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  • 631
    World Bank eLibrary Archive, 2015 - [2017]

    This additional license covers the publishing years 2015, 2016 and 2017 of the World Bank eLibrary. Access to two eJournals is enabled via the archive, as well as access to 5,565 working papers offered by the World Bank in open access mode.

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    This additional license covers the publishing years 2015, 2016 and 2017 of the World Bank eLibrary.

    Access to two eJournals is enabled via the archive, as well as access to 5,565 working papers offered by the World Bank in open access mode.

    • Provider: The World Bank
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Political Science, Sociology, Economics
    • Keyword: Poverty, Development aid, Education, Health, Foreign trade, Economic policy, Development policy
    • Scope: MPI Collective Goods
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    Fulltext Database
    Book Collection
  • 632
    World Bank OKR

    The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products. Through the OKR, the World Bank collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form. The OKR also increases the range of people who can discover and access Bank content - from governments and civil society organizations (CSOs), to students and the general public. The OKR is built on DSpace and is interoperable with other repositories. It supports optimal discoverability and reusability of the content by complying with Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) standards. All OKR metadata is exposed through the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) protocol. By extending and improving access to World Bank research, the World Bank aims to encourage innovation and allow anyone in the world to use Bank knowledge to help improve the lives of those living in poverty.

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    The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.
    Through the OKR, the World Bank collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form. The OKR also increases the range of people who can discover and access Bank content - from governments and civil society organizations (CSOs), to students and the general public.
    The OKR is built on DSpace and is interoperable with other repositories. It supports optimal discoverability and reusability of the content by complying with Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) standards. All OKR metadata is exposed through the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) protocol.
    By extending and improving access to World Bank research, the World Bank aims to encourage innovation and allow anyone in the world to use Bank knowledge to help improve the lives of those living in poverty.

    • Provider: World Bank Group
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Multidisciplinary, Political Science, Sociology, Economics
    • Keyword: Development aid, Poverty
    • Scope: MPI Collective Goods, MPI Study Societies
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    Fulltext Database
  • 633
    World Biographical Information (de Gruyter)

    Based on the digitization of K. G. Saur's Biographical Archives, World Biographical Information System Online (WBIS Online) compiles biographical articles from printed reference works published from the 16th to the 21st century, and reproduces these original documents as facsimile images on the screen. Thus, WBIS Online features biographical profiles of people from all centuries as well as all countries and regions worldwide. All biographical archives, including full text articles, are accessible - except German Biographical Archive, DBA - see WBIS information at http://www.nationallizenzen.de

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    Based on the digitization of K. G. Saur's Biographical Archives, World Biographical Information System Online (WBIS Online) compiles biographical articles from printed reference works published from the 16th to the 21st century, and reproduces these original documents as facsimile images on the screen. Thus, WBIS Online features biographical profiles of people from all centuries as well as all countries and regions worldwide.

    All biographical archives, including full text articles, are accessible - except German Biographical Archive, DBA - see WBIS information at http://www.nationallizenzen.de

    • Provider: Walter de Gruyter
    • Language: Português, Español, Français, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: History
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Reference Work
  • 634
    World Christian Database (Brill)

    The World Christian Database (WCD) provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups. Extensive data are available on 9,000 Christian denominations, 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data on 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 234 countries.

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    The World Christian Database (WCD) provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups. Extensive data are available on 9,000 Christian denominations, 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data on 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 234 countries.

    • Provider: Brill
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Religion
    • Keyword: Statistics, Demography
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Factual Database
  • 635
    World Constitutions Illustrated (HeinOnline)

    World Constitutions Illustrated includes the current constitutions for every country (193 countries) and constitutional histories for certain countries. It contains also links to other constitutional information resources.

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    World Constitutions Illustrated includes the current constitutions for every country (193 countries) and constitutional histories for certain countries. It contains also links to other constitutional information resources.

    • Provider: HeinOnline
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Political Science, History, Law
    • Scope: MPI Criminal Law
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    Miscellaneous
    Fulltext Database
  • 636
    World Data on Education (UNESCO)

    As from 1996, the IBE has undertaken the preparation of profiles of national education systems, using the information included in the National Reports on the Development of Education, supplemented with data from other sources. The profiles contain basic descriptions of the main characteristics of the organization and functioning of education systems throughout the world. All information contained in the profiles is organized on the basis of a common structure so as to facilitate the searching and analyzing of available information.

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    As from 1996, the IBE has undertaken the preparation of profiles of national education systems, using the information included in the National Reports on the Development of Education, supplemented with data from other sources. The profiles contain basic descriptions of the main characteristics of the organization and functioning of education systems throughout the world.

    All information contained in the profiles is organized on the basis of a common structure so as to facilitate the searching and analyzing of available information.

    • Provider: International Bureau of Education, UNESCO
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Education
    • Scope: MPI Human Development, MPI Study Societies
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    Miscellaneous
  • 637
    World Development Indicators

    The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. Topics: Agriculture & Rural Development, Aid Effectiveness, Climate Change, Economy & Growth, Education, Energy & Mining, Environment, External Debt, Financial Sector, Gender, Health, Infrastructure, Labor & Social Protection, Poverty, Private Sector, Public Sector, Science & Technology, Social Development, Trade, Urban Development

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    The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. Topics: Agriculture & Rural Development, Aid Effectiveness, Climate Change, Economy & Growth, Education, Energy & Mining, Environment, External Debt, Financial Sector, Gender, Health, Infrastructure, Labor & Social Protection, Poverty, Private Sector, Public Sector, Science & Technology, Social Development, Trade, Urban Development

    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Economics, Education, Political Science
    • Scope: MPI Study Societies
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    Fulltext Database
  • 638
    World Loanword Database

    The World Loanword Database, edited by Martin Haspelmath and Uri Tadmor, is a scientific publication by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. It provides vocabularies (mini-dictionaries of about 1000-2000 entries) of 41 languages from around the world, with comprehensive information about the loanword status of each word. It allows users to find loanwords, source words and donor languages in each of the 41 languages, but also makes it easy to compare loanwords across languages. Each vocabulary was contributed by an expert on the language and its history. An accompanying book has been published by De Gruyter Mouton (Loanwords in the World's Languages: A Comparative Handbook, edited by Martin Haspelmath & Uri Tadmor). The World Loanword Database consists of vocabularies contributed by 41 different authors or author teams.

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    The World Loanword Database, edited by Martin Haspelmath and Uri Tadmor, is a scientific publication by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. It provides vocabularies (mini-dictionaries of about 1000-2000 entries) of 41 languages from around the world, with comprehensive information about the loanword status of each word. It allows users to find loanwords, source words and donor languages in each of the 41 languages, but also makes it easy to compare loanwords across languages.

    Each vocabulary was contributed by an expert on the language and its history. An accompanying book has been published by De Gruyter Mouton (Loanwords in the World's Languages: A Comparative Handbook, edited by Martin Haspelmath & Uri Tadmor).

    The World Loanword Database consists of vocabularies contributed by 41 different authors or author teams.

    • Provider: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Linguistics
    • Keyword: Language, Comparative Linguistics
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Miscellaneous
  • 639
    World of Children - Artek Pioneer Camp Archives (Brill)

    Artek's Archive reflects the recreation camp's history between 1944 and 1967, containing government documents on Soviet social and health policies, administrative, medical and financial records, transcripts of meetings, materials on educational and ideological work carried out in the camp statistical reports, food rations and provision standards, letters from Soviet and foreign children, diaries etc.

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    Artek's Archive reflects the recreation camp's history between 1944 and 1967, containing government documents on Soviet social and health policies, administrative, medical and financial records, transcripts of meetings, materials on educational and ideological work carried out in the camp statistical reports, food rations and provision standards, letters from Soviet and foreign children, diaries etc.

    • Provider: Brill
    • Language: Russian
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: History, Political Science
    • Keyword: Eastern Europe studies, Slavic studies
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Fulltext Database
  • 640
    World Religion Database (Brill)

    The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world’s religions for the period 1900 to 2050.

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    The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world’s religions for the period 1900 to 2050.

    • Provider: Brill
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Religion
    • Keyword: Statistics, Demography
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Factual Database