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Access to Law
Contains Legal resources selected & annotated by Inner Temple Library.

Adventist Archives, Statistics and Research
Provides online access to the Seventh-day Adventist yearbook, statistics, archives and researches. Maintained by the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventists to manage the records of the denomination.

Adventist Digital Library
Provides direct and unlimited access to Adventist historical materials, as well as current resources available within copyright boundaries.

African Journals OnLine (AJOL)
Provides access to citations and full-text of over 230 African journals covering most subject areas. AJOL also offers a document delivery service which is free to users and participating journals. Document delivery requests from outside of developing countries are not free.

AGORA -- Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture
AGORA provides free access to more than 500 journals from major scientific publishers in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science, and related social sciences. AGORA is available to students and researchers in qualifying not-for profit institutions in eligible developing countries.

Agricola / U.S. Department of Agriculture
A comprehensive source of bibliographic citations covering U.S. agricultural and life sciences information, Agricola contains Over 3,500,000 citations to journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports related to all aspects of agriculture. Coverage is from 1970 to the present, with monthly updates. Some citations in French.

APA Style
APA Style CENTRAL has been developed for academic institutions by the American Psychological Association, the creator of and authority on APA Style, and features full integration of the APA's best-selling and widely adopted Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association®.

arXiv e-print Archive
Run by Cornell University Library, arXiv.org provides open access to over a million e-prints in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.

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BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute)
British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)
BASE is the multi-disciplinary search engine to scholarly internet resources at Bielefeld University. BASE complements the current metasearch system for catalogues and databases of the Bielefeld Digital Library by allowing searches to be limited by type of document, including scholarly full text archives, digital repositories and preprint servers available on the World Wide Web.

Bioline International
Features 30 peer-reviewed journals from Brazil, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Subjects include: health (tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases), biodiversity, environment, conservation and international development).

BioMed Central
BioMed Central provides open access research in more than 290 peer-reviewed journals in the fields of biology, clinical medicine, and health.

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Chicago Manual of Style Online
This digital version of the Chicago Manual of Styles give guidance on editorial style and current publishing practices.

CIA World Factbook
The CIA World Factbook is a great resource for finding facts about every country in the world, including information about countries' history, geography, transportation, and more.

Computer Science Technical Reports
This is a collection of computer science technical reports from the computer science department of Virginia Tech, as well as industrial and governmental research laboratories.

CORE
CORE aims to aggregate all open access research and facilitate unrestricted access to research. It allows users to check more than 66 million open access articles.

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De Gruyter Open
An imprint of independent academic publisher De Gruyter, De Gruyter Open publishes and indexes open access material, including 435 journals and more than 100 books, in all major academic disciplines.

Development Experience Clearinghouse
Provides access to abstracts and full text documents from USAID, including: Reports, development project documents, and citations of documents held by USAID Information Centers.

Digital Library of the Commons Repository
The Digital Library of the Commons allows users to search through thousands of free and open access documents from around the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
DOAJ covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, aiming to cover all subjects and languages.

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EconBiz
EconBiz is an excellent resource for economic and business studies. It offers the option of searching all free access journals or only open access material.

Economist Intelligence Unit
Analysis and forecast on over 200 countries and eight key industries. It helps executives make informed business decisions through dependable intelligence online, in print, in customized research as well as through conference and peer interchange.

Eldis Gateway to Development Information / Inst of Dev Studies
Over 16,000 full text, abstracted development-oriented documents are available from Eldis. Documents are of "strategic, policy or practical interest" for development practitioners based in both the North and the South.

Ellen G. White Estate
Includes Ellen White online-books, searchable database of Ellen White's complete published writings, Ellen White biography, an Issues & Answers section on Ellen White, and more.

ERIC
ERIC includes references to journal articles and non-journal material covering all aspects of education. The database contains over 1.1 million citations from 1966 to the present. More than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004) are available. For technical issues contact: library@ed.gov

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FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN)
The repository provides full text access to publications, articles and meeting documents produced by the FAO.

FAOSTAT
Multilingual statistical databases containing over 1 million time-series records covering international statistics in the areas of production, trade, food balance sheets, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, forest products, fishery products, population, agricultural machinery, and food aid shipments.

Full Text Reports
A top-tier research professional's hand-picked selection of documents from academe, corporations, government agencies, interest groups, NGOs, professional societies, research institutes, think tanks, trade associations, and more.

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Google Books
Google Books is a great way to search subjects, quotes, authors, and literary sources. Often, the full text will not be available, but you can search excerpts of books for your required information.

Google Scholar
Google Scholar facilitates citation searching of scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from a broad range of research areas.

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Highwire Press (Stanford University)
Highwire facilitates access to over 1.1 million full text scholarly articles on medical/biomedical topics. Most journal titles covered include back issues older than 12-24 months.

HINARI - Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative
The Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI) provides free or very low cost online access to the major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, non-profit institutions in developing countries. As of February 2006, over 3100 journals are accessible thru HINARI.

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Ideas
A database of economics and finance research, including working papers, articles and software code.

International Labour Organization Database
Contains yearly statistics of employment, unemployment, hours of work, wages, labour cost, consumer price Indices, occupational injuries, strikes and lockouts on over 200 countries (data since 1969); monthly statistics of employment, unemployment, hours of work, wages, consumer price indices (data since 1976); and economically active population estimates and projections, 1950-2010.

International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) / Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERI)
This network provides access to scientific and scholarly information through electronic means. It includes more than 10,700 full-text online journals, current awareness databases, and document delivery of major scientific, technical, medical, social science, and humanities materials from a wide range of sources. For more information contact inasp@inasp.info.

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JURN
JURN is a unique search tool which helps you find free academic articles and books. JURN harnesses all the power of Google, but focusses your search through a hand-crafted and curated index.

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Merck Manual of Medical Information
Explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis.

MLA Style
Practice Template. Download the free MLA practice template to help you create works-cited-list entries. ... Behind the Style. Find out the thinking behind MLA style and get opinions and tips from MLA editors. Formatting a Research Paper. Get our guidelines on margins, page numbers, and so on.

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National Library of Jamaica (NLJ)
The NLJ is a government commissioned library that collects and preserves the intellectual output Jamaicans and about Jamaica.

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OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment)
OARE is being developed under the sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme with infrastructure provided by Yale University.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook serves as a source of career guidance.

OECD
Contains data on Official Development Assistance (ODA), Official Aid (OA) and other lending to developing countries and countries in transition as collected by members of the Development Assistance Committee, the World Bank, and the regional financial institutions. The system is sponsored jointly by the OECD and the World Bank and operated by the OECD.

Open Library of Humanities (OLH)
The mission of the Open Library of Humanities is to "support and extend open access to scholarship in the humanities." To research your topic, browse the featured journals and search for your required keywords.

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PAHO Publications
The gateway to health care publications and information resources related to the Western Hemisphere's most pressing public health issues.

Projects & Operations / World Bank
Search thru projects, project documents, and analytical-and-advisory work of the World Bank. An advance search feature is available. The database is also browsable by: Region, country/area, theme or sector.

PubMed
PubMed provides access to over 11 million citations from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other related databases. Links to selected online journals, some freely available, are also included. Updated monthly. Covers 1960s to present. Some citations are in French, Portuguese, or Spanish.

PubPsych
PubPsych allows users to search psychology-related resources and directs them to articles and journals. Full texts are available for most articles, but there are some you may have to purchase.

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ScienceOpen
ScienceOpen is an incredible research and publishing network offering open access content from more than 24,000 journals.

Semantic Scholar
This easy-to-use resource uses artificial intelligence to efficiently sort through millions of science-related papers based on your search terms.

Seventh-day Adventist Periodicals Index
Produced by Andrews University Library, this service indexes most SDA periodicals by author, title and subject. It includes full-text for selected articles in 35 periodicals.

Social Explorer
Visually view the demographic data of the United States.

Social Science Research Network
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is a collection of papers from scholars in the social sciences community. The site offers over 700,000 abstracts and over 600,000 full-text papers.

SpringerLink
One of the world's leading interactive databases for high-quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works and the Online Archives Collection.

STATIN (Statistical Institute of Jamaica)
Provides statistical information relating to the commercial, industrial, social, economic and general activities and condition of the people of Jamaica.

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The Online Books Page
The Online Books Page is an index of over 2 million e-texts available from the internet.

Turabian
A website for the 8th edition of A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate Turabian.

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UK Legislation
The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK government. We are a centre of expertise in every aspect of creating, storing, using and managing official information. We are a non-ministerial department of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

UNData / United Nations
UNdata retrieves data series from statistical databases within the UN System.

UN Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / United Nations
Includes current monthly social and economic statistics for most countries and areas of the world. The statistics are obtained by from official sources in the various countries, except where otherwise stated in the notes to the tables. Updated monthly.

UNBISnet / U.N. Dag Hammarskjold Library
Catalogue of United Nations(UN) documents and publications indexed by the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the Library of the UN Office at Geneva. Also included are commercial publications and other non-UN sources held in the collection of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. The coverage of UNBISnet is from 1979 onward, however, older documents are being added to the catalogue on a regular basis as a result of retrospective conversion.

UNESDOC
UNESBIB includes over 100,000 citations for books, articles and UNESCO publications, some with full text links. Languages included are: English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Russian

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WHO Publications
Contains fulltext publications of the World Health Organization.

World Bank Documents & Reports
Provides access to all publicly available World Bank operational documents (project documents, analytical and advisory work, and evaluations), formal and information research papers, and most World Bank publications. Includes over 15,000 full text documents.

World Bank Open Data
World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank’s annual compilation of data about development. The 2005 WDI includes more than 800 indicators in 83 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. Data are shown for 152 economies with populations of more than 1 million and 14 country groups, plus selected indicators for 56 other smaller economies.

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Zenodo
Zenodo was "built and developed by researchers, to ensure that everyone can join in open science." You can sort by keyword, title, journal, and more and download open access documents directly from the site.

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