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RAPP 289 Regional Natural History: Library Resource for Regional Natural History
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Encyclopedias relating to Natural History
Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues - 2011Provides information from numerous fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues, including biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering, and explains the interrelationships of these issues.
Encyclopedia of Insects - 2009Acclaimed as the most comprehensive work devoted to insects. Covering all aspects of insect anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management, this book sets the standard in entomology.
ISBN: 9780123741448 eISBN: 9780080920900
Environmental Encyclopedia - 2011Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.
Indexes doctoral dissertations accepted at accredited U.S. institutions since 1861. It selectively covers Master's Theses, Canadian dissertations, and British and other European dissertations going back to 1637. Nearly half of the records link to the full-text document.
covers the complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions
Dates of Coverage:
1637 to present (for selected British and European dissertations)
1861 to present (for indexing of U.S. dissertations)
July 1980 to present (for dissertations with abstracts)
January 1988 to present (for Master's Theses with abstracts)
1997 to present (for the full-text of most dissertations)
2013 to present (for indexing and full-text of theses produced at Morehead State University)
more than 3,800,000 records
more than 1.700.000 full-text documents
Is an international index for geology and earth sciences that covers more than 3,500 currently published periodicals (with a historical total of about 22,000 periodicals). It can be searched using latitudes and longitudes.
geology & earth sciences
Dates of Coverage:
1785 to present (for records from North America)
1933 to present (for international records)
more than 2,609,700 records
Abstracts are included in records between 1961 and 1974. The database grows by more than 60,000 records annually.
More than 50 partner libraries have digitized more than 2.6 million of public domain books from their print collections. Books in the public domain are accessible. Books still under copyright are not accessible.
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Is an online archive of scholarly journals which contains high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated.
covers many subject areas
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varies by title (1665 is the earliest year covered)
varies by title
more than 2,179 journals
There is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR. Arts & Sciences I -- Includes the back runs of 115 titles in 15 disciplines. Arts & Sciences II -- Includes the back runs of 122 titles in 27 disciplines. Arts & Sciences III -- Focused on the arts and humanities, contains 152 titles. Arts & Sciences IV -- Contains 108 titles in Law, Psychology, and Public Policy as well as some Business and Education titles. Arts & Sciences V -- With 140 titles in philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature. Arts & Sciences VI -- With 143 titles, extends coverage in disciplines across the social sciences, with clusters focused in economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies. Arts & Sciences VII -- Has over 185 titles across thirty-five disciplines in History, Political Science, Sociology, Art and Art History, Language, Literature, and Health Policy. Arts & Sciences VIII -- With 170 titles, this collection includes journals in history, language & literature, art & art history, and education, philosophy, classical studies, and music. Arts & Sciences IX -- With 181 titles, this collection includes journals in archaeology, anthropology, sociology, business, economics, population studies, and political science. Arts & Sciences X -- With 127 titles, this collection includes journals in business, sociology, education, public policy & administration, history of science, technology, medicine, transportation studies, and development studies. Arts & Sciences XI -- With 142 titles, this collection includes journals in language & literature, history, art & art history, architecture, classical studies, and music. Arts & Sciences XII -- With 132 titles, this collection includes journals in law, political science, education, sociology, criminology, social work, psychology, and Asian studies. Arts & Sciences XIII -- With 142 titles, this collection includes journals in language & literature, philosophy, religion, art & art history, music, history, and classical studies Arts & Sciences XV -- With 160 titles, this collection includes journals in Jewish studies, mathematics, language & literature, history, and philosophy Life Sciences Collection -- At its completion, it will comprise a minimum of 160 titles spanning disciplines in the biological, health, and general sciences.