Monday, June 18, 2007

New Databases

Oxford Scholarship Online
Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 1,350 Oxford University Press books in the areas of Economics and Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter levels. Also, the library’s full content is searchable at both the book and chapter levels.

Early American Imprints - Series I: Evans 1638 - 1800
The definitive resource for researching every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America. Includes advertisements, almanacs, bibles, broadsides, catalogs, charters and by-laws, contracts, cookbooks, elegies, eulogies, laws, maps, narratives, novels, operas, pamphlets, plays, poems, primers, sermons, songs, speeches, textbooks, tracts, travelogues, treaties and more.

Early American Imprints - Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker 1801 - 1819
A comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. Also includes published reports, works of many European authors reprinted for the American public, state papers and early government materials.

United Nations Common Database
United Nations Common Database (UNCDB) provides key human development indicators for the countries of the world. Statistics are derived from 20 international data sources and include statistics on topics such as agriculture, communication and culture, education and learning, environment, finances, health, international trade, science and technology, and much more.