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AccessPhysiotherapy from McGraw-Hill Medical is devoted exclusively to the study, instruction, and practice of physical therapy. Updated regularly, this comprehensive online physiotherapy resource integrates leading physical therapy textbooks, procedure and exercise videos, image galleries, self-assessment tools, and a unique cadaver dissection tool.
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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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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).
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BoardVitals is exam review tool for the NBDE I and II, NBDHE, Shelf Exams for seven medical specialties and USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3.
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.
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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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.
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Published in three parts, this collection makes available extensive coverage of British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952:

- Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945
- Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952
- Japan and Great Power Status, 1919-1930
  • 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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Hit Songs Deconstructed provides up-to-date data and analysis on the current state of the mainstream music scene at the compositional level. Our in-depth reports and searchable IMMERSION database give you the tools you need to make informed decisions in a fast-changing musical landscape.
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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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This database provides archival access to the following magazines: U. S. News & World Report, Time, Sports Illustrated, People, Life, Fortune, Forbes, Esquire, Businessweek, and Architectural Digest. Users can search across all ten magazines, or select individual titles.
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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.
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Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict. Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by the Department’s staff and Institute participants, including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall.
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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Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda: This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.
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From the Liverpool University Press this database contains about 90 volumes covering Jewish Studies subject areas, including: history, cultural studies, literature, the Holocaust, biography, religious studies, philosophy and women's studies.
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Trade Catalogues and the American Home - Explore domestic consumerism, life and leisure in America between 1850-1950 with Trade Catalogues and the American Home. This resource presents a wealth of highly illustrated primary source documents that highlight commercial tastes and consumer trends, and provide a valuable visual record for a breadth of interdisciplinary study.
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