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The objective of the Afghanistan Digital Library is to retrieve and restore the first sixty years of Afghanistan’s published cultural heritage. The project catalogues and digitizes as many Afghan publications from the period 1871–1930 as possible to identify and locate.
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African Blue Books, 1821-1953 - These statistics cover the history of thirteen colonies across Africa. The date range of statistics for each colony depends on who ran it at the time. Most colonial statistics cover that colony's funds, its population and the names of its officers. Details of which countries each colony was trading with and what they bought or sold were recorded in these books. Public services which were run by the British colonies are also covered by these records. The statistics for Africa told the Colonial Office how the British Empire was performing as a business. Some topics in these books only appear in a few issues: population numbers for slaves would be recorded until the abolition of slavery. However, military spending would only be included at times of war. The imperial statistics in this collection are listed by year for ease of reference.
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The Ancient World Digital Library (AWDL) is an initiative of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University. AWDL will identify, collect, curate, and provide access to the broadest possible range of scholarly materials relevant to the study of the ancient world. Particular strengths of the AWDL collection include Assyriology, Egyptology, and Papyrology.
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Associated Press Collections Online is a database of primary source historical newswires from the Associated Press. Content includes images and original PDFs from the Middle East Bureaus (1967-2005, in English and Arabic), U.S. City Bureaus (post WWII), and Washington D.C. Bureaus (1938-2009), as well as the AP Internal Communications module (personal papers of AP staff members, consisting of wire copy, correspondence, journals, reporters' notebooks, and other materials).
BYU Corpora is a set of text corpora for linguistics and machine learning applications. The corpora at this site were created by Mark Davies, Professor of Linguistics at Brigham Young University. The corpora have many different uses, including: finding out how native speakers actually speak and write; finding the frequency of words, phrases, and collocates; looking at language variation and change; e.g. historical, dialects, and genres; gaining insight into culture; for example what is said about different concepts over time and in different countries; designing authentic language teaching materials and resources. This database contains access to the popular corpora Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) and Corpus of Historical American English (COHA), as well as News on the Web (NOW), Global Web-Based English (GloWbE), Wikipedia Corpus, and many others.
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CNKI offers a wide variety of economic, social and environmental statistical information. Users can find information through a data search (with a standard, an index value, and an index definition mode), a data analysis tool (enabling comparison by districts, indexes, years), and yearbook navigation. The database includes all aspects and fields: national accounting, fixed assets investment, population and human resources, people’s living conditions and price indices, enterprises and institutions, finance, natural resources, energy and environment, political and public administration, peasants and agriculture and rural areas, industry, construction, transportation and telecommunication, domestic trade and foreign trade, touring, catering, education and technology, culture and sports, and public health.
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Colonial Law in Africa - Originally known as the 'Government Gazettes', each item contains the colonial laws for the year they were published. The legal records also include property for sale, probate records and bankruptcy notices. This is the second part of the three part series 'Colonial Law in Africa'. These records cover the transfer of Southern Rhodesia from the British South Africa Company to colonial rule. A series of legal notices also reveal the impact of the Treaty of Versailles on Tanzania. The Second World War then led to a series of new laws in these colonies. These gazettes were published alongside the African Blue Books of Statistics during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Covidence works with reference managers like EndNote, Zotero, Refworks, and Mendeley to screen results for the purposes of systematic reviews and other research projects. Sign up to register for an individual account using your NYU email address.
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The Databases for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements, 1949- 中国当代政治运动史数据库系列

A collection of four primary-source databases covering Chinese political movements since 1949. Included in this collection:

1. The Chinese Cultural Revolution Database (1966-1976) 中国文化大革命文库 (1966-1976)

2. The Chinese Anti-Rightist Campaign Database (1957-) 中国反右运动数据库 (1957–)

3. The Chinese Great Leap Forward--Great Famine Databases (1958-1964) 中国大跃进——大饥荒数据库 (1958-1964)

4. Database of the Chinese Political Campaigns of the 1950s, from Land Reform to the State-Private Partnership (1949-1956)
中国五十年代初中期的政治运动资料库:从土地改革到公私合营 (1949-1956)
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This East India Company digital resource allows students and researchers to access a large collection of primary source documents from the India Office Records held by the British Library.
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Footage Access contains downloadable, streaming audio and video footage from a number of large media archives, including historical newsreels, HBO's March of Time series, the CONUS stock footage archive, National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, and the Associated Press. Access and licensing rights allow users to download and reuse clips for any educational purpose such as student films, research papers, and projects.
  • This resource has special access instructions
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Gallup World Poll and U.S. Daily Tracking data at the respondent level provides a much-enhanced ability to trace connections between concepts and countries. Users can request extracts of the data behind Gallup's products and get extracts that are generated by Data Services.
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Irish Newspaper Archive contains 40 full-text searchable digitized Irish newspapers, with issues spanning the 1700s to current day and new titles and issues added regularly. Newspapers with both local and national scope and circulation are included.
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ITIL is a widely accepted approach to IT Service Management (ITSM), which has been adopted by individuals and organizations across the world. ITIL provides a cohesive set of best practice, drawn from the public and private sectors internationally. ITIL is based upon a lifecycle approach and the core guidance consists of five publications: ITIL Service Strategy, ITIL Service Design, ITIL Service Transition, ITIL Service Operation, ITIL Continual Service Improvement. Each of the five publications represents a stage in the ITIL service lifecycle.
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Medici.tv is an online platform for the largest on demand library of classical music, streaming classical music videos, and broadcasting live events.
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NYU Press Open Access Books is a portal for a selection of open access ebooks published by NYU Press. Users can read books online, and each of these works is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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PsyArXiv is an open-access, preprint digital archive dedicated to psychological science that gives the public free, first-hand access to new science.
This collection brings together cases selected from a variety of sources, including key university and association partnerships. The cases are designed to suit a range of academic uses: from short vignettes to narrative long form.
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SocArXiv is an open-access archive of preprint papers in the social and behavioral sciences. Papers on SocArXiv are permanently available and free to the public.
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Yewno is a discovery tool that provides a graphical display of the interrelationships between concepts. Yewno uses computational semantics, graph theory, and machine learning to extract concepts from scholarly publications including journals, books, and theses, and displays search results in a graphical interface that displays the interrelationships between those concepts. Users can follow links in that display to find the underlying publications from which concepts and relationships are extracted, and the system integrates with library resource licenses allowing users to have direct access to the full text of publications.
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