlets and other ephemeral materials produced in Great Britain or any of its dependencies, in any language, worldwide, from 1473-1800.
FDsysOpen Access Code of Federal Regulations | Compilation of Presidential Documents | Congressional Bills, Documents, Hearings, Reports | Congressional Record | Constitutional Analysis | Economic Indicators | Federal Register | Public and Private Laws | United States Code | United States Courts Opinions
FedStatsOpen Access U. S. Government Information | Access All Statistical Information | 100 Agencies | Topics A-Z
Fuel Economy GuideOpen Access U. S. Dept. of Energy information on fuel economy and using fuel efficient cars with side by side fuel economy data for new and used passenger vehicles dating back to 1984.
Gale Artemis Literary Sources Topics: Literary Criticism for Authors and their Works | Cross-searchable with Children's Literature Review - Dictionary of Literary Biography - Literature Criticism Online - Something About the Author | Great Sources of Information about the Lives of Authors and their Works
Grove Art Online One of the most comprehensive online references for all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day. Oxford Art Online provides the access point for Grove Art Online. Please LOGOUT when you finish a session so another user may access the database.
Grove Music Online The most comprehensive reference for all aspects of music. Over 29,000 articles on music, musical instruments and musicians from the past and present. Oxford Music Online provides the access point for Grove Music. Please LOGOUT when you finish a session so another user may access the database.
Illinois General AssemblyOpen Access Current Information | Bill Status | Full Text of Current and Pending Legislation | Voting Records | Public Acts | Illinois Compiled Statutes | Illinois Constitution | Members & Committees | Transcripts for Senate & House | Legislative Reports and More
Illinois School CodeOpen Access Chapter 105 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes is known as the Illinois School Code. It is searchable, but to make your search meaningful, you may want to read the "search help page".
Illinois.govOpen Access Official State of Illinois Web Portal | Find State Agency Information by Topic and Agency | Programs | Services | Contact Information
ILOSTATOpen Access Statistics on labor issues from over 200 countries, such as unemployment, wages, hours of work, consumer price indices, and more. From the International Labour Organisation
International Encyclopedia of Geography Collaboration between Wiley and the American Association of Geographers (AAG) | Review and Define Concepts | Explore Research and Techniques in Geography and Interrelated Fields
International Federation for Theatre ResearchOpen Access The International Federation for Theatre Research exists to promote collaboration and the exchange of information between individuals and organizations concerned with theatre research. To this end the Federation supports conferences and publications and assists its members in all such activities and projects.
LarousseOpen Access French and bilingual dictionaries (including German, Spanish, and Italian) plus the Encyclopédie Larousse, a French-language encyclopedia.
Literature and Politics Today This encyclopedia explores the relationship between literature and politics through entries on authors, historical figures, major literary and political works, national literatures, and literary movements. It covers specific themes, concepts, and genres related to literature and politics from the 20th century to the present.
MLA Directory of Periodicals The MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed descriptions of over 5,500 journals. Entries include editorial contact information, publication frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.
National Center for Education StatisticsOpen Access U. S. Government Information | Statistics | Condition of Education | Digest of Education Statistics | High School Dropout & Completion Rates | Indicators of School Crime | Projections of Education Statistics
NYPL Digital CollectionsOpen Access NYPL Digital Collections provides access to over 275,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.
PEN American CenterOpen Access Association of writers working to advance literature, defend free expression, and foster international literary fellowship.
Performing Arts in America 1875-1923Open Access Captured in the then new techniques of photography, recorded sound, and film, the performing arts of the early twentieth century come alive as never before, preserved by The New York Public Library
Periodic Table Live!Open Access Explore a broad range of information about the elements, their reactions, their properties, their structures, and their histories.
Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Studies The most up-to-date and definitive resource on the subject; interdisciplinary in coverage, international in scope and designed to be a benchmark for any future assessment of the field and its development. The 'state-of-the-art' orientation of the book is achieved through a critical view of current debates and controversies in the field as well as future research issues and trends
SAGE encyclopedia of cancer and society General, non-technical resource focusing on cancer from the perspective of the social and behavioural sciences, exploring social and economic impacts, the "business" of cancer, advertising of drugs and treatment centres, how behaviour change could offer great potential for cancer prevention, environmental risks, food additives and regulation, the relation between race and ethnicity and cancer risk, socioeconomic status, controversies--both scientific and political--in cancer treatment and research, country-by-country entries on cancer around the world, and more.
SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology Schools of Thought | Methodological Approaches | Disciplinarity and Interdisciplinarity | Culture and Society | Culture and Politics | Arts and Aesthetics | Culture and Consumption
Sage Knowledge E-Reference Collection Selected SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
Salem Literature Online Critical Survey of Long Fiction, 4th edition | Critical Survey of Graphic Novels | Critical Survey of Shakespeare's Sonnets | Magill`s Literary Annual | Selected Titles from the Critical Insights Series
Statistical Abstract of the United StatesOpen Access Contains data from 1889-2011. The U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. The Statistical Compendia program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products--the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book. To access the most current data, please refer to the organizations cited in the source notes for each table of the Statistical Abstract.
Statutes-at-LargeOpen Access The United States Statutes at Large is the collection of laws passed by the United States Congress, in chronological order. The Law Library of Congress has digitized this collection and aims to make historic Statutes at Large accessible to the public.
U. S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsOpen Access U. S. Government Information | Statistics | U. S. Economy at a Glance | Gross Domestic Product | Consumer Spending | Balance of Payments | GDP by State & Metropolitan Area | State & Local Area Personal Income
U. S. Census BureauOpen Access U. S. Government Information | Statistics | Population Clock | Health | Housing | Economic Indicators | Economic Census | Employment | Foreign & Domestic Trade
Word SpyOpen Access Website devoted to recently coined words and phrases, old words that are being used in new ways, and existing words that have enjoyed a recent renaissance.
World DatabankOpen Access Data and Statistics | World Development | Economics | Education | Gender | Health and Nutrition | International Finance | Population | Poverty | Debt | International Migration
World FactbookOpen Access Countries Worldwide | Maps | Geography | People | Government | Economy | Communications | Transportation | Military | Transnational Issues