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Key Resources in Open Access
Multidisciplinary scholarly search engine.
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Mountain West Digital Library
Easy-to-use search portal for finding online text, images, and sound files from libraries and archives in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho.
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Largest single collection of free electronic books.
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Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
Links to working papers and published research related to economics issues and policy
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Additional Resources in Open Access
A.D.A.M. Medical Encylopedia
An online, easy to use, medical encyclopedia.
[More about A.D.A.M. Medical Encylopedia]
Also known as:
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Full-text papers and journal articles in applied economics, including the subtopics of agricultural, consumer, energy, environmental, and resource economics.
[More about AgEcon Search]
Newspapers, magazines, news services, and radio and TV websites from around the world.
[More about AJR NewsLink]
American Heritage Dictionary
An online standard dictionary.
[More about American Heritage Dictionary]
A collection of articles and videos relating to various topics in music and music entrepreneurship.
[More about ArtistsHouse Music]
arXiv E-print Server
Access to pre-prints of articles mainly in physics, math, astronomy, and computer science.
[More about arXiv E-print Server]
Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State
This database from the U.S. Department of State bears some similarities to the CIA Country Fact sheets but has a more specific focus; namely, it concentrates on U.S. Bilateral Relations.
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Bear River Watershed Digital Collection
This USU digital collection includes photos, maps, diaries, papers, and reports about the geography, history, and development of the Bear River Watershed.
[More about Bear River Watershed Digital Collection]
Also known as:
Bear River Watershed Historical Digital Collection
Bibliography of the History of Art
For art historians, here is a freely available Internet database that offers a wide-ranging art history bibliography for European and American art from late antiquity through the 20th Century.
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
A large number of natural history and botanical libraries have worked together to digitize their biodiversity collections making them available online at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
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CAM Index on PubMed
Complementary and alternative medicine research index.
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CiteSeerx attempts to provide resources such as algorithms, data, metadata, services, techniques, and software that can be used to promote other digital libraries.
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Congressional Research Service Reports
Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports provided to the U.S. Congress on topics related to political events.
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Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA)
Books and journals related to agriculture and published between the early 19th and late 20th centuries.
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Department of Energy: Information Bridge
Discover DOE research and development reports through Information Bridge.
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Digest of Education Statistics
A compilation of statistical information covering the field of U.S. education from pre-K through graduate school.
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Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open-access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact.
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Scientific and technical e-prints from a wide range of research activities relating to the Department of Energy.
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Encyclopedia of Earth
An encyclopedia covering topics relating to the earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society.
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ERIC via the US Department of Education
A large, online digital library of education research and information, inlcuding scholarly journals and education related documents, including reports, policy papers, dissertations, conference papers and others.
[More about ERIC via the US Department of Education]
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
Citations to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
[More about European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750]
Faculty of 1000 (F1000 Research)
Article repository and open-peer-review platform for the life sciences.
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Note: USU does not subscribe to the paid Faculty of 1000 database, F1000Prime.
Govinfo is a site produced by the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) that provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
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Article database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment.
[More about GreenFILE]
Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)
Contains citations to scholarly journals, books, and book reviews about US-Hispanic and Latin American topics, in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages.
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Cache Valley's local newspaper with limited full-text access.
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IDEAS: Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
Links to working papers and published research related to economics issues and policy.
[More about IDEAS: Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)]
International Nuclear Information System
Collection of information on peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology.
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Provides coverage on librarianship and information studies.
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LibriVox: free audiobooks
Free amateur audiobook recordings of classic literature.
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Logan Historical Newspapers
Historical Logan Herald Journal and its earlier incarnations.
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Macaulay Library Animal Behavior Archive
Video and audio recordings of animals from around the world.
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Making of America
A digital library of primary sources in American social history.
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Consumer medical information from the National Library of Medicine.
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Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
Search current and comprehensive medical terms and abbreviations with this open-access medical dictionary from Merriam-Webster.
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Merriam-Webster dictionary and thesaurus.
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Middle English Compendium
Resources for the study of Middle English.
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National Academy Press (NAP)
Collection of scholarly e-books.
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National Arts Policy Database
The National Arts Policy Database enables users to access current and historical information on topics related to arts administration and policy.
[More about National Arts Policy Database]
National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials
Digital collection of training materials for vocational rehabilitation service providers, agencies, and educators.
[More about National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials]
National Education Association-Higher Education Almanac
Provides information on the entire scope of American higher education, including faculty salaries and benefits, economic conditions, workload, and trends in faculty and nonfaculty professions.
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National Science Digital Library
Topical collections of web resources for teaching and learning with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
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National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
Search technical reports from the NTIS.
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Create free account to download PDFs or use advanced search.
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)
Theses and dissertations from member institutions.
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The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is a tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean.
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Searchable collection of career information, including salary, work environment and job outlook.
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Statistics related to the economic, social, and environmental trends in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) 34 member countries.
[More about OECD Factbook]
An evolving digital library of resources for the study of the humanities.
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Plant Information Online
A collection of databases of interest to plant and gardening enthusiasts and students, as well as professional botanists, horticulturists, and researchers.
[More about Plant Information Online]
PolicyArchive is a digital archive of global, non-partisan public policy research.
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Also known as:
Presidential Recordings Program
From 1940 to 1973, US presidents secretly recorded just under 5,000 hours of in-person and telephone conversations.
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Requires sound card and media player.
A website resource that provides neutral and credible research information addressing the pros and cons of controversial issues.
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ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
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The National Library of Medicine's open access portal to the Medline database, the premier bibliographic database for medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
[More about PubMed]
European History foreign language database.
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SIPRI Database Collection
SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, provides access to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.
[More about SIPRI Database Collection]
The SIPRI Database Collection takes the place of the retired Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST) database.
Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System
Searchable database of articles in astronomy and astrophysics.
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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Dynamic encyclopedia updated by experts in the field.
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Teacher Reference Center
Citation database for education trade journals and books for administrators and teachers.
[More about Teacher Reference Center]
TEAMS Middle English Texts
Middle English texts--excluding Chaucer and Langland.
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Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL)
Search U.S. government technical reports issued primarily prior to 1975 and digitized by the TRAIL Working Groups.
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Information on industrial products and services.
[More about Thomas Register]
Current events database for exploring popular social, political, economic, and scientific K-12 classroom topics.
[More about TOPICSearch]
Searches numerous National Library of Medicine databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
[More about Toxnet]
TRID (formerly TRIS Online)
Transportation research database.
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UNdata brings UN statistical databases together through a single entry point.
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Utah Digital Newspapers Project
Digitized runs of small-town newspapers from throughout Utah.
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World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
[More about World Digital Library]
Also known as:
UN World Digital Library
World Factbook - CIA
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
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Nonpartisan magazine fostering international exchange of views and information.
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A global science gateway incorporating national and international scientific databases and portals.
[More about WorldWideScience]