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Dance Collection Catalog
Search for citations in the New York Public Library's extensive collection of dance materials. To limit your search, select Dance Research Collection, one of the lowermost options, from the drop-down menu.
This two-volume resource contains productions and documentaries related to influential companies and performers of twentieth-century dance, including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance.
Data Axle, formerly 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 locality.
Data Citation Index
Provides a single searchable interface to discover the most highly cited scholarly research data from a variety of repositories worldwide.
Data-Planet is a repository of publicly, privately, and commercially-sourced statistical data. The data available in Data-Planet are accessible through two interfaces: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets and Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference.
Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source (DOSS)
Indexing, abstracts, and select full-text access to an extensive selection of dental journals, books, monographs, magazines, and trade periodicals, covering all aspects of the field of dentistry. Also includes IADR/AADR Meeting Abstracts.
Derwent Innovations Index
Research tool that provides access to cited and citing patents, articles, and full-text patent data sources. Provides a comprehensive and international overview of inventions in three categories: chemical, electrical and electronic, and engineering.
Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI)
International index to articles in hundreds of design and craft journals. Also contains data on designers, craftspeople, studios, schools, workshops, and firms.
Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB)
Browsable, searchable, illustrated collection of significant, influential, or notorious figures who shaped British history. Living persons are excluded.
Digital Theatre +
A platform for the performing arts providing students with access to full-length productions, interviews, texts, rehearsals, and other educational resources.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Information and links for free, full-text, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Subject and alphabetical title searches are available.
Expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, factsheets, & websites about disaster medicine & public health from government agencies and non-commercial sources. Curated by the National Library of Medicine for a professional audience.
Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest)
Comprehensive and curated collection of dissertations and theses from universities around the world, with full-text availability for most titles.
Dissertations from VCU
Search all VCU dissertations/theses submitted to UMI. Featuring page previews and full-text PDF downloads.
Documenting the American South
Documenting the American South (DocSouth), a digital publishing initiative sponsored by the UNC Libraries, provides access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture.
Dow Jones Factiva
Comprehensive, full-text up-to-the-minute news and business source from Dow Jones and Reuters. Includes national, international, and regional newspapers, both current content and archives, periodicals, podcasts, newswires, and more.