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  • 19th Century British Pamphlets (JSTOR)
    More than 20,000 pamphlets on the sociopolitical and economic landscape of 19th century Britain held in British research libraries. Note: To limit JSTOR searches to 19th Century Pamphlets only, check the "Pamphlets" box on the Advanced Search screen.
  • Abstracts of International Conservation Literature
    Abstracts and bibliographic records of literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage. Free registration is required to access the database.
  • Academic Search Complete
    Designed for college students, this scholarly resource contains indexing and abstracts for more than 13,780 journals, with full-text for more than 9,000 of those titles. 
  • ACLS Humanities E-Book
    Full-text of over 2,000 scholarly books in history and the humanities.
    Site hosts three main bibliographic databases: "Africana periodical Literature", "African women", and "Women travelers, explorers, and missionaries in Africa." Each of these databases is searcheable by country and by subject.
    Citations to materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library and cooperating institutions. Provides worldwide coverage of the agricultural literature, including economics, engineering, home economics, animal science, human nutrition, entomology, plant diseases, rural sociology, forestry, and veterinary medicine.
  • Air University Library's Index to Military Periodicals
    Citations and abstracts to articles, news items, and editorials from military and aeronautical periodicals covering all branches of the military. The Index contains citations since 1988 and is updated continuously.
  • Alt-Press Watch
    Newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. This interdisciplinary resource provides a valuable source of viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge mainstream media coverage.
  • America: History and Life
    A comprehensive index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. (For history outside of North America, see Historical Abstracts). Coverage begins in 1910.
  • American Chemical Society Journals Online
    Access to the online journals published by the ACS available to Centre College users.
  • American FactFinder
    Provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
  • American Mathematical Society
    Access to the online journals published by the AMS available to Centre College users.
  • American Memory Project: Library of Congress
    Primary source documents and archives for American history and culture: printed texts, collections of photographs, and some scanned manuscripts on topics such as African-American pamphlets, Civil War photographs, women's suffrage, etc.
  • American Society for Microbiology Journals
    Access to the online journals published by the ASM available to Centre College users.
  • Annals of American History
    Includes primary source documents, images, video clips, and audio clips on the history, society, and everyday life of the United States from 1493 to modern times.
  • Annee Philologique
    An indispensible index for research in Classics. Entries cover articles, books, book reviews, Festschrifte, and other collections dealing with the ancient Greek and Roman world, from the second millennium BCE to approximately 800 CE. Because APh covers worldwide scholarly publishing, in many languages, the Centre library will only have some of the items referenced. Coverage is from 1924-present. The Library also holds microfiche and print versions of earlier volumes.
  • Annual Reviews
    Annual Reviews is a searchable database that provides full-text access to critical review articles that synthesize the primary contributions in the areas of biomedical, physical, and social sciences.
  • Anthropological Index
    Indexing to the scholarly literature in anthropology, including general anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology and cultural anthropology, ethnography, and linguistics.
  • Archives Unbound
    Archives Unbound provide smaller archival packages from Gale.  We have access to the following collections: Liberation Movements in Africa and African America; European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century:  French Colonialism; European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century:  Political and Economic Consolidation of Portuguese Colonies; European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century:  Italy; Political, Economic, and Military Conditions in China; Foreign Relations Between the US and Latin America; Revolution in Honduras and America; Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and Prisons; Japan at War and Peace, 1930-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department Classified Files; 19th Century English Language Journals of the Far East; Franklin D. Roosevelt and Race Relations, 1933-1945; and Policing the Shanghai International Settlement, 1894-1945.
    The ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of French Language) database consists of nearly 2,000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Genres include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence and treatises.
  • ARTstor
    Digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Centre College faculty may upgrade their ARTstor account to instructor status by contacting Ann Silver.
    An e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology. Hosted by Cornell University.
  • Astrophysics Data System
    Full-text citations and abstracts of articles in astronomy and physics, with links to published version and to pre-prints.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
    Articles on all aspects of religious studies from journals in many disciplines. Includes citations to book chapters and to book reviews. ATLASerials adds the full text of many journals.
  • Berkeley Electronic Press (Select titles in Economics)
    Centre College has access to five BEPress titles: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Economists' Voice, Forum for Health Economics and Policy, Global Economy Journal, and Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports.
  • Bibliography of the History of Art
    Covers European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007. From the Getty Research Institute.
  • Birds of North America
    BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
  • Britannica Academic Edition
    Combines Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, e-books, primary sources documents, and many other databases and research tools.
  • Bryn Mawr Classical Review
    Publishes timely reviews of current scholary work in the field of classical studies (including archaeology). This site is the authoritative archive of BMCR's publication, from 1990 to the present.
  • Business Source Premier
    Provides indexing for more than 8,800 serials, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications.  The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.  Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, country profiles and SWOT analyses.

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