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Throughout the 19th century, pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day. 19th Century British Pamphlets, created by Research Libraries UK (RLUK), contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in research libraries in the United Kingdom.
Collection of STEM-based fiction and nonfiction children’s books and media titles. STEM data are carefully selected by using distinct qualifiers, including over 225 topics and term parameters. Over 100,000 unique titles are enhanced with over 175,000 professional reviews and more than 53,000 national and internal award and nominee notations. Over 75,000 titles carry one or more reading levels. STEMExplore is ideal for supporting STEM literacy reading programs and a research resource for project-based learning programs.
HeinOnline’s Civil Rights and Social Justice database brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Containing links to more than 500 scholarly articles*, hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time, as well as how these legal protections can go further still. A varied collection of books on many civil rights topics and a list of prominent civil rights organizations help take the research beyond HeinOnline.
The Global Plants database features more than two million high-resolution type specimens, and this number continues to grow. The collection also includes partner-contributed reference works and primary sources, such as collectors’ correspondence and diaries, paintings, drawings, and photographs.
HeinOnline Academic includes more than 100 million pages of multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world.
Type in Augustana College under Off-Campus/Remote Access. Then type in your Augustana usename and password to access this resource.
Publisher of Industry Market Research, with a compressive database of unique information and analyst on 1300+ industries and an up to date “bird’s-eye” view of the economy. This trial requires the username and password to access reports. Username = tryitillinoistrial and Password = IBISWorld2020*
Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
26 newly released Public Health journals available. Topics addressed include Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion.
26 newly released Public Health journals available for free access through June 30, 2020.
Topics addressed include Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion.
A broad perspective, covering an extensive range of aspects that matter for our lives. Measuring economic growth is not enough. The research publications on Our World in Data are dedicated to a large range of global problems in health, education, violence, political power, human rights, war, poverty, inequality, energy, hunger, and humanity’s impact on the environment.
This collection consists of over 16,000 Oxford University Press Ebooks which were published online between 2018 and 2021. The collection is provided by the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) and is available through June 30, 2021.
Social Explorer visualizes and interacts with data, create maps, charts, reports. Explore hundreds of thousands of built-in data indicators related to demography, economy, health, politics, environment, crime and more.
The liberation of Southern Africa and the dismantling of the Apartheid regime was one of the major political developments of the 20th century, with far-reaching consequences for people throughout Africa and around the globe. Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
This collection of Ebooks is from the University Press Scholarship Online. The collection consists of titles from 18 Partner Presses which were published between 1937 and 2021. This resource is provided by the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) and is available through June 30, 2021.
This collection of over 3,000 Wiley Ebooks, which were published between 2017-2021, is provided by the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). The collection is available through June 30, 2021. You will need to be on campus or authenticated to a campus i.p. address to use the direct URL.
The materials in World Heritage Sites: Africa serve researchers in African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, Diaspora studies, folklore and literature, geography, and history, as well as those focused on geomatics, advanced visual and spatial technologies, historic preservation, and urban planning. The collection is also a tool for museums, libraries, NGOs, and government organizations that manage or oversee cultural heritage sites, as well as for experts and professionals engaged in the conservation and management of such sites.