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Coverage: 2008-three months ago

Full image contents of The Wall Street Journal. Note that this version of the text is not searchable; you must already know the date of the issue you wish to see.

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Coverage: 1889-1998

Electronic backfile of the Wall Street Journal from the first issue through 1998.

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Coverage: 1984-present

Full text of the Wall Street Journal. Includes limited images, charts and tables.

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Directory and profiles of 100,000 U.S. companies. Can be searched by total sales, location, NAICS code, and more.

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Coverage: 1877-1999

Cover-to-cover, full image backfile of the Washington Post from the first issue through 1999. (For an electronic version of articles from 2000 forward, use LexisNexis Academic.)

Index

Index covering the journal literature of science, technology, and the social sciences. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work. Includes citation metrics and funding information.

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Authoritative encyclopedia covering biomedical engineering, biomechanics, and biomaterials.

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Reference work with detailed articles on electrical and electronics engineering.

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Collection of journals and books from Wiley-Blackwell publishers covering life, health, and physical sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.

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Full-text editions of texts by English and American women published between 1400 and 1850. From Northeastern University.

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Streaming collection of feature films spanning the silent era through contemporary international cinema. Covers classic and contemporary cinema from Africa, Asia (primarily China, Japan, and India), Europe (including Soviet films), Latin America, and the Middle East. 

Data

Coverage: 1960-present

Country-level, time series data from the World Bank. Topics covered include demographics, the economy, the environment, health, and education. Data may be saved as Excel or ASCII files.

Reference

Directory of learned societies, research institutions, libraries, museums and institutions of higher education from around the world.

Index

Coverage: 1972-present

Searchable bibliography with annotated entries for books, articles, reviews, and other materials related to Shakespeare.

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Catalog of books, videos, manuscripts, and other materials held by libraries across the country. Includes millions of records, so searches for narrow topics work best.