Congress.gov

Provides accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Printing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC’s Congressional Research Service. Updated the morning after a session adjourns. THOMAS will be accessible, predecessor of Congress.gov, will be available until all data sets are migrated to Congress.gov

PhilPapers

Uses advanced crawling techniques and large-scale crowd- sourcing to monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, personal pages, and open access archives. The index includes over one million research books and articles. Over five thousand individuals have contributed content to the index

PolicyMap

Provides demographic, education, health, geographic data and more. Offers the user the capability of presenting the data visually through maps, tables, and reports. This resource is geared toward non-GIS experts who want to analyze large amounts of data.

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Trial expires on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

SAGE Stats

Provides social science data covering geographies within the United States and spans topics such as healthcare, crime, education, employment, religion, and government finances. Allows users to compare, customize, and export data.

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Trial expires on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

Social Work Reference Center

Evidence-based, full-text collection of publications written for this database by practicing social workers. Includes care sheets, quick lessons, skill competency checklists, clinical assessment tools, practice guidelines, drug information, continuing education modules and patient education information. From the advanced search page, the results can be limited to one or more of the publication types. It is an excellent place to find current information about social work best practices.

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Trial expires on Monday, December 1, 2014.

British Literary Manuscripts Online

British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1660–1900 provides a digital archive featuring manuscripts dating from c. 1660 to 1900. Includes hundreds of thousands of pages of poems, plays, essays, novels, diaries, journals, correspondence and other manuscripts from the Restoration through the Victorian era. Provides an intimate look into the lives and works of more than 1,000 authors and delivers insights into the culture and context surrounding centuries of British Literary achievement

EconLit (ProQuest)

EconLit, published by the American Economic Association, provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. Providing researchers a means of searching the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books, and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application. You may want to compare it to the EBSCOhost version of EconLit.

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Trial expires on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Queen Victoria’s Journals

Contains online digital images of every page in the entire sequence of Queen Victoria’s diaries, and provides full transcriptions and keyword searching of all journal entries. This website reproduces as high-resolution color images every page of the surviving volumes of Queen Victoria’s journals, along with separate photographs of the many illustrations and inserts within the pages

Vetus Testamentum Supplements Online

The Supplements to Vetus Testamentum series covers the whole range of Old Testament study, including Septuaginta studies, Ugaritic research relevant to the study of the Old Testament, Hebrew studies, studies in ancient Israelite history and society, and studies in the history of the discipline. There are both monographs and collective volumes, the latter including the Proceedings of the Triennial International Congresses of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament.

Trial expires on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

World Biographical Information System

The Baylor Libraries have added the following collections to this resource:

  • African Biographical Archive Online
  • Arab-Islamic Biographical Archive
  • Australasia Biographical Archive
  • Biographical Archive of the Middle Ages
  • Canadian Biographical Archive
  • French Biographical Archive
  • Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Biographical Archive Online

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