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FamilySearch is a free resource that contains scanned, searchable copies of primary source documents for all U.S. states, plus many international locations. This online genealogy and family history guide also lists websites, provides research strategies, and suggests records and resources to help find ancestors from all over the world.
*** All patrons visiting FamilySearch.org receive a prompt to register for a free FamilySearch Account. ***
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The Gerritsen curators gathered more than 4,700 publications from continental Europe, the U.S., the United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand, dating from 1543-1945. In the late 1800's, Dutch physician and feminist Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen began collecting books, pamphlets and periodicals reflecting the revolution of a feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights. By the time their successors finished their work in 1945, the Gerritsen Collection was the greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world, with materials spanning four centuries and 15 languages. The anti-feminist case is presented as well as the pro-feminist; many other titles present a record of the condition of women at a given time. The scope of the collection allows scholars to trace the evolution of feminism within a single country, as well as the impact of one country's movement on those of the others. In many cases, it also provides easy access to primary sources otherwise available only in a few rare book rooms.
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JoVE creates videos of scientific experiments from the top laboratories around the globe. These simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations cover a wide range of STEM subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Psychology, Clinical Medicine and Engineering.
JoVE also publishes the leading peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed video methods journal. Articles consist of high-quality video demonstrations and detailed text protocols which facilitate scientific reproducibility and productivity. The scope of the journal includes novel techniques, innovative applications of existing techniques, and gold standard protocols in the physical and life sciences.
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Unlimited access to the NYTimes.com web site and NYT apps. Also includes New York Times' archives for articles from 1851- present , with limited access to articles from 1923-1980. Must be logged in to your NYTimes.com account. Register for a free account.
You only need to register one time at accessnyt.com. This will provide direct access to nytimes.com.
Once registered, your online access will remain active for 52 weeks (364 days).
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Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents. Previously called Lexis Nexis Academic.
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Provides test preparation materials and practice exams for many tests, including NCLEX-RN, PRAXIS, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, and GMAT. Student-created accounts provide immediate scoring, answer explanations and results analysis.
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Delivering a core list of key headings, together with patterns and examples to guide the cataloger in creating further headings as required, Sears List of Subject Headings has been the standard thesaurus of subject terminology for small and medium-sized libraries since 1923.This new edition of Sears List of Subject Headings keeps pace by including hundreds of new subject terms, all organized using language that makes the most sense to the modern library researcher. This essential resource features: •Arranged in an easy-to-use thesaurus-like format, with an emphasis on subject terms that makes sense to average researchers •Entries provide helpful guidance on which subject term to use for thousands of categories of information. •Entries also include helpful notes utlining USE FOR, SEE ALSO, BROADER TERM, NARROWER TERM, RELATED TERM and FORMER HEADING •Agreement with the Dewey Decimal Classification system to ensure that subject headings conform with library standards. •Many new and revised headings include Scope Notes to clarify the specialized use of a term or to distinguish between terms that might be confused. •Accompanying list of canceled and replacement headings, and legends within the list that identify earlier forms of headings.
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Delivering a core list of key headings, together with patterns and examples to guide the cataloger in creating further headings as required, Sears List of Subject Headings has been the standard thesaurus of subject terminology for small and medium-sized libraries since 1923.This new edition of Sears List of Subject Headings keeps pace by including hundreds of new subject terms, all organized using language that makes the most sense to the modern library researcher. This essential resource features: •Arranged in an easy-to-use thesaurus-like format, with an emphasis on subject terms that makes sense to average researchers •Entries provide helpful guidance on which subject term to use for thousands of categories of information. •Entries also include helpful notes utlining USE FOR, SEE ALSO, BROADER TERM, NARROWER TERM, RELATED TERM and FORMER HEADING •Agreement with the Dewey Decimal Classification system to ensure that subject headings conform with library standards. •Many new and revised headings include Scope Notes to clarify the specialized use of a term or to distinguish between terms that might be confused. •Accompanying list of canceled and replacement headings, and legends within the list that identify earlier forms of headings.
Social Explorer is a demographic research tool that includes over 220 years of data and enables the creation of customizable, interactive maps.

Social Explorer, allows you to: *Access the most current and comprehensive demographic information with over 40 billion data elements and 220 years of data, including the entire US Census from 1790 to the present ; * Visualize data with customizable, user-friendly maps, allowing unparalleled exploration of demographic and social change, revealing the patterns buried in raw numbers; *Create interactive, easily navigable maps, making it easy to explore the vast array of available demographic information; *Develop professional-looking reports, presentations, and graphics - save and automatically export reports to Excel and a variety of statistical packages ; *Save time and eliminate errors - reports automatically calculate aggregates, percentages, and medians. Also, full source documentation is available for all reports and every variable links directly to information about where the data originated and how it was computed.
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While the texts of plays can serve as lasting documents, the productions are ephemeral; a live performance is gone when the curtain falls. And yet the collaborative elements of theatre in performance—the work of the actors, directors, and designers—have tremendous scholarly and educational value long after a production closes. Now, faculty, scholars, and patrons of the performing arts will be able to revisit great performances again and again, and these landmark events can become a permanent part of the curriculum.

Theatre in Performance combines the most important video content types used in theatre education (filmed stage performances, master classes, documentaries, and training material) with top-of-the-line teaching tools (playlists, video clips, on-screen transcripts).
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Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, and entertainment. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant reviews and more.
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