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America: History and Life – Indexes and abstracts articles from scholarly journals, book reviews and dissertations covering the history of the United States and Canada. Includes links to full-text articles in JSTOR, Project Muse and the History Cooperative.
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America's Historical Newspapers – Provides full-text of African American newspapers and selected historical newspapers from Louisiana, including the Times-Picayune (1837-1936).
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America's News – Provides full-text of almost 1200 U.S. news sources and newspapers including the Advocate (1986-current) and the Times-Picayune (1989-current).
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Arts & Humanities Citation Index® – Indexes and provides abstracts for the world’s leading arts and humanities journals beginning in 1986 with links to locally available content.
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BibHistArt Indexes and abstracts over 4,300 journal articles, art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, art exhibition and dealers' catalogs from Europe and the Americas.
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Dissertations & Theses Global (ProQuest) – Indexes all doctoral dissertations completed at U. S. accredited institutions since 1861. Provides abstracts of doctoral dissertations since 1981. Includes some master's theses and foreign language dissertations. Provides 24-page previews of recent dissertations.
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Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library – Provides access to over 904 online videos on fashion, textiles, merchandising, clothing and costume.
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Films on Demand: Digital Educational Video – Provides streaming videos from a broad range of academic subjects and production companies.
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Historical Abstracts – Indexes and abstracts journals, books, and dissertations covering modern world history from 1450 to the present. Links are available to the full-text articles in JSTOR, Project Muse and the History Cooperative.
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History Reference Center – Provides full-text of reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, history magazines, historical documents,biographies of historical figures, historical photos, maps, and historical video.
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JSTOR – Provides full-text of scholarly journals in the fields of ecology, economics, education, finance, history, mathematics, political science and population studies. Southeastern users have access to JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, III, IV, V and Complement Collections and JSTOR Biology Collection.
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LOUISiana Digital Library – Provides collections of images from Louisiana libraries, archives, museums and cultural institutions.
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Mango Languages – An online language-learning program for over 70 languages including English. Lessons range from basic to comprehensive language and grammar skills, and can include casual conversations, films, and specialty courses in culture. Users can create a profile to track their language learning progress.
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New York Times (1851 to current) – New York Times (1980 to current) and ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times with Index (1851-2011) provide searchable scanned images of the New York Times newspaper from 1851 to present.
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Political Collection – Includes PAIS Index, Policy File Index, Political Science Database, and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA) with full text of many documents.
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Project Muse – Provides full-text articles from scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.
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Religion & Philosophy Collection – Indexes, abstracts and provides full text coverage of journals, including peer-reviewed titles, in the fields of world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
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Sanborn Maps–Louisiana – Sanborn fire insurance maps provide historical information on the growth and development of cities, towns, and neighborhoods. They are large-scale plans containing data that can be used to estimate the potential risk for urban structures.
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Social Science Premium CollectionProvides access to Criminology Collection, including National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database; Education Collection, including ERIC and Education Database; the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, IBSS; Library & Information Science Collection (LISA); Linguistics Collection, including Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts; Politics Collection, including PAIS and WPSA; Social Science Database; and Sociology Collection, including Sociological Abstracts.
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Statistical Abstract of the United States, Online Edition – The Statistical Abstract of the United States, Online Edition is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the U.S. with over 1400 browsable and searchable tables.
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Statistical Abstracts of the World, Online Edition – The Statistical Abstracts of the World provide summaries of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of many different countries.
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Web of Science – Consists of three databases, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and indexes and provides abstracts for more recent articles.
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Academic Search Complete – Indexes, abstracts and provides selected full-text of articles published in scholarly publications from many disciplines.
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Bayou State Periodical Index – Indexes articles in popular Louisiana magazines and newsletters.
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eDuke Books Scholarly Collection – Provides access to electronic books in the humanities and social sciences published in 2012 and 2013 by Duke University Press.
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Government Periodicals – Indexes periodicals published by United States governmental agencies.
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GreenFILE – Indexes and abstracts scholarly, government and general-interest titles regarding the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments.
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LexisNexis® Academic – Provides access to titles in news, business and legal information. Includes company financial information, industry and market news, foreign and U.S. newspapers, magazines and trade journals, federal and state case law, accounting information, medical news and abstracts, law reviews, state and country profiles.
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Peace Research Abstracts – Indexes and abstracts with links to some full-text periodicals covering peace, conflict resolution and international affairs.
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Philosopher's Index with Full Text – Indexes and abstracts books and more than 570 journals in the major fields of philosophy.
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Public Administration Abstracts – Indexes, abstracts and links to some full-text journal articles on public administration, politics and services.
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Race Relations Abstracts – Indexes, abstracts and links to full-text articles related to ethnic studies, discrimination and immigration studies.
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Research Library (ProQuest) – Indexes and abstracts popular and scholarly periodicals including full-text, full images or text and graphics of articles from thousands of titles.
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UPCC Book Collections on Project Muse – Provides electronic book access from academic presses and scholarly publishers in the humanities and social sciences.
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Urban Studies Abstracts – Indexes, abstracts and links to some full-text articles related to urban affairs, urban history and community development.
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