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Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides a variety of reliable and valuable sources.
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This collections contains 1,529 e-books containing more than 572,000 pages from 681 book titles that were written by 311 authoresses. These e-books were created from 1,830 books originally published between 1776 and 1876. The collection first and foremost contains novels and short stories, but also plays, poetry as well as a few anthologies, travel literature and children's books that stem from the holdings of the Fürstliche Bibliothek Corvey. It is the most comprehensive compilation of women's literature from the romantic period in English language. The collection contains approximately 90 percent of the British prose published during that time. The e-books contain digitally enhanced facsimile pages of the historic book pages, and additionally bookmarks pointing to relevant sections of a work. On the e-book pages, full text search functions can be carried out within the historic text and layout.
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Enhanced Electronic Grammars (EEG) features comprehensive descriptions of languages from around the world. Through this unique online resource, full grammars are made available together in an interlinked and semantically-annotated format, allowing granular access to the grammatical data and enabling cross-language research of several grammars at the same time. In addition to cross-linguistic queries, each grammar can also be read and researched individually.
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Fulltext Database
Entscheidungen des Reichsgerichts in Zivilsachen (RGZ) contains the complete collection of decisions by the Reichsgericht in civil cases between 1880 and 1945. The collection comprises 172 volumes with more than 15.000 decisions on approx. 91.000 pages. Entscheidungen des Reichsgerichts in Strafsachen (RGSt) offers access to the complete collection of decisions in criminal cases between 1880 to 1944. The collections comprises 77 volumes with approx. 36.000 pages.
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The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to education-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
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Since 1966, the ERIC Thesaurus has been a critical component of ERIC. It has evolved over the years from a printed publication used in libraries to an online tool that can help everyone find targeted resources in ERIC. This year, ERIC is updating the Thesaurus to add new terms and update existing entries. Find out how the Thesaurus supports ERIC users in their search foreducation resources. You will also hear about the work that takes place behind the scenes to maintain this large controlled vocabulary of more than 11,000 terms in the field of education.
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Throughout Europe, national patent offices and the European Patent Office (EPO) offer free patent information on the Internet Patents reveal solutions to technical problems, and they represent an inexhaustable source of information: more than 80 percent of man's technical knowledge is described in patent literature. From the middle of 1998 onwards, esp@cenet users have been able to access the bibliographic data of all patents published in the preceding two years by any member state of the European Patent Organisation, as well as by the European Patent Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). In addition, full-page facsimile images of documents are also retrievable to facilitate more detailed analysis of these documents. The data for this particular service is stored at the relevant national office.
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A comprehensive online resource for the visual study of human culture and behavior and the largest, most affordable streaming video collection of its kind, Ethnographic Video Online contains more than 500 hours of classic and contemporary documentaries produced by leading video producers in the discipline; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Wherever possible, videos include accompanying field notes, liner notes, filmmaker biographies, related articles, study guides, and other context-enhancing, full-text materials. Publishing partners include Documentary Educational Resources (DER) and other leading video content providers in the discipline. Global in scope, Ethnographic Video Online contains footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures, and is particularly rich in its coverage of the developing world.
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Fulltext Database
The European Union Open Data portal provides federated access to public data from EU institutions and agencies. A single catalogue interface helps locate data from EU institutions, including Eurostat, the Committee of the Regions, the EC Directorate-General for Competition, DG Enterprise and Industry and the European Environment Agency. The full list of participating institutions is on this index page. The European Union Open Data portal links to over four decades of statistical observations. Start-dates vary by contributing institution, individual series and the accession dates of the EU member states. (Description EUI)
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EUR-Lex provides free access to public EU documents in the 24 official languages. This includes: * the Official Journal of the European Union * EU law (EU treaties, directives, regulations, decisions, consolidated legislation, etc.) * preparatory acts (legislative proposals, reports, green and white papers, etc.) * EU case-law (judgements, orders, etc.) * international agreements * EFTA documents * other public documents EUR-Lex is based on the CELEX database, and is updated daily.
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Journal Collection
The "Eurographics Digital Library Archive" is freely accessible regarding the bibiographic and the metadata content. Only the access to most of the full-text documents is restricted to a subscription. - Content: Among other things tutorials, database files, dissertations, papers of a journal, as well as proceedings of conferences, workshops, and symposia.
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Europa Sacra contains information on all 1300 medieval bishoprics, archdioceses and patriarchates under obedience to Rome as well as prosopographical information on 18,507 bishops, archbishops and patriarchs. The database draws its initial information from the two personal storied works: * C. Eubel, Hierarchia catholica medii aevi... ab anno 1198 [1st and 2nd edns. Münster, 1898ff] * P.B. Gams, Series episcoporum ecclesiae catholicae (Regensburg 1873 - 1886)
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Fulltext Database
The European Data Portal harvests the metadata of Public Sector Information available on public data portals across European countries. Information regarding the provision of data and the benefits of re-using data is also included. Open (Government) Data refers to the information collected, produced or paid for by the public bodies (also referred to as Public Sector Information) and made freely available for re-use for any purpose. The licence will specify the terms of use. These principles for Open Data are described in detail in the Open Definition. Public sector information is information held by the public sector. The Directive on the re-use of public sector information provides a common legal framework for a European market for government-held data. It is built around the key pillars of the internal market: free flow of data, transparency and fair competition. It is important to note that not all of the public sector information is Open Data.
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The search engine provides users with the option to search various historically relevant databases and catalogues on general and European history in parallel.
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Fulltext Database
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union and its homepage offers a whole range of data that governments, businesses, the education sector, journalists and the public can use for their work and daily life. The data covers following themes: - General and regional statistics - Economy and finance: National accounts (including GDP), ESA Input-Output tables, European sector accounts, Pensions in National Accounts, Government finance and EDP, Exchange rates, Interest rates, Harmonised Indices of Consumer Prices (HICP), Housing price statistics, Purchasing Power Parities (PPPs), Balance of payments - Population and social conditions - Industry, trade and service: Manufactured goods (Prodcom), Postal services, Structural business statistics, Short-term business statistics, Tourism - Agriculture and fisheries - International trade - Transport - Environment and energy - Science and technology
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The ExPASy (Expert Protein Analysis System) proteomics server from the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) is dedicated to molecular biology with an emphasis on data relevant to proteins. It allows you to browse through a number of databases produced in Geneva, such as Swiss-Prot, PROSITE, SWISS-2DPAGE, SWISS-3DIMAGE, ENZYME, as well as other cross-referenced databases (such as EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ, OMIM, Medline, FlyBase, ProDom, SGD, SubtiList, etc). It also allows access to many analytical tools for the identification of proteins, the analysis of their sequence and the prediction of their tertiary structure. ExPASy also offers you many documents relevant to these field of research and you will find from the servers, links to most relevant sources of information across the Web. Swiss-2DService is a non-profit 2-D PAGE service to the scientific community. ExPASy was created in August 1993, it was one of the first WWW servers for biological sciences. Since that date it has undergone constant modifications and improvements.
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Reference Database • Journal Collection
F1000 provides a suite of services to support researchers in discovering literature, and then writing and communicating their own work. Max Planck users have access to F1000Prime - a literature awareness tool that comprehensively highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in biology in medicine. It is based on the recommendations of a faculty of selected leading scientists and enables researchers to set up a personalized literature service. In addition, the Max Planck Society covers article-processing charges for F1000Research centrally. Further details are available on the MPDL website.
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Reference Database
This bibliographic database is the central access to the specialist information on education. In the center of the service are the specialist literature databases as well as comprehensive collections of information at the various aspects of educational science. -- Diese bibliografische Databank ist der zentrale Einstieg in die pädagogische Fachinformation. Im Mittelpunkt des Services stehen die fachlichen Literaturdatenbanken sowie umfassende Informationssammlungen zu den verschiedenen Aspekten der Erziehungswissenschaft.
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Fulltext Database
An archive of 20th Century news from around the world. Global views on United States foreign and domestic policy after World War II. Covers the Cold War, China, the Middle East, Latin America, the Soviet Union, and more.
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Factual Database
The Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the German Federal Employment Agency (BA) at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) is intended mainly to facilitate access to BA and IAB micro data for non-commercial empirical research using standardised and transparent access rules. The FDZ mediates between data producers and external users. We also control for compliance with data protection regulations.