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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Citations from the international architecture literature. Also includes archaeology, city planning, interior design and set design.
Business Insights: Global
Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence including: Global Histories, SWOT Reports, Thomson Reuters Company Financials and Investment Reports, Market Share Reports, and Industry Research Essays.
Data-Planet is a repository of publicly, privately, & commercially sourced statistical data. The data available in Data-Planet are accessible through two interfaces: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets & Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference.
EIU Country Reports
The EIU's Country Reports examine and explain the important political and economic trends in a country. Each of our Country Reports contain in-depth and ongoing analysis and forecasts of political, policy and economic conditions in a country.
Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD)
Index to and full-text of reports and research generated by various governmental and civic entities in approximately 500 selected cities in the United States and Canada.
JSTOR Sustainability Collection
Discover a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.
This database includes biographical information about Congressional, state and federal leaders. Primary sources include staff lists, press release feeds, and mandated government filings.
London Low Life
Insight into the teeming streets of Victorian London, including the vibrant culture of street literature. Images of rare books, ephemera, maps, and other materials relating to 18th, 19th, and early 20th century London. Includes Tallis' Street Views.
ReferenceUSA provides research on businesses including data summaries by neighborhood, city or state and by type or size of business. Users can conduct market research for similar or competitive businesses in a specific, regional area.
Web-Based analytics, and data visualization application that makes it easy for anyone to create interactive maps, charts, and reports. (5 concurrent users.)
Easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Covers sociology, abortion, criminology, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, social psychology, socio-cultural anthropology, substance abuse, addictions, violence, and many other subjects.
Abstracts of articles from international sociology journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations. Database includes Social Planning/Policy & Development Abstracts (SOPODA) which focuses on policy issues.
Urban Studies Abstracts
Covers trends in urbanization, urban affairs, community development, urban history, housing and real estate, and architecture and urban design.
Virginia Company Archives
Founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London. Includes Ferrar papers of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Also includes information on London's economic history.