ProQuest International Newsstand

Provides news stories from more than 660 worldwide news sources, mostly newspapers. Sources are thoroughly indexed, providing users with access to top news stories, as well as sports, business, and the arts news from around the world. Articles from foreign language newspapers appear in the language used by the news source. This database does offer a translation feature for most news items.

World Religion Database

The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world’s religions for the period 1900 to 2050.
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Trial expires on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

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

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