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  • 17th & 18th Century Nichols Collection of UK Newspapers
    The contents of more than 300 17th and 18th century English newspapers gathered by printer/collector John Nichols (1745-1826).
    Also Known As
    • Nichols Collection of 17th and 18th Century Newspapers
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  • Academic Search Premier A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • Alternative Press Index (current)
    Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. 1991-current.
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  • Alternative Press Index Archive (1969-1990)
    Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. 1969-1990.
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  • Archives Unbound
    Thousands of archival primary-source documents from the 20th century.
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  • Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003)
    Full text coverage for over 70 years of the Atlanta Daily World, which had the first black White House correspondent and was the first black daily in the nation in the 20th century.
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  • Churchill Archive
    Online archive of more than 800,000 pages of primary sources (1874-1965) from British premier Winston S. Churchill, including his personal and official correspondence, speeches, and other writings. Also includes essays, teaching materials, and more.
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  • Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) A Best Bet database
    Articles and reports on international affairs. Includes scholarly articles, papers from university research institutes and non-governmental organizations, foundation-funded research projects, and conference proceedings. 1991 - current.
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  • CQ Electronic Library A Best Bet database
    Full-text of the CQ Weekly and The CQ Researcher, as well as the CQ Congress Collection. From the Congressional Quarterly. CQ Weekly Report: 1983 to current. CQ Researcher: 1991 to current.
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  • Digital National Security Archive – Latin American Collections (ProQuest)
    This database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S.foreign and military policy since 1945. The Library has access to the Latin American collection set.
    Also Known As
    • DNSA
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  • EconLit through EbscoHOST
    Indexes the international literature on economics. Topics include economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal and monetary theory; business and public finance; international, health care, regional and urban economics, and more. 1969-current.
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  • Factiva
    Global news and business information articles. Includes Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing. Current.
    Access limited to 3 concurrent users. Please LOG OUT when done. Works best with Internet Explorer.
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  • GPO FDsys
    Text of Congressional Record, bills and bill tracking, Federal Register, U.S. Code, presidential documents, and more. 1971-current.
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  • HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)
    Summarizes articles about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. International scope. Content mainly in Spanish with some English. 1970-current. 1970-current.
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  • Hein Online
    Full-text of law reviews, federal documents, and Supreme Court materials. Much material is pre-1980 and some dates back to the 1800s. See details for coverage.
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  • Independent Voices
    Alternative press publications produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals and the New Left, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative magazines.
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  • iPOLL
    Includes polls and data survey results from academic, commercial and media survey organizations such as Gallup Organization, Harris Interactive, Pew Research Associates, and many more. From the Roper Center. 1935-present.
    Also Known As
    • Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
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  • Issues & Controversies
    Summarizes current issues and controversies in political, economic, social and scientific topics. 1995-current.
    Also Known As
    • Facts on File
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  • JSTOR
    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Some back to early 1900s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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  • Legislative Insight by ProQuest
    Full-text publications generated in the course of U.S. Congressional lawmaking. The compiled legislative histories may include bills, reports, documents, hearings, CRS reports, committee prints, presidential signing statements, statutes, and more.
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  • LexisNexis Legal
    Primary source materials such as federal and state case law, statutes and codes, federal regulations, international legal materials, and patents. Secondary sources include legal news and law review articles. 1980s-current.
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  • LexisNexis News
    National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current.
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  • LLMC Digital
    Digitized legal works and U.S. government documents from the executive, judicial, and legislative branches.
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  • NCJRS Abstracts Database
    Covers all aspects of law enforcement and criminal justice. From the National Criminal Justice Reference System. 1972-current.
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  • New York Times Historical (1851-2007)
    Full-image archive of The New York Times. Includes the full-text of everything published in the newspaper. 1851-2006.
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  • OECD International Migration Statistics
    Coverage includes: agriculture & food; economic outlook; education; health; science & technology, and much more. NOTES: UConn has access to the OECD statistical databases ONLY. 1960-current.
    Works best with Internet Explorer on Windows.
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  • Oxford Handbooks Online
    E-book collection of handbooks in business/management, political science, philosophy, and religion.
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  • Philosophers Index
    Coverage of scholarly research in all fields of philosophy. Indexes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to anthologies, and reviews. 1940-current.
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  • Political Science Complete (EBSCO) A Best Bet database
    Forrmerly ProQuest Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Delivers nearly 700 full-text journals, 330 full-text reference books and monographs, and more than 47,000 full-text conference papers.
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  • ProQuest Congressional Publications
    ProQuest Congressional Publications provides PDF images and full-text searching of publications of Congress including hearings, the U.S. Serial Set, and reports created by the Congressional Research Service.
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  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    Indexes doctoral dissertations completed in the U.S. Includes some master"s theses and foreign language dissertations. Full text of many dissertations 1997-. For UConn, 2012-, see DigitalCommons@UConn. Holdings start in 1861 and go to the present day. Full-text coverage is best starting in 1997, but full text of older dissertations can also be found.
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    • Dissertation Abstracts
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  • ProQuest History Vault: Immigration: Records of the INS, 1880-1930
    Covers Asian immigration and exclusion 1898-1941, Mexican immigration 1906-1930, INS records from Ellis Island, and investigations into prostitution and white slavery.
    Also Known As
    • Immigration: Records of the INS, 1880-1930
    • Records of the INS, 1880-1930
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  • Public Affairs Index A Best Bet database
    Indexes journal articles, books, statistical yearbooks, conference proceedings, research reports and government documents world-wide on public affairs, political science, public administration, and international relations. Replaced PAIS 1/26/2017. 1915-current.
    Also Known As
    • PAIS International
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  • Regulatory Insight by ProQuest
    Administrative law histories organized by public law. Researchers can access and work with all notices, proposed rules, and final rules with a direct basis in a specific Public Law. Companion to ProQuest Legislative Insight.
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  • Scopus
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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  • SocINDEX with Full Text
    Scholarly journal articles on sociology and related social and behavioral sciences. Hundred of scholarly journals available in full text; hundreds of other journals indexed. 25,000 author profiles. Replaced ProQuest Sociological Abstracts. Coverage dates vary; 1895-present.
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  • Supreme Court Insight by ProQuest
    Collection of full opinions from U.S. Supreme Court-argued cases from 1975-2016 that includes per curiam decisions, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices, amici briefs, and landmark decisions.
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  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set
    Full text access to the thousands of volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set series from 1789-1969.
    Also Known As
    • United States Congressional Serial Set
    • Serial set (1789-1969)
    • Serial Set (U.S. Congressional Serial Set)
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  • World Politics Review
    Browsable database of analysis on global trends and current affairs, with thousands of archived articles and more than 75,000 words of original content produced each month. Relevant to foreign policy, international politics, and foreign affairs.
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  • World Politics Review (via EBSCO)
    On EBSCO platform. Analysis of global trends across disciplines, with thousands of archived articles and more than 75,000 words of original content produced each month. Relevant to foreign policy, international politics, and foreign affairs
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