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Miscellaneous
The information contained in this web site, and its associated web sites, including but not limited to FindLaw, the CyberSpace Law Center, the LawCrawler, LegalMinds and the University Law Review Project, is provided as a service to the Internet community, and does not constitute legal advice. We try to provide quality information, but we make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site and its associated sites.
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Reference Work
Database offering relevant information on sources of foreign law, including complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations and selected references to secondary sources in one virtual destination. Approximately 190 jurisdictions are systemically covered and updated by a global team of experts.
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Fulltext Database
"Foreign Office Files for China" is a subfile of Archives Direct, a database produced by Adam Matthew Digital with documents stored in the National Archives of Great Britain. Organized in six parts, it provides access to all British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan between 1919 and 1980. This includes diplomatic correspondence, letters, reports, investigations, newspaper articles, statistical analysis, pamphlets, ephemera, military records, portraits of important personalities, maps, etc.
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Fulltext Database
This collection provides significant insight into the events between First World War victory and Second World War defeat, crucial to understanding the political journey of Japan during this period. Topics covered include ultra-nationalism and the Japanese agenda of imperial dominance in the Far East, employment and social conditions in a time of global economic instability, and the ‘Great Kanto Earthquake’ of 1923 which flattened Tokyo. These documents record relations with Axis Powers in the context of changing alliances, the deterioration of relations with the Allies as World War Two reached the Pacific, and American post-war occupation of Japan.
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Reference Database
FRANCIS indexes multilingual information and provides in-depth coverage of humanities and social sciences.
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Fulltext Database
F.A.Z.-Corporate bietet Zugang zu allen Publikationen aus dem Frankfurter Allgemeine Archiv (F.A.Z.-Bestand ab 1992 ff. und Archiv "F.A.Z. 49-92"). Die Datenbank enthält mehr als 7 Millionen Dokumente. Alle Artikel sind im HTML-Format, als Artikel-Faksimile im PDF-Format und als Zeitungsseite in der originalgetreuen Form abrufbar. Zusätzlich kann man ganze Ausgaben durchblättern (Blätterarchiv). Zugang via VPN laut Vertrag nicht gestattet.
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MPG Library Catalog
The FHI library offers the researchers of the Fritz Haber Institute a strong support in the publication process, especially for Open Access publications. It supports the researchers in all their information needs, providing electronic and printed contents and collects special literature covering the research fields of the institute (surface science and catalysis). The library catalogue contains books, e-books, dissertations, journal volumes, book series and holdings from the department libraries.
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Journal Collection
Frontiers is a community-oriented open-access academic publisher and research network. It was launched in 2007 by scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and aims to provide better tools and services to researchers in the Internet age. Since then, Frontiers has become one of the fastest-growing open-access scholarly publishers: over 20,000 high-quality, peer-reviewed articles have been published in 45 community-driven journals across more than 300 specialty niches in science, medicine and technology. The Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for Max Planck authors centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Reference Work
Online version of the classical Old French dictionary by Frédéric Godefroy, giving the grammatical category, variant forms, and range of meanings for each word listed. The dictionary includes about 160,000 entries and has been published in 10 volumes between 1881 and 1902.
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Journal Collection
Founded in 2001, Future Science Group is a progressive publisher focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research. Its portfolio consists of two imprints, Future Science and Future Medicine, and the e-Journals from both collections are available to Max Planck users.
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Fulltext Database
Gale NewsVault enables searching across Gale's range of historical newspaper collection.
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Book Collection
Gale Virtual Reference Library provides a powerful platform to search and access encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. The collection of available resources will grow according to the subscriptions selected by the Max Planck Institutes.
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Factual Database
Gapminder is an independent Swedish foundation with no political, religious or economic affiliations. Gapminder is a fact tank, not a think tank. Gapminder fights devastating misconceptions about global development. Gapminder produces free teaching resources making the world understandable based on reliable statistics. Gapminder promotes a fact-based worldview everyone can understand. Gapminder collaborates with universities, UN, public agencies and non-governmental organizations. All Gapminder activities are governed by the board.
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External Library Catalog
GBV is the Common Library Network of the German Federal States Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thüringen. The head office of the GBV (VZG) is situated in Göttingen. The GBV has established a virtual library in form of the GBV Union Catalogue (GVK) combining the resources of all participating libraries and making them easily accessible to the public.
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Miscellaneous
GENESIS-Online ist die Haupt-Datenbank des Statistischen Bundesamtes. Sie enthält ein breites Themenspektrum fachlich tief gegliederter Ergebnisse der amtlichen Statistik. Der Tabellenabruf ist kostenfrei Datenangebot Gebiete, Bevölkerung, Erwerbstätigkeit, Wahlen / Bildung, Sozialleistungen, Gesundheit, Recht /Wohnen, Umwelt /Wirtschaftsbereiche / Außenhandel, Unternehmen, Handwerk / Preise, Verdienste, Einkommen und Verbrauch / Öffentliche Finanzen / Gesamtrechnungen.
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Fulltext Database • Reference Database • Journal Collection
GENIOS provides access to more than 1200 economic databases, as well as press and periodicals. Die Suchmaschine GENIOS bietet Zugang zu mehr als 1.200 Wirtschaftsdatenbanken, sowie zu Presse und Fachzeitschriften.
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Factual Database • Reference Database
GeoReM is a Max Planck Institute database for reference materials of geological and environmental interest, such as rock powders, synthetic and natural glasses as well as mineral, isotopic, biological, river water and seawater reference materials. It contains published analytical data and compilation values (major and trace element concentrations and mass fractions, radiogenic and stable isotope ratios). GeoReM covers all important metadata about the analytical values such as uncertainty, analytical method and laboratory. Sample information and references are also included. GeoReM contains almost 3,400 reference materials, about 46,200 analyses from almost 10,000 papers, and preferred analytical values (State: November 2017).
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Factual Database • Reference Database
The database GEOROC is maintained by the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz. The database is a comprehensive collection of published analyses of volcanic rocks and mantle xenoliths. It contains major and trace element concentrations, radiogenic and nonradiogenic isotope ratios as well as analytical ages for whole rocks, glasses, minerals and inclusions. Samples come from 11 different geological settings. Metadata include, among others, geographic location with latitude and longitude, rock class and rock type, alteration grade, analytical method, laboratory, reference materials and references.
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Journal Collection • Reference Database
GeoScienceWorld (GSW) is a nonprofit collaborative and comprehensive resource for research and communications in the earth sciences, which is built on a core database of peer-reviewed journals and is integrated with the GeoRef index. The platforms offers a single point of access to more than 40 full text scholarly journals from leading geoscientific organizations, plus specialized searching capabilities and links to millions of relevant resources hosted elsewhere on the Web. Though access to current volumes is no longer licensed, perpetual access rights have been granted to the content published until August 2018.
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Book Collection
This collection altogether (in two parts) contains more than 220,000 pages from 848 ebooks by authoresses of the 18th and 19th centuries; first and foremost covering short stories, but also plays, travel literature, children's books, biographies and memoirs. The ebooks were created from books which were originally published during the classical and romantic periods, the pre-March era (Vormärz), the period of Young Germany (Junges Deutschland) and afterwards, and which stem from holdings of the Fürstliche Bibliothek Corvey. The collection contains digitally enhanced facsimile pages of the historic book pages, with links pointing to relevant sections of the works.